Tag Archive: House

Capital Cities – “Nothing Compares 2 U” (Free Download)

Impressive, very impressive, how Los Angeles’ Capital Cities have managed to transform Sinead O’Connor’s teary, heart-stricken ballad into a joyful, future disco stomper.   That free download is here. Fingers crossed for the… Continue reading

Marlow – “I Don’t Care About Anything (Being With You)”

Smokey Robinson’s “Being With You” gets a house shuffle rework courtesy of Germany’s Marlow.   Cowbell included.    

Beat Generation – Article on Seattle’s Annual Decibel Festival of Electronic Music Written by Dan Digs for City Arts Magazine

I wrote about Seattle’s annual electronic music extravaganza Decibel Festival for this month’s issue of City Arts magazine. You can read the story here. At its heart, this newness is what Decibel is… Continue reading

Funkineven & Fatima – “Phone Line” (Official Video)

There were two great songs released this summer that primarily concern themselves with telephones and calling someone, maybe. This is the one you can admit to liking.   Funkineven & Fatima – “Phone… Continue reading

Listen/Download this Week’s DIG DEEP Radio Show with Dan Digs: Beats, Bass & Electronic Soul on KBCS 91.3FM Seattle – August 25, 2012 Tracklisting

My favorite songs of the week all in the mix tonight. Leftfield hip-hop, future beats, interstellar bass, and rare electronic soul.       Highlights include a German version of “NY State of… Continue reading

Listen/Download this Week’s DIG DEEP Radio Show with Dan Digs: Beats, Bass & Electronic Soul on KBCS 91.3FM Seattle – August 18, 2012 Tracklisting – The Sound-Off! with Special Guest Futurewife

The Dig Deep radio show welcomes Seattle producer Futurewife to the KBCS studio for the Sound-off! 6 rounds, 6 categories, 12 songs, and buckets of beats, basslines, and music talk. Plus we spin… 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 – Special Live Future Beat Mix in the Studio from Kasata Sound (Video)

Two hours of the freshest, newest, and most vivacious beats, beats, hip-hop, and future soul, plus the odd hand-brake swerve as we careen through genres and musical boundaries on that late late late… 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

“Planet Rock and Other Tales of the 808” (Video Promo)

“Nothing sounds quite like an 808.” Nicely done, video promo edit person who had the brainwave of meta-chopping and meta-repeating this promo’s own soundbite samples thus staying true to the musical style that… Continue reading

Bobby Womack – “Love Is Gonna Lift You Up” (Julio Bashmore Remix)

On first listen, it’s all Julio B business at usual, but then that classic Chicago house bassline comes in at 1:33 that catapults this remix from good to great.   Drop at 3:06… Continue reading

Koreless – “Lost in Tokyo” (Video Edited by Blunted Soul)

Borrows footage from DarwinFish105. Mixed with “Sais (Dub)” by Floating Points. Taken from Jamie xx‘s BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix.   Beautiful in every which way.    

Happa – “Freak”

Happa aka Half a Persian is otherwise known as Samir Alikhanizadeh: a 15-year old bass music producer from Leeds, UK.     Happa – “Freak”   He’s also put together a very good guest mix… Continue reading

Listen/Download this Week’s DIG DEEP Radio Show with Dan Digs: Beats, Bass & Electronic Soul on KBCS 91.3FM Seattle – July 21, 2012 Tracklisting – The Sound-Off! with Special Guest Vox Mod

The Dig Deep radio show welcomes experimental electronic beats and bass producer Vox Mod to the KBCS studio tonight for the Sound-off! 6 rounds, 6 musical categories, 12 songs, 2 music aficionados, and… Continue reading

Listen/Download this Week’s DIG DEEP Radio Show with Dan Digs: Beats, Bass & Electronic Soul on KBCS 91.3FM Seattle – July 7, 2012 Tracklisting – The Sound-Off! with Special Guest Seattle Times Music Writer Andrew Matson

The Sound-off! tonight welcomes Seattle Times music writer Andrew Matson to the KBCS studio. 6 rounds, 6 musical categories, 12 songs, 2 music aficionados, and a hot air balloon basket-load of upfront beats,… Continue reading

