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best of nest

As the OWSLA takeover of Boomrat continues, as do the dope playlists.  Today’s selection is “Best of Nest” compilation, bringing together a handful of the best releases on Skrillex’s free imprint, Nest HQ.  Not only do they procure releases from the best electronic acts around the world, they release it all for free.  Without further ado, let the sounds of CRNKNWorthyAnna LunoeAC Slater and many more get you going.

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LA producer, CRNKN, has released his first official EP this week on the free-release imprint, Nest, putting together six tracks as a concept EP with a diverse menu of genres that leans far from the music he was making just a year ago. The EP, The Clearing, shows a truly creative side of CRNKN that sets him apart artistically from his peers — a rare quality amongst the publish now/think later mentality that is the dance music community as of late. From Flume-ish chillout to Gesaffelstein-like Techno, CRNKN tells a story with The Clearing that has us fully entertained. Download the EP below and watch the very cool concept video for the EP as well. √+

Couldn’t be more pleased to be teaming up with Phonat today to bring you The Dirt #116.  We’ve got 11 tracks selected by us for you spanning from some absolutely prime funky chops selected in true Phonat style, to the strangest subversions of trap and some sick black acid bootlegs from me.  That, his thoughts on the tracks, and a handy little zip, coming at you!
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