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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 »

Funny thing about last-minute surprise album releases: They don’t necessarily involve music videos. We don’t know if there’s a single, per se, on Drake and Future’s What A Time To Be Alive. People seem to like “Diamonds Dancing” and “Jumpman,” but until Drake and Future opt to put a visual together — that’s if they… More »

It still feels like summer, but that won’t last long. We’re less than two weeks away from #PSL and before you know it we’ll be wearing flannel. It’s not a moment too soon: unless you somehow avoided all major news (and everything Donald Trump has said) recently, this summer hurt like a motherfucker. How appropriate… More »

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The 5 Best Videos Of the Week

People don't tend to save their best music videos, so this is a thinner list than most. But if the world does end today, at…
Tom Breihan | December 21, 2012 - 1:53 pm
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Major Lazer – “Jah No Partial” (Feat. Flux Pavilion) Video

Major Lazer's recent single "Jah No Partial," a collaboration with EDM dude Flux Pavilion, is a weird but exhilarating collision between arena-dubstep and old-school reggae.
Tom Breihan | December 17, 2012 - 12:24 pm

Hear Major Lazer & The Hood Internet’s Year-End Mixes

The Hype Machine has an interesting approach to this whole year-end list thing. Rather than putting together an actual list, they've recruited two well-regarded, omnivorous…
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2012 - 10:41 am
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The Prodigy – “Smack My Bitch Up (Major Lazer Remix)”

Next month, XL will reissue the Prodigy's The Fat Of The Land, a release that will be couple with an EP of remixes and extras.
Corban Goble | November 19, 2012 - 4:29 pm
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Major Lazer – “Jah No Partial” (Feat. Flux Pavilion)

Even through its great first single "Get Free" has been floating around for months, Major Lazer's forthcoming sophomore album Free The Universe has seen its…
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2012 - 12:16 pm

No Doubt – “Push And Shove” (Prod. Diplo)

Here's another new single from the reunited No Doubt, the Push And Shove title track which the group premiered today on Ryan Seacrest's radio show.
Corban Goble | August 29, 2012 - 1:09 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I haven't been charting it or anything, but I've been writing these lists for the better part of a year now, and despite a few…
Tom Breihan | August 24, 2012 - 10:45 am
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Major Lazer – “Get Free” (Feat. Amber Coffman) Video

Here's the vibrant, energetic clip for Major Lazer's "Get Free," a video that also features bite-sized dip-ins from Diplo and the featured vocalist Amber Coffman.
Corban Goble | August 23, 2012 - 1:36 pm
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Behind The Scenes At Mad Decent Block Party

On Sunday night Diplo's Mad Decent imprint came to Brooklyn's Williamsburg Park for the third stop of their annual label showcase and summer sweatfest that…
Puja Patel | August 8, 2012 - 11:51 am
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No Doubt – “Settle Down (Major Lazer Remix)”

A lot has changed since No Doubt sold an album to the public 11 years ago. For one, Jimmy Fallon went from SNL cut-up to…
Amrit Singh | August 8, 2012 - 9:45 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
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Hot Chip – “Look At Where We Are” (Major Lazer Remix)

On their remix of Hot Chip's "Look At Where We Are," Major Lazer take the sensitive, starry-eyed synthpop of the original and inject it with…
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2012 - 4:08 pm
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Movement Electronic Music Festival 2012 In Photos

Over the long weekend Detroit hosted the Movement Electronic Music Festival, an event that featured people like Public Enemy, Major Lazer, SBTRKT, Araabmuzik and many…
Corban Goble | May 30, 2012 - 9:24 am

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
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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
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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
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The real best music video of this week wasn't an actual video; it was a tantalizing glimpse of one. Joanna Newsom's forthcoming clip for "Good…
Tom Breihan | December 9, 2011 - 3:05 pm
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Major Lazer – “Original Don” Video

The video for Major Lazer's "Original Don" takes place in an unassuming suburban house in which the only people who don't perform elaborately choreographed dances…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2011 - 11:11 am
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The 10 Best Indie Rock Beyoncé Covers

It's going to be impossible to claim that Beyoncé Knowles has "quietly" put together a vicious song catalog, stocked with everything from heart-wrenching ballads to…
Stereogum | October 14, 2011 - 10:24 am
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Major Lazer – “Original Don”

Major Lazer has been dormant since (kind of?) collaborating with Beyoncé for "Girls (Run The World)", but that wasn't bound to last. Head over to…
Corban Goble | October 12, 2011 - 4:38 pm
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