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Major Lazer link with Anitta, MC Lan for surprise single, ‘Rave de Favela’

The slow burn that precedes Major Lazer‘s forthcoming fourth LP, Lazerism, smolders with precision on “Rave de Favela.” The unanticipated followup to January’s “Soca Storm,” the Anitta and MC Lan-enlisting effort arrived unannounced on February 15, marking the electronic trifecta’s third joint project with Anitta and their first with MC Lan. The track touts all […]

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Major Lazer link with Anitta, MC Lan for surprise single, ‘Rave de Favela’

The slow burn that precedes Major Lazer‘s forthcoming fourth LP, Lazerism, smolders with precision on “Rave de Favela.” The unanticipated followup to January’s “Soca Storm,” the Anitta and MC Lan-enlisting effort arrived unannounced on February 15, marking the electronic trifecta’s third joint project with Anitta and their first with MC Lan. The track touts all […]

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Major Lazer link with Anitta, MC Lan for surprise single, ‘Rave de Favela’

The slow burn that precedes Major Lazer‘s forthcoming fourth LP, Lazerism, smolders with precision on “Rave de Favela.” The unanticipated followup to January’s “Soca Storm,” the Anitta and MC Lan-enlisting effort arrived unannounced on February 15, marking the electronic trifecta’s third joint project with Anitta and their first with MC Lan. The track touts all […]

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Major Lazer link with Anitta, MC Lan for surprise single, ‘Rave de Favela’

The slow burn that precedes Major Lazer‘s forthcoming fourth LP, Lazerism, smolders with precision on “Rave de Favela.” The unanticipated followup to January’s “Soca Storm,” the Anitta and MC Lan-enlisting effort arrived unannounced on February 15, marking the electronic trifecta’s third joint project with Anitta and their first with MC Lan. The track touts all […]

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Major Lazer drop surprise ‘Soca Storm’ EP in time for Carnival season

Major Lazer just dropped a new EP, Soca Storm, in celebration of the upcoming Carnival season. The three-track project features Diplo’s namesake on “Soca Storm” and “King of the Party” alongside Mr Killa, plus “Wet It Up” with Zeek. Those who have had the pleasure of witnessing Major Lazer live, know the artists take some […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s BIG 100—Top 25 EDM Moments of the Decade

2010 may as well have been a lifetime ago. At the breakneck pace by which dance music throttles through the stratosphere, the decade is ending in an entirely unrecognizable place from where it began. For context—ten years ago, Electric Daisy Carnival was held in Los Angeles, not Las Vegas, where the Los Angeles Rams now […]

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Avicii’s ‘Wake Me Up’ named highest charting dance track of decade

Avicii legacy continues to shine bright, with his seminal track, “Wake Me Up” recently being named the highest charting dance track of the decade. Released in 2013, the track peaked at No. 1 in 22 countries upon its release. Featuring vocals from Aloe Blacc, “Wake Me Up” was the lead single from the late Swedish […]

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Avicii’s ‘Wake Me Up’ named highest charting dance track of decade

Avicii legacy continues to shine bright, with his seminal track, “Wake Me Up” recently being named the highest charting dance track of the decade. Released in 2013, the track peaked at No. 1 in 22 countries upon its release. Featuring vocals from Aloe Blacc, “Wake Me Up” was the lead single from the late Swedish […]

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Major Lazer release season one of self-titled animated show

All 11 episodes of Major Lazer’s new animated show are now available to view in full on YouTube. The episodes come in around 10 minutes a piece and feature loads of original tracks, as well as a few Major Lazer classics. The show follows the adventures of the Major Lazer himself as he and a […]

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Flume, Gesaffelstein, Major Lazer, Zedd top Ultra 2020 ticket

Ultra‘s storied return to fan-beloved Bayfront Park next year has been paved with uncertainty. But the Miami festival’s first wave of artistry has certainly abated anxieties some. Gesaffelstein, Major Lazer, Zedd, Flume, and more top-tier electronic mainstays have been secured for Ultra’s upcoming spring arm in sunny Florida. Attendees should simply expect nothing less from […]

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Flume, Gesaffelstein, Major Lazer, Zedd top Ultra 2020 ticket

