Today, Major Lazer are thought-about one of many largest sensations in fashionable EDM. The Diplo-led group, which moved to its present iteration in 2011, has put out among the previous a long time hugest crossover anthems — and it solely continues to develop. While they continue to be on the forefront of modernity and are continually arising with inventive methods to mess around with the established order, it turns into troublesome to fathom that Major Lazer simply turned 10 years outdated.
In celebration of their milestone birthday, Major Lazer took to their Spotify account to publish a nostalgia-laced “Essentials” playlist of all their best hits. It’s a beautiful cacaphony of bass, synthesis, and quirky vocals that make it not possible for anybody listening to sit down nonetheless. Naturally, productions like “Pon De Floor,” “Hold The Line, and “Powerful,” make it in, with a heavy emphasis on extra modern numbers like their multi-platinum, “Lean On” and their latest “Blow That Smoke.”
The birthday can be a poignant reminder that the group will completed within the near-future. At the top of September, Diplo introduced that their subsequent album can be their final. Luckily, he additionally suggested that “there’s numerous new music” within the meantime.