About

 

 

My name is Dan Digs and I live in Los Angeles, California.

 

mixcloud.com/dandigs

 

 

I’m a music TV and radio host,

producer,

music curator,

DJ,

writer,

musician,

remixer,

and

burrito thought leader.

 

I’m way into inventive beats and bleeps, basslines and rhymes. Also, lunch.

 

 

 

I am currently in my third season as the showrunner and executive producer of Crate Diggers,

a show that focuses on vinyl aficionados and their love of wax,

for Fuse TV‘s new channel, FM.

 

 

I’ve told the stories behind the record collections of

Quantic, Bilal, Mix Master Mike,

King Britt, Natasha Diggs,

Danny KrivitStatik Selektah,

Peter Rosenberg,

RudimentalClassixx, J Boogie,

Sake One, Mark Farina,

Nickodemus,

Jason Bentley (KCRW), DJ Day,

Nobody (Low End Theory),

DublabB+Carlos Nino,

Free the Robots,

and

Monalisa.

 

 

You can watch full episodes of the show at the FM.tv site

and

on your iPhone or iPad via the free Fuse TV app.

 

 

 

soundcloud.com/dandigs

Dan Digs DJing live at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles

 

 

You can catch me DJing live around Los Angeles

at the city’s finest music venues

namely

at

Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles

and

at 

Ace Hotel Palm Springs.

 

 

soundcloud.com/dandigs

Dan Digs DJing live at Resident DTLA

 

 

Dan Digs DJing on Day 2 of Gilles Peterson's Worldwide FM pop-up station in DTLA

Dan Digs DJing on Day 2 of Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM pop-up station in DTLA

 

 

worldwidefm.net

Dan Digs interviewing MNDSGN on Day 3 of Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM pop-up station in DTLA

 

 

mixcloud.com/dandigs

Dan Digs on the air at Dash Radio

 

 

You can hear my live DJ mix show

featuring brand new cuts from the world of

leftfield beats

and

electronic soul

plus interviews with my favorite artists

on

The Dan Digs Show

every Sunday 7pm to 9pm PT

on

Dash 1,

the flagship station of

Dash Radio.

 

 

 

“It’s a stellar update on the best modern grooves available, so tune in–we don’t remember radio ever sounding quite so smooth.” – Okayplayer

 

 

 

Dan Digs & Gilles Peterson

Dan Digs & Gilles Peterson

 

 

 

Previous guests on the #DanDigsShow have included Gilles Peterson,

Hiatus Kaiyote, Adrian Younge,

Jamie LidellKamasi Washington, DJ Spinna,

Marc Mac (4hero), Oddisee, Ta-kuRoy Davis Jr, J Rocc, Swindle,

Mura MasaSeven Davis Jr, Tall Black Guy, Kastle,

Tom MischRJD2Henry WuPellRobin Hannibal,

Robot KochNiia, Saul Williams, Moonchild, Sam Gellaitry,

Telefon Tel AvivVan Hunt, MockyJ Davey, Adam Freeland,

Haelos, Jack Garratt, MASTJeff Parker (Tortoise),

Andreya Triana, Until the Ribbon Breaks, Fat Freddy’s Drop,

Tropics, Ry XJeff WeissSweatson Klank, Pioneer 11,

Aquilo, Made of Oak (Nick Sanborn of Sylvan Esso)

SwarvyCazal Organism, Bob Moses, Seb Wildblood,

BRÅVES, Szjerdene, Astronautica, Benjamin Yellowitz,

Stro Elliot, Honne, LinaforniaThavius Beck, De Lux,

Blackbird BlackbirdPhantoms, The Seshen, Different Sleep,

Dexter Story, Vancouver Sleep Clinic, Elusive, COMBAT!,

Luka, New Los Angeles, Larry Mizell JrHarleighblu, Open Mike Eagle,

Homeboy Sandman, Daniel Johns (ex-Silverchair)Eric Dingus,

Adult KarateNewbody, Erik Hassle, Body Language,

DJ Day, Golden Rules (Eric Biddines & Paul White),

Noon Pacific, Naytronix, Daniel T, Mark de Clive-Lowe,

LuxxuryTim Parker (NTS Radio/You’ll Soon Know),

Jon E.K.Sofie, Dorian Concept, Great Dane,

Travis Holcombe (KCRW), Aaron Byrd (KCRW),

Trace, Lost Midas,

and

more.

 

 

King Britt & Dan Digs

King Britt & Dan Digs

 

 

Dan Digs & Ta-ku

Dan Digs & Ta-ku

 

 

J. Rocc live on the #DanDigsShow

J. Rocc live on the #DanDigsShow

 

 

 

Tune in at dashradio.com

or

via the Dash Radio app

for iTunes here and Android here.

 

This new network

based in Hollywood

just a few blocks north of Amoeba Music

really is

the future of radio.

 

There’s zero commercials and no subscription fee to listen.

 

 

Open Mike Eagle & Dan Digs

Open Mike Eagle & Dan Digs

 

 

Recording an interview campfire-style before soundcheck at the El Rey Theatre with Hiatus Kaiyote

 

 

Dan Digs & Jamie Lidell

Dan Digs & Jamie Lidell

 

 

 

Want to tune in right now?

