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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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“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

David Byrne Ropes Santigold, Tori Amos Into Weird Concept Album

Details are emerging on the Renaissance Man’s Here Lies Love, a concept album about Imelda Marcos, shoe-obsessed widow of the Philippines’ former dictator. Byrne wrote…
Scott Lapatine | April 10, 2009 - 3:21 pm

New N.A.S.A Video – “Gifted” (Feat. Kanye West, Santigold & Lykke Li)

Squeak E. Clean and DJ Zegon get lonely, so as mentioned, their N.A.S.A. project includes more guests than Disneyland. So far they've paraded out M.I.A.,…
brandon | March 27, 2009 - 10:43 am

Santigold And Spank Rock “Shove It” On Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon was good last night! (See also: Tina Fey was a guest last night). This time the show brought music-related content…
Amrit Singh | March 4, 2009 - 3:57 pm

Santogold’s New Name: Santigold

For a minute it looked like it was going to be just "Santi," but she's officially decided to hold on to the Gold. Here's the…
Amrit Singh | February 11, 2009 - 2:15 pm

New N.A.S.A. (Feat. M.I.A., Santogold, Spank Rock & Nick Zinner) – “Whachadoin”

Technically N.A.S.A. (North America/South America) = beatmakers Squeak E. Clean and DJ Zegon, but as you might've noticed when we posted The Spirit Of Apollo's…
brandon | January 12, 2009 - 4:50 pm

New Santogold (Feat. Three 6 Mafia & Project Pat) – “Shove It (Mad Decent Remix)”

In the latest installment of "How Many Ways Can We Repurpose Santogold," Academy Award winning hip hop outfit Three 6 Mafia and Project Pat put…
Amrit Singh | January 12, 2009 - 10:17 am

New N.A.S.A. (Feat. Kanye West, Santogold & Lykke Li) – “Gifted”

Squeak E. Clean and DJ Zegon are close to releasing an LP from their N.A.S.A. (North America/South America) project. The duo cook the beats, and…
Amrit Singh | December 11, 2008 - 10:25 am

New Jay-Z (Featuring Santogold) Video – “Brooklyn (Go Hard)”

That Jay-Z/Santogold/Kanye West BK fight song from the Notorious OST now has itself a video dedicated to Brooklyn, to the letter. Director Evan Roth uses…
Amrit Singh | December 3, 2008 - 10:08 am

New Jay-Z (Featuring Santogold) – “Brooklyn (Go Hard)”

That B.I.G. biopic Notorious will have an OST likely dominated by Biggie Smalls cuts, especially since his estate is so creepily enamored with the project,…
Amrit Singh | December 1, 2008 - 12:07 pm

Watch The Worthwhile Moments Of The Woodies

The Woodies happened, I was there, you didn't miss too much. This year's performance roster was interesting though, particularly for a couple of onstage collaborations.
Amrit Singh | November 20, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Photos From The 2008 mtvU Woodie Awards

Over the past few years, mtvU's annual Woodie Awards have been unexpectedly bloggable. But last night we couldn't rely on Jordan Catalano picking fights since…
Amrit Singh | November 13, 2008 - 2:45 pm

Santogold: Now Just “Santi”

A press release for the mtvU Woodies Awards is a weird place to mine your breaking news, but we do what we can. Yesterday we…
Amrit Singh | November 11, 2008 - 8:54 am

Santogold Does Two For MTV, Releases “Lights Out” Video

Santi's been sucked into the MTV band-a-week ecosystem, and so after following the script of mildly awkward and innuendo filled skits, it's come time for…
Amrit Singh | August 11, 2008 - 10:27 am

New Santogold (Feat. M.I.A. & Gorilla Zoe) – “Get It Up”

We know that former tour partners Santi and Maya are both Clash fans and Diplo associates, but it looked like the latter's "retirement" was going…
Scott Lapatine | July 21, 2008 - 1:51 am

Santogold Covers The Clash

Fresh off her spin with Julian and Pharrell in that Converse anthem, Santogold offers an appealing echo-chamber take on the Clash’s “Guns Of Brixton.” It’s…
brandon | July 17, 2008 - 11:25 am

New Santogold, Julian Casablancas & Pharrell Video – “My Drive Thru”

When we first brought up the selling power trio of Santogold, Julian Casablancas, and Pharrell we played you their fast food-redolent jingle "My Drive Thru"…
brandon | July 9, 2008 - 2:00 pm

Letterman Reschedules Grizzly Bear, Ed Offers Us The Contents Of His iPod As Consolation

Careful students of TiVO's scheduling guide have known for weeks that Dave scheduled Grizzly Bear to be his music guest tomorrow night, marking the band's…
Amrit Singh | July 1, 2008 - 5:07 pm

When It Comes To (Drive) Shafts, Santogold Likes Them Big

Following in the steps of bands you know, like Vampire Weekend and Death Cab For Cutie, Santogold gets her very own week of promo on…
Amrit Singh | June 24, 2008 - 10:00 am

Santogold Sued By Santo Gold, Opening For Coldplay

As always, Stereogum is your one stop shop for Santi White litigation and tourdates news. Santogold's sorta blowing up, right? Cue the lawsuits. It's not…
Amrit Singh | June 18, 2008 - 2:22 pm