Tag Archive: New

Melé – “Learn 2 Love”

  Raving, I’m raving to this new one from London-via-Liverpool producer Melé and got so hype my headphones just did the running man off my head.       As his name somewhat suggests, I… Continue reading

Odesza ft Zyra – “Say My Name”

  After igniting the world’s interest with the release of “Memories that You Call” a month ago, Seattle duo Odesza again come up with the goods on brand new track “Say My Name.”… Continue reading

The Juan MacLean – “A Simple Design”

  Diggin’ this brand new tune from DFA disco stalwarts The Juan MacLean.       It’s all about that tambourine, those breezy, easy peasy vocals from Nancy Whang, and that rolling space bass.… Continue reading

The/Das – “Miami Waters” (Official Video)

  When they’re not hanging out in derelict seaside holiday resorts in Dubrovnik, Croatia that were abandoned during the Croatian War of Independence in 1991, Berlin friends Anton Feist and Fabian Fenk make… Continue reading

William Arcane – “Stay a While”

  Space echoes, synth whirrs and about twenty drum kits worth of percussion fuel this fantastic new song from London’s William Arcane.       My favorite track of the day. Love that… Continue reading

Lil Silva ft BANKS – “Don’t You Love”

  It’s going to get weird.   My favorite track of the day starts off with a strange, beguiling theremin-slide guitar hybrid whine   then   gets layered with cloudy, mournful vocals  … Continue reading

Oyinda – “Rush of You” (Free Download)

  Big things are ahead for Nigeria-via-London singer and producer Oyinda.       Love those piano punctuations, those vocal echoes, and that scattered and bubbling beat.     Oyinda – “Rush of You”    … Continue reading

Becky Hill – “Caution To The Wind” (Official Video)

  Hold tight the clockwork glockenspiel!   Love this brand new R&B-pop song strongly sung by Bewdley, England’s Becky Hill and produced by Two Inch Punch, he of the formerly mysterious BenZel duo (read… Continue reading

Leon Vynehall – “It’s Just (House of Dupree)”

  Portsmouth, UK’s Leon Vynehall is creating some of my favorite music right now.   His latest mini-album, Music for the Uninvited, is seven tracks replete with grooving house beats, analog hiss, vinyl crackle,… Continue reading

Fyfe – “For You” (Deptford Goth Remix)

  “Everything little-little-thing-little-thing-I-little-thing-little-I-do…”   I first became a fan of 24-year-old London producer and singer Fyfe when I heard his track “Lies” last year, which I thought was a beguilingly disenchanted song that recalls… Continue reading

Lido ft Muri – “Lost” (Stwo Remix)

  Paris, France’s Stwo (pronounced “Stew”) turns in this woozy, seasick, future ‘n’ B remix of Oslo, Norway producer Lido’s “Lost.”       Both this remix and the original version are fire.… Continue reading

Banoffee – “Got It”

  Melbourne, Australia’s Martha Brown is Banoffee, a singer-songwriter with a taste for sweet retro synths and experimental, honeyed R&B.       Banoffee – “Got It”         With a track this good… Continue reading

Souls of Mischief & Adrian Younge ft Snoop Dogg – “There Is Only Now” (Official Video)

  Why aren’t we talking more about the return of Souls of Mischief?       The Oakland, CA group, famous for the ubiquitous underground hip-hop cut “93 ’til Infinity” in the early… Continue reading

Common ft Vince Staples – “Kingdom” (Produced by No I.D.)

  This epic, apocalyptic new fire from Common and Vince Staples over No I.D.’s soaring gospel samples and drums is making my Friday all kinds of perfect.       Does anyone know… Continue reading

DE LUX INTERVIEW & LIVE PERFORMANCE AT THE ECHO IN ECHO PARK, LOS ANGELES – TV SEGMENT PRODUCED FOR NUVOTV’S MUSIC SHOW THE COLLECTIVE (VIDEO)

  CLICK HERE TO WATCH THIS SEGMENT ON VEVO.COM NOW.     I interviewed the tremendously talented LA post-disco duo De Lux and produced this segment on their record release show at the Echo for NUVOtv‘s flagship music… 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

Moleskin – “Turnt On”

  Sounding like Bok Bok and L-Vis 1990 after nineteen cups of coffee, “Turnt On” by London producer Moleskin joyfully pummels your head into nodding and your limbs into wildly flailing.      … Continue reading

Sorceress – “Teacups” (Free Download)

  Love this rollin’ ‘n’ clappin,’ Fat Freddy-Droppin’ house beat and these honeyed soul vocals on “Teacups,” the brand new track from New Zealand five-piece Sorceress.       Formerly known as Funkommunity,… Continue reading

Astronauts – “Skydive” (Official Video)

  “Skydive” is the sound of a summer’s day gone wrong, then right, then wrong, then right again, according to East London electronic indie-folk band Astronauts aka Dan Carney, formerly of Dark Captain and… Continue reading

Aquilo – “I Don’t Want to See It” (Royce Wood Junior Remix) (Free Download)

  Aquilo is cold choral electronic R&B duo Ben and Tom from Silverdale in the Lake District, England.       Royce Wood Junior (whose excellent track “Nuff” was featured on this site… Continue reading

Beat Connection – “Hesitation”

  Seattle electronic three-piece Beat Connection return with this excellent, flute-tootin’, sample-happy, percussive low-slung jam.       Love me them guitar lines, those handclaps, and that humming that starts at 3:44.  … Continue reading

Sylvan Esso – “Coffee” (Official Video)

  Singer Amelia Meath & electronic music producer Nick Sanborn hail from Durham, North Carolina.       Together they make experimental, beat-driven, indie-folk as Sylvan Esso.   Their previous single, “Hey Mami,”… 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

