M.I.A. enlists Skrillex to produce two tracks her new album ‘AIM’
On what is purported to be her last album, M.I.A. called in Skrillex to produce two tracks. The album, entitled AIM, also features a collaboration with Diplo following the end of their long-running feud.
Over the last several months, the Skrillex-produced “Go Off” has garnered major traction, serving as the album’s third single following its July release. Skrillex also lent his talents to the less subdued “A.M.P (All My People),” a beat-driven collaboration that highlights both artists’ contributions.
Both tracks serve as a testament to Skrillex’s production abilities and songwriting sensibilities, featuring obvious flourishes of the producer’s style while ceding the foreground to M.I.A.’s vocals. Both “Go Off” and “A.M.P.” effect a vaguely-ominous vibe and rely on synthesizers with a vocal chops wrapping around M.I.A.’s alternating staccato and languid delivery.
Stream AIM below.