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The Dan Digs Show 089: New BadBadNotGood, FKJ, Florian Kupfer, MNDSGN, Pedestrian – Special Guests: Stro Elliot (Live Set) & New Zealand Music Update with Martyn Pepperell

  Show number 89!   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

Reflections On New Zealand

It’s pretty awesome.

The Dan Digs Show 055: New Olivier St Louis, Mo Kolours, Tei Shi, DJ Mitsu the Beats, Max Graef & Glenn Astro – Special Guests: Fat Freddy’s Drop & Sylvan Esso’s Nick Sanborn aka Made of Oak (Live Set)

  Show number 55!   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 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 021: New Chance the Rapper, Toro Y Moi, Daymé Arocena, Cid Rim, Redlight – Dan in the DJ Mix

  Show number 21!   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 008: New D’Angelo, DJ Jazzy Jeff, JRocc, Jungle, Pomo – Special Guest: Mark de Clive-Lowe

  Show number 8!   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 One at DashRadio.com.… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Brand New Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, House and Electronic Soul. Sun, Jul 20, 2014.

  ***GO TO THE DAN DIGS ITUNES PAGE TO LISTEN, DOWNLOAD & SUBSCRIBE TO THIS PODCAST RIGHT HERE RIGHT NOW!***   How’s it going?   Stoked to share with you an assortment of my new favorite… Continue reading

LISTEN/DOWNLOAD THE LATEST EPISODE OF THE DAN DIGS PODCAST: 120 MINUTES OF BRAND NEW BEATS, BASS, HIP-HOP, & ELECTRONIC SOUL. SUN, MAY 25, 2014.

  All of my favorite songs from right now, all blended together in this latest two-hour podcast DJ mix!       Say hello and let me know where you’re listening from via facebook.com/dandigs… Continue reading

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

  Dig this!   So much good music in the mix this week.   Brand new tracks from Talib Kweli, Tosca, Quadron, Bibio, Illum Sphere, and my new musical project Bright Bright Flashing… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Hopetoun Brown – “Let’s Not Be Friends”

  Named after Hopetoun St in the Auckland neighborhood of Ponsonby where they grew up (the very same neighborhood where I hosted my very first leftfield beats and electronic soul radio show on… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Electric Wire Hustle – “Go Slow” (Bastard Jazz)

  Feeling the slow strings, slow toms, slow kicks, and slow vox of “Go Slow,” a brand new song from Wellington, New Zealand’s Electric Wire Hustle.       Track of the day.… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Wallace – “Negroni Eyes”

  Bittersweet and sophisticated (much like the libation in question) string descents and piano meanderings taken from the Miles Davis instrumental “Nardis” provide the backdrop for Wellington, New Zealand-born, Sydney, Australia-based singer-songwriter Wallace‘s latest future-forward soul… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Scuba Diva (Lorde’s Keyboardist) – “What’s the Point?” (Produced by Silicon)

  When he’s not playing keyboards in Lorde‘s touring band, Paraparaumu, New Zealand’s Jimmy Mac aka Scuba Diva makes brooding, wavy, washy, indie-funk excellence.       “What’s the Point?” is produced by… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 043: Shabazz Palaces, Mos Def, Jack Garratt, Omar, Quantic – Special Guest: Martyn Pepperell

  Show number 43!   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

Diggin’ This: Leisure – “Hot Love”

  Leisure, you are from Auckland, New Zealand and make incredible music like “Got It Bad” that I haven’t stopped spinning since I first heard it (this may have been their first radio… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Multi-Love” (Official Video)

  The last time I wrote about Portland, Oregon-via-New Zealand lo-fi psychedelic-indie-soul outfit and band-name-you-would-probably-find-somewhere-in-an-anime-movie Unknown Mortal Orchestra was back when they covered Lindstrom’s spacey and disco-y “Rà-àkõ-st.,” which was and still is amazing in every… Continue reading

Doprah – “Stranger People”

  With “Stranger People,” Christchurch, New Zealand’s Doprah remind me of a slightly more cheerful Portishead who’ve listened to a lot of Lorde, Dr Octagon’s “Blue Flowers,” and Flying Lotus’ jangly drum loops.… Continue reading

Ladi6 – “Hold Tight” (Official Video)

  Christchurch, New Zealand’s Ladi6 gets spacey on this downtempo jazz-soul jam with a delectably drowsy ‘n’ snappy beat.         Ladi6 – “Hold Tight” (Official Video)        … Continue reading

Electric Wire Hustle – “Bottom Line”

  Love the pouncing piano, widescreen strings, and simmering drum beat on this new leftfield soul jam from Wellington, New Zealand’s Electric Wire Hustle.       I played the Flako remix of this track on… Continue reading

Sorceress – “Teacups” (Free Download)

  Love this rollin’ ‘n’ clappin,’ Fat Freddy-Droppin’ house beat and these honeyed soul vocals on “Teacups,” the brand new track from New Zealand five-piece Sorceress.       Formerly known as Funkommunity,… Continue reading

Flying Lotus ft Laura Darlington – “Phantasm” (Video by Markus Hofko)

  If the new Star Wars movie looked like Auckland, New Zealand director Markus Hofko‘s video for Flying Lotus‘ otherworldly “Phantasm,” I would not be mad at all.       The visuals are a… Continue reading

Lord Echo – “Digital Haircut” (Official Video)

Dubbed-out, squiggly, hairstylin’ funk from Wellington, New Zealand’s answer to Mr. Scruff.   Lord Echo – “Digital Haircut” (Official Video)       Lord Echo‘s new album, Curiosities, is out now on Bastard… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, Nov 17, 2013.