 

Stream all episodes of The Dan Digs Show

and

my other specialist DJ sets

instantly on Mixcloud here

and

subscribe to the podcast of The Dan Digs Show on iTunes here.

 

 

Jeremy Sole & Dan Digs

Jeremy Sole & Dan Digs

 

 

Quantic & Dan Digs

Quantic & Dan Digs

 

 

Live set from Dorian Concept on the #DanDigsShow

Live set from Dorian Concept on the #DanDigsShow

 

 

Rudimental & Dan Digs

Rudimental & Dan Digs

 

 

 

In addition to my weekly Dash Radio show,

in October 2016 I partnered with the music playlist app Noon Pacific to become

the flagship host and music director

of

month-long pop-up radio station

and

video livestream

of curated DJ sets and live artist performances direct from

the Noon Pacific Live space

at

Platform 

in

Culver City.

 

In case you’re not familiar, 

Noon Pacific is 

a weekly mixtape of the best songs expertly hand-picked from the best music blogs.

Along with over 200,000 other listeners,

discover the latest and greatest in music 

with 10 new songs delivered to your phone every Monday at noon

(Pacific time, obviously). 

 

Get the app for free here.

 

 

Watch our video livestream here

and

head to noonpacific.com to catch up on

archived interviews

and

performances.

 

 

 

Flagship host and music director for Noon Pacific Live pop up radio station

Flagship host and music director for Noon Pacific Live

 

 

Our Noon Pacific Live pop up radio station at Platform in Culver City

Our Noon Pacific Live pop up radio station location at Platform in Culver City

 

 

Dan Digs interviewing Tru Thoughts artist Lost Midas on air at Noon Pacific Live

Dan Digs interviewing Tru Thoughts artist Lost Midas on air at Noon Pacific Live

 

 

 

 

I love creating forward-thinking, innovative, and entertaining music content,

shining a spotlight on artists who deserve it,

going on adventures,

and telling amazing stories.

 

 

 

Van Hunt & Dan Digs

Van Hunt & Dan Digs

 

 

Dan Digs & Mura Masa

Dan Digs & Mura Masa

 

 

Mark Farina & Dan Digs

Mark Farina & Dan Digs

 

 

Adrian Younge & Dan Digs

Adrian Younge & Dan Digs

 

 

On the air with Brownswood's Henry Wu

On the air with Brownswood’s Henry Wu

 

 

 

To subscribe to the weekly email from Dan Digs

delivered hot to your inbox every Monday

and

containing

free music downloads

links to my favorite DJ mixes of the moment

free downloads of recent radio shows

links to must-see music documentaries

and

more

click here.

 

 

 

Dan Digs & Oddisee

Dan Digs & Oddisee

 

 

Honne & Dan Digs

Honne & Dan Digs

 

 

Dan Digs & Bilal

Dan Digs & Bilal

 

 

 

Born in New Zealand and raised in Hong Kong and the UK, I lived and worked

in London, Nagoya, and Seattle for two years each before moving to LA.

 

 

 

Jack Garratt & Dan Digs

Jack Garratt & Dan Digs

 

 

Dan Digs & Roy Davis Jr.

Dan Digs & Roy Davis Jr.

 

 

Tom Misch & Dan Digs

Tom Misch & Dan Digs

 

 

Dan Digs & Mix Master Mike

Dan Digs & Mix Master Mike

 

 

 

In 2014, filmmaker Joshua Woollen and I founded California Electric,

a custom video and music production agency based in Venice, California.

Find out more about our work here.

 

 

 

mixcloud.com/dandigs

Dan Digs & Homeboy Sandman

 

 

Dan Digs & Tall Black Guy

Dan Digs & Tall Black Guy

 

 

Dan Digs & Peter Rosenberg

Dan Digs & Peter Rosenberg

 

 

 

Previously I was a host and senior producer on NUVOtv’s The Collective music show.

You can watch my segments here.

 

 

 

mixcloud.com/dandigs

Dan Digs & Haelos

 

 

Dan Digs & Statik Selektah

Dan Digs & Statik Selektah

 

 

Dan Digs & RJD2

Dan Digs & RJD2

 

 

 

I have, at some stage or another, worked behind the scenes and in front of the mic

at

BBC Radio 11Xtra, and 6Music in London

and

George FM in Auckland

and

KEXP 90.3FM in Seattle.

 

 

Kamasi Washington & Dan Digs

Kamasi Washington & Dan Digs

 

 

Dan Digs & Classixx

Dan Digs & Classixx

 

 

 

You can listen to my own music that I’ve written and produced,

which has received airplay on KCRW and other fine radio stations,

here.

 


 
 


You can read my music writing here.

 

 

 

 

You can also grab free downloads of tracks and DJ mixes that I’ve showcased on this site here.

 


Dan Digs & DJ Spinna

Dan Digs & DJ Spinna

 

 

J Boogie & Dan Digs

J Boogie & Dan Digs

 

 

mixcloud.com/dandigs

Dan Digs at Dash Radio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s great to meet you.