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  Metroactive Music | DJ Shadow
While at Davis, Shadow and his homies--Lateef the Truth Speaker, Lyrics Born, X and Gab from Blackalicious, and spiritual leader DJ Zen--formed a label, Solesides, and began a successful run as one of the most respected Bay Area hip-hop crews in the mid-'90s.
DJ Shadow: In the process of gathering material for the record, I was stumbling across these private press records that had hand-drawn covers.
DJ Shadow: The first song I started working on was the drums and throbbing bass sound of "Fixed Income" and the beginning stages of "Monosylabik." With "Monosylabik," I went down in the studio the first day.
www.metroactive.com /papers/metro/05.23.02/dj-shadow-0221.html   (2649 words)

  DJ Shadow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Josh Davis, aka DJ Shadow, (born January 1, 1973 in Davis, California) is a turntablist musician.
DJ Shadow spent his teenage years in Davis, California and was a DJ at the community radio station KDVS.
DJ Shadow is often cited as a leading creator of trip-hop, though this is a label he strongly contests.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/DJ_Shadow   (959 words)

 umusic.ca :: DJ Shadow
Six years after the release of Endtroducing (recently proclaimed by Muzik magazine to be the greatest dance album of all time), Shadow has returned with a record thats as deep and wide as the ocean and as personal as can be.
At around the same time, Shadow also met some students at Davis who were running a hip hop radio show on university radio and keen to set up a label which they would call Solesides (now known as Quannum Projects).
At the other end of the scale, there are tunes here of which Shadow states,  they arent brain surgery and they dont necessarily have a whole lot to say for themselves, but I just liked the way they went down.
umusic.ca /djshadow   (1176 words)

 Exclaim! Canada's Music Authority
DJ Shadow’s Endtroducing was released in 1996; it featured a different flavour of hip-hop to much of what was then being produced, and six years later, its goosebump-producing melodies and hauntingly beautiful production remain untouchable.
Shadow’s most notable side-project was in 1997, with an all-star gathering of mainly rock musicians who lent their vocal abilities to Shadow’s cinematic production.
Shadow and long-time friend and Jurassic 5 DJ Cut Chemist have developed a reputation for being overly obsessive with expanding their record collection.
www.exclaim.ca /index.asp?layid=22&csid1=1013   (2850 words)

 DJ Shadow News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Hip-hop stars are gathering for a Los Angeles benefit concert for DJ Shadow's art director Keith Tamashiro, who nearly died from a brain aneurysm.
DJ Shadow has revealed some details about his third, as-yet-untitled album.
DJ Krush and The Roots - DJ Shadow - Meiso DJ Krush and The Roots - DJ Shadow - Meiso Author: DJ Krush Keywords: DJ Krush ; DJ Shadow Creative Commons license: Attribution Individual Files Be the first to write...
www.topix.net /who/dj-shadow?removemenu=who/dj-shadow   (681 words)

It's the first time that DJ Shadow has put the recording process of his new album into words, and it takes him a minute to figure out which way to go with it.
After doubling his family, Shadow was inspired to do something really different for his next album, scheduled for release on Geffen in May 2006.
Shadow bought his first Digidesign Pro Tools rig in 1998, followed by Digi's Control24 console and an HD system in 2003.
remixmag.com /transmissions/dj-shadow-010506   (973 words)

 dj shadow six day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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The shy DJ who six years ago swore off the jiggyness of commercial hiphop on his debut album now says 'It's all good.' DJ Shadow comes out of the darkness and back into the spotlight.
dj-equipment.techaddicted.com /dj-shadow-six-day   (685 words)

 DJ Shadow: Endtroducing... ---Ink Blot Magazine
What Shadow (Josh Davis) brings to the table is his prodigious and studied grasp of turntable history.
DJ Shadow breaks the boundaries between genres without question or hesitation; it's all music, and it's all good.
DJ Shadow is just the messenger, nice enough to package them for your listening pleasure on this plane.
www.inkblotmagazine.com /rev-archive/DJShadow_Endtroducing.htm   (565 words)

 DJ Shadow expands 'Endtroducing'
DJ Shadow's 1996 Mo' Wax debut, "Endtroducing...," will be released as a deluxe, expanded edition on June 7 via Island/UME.
Shadow personally oversaw the update and contributed new liner notes and photos.
It took Shadow six years to release a proper follow-up, 2002's "The Private Press," and he has kept a relatively low profile in recent years.
www.azcentral.com /ent/music/articles/0427djshadow27.html   (195 words)

