Tag Archive: Live

Dan Digs Live: DJing at School Night in Hollywood Tonight

  Looking forward to DJing again tonight at the incredible School Night at Bardot in Hollywood.       Always a great music-loving crowd, always a beautiful space.     Come check out these amazing bands:   Fever… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Nicolas Godin (from Air) – “Bach Off” (Live at Orly Ouest Airport in Paris, France) (Video)

  Filmed live at Orly Ouest, Terminal 3, last month.       If only every airport did this.   Track of the day.   Nicolas Godin – “Bach Off” (Live at Orly Ouest… Continue reading

Dan Digs Live: Come Hang With Me as I DJ at School Night! in Hollywood

  Looking forward to DJing again tonight at the incredible School Night! at Bardot in Hollywood!       Always a great music-loving crowd, always a beautiful space.     Come check out these amazing bands: Kona Christopher… Continue reading

Dan Digs Live: Come Hang with Me as I DJ at School Night! in Hollywood

  Looking forward to DJing again tonight at the incredible School Night! at Bardot in Hollywood!       Always a great music-loving crowd, always a beautiful space.     Come check out these amazing new bands: The… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: MOMS – “Close Your Eyes” (Dan Digs’ DADS Remix)

  So I’ve been listening to a lot of Aphex Twin, Thom Yorke, and Yeezus recently…       As heard in the mix on my radio show last week. Listen back to… Continue reading

Dan Digs Live: Come Hang with Me as I DJ at School Night! in Hollywood

  Looking forward to DJing again this Monday night at the incredible School Night! at Bardot in Hollywood!       Always a great music-loving crowd, always a beautiful space.     Come check out these amazing new… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Multi-Love” (Official Video)

  The last time I wrote about Portland, Oregon-via-New Zealand lo-fi psychedelic-indie-soul outfit and band-name-you-would-probably-find-somewhere-in-an-anime-movie Unknown Mortal Orchestra was back when they covered Lindstrom’s spacey and disco-y “Rà-àkõ-st.,” which was and still is amazing in every… Continue reading

Dan Digs Live: Come Hang With Me As I DJ at School Night! in Hollywood

  Stoked to be DJing at the incredible School Night! at Bardot in Hollywood this Monday night!       I’ve long been a fan of School Night! and their superhero ability to magically… Continue reading

Win Two Tickets to See Machinedrum Live at the Roxy in Los Angeles on Sunday March 1, 2015 + 30min Best of Machinedrum DJ Mix by Dan Digs

  Travis Stewart aka Machinedrum is bringing his incredible Vapor City live show to Los Angeles!       We’ve got two tickets for one lucky winner and a friend to see Machinedrum with special guest Objekt… 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 002: New Electric Wire Hustle, FaltyDL, Bondax, Romare, Sam Gellaitry – Special Guest: Lost Midas

  Show number 2!   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… Continue reading

Dan Digs’ Track of the Day: Mesingnat – “Reduced to Matter” – Powered by Reverbnation

  I’ve been working with the fine folks at Reverbnation and over the past month I’ve been taking submissions from artists from all over the world to be featured here at DanDigs.com.         The final selection… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: BadBadNotGood – “Kaleidoscope” (Kaytranada’s Flip) (Free Download)

  I’ll be honest, whenever I see the words “Bad Bad Not Good” and “Kaytranada” on a track, I know my headphones are in for some quality.       Listen to the 22-year-old… Continue reading

Dan Digs’ Track of the Day: Parlez-Vous Anglais? – “London” – Powered by Reverbnation

  I’ve been working with the fine folks at Reverbnation and over the past month I’ve been taking submissions from artists from all over the world to be featured here at DanDigs.com.         This week’s… Continue reading

Syd Arthur – “Hometown Blues” (Psychemagik Remix)

  The UK’s Danny McLewin and Tom Coveney aka Psychemagik first had me with the slow disco and cosmic chunk-funk of their remix of Quentin Quatro’s “Disco Quatro” last year. It was number 5 on my… Continue reading

Dr Meaker ft Sian Evans – “Right Back” (Break Remix)

  Summertime is here!   Nothing like a slab of jazzy, bass-ridden, upfront drum ‘n’ bass to soundtrack that sunshine.       Hailing, naturally, from the city of bass, Bristol, live d’n’b act Dr… Continue reading

TEMPLES INTERVIEW & LIVE PERFORMANCE AT THE ROXY IN WEST HOLLYWOOD – TV SEGMENT PRODUCED FOR NUVOTV’S MUSIC SHOW THE COLLECTIVE (VIDEO)

  CLICK HERE TO WATCH THIS SEGMENT ON VEVO.COM NOW.     “We wanted to create a world for people to fall into…”   British psychedelic rockers Temples recently came to Los Angeles to play one of the best… Continue reading

