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DJ Shadow
DJ Shadow

Birth name

Joshua Paul Davis


29 June 1972 (age 41)

  • San Jose, California, U.S.


Davis, California, U.S.


Hip hop, electronica, instrumental hip hop, trip hop, turntablism, plunderphonics


Producer, DJ


Keyboards, turntables, sampler, synthesizer

Years active



Mo' Wax, Quannum Projfects, Solesides, MCA, Universal, Verve

Associated acts

Cut Chemist, Paris, Quannum Projects

Joshua Paul Davis (born 29 June 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, consisting of over 60,000 records.


Main article: DJ Shadow discography

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