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Bonde Do Rolê – “Kilo” Video

Brazilian baile-funk art-kids Bonde Do Rolê were the first act that Diplo signed to Mad Decent, but we haven’t heard from them in a while. That changes next month when the group releases its Tropicalbacanal album. Diplo produced the album alongside Filip Nikolic, otherwise known as Poolside, and it includes guests like Caetano Veloso, Da… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 10, 2012 - 3:45 pm

Watch No Doubt Prep New Major Lazer-Assisted Track “Push & Shove”

Last summer we posted a photo from Major Lazer’s visit to No Doubt laboratories, where Diplo and Switch made nice with Gwen Stefani’s crew and, according to @NoDoubt’s tweet that day, worked on a collabo track called “Push And Shove.” That demo has survived every subsequent production, label, and band meeting to the point that… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 10, 2012 - 1:10 pm

Skrillex, Diplo, & Grimes Touring Canada By Train

The best live act I saw at SXSW is touring Canada by train, and he’s taking Diplo and Grimes with him! By now, the fact that I love Skrillex has passed into some sort of Stereogum-infamy history, but seriously, Canadians, if you get a chance, watch this guy melt the faces of vast numbers of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 8, 2012 - 3:50 pm

Major Lazer – “Get Free” (Feat. Amber Coffman)

Last month Major Lazer previewed “Get Free,” a track for which Diplo recruited Dirty Projectors siren Amber Coffman. Well now, it’s out today, and downloadable at majorlazergetfree.com for the price of an email. It’s good! There’s a video, too, featuring Major Lazer’s cartoon dancehall commando sitting on a pile of dinosaur bones and staring off… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 16, 2012 - 12:10 pm

Azealia Banks – “Fuck Up The Fun” (Prod. Diplo)

Over the weekend, Azealia Banks posted a new track called “Fuck Up The Fun,” a drum-heavy track produced by Diplo that showcases a rapid, dense flow of shit-talk from Banks. Download it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / March 26, 2012 - 10:28 am

Hear A Preview Of A New Major Lazer Song Featuring Amber Coffman

Major Lazer dropped a tour teaser today that premiered a snippet of a the new “Get Free,” a track that features Dirty Projectors’ Amber Coffman. It’s out officially 4/16, but scope the trailer in the meantime and check out some tour dates below. More »

By: Corban Goble / March 22, 2012 - 3:49 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Most big indie types knew better than to release videos this week, seeing as how the entire music internet is raging out in Austin and the blog-feeds are slowing to crawls. But this week saw plenty of striking videos emerge from unusual suspects, be it Korean pop superstars (that’s right, BigBang sighting #2 in two… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 16, 2012 - 3:25 pm

Diplo – “Express Yourself” Video (Feat. Nicky Da B)

Here’s the clip for Diplo’s frenetic “Express Yourself,” a hyperactive jolt of color/shaking asses directed by possible Seapunk inventor @LILINTERNET. Slightly NSFW, for the afore-mentioned asses. Watch below. More »

By: Corban Goble / March 14, 2012 - 3:43 pm

Usher – “Climax” Video

Earlier this year, Usher linked with Diplo to make “Climax,” a pretty amazing heartbroken R&B track with masterful dance-music flourishes and an excellently subtle string arrangement from indie-classical wunderkind Nico Muhly. It’s an early contender for single of the year and a fine reminder that, no matter what you may think of Usher and/or Diplo,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 9, 2012 - 9:32 am

Stream PO PO Dope Boy Magick

PO PO was once a trio of Pakistani brothers from Philly who recalled “the Germs or Black Lips or various strains of garage punk” on first blush, long ago at Bowery, opening for Wavves and Real Estate. Over the ensuing three years, PO PO has decrementally pared its roster while inversely expanding its palette. Two… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 29, 2012 - 11:37 am

