DJ Shadow Releases Official Megamix For ‘The Mountain Will Fall’ By Trackstar The DJ (Run The Jewels | Shore Fire Media

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25 July, 2016Print

DJ Shadow Releases Official Megamix For ‘The Mountain Will Fall’ By Trackstar The DJ (Run The Jewels

DJ Shadow Releases Official Megamix For 'The Mountain Will Fall' By Trackstar The DJ (Run The Jewels)

est known for his prolific mixtape work and touring with Run the Jewels, Trackstar the DJ, has created a megamix for DJ Shadow's new album 'The Mountain Will Fall' (out now on Mass Appeal Records). You can listen to the swerving, hypnotic 14-minute mix here: https://soundcloud.com/djshadow/the-mountain-will-fall-megamix

DJ Shadow's 'The Mountain Will Fall' is the pioneering musician and producer's first album in five years and finds him exploring new realms of composition and soundscapes. The album was released in June to rave reviews, a performance with Run The Jewels on The Tonight Show, and a #1 iTunes electronic chart debut in 16 countries, including his first #1 on Billboard's Dance / Electronic chart in U.S. The Mountain Will Fall is available in physical and digital formats and is available here - https://DJShadow.lnk.to/TMWFPR

In advance of his album release, he hosted another classic Essential Mix for the BBC and also did a pop-up show with Beats1 called #Radioface, with more to follow later this year.

Shadow's 2016 international tour is underway now and begins in the US on September 27 in San Diego, CA.

Raves for 'The Mountain Will Fall': 

"Impressive in its inventiveness" - The Guardian

"Rolling and meditative" - Vice Noisey

"Brassy and bruising" - Rolling Stone

"An album that bridges eras to envision what the future may hold" - Boston Globe

"This is DJ Shadow's best work since his early-aughts heyday. Whatever difficult terrain he had to scale to wrangle this mountain was worth the trip, and suggests even greater ascents in the future" - AV Club

DJ SHADOW 2016 TOUR DATES:

July 27 - Brixton Electric - London, UK

July 28 - Island of Obonjan - Sibenik, Croatia

July 30 - Audioriver - Plock, Poland

August 19 - Plaza Condessa - Mexico City, Mexico

August 20 - Hellow Festival - Monterrey, Mexico

September 27 - House of Blues - San Diego, CA

September 28 - Teragram Ballroom - Los Angeles, CA

Septemeber 29 - Teragram Ballroom - Los Angeles, CA

September 30 - 1015 Folsom - San Francisco, CA

October 1 - Star Theater - Portland, OR

October 2 - Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC

October 3 - Showbox at the Market - Seattle, WA

October 6 - Varsity Theater - Minneapolis, MN

October 7 - Metro - Chicago, IL

October 8 - Phoenix Concert Theatre - Toronto, ON

October 9 - Club Soda - Montreal, QC

October 10 - Theatre of The Living Arts - Philadelphia,PA

October 11 - Paradise Rock Club - Boston, MA

October 13 - 9:30 Club - Washington, D.C.

October 14 - Music Hall of Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY

October 15 - Music Hall of Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY

October 27 - Pitchfork Festival - Paris, France

In addition to playing hundreds of venues and dozens of festivals, with Run The Jewels, he currently mixes & produces WRTJ, Run the Jewels' hit show on Beats1 radio/Apple Music. Beyond live performances and the airwaves, however, lies Trackstar's true passion, mixtapes-in conjunction with The Smoking Section, he has released over 100 mixes, including collaborations with Killer Mike, El-P, Royce da 5'9, Big Boi, Lupe Fiasco, Pete Rock and Camp Lo, among others. DJ Trackstar is performing a set at the Mass Appeal: Live at the BBQ NYC concert tonight at Central Park SummerStage hosted by Nas and featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Danny Brown, Machine Gun Kelly, Mannie Fresh, Wiki, Ezzy, Princess Nokia and many more.

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