Tag Archive: Remix

Diggin’ This: Lady Wray – “Joy & Pain” (Pete Rock Remix) (Big Crown Records)

  Rebooting the golden soul of the original with delayed piano keys and a toughened hip-hop beat.       Love Pete Rock‘s recreation of the Virginia-born, Atlanta-based artist and former Missy Elliot… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Wild Child – “Photographs” (Reba’s Ranch Records)

  Brass-powered rootsy soul from Austin, Texas.       Fronted by songwriters Kelsey Wilson and Alexander Beggins, Wild Child is a seven-piece ensemble that create richly constructed songs like “Photographs,” my favorite… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Nilüfer Yanya – “Midnight Sun” (Sampha Remix)

  Any and all new output from Sampha gets an automatic post from me.       The London artist has reshaped a standout track from Nilüfer Yanya‘s latest album, PAINLESS, into a… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Fug – “From Little Seeds We Grow” (4hero Folk Soul Remix) (RE:WARM)

  So thankful for new 4hero.        UK outfit Fug‘s downtempo organic electronica track “From Little Seeds We Grow” gets the 4hero remix treatment with those trademark lush strings and flourishing… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Moonchild – “What You Wanted” (Kiefer Remix) (Tru Thoughts)

  A beautiful beat-driven rework of the LA-based trio from the producer and piano maestro.       Says Kiefer, “Moonchild are one of my favorite groups. Their sound is so unique and… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: José González – “El Invento” (Sofia Kourtesis Remix)

  A percussive reimagining of the Swedish singer-songwriter’s original.       Drums that sway in the sunshine.     José González – “El Invento” (Sofia Kourtesis Remix)          … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Jazzanova – “Creative Musicians” (Henrik Schwarz Remix) (BBE Music)

  This jazz stomp is strong.         Extremely into this Henrik Schwarz rework of Jazzanova’s reimagining of the Lyman Woodard Organization original.       Love those vocals from Indianapolis… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: The Seshen – “Dive” (Salami Rose Joe Louis Remix) (Tru Thoughts)

  Salami Rose Joe Louis turns in an ethereal, choral, and downright delightful rework of The Seshen’s “Dive” that gently grooves with an uptempo dub-influenced beat and lightly fizzes with digitized storms from… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Likwid Continual Space Motion aka IG Culture – “Let Me” (Xtra Brux Remix) (CoOp Presents)

  Long live the bruk.       Love everything about this tough broken beat remix of LCSM’s “Let Me” by Sheffield, UK producer Xtra Brux.     Especially that upward bouncing bass… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: The Avalanches – “Since I Left You” (Prince Paul Remix) (XL Recordings)

  “Get a drink, have a good time now, welcome to paradise…”       What’s this?     A re-bump of one of my favorite songs ever from the mighty Prince Paul?… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: FC Kahuna – “Hayling” (Special Request Mix) (!K7 Records)

  Special Request, the bass-heavy junglist raver guise of Paul Woolford, takes arguably the most famous chillout compilation vocal in existence and threads it through a gritty drum ‘n’ bass beat.    … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: St Germain – “Rose Rouge” (Nightmares on Wax ReRub)

  “Put your hAaAaAnds together one time…”       The mighty St Germain returns with a rhythmic N.O.W. remix with added jazz flourishes of horns and keys that never loses the propulsive… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Salami Rose Joe Louis – “Peculiar Machine” (Georgia Anne Muldrow Remix)

  Georgia Anne Muldrow brings a cosmic hip-hop and glimmering galactic funk uplift to her reimagining of the heavenly “Peculiar Machine” by Brainfeeder’s Salami Rose Joe Louis.           Salami… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Tiga & The Martinez Brothers – “Blessed” (Virgil Abloh Future​-​Jazz Remix) (Turbo Recordings)

  Can’t stop playing this.       Fashion designer, founder of the Milan-based Off-White label, DJ, and artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear collection no less, Virgil Abloh knows a good thing… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Mildlife – “How Long Does It Take?” (Heavenly Recordings)

  Flutes, echoes, it’s all happening!       Melbourne, Australia four-piece Midlife are here to make you boogie.     For their latest release, James Donald, Adam Halliwell, Kevin McDowell, and Tomas… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Chip Wickham – “Snake Eyes” (Ishmael Ensemble Remix) (Lovemonk Records)

  A strut supreme.       “Snake Eyes” by Madrid-via-UK flautist, saxophonist, and jazz multi-talent Chip Wickham gets the remix treatment by Pete Cunningham’s Bristol, UK-based experimental electronic jazz collective Ishmael Ensemble.… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Tomas Barfod – “Better Than I Would” (rAHHH Remix) (Friends of Friends)

  Having been an advocate of the musical output of both Copenhagen’s Tomas Barfod and London’s rAHHH for quite some time now, I am therefore reasonably and understandably overjoyed to hear their talents collide… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs – Jungle – “House in LA” (Dan Digs’ 1Bed 1Bath in Los Feliz Remix)

  Had to get down with the bruk funk and remix one of my favorite tracks of 2018.         Hear the original version of Jungle‘s “House in LA” here.  … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Calypso Rose – “Leave Me Alone” ft Manu Chao (Yaeji Remix) (Mad Decent Records)

  One of 2017’s most innovative artists, Korean-American singer and producer Yaeji turns in an irresistible and delicate house rework of the Manu Chao-assisted “Leave Me Alone” by New York’s Calypso Rose.      … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: K15 & Kuniyuki – “Moving Minds” (K15 Remix) (Sound of Speed Japan)

  A deft and delicate Floating Points-meets-broken beat-meets-synth jazz wonderwork courtesy of London producer Kieron Ifill, one half of DanDigs.com favorites Profusion and better known as K15.       Track of the day.… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Will Joseph Cook – “Beach (I Wanna Make You Mine)” (HONNE Remix) (Atlantic Records)

