Nosaj Thing

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Nosaj Thing
Birth name Jason Chung
Origin Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres Electronic, hip hop
Occupation(s) Musician, DJ, producer
Years active 2006–present
Labels Innovative Leisure, Timetable, Alpha Pup

Nosaj Thing (born Jason Chung) is an American electronic musician based in Los Angeles, California.[1]

He has produced tracks for artists such as Kendrick Lamar,[2] Kid Cudi,[3] Busdriver,[4] Nocando,[5] and most recently, Chance the Rapper.


Nosaj Thing was involved in music at a young age and hip hop has had a profound influence on his music. At the age of 12, he learned the basics of turntables and began to produce on the computer shortly after. Nosaj Thing has since played at various shows and festivals including Sónar Festival[6] and Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California.

He self-released the debut EP, Views/Octopus, in 2006.[7]

His first album, Drift, was released on Alpha Pup Records in 2009.[8] The remix album, Drift Remixed, was released in 2010.[9] The full-length second album "Home" has been released on January 22, 2013.[10]

Nosaj Thing has founded a label titled Timetable to which he has signed a handful of artists.[citation needed]

Nosaj Thing was on the radio show DVDASA on January 15, 2014.


Studio albums[edit]

EPs and singles[edit]

  • Views/Octopus (2006)
  • DJ Sona’s Ultimate Skin Music - Ethereal (Nosaj Thing x Pretty Lights) (2015[11])

Remix albums[edit]

  • Drift Remixed (2010)



  1. ^ Martins, Chris (May 13, 2009). "Rattling the Underground With Nosaj Thing and Low End Theory". LA Weekly. 
  2. ^ Zeichner, Naomi (October 4, 2011). "Kendrick Lamar, "Cloud 10" (prod. by Nosaj Thing)". The Fader. 
  3. ^ Hoffman, K. Ross (November 2012). "Nosaj Thing". Allmusic. 
  4. ^ Chandler, D.L. (July 14, 2009). "Busdriver". Okayplayer. 
  5. ^ Weiss, Jeff (January 28, 2010). "Locked and Loaded: Nocando". LA Weekly. 
  6. ^ Parker, Tristan (June 18, 2010). "SonarFestival: Nosaj Thing Day two, pre-giginterview". Clash. Retrieved July 28, 2010. 
  7. ^ Matos, Michaelangelo (February 17, 2010). "A Smell of His Own:Nosaj Thing finds his place in the new IDM". Baltimore City Paper. Retrieved July 28, 2010. 
  8. ^ Greene, Jayson (July 8, 2009). "Nosaj Thing: Drift". Pitchfork Media. 
  9. ^ Ryce, Andrew (November 3, 2010). "Nosaj Thing – Drift Remixed". Resident Advisor. 
  10. ^ "NOSAJ THING – HOME – 01.22.13". 
  11. ^ DJ Sona’s Ultimate Skin Music - Ethereal (Nosaj Thing x Pretty Lights). YouTube. February 3, 2015. 

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