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The Less You Know, The Better (Deluxe Edition)


Download links and information about The Less You Know, The Better (Deluxe Edition) by Dj Shadow. This album was released in 2011 and it belongs to Electronica, Hip Hop/R&B, Rap, Jazz, Rock, Bop genres. It contains 19 tracks with total duration of 01:15:27 minutes.

Artist: Dj Shadow
Release date: 2011
Genre: Electronica, Hip Hop/R&B, Rap, Jazz, Rock, Bop
Tracks: 19
Duration: 01:15:27
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No. Title Length
1. Back to Front (Circular Logic) 2:04
2. Border Crossing 3:36
3. Stay the Course (featuring Posdnuos, Talib Kweli) 3:36
4. I've Been Trying 3:12
5. Sad and Lonely 3:09
6. Warning Call (feat. Tom Vek) 3:35
7. Tedium 2:26
8. Enemy Lines 5:23
9. Going Nowhere 0:28
10. Redeemed 4:26
11. Run for Your Life 3:24
12. Give Me Back the Nights 3:54
13. I Gotta Rokk 6:29
14. Scale It Back (featuring Little Dragon) 4:16
15. Circular Logic (Front to Back) 4:55
16. (Not So) Sad and Lonely 4:29
17. Come On Riding (Through the Cosmos) 4:47
18. Def Surrounds Us 7:37
19. Let's Get It (Bass, Bass, Bass) 3:41



The Less You Know, the Better finds DJ Shadow (Josh Davis) returning to entirely sample-based music. A longtime crate digger, Davis creates beats and mixes from the ground up, snipping samples from LPs and weaving them into dense cut-and-paste works of art. In terms of format, this is comparable to his landmark release Endtroducing…. There’s much to savor here and new things to discover with each listen. Davis uses long samples and recognizable song forms as he genre-hops between classic hip-hop (“Back to Front” and “Stay the Course” featuring Posdnous and Talib Kweli), heavy metal (“Border Crossing”), hard rock (“Warning Call,” “I Gotta Rokk”), folk (“I’ve Been Trying”), techno (“Def Surrounds Us”), and a wistful and unexpected piano ballad that gets two treatments (“Sad and Lonely” and “(Not So) Sad and Lonely”). Trippy vocal snippets, turntable scratching, and moments of sublime ambient beauty are sprinkled throughout, making The Less You Know, The Better an enjoyable if uneven listening experience from this defiantly old-school DJ.