GHOST BEACH INTERVIEW & LIVE PERFORMANCE AT THE OBSERVATORY IN SANTA ANA – TV SEGMENT PRODUCED FOR NUVOTV’S MUSIC SHOW THE COLLECTIVE (VIDEO)

  CLICK HERE TO WATCH THIS SEGMENT ON VEVO.COM NOW.     Watch this piece on New York City’s tropical grit-pop duo Ghost Beach that I recently produced for NUVOtv‘s flagship music program, The Collective.         I’ve been a… Continue reading

Benjamin Yellowitz – “Treatise”

  Strongly diggin’ these strong shades of two of my very favorite artists Fink and Bonobo that surface on this brand new soulful acoustic jam from Birmingham, UK’s Benjamin Yellowitz.      … Continue reading

Diggs Duke Interview & Live Performance in Downtown Los Angeles – TV Segment Produced for NUVOtv’s Music Program The Collective (Video)

  CLICK HERE & SCROLL TO 4MIN 16SEC TO WATCH THIS SEGMENT ON VEVO.COM NOW.     Check out this piece on one of the most talented and experimental soul and jazz musicians I know, Washington D.C.’s Diggs Duke,… Continue reading

Bibio – “Dye The Water Green” (Live) (Official Video)

Warp Records, you are good to us. This live version of “Dye the Water Green” by West Midlands, UK musician Bibio is some much needed Friday afternoon chill.       From Bibio… Continue reading

The Seshen – “2000 Seasons” (Official Video)

Tru Thoughts‘ latest signing is psychedelic electronic San Francisco seven-piece The Seshen. The heavy bassline that oscillates throughout “2000 Seasons” is especially tasty.   The Seshen – “2000 Seasons” (Official Video)    … Continue reading

Fat Freddy’s Drop – “Bones”

My favorite track from Freddy’s since “Wandering Eye.” It’s all about that chord change at 0:56.     Stream Fat Freddy’s Drop “Bones” and the rest of the album here.   Fat Freddy’s… Continue reading

Barbarossa – “Turbine” (Official Video) (Free Download)

Fresh from supporting José González‘s band Junip in New York last week, East London’s suitably red-bearded James Mathé, otherwise known as Barbarossa, combines a large, simple Black Keys-ish garage rock-soul guitar riff and tussled… Continue reading

BRZZVLL – “Kevin” (Official Video)

That Belgian centipede funk.   BRZZVLL – “Kevin” (Official Video)   More delightful sounds from Antwerp’s finest live jazz collective BRZZVLL (pronounced “Brazzaville”) here.    

Brandt Brauer Frick ft Jamie Lidell – “Broken Pieces”

German “acoustic techno” live electronic trio and possible Hamburg law firm Brandt Brauer Frick team up with the long-time Berlin resident, now Nashville-dwelling, Jamie Lidell. Shades of “Phat Planet,” ad-libbed Motown soul vocals,… Continue reading

Hiatus Kaiyote – “Lace Skull” (Live at the Seed Factory) (Official Video)

Australia’s Hiatus Kaiyote is easily a Neon Milk favorite. Their debut Tawk Tomahawk was one of the best albums of last year and their track “Mobius Streak” was number 18 in my top… Continue reading

Watch BBC Radio 1’s Benji B Perform Songs by Dwele, Flying Lotus, TNGHT, Raphael Saddiq Live with a 16-Piece String Ensemble at Maida Vale Studios, London (Official Video)

DJ Benji B, arranger Grant Windsor, and their 16-piece string ensemble reorchestrate 12 future soul and beat culture standards live on BBC Radio 1.   Click below to watch what is undoubtedly the… Continue reading

Watch a Fan-Filmed, Multi-Cam, Two-Hour Live Performance by Radiohead at the Roseland Ballroom in NYC on September 29, 2011

Officially endorsed by Thom Yorke and company who provided these fans with the band’s recorded audio feed from this performance.   Fan-Filmed, Multi-Cam, Two-Hour Live Performance by Radiohead at the Roseland Ballroom in… Continue reading

Dam-Funk – “Trying 2 Survive (In the Big City)” (Live In Bangkok) (Video)

Nothing but pure funk and positivity every time from Pasadena, California’s Mr. Damon G. Riddick. Watch him perform new track “Trying 2 Survive (In the Big City)” live in Bangkok, Thailand below.  … Continue reading

Submotion Orchestra – “It’s Not Me It’s You” (Official Video)

Future organic garage and dubstep rhythms from Leeds, UK live electronic seven-piece Submotion Orchestra. They join the ranks of my top-rated, best-loved Orchestras, which include Cinematic, Hidden, and BBC Concert. What Reprazent are… Continue reading

Immanu El – “On Wide Shoulders” (Official Video)

Waves of Elliott Smith and Sigur Ros summit and swell on this song by Swedish melodic post-rockers Immanu El. “On Wide Shoulders” is graceful and driving, like the steady, patient course of a… Continue reading

