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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 »

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 — and the festivities continue today with the Week In Pop’s second annual rundown of the finest pop singles of the past 12 months. … More »

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Dance producers were getting it done this week. There were so many great dance (or dance-influenced pop) videos this week that I wish MTV would…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2014 - 3:44 pm
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Diplo – “Revolution” Video

Last year, Diplo released his Revolution EP, and the honking, dubsteppy title track -- a collaboration with Faustix, Imanos, and Kai -- gets its own…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2014 - 9:33 am
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Major Lazer – “Sweat” Video (Feat. Laidback Luke & Ms. Dynamite)

"Sweat," a pounding collaboration with the Dutch producer Laidback Luke and the British rapper Ms. Dynamite, was one of the increasingly few tracks on Major…
Tom Breihan | November 27, 2013 - 10:53 am
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Grizzly Bear – “Will Calls (Diplo Remix)”

"Will Calls (Marfa Demo)" heralded the release of Shields Expanded, the deluxe reissue of Grizzly Bear's 2012 opus, and proved that the aborted Texas recording…
Chris DeVille | November 22, 2013 - 10:29 am
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Q&A: Wayne Coyne On The New Flaming Lips EPs, Passing Off The Space Bubble To Diplo, And His Rivalry With Arcade Fire

We already spoke to Wayne Coyne once this year and turned him loose on the turntables, but the Flaming Lips have had such a whirlwind…
Chris DeVille | October 31, 2013 - 2:32 pm
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Stream Diplo Revolution EP

Diplo has dropped a couple singles from his Revolution EP, including the title track a few weeks ago. Now you can stream the entire thing…
Miles Bowe | October 8, 2013 - 11:23 am

Sia – “Elastic Heart” (Feat. The Weeknd & Diplo)

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is a teenager-targeted blockbuster movie about control and calculation and heartlessness and struggle, so maybe it's appropriate that the Weeknd…
Tom Breihan | September 30, 2013 - 4:49 pm
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Diplo – “Revolution” (Feat. Faustix, Imanos, & Kai)

A Diplo EP would already sound like a party, but his upcoming Revolution EP feels especially like that just by the sheer number of guests…
Miles Bowe | September 13, 2013 - 5:34 pm
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MØ – “XXX 88″ Video

The icy Danish pop singer MØ appeared on our radar earlier this year with "Glass," but she jumped up another level with the fearsome Diplo-produced…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2013 - 4:03 pm

MØ – “XXX 88″ (Prod. Diplo)

We first heard from Danish singer MØ back in February when she wowed us with her gloomy glitter bomb "Glass." She'll be releasing an EP…
Claire Lobenfeld | August 29, 2013 - 4:56 pm

DJ Fresh Vs. Diplo – “Earthquake” (Feat. Dominique Young Unique) Video

The fizzy dance-rap track "Earthquake" is a collaboration between Diplo and DJ Fresh -- the British drum & bass one, not the producer of evocative…
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2013 - 2:02 pm
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Watch The “Blacklisted” M.I.A. Documentary Trailer

Film director and M.I.A. collaborator Steven Loveridge took to Tumblr to post a teaser trailer for a documentary about the artist that has been put…
Claire Lobenfeld | July 8, 2013 - 11:05 am
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Major Lazer – “Watch Out For This (Bumaye)” Video (Feat. Busy Signal)

The video for "Watch Out For This (Bumaye)," a fired-up track from Major Lazer's new album Free The Universe, takes Diplo and dancehall superstar Busy…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2013 - 3:07 pm

Watch Major Lazer Play Fallon With Dirty Projectors & The Roots

If you caught any of Major Lazer's frantic, fun-as-hell festival-rocking live shows over the last few years, you likely saw girls twerking on speaker-risers, Skerritt…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2013 - 8:52 am
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Download Major Lazer Lazer Strikes Back Vol. 2

The release of Major Lazer's sophomore album Free The Universe looms, and Diplo's cartoonish EDM-dancehall hybrid has already released one free-online EP of remixes and…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2013 - 11:37 am

Major Lazer – “Jessica” (Feat. Ezra Koenig)

We don't get too many opportunities to hear Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig sing in a fake patois, and when one comes along, we've got…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2013 - 8:44 am
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PSY – “Gangnam Style (Diplo Remix)” (Feat. 2 Chainz & Tyga)

Diplo will not let memes die, and now he's applied his remixing talents to PSY's K-pop goof "Gangnam Style," the most popular song in the…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2013 - 10:46 am
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Diplo – “Butter’s Theme” Video

Diplo, A-Trak, and Skrillex just got together to start a new YouTube channel called Potato, and now Diplo has used it to debut the video…
Tom Breihan | February 20, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Diplo, Skrillex, And A-Trak Start YouTube Music Network POTATO

For the past few days over social media, Diplo, Skrillex, and A-Trak have been dropping clues about a new project with the wacky name "Potato…
Liz Pelly | February 16, 2013 - 1:37 pm
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Usher – “Go Missin'” (Prod. Diplo)

There's a lot for Usher and Diplo to live up to after "Climax," their breathtaking collaboration with Nico Muhly. Perhaps that track was appropriately titled,…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 15, 2013 - 11:06 am
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