interview :: fujiya & miyagi

Fujiya and Miyagi are an English electronic band that create minimalistic beats under whispered lyrics and calming synthetic melodies. Known for their inspiration and love for "krautrock" in bands such as Kra... Read More...
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the mia genius playlist.

Music Is Art was recently asked to play a game of war against Pretty Much Amazing. The rules include two music websites that are paired up with one song (for this round, Boyz by M.I.A.) and 25 songs based from ... Read More...

interview :: the lonelyhearts

Originally from San Francisco, CA, The Lonelyhearts are Andre Perry and John Lindenbaum. Together they create soft acoustic rock that gently brings to mind the tranquil sensations of how a Sunday morning shou... Read More...
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mix tape :: autodrone

Jeremy Alisauskas of New York's Autodrone kindly contributed a new mix tape, as a small hypnotic portion of what he enjoys to spin at the Happy Ending Lounge, on 302 Broome St (between Eldridge St & Forsy... Read More...

interview :: the faint

Jacob Thiele, the mind behind the synthesizers of The Faint was kind enough to take the time to answer a few questions for MIA. Formed in Omaha, Nebraska, The Faint create a collective blend of new wave, danc... Read More...

atj interview :: alina simone

ATJ presents ALINA SIMONE, Wednesday October 22, 2008, for After the Jump's CMJ Showcase at the Knitting Factory NYC, performing at 11:15pm inside the Old Office (Best of NYC), the Beets, the Lisps, Inlets, Mot... Read More...
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guest :: au revoir simone

recently, au revoir simone kindly contributed to music is art's song/context/result series. “tell me about a moment, a song and what it meant to you” Song: Out of Gas by Modest Mouse Context: I got t... Read More...
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guest :: robert shuttlesworth

one morning, artist robert shuttlesworth sent me a message that read: "i couldnt sleep last night... so i painted your picture. im calling it 'danielle's dream'. i hope you like it. i can't explain what ha... Read More...
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guest :: stephanie barnes

Song: Cruel, Crazy, Beautiful World by Johnny Clegg and Savuka The first time I heard this song I was 19 or 20 years old, staying in Francestown, New Hampshire at my then boyfriend’s parent’s home. It wa... Read More...
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guest :: ashley jackson-pierce

Song: Let Go by Frou Frou  I was completely in love with my best friend. Because he was already in a relationship (albeit a complicated and fruitless one), I knew better than to reveal my feelings. Af... Read More...