Playlist Breakdown: "Building Steam With a Grain of Salt" by DJ Shadow

  
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As a follow-up to each subscriber playlist, I record a short podcast that breaks down one of the playlist’s songs and explains why I included it. I explore the song’s history and influence, how I first heard it, why it’s continued to stick with me over the years, and/or its place in the playlist.

For this episode, I’m breaking down DJ Shadow’s “Building Steam With a Grain of Salt,” which originally appeared on Endtroducing..... (1996, Mo’ Wax) and was included in the “A Musical History” playlist.

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