Stop Waiting to Hear Santigold’s ‘Master Of My Make-Believe’

Back in January, the video for “Big Mouth,” a single from Master Of My Make-Believe, Santigold’s first record in four years, dropped. The song played brilliantly on Santi White’s chilled-out chanting and supercharged production to reintroduce the record executive turned performer to her fans as being as ferocious as ever (see below). 

Today, we’re treated to the entirety of Make-Believe, Santi’s pop-saturated dub stepping second full-length, thanks to the folks over at NPR. The 11-track album sounds like a brand new era, kicking off strong with “Go!”—featuring Karen O—a speedy, catchy cut that should light up dance floors all summer long and moves rapidly through a collection of dub-infused, irresistible gems, including standouts like “Disparate Youth,” the album’s first single, “Fame” and “The Keepers.” 

Next week, Santi heads out on a U.S. tour that will have her crisscrossing the country over two months. One listen to this record should make clear that these shows are not at all—go see it and believe it.

4/30 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom

5/08 – Philadelphia, PA – The Trocadero

5/09 – Providence, RI – Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel

5/11 – Portland, ME – State Theatre

5/12 – Clifton Park, NY – Northern Lights

5/15 – Toronto, ON – Kool Haus

5/16 – Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom

5/25 – George, WA – Gorge Amphitheatre (Sasquatch Festival)

5/26 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom

5/28 – Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue

5/29 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre

6/04 – Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom

6/06 – Dallas, TX – House Of Blues

6/07 – Houston, TX – House Of Blues

6/09 – Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo

6/10 – Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room

6/12 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant

6/13 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall

6/15 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s

6/16 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE

6/18 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club

6/19 – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live!

6/22 – Boston, MA – House Of Blues

6/23 – New York, NY – Governors Ball Music Festival

6/29 – Cleveland, OH – House Of Blues

6/30 – Rothbury, MI – Electric Forest