Tonight’s edition of the Dig Deep radio show got well housey, well hip-hoppy, well chiptuney, and got itself looking, well, quite splendid all around with the beats, bass, and electronic soul. Here’s… Continue reading
Everything in its right place to jump over lava, avoid rolling boulders, defeat the boss, and rescue the princess. Radiohead’s fourth album was just going to be called “Kid” but they had… Continue reading
Totally understand what’s going on here. DIY GIFs.
Anything produced by Kenny Dope gets my vote. Stay sharp.
Very special edition of Dig Deep tonight as we welcomed DJ Hojo from Seattle’s JK Pop! club night to the studio to talk all things Japanese and Korean pop and play us some… Continue reading
This is South Africa-via-Australia future psychedelic soul composer Jonti. Somewhere two Muppets must be feeling the cold.
One to grow on from Cologne, Germany’s DJ Adlib. Those drums, those fingerclicks and handclaps.
A Sly cover from San Francisco six-piece Monophonics from their new album In Your Brain. That wah-wah fuzz-funk bassline.
A marvelous title for a marvelous hip-hop documentary that was produced in 1986 and shot entirely in New York City by the marvelous Dutch filmmaker, journalist, rap fanatic, and owner of possibly the… Continue reading
Stop-motion sketchin’. Sene’s album Brooklyknight is out now on Plug Research.
Topeka, Kansas slang for fronting or posturing. Solid, humble, honest, and refreshingly down-to-earth rap business. “I’m chilling in the cut/Can’t spill what’s in my cup/Cuz it’s cranberry-vodka, dawg, for real, it costs… Continue reading
One of the most exciting hip-hop tracks (and projects) of 2012. Quakers is a 35-person (35!) hip-hop collective, centered around three producers: Fuzzface (Portishead’s Geoff Barrow), Katalyst (Ashley Anderson), and 7Stu7 (Stuart Matthews).… Continue reading
I’ve mentioned Adam Bainbridge and the song “House” by his band Kindness before. Here’s the official video for the song, which is prefaced by a short treatise on the matter of pop music.… Continue reading
History lesson. From Tom Middleton’s Soundcloud page: This mix marks the release of TOM MIDDLETON’s debut sample loop pack for LOOPMASTERS ARTIST SERIES AS101 : DEEP BASS HOUSE which is available now… Continue reading
Joshua Hommé presents this infomercial for the Scissor Sitters’ latest album. Chokeful of new tunes from one of the most celebrated artists from our time slash generation period. And it’s always pulling… Continue reading
This mix was (and may well be still) the most exciting thing to happen in music last weekend. Look out for the Twin Peaks spoken word intro, Jay-Z acapella, two tracks from… Continue reading
This week’s episode was seriously and especially good. Very excited to play all of these tunes. Plus spoke with Scot Porter aka Vox Mod of Seattle’s Lazer Kitty live on the telephone! You… Continue reading
More of that Mount Kimbie-ish, “pastoral dubstep” sound. Rather nice.
Too many amazing tunes all in the mix tonight. UPDATE! The Dig Deep radio show is now available to download as a podcast on iTunes! Click here to get it zapped into your… Continue reading
Production is tight. Oddisee delivers the goods once again. Grab Oddisee’s debut album People Hear What They See released on June 12 and download his remix EP Odd Renditions for free on… Continue reading
The Do-Over is a series of itinerant daytime backyard boogie downs held in select secluded surroundings all over the world, including off-the-beaten-path locations in Manila, Dubai (the “Dune-Over” – yes!), Miami, Honolulu, Waiheke… Continue reading
House music all day long. (Love the cheeky Adeeva “In and Out of My Life” vocal sample that sneaks in around the 4 minute mark.) Download “Keep Coming” from the Keep Coming… Continue reading
Chicago-based producer Mister Lies aka Nick Zanca, 19, who, when not studying dramatic writing and philosophy at Columbia College, crafts floaty, pastoral, nocturnal electronic beats. Mister Lies & Different Sleep – “Vermont… Continue reading
“So what kind of music do you like?” is the question that is impossible to answer without multiple diagrams, pens and paper, a whiteboard, a reliable internet connection, an open and fully-stocked record… Continue reading
There are plenty of bands who try to emulate the instrumental post-rock, do-without-the-singer thing, but Explosions in the Sky do it better than all of them. Can’t wait to see the follow-up… Continue reading
This slow slice of funk disco house is outstanding. Simply watching a vinyl record slowly and unvaryingly spin round and round and round on a turntable is surprisingly calming. (Unless of course… Continue reading
Tonight we paid homage to MCA aka Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys who very sadly passed away on Friday. We also spun reggae, London rhymes, hip-hop from Tall Black Guy Productions, German… Continue reading
L.T.J. Bukem. Presents. Earth. Volume. Two. Essential late-90s jazzy downtempo and logically progressive drum ‘n’ bass listening. That striving bassline.
