Tag Archive: Music

Diggin’ This: Charlotte Day Wilson – “After All”

  I first got introduced to Charlotte Day Wilson by hearing her vocals on fellow Torontoist jagged jazzists BadBadNotGood’s “In Your Eyes” from their latest album IV.       Since collaborating with BBNG, Charlotte… Continue reading

TV by Dan Digs: Watch a New Episode of the Latest Series of Crate Diggers Vinyl Show Featuring Danny Krivit

  Check out this new episode of the latest series of Crate Diggers that I executive produced for Fuse TV‘s new channel, FM. The show focuses on vinyl aficionados and their love of wax.     Here we spotlight the… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Oscuro ft Mirror Signal – “Too Long”

  Cambridgeshire, UK producer Oscuro teams up with Suffolk singer Mirror Signal for “Too Long,” a textured and glitch-splintered moonlit R&B cut with rippling bass tones and sweet-sour organ chords.       Track… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Soccer96 – “Megadrive Lamborghini” (Official Video)

  If Dam-Funk joined Primal Scream…       Feeling this throwback boogie-funk, beat scene bass-heavy psyche-indie jam from London duo Soccer96 aka Danalogue (Dan Leavers) and Betamax (Max Hallett).   Track of the day.… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: dBridge – “Too Late” (Stray Remix)

  It’s been five years since Darren White aka dBridge has formally released any music but it’s been worth the wait.       The Stray remix of “Too Late” is a centrifuge… Continue reading

TV by Dan Digs: Watch a New Episode of the Latest Series of Crate Diggers Vinyl Show Featuring Natasha Diggs

  Check out this new episode of the latest series of Crate Diggers that I executive produced for Fuse TV‘s new channel, FM. The show focuses on vinyl aficionados and their love of wax.       Here we spotlight… Continue reading

Dan Digs Live: DJ Set at Resident DTLA on Saturday August 13

  Tonight at Resident DTLA in the Arts District.           I’ll be returning to spin the best in leftfield beats, bass, hip-hop, soulful house, and houseful soul from 10pm.        … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: LANKS – “Bitter Leaf” (Official Video)

  Melancholy you can move to.       “Bitter Leaf” by Melbourne, Australia’s LANKS is a moody, piano-led nocturnal soul cut that features handclap builds, wistful croons, and future fax machine glitch flourishes.… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: The Invisible – “Life’s Dancers” (Floating Points Remix)

  Luxurious audio in the headphones.       This remix of “Life’s Dancers” is pure FP; you can hear it in that tapestry of strings, those suspended synths, that occasional swell of… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Michael Mayer & Agoria – “Blackbird Has Spoken”

  If you’re unfamiliar with the output of Messrs. Michael Mayer, co-owner of Kompakt Records, and Agoria, Frenchman who hates cheese, you need to listen to this (the original version of Heiko Voss’… Continue reading

TV by Dan Digs: Watch a New Episode of the Latest Series of Crate Diggers Vinyl Show Featuring Mark Farina

  Check out this new episode of the latest series of Crate Diggers that I executive produced for Fuse TV‘s new channel, FM. The show focuses on vinyl aficionados and their love of wax.       Here we spotlight… 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: Woodes – “The Thaw”

  With a beguiling guitar line reminiscent of “Reckoner” by Radiohead, “The Thaw” by 23-year-old Melbourne singer-songwriter-producer Woodes is an icy yet warm, uptempo yet pensive song with floating vocals counterweighted by a grounded kick and bass… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Sean Khan – “Things to Say” (Ben Hauke Remix)

  Lewisham producer Ben Hauke steps up to give Sean Khan‘s “Things to Say” a delicate jazz-infused broken beat feeling.     Track of the day.   Sean Khan – “Things to Say”… Continue reading

TV by Dan Digs: Watch a New Episode of the Latest Series of Crate Diggers Vinyl Show Featuring Quantic

  Check out this new episode of the latest series of Crate Diggers that I executive produced for Fuse TV‘s new channel, FM. The show focuses on vinyl aficionados and their love of wax.       Here we spotlight… Continue reading

TV by Dan Digs: Watch a New Episode of the Latest Series of Crate Diggers Vinyl Show Featuring Mix Master Mike

  Check out this new episode of the latest series of Crate Diggers that I executive produced for Fuse TV‘s new channel, FM. The show focuses on vinyl aficionados and their love of wax.       This episode spotlights the… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Saba – “Symmetry”

