Tag Archives: Major Lazer

Capitol Hill Block Party, Day 3: Diet Cig, Diplo

Energy. That’s what a good live performance boils down to, and that’s what both Diet Cig and Diplo (who have little more than the letter “D” in common) delivered at the Capitol Hill Block Party on Sunday night. Performing in completely different genres to completely different audiences, they both put on thrilling performances to closeRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: davOmakesbeats

davOmakesbeats is a San Francisco-based DJ/producer, co-owner of Molly House Records, resident DJ and co-owner of Swagger Like Us, and former member of the electro-hop duo Double Duchess. Heavily involved in the Bay Area queer music community since moving to SF in 2007 from the Baltimore/Washington, DC area, he’s fused his love of Baltimore club,Read more…

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SIFF Face the Music: Interview with Give Me Future Director, Austin Peters

Here’s a piece of Capitol Hill Block Party trivia for you: Diplo is the only artist on the bill this weekend who has performed for 500,000 people at one time. At a free show in Havana, Cuba, in 2016, the first by an American artist since the US and Cuba re-established diplomatic relations in 2015, Diplo’s dance hall-EDMRead more…

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SIFF Face the Music 2017 Preview: Give Me Future

Give Me Future (Directed by Austin Peters, 2017, 85 minutes) Festival Screenings: Friday, May 19 at 8:30PM – SIFF Cinema Uptown Saturday, May 20 at 3:30PM – Majestic Bay Friday, June 2 at 9:00PM – Ark Lodge Cinemas [Director Austin Peters scheduled to attend this weekend’s screenings] Remember how long you waited for that one band toRead more…

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Seattle International Film Festival 2017: Face The Music

The sun is finally here, which means, it’s time to hide in a dark, cool movie theatre for the 43rd annual Seattle International Film Festival, May 18th through June 11th. This year’s schedule boasts more than 400 films from 80 countries over 25 days. As always, KEXP is thrilled to host the “Face the Music”Read more…

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Outside Lands Music Festival 2016, Day 3

Reviews written by Isaac Kaplan-Woolner [IKW], Victoria Holt [VH], and Morgen Schuler [MS]. Find Morgen Schuler’s complete photo coverage of day 3 here, and Victoria Holt’s complete photo coverage of day 3 here. Kamasi Washington Everyone says that Outside Lands in cold. Everyone was proven wrong on Sunday. Sure, it’s San Francisco in the summer, soRead more…

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Windsquatch 2016

The sun was beating down on the Gorge and the wind was sweeping dangerously through the canyon- but walking into the Sasquatch! Music Festival this year was magical to say the very least. It was apparent that things were going to get crazy with this year’s genre spanning lineup – including everybody from The Cure to FourRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016, Day 2: Major Lazer

The range of Major Lazer is vast and extensive. From an Adult Swim TV show, to the radio, to festivals worldwide, the group is quickly becoming a household name. Now a DJ Switch-less trio, the group has offered production to many of the radio’s top played songs (see “Lean On Me,” “Get Free”) yet theyRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016 Line-Up Announced!

The line-up for the 2016 Sasquatch! Music Festival was just announced, and it looks like it’s going to be an another amazing Memorial Day weekend! Head out to The Gorge Amphitheater the weekend of Friday, May 27th through Monday, May 30th, and you’ll see performances from: The Cure / Disclosure / Florence + The MachineRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

West coast garage rocker Mikal Cronin released his third solo album yesterday on Merge Records (titled MCIII, natch), and he shares this hilarious video for the single “Turn Around.” Comedians Kristen Schaal, Paul Scheer, and Kurt Braunohler do a shot-for-shot remake of the Natalie Imbruglia video for “Torn.” Watch below, and stay tuned for videoRead more…

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