Weekend Rewind: Take a tour by way of Major Lazer necessities to have a good time the group's 10th birthday – Dancing Astronaut

Today, Major Lazer are thought of one of many greatest sensations in trendy EDM. The Diplo-led group, which moved to its present iteration in 2011, has put out among the previous many years hugest crossover anthems — and it solely continues to develop. While they continue to be on the forefront of modernity and are consistently arising with artistic methods to mess around with the established order, it turns into troublesome to fathom that Major Lazer simply turned 10 years previous.

In celebration of their milestone birthday, Major Lazer took to their Spotify account to submit a nostalgia-laced “Essentials” playlist of all their best hits. It’s an exquisite 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 up to date 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 tip of September, Diplo introduced that their subsequent album can be their final. Luckily, he additionally suggested that “there’s plenty of new music” within the meantime.