  Both lyrical and vocal skills are on full display here on “Symmetry,” the latest track from Chicago musician and Chance the Rapper collaborator Saba.       Track of the day.  … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Teen Daze – “You Said”

  Them drums.       “You Said” is a shimmering slice of delicately crafted beat-led indie from Abbotsford, British Columbia producer Teen Daze.   Track of the day.   Teen Daze –… Continue reading

TV by Dan Digs: Watch Episode 8 of the New Series of Crate Diggers Vinyl Show Featuring Monalisa

  Check out episode 8 of the new series of Crate Diggers that I executive produced for Fuse TV‘s new channel, FM. The show focuses on vinyl aficionados and their love of wax.       This episode spotlights the life, times, and… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Hairy Hands – “YNA”

  Currently grooving to this percussive future-funk jam courtesy of hirsutely dextrous Hampshire, England producer Hairy Hands.       Track of the day.   Hairy Hands – “YNA”          … Continue reading

TV by Dan Digs: Watch Episode 7 of the New Series of Crate Diggers Vinyl Show Featuring Free the Robots

  Check out episode 7 of the new series of Crate Diggers that I executive produced for Fuse TV‘s new channel, FM. The show focuses on vinyl aficionados and their love of wax.   ep7 of #cratediggers feat @freetherobots that i… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: I, CED ft Om’Mas Keith – “Forever”

  This timeless piano-led soul jam from St. Louis producer I, CED featuring Om’Mas Keith just made my Tuesday.       Track of the day.   I, CED ft Om’Mas Keith – “Forever”  … Continue reading

TV by Dan Digs: Watch Episode 6 of the New Series of Crate Diggers Vinyl Show Featuring Carlos Nino

  Check out episode 6 of the new series of Crate Diggers that I executive produced for Fuse TV‘s new channel, FM. The show focuses on vinyl aficionados and their love of wax.       This episode spotlights the life, times, and… Continue reading

Dan Digs Live: DJ Set with Frank Foreal at Resident DTLA on Thursday July 28

  Come hang and/or chill and/or boogie and/or vibe this Thursday at Resident DTLA in the Arts District.         Frank Foreal and I will be spinning the best in leftfield beats, bass, hip-hop,… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Nick Waterhouse – “It’s Time”

  Huntington Beach, California singer-songwriter Nick Waterhouse turns in “It’s Time,” a cloudy summer throwback soul workout fueled by blue organ keys, choral swells, and a cymbal-saturated beat.       Track of… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Jesse Mac Cormack – “Never Enough”

  On “Never Enough,” Montreal’s Jesse Mac Cormack fuses garage guitar fuzz with spritely 80s pop melody sensibilities and a bouncing funk beat.       Track of the day.   Jesse Mac… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Will Joseph Cook – “Take Me Dancing” (Joel from Wolf Alice Remix)

  Drummer Joel Amey from Wolf Alice delivers a remix of Kent, UK singer-songwriter Will Joseph Cook‘s “Take Me Dancing” that’s cross-stitched with a twitchy electronic beat and soaked in aqueous organ washes.      … Continue reading

TV by Dan Digs: Watch Episode 5 of the New Series of Crate Diggers Vinyl Show Featuring B+

  Check out episode 5 of the new series of Crate Diggers that I executive produced for Fuse TV‘s new channel, FM. The show focuses on vinyl aficionados and their love of wax.       This episode spotlights the life, times, and… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Tusks – “Ivy” (Throwing Snow Remix)

  London producer Throwing Snow steps up to throw some supernova synths and outer space organ shine over Emily Underhill aka Tusks‘ stunning vocals on this remix of “Ivy.”       Track of… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Deetron – “Cycle”

  I first heard the work of Swiss-born house and techno producer Sam Geisler, better known as Deetron, on Darren Emerson’s Global Underground: Uruguay DJ mix back in the year 2000.       Deetron‘s latest… Continue reading

TV by Dan Digs: Watch Episode 4 of the New Series of Crate Diggers Vinyl Show Featuring Los Angeles Radio Station Dublab

  Check out episode 4 of the new series of Crate Diggers that I executive produced for Fuse TV‘s new channel, FM. The show focuses on vinyl aficionados and their love of wax.   and so it begins. i'm producing the… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Jamie Lidell – “Walk Right Back”

  “Walk Right Back” is a welcome return from Nashville-via-Berlin-via-Cambridgeshire, UK singer-songwriter-producer Jamie Lidell.       Digging those delectably laggy drums, those airy pads, that subtle yet reliable bassline, and Lidell’s expert… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Mahalia – “Back Up Plan” (Maths Time Joy Remix)

