Tag Archive: Manchester

Diggin’ This: Hunrosa – “All” (Wah Wah 45s) (Official Video)

  Manchester, UK producer Sam Vicary, otherwise known as Hunrosa, is a member of perennial DanDigs.com faves The Cinematic Orchestra and Paper Tiger.       On “All,” his debut single as Hunrosa,… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Children Of Zeus – “I Can’t Wait” (First Word Records)

  Manchester, UK’s Konny Kon and Tyler Daley are Children Of Zeus.       Featuring cascading electric guitar runs and an irresistible vocal hook that sits ever so neatly over the kicks and snares, the… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Hidden Spheres – “Well Well”

  Well, well.       My Friday morning just got infinitely better upon hearing this brand new one from Manchester, UK house producer Hidden Spheres.   “Well Well” is a lush and… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Free Wize Men – “Is Ya With Me?”

  I was down with this track from the first few bars, but as soon as I heard the peppy staccato of that jazz flute (love me some jazz flute), brand new cut “Is Ya… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Frances – “Grow” (Oceaan Remix)

  “Grow” by 22-year-old London songstress Frances gets a minimalist, percussive rework from 22-year-old Manchester-via-Brussels producer Oliver Cean aka Oceaan.     Track of the day.   Frances – “Grow” (Oceaan Remix)  … Continue reading

Paper Tiger – “Make It Through” (Werkha Remix) (Free Download)

  Manchester’s Tru Thoughts-signed producer Werkha brings his signature bass bruises and clipped claps to this remix of Leeds, UK space jazz and otherworldly hip-hop outfit Paper Tiger‘s latest single, “Make it Through.”… Continue reading

Lone – “Aurora Northern Quarter”

  Taking the stomp of his fantastic “Airglow Fires” (which made #50 in my Top 100 Songs of 2013 list—listen and download the DJ mix of this list here), Lone returns with a… Continue reading

GoGo Penguin – “Hopopono” (Official Video)

This Manchester, UK jazz trio reminds me of a less rambunctious Bad Bad Not Good. GoGo Penguin‘s influences include “Aphex Twin to Brian Eno, Debussy to Shostakovich and Massive Attack to EST,” which means… Continue reading

Frameworks – “Patience” (Free Download)

I was elated this morning when I found a free download of one of the best compilations of 2013 by a country mile. Not a bad start to a Wednesday. The first track,… Continue reading

Werkha – “Le Roitelet”

Only five songs deep on his Soundcloud page, Manchester, UK producer Werkha has created some Francophonic Brainfeeder-ish brilliance with his song “Le Roitelet.” It starts off simple enough, but it’s the Debruit-esque bass… Continue reading

Star Slinger – “Take this Up” (Free Download)

Free newness from the Slinger.   Star Slinger – “Take this Up” (Free Download)   Love the explosion of four-to-the-floor house sunshine at 2min 24sec.    

Mary Anne Hobbs at TEDxManchester 2012 (Video)

Inspiration with no expiration from Xfm (and former BBC Radio 1) DJ and champion of all future sounds of greatness Mary Anne Hobbs.   “Charge at your dreams and never look back.”