 Rolling Stone : DJ Shadow
Shadow, otherwise known as California beatmaster and vinyl fetishist Josh Davis, became one of the leading lights of DJ culture with...
DJ Shadow is one mad scientist who obviously doesn't get out of the lab much.
Shadow, otherwise known as Northern California beatmaster and vinyl fetishist Josh Davis, became one of the leading lights of DJ culture with a string of head-spinning singles in the '90s, weaving more obscure rare-groove samples than any lawyer could trace into an expansive new style of headphone funk.
www.rollingstone.com /artists/djshadow   (177 words)

 Morphizm.com -- Private Pressure: DJ Shadow's Private Press
Private Press, indeed: both terms course through DJ Shadow's latest disc like an engineered mantra, touch on everything the disc has to offer which, although it may not carry the mind-tripping gravitas of either Endtroducing or Preemptive Strike, is still quite a lot.
DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist strike a pose for the Brainfreeze promo.
No, DJ Shadow is pressing for privacy in a public way (the only one he's left with), just as the family he's sampled -- who are sending their personal wax letters from home -- are now relating their near-tears or heat-attracting experiences to the general music-buying populace.
www.morphizm.com /recommends/shadowpress.html   (1392 words)

 DJ Shadow: The Private Press (2002): Reviews
The Bay Area's Josh Davis (aka DJ Shadow) finally returns with a proper full-length follow-up to 1996's groudbreaking 'Endtroducing,' which achieved near-legendary status for its imaginative use of samples (a style that would later be adopted by acts such as The Avalanches).
It's less rootsy than its predecessor, as Shadow moves from the bohemian, jazzy hip-hop he's come to be associated with to more synthetic sounds like electro and synth pop.
The Private Press is more solid an album than anyone dared expect from an older, wiser DJ Shadow, and though it won't be televising another revolution, I'd be lying if I said its celebratory pleasure centers didn't communicate directly with my own.
www.metacritic.com /music/artists/djshadow/privatepress   (815 words)

 Tiny Mix Tapes: DJ Shadow Review
In addition to having one of the largest personal record collections on the planet, hip hop's DJ savior, DJ Shadow, is one of the most revered DJs around.
Regardless of the type of release, Shadow is always able to school the population on the most influential sounds around.
It's impossible to say whether or not this is indicative of what Shadow's new "in the works" album is to sound like, but I'm certain that whatever it is, fans will be patiently waiting.
www.tinymixtapes.com /musicreviews/d/dj_shadow.htm   (505 words)

 DJ Shadow - Toronto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Originating in California DJ Shadow is considered by many to be one of the most significant contributors to developing turntablism into what it is today.
DJ Shadow will return into Toronto on Thursday October 12 to perform the incredible turntable skills that have launched him to stardom in the world of hip-hop.
DJ Shadow With special guest Lateef the Truthspeaker Thursday October 12, 2006 Kool Haus (132 Queens Quay East) Tickets are $25.50 (plus any additional fees) in advance and are available at Ticketmaster, Play de Record & Rotate This.
www.clubvibes.com /events/view.asp?id=39703   (487 words)

 DJ Shadow MP3 Downloads - DJ Shadow Music Downloads - DJ Shadow Music Videos
DJ Shadow Reveals Tracklist to "The Outisder" Jun 29, 2006
One of the most influential and eclectic Dj's over the past decade, Dj Shadow has emerged as the founder of trip-hop as far as I'm concerned.
DJ Shadow is definitely good and has done his work with digging.
www.mp3.com /dj-shadow/artists/154203/summary.html   (271 words)

 Dj Shadow Music Favorite Songs Lyrics From   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
DJ Shadow spent his teenage years in Davis, CA and was a DJ at the community radio station KDVS.
DJ Shadow: I would like them to get a sense that the spectrum of music is wider than...
DJ Shadow spent his teenage years in Davis, California and was a DJ at the community radio station...
www.lyricsfrom.com /artists/d/Dj-Shadow.html   (1579 words)

 DJ Shadow - The Outsider
DJ Shadow's The Outsider is a interesting, but frustrating collection of tracks from a DJ well-known for his creative use of samples, remixing and electronics.
Unfortunately, Shadow goes in a dozen directions, flitting from style to style and collaborator to collaborator.
Then Shadow throws in a speed-punk instrumental, and listeners are really going to start wondering where the CD is going.
www.synthtopia.com /music_review/DJ-Shadow-The-Outsider.html   (640 words)

