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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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Beastie Boys (Feat. Santigold) – “Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win” Video

Beastie Boys have reteamed with longtime collaborator Spike Jonze for this epic video featuring action figures -- "NOT dolls" -- of Ad-Rock, MCA, and Mike…
Scott Lapatine | July 18, 2011 - 9:11 pm

Santigold Talks LP2

Santi White is close to releasing the followup to her debut Santogold after logging sessions in New York, Los Angeles, and Jamaica. You heard the…
Amrit Singh | June 22, 2011 - 4:58 pm

The Lonely Island & Santigold – “After Party”

The Lonely Island’s “After Party” riffs on R. Kelly’s peerless “Ignition (Remix)” and features guest hooks from Santigold about jerking off, among other things. Like…
brandon | May 6, 2011 - 2:28 pm

Santigold – “GO” (Feat. Karen O)

"People want my power, and they want my station." The first listen from Santigold's Santogold followup is a call to arms and a declaration and…
Amrit Singh | April 14, 2011 - 4:11 pm

80 Other Bands With Official Sneakers

Last week the Animal Collective bros released an official mixtape for their new … sneakers. That is a thing now. Gotta keep fans on their…
Scott Lapatine | April 6, 2011 - 12:31 pm

Duck Sauce – “Barbra Streisand” Video

About the only person who doesn't appear in crate-digging duo Duck Sauce's new video is the actual Barbra Streisand. Instead, Armand Van Helden, A-Trak, and…
brandon | September 28, 2010 - 11:33 am

National, Walkmen, Santigold, St. Vincent Dress Up For GQ

MGMT hit the Coachella stage playing their generally freakier Congratulations material in relatively human clothing, which prompted me to posit an aesthetic axiom: The weirdness…
Amrit Singh | April 27, 2010 - 4:03 pm

David Byrne & Fatboy Slim – “Please Don’t” (Feat. Santigold) Video

We brought you this track from David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's Imelda Marco concept album in January, and today Byrne debuted a video to go…
jessica | March 17, 2010 - 2:06 pm

Mark Ronson Recruits Santigold, Scissor Sisters For Next LP

The producer’s next batch of authentic shit deviates from the Versions script significantly — no covers, no horns — for a followup due “May or…
Amrit Singh | February 3, 2010 - 1:06 pm

New David Byrne & Fatboy Slim (Feat. Santigold) – “Please Don’t”

Here lies the first listen from Here Lies Love, the weirdo concept album about Imelda Marcos, the shoe-obsessed widow of the Philippines' former dictator. It…
Amrit Singh | January 19, 2010 - 2:13 pm

Santigold, Lupe Fiasco, Jessica Biel Climb Kilimanjaro

This is how you stunt for publicity: An unlikely assemblage of superstars have banded together to raise awareness about the global clean water crisis by…
Amrit Singh | January 11, 2010 - 9:16 am

Stereogum & team9 Present… MySplice 4: 2009 Mashed Up

There could not have been a more apt ID3 than that of Freelance Hellraiser's "Stroke Of Genius," the MP3 that launched this decade's most fitting…
Scott Lapatine | December 23, 2009 - 10:59 am

Santigold Remixes Norah Jones (Stereogum Premiere)

Aside from discussing how Norah wanted The Fall to tickle corners further from the country-jazz she'd been pedal-steeling of late, there's a lot in Norah's…
Amrit Singh | December 2, 2009 - 1:56 pm

Lollapalooza 2009 Wrap-Up

If you weren't talking about the weather in Grant Park this weekend, you weren't in Grant Park this weekend. And really that would've been a…
Amrit Singh | August 9, 2009 - 3:11 pm

New Basement Jaxx (Feat. Santigold) – “Saga”

On the heels of their resounding return to form "Raindrops," UK electrobeat gurus Basement Jaxx are now busy leaking scraps from their forthcoming Scars. Smart…
Amrit Singh | July 14, 2009 - 9:45 am

Beastie Boys’ Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 1 Gets A Release Date, A Tracklist, A Santigold

Aside from being pooped on, the Beasties made noise down at Bonnaroo when they invited Nas onstage to debut "Too Many Rappers" from their forthcoming…
Amrit Singh | June 23, 2009 - 11:46 am

Santogold Gets The Grey Album Treatment, Which In Turn Gets The Label-Shut-Down Treatment

Like they always say, "Those who do not know the past are doomed to remix it." (Nobody says that.) Here's the story: DJ Terry Urban…
Amrit Singh | June 4, 2009 - 5:28 pm

New Major Lazer Video – “Hold The Line”

As we've mentioned, Major Lazer is "Paper Planes" producers Switch and Diplo's collaborative and conceptual dancehall project. As the concept goes, he's "a Jamaican commando…
brandon | May 29, 2009 - 12:57 pm

Sasquatch! 2009 In Photos

Everybody loves Memorial Day weekend, but nobody loves Memorial Day weekend like those that make it to Sasquatch! As friends have returned from their treks…
Amrit Singh | May 29, 2009 - 9:25 am

“Paper Planes” Producers Recruit Santigold For Monster War

"Major Lazer is a Jamaican commando who lost his arm in the secret Zombie War of 1984. The US military rescued him and repurposed experimental…
Scott Lapatine | April 20, 2009 - 7:41 pm