DJ Shadow

Born 29 June 1972.
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DJ Shadow in conversation with Lauren Laverne

DJ Shadow joins Lauren to talk about his new retrospective release.

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Biography

Joshua Paul "Josh" Davis (born June 29, 1972), better known by his stage name DJ Shadow, is an American music producer and DJ. He is a prominent figure in the development of instrumental hip hop and first gained notice with the release of his highly acclaimed debut album "Endtroducing.....". He has an exceptionally large personal record collection, with over 60,000 records. He is the cousin of singer and guitarist Richie Kotzen.

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  1. Review of Reconstructed: The Best of DJ Shadow

    Reconstructed: The Best of DJ Shadow 2012

    Reviewed by Mike Diver
    A (mostly) marvellous snapshot of a supreme production talent.
  2. Review of The Less You Know, the Better

    The Less You Know, the Better 2011

    Reviewed by Ian Wade
    Something of a return to form – just don’t expect an Endtroducing beater.
  3. Review of Endtroducing…

    Endtroducing… 1996

    Reviewed by Mike Diver
    An unprecedented debut which changed the face of hip hop in the 90s.