The Dan Digs Show 040: Jack J, Empress Of, Die & Break, Meow the Jewels, Dan Digs Jazz DJ Mix – Special Guest: Kamasi Washington

 

Show number 40!

 

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

 

We never play the same song twice on this show, so consider it your weekly update of all things new and good in soulful and beat-driven music!

 

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This week we welcomed the amazing Kamasi Washington to the studio!

 

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We talked about how the idea for his incredible new album The Epic came to him in a dream, his six favorite records (hear them during our talk!), and the transcendence of playing live.

 

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Here’s how we got epic.

 

DAN DIGS JAZZ DJ MIX

0:01 Kamasi Washington – “Change of the Guard”
0:04 Kamasi Washington – “The Magnificent”
0:07 Poyser, Riggins & Jackson – “Funky Butt, Part 1” (Prod. by Madlib)
0:09 Baaska & Scavelli – “Get Off The Ground”
0:11 Soil & Pimp – “A.I.E.”
0:14 Terrance Martin – “Mercy” Jazz Remix
0:17 David Axelrod – “Holy Thursday”
0:20 Robert Glasper – “Maiden Voyage/ Everything In Its Right Place”
0:23 Jazz Against the Machine – “Bombtrack”
0:26 Grandbrothers – “Arctica”

 

0:30 Stephen Bradley – “Runaways”

 

TRACK OF THE WEEK
0:33 Jack J – “Thirstin’”

 

0:36 Dan Digs – “Ornette” (Free download here)

 

BLAST FROM THE PAST
0:39 Pharoah Sanders – “Greeting to Saud”

 

 

THE #SIXSONGSCENARIO WITH KAMASI WASHINGTON LIVE IN STUDIO

 

1. SONG THAT MADE YOU WANT TO START MAKING MUSIC
0:56 Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – “Sleeping Dancer Sleep On”

 

2. SONG WITH THE BEST BEAT
1:01 James Brown – “I Got The Feeling”

 

3. SONG FROM YOUR FAVORITE JAZZ ALBUM
1:15 John Coltrane – “Transition”

 

4. SONG BY AN UNDERRATED MUSICAL GENIUS
1:20 Tony Allen – “Go Back” ft. Damon Albarn

 

5. SONG THAT REMINDS YOU OF A FAVORITE LIVE SHOW THAT YOU’VE PLAYED
1:25 Miles Davis – “In A Silent Way”

 

6. SONG OF YOUR OWN THAT IS YOUR LATEST CREATION
1:37 Kamasi Washington “The Rhythm Changes”

 

 

1:46 An-ten-nae – “Feeling High”
1:51 Fine Print – “About You”
1:54 Emperors Of – “Kitty Kat”
1:55 Wilco – “Pickled Ginger”
1:57 Meow the Jewels – “Meowlry” (Early)
1:59 Dayne Jordan – “The Hustlers”
2:00 Die & Break vs Mad Hed City – “40 Hurts” (Sam Binga’s Bludgeoned In The Basement Remix)

 

 

 

 

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 and welcome my guest Swindle to the show!

 

 

 

 

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