Category Archive: Music by Dan Digs

Music by Dan Digs: Sampha – “Happens” (Dan Digs’ Happenstance Remix)

  Decided to give one of my favorite Sampha tracks a rehappening.       Sampha – “Happens” (Dan Digs’ Happenstance Remix)             Listen to more of my… 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

Music by Dan Digs: “SFCA”

  Got so inspired after spending last week in San Francisco that I had to write this City-centric 3am-warehousin’ house cut.       Dan Digs – “S F C A”    … Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: “Bushwick Rooftops”

  Wrote this on the plane back to LA after spending last week in Brooklyn.         Dan Digs – “Bushwick Rooftops”           Listen to more of… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: “Feeling a Bit Dodgy”

  It may be still winter but this “dodge-disco” edit plants you firmly in the middle of summer.       Dan Digs – “Feeling a Bit Dodgy”         Listen… 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

Music by Dan Digs: “My Name in Lights”

  After revisiting the amazing music of Linda Lewis recently, I had to give her classic track “Reach for the Truth” the “poolside boom-bap” treatment.         Dan Digs “My Name… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: Nuyorican Soul – “I Am the Black Gold of the Sun” (Dan Digs’ Losangelican Soul Refix)

  One of my favorite songs of all time gets a Losangelican Soul refix!       Had to chop up that amazing piano line over some dusty boom-bap drums.   As premiered… 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

Music by Dan Digs: “Glass Arise”

  An early morning kind of thing.       Dan Digs – “Glass Arise”           As premiered on the #DanDigsShow on Dash Radio last night. Listen back to the show here.  … Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: “Echo Park Lake”

  A Sunday evening beat jam inspired by one of my favorite neighborhoods in Los Angeles.       Dan Digs: “Echo Park Lake”           Listen to this track… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: “Silverchair’s Carnival”

  Was a blast interviewing Daniel Johns (ex-Silverchair) on the #DanDigsShow on Dash Radio last Sunday.       Listen back to the episode here.   We talked about his fantastic new alt-r&b-leaning… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: “Ornette”

  The shape of jazz that was to come.   Listen to my tribute to jazz legend Randolph Denard Ornette Coleman, who sadly passed away on Thursday at the age of 85.  … Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: “Better Call Soul” & Dan Digs Live DJ Set Upstairs at Ace Hotel in Downtown LA

  Better call soul!       After seeing the legend that is Danny Krivit DJ live in LA last Sunday and play a remix of “California Soul” by Marlena Shaw as his… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: “Bleepa”

  Cooked this new beat up last week and premiered on the Dan Digs Show last Sunday!   Check out the Instagram promo video below.   🍭🌴 turn ⬆️ the sound + drive in the… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: MOMS – “Close Your Eyes” (Dan Digs’ DADS Remix)

  So I’ve been listening to a lot of Aphex Twin, Thom Yorke, and Yeezus recently…       As heard in the mix on my radio show last week. Listen back to… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: “Brooklyn New York City”

  Beats at 36,000 feet!   26 hours in Brooklyn inspired me to write this track on the plane back to LA.       See if you can spot the sample.   Dan… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Eryn Allen Kane – “Have Mercy” (Official Video & Dan Digs Remix)

  Chicago’s Eryn Allen Kane is probably best known for her powerful vocals on collaborations with Chance the Rapper‘s Social Experiment.       Her brand new solo single, “Have Mercy,” is an amazing, attention-grabbing layering… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: Frank Ocean – “You Are Luhh” (Aaliyah Cover) (Dan Digs’ Positive Motivating Force Remix)

  Y O U   A R E   L U H H . . .       Frank Ocean recently covered Aaliyah covering the Isley Brothers‘ “At Your Best (You Are… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: “Go Placidly” (Samples Mos Def/Yasiin Bey’s “Desiderata”)

  Heard Yasiin Bey‘s recent recital of Max Ehrmann’s 1927 poem “Desiderata” and thought I’d add some beats, bleeps, strings, and flutes.       Dan Digs – “Go Placidly” (Samples Mos Def/Yasiin… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: “Benign Turbine”

  Happy 2014!   This is a beat jam I rustled up a few hours ago, inspired by this mesmerizing audio I found on YouTube.       Dan Digs – “Benign Turbine”… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: Lorde – “Royals” (Dan Digs’ Venice Sunset Remix)

  One of my favorite tracks of the year gets the remix refix.   There is no better vocal melody in 2013, the best part of which is Lorde‘s chorister-like descent at 1min… Continue reading