Tag Archive: Mos Def

Music by Dan Digs: “Brooklyn New York City”

  Beats at 36,000 feet!   26 hours in Brooklyn inspired me to write this track on the plane back to LA.       See if you can spot the sample.   Dan… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 024: New SBTRKT, Ben Khan, Bok Bok, Tourist, Fono – Special Guest: Andreya Triana (Live Acoustic Set)

  Show number 24!   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

The Dan Digs Show 007: New Machinedrum, Zed Bias, Cid Rim, Lost Midas, Sunless 97 – Dan in the DJ Mix

  Show number 7!   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 DashRadio.com.… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: “Go Placidly” (Samples Mos Def/Yasiin Bey’s “Desiderata”)

  Heard Yasiin Bey‘s recent recital of Max Ehrmann’s 1927 poem “Desiderata” and thought I’d add some beats, bleeps, strings, and flutes.       Dan Digs – “Go Placidly” (Samples Mos Def/Yasiin… Continue reading

BJ Smith – “Prototype” (Outkast Cover)

  Much like burritos and the beach, it is scientifically impossible to have enough covers and reworks of Outkast‘s “Prototype” in your life at any one time.       Last year I… Continue reading

LISTEN/DOWNLOAD THE LATEST EPISODE OF THE DAN DIGS PODCAST: 120 MINUTES OF BRAND NEW BEATS, BASS, HIP-HOP, & ELECTRONIC SOUL. SUN, JUL 6, 2014.

  Hope you had an amazing Fourth of July weekend.   Here’s a bunch of my new favorite tunes that I’ve been mightily diggin’ recently.       Get your shout-outs in and… Continue reading

LISTEN/DOWNLOAD THE LATEST EPISODE OF THE DAN DIGS PODCAST: 120 MINUTES OF BRAND NEW BEATS, BASS, HIP-HOP, & ELECTRONIC SOUL. SUN, MAR 23, 2014.

  We return with a mix of more brand new music!   My favorite 34 tracks of the week, featuring newness from Little Dragon, Magical Mistakes, King Britt, Wu Tang Clan, a double… Continue reading

LISTEN/DOWNLOAD THE LATEST EPISODE OF THE DAN DIGS PODCAST: 120 MINUTES OF BRAND NEW BEATS, BASS, HIP-HOP, & ELECTRONIC SOUL. SUN, MAR 9, 2014.

  Welcome to another brand new show!   My favorite new beats, bass, hip-hop, house, and electronic soul cuts all up in your speakers.   Get in touch and let me know which… Continue reading

Yasiin Bey fka Mos Def x Preservation – “The REcstatic” Remix Album (Free Download)

Hip-hop producer Preservation worked on the original The Ecstatic LP from Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def. Here he re-jigs the entire album, adding deep-crate-dug record samples from New Orleans swing outfits… Continue reading

Folk Acoustic Cover Versions of Mos Def’s “Umi Says” & the Pharcyde’s “Runnin” by B.J. Smith

This is special. Two sublime and subaqueous folk acoustic cover versions of two hip-hop classics.   Mos Def’s “Umi Says” & the Pharcyde’s “Runnin” by B.J. Smith (Folk Acoustic Cover Versions)   Download… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning April 14 2012 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Leftfield hip-hop, experimental bass, stompin’ beats, and a 30 minute mix of rare cover versions of classic tracks all on tonight’s show!   Here’s how we wove that tangled web. FIRST TRACK IS… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning April 7 2012 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Dig Deep is your one-stop shop for beats, bass, hip-hop, and electronic soul, broadcast each and every Friday night, 1am-3am on KBCS 91.3FM Bellevue-Seattle and kbcs.fm.   Ever so much goodness tonight from… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning March 31 2012 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

Throwback tracks and brand new beats all in the mix tonight!     Here’s how the sound got wound around. LET’S GET THIS SHOW ON THE ROAD SHALL WE Christophe Beck – “Dolby’s… 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

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning December 2 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

La Funk Mob, Mos Def, Pharoahe Monch, Ikebe Shakedown, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Emily King, and Wayne Wonder all in the mix tonight! Here’s how it got stone cold. Wayne Shorter – “Oriental Folk… Continue reading

K’Naan – ‘America’

Everyone’s favourite Somalian/Canadian rapper returns with ‘America’ – near 7 minutes of a lazy shuffling beat with Mos Def and Chali 2na’s baritone so deep your laptop might just vibrate off the table.… Continue reading