Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning July 9 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Jungle! We kicked off the show tonight with the massive ‘Close’ by Derby’s Drumsound & Bassline Smith and followed with Bristol’s Loadstar mix of Jess Mills. Our PRODUCER IN THE SPOTLIGHT was grime/house… Continue reading

Nguzunguzu – ‘Discopranca’ (Video)

Love Nguzunguzu! Just when you thought the L.A.-based, M.I.A.-matey, Mad Decent-sanctioned, Chicago footwork/UK bass/general beat insanity duo couldn’t get any cooler, you then find out that their name is inspired by a canoe… Continue reading

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 Stepkids – ‘Wonderfox’ (Official Video)

Bran’ nu from the Stepkids! Love the Umi Says drums, sketched soul harmonies, and 60s throwback sonic psychedelia. ‘Wonderfox’ is taken from their debut, self-titled album available September 27 on Stones Throw. I… Continue reading

The Koxx – ‘Paris’ (Friendly Fires Cover) (Video)

Quite, quite brilliant. If you’re a Korean lounge act and you want to cover the Friendlies’ ‘Paris’, then you clearly need a bow-tie with your polo shirt, a keyboard riff that would sit… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning July 2 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Happy Fourth of July weekend! New UK music tonight from Bristol’s Bryn Thomas, Hammersmith, West London’s Silkie, Oxford’s Radiohead, Birmingham’s Emalkay, and Brighton’s Ed Solo. Our PRODUCER IN THE SPOTLIGHT was London duo… Continue reading

Stereo MCs – ‘Boy’ (Official Video)

Been a while since we’ve heard anything from the Stereo MCs, and most of us are just getting this song of theirs out of our heads for the first time in 19 years.… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning June 25 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Brand new music played tonight from Dem 2, Drums of Death, Lapalux, Jamie Grind, Debukas, Emalkay, Colo, Gold Panda, and the cat in the hat himself: Jamiroquai. Plus Caspa weighed in with new… Continue reading

Frank Turner – ‘Photosynthesis’ & ‘The Road’ (Official Video)

Not going to Glastonbury Festival this weekend, partly because I don’t have a ticket and partly because I live over 4,550 miles away. But if I was going and I was driving down… Continue reading

Song from Shabazz Palaces’ New Album Black Up or William Wordsworth Poem?

1. “A Whirl-Blast from Behind the Hill” 2. “Recollections of the Wraith” 3. “An Echo From The Hosts That Profess Infinitum” 4. “Calm is all Nature as a Resting Wheel” 5. “The World… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning June 18 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Another week, another show done! Brand new music from London’s Sinden remixing P Diddy, Aberdeen’s Offshore remixing Wiley, London’s Zombie Disco Squad remixing Style of Eye, and JD Twitch from Glasgow’s Optimo collective… Continue reading

Africa Hitech – ‘Out in the Streets’ (Video)

Africa Hitech aka Mark Pritchard and Steve Spacek recently delivered 93 Million Miles – a ‘2Future4U’ album from the duo that’s yet again chock-full of production that’s a few light years ahead of… Continue reading

Kilian Martin Skateboarding in Barcelona (Soundtrack: Tranqill – ‘Payroll’ [Paul White’s Clean Dub])

Man alive, Kilian Martin is good at skateboarding! Some proper Bruce Lee moves here.

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning June 11 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Nothing but strickly big tunes and strickly UK business tonight on Dig Deep. Brand new tracks from Jamie xx, Africa HiTech, S-Type, Kavsrave, Subscape, Photek, Jas Shaw from Simian Mobile Disco, and Disclosure.… Continue reading

Macklemore – ‘My Oh My’ (Official Video)

I’ve only lived in Seattle for a year, I’ve only seen two baseball games in my life, I’d probably need directions to Safeco Field, and I’d probably need to check what an RBI… Continue reading

4hero – ‘9 by 9’

My favorite 4hero song. And there are many. Chunky upfront drums, plucked double bass textures, swirling strings, and lyrics that I’ve yet to completely understand. Beautiful. Did not expect Dego to be a… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning June 4 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Brand new music tonight that repped the UK hard from Dels, Tessela, Blood Orange, StopMakingMe, Dam Mantle, MNEK, Fantastic Mr Fox, Two Door Cinema Club, Vessel & El Kid, Holy Other, and TEETH!!!… Continue reading

