Over at Cuepoint, longtime rap scribe Oliver “O-Dub” Wang speaks on DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist’s recently wrapped Renegades Of Rhythm tour. Also on deck is Stretch Armtstrong’s Cassette Culture, where he revisits a classic DJ Shadow four-track mix. Check out both articles below. DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist Return To Planet Rock Cassette Culture [cont.]
DJ Shadow writes: “I’m pleased to announce The Liquid Amber EP. This single/EP serves as the opening salvo in what I hope is a long string of music, by myself and others, on my new imprint: The Liquid Amber. There’s two new songs, “Ghost Town” and “Mob,” and a nifty remix of “Six Days” by [cont.]
DJ Shadow joins Alexander Fruchter and JR Bang in-studio for an interview about the current state of digging, his “greatest hits” release, live performance aspect of his art and more.
Stereo:Type recently completed a DJ Shadow megamix. Here’s what he had to say about it: “When you’re commissioned to make a mix for DJ Shadow, you know you have to pull something special out of the bag. Making sure it was a musical experience was as much a key part of this as making it [cont.]
As promised, DJ Shadow releases his “too future” set from Mansion Miami, which resulted in the club pulling him off the decks, and subsequent internet backlash.
After pulling DJ Shadow off the decks for being “too future” last weekend, Mansion Miami has issued a formal apology to the legendary producer. The statement reads as follows: Mansion on DJ Shadow: The Official Statement We offer our most sincere apologies to DJ Shadow and his fans for his set being cut short at [cont.]
DJ Shadow was pulled off the decks at Mansion Miami this weekend, midway through his set on Friday. As a part of his All Basses Covered tour, Shadow was reportedly asked to hand over the reigns to the club’s resident DJ, as displayed in the video below. Shadow tells the crowd in the clip, “I’ve [cont.]
While Halloween nightlife is usually ripe with creative (and sometimes just plain revealing) costumes, our favorite of the year goes to “Low End Theory Girl”, a physical manifestation of the iconic A Tribe Called Quest covergirl, as captured by Gas Lamp Killer’s Instagram account. The photo was taken in Los Angeles last night, at the [cont.]
DJ Food writes: Created for the XFM radio DJ Shadow special 20/09/12 – the main 23 minute mix using tracks, remixes, productions for others and the odd sample from Shadow’s career to date. I took the lesser-known compilation track ‘Flashback’ as a theme to rapidly look back through his back catalogue. Tracklist: What Does Your [cont.]
Created for DJ Food’s XFM radio DJ Shadow special 20/09/12 – a short mix using a lot of the ambient parts of Shadow’s productions. The ‘cover’ image is a homage to the KLF’s classic Chill Out LP. Additional mixes from the special are on the way.
Directed by Franck Trebillac. Produced by Soupfactory.co.uk. From Reconstructed : The Best Of DJ Shadow due September 24th. Definitive DJ Shadow, the boxset is also available to pre order now from DJ Shadow.Com and will be shipped November 12th.
The Box set consists of: -A black acrylick slipcase infilled with glow in the dark graphic -A glow in the dark bound book holding all contents of the release -Seven CDs: Endtroducing…../ Endtroducing (Excessive Ephemera) / The Private Press / The Outsider / The Less You Know The Better / The Best Of The Rest [cont.]
DJ Shadow’s latest actually collects many of his earliest recordings. If you were digging in a record store in the early 90′s, in between the “rap/hip-hop” and “techno/house” sections was the “electronica/trip-hop” section, where you might find 12″ singles from a breed of instrumental producers like Coldcut, Automator, DJ Krush, and DJ Shadow. This era [cont.]
DJShadow.com are very excited to announce a major new archival release exposing Shadow’s early production on the Akai MPC. Containing entirely unreleased material spanning from 1992 to 1996, the project is entitled, “Total Breakdown: Hidden Transmissions From The MPC Era, 1992-1996.” Included among the highlights are instrumental tracks from an aborted 1994 EP planned with [cont.]
DJ Shadow talks to Karamloop about his latest project titled The Less You Know The Better, and where the name came from.
From Shadow’s The Less You Know The Better, in stores and online now. Directed by Ewan Jones Morris & Casey Raymond.
Shadow re:endroduces himself in this 11-min mini-doc. Meanwhile, Shadow has offered fans the chance to remix “Scale It Back” from his new LP, The Less You Know, The Better. For more info, go to DJShadow.Com.
From Shadow’s return-to-form, The Less You Know, The Better, available now.
Only 34 seconds? Pffff. He could have done better. ;)
“I’m back. I forgot my drum!” exclaims a crotchety old man at the beginning of DJ Shadow’s The Less You Know, The Better. While many cried that Shadow fell off with the release of his last critically-panned LP, The Outsider, the sample suggests that the old DJ Shadow we all know and love has returned, [cont.]
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