The Less You Know, The Better

2010-14:

Stay the course

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The DJ Shadow Remix Project

2010 Jul. 15

Reconstruction Productions

Artwork: Cutbert

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Fans were encouraged to submit their reinterpretation of Shadow's tracks, 17 were chosen and 1000 copies were sold through his online store.

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Def Surrounds Us / I've Been Trying

2010 Aug. 9

The New Futility

Artwork: Paul Insect, Ben Stokes, Phil Frost....

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First piece of music taken from TLYKTB, it was released on The New Futility, Shadow's imprint, but much like "Monosylabik" in 2002, his name was not mentioned on sleeve.

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2010 Sep. 8

Island Records

Artwork: Cutbert

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The tracks on this 12" were prominently used on Tour by Shadow.

The DJ Shadow Remix Project

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I Gotta Rokk

2011 May 10

Island Records

Artwork: Tony Papesh

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1st real single taken from The Less You Know, The Better, side B is noticeably playing some of the remixes created for the Remix Project and heavily used on Tour.

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2011 Aug. 1

Not on label

Artwork: Beci Orpin

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Given away to the first 500 people to purchase tickets to his gig at the Prince Bandroom in Melbourne, Australia.

Sad And Lonely

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I'm Excited (ft. Afrikan Boy)

2011 Sep.

Island Records

Artwork: Tony Papesh

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Meant to be the 2nd single taken from TLYKTB, it was finally shelved due to sample clearance issues. Some street releases on CD still exist as they were pressed prior to being shut.

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2011 Sept. 26

Island Records / Verve Forecast

Artwork: Tony Papesh

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This track features Tom Vek on vocals.

It's been released as promo copies only for radio plays, both in the UK and US.

Warning Call (ft. Tom Vek)

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2011 Oct. 3

Island Records

Artwork: Tony Papesh

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Shadow's 5th LP only got 1 vinyl version, but when purchasing it on CD, Japan, Poland, Germany, Czech Republic and France got a title written in their native language. Most of these variations were only sold on Tour.

The Less You Know, The Better

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2012 Feb. 21

Island Records / Verve Forecast

Artwork: Tony Papesh

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Intended as an EP taken from TLYKTB, the title track features Swedish band Little Dragon with Yukimi Nagano on vocals.

Scale It Back (ft. Little Dragon)

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2012 Apr. 21

A&M Records

Artwork: Various

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Scarce 45 released during RSD 2012, UK only.

Come On Riding (Through The Cosmos)

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2012 Sep. 12

Reconstruction Productions

Artwork: Lifted Research Group

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Shadow found beats and demos on his floppy discs. One will hear early tries for tracks released in 2002, or even demos for the shelved Blackalicious LP that he was meant to produce.

Total Breakdown: Hidden Transmissions From The MPC Era, 1992-1996

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2012 Sep.

Island Records

Artwork: Trevor Jackson

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"Won't You Be" is not on disc even if stated on cover. "Listen"features Terry Reid on vocals, it's one of the new tracks from Reconstructed | The Best Of DJ Shadow.

Listen (ft. Terry Reid)