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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 loves weed? Trust me, she’d find it funny.) Although Cyrus has graced the SNL stage before, the next two musical guests, the Weeknd and Demi Lovato, are making their first… More »

Elizabeth Abrams has been working with writers and producers since she was a young teenager and, with over a decade of studio time put in, the industry must seem like just another facet of life, as natural as brushing your teeth or taking your dog for a walk. But it wasn’t until early 2013 that… More »

If you want to approach Macklemore as a human being and not a sanctimonious rap-Muppet bent on world domination via free love and cheap clothing, Complex’s recent cover story is a good place to start. The feature details how Ben Haggerty’s rapid rise to fame toppled him back into drug addiction and how learning he… More »

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Download TNGHT’s BBC Mix

Last month on Diplo's BBC show Diplo And Friends, TNGHT -- the project of collaborating producers Hudson Mohawke and Lunice -- dropped an hour-long mix…
Corban Goble | August 15, 2012 - 2:19 pm

Three Loco – “We Are Farmers” (Feat. Diplo) Video

The video for Three Loco's "We Are Farmers" -- the collaboration between Riff Raff, Andy Milonakis and Dirt Nasty that samples the Farmers Insurance theme,…
Corban Goble | August 14, 2012 - 3:22 pm

Three Loco – “We Are Farmers (Feat. Diplo)”

Three Loco is something of a supergroup that features rappers/meme mavens Andy Milonakis, Dirt Nasty and Riff Raff, and the original version of "We Are…
Corban Goble | August 13, 2012 - 5:50 pm

From T.I. To TNGHT: A Look At Trap Rave

Do a search for "trap" on SoundCloud and you'll find more than 500 tracks uploaded with the tag in the last three days. What's interesting,…
Puja Patel | August 6, 2012 - 11:24 am

Major Lazer Free The Universe Details

A few months ago, Major Lazer, the dancehall project from Diplo and Switch, released "Get Free," the surprisingly restrained and pretty collaboration with Dirty Projectors'…
Tom Breihan | August 1, 2012 - 5:29 pm

Usher – “Climax (Dave Sitek Remix)”

Sound wizard/TVOTR member Dave Sitek takes Usher and Diplo's "Climax" in a much more harrowing direction in his remix of the track, which is saying…
Corban Goble | July 25, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Sleigh Bells – “Demons” Video, Diplo Remix

Here's the clip for Sleigh Bells' "Demons," an intense visual that serves as the best summary of the visceral Sleigh Bells live experience to date.
Corban Goble | May 22, 2012 - 10:10 am

Diplo – “Set It Off” (Feat. Lazerdisk Party Sex)

On the heels of "Express Yourself" comes another new cut from Diplo's forthcoming EP, a stuttering, hypnotic dancehall cut called "Set It Off." It's a…
Corban Goble | May 17, 2012 - 10:29 am

Bonde Do Rolê – “Kilo” Video

Brazilian baile-funk art-kids Bonde Do Rolê were the first act that Diplo signed to Mad Decent, but we haven't heard from them in a while.
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2012 - 3:45 pm

Watch No Doubt Prep New Major Lazer-Assisted Track “Push & Shove”

Last summer we posted a photo from Major Lazer's visit to No Doubt laboratories, where Diplo and Switch made nice with Gwen Stefani's crew and,…
Amrit Singh | May 10, 2012 - 1:10 pm

Skrillex, Diplo, & Grimes Touring Canada By Train

The best live act I saw at SXSW is touring Canada by train, and he's taking Diplo and Grimes with him! By now, the fact…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2012 - 3:50 pm

Major Lazer – “Get Free” (Feat. Amber Coffman)

Last month Major Lazer previewed "Get Free," a track for which Diplo recruited Dirty Projectors siren Amber Coffman. Well now, it's out today, and downloadable…
Amrit Singh | April 16, 2012 - 12:10 pm

Azealia Banks – “Fuck Up The Fun” (Prod. Diplo)

Over the weekend, Azealia Banks posted a new track called "Fuck Up The Fun," a drum-heavy track produced by Diplo that showcases a rapid, dense…
Corban Goble | March 26, 2012 - 10:28 am

Hear A Preview Of A New Major Lazer Song Featuring Amber Coffman

Major Lazer dropped a tour teaser today that premiered a snippet of a the new "Get Free," a track that features Dirty Projectors' Amber Coffman.
Corban Goble | March 22, 2012 - 3:49 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Most big indie types knew better than to release videos this week, seeing as how the entire music internet is raging out in Austin and…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2012 - 3:25 pm

Diplo – “Express Yourself” Video (Feat. Nicky Da B)

Here's the clip for Diplo's frenetic "Express Yourself," a hyperactive jolt of color/shaking asses directed by possible Seapunk inventor @LILINTERNET. Slightly NSFW, for the afore-mentioned…
Corban Goble | March 14, 2012 - 3:43 pm

Usher – “Climax” Video

Earlier this year, Usher linked with Diplo to make "Climax," a pretty amazing heartbroken R&B track with masterful dance-music flourishes and an excellently subtle string…
Tom Breihan | March 9, 2012 - 9:32 am

Stream PO PO Dope Boy Magick

PO PO was once a trio of Pakistani brothers from Philly who recalled "the Germs or Black Lips or various strains of garage punk" on…
Amrit Singh | February 29, 2012 - 11:37 am

Stereogum Monthly Mix: February 2012

February's Monthly Mix makes up for the grievous error in January's Monthly Mix, namely having omitted Bear In Heaven's "Reflection Of You." No offense (none…
Amrit Singh | February 23, 2012 - 4:44 pm

Diplo – “Express Yourself”

The always-prolific Diplo has been especially visible lately -- a new book coming out and an Usher collab will do that for you -- and…
Corban Goble | February 16, 2012 - 12:27 pm
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