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Seasonal forecast: A wintry mix of sounds from A$AP to Depeche Mode

I think that I speak for at least some kind of majority when I say "2012, don't let the door hit ya!"

By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 21, 2012
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Diplo dishes a Major Lazer

After years of putting his sonic touches on other people's tunes, Diplo is hoping to finally step out into the light on his own.

By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  October 19, 2012
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PHX @ SXSW!

Don't be so shocked if the coming week brings with it not just a stretch of balmier weather but also a palpable decrease in the douche point. That's because the vast majority of the music industry has up and JetBlued 2000 miles south to Austin for SXSW
The Phoenix heads from Boston to Austin
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  March 12, 2010
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Swede heart

Few contemporary singers achieve as perfect a confluence of sound and image as Sarah Assbring. It's deeply reassuring to hear mournful, stylized '60s pop coming out of a melancholic beanpole who resembles a recently bereaved Edie Sedgwick.
El Perro del Mar cheers up — a little
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  February 19, 2010
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Major Lazer | Guns Don't Kill People . . . Lazers Do

Producer-centric pop music of the last decade or three has, so the argument goes, made mainstream America's airwaves more diverse by pushing an inclusive mixtape æsthetic onto the great unwashed. So a fake-band album by Diplo and Switch, two of the mor
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By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  June 26, 2009
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Photos: Major Lazer, A-Trak, Matt and Kim at House of Blues

Bacardi B-Live Tour | June 18, 2009 at House of Blues Boston
Bacardi B-Live Tour | June 18, 2009 at House of Blues Boston
By ERIC BAUMANN  |  June 19, 2009


UPDATE: Free tickets to Major Lazer, A-Trak, Matt & Kim at the House of Blues on Thursday


We're giving away A BUNCH of tickets to see the BACARDI B-LIVE tour, featuring the Boston debut of t...
By Carly Carioli  |  June 16, 2009
Major Lazer Invades Newbury Comics, the House of Blues, and Your iPhone

Major Lazer Invades Newbury Comics, the House of Blues, and Your iPhone


  As much as I want to hate Diplo for his success - and particularly for the number of sex...
By Chris Faraone  |  June 16, 2009
Major Lazer + A-Trak + Matt & Kim + Steve Porter + Thunderheist

Major Lazer + A-Trak + Matt & Kim + Steve Porter + Thunderheist


Major Lazer reserves the “full blast” setting on his arm-mounted plasma cannon for two purposes: 1) liquidating mummies and shark-toothed vampires, and 2) zapping audiences...
By Shaula Clark  |  June 10, 2009
Guilt-free music: Passion Pit, White Denim, Future of the Left, Major Lazer

Guilt-free music: Passion Pit, White Denim, Future of the Left, Major Lazer


Future of the LeftPassion Pit, "Moth's Wings" Pitchfork premiered these local dudes' newest track. D...
By Ryan Stewart  |  April 27, 2009