bestnom1000x50

Diplo

Latest Articles

diplomajorlazer

Diplo dishes a Major Lazer

After years of putting his sonic touches on other people's tunes, Diplo is hoping to finally step out into the light on his own.

By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  October 19, 2012
1008_maya_list

M.I.A. | MAYA

M.I.A. is predictably unpredictable — whether it's the Diplo-assisted baile funk of her debut, 2005's Arular , or the demented low-budget world beat of '07's Kala , her sonic plan has always been to hit it and quit it.
Interscope (2010)
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  July 09, 2010
1005_bhurt_listt

The Big Hurt: Red scare

If you’re a dedicated follower of pop, you’ve no doubt heard about M.I.A.’s shocking new video for “Born Free,” the lead single from her upcoming album.
M.I.A.’s ultraviolent new video misses the target
By DAVID THORPE  |  May 07, 2010
090804_blank-list

Review: Amanda Blank | I Love You

Like many a party person before her, Philly-based electro-rap filly Amanda Blank wants you to know that she has a sensitive side.
Downtown (2009)
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  August 14, 2009


090629_ml_list

Major Lazer | Guns Don't Kill People . . . Lazers Do

Producer-centric pop music of the last decade or three has, so the argument goes, made mainstream America's airwaves more diverse by pushing an inclusive mixtape æsthetic onto the great unwashed. So a fake-band album by Diplo and Switch, two of the mor
Downtown (2009)
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  June 26, 2009
BLive_List

Photos: Major Lazer, A-Trak, Matt and Kim at House of Blues

Bacardi B-Live Tour | June 18, 2009 at House of Blues Boston
Bacardi B-Live Tour | June 18, 2009 at House of Blues Boston
By ERIC BAUMANN  |  June 19, 2009

UPDATE: Free tickets to Major Lazer, A-Trak, Matt & Kim at the House of Blues on Thursday


We're giving away A BUNCH of tickets to see the BACARDI B-LIVE tour, featuring the Boston debut of t...
By Carly Carioli  |  June 16, 2009
Major Lazer Invades Newbury Comics, the House of Blues, and Your iPhone

Major Lazer Invades Newbury Comics, the House of Blues, and Your iPhone


  As much as I want to hate Diplo for his success - and particularly for the number of sex...
By Chris Faraone  |  June 16, 2009
Guilt-free music: Passion Pit, White Denim, Future of the Left, Major Lazer

Guilt-free music: Passion Pit, White Denim, Future of the Left, Major Lazer


Future of the LeftPassion Pit, "Moth's Wings" Pitchfork premiered these local dudes' newest track. D...
By Ryan Stewart  |  April 27, 2009


Music news: March 30, 2009


Broadway (Billie) Joe: Green Day's American Idiot being adapted for the stage.Delayed Rebirth: Lil' ...
By Ryan Stewart  |  March 30, 2009

VIDEO: Diplo At The Middle East Downstairs (Updated!)


I’m not sure what attracts dance driven hipsters to certain MP3 jockeys, but whatever it is...
By Chris Faraone  |  October 20, 2008
madposterLIST.jpg

Mixed, nuts

If you thought Diplo peaked with Hollertronix or plateau’d with M.I.A. or repeated himself with Santogold, you really need to stop thinking and go dancing or something.  
The Mad Decent tour hits Boston
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  October 15, 2008
MP3: Nabo Rawk + DJ Paul Foley = Wasted Talent

MP3: Nabo Rawk + DJ Paul Foley = Wasted Talent


The good news is that you haven't been inseminated by former Porn Theater Ushers front man Nabo R...
By Chris Faraone  |  October 13, 2008
listdiplo_cover[1]

Indoor block party

I’m white and from rural Connecticut, so I think Saturday night was the closest I’ve ever come to anything resembling a block party.
Diplo at Great Scott, February 23, 2008
By MEGAN V. BELL  |  February 26, 2008


080222_diplo-list

Basstown throwdown

Although we’re still shivering in the icy depths of winter, things are heating up for Basstown Productions.
Diplo, Electroma , Morgan Louis, and more
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  February 19, 2008