21 May
Festival hits the Whittier Recreation Center August 2nd & 3rd

Time to get HARD for summer at the Whittier Recreation Center this August 2nd & 3rd. Equipped with five stages and a serious lineup, HARD Summer will feature a very comprehensive sampling of roof-raising knob-twiddlers including: Jack U (the new Skrillex & Diplo superduo), Axwell, A$AP Mob, Tiësto, Dillon Francis, NERO and Disclosure, along with A-Trak, Baauer, Martin Garrix, Pusha T,  Maya Jane Coles, […]


22 Aug
The latest leak from Maya's fourth studio album "Matangi"

As the always peppery M.I.A. prepares for the release of her fourth studio album Matangi, the Sri Lankan pop starlet dropped a new track today to keep the interwebs buzzing. While “UNBREAK my Mixtape” is on the more reserved tip for Maya Arulpragasam, it still keeps her signature sound of laconic singing mixed with brash […]


The San Diego Comic-Con began humbly in the year 1970 when some 300 people gathered in the basement of the US Grant Hotel to promote the burgeoning world of comic books. It has now grown into the largest convention of its kind in the world, with over 150,000 people flocking to the beach metropolis generating […]


25 Jun
The first single from her upcoming 4th studio album "Matangi"

M.I.A. rarely disappoints with her videos, ranging from the future retro of “XXXO” to the ultra violence of “Born Free” to the sheer awesomemess of “Bad Girls”. Now the Sri Lankan-via-London pop star posts her latest visual expression for “Bring The Noize”, the first single from her upcoming 4th studio album Matangi, unfortunately without the guiding […]


3 Feb
Romain Gavras + Morocco = Another Stunning Video

Romain Gavras and M.I.A. have done it again. Following up their highly controversial “Born Free” video collaboration, the director brings the pop star to Morocco for a video with almost as big a scope as their last. Clearly inspired by world of Arab car hooning, Gavras brings some stunning and beautiful imagery to what I’m […]


30 Jan
First single from upcoming 4th full length album

2011 may have been a quiet year for Maya Arulpragasam, but the world pop star M.I.A. is looking to rebound in 2012 and make up for her 3rd album, /\/\ /\ Y /\, which was critically panned by many but beloved here at LIAS headquarters. Her first move is to release a single lifted from the […]


25 Jan
"The Divine" EP out today

Baltimore producer/rapper/singer Blaqstarr drops a new video today, “Rider Girl”, to celebrate his latest EP, The Divine, which also drops today on N.E.E.T./Interscope. The B-more pioneer — who penned such dancefloor classics as “Hands Up Thumbs Down” and “Shake It to The Ground” (with Rye Rye) — has never feared spreading his musical wings, and […]


8 Oct
Baltimore's girl finally follows up on BANG!

Rye Rye returns today with a new video for “Sunshine” featuring her mentor and label boss M.I.A. (directed by Jess Holzworth). The Baltimore, Maryland native Rye Rye’s debut album Go! Pop! Bang! drops this February on Maya Arulpragasam’s own N.E.E.T imprint under the Interscope Records umbrella, and this track will be the first single off […]