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Fans worldwide were delighted last week when on March 7th,…

Fans worldwide were delighted last week when on March 7th, Skrillex delivered a mysterious app featuring a countdown clock + a retro alien game via his official site. Last night, tracks began to mysteriously unlock every 30 minutes to reveal a new full-length album by the 6-time Grammy winning artist. The full album is streaming on iTunes via “First Play” for one week & the release is worldwide March 18th.

Recess was conceived + recorded in Los Angeles, Seattle, Seoul, London, Stockholm, San Francisco & Brooklyn with guests like Ragga Twins, Chance The Rapper, Diplo, Passion Pit vocalist Michael Angelakos, OWSLA stars Kill The Noise, Alvin Risk + up-comers Milo & Otis to name just a handful. The record sees Skrillex delivering on his promise as a fully-fledged musician, taking the listener by the wrist for a celestial reconciliation with innocence, escape, passion, & love while pulling from every imaginable influence within & outside of electronic music.

Pre-order it now on iTunes.

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I still haven’t done the thing I talked about doing last week, opening this column up to late-night peformances or fan-taped camera-phone concert vids. I might still eventually do that, but this turned out to be a very good week for the traditional notions of music videos, and the best one in a while for [...]

A$AP Rocky – “Wild For The Night” Video (Feat. Skrillex)

As a rapper, A$AP Rocky’s greatest gift is for creating a sticky bad-dream sort of atmosphere. And on Long.Live.A$AP, his debut album, only one song rips right through that carefully cultivated vibe: “Wild For The Night,” a blaring dance-rap banger produced by bro-step titan Skrillex. Rocky and the veteran rap video director (and auteur of [...]