24 Feb
Five-tracks of club heaters with Pharrell, Sean Paul & more

Diplo’s club-oriented side project, Major Lazer, has posted its entire latest EP Apocalypse Soon for listening over at Soundcloud. Gone is co-producer Switch, who with Diplo helped define the group with a slew of releases over the past couple years — including 2011’s Guns Don’t Kill People, Lazers Do. As can be expected, Apocalypse Soon is rife […]


6 Aug
Kennedy vs Diplo, Jillionaire & Walshy at Lollapalooza

I’m not sure who’s more annoying in this interview, MTV discharge Kennedy for acting like an ignoramus DJ hater or the Major Lazer crew for taking themselves so goddamn seriously. Of course, if I had to be interviewed by someone who confused DJing and producing and called dance music “EMD”, I too might lose my […]


23 Jan
Trinidad James, Baauer, Kendrick Lamar, Katy B & more

Diplo uploaded a new mix for his weekly BBCR1xtra radio show. We’ve posted others before (the Halloween Special mixtapecomes to mind), and they rarely disappoint. The set for January 12, 2013 features a seam-busting cornucopia of beatmakers of every stripe, including Trinidad James, Star Slinger, Birdman, Baauer, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Kendrick Lamar, French Montana, Katy B and of […]


25 Oct
3 rings to be given away promoting upcoming festival

To celebrate the upcoming HARD Haunted Mansion Day of the Dead music festival in downtown Los Angeles next weekend (November 3), HARD has commissioned Brandon Schoolhouse (aka jewelry maker Han Cholo) and fellow artist Matthew Goldman (aka MFG) to collaborate on a limited edition sterling silver skull ring. Crafted by Han Cholo, the ring is […]


12 Sep
Trap Champion/Mad Decent producer does what he does best

Wow, a pretty hard fucking mix from Trap Music champion Baauer to promote the upcoming HARD Day of the Dead music festival/rave on Nov. 3rd in Downtown Los Angeles. No tracklisting offered, but the quick-burst 17-minute mixtape is loaded with plenty of original tracks and remixes from the Jeffree’s/Mad Decent producer. A word of advice: […]


4 Sep
The nerdy Brits get remixed by the space disco master

The nerdy Brits over at Hot Chip have been getting loads of remix love from fellow producers for their latest album In Our Heads. You may recall the trap makeover Major Lazer gave their track “Look at Where We Are”? Switching genres, Scandinavian space-disco master Todd Terje (Terje Olsen) has remixed the endearing track “How […]


2 Aug
J2K & Autobot drop a 30-minute dancefloor arsenal mix

Flosstradamus return with a full on dancefloor assault with their Banned mixtape. Expect plenty of the usual hip-hop/EDM/trap arsenal from the Chicago producer/DJ duo of J2K & Autobot on the 30-minute mix, including usual suspects like Diplo, Kanye, Meek Mill, Juicy J, Major Lazer and perhaps best of all a Switch remix of M.I.A.’s “Bad Girls”. […]


26 Jul
Snoop Dogg's been reincarnated again & he's never even died

The Lion of Judah is the ancient symbol of the Israelite Tribe of Judah originally taken from the book of Genesis. Ethiopian King Haile Selassie, the Rastafarian prophet, is a direct descendent of this Tribe of Judah, hence the Rastafari adoption of the ancient symbol of the lion. Yet, notice the Lion of Judah above […]