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When Justin Bieber released his almost-number-one single “Sorry” back in October, I wrote an impassioned screed on the song and Bieber’s Redemption-era sound. “Sorry” was announced as a Skrillex x Blood co-production, to which a lot of people responded: “Who?” Though Michael Tucker has worked on some of the biggest pop records of the past… More »

I’m taking over the column for Tom, who’s on vacation this week. We all know that the real best video of the week is the one of Ariana Grande licking a donut that didn’t even belong to her, but if you’re interested in watching something else, that’s totally understandable. It’s been a wild and wonderful… More »

Ever since Adam Young hijacked the Postal Service’s laptop-emo aesthetic and turned it into cloying, hollow-headed pap, Owl City has been one of music’s most disreputable artists. It’s been six years since “Fireflies” went to #1, and although Young lingered in the pop cultural consciousness for a while — Taylor Swift wrote 2010 album track… More »

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ZHU x Skrillex x THEY. – “Working For It” Video

In recent months, we've heard the enigmatic electronic producer Steven Zhu, who records as ZHU, team up with AlunaGeorge on "Automatic" and with Bone Thugs-N-Harmony…
Tom Breihan | November 9, 2015 - 11:32 am

Noel Gallagher Mocks Radiohead In Esquire UK Cover Story

When Esquire UK interviewed Noel Gallagher for a recent cover story, Alex Bilmes asked the musician what his hobbies are, to which he responded: interviews.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 5, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Skrillex, Deadmau5 Revive Sad Twitter Beef

Deadmau5 has no qualms about speaking his mind, which is the kind of thing that has gotten him into beefs with all sorts of people,…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2015 - 7:09 pm

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

Watch Justin Bieber, Skrillex, & BLOOD Do “Sorry” Acoustic

Justin Bieber's #redemption continued last week with the release of his new single "Sorry." Despite reuniting Bieber with Skrillex, who kicked off the whole "Whoa,…
Peter Helman | October 26, 2015 - 8:49 pm

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

Sorry Not Sorry, Here Are A Bunch Of Thoughts About Justin Bieber’s New Single

Justin Bieber released his latest single, "Sorry," yesterday afternoon and I watched the accompanying dance video seven times on repeat when it still had under…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 23, 2015 - 12:29 pm

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

The Game – “El Chapo” (Feat. Skrillex)

The Game has been getting a lot of heat lately for his explicit, romance-novel-level Instagram hashtags, but his new Skrillex collaboration is letting off sparks…
Caitlin White | September 23, 2015 - 3:03 pm

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

Big Boi & Phantogram Announce Big Grams EP

A few years ago, Big Boi, the busier half of OutKast, enlisted the help of Phantogram, the festival-mainstay synthpop duo from upstate New York, to…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2015 - 10:14 am

M.I.A. Is Working With Skrillex

M.I.A. has lately been working on a new album called Matahdatah, and she shared her "Broader Than A Border" video and talked a bit about…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2015 - 12:21 pm

Now Deadmau5 & Jack Ü Are Fighting Over NY Times’ “Where Are Ü Now” Explainer

Jack Ü, the duo of Diplo and Skrillex, just scored a massive hit with the uncanny, lovely Justin Bieber collaboration "Where Are Ü Now," possibly…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2015 - 9:34 am

No Surprises Among Forbes’ Highest Paid DJs 2015

Forbes released its list of the world's highest-paid DJs this morning, and it looks mightily similar to the ones from the last two years. As…
James Rettig | August 24, 2015 - 4:27 pm

Skrillex & Jauz – “Squad Out!” (Feat. Fatman Scoop)

Often, when artists contribute new music to the Adult Swim Singles series, they take the opportunity to showcase some of their furthest-out, most experimental tendencies.
Tom Breihan | August 24, 2015 - 2:36 pm

Photos: Billboard Hot 100 Festival 2015

Billboard threw its first-ever Hot 100 Festival this weekend at Long Island’s Jones Beach, featuring headlining sets from the Weeknd, Skrillex, Nicki Minaj, and Justin…
Stereogum | August 24, 2015 - 11:40 am

Watch Diplo & Skrillex Talk Arcade Fire Collab On Charlie Rose

Late-night PBS is probably the least turnt-up not-an-actual-place place in the entire universe. And yet last night, Charlie Rose, the long-running PBS talk-show host, welcomed…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2015 - 9:58 am

Skrillex Says Deadmau5 Is An Asshole, Deadmau5 Responds With Twitter Rant

EDM beef! You have to love the EDM world, where nobody will make fun of you for wearing a lit-up mouse mask for years on…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2015 - 12:31 pm

Here Are The 2015 MTV VMA Nominations

Who could've predicted that after wagging a foam finger all over Robin Thicke, two years later Miley Cyrus would end up hosting the VMAs? Guess…
Caitlin White | July 21, 2015 - 11:45 am
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