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The video you’re about to watch is called “YouTube Rewind: The Ultimate 2016 Challenge.” It’s an officially sanctioned recap mashup of the year in YouTube, a meta-level exercise larded with references to… More »


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If you’re not paying close attention while listening to the first half of “My Number,” a new collaboration between Major Lazer and Mad Decent signees Bad Royale, you might think… More »

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Electronic dancehall music outfit Major Lazer will release new music in January 2017, Diplo announced today in a tweet. Replying to a fan who asked about a song in the producer’s Snapchat story, Diplo indicated that… More »

The Global Citizen Festival, which kicks off a stacked fall for New York music festivals, is bringing the most star-studded lineup of artists in its five-year history. Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Major Lazer,… More »


The inaugural Panorama Festival — a.k.a. “East Coast Coachella” — took place at Randall’s Island in New York City this past weekend, and it more than delivered on its stacked… More »

After weeks of teasers and a midweek leak, Major Lazer’s new song featuring Justin Bieber and Mø, “Cold Water,” is officially here. It’s a copacetic electronic ballad — a drink… More »

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Throughout Father’s Day weekend, SPIN was on-site at the Firefly Music Festival at the Toyota Music Den, where we invited many of the fest’s best and brightest to stop by… More »


“Night Riders” didn’t get pushed as a single after it appeared a year ago on Major Lazer’s Peace Is the Mission, but today the posse cut — which features 2 Chainz, Travi$… More »

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It’s easy to lose yourself in the natural beauty of the Gorge, the backdrop to the Sasquatch! Music festival. Inspiration comes easy and creativity flows in waves. At the Toyota… More »

Las Vegas’ Life Is Beautiful festival will have a strong lineup in its fourth year: The three-day event — which has featured Stevie Wonder, OutKast, and TV on the Radio in… More »


Fania Records has partnered with global-focused bass DJ crew Calentura for a compilation of remixed tracks from the Latin label’s iconic catalog. Calentura: Global Bassment, out on March 11, is a… More »

On March 6, Major Lazer became one of the first large-scale American acts to perform in Cuba since both countries’ diplomatic ties were restored in 2015. According to a post on… More »

Katy B’s upcoming album Honey is a star-studded affair — the two tracks we’ve gotten thus far feature Floating Points and Four Tet as well was KAYTRANADA — and today the British… More »


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Diplo’s genre-crossing Major Lazer has always been a solid indicator of where the sounds of Top 40, dancehall, electronic, and reggae stitch together. That’s why it’s good news that Major Lazer… More »

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Sasquatch! has announced its 2016 lineup, topped by perhaps soon-to-be perennial festival headliner Florence + the Machine (not that we’re complaining by any means). The four-day event — set to… More »