With one full length and two EPs under its belt, Major Lazer has already given a sneak peak of what’s to come with this year’s new single, “Get Free” featuring Amber Coffman of Dirty Projectors. FREE THE UNIVERSE forges a new path for Major Lazer, now with Diplo as the sole executive producer for the project, and includes exciting collaborations with Bruno Mars, Tyga, Flux Pavillion, Wynter Gordon, Shaggy, Wyclef, Ezra Koening from Vampire Weekend, Dev and more.
In other news, producers Ariel Rechtshaid and Dre Skull join Major Lazer for the upcoming Snoop Dogg album Snoop Lion “Reincarnated” as Major Lazer. Major Lazer will also be featured on the upcoming title track from No Doubt’s highly anticipated album with famed dancehall artist Busy Signal. The official remix for Hot Chip “Look At Where We Are” is also available.
A limited edition “Get Free” 12″ came out on July 31st, featuring official remixes from drum & bass king Andy C, Brazilian trio Bonde do Role and new comers What So Not. the latter being found on-line as a bootleg. Major Lazer heads out on a string of end of summer European dates, kicking off August 15th in Otranto, Italy, before returning to the US for a limited run of dates on both coasts. Beginning at 10AM EST Wednesday, August 1st, an exclusive VIP pre-sale will be available on GiltCity.com to purchase tickets for US dates.
MAJOR LAZER EU TOUR DATES
8/15 – Otranto, Italy – Parco Torcito
8/16 – Calvia, Spain – Mallorca Rocks Hotel
8/17 – Ibiza, Spain – Ibiza Rocks Hotel
8/18 – Hasselt, Belgium – Pukkelpop Festival
8/22 – Copenhagen, Denmark – VEGA
8/23 – Aarhus, Denmark – Train
8/24 – Stockholm, Sweden – Popoganda Festival
8/25 – Daresbury, England, UK – Creamfields Festival
8/27 – London, UK – Notting Hill Carnival
9/7 – Berlin, Germany – Berlin Festival
9/8 – Isle of Wight, UK – Big Top
MAJOR LAZER FALL US TOUR DATES
10/18 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
10/19 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theatre
10/20 – San Diego, CA @ HOB
10/25 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
10/26 – Boston, MA @ HOB
10/27 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5