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Stream all the best sets from day 1 of EDC Las Vegas 2018

With the first day of EDC Las Vegas in the rearview, Dancing Astronaut looks forward to its other two days of music from some of the most forward-thinking acts in the industry. Luckily, for those that couldn’t catch the vibes under the electric sky, EDC Las Vegas will be live streaming the entire weekend. This year, Insomniac’s launched […]

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Deadpool 2 gets a taste of Diplo with new track, ‘Welcome To The Party’

  Diplo has enlisted a lengthy convoy of rap and vocal talent, including French Montana, Lil Pump, and Zhavia Ward, for his latest track, “Welcome To The Party,” that is set to be featured on the official motion picture soundtrack for the heavily anticipated Deadpool 2, out May 18. It’s not terribly difficult to envision […]

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Gucci Mane ‘likes EDM,’ name drops Diplo in ‘The Autobiography of Gucci Mane’

Although Gucci Mane has cooked up a series of super collabs with fellow rap heavyweights like Migos, Drake, and Lil Wayne over the course of his career, Gucci Mane fans might be surprised to learn that the “Both” rapper’s affinity for music extends beyond the hip hop genre, as The Autobiography of Gucci Mane imparts. […]

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Diplo and MØ are back with a bright, summertime single, “Stay Open”

Since the pair first met in the studio back in 2013, Diplo and MØ have displayed a fruitful creative synergy. Their combined musical moxie has resulted in multiple chart-topping hits, including “Get It Right,” “xxx 88,” “Cold Water,”, Jack Ü‘s “Ü Know,” and, of course, Major Lazer‘s 2015 smash, “Lean On.” Now the ride-or-die pair have teamed up […]

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Power trio of Labrinth, Sia, and Diplo release second single, ‘Audio’

Newly formed trio, LSD, comprised of Labrinth, Sia, and Diplo, released “Audio,” a stunning original featuring a captivating production style. Following the release of their first track, “Genius,” LSD has created an alluring sound in “Audio,” characterized by smooth vocals, heavenly melodies, and easy moving beats. “Audio” is a dance pop crossover masterpiece that is […]

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Dillon Francis drops new single from upcoming Spanish language album

Dillon Francis has been hyping up his new Spanish language album that is expected to be released in 2018. He has been dropping singles from it — the latest being “BaBaBa (Vete Pa’Ya).” The high-energy track integrates elaborate synth combinations with drums, shaping the background around the vocalist. Francis decided to create a Spanish language […]

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Diplo, Skrillex, Run The Jewels, and more tapped for ‘Deadpool 2’ soundtrack [STREAM]

Summer blockbuster season is upon us, and with the recent success of Marvel’s Black Panter and Avengers: Infinity War, superhero fever is in right now and expectations are high for Deadpool 2 landing later this month. Hype for the film may however peak with the release of the official soundtrack which features cuts from Skrillex, Diplo, and Run The […]

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Diplo, Sia, and Labrinth unveil new super group LSD, deliver debut single ‘Genius’

Post EDM-conquest Diplo is living his best life. 2018 has seen the mega producer step away from writing massive radio-destined pop hits and into more experimental spaces, starting with the the announcement of this summer’s Silk City disco project with Mark Ronson and the release of his first solo work in four years on the California EP. Now, […]

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Don’t say Pauly D without the DJ in front- America’s favorite Guido talks almost skipping out on Jersey Shore thanks to his DJ career heating up [Interview]

Say the name “Pauly D,” and the nearest millennial will likely respond with a “cabs are here!” or “GTL- Gym, Tan, Laundry” reference without skipping a beat. As an original cast member on MTV’s Jersey Shore, he became an American icon overnight thanks to the show’s immediate and unpredicted popularity. Despite living in pop culture […]

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Red Bull Radio to bring back Live From Detroit for Movement

Red Bull has announced it will reinstate Red Bull Radio’s Live From Detroit, from May 21–28, to coincide with Detroit’s fiercely celebrated 12th edition of Movement Festival — an also celebrates an 11-year partnership between the institutions. The show will be packed with a week of Detroit-centric coverage, including guest DJs, artist interviews, and historical segments […]

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HARD Summer delivers mind-bending 2018 lineup loaded with special back-to-back performances

HARD Summer is pulling out all the stops for the upcoming edition of the festival, led by one of the event’s most memorable lineups to date. Slated for August 4 – 5, and returning to a familiar venue at Fontana’s Auto Club Speedway, HARD’s flagship event is sticking to their tried and true playbook of marquee […]

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Moonrise releases stacked lineup with Diplo, Marshmello, Kaskade, and DJ Snake as headliners

Baltimore-based Moonrise Festival has released lineup for its 2018 iteration, and the artist roster is as impressive as any this summer, with headliners including Diplo, Marshmello, Kaskade, DJ Snake, NGHTMRE, and Zeds Dead. Headliners is a relative term because the festival will also see performances from the likes of Galantis, Illenium, Excision, and 3LAU among many […]

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Diplo debuts video for ‘Color Blind’ ft Lil Xan

Diplo‘s debuted an official video for the Flume-reminiscent “Color Blind” track featuring Lil Xan off the Mad Decent producer’s new California EP. The video was directed by longtime collaborator Austin Peters, who also helmed Major Lazer’s feature documentary Give Me Future, as well as the video for “Miss You.” California, the first solo body of work […]

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Insomniac fills out robust 2018 EDC week with over 25 artists and 14 new shows

Insomniac added over 25 new artists and 14 events to the fifth annual EDC week in Las Vegas, coinciding with the festival’s 22nd annual installment.  In doing so, the festival welcomes 14 signature party experiences during the week of May 16–23, including the hardstyle focused Basscon Pool Party and two dubstep-fueled Bassrush parties, along with a variety […]

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Popular revolt: Diplo’s takeover of Electric Area panned

Diplo‘s Revolution is not a popular one: the producer’s takeover of Sirius XM‘s Electric Area was met with widespread derision. A hub for electronically oriented live streams and podcasts like Above & Beyond‘s Group Therapy and Claude VonStroke‘s Birdhouse Radio, Sirius XM’s Electric Area channel (#52) was a favorite preset for listeners of electronic music. XM recently replaced the […]

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Diplo talks Zedd, Fyre Festival, the state of EDM in new video interview

Through a wide variety of feature interviews, the No Jumper podcast has gained massive traction in the global hip-hop cultural sphere. Hosted by Adam22 and Robesman, the podcast has played host to such names as Lil Yachty, Trippie Redd, Suicide Boys, SmokePurpp and a plethora of hip-hop up-and-comers. Recently, the podcast hosted Diplo for an hour-long interview […]

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Diplo delivers sun-drenched ‘California’ EP featuring Lil Yachty, DRAM, Desiigner and more

Diplo has dropped off his first solo project since 2013’s Revolution, the new seven-track collection, California. Don’t let the title fool you — random white dude still be everywhere, though nowadays the Mad Decent head leans much more west coast than anything, and lately he’s enjoyed some time in the studio with a batch of rap’s most in-demand young up-and-comers. Recruiting work from […]

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Diplo links up with Lil Yachty & Santigold on ‘Worry No More’ ahead of new EP

Diplo has loads of incoming new content this year, as he has not only announced his first solo EP in five years — California, set for release in April — but he’s also been at work on a project with Mark Ronson entitled Silk City, set to debut in June at Governor’s Ball. To prepare for the goods, all listeners can […]

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