Tag Archive: Flying Lotus

Diggin’ This: Scott Xylo – “Hold On” (Black Acre)

  In the mood for some very excellent soupy psychedelic jazz that glimmers with experimental wonder?       You are, then, very much in the right place.     “Hold On,” from… Continue reading

One-Off Pop-Up Show: The Rooftop with Dan Digs (Music from Skinny Pelembe, Jazztronik, FRMTN, Neneh Cherry, Tony Allen and Jeff Mills)

  Massive, masssssive thanks to everyone who tuned in to the one-off pop-up DJ mix show, The Rooftop with Dan Digs, on Instagram Live on Sunday night.       Was great fun… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: SUNRAYYS – “Tea Leaf Dancers” (Flying Lotus Cover)

  My time’s made up, I gotta go.         One of my all-time favorite songs gets a nocturnal djembe beachgaze rework.     SUNRAYYS – “Tea Leaf Dancers” (Flying Lotus… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 086: New Quantic, Tirzah, Mura Masa, Dam-Funk, Oscar Key Sung – Special Guest: Pioneer 11

  Show number 86!   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… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Kamasi Washington – “Re Run Home” (Kon Rework)

  Sure, it’s 8 minutes long, but when you consider that the glorious original is 14 minutes, that seems short!     Too much love for this Kamasi flip from one of the… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 050: New Flying Lotus, Thundercat, Kaytranada, Moonchild, Strange Faith – Special Guests: Hiatus Kaiyote & Different Sleep

  Show number 50! Whoa!   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… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: WOKE (Flying Lotus, Shabazz Palaces, and Thundercat) ft George Clinton – “The Lavishments of Light Looking” (Free Download)

  Is this real life?     Three of my all-time favorite otherworldly music entities—Flying Lotus, Shabazz Palaces, and Thundercat—have come together via Adult Swim to form the musical Voltron that is WOKE.… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 035: New Thundercat, Chet Faker, Holychild, Four Tet, Nicolay – Special Guest: Van Hunt

  Show number 35!   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

The Dan Digs Show 033: New Dam-Funk, AM & Shawn Lee, Swindle, Disclosure, Tourist – Special Guest: Cazal Organism

  Show number 33!   As always, the latest in my favorite new leftfield beats and electronic soul, plus interviews with my favorite artists, DJs, and musicians, for your listening pleasure every Sunday… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Kamasi Washington – “Miss Understanding”

  Jazz!       Kamasi Washington‘s “Miss Understanding” (and his new three-hour-long album, appropriately titled The Epic) is both blistering and breathtaking.   Kamasi Washington – “Miss Understanding”         The Epic… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 024: New SBTRKT, Ben Khan, Bok Bok, Tourist, Fono – Special Guest: Andreya Triana (Live Acoustic Set)

  Show number 24!   As always, the latest in my favorite new leftfield beats and electronic soul, plus interviews with my favorite artists, for your listening pleasure every Sunday night on Dash… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 016: New Tom Vek, Tuxedo, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Kindness, Four Tet – Dan in the DJ Mix

  Show number 16!   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 One at DashRadio.com.… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: My Top 10 Albums of 2014

  It’s increasingly tough to land on a top 10 definitive list of favorite albums, especially when music nowadays is not only released as a collection of 11-ish songs, but more often than… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 006: New Hiatus Kaiyote, Flying Lotus, James Blake, BadBadNotGood, Breakage – Special Guest: Erik Hassle

  Show number 6!   As always, the latest and greatest in leftfield beats and electronic soul, plus interviews with my favorite musicians, for your listening pleasure every Sunday night on Dash One at DashRadio.com.… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Flying Lotus ft Kendrick Lamar – “Never Catch Me”

  Fly-Lo meets K.Dot.   If hip-hop production in 2014 suddenly decided to go the way of the future-focused jazz odyssey of “Never Catch Me,” I would be more than okay with that.… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Brand New Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, House and Electronic Soul. Sun, Jul 20, 2014.

