PAUL DEVRO and BOSCO DELREY assemble the Mad Decent taco. On a related note: We discovered that the name of Diplo's new management agency is "Teamwork."
On Sunday night Diplo’s Mad Decent imprint came to Brooklyn’s Williamsburg Park for the third stop of their annual label showcase and summer sweatfest that is the Mad Decent Block Party. First held as a one-off rager in front of their Philadelphia headquarters in 2008, the block parties were originally meant to promote the then-tiny… More »
Paul Simon’s classic Graceland is getting the 25th anniversary treatment with a new box set, documentary, and tour which will find the iconic songwriter reuniting with Ladysmith Black Mambazo. In the Joe Berlinger-directed doc, Under African Skies, Simon revisits the controversy surrounding his collaboration with South African musicians at the time of a cultural boycott… More »
Memphis Mad Decent rock dude Bosco Delrey (no relation) has just dropped the video for “Baby’s Got A Blue Flame,” the opening track from his 2011 album Everybody Wah. The fuzzy, black-and-white clip is made up to look like the party scene from an old ’60s movie, and those scenes always looked like fun. Watch… More »
A week ago we brought you the first video from new Mad Decent artist Bosco Delrey. There’s a story behind this Ad-Rock remix: the Mad Decent offices are apparently in Beastie Boys’ old studio. Mad Decent head Diplo sent Mike D photos of the space post-makeover, plus some tracks from the label’s talent. Ad-Rock heard… More »
When Diplo’s not producing K-pop stars or working on his own music, he’s signing new acts to his label Mad Decent. New Mad Decent artist Bosco Delrey is another sign of Mad Decent/Diplo’s eclectic tastes. He describes Delrey as “a sort of garbage can Elvis from New Jersey,” but the first single “Space Junky” sound… More »