Jessie Ware – “Wildest Moments” (Star Slinger Remix)

Star Slinger just posted this new remix on his Soundcloud.   Jessie Ware – “Wildest Moments” (Star Slinger Remix)   Seems like every producer out there right now can’t help but succumb to… Continue reading

Enjoyed – “Teeth” (Clip) (Live Video) (Free Download)

We’ve talked about Enjoyed‘s life-affirmed, sunshined housed beats on Neoned Milked befored, but that only means you should get even more acquainted with the talented UK producer and Shoes Off label boss by… Continue reading

Disclosure – “Control” (Official Video)

Disclosure are two brothers from the UK who had their first single released on !K7’s Moshi Moshi imprint two years ago when they were just 16 and 18 years old.   Since everyone… Continue reading

Listen/Download this Week’s DIG DEEP Radio Show with Dan Digs: Beats, Bass & Electronic Soul on KBCS 91.3FM Seattle – June 30, 2012 Tracklisting

Stupendously superb soulful sounds from the street for the summer on the show ce soir! Big ups to all the regular listeners and anyone listening for the first time. Welcome aboard!    … Continue reading

Herbert – “The Audience” (Video)

It’s all about the piano at 1:51.     Still classic.                    

New from Ben Westbeech aka Breach – “You Won’t Find Love Again” (Clip)

Funny how Ben Westbeech’s funky, bass-driven throwback house output under the moniker Breach always sounds so much more confident than his singalong soul tracks recorded under his real name, given that he’s a… Continue reading

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – 4Play Interview & Short Film for Channel 4 (Video)

Orlando Higginbottom (probably the most British name since Nigel Tufnel or Armitage Shanks) is a dance music producer from Oxford, UK, who also calls himself Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs.   “Well I say… Continue reading

Listen/Download this Week’s DIG DEEP Radio Show with Dan Digs: Beats, Bass & Electronic Soul on KBCS 91.3FM Seattle – June 23, 2012 Tracklisting

Too many great tunes in the mix tonight. New, old, electronic, soul, beats, heat, bass, space. Let me know what you’re liking and what you dig by emailing dan@dandigs.com and get yourself shouted… Continue reading

Colm K – “Slipping (into Tomorrow)” (Stream)

Love this one from Cork, Ireland producer Colm K that reworks Steve Miller Band’s “Fly Like an Eagle.” With that expertly-lifted retro sample and vinyl crackle, it sounds like something the Avalanches might… Continue reading

Rudimental ft MNEK & Syron – “Spoons” (Official Video)

From UK producer Rudimental.   Probably what Soul II Soul would sound like had they come up in the xx’s and Disclosure’s London of the early 2010s.    

Poolside – “Slow Down” (Official Video)

I want to live in this video for a day or year. Already one of my favorite songs of 2012. If you appreciated the main sentiment of Friendly Fires’ “Jump in the Pool”… Continue reading

Listen/Download this Week’s DIG DEEP Radio Show with Dan Digs: Beats, Bass & Electronic Soul on KBCS 91.3FM Seattle – June 16, 2012 Tracklisting – New Feature: the Sound-Off! with Special Guest City Arts Magazine Senior Editor Jonathan Zwickel

Very excited to welcome City Arts magazine’s senior editor Jonathan Zwickel to the studio tonight for the inaugural edition of the Sound-off! feature on the Dig Deep radio show.   6 rounds, 6… Continue reading

Listen/Download this Week’s DIG DEEP Radio Show with Dan Digs: Beats, Bass & Electronic Soul on KBCS 91.3FM Seattle – June 9, 2012 Tracklisting – Special Juke/Footwork/Trap Live Mix!

