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Diplo’s ’son’ Dillon Francis on working with Dizzee Rascal and why he loves mums, Music

Diplo’s ’son’ Dillon Francis on working with Dizzee Rascal and why he loves mums

His dreamy green eyes have made Dillon Francis one of the most lusted-after DJs in the tumblrsphere. He is best known for having dual mentors in the form of electronic megastars Diplo and Skrillex.

By | Music, Notebook | Thursday, 29 November 2012 at 5:22 pm

Slept On: Is Moombahton the next genre to invade the nation’s dance floors?, Arts

Slept On: Is Moombahton the next genre to invade the nation’s dance floors?

When Dave Nada slowed down some of his dembow based riddims back in 2007, little did he know that his creation would develop into one of the multiple offshoots burgeoning under the ‘bass’ umbrella title. Now a couple of years after that particular Eureka moment and with the sound trickling its way into the UK, could moombahton be the next genre to flex its four-to-the-floor influenced muscles on the nation’s dance floors? I spoke to the pioneers behind the movement, Dave Nada and Matt Nordstrom, who make up Nadastrom.

By | Arts, Music | Monday, 4 July 2011 at 12:56 pm

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