Tag Archive: Dance

Sons of Kemet – “Going Home” (Blludd Relations Version) (Official Video)

  One part acid house, one part Screamadelica-ish indie-dance, one part messing about on an 808.     Love this lo-fi, rhythmic, drum machine-happy percolator courtesy of London’s Blludd Relations on the remix for UK… Continue reading

Dr Meaker ft Sian Evans – “Right Back” (Break Remix)

  Summertime is here!   Nothing like a slab of jazzy, bass-ridden, upfront drum ‘n’ bass to soundtrack that sunshine.       Hailing, naturally, from the city of bass, Bristol, live d’n’b act Dr… Continue reading

Stephon Alexander & Rioux – “Dance of the Illusion” (Official Video)

  New favorite genre alert: astrophysical psychedeli-tropical new wave indie-dance!   New York producer Erin Rioux recently teamed up with Dartmouth theoretical physicist and Trinidad-born cosmology professor (who also happens to play a mean… Continue reading

SBTRKT ft Sampha – “Temporary View”

  One of this decade’s best partnerships in electronic music.       A very, very welcome return for Aaron Jerome aka SBTRKT and Sampha, here with a brand new track called “Temporary… Continue reading

Caribou – “Can’t Do Without You”

  “Can’t Do Without You” is the perfect track to close a DJ set at either sunset or sunrise.       Canadian electronic musician Caribou aka Dan Snaith aka Manitoba aka Daphni is… Continue reading

D’Angelo – “Spanish Joint” (Kero One Remix) (Free Download)

  LA producer and DJ Kero One flips D’Angelo’s classic original into an uptempo, early evening groove.       Perfect for ushering in summer.     D’Angelo – “Spanish Joint” (Kero One Remix)… Continue reading

Cash+David – “Pulse” (Official Video)

  Diggin’ the indie-disco-funk-pop of “Pulse” by UK duo Cash+David.       Cash+David – “Pulse” (Official Video)       You will also find me doing similar ballet moves in deserted and… Continue reading

Until The Ribbon Breaks – “Pressure” (UNKLE Reconstruction)

  Until the Ribbon Breaks‘ original version of “Pressure” and his most recent album, A Taste of Silver both shine thanks to a surfeit of musical talent and willingness for sonic experimentation from Cardiff, Wales’ Pete… Continue reading

William Onyeabor – “Body & Soul” (David Terranova Remix)

  NYC producer David Terranova‘s shimmering and sunny rework of “Body & Soul” is one of my favorites from WHAT?! – William Onyeabor Remixed on David Byrne’s Luaka Bop label.      … Continue reading

Klaxons – “Love Frequency” (Tom Rowlands Remix)

  Chemical Brother Tom Rowlands turns in a stellar, 3am warehouse party remix of the Klaxons‘ new song “Love Frequency” with a bassline that sounds like an iron ping-pong ball bouncing squarely in… Continue reading

tUnE-yArDs – “Water Fountain”

  Probably my favorite quasi-non-sensical lyric since “All the girls standing in the line for the bathroom.”     It’s all about those tribal drum pounds, those rhythmic handclaps, that bit-crushed bass gargle,… Continue reading

Vacationer – “The Wild Life”

  Seems like every music outfit is going “a bit tropical” right now.   Philadelphia’s Vacationer have been doing that from day one, however, naming their output “nu-hula” from the outset.         Vacationer… Continue reading

Your New Favorite Dance Genre: Nozinja’s Shangaan Electro (Video)

  Your new favorite dance genre, Shangaan Electro, is the brainchild of Soweto, South Africa’s Nozinja.       He’s just been signed by Warp Records, and as they put it, Shangaan Electro… Continue reading

Jagwar Ma – “Uncertainty” (Cut Copy Remix)

  Boing, boing, boing, boing.   Seriously bouncy, metallic, and vital house remix of Aussie psychedelic indie-dance outfit Jagwar Ma from fellow Aussies Cut Copy.       Jagwar Ma – “Uncertainty” (Cut… Continue reading

Flume x WKND – “Hyper Paradise” (Free Download)

  “Never have to worry… never have to worry… “   19-year-old Munich producer WKND aka Max Seethaler remixes Aussie electronic music star Flume‘s own remix of Hermitude’s “Hyper Paradise.”       Flume x… Continue reading

Alias ft Therese Workman – “Indiiggo” (Free Download)

