Video: DJ Shadow and Little Dragon’s “Scale It Back” given the video treatment

Directed and Produced: Ewan Jones Morris & Casey Raymond

Memory sequence created by Ben Pridmore

Pterodactyl: Tioney Watson
Old Man: Ray Morrow
Street Fighter: Sera Jyackaman
Monkey Operator: Toby Philpott
Pop Singer: Erin Richards
Italian: Frank Roselaar Green
Viking: Kwam Hung Chang
Man in Iron Mask: Clint Edwards

Operators: Jess Balla, Murray Ward, Henry Cole, Steve Lucas

DOP: Nicholas Booth
Steadicam Operator: Tom English
Focus Puller: Jay Oxley
Gaffer: Mark Holownia
Lighting Assistants: Cyrus Mirza Shafa and Jeb Hawkins

Costume: Leila Headon
Costume Assistant: Jordan Bentley
Hair and Make Up: Stanley Simpson Wells

Production Manager: Greg Mothersdale
1st AD: Delmi Thomas

Executive Producer: Dave Graham
Production Company: Crossfire Productions
Video Commissioner: Chris Scott

Want to remix DJ Shadow and Little Dragon’s “Scale It Back”?

The official Remix Competition for DJ Shadow’s “Scale it Back” featuring Little Dragon. Download the stems, create your own remix of the track, and upload it to this page!

“Following the success of last year’s remix project at, Shadow has taken a fan favorite from the new album, “The Less You Know, The Better”, and made it available for ALL to remix! The track is “Scale It Back,” featuring Little Dragon, and the stems are available for download to all remixers and producers worldwide. This is the first time Shadow has ever made official track stems available to the public, so take up the challenge and show us what you can do. The winning entry will appear as part of an official DJ Shadow remix package through Island Records!”

“Simply download the stems, work your magic, and create the best remix you can. Then, come back to this page to upload your work. Whatever your style: hip-hop, rock, electronic, dubstep, or drum and bass, ALL entries will be considered. Shadow himself will select a winner from the top remix submissions, so be on your game! Note: Please only upload high quality audio in WAV or AIFF formats. If you are experiencing any issues uploading tracks, please contact: customerservice (AT) – we will get back to you as soon as possible.” Source.

Scale It Back (featuring Little Dragon) – Stems by djshadow

Lyrics to DJ Shadow’s “Scale It Back”, featuring Little Dragon

I assume you’ve listened to the track just below this post or at this link. If, like me, you were left somewhat confused then you’ll have come up with incorrect lyrics such as those below. Do enjoy the process of figuring them out for yourselves and if an epiphany arrives then share with all of us: the confused.

Edit: Thanks to wupfunk, Ludros, Dan and teresaaa7 for the big improvements.

“Scale It Back”
Words written by Yukimi Nagano

I swear I saw blue light
My feet followed it outside
And I thought I heard someone say
Fly far away
And when you reach up the sky is there

This clueless weather know
We swing the waves, and let it go
Until I heard someone say
Over a horizon and beyond
Oh, where you’re reach and knocked over stars

Like light I came from pocket finesse
Every moment I see with eye closed
Take me to places where we can start
Like light I came from pocket finesse, every

Nothing can steal this treasure from us, babe
I’m still in luck– now
Fighting the sounds

Take chances and come closer to me babe
I’m fallin’ out – now

The title of Yukimi Nagano’s DJ Shadow collaboration confirmed?

Here is the tentative tracklist to DJ Shadow’s forthcoming record the Less You Know The Betterjump. Note track 15. Source. The record will be released on September 27, 2011.

1 ‘Back to Front (Circular Logic)’
2 ‘Border Crossing’
3 ‘Stay the Course’ (ft Posdnuos of De La Soul & Talib Kweli)
4 ‘I’ve Been Trying’
5 ‘Sad and Lonely’
6 ‘Warning Call (ft Tom Vek)
7 ‘Tedium’
8 ‘Enemy Lines’
9 ‘Going Nowhere’
10 ‘Redeemed’
11 ‘Run For Your Life’
12 ‘Give Me Back the Nights’
13 ‘I’m Excited’ (ft. Afrikan Boy)
14 ‘I Gotta Rokk’
15 ‘Scale It Back’ (ft Yukimi Nagano of Little Dragon)
16 ‘Circular Logic (Front To Back)’
17 ‘(Not So) Sad and Lonely’