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Listen back to Loops + Dots Episode 17 – New Music from John Carroll Kirby, The Breathing Effect, Somni, Cleo Sol, Skalpel, Moses Boyd, Forest Law, Thundercat, Steve Spacek, Four Tet – Dan In the DJ Mix

  Show number 17!         We’re back with another special all-music mix for LOOPS + DOTS episode 17!     Brand new goodness from the likes of John Carroll Kirby,… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Mono/Poly ft Kimbra – “Easy Living” (Co-Produced by Thundercat) (Naymlis Records)

  Summertime, and the livin’ is easy.       Having previously wowed the galaxy with the stainless steel bass of “When I’m Comin’ For Ya,” Bakersfield, California’s Charles E. Dickerson, otherwise known… 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 097: New Thundercat, King Krule, Dexter Story & Kamasi Washington, Moses Sumney, Ivy Lab – Special Guest: Seven Davis Jr

  Show number 97!   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

Music by Dan Digs: Thundercat – “Them Changes” (Dan Digs’ “Thundercat Ate My Homework” Disco Remix)

  I’ve always thought that Thundercat‘s basslines and vocals would perfectly suit a disco flip.       I was listening to a lot of early Daft Punk this weekend and thought about… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 050: New Flying Lotus, Thundercat, Kaytranada, Moonchild, Strange Faith – Special Guests: Hiatus Kaiyote & Different Sleep

  Show number 50! Whoa!   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: WOKE (Flying Lotus, Shabazz Palaces, and Thundercat) ft George Clinton – “The Lavishments of Light Looking” (Free Download)

  Is this real life?     Three of my all-time favorite otherworldly music entities—Flying Lotus, Shabazz Palaces, and Thundercat—have come together via Adult Swim to form the musical Voltron that is WOKE.… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 041: Koreless, Kiiara, Thundercat, Jamie xx, Alicia Keys – Special Guest: Swindle

  Show number 41!   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 039: Future Islands x Madlib, Kaytranada, Thundercat, Swindle, MIA – Special Guests: Tropics & Mister Sushi

  Show number 39!   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 035: New Thundercat, Chet Faker, Holychild, Four Tet, Nicolay – Special Guest: Van Hunt

  Show number 35!   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

Thundercat – “Heartbreaks + Setbacks” (Produced by Flying Lotus)

Effervescent jazz bass noodler Thundercat returns with a Flying Lotus-produced second album and a wonderfully catchy, soulful first single, “Heartbreaks + Setbacks.”   Thundercat – “Heartbreaks + Setbacks” (Produced by Flying Lotus)  … Continue reading

Thundercat – ‘Seasons’

Videos getting expensive. In honor of ex-Suicidal Tendencies bassist and FlyLo friend Thundercat’s album out on Brainfeeder today, the label traveled all the way to outer space and additionally went back in time… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Genevieve Artadi – “Hot Mess” (Brainfeeder Records)

  Very much into this new single from LA vocalist and producer Genevieve Artadi.       “Hot Mess” is a happily melancholic, lighter-than-air, Stereolab-ish experimental pop composition that fuses jazz electronics with… Continue reading

Listen back to Loops + Dots Episode 18 – New Music from Yaeji, Tokimonsta, James Alexander Bright, Kllo, Duke Hugh, Dane Orr of Sonnymoon, Myele Manzanza, Skinshape – Dan In the DJ Mix

  Show number 18!         Hope you’re doing well and keeping safe and healthy.     LOOPS + DOTS is back with another special all-music mix for episode 18!    … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Cleo Sol – “Rose In the Dark” (Forever Living Originals)

  Do you know, do you know, do you know that things get better?       Taking cues from the percussive xylophone chimes of Shuggie Otis’ “Strawberry Letter 23” and the instrumentation… 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

Diggin’ This: Natalie Slade ft Hiatus Kaiyote’s Simon Mavin – “Humidity” (Live At The Grove) (Eglo Records) (Official Video)

  Laid back, literally.       Completely here for “Humidity,” the dreamlike and aqueous new single from Sydney soul chanteuse and recent Eglo signee Natalie Slade. It’s set to appear on her… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Theo Parrish ft Simon Mavin, Perrin Moss, Paul Bender from Hiatus Kaiyote – “What You Gonna Ask For” (Theo’s Mix) (Sound Signature)

  It’s August 20th, but summer is still in full effect.        Featuring Lori on vocal duties, Rhythm Section’s Silent Jay on saxophone, and Simon Mavin, Paul Bender, and Perrin Moss from… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Resavoir – “Plantasy” (International Anthem) (Official Video)

  The secret life of plants.       Not solely content with his immensely delicate folk-informed brass output as part of DanDigs.com faves Whitney (listen to their early demo “No Matter Where… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Clever Austin ft Jon Bap – “Blue Tongue” (Wondercore Island/Touching Bass)

  Otherworldly organic soul.       Clever Austin is the alter-ego of Melbourne musician and Hiatus Kaiyote drummer Perrin Moss. On “Blue Tongue,” he’s teamed up with the Texas producer Jon Bap… 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: Sampology ft Seven Davis Jr – “Blooming In the Streets” (Middle Name Records)

  “Don’t go bringing up the future to those who live in the past.”       “Blooming In the Streets” sees Brisbane’s Sampology teaming up with LA-via-Houston’s Seven Davis Jr to create… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Scott Xylo – “Hold On” (Black Acre)

  In the mood for some very excellent soupy psychedelic jazz that glimmers with experimental wonder?       You are, then, very much in the right place.     “Hold On,” from… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: SUNRAYYS – “Alright Alright” & New “Beachgaze Inspirations” Spotify Playlist

