Skrillex has finally released the first half of his highly anticipated double album, Quest For Fire, which includes a collaboration with hip-hop icon Missy Elliott and French DJ Mr. Oizo titled “RATATA.” The album, released on OWSLA/Atlantic, features a diverse range of collaborations with artists such as Four Tet, Dylan Brady, josh pan, and Starrah.
Quest For Fire includes previously released tracks such as “Rumble” with Fred again.. and Flowdan, “Leave Me Like This” with Bobby Raps, and “Xena” with Nai Barghouti. The album also features a very pretty collab with Starrah and Four Tet called “Butterflies,” and a convergence of Noisia, josh pan, and 100 gecs’ Dylan Brady called “Supersonic (my existence).”
The album is an impressive showcase of Skrillex’s versatility as a producer, with each track delivering a unique sound that is sure to keep fans on their toes. The collaboration with Missy Elliott and Mr. Oizo is a particular standout, with “RATATA” begging for one of Missy’s trademark bugged-out videos.
Skrillex has been teasing the release of his double album since the start of 2023, with the second half, titled Don’t Get Too Close, set to drop in the spring. Fans can expect even more collaborations and surprises from the Grammy-winning producer.
In addition to the release of Quest For Fire, Skrillex is set to perform at Madison Square Garden with Four Tet and Fred again… on February 18. The show is sure to be a must-see event for fans of the producer and his collaborators.
Overall, Quest For Fire is an exciting release for Skrillex fans and a testament to his continued evolution as an artist. The album features a range of collaborations that showcase his ability to work with a diverse range of artists while staying true to his signature sound.