Tag Archive: UK Garage

Diggin’ This: Kastle & Mind of A Dragon – “Either Way” (Mind Of A Kastle)

  Nothing but bass-driven heat on this new UKG roller from LA producer Kastle and London producer Mind of A Dragon.       “Either Way” showcases MJ Cole-ish acoustic guitar pickings that… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: MJ Cole x Kojey Radical – “Soak It Up” (892 Recordings)

  Feeling this incredible soulful garage half-stepper from Kojey Radical and MJ Cole, especially that granite-cold delivery from Kojey, those ascending vocal swirls, those menthol synth chords, and that wintry jazz piano line straight… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 056: New Missy Elliott, Erykah Badu, FaltyDL, Astronomyy, Disclosure – Special Guest: Newbody (Live Set)

  Show number 56!   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

Diggin’ This: Newbody – “Telephone”

  All hail the incoming—and long overdue!—two-step revival!       Newbody Records is a brand new, Los Angeles-based urban dance label that focuses on soulful house music and two-step garage.   The label’s head… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: MJ Cole – “Bouldaz”

  That bit-crushed bass!       Massively diggin’ this brand new one from the UK garage legend that is MJ Cole! Pleased to see that his sound continues to evolve.   The low-end… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Roy Davis Jr ft Peven Everett – “Gabriel” (Dan Marshall Flip) (Free Download)

  Cardiff, Wales producer Dan Marshall‘s output has been flippin’ brilliant as of late; this Hiatus Kaiyote flip, this Natural Four flip, and now this flip of the seminal UK garage classic “Gabriel” by… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Tkay Maidza – “Switch Lanes” (Produced by Paces)

  After releasing the M.I.A.-ish “U-huh” earlier this year, Adelaide, Australia’s Tkay Maidza pairs up with Gold Coast producer Paces for an Azealia Banks-ish blend of UK garage and R&B on new single… Continue reading

Sub Focus – “Turn Back Time” (Paul Woolford aka Special Request Remix)

I cannot get enough of Paul Woolford‘s Special Request project; inspired by the glorious heyday of early 90s jungle and UK pirate radio transmissions. After remixing Lana Del Rey, London Grammar, Tessela, and Friend Within under the Special Request… Continue reading

Laura Mvula – “She” (MJ Cole Remix)

  Mathematical fact alert! MJ Cole = summer.   Loving these Todd Edwards-esque vocal scissorings of Laura Mvula’s melody, those swinging UK garage beats, these regal strings, and the electronic piano treble jazz-fill… Continue reading

Dig Deep Tracklisting: Friday Night/Saturday Morning May 21 2011 1am-3am PST on KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3FM & www.kbcs.fm

With temperatures hitting 70 degrees this week in Seattle for the first time this year, we had to break out the shorts, dust off the flip-flops, and usher in summer proper by spinning… Continue reading

Wookie – ‘Scrappy’

This track is twelve years old yet still bends and blurs the boundaries of UK garage. Criminally underrated tune. Simple and effective.

Wretch 32 – ‘Traktor’ (Mike Delinquent Project & Friction Remixes)

Can’t decide which one of these remixes I like better. First up, Mike Delinquent takes us back to 2000 with some strickly slick UK garridge bidnis that has me reaching for the MJ… Continue reading