The Dan Digs Show 081: New James Blake, Radiohead, Skepta, Kaytranada, Jordan Rakei – Special Guest: Homeboy Sandman
Show number 81!
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.
This week we welcomed Homeboy Sandman to the #DanDigsShow.
We talked about his hometown of Queens, NY, his amazing new album, Kindness for Weakness, out now on Stones Throw, and how important it is to not sound like anyone else.
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"distinct sounds that don't sound like other things you've heard…" ⚡️⚡️⚡️ tonight @homeboysandman joins us @dashradio to talk about his six fav songs in the #sixsongscenario + his fantastic new album #kindnessforweakness out now on @stonesthrow – plus i spin a fresh selection of the best #newmusic #leftfieldbeats #electronicsoul of the week – we never play the same song twice on this show. 10p ET/7p PT on #Dash1 at dashradio.com + archived at dandigs.com #DanDigsShow ⚡️⚡️⚡️
Plus the show saw brand new music from James Blake, Radiohead, Skepta, Kaytranada, and Jordan Rakei.
Here’s how we dove into the week’s best new music.
0:01 James Blake – “My Willing Heart”
0:05 Radiohead – “The Numbers”
0:11 Skepta – “Numbers” (feat. Pharrell Williams)
0:14 Kaytranada – “Weight Off” (feat. BADBADNOTGOOD)
0:17 Al Green – “Simply Beautiful” (Maribou State Edit)
0:21 Jordan Rakei – “Talk To Me”
0:24 Melody Parker – “Love”
TRACK OF THE WEEK
0:27 James Blake – “I Need A Forest Fire” (feat. Justin Vernon)
0:33 Audego – “Motions”
0:36 IAMBENJI – “Found Me Now”
0:39 Francis Lai – “Young Freedom” (Golden Rules Remix)
0:42 Beth Orton – “1973” (feat. Twin Shadow)
BLAST FROM THE PAST
0:46 Beth Orton – “She Cries Your Name”
THE SIX SONG SCENARIO WITH HOMEBOY SANDMAN LIVE IN STUDIO
SONG THAT MADE ME WANT TO START MAKING MUSIC
0:55 LL Cool J – “It Gets No Rougher”
1:01 DJ Zinc – “Super Sharp Shooter”
SONG WITH THE BEST BEAT
1:07 El Da Sensei – “Frontline” feat. Mike Zoot, Organized Konfusion & FT
SONG THAT REMINDS ME OF MY HOMETOWN
1:15 N.O.R.E. – “Built Pyramids” feat. Large Professor
SONG BY AN UNDERRATED MUSICAL GENIUS
1:26 Brother Ali – “Need A Knot”
SONG WITH THE BEST LYRICS
1:33 Nas – “One Love”
1:39 The Heath Brothers – “Smilin’ Billy Suite Pt II”
SONG OF MY OWN THAT IS A FAVORITE
1:45 Homebody Sandman – “Soap”
1:57 Anna Straker – “Late Night Swimming”
1:59 Su Na – “Essex”
Catch you this Sunday 7pm PT / 10pm ET 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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