  ***GO TO THE DAN DIGS ITUNES PAGE TO LISTEN, DOWNLOAD & SUBSCRIBE TO THIS PODCAST RIGHT HERE RIGHT NOW!***   How’s it going?   Stoked to share with you an assortment of my new favorite… Continue reading

Flying Lotus ft Laura Darlington – “Phantasm” (Video by Markus Hofko)

  If the new Star Wars movie looked like Auckland, New Zealand director Markus Hofko‘s video for Flying Lotus‘ otherworldly “Phantasm,” I would not be mad at all.       The visuals are a… Continue reading

Subdaio ft Muzzy Legault – “Apsara”

  Late night.   New Jersey’s Subdaio (“sub-day-oh”) perfectly captures the nocturnal state of mind with this midnight beat.       Subdaio ft Muzzy Legault – “Apsara”         Listen to more… Continue reading

Taylor McFerrin ft Nai Palm of Hiatus Kaiyote – “The Antidote”

  Bobby’s son Taylor McFerrin is a very talented multi-instrumentalist and singer from Brooklyn, New York.   Here he teams up with Hiatus Kaiyote head honcho Nai Palm for the shaker-driven and stirring future… Continue reading

DJ Earl, Mast, Gaslamp Killer, Daddy Kev, DJ Nobody, MC Nocando at Low End Theory – Wednesday January 29, 2014 (Photos & Vines)

Wednesday night at Low End Theory was live! Every time I walk into the Airliner and enter that upper room, I’m hit with mind-bending sounds of every kind. Entire galaxies of sonic inspiration… Continue reading

Flume & Chet Faker – “Drop the Game” (Official Video)

Both hailing from Australia with continent-sized electronic beat talent, Sydney producer Flume and Melbourne producer/crooner Chet Faker have combined their soulful musical superpowers to create this charged and melodious cut. You may remember the… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, Aug 25, 2013.

Welcome to the latest edition of the Dan Digs podcast radio show DJ mix! 35 of my favorite tracks of the moment all blended up nice.         Unfortunately this episode… Continue reading

Lost Midas ft Taylor O’Donnell – “Love Undone” (Official Video)

My new favorite tune from Lost Midas, the very talented beat producer and songwriter, sporting an impressive mustache and an even more impressive, next-level, Minority Report-filmed-in-Silverlake, hipster edition of Google Glass in the video… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, Jul 28, 2013.

Two hours of my favorite latest and greatest beats, bass, hip-hop, and electronic soul cuts!       Unfortunately this episode is no longer available. Head over to iTunes here to listen to new episodes… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, Jun 30, 2013.

Stoked, hyped, and generally ex-ci-ted for this week’s brand new show!     Hope you’re all doing well. Special shouts going out to anyone tuning in for the first time!      … Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, Jun 9, 2013.

Welcome to the latest mix!         Unfortunately this episode is no longer available. Head over to iTunes here to listen to new episodes of the Dan Digs music podcast.      … Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Podcast: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, May 26, 2013.

Welcome to the show.         Unfortunately this episode is no longer available. Head over to iTunes here to listen to new episodes of the Dan Digs music podcast.        … Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Radio Show: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, May 5, 2013.

Brand new London hip-hop from Hawk House, a future funk remix of “No Diggity” by Bondax, Copenhagen folk from the White Album, New Zealand bedroom beats from Samuel Truth, dusty jazz from Eric… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Radio Show: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, April 21, 2013.

Two hours’ worth of my favorite sonic nutmeg ground straight into your ears.         Unfortunately this episode is no longer available. Head over to iTunes here to listen to new episodes of… Continue reading

Thundercat – “Heartbreaks + Setbacks” (Produced by Flying Lotus)

Effervescent jazz bass noodler Thundercat returns with a Flying Lotus-produced second album and a wonderfully catchy, soulful first single, “Heartbreaks + Setbacks.”   Thundercat – “Heartbreaks + Setbacks” (Produced by Flying Lotus)  … Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Radio Show: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, April 7, 2013.

How’s it going? Hear the latest two-hour mix of my new favorite beats, ditties, ballads, and jams of the week for your listening pleasure.         Unfortunately this episode is no… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Radio Show: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, March 31, 2013.

My very favorite 42 songs of the last seven days lovingly blended into an eclectic two-hour music mix.         Unfortunately this episode is no longer available. Head over to iTunes here to… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Radio Show: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sun, March 24, 2013.

