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Listen back to Loops + Dots Episode 24 – New Music from John Carroll Kirby, James Blake, Ivy Lab, Andrew Ashong & Kaidi Tatham, Ultraísta, Dan Kye, Diggs Duke

  Show number 24!         LOOPS + DOTS is back with another special all-music mix for episode 24!     A 60-minute mixture of my favorite tracks of the week including new music… Continue reading

Recommended Gem: James Blake Presents Before – DJ Set for Boiler Room in Los Angeles (Video)

  Introducing a new series on this here website called RECOMMENDED GEMS!   In addition to music, I’m now going to be unearthing DJ sets, podcasts, books, TV shows, movies, and more that… Continue reading

Listen Back to Loops + Dots Episode 1 – New Music from Benny Sings, Omar Apollo, Daedelus, Ben Hayes ft Nubya Garcia, James Blake – Special Guest: Ink Project

  Excited and honored to announce that I’ll be joining the wonderful Dublab radio family!       LOOPS + DOTS is my brand new leftfield beats, electronic soul, and experimental sounds show broadcast… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: James Blake – “Retrograde” (Dan Digs’ Futuregrade Remix)

  My number 1 track of 2013 (see the full list here) gets transported to a future of bass, chopped Amen breaks, and footwork rhythms.       As heard in the mix… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: James Blake – “Timeless”

  The lyric “…with graceful shadow” may just be the most apt way to describe the glorious entirety of James Blake’s music.       Timeless in every sense of the word.  … Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 069: James Blake, Kanye West, The Invisible, Barney Artist, Little Dragon – Dan’s “Valentineclectic” DJ Mix

  Show number 69!   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.… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 047: New Mount Kimbie & James Blake, Rapper Big Pooh & Nottz, Soulwax, Tycho, Roman Flugel – Dan in the DJ Mix

  Show number 47!   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.… Continue reading

Open Mike Eagle Freestyles over James Blake’s “Curbside” Live on the Dan Digs Show (Video)

  L.A.-via-Chicago art-rap aficionado Open Mike Eagle stopped by the Dan Digs Show on Dash Radio last Sunday to play some of his favorite records for the #SixSongScenario.       After we… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 006: New Hiatus Kaiyote, Flying Lotus, James Blake, BadBadNotGood, Breakage – Special Guest: Erik Hassle

  Show number 6!   As always, the latest and greatest in leftfield beats and electronic soul, plus interviews with my favorite musicians, for your listening pleasure every Sunday night on Dash One at DashRadio.com.… Continue reading

James Blake ft Chance the Rapper – “Life Round Here” (Remix) (Official Video Directed by Nabil)

This isn’t the first rap video of late to greatly increase the potency of the song it portrays by being filmed entirely in black-and-white. Perhaps best known for directing Kanye West/GOOD Music’s “Mercy”… Continue reading

James Blake – “Retrograde” (Official Video)

A strong return from the great intelli-dubstep hope of 2011, here looking like a trendy Stig from Top Gear in the video below.   James Blake – “Retrograde”   “Retrograde” is taken from… Continue reading

James Blake – “Curbside”

  James Blake’s latest effort saunters out of the gate with a strong snare and a nagging trumpet, perhaps to distance himself from the embrace from the charts he’s currently experiencing and keep… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Leifur James – “Wise Old Man” (Night Time Stories)

  Wise words.       One of my favorite remixes last year was “Mumma Don’t Tell” by London’s Leifur James as reworked by DanDigs.com fave FaltyDL. (View the full list of 2019’s… Continue reading

Dan Digs Live: DJ Set Opening for James Lavelle at the LA Premiere of “The Man from Mo’ Wax” at the Regent Theater in DTLA

  Somewhere in space (or in DTLA at least) this may all be happening right now.         Was a blast DJing before James Lavelle at the LA premiere of “The Man… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 112: The Robert Glasper Experiment, James Vincent McMorrow, Tay Sean, Max Graef, Yussef Kamaal – Top 100 Tracks of 2016! (Part 1: 100-51)

