Having struggled to get his own work heard, DJ Shadow is giving new artists a leg-up: shattering myths about label power and challenging ideas of success.
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DJ Shadow believes in independence at all costs. Twenty years on from his seminal album Endtroducing, the production pioneer talks us through the mentality that’s shaped a singular career.
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