Mac Miller – First Day Of My Life (Bright Eyes Acoustic Cover) : Acoustic Indie / Rap Cover

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Mac Miller just did a completely unexpected cover of indie / folk artist Bright Eyes. He covered one of my favorite tracks sung by Coner Oberst aka Bright Eyes, “First Day Of My Life”. Mac didn’t turn it into a hip-hop remix sampling the beat, he covered it. Never heard Mac sing like this. And that’s Mac playing the guitar, complete with random solo at the end. Chill out, enjoy!

Mac Miller – First Day Of My Life (Bright Eyes Acoustic Cover) | Direct Download

Deadmau5 ft. Kaskade – Trap For Me (Van Toth Remix) : Smooth “Move For Me” Trap Remix

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Yep.. every single song you know is getting a full trap remix.. and we’ve got another fresh one. This time the smooth house / trance anthem “Move For Me” by Deadmau5 and Kaskade gets trapped out. It’s a very simple remix that highlights some of the best parts of the original with that signature trap edge. Props to Van Toth for this remix. Turn it up, enjoy!

Deadmau5 & Kaskade – Trap For Me (Van Toth Remix) | Direct Download

North Coast Music Festival 2012 VIP Contest + Preview: Win A VIP Package + Who To See

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As it’s nearing towards the end of the festival season, and North Coast Music Festival hopes to be “Summer’s Last Stop” taking place in the heart of Chicago, Illinois at Union Park this labor day weekend (August 31st – September 2nd) . This massive 3 day festival is finally upon us featuring such artists as Knife Party, Pretty Lights, Axwell, Steve Angello, STS9, Steve Aoki, Atmosphere, Alesso, Gramatik, Modestep, Chuckie, Excision, Beats Antique, and that’s just naming a handful of the headliners… and we for those who don’t already have tickets, look below on how to get hooked up. And for everyone already planning on going, look below at a few of the artists you shouldn’t miss! And those without tickets who don’t want to risk it, 3 day tickets are sold-out, and Sunday is sold-out as well, leaving only Friday and Saturday single tickets available here

North Coast 2012 x Thissongissick Contest Prizes

[1st Place] (1 Winner Picked) Pair of VIP Tickets + 2 tickets to any after party each night 

[2nd Place] (2 Winners Picked) Pair of GA tickets + 1 Pair of any After Party Tickets (2 Winners)

[3rd Place] (3 Winners Picked) Pair of GA tickets

 3 Simple Steps to Enter to Win the North Coast VIP Experience

1. “Like” the and North Coast Facebook Pages


North Coast Music Festival:

2. “Like” / “Share” this contest blog post and then“Like” and “Share” the pinned post at the top of our facebook page wall

3. Comment on the facebook post answering the question “Why do you deserve to go to North Coast Music Festival?”

The contest will run till Friday August 31st at  12pm MST (Colorado) / 1pm CST (Chicago) / 2pm EST (New York)

Congrats to all the winners!

(Entries must be a resident from the United States or Canada)

Bonus. Get your friends to enter the contest to increase your chances!

See Full Lineup Here | Buy Tickets Here

North Coast Website

18 Artists Not Too Miss at North Coast Music Festival 2012

  • Atmosphere
  • Gramatik
  • Pretty Lights 
  • Knife Party
  • Steve Aoki
  • Excision
  • People Under The Stairs
  • Beats Antique
  • Modestep
  • Two Fresh
  • STS9
  • Mord Fustang
  • Boombox
  • Minnesota
  • Big Boi
  • Axwell
  • Midnight Conspiracy
  • Stratus

Our North Coast Music Festival After Party Picks

[Purchase Tickets To All After-Parties Here]

Sunday Night at House of Blues will be the second official Grizmatik show.. the first was at the Thissongissick secret Forest set at Electric Forest!

North Coast Music Festival Video Trailer

Avicii – Last Dance (Instrumental Club Mix) : Huge New Progressive House Anthem

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Avicii is finally back it, realeasing new tracks. Here is the club instrumental mix of “Last Dance” his most recent club BANGER. This track captures the smooth softer trance side of Avicii, yet still has the huge epic progressive house drops. Turn up the bass for this one, and get ready for some more new Avicii. This track just got released on Beatport. Enjoy!

