He might not be dapper, but this cartoon can dagger. Major Lazer, the souped-up, one-armed, 80’s-style animated soldier alter ego of Diplo and Switch, switches gears from his usual cage-dancing jump-offs to a slower, more heartfelt anthem with “Get Free,” featuring vocals from Dirty Projectors’ Amber Coffman. The collaboration highlights what both sides do best; […]

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Until last month, trying to justify to people that I’m a fan of both Santigold and M.I.A. has made me feel like a pre-Anne Sullivan Helen Keller (i.e. probably not that great of taste in music and unable to articulate myself anyway). Just pick one big, young, multicultural, female act, Emma! You don’t need both! […]

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Major Lazer has made us wait an extra three months for “Original Don,” but man was it worth it. The track is finally in full form and is a certified banger, and Tone-approved. It’s dancehall at its best as that lazy reggae pace gives it some serious swag.  Switch’s heavy drums take front and center, […]

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Wow. It’s been a while since I dropped my last mixtape. It’s seems like forever ago that we were saying goodbye to Summer, since now all I can think about are my freezing cold toesies. Enter the All Things Go Workout Mixtape Disc 2; here to get rid of your post-Thanksgiving pudge and complement the […]

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DJ Bahler is a mash-up DJ from Los Angeles who recently released a mixtape called Mashin’ Pit, which features our favorite band’s repertoire spliced with some of the more recognizable jams in recent memory. While it is entirely possible (and, in my opinion, likely) that DJ Bahler came up with the name of the mix […]

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There is no cooler rap song in the past year than Gucci Mane’s “Lemonade.” From the boasts about his “yellow living room set” to the minimalist piano hook courtesy of Bangladesh, the song just bleeds swagger. I mean, fuck, I feel comfortable blasting it in my gray Honda Accord, which is saying something. Now you […]

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Guest blogger and former college roommate Josh Walker attended the Matt & Kim, Diplo, and Major Lazer show at Rock’n’Roll Hotel last Saturday. He was kind enough to give us some insight into what exactly went down: Diplo and Major Lazer put on an epic set at the Rock and Roll Hotel in D.C. on […]

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