DJ Equipment: 
Pioneer CDJ 400
Pioneer DJM400 Mixer 
Traktor Scratch 
Macbook Pro
Ableton Live

Was heavily influenced by 311, Smashing Pumpkins, Beastie Boys, Enigma, and U2 at an early age. 

DJ Shadow sparked his interest in DJing after witnessing a truly inspirational and life changing set at the Ogden Theatre in Denver, CO on April 29, 2007