Tag Archive: Soundcloud

Diggin’ This: Greentea Peng – “Stuck In the Middle” (Produced by MJ Cole & Swindle) (AMF Records) (Official Video)

  Can’t believe we get three of my favorite music makers on one track.       I’ve been a fan of London’s Greentea Peng ever since she released the trippy, hallucinogenic future… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Raelle – “Grace”

  South London symphonic soul.       Love this vulnerable yet empowering modern UK soul stirrer from Glastonbury Festival 2022 emerging artist Raelle.     Raelle – “Grace”        … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Chronixx – “Never Give Up” (Produced by Inflo) (Forever Living Originals)

  One of my favorite tracks of 2022 so far.       Dean Josiah Cover, better known as Inflo (producer to Little Simz, Michael Kiwanuka, Cleo Sol, and more), has teamed up… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Kid Bloom – “Does It Feel Real” (Position Music)

  Scintillating disco-funk meets the pop-rock soundtrack from an 80s movie courtesy of Los Angeles musician Kid Bloom.       Love that guitar solo.      Kid Bloom – “Does It Feel Real”… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Nanna.B ft Raphael Saadiq – “Too Much”

  Piano-led R&B from the Danish singer-songwriter and the legendary Raphael Saadiq.        I recognize that snare and deliciously sharp hi-hat from Solange’s “Cranes in the Sky,” which Raphael Saadiq also… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Immy Owusu – “Mantra” (Hopestreet)

  Highlife meets psychedelic soul.       “Mantra,” the latest single from Torquay, Australia’s Immy Owusu, is a carefree coastal breeze.     Immy Owusu – “Mantra”          … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Anand Wilder (Yeasayer) – “I Don’t Want Our Love To Become Routine” (Last Gang Records)

  Delicate psychedelic folk from the former Yeasayer co-frontman.       Love those waterlogged piano keys.     Anand Wilder – “I Don’t Want Our Love To Become Routine”      … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Duskus – “Call Me” (Bitbird Records)

  An euphoric two-step transmission from the future.       Says London producer Duskus, “This release means a lot to me.     It’s about love and relationships.     It’s about… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Steven Bamidele – “You Were Wrong” (Park the Van Records)

  Modern UK soul at its finest.       Containing shades of Thundercat, Anderson .Paak, and Pharrell, “You Were Wrong” by Brighton, UK’s Steven Bamidele is some mellow yet vulnerable sonic excellence.… Continue reading

Song Premiere: Noah Klein – “after 3 no good comes 2 me” (Cascade Records)

  Nocturnal.         Extremely excited to present the premiere of “after3nogoodcomes2me” by the Berlin-based German-American artist Noah Klein.   “after3nogoodcomes2me” is an emotional R&B-informed electronic soul journey into the depths… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Jessica Wilde – “Daylight” (Murder He Wrote Remix) (Wilde Ones Records)

  No one knows bass like Murder He Wrote.       The Manchester producer’s rework of London artist Jessica Wilde’s latest song “Daylight” is an absolutely massive bruk-garage monster with enough low-end… Continue reading

Song Premiere: Mid Ground ft LADYKING – “Love Will Always Catch You”

  Caught up in this one.       Extremely excited to present the premiere of “Love Will Always Catch You” from the English-Australian duo Mid Ground, otherwise known as Ally McMahon and… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Janette King – Ooh Yeah” (Hot Tramp Records)

  Love this synth-heavy future R&B from Montreal’s Janette King.       Janette King – “Ooh Yeah”           “Ooh Yeah” is taken from Janette King‘s new album, What… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Wayne Snow – “Seventy” (Roche Musique)

  Slo-mo future soul from Berlin-via-Nigeria’s Wayne Snow.       Wayne Snow – “Seventy”           “Seventy” is out now via Roche Musique.           Hear… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs – “Strobe”

  A 3am warehouse vibe.         Dan Digs – “Strobe”         Listen to more music at soundcloud.com/dandigs and download “Strobe” for free here.            … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Fred again.. – “Big Hen (Steal My Joy)”

  Can’t nobody steal my joy, can’t nobody steal my joy, joy.       Huge fan of this 5am (and it was actually recorded at 5am) falsetto garage from London producer Fred Gibson… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Matt Martians – “Can’t Believe It”

