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MIA’s Video For “Born Free” Tests Media Limits

April 26th, 2010 No Comments

Best described as an intense visceral explosion, ‘Born Free’ is the product of a multimedia relationship between French director Romain Gavras and British-born Sri Lankan M.I.A. Embroiled in controversy because of its brutally graphic content and blocked by YouTube and other US media outlets, ‘Born Free’ has engulfed the blogosphere like wildfire.

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N.A.S.A. shoots the moon with Spirit of Apollo

February 17th, 2009 3 Comments

Spirit of Apollo, the new album from N.A.S.A. boasts collaborations with the likes of George Clinton, Kanye, M.I.A., Santogold, and Lykke Li, to name a few–and if you’re like me, you’ve been streaming all 17 tracks from the duo’s myspace page all weekend. N.A.S.A., which stands for North America South America, also collaborates on the album with indie […]

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