Endtroducing... DJ Shadow arranges shuffling beats, undulating grooves, and atmospheric samples into evocative, ominous sonic vistas. Unfolding like a surreal film soundtrack on which jazz, classical,… Endtroducing... DJ Shadow arranges shuffling beats, undulating grooves, and atmospheric samples into evocative, ominous sonic vistas. Unfolding like a surreal film soundtrack on which jazz, classical,… DJ Shadow
Music Review

Music Review: 'Endtroducing ... ' (1996)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Lead Performance: DJ Shadow

DJ Shadow arranges shuffling beats, undulating grooves, and atmospheric samples into evocative, ominous sonic vistas. Unfolding like a surreal film soundtrack on which jazz, classical, and jungle fragments are artfully blended with turntable tricks and dialogue snippets, Endtroducing ... takes hip-hop into the next dimension. A-

Originally posted Nov 29, 1996 Published in issue #355 Nov 29, 1996 Order article reprints
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