The xx – “Angels” (Four Tet Remix)

Romy, Oliver, and Jamie aka the xx and Kieran Hebden aka Four Tet are all masters of intricacy, mood, and restraint. Hear Four Tet’s dark ‘n’ stormy remix of the band’s single “Angels,”… Continue reading

How to Dress Well – “Cold Nites” (Live at Way Out West 2012 in Gothenburg, Sweden)

Soaring, ethereal R&B and experimental beats from Brooklyn’s Tom Krell aka How to Dress Well. Here he performs his song “Cold Nites” in a candlelit church in Gothenburg, Sweden as part of the… Continue reading

Sure Thing – “Holding You Tight” (Official Video)

Bristol, England goes boogie! Sure Thing is a live boogie funk outfit fronted by the legendary drum ‘n’ bass DJ and producer DJ Die (who also spins disco under the name Laminate Radio),… 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

House Shoes ft Jimetta Rose – “Castles” (Official Video)

This beat.   “When you appreciate someone else’s art, it makes your art better.”    

Melody Gardot – “Mira” (Live on Later… with Jools Holland) (Video)

I played the studio version of 27-year-old Philadelphian singer Melody Gardot’s “Mira” on the radio show on Friday and decided to allow about seven seconds of silence after introducing the song and before… Continue reading

Jazzanova ft Paul Randolph – “Let It Go” (Funkhaus Sessions) (Official Video)

It was Friday afternoon, in the middle of June.   Sunshine music. Jazzanova are unstoppable.  

Robert Glasper & Derrick Hodge – “Teen Spirit” (Exclusively Recorded Live for Gilles Peterson on BBC Radio 1)

Beautiful.   Read my review of Robert Glasper’s recent stellar Seattle show here.  

Communion (Michael Kiwanuka, Ben Lovett, Ben Howard, the Staves, Johannes of Bear’s Den) – “Over the Hill” (John Martyn Cover) (Performed at SXSW 2012 in Austin, Texas)

I’ve been evangelizing to anyone who will listen about the brilliance of Michael Kiwanuka for some time now. This video will convince you of that brilliance. It’s quite, quite heartwarming and beautiful.  … Continue reading

REVIEW: The Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Bilal at Neumos Seattle: Eclectic Relaxation (Friday March 23, 2012)

“His mastery of musical astronomy created constellations where there had once only been lone stars. The orbits of the planets Coltrane, Hancock, Dilla, Yorke, Morello, and Cobain were shifted and new asterisms formed.… Continue reading

REVIEW: Skream & Benga at Neumos Seattle: Why Seattle Does Dance (Thursday March 22, 2012)

“The sonic assault emanating from the two CDJs and a mixer upon which Skream and Benga tag-teamed throughout their set was like a sea monster with severe indigestion from eating an alien spaceship.… Continue reading

Quantic & Alice Russell with the Combo Bárbaro – “Look Around The Corner” (Live) (Official Video)

Quantic and Alice Russell quietly pour the best of Rotary Connection and Cumbia rhythm into your soul.   Understated, soothing, and gently brilliant, like a splash of rum in your tea.   Nice… Continue reading

Friendly Fires – “Hurting” (Official Video)

It’s all business as usual for Friendly Fires’ singer Ed “Slinky Hips” Macfarlane until 1min 24sec when the label realized they had 12 times the amount of cash they thought they had to… Continue reading

The Koxx – ‘Paris’ (Friendly Fires Cover) (Video)

Quite, quite brilliant. If you’re a Korean lounge act and you want to cover the Friendlies’ ‘Paris’, then you clearly need a bow-tie with your polo shirt, a keyboard riff that would sit… Continue reading

Soil & “Pimp” Sessions – ‘A.I.E.’ (Live on Later… with Jools Holland)

If you haven’t heard of Japanese jazz act Soil & “Pimp” Sessions, you need to shut down your computer right now and go and buy all of their albums and book flights, concert… Continue reading

Jamie Woon – ‘Lady Luck’ (Al Fresco Version Recorded Live in Cambodia)

New Malden, London, UK soulstepper Jamie Woon records an acapella version of ‘Lady Luck’ live from a boat in the middle of a mangrove swamp in Cambodia. Not a bad way to spend… Continue reading

Portishead – ‘Strangers’ (Live from Roseland NYC)

Temporarily forgot just how great Portishead are. Especially with this relentless derk-derk-derk hook that sounds like a busy signal on Jupiter. Dude busting moves at 1:37 is how I will dance to everything… Continue reading

Lenny Fontana – ‘Spread Love’ (London Elektricity Live Version, Zero Tolerance Mix, Nu:Tone Remix)

We’ve been having some absolutely beautiful late summer/early autumn days here in Seattle recently – blue skies, sun, and a ever so slight chill in the crisp air. Got me thinking that summer… Continue reading