Avicii – Last Dance (Instrumental Mix) | Beatport | Download

Also if you are in the California or New York area, don’t miss out as Avicii is playing a few historic shows. For New york he is playing two nights at the legendary Radio City Music Hall.. the first ever for an electronic artist. Then for California he’ll be playing three nights at Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Purchase tickets here before they all sell out!!

Purchase tickets to the rest of Avicii’s tour dates this fall

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[TSIS PREMIERE] Static Revenger feat. Dev – Turn The World On (TheFatRat Dub Remix) + (Protohype + Kezwik Remix) : Electro House + Dubstep Remixes

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Today I’ve got 2 massive remixes from of a huge electronic track “Turn The World On” by Static Revenger Ft. Dev. The original has a nice dance vibe complete with Daft Punk sounding robot vocals. The first remix here is our premiere of the TheFatRat Dub Remix.. which is a bass heavy electro house anthem with all of Dev’s vocals removed, leaving just the robot voices and TheFatRat’s signature nasty basslines, making a perfect track for DJ’s. It is for sale through Beatport, on top of our download. Next up is a filthy dubstep remix from Protohype and Kezwik, we’ve featured the bass heavy Protohype quite a few times on the site, always dropping gold. For their remix they left in the vocals from Dev, getting annihilated by the massive bass. Fair warning, this one is not for the feint of heart. And it is charting on Beatport, so go support Protohype and Kezwik. Enjoy!

Static Revenger – Turn The World On ft. Dev (TheFatRat Dub) | Purchase Beatport | Download

Static Revenger – Turn The World On ft. Dev (Protohype & Kezwik Remix) | Purchase Beatport

Be Sure to follow TheFatRat and Protohype and Kezwik

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Thrift Shop (Ft. Wanz) (Official Music Video)

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis uncleash the amazing visuals complimenting their recent comical yet catchy anthem “Thift Shop” featuring Wanz. The track hasn’t left repeat, and the video does is perfect justice showing the duo all around a thrift shop wearing some amazing items. Full screen and pick up the single in iTunes if you haven’t already. This is off their upcoming debut album The Heist due out October 9th.  Enjoy!

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Thrift Shop (Ft. Wanz) | Purchase iTunes

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GRiZ – Smash the Funk + Album Release Date : Must Hear Future Funk / Electro Soul / Glitch Hop

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Mad Liberation Out for Free September 4th

Damn, I’ve been waiting for this for quite some time.. GRiZ.. the past Michigan resident who has made his way to Boulder has finally announced that his Mad Liberation album will be coming out September 4th for free. TSIS has been following this talented 22 year old producer ever since we posted his his MASSIVE remix of Aerosmith’s “Dream On”. This is the last single off of Mad Liberation to come out before it drops next week. There isn’t an official tracklist, but I believe that “The Future Is Now” and “Where Is The Love” are on the album as well. This track “Smash the Funk” is a future funk /groovestep bass heavy BANGER. It starts off with a dancey funk break which immedately picks up some energy with a little bass. It then moves it then builds up more and more energy until the bass finally comes crashing in complete with his eerie high pitched synths. The track has soul and emotion, yet capturing a modern crunchy edge.. to form GRiZ’s distinct flavor. Turn up the bass, get ready for September 4th, this looks to be one of the biggest releases of the year. Enjoy!

GRiZ – Smash the Funk | Direct Download

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Don’t forget GRiZ is playing Rowdytown at Red Rocks presented by featuring Big Gigantic, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Dillon Francis!!

deadmau5 ft. Gerard Way – Professional Griefers (Official Music Video) : Most Expensive Electronic Music Video Ever

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Whoaa.. Deadmau5 just kicked up the game for electronic music videos a bit for his recent single “Professional Griefers” featuring Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance. He released a Behind the Scenes video claiming that this way the most expenseive electronic music video ever made, a little hard to believe.. but it is pretty well done. He it features Deadmau5 and Gerard Way controlling robotic deadmau5 robots from deadmau5 cubes in a UFC cage setting. It’s epic, turn it full screen, and listen to the regular and instrumental versions below, enjoy!

