For those of you that have been listening to electronic music for a more than a few years than you are most likely familiar with the legendary DJ Shadow. DJ Shadow has been making music for nearly 20 years now and has had several releases through out the two decades, which have been quintessential to the growth of both electronic and hip-hop music. His skills are beyond belief rocking crowds wherever he goes playing his cosmic music for them at events like Coachella, Lollapalooza and Ultra just to name a few.
Most recently back in September he released a much-awaited compilation of his work over the past 20 years, which even includes his most recent releases. This release features three options from a basic edition which comes on both vinyl and cd and that go the same for the special box set edition . The box set is a must have for the true DJ Shadow fans out there it’s a 8 CD collection which features all of his music along with unreleased tracks, his amazing 2011 show in Glasgow and his film “In Tune and On Time”. This was all released via Ume.
Here is a mix made by DJ Culprit exclusively for DJ Shadow which features some of his greatest tracks.
Right now DJ Shadow is about to begin his Reconstructed Tour and is going to go from coast to coast exposing both his fans and newcomers to his amazing music. Below you can find his tour dates and see if he is going to stop by you. This is a show that all electronic music listeners should go to because it will be mesmerizing. For those of you in Chicago, React Presents will have DJ Shadow playing at The MID and tickets can be purchased below.
December US DJ Dates:
12/6/12 Madison, WI Majestic Theater
12/7/12 Chicago, IL The Mid
12/8/12 Detroit, MI Majestic Theater
12/9/12 Boston, MA Royal Nightclub
12/11/12 Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Bowl
12/13/12 New Orleans, LA Bassik @ Republic
12/14/12 Miami, FL Mansion
12/15/12 Atlanta, GA Opera