  It’s all gonna be alright.       “Alright Alright” is inspired by visions of beaches and palm trees and LA while listening to the Beta Band, UNKLE, Beck, the Charlatans, Toro… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Leisure Centre – “Getting to Know” (HopeStreet Recordings)

  Melbourne got soul.       Formerly known as the Do Yo Thangs, Melbourne septet Leisure Centre specialize in left-of-center R&B and futurist soul.     “Getting to Know” effortlessly floats through… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: WVR BVBY – “And Another Thing” (Plug Seven Records)

  Ah, Melbourne, is there anything you can’t do?       Kllo, Lanks, Woodes, 30/70 Collective, Crepes, Slum Sociable, I’lls, Chet Faker, and of course, Hiatus Kaiyote, are just some of the… Continue reading

Dan Digs’ Top 30 Albums of 2017

  A list of the 30 albums I enjoyed the most this year.       30. Dauwd – Theory of Colours (Ninja Tune) 29. The xx – I See You (Young Turks)… Continue reading

Dan Digs’ Top 100 Tracks of 2017

  Right before your very ears, here are my favorite tracks, songs, beats, melodies, and vibes from the year that was 2017.       100. Jadu Heart – “Harry Brompton’s Ice Tea”… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Genesis Owusu – “Sideways” (Produced by Simon Mavin & Perrin Moss of Hiatus Kaiyote)

  That scraped-flute-meets-old-violin intro.       On the instantly interesting “Sideways,” the 19-year-old Ghanian-Australian singer-songwriter Genesis Owusu takes inspiration from the music of William Onyeabor and enlists the production expertise of Simon Mavin and Perrin… Continue reading

Listen Back to Dan Digs on Worldwide FM with the Koreatown Oddity Live in Studio (Video)

  Spun what turned out to be one of my favorite ever mixes live at Stones Throw HQ in Highland Park, Los Angeles for Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM.       Tunes in… 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 102: New Solange, Moses Sumney, Daedelus, Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman, A.K. Paul – Special Guest: Swarvy

  Show number 102!   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: COMBAT! – “Heavy Accent”

  Mightily diggin’ this brand new one from recent Friends of Friends signing and LA native Mark Nieto aka COMBAT!       “Heavy Accent” is a wonderful mess of dusty drums, Thundercat-ish… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 075: New Madlib, SBTRKT, Flying Lotus, Oddisee, Kingdom – Phife Dawg Tribute Triplet – Special Guest: Szjerdene

  Show number 75!   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: 30/70 Collective – “The Strut”

  Melbourne (what is it with the inordinate amount of musical greatness that emanates from this city?!) nine-piece 30/70 Collective come correct with the feel-good, soulful bounce of “The Strut.”       Track of… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 062: Top 100 Tracks of 2015! (Part 2: 50-1)

  Show number 62!   So, here it is: the last show of 2015, filled to the brim with the 50 best tracks of 2015.       You can stream the show… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: My Top 20 Albums of 2015

  2015, you did us proud.         Here are my Top 20 Albums of 2015.   (Click on the images below to listen/buy/download)       20. Zayyaf – North… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Kamasi Washington – “Re Run Home” (Kon Rework)

  Sure, it’s 8 minutes long, but when you consider that the glorious original is 14 minutes, that seems short!     Too much love for this Kamasi flip from one of the… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 058: New BadBadNotGood, Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman, Jonny Greenwood, PREP, 4hero – Special Guest: Luka (Live Set)

  Show number 58!   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 056: New Missy Elliott, Erykah Badu, FaltyDL, Astronomyy, Disclosure – Special Guest: Newbody (Live Set)

  Show number 56!   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

Music by Dan Digs: “Love You I Do” (Hiatus Kaiyote Re-Edit)

  Boom-bap drums, Japanese jazz fusion keys, and vocal inspiration from one of my favorite bands in the galaxy: Hiatus Kaiyote.     As premiered on the #DanDigsShow on Dash Radio last night. Listen back to the… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 010: Top 100 Tracks of 2014! – Part 2: 50-1 – Dan in the DJ Mix

  Show number 10!   My Top 100 Tracks of 2014.   Part 2: Number 50 through Number 1!         So much fun putting this show together. 2014 really was… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Flying Lotus ft Kendrick Lamar – “Never Catch Me”

  Fly-Lo meets K.Dot.   If hip-hop production in 2014 suddenly decided to go the way of the future-focused jazz odyssey of “Never Catch Me,” I would be more than okay with that.… 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

Taylor McFerrin ft Nai Palm of Hiatus Kaiyote – “The Antidote”

  Bobby’s son Taylor McFerrin is a very talented multi-instrumentalist and singer from Brooklyn, New York.   Here he teams up with Hiatus Kaiyote head honcho Nai Palm for the shaker-driven and stirring future… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, Jan 12, 2014.

  Welcome to the first show of 2014!   A wintry mix of downtempo beat jams, slow future funk workouts, classic covers, and experimental leftfield sonic adventures.   Hope ya enjoy. Get in… Continue reading

Listen to Dan Digs’ Top 100 Songs of 2013 – Part 1: 100-51 (Podcast)

  Welcome to part one of two of my top 100 songs of 2013!         For my latest installment of this here radio show DJ mix podcast, I wanted to… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, Jul 28, 2013.

Two hours of my favorite latest and greatest beats, bass, hip-hop, and electronic soul cuts!       Unfortunately this episode is no longer available. Head over to iTunes here to listen to new episodes… Continue reading