Santigold: embracing the absurdity of current music consumption
February 27, 2016 6:30 PM   Subscribe

Santigold is back with her third album, 99¢ (YT playlist), omnivorous pop in a post-genre age. She's been promoting the album throughout 2015, and enjoying the process this time around, trying to incorporate some of the joy from her son, Radek. She's been bending genres since her self-titled debut album, but this time around she's in a different place from her prior album, Master of My Make-Believe, which was fit for the dystopian end of the Age of Aquarius ... crackling with discontent, with a powerful cover designed by Kehinde Wiley (previously). posted by filthy light thief (8 comments total) 18 users marked this as a favorite
 
The interactive video for "Can't Get Enough of Myself" was too powerful for my sad little laptop, and if you're like me and just want to see the video, the best I could find was downloading the 94mb source video, which includes some a lot of black space and occasional fields that are linked to the webcam images.

(And yes, .webcam is a real Top Level Domain)
posted by filthy light thief at 6:33 PM on February 27, 2016


Santigold is fantastic and I've always loved her music. Definitely need to check this one out!
posted by flatluigi at 6:57 PM on February 27, 2016


This is one of my favorite things of all the internets

That being said, I dig her new stuff. It aligns nicely with the music thread the other day.
posted by LuckyMonkey21 at 7:54 PM on February 27, 2016 [2 favorites]


Yesss I've been overplaying Chasing Shadows and waiting for the rest of this album. Now I'm overplaying All I Got, new favorite song though Banshee comes close.
posted by drinkyclown at 8:07 PM on February 27, 2016


Bending genres is the new genre.
posted by spitbull at 3:20 AM on February 28, 2016


Yesss, Santigold is so great. If you get a chance to see her live, go - she puts on a great show.
posted by Fig at 5:15 AM on February 28, 2016


Santigold is like my very first memory of Metafilter. One sec... there it is.
posted by indubitable at 7:31 PM on February 28, 2016


I was just listening to Santogold's debut on google play (playing with a chromecast audio) yesterday, and wondering what had become of her. I completely missed her second album.

Thanks for this.
posted by gryftir at 1:18 AM on February 29, 2016


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