Mark Ronson, View, Supergrass play London Diesel gig

Collaboration events took place all over the world as well as in the UK capital

Mark Ronson, Supergrass, The View, BabyshamblesDrew McConnell and Patrick Wolf were among those who performed collaborations last night (October 11) at the London Matter venue as part of the Diesel xXx series of gigs.

The clothing company organised one-off gigs featuring collaborations in cities all over the world. Footage from the gigs was broadcast live at

The London event attracted a host of famous faces. Paris Hilton brought a large entourage to the gig. She was followed by cameramen around the venue, filming for a reality TV show.

The evening’s musical action kicked off at 10pm (BST) with a short set from Friendly Fires, who were joined by Ebony Bones then The Cocknbullkid.

Pete Doherty had been scheduled to perform live with Florence And The Machine, but did not show up to the gig.

Instead Mark Ronson and Doherty‘s Babyshambles bandmate Drew McConnell stepped in to perform with the London-based singer/songwriter.

McConnell apologised for Doherty‘s absence, performing a cover of Kelly Clarkson‘s ‘Since You’ve Been Gone’ with Ronson and Florence And The Machine.

The bassist then welcomed on The View for his next collaboration. He and the Dundee band played a cover of Gnarls Barkley‘s ‘Crazy’ then Babyshambles‘Fuck Forever’.

McConnell‘s final collaboration came next, when he played guitar to accompany Lethal Bizzle, backed by The Noisettes’ drummer Jamie Morrison.

The trio played Bizzle‘s song ‘Police On My Back’, before the rapper performed ‘Pow!’, earning the loudest cheers of the night.

Later on in the evening Supergrass were joined by Ed Harcourt on guitar on vocals for a short set that included their hit ‘Pumping On Your Stereo’.

Patrick Wolf followed the Oxford band, playing a new song, ‘Battle’, backed by These New Puritans. He then played ‘Tristan’ and ‘Accident And Emergency’ with Mark Ronson.

The night ended with a series of DJ sets from the likes of Ronson and Sonny J, with Plastic Little playing a live set in the venue’s second room.

Meanwhile, the New York leg boasted sets from the likes of Franz Ferdinand, Hot Chip and MIA.