Silk City [Diplo & Mark Ronson] Debut New ID During Governor’s Ball 2018 Set

This post was originally published on this site

Silk City was one of the most unexpected new side projects to hit the EDM scene this year. The unlikely duo of Diplo and Mark Ronson (of ‘Uptown Funk’ Fame) got together and decided to breath new life into the softer side of dance music. After two singles that were critically acclaimed, the duo took

The post Silk City [Diplo & Mark Ronson] Debut New ID During Governor’s Ball 2018 Set appeared first on EDM Sauce.

Diplo and Mark Ronson of Silk City release their Essential Mix just in time for Memorial Day Weekend

This post was originally published on this site

Silk City

With Memorial Day Weekend ahead, the need to for new jams is real.

Luckily, Diplo and Mark Ronson have teamed up on a new project called Silk City, and have released their first Essential Mix just in time for the elongated weekend. The mix is packed with groovy house tracks from Silk City’s very own debut, “Only Can Get Better,” to the duo’s vaulted edits of Drake and Cardi B, including a plethora of additional tunes that effortlessly carry the momentum with each transition.

There’s no doubt that Silk City will be played out quite a bit this weekend ahead of their Governor’s Ball live debut. Those holding down pool parties and beach hangs and drinks with good friends, reach for Diplo and Mark Ronson’s new mix and you’ll be in good hands.

Welcome to Silk City: Diplo and Mark Ronson debut new disco project with ‘Only Can Get Better’

This post was originally published on this site

Imagine if Michael Jordan and LeBron James got the chance to play on the same team in their primes. That’s essentially what we’re looking at with the union of Mark Ronson and Diplo and the launch of their new vintage club fare-inspired collaboration, Silk City. We’re experiencing a team up of epic proportions — two modern pop titans, arguably today’s most in-demand producers, joining their hit-making sensibilities to create vibrant, infectious disco cuts. What a time. Officially debuting the Silk City project, Diplo and Ronson have shared “Only Can Get Better,” featuring Australian vocalist Daniel Merriweather — and damned if it isn’t an absolute bop.

Silk City’s first recorded offering comes a few weeks ahead of their live debut at Governor’s Ball in New York in June. Ronson and Diplo have already confirmed upcoming material with Dua Lipa, and with credentials between them that include Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, and Amy Winehouse to name a few, the pair likely have a cast of emerging pop stars at the ready for a range of upcoming products. Silk City’s approachable, palatable brand of disco shines on “Only Can Get Better,” without really having a nostalgia card to play. Just based on the sheer ingenuity of two of today’s most profilic producers, Silk City is already positioned to potentially ride a swelling disco resurgence in 2018.

Silk City (Diplo & Mark Ronson) – “Only Can Get Better” (Feat. Daniel Merriweather)

This post was originally published on this site

Silk-CityThis summer, there’s at least one unfamiliar name on the posters of a whole lot of bigger music festivals: Silk City. You might not recognize those words together, but you know who’s in the group. Silk City is the duo of superstar DJs Diplo and Mark Ronson, who have known each other since long before … More »

Silk City, Diplo, Mark Ronson Combine For Groovin’ New Single “Only Can Get Better”

This post was originally published on this site

Today we have a special treat for your ears courtesy of some legends in the dance music scene. Silk City, Diplo & Mark Ronson have joined forces to bring us a very groovy and vibrant house tune that will for sure make you want to get up and dance. The new single brings together an

The post Silk City, Diplo, Mark Ronson Combine For Groovin’ New Single “Only Can Get Better” appeared first on EDM Sauce.