Ultra‘s storied return to fan-beloved Bayfront Park next year has been paved with uncertainty. But the Miami festival’s first wave of artistry has certainly abated anxieties some. Gesaffelstein, Major Lazer, Zedd, Flume, and more top-tier electronic mainstays have been secured for Ultra’s upcoming spring arm in sunny Florida. Attendees should simply expect nothing less from […]

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Major Lazer, IZA, and Ciara convene for simmering, multilingual single, ‘Evapora’

Contrary to its title, Ciara, IZA, and Major Lazer‘s new collaboration, “Evapora,” is unlikely to evaporate from electronic charts once it makes its assured arrival. The star power-packed single positions Portuguese vocalist, IZA, alongside the “One, Two Step” hip-hop/dance-pop sensation, Ciara, for a multilingual effort that sees IZA sing in her native tongue. Ciara’s verses, […]

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Major Lazer, IZA, and Ciara convene for simmering, multilingual single, ‘Evapora’

Contrary to its title, Ciara, IZA, and Major Lazer‘s new collaboration, “Evapora,” is unlikely to evaporate from electronic charts once it makes its assured arrival. The star power-packed single positions Portuguese vocalist, IZA, alongside the “One, Two Step” hip-hop/dance-pop sensation, Ciara, for a multilingual effort that sees IZA sing in her native tongue. Ciara’s verses, […]

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Major Lazer and J Balvin tap fan talents in ‘Que Calor’ music video

When two hitmakers become one, the result is destined for radio wave domination. Such is the case with Major Lazer and J. Balvin, who teamed up with El Alfa for “Que Calor.” The Latin-infused production loosens up the dancefloor with titillating flute trills and fluid rhythms. Paired with spitfire verses from J Balvin and El […]

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Lunar Lunes: R3HAB reveals new CYB3RPVNK single, Madeaux releases ‘ME & U’ + more

Each week, New Music Friday sweeps through with torrential force, showering streaming platforms with immeasurable amounts of new tunes. Just like Dancing Astronaut rounds up 25 of the biggest songs of the week for the Hot 25 Spotify playlist each New Music Friday, Lunar Lunes serves as a landing pad for SoundCloud users who want a whole new dose of tunes to kick […]

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Lunar Lunes: R3HAB reveals new CYB3RPVNK single, Madeaux releases ‘ME & U’ + more

Each week, New Music Friday sweeps through with torrential force, showering streaming platforms with immeasurable amounts of new tunes. Just like Dancing Astronaut rounds up 25 of the biggest songs of the week for the Hot 25 Spotify playlist each New Music Friday, Lunar Lunes serves as a landing pad for SoundCloud users who want a whole new dose of tunes to kick […]

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Major Lazer and Khalid collaborate for poignant new production, ‘Trigger’

Major Lazer and Khalid have teamed up for a swooning feeler entitled “Trigger,” released on the soundtrack for the upcoming PlayStation 4 game Death Stranding: Timefall, due November 7. Combining both artists’ strong points, the radio-rendered production lays a bed of lush synths for Khalid’s crooning vocals to rest upon and flourish. The soft chords caress […]

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Major Lazer and Khalid collaborate for poignant new production, ‘Trigger’

Major Lazer and Khalid have teamed up for a swooning feeler entitled “Trigger,” released on the soundtrack for the upcoming PlayStation 4 game Death Stranding: Timefall, due November 7. Combining both artists’ strong points, the radio-rendered production lays a bed of lush synths for Khalid’s crooning vocals to rest upon and flourish. The soft chords caress […]

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Major Lazer and Khalid collaborate for poignant new production, ‘Trigger’

Major Lazer and Khalid have teamed up for a swooning feeler entitled “Trigger,” released on the soundtrack for the upcoming PlayStation 4 game Death Stranding: Timefall, due November 7. Combining both artists’ strong points, the radio-rendered production lays a bed of lush synths for Khalid’s crooning vocals to rest upon and flourish. The soft chords caress […]

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Major Lazer, Skepta, Jai Paul and more feature on new FIFA 2020 soundtrack [Stream]

New FIFA is just around the corner, and with it comes another premier soundtrack to get hooked on whilst playing one invigorating match after another. Each year, FIFA takes pride in their curation, collecting a variety of genres from an assortment of cultures—perfect for the international spectacle of soccer. This year is no different. With […]

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