  Show number 112!   The #DanDigsShow’s Top 100 Tracks of 2016!         This is Part 1: Tracks 100 through 51.           Part 2 (Tracks 50… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 073: New Elzhi & Karriem Riggins, Homeboy Sandman, Tokimonsta, Jameszoo, Cassius – Special Guest: Jack Garratt

  Show number 73!   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.… Continue reading

Dan Digs’ Top 30 Albums of 2019

  Here are my 30 favorite albums from the year 2019.         30. Resavoir – Resavoir 29. Salami Rose Joe Louis – Zdenka 2080 28. Jordan Rakei – Origin 27.… Continue reading

Dan Digs’ Top 100 Tracks of 2019

  2. 0. 1. 9.             Here are my favorite one hundred tracks from this year.       (Click on the artist or track title to read… Continue reading

Dan Digs’ Top 100 Tracks of 2018

  Music of 2018, you were very, very, very good to us.         Here are my favorite one hundred tracks from this year.     100. Kali Uchis ft Tyler,… Continue reading

One-Off Pop-Up Show: The Rooftop with Dan Digs (Music from Skinny Pelembe, Jazztronik, FRMTN, Neneh Cherry, Tony Allen and Jeff Mills)

  Massive, masssssive thanks to everyone who tuned in to the one-off pop-up DJ mix show, The Rooftop with Dan Digs, on Instagram Live on Sunday night.       Was great fun… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Octavian – “Hands” (Drilla Records) (Official Video)

  On “Hands,” France-via-London’s Octavian blends the restless experimentation of Kanye West, the emotional Auto-Tuned hymnary of Bon Iver, and the fearless production of James Blake, resulting in instantly becoming one of my… Continue reading

Listen Back to Dan Digs on Worldwide FM: New Music from Dwight Trible, Photay, Rhye, Inc. No World, Henry Wu (Video)

  Back on Worldwide FM yesterday to host and spin a selection of my favorite tracks live from the mighty Red Gate Recorders studio in Highland Park.       Musical gems in the mix from… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: My Top 30 Remixes of 2016

  Thirty of the best remixes, reworks, reshuffles, and reimaginations all from the year 2016.     30. Jodie Abacus – “I’ll Be That Friend” (Jono Jagwar Ma Remix)     29. James Blake… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: My Top 30 Albums of 2016

  Of all of the many, many, many fantastic, great, and wonderful albums released this year, here’s a list of the 30 I enjoyed the most.   (Click on the images below to… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 106: New DJ Shadow x Hudson Mohawke, Kerem Akdag, Jack Garratt, Psychemagik, Mura Masa x Four Tet – Special Guest: Larry Mizell Jr

  Show number 106!   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… Continue reading

Listen Back to Dan Digs on Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM Pop Up Radio Station in LA

  Huge thanks to Gilles Peterson, Jonathan Rudnick, Dave O’Donnell, and the rest of the stellar Worldwide FM team for three days of pop up radio at the end of September in DTLA that… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 104: New Solange x Kaytranada, Azymuth, Jay Daniel, All the People, Dead Horse Beats – Special Guests: Mura Masa & Linafornia

  Show number 104!   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… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Moses Sumney ft Thundercat – “Lonely World”

  Stark and stunning, “Lonely World” by Moses Sumney, featuring Thundercat‘s unmistakable bass tones, is an opus of vocal emotion propelled forward by focused drums that gradually build into a rich, complex beat… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 091: New Catching Flies, Leisure, Devonwho, Blawan, Jagwar Ma – Special Guest: BRÅVES

  Show number 91!   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… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 051: New Slum Sociable, SG Lewis, Raury, HWLS, Pell – Special Guests: Dexter Story & Aquilo

  Show number 51!   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.… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 027: New Hiatus Kaiyote, Hudson Mohawke, Knxwledge, Ta-ku, Chemical Brothers – Dan in the DJ Mix

  Show number 27!   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… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 014: New Joey Bada$$, Romare, Anushka, Burial, Novelist x Mumdance – Special Guest: Open Mike Eagle

  Show number 14!   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… Continue reading

Honne – “Warm On A Cold Night”

