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Eric Prydz, deadmau5, David Guetta, Carl Cox, and Martin Garrix top the bill on MDLBEAST SOUNDSTORM’s 2021 lineup

Saudi Arabia’s MDLBEAST is rounding up a mighty grip of talent for 2021’s four-day SOUNDSTORM event. Leading this year’s lineup with a collection of marquee electronic acts, David Guetta, deadmau5, Martin Garrix, Eric Prydz, Nina Kravis, DJ Snake, Amelie Lens, Adam Beyer, Carl Cox are all set to perform in Riyadh across December 16 – […]

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Diplo repurposes ‘Marea (We’ve Lost Dancing)’ into a tech-house anthem

An ode to suspended dance floor action, Fred again.. and The Blessed Madonna’s “Marea (We’ve Lost Dancing)” is certainly a timely gem; however, Diplo has renewed the woeful collaboration to highlight its optimistic appeal. Diplo’s rework sounds like it was designed to be tailor-made for underground DJ sets. After over a year without sanctioned access […]

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Major Lazer’s Ape Drums materializes long-awaited solo EP, ‘soundboy’

Major Lazer proponent, Ape Drums has finally consolidated and distributed his highly anticipated solo EP, soundboy. The dancehall veteran rolled out the first single on the EP, “Delete“, back in October of 2020. Featuring Jamaican-born songwriter BEAM, formerly Tyshane, “Delete” evokes a sparse and sticky production style that puts a minimalistic spin on Ape Drums’ […]

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Major Lazer’s Ape Drums materializes long-awaited solo EP, ‘soundboy’

Major Lazer proponent, Ape Drums has finally consolidated and distributed his highly anticipated solo EP, soundboy. The dancehall veteran rolled out the first single on the EP, “Delete“, back in October of 2020. Featuring Jamaican-born songwriter BEAM, formerly Tyshane, “Delete” evokes a sparse and sticky production style that puts a minimalistic spin on Ape Drums’ […]

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Diplo, Sia and Labrinth reunite as LSD—stream ‘Titans’

Diplo, Walshy Fire, and Ape Drums have dropped a Reloaded edition of Major Lazer‘s Music Is The Weapon. The extended album features five fresh tracks, one of which marks the reunion of power pop supergroup, “LSD.” Diplo, Sia, and Labrinth‘s combined skillsets shine through on “Titans.” Sia is first to take the vocal reigns in […]

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Diplo, Sia and Labrinth reunite as LSD—stream ‘Titans’

Diplo, Walshy Fire, and Ape Drums have dropped a Reloaded edition of Major Lazer‘s Music Is The Weapon. The extended album features five fresh tracks, one of which marks the reunion of power pop supergroup, “LSD.” Diplo, Sia, and Labrinth‘s combined skillsets shine through on “Titans.” Sia is first to take the vocal reigns in […]

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Diplo, Sia and Labrinth reunite as LSD—stream ‘Titans’

Diplo, Walshy Fire, and Ape Drums have dropped a Reloaded edition of Major Lazer‘s Music Is The Weapon. The extended album features five fresh tracks, one of which marks the reunion of power pop supergroup, “LSD.” Diplo, Sia, and Labrinth‘s combined skillsets shine through on “Titans.” Sia is first to take the vocal reigns in […]

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Diplo, Sia and Labrinth reunite as LSD—stream ‘Titans’

Diplo, Walshy Fire, and Ape Drums have dropped a Reloaded edition of Major Lazer‘s Music Is The Weapon. The extended album features five fresh tracks, one of which marks the reunion of power pop supergroup, “LSD.” Diplo, Sia, and Labrinth‘s combined skillsets shine through on “Titans.” Sia is first to take the vocal reigns in […]

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US music venues can apply for pandemic relief grants in April

The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) is offering $16 billion in funding to live venues, museums, theaters, and other entertainment spaces that have remained closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Applications for relief grants will be available via the Small Business Administration (SBA) website on April 8. SBA Administer Isabella Casillas Guzman said, “Help […]

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US music venues can apply for pandemic relief grants in April

The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) is offering $16 billion in funding to live venues, museums, theaters, and other entertainment spaces that have remained closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Applications for relief grants will be available via the Small Business Administration (SBA) website on April 8. SBA Administer Isabella Casillas Guzman said, “Help […]

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Major Lazer continue release run with Guaynaa-supported ‘Diplomatico’