  A loose, casual groove from The Internet co-founder and keyboardist.         Matt Martians – “Can’t Believe It”         “Can’t Believe It” is the first track on Going… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs – “Mojave Boogie”

  An electrofunk shuffle for desert dancing.       Arid jazz-house grooves.     Dan Digs – “Mojave Boogie” dan digs · Dan Digs – Mojave Boogie         Listen… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: emawk – “YET”

  Vocals   and   clean guitar   and    nothing else   is   where it’s at.       It’s all about that surge of harmonies at 2min 41sec.    … Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs – “A Las Seis”

  Sunset balearic business.       Your soundtrack for 6pm.     Big thanks to Rob da Bank for playing this track recently on his excellent Worldwide FM show. Listen back here.    … Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs – “Blue Sun”

  Hold tight the UK Garage Jazz!       MJ Cole meets Red Snapper.     Dan Digs – “Blue Sun”           Listen to more music at soundcloud.com/dandigs and… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Sofia Kourtesis – “La Perla” (Technicolour Records)

  Ascendant house rhythms filled with life-giving synth progressions from Berlin-based Peruvian artist Sofia Kourtesis.       Sofia Kourtesis – “La Perla”         “La Perla” is taken from Sofia… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs – “Autumn Light”

  Been listening to bunch of Martyn, Joy Orbison, dBridge, Mala, and other future garage goodness from 2009.       Dan Digs – “Autumn Light”           Listen to… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Fable – “Orbiting” (Naim Records)

  Currently very much into “Orbiting” by Brighton, UK’s Fable, which sounds like a mellower, psychedelic Portishead, especially when that delightfully frayed electric guitar comes in.       Fable – “Orbiting”    … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Raquel Martins – “Freedom”

  London-via-Porto, Portugal singer-songwriter Raquel Martins emailed me with “I sell nu-jazz burritos” in the subject line and as such, dear reader, I opened that email faster than a hummingbird beats its wings.… Continue reading

Recommended Gem: Mark Farina’s Mushroom Jazz Mixtape from January 23, 1992 (DJ Mix)

  A recommended gem of a DJ mix.               Vintage.     A recently unearthed mix of hip-hop and downtempo beats direct from cassette courtesy of Mark Farina… Continue reading

Music by Dan Digs – “Jacaranda”

  Starting a new genre: sunrise broken beat.       Bonobo meets St Germain at CoOp.     Dan Digs – “Jacaranda” dan digs · Dan Digs – Jacaranda      … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Kerri – “Self”

  Textured late-night R&B from the 21-year-old Montreal artist.       I’m all about that guitar that comes in at 1:54.     Kerri – “Self”           “Self”… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Rascal – “Gone”

  German producer Rascal has some serious, serious credits to his name.    Kendrick Lamar, Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, Jay Rock, JID, Pusha T, Jorja Smith, GoldLink, IDK, Joey Bada$$, SiR, Jeezy,… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: River Tiber – “Hypnotized”

  Ever since first hearing “Acid Test” I knew River Tiber was one to watch.      Here the Toronto multi-instrumentalist returns with “Hypnotized” and a prelude of sorts, “Rainbow Road.”   Complete… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Harrison – “Around You” (Last Gang Records)

  This new electronic jazz shuffle from Toronto’s Harrison sparkles and shines.       Harrison – “Around You”         “Around You” is out now on Last Gang Records.  … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Soft Glas – “Cyclones”

  Equal parts emo and bedroom-produced hip-hop beats.       Brooklyn-via-Cuba’s Joao Gonzalez is Soft Glas.      His latest song, “Cyclones,” contains approximately 7,000 genres.     Soft Glas – “Cyclones”… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Kaelin Ellis – “Bebop”

  Love this entire project from Florida producer Kaelin Ellis, but if I had to pick just one donut from the box, it would be “Bebop.”       On repeat.    … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Biig Piig – “Liahr” (RCA Records)

  Indie d’n’b from London-via-Ireland’s Jess Smyth also known as Biig Piig.       Biig Piig – “Liahr”           “Liahr” is out now. Get it here and listen to… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Machinedrum ft Jesse Boykins III – “Wait 4 U” (Ninja Tune)

  Crystalline drum ‘n’ bass from one of my favorite producers.       Machinedrum ft Jesse Boykins III – “Wait 4 U”           “Wait 4 U” is featured… Continue reading

