Tag Archive: J Dilla

Dan Digs Mixcloud Select Exclusive: Daytime House Delights Vol. 1 (DJ Mix)

  How’s it going?   So glad you’re here.       Having been recently asked to join the Mixcloud Select massive, I’m excited to deliver my first subscriber-only mix for your listening… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 100: New Hiatus Kaiyote, Shlohmo, Linafornia, Ras G, Leisure – Special Guests: COMBAT! & Tall Black Guy

  Show number 100!   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… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 077: New Phife Dawg & J Dilla, Nite Jewel, Romare, 14KT, DJ Shadow – Special Guest: New Los Angeles

  Show number 77!   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… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Cool Uncle (Bobby Caldwell & Jack Splash) ft Jessie Ware – “Break Away”

  Cool uncle, bro!       Bobby Caldwell, Jack Splash, and Jessie Ware: seeing all of these names on the one song had me clicking “play” faster than the speed of light.  … Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 049: New J Dilla, Zhu, Shigeto, Blackalicious, Fat Freddy’s Drop – Special Guest: Blackbird Blackbird

  Show number 49!   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 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

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

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

The Dan Digs Show 014: New Joey Bada$$, Romare, Anushka, Burial, Novelist x Mumdance – Special Guest: Open Mike Eagle

  Show number 14!   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

Leon Vynehall – “It’s Just (House of Dupree)”

  Portsmouth, UK’s Leon Vynehall is creating some of my favorite music right now.   His latest mini-album, Music for the Uninvited, is seven tracks replete with grooving house beats, analog hiss, vinyl crackle,… Continue reading

Subdaio ft Muzzy Legault – “Apsara”

  Late night.   New Jersey’s Subdaio (“sub-day-oh”) perfectly captures the nocturnal state of mind with this midnight beat.       Subdaio ft Muzzy Legault – “Apsara”         Listen to more… Continue reading

Phife from A Tribe Called Quest – “Dear Dilla” (Free MP3 Download)

Funny how this morning began with an extended conversation with friends at our music startup about the genius of N.E.R.D.’s “In Search of…”—a conversation I am always happy to have—and then shortly afterward… Continue reading

Joey Bada$$ x J Dilla – “Two Lips”

Brooklyn’s Joey Bada$$ throws MC skill and Mos Def-ish sing-song rhymes over an unreleased J Dilla beat. “Two Lips” is available only via limited edition vinyl by Akomplice Clothing in order to raise… Continue reading

Yancey Boys ft Common & Dezi Paige – “Quicksand” (Official Video)

Common always sounds best over a Dilla beat. (His album Finding Forever is dedicated entirely to the late, great producer.)     Yancey Boys ft Common & Dezi Paige – “Quicksand” (Official Video)    … Continue reading

Listen/Download the Latest Episode of the Dan Digs Radio Show: 120 Minutes of Beats, Bass, Hip-hop, & Electronic Soul. Sunday Feb. 17, 2013.

Two hours of my favorite brand new beats and my favorite brand old classics from this week.       Unfortunately this episode is no longer available. Head over to iTunes here to… Continue reading

Bullion – “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (Pet Sounds in the Key of Dee: the Beach Boys vs J Dilla)

From a few years back. Nothing as sweet to the ears as some chopped-up, warm, and soaring Beach Boys harmonies over some steady-strollin’, hi-hat-happy, ice-cold Dilla beats. Respect to the man like Nathan… 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 – 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

J Dilla – “Human Nature Beat”

One of my favorite Dilla beats. So very simple, and so very good, despite the fact that this audio sounds like a ninth-generation radio rip or a recording on an extremely worn-out cassette.… 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

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