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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week, the YouTube Music Awards rebranded from an actual award show, albeit a knowingly janky and slapdash one, to a weird "let's dump a bunch of big videos online at once" stunt. I can't pretend to understand what's going on there, but it did result in a whole pile of great videos. This week,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 27, 2015

Major Lazer & DJ Snake – “Lean On” (Feat. MØ) Video + Peace Is The Mission Details

Diplo's dancehall/EDM project Major Lazer just announced plans for its third full-length album Peace Is The Mission, which follows 2013's Free The Universe. As is the norm for Major Lazer, Peace Is The Mission features a whole mess of collaborators; this time, the roster includes Pusha T, 2 Chainz, Ariana Grande, Ellie Goulding, Travi$… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 23, 2015

Major Lazer & DJ Snake – “Lean On” (Feat. MØ)

Major Lazer are back with "Lean On," the production team's first new track of the year and what's supposed to serve as the start for an onslaught of projects in 2015. Featuring vocals from pop up-and-comer MØ -- whose No Mythologies To Follow was severely underrated last year -- the track minimizes Major Lazer's stereotypical… More »

By: James Rettig / March 2, 2015

MØ – “New Year’s Eve”

MØ had a pretty big year, though not as big as she probably should have had given the quality of No Mythologies To Follow, but she's not letting the lukewarm reception to her debut on this side of the Atlantic get her down. She's just shared a new track to ring in the New Year… More »

By: James Rettig / December 30, 2014

Major Lazer – “All My Love” (Feat. Ariana Grande)

As previously reported, the one unannounced song from the upcoming Lorde-curated The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 soundtrack is a collaboration between R&B-pop wunderkind Ariana Grande and Diplo. As it turns out, that song, "All My Love," is credited to Major Lazer featuring Grande. It was also co-written by emerging Danish po… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 13, 2014

MØ Explains Delayed Vocals With Iggy Azalea On SNL

After an off performance alongside Iggy Azalea on SNL this past weekend, MØ tweeted a picture of a handwritten letter, penned for her fans, offering an explanation for the problems she encountered on set. She wrote, "I was BEYOND excited (!!!) -- but unfortunately I had some technical difficulties which cased latency on my vocals,… More »

By: Maggie Stamets / October 27, 2014

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Lady Gaga, it turns out, did a smart thing. She'd made a shitty, ill-advised, creeped-out video with two guys who became public pariahs shortly thereafter, if they weren't already. And then she scrapped it, though it's certainly possible that she leaked the piece of it that went up on TMZ. She really had to… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 20, 2014

MØ – “Walk This Way” Video

Few people on this planet are as good at striking dramatic poses in music videos as the Danish pop singer MØ is. MØ's music videos are almost uniformly excellent, and they seem to revolve almost entirely around dramatic poses. MØ released her debut album No Mythologies To Follow earlier this year, and her video for… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 16, 2014

Watch MØ’s American TV Debut On Kimmel

The Danish pop singer Karen Marie Ørsted, aka MØ, has been gaining more and more attention worldwide, whether due to her original music or her cover of a Spice Girls song. Now she's made her US TV debut on Jimmy Kimmel. You can watch her on the show below, performing "I Don'tMore »

By: Miles Bowe / June 3, 2014

Watch MØ At Home

Karen Marie Ørsted has caught our eye again and again, from her Spice Girls cover to her music videos. Bottom line -- she's going places, so it's interesting to learn a bit more about where she came from. Less a music video and more a chance to glimpse behind the scenes of a… More »

By: Miles Bowe / March 17, 2014

MØ – “Say You’ll Be There” (Spice Girls Cover)

Karen Marie Ørsted caught our eyes and ears exactly one year ago with the video for "Glass." Since then we've been tracking MØ's follow-up singles and anticipating the release of her debut album. That day will come later this month, but first we get to hear the Danish pop singer's sultry reimagining of a… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / February 13, 2014

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's not a proper music video, so it's not on this list, but Yours Truly's series of videos from the Young Turks new years festival in Tulum, Mexico is the greatest marriage of music and moving images that I've seen this week. These clips -- Caroline Polachek singing opera while standing knee-deep i… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 31, 2014

MØ – “Don’t Wanna Dance” Video

With less than a month until the release of her debut album, MØ has released a badass video for infectious lead single "Don't Wanna Dance," which sees the Danish pop singer busting some moves in a pretty sweet furry pink coat with a car compactor in the background. Watch below. More »

By: James Rettig / January 27, 2014

MØ – “Don’t Wanna Dance”

A new track from MØ's upcoming debut album premiered on Zane Lowe's radio show the other night. "Don't Wanna Dance" is the most straightforward pop song the Danish singer has released so far. She trades in her dark synths for handclaps and it's a lot more light-hearted than what we're used to from her, bordering… More »

By: James Rettig / January 17, 2014

The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we've ranked our most anticipated albums. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we're looking forward to hearing, enjoying,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 23, 2013

MØ – “Never Wanna Know”

Up-and-coming Danish popstress MØ has released her warmest song yet with "Never Wanna Know," a lush and laid-back beach jam. In the chorus, MØ sings "I never wanna know/ the name of your new girlfriend," and manages to instantly break your heart. The song will appear on her debut EP, Bikini Daze, which will feature… More »

By: James Rettig / September 24, 2013

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 banger "XXX 88." And someone spent some serious money on the song's just-released video, which stars MØ as a suburban teenager who imagines herself as some sort of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 9, 2013

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 this fall and this Diplo-produced cut "XXX 88," which is the same kind of dark pop she's known for, is the first single. Check it out below. More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / August 29, 2013

Photos: Øyafestivalen 2013

In its 12th year, Øya Festival brought another diverse set of artists to Oslo's Medieval Park over four days last week. Among the performers were Blur, the Knife, Kraftwerk, Kendrick Lamar, Slayer, Beach House, James Blake, Cat Power, Grimes, Tame Impala, Wu-Tang Clan, Grimes, Rodriguez, Kvelertak, Disclosure, HAIM, Iceage, Phosphorescent, and many more. Check out… More »

By: Stereogum / August 14, 2013

MØ – “Waste Of Time” Video

Denmark's MØ, born Karen Marie Ørsted, has made these pages via a couple of videos, and as a highlight of my trip to Oslo for by:Larm this year. With this new single, "Waste Of Time," MØ's announcing a new label deal (shouts to Chess Club/RCA Victor), so that is ostensibly good new… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 14, 2013
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