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Sandbox Issue 264: Lo-fi, hi-impact – how lo-fi hip hop brands are chilling out millions of devoted listeners
Lead: Lo-fi hip hop is no longer simply a crackly, jazzy sub-genre – it’s a huge business, with millions subscribing to multi-platform playlists and albums of atmospheric songs to relax, study, chill and sleep to....
November 12, 2020
GRM Daily and Major Lazer documentaries launch on YouTube
It's a busy week for music documentaries on YouTube, with two launching yesterday. 'Together We Rise: The Uncompromised Story of GRM Daily' is a four-part documentary based on the British music brand and its founder Posty,...
September 29, 2020
Fortnite’s new ‘main stage’ venue hosted a Diplo DJ set
Quick work, Fortnite. Last week we reported on the addition of a ‘Main Stage’ music venue to the game in its new Party Royale mode, and speculated that it could be used for live performances and DJ sets. On Friday...
May 4, 2020
Sandbox Issue 235: Talking TikTok Triumphs
Lead: TikTok is an essential consideration for artist marketing in 2019, particularly for pop acts. But for all the strategies and careful coordination, the best things on the app are often those that blindside everyone....
September 5, 2019
Major Lazer remix Fortnite music and launch in-game pack
After Marshmello and Weezer, the latest artist to launch a high-profile collaboration with video-game Fortnite is Major Lazer. The Diplo-led group have remixed two of the tracks that players hear in Fortnite’s ‘lobby’...
August 27, 2019
Sua Cara is the latest Latin video taking YouTube by storm
Move over ‘Despacito’ and pack your bags ‘Mi Gente’ – there’s another Latin-infused track blowing up on YouTube. We say ‘infused’ because the main artist, Major Lazer, isn’t from Latin America. However,...
August 9, 2017
Dubset helps Bad Royale and Major Lazer release new track
Remixes and mash-ups licensing platform Dubset is getting some positive PR this week, courtesy of a new collaboration between Major Lazer and Bad Royale. Billboard reports that the song’s prominent Toots & the Maytals...
December 7, 2016
Campaigns: Major Lazer launches digital stickers on line – Sandbox 154
Artists like Paul McCartney and Psy have both launched successful sticker packs for messaging app Line and now Major Lazer is joining in. The digital stickers were released last week but, different to previous packs, these...
August 18, 2016
Sandbox 154 – Playlists+
Despite the hype that playlists are “the new radio”, there are a lot of moving parts here that need to be attended to and a playlist placing can never be seen as a one-shot route to victory. We speak to the people building...
April 6, 2016
Major Lazer launch a sticker pack in Line messaging app
Major Lazer have followed in Paul McCartney’s footsteps by launching their own sticker pack in messaging app Line. The digital stickers can be pasted in to conversations within the app like emoji, and are available as...
March 22, 2016