  “OK, it’s 3.17am…”   Fully diggin’ these James Blake nocturnal organ walls, 80s electric guitar chord jangles, and a yearning vocal delivery fully implying honesty and straightforwardness; the very definition of the… Continue reading

Andrea Balency – “You’ve Never Been Alone”

  Sounding somewhat like an especially chilled AlunaGeorge, 22-year-old Mexican-French producer and singer Andrea Balency introduces her first single, “You’ve Never Been Alone,” a futurebound, striding cut of metallic R&B and glimmering electronic soul.… Continue reading

Nadastrom – “Fallen Down” (Club Mix)

  Moombahton godfathers Dave Nada and Matt Nordstrom are Nadastrom.       Have a listen to the D.C.-born, L.A.-based duo’s latest single, the spooky, bass-driven, late-night house number, “Fallen Down.”     Nadastrom… Continue reading

LISTEN/DOWNLOAD THE LATEST EPISODE OF THE DAN DIGS PODCAST: 120 MINUTES OF BRAND NEW BEATS, BASS, HIP-HOP, & ELECTRONIC SOUL. SUN, MAR 23, 2014.

  We return with a mix of more brand new music!   My favorite 34 tracks of the week, featuring newness from Little Dragon, Magical Mistakes, King Britt, Wu Tang Clan, a double… Continue reading

Listen to Dan Digs’ Top 100 Songs of 2013 – Part 2: 50-1 (Podcast)

  So here it is, the second part of the Top 100: my Top 50 songs of 2013!   Some very unknown, some very well-known, some very minimal, some very maximal, all very… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, Dec 1, 2013.

  Yo! Two hours of brand new and magnificent beats, bass, hip-hop, and electronic soul, plus house, jungle, drum ‘n’ bass, and Paul Simon all cooked up together in a casserole of melodic… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, Sep 29, 2013.

  Say hello to a brand new edition of the Dan Digs DJ mix podcast radio show broadcast session!   It’s an eclectic, fast-paced blend of everything I’m digging at the moment in… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, Jun 30, 2013.

Stoked, hyped, and generally ex-ci-ted for this week’s brand new show!     Hope you’re all doing well. Special shouts going out to anyone tuning in for the first time!      … Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Radio Show: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, April 7, 2013.

How’s it going? Hear the latest two-hour mix of my new favorite beats, ditties, ballads, and jams of the week for your listening pleasure.         Unfortunately this episode is no… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Radio Show: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, March 24, 2013.

A two-hour selection of the finest in box fresh beats, bass, hip-hop, and electronic soul.       Unfortunately this episode is no longer available. Head over to iTunes here to listen to new episodes… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Radio Show: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sunday Mar. 17, 2013.

“Erm, it really has been quite a long time, hasn’t it? One does apologize, one shouldn’t have left you without a dope beat to, indeed, step to. So sorry.” – British Timbaland. The… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Radio Show: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sunday Feb. 10, 2013.

My favorite 41 tracks of this week, all up, down, left, and right in the mix.     Unfortunately this episode is no longer available. Head over to iTunes here to listen to… Continue reading

Dan Digs’ Top 50 Songs of 2012

So here it is, the year that was.   Here are my 50 favorite songs of 2012. 50. My Morning Jacket – “Outta My System” (Washed Out Remix) 49. Alt-J – “Tessellate” 48.… Continue reading

Guerre – “For Qwanisha” (Free Download)

Ambient electronic R&Business from Sydney, Australia that sounds like an album cut from James Blake’s debut.   Guerre – “For Qwanisha” (Free Download)   Download “For Qwanisha” (and the equally mellow, moody excellence… Continue reading

The Versatile Vocal Talent of Kwabs aka Kwabena Adjepong (Video)

This voice!     London’s Kwabs demonstrates his majectic vocal versatility at Buckingham Palace as part of the BBC TV series Goldie’s Band: By Royal Appointment, hosted by the renowned British drum ‘n’… Continue reading

Walter Ego ft Trim – “Set Off” (Official Video)

Joining the dots. To get familiar with East London MC and former Roll Deep member Trim, listen to his track “Confidence Boost” as excellently reworked by James Blake under his Harmonimix alias. Here… Continue reading