What an Astronaut Sees from Space (Video)

  The best way to watch this is to load it into your personal cinema multiplex and have it playing on 15 giant screens at once while you mute the sound and your… Continue reading

Boom Clap Bachelors – ‘Falder Ind Og Falder Ud’, ‘Combiner’, and ‘Tiden Flyver (Live Acoustic Version)’

From Copenhagen, Denmark. Boom Clap Bachelors are a collective of musicians that include producer Ronni Vindahl, singer Coco Maja Hastrup Karshøj and producer Robin Hannibal (the last two also do their own thing… Continue reading

SMOD – ‘Ca Chante’ (Official Video)

Loving some Malian folk hop for a Thursday night! Cool fact! SMOD’s frontman Sam (guy with the guitar) is none other than the son of Mali’s premier musical couple Amadou and Mariam! Another… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning May 28 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Another big UK beats and bass music show to start Memorial Day Weekend right! No doubt we deep dug. The Beatles and the Chems set things off with their two remarkably similar songs… Continue reading

Dananananaykroyd – ‘Black Wax’ & Dolby Anol – ‘Puppies’

As if it wasn’t enough to get all sweaty shouty and rock out with your mates while trapped in a glitter maelstrom (vocab), the Glasgow band then went and called themselves Dananananaykroyd (gets… Continue reading

Cornershop – ‘Non-Stop Radio’ (Official Video)

Cornershop come back strong with a lo-wave Frenchified simple disco edit as part of frontman Tjinder’s Singhles Club (genius) that boasts a video of stop-motion bat flurries, sting rays that look like burger… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning May 21 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

With temperatures hitting 70 degrees this week in Seattle for the first time this year, we had to break out the shorts, dust off the flip-flops, and usher in summer proper by spinning… Continue reading

Roni Size/Reprazent – ‘Watching Windows’ (Roni Size Meets Nuyorican Soul)

One of my all-time favorite remixes and remixers. Reprazent’s drum ‘n’ bass track ‘Watching Windows’ gets a spacey and echoey Latin update from Lil Louis and Kenny Dope aka Nuyorican Soul. The real… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning May 14 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Dig Deep brought the heat last night kicking things off with London’s Rinse FM Heatwave Crew rejigging ‘Rolling In The Deep’. We got our funky d’n’b stylings on with Prisoners of Technology remixing… Continue reading

Korean Garage Rock with Galaxy Express – ‘Jungle the Black’ (Official Video)

Fresh from tearing SXSW to shreds (and then shredding the shreds) back in March, the Korean garage rockers Galaxy Express mean business with their riotous and hyper-energetic track ‘Jungle the Black’. On hearing… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning May 7 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

What a monster show! Brand new UK beats from SBTRKT, Disclosure, Blood Orange, Vessel, Adam Freeland, and Ursa Major! And none of those names were made up! Plus our PRODUCER IN THE SPOTLIGHT… Continue reading

Friendly Fires – ‘Live Those Days Tonight’

The FFs have come back strong. Check out their brilliant new track ‘Live Those Days Tonight’ below – the cover art for which features a raving parakeet reaching for the lasers. See Friendly… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning April 30 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Yes yes oh yay. Last FriSatday’s nightmorning’s show was a greatun. Photek was our PRODUCER IN THE SPOTLIGHT, Bristol beatheads Swarms provided our NIGHT DRIVE TUNE, and Lamb’s sublime Claude Debussy-sampling ‘Angelica’ soundtracked… Continue reading

Blind Melon – ‘Three Is a Magic Number’ (Video)

I’ve never had to concentrate so much on getting the lyrics right for a song before. 3 x 9? Really? You want the answer before the next chord change? Good job I’ve got… Continue reading

‘The Milk’ Knows You Got Soul: Essex, Hugs & Rock ‘N’ Roll

Rather pleased with that title. Dear The Milk, if you ever want to use that as a name for a future album, single, or racehorse, you’re quite welcome. The Essex, UK band bring… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning April 23 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Starting off the show this week with the latest in UK ‘dream beats’ (it could take off) including brand new tracks and remixes from Szjerdene (think ‘jur-deen’ rather than ‘scissor de neigh’), Royalty,… Continue reading

