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Hey, there were some good videos this week! Two of the five videos below come from the directing team of Casey Raymond and Ewan James Morris, neither of whom I'd ever heard of before. They even came…   Read Story »
The video for "Scale It Back," DJ Shadow's new collaboration with Little Dragon, opens with a vaguely creepy guy who explains that, to memorize a deck of playing cards, he creates a story in his head…   Read Story »
Time is a valuable thing, and the musicians who can make a quick point in a short amount of time deserve their props. We've put together a quick list of ten excellent songs from indie's past (and…   Read Story »
The Less You Know, The Better, the long-gestating new album from veteran turntable traveler DJ Shadow, comes with a long, weird, and weirdly impressive list of collaborators: Talib Kweli, Little…   Read Story »
DJ Shadow recently dropped the clip that corresponds with his new single from the forthcoming LP The Less You Know, The Better. It stars Afrikan Boy commanding an all-female solider troupe in a vivid…   Read Story »
Pitchfork Fest Friday inspired thoughts about the intimate and situational appeal of much of today's crop of independent artists, and the challenges inherent to translating that allure in sunny…   Read Story »
Last year we mentioned that DJ Shadow was at work on his first album since 2006's The Outsider. Yesterday he announced via Facebook that his album, The Less You Know, The Better, was finished, and…   Read Story »
DJ Shadow hasn't had a new record since 2006's The Outsiders (or, for a lot of you, since 1996's Entroducing .....). He's marking his return with two new tracks from his upcoming album, due sometime…   Read Story »
He's bumming because "a large portion" of the Internet's "an utter shit fest: a Pandora's box of violence, neurosis, bad impulses, and bad intentions." Also, the music industry runs on…   Read Story »
Lately Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter have been turning up in new and noteworthy contexts -- like going helmetless in clubs. And soundtracking films. But none are as new or…   Read Story »