Diamond Duggal is a highly accomplished British-Indian music producer, composer, music supervisor with over two decades experience in pioneering music with artists ranging from Shania Twain to Apache Indian.
With Grammy, Ivor Novello, Mercury and Brit Award nominations, he is twice winner of the UK Asian Music Award (UKAMA) Best Producer as well as winner of a South Africa Music Award (SAMA).
His music features in films, AAA video games, BAFTA winning TV shows and hit Netflix TV shows.
Diamond is a professional performing musician (guitar, modular synths, DJing), a visionary collaborator and an AI researcher inspiring a new generation of music with future technologies.
Diamond has produced a diversity of award-winning global artists, including Shania Twain, Pras Michel, Apache Indian, Maxi Priest, Stereo Nation, Zoheb Hassan and Viktor Kiraly as well as remixing artists including Erasure, The Beat and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
As DJ Swami, he performs and records electronic and hip hop fused Indian bhangra music both as a solo artist and as band leader of UK acts Swami and PunjabTronix. DJ Swami also tours and performs in collaboration with Grammy Award winning electronic world music act Deep Forest.
Diamond received an Ivor Novello Awards songwriter nomination for the song Arranged Marriage and his songwriting and production contributed to the Mercury Prize nomination for the album No Reservations by Apache Indian. Diamond also produced and played alongside mentor Mutt Lange on the Shania Twain double Grammy Award-nominated album Up!
Diamond is currently Head of Music at DesiRock Entertainment where recent projects include film and TV sync licensing notably Netflix hit series Indian Matchmaking, artist development, international collaborations and AI music research and VR immersive experiences including the DJ Swami in the Studio AI/ VR music showcase with VR social platform Driftspace.