Tag Archive: Brownswood

Diggin’ This: Anushka – “Do You Have Soul” (Yossarian Records)

  Anushka got soul.       Max Wheeler and Victoria Port are Anushka, the Brighton, UK duo who make future-facing, digital soul with a sound that leans towards discerning dancefloors while still… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Skinny Pelembe – “I’ll Be On Your Mind” (Brownswood Recordings) (Free Download)

  Doncaster-via-Johannesburg songsmith Skinny Pelembe has signed to Gilles Peterson‘s Brownswood Recordings, the perfect home for his new single. “I’ll Be on Your Mind” is a despondent doo-wop-hop complete with ominous Massive Attack-ish atmospherics,… Continue reading

Listen Back to Dan Digs on Worldwide FM: Best of WWLA Live Sessions Pt 2 + New Music from Moonchild, BadBadNotGood x Nosaj Thing, Jon Bap, The Invisible, Tokimonsta ft Yuna (Video)

  Went back on the air yesterday on Worldwide FM to host and spin an hour of the best of our WWLA live session recordings, followed by an hour of my favorite tracks in… Continue reading

Listen Back to Dan Digs on Worldwide FM: New Music from Dwight Trible, Photay, Rhye, Inc. No World, Henry Wu (Video)

  Back on Worldwide FM yesterday to host and spin a selection of my favorite tracks live from the mighty Red Gate Recorders studio in Highland Park.       Musical gems in the mix from… Continue reading

Listen Back to Dan Digs on Worldwide FM: New Music from Shabazz Palaces, Washed Out, The Pollyseeds (Terrace Martin & Kamasi Washington), Seven Davis Jr, Karavan (Video)

  Jumped back on WWLA, the Los Angeles branch of Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM, this week to host and spin my favorite new tracks live from the esteemed Red Gate Recorders studio in Highland… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Yussef Kamaal aka Yussef Dayes & Kamaal Williams (Henry Wu) – “Yo Chavez” (Brownswood)

  Ease into Thursday with this smoother-than-smooth, mellow and mysterious, Herbie-ish synth-jazz jam from London’s Yussef Kamaal aka Yussef Dayes and Kamaal Williams (who also makes music as Henry Wu).       Track of the… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: LV – “Dar Souiri” (Official Video)

  Hold tight the foreboding piano keys and what sounds like a harpsichord!     Huge love for this latest song and video from South London’s Simon Williams and Will Horrocks, together known as LV.  … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Swindle – “Walter’s Call”

  I’ve been a fan of South London futurebound jazz-step producer Swindle ever since hearing his boisterous remix of Little Dragon’s “Klapp Klapp.”       Brand new track “Walter’s Call” sounds a… Continue reading

Paper Tiger – “Make It Through” (Werkha Remix) (Free Download)

  Manchester’s Tru Thoughts-signed producer Werkha brings his signature bass bruises and clipped claps to this remix of Leeds, UK space jazz and otherworldly hip-hop outfit Paper Tiger‘s latest single, “Make it Through.”… Continue reading

Zara McFarlane – “Move” (Atjazz Remix)

  Britain’s Atjazz aka Martin Iveson steps in the name of underground electronic soul on this beautiful remix of Zara McFarlane‘s new single, “Move.”       Watch for those lush 4-heroic strings,… Continue reading

Anushka – “World in a Room”

  So in love with this tune.   Brighton, UK future-facing dance duo Anushka take house music forward by bringing it back to my favorite elements: celebratory piano stabs, uptempo bass notes, a delectable vocal line,… Continue reading

Diggs Duke Interview & Live Performance in Downtown Los Angeles – TV Segment Produced for NUVOtv’s Music Program The Collective (Video)

  CLICK HERE & SCROLL TO 4MIN 16SEC TO WATCH THIS SEGMENT ON VEVO.COM NOW.     Check out this piece on one of the most talented and experimental soul and jazz musicians I know, Washington D.C.’s Diggs Duke,… Continue reading

Diggs Duke – “Harsh Words with the Oracle”

One of my favorite soul and jazz musicians, Washington D.C.’s Diggs Duke returns with a brand new album. “Harsh Words with the Oracle” is the first track on his Offering for Anxious LP. Diggs… 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, Sep 29, 2013.

  Say hello to a brand new edition of the Dan Digs DJ mix podcast radio show broadcast session!   It’s an eclectic, fast-paced blend of everything I’m digging at the moment in… Continue reading

Paul Hill – “Need Me Some U”

My favorite track from Gilles Peterson‘s latest Brownswood Bubblers comp. This subtle jazz-soul stomper has the Mahogani sound all over it.   Paul Hill – “Need Me Some U”     Saturday sun-filled… Continue reading

William Adamson – “Foggy Dew”

The first week of January 2013 sees a sombre, roots-ridden new signing for Gilles Peterson‘s Brownswood label. Produced by 2 Banks of 4, William Adamson’s first release, Under an East Coast Moon, is… 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

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