New Album By Dan Digs: SUNRAYYS – Glow

  My very first LP.         Glow is a lo-fi Losangelican love letter to record stores, 90s UK indie, the beach, Toro y Moi, Primal Scream, Jai Paul, the Beta Band,… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Tora – “Call Your Name”

  Mood-infused UK soul.       London singer-songwriter Tora combines synth keys, raw horns, and impassioned vocals to create “Call Your Name,” a yearning yet confident R&B cut.     Track of… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Royce Wood Junior ft Shirazpapi – “Graffiti”

  Rex Orange Country meets A.K. Paul.       Heavily into this new excellence from Royce Wood Junior featuring Shirazpapi (nice).     I’ve been into the London producer’s work ever since… Continue reading

Listen back to Loops + Dots Episode 18 – New Music from Yaeji, Tokimonsta, James Alexander Bright, Kllo, Duke Hugh, Dane Orr of Sonnymoon, Myele Manzanza, Skinshape – Dan In the DJ Mix

  Show number 18!         Hope you’re doing well and keeping safe and healthy.     LOOPS + DOTS is back with another special all-music mix for episode 18!    … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Cleo Sol – “Rose In the Dark” (Forever Living Originals)

  Do you know, do you know, do you know that things get better?       Taking cues from the percussive xylophone chimes of Shuggie Otis’ “Strawberry Letter 23” and the instrumentation… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Konradsen – “The Year Is Over” (Cascine Records)

  Jenny Marie Sabel and Eirik Vildgren’s year has just begun.       My favorite Oslo-via-Troms duo return with “The Year is Over,” which, despite it’s foreboding title, is a simple, stripped-down beam… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Coco – “Empty Beach”

  Mysteriously mysterious.       Not a lot is known about Coco, an unknown group from an unknown locale making very beautiful music.     To date, they’ve only released “Empty Beach,”… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Black Square ft Laville – “Coral Blues” (Blind Colour)

  Electronic soul steppin’.        “Coral Blues” is the latest single from Andrew Beaton, otherwise known as Brighton, UK-based musician and producer Black Square.      It’s a stunningly soulful cut… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Teebs ft Sudan Archives – “Black Dove”

  What. A. Collaboration.       Fresh from breaking a five-year hiatus from music, Mtendere Mandowa aka Teebs recently returned with the Panda Bear-assisted “Studie.”     More singles and an album announcement… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Greentea Peng – “Mr. Sun (Miss Da Sun)” (Official Video)

  Here comes the sun.       I can’t lie, I need this Mr. Sun track on high and heavy rotation.     Gratitude to London’s Greentea Peng for crafting this trippy,… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Breathe. – “Haze” (Silk Records) (Official Video)

  Breathe with me.        I am currently very much here for “Haze,” “a song about meeting someone who changes everything for you” and the latest track from Sydney’s Sean Walker (formerly… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: North Downs – “Dad’s Old Tapes” (Dama Dama Records)

  The only person North Downs follows on SoundCloud is Bill Brewster, so you already know his music taste game is Master Sommelier-level black belt.   Respect.       Very into this… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Ben Esser ft emawk & Beau Diako – “Stripes” (Lekker Collective)

  Collectively tasty music.       Currently very into this latest song from Berlin-based musician and Noah Slee‘s producer Ben Esser, made in collaboration with NY’s emawk and UK guitarist Beau Diako.… Continue reading

Listen Back to Loops + Dots Episode 12 – Music from Flying Lotus, Shuggie Otis, Jan Hammer, Stereolab, Cheflee – Special Guest & DJ Mix with Unreleased Music: Salami Rose Joe Louis

  Show number 12!       This week we welcomed the wonderful Salami Rose Joe Louis to the show!     I had a chat with Salami Rose over the phone from Columbus,… Continue reading

Listen Back to Loops + Dots Episode 11 – New Music from Joe Armon-Jones & Georgia Anne Muldrow, Godtet, Jamila Woods, Ivy Lab, Kiefer – Special Guest: Sampa the Great – Ras G Tribute

  Show number 11!       The eleventh installment of my Loops + Dots radio show on Dublab aired brand new newness from Joe Armon-Jones & Georgia Anne Muldrow, Godtet, Jamila Woods,… Continue reading