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Jason Chung (born January 27, 1985[2]), better known as Nosaj Thing, is an American record producer based in Los Angeles, California.[3] He is of Korean descent.[4] He has produced tracks for Busdriver,[5] Nocando,[6] Flash Bang Grenada,[7] Kendrick Lamar,[8] and Chance the Rapper.[9]

Nosaj Thing
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Nosaj Thing in 2012.
Background information
Birth nameJason Chung
Born (1985-01-27) January 27, 1985 (age 34)
OriginLos Angeles, California, U.S.
GenresElectronic[1]
Occupation(s)Record producer
Years active2006–present
LabelsAlpha Pup Records, Innovative Leisure, Timetable
Websitewww.nosajthing.com

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BiographyEdit

Nosaj Thing grew up in Cerritos, California and Montebello, California.[10] At the age of 12, he began to make music using computers.[11] After graduating Schurr High School, he took music classes at East Los Angeles College.[12]

He self-released the debut EP, Views/Octopus, in 2006.[13] His first studio album, Drift, was released on Alpha Pup Records in 2009.[14] A remix version of the album, titled Drift Remixed, was released in 2010.[15] In 2012, he released a single, "Eclipse/Blue", which featured vocalist Kazu Makino.[16] His second studio album, Home, was released in 2013.[17] His third studio album, Fated, was released in 2015.[18] In 2016, he released an EP, No Reality.[19] His fourth studio album, Parallels, was released in 2017.[20]

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

Remix albumsEdit

  • Drift Remixed (2010)[15]

EPsEdit

  • Views/Octopus (2006)[13]
  • No Reality (2016)[19]

SinglesEdit

  • "Eclipse/Blue" (2012)[16]

ProductionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hudson, Alex (October 8, 2015). "Nosaj Thing "Cold Stares" (ft. Chance the Rapper) (video)". Exclaim!. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  2. ^ Hoffman, K. Ross. "Nosaj Thing - Biography". AllMusic. Archived from the original on October 22, 2018. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  3. ^ Martins, Chris (May 13, 2009). "Rattling the Underground With Nosaj Thing and Low End Theory". LA Weekly. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  4. ^ Holslin, Peter (May 12, 2015). "After Losing His Gear and Beats to Thieves, Nosaj Thing Tries to Move On". LA Weekly. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  5. ^ a b Thompson, Paul (May 13, 2015). "The Life of a Nosaj Thing: "It's Like a One-Hour High, Then 23 Hours of Discomfort"". Noisey. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  6. ^ a b Weiss, Jeff (January 28, 2010). "Locked and Loaded: Nocando". LA Weekly. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  7. ^ a b Young, Alex (July 16, 2011). "Busdriver, Nocando project Flash Bang Grenada announces debut". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  8. ^ a b Zeichner, Naomi (October 4, 2011). "Kendrick Lamar, "Cloud 10" (prod. by Nosaj Thing)". The Fader. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  9. ^ a b Martins, Chris (May 6, 2013). "Watch Chance the Rapper and Nosaj Thing Craft 'Acid Rap' Standout 'Paranoia'". Spin. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  10. ^ Weiss, Jeff (February 7, 2013). "Nosaj Thing Is Back". LA Weekly. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  11. ^ Walker, Brady Eavn (February 22, 2012). "Nosaj Thing 2.0". Paper. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  12. ^ Weiss, Jeff (November 9, 2009). "Breaking through: Nosaj Thing". Resident Advisor. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  13. ^ a b Matos, Michaelangelo (February 17, 2010). "A Smell of His Own:Nosaj Thing finds his place in the new IDM". Baltimore City Paper. Archived from the original on June 3, 2012. Retrieved July 28, 2010.
  14. ^ a b Greene, Jayson (July 8, 2009). "Nosaj Thing: Drift". Pitchfork. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  15. ^ a b Ryce, Andrew (November 3, 2010). "Nosaj Thing – Drift Remixed". Resident Advisor. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  16. ^ a b Fitzmaurice, Larry (September 20, 2012). "Nosaj Thing: "Eclipse/Blue" (ft. Kazu Makino)". Pitchfork. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  17. ^ a b Fallon, Patric (September 20, 2012). "Nosaj Thing Announces Long-Awaited Second LP, Streams First Single". XLR8R. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  18. ^ a b Kokiousis, Chris (March 4, 2015). "Nosaj Thing Details New LP; Hear a Track Now". XLR8R. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  19. ^ a b Monroe, Jazz (March 30, 2016). "Nosaj Thing Announces New EP NO REALITY, Shares "N R 2": Listen". Pitchfork. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  20. ^ a b Ryce, Andrew (June 15, 2017). "Nosaj Thing announces fourth album, Parallels". Resident Advisor. Retrieved October 21, 2018.

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