Tag Archive: Auckland

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

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

Music by Dan Digs: Lorde – “Green Light” (Dan Digs’ Wavy Waiheke Ravey Remix)

  Piano house pianos plus Amen breaks, every time.       Lorde – “Green Light” (Dan Digs’ Wavy Waiheke Ravey Remix)               Listen to more remixes… 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

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

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

Lorde – “No Better”

Lorde did a Beyonce this morning and dropped a new single out of the blue.   Listen to “No Better” via iTunes here.         Samsung apps, skyscraper projections, Wee Waa,… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, Oct 13, 2013.

  Like an Angeleno finishing a juice cleanse by heading to In-N-Out, I’m beyond stoked to play you this latest mix. Hope you dig. Let me know your favorite track and where you’re listening… Continue reading

Fat Freddy’s Drop – “Bones”

My favorite track from Freddy’s since “Wandering Eye.” It’s all about that chord change at 0:56.     Stream Fat Freddy’s Drop “Bones” and the rest of the album here.   Fat Freddy’s… 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