Lollopalooza festival founder Perry Farrell has revealed in a surprising new interview that he “hates” EDM, what it has done to his event, and dance music in general.
Major Lazer have officially released their new single 'Cold Water', featuring Justin Bieber and Danish artist MØ.
The track, which leaked earlier this week via a Chinese radio station, is the lead single from the group's new album, slated for release in January 2017.
‘Where’s Wally?’ illustrator Adam Carnegie has made a new illustration, replacing the elusive beanie wearing character with a number of music stars, including Daft Punk, Major Lazer, Disclosure, The Gorillaz, Prince, Amy Winehouse and many more.
The illustration features a fantasy festival called ZION, which appears to pull from a number of iconic locations including Glastonbury, Tomorrowland, Lollapalooza, Melt! and Outlook.
Major Lazer have become the first major US act to perform in Cuba since diplomatic ties were restored between the two countries in December 2014.
The trio played a free show to an estimated 450,000 fans at Tribuna José Martí, in front of the U.S. Embassy in Havana, on last Sunday 6th March.
The event was presented by the Musicabana Foundation in association with the people and Government of Cuba. As part of the cultural exchange, the trio also met with Cuban music students and shared the stage with local DJs.
Parklife festival has unveiled an insane line-up for this summer's festival with The Chemical Brothers, Ice Cube and Major Lazer all set to headline the two-day extravaganza.
Taking place on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th June at Manchester’s iconic Heaton Park, the festival has gathered the great and good of dance, indie, pop and hip-hop.
Lovebox festival has announced LCD Soundsystem and Major Lazer as this year’s headline acts.
The recently reformed New York band will close the London festival on Saturday night, with Diplo’s Major Lazer topping the bill on Friday.
LCD Soundsystem have also been announced as headliners at this year’s Coachella and Primavera festivals. The group, led by James Murphy, disbanded in 2011 following a goodbye show at New York’s Maidson Square Garden.
Major Lazer are due to release their fourth album ‘Music Is The Weapon’ later this year.
'Lean On' is officially Spotify's most streamed song of all time.
The track, performed by Major Lazer (AKA Diplo, Jillionaire and Walshy Fire) and featuring vocals from MØ, has been streamed a whopping 526 million times.
Watch the film clip for the mega hit below.
Major Lazer’s forthcoming album will feature The Weeknd, Justin Bieber and Travis Scott, Diplo revealed.
The LA producer behind the project told Billboard that “People are expecting some big records again, so we are back in the studio.”
The group’s last single ‘Lean On’ featured MØ and, most recently, Diplo collaborated with Justin Bieber on chart hit, ‘What Do You Mean?’
Major Lazer’s fourth album is titled ‘Music Is The Weapon’, a release date has yet to be announced.
Set to run from 10 – 17th August in Budapest, Hungary’s Sziget Festival features some of the globe’s most exciting and established acts, including Florence and The Machine, SBTRKT and more.
Dancehall daddy Diplo, signed to Secretly Canadian as Major Lazer, will headline the final day of the Red Bull Music Academy Stage at Bestival this summer.
Joining Diplo on the Sunday are Kaytranada, Trippy Turtle and Artwork amongst others.
Meanwhile, Thursday sees Jackmaster & Oneman present their four-deck Can U Dance show; DJ Harvey takes over Friday with his Discotheque, and JME and Skepta present a day of UK urban culture on the Saturday.