Nero are the shiiiitz, one of my favourite dubstep artists alongside Joker. Their tracks are always Supa-Xcellent quality production-wise and they never fail to inject a sense of emotion and drama into their original tracks and killa remixes.

I’m not sure if they invented it, but they’re one of the leading exponents of, what I call, PopSteP!

So it comes as no surprise that they appear on Tong’s Essential Mix, the mixtape session that every DJ in the world wishes to be on, including me of course :-).

The track list on the mix looks LEGENDARY and I’m listening to it as I write this and it’s sounding DOPE but a lil’ messy in parts!  I mean I wonder what breakage would make of their annihilation of his remix, which is unbelievable!  I meant unbelievably baaad ( as in not good ).   I think Joker suffers with the same problem of being a genius producer but pretty poor at mixtapes and these guys join him on that score!

However, they take in some of their influences, which cross with mine and millions of others, Beatles, Prince and Mahler ( I would have chosen the adagio from Sypmhony No. 5 though).

But as I said at the start, Nero are the shiiiitz and are GENIUS producers!

Nero – BBC Radio1 Essential Mix 11/13/2010 by Ear Cande

Tracklist :
01. Justice – Stress (Nero Version) [Unreleased]
02. Freestylers – Cracks (Flux Pavilion Remix)
03. The Streets – Blinded By The Lights (Nero Remix) [679]
04. The Streets – In The Middle (Nero Remix) [679]
05. Cassius – I Love You So [Ed Banger]
06. Plan B – The Recluse (Nero Remix) [Atlantic]
07. Calvin Harris – You Used To Hold Me (Nero Remix)
08. Claire Maguire – Ain’t Nobody (Breakage Remix)
09. Flux Pavilion – I Can’t Stop [Circus]
10. MJ Cole – Sincere (Nero Remix) [Prolific]
11. Doctor P – Big Boss [Circus]
12. The Jets – Crush On You (Nero Remix)
13. Downlink – Factory
14. Chase & Status – Let You Go (Nero Remix) [Mercury]
15. Nero – Welcome Reality [MTA]
16. Nero Nero – Me And You [MTA]
17. Alan Braxe – Arena
18. N.E.R.D And Daft Punk – Hypnotize U (Nero Remix)
19. Kavinsky – Pacific Coast Highway
20. Danger – 4h30
21. Justice – Let There Be Light [Ed Banger]
22. The Kills – Cheap And Cheerful (Sebastian Remix)
23. Muse Muse – Knights Of Cydonia (Feed Me Edit)
24. Skrillex – Rock N Roll [Mau5trap]
25. Deadmau5 And Wolfgang Gartner – Animal Rights [Mau5trap]
26. Daft Punk – Around The World [Virgin]
27. Gigi Barocco – Puah [Cheaper Thrills]
28. Nero – Innocence (Feed Me Remix) [MTA]
29. Justice – D.A.N.C.E (Live Version) [Ed Banger]
30. Deadmau5 – Fml [Mau5trap]
31. Uffie – Difficult (Sebastian Remix)
32. Sebastian – Threnody (Nero Edit)
33. Thomas Bangalter – Rectum
34. Thomas Bangalter – The End
35. Gustav Mahler – Symphony No.9 (Adagio)
36. Muse Muse – Exogenesis Pt.2
37. Narcosis – Dark Age Of Reason
38. Adam Freeland – Mancry (Nero Edit)
39. The Who – Baba O’Riley
40. The Who – Baba O Riley (Sebastian Remix)
41. Beastie Boys – Sabotage (Alex Metric Re-Edit)
42. Sleigh Bells – Tell ’em
43. Wolfgang Gartner – Ill America
44. Swedish House Mafia – One
45. Swedish House Mafia – One (Netsky Remix)
46. Sigma – Paint It Black
47. Chase & Status – Streetlife [Ram]
48. SpectraSoul – The Four Points
49. DC Breaks – Babyon [Viper]
50. Metrik – T 1000 [Viper]
51. Nero Nero – Do You Wanna [Viper]
52. Sub Focus Sub Focus – Timewarp VIP [Ram]
53. Sub Focus – Let The Story Begin [Ram]
54. Chase & Status – No Problem
55. The Beatles – A Day In The Life [Parlophone]
56. Magnetic Man – I Need Air [Sony]
57. Chase & Status – Eastern Jam [Ram]
58. Doctor P Feat. RSK – Black Books [Circus]
59. Brookes Brothers – In Your Eyes (Feat Johnny Osbourne) [Breakbeat Kaos]
60. Funtcase – Taking The Piss [Circus]
61. Skrillex – Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites [Mau5trap]
62. Nero – This Way [Z Audio]
63. Nero – Innocence [MTA]
64. Nero – Me And You [MTA]
65. Prince – Let’s Go Crazy [Warner Bros]


  1. you’re right its a sick tracklist.

    the netsky mix of one and sigma’s paint it black is a massive choke though dont know what the fuck to make of that

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