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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 thing… 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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Videos From Coachella Friday

Greetings from Indio. We saw lots of stuff yesterday: Les Savy Fav, The National, Cut Copy, The Verve (!), Aphex Twin (!!), Jack Johnson (!!!).
Scott Lapatine | April 26, 2008 - 12:25 pm

Santogold Brings Unexpected Sounds, Fully Expected Awesomeness

You can’t blame people for thinking Santogold’s long awaited debut LP would come on M.I.A. style: there were the preadvertised producers (Kala cohorots Diplo and…
Amrit Singh | April 25, 2008 - 2:37 pm

New M.I.A. Video – “Paper Planes” (Live In Philly)

Months after Kala made M.I.A. one of 2007's most Sri Lankan crossover stars, Maya's still bringing the bangas to the people with an orgiastic stage…
Amrit Singh | April 18, 2008 - 5:21 pm

Santi White For Bud Light, Santogold Album Art

There's the "L.E.S. Artistes" video, and there's been plenty of chances to catch her live, but for the Santogold fan with that dee…
Amrit Singh | April 17, 2008 - 9:39 am

Gnarls Do “Run” On SNL, Played Highline Last Thursday (With Santogold)

Saturday night's Live featured Ashton Kutcher as host, Ashton Kutcher in one too many Cool Pix commercials, and Gnarls Barkley as musical guest. We never…
Amrit Singh | April 14, 2008 - 10:32 am

SXSW: Saturday In Photos

This is it everybody, the last photo post of SXSW '08. That means it's time for our superlatives, so welcome to our list of the…
Amrit Singh | March 17, 2008 - 8:35 pm

New Santogold Video – “L.E.S. Artistes”

We've been waiting on this one awhile, nice to see it drop just in time to remind people about how tough it's gonna be to…
Amrit Singh | March 6, 2008 - 11:36 am

SPIN’s Eight To Watch In ’08

In their new issue, in a section called "Who's Next," SPIN list their eight bands to watch o'er '08. There are surefire bets like Jay…
brandon | January 24, 2008 - 5:15 pm

BBC Poll Picks 2008’s Breakout Artists

The BBC conducted a poll of 150 music critics regarding the new bands they see breaking out in '08. For those of you who read…
Stereogum | January 7, 2008 - 3:34 pm

Stereogum’s 30 Favorite Live Shows Of 2007

We saw a lot of concerts this year! You probably did too, if you're the sort to be checking music blogs on your downtime over
Stereogum | December 23, 2007 - 7:23 pm

New Bangers & Cash (Feat. Santogold) Video – “B.O.O.T.A.Y.”

Last seen hijacking liveblogs and drinking from a stiletto -- and before that, turning out the crudest cartoon ever -- Naeem and Benny get back…
Stereogum | December 6, 2007 - 4:11 pm

Did You Watch The Woodies?

Guess not if you live outside a dorm room. As we mentioned in our post-event recap, Spank Rock definitely spanked (and rocked) the mtvU Woodie…
Stereogum | November 16, 2007 - 9:48 am

mtvU 2007 Woodie Awards: Spank Rocked

There's a grand tradition being hatched at mtvU's Woodie Awards show. Sure, there's the live performances that come at a 50/50 mix of stuff we…
Stereogum | November 9, 2007 - 12:50 pm

Stereogum Does CMJ: Santogold/Spank Rock @ The Fillmore At Irving Plaza, NYC 10/19/07

Still aren't used to calling it that, but that's where we were on Friday night. Twice. Rolled in early for Santogold's 8:50 set, only to…
Stereogum | October 21, 2007 - 10:14 pm

Santogold @ MSG & Rebel, NYC 9/22/07 (& Afterparty Pics, Starring Spank Rock, Diplo, Amanda Blank & … Andrew WK?)

Expected to be blown away, by Björk on Monday at MSG, and of course we were blown away by Björk on Monday at…
Stereogum | September 27, 2007 - 5:11 pm

New Bangers & Cash (Spank Rock & Benny Blanco) – “Bitch”

The afterparty from Björk's MSG show the other night became a Bangers & Cash celebration -- Spank Rock, Santogold, Amanda Blank, working through the cut…
Stereogum | September 27, 2007 - 11:17 am

Björk @ Madison Square Garden, NYC 9/24/07

Well we saw Björk's first US show in support of Volta (at Coachella -- SNL doesn't count), so it was particularly symmetrical of…
Stereogum | September 26, 2007 - 12:40 pm

New Bangers & Cash (Spank Rock And Benny Blanco Feat. Santogold And Black Betty) – “B.O.O.T.A.Y.”

Much like fart jokes, songs about big ol' butts will never get old. Or something like that. As we mentioned a ways (baby got) back,…
Stereogum | September 14, 2007 - 1:48 pm

New Spank Rock – “Lindsay Lohan’s Revenge”

Need more reason than YoYoYoYoYo and amazing live shows to dig on Spank Rock? How about a song about Lindsay and her … well, we’ll…
Stereogum | December 8, 2006 - 5:45 pm
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