Tag Archive: Hip Hop

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning March 31 2012 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

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

Homeboy Sandman – “The Miracle” (Official Video)

Like pouring six bowls of Cap’n Crunch in your ears.   Love it when hip-hop just gets plain weird.  

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

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning March 10 2012 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

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

14KT ft Tony Ozier – “Width” (Official Video)

Thursday feel-good song. “When can they measure the width of our love?”   “Never a time.”   Find this track and more from Ypsilanti, Michigan’s 14KT on his latest album A Friendly Game… Continue reading

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

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

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning February 25 2012 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

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

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning February 18 2012 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

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

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning February 11 2012 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

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 Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning February 4 2012 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

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

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning January 14 2012 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

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

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning January 7 2012 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

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

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning December 31 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

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

Dig Deep BEST OF 2011 Mix: Friday Night/Saturday Morning December 24 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

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

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning December 17 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

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

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning December 10 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

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

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning December 2 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

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

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning November 26 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

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

Fela Soul – “Breakadawn” (Video & Free Download)

I am greatly enjoying this song from Gummy Soul‘s Amerigo Gazaway. It fuses De La’s “Breakadawn” with Fela’s “Water No Get Enemy” as heard on Amerigo’s freely downloadable Fela Soul mashtape. Cool vid… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning November 19 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

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

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning November 12 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Friday’s Dig Deep radio session hear-again here. Download here. Done et done. (Oh and by the way, the above pic is now the world’s most expensive photograph. It sold at Christie’s three days… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning November 5 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Click here to listen again to Friday’s Dig Deep radio session and click here to download it as a podcast. Here’s how we did it right. Nadastrom vs Heartbreak – “Church” Steve Spacek… Continue reading

Madvillian – “Papermill” & Manfred Krug – “Morgen”

Hands down my favorite Madvillian cut right here. Doom and Madlib collab for a one minute and forty five second blast with Doom off-cuffing a don’t-care freestyle about “free beer” and “never forgetting… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning October 29 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Click here to listen to tonight’s Dig Deep radio show again and click here to download it as a podcast. Never has so much fun been so straightforward! New music in the mix… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning October 22 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Great, wonderful, and generally fantastic times earlier on tonight’s Dig Deep radio show! We cooked up a late-night mixtape of all that’s good in beats, bass, and electronic jams right now and before… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning October 15 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

What a magnificent show! Beat weirdness from Spokane, WA’s James Pants, superb future soul from Jai Paul, brand new Geeneus and Ms Dynamite carnival vibes business, and Netsky’s d’n’b remix of Plan B’s… Continue reading

Oddisee – “For Certain” – Live from Brussels (Official Video)

Two minutes of Autumnal head-noddage. For certain.

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning October 8 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Big show tonight! Brand new music from Efya, Dub Gabriel, Mosca, Primary 1, and Kendrick Lamar. Plus we got in the mix with a special time-themed song showcase and got housey at the… Continue reading

The Stepkids – “Legend In My Own Mind” (Official Video)

“Hey, you like hip-hop?” “I like the hip-hop.”

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning October 1 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Another big show! Brand new tunes from Roots Manuva, A Trak, George Lenton, Lee Bannon, Sepalcure, and Seattle’s very own Ill Cosby for our city’s Decibel Festival weekend. A great time at the… Continue reading

Blackalicious – “Alphabet Aerobics” (Video)

Attention DJs: the age-old classick way to transition from hip hop to house in your set is to simply play this one. Blackalicious play live at City Arts Festival in Seattle on October… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning September 24 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Hello friends. Bit of a tweak to Dig Deep this week: we’ve decided to drop the “U.K.-only” music tag for Dig Deep and instead welcome music from all over the galaxy to the… Continue reading

De La Soul & Teenage Fanclub – ‘Fallin’

The one song from the rock-meets-hip-hop Judgment Night soundtrack that it’s okay to like. Funny how De La and t’Fanclub sound like they just don’t care one bit how this one turns out,… Continue reading

Song from Shabazz Palaces’ New Album Black Up or William Wordsworth Poem?

1. “A Whirl-Blast from Behind the Hill” 2. “Recollections of the Wraith” 3. “An Echo From The Hosts That Profess Infinitum” 4. “Calm is all Nature as a Resting Wheel” 5. “The World… Continue reading

Macklemore – ‘My Oh My’ (Official Video)

I’ve only lived in Seattle for a year, I’ve only seen two baseball games in my life, I’d probably need directions to Safeco Field, and I’d probably need to check what an RBI… Continue reading

SMOD – ‘Ca Chante’ (Official Video)

Loving some Malian folk hop for a Thursday night! Cool fact! SMOD’s frontman Sam (guy with the guitar) is none other than the son of Mali’s premier musical couple Amadou and Mariam! Another… Continue reading

GD & TOP – ‘Don’t Go Home’

My new favorite band. A flawless performance in every way. Extra points for ‘BlingBling Shop’ in the background. To be honest I wasn’t expecting Korea’s answer to Ja Rule’s gravelly baritone rap voice… Continue reading

Talib Kweli – ‘Cold Rain’ (from his forthcoming album ‘Gutter Rainbows’)

A fine return to form for Mr T as he teams up with producer Ski Beatz to revisit the piano-led kick-snare, kick-snare hi-hat and female gospel chorus formula that made his Kanye-produced single… Continue reading

Macklemore – ‘The Town’ (Official Video)

Mustachioed Seattle rhymesmith Macklemore throws down some love for all things 206. Happy 2011 everybody.

Offstage Surprise!

You know a rainy summer hip hop block party festival crowd is at its collective euphoric peak when you see something like this breaking out. Skills to pay the bills.

Debruit – ‘I’m Goin’ Wit You’

Still massive. Spaceman Om’Mas Keith from Sa-Ra, soulster Jamie Woon (think a less processed, male Imogen Heap who’s clearly listened to more than a few Stevie Wonder records) and a synth line that… Continue reading

K’Naan – ‘America’

Everyone’s favourite Somalian/Canadian rapper returns with ‘America’ – near 7 minutes of a lazy shuffling beat with Mos Def and Chali 2na’s baritone so deep your laptop might just vibrate off the table.… Continue reading