Quantcast
Advertisement
 Email

 First Name

 Last Name

 Company

 Country
CAPTCHA code
Captcha: (type the characters above)

REVENUE CHART:
RAINING CATS & DOGS
Starring Doja Cat, Nipper and Ms. Larry David (5/13a)
RECORDING ACADEMY LOCKS IN HARVEY MASON JR. AS CEO
Meet the new boss, same as the old boss. (5/14a)
TIME TRAVELING
WITH CLIVE (UPDATE)
Beam us up, Uncle Clive. (5/13a)
ROCK HALL INDUCTEES:
NEW & OVERDUE
Todd gets in. Finally. (5/13a)
KG's HOT ALT SUMMER
She also reviews the best outdoor Bluetooth speakers. (5/13a)
RHYTHM, BLUES AND THE FUTURE
The musical tapestry we know as R&B.
WHO'S NEXT?
Predicting the next big catalog deal.
JUST THE VAX, MA'AM
Once we all get vaccinated, how long before we can party?
WORLDWIDE GROOVE
How is globalization bringing far-flung territories into the musical mainstream?
THE B-SIDE
Major Lazer (Mad Decent)
3/13/15

WHAT IT IS: According to Diplo (L.A.-based DJ/producer Thomas Pentz), Major Lazer is a Jamaican commando whose arm was replaced with a prosthetic limb equipped with experimental lasers in the secret “Zombie War of 1984.” His mission is to protect the world from the dark forces of evil that live just under the surface of a civilized society, fighting vampires and various monsters and partying hard. In reality, Diplo incorporates such disparate influences as Miami Bass and Baile Funk into the high-tech eclecticism of his forward-thinking productions for MIA, Bonde Do Role and others, and for the solo LP of cinematic, sample-based hip-hop, Florida, which he recorded for imprint Ninja Tune. Diplo is also the founder and owner of Mad Decent, which has put out records by DJ Blaqstarr and Bonde do Role.

SINGLE: Major Lazer x DJ Snake’s “Lean On” f/

LIVE: South American dates ‘til April, including Lollapalooza (Chile, Argentina & Brazil); spring stateside stops include Las Vegas, Hangout Festival and Free Press Summer Fest

INTERNET: 135m+ combined YouTube views; 1.8m+ SoundCloud plays on new single in 4 days; 1.4m+ Facebook likes, 317k Twitter followers.

PRESS: Exclusive Rolling Stone trailer premiere for mini-documentary; recent coverage in Consequence of Sound, EW, Pitchfork, NME, Mixmag

BOOKING: Sam Hunt/Windish Agency

PUBLISHING: SONGS Music Publishing

MANAGEMENT: Kevin Kusatsu/Teamwork Mgmt.