7inch Sunday: Hot Chip – Look at Where We Are

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7inch Sunday is a segment devoted entirely to 7” vinyl and the all-encompassing experience surrounding it. Although most publications cover major releases, the vinyl single is often overlooked and given nothing more than a half-hearted nod of acknowledgement. This weekly feature is a hub for 7” reviews, exploring the B-sides and rarities of artists that [...]

Major Lazer’s New Album Delayed Until 2013

Major Lazer

In an unexpected turn of events, it has been announced that Major Lazer’s upcoming release, Free the Universe, has been delayed until February 19th, 2013. Originally set for a November 6th release, the record features guest appearances from Bruno Mars, Tyga, Flux Pavilion, Wynter Gordon, Shaggy, Wyclef, Ezra Koening (of Vampire Weekend), Dev and more. [...]

Major Lazer Announces Details of New Album

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Three years after the release of Major Lazer’s debut Guns Don’t Kill People… Lazers Do, the Diplo-fronted collective is back for round two. The forthcoming record, titled Free the Universe, is expected to drop November 6th via Mad Decent / Downtown. Free the Universe will adhere to the collaborative style of Major Lazer’s previous releases [...]

7inch Sunday: The Beastie Boys

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Before I go any further, allow me to introduce this new feature. 7inch Sunday is a segment devoted entirely to 7” vinyl and the all-encompassing experience surrounding it. From the packaging to the music, my intent is to embody the spirit of vinyl and emphasize that music is still an activity beyond passive listening. Although most [...]

Diplo Announces Reggae Record with Snoop Dogg


According to MTV News, world-renowned producer Diplo and Snoop Doggy Dogg himself are joining forces for a collaborative reggae album. The duo has already recorded 18 tracks for the effort, but have yet to announce any other details. Diplo weighs in on the project below. Snoop Dogg is an icon, man; he’s bigger than the [...]

Watch: Major Lazer – “Original Don”

Original Don

If you are already a fan of the electronic super duo Major Lazer, then most likely you’ve already gotten a taste of “Original Don”. Today, however, the official video has been released and has already exceeded any expectations imaginable. If you’re a fan of swords, cookies, Diplo cameos, or senior citizens, check out the video [...]