DJ Shadow takes a trip to the south west July 21st to play Motion Bristol alongside Ivy Lab, the London based trio of Sabre, Stray and Halogenix, whose imprint 2020 is one of the biggest in the capital.
Josh Davis, also known as DJ Shadow, is the hip-hop extraordinaire behind the 1996 LP Endtroducing… a record which has since gone on to be a cornerstone in instrumental hip-hop. The album built entirely from samples using the iconic AKAI MPC60 encapsualtes the raw aesthetic of 90’s hip-hop, delivering pristine break beats and timely vocal inserts over the course of it’s 11 tracks.
Today, DJ Shadow is the owner of a number of record labels including his most recently launched label Liquid Amber. The new imprint has since released his latest LP The Mountain Will Fall which sees collaborations with Nils Frahm, Run The Jewels and Matthew Halsall.
Words by Josh Plews
Photos courtesy of DJ Shadow