Nosaj Thing

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

Biography

Nosaj Thing grew up in Cerritos, California and Montebello, California. He is of Korean descent.[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]

Discography

Studio albums

Remix albums

  • Drift Remixed (2010)[15]

EPs

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

Singles

  • "Eclipse/Blue" (2012)[16]

Productions

References

  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. 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. Weiss, Jeff (January 28, 2010). "Locked and Loaded: Nocando". LA Weekly. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  7. Young, Alex (July 16, 2011). "Busdriver, Nocando project Flash Bang Grenada announces debut". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  8. Zeichner, Naomi (October 4, 2011). "Kendrick Lamar, "Cloud 10" (prod. by Nosaj Thing)". The Fader. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  9. 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. 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. Greene, Jayson (July 8, 2009). "Nosaj Thing: Drift". Pitchfork. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  15. Ryce, Andrew (November 3, 2010). "Nosaj Thing – Drift Remixed". Resident Advisor. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  16. Fitzmaurice, Larry (September 20, 2012). "Nosaj Thing: "Eclipse/Blue" (ft. Kazu Makino)". Pitchfork. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  17. Fallon, Patric (September 20, 2012). "Nosaj Thing Announces Long-Awaited Second LP, Streams First Single". XLR8R. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  18. Kokiousis, Chris (March 4, 2015). "Nosaj Thing Details New LP; Hear a Track Now". XLR8R. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  19. Monroe, Jazz (March 30, 2016). "Nosaj Thing Announces New EP NO REALITY, Shares "N R 2": Listen". Pitchfork. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  20. Ryce, Andrew (June 15, 2017). "Nosaj Thing announces fourth album, Parallels". Resident Advisor. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
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