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[VIDEO] SXSW FILM FESTIVAL ACCEPTED FILM: DIPLO (DOCUMENTARY) by wearesme
March 23, 2011, 9:52 am
Filed under: Television/Film | Tags: , , , , , ,

"This is diplo; also Wesley Pentz..."

Here at SME, we’re rather partial to moving documentation; especially when it gives us an insight into the people who cause us to skank. Diplo, the man behind record label Mad Decent and his avatar Major Lazer, has been featuring this short documentary at this years SXSW.

Whilst preparing for his annual Philadelphia Mad Decent Block Party, Diplo – unsurprisingly – reveals himself to be a salt of the earth kind-of-guy, talking about the influences he takes from studying both film and anthropology.

Shot mesmerizingly by director Wing-Yee Wu, this is one not to miss. Enjoy.

SME x

Via AYMEN.tv

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[FREE DOWNLOAD] Diplo – Blow Your Head Dubstep Bonus Mix by wearesme
November 10, 2010, 10:00 am
Filed under: Music | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,


To promote the Blow Your Head Dubstep album released last week; Diplo has released a bonus mix for you to download without having to spend a penny.

Check it out and download via the arrow in the player.

SME x



NEW MUSIC: Diplo Presents – Blow Your Head Dubstep [Album] by wearesme

Mad Decent and Diplo dropped this dubstep compilation this week. We’ve had the chance to listen to it and its ish hot!

It features all the big names in the scene right now with the likes of Joker, Borgore, Major Lazer, Rusko, Benga and man of the moment James Blake.

Check out the promo video below to give you a taster.

Tracklist
1. Joker & Ginz: Re-Up
2. Major Lazer feat. Mr Lexx & Santigold: Hold The Line (Skream Remix)
3. DZ: Down
4. Diplo feat. Lil Jon: U Don’t Like Me (Datsik Remix)
5. Zomby: Strange Fruit
6. Brackles: Glazed
7. Jessica Mauboy: Burn (Stenchman Remix)
8. Doctor P: Sweet Shop
9. Rusko: Cockney Thug (Caspa Remix)
10. Untold: Stop What You’re Doing (James Blake Remix)
11. Borgore feat. Diplo: Sunset
12. James Blake: Sparing The Horse
13. Benga: 26 Basslines
14. Little Jinder: Youth Blood (12th Planet & Flinch Remix)
15. Rudi Zygadlo: Resealable Friendship (Starkey Remix)
16. Rusko feat. Amber Coffman: Hold On (Subfocus Remix)

*insert dubstep skank face*

SME x



[VIDEO] DJ Diplo (Major Lazer) – Video Profile by wearesme


Check out this cool profile on Wesley Pentz aka DJ Diplo; filmed at the annual Philadelphia block party of record label Mad Decent.

Diplo shares his thoughts on people, culture and traveling – as well as what he would do should he stop making music.

Thanks to our friends at Highsnobiety for the heads up.

SME x




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