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Revisit Skrillex's undersung 'Leaving' EP because it turns six

We’re celebrating the sixth anniversary of Skrillex‘s toned-down three-track EP, Leaving, which was completely dropped to members of OWSLA‘s subscription service, The Nest, on January three, 2013. The prolonged play grew to become public on Sonny Moore’s YouTube and SoundCloud pages the subsequent day.

“Scary Bolly Dub” is a rework of “Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites,” an edit of the mind-melting authentic that Skrillex performed stay and circulated on the web a yr earlier than its launch. One can actually hear the slowed-down likeness towards the tip of the monitor.

“The Reason” is available in at a cool 100 BPM — a couple of vitality notches under the standard 140 BPM dubstep mayhem listeners had been accustomed to on the time. This tempo has relevance nowadays within the slower wobbles that REZZ and different dubstep artists have been popularizing.

“Leaving” runs with a posh percussion sample, showcasing Skrillex’s innate drum proficiency that he makes use of right now for giant label credit score releases. The EP was a little bit of a departure from his regular raucous tunes, showcasing a extra tender aspect to Skrillex’s manufacturing capabilities.

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