A two-hour selection of the finest in box fresh beats, bass, hip-hop, and electronic soul.       Unfortunately this episode is no longer available. Head over to iTunes here to listen to new episodes… Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Radio Show: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sunday Mar. 17, 2013.

“Erm, it really has been quite a long time, hasn’t it? One does apologize, one shouldn’t have left you without a dope beat to, indeed, step to. So sorry.” – British Timbaland. The… Continue reading

Mono/Poly at Low End Theory (Video Filmed by Flying Lotus)

Featuring Mono/Poly’s downright unreal bass remix of Busta Rhymes’ “Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See.”   Mono/Poly at Low End Theory (Video Filmed by Flying Lotus)   You must experience Low… Continue reading

Watch BBC Radio 1’s Benji B Perform Songs by Dwele, Flying Lotus, TNGHT, Raphael Saddiq Live with a 16-Piece String Ensemble at Maida Vale Studios, London (Official Video)

DJ Benji B, arranger Grant Windsor, and their 16-piece string ensemble reorchestrate 12 future soul and beat culture standards live on BBC Radio 1.   Click below to watch what is undoubtedly the… Continue reading

Dan Digs’ Top 50 Songs of 2012

So here it is, the year that was.   Here are my 50 favorite songs of 2012. 50. My Morning Jacket – “Outta My System” (Washed Out Remix) 49. Alt-J – “Tessellate” 48.… Continue reading

Flying Lotus – “Tiny Tortures” (Official Video ft Elijah Wood)

I think this settles once and for all that the true identity of the unknown rapper known only as Captain Murphy is, in fact, quite probably, Hollywood movie star Elijah Wood. Did not… Continue reading

Werkha – “Le Roitelet”

Only five songs deep on his Soundcloud page, Manchester, UK producer Werkha has created some Francophonic Brainfeeder-ish brilliance with his song “Le Roitelet.” It starts off simple enough, but it’s the Debruit-esque bass… Continue reading

Flying Lotus – “Putty Boy Strut” (Official Video)

FlyLo continues to fly over standard musical boundaries here on “Putty Boy Strut” with what sounds like wandering robot whines and an army of androids keeping time by uniformly clapping their metallic pincer… Continue reading

Flying Lotus – “Until the Quiet Comes” (Short Film Directed by Kahlil Joseph)

It’s finally here, and it was worth the wait. Flying Lotus on the beat, Kahlil Joseph on the direction, Storyboard P on the dance. (You should click on all of the above links,… Continue reading

Listen/Download this Week’s DIG DEEP Radio Show with Dan Digs: Beats, Bass & Electronic Soul on KBCS 91.3FM Seattle – August 4, 2012 Tracklisting

The Dig Deep radio show is back after a two week hiatus! Two hours of beats, bass, future hip-hop, and electronic soul in the mix tonight.   Unfortunately this episode is no longer… Continue reading

Colonel Red – “Spaceface” (Official Video)

Love this for the lyrics, the mood, the soul, the groove.   Spaceface is the place.    

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning March 24 2012 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Hip-hop, house, drum ‘n’ bass, and sounds future and classic all in the mix tonight. Raw, whole, fresh, and organic. Good for your health.   Here’s how we got them beats sliced and… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning March 17 2012 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Brand new beats in the form of hip-hop, house, and drum ‘n’ bass tonight! Here’s how it stopped, dropped, and rolled. Mos Def vs Flying Lotus – “Mathematics” (Duncan Gerow Remix) DAN DIGS… Continue reading

Thundercat – ‘Seasons’

Videos getting expensive. In honor of ex-Suicidal Tendencies bassist and FlyLo friend Thundercat’s album out on Brainfeeder today, the label traveled all the way to outer space and additionally went back in time… Continue reading

Andreya Triana – ‘Lost Where I Belong’ (Original & Flying Lotus Remix)

Although I’m usually a fan of animation-in-real-world type videos, this beautiful, beautiful, beautiful Bonobo-produced Ninja Tuned track by Andreya Triana unfortunately ain’t no “Opposites Attract.”     It does however have an incredibly… Continue reading