23 May 2017
Doors open: 7:00pm
Show time: 8:00pm - TBC
Displaying formidable mixing and scratching skills and mixing tunes old and new, DJ Shadow will bring his The Mountain Will Fall Tour to Australia this May, hitting Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne and two special nights at Sydney’s Vivid Festival.
It’s been 20 years since Josh Davis, aka DJ Shadow, unleashed his trip-hop hip-hop mixing mastery on the world with the release of his highly acclaimed debut album ‘Entroducing…’. The album took the world by storm and testament to its genius, the album continues to stand the test of time, cementing DJ Shadow’s position as one of the world’s most progressive producers and DJ.
Shadow followed up with albums including ‘Pre-emptive Strike’, ‘The Private Press’, ‘The Outsider’ and the ‘Bay Area EP’, as well as producing numerous projects most notably on Mo’ Wax projects with James Lavelle such as UNKLE’s ‘Psyence Fiction’, plus working with DJ Krush, Blackalicious, Handsome Boy Modelling School, DJ Cut Chemist and others.
2016 saw the release of his 5th studio album ‘The Mountain Will Fall’, once again showcasing the evolution and adventure that has defined Shadow’s career to date. “I try to force myself to change things on every record, and it’s why I feel that my music will always change,” says Josh. “It’s a bit preposterous to use old samplers when there’s so much more you can do with the new ones. We’d never have the amazing music that Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock did in the 1970s if they’d refused to use new synthesizers, which really defined what they did. It’s people like that that I look to for inspiration.”
Now listen to the sound of a mountain falling.
ASTOR THEATRE – CONCERT MODE:
Stalls – General Admission Standing – Limited Unreserved Seating
Balcony – Reserved Seating
ADULTS ONLY LICENSED EVENT (THIS IS NOT AN ALL AGES EVENT)
PATRONS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 YEARS AND INFANTS NOT ADMITTED.
Balcony seating is only accessible via the stairs. No disabled access.
Entry is entirely at the discretion of the Licensee.
No external food or drinks are permitted in the venue.
TICKETS: On sale Midday Monday 3rd April 2017
Admit 1: $74.90
(Plus Processing Fees)