Nialler9’s top albums of the decade (2000 – 2010)

Update: It’s 2016, I found this post and enjoyed it. I’ve now added a Spotify…

Watch M.I.A.’s refugee-centred ‘Borders’ video

While M.I.A.’s music hasn’t really landed for me in the last couple of years, she…

Guards cover Metallica, M.I.A and Vampire Weekend

A free three-track covers EP from Guards which features radically-different huge reverb-heavy slow rock versions…

The Catchup Mashup: An epic roundup of what you missed over Christmas

Gorillaz released a free fan-club only album The Fall. Klaxons released a free EP Landmarks…

Video: M.I.A. – ‘XXXO’

 

M.I.A. – ‘Born Free’ live on Letterman

/\/\/\Y/\ is a disappointing listen. It’s abrasive for the sake of it, lacks direction, cohesion…

Listen to snippets of M.I.A’s /\/\/\Y/\ album

M.I.A. “/\/\/\Y/\” Snippets from RS on Vimeo. /\/\/\Y/\ ALBUM TRACKS: 1. ‘The Message’ 2. ‘Steppin’…

The Nialler9 Chart: Crystal Fighters, Wild Nothing, M.I.A, Bombay Bicycle Club, Onra..

Nine of the best tracks of the last seven days featuring key cuts from Wild…

Sleigh Bells
Remix roundup: Sleigh Bells, Janelle Monae, Beastie Boys, The Vinny Club, Delorean, MIA, Clock Opera ..

Lots of great remixes have hit the blogs this week so here’s a roundup of…

New M.I.A. – ‘XXXO’

A complete switch up of style from ‘Born Free’ for this newest M.I.A. track and…

Video: M.I.A. – ‘Born Free’

Nine minutes long, explicit, violent, graphic, politically-charged and directed by Romain Gavras (who directed Justice’s…

Video: K’NAAN – T.I.A

K’NAAN was born in Mogadishu, Somalia and grew up during the Civil War. His aunt,…

!Kaboogie Label Sampler Vol. 2

Dublin dubstep, ragga, jungle and electronica types !Kaboogie have made their most recent label sampler…

N.A.S.A – Hip-Hop feat. KRS-One, Fatlip and Slim Kid Tre

Another video from N.A.S.A‘s upcoming The Spirit of Apollo album coming on the 20th of…

“When the war is this hi-res / it’s difficult to ignore”

Have you seen the Razorlight spoof? That hilarious video along with sites, links and videos…

A birthday present: Waxy Cocktail mix

Hey the blog is three years old today! There are two ways to interpret this:…

Buraka Som Sistema ft M.I.A – ‘Sound of Kuduro’

The honour of Fabric’s first proper artist album release has fallen to Portugal’s Buraka Som…

Y.A.P.P.R.

Or Yet Another Paper Planes Remix Pedro alerted me to this DFA remix of “Paper…

Holy Fuck remix MIA’s “Paper Planes”

Full credit to Gorilla vs. Bear for this one. I stole it because it’s so…

Favourite Songs of 2007

I relish compiling lists. So much so that I ended up with a list of…