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Nosaj Thing - Drift



Nosaj Thing Drift
Nosaj Thing - Drift
(vinyl/CD/Digital) alpha Pup, 2009-06-09

"Drift" is the debut full length album from electronic producer Nosaj Thing. His electronic sound scapes and wild beat tectonics play like vignettes that affect the listener's mind as deeply as he hits their soul. Without a doubt, Nosaj Thing is among L.A.'s finest musical modulators. Nosaj Thing has received Artist-to-Watch accolades from XLR8R, remixed Daedelus and Flying Lotus, won Plastic Little/Turntable Lab's remix contest featuring MF Doom, and won L.A.'s prestigious Project Blowed beat battle. The BBC has been especially supportive of Nosaj Thing, with major spins from Pete Tong and Mary Anne Hobbs. He has shared the stage with the likes of Z-Trip, DJ Krush, Free the Robots, Flying Lotus, Glitch Mob and Daedelus. He's also a staple and a crowd pleaser at L.A.'s seminal Low End Theory club night. Comparisons run along with Ratatat, DJ Shadow and Boards of Canada.

Nosaj Thing Drift
Nosaj Thing - Drift
(vinyl/CD/Digital) alpha Pup, 2009-06-09

Tracklisting :
01. Quest
02. Fog
03. Coat of Arms | Go download MP3
04. IOIO
05. 1685/Bach
06. Caves
07. Light #1
08. Light #2
09. 2222
10. Us
11. Voices
12. Lords

Links :
nosajthing.com
myspace.com/nosajthing
alphapuprecords.com

Press Release :
L.A.-based producer Nosaj Thing (Jason Chung) is a sound innovator. His electronic sound scapes and wild beat tectonics play like vignettes that affect the listener's mind as deeply as he hits their soul. Without a doubt, Nosaj Thing is among L.A.'s finest musical modulators.

Jason's early work came awkwardly but not at all haphazardly. At age 13, he took his first computer from his father, an archaic PC that struggled even with word documents. In the hands of Nosaj Thing, it became an Intel Celeron home studio. With a "donated" copy of Reason, a demo version of Ableton Live and a computer mouse (he couldn't afford a MIDI controller), Nosaj Thing began making music. He built his first productions note for note on the electronic staff of his Frankenstein studio. When your focus is strong, all you really need is a machine that works.

In high school, Jason picked up a day job at a local music store, focusing his efforts on the arduous task of saving up for his first Mac. But Destiny had become fond of Nosaj Thing's resolve. In a contest, Jason won a favored producer tool: his own honest copy of Logic Pro. Wild circumstances? Perhaps. But he's still using it, winning beat battles, remix contests, gigging and DJing within his network of like-minded musical vigilantes. Now 22, Nosaj Thing creates nothing less than the sound mastery of beat driven, experimental electronics from a gifted noise constructor.

Nosaj Thing has received Artist-to-Watch accolades from XLR8R, remixed Daedelus and Flying Lotus, won Plastic Little/Turntable Lab's remix contest featuring MF Doom, and won L.A.'s prestigious Project Blowed beat battle. He has shared the stage with the likes of Sixtoo, Architecture in Helsinki, DJ Krush, Z-Trip, Free the Robots, Flying Lotus, D-Styles, Edit, and Daedelus. He's a staple and a crowd pleaser at L.A.'s underground hip-hop good time, Low End Theory. Comparisons run along with Ratatat, DJ Shadow, and Boards of Canada. A survey of his own record collection will turn up pieces from Aphex Twin, Stereolab, Radiohead, Daft Punk and Eric Satie. In so little time, he's accomplished so much. With his first full-length in the works, be prepared to hear a lot more noise from Nosaj Thing.

Nosaj Thing's self-released EP, "Views / Octopus", is available on iTunes.

"L.A.-based producer Nosaj Thing pits gritty electronics against sultry hip-hop undertones-and the two worlds meet with a surprising smoothness. This is one producer worth keeping an eye on." -- XLR8R Magazine

"Bred in the progressively vibrant L.A. production terror dome. Nosaj creates chilling ambiance through moody, chest rattling beats. His live sets are buttery streams of audio bliss, sparking the nodding of heads. A conqueror of beat battles and epic shows all across L.A., Nosaj Thing is the new generation of prognostic producer and beastly freestyle beat conductor…Enjoy!." --URB Magazine

"He's blazed Low End Theory on multiple occasions, leaving the crowd deaf and dumbfounded." -- Low End Theory

Releases:
Views/Octopus EP (Self Release)
"1685/Bach" - "Beats" Stussy/Turntable Lab compilation

Remixes:
Daedelus - It's Madness (Alphapup Records)
Radiohead - Reckoner (Radioheadremix.com)
HEALTH - Tabloid Sores (Lovepump United)
Flying Lotus - Camel (Warp Records)

Upcoming Releases:
Nosaj Thing Full Length (Alphapup Records)
Lorn / Nosaj Thing Split 7"
Blank Blue Remix
Eliot Lipp Remix
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