Tag Archive: Innovative Leisure

Diggin’ This: Jonah Yano – “Always” (Produced by BadBadNotGood) (Innovative Leisure)

  The Montreal-via-Hiroshima singer returns.       Love this emotion-rich new single from the Japanese-Canadian artist Jonah Yano, produced and backed by Toronto jazz luminaries BadBadNotGood.     (And how good is… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Arjuna Oakes & Serebii – “Tired Faces” (Innovative Leisure)

  Cloudy electronic soul from the land of the long white cloud.       “Tired Faces,” the latest cut from Aotearoa’s Arjuna Oakes and Serebii (also known as Callum Mower) is an… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Maria Chiara Argirò – “Clouds” (Innovative Leisure)

  Synths on synths from the Italian-born, London-based artist.       “Clouds” is a meandering, brass-infused keyboard daydream.     Maria Chiara Argirò – “Clouds”             “Clouds”… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Ben Marc – “Mustard” (Innovative Leisure)

  Rich strings over steady meditative drums.       Inspired by the “beat-driven production of artists like Four Tet, Bonobo, Machinedrum, DJ Shadow, and Madlib,” Ben Marc’s latest release, “Mustard,” is a… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Arjuna Oakes & Serebii – “Even When You’re Gone” (Innovative Leisure)

  Both based in Wellington, New Zealand, Arjuna Oakes and Serebii (aka Callum Mower) have teamed up to create “Even When You’re Gone,” a delicate, flute-led, wooden-and-watered ode to finding strength in love.… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Lionel Boy – “Flower Girl” (Innovative Leisure)

  The latest single from the Long Beach-via-Oahu singer-songwriter is a laid-back alt-pop breeze with warped guitar washes and fuzzed-out dub effects.       Lionel Boy – “Flower Girl”      … Continue reading

TV by Dan Digs: Watch a New Episode of the Latest Series of Crate Diggers Vinyl Show Featuring Classixx

  Check out this new episode of the latest series of Crate Diggers that I executive produced for Fuse TV‘s new channel, FM. The show focuses on vinyl aficionados and their love of wax.         This… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Nick Waterhouse – “It’s Time”

  Huntington Beach, California singer-songwriter Nick Waterhouse turns in “It’s Time,” a cloudy summer throwback soul workout fueled by blue organ keys, choral swells, and a cymbal-saturated beat.       Track of… 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

Diggin’ This: 8|8 aka Two Eights – “Manifest Destiny” (Official Video)

  Punchy, psychedelic garage rock of the finest order from the duo known as 8|8 aka Two Eights aka Tyler Lott and Richard Ray, who are so fresh that they don’t even have press… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Tropics – “Blame”

  London’s Chris Ward is Tropics.   His latest song, “Blame,” is a muted, light-filled, sand-sifting electronic soul affair that sits nicely alongside Rhye and How to Dress Well.       Tropics – “Blame”… Continue reading


  CLICK HERE TO WATCH THIS SEGMENT ON VEVO.COM NOW.     I interviewed the tremendously talented LA post-disco duo De Lux and produced this segment on their record release show at the Echo for NUVOtv‘s flagship music… Continue reading

Nosaj Thing – “Eclipse/Blue” (Official Video)

LA’s Jason Chung is the somewhat palindromic Nosaj Thing.   Nosaj Thing – “Eclipse/Blue” (Official Video)   “Eclipse/Blue” features vocals by Blonde Redhead’s Kazu Makino. It is the first single off Nosaj Thing‘s… Continue reading

Rhye – “The Fall”

Los Angeles duo Rhye return with more Sunday afternoon soul.   Rhye – “The Fall”   Listen to the pair’s stunning debut single “Open” here. Rhye‘s The Fall EP is released October 9… Continue reading