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Backstage with Dan Digs

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Welcome to Backstage with Dan Digs! In this podcast we go behind the scenes at the world's best live music venues and have a chat with my favorite artists before they go on stage. If you like the sounds of Gilles Peterson, Benji B, Mary Anne Hobbs, BBC Radio 6 Music, KCRW, Lefto, Soulection, Pitchfork, The Fader, Pigeons & Planes, Noisey, Okayplayer, Complex, Stones Throw, and Ninja Tune, you'll feel right at home. Find more music, DJ sets, interviews, and radio shows at http://dandigs.com.

Welcome to Backstage with Dan Digs! In this podcast we go behind the scenes at the world's best live music venues and have a chat with my favorite artists before they go on stage. If you like the sounds of Gilles Peterson, Benji B, Mary Anne Hobbs, BBC Radio 6 Music, KCRW, Lefto, Soulection, Pitchfork, The Fader, Pigeons & Planes, Noisey, Okayplayer, Complex, Stones Throw, and Ninja Tune, you'll feel right at home. Find more music, DJ sets, interviews, and radio shows at http://dandigs.com.

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Description:

Welcome to Backstage with Dan Digs! In this podcast we go behind the scenes at the world's best live music venues and have a chat with my favorite artists before they go on stage. If you like the sounds of Gilles Peterson, Benji B, Mary Anne Hobbs, BBC Radio 6 Music, KCRW, Lefto, Soulection, Pitchfork, The Fader, Pigeons & Planes, Noisey, Okayplayer, Complex, Stones Throw, and Ninja Tune, you'll feel right at home. Find more music, DJ sets, interviews, and radio shows at http://dandigs.com.

Twitter:

@DanDigs

Language:

English


Episodes

Backstage with Dan Digs - Ep6: Brijean

3/11/2021
Come backstage and meet Brijean! The Oakland duo and I talked about their very favorite venue to play, how they first met, hip-hop trivia nights, opening for Channel Tres, Salami Rose Joe Louis DJing their first show, their jazz backgrounds, Brijean nudging Doug into disco music, dancing all night at house nights in Madison, Wisconsin, texting Chaz from Toro Y Moi about great house music, the supportive musical community of Oakland, writing their amazing track “Moody” in just 20 minutes,...

Duration:00:37:35

Backstage with Dan Digs - Ep5: Natalie Slade

1/23/2021
Backstage with Dan Digs is back! We’re remixing it up for 2021 with new and very special “at home” editions! For episode 5 I had a chat “backstage” (meaning over Zoom from my back yard in Nashville) with Natalie Slade in Sydney, who released one of my favorite albums of 2020, Control, on Eglo Records. We talked about the Sydney warehouse scene, living through the Christchuch, New Zealand earthquake, singing Chaka Khan songs as a kid at a talent contest, why every great musician in...

Duration:00:29:11

Backstage with Dan Digs - Ep4: Sampa the Great

8/14/2019
Sampa the Great is great. For the fourth episode of Backstage with Dan Digs, the rogue offshoot of my regular Dublab radio show where we go behind the scenes at the world's best live music venues and have a chat with my favorite artists before their performances, I had a chat with Sampa while sitting on the stage before her recent show at Gold Diggers in LA. We talked about the first song she ever wrote, her memories of her parents playing folk tapes from Zambia, her first time listening to...

Duration:00:20:39

Backstage with Dan Digs - Ep3: Jordan Rakei

7/3/2019
I love me a good Origin story. For the third episode of Backstage with Dan Digs, the rogue offshoot of my regular Dublab radio show where we go behind the scenes at the world's best live music venues and have a chat with my favorite artists before their performances, I caught up with London-via-New Zealand artist, musician, and Kiwi D’Angelo Jordan Rakei for a chat backstage before his recent Hollywood Forever show in LA. We talked about playing the Troubadour two years ago, the pho vs....

Duration:00:24:54

Backstage with Dan Digs - Ep2: Slowthai

6/24/2019
Nothing short of glorious. For the second episode of Backstage with Dan Digs, the rogue offshoot of my regular Dublab radio show where we go behind the scenes at the world's best live music venues and have a chat with my favorite artists before their performances, I caught up with one of 2019's fastest rising stars: Slowthai. Ty and I talked about LA, anticipating trying In-N-Out for the first time, his show rider, how surreal it is to release an album into the world, his singular voice,...

Duration:00:14:52

Backstage with Dan Digs – Ep1: James Lavelle

6/24/2019
Somewhere in space, this may all be happening right now. Backstage with Dan Digs is a new music-centric interview series set in green rooms and iconic concert venues across the nation. Our first episode (originally recorded in 2017) has me sitting down with none other than James Lavelle to talk about his UNKLE album The Road Pt 1, the legacy of Mo’ Wax, DJing around the world, and Phil Collins. You can listen to this episode’s playlist of all the music mentioned in our conversation by...

Duration:00:13:22