Dozens Of Musicians Commemorate 50th Anniversary Of Martin Luther King’s Death In “The Dream Still Lives” Video

This post was originally published on this site

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination. To honor his memory and his work, which is still as relevant as ever, Stevie Wonder has assembled a mind-bogglingly vast lineup of musicians, celebrities, and public figures to share their hopes for the future in a video entitled “The Dream Still Lives.” … More »

Dua Lipa Spotted In The Studio With Diplo and Mark Ronson

This post was originally published on this site

Ever since Dua Lipa’s performance on “Scared To Be Lonely” with Martin Garrix went viral, the English singer and songwriter has been one of dance music’s biggest stars. The 22-year-old musician recently took to her Instagram to showcase a picture of her with English musician Mark Ronson and DJ and producer, Diplo. Back on January

The post Dua Lipa Spotted In The Studio With Diplo and Mark Ronson appeared first on EDM Sauce.

Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker, SZA and Mark Ronson reportedly have three songs awaiting release

This post was originally published on this site

Tame Impala

Last summer at Governor’s Ball — during Kevin Parker (Tame Impala) and Mark Ronson‘s DJ set — the DJ duo premiered a collaborative single with breakout R&B pop star SZA. Since then, Parker and Ronson have played a slew of DJ sets together, and Tame Impala has stayed out of the limelight, save for a Currents B-Sides release and festival announcement at Madrid’s Mad Cool Fest.

In a recent interview with The New York Times, SZA has revealed the group have three songs that are ready for release, though a release date has yet to be announced. A recent Instagram post suggests that Parker has been occupying studio time over the past few weeks.

Photo Credit: Pitchfork

H/T: NME

Diplo and Mark Ronson to debut disco oriented ‘Silk City’ project at Governor’s Ball Music Festival

This post was originally published on this site

The fabric of Diplo’s next endeavor is that of a ‘silken’ kind.

That Diplo’s to go disco is hardly a secret — the electronic veteran disclosed in a GQ interview earlier in the year that he and youth pal, Mark Ronson were engaged on a collaborative disco flavored effort. “…me and Mark are doing a collab album,” Diplo stated, “You know the album I did with Skrillex, Jack Ü? Me and Mark are trying to do something with disco music.”

Well move over, Jack Ü; the Diplo and Ronson pairing is poised to sparkle with the fervor of a disco ball come June. The new duo is set to debut their “Silk City” project at the eighth edition of New York’s Governor’s Ball Music Festival. While further information regarding Diplo and Ronson’s groovy revival of the ‘70s sound currently remains scant, the event booking signals that the two have got something special hidden up their bell sleeves, something that just might inspire the Randall’s Island Park assembled crowds to do the Hustle.

 

H/T: DJ Mag

 

Read More:

Eminem, Jack White, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Travis Scott top Governor’s Ball 2018 lineup

Diplo plans to bring Mad Decent Block Party to Pakistan in early 2018

Diplo confirms that Skrillex is currently at work on a new album

Eminem, Jack White, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Travis Scott top Governor’s Ball 2018 lineup

This post was originally published on this site

New York’s Governor’s Ball Music Festival will commemorate its eighth edition with a diverse lineup headed by Eminem, Jack White, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Travis Scott. The festival returns to its Randall’s Island stomping grounds June 1–3, characteristically representing a myriad of different musical genres, ranging from rock to reggae. The expansive 2018 lineup also enlists Third Eye Blind, Damian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley, Post Malone, Halsey, KhalidLil Uzi Vert, and more to perform at the three-day affair.

Governor's Ball 2018

Plunging beyond mere variation, Governor’s Ball will additionally feature special performances from Diplo and Mark Ronson, the duo slated to debut their new joint project, Silk City, at the festival. The crowd assembled at Randall’s Island can also expect N.E.R.D. to make their return to the New York City performance circuit — the hip hop and rock hybrid band’s Gov Ball booking will be the group’s first performance in the Big Apple since 2010.

Three-day GA and VIP passes to the festival are currently available for purchase at a discounted “announce day” price. Tickets to Governor’s Ball will return to their regular price tiers at midnight on January 4. Those interested in attending Governor’s Ball’s eighth iteration can purchase the specially priced passes here.

Read More:

The Governors Ball Music Festival 2017 (New York City); Photos by Max Hontz

Governors Ball announces 2017 lineup; Tool, Chance the Rapper, Flume and Marshmello

Live Nation acquires majority stake in Governors Ball