Stereogum Monthly Mix: February 2012

February’s Monthly Mix makes up for the grievous error in January’s Monthly Mix, namely having omitted Bear In Heaven’s “Reflection Of You.” No offense (none taken). That song’s great! Here it comes flowing out of Violens’ smooth and shifty new wave, and into Diplo’s bounce showcase “Express Yourself,” which in turn dives into Ceremony’s hardcore,… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 23, 2012 - 4:44 pm

Diplo – “Express Yourself”

The always-prolific Diplo has been especially visible lately — a new book coming out and an Usher collab will do that for you — and tomorrow he’ll drop “Express Yourself,” a frenetic club track starring Jamaican dancehall singer Nicky Da B. Download “Express Yourself” and check out Diplo’s great new medium-burner with Usher, “Climax,” below. More »

By: Corban Goble / February 16, 2012 - 12:27 pm

Star Slinger – “Dumbin'” (Feat. Reggie B) Video

Stereogum40 alum Star Slinger has been busy lately, especially on the remix side of things, but today he dropped a video for his own single, “Dumbin‘”, at Green Label Sound. As you may recall, Diplo did his own remix of that track, and video director Dan Higginson made a mirroring video for that as well,… More »

By: Corban Goble / January 12, 2012 - 3:23 pm

Diplo Disses Coachella Lineup

To many of us, this year’s Coachella lineup looks like the best thing the festival has put together in ages. Radiohead! Dre and Snoop! So many ’90s-band reunions! A rare live show from the Weeknd! There’s just a lot to like. Diplo, however, does not agree.

As Pitchfork points out, Diplo went i… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 11, 2012 - 9:05 am

Major Lazer – “Original Don” Video

The video for Major Lazer’s “Original Don” takes place in an unassuming suburban house in which the only people who don’t perform elaborately choreographed dances with bladed weapons are Diplo and the grandma. The grandma, it bears mentioning, is the best-dressed person in the entire video. The Partysquad directs, pulling the whole thing from thisMore »

By: Tom Breihan / December 8, 2011 - 11:11 am

Sleigh Bells Announce Tour, Reign Of Terror Tracklist

On the heels of a recent tease for their new album, Reign Of Terror, Sleigh Bells announced a nine-stop tour in Florida (guitarist Derek E. Miller is a native) alongside Diplo and NYC hard rockers Liturgy. The band also dropped the Reign Of Terror tracklist, which you can check out below. More »

By: Corban Goble / December 7, 2011 - 1:46 pm

Star Slinger – “Dumbin’ (Diplo Remix)”

Back in September, we posted “Dumbin’,” the track that British producer Star Slinger recorded for Mountain Dew’s Green Label Sound imprint. Now superstar DJ Diplo has reworked the track, making it dancier and more cluttered. To download his remix, head over to the Green Label Sound Facebook page and click “like.” It’s streaming below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 17, 2011 - 12:42 pm

Julianna Barwick – “Vow (Diplo & Lunice Remix)”

Pop edge-blurrer Julianna Barwick put out an EP this week featuring remixes of two of her songs off of The Magic Place, “Vow” and “Prizewinning.” Head down below to check out two remixes of “Vow,” the first done by Diplo and Lunice and the second by Helado Negro. More »

By: Corban Goble / October 5, 2011 - 5:54 pm

Diplo Disses Washed Out, Joins No Doubt

Yesterday Diplo stopped dissing M.I.A. for a second to diss Washed Out’s Within And Without. As he punned via Twitter: “Washed out need to put some starch in the wash cause this Álbum sounds kinda limp.” Ditto this: When someone called Diplo a “douche bag” for the tweet he replied “d bag 4 being honest?”… More »

By: brandon / July 21, 2011 - 11:01 am

How Independent Rockers Celebrated #IndependenceDay

How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders on Roku? Maybe I stayed in and did that. There is no way to know. But all across this great country we do know there were fireworks to be see… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / July 5, 2011 - 1:07 am
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