Recess is the first studio album by American electronic music producer Skrillex, released on March 14, 2014 by Big Beat Records, Asylum Records, and Atlantic Records. It was recorded between 2011 and 2014 whilst Skrillex was touring around the world. Recess received mixed reviews from music critics. It charted in multiple countries worldwide and became his highest charting release in the United States and the United Kingdom. Rolling Stone later ranked it at number 22 on their 50 Best Albums of 2014 list.