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The Grammys are on a Monday this year. Sunday is Valentine’s Day and Monday is Presidents’ Day, so the Grammy people figured they’d be better off putting the ceremony at the end of the long weekend. And as it turns out, that means music fans don’t have to choose between the Grammys and Martin Scorsese… More »

Pray for America. In the early weeks of 2016, a disturbing development has come to pass that exposes some dark truths about the US population. A figure from this country’s past, one who represents our culture’s basest instincts and poorest taste, has somehow bounced back from relative obscurity and risen to a new level of… More »

The US president’s annual State Of The Union address is always a loaded subject because no one can agree exactly what state the union is in or why it’s in that state, especially in such a polarized, compromised, altogether monumentally fucked political environment. We can’t even agree on who should be considered a part of… More »

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Hamilton Cast, Chris Stapleton, Justin Bieber With Jack Ü, & Hollywood Vampires’ Lemmy Tribute Added To Grammy Performances

It's that time of year again. The 58th annual Grammy Awards take place in LA on 2/15, and we already know that Lady Gaga will…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 4, 2016 - 11:00 am
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Major Lazer – “Be Together” (Feat. Wild Belle) Video

Major Lazer's song "Be Together" (featuring vocals by Wild Belle) is basically just a Lana Del Rey sound-off, which would be an easy thing to…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 20, 2016 - 9:51 am
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The 50 Best Pop Songs Of 2015

That tingling feeling in your cheeks is not Abel Tesfaye's supply kicking in. It's the most wonderful time of the year -- year-end list season…
Chris DeVille | December 17, 2015 - 1:41 pm
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Watch Tame Impala, Courtney Barnett, Best Coast, & More Act In A High Octane Promo For Triple J’s Hottest 100

Triple J is an Australian radio program that hosts a "Hottest 100" contest every year, in which listeners vote for their favorite singles. The 100…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 9, 2015 - 5:13 pm
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The 2016 Grammys Are Gonna Be Alright

This time last year we were perturbed with the Grammys for generating a slate of 2015 nominees that honored a bunch of mediocre white musicians…
Chris DeVille | December 7, 2015 - 2:29 pm
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Mad Decent Boat Party Returning To Port After Apparent Suicide

Last night a woman jumped overboard from the cruise ship hosting Mad Decent Boat Party, the high seas version of Diplo's Mad Decent Block Party…
Chris DeVille | November 13, 2015 - 1:26 pm
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Fan Goes Overboard On Mad Decent Boat Party, Search Underway

Tonight, just a week after a man went overboard on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship, a woman has fallen overboard on the Mad Decent Boat
Peter Helman | November 12, 2015 - 10:51 pm
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Major Lazer Plan Weeknd Collab For Spring

Diplo stopped by 103.3 AMP Radio in Boston last week and revealed that Major Lazer will be releasing a collaboration with the Weeknd next year.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 3, 2015 - 3:19 pm
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Watch Jack Ü Dance With A Giant Febreze Bottle At Voodoo Fest

The Diplo/Skrillex team-up Jack Ü performed a headlining set at NOLA's Voodoo fest last night. It was the night before Halloween, so of course many…
Peter Helman | October 31, 2015 - 7:22 pm

MØ – “Kamikaze” Video

MØ debuted her latest Diplo collaboration, "Kamikaze," earlier this month, and today she's shared a video for the track. Karen Marie Ørsted's visuals have always…
James Rettig | October 27, 2015 - 10:56 am
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Jack Ü – “To Ü” (Feat. AlunaGeorge) Video

Jack Ü, the superstar-DJ team of Diplo and Skrillex, had one of the summer's biggest and best hits with their Justin Bieber collab "Where Are
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2015 - 8:47 am

The Week In Pop: 23 Artists Who Should Make Their SNL Debut This Season

Saturday Night Live's 41st season premieres this Saturday with Miley Cyrus holding down joint duties as host and musical guest. (Joint, get it? Because Miley…
Chris DeVille | October 1, 2015 - 2:37 pm
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Watch Florence + The Machine Cover Jack Ü & Justin Bieber’s “Where Are Ü Now”

Florence + The Machine were guests on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge last night and, after an interview and a few performances of songs off…
James Rettig | September 29, 2015 - 9:32 am

Four People Were Stabbed In Apparent Gang Fight At David Guetta Show

UPDATE: Thump now reports that the incident in question took place during David Guetta's set in the early morning hours of 9/7, not during Diplo…
Peter Helman | September 20, 2015 - 3:31 pm
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Major Lazer Are The Next Act To Get Their Own Beats 1 Show

Does anyone actually listen to Beats 1? I sure don't, at least not after the first week of novelty wore off. Anyway, I guess someone…
James Rettig | September 18, 2015 - 2:11 pm
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DJ Win Butler Brought Out Madonna & Diplo In Montreal Last Night

Earlier this summer Diplo, Skrillex, and two of Arcade Fire's most prominent members Win Butler and Régine Chassagne were hanging out together in the studio.
Caitlin White | September 11, 2015 - 10:37 am

Sean Paul & Machel Montano – “One Wine” (Feat. Major Lazer)

Sean Paul and Machel Montano are two of the greatest pop stars in the Caribbean. Sean Paul has scored more dancehall crossover hits in America…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2015 - 10:27 am
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