  It is a joy to hear the weird and wonderful new sounds that emanate from the Anticon label.   South Portland, Maine artist and Anticon co-founder Brendon Whitney aka Alias‘ new track “Indiggo”… Continue reading

Anushka – “World in a Room”

  So in love with this tune.   Brighton, UK future-facing dance duo Anushka take house music forward by bringing it back to my favorite elements: celebratory piano stabs, uptempo bass notes, a delectable vocal line,… Continue reading

Until The Ribbon Breaks – “A Taste Of Silver” (Free Download)

  Cardiff, Wales singer and producer Pete Lawrie Winfield aka Until The Ribbon Breaks has newness for you.       I first got switched on to UTRB’s (as he was known back in February 2012)… Continue reading

Sky Ferreira – “You’re Not the One” (Cid Rim Remix)

I’ve been a fan of the aggressive neon sounds of Austrian producer Cid Rim ever since hearing fellow Austrian musician Dorian Concept’s brutish electronic jazz remix of his track “Draw.”      … Continue reading

Tirzah – “No Romance”

I first got switched on to Tirzah last year when she released the fresh and stunningly wonky “I’m Not Dancing,” which ended up at number 83 on my Top 100 songs of 2013… Continue reading

AlunaGeorge – “Kaleidoscope Love” (Kaytranada Remix) (Free Download)

Montreal producer Kaytranada can do no wrong.       AlunaGeorge – “Kaleidoscope Love” (Kaytranada Remix)         Download Kaytranada‘s remix of AlunaGeorge‘s “Kaleidoscope Love” for free here.        … Continue reading

The Weeknd – “Wanderlust” (Snakehips Remix)

Vibe to London producer duo Snakehips’ remix of the Weeknd in all its housey, side-chained glory!     The Weeknd – “Wanderlust” (Snakehips Remix)       More slinky sounds from Snakehips here.… Continue reading

Pharrell ft Daft Punk – “Gust of Wind”

Equal parts “Get Lucky” and “Lose Yourself to Dance,” this new track from Pharrell Williams’ brand new album G I R L features Daft Punk and might just prematurely own summer 2014. Love that brewing… Continue reading

Bibio – “Dye The Water Green” (Live) (Official Video)

Warp Records, you are good to us. This live version of “Dye the Water Green” by West Midlands, UK musician Bibio is some much needed Friday afternoon chill.       From Bibio… Continue reading

Flamingosis – “Flamingosis” (Free Album Download)

Aaron Velasquez aka Flamingosis gets wavy with the disco gravy. Not only do I love the golden, filtered production sheen and 1974-updated-for-2014 beats on this record, I also love the fact that he… Continue reading

The Chemical Brothers – “Life is Sweet” (Daft Punk Remix)

Inspired by this brilliant piece I read today on the life and times of the Chems‘ “Setting Sun,” a song that sounds as vital and compelling now as it did when it shot… Continue reading

Dan Digs – “Benign Turbine” (Free Download)

  Happy 2014!   This is a beat jam I rustled up a few hours ago, inspired by this mesmerizing audio I found on YouTube.       Dan Digs – “Benign Turbine”… Continue reading

Maribou State – “Blue Sunday”

I’ve always enjoyed Maribou State‘s musical output. All of Chris Davids and Liam Ivory’s sonic productions maintain a steady, consistent groove throughout, but what sets them far apart from other electronic acts in… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, Oct 13, 2013.

  Like an Angeleno finishing a juice cleanse by heading to In-N-Out, I’m beyond stoked to play you this latest mix. Hope you dig. Let me know your favorite track and where you’re listening… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, Sep 29, 2013.

  Say hello to a brand new edition of the Dan Digs DJ mix podcast radio show broadcast session!   It’s an eclectic, fast-paced blend of everything I’m digging at the moment in… Continue reading

Frameworks – “Patience” (Free Download)

I was elated this morning when I found a free download of one of the best compilations of 2013 by a country mile. Not a bad start to a Wednesday. The first track,… Continue reading

Dive In – “Let Go” (Official Video)

Dive In hail from Glastonbury (the actual town, not the festival) in the west of England. Their song “Let Go” is happily planted at the musical crossroads of indie, rock, dance, and sunny,… Continue reading

The Foreign Exchange – “Call It Home” (Official Video)