  UK duo HONNE have transformed Will Joseph Cook‘s “Beach (I Wanna Make You Mine)” into an explosive star shower of housed-up future-funk.       I’ve also got large amounts of appreciation for that screaming and gleaming… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Bibio – “Feeling” (Knxledge Remix)

  Stones Throw producer and one half of NxWorries, Knxledge‘s latest remix is this dusty donut rework of Bibio‘s “Feeling,” a warm and woozy affair that sounds like it was found as part of a… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: Lorde – “Green Light” (Dan Digs’ Wavy Waiheke Ravey Remix)

  Piano house pianos plus Amen breaks, every time.       Lorde – “Green Light” (Dan Digs’ Wavy Waiheke Ravey Remix)               Listen to more remixes… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs – “Skies in the Crane” (Solange Edit)

  An uptempo and breezy djembe ‘n’ bass flip of Solange’s “Cranes in the Sky,” which was track number 5 in my Top 100 of 2016 (check out the full list here).        … Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: Goldie – “State of Mind” (Dan Digs Remix)

  One of my favorite tunes from one of my favorite albums gets the house edit treatment.         It’s all about that upright bass noodle intertwined with that 104bpm stomp.  … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Hiatus Kaiyote – “Laputa” (Koolade Rework) (Free Download)

  Opening with swerving low-end dotted with stumbling hi-hats and closing with a bouncing bass-driven laid-back house stomp, Zagreb, Croatia’s Koolade takes Hiatus Kaiyote‘s “Laputa” to all rooms of the club.      … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: James Vincent Mcmorrow – “Rising Water” (A. K. Paul Remix)

  Dublin, Ireland musician James Vincent Mcmorrow‘s filtered folk falsetto gets a plastic fantastic drum machine backbeat interspersed with synth surges courtesy of Rayner’s Lane, North London producer (and frère du Jai Paul) A. K.… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: Sampha – “Happens” (Dan Digs’ Happenstance Remix)

  Decided to give one of my favorite Sampha tracks a rehappening.       Sampha – “Happens” (Dan Digs’ Happenstance Remix)             Listen to more of my… 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: 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

The Dan Digs Show 093: New Mac Miller & Anderson Paak, Nas & Erykah Badu, Massive Attack & Ghostpoet, Toro Y Moi, Clipping – Special Guest: Honne

  Show number 93!   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 1… 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

Music by Dan Digs: James Blake – “Retrograde” (Dan Digs’ Futuregrade Remix)

  My number 1 track of 2013 (see the full list here) gets transported to a future of bass, chopped Amen breaks, and footwork rhythms.       As heard in the mix… 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: 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: 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

The Dan Digs Show 085: New Gilles Peterson Presents Sonzeira, The Avalanches, Beck, Pearson Sound, Sepalcure – Dan in the DJ Mix

  Show number 85!   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 1… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 081: New James Blake, Radiohead, Skepta, Kaytranada, Jordan Rakei – Special Guest: Homeboy Sandman

  Show number 81!   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 1… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Submotion Orchestra – “In Gold” (Bastien Keb Remix)

  Lazy handclaps, heatwave horns, sunburned bass pops; Bastien Keb‘s remix of “In Gold” was made for summer.       Track of the day.   Submotion Orchestra – “In Gold” (Bastien Keb Remix)  … Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 078: New Hiatus Kaiyote, BadBadNotGood, The Invisible, Paul White, Mount Kimbie – Special Guest: Daniel T

  Show number 78!   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 1… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 068: Seb Wildblood, Katy B & Kaytranada, De La Soul, Jeru the Damaja, Animal Collective – Dan in the DJ Mix

  Show number 68!   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 1 at DashRadio.com.… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: “Feeling a Bit Dodgy”

  It may be still winter but this “dodge-disco” edit plants you firmly in the middle of summer.       Dan Digs – “Feeling a Bit Dodgy”         Listen… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: MeLo-X – “The Cure” (Official Video)

  East Flatbush, Brooklyn producer MeLo-X has a prodigious musical output; scroll through his never-ending Soundcloud page to see the extent of his work.       On his latest song, “The Cure,” a line… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Jones – “Hoops” (Salute Remix)

  Hoops hoops hoops hoops hoops hoops hoops hoops hoops hoops hoops.     Love this new one from London songstress Jones as remixed by Brighton, UK producer Salute.   Track of the day.… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Kamasi Washington – “Re Run Home” (Kon Rework)

  Sure, it’s 8 minutes long, but when you consider that the glorious original is 14 minutes, that seems short!     Too much love for this Kamasi flip from one of the… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Shelter Point – “Glass Into Gold” (4hero Remix)

  Dollis Hill, North West London’s finest meets Nottingham duo Shelter Point on this brand new 4hero remix!     Love those wistful vocals, those sweeping strings, and those signature 4hero d’n’b drums.  … Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: Thundercat – “Them Changes” (Dan Digs’ “Thundercat Ate My Homework” Disco Remix)

  I’ve always thought that Thundercat‘s basslines and vocals would perfectly suit a disco flip.       I was listening to a lot of early Daft Punk this weekend and thought about… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: Nuyorican Soul – “I Am the Black Gold of the Sun” (Dan Digs’ Losangelican Soul Refix)

  One of my favorite songs of all time gets a Losangelican Soul refix!       Had to chop up that amazing piano line over some dusty boom-bap drums.   As premiered… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Dusky – “Skin Deep” (Global Communication Remix)

  One of my very favorite DJs and producers, Tom Middleton, has resurrected Global Communication (the name under which he used to produce decade-defining 90s ambient electronica along with Mark Pritchard) to remix Dusky’s… 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