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 […]


11 Oct
Hollywood's top club unites with one of LA's top promoters

LURE just announced they’re teaming up with our friends at IHEARTCOMIX (Franki Chan & his Check Yo Ponytail contingent) to host their weekly IHC SUNDAYS club night. The grand opening will go down this Sunday, October 13th, with Clockwork, Just Blaze, Franki Chan and Bones performing. If you live in LA you know that Check […]


8 Jul
Diplo, Kanye West, Spike Jonze, Switch & more

As The Guardian reports, director Steve Loveridge has just quit his long ongoing documentary about M.I.A. due to funding problems— enough to prompt the Sri Lankan/London rabblerouser to suggest a Kickstarter to keep the project going. Yesterday, the erstwhile director resorted to his own Tumblr page to release a teaser for the movie, instructing viewers […]


4 Feb
Official mascot of 43-city "Free the Universe" World Tour

Major Lazer is beaming because he’s happier than ever to be back fighting zombies and dropping nasty Dancehall beats globally, see the 43-city World Tour scheduled to start on February 28 in Toronto. Major Lazer’s upcoming full length release Free the Universe showcases Diplo’s premier as the government experiment’s solo executive producer — gone is partner […]


18 Jul
Hot Chip's soothing slow jam gets a serious trap makeover

You may have heard Hot Chip’s track “Look at Where We Are”, from their latest album In Our Heads, as a pleasant, slower, easy listening tune. Something soothing and calm to drink your evening tea with before retiring to the comforts of your pajamas and an episode of Downtown Abbey. Well before hitting the play […]


12 Mar
An accessory must from Deluxe Spring/Summer 2012 Collection

A fine addition to any man’s utility belt, Stussy teams up with Kent to resurrect the switchblade comb from your youth (or maybe your dad’s) for their Deluxe Spring/Summer 2012 Collection. Keep your Mad Man slicked hair-do on point, just the flip of a wrist away. Pick it up at Stussy Japan for about $50 […]


18 Jan
First video from sophomore album "Master of My Make Believe"

The great Santigold returns with the first video from her sophomore album Master of My Make Believe. The track, “Big Mouth”, is produced by Switch (one half of Major Lazer with Diplo) and Buraka Som Sistema, which explains the big cosmopolitan beat. Master of My Make Believe is due out this spring on Downtown / […]


11 May
Psssst... it has something to do with partying... till you puke...

Everyone’s favorite Party Ambassador Andrew W.K. has collaborated with LA promoter, illustrator and DJ extraordinaire Franki Chan on a mixtape for his Check Yo Ponytail! series. The 70-minute Party Tips mix was recorded at Diplo and Switch’s Major Lazer studios by Franki Chan and Greg from Acid Girls, and is a powerhouse set of party […]