Tag Archive: Bristol

Diggin’ This: Park Motive – “Incident” (Spinny Nights) (Official Video)

  Gently melancholic two-step indie-bruk from Bristol, UK.       Sam Herschmann is Park Motive.     His latest track, “Incident,” features an unstoppable drum groove and synth bass tones that skip… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Tuff Bear ft bb sway – “Talk To You” (Acrophase Records)

  Bristol-via-Somerset musician Tuff Bear aka Theo Vernon has shared “Talk to You,” a gentle cosmic slo-disco cut that features the London-via-Hong Kong artist, bb sway.       Tuff Bear ft bb… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Snazzback – “Reading” (Worm Discs) (Official Video)

  Long live the Bristol jazz.       “Reading” from the seven-piece new wave dancefloor instrumentalists Snazzback is a warm and inviting polyrhythmic journey.     Snazzback – “Reading” (Official Video)  … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Jadu Heart – “Suddenly I Know Who You Are”

  Extremely heartened to hear this new batch of songs from one of the best duos in experimental indie-pop-soul.       Now based in Bristol (and no longer wearing facial coverings that… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Henry Green – “Another Light” (Akira Records)

  Bonobo meets Rhye.       Bristol, UK-based producer Henry Green starts 2018 strong with “Another Light,” an emotive and gentle, garage-folk [Is that a thing? Let’s make it a thing!] Jon… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 067: Black Peaches, Illum Sphere, Different Sleep, Robert Glasper, Typesun – Special Guest: Saul Williams

  Show number 67!   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: J-Felix – “Keep On (We Ain’t Here For Long)”

  This boogie funk strut!       Brighton-via-Bristol dub, hip-hop, and d ‘n’ b head Joe F Newman used to tour internationally as Alice Russell’s guitarist. Now under his J-Felix moniker, he’s hit… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Yes Creator – “Classwork” (Free Download)

  Well into this cosmic r&b laser battle soul from the other end of the galaxy.     Bristol, UK’s Yes Creator is Benjamin One and Derrick Hines.   Yes Creator – “Classwork”… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Julio Bashmore ft J’Danna – “Simple Love”

  Simple, subtle, and effective.         The airy “Simple Love” doesn’t contain a wallop-you-over-the-head bassline like Julio Bashmore‘s breakout 2012 track “Au Seve,” but it does have a similar churning… Continue reading

Dr Meaker ft Sian Evans – “Right Back” (Break Remix)

  Summertime is here!   Nothing like a slab of jazzy, bass-ridden, upfront drum ‘n’ bass to soundtrack that sunshine.       Hailing, naturally, from the city of bass, Bristol, live d’n’b act Dr… Continue reading

Why Goldie’s Timeless is the Perfect Winter Album

It is fast becoming a yearly ritual of mine to listen to Goldie‘s Timeless album in full, straight through, every winter, because it is the perfect winter album.     Cueing up the… Continue reading

Ben Westbeech aka Breach ft Andreya Triana – “Everything You Never Had (We Had It All)” (Official Video)

I first got switched on to the English singer and dance producer Ben Westbeech in the spring of 2007. He’d just signed to tastemaker’s tastemaker Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood Recordings and the label was releasing… 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

Phaeleh – “Tokoi” (Official Video)

If you like Bonobo, you should definitely listen to Bristolian beatsmith Phaeleh (pronounced “fella”).   Phaeleh – “Tokoi” (Official Video)       Phaeleh‘s first ever North American tour begins this week. Catch… Continue reading

Typesun – “The PL” (Official Video) (Original Mix and Behling & Simpson Remix)

Bass-driven indie-soul from Bristol, UK’s Typesun.   Typesun – “The PL” (Official Video)   Equally great is the remix by fellow Bristolian producers Behling & Simpson.    

The White Lamp – “Make It Good”

Nothing like a Rhodes-y stomp, scattered scat vocals, and shaking shakers coming together to literally make it good. An absolutely fantastic tune.   Who is/are the White Lamp? Rumor has it that it’s… Continue reading

Sure Thing – “Holding You Tight” (Official Video)

Bristol, England goes boogie! Sure Thing is a live boogie funk outfit fronted by the legendary drum ‘n’ bass DJ and producer DJ Die (who also spins disco under the name Laminate Radio),… Continue reading

New from Ben Westbeech aka Breach – “You Won’t Find Love Again” (Clip)

Funny how Ben Westbeech’s funky, bass-driven throwback house output under the moniker Breach always sounds so much more confident than his singalong soul tracks recorded under his real name, given that he’s a… Continue reading

Crazy P – “Changes” (Behling & Simpson Remix) (Free MP3 Download)

When I saw there was a new Behling & Simpson remix up, such was my excitement that I clicked on “Download” just a little bit faster than the time it takes a hummingbird… Continue reading

Joker ft Buggsy & Otis Brown – “Lost” (Official Video)

Big look for Joker on this one.   Pathos is as heavy here as his signature synths.  

Die & Break ft MC Fats & Buggsy – “Peace & Dub” (from the Grand Funk Hustle EP ) (Official Video)

Pure Bristol vibes.   Rave in peace.