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 CRNKN, Worthy, Anna Lunoe, AC Slater and many more get you going.
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The homie Justin Jay has been on the underground scene for years now, and he’s just entered his senior year of college. The classically trained producer explains the balance of work and school in this rad lil mini-documentary filmed in Los Angeles. Get to know the Dirtybird Records prodigy a little bit better in this short but informative vid from NHQ.
French producer, Valy Mo, has been cranking out some soulful House and Bass-infused tunes this year, and today, he’s released a top notch 3-track EP titled Tokyo Bright on Skrillex’s free-release label, Nest. Equipped with his signature, boundary-blurring style production, Tokyo Bright ventures from pitched-down vocal House to club anthem fair to a bass’d out closing track that stands apart yet inherently belongs. He’s content with keeping his sound wide open yet finds a way to keep all of his productions within the same realm of sound.
Listen and download the EP below.
UK Bass/House frontrunner, Champion, has released his anticipated Execution EP today on Skrillex’s free release imprint, Nest, with two original tracks that feature an all new breed of bassline. You may have heard TEED play it at The Do Lab at Coachella, or possibly on BBC Radio 1, or maybe even in one of Four Tet’s recent sets, but however you listen to it make sure you’ve got enough low end. Download both √+ tunes below and keep an eye out on Wednesday for a brand new Guest Mix from Champion.
GDD™ fav, Anna Lunoe, has released a 2-track EP today on Skrillex’s free imprint, Nest, and it’s quite the beast. The title track, “Bass Drum Dealer” or “BDD” for short, boasts some insane tribal percussion, a wicked halftime breakdown, and, of course, some √+ vocals from the Australian producer. The B-side, “Bad MF,” sees Anna Lunoe teaming up with Treasure Fingers for a West Coast House jam with pitched down vox and a mighty fine groove. As with all Nest releases, the tunes are available for free download via Nest’s Soundcloud. Get ready to hear this one out this summer. √+
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. √+
Night Bass pioneer, AC Slater, has released a new 5-track EP today, giving the whole batch away for free as part of the brand new, free-release Nest imprint which will live within the walls of Skrillex’s Nest HQ. The EP, titled Back To The Floor, is jam-packed with club tunes, with bits of Garage, Bassline, Electro, and House all making for an energetic party release. Get ready to hear “Roll Up” in a lot of places you go. √+