It seems like it was only yesterday that Derek Vincent Smith surprised everyone by announcing Michal Menert, one of the original founders of Pretty Lights, would be joining him on stage at the Gorge to perform select tracks from “Taking Up Your Precious Time.” As if that wasn’t enough, the man just dropped 16 rare and unreleased tracks that you can stream or download below:

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Included with these new tunes was a message for the fans:

“To celebrate the new season of the Episodic Festival series, premiering next week on August 4th and 5th at The Gorge Amphitheater in George, WA, Pretty Lights has released a collection of rare, and unreleased tunes into the hands of fans in the form of USB 2.0.


As the “Pretty Lights Movement” project continues to evolve, the idea of getting old and rare tunes to the fans as a way to progressively collaborate, bring the entire community together, share art in a different format, and move these rare pieces of sound forward to the social media platform also continues to evolve.


The Pretty Lights team has big things in store for this years Episodic Festival Series and the rest of 2017, along with the growing #PLMovement project… The expansion of this idea, the ongoing collaboration within the PLF community, and the sharing of art from all the different artists involved in new progressive ways, are things to look forward to from the PL team and the family in the near future… Stay Tuned!”