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Diplo & Skrillex (Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Diplo And Skrillex Team Up For New EDM Supergroup, Jack U

As EDM continues to permeate the current musical landscape, two of the scene’s leading forces have come together to form a virtual DJ super-group. Genre-defying producer Diplo has teamed up with dubstep superstar Skrillex to […]

05/01/2013

Bernard Sumner of New Order (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Coachella’s Non-Stop Dance Party Reaches Beyond The Sahara Tent

The kids just want to dance. It’s a timeworn adage proved every year at Coachella, most explicitly in the fest’s Sahara tent, which this year was supersized and tricked-out into an LED-powered sensory assault of […]

04/22/2013

Diplo prepares to float over the Coachella crowd (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Diplo Talks Upcoming Role In EDM Movie: ‘I Can Definitely Act’

During an interview with KROQ Morning Show hosts Kevin & Bean this morning (April 17), DJ/producer Diplo of Major Lazer shed some light on his role in a recently revealed 20th Century Fox movie based […]

04/17/2013

2 Chainz (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Coachella Observations: Laid Back California Vibes With 2 Chainz, Hot Chip And Major Lazer

Californians generally are–as Hot Chip would sing later on in the night on the Main Stage–“laid-back.” And the general theme of the day was for artists to capitalize on those laid-back Cali vibes—by calling them […]

04/14/2013

Dan Auerbach (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Dan Auerbach Steals GRAMMY From Pop Super-Producer Diplo

Competition in the category was stiff, with powerhouses of pop like Jeff Bhasker for his work on fun.‘s smash Some Nights, Markus Davs for Coldplay‘s Mylo Xyloto, Salaam Remi for his work with Nas and Amy Winehouse and Dilpo, who counts Justin Bieber, Snoop Lion and No Doubt to […]

02/10/2013

Sirah & Skrillex (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Skrillex Wins Best Dance Recording Over Controversial Opponent

A collective sigh of relief could be felt from the Electronic Dance Music community as Skrillex took home the GRAMMY for Best Dance Recording for “Bangarang” featuring fellow Los Angeleno, Sirah. EDM fans hoped the […]

02/10/2013

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Skrillex, Diplo & Friends To Play Pre-GRAMMY Party For Charity

Skrillex, nominated for three GRAMMYs; Best Dance Recording, Best Dance Electronica Album and Best Remixed Recording, will join fellow GRAMMY nominees, Diplo and Kaskade, as well as friends Nero and Tommy Trash for an all-star bash […]

02/07/2013

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