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Coachella 2013: For Major Lazer and New Order, nostalgia is key
Major Lazer, like many dance-hall and EDM artists, traffics in nostalgia via sentimental ’80s and ’90s samples. New Order, a band that helped forge the sound of dance music decades ago, traffics in the nostalgia of its own songs. At Coachella on Saturday night, the former was more effective than the latter.
By Jessica Gelt
April 21, 2013