MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

I didn't end up seeing that much at Siren this year. I would have watched the bands all day, and I definitely wanted to see Black Lips, but I got there to late. Ends up the only artist I saw from start to finish was M.I.A. I would have watched all of Voxtrot, but it was impossible to see even one song of them since they ended up playing at the exact same time as M.I.A. I saw most of Matt & Kim, and I went back and forth from New York Dolls to Cursive twice. I wasn't 100% in the mood to watch either of them. Anyway, M.I.A. made my day....

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

MIA @ The 2007 Village Voice Siren Festival in Coney ISland

It was just Maya, her backup singer/dancer and a DJ. They played a mix of old and new stuff - I thought it all sounded great, though not everyone I talked to afterwards was as into it.

M.I.A. plays Studio B Wednesday.

Pics of Dr. Dog HERE, and a few more HERE.