The Dan Digs Show 084: New Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Kaytranada, Robert Glasper & Erykah Badu, Whitney, Scrimshire – Special Guest: The Seshen

 

Show number 84!

 

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 Lalin and Aki from The Seshen to the #DanDigsShow.

 

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We talked about the palm wine scene in Ghana, making music in the Bay Area, playing live with Hiatus Kaiyote, which artists’ songs they love to cover, and their forthcoming new album on Tru Thoughts.

 

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Plus the show saw brand new music from Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Kaytranada, Robert Glasper and Erykah Badu, Whitney, and Scrimshire.

 

 

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Here’s how the music unraveled.

 

 

 

0:01 Gal Costa – “Pontos De Luz”
0:04 Kaytranada – “Lite Spots”
0:07 Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Shakedown Street” (Grateful Dead Cover)
0:11 Whitney – “No Matter Where We Go”

 

 

TRACK OF THE WEEK
0:14 Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “First World Problems”

 

 

0:18 Crepes – “Hidden Star”
0:22 Ghost McGrady – “Dissociate”
0:24 JP Cooper – “Five More Days” feat. Avelino
0:28 Tom Misch – “Watch Me Dance”
0:33 Ta-ku & Wafia – “Meet In The Middle”
0:36 Lance Skiiwalker – “Speed”
0:39 Jordan Rakei – “Talk To Me”
0:42 Jordan Rakei – “Blame It On The Youth”
0:45 Nao – “Girlfriend”
0:50 Trace – “Honey” (Dan Digs’ Raw Agave Remix)
0:54 Bob Dylan – “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right” (Animal Collective Remix)
0:56 Bullion – “Dancers”
0:59 Kanye West – “Beat 1” (Unreleased beat tape from 1997)
1:01 Soul II Soul – “Back To Life” (Scrimshire’s Waaaaaaait For It Edit)
1:05 Sade – “War of the Hearts” (Go Off Edit)
1:10 Robert Glasper & Erykah Badu – “Maiysha (So Long)” (Miles Davis Rework)

 

 

 

THE SIX SONG SCENARIO WITH THE SESHEN LIVE IN STUDIO

 

 

SONG THAT MADE US WANT TO START MAKING MUSIC
1:22 Operation Ivy – “Sound System”

 

SONG WITH THE BEST BEAT
1:26 Major Lazer – “Pon de Floor”

 

SONG THAT REMINDS US OF OUR HOMETOWN
1:35 Souls Of Mischief – “93 ‘til Infinity”

 

SONG BY AN UNDERRATED MUSICAL GENIUS
1:42 Broadcast – “Goodbye Girls”

 

SONG BY AN ARTIST WHO IS THE FUTURE OF MUSIC
1:49 Anderson .Paak – “The Dreamer”

 

SONG OF OUR OWN THAT IS A FAVORITE
1:56 The Seshen – “2000 Seasons”

 

 

 
2:00 Beyonce – “Hold Up” (DJDS Remix)

 

 

BLAST FROM THE PAST
2:01 LOL Boys – “Changes” feat. Heart Streets

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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