Archive | Major Lazer

Rudimental and Major Lazer drop dance-infused music video for ‘Let Me Live’

Rudimental and Major Lazer have released their new music video for “Let Me Live.” The feel-good, inspirational single is about controlling destiny. With the help of Anne-Marie, Mr. Eazi, and a colorful dance team, the music video is just as uplifting as the audio. Throughout the video, vibrant colors are contrasted by industrial scenes that represent society, […]

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Phoenix’s second annual Lost Lake Festival reportedly cancelled

Emerging crossover festival brand Lost Lake has reportedly been cancelled ahead of the event’s second annual installment. The multi-day festival, still in its infancy, came by way of powerhouse event promoter Superfly — the organizing body behind massively successful event properties like Outside Lands and Bonnaroo. Dancing Astronaut has reached out to Lost Lake representatives for comment, […]

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Major Lazer and Rudimental team up with Anne-Marie and Mr. Eazi on ‘Let Me Live’

Major Lazer cemented themselves as the deliverers of chart-topping summer tracks with their 2015 track “Lean On,” which recently hit its 1 billionth stream on Spotify. On their latest, they’ve teamed up with UK group Rudimental to deliver another summer heater, titled “Let Me Live.” Both parties have proved themselves collaborators extraordinaire — with Major Lazer […]

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Major Lazer take on classic OutKast sample in new “Fire (Spotie) remix

We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again: Random White Dude Be Everywhere.  Diplo has been on an absolute tear lately. In the last two weeks, he’s dropped a radio-ready party cut with Lil Pump for Deadpool 2, he’s debuted an already highly acclaimed disco project dubbed Silk City with Mark Ronson, delivered a summer time […]

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Major Lazer links up with Sean Paul for ‘Tip Pon It’

“Tip pon” that repeat button, for new Major Lazer has arrived. The trio imbues this week’s New mMusic Friday” with saucy island attitude in the form of “Tip Pon It,” Major Lazer’s latest, and notably, the group’s first collaboration with “Temperature” hit maker, Sean Paul. Paul’s inimitable vocals takes center sonic stage, supported by a […]

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Creamfields announces unmissable 2018 lineup

Creamfields announced their 2018 lineup and it’s looking to be behemoth year for the Cheshire-based extravaganza. Rich in both depth and considerable breadth, the festival will bring together 300 artists across 30 stages from August 23–26. Techno don Carl Cox will be making his return to the festival for the first time in over a decade, where […]

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MHD – AFRO TRAP Part.7 (La Puissance) [Major Lazer Remix]

Notorious for churning out unexpected collaborations of the globally influenced variety, critically acclaimed trio Major Lazer flips French rap sensation MHD’s “AFRO TRAP Part.7 (La Puissance).” Translating to “The Power,” the track oozes confidence and raw energy. Major Lazer puts an Afrobeat spin on the original, which is part of a popular video series that […]

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Cashmere Cat enlists Major Lazer, Tory Lanez, and more for new mega collaboration, ‘Miss You’

Cashmere Cat is ramping up to have a huge year in 2018. Just ahead of the start of his co-headlining road stretch with MØ, the Norwegian beat maker has roped together a star-studded outfit for a new collaboration dubbed “Miss You.”The track features contributions from Major Lazer and rapper Tory Lanez, is co-written by radio hit gurus Ed Sheeran and Benny […]

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Major Lazer – Go Dung ft Kes

Major Lazer released a new track to Soundcloud yesterday entitled “Go Dung” as a free holiday gift for fans. The track features Caribbean soca pop group Kes, who inject their signature Trinidad & Tobago rooted vocals into the track blessing it with palpable rhythm.Major Lazer’s keen ability to pull from Caribbean cultural elements and install them into […]

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Diplo plans to bring Mad Decent Block Party to Pakistan in early 2018

Diplo‘s long-running Mad Decent Block Party will break new international ground in 2018, with plans announced to touch down in Pakistan early next year. Since its inception 11 years ago, the event brand has expanded well beyond its humble Philly street party origins, growing into a 20+ stop mini-festival circuit by 2014, charting a cruise ship the following year, reaching […]

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How Superfly’s inaugural Lost Lake Festival put Phoenix on the map as the next big festival spot in the U.S.

1How Superfly's inaugural Lost Lake Festival put Phoenix on the map as the next big festival spot in the U.S.This fall, Superfly Presents, the masterminds behind North American festival giants Outside Lands and Bonnaroo set their scopes on a new, emerging entertainment market that they were banking on being the next big festival-hosting city in the […]

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Nonsens – Wildfire

Childhood friends from Denmark, Anton Twile Nielsen, Jens Espersen, and Rasmus Mygind Korsby teamed up to give music a go and came out of the gate in 2013 with a remix of M.I.A’s single “Bad Girls,” which was picked up by Jay Z‘s Roc Nation. The trio, otherwise known as Nonsens, took their success in stride and […]

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The music video for DJ Snake’s ‘A Different Way’ will brighten anyone’s day

Grammy-nominated DJ and producer DJ Snake has dropped the official music video for his hit track “A Different Way” featuring Lauv. Snake re-connects with the highly-praised director Colin Tilley, who not only directed the video for his single “Middle,” but has also worked with A-list acts such as Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar and Future.It seems to […]

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Major Lazer release their first rum variant with Bacardi

Dance music fans know what Major Lazer sounds like, but now enthusiasts of the electronic trio have the chance to see what Major Lazer tastes like, via the group’s release of its first rum variant produced in conjunction with Bacardi.The first product in Barcardi’s ‘Sound of Rum’ campaign with Major Lazer, the Bacardi X Major […]

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Noise Cans releases debut EP, ‘Masquerave’

Amalgamating reggae, dancehall, and soca with electronic music, Noise Cans is here with his debut EP. The Bermudian producer has already released “No War,” and subsequently Yellow Claw’s remix of the track, which is also featured on the six-track compilation. While each track has its own distinct style, the one characteristic tying the album together is […]

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New Major Lazer documentary ‘Give Me Future’ captures historic Cuba show

Geopolitics, young music fans, and Major Lazer are all are in the cross-hairs of Major Lazer’s new documentary. In a new trailer, Major Lazer take their story far beyond the realms of a “day in the life” feature of the trio.The trailer teases the complexity of throwing a dance music event in Cuba — a surprisingly complicated affair […]

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DJ Snake, Major Lazer, and MØ’s ‘Lean On’ now #1 EDM music video of all time

Another record in the global dance phenomenon we know as EDM has been broken, this time by DJ Snake, Major Lazer, and MØ. It’s been known for a while that these acts were already in the “Billionaire’s Club (those who have achieved 1 billion views on a YouTube video)”  thanks to their mega-hit “Lean On,” but this […]

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Major Lazer host benefit concert for hurricane-stricken Caribbean people

In wake of the wave of hurricanes that have struck the Caribbean islands, dance music supergroup Major Lazer decided to throw a benefit concert in Miami to raise funds for those affected by the natural disasters.On Oct. 16, the Caribbean-influenced trio composed of Diplo, Jillionaire and Walshy Fire hosted a massive concert called Relief is […]

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