Tag Archive: Hip Hop

The Dan Digs Show 044: New Hot Chip, Jungle, XXYYXX, Odezsa, Tirzah – Special Guest: Dorian Concept (Live Set)

  Show number 44!   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 043: Shabazz Palaces, Mos Def, Jack Garratt, Omar, Quantic – Special Guest: Martyn Pepperell

  Show number 43!   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 042: Jamie Woon, Dorian Concept, Electric Wire Hustle, Tom Misch, Psychemagik – Special Guest: J Davey

  Show number 42!   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 Shortlisted for the 2015 Mixcloud Online Radio Awards

Extremely excited, thankful, and generally bowled over by elation to share with you that the Dan Digs Show was shortlisted for the 2015 Mixcloud Online Radio Awards!       There were over 5,000 nominations, so,… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 041: Koreless, Kiiara, Thundercat, Jamie xx, Alicia Keys – Special Guest: Swindle

  Show number 41!   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: <KAEB (Geoff Barrow from Portishead) ft Jonwayne – "There’s No One" (Official Video)

  Bristol, England’s Geoff Barrow—best known for being a founding member of the band Portishead—has just released a split EP featuring two tracks from his other band BEAK> and—plot twist!—two tracks from BEAK>’s “alter-ego”: <KAEB, which is… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Ruane Maurice – “Nomenclature” (Official Video)

  “Nomenclature” by Birmingham, England’s Ruane Maurice sounds as if Massive Attack had decided to make house instead of hip-hop.       Digging that textured percussion in the background, those big, chunky synth… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 040: Jack J, Empress Of, Die & Break, Meow the Jewels, Dan Digs Jazz DJ Mix – Special Guest: Kamasi Washington

  Show number 40!   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 039: Future Islands x Madlib, Kaytranada, Thundercat, Swindle, MIA – Special Guests: Tropics & Mister Sushi

  Show number 39!   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 038: New BadBadNotGood, GZA, Tropics, Rejjie Snow, Jill Scott – Special Guest: Adrian Younge

  Show number 38!   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 037: New Gallant, Rye Rye, Kieran Hebden & Steve Reid, 3D from Massive Attack, With You – Special Guest: Mocky

  Show number 37!   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 036: New Oceaan, Azekel, Diggs Duke, Panda Bear, Janet Jackson – Special Guest: Jon E.K.

  Show number 36!   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

Music by Dan Digs: “Silverchair’s Carnival”

  Was a blast interviewing Daniel Johns (ex-Silverchair) on the #DanDigsShow on Dash Radio last Sunday.       Listen back to the episode here.   We talked about his fantastic new alt-r&b-leaning… 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

Diggin’ This: Joe – “Thinkin’ About” (Bobby McFerrin House Rework)

  Apple Pips, Hemlock Recordings, Hessle Audio, Hotflush Recordings, SSSSS (phew!) producer Joe expertly flips a Bobby McFerrin gem into a laid-back house strut.       Track of the day.   Joe – “Thinkin’… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 034: New LA Priest, Ras G, Quantic, Jimi Charles Moody, Golden Rules – Special Guests: Daniel Johns (Ex-Silverchair) & Clark Dinnison from Noon Pacific

  Show number 34!   As always, the latest and greatest in leftfield beats and electronic soul, plus interviews with my favorite music aficionados, for your listening pleasure every Sunday night on Dash 1… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: “Ornette”

  The shape of jazz that was to come.   Listen to my tribute to jazz legend Randolph Denard Ornette Coleman, who sadly passed away on Thursday at the age of 85.  … Continue reading

Dan Digs Live: Now Dig This! at the Virgil in Silverlake Every Third Thursday 10pm-2am

  Extremely excited to announce my new monthly live DJ night: Now Dig This!         Now Dig This! is every third Thursday 10pm-2am in the B-Side Bar at the Virgil… 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

Music by Dan Digs: “Bleepa”

  Cooked this new beat up last week and premiered on the Dan Digs Show last Sunday!   Check out the Instagram promo video below.   View this post on Instagram 🍭🌴 turn ⬆️ the… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 032: New Jordan Rakei, Tokimonsta, Flume, The Social Experiment, Made in Heights – Special Guest: KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd

  Show number 32!   As always, the latest and greatest in leftfield beats and electronic soul, plus interviews with my favorite music aficionados, for your listening pleasure every Sunday night on Dash 1… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 031: New Kenny Dope, Fink, DJ Koze, FKJ, Soulwax – Dan in the DJ Mix

  Show number 31!   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: Yes Creator – “Classwork” (Free Download)

  Well into this cosmic r&b laser battle soul from the other end of the galaxy.     Bristol, UK’s Yes Creator is Benjamin One and Derrick Hines.   Yes Creator – “Classwork”… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 030: New M.I.A., Bilal, Wild Belle, Van Hunt, Roska – Special Guest: Trace

