Tag Archive: Mello Music Group

Diggin’ This: Seba Kaapstad – “Africa” (Mello Music Group) (Official Video)

  Hooked from the moment I heard those piano keys.       “Africa” from Johannesburg, South Africa quartet Seba Kaapstad is nouveau neo-soul with a heavenly jazz twist. Shades of Robert Glasper,… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Oddisee – “Brea” (Official Video)

  A tribute to the unseen soul.       “Brea” is a laidback and breezy jazz beat instrumental that swells with a surge of monumental horns and cymbal crashes on the chorus.   Track of… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Open Mike Eagle & Paul White – “Check to Check” (Free Download)

  Check one-two.     Equally dizzying in their dexterity of their respected crafts, LA rapper Open Mike Eagle and London producer Paul White collide on “Check to Check,” a winsome bleep-laden beat and an anti-ode to technology’s… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: L’Orange & Kool Keith – “The Green Ray” (Official Video)

  Everybody’s favorite blue florist and master of raps ad absurdum Kool Keith has teamed up with North Carolina producer L’Orange to beam “The Green Ray,” a dreamy, radioactive collage of jazz, hip-hop, and 1950s television,… 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

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

Diggin’ This: The Black Opera ft Georgia Anne Muldrow – “Beginning of the End” (Produced by Tall Black Guy) (Official Video)

  A heavily atmospheric, esoteric hip-hop cut from The Black Opera, complete with a brooding soul beat courtesy of Tall Black Guy, that is perfect for November.       The Black Opera… Continue reading

Oddisee ft Olivier Daysoul – “You Know Who You Are” (Acoustic Version) (Video)

Best “More than Words” remix ever.   Grab Oddisee’s new album People Hear What They See here.  

Stik Figa – “Flaudgin” (Official Video)

Topeka, Kansas slang for fronting or posturing.   Solid, humble, honest, and refreshingly down-to-earth rap business. “I’m chilling in the cut/Can’t spill what’s in my cup/Cuz it’s cranberry-vodka, dawg, for real, it costs… Continue reading

Oddisee – “For Certain” – Live from Brussels (Official Video)

Two minutes of Autumnal head-noddage. For certain.