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Nosaj Thing – “Let You”

L.A. whisper-beat producer Nosaj Thing is gearing up to release his new album Fated next week and today he’s shared the seductive, meandering “Let You.” We’ve heard his collaboration with Chance The Rapper “Cold Stares” and Whoarei-featuring “Don’t Mind Me.” It sounds like this album is going to be willfully glum, an exploration of after-hour… More »

By: Caitlin White / April 29, 2015 - 1:58 pm

Nosaj Thing – “Don’t Mind Me” (Feat. Whoarei)

Back in March, we heard the first single off of L.A.-based producer Nosaj Thing’s forthcoming LP Fated. The downtempo “Cold Stares” features Chance the Rapper and his masterful, LOTR-inspired opening line, “Silence is solemn, Smeagol to Gollum.” Today, Nosaj Thing debuted a second premature taste of Fated, the more uptempo but decidedly glum “Don’t Mind… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / April 6, 2015 - 11:41 am

Nosaj Thing – “Cold Stares” (Feat. Chance The Rapper)

A few months ago, Chance the Rapper tweeted a mysterious, down-tempo track called “Cold Stares” only to take it down shortly afterward. As it turns out, the song is the first single off of Los Angeles DJ/Producer Nosaj Thing’s upcoming LP Fated, as well as the pair’s second collaboration. Chance usually reclines on the track,… More »

By: Aaron Lindenberg / March 4, 2015 - 11:51 am

Little Dragon – “Klapp Klapp (Nosaj Thing Remix Feat. Future)”

What a fascinating, unlikely crew of musicians to have on one track. The Swedish pop group Little Dragon released the slinky, R&B-informed album Nabuma Rubberband earlier this week, and its lead single was “Klapp Klapp,” a jittery and percussive dance tune. The Californian bass producer Nosaj Thing has remixed the track, turning it into a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 15, 2014 - 3:58 pm

Damon Albarn – “Monkey Bee (Nosaj Thing Remix)”

In our Counting Down of Damon Albarn’s non-Blur projects, I had Monkey: Journey To The West very close to dead last — it was edged out only by Albarn’s excruciating 2003 demo collection Democrazy. Monkey is a really tedious “journey,” if you’re listening to it as an album for, y’know, enjoyment. Of course, it’s meant… More »

By: Michael Nelson / July 17, 2013 - 3:38 pm

Nosaj Thing & Chance The Rapper – “Paranoia”

Yours Truly’s consistently great Songs From Scratch series pairs vocalists and producers who might otherwise never meet, getting them together to record a collaboration. The latest entry in the series is actually a song you might’ve already heard. It’s “Paranoia,” a collaboration between the L.A. bass music producer Nosaj Thing and the frenetic and thoughtful… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 7, 2013 - 2:21 pm

How to destroy angels_ – “Keep it together (Nosaj Thing Remix)”

Give Trent Reznor credit for staying on top of things long past the age when stars of his wattage have to keep paying attention. Consider, if you will, the man’s taste in remixers. He’s already recruited the British goth-dance trio Factory Floor to remix the How to destroy angels_ track “Keep it together,” a song… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 1, 2013 - 10:06 am

Nosaj Thing – “Try” (Feat. Toro Y Moi)

It’s been nearly four years since the Los Angeles bass music producer Nosaj Thing released his debut album Drift, and next week, he’ll finally follow it up with sophomore effort Home. We’ve already posted his instrumental track “Snap” and “Eclipse/Blue,” his collaboration with Blonde Redhead’s Kazu Makino. And now we’ve got his ambient sputter “Try,”… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 18, 2013 - 12:28 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: December 2012

It’s the last Monthly Mix of 2012, sweet people. We did it! It hasn’t been an easy run over in this corner of the blog, to be honest. This year saw an ever-diminishing store of free MP3 downloads, as artists increasingly preferred promoting their songs in a streaming fashion, via Soundcloud and its ilk. Which… More »

By: Amrit Singh / December 28, 2012 - 10:46 am

Nosaj Thing – “Snap”

The L.A. bass music producer Nosaj Thing is coming back next month with a new album, and we’ve already heard the excellent first single “Eclipse/Blue,” a collab with Blonde Redhead’s Kazu Makino. And now here’s another track from the LP, a moody instrumental throb called “Snap.” Download it below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 4, 2012 - 1:24 pm

Nosaj Thing – “Eclipse/Blue” (Feat. Kazu Makino) Video

The L.A. bass music producer Nosaj Thing had been away for a while, but he returned a couple of months ago with “Eclipse/Blue,” an excellent new dance-inflected single with a vocal from Blonde Redhead’s Kazu Makino. The song’s new video plays like a hypnotic extended optical illusion, one that makes heavy use of projections, shadows,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 27, 2012 - 2:10 pm

Nosaj Thing – “Eclipse/Blue” (Feat. Kazu Makino)

L.A. bass music producer Nosaj Thing has been pretty quiet lately, but he’s planning to return early next year with a new album. And our first taste of his new sound is “Eclipse/Blue,” a dark and rippling dance track with a vocal from Blonde Redhead’s Kazu Makino, who has long possessed one of the most… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 20, 2012 - 3:53 pm

FYF Fest 2011 In Photos

FYF Fest, which has had issues with security and crowds in previous years, seems to have moved past those problems and evolved into a healthier, happier festival. Standout sets included Girls, who played heavily from their upcoming Father, Son, Holy Ghost, buzzbuilders Purity Ring and steady, show-those-tikes-how-it’s-done vets like Guided By Voices and the Descendents. More »

By: Corban Goble / September 6, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Jay-Z Mashed With Sleigh Bells, Nosaj Thing With Nas

Here’s some Friday afternoon listening for your Wednesday afternoon: Two different mash-up albums via two different DJs. DJ O-Face put various Jay-Z vocals over Sleigh Bells songs for the appropriately-titled Jay Bells, while DJ Bassmeister presents a collection of Nosaj Thing tracks paired with Nas songs, called NaSaj Thing. Do they think of the name… More »

By: jessica / August 18, 2010 - 1:58 pm

Nosaj Thing Remixes The xx

The spare and smoldering electro/guitar bits comprised by the xx LP are ripe for remix reduction, the latest coming from 23-year-old L.A. producer Jason Chung aka Nosaj Thing. His take on the best new artist of 2009’s “Islands” comes on the heels of a redo for Chalotte Gainsbourg (Radiohead and hometown brethren Flying Lotus before… More »

By: Amrit Singh / January 4, 2010 - 2:14 pm

New Charlotte Gainsbourg Video – “Heaven Can Wait” (Feat. Beck)

Award winning antichrist Charlotte Gainsbourg has teamed up with Beck for her forthcoming IRM, telling Jessica in a Progress Report that Hansen “tried very different things” with her for the album. And while “IRM” and “Heaven Can Wait” could sound “very different” relative to Charlotte’s past output, this Keith Schofield-directed video is very different relative… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 18, 2009 - 1:34 pm

New Nosaj Thing – “FWD”

L.A. producer Nosaj Thing offers compellingly deep, stuttered, and fractured compositions. You’ll find various examples on his recently released Drift full-length or via “FWD,” his brief, enjoyable contribution to the forthcoming Beat Dimensions 2 compilation. It reminds me of the Knife diced up and then stripped down. Feels weird to be posting it in the… More »

By: brandon / August 13, 2009 - 10:33 am