  Show number 30!   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

The Dan Digs Show 029: New Bishop Nehru, Harry Edwards, St Germain, Snoop Dogg, Lil Silva – Special Guest: Adam Freeland (The Acid)

  Show number 29!   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

The Dan Digs Show 028: New Seven Davis Jr, Harleighblu, Towkio, Clear Soul Forces, Alessia – Special Guest: Oddisee

  Show number 28!   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: Ego Ella May – “How Far” (Free EP Download)

  Completely in love with this one from South London’s Ego Ella May!       Props to Wu-Lu and Reiss G for this lazy, dusty, altogether tasty beat.   Looking forward to playing… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 027: New Hiatus Kaiyote, Hudson Mohawke, Knxwledge, Ta-ku, Chemical Brothers – Dan in the DJ Mix

  Show number 27!   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

Diggin’ This: Jordan Bratton ft Chance the Rapper – “Prisoner”

  Love this new one from Weehawken, New Jersey’s Jordan Bratton featuring Chance the Rapper.     That Strawberry Fields organ right at the beginning.   Jordan Bratton ft Chance the Rapper – “Prisoner”    … 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

The Dan Digs Show 026: New Bondax, BenZel, Ratatat, Breach & Midland, Audion – Dan in the DJ Mix

  Show number 26!   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 025: New Pete Rock, Kelela, The Seshen, Eric Lau, Jean Tonique – Special Guest: Tim Parker (You’ll Soon Know/NTS Radio London)

  Show number 25!   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

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 023: New Jamie xx, Hudson Mohawke, Ady Suleiman, Haelos, 20syl – Special Guest: J. Rocc

  Show number 23!   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

Diggin’ This: Roots Manuva – “Facety 2:11” (Produced by Four Tet)

  UK hip-hop founding father Mr Rooty Tooty Manuva is back with his trademark flow on brand new cut “Facety 2:11.” The track’s stumbling, propelling beat is produced by Four Tet, who, after… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 022: New John Talabot, Crazy P, Low Leaf, Snakehips, Quiet Dawn – Special Guest: Great Dane

  Show number 22!   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

Diggin’ This: Beatsofreen – “Deliverance”

  This gentle, pastoral, uptempo beat jam “Deliverance” by Utrecht, Netherlands producer Beatsofreen is my track of the day.       Like Bonobo gone folk-boogie.   Love it.   Beatsofreen – “Deliverance”… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Haelos – “Earth Not Above”

  Love this new one from London band Haelos and their genius melding of those ominous synth waterfalls with those Chvrches-meets-Jungle (yes!) vocals and that beautifully rusty drum break loop.     Haelos – “Earth… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 021: New Chance the Rapper, Toro Y Moi, Daymé Arocena, Cid Rim, Redlight – Dan in the DJ Mix

  Show number 21!   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

Diggin’ This: Great Dane ft King Henry – “June 2nd”

  25-year-old beat producer, independent hip-hop head, and Low End Theorizer Dane Morris is Great Dane.     His new self-titled album, released on Alpha Pup a couple of days ago, is a… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 020: New Just Blaze, Raekwon, Beat Spacek, Massive Attack, The Cinematic Orchestra – Special Guest: Pell

  Show number 20!   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 019: New Axel Foley, Aloa Input, Py, Dorian Concept, The Knocks – Special Guest: Vancouver Sleep Clinic

  Show number 19!   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

Diggin’ This: Pell ft LV Baby – “The Never” (Official Video)

  Pell is poised to blow up this year.   Already tipped on Complex’s Top 25 Rappers To Know in 2014, Pigeons & Planes’ Top 10 Rappers to Know Before They Blow, and… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 018: New Goldie, Sam Gellaitry, Jazzator, Classixx, Dan Digs – Special Guest: Body Language

  Show number 18!   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

Diggin’ This: Ishmael Raps – “Creole”

  “And what this planet needs at this point is for something impossible to happen to show a better way…”       19-year-old Rochester, NY artist Ishmael Raps brings the jazz, the… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 017: New Hot Chip, Robert Glasper, Chet Faker, Odesza, Maribou State – Dan in the DJ Mix

  Show number 17!   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

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: Kali Uchis – “Know What I Want” (Esta Remix)

  Kali Uchis emanates mid-century modern rainbows.     The Los Angeles-via-Colombia chanteuse melds the vintage Americana aesthetic of Lana del Rey with the day-glo color palette of Nicki Minaj.   Her debut album, Por… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 015: New Jack Garratt, Turtle, Sonnymoon, Different Sleep, Audego – Special Guest: Jeff Weiss

  Show number 15!   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

Open Mike Eagle Freestyles over James Blake’s “Curbside” Live on the Dan Digs Show (Video)

  L.A.-via-Chicago art-rap aficionado Open Mike Eagle stopped by the Dan Digs Show on Dash Radio last Sunday to play some of his favorite records for the #SixSongScenario.       After we… Continue reading