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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 out on the same day. Nice work, Casey Raymond and Ewan James Morris! We’ve got those, as well… More »

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 from a few associated genres), all of which end in 120 seconds or less. These tracks throw their… More »

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DJ Shadow – “Swerve”

Lost in the hubbub of holiday releases from superstars such as Radiohead was a free single from their old influence and collaborator DJ Shadow. The…
Chris DeVille | December 29, 2015 - 12:33 pm

Watch DJ Shadow Soundtrack A Chevy Ad

While watching college football this weekend I noticed a familiar piano figure soundtracking a car commercial. Indeed, there was DJ Shadow's "Building Steam With A…
Chris DeVille | November 17, 2014 - 10:47 am

Stream DJ Shadow The Liquid Amber EP

The pioneering turntable auteur DJ Shadow is starting a new label called Liquid Amber, and he's celebrating the occasion by dropping three free songs, bundled…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2014 - 4:45 pm

Kimbra – “90s Music (DJ Shadow x Salva Remix)”

"'90s Music" is the recent nutso single from the New Zealand-born and Australia-based pop singer Kimbra. DJ Shadow, meanwhile, is someone who made some really,…
Tom Breihan | June 25, 2014 - 5:22 pm

DJ Shadow – “Scale It Back” (Feat. Little Dragon) Video

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…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2011 - 3:50 pm

DJ Shadow – “Warning Call” (Feat. Tom Vek)

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…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2011 - 9:20 am

DJ Shadow (Feat. Afrikan Boy) – “I’m Excited” Video

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…
Corban Goble | August 25, 2011 - 3:19 pm

Pitchfork Festival 2011: Saturday Recap

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…
Amrit Singh | July 17, 2011 - 2:28 pm

DJ Shadow – “I Gotta Rokk”

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…
jessica | May 11, 2011 - 10:06 am

DJ Shadow – “Def Surrounds Us” & “I’ve Been Trying”

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…
jessica | September 13, 2010 - 5:27 pm

DJ Shadow’s LiveJournal’s Current Mood = :(

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,…
brandon | January 6, 2010 - 12:18 pm

Preview Daft Punk’s DJ Hero

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.
Amrit Singh | September 18, 2009 - 10:11 am

Let The In Rainbows Mash-Ups Begin: Mojib Reworks “Videotape”

That didn't take long, did it. Just over a day-and-a-half after the big release, In Rainbows has its first reworking, by Sweden's Mojib. He picked…
Stereogum | October 11, 2007 - 2:06 pm