Nights of Rizal – “When It Comes Around”

  Nights of Rizal is Migi de Belen from the Philippines who makes some magandang beats.     Migi started writing music in 2007 while studying in London. He’s also a core member of the BuwanBuwan Collective—a… Continue reading

Shabazz Palaces – “They Come In Gold”

  “One picture is worth a thousand swerves…”       Cannot wait for the new Shabazz Palaces album, Lese Majesty, especially after hearing the alien machinery of brand new track “They Come in Gold.”… Continue reading

Fishing ft Jonas Nicholls – “Your Mouth”

  Clappy-go-lucky, joyful, ramshackle, impossible-to-Google madness from Sydney, Australia duo Fishing.   Love it.   Fishing aka best friends Doug Wright and Russell Fitzgibbon wrote their debut album, Shy Glow, (from which “Your… Continue reading

Moods – “417 Miles”

  If you’re due an early summer vacation, let Rotterdam’s Moods take you right there, right now.           Moods – “417 Miles”         Check out more… Continue reading

Lone – “Aurora Northern Quarter”

  Taking the stomp of his fantastic “Airglow Fires” (which made #50 in my Top 100 Songs of 2013 list—listen and download the DJ mix of this list here), Lone returns with a… Continue reading

Karol Conka – “Boa Noite” (Official Video)

  Good night! This is a jam right here!   “Boa Noite” (“Good Evening” or “Good Night” in Portuguese) is the latest single from Brazilian rap artist Karol Conka.          … 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

Kiasmos – “Looped”

  Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen are two Icelandic friends who like to make driving, classically-inspired, minimalist techno.       Kiasmos – “Looped”         Listen to more from Kiasmos… 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

Chet Faker – “1998″ (Official Video)

  I’ve been following the music of Aussie crooner Chet Faker ever since I got switched on to his brilliantly lethargic haze-hop cover of Blackstreet’s “No Diggity” in April 2012.      … Continue reading

Taylor McFerrin ft Nai Palm of Hiatus Kaiyote – “The Antidote”

  Bobby’s son Taylor McFerrin is a very talented multi-instrumentalist and singer from Brooklyn, New York.   Here he teams up with Hiatus Kaiyote head honcho Nai Palm for the shaker-driven and stirring future… 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

Pools – “MTV” (Free Download)

  Yes, I’m usually all about the beats and bass and electronic thump, but there’s always time on this here website for some catchy Weezer-ish 90s bedroom slacker rock.       In… 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

Abhi & Dijon – “Let You Know” (Dpat & Atu Remix) (Free Download)

  Soulection fam Dpat and Atu weave something wonderful on this slowed-down flip of Maryland musicians Abhi and Dijon’s “Let You Know.”       Houston producer Dpat first wowed me with his drum designs… Continue reading

Gil Scott-Heron – “Alien (Hold On To Your Dreams)” (Previously Unheard Recording)

  So raw.   The splintered, graveled voice of the legendary Gil Scott-Heron resurfaces as part of a new compilation of the late New York musician’s previously unheard recordings entitled Nothing New.  … 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

Plaid – “Hawkmoth”

  Original Warp-sters Andy Turner and Ed Handley (they’ve been signed to the venerable Sheffield electronic music label since 1991) return to making beautiful music under the name Plaid and turn in this gentle… Continue reading

Spooky Black x Bobby Raps x Psymun – “Blind” (Free Download)

  That echo-step soul.   Love this chilled new heat from Minneapolis’ Psymun on the beats, Bobby Raps on the raps, and 16-year-old vocalist Spooky Black on the vox.         Spooky… Continue reading

LISTEN/DOWNLOAD THE LATEST EPISODE OF THE DAN DIGS PODCAST: 120 MINUTES OF BRAND NEW BEATS, BASS, HIP-HOP, & ELECTRONIC SOUL. SUN, MAR 23, 2014.

  We return with a mix of more brand new music!   My favorite 34 tracks of the week, featuring newness from Little Dragon, Magical Mistakes, King Britt, Wu Tang Clan, a double… Continue reading

Ben Khan – “Youth”

London’s largely unknown singer and producer Ben Khan melds guitars from the 1975 with some 80s sheen and croon on “Youth,” while weaving the famous Lyn Collins “Think” hip-hop drum break sample in… Continue reading

Little Dragon – “Klapp Klapp”

Yukimi Nagano and her high school friends return with the drum-stomping and bass-swirling “Klapp Klapp.”     Little Dragon – “Klapp Klapp”       “Klapp Klapp” the first single to be taken… Continue reading

Magical Mistakes – “Laid Out” (Free Download)

On “Laid Out,” California native and Osaka, Japan-residing producer Erik Luebs bka Magical Mistakes infuses an assortment of Brainfeeder-ish, gritty, heated synths with an array of mystical chimes, bells, cuts, scrapes, swishes, and crackle… Continue reading

Low Leaf & King Britt – “A Light Within” (Free Download)

Los Angeles Filipino-American singer and harpist Low Leaf recently partnered with the legendary King Britt to create this wispy, digitally dusty beat jam. “A Light Within” is an outtake from King Britt’s forthcoming… Continue reading

Jay Electronica ft LaTonya Givens – “Better in Tune with the Infinite” (Free Download)

“The universe is listening.”       Since signing to Jay Z’s Roc Nation in 2010, Jay Electronica has been quiet on the release front, save for his guest appearance on Big Sean’s… Continue reading

Tame Impala – “Stranger In Moscow” (Michael Jackson Cover)

If Tame Impala ever wanted to form a permanent side-project where they exclusively play psychedelic covers of Michael Jackson songs and called themselves Psychel Jackson, I would be more than okay with that.… Continue reading