DJ Shadow Got You a "Nifty Little Battle Weapon" for the Holidays

"Swerve" is his first new material since 'Liquid Amber'—but he's teased a new project coming soon.

by Alexander Iadarola
Dec 29 2015, 7:15pm

The last time we heard from DJ Shadow, it was back in 2014 when he inaugurated his Liquid Amber label with an EP of the same name. The holiday spirit has seemingly gotten to him, though, and Christmas found the renowned producer sharing a brand new track, called "Swerve." He posted it to SoundCloud with the following note: "DJ's, Santa's not done with you yet. He dropped off this nifty little battle weapon for me to share with you. Enjoy, and see you in 2016!"

If this careening, trap-styled number has got you excited, he seems to indicate there that we might get to hear even more of his virtuosic drum programming in the new year, a notion backed up by a recent tweet suggesting that he's well over 100 days into working on a forthcoming project. Stream "Swerve" below, and be sure to stay tuned for further updates.

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