Tag Archive: Berlin

Diggin’ This: Jazzanova ft Pete Josef – “Follow Your Feet” (Sonar Kollektiv)

  So good.       “Follow Your Feet” is a loose, summertime pop-soul jam made for 10pm July sunsets courtesy of Alex Barck, Claas Brieler, Axel Reinemer, Jürgen von Knoblauch and Stefan Leisering,… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Yagi – “Timelessness” (Jakarta Records & BRRWD aka Ta-ku & Repeat Pattern)

  Saitama, Japan producer Toru Yaginuma, bettter known as Yagi, is a central fixture in Tokyo’s beat scene.     It was in Tokyo that he first met Ta-ku and Repeat Pattern, who… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Barnaby Carter – “This Is Ours” (Project Mooncircle)

  Rainy guitar, atmospheric synths, and delicate, mechanical drums make up Barnaby Carter‘s new single, “This Is Ours.”       Wait for those rosewood violin strings to enter the fray at 3min… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Von Sell – “I Insist”

  Love these electronic whines and whirrs, digital geese gargles, clipped blips, delayed piano chords, and that very impressive vocal from Brooklyn-via-Berlin’s Von Sell on his latest track, “I Insist.”      … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Robot Koch ft Stephen Henderson – “Dreams”

  Such effortless beauty.       Mightily diggin’ this new one from recent LA transplant Robot Koch, who originally hails from Berlin.   Track of the day.     Robot Koch ft Stephen Henderson… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Olivier St. Louis (fka Olivier Daysoul) – “Ain’t Cool” (Official Video)

  Olivier Daysoul may have changed his name to Olivier St. Louis, but he still comes correct with some of the most inventive falsetto soul out there.       The Berlin resident… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Josa Peit – “Constellation” (Max Graef & Glenn Astro Remix)

  In love with EVERY part of this song, from the swampy bass burbles at the start to that dirty cymbal to those weird found sound samples of birdsong to THAT MASSIVE JUNGLE… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Say Yes Dog – “Stronger” (Offical Video)

  Hot Chip meets Chet Faker.     Say Yes Dog was started in 2011 by two Germans and one Luxembourger.     The Berlin-based trio’s brand new single “Stronger” has it all; playful bass squelches,… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 037: New Gallant, Rye Rye, Kieran Hebden & Steve Reid, 3D from Massive Attack, With You – Special Guest: Mocky

  Show number 37!   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

Diggin’ This: Long Arm – “Night of the Million Crickets”

  If you like the cinematic and orchestral sounds of the Cinematic Orchestra, as I do, you should definitely check out St Petersburg, Russia producer Long Arm.       Here’s Long Arm… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Flako ft Dirg Gerner – “With Me Now”

  London-via-Berlin-via-Chile’s Dario Rojo Guerra is Flako.       Fresh from producing the fantastic “La Neta” for Fatima (which landed at #5 in my Top 100 Songs of 2014), Flako returns with… Continue reading

Dan Digs’ Track of the Day: Parlez-Vous Anglais? – “London” – Powered by Reverbnation

  I’ve been working with the fine folks at Reverbnation and over the past month I’ve been taking submissions from artists from all over the world to be featured here at DanDigs.com.         This week’s… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: The/Das – “Miami Waters” (Official Video)

  When they’re not hanging out in derelict seaside holiday resorts in Dubrovnik, Croatia that were abandoned during the Croatian War of Independence in 1991, Berlin friends Anton Feist and Fabian Fenk make… Continue reading

Umse ft Megaloh – “In Aufruhr” (Produced by Deckah) (Official Video)

  Love this heavy-hitting German hip-hop cut from MC Umse featuring Berlin rapper Megaloh and Deckah on the beat.       No idea what any of these words mean—apart from a possible shout… Continue reading

Clara Hill – “Lost Winter” (Official Video)

  This beat!   Berlin’s Clara Hill started out by teaming up with the German DJ greats, Jazzanova, to create experimental, electronic jazz.   She’s taken a turn in musical direction since then, and on… Continue reading

Perera Elsewhere – “Drunk Man” (Official Video)

My favorite song of today. British Berliner Perera Elsewhere turns the volume down to two and delivers a hushed, intimate, ghostly transmission of understated indie-soul.       Perera Elsewhere – “Drunk Man”… Continue reading

DJ Koze – “Magical Boy” (Matthew Herbert Remix)

Matthew Herbert is the Dr. Seuss of beats. Far be it from him to wearily patch in an overused drum sample, percussion for Herbert means recording the clanging of a wrench on the… Continue reading

Brandt Brauer Frick ft Jamie Lidell – “Broken Pieces”

German “acoustic techno” live electronic trio and possible Hamburg law firm Brandt Brauer Frick team up with the long-time Berlin resident, now Nashville-dwelling, Jamie Lidell. Shades of “Phat Planet,” ad-libbed Motown soul vocals,… Continue reading

Tomas Barfod ft Nina Kinert – “November Skies” (Sepalcure Remix)

Tomas Barfod (who for some reason I always want to call “Thomas Bar Food”) is the drummer for Danish electro-poppers WhoMadeWho. Featuring Swedish vocalist Nina Kinert, the original version of “November Skies” is… Continue reading

Berlin-Based Brit Adam Bainbridge Fronts this Band Kindness and Their Song “House” Sounds Like an Old Skool Rave Track that Everyone Was Just Too Tired to Make so They Went for an Indie Feel with a Chunky Drum Groove Instead Which Turned Out Pretty Great

  Click below to listen to “House” by Kindness.   Kindness’ debut album World, You Need A Change Of Mind is out now in the U.K. and released May 8 in the U.S.… Continue reading

Nina Kraviz – “Ghetto Kraviz” (Official Video)

Nina Kraviz here with a late-night haze of rhythmic 909 kicks that kick you in the shins and claps that clap you across the face. Slurred, talk-in-your-sleep talk is ladled over the top… Continue reading