Formerly made up of DJ Diplo and Switch, the two were introduced after working with M.I.A.. The duo’s first album Guns Don’t Kill People… Lazers Do was released on June 16, 2009, on Downtown Records. It was recorded in Jamaica at Tuff Gong Studios.[1] Vocalists such as Santigold, Vybz Kartel, Ward 21, Busy Signal, Nina Sky, Amanda Blank, Mr. Vegas, Turbulence, Mapei, T.O.K, Prince Zimboo, Leftside and others contribute guest vocals to the album, as well as additional production from Afrojack and Crookers.[2] This is the first release to come out of the label partnership between Downtown Records and Diplo’s label Mad Decent.[3] Major Lazer ended a US tour last summer.[4] The album’s first single was “Hold the Line”, the video for which, directed by Ferry Gouw, was nominated for a MTV Video Award in the Breakthrough Video category. “Hold the Line” was also featured in the video game FIFA 10. The track “Zumbie” has a music video that features comedian Andy Milonakis.[5] Music videos for the songs “Pon de Floor” and “Keep It Going Louder” were both directed by Eric Wareheim. Major Lazer performed at the Falls Music & Arts Festival (Lorne, Victoria, Australia) on the December 30, 2009, the Coachella Music Festival in April 2010[6] they also performed at the Pitchfork Music Festival in July 2010 and the Sasquatch Music Festival on Monday May 30, 2011. Live visuals were created by Pomp&Clout. Major Lazer performed at the 2011 Outside Lands festival in San Francisco.

Grand Analog Announces Release on Jillionaire's (Major Lazer) New Label. Their album "Modern Thunder" comes out April 22nd. Grand Analog play SXSW 2014.

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