Decent Work for Decent Pay: Selected Works, Vol. 1

Decent Work for Decent Pay: Selected Works, Vol. 1

by DiploDiplo

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Overview

Diplo's best remixes collected onto a CD would have lit up sales sheets back in 2006 or 2007, when dance music's most hotly tipped producer was unveiling brilliant new remixes practically every month, with a list of clients including M.I.A., CSS, Kanye West, Peter Björn and John, Bloc Party, and Spank Rock. Two years later those tracks may still sound good, but the balloon looks a little deflated, despite the airing of a new self-production: "Way More Brazil," which includes his usual blend of uptempo Baltimore club music, digital claps from the rap world, and storms of Brazilian percussion. Best of the tracks on Decent Work for Decent Pay: Selected Works, Vol. 1 are remixes of M.I.A.'s "Paper Planes," with Bun B and Rich Boy lightening the mood of the original, and Peter Björn and John's "Young Folks," where the indie anthem swings and grinds in a clap-heavy remix more reminiscent of Oakland than Stockholm.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/03/2009
Label: Big Dada Records
UPC: 5021392125824
catalogNumber: 125
Rank: 124991

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Diplo   Primary Artist
Alberto Pacheco   Track Performer
Sandra Melody   Guest Appearance
Bun B   Guest Appearance
Rich Boy   Guest Appearance

Technical Credits

Paul Simonon   Composer
William Pentz   Composer
Björn Yttling   Producer
Diplo   Composer
Bloc Party   Composer
Nicky "Topper" Headon   Composer
Lovefoxxx   Composer
Adriano Cintra   Composer
Claude VonStroke   Producer
Pedro D'eyrot   Producer
Rodrigo Gorky   Composer,Producer
Samim Winiger   Composer,Producer
Jeremy Beasley   Art Direction

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