The Dan Digs Show 025: New Pete Rock, Kelela, The Seshen, Eric Lau, Jean Tonique – Special Guest: Tim Parker (You’ll Soon Know/NTS Radio London)

 

Show number 25!

 

As always, the latest in my favorite new leftfield beats and electronic soul, plus interviews with my favorite artists, DJs, and musicians, for your listening pleasure every Sunday night on Dash 1 at DashRadio.com.

 

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This week we welcomed Tim Parker from You’ll Soon Know on NTS Radio in East London 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 the ethos behind NTS, what the sound of You’ll Soon Know sounds like, life in London, mysterious producers from Ipswich, rappers who give TED talks, and the rampant genius of Photek.

 

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Here’s how it played out, from soup to nuts to soup.

 

0:01 Werkha ft Bryony Jarman-Pinto – “Dusk”
0:06 Bass Sekolah – “Lighthouse”
0:10 Bass Sekolah – “Lighthouse” (Boogie Mann Remix)
0:12 The Seshen – “Unravel” (Lost Midas Remix)
0:15 Cosmo Sheldrake – “Pelicans We”
0:17 Eric Lau – “Dedication A, B & C”
0:20 The 1978ers (yU & Slimkat) – “Far”
0:24 Wu Tang Clan – “C.R.E.A.M.” (Flamingosis Remix)
0:27 L’Orange & Jeremiah Jae ft Homeboy Sandman – “Ignore the Man to Your Right”
0:31 Pete Rock – “One, Two, A Few More”
0:34 Hiatus Kaiyote – “Monk of Yerba Buena” (Brady Watt Flip)
0:36 Mura Masa – “Are U There”
0:38 Kelela – “A Message”
0:43 J. Cole – “Fire Squad” (Sa-Roc Remix)

 

 

 

THE #SIXSONGSCENARIO WITH TIM PARKER FROM NTS RADIO LONDON LIVE IN STUDIO

 

 

1. SONG THAT FIRST MADE YOU WANT TO BE A DJ

Photek – “Ni Ten Ichi Ryu”

 

 

2. SONG WITH THE BEST BEAT

Prodigy – “Keep It Thoro”

 

 

3. SONG THAT SOUNDS LIKE LONDON RIGHT NOW

They Call Me Raptor – “Comfort (As the Spider Crawls)”

 

 

4. SONG BY AN UNDERRATED MUSICAL GENIUS

Kuedo – “Salt Lake Cuts”

 

 

5. SONG THAT IS THE RAREST RECORD YOU OWN

S. Maharba – “French Maid”

 

 

6. SONG THAT SOUNDS LIKE YOU’LL SOON KNOW

Dizz1 – “Drastic Measures”

 

 

 

 

1:48 Oddisee – “Counter-Clockwise”
1:53 Jack Garratt – “Remnants” (Carassius Gold Remix)
1:56 Erik Hassle – “No Words”
1:58 Jean Tonique – “My Love/Your Soul”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can catch Tim’s show You’ll Soon Know on NTS Radio in London via NTSlive.co.uk every other Wednesday at 3-5pm GMT.

 

 

 

 

 

Catch you this Sunday 7pm live on Dash 1 as we dig into more of the best new beats, bass, hip-hop, house, and electronic soul!

 

 

 

 

 

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