Tag Archive: Detroit

Diggin’ This: Yusef Rumperfield – “Dreams Are Funny”

  Bolingbrook, Illinois’ Yusef Rumperfield is the newest addition to the Tall Black Guy Productions label.       If the name Yusef Rumperfield sounds familiar, it may be because it recently appeared on the 80’s… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 056: New Missy Elliott, Erykah Badu, FaltyDL, Astronomyy, Disclosure – Special Guest: Newbody (Live Set)

  Show number 56!   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: JMSN – “Addicted” (Official Video)

  Detroit-born, LA-based singer and producer Christian Berishaj bka JMSN (pronounced “Jameson”) has crafted this excellent soulful, strings-laden, future R&B jam, complete with some spacey voice echo snippets, some Timberlakey vocal overdubs and an addictive,… Continue reading

Theo Parrish – “Footwork” (Official Video)

  The subtle genius of Theo Parrish.   Ever since first hearing his track “Twin Cities” on Gilles Peterson’s BBC radio show back way back when, I’ve been hooked on his hypnotic audio… Continue reading

Phantogram – “Fall in Love” (Jaded Incorporated Remix) (Free Download)

  Michigan natives Mayer Hawthorne and 14KT recently joined forces to create Jaded Incorporated.     Here they boost and bump Phantogram‘s “Fall in Love,” giving it some shine and speedy shuffle.    … Continue reading

Joey Bada$$ x J Dilla – “Two Lips”

Brooklyn’s Joey Bada$$ throws MC skill and Mos Def-ish sing-song rhymes over an unreleased J Dilla beat. “Two Lips” is available only via limited edition vinyl by Akomplice Clothing in order to raise… Continue reading

Yancey Boys ft Common & Dezi Paige – “Quicksand” (Official Video)

Common always sounds best over a Dilla beat. (His album Finding Forever is dedicated entirely to the late, great producer.)     Yancey Boys ft Common & Dezi Paige – “Quicksand” (Official Video)    … Continue reading

Tiny Hearts – “Centerfold” (Official Video)

Waajeed (he of the Platinum Pied Pipers, Bling47 and a founding member of Detroit’s Slum Village), Brooklyn chanteuse Dede Reynolds and jazz-trained producer and composer Tim K first met at a bar beneath… 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

88 Classic Tracks from 1977-1997 that Inspired Daft Punk’s Homework (Free Download)

  Dublin, Ireland’s Conor Keeling pays tribute to Daft Punk’s imminent return by compiling a two-hour mix of the French duo’s self-professed “teachers.”       88 Classic Tracks from 1977-1997 that Inspired… Continue reading

Andrew Ashong & Theo Parrish – “Flowers”

  End of summer tune.   London-via-Ghana musician Andrew Ashong teams up with Detroit techno svengali Theo Parrish to create nine minutes of rattling, soul-infused, slow house.       Andrew Ashong &… Continue reading