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The wheel of time, according to the Mayans.
By DAVID KISH  |  January 13, 2012

M.I.A.: Fixing the glitch

Monday night, mid-set on stage at Royale, it almost seemed like Maya Arulpragasam, a/k/a M.I.A., had had it.
And talking the talk
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  October 08, 2010


M.I.A. is predictably unpredictable — whether it's the Diplo-assisted baile funk of her debut, 2005's Arular , or the demented low-budget world beat of '07's Kala , her sonic plan has always been to hit it and quit it.
Interscope (2010)
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  July 09, 2010

Photos: M.I.A. at the Creators Project

M.I.A. live at the NYC launch party for new Vice/Intel arts venture Creators Project
M.I.A. live at the Creators Project show in New York City
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  July 02, 2010


Power plays

Some weeks back, I got to listen to Brown University archæology professor Stephen Houston pronounce the throaty, staccato sounds of Maya hieroglyphs carved across a six-foot-wide limestone panel.
The Maya and the Kennedys at the Peabody Essex
By GREG COOK  |  May 21, 2010
DOWNLOAD: "Much Ado about Nothing: 2012 and the Maya" [MP3]

DOWNLOAD: "Much Ado about Nothing: 2012 and the Maya" [MP3]

   After the apocalyptic letdown that was Y2K, we should know better than to fall for yet another Nostradamus-esque doomsday rumor. However, the hype surrounding...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  December 08, 2009