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I can’t imagine any of the artists on this week’s list had huge budgets to play around. Even Santigold, the one who could’ve presumably commanded a small pile of money to make a video, ended up doing something quick and homemade instead. So consider these to be five ways to stretch dollars while actually making… More »

When you spend your first few listens to a new album trying to decide whether you’re disappointed or not, that’s not exactly a good sign. On Master Of My Make-Believe, Santigold has one big thing working to her disadvantage: When it takes someone a long time to record a sophomore album, people expect big things… More »

COACHELLA BACK. And, this year, the bacchanalia stretches across two weekends featuring identical lineups, as well as an interim week of non-Coachella shows in L.A., so if you’re looking for live music in your city and there’s none to be had outside of that one bar band that always plays Happy Hour on Tuesdays at… More »

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Watch Santigold On Colbert

Last week, Stephen Colbert held his StePhest Colbchella festival on the U.S. Intrepid, and all week he's been showing performances from the festival on his…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2012 - 9:50 am

Santigold – “The Keepers” Video

Santigold's new video for "The Keepers" is an eerie suburban fantasy that places Santigold in the midst of some dark goings-on, all cast in a…
Corban Goble | July 2, 2012 - 12:33 pm

Sasquatch! 2012 In Photos

Washington’s Sasquatch! Festival took place over the weekend, a heavy-hitting four day lineup featuring people like Jack White, St. Vincent. Bon Iver, Beck, Sanitgold, the…
Corban Goble | May 29, 2012 - 12:59 pm

Santigold Brings “Disparate Youth” To Jimmy Fallon

Here is Santi White, ambitiously asking Jimmy Fallon's studio audience to clap in time to her reggae-inflected new wave "Disparate Youth" last night on his…
Amrit Singh | May 2, 2012 - 10:36 am

Santigold Covers “Proud Mary”

Santigold has always been a gifted singer in her own right, but she’s not exactly a belter. Credit Santi White, then, with massive chutzpah for…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2012 - 3:52 pm

Santigold Master Of My Make-Believe Comment Party

UPDATE: For the moment, it looks like most of the stream isn't working. Annoying! It's been almost exactly four years since Santigold released…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2012 - 9:03 am

Watch The Weeknd, Snoop & Dre (& Holographic Tupac), Real Estate, Santigold, And Jeff Mangum Play Coachella 2012

Weekend one of Coachella is a wrap, and in the resulting detox from Sunday's action, we've got a fresh batch of archived sets to point…
Corban Goble | April 16, 2012 - 9:38 am

Spank Rock – “Car Song (Shabazz Palaces Remix)” (Feat. Santigold)

Last year, Spank Rock teamed up with Santigold on "Car Song," a track that appeared on his album Everything Is Boring And Everyone Is A
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2012 - 1:43 pm

Stereogum’s 25 Most Anticipated Albums For Spring/Summer 2012

HBO's medieval drama Game Of Thrones premieres April 1, and this season's plot involves five different claims to the throne and these respective factions' ongoing…
Stereogum | March 29, 2012 - 10:32 am

Deconstructing: Santigold

Santigold is the best, biggest pop star, and the perfect person to rep our pre-apocalyptic polyglot universe. We already had a hunch about this on…
Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | March 20, 2012 - 2:07 pm

Santigold – “Disparate Youth” Video

This morning, Santigold debuted the video for her new single "Disparate Youth," and it's a pretty striking one. In the clip, Santigold rides a motorcycle…
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2012 - 8:55 am

Here’s The Santigold Master Of My Make-Believe Album Cover

Earlier today, The New York Times' T Magazine revealed the new album art for Santigold's new album, Master of My Make-Believe, and that's it up…
Corban Goble | February 28, 2012 - 2:06 pm

Santigold: LMFAO Makes Me Cry

Speaking with Pitchfork on Friday, Santigold very colorfully goes into detail about recording her new record as well as her thoughts on the pop landscape.
Corban Goble | February 27, 2012 - 5:06 pm

Santigold – “Disparate Youth”

Last month, Santigold gave us "Big Mouth," her first new single in forever. And today, she follows it up with another new one from her…
Tom Breihan | February 20, 2012 - 3:05 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: January 2012

Here it is, the first mix of The Last Year. So far we've had a flood of good music these first few weeks of 2012,…
Amrit Singh | January 20, 2012 - 6:41 pm

Santigold – “Big Mouth”

This week Santigold played a pair of sold-out shows at Music Hall Of Williamsburg as a way of trumpeting her long-awaited return to the fore.
Amrit Singh | January 18, 2012 - 11:34 am

Santigold Debuts New Material @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg 1/16/12

Santigold's roots are in punk (via her old Philly band Stiffed) as much as they are label A&R (via her tenure as an Epic Records…
Amrit Singh | January 17, 2012 - 2:01 pm

Amadou & Mariam – “Dougou Badia” (Feat. Santigold)

Amadou & Mariam's new LP, Folila is out in March, and the record features a slew of notable collaborators alongside longtime cohort and producer Marc-Antoine…
Corban Goble | January 6, 2012 - 3:15 pm