  Mightily diggin’ this synth-surgin’ remix from London producer Maths Time Joy of Leicester, UK chanteuse Mahalia‘s “Back Up Plan.”       Track of the day.   Mahalia – “Back Up Plan”… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Tycho – “Division”

  Shades of the genres of post-rock, ambient, and intelligent drum ‘n’ bass, all underpinned by crystal clear, crisp drums.       “Division” is a brand new track from San Francisco producer… Continue reading

TV by Dan Digs: Watch Episode 3 of the New Series of Crate Diggers Vinyl Show Featuring Nobody (Video)

  Check out episode 3 of the new series of Crate Diggers that I executive produced for Fuse TV‘s new channel, FM. The show focuses on vinyl aficionados and their love of wax.   This episode spotlights the life, times, and record collection… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Jeff Parker (Tortoise) – “Executive Life”

  Warm Wednesday afternoon early July jazz.       Jeff Parker, perhaps best known for his work with his band Tortoise, is an expert Chicago jazz experimentalist. His latest project, The New Breed, is… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Crayon – “Bones”

  When brightness goes dark.       “Bones” by Parisian producer and former illustrator Crayon is a marbled electronic soul cut complete with rain sounds and cutlery drawer-percussion that has you reaching for… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Equador (Henry Binns of Zero 7 and Bo Bruce) – “Bones Of Man”

  With pathos-driven piano keys, choral swells, bass murmurs, and tabla-flecked drums, new single “Bones of Man” by Henry Binns of Zero 7 and Bo Bruce, together known as Equador, is a chilled… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Awir Leon – “Sitting So High” (Official Video)

  Metronome clips and 808 claps, jazz cymbal rattles and monolithic synths.       “Sitting So High” is the magnificent new single from Amsterdam producer Awir Leon.   Track of the day.  … Continue reading

TV by Dan Digs: Watch Episode 2 of the New Series of Crate Diggers Vinyl Show Featuring DJ Day (Video)

  Check out episode 2 of the new series of Crate Diggers that I executive produced for Fuse TV‘s new channel, FM. The show, hosted by Anthony Valadez, focuses on vinyl aficionados and their love of wax.     This episode spotlights the… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Joey Dosik – “Running Away”

  The soul is strong in this one.       Mightily diggin’ the technicolor melody, honeyed vocals, and golden, gleaming production on “Running Away,” taken from Los Angeles singer-songwriter-producer Joey Dosik‘s new EP, Game Winner.… Continue reading

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: Techtonic – “The Feeling” (Free Download)

  If it’s feelings we’re talking about, this new one from the Seattle duo of brothers Evan and Tyler Gilsdorf aka Techtonic is four minutes of wide-eyed optimism and bass-driven euphoria, complete with rippling low-end… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Verdensrommet – “Aldri Igjen” ft Onge $ushimane

  Time for some Norwegian future R&B.       Lazy horns, rock guitar breakdowns, and a mellow hip-hop breakbeat make up “Aldri Igjen” (translated as “Never Again”), a new cut from Verdensrommet (Norwegian for “space”).… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Bamily – “Hello Stranger”

      Slinky, indie, post-disco greatness from Bamily.       Need to hear this on a yacht at sunset ASAP.   Track of the day.   Bamily – “Hello Stranger”    … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Beaty Heart – “Raw Gold”

  Arriving just in time for summer and co-produced by Jungle, “Raw Gold” by Beaty Heart is a sun-bleached, poolside percussive indie jam reminiscent of Friendly Fires and Alt-J.       Track… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Clark – “Mirage Trooper” (Free Download)

  Transitioning between uptempo jungle riddims and militant low-end hip-hop drums, UK producer and Warp Records signee Clark‘s new single, “Mirage Trooper,” is a speaker-rattling cloud of bass.       Track of… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Foals – “Night Swimmers” (Mura Masa Edit)

  A bleepy and angular rework from the Channel Islands, UK producer Alex Crossan, better known as Mura Masa, of “Night Swimmers” by the English band Foals.     Track of the day.… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Khai – “Alive” (Free Download)

  Beauty is myriad in simplicity.       “Alive”  by Jefferson City, Missouri singer-songwriter-producer Khai is an electronic soul cut that is restrained, delicate, and altogether uplifting.   Track of the day.   Khai… 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