Major Lazer

  1. Backbeat: Coachella Saturday: Danny Brown Sits In With El-P, Marc Nicolas Talks Signing Robert DeLong to Glassnote

    April 14, 2013 4:00 PM EDT This story is the second part of Billboard's Saturday backbeat roundup. For part one, click here . Later in the afternoon, we caught up with Danny Brown who had come right from the Outdoor Theater Stage. Brown popped into El-P ’s trailer t ...

  2. Diplo to Produce EDM Film for Fox

    April 11, 2013 9:35 PM EDT Diplo and his business partner Kevin Kusatsu will executive produce an EDM-based feature film for 20th Century Fox, a rep for the musician confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. The movie will be written by Adam Weinstock and Andy Jones, and produ ...

  3. How Diplo's #ExpressYourself Campaign Took on a Life of Its Own

    December 28, 2012 8:50 AM EST Ask any Diplo or Major Lazer fan what comes to mind when you say "Express Yourself" and chances are they'll say something along the lines of "make it clap." For anyone wondering what that means, let's take a look at h ...

  4. Diplo Turns to Turntable.fm To Test New Material

    July 08, 2011 8:12 AM EDT Indie tastemakers and music fans gathered in the "VIPfest" Turntable.fm room last Monday night where Philadelphia-based DJ, producer and label head, Diplo (a.k.a. Thomas Wesley Pentz) premiered three new Major Lazer tracks. On June 28, C ...

  5. Update: Electronic Music Festival Hard L.A. Canceled

    July 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Hard L.A., the electronic music festival scheduled for July 17 at the Los Angeles State Historic Park, has been canceled, a representative for the event has confirmed. Published reports suggest the event was called off due to security concerns. &q ...

  6. Diplo's Mad Decent Teams Up With Downtown Records

    March 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Producer Diplo, best known for his work with M.I.A., has announced a joint venture between his label, Mad Decent, and Downtown Records. Upcoming releases from Mad Decent will include music from Philadelphia punk band Popo, London's dubstepers ...