Archive | Skrillex

Kimbra taps Snoop Dogg for rework of Skrillex-produced single, “Top of the World”

Kimbra has put out a reworked version of “Top of the World,” recruiting California rapper Snoop Dogg to add his touch to the original. The New Zealand singer and actress released her third studio album this year, Primal Heart, with “Top Of The World” being one of the more popular numbers on the album. Skrillex also served as a co-writer and […]

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Rihanna’s team reportedly has close to 500 records ready for upcoming dancehall album, including material from Skrillex and Boi-1da

Rihanna and her label, Roc Nation, are in the midst of completing an album devoted to singer’s Caribbean roots. Sources close to the project have also suggested she’s also working on a different pop-oriented album. For the last year, team RiRi has been searching for beats, collecting what sources say is close to 500 records from […]

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Skrillex is now crafting your workout plan with new Feelcycle collaboration

Few musicians in the electronic dance music scene are more highly regarded than American DJ and Producer Skrillex. His music has been performed live across the world, and is featured routinely on the radio — it’s even used on soundtracks for television and commercials. The producer’s sound is taking on a new frontier with an announcement […]

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Pendulum’s long-awaited remix album has arrived

Drum ‘n’ bass dynasty, Pendulum, sent the EDM world reeling when they reunited for a live set at Ultra in 2016 after a five-year hiatus, with new tour dates and festival appearances following soon after. But as of this March, fans have been writhing in anticipation after the group announced there was a remix album […]

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Premiere: OddKidOut warps Skrillex and Poo Bear’s ‘Would you Ever’ into a brilliant new lofi hip-hop piece ‘Napa Street’ [Q+A]

Getting signed to a record label is no small feat for any artist, though OddKidOut’s initiation into OWSLA‘s rankings might be the most nerve racking trial by fire any new signee has ever faced. The young Philadelphia-native’s first assignment, handed down from Skrillex, was to dig through OWSLA’s discography, chop up his favorite samples, and […]

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Revist Skrillex’s legendary Red Rocks Mothership performance four years later

Back in 2014, we saw Skrillex‘s career reach its first real peak with the release of his seminal debut album and the ensuing Mothership Tour that followed. But four years in dance music can feel more like an eternity, and since then, detours with Jack Ü and massive collaboration opportunities with some of the world’s biggest […]

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Diplo: ‘it was one of XXXTentacion’s goals to get me & Skrillex to finish his next album’

Diplo was one of the many artists who took to social media to express his surprise at the sudden death of rapper XXXTentacion, who was shot while shopping for motorcycles in South Florida on June 18. “He had the biggest imagination,” Diplo wrote in an extended Instagram post in memory of the late artist, in […]

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deadmau5 to release new ‘Coffee Run’ installment featuring special guest, Getter

deadmau5 has something brewing. The producer will recommence the release of his one-on-one video interviews with electronic artists, “Coffee Run.” Filmed within deadmau5’s car, the video series will resume with Getter in the passenger seat, as deadmau5 recently revealed on Twitter. Yeah actually…. did one with @GetterOfficial the other day in a 720 https://t.co/gfw4XTEEgR — […]

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OWSLA’s newest signee, OddKidOut, samples Skrillex’s ‘Pretty Bye Bye’ in new song

Skrillex‘s OWSLA label is at it again with another strong signing of OddKidOut from West Philadelphia. The young producer moved to L.A. last year to work with the dubstep trendsetter turned label boss. Solstice EP was the result, which combined a multitude of samples from past OWSLA releases. “Getaway” uses samples from Skrillex’s “Pretty Bye Bye” to create […]

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Skrillex returns with highly anticipated remix of Pendulum’s seminal ‘The Island Pt. 1 (Dawn)’

It has been almost exactly eight years to the day since post-hardcore screamer Sonny Moore officially launched his Skrillex moniker with an aptly titled, My Name Is Skrillex EP. Electronic music was experiencing its first real emergence from the underground, but before Skrillex positioned himself to completely revolutionize the stateside bass music market, acts like Noisia, Skream […]

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1788-L remixes Skrillex and Poo Bear’s ‘Would You Ever’

Newcomer 1788-L has thrown a wrench in Skrillex and Poo Bear‘s hit track “Would You Ever.” The remix is an ode to the dubstep king himself, praising his distorted vocal production, chops, and sub bass play. Poo Bear’s vocals are center stage, as one of Justin Bieber‘s main writers should be, providing a stark contrast to the heavy drop. […]

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Skrillex rejoins festival circuit, appears on Listen Out’s 2018 lineup alongside A$AP Rocky, KLLO, and more

Australia’s Listen Out lineup bears a name that festival goers haven’t seen on a lineup for quite some time now. Electronic veteran Skrillex tops the touring festival’s 2018 lineup, scheduled to make four stops in Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, and Sydney in September. Petit Biscuit, A$AP Rocky, KLLO, Fisher, and more join the event’s diverse yet […]

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Josh Pan showcases his impressively deep catalog in new Diplo and Friends mix

Josh Pan has undoubtedly become known for his unabashedly diverse soundscapes, and with his signature sultry vocals that he frequently graces tracks with. He carefully crafts his brand from the artwork, production, singing and songwriting, which allows him to uniquely tailor his messages on all platforms. His off-kilter style has been a fitting addition to […]

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WATCH: Skrillex’s ID filled set from FORM Arcosanti 2018

Distance makes the heart grow fonder, and in the case of Skrillex, this colloquialism runs true. Having more or less taken a step back from performing, Skrillex’s instead been kicking it into high gear in the studio. His latest return to the stage was at one of the most underrated festivals in the world — […]

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Flying Lotus 3D show added last minute to FORM Arcosanti lineup, festival drops new compilation ahead of fifth installment

As FORM Arcosanti nears its fifth annual installment, the festival is gearing up to host its largest edition yet with Skrillex, Charli XCX, Fleet Foxes, Hundred Waters and more heading to the Arizona desert over Mother’s Day weekend. Unfortunately, just ahead of the event, Chance The Rapper has been forced to cancel his FORM debut, […]

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Diplo, Skrillex, Run The Jewels, and more tapped for ‘Deadpool 2’ soundtrack [STREAM]

Summer blockbuster season is upon us, and with the recent success of Marvel’s Black Panter and Avengers: Infinity War, superhero fever is in right now and expectations are high for Deadpool 2 landing later this month. Hype for the film may however peak with the release of the official soundtrack which features cuts from Skrillex, Diplo, and Run The […]

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Team EZY puts colorful spin on Skrillex & Poo Bear’s ‘Would You Ever’

Team EZY just released a remix of the Poo Bear-assisted Skrillex record, “Would You Ever.” With an effervescent approach and futuristic special effects, Team EZY adds a splash of color to the 2017 track. Team EZY and Skrillex also collaborated on the 2016 track “Pretty Bye Bye” featuring NJOMZA, and the artist has even worked in the A&R division […]

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Dimension to mix Fabriclive 98

London-based drum& bass producer, Dimension, known, among other things, for his residency at Amnesia in Ibiza, mixed his first official Fabriclive mix. Stringing together a collection of 56 tunes from the likes of Skrillex, deadmau5, Andy C, Sub Focus, and Chase & Status, alongside a handful of exclusive productions, Dimension presents a definitive snapshot of […]

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