I remember the east coast, west coast feud; the massive event that changed hip hop forever with the deaths of Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G. I’ve compared that beef to comic book story lines where they kill off main characters and spawn an alternate universe. We’re living in that alternate universe right now, where the anger and volatile nature of the feud is gone.
Santigold has recorded a track for the HBO’s hit Girls that will be on the series’ first soundtrack. A simple song that brings out the fun of Santigold. Check out the track below, as well as the indie-twenty-something tracklist stylings of Girls-Volume 1. [media url=”http://antidotemag.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/F09VbytyeNnn.128.mp3″ width=”690″ height”25″]
Santigold encapsulates the New Wave genre at its best with her sophomore release. Producers ranging from Diplo, Greg Kurstin and Boys Noize help her weave various influences and styles through a cohesive track-list. The sensation of angst and revolution permeate the eclectic mix.