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Janice Headley
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  • Yesterday, M.I.A. teased a new song, and today we get the whole dang thing: hear the single "P.O.W.A." below via a video directed by Maya Arulpragasam (aka M.I.A.) herself. She also tweeted a lyric sheet if you'd like to sing along with the "wa wa wa wa / pa pa pa pa" chorus. [ Stereogum ]

  • For a dreamy track like "Midnight Room," you've gotta have a dreamy video, and L.A.-based artist Springtime Carnivore has delivered just that. The clip was directed by animator Kevin Andrews, and the carnivore herself (real name Greta Morgan) says in a press release, "I usually make a record imagining that it could be the soundtrack to a specific place, whether imagined or real. Midnight Room has a starry and surrealist landscape, and Kevin helped create that world visually." Step inside the video below. [ Under the Radar ]

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