My favorite parts of this new Foreign Exchange track are those piano chord drops and those stand-out Stevie Wonder-ish synth bass burbles.   The Foreign Exchange – “Call It Home” (Official Video)  … Continue reading

Phaeleh – “Tokoi” (Official Video)

If you like Bonobo, you should definitely listen to Bristolian beatsmith Phaeleh (pronounced “fella”).   Phaeleh – “Tokoi” (Official Video)       Phaeleh‘s first ever North American tour begins this week. Catch… Continue reading

Fitz Ambro$e & Ohbliv – “FAIFF” (Official Video) & “CANI” (Free Download)

Fitz Ambro$e originates from Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Canada and currently lives in Tokyo. Here he teams up with Richmond, Virginia’s Ohbliv to produce Zen Vapors: a 14-track musical collage of beats,… Continue reading

T.R.A.C. ft Yahzeed Divine – “This Is That” (Produced by Marc Mac)

This is that hip-hop of superlative quality produced by one of my musical heroes: 4hero’s Marc Mac.   T.R.A.C. ft Yahzeed Divine – “This Is That” (Produced by Marc Mac)     Get… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, Aug 25, 2013.

Welcome to the latest edition of the Dan Digs podcast radio show DJ mix! 35 of my favorite tracks of the moment all blended up nice.         Unfortunately this episode… Continue reading

Lorde – “Royals” (Dan Digs’ Venice Sunset Remix) (Free Download)

  One of my favorite tracks of the year gets the remix refix.   There is no better vocal melody in 2013, the best part of which is Lorde‘s chorister-like descent at 1min… Continue reading

Tom Day & Monsoonsiren – “Elegiac”

My favorite track from the latest Project Mooncircle compilation is Melbourne, Australia’s Tom Day and Monsoonsiren’s elegant and epic “Elegiac.”   Tom Day & Monsoonsiren – “Elegiac”       Download the 33-track… Continue reading

Paul Hill – “Need Me Some U”

My favorite track from Gilles Peterson‘s latest Brownswood Bubblers comp. This subtle jazz-soul stomper has the Mahogani sound all over it.   Paul Hill – “Need Me Some U”     Saturday sun-filled… Continue reading

Sam Smith – “Safe With Me” (Tourist Remix)

Brighton, UK’s Will Phillips aka Tourist turns in a dizzyingly good remix of Sam Smith’s latest.     Sam Smith – “Safe With Me” (Tourist Remix)       More from the talented… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, Jul 28, 2013.

Two hours of my favorite latest and greatest beats, bass, hip-hop, and electronic soul cuts!       Unfortunately this episode is no longer available. Head over to iTunes here to listen to new episodes… Continue reading

Laura Mvula – “She” (MJ Cole Remix)

  Mathematical fact alert! MJ Cole = summer.   Loving these Todd Edwards-esque vocal scissorings of Laura Mvula’s melody, those swinging UK garage beats, these regal strings, and the electronic piano treble jazz-fill… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, Jun 30, 2013.

Stoked, hyped, and generally ex-ci-ted for this week’s brand new show!     Hope you’re all doing well. Special shouts going out to anyone tuning in for the first time!      … Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, Jun 9, 2013.

Welcome to the latest mix!         Unfortunately this episode is no longer available. Head over to iTunes here to listen to new episodes of the Dan Digs music podcast.      … Continue reading

Jungle – “Platoon” (Official Video ft B-Girl Terra)

This five-year-old knows how to bust a move.   Jungle – “Platoon” (Official Video)     “Platoon” is released via Chess Club Records on July 15. More from London’s Jungle here.    … Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, May 26, 2013.

Welcome to the show.         Unfortunately this episode is no longer available. Head over to iTunes here to listen to new episodes of the Dan Digs music podcast.        … Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Radio Show: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, May 5, 2013.

Brand new London hip-hop from Hawk House, a future funk remix of “No Diggity” by Bondax, Copenhagen folk from the White Album, New Zealand bedroom beats from Samuel Truth, dusty jazz from Eric… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Radio Show: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, April 21, 2013.

Two hours’ worth of my favorite sonic nutmeg ground straight into your ears.         Unfortunately this episode is no longer available. Head over to iTunes here to listen to new episodes of… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Radio Show: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, April 7, 2013.

How’s it going? Hear the latest two-hour mix of my new favorite beats, ditties, ballads, and jams of the week for your listening pleasure.         Unfortunately this episode is no… Continue reading