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Major Lazer Announces World Tour


Major Lazer is hitting the road in support of their forthcoming new album Free The Universe out on February 19 via Mad Decent/Downtown.

It kicks off on h@tb‘s hometown of Toronto on February 28. See the above gif, and try to ignore the explosion (Subtlety? What’s that?) for dates.

Videos For A Lazy Sunday: Teaser For Major Lazer’s The Universe

Major Lazer dropped this preview for his forthcoming new album Free The Universe, out February 19 on Mad Decent/Downtown.

Major Lazer Frees New Album’s Tracklisting

Major Lazer’s Free The Universe cover art

Major Lazer has just unveiled the cover art and tracklisting for their forthcoming new album, Free The Universe. It features appearances by everyone from Bruno Mars to Vybz Cartel.

Tracklisting is below;

1. You’re No Good (feat. Santigold, Vybz Kartel, Danielle Haim & Yasmin) 

2. Jet Blue Jet (feat. Leftside, GTA, Razz & Biggy)  

3. Get Free (feat. Amber of Dirty Projectors)  

4. Jah No Partial (feat. Flux Pavilion)  

5. Wind Up (feat. Elephant Man & Opal)  

6. Scare Me (feat. Peaches & Timberlee)   

7. Jessica (feat. Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend)  

8. Bumaye (Watch Out for This) (feat. Busy Signal & Flexican)   

9. Keep Cool (feat. Shaggy & Wynter Gordon)   

10. Sweat (feat. Laidback Luke & Ms. Dynamite)  

11. Reach for the Stars (feat. Wyclef Jean)  

12. Bubble Butt (feat. Bruno Mars, Tyga & Mystic)   

13. Mashup the Dance (feat. The Partysquad & Ward 21)  

14. Playground (feat. Bugle & Arama)

Videos For A Lazy Sunday: Major Lazer’s ‘Jah No Partial’

The new video from Major Lazer, featuring Flux Pavillion, captures just how wild their live shows get.

It features footage from the Mad Decent Block Party in Philly, Notting Hill Carnival in London and Pukkelpop in Belgium.

It’s introduced by dancehall artist Johnny Osbourne, whose song ‘Mr. Marshall’ is sampled in the song.

Major Lazer’s FREE THE UNIVERSE is out on February 19 on Mad Decent/Downtown.

Stream The Added Fat EP By The Prodigy For Free

The Prodigy, The Fat Of The Land cover

To celebrate the release of the deluxe edition of The Prodigy’s The Fat of the Land, out tomorrow on XL Recordings, they’re offering a free stream of The Added Fat EP featuring remixes from some of the hottest names in EDM including Major Lazer, Noisia, The Glitch Mob and Zeds Dead.

Stream The Added Fat EP By The Prodigy For Free

Stream Major Lazer & Baauer’s Remixes Of The Prodigy For Free

To commemorate the release of the 15th anniversary edition of The Prodigy‘s The Fat Of The Land, XL Recordings has released free streams of Major Lazer‘s remix of ‘Smack My Bitch Up’ and Baauer‘s remix of ‘Mindfields’ (One of my favourite tracks from the album.) check it out here.

Stream Major Lazer’s ‘Jah No Partial’ (Featuring Flux Pavilion) For Free

Major Lazer just dropped the first single from their forthcoming album, Frees The Universe, out in February 2013.

Be sure to catch them on the following dates;

10/25   Washington DC  –  9:30 Club
10/26   Boston, MA  –  House of Blues
10/27   New York, NY  –  Terminal 5
10/30   Las Vegas, NV  –  1OAK
11/3   Los Angeles, CA  –  Hard Day of the Dead
11/7   London, UK – Wembley Arena / Red Bull Culture Clash
11/8   Eastbourne, UK – Winter Gardens
11/9   Amsterdam – Paradiso
11/10  Ghent, Belgium – ILT Festival
11/24   Sydney, AUS- Stereosonic
11/24   Canberra, AUS- Stereosonic
11/25    Perth, Australia – Stereosonic
11/29    Melbourne, Australia – The Palace
11/30      Auckland, NZ – Mt Smart Stadium Carpark
12/1        Adelaide AUS – Stereosonic
12/1        Melbourne, AUS – Stereosonic
12/2       Brisbane, AUS  – Stereosonic
12/7         Sentosa, Singapore – Zoukout
12/9       Tokyo, Japan – Sound Museum Vision
12/15      Cotai, China – Macau: Cubic
1/4/2013             Ft. Lauderdale – Holy Ship!
3/31/2013           Sao Paulo, Brazil – Lollapalooza (Major Lazer)
4/6/2013                 Santiago, Chile – Lollapalooza (Major Lazer)

Videos For A Lazy Sunday: The Making of Major Lazer’s ‘Jah No Partial’

This behind the scenes vid features Diplo, Walshy Fire and Jillionaire, the touring incarnation of Major Lazer, talking to veteran dancehall artist Johnny Osbourne, the two-year collaboration with Flux Pavilion and attempting to incite a revolution in Kingston, Jamaica.

It’s all in anticipation of the ‘Jah No Partial’ single dropping on October 22 and Major Lazer’s new album Free The Universe, out in February 2013.

XL Recordings Revists The Late 90s/Early 00s With Deluxe Editions & Reissues

XL Recordings is revisiting the late ’90s and early ’00’s with a series of reissues including a deluxe edition of The Prodigy‘s The Fat Of The Land.

The label will also reissue the UK techno punk band’s 1994 album Music For The Jilted Generation.

The deluxe edition of The Fat Of The Land will be available on double vinyl, deluxe double CD and a deluxe digital edition. The deluxe editions will come packaged with additional remixes by Noisia, Alvin Risk, Zeds Dead, Major Lazer, Baauer, and The Glitch Mob. The first remixes by the first four artists will come packaged on a separate 12″ as part of the deluxe vinyl package. Zed’s Dead’s remix of ‘Breathe’ and Noisia’s remix of ‘Smack My Bitch Up’ will be released digitally on November 6.

Full tracklisting is below;

The Added Fat EP 12″ Vinyl Tracklisting
Side A
1. Smack My Bitch Up (Noisia Remix)
2. Firestarter (Alvin Risk Remix)

Side AA

1 Breathe (Zeds Dead Remix)

2 Smack My Bitch Up (Major Lazer Remix)
The Fat of the Land Deluxe Edition Tracklisting

Original 10 track Album plus

1. Smack My Bitch Up (Noisia Remix)

2. Firestarter (Alvin Risk Remix)
3. Breathe (Zeds Dead Remix)
4. Mindfields (Baauer Remix)
5. Breathe (The Glitch Mob Remix)
6. Smack My Bitch Up (Major Lazer Remix)
Additionally, XL has also reissued Basement Jaxx‘s Remedy as well as Badly Drawn Boy‘s The Hour Of Bewilderbeast and BDB’s OST for About A Boy, available for purchase here.

Videos For A Lazy Sunday: Major Lazer’s ‘Get Free’ (Featuring Amber Coffman of Dirty Projectors)

Major Lazer (aka Diplo) and Amber Coffman ventured to Jamaica to shoot this SoMe directed video.