Diplo Riddimentary: Diplo Selects Greensleeves on LP
Experimentalist music producer and remix mastermind Diplo teamed up with Greensleeves Records to reload and re-release some of reggae's greatest classics on 2011's Riddimentary - Diplo Selects Greensleeves. Known for his electronic dub musical styling and as one-half of world renowned production team Major Lazer, Thomas Wesley Pentz aka Diplo lends his eclectic ear and considerable talents as a reggae selector to Riddimentary. The continuous blended mix covers over 20 years of revolutionary Jamaican and UK hits from the top producers in dub, reggae and dancehall from the 1980s and 1990s. The retro flavor and historical context of these selections shine a light on Diplo's production influences and expert knowledge of the reggae genre. Riddimentary sees Diplo not only selecting through the Greensleeves catalog but also placing his imprint on its legacy.