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Lost Frequencies gives Major Lazer’s ‘Lay Your Head On Me’ the remix treatment

Lost Frequencies‘ prowess as one of melodic house’s most consistent trailblazers has been proven time and time again since the Belgian producer’s global hit, “Are You With Me.” Since the song’s release, he’s released two albums and a slew of one-off singles as well as remixes to cement his position as a force in crafting […]

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Major Lazer preview new Nicki Minaj collaboration in latest livestream

Quarantine may deprive fans of live events, but there has been no shortage of great music coming out. Major Lazer gave fans a sneak peak of what’s in store during their latest livestream, and it’s nothing less than an impending Nicki Minaj collaboration. The single will not be the first time the artists have worked […]

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NMF Roundup: Disclosure reveal ‘ENERGY,’ Kaskade and Project 46 link for ‘Chains’ + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed […]

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NMF Roundup: Disclosure reveal ‘ENERGY,’ Kaskade and Project 46 link for ‘Chains’ + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed […]

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NMF Roundup: Disclosure reveal ‘ENERGY,’ Kaskade and Project 46 link for ‘Chains’ + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed […]

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Sirius XM announces ‘Virtual DisDance’ Festival for Memorial Day Weekend

For those wondering how to spend Memorial Day weekend in quarantine, look no further, as Sirius XM has just announced Virtual DisDance Festival. Airing on BPM, the satellite radio conglomerate’s premiere EDM channel, the event will feature exclusive DJ sets from a selection of dance music’s best, including Afrojack, Alesso, deadmau5, Kygo, Love Regenerator (Calvin […]

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Major Lazer gets ‘Classy, Bougie, Ratchet’ on Megan Thee Stallion remix

Last week, Megan Thee Stallion‘s smash hit “Savage” received the Queen Bey remix treatment. Beyoncé‘s assist gave a massive boost to the already prominent track, and it seems its rise is far from over. “Savage” has now officially crossed into the EDM realm with Major Lazer‘s latest remix. Major Lazer’s take slows down the tempo […]

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Major Lazer and Marcus Mumford enlist artists across the world for ‘Lay Your Head On Me’ visual

Major Lazer has released a collaborative new music video to accompany the group’s recent Marcus Mumford collaboration “Lay Your Head On Me.” The artists enlisted director Filip Nilsson for the video, which is comprised of 177 clips from 28 different countries. Nilsson reached out to artists with a simple request: “Do your best, it doesn’t need […]

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Marcus Mumford delivers acoustic cover of Major Lazer collaboration, ‘Lay Your Head On Me’ [Watch]

One of the most surprising pieces of 2020 so far sees the unlikely connection between Major Lazer and Mumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford on “Lay Your Head on Me.” The collaboration came as a result of Mumford and Major Lazer ideator, Diplo, becoming friends, which naturally paved the way for a crossover cut between […]

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Marcus Mumford delivers acoustic cover of Major Lazer collaboration, ‘Lay Your Head On Me’ [Watch]

One of the most surprising pieces of 2020 so far sees the unlikely connection between Major Lazer and Mumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford on “Lay Your Head on Me.” The collaboration came as a result of Mumford and Major Lazer ideator, Diplo, becoming friends, which naturally paved the way for a crossover cut between […]

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Major Lazer lay infectious dancehall spin over The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’

The Weeknd’s After Hours has, by all measures, been the most successful record of 2020 so far. The album made history propelling The Weeknd to the top slot on five Billboard charts at once. Now, in case the inescapably catchy “Blinding Lights” isn’t still lodged in your head after spending nearly a full month atop […]

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Major Lazer lay infectious dancehall spin over The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’

The Weeknd’s After Hours has, by all measures, been the most successful record of 2020 so far. The album made history propelling The Weeknd to the top slot on five Billboard charts at once. Now, in case the inescapably catchy “Blinding Lights” isn’t still lodged in your head after spending nearly a full month atop […]

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Diplo reveals Major Lazer remix of The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’

During Diplo‘s most recent “Corona Sabbath,” the Major Lazer frontman shared an island remix of The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” chart-topper amidst a slew of material from the Peace is the Mission outfit. The unreleased Major Lazer remix dons the dancehall groove through guttural bass hits alongside the kick. The breakdown gives space for lush pads that fall into distorted melodic […]

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Major Lazer recruit Marcus Mumford for laid back folk crossover, ‘Lay Your Head On Me’ [Watch]

Major Lazer has always been a highly collaborative project, meshing the group’s island-inspired brand of dancehall with a range of different collaborators, from DJ Snake and Justin Bieber to Pharrell Williams and J Balvin. Joining those ranks next is Mumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford on the group’s latest, ‘Lay Your Head On Me.” This […]

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Major Lazer recruit Marcus Mumford for laid back folk crossover, ‘Lay Your Head On Me’ [Watch]

Major Lazer has always been a highly collaborative project, meshing the group’s island-inspired brand of dancehall with a range of different collaborators, from DJ Snake and Justin Bieber to Pharrell Williams and J Balvin. Joining those ranks next is Mumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford on the group’s latest, ‘Lay Your Head On Me.” This […]

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Tame Impala, Disclosure, Major Lazer, and more top Fuji Rock 2020 ticket

Japan’s Fuji Rock Festival has released its roster of genre-fluid talent for its 2020 iteration, with The Strokes, Tame Impala, Disclosure, FKA Twigs, Major Lazer, and Mura Masa holding down this year’s headlining duties. The event, which will be held at the Naeba Ski Resort from August 21 – 23, will also feature performances from […]

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Diplo announces nightly ‘Corona Sabbath’ livestreams amid ongoing COVID-19 quarantines

Diplo is the hero we need in these uncertain times. Never one to let a good opportunity pass him by, the Major Lazer frontman recently held a “Corona Sabbath” livestream at home with his group to showcase new material from the Peace is the Mission outfit. If anything else, the livestream was an easy way […]

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Blow a kiss, fire a gun—’Lean On’ is 5 years old

On March 2, 2015, Major Lazer, DJ Snake, and MØ released to the world a song that would take over the airwaves and become one of the most recognizable melodies in electronic music: “Lean On.” During the first eight months after its release, “Lean On” became Spotify’s most streamed song of all time with 526 […]

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Two people were shot during Major Lazer’s Carnival performance—Diplo shares statement

“This is a tough country…it’s almost bulletproof, maybe even invincible,” expressed Diplo about Brazil. This was the opening to a statement he shared following a shooting that rocked São Paulo’s Carnival celebrations. He and his Major Lazer bandmates had been booked to play the famed Brazilian street celebration on Tuesday, February 26, when a shootout […]

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