 DJ Shadow - PopMatters Concert Review
That's not a problem with Shadow and Chemist, who might know that Wilson was Cali's version of Count Basie and Duke Ellington by the time the 1960s hit America, and who certainly know how to slice-and-dice his gifts seamlessly into their own.
Z-Trip fused the DJ's role as frat party soundtracker and hip-hop historian, splicing songs from artists as different as N.W.A., AC/DC, Parliament, and Nirvana to the point that the floor was shaking with people who couldn't decide if they'd rather breakdance or slamdance.
By the time Cut removed his hat and apron and Shadow finally came onstage, the crowd was ready to roll and, like the originals that the dynamic duo of sample-based musicianship are, they slowed them down to a crawl.
www.popmatters.com /music/concerts/d/dj-shadow.shtml   (1491 words)

 Amazon.com: The Outsider: Music: DJ Shadow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
DJ Shadow is reknowned for all sorts of innovative, unique use of samples, turntabling, hip-hop, and electronica.
It feels as though Shadow was running out of time before a deadline, and hastily slapped together some songs that belonged to current trends and appealed to the radioslave crowd.
Basically DJ Shadow, who I used to never be able to shut up about, now has a bunch of parasites (sadly, even one is named "Droop-E," weak) clinging to him and begging him for exposure.
www.amazon.com /Outsider-DJ-Shadow/dp/B000HCO8IG   (1887 words)

 Metroactive Music | DJ Shadow
Shadow was one of only two hip-hop-obsessed kids at his junior high school in the mid-'80s.
Shadow thinks visually, to the point of admitting that the midsong interludes titled "Transmission 1-3" are directly influenced by the movie Angel Heart.
Shadow seems a natural to compose soundtracks, but he hasn't found a project to suit his liking.
www.metroactive.com /papers/metro/03.13.97/dj-shadow-9711.html   (1855 words)

 DJ Shadow Music, News, Concerts, and More from SonicBreakdown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Josh Davis, aka DJ Shadow, (born January 1, 1973 in Hayward, CA) is a turntablist musician.
During his time as a radio disc jockey DJ Shadow was significant in developing the experimental instrumental hip hop style associated with the California-based Solesides record label.
Later that year, Shadow produced tracks for Psyence Fiction, the debut album by U.N.K.L.E., a long-time Mo' Wax production team that gained superstar guests including Thom Yorke (of Radiohead), Richard Ashcroft (of the Verve), Mike D (of the Beastie Boys), and others.
www.sonicbreakdown.com /artistDetails.do?selectedArtistId=7286   (669 words)

 BlueBeat.com - Artist: DJ Shadow
DJ Shadow's Josh Davis is widely credited as a key figure in developing the experimental instrumental hip-hop style associated with the London-based Mo' Wax label.
Shadow's first full-length, Endtroducing..., was released in late 1996 to immense critical acclaim in Britain and America.
Later that year, Shadow produced tracks for the debut album by UNKLE, a longtime Mo' Wax production team that gained superstar guests including Thom Yorke (of Radiohead), Richard Ashcroft (of the Verve), Mike D (of the Beastie Boys), and others.
www.bluebeat.com /artists/821   (507 words)

 DJ SHADOW SCREEN TEST   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
To celebrate the release of his critically acclaimed new album "The Outsider" DJ Shadow and Island Records are inviting fans and aspiring creatives to submit videos for his next single "This Time".
Shadow and his label are hoping, and expecting, this competition to throw up fresh creative talent and provide a unique and exciting opportunity for the entrants to have their work recognised.
DJ Shadow will be choosing the winning video which will be promoted gloabally.
www.djshadowvideo.com   (245 words)

 Interview: DJ Shadow On Skills, Counterfeits and Classics
DJ Shadow, whose skills are an inspiration to countless artists and fans takes some time with us to talk about his new package In Tune and On Time, a combo DVD/CD and double vinyl pack.
DJ Shadow also had time to speak with us directly on this new album and exploring the state of the genre he is constantly re-defining.
(DJ Shadow) Well, on a show level, I mean, yeah, there's records that I have to be really protective of, especially when I'm on the road I can't let them out of my sight or whatever, because if they get stolen or I lose them, then the shows over.
www.internetdj.com /article.php?storyid=433   (1087 words)

 BERKLEE | Berklee News | DJ Shadow Clinic
DJ Shadow took a break from a recent promotional tour to give the Berklee clinic.
Muzik recently proclaimed DJ Shadow's release "Endtroducing…;" to be the "greatest dance album of all time." The many turns of his career have included tours with bands like Radiohead, collaborations on mix CDs, and a recent appearance in the film "Scratch."
DJ Shadow began by taking a few minutes to chronicle his own ascent into music, entertaining the crowd with anecdotes about his upbringing.
www.berklee.edu /news/2002/06/shadow.html   (525 words)

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