Go big or go home, says Major Lazer‘s latest collaborative stunt. The latest release from the trio of Diplo, Walshy Fire, and Ape Drums taps Puerto Rican rapper Guaynaa for a reggaeton burner, following closely behind the dancehall outfit’s earlier 2021 original “Pra te Machucar” which, in a similar vein, united a heavy hitting ensemble […]

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Tomorrowland New Year’s Eve sets from Major Lazer, Tchami, Martin Garrix, and more land on Apple Music

Tomorrowland has uploaded several live sets from their recent New Year’s Eve digital festival to Apple Music for streaming in full. The grip of performances includes sets from Martin Garrix, Major Lazer, Armin van Buuren, Diplo, Duck Sauce, Tchami, Netsky, Kölsch b2b Joris Voorn, CamelPhat, Lost Frequencies, and many more. The sets are posted as […]

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BLOND:ISH’s ABRACADABRA announces New Year’s livestream event featuring Major Lazer, Claptone, Kaskade, and more

After hosting a virtual festival on Twitch in September, BLOND:ISH‘s ABRACADABRA is back for a New Year’s livestream event featuring an eclectic array of talent including Major Lazer, Kaskade, Shiba San, elrow ft. Claptone, John Legend, BLOND:ISH herself, and many more. Broadcasting live on AbracadabraTV from December 30 through January 1, ABRACADABRA will transmit more […]

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Major Lazer partner with Oculus to present transcendent VR performance

Another day, another COVID-19–motivated livestream. The latest creatives to answer the digital call are Major Lazer, who will perform an exclusive live set from within Oculus’ social virtual reality environment, “Venues,” on November 18. Hot off the success of their long-awaited LP Music Is The Weapon, Major Lazer are expected to sift through their newly […]

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Tomorrowland announces star-studded digital lineup for New Years 2021 event

Tomorrowland has unleashed their New Years Eve lineup, starting the next chapter of their sonic story with over 25 of the industry’s most sought after acts. The groundbreaking digital festival masterfully covers the spectrum of dance music in its concentrated lineup, not only bringing European mainstays and titans like Armin van Buuren, Martin Garrix, and […]

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At long last, Major Lazer finally shares, ‘Music Is the Weapon’ LP

Major Lazer fires off their new LP, Music Is the Weapon, the group’s fourth and rumored final studio album. This is the dancehall outfit’s first album released since Jillionaire‘s departure and subsequent Ape Drums replacement. Out of the twelve tracks released, five are new releases which include the lead track, “Hell And High Water” featuring […]

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At long last, Major Lazer finally shares, ‘Music Is the Weapon’ LP

Major Lazer fires off their new LP, Music Is the Weapon, the group’s fourth and rumored final studio album. This is the dancehall outfit’s first album released since Jillionaire‘s departure and subsequent Ape Drums replacement. Out of the twelve tracks released, five are new releases which include the lead track, “Hell And High Water” featuring […]

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Major Lazer offer Paloma Mami-assisted ‘QueLoQue’ ahead of forthcoming LP

Shortly after unveiling the details for their forthcoming studio album Music is the Weapon, Major Lazer shared a new single. Recruiting 20-year-old singer Paloma Mami, the dancehall group concoct reggaeton-infused electronic heat on their latest delivery, “QueLoQue.” Preceded by the Mr. Eazi, Nicki Minaj, and K4MO collaboration, “Oh My Gawd,” the cut contributes to a […]

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Major Lazer offer Paloma Mami-assisted ‘QueLoQue’ ahead of forthcoming LP

Shortly after unveiling the details for their forthcoming studio album Music is the Weapon, Major Lazer shared a new single. Recruiting 20-year-old singer Paloma Mami, the dancehall group concoct reggaeton-infused electronic heat on their latest delivery, “QueLoQue.” Preceded by the Mr. Eazi, Nicki Minaj, and K4MO collaboration, “Oh My Gawd,” the cut contributes to a […]

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French Montana, Khalid, J Balvin, and more feature on Major Lazer’s long-awaited ‘Music is the Weapon’

It has been five years since Major Lazer‘s beloved third studio album, Peace is the Mission. Now, half a decade later, we’re finally getting the official follow-up, Music is the Weapon. The dancehall outfit was previously joined on their 2015 LP by the likes of Ariana Grande, 2Chainz, Travis Scott, Ellie Goulding, and of course […]

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