Candidate for Summer Jam of 2013: Major Lazer

Our latest entry in the race for Summer Jam of 2013

170141-major-lazerOoooohhh the race for Giddy Up America’s Summer Jam of 2013 is heating up. Our first entry was the Chicago duo Wild Belle, who recently released their debut album, Isles.

Our latest entry is a song from Major Lazer’s latest album, Free the Universe, “Get Free.”

Little background…

Major Lazer is the reggae/dance hall brain child of Mad Decent DJ Diplo. It used to be a collaboration with British DJ Switch. Now it’s all Diplo. Diplo, a man who loves his Blackberry. Spent some time in Philly, but I think he’s a NYC dude now.

On “Get Free” Diplo is joined on vocals by Amber Coffman of Dirty Projectors.

The song is so easy, so light, so simple. Eff word, just listening to it now makes me want to be sitting on a deck or patio or beach or even a park lawn sipping on a cold beer. In general, music incites action. “Get Free” incites relaxation.

Check out Major Lazer performing “Get Free” with members of the Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Stay tuned for more candidates for Summer Jam of 2013.

  1. […] kicking around the idea of a Race for Summer Jam type thing. The entrants so far are Wild Belle and Major Lazer. A couple more and I might have myself a tournament. Clock is […]


  2. […] race for our official Summer Jam of 2013. So far we have an entire album by Wild Belle and “Get Free,” a track off of Major Lazer’s latest […]


  3. […] three songs for Summer Jam of 2013: “Wild for the Night” by A$AP Rocky, “Get Free” by Major Lazer and any song off of Wild Belle’s album, Isles. “Blurred […]


  4. […] on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon that I immediately became obsessed with. I was familiar with Major Lazer because I knew about Diplo, but this was the first song of theirs I started listening to on a […]


  5. […] “Thunder Clutter” Wild Cub “Riptide” Vance Joy “Get Free” Major Lazer “LDN” Lily Allen “1976″ RJD2 “Altamont Sunrise” DRGN KING […]


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