Essentials: Diplo

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 3, 2012
Essentials takes a peek this week at the Philly-based producer, songwriter, rapper and DJ Diplo. The Mad Decent founder also runs a lesser known non-profit organization for underprivileged artists in Australia called Heaps Decent, and has worked as a...

The Hundreds x Serato Control Record

MusicComments ⋅ Oct 15, 2012
Enlisting the likes of Diplo, Partytime, DJ Skeet Skeet, Paul Devro and Jayceeoh, The Hundreds announces its collaboration with Serato on a control record. Presented as an all-over “Adam Bombed” plate, the piece features signature The Hun...

Diplo featuring Jahan Lennon – About That Life

MusicComments ⋅ Sep 21, 2012
Diplo releases the latest visuals to the acoustic guitar-led track, About That Life. The track takes you back to the ’70s, an era fueled with peace and love, long hair and most importantly, psychedelics. Diplo fans accustomed to his usual style...

A$AP Rocky & Diplo Feature in Alexander Wang Men’s Fall 2012 Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 10, 2012
A$AP Rocky, Diplo and Penn Badgley join together for the showing of Alexander Wang’s 2012 ready-to-wear collection. Filmed at locations throughout the city of Beijing, China, the trio narrates each of the different aspects that motivate th...

Diplo featuring Lazerdisk Party Sex – Set It Off

MusicComments ⋅ Aug 22, 2012
In between publishing a book, producing for Usher, and mixing a Major Lazer single, Diplo has released the visuals for his latest track, “Set It Off” featuring Lazerdisk Party Sex. Keeping things simple, the video features a stripper pole...

Snoop Lion – La La La

MusicComments ⋅ Jul 21, 2012
After hearing rumblings about a Snoop Dogg and Diplo’s reggae project, we’re now privy to “La La La” – a Caribbean-inspired composition flying under the flag of “Snoop Lion.” Recorded in Jamaica and produced...

Planet Rock and Other Tales of the 808 Documentary Teaser

MusicComments ⋅ Jul 12, 2012
The Roland TR-808 is a piece of musical history – shaping aural landscapes since its arrival and still a vital tool in crafting hit records that span multiple genres. In the preliminary teaser from director Alex Dunn comes Planet Rock and Other...

Azealia Banks featuring Diplo – F*ck Up the Fun

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 25, 2012
After performing at a dinner party during the Paris Fashion Week hosted by Karl Lagerfeld, Azealia Banks has now been jetted to Japan where she was asked to grace the musical stage during the after-party for the Chanel pop-up store. There, Ms. Banks...

Diplo feat. Nicky Da B – Express Yourself | Video

MusicComments ⋅ Mar 13, 2012
Grammy-nominated producer Diplo brings the ruckus to New Orleans Bounce in the title track “Express Yourself” from his forthcoming Mad Decent EP. Shot on location in New Orleans with Diplo, rapper Nicky Da B and some of the city’s b...

Diplo – Express Yourself

MusicComments ⋅ Feb 16, 2012
Fresh off debuting his recent collaboration with Usher, Diplo is at it again, this time unleashing the sonic offering, “Express Yourself.” Set to appear on the forthcoming EP Express Yourself, the track is uptempo and at times manic, all...

Diplo & Usher – Climax

MusicComments ⋅ Feb 15, 2012
After having exchanged tweets over the past couple of days, Diplo and Usher have now unleashed their first collaborative track, aptly titled “Climax.” While the crooner refers to the tune as a “strip club classic,” Diplo calls it “...

FKi – Transformers N The Hood Mixtape

MusicComments ⋅ Feb 9, 2012
FKI, the Atlanta duo best known for their work on Travis Porter’s “Make it Rain” have released a full-length mixtape in the form of Transformers N The Hood. Co-produced by Mad Decent favorites Heroes & Villains, Mayhem and Dipl...

T by Alexander Wang 2011 Spring Images

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 3, 2011
Images of T by Alexander Wang’s 2011 spring collection have surfaced and appear to recreate the brand’s original print adverts. Captured by Daniel Jackson, the black and white photos highlight a modest selection of the best of the latest T collec...

Diplo Speaks on Native Instruments Komplete

CultureComments ⋅ Oct 22, 2010
Esteemed bass music innovator, Diplo shares the ins and outs of his production set up and all while sharing some techniques. He shows viewers his prime choice of music interface when creating by highlighting some of the functions behind Massive,...

Pomp & Clout Mix Series, Volume 1: Diplo – Chasing The Dragon

MusicComments ⋅ Jul 24, 2010
Brooklyn-based multimedium graphic collective Pomp & Clout, led by Ryan Staake, has decided to branch out and launched a series of decent mixing work. First up, is none other than Diplo who has prepared an impressive collection of 60s and 70...