Good evening. Big show for you tonight.     Here’s how it popped and locked. ***FIRST TRACK TRAPS LANA AAAAND KICKS OFF “THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JUKE” BLENDED WITH A “YO! KBCS TRAPS”… Continue reading

Listen/Download this Week’s DIG DEEP Radio Show with Dan Digs: Beats, Bass & Electronic Soul on KBCS 91.3FM Seattle – June 2, 2012 Tracklisting

Tonight’s edition of the Dig Deep radio show got well housey, well hip-hoppy, well chiptuney, and got itself looking, well, quite splendid all around with the beats, bass, and electronic soul.   Here’s… Continue reading

Kindness – “House” (Official Video)

I’ve mentioned Adam Bainbridge and the song “House” by his band Kindness before. Here’s the official video for the song, which is prefaced by a short treatise on the matter of pop music.… Continue reading

Julio Bashmore – “Au Seve”

Tune of the pre-summer. No question.   Julio Bashmore – “Au Seve”   #Simple #Effective #Massive #ThatBassline #SmashedIt  

LeFtO Films: Do-Over Osaka

The Do-Over is a series of itinerant daytime backyard boogie downs held in select secluded surroundings all over the world, including off-the-beaten-path locations in Manila, Dubai (the “Dune-Over” – yes!), Miami, Honolulu, Waiheke… Continue reading

Lovebirds – “Keep Coming”

House music all day long. (Love the cheeky Adeeva “In and Out of My Life” vocal sample that sneaks in around the 4 minute mark.)   Download “Keep Coming” from the Keep Coming… Continue reading

Toomy Disco – “Outstanding”

This slow slice of funk disco house is outstanding.   Simply watching a vinyl record slowly and unvaryingly spin round and round and round on a turntable is surprisingly calming. (Unless of course… Continue reading

Dan Digs’ Radio Show – Dig Deep – Beats, Bass & Electronic Soul – Saturdays 1am to 3am PST on KBCS 91.3FM Bellevue-Seattle & kbcs.fm – April 28, 2012 Tracklisting

More leftfield soulful beat and bass greatness this week from Shabazz Palaces, Ben Westbeech, Wookie, El Michels Affair, Mark de Clive-Lowe, a Tribe Called Quest, Darkhouse Family, and Stevie Wonder!   Here’s how… Continue reading

Dan Digs’ Radio Show – Dig Deep – Beats, Bass & Electronic Soul – Saturdays 1am-3am PST – KBCS 91.3FM Bellevue-Seattle & kbcs.fm – April 21, 2012 Tracklisting

Everything eclectic tonight.   Here’s how it made that melodious thunk. FIRST TRACK GOES IN HARD WITH DUSTY PSYCHE-SOUL-FUNK-ROCK’N’ROLL TO GET YOU DANCING FROM THE GET-GO 0:01 Fabulous Souls – “Take Me” 0:04… Continue reading

Berlin-Based Brit Adam Bainbridge Fronts this Band Kindness and Their Song “House” Sounds Like an Old Skool Rave Track that Everyone Was Just Too Tired to Make so They Went for an Indie Feel with a Chunky Drum Groove Instead Which Turned Out Pretty Great

  Click below to listen to “House” by Kindness.   Kindness’ debut album World, You Need A Change Of Mind is out now in the U.K. and released May 8 in the U.S.… Continue reading

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

Leftfield hip-hop, experimental bass, stompin’ beats, and a 30 minute mix of rare cover versions of classic tracks all on tonight’s show!   Here’s how we wove that tangled web. FIRST TRACK IS… Continue reading

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

Dig Deep is your one-stop shop for beats, bass, hip-hop, and electronic soul, broadcast each and every Friday night, 1am-3am on KBCS 91.3FM Bellevue-Seattle and kbcs.fm.   Ever so much goodness tonight from… Continue reading

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

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

B.Traits ft Elizabeth Troy – “Fever” (Official Video)

Equal parts 90s UK house, 90s UK garage, 90s UK drum ‘n’ bass, 90s UK rave, 90s UK diva vox. 100% joy.   A decade of British dance music expertly distilled into 3… 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

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

Part-Time Heroes – “So” (Official Video) (Free MP3 Download)

In love with this one. Proper delicate soul-stomp business. Might just have to open up the Dig Deep radio show with it tonight!   Grab this track for free by clicking here. Not… Continue reading

Floating Points – “Myrtle Avenue”

Floating Points solving all your problems. Lights down for best listening.

Phlash & Friends ft Shea Soul – ‘Runnin’

I’ve had this hook from Phil Asher and his friends Mark de Clive Lowe and Shea Soul trottin’, runnin’, and gallopin’ through my mind all day. Pretty much bang-on-perfect singalong uplifting soulful disco… Continue reading