Diplo to Host VH1’s Soundclash Series

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Dance music continues its crossover into the mainstream public, as Diplo is set to host VH1’s new Soundclash series. The show—produced by Questlove—premieres tonight at 9 PM EST and will deliver unlikely pairings of artists, who will perform classic jams, current hits, and on-the-spot, ...

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Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Diplo & Fatboy Slim – ‘Eparrei (W&W Remix)’

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Fatboy Slim Presents Bem Brasil, Fatboy Slim’s unofficial World Cup compilation, was released yesterday, and now the star-studded lead single “Eparrei” from Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Diplo, and Fatboy Slim himself has received a huge makeover from Dutch duo W&W. With the heavy drum ...

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Fatboy Slim – ‘Fatboy Slim Presents Bem Brasil’

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The World Cup is just days away, and Fatboy Slim’s new Bem Brasil compilation will have you buzzing regardless of how big of a soccer fan you are. For the compilation, Fatboy Slim has curated two star-studded discs designed to act as an unofficial soundtrack to the global event and capture both ...

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2014 America’s Best DJ Nominees Revealed

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Port Washington, N.Y. –  Who will be America’s Best DJ 2014? Once again, the hotly anticipated nominee list for the America’s Best DJ title is out. As DJ Times has done since the promotion’s 2006 inception, the magazine has released a Top 100 list that includes DJs of all genres balancing ...

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Mad Decent Block Party 2014 Lineup Unveiled

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Following last week’s announcement of the Mad Decent Block Party’s expansion to 22 dates, the full lineup for the summer event series have been revealed. Label favorites Diplo, RL Grime, and Riff Raff are amongst the list of announced acts, which also includes Dillon Francis, GTA, and DJ Snake. ...

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Mad Decent Block Party Announces 22-Date Summer Tour

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2014 is proving to be a landmark year for Mad Decent with the just-revealed expansion of the label’s popular Mad Decent Block Party series accompanying February’s announcement of the inaugural Mad Decent Boat Party. This summer’s Block Party series marks the seventh year of the popular event, ...

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WATCH: Skrillex – ‘Ragga Bomb’ Music Video

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Following his live debut as part of Jack U with Diplo this past weekend at Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, Skrillex has debuted the video for “Ragga Bomb.” The new single is taken from Recess, his surprise album released last month, and features The Ragga Twins. The video is a chaotic cocktail of ...

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Skrillex Premieres Entire Debut Album Recess Ahead of Surprise Release

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Skrillex dropped both the bass and a bomb yesterday with the surprise announcement and full streaming premiere of his debut album Recess, due out next week on March 18. The album was premiered through Skrillex’s mysterious Alien Ride app, a retro 8-bit arcade game featuring a countdown that ...

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Diplo – ‘Biggie Bounce (Kid Kamillion Remix)’

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Diplo and Angger Dimas hit hard with last year’s percussion-poppin’ “Biggie Bounce,” and now Kid Kamillion has refined the track with an underground hip-hop sheen. Kid Kamillion’s remix retains many elements from the original track, focusing on intensifying them and upping the energy level. The ...

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Mad Decent Boat Party to Make Inaugural Voyage in November

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Mad Decent is taking its Block Party series to sea this November with the announcement of the Mad Decent Boat Party and its initial lineup. Setting sail November 12, attendees will sail from Miami on the Norwegian Pearl and will make stops at Nassau and Norwegian Cruise Line’s private island ...

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Skrillex & Diplo Lead Phase 2 Ultra Music Festival Lineup as Jack U

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With a little over 50 days left until Ultra kicks off at Miami’s Bayfront Park on March 28, the festival’s organizers have unveiled the second phase of the artist lineup. The second phase includes the additions of dance heavyweights including Cedric Gervais, Fedde Le Grand, John Digweed, as ...

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Ticketfly Takes Reins for Burning Man 2014 Ticket Sales

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After years of website crashes and lottery systems, the Burning Man Organization has enlisted Ticketfly to handle ticketing sales for the 2014 edition of its annual art festival taking place August 25-September 1. The move is a surprising development for the organization, which has been ...

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OMFG! Throws NYE Double Header in San Diego; Lineup Announced

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OMFG! will return to San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center for a two-night New Year’s Eve rager. This year’s event—the second since its expansion to two days—will take place on December 30th and 31st, and will include performances by Boys Noize, Diplo, Nero, Nervo, and more. The event is put on ...

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Catch Diplo’s Ask Me Anything TODAY on Reddit

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Between his time spent acting as part of Major Lazer, running the Mad Decent record label, and producing for artists like Snoop Lion and Beyonce, it’s hard to imagine America’s Best DJ 2013 runner-up Diplo having even a minute to spare. However, Diplo will be taking questions for a full hour ...

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Atlanta’s TomorrowWorld Festival Wows

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By Jim Tremayne, Chris Davis & Chris Caruso Chattahoochee Hills, Ga. – This past September 27-29, ID&T brought its famous mega-production to the Bouckaert Farm outside Atlanta and showed American audiences what’s been missing from its already-massive festival market. The event’s ...

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Kaskade Takes ‘America’s Best DJ’ Title a 2nd Time

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Port Washington, NY – The votes of the fans have all been counted and it’s official: DJ Times magazine and Pioneer DJ are proud to announce that Kaskade has been voted America’s Best DJ for 2013. This is the second time Kaskade has taken home the award—he also won in 2011—and it ...

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Diplo Sets Sight on Twerk Wall World Record at Electric Zoo

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While an outcry from the general public has just erupted following Miley Cyrus’s twerking nightmare at last week’s MTV Video Music Awards, Diplo has reigned as the patron saint of the art since the release of his Express Yourself EP last year. In an attempt to solidify this position, Diplo has ...

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#FreePlayThursday – 7/18/2013

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In need of a quick, free stormer to load your libraries and sets for the weekend? We’ve got seven killer tracks just for you, completely free of charge. Read about our picks and listen to the whole set on our Soundcloud below. “Crown,” Diplo’s latest release, fully exemplifies the phrase “Wait ...

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America’s Best DJ: Vegas, Baby—EDC & Marquee

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Las Vegas—After a week away from the road, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times rolls on with a deep slate of events this weekend, sporting 27 different ABDJ nominees. First up, we’ll be at Marquee Dayclub Friday, June 21, for Blake Jarrell’s set, as he plays ...

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Matt & Kim, Flosstradamus, & More Added to Mad Decent Block Parties

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The dates and initial lineups of the 2013 Mad Decent Block Parties were announced ...

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HOLY SHIP!!! Reveals 2014 Lineup Including Disclosure, Zedd, Skrillex, and More

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EDM on NYE

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Hot DJ Shots from New Year’s Eve Parties Across America New York City – First off, Happy New Year! This past New Year’s Eve and its previous weekend, the EDM world saw plenty of its top DJ/performers light up venues across the country for thousands of adoring fans. From Las Vegas to Dallas and ...

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EDM on NYE—Hot Shots from New Year’s Eve

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Markus Schulz Voted America’s Best DJ for 2012

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DJ Diplo: Twitter-er-er of the Week

Of all the DJs using Twitter, we think Philly-bred Diplo—owner of indie label Mad Decent, half of Major Lazer with Switch, early adapter of the crunky dub pop rock mash up, and all around left-of-center dude—has used it most effectively. He’s spun at parties where he’s taken requests via ...

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