Category: Diplo

SILK CITY (MARK RONSON & DIPLO) interview – Evening Standard, 13 July 2018

You might think a music festival isn’t doing too well when potential attendees have to Google the headliner. After Bestival organiser Rob Da Bank revealed that London Grammar and MIA would be joined by Silk City at his popular Dorset weekender, one disgruntled commenter wrote, “Come on this act isn’t even on Spotify!”   So says Mark Ronson, for it… Read more →

MAJOR LAZER/DIPLO interview – Evening Standard, 1 May 2015

It’s not surprising that two-thirds of Major Lazer look a little bored. Chris “Jillionaire” Leacock is an eye contact-avoider, Leighton “Walshy Fire” Walsh an under-table phone-fiddler. Both have learned to accept that the bulk of any conversation is going to revolve around their band’s founder, fellow DJ and producer Diplo. The Miami-raised fast-talker returns to his group fresh from producing… Read more →