More leftfield soulful beat and bass greatness this week from Shabazz Palaces, Ben Westbeech, Wookie, El Michels Affair, Mark de Clive-Lowe, a Tribe Called Quest, Darkhouse Family, and Stevie Wonder! Here’s how… Continue reading
Everything eclectic tonight. Here’s how it made that melodious thunk. FIRST TRACK GOES IN HARD WITH DUSTY PSYCHE-SOUL-FUNK-ROCK’N’ROLL TO GET YOU DANCING FROM THE GET-GO 0:01 Fabulous Souls – “Take Me” 0:04… Continue reading
Leftfield hip-hop, experimental bass, stompin’ beats, and a 30 minute mix of rare cover versions of classic tracks all on tonight’s show! Here’s how we wove that tangled web. FIRST TRACK IS… Continue reading
Dig Deep is your one-stop shop for beats, bass, hip-hop, and electronic soul, broadcast each and every Friday night, 1am-3am on KBCS 91.3FM Bellevue-Seattle and kbcs.fm. Ever so much goodness tonight from… Continue reading
Throwback tracks and brand new beats all in the mix tonight! Here’s how the sound got wound around. LET’S GET THIS SHOW ON THE ROAD SHALL WE Christophe Beck – “Dolby’s… Continue reading
Remixes tonight from NZ’s Adi Dick, LA’s Jeremy Sole, UK’s Ghostpoet, and a welcome return for the Prodigy. Plus Michigan hip-hop from 14KT, new Damon Albarn-produced Bobby Womack (going strangely dubstep on the… Continue reading
Too many good new tunes tonight. New beats from the 2 Bears, Yuna, cody chesnuTT, Mo Kolours, Part-Time Heroes, and Sweatson Klank aka Take! Plus locally grown produce from THEESatisfaction, Shabazz Palaces, and… Continue reading
New music tonight from Geoff Barrow from Portishead’s new hip hop project Quakers (will someone please tell me how I can get a hold of the stupendously good sample that sounds like a… Continue reading
New music this week from Jakes, Teebs, Gummy Soul, Shlohmo, and WhoMadeWho. Plus classic tracks from Mark de Clive-Lowe (his first ever remix!), Photek, Armand Van Helden, and local Pacific Northwest sounds from… Continue reading
New music this week from Dam-Funk, Mux Mool, Homeboy Sandman, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, and Sophia Knapp! It really just might be too perfect. Plus we spin SertOne’s J Dilla tribute track, L-Vis 1990’s… Continue reading
Dig Deep is back from a two week hiatus! Brand new and bangin’ tracks from the Funk League, Mike Skinner, Giraffage, and DJ Format, plus we pay tribute to J Dilla, we… Continue reading
What? Two full hours of a Tribe Called Quest, Common, Rustie, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Nicolas Jaar, Cornelius, The Weeknd, and Baba Maraire? 1970s Indian psychedelic rock, 1990s drum ‘n’ bass, Ghanian hip-hop, all… Continue reading
Getting 2012 started right! New music from Cassia, Robert Koch, Time Wharp, and Robert Glasper, plus Charles Bradley-sampling hip-hop, murky late-night Austrian beatscapery, Polish jazz-step (seriously), and stadium rave! My goodness! Here’s how… Continue reading
What other radio show gives you deep future garage stylings from Brackles, Russian beatsmithery from Nocow, instrumental-in-every-sense-of-the-word hip-hoppery from Clams Casino, le French filter business from Onra, the one and only Mr. Scruff,… Continue reading
So here it is, merry Christmas, the Dig Deep radio show’s Best of 2011 mix! No countdowns, no top 5s, 10s, 20s, or 1000s, just two hours of the best songs from the… Continue reading
Warm soul-stomp from Part-Time Heroes, Stones Throw hip-hop from Homeboy Sandman, Lee Fields, Wiley goes Christmas grime, brand new Spoek Mathambo South African beats, Japanese rap from GAGLE, Moscow beatbox-dubstep (seriously) from Galun,… Continue reading
Mayer Hawthorne got Christmassy, re-spin for Bad Bad Not Good, Hudmo’s “Cbat” smashed it, Erykah got played twice, Nu Zilla soulfunk duo Funkommunity brought it, the White Stripes went reggae via Alice Russell,… Continue reading
La Funk Mob, Mos Def, Pharoahe Monch, Ikebe Shakedown, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Emily King, and Wayne Wonder all in the mix tonight! Here’s how it got stone cold. Wayne Shorter – “Oriental Folk… Continue reading
Big thanks to all for tuning in! Soulful d’n’b remixes, hip hop and house featured heavily this week. Here’s how it worked out. Death Cab for Cutie – “Brothers on a Hotel Bed”… Continue reading
Listen again to last night’s Dig Deep radio session with an exclusive Winter 2011 Future Chill Mix here and download it here. Here’s how it was thankful. Roots Manuva – “Here We Go… Continue reading