Soil & “Pimp” Sessions – ‘A.I.E.’ (Live on Later… with Jools Holland)

If you haven’t heard of Japanese jazz act Soil & “Pimp” Sessions, you need to shut down your computer right now and go and buy all of their albums and book flights, concert… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning April 16 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Big, good, and plenty thanks to everyone who tuned in to Dig Deep Radio on Friday night/Saturday morning! Showcasing the very best of UK electronica and British club culture sounds past, present and… Continue reading

Wiley – ‘Numbers In Action’ (Official Video)

UK grime godfather Wiley proves he does more than just ruminate on who’s wearing his Rolex in this brand new vid for brand new cut ‘Numbers In Action’ – giving bedroom producers everywhere… Continue reading

The Avalanches – ‘Since I Left You’ (Official Video)

Still one of my favorite songs.     Still one of my favorite music videos.                  

Ghostpoet – ‘Survive It’ (Official Video)

The future of U.K. hip hop is here. Enter Ghostpoet. A confident yet chilled cadence like no other and rhymes so laid-back you’d think they were recorded while sat in a deckchair. Truly… Continue reading

Duff aka Da Flow – ‘Ruin’ (Japanese Grime Music Video)

With a beat and flow that sounds much more Bow than Tokyo, Japanese grime is well and truly gaining some great sinister stringed, heavily bassed-out, walloping beat momentum right now from artists like… Continue reading

Jamie Woon – ‘Lady Luck’ (Al Fresco Version Recorded Live in Cambodia)

New Malden, London, UK soulstepper Jamie Woon records an acapella version of ‘Lady Luck’ live from a boat in the middle of a mangrove swamp in Cambodia. Not a bad way to spend… Continue reading

Photek – ‘Ni Ten Ichi Ryu’ (Official Video)

Listening to Benji B‘s recent show – where he interviewed the legendary Photek (and played wall-to-wall Photek productions from back in the day to the present day) – got me seriously inspired to… Continue reading

Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie xx – ‘I’ll Take Care Of U’ (Official Video)

Meet Nisa Rodriguez, a 19-year-old boxer and single mother from the Bronx, New York. This video follows her as she works for a spot on the U.S. 2012 Olympic Boxing Team. So much… Continue reading

Blueprint – ‘So Alive’ (Official Video)

Fully experience what it’s like to be a wayward and errant paper plane (or rogue origami cathedral) by watching the official video to the fantastic ‘So Alive’ by Blueprint below. You can check… Continue reading

Radiohead – ‘Single Lotus Flowers’ (Video)

While everyone and their chihuahua sets the internet ablaze with chitter-chatter about the new Radiohead album ‘The King of Limbs’, nobody seems to have noticed that Thom Yorke completely wholesale-ripped-off Beyonce’s moves for… Continue reading

Hourglass Sea – ‘Another World’ (MP3)

Meet Dean Bentley aka Hourglass Sea: Bradford, England’s chief exporter of the finest fast-forward-to-the-future beat wizardry and synth melodies so polished you’d think he’d finished them off with an industrial buffer. Have a… Continue reading

Shark Move – ‘Evil War’

Who knew that 1970s Indonesia was a hotbed of raw psychedelic funk and prog rock? And how awesome is the band name ‘Shark Move’? Read all about it at the Stones Throw website,… Continue reading

The Cinematic Orchestra ft Roots Manuva – ‘All Things To All Men’

I don’t think I’ll ever tire of listening to this amazing, amazing, amazing song. What makes it even better is that it’s accompanied by a video shot by a SPbGATI (St Petersburg Academy… Continue reading

Wookie – ‘Scrappy’

This track is twelve years old yet still bends and blurs the boundaries of UK garage. Criminally underrated tune. Simple and effective.

Brazilian Taxi Driver Does a Scarily Good ‘Billie Jean’ by Michael Jackson

Brazil’s got talent. Bacana! [If you haven’t checked out Aloe Blacc’s stripped-down lounge soul cover of ‘Billie Jean’ yet, you need to do so right now]

GD & TOP – ‘Don’t Go Home’

My new favorite band. A flawless performance in every way. Extra points for ‘BlingBling Shop’ in the background. To be honest I wasn’t expecting Korea’s answer to Ja Rule’s gravelly baritone rap voice… Continue reading