Posts tagged "major lazer"

Joanna Newsom playing the harp

Our 10 favourite tracks of 2015

From Kendrick Lamar to Joanna Newsom, 2015 had its fair share of beautiful tracks. Here are our picks of the year.

By Frederick O'Brien, Andrew Bridge & André Dack

Black and white photograph of Kendrick Lamar performing onstage

Our 10 favourite albums of 2015

What a year it's been. Hip hop kings, hip hop princes, UK rock upstarts, and lots more. Here are our fav albums of 2015.

By André Dack, Frederick O'Brien & Andrew Bridge

Album artwork of 'Free the Universe' by Major Lazer

Free the Universe Major Lazer

Formulaic songwriting; a complete absence of dynamics; a detachment in structure… these are tropes of dance music that will continue to frustrate.

Woman standing in front of musically themed red neon signs

How Spotify has changed the way we listen to music

Spotify has revolutionised how we consume music. From mood playlists to machine learning algorithms, it has become the definitive tastemaker.

By Rüya Yönak