  How’s it going? Hope your November is gloriously leafy and peachy.   Here’s two hours of brand new beats, bass, hip-hop, and electronic soul, in addition to some house, jazz, boogie, indie… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, Oct 27, 2013.

  Another brand new installment of the Dan Digs radio show is now live!   Two hours of beats, bass, hip-hop, and electronic soul-house-jazz music, plus some Icelandic and Peruvian folk gem surprises.… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Radio Show: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, May 5, 2013.

Brand new London hip-hop from Hawk House, a future funk remix of “No Diggity” by Bondax, Copenhagen folk from the White Album, New Zealand bedroom beats from Samuel Truth, dusty jazz from Eric… Continue reading

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Rà-àkõ-st” (Lindstrøm Cover)

After Lindstrøm recently remixed the band’s “Swim and Sleep (Like a Shark),” New Zealand-via-Portland’s U.M.O. return the favor by reworking the Norwegian producer’s U.F.O. disco audio into a grainy, warped, psychedelic 1970s TV… Continue reading

Listen/Download this Week’s DIG DEEP Radio Show with Dan Digs: Beats, Bass & Electronic Soul on KBCS 91.3FM Seattle – July 21, 2012 Tracklisting – The Sound-Off! with Special Guest Vox Mod

The Dig Deep radio show welcomes experimental electronic beats and bass producer Vox Mod to the KBCS studio tonight for the Sound-off! 6 rounds, 6 musical categories, 12 songs, 2 music aficionados, and… Continue reading

Weird Together ft Yaw Boateng & Karima Madut – “Chale” (Official Video)

I’ve been obsessed with Ghana’s azonto rhythms and saying “chale” a lot ever since hearing E.L.’s dancey and ridiculously catchy “Obuu Mo.” Suffice to say I was extremely pleased to stumble upon Weird… Continue reading

LeFtO Films: Do-Over Osaka

The Do-Over is a series of itinerant daytime backyard boogie downs held in select secluded surroundings all over the world, including off-the-beaten-path locations in Manila, Dubai (the “Dune-Over” – yes!), Miami, Honolulu, Waiheke… Continue reading

Listen/Download this Week’s DIG DEEP Radio Show with Dan Digs: Beats, Bass & Electronic Soul on KBCS 91.3FM Seattle – May 5, 2012 Tracklisting

Tonight we paid homage to MCA aka Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys who very sadly passed away on Friday. We also spun reggae, London rhymes, hip-hop from Tall Black Guy Productions, German… Continue reading

Opossom – “Blue Meanies” (Free MP3 Download)

Grainy psychedelic soul from New Zealand’s Kody Nielson of the Mint Chicks and Unknown Mortal Orchestra.     Head over here for more Opossom. Sadly this link, while it will provide you with… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning April 14 2012 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Leftfield hip-hop, experimental bass, stompin’ beats, and a 30 minute mix of rare cover versions of classic tracks all on tonight’s show!   Here’s how we wove that tangled web. FIRST TRACK IS… Continue reading

Sola Rosa ft Iva Lamkum – ‘Turn Around’

This is what August 24th, afternoon, warm with overly-appreciated sunshine, in Seattle, sounds like. There is an abundance of good music from New Zealand.

Lanu ft Megan Washington – ‘Fall’ (Official Video)

More bran’ nu from the Tru Thoughts camp with Lanu; the New Zealand-born, Melbourne, Australia-based lead guitarist and brains behind funk outfit the Bamboos. Rain? Evergreen trees? Mountains and lakes? Girls with glasses?… Continue reading

The Neon Mixtape With Dan Digs – George FM – Sat 7am-10am NZT

What’s good? So I’ve now got a radio show on George FM – New Zealand’s premier nationwide electronic/dance radio station – doing the breakfast slot every Saturday 7am-10am NZT! Tune in and wrap… Continue reading

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    My name is Dan Digs and I live in Los Angeles, California.       I’m a music TV and radio host, producer, music curator, DJ, writer, musician, remixer, and burrito thought… 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

Diggin’ This: Julien Dyne – “Design” (Soundway Records)

  The groove is real.       On “Design,” Berlin-via-Wellington-via-Auckland-via-Montreal musician, drummer, DJ, and visual artist Julien Dyne opens with a gritty, Theo Parrish-ish beat loop and shimmering piano punctuation before melting it… Continue reading