Ethereal folk, emotive alt-indie, and astral Americana. Come along on a voyage of discovery into the spellbound sound of cosmic country. Dan Digs Cosmic Country… Continue reading
Three chords and the truth from Tokyo and beyond. Listen to this selection of the best modern country and alt-folk songs from Japan. Dan Digs… Continue reading
Welsh psychedelia par excellence. Carwyn Ellis, the man behind Colorama, has teamed up with Shawn Lee, the man behind his very own Ping Pong Orchestra and collaborations with AM,… Continue reading
That piano flourish right at the start. And, yes, thank you, great question. I’m told it’s “mee-er-nuh.” I’ve had this North Oakland four-piece on my radar ever… Continue reading
There’s no two ways about it, I am greatly enjoying the turquoise buzzsaw psychedelia of Sam Evian‘s latest, “Health Machine.” It’s all about those menthol vocals, those unknown, mortal,… Continue reading
Literally impossible to dislike. Texas trio Khruangbin return with the absolutely delightful “Maria También,” a rigorously funky first single from their upcoming second album, Con Todo El Mundo, which… Continue reading
While an “internet dance” is probably something you did in 1995 while you were waiting for AOL to load, here Pretorian music wonder Sibusile Xaba gently gathers a storm of finger-picked guitar… Continue reading
With a beguiling guitar line reminiscent of “Reckoner” by Radiohead, “The Thaw” by 23-year-old Melbourne singer-songwriter-producer Woodes is an icy yet warm, uptempo yet pensive song with floating vocals counterweighted by a grounded kick and bass… Continue reading
Psyche-rock band Boogarins was born when Fernando “Dino” Almeida and Benke Ferraz began jamming together as teenagers in their parents’ gardens in the central Brazilian city of Goiânia. The title of their latest album Manual… Continue reading
South London’s Tony Volker pens spacious and emotive electronic folk. “Kingdom of the Beasts” sounds a lot like if Jose Gonzalez teamed up with Nigel Godrich. A perfect sunset… Continue reading
I’ve been working with the fine folks at Reverbnation and over the past month I’ve been taking submissions from artists from all over the world to be featured here at DanDigs.com. The final selection… Continue reading
I’ve been working with the fine folks at Reverbnation and over the past month I’ve been taking submissions from artists from all over the world to be featured here at DanDigs.com. This week’s… Continue reading
In addition to sounding like the most awesome animal ever or a fighter pilot had Tim and Eric directed Top Gun, the superbly-monikered Dublin trio Hawklion make wonderful falsetto indie synth ‘n’… Continue reading
CLICK HERE TO WATCH THIS SEGMENT ON VEVO.COM NOW. I recently produced a story on the incredible We Are The West for NUVOtv‘s flagship music program, The Collective. I’m honored to be able to tell… Continue reading
CLICK HERE TO WATCH THIS SEGMENT ON VEVO.COM NOW. Have a listen and a watch of this piece on Los Angeles brother-and-sister indie-folk duo The Belle Brigade that I recently produced for NUVOtv‘s… Continue reading
Double video feature jam! Getting way into this lethargic, listless slow disco dancer (“Disco//Very”) and this gentle, ride cymbal-tappin’ indie incantation (“Keep it Healthy”) from L.A.’s Warpaint. Warpaint – “Disco//Very” &… Continue reading
Warm vinyl crackle, staggered handclaps, breezy guitar, easy organ chords lapping at your feet, and some beautiful post-tropical percussion all feature on Vacationer‘s remix of “In the City” by New York City band Caveman.… Continue reading
Questions drop into blues guitar chord puddles amidst gently insistent vintage drums. Arima Ederra ft Blu – “Questions” (Produced by Bhonstro) (Free Download) Download this track for free here.
Sounds like summer. Kilo Kish – “Watergun” (Produced by the Internet) It’s all done.
I’ve made no secret of the fact that this 1970s psychedelic soul classic is my favorite song of all time. This new version by Ethiopian piano prodigy Samuel Yirga features the Creole Choir… Continue reading
I played the studio version of 27-year-old Philadelphian singer Melody Gardot’s “Mira” on the radio show on Friday and decided to allow about seven seconds of silence after introducing the song and before… Continue reading
Brazilian-American singer Mônica da Silva and her partner Chad Alger expertly cover Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side.” Impossible to tell whether this was filmed in 1965 using an 8mm camera… Continue reading
Best “More than Words” remix ever. Grab Oddisee’s new album People Hear What They See here.
Totally understand what’s going on here. DIY GIFs.
In other news, this guy sounds like Otis had he grown up in North London. Also, he’s incredible. Hold tight the dusty retro, 70s guitar strum, flute business, lazy horn, soul revival!