Tag Archive: San Francisco

Diggin’ This: Andre Wiken – “Get Avion” (Astro Nautico)

  “Get Avion” by San Francisco musician and globetrotting hatmaker Andre Wiken is a watercolored and dreamlike house stomp that sits nicely alongside the uptempo beat collages of the Avalanches and Tycho.  … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Xiomara – “Siren”

  “Siren,” by Berkeley, California chanteuse Xiomara is a delicate and smokey, soulful blues number with shades of Portishead and Ella Fitzgerald.       Track of the day.   Xiomara – “Siren”      … 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

Dan Digs Live: DJ Set with Frank Foreal and Special Guest Ozgood at Ace Hotel Downtown LA on Saturday April 9

  Come through and vibe on the rooftop this Saturday, April 9!       Frank Foreal and I will be joined by one of our favorite DJs and Afrolicious co-host, San Francisco’s Ozgood, spinning the… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs: “SFCA”

  Got so inspired after spending last week in San Francisco that I had to write this City-centric 3am-warehousin’ house cut.       Dan Digs – “S F C A”    … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Joel St Julien – “All The Songs”

  “All the Songs” sees San Francisco’s Joel St Julien crafting a beautifully scratchy, otherworldly beat ballad that is equal parts Yorke and Lotus.       Track of the day.   Joel St… Continue reading

Grenier Meets Archie Pelago – “Phosphorent”

  Brooklyn trio Archie Pelago create lush, bass-bouncing, live instrumental electronic music with drum machines, cellos, trumpets, and saxophones.       Their track “Avocado Roller” was number 25 in my Top 100… Continue reading

The Seshen – “2000 Seasons” (Official Video)

Tru Thoughts‘ latest signing is psychedelic electronic San Francisco seven-piece The Seshen. The heavy bassline that oscillates throughout “2000 Seasons” is especially tasty.   The Seshen – “2000 Seasons” (Official Video)    … Continue reading

Tycho – “Montana”

San Francisco’s Scott Hansen records music as Tycho and still finds time to work as a designer under the name ISO50. His latest musical creation, “Montana,” moves away from his previous solo work in ambient… Continue reading

Dave Aju – “Homegrown”

If you use unorthodox instruments to build your kicks and snares, it’s only a matter of time before king-of-the-oddly-sourced-beats (banging on pipes under the kitchen sink in a 4/4 rhythm, anyone?) Matthew Herbert… Continue reading

Kastle – “Can’t Explain”

This latest one from San Francisco producer and Symbols label boss Kastle.   It’s all about the drums at 1min 30sec.    

Monophonics – “There’s a Riot Goin’ On” (Official Video)

A Sly cover from San Francisco six-piece Monophonics from their new album In Your Brain.   That wah-wah fuzz-funk bassline.