The Dan Digs Show 020: New Just Blaze, Raekwon, Beat Spacek, Massive Attack, The Cinematic Orchestra – Special Guest: Pell

 

Show number 20!

 

As always, the latest in my favorite new leftfield beats and electronic soul, plus interviews with my favorite artists, for your listening pleasure every Sunday night on Dash One at DashRadio.com.

 

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This week we welcomed New Orleans hip-hop artist Pell to the studio to take us through the #SixSongScenario, where artists, DJs, and music aficionados tell the story behind their favorite tracks and explain what these songs mean to them.

 

We talked about hurricane parties, touring with Kindness, working at the dollar store while writing music, and the importance of positivity.

 

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Here’s how we floated and dreamed.

 

0:01 Pell – “The Never”
0:07 Elzhi the Great – “February”
0:09 Just Blaze – “Moleskin Conclusion”
0:12 Raekwon ft French Montana & Busta Rhymes – “Wall to Wall”
0:18 Madlib the Beat Konducta in Africa – “Bonus F”
0:21 Melanie De Biasio – “I’m Gonna Leave You” (The Cinematic Orchestra Remix)
0:28 Odesza ft Shy Girls – “All We Need” (Beat Connection Remix)
0:33 Romare – “Work Song”
0:38 Beat Spacek – “Tonight”

 

 

THE #SIXSONGSCENARIO WITH PELL LIVE IN STUDIO

 

 

1. SONG THAT MADE YOU WANT TO START MAKING MUSIC

Gym Class Heroes – “Shoot Down the Stars”

 

 

2. SONG WITH THE BEST BEAT

Kanye West & Rick Ross – “Devil in a New Dress”

 

 

3. SONG THAT REMINDS YOU OF YOUR HOMETOWN

Prime Time – “She’s Giving Me Love”

 

 

4. SONG WRITTEN BY AN UNDERRATED GENIUS

King Krule – “Easy Easy”

Bonus track: Edgar the Beatmaker aka King Krule – “Baby London”

 

 

5. SONG BY THE BEST LYRICIST

Frank Ocean – “Crack Rock”

Bonus track: Frank Ocean – “You Are Luhh” (Dan Digs’ Positive Motivating Force Remix)

 

 

6. SONG OF YOUR OWN THAT IS YOUR FAVORITE

Pell – “Runaway”

 

 

 

1:48 Robert Del Naja (Massive Attack) – “Battle Box”
1:51 Melanie De Biasio – “With Love/Sweet Darling Pain” (Gilles Peterson & Simbad Remix)
1:56 Sweatson Klank – “Listen to the Love”
1:59 Tuxedo – “Watch the Dance”

 

 

 

 

 

Catch you this Sunday 7pm live on Dash One as we dig into more of the best new beats, bass, hip-hop, house, and electronic soul.

 

 

 

 

 

Listen to more from Pell over at his Soundcloud page here.

 

 

 

 

 

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