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Earlier today, I published my list of the 40 best music videos of 2014. It's always a bit dangerous to publish a year-end list before the year is actually over, especially in this new…   Read Story »
The Australian radio station Triple J is about to launch its year-end Hottest 100 countdown. And to build up anticipation (or whatever), it put together a comedy sketch that stars as many musicians…   Read Story »
Before Diplo and Skrillex got together to form their new duo Jack Ü, they collaborated on "Dirty Vibe," a track from Skrillex's 2014 album Recess. The song also features the K-Pop stars G-Dragon (of…   Read Story »
Diplo just tweeted a link to "Long Way Home," a new collaboration with Grizzly Bear's Ed Droste and Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij built around Diplo and DJ Dahi's beat from Ty Dolla $ign's…   Read Story »
Machel Montano is the biggest star in soca, the Trinidadian genre that's like Jamaican dancehall played at double speed, with goofier hooks. If you ever get a chance to see him live, you should…   Read Story »
Diplo's record label Mad Decent has shared a Christmas-themed mixtape called A Very Very Decent Christmas featuring versions of holiday songs remixed and reworked by their roster of artists. This is…   Read Story »
Diplo and Skrillex recently hooked up to form a duo called Jack Ü, roping in the rising pop-house star Kiesza to sing on their big, bright, bouncy debut single "Take Ü There." Their new "Take Ü…   Read Story »
Last week, I was talking with my friends and bet that we'd see the PC Music aesthetic start to drip over into Top 40 music by the end of next year. Looks like it may happen even earlier than that. In…   Read Story »
Lorde already seemed to be everywhere all the time, but ever since she took on this Hunger Games soundtrack it's been Lorde, Lorde, Lorde, all the day long. That said, she also drew headlines last…   Read Story »
Diplo has been in the tabloids lately for dating Katy Perry, but per The Daily Mail on Sunday he welcomed a second child with ex-girlfriend Kathryn Lockhart. (That's the two of them above at a…   Read Story »