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Brace yourself, Diplo and SOPHIE are collaborating

Anonymous producer SOPHIE has been one of 2014’s most talked-about names. Between big, boundary-pushing tracks like Bipp and this year’s underground hit Lemonade, the association with love-it-or-loathe-it label PC Music and the debut Australian tour this December, he – well, we think it’s a he – has been one of the most exciting new names around.

And now, we’ve got the word on SOPHIE’s next collaborator: dance music hitmaker Diplo. Speaking to inthemix last week, Diplo revealed that he and the mystery producer have been making music together. “You’d be surprised…me and SOPHIE did a bunch of stuff together,” the Mad Decent head told us, adding that a pair of popstars are in the mix too. “We’re going to be releasing it. I did a record that was literally SOPHIE and Madonna and Nicki Minaj.”

For now, that’s all the info we have on the four way collaboration – but you can count on the finished product leaving an impression. “All I want to do is things that haven’t been done before,” Diplo said. “I want to leave behind those weird things.”

Next weekend, Diplo will touch down in the country to kick off this year’s Stereosonic tour, which he’s headlining alongside a rollcall of dance music’s biggest names, including his Jack U collaborator Skrillex. Read our full interview with the hitmaker here.