Deadmau5 – Professional Griefers (Ft. Gerard Way) | Purchase Beaport | Download

See UFC Deadmau5 V.S. Gerard Way Poster after the jump!

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[TSIS PREMIERE] KOAN Sound – Sly Fox [OWSLA] : Must Hear Funky Glitch Hop BANGER

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Funky is an understatemen for KOAN Sound, the massive duo from Bristol, UK that have been signed to Skrillex’s OWSLA label. Well the duo we can’t get enough of are dropping their latest EP titled The Adventures of Mr. Fox on OWSLA on September 4th. To hook up our fans we got the exclusive download of the track ‘Sly Fox’ off the EP before it drops. This track is vey funky, has a smooth intro, then packs a punch to that distinct brand of KOAN Sound bass. Turn this up, don’t miss the EP when it drops, enjoy!

KOAN Sound – Sly Fox | Direct Download

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Hoodie Allen – Feel The Love : Fresh New Hip-Hop + Dates [Free Download]

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Hoodie Allen is back with a fresh new song a tribute to his fans. He says “This song is dedicated to all the fans who have helped me feel the love since I’ve started making music. This is the least I can do to say thank you - Hoodie”. It’s got a fun electronic beat produced by his go to guy RJF, fueled by a vocal sample. This track has been on repeat, enjoy the free download, and even lyric video above!

Hoodie Allen – Feel The Love (Produced by RJF) | Direct Download

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Don’t forget that Hoodie Allen is about to embark on the Excellent Adventure Tour with G-Eazy starting September 7th going through September 30th across the U.S.

See all the dates here. Tickets are almost selling out at a lot of the dates. Don’t miss out!!

Dada Life – Feed the Dada (So Much Dada) (Music Video) : Must See Music Video + New Dada Land Tour Dates

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Everything with Dada Life is just a little bit different, and that’s just the case with the release of one of their biggest anthems the have ever created “Feed the Dada (So Much Dada)”. This built up this song as having “THE BIGGEST DROP EVER”.. and quite possibly could be. This is electro house gold, complete with powerful vocals talking about letting your body get taken over by the raw energy of “Dada”. The music starts with some dancing.. then a relgiious ceremony featuring Bananas and the Swedish duo Stefan and Ollie… Can’t stop watching and listening to this, enjoy! Don’t miss out on the first Dada Life live show touring across the U.S. this fall! Purchase tickets here

Dada Life Presents Dada Land Tour : See Below for Dates on the Debut of the Dada Life live show (Select Dates with Tiesto + 12th Planet)!! Purchase Tickets Here

Dada Life – Feed the Dada (So Much Dada)| Purchase Beatport 

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Dada Life Presents Dada Land Tour Dates After the Jump!

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Macklemore x Ryan Lewis – Thrift Shop (ft. Wanz) : Must Hear Hip-hop

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Damn… Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are on a roll. Following up the powerful Same Love, they drop a more light hearted comical ode to discount shopping, “Thrift Shop (Ft. Wanz)”. This track is seriously amazing.. from the incredible horn filled production.. too the insanely unique lyrics. I’ll say it again, there is no rapper alive as good a storyteller as Macklemore. And Ryan Lewis continues to establish himself as one of the hottest producers in the game. This is another track off their highly anticipated album The Heist released on October 9th, with supporting world tour. For now, replay this song as much as you’d like, and purchase through iTunes, enjoy!

Macklemore x Ryan Lewis – Thrift Shop (Feat. Wanz) | Purchase iTunes

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Don’t forget Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are playing Rowdytown at Red Rocks presented by featuring Big Gigantic, Dillon Francis, and GRiZ!!

Savoy – Supertrail [EP] : Free 7 Song Electro / Dubstep EP

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Savoy follow up there countless beatport hits with a 7 song free EP with a range of genres, Supertrail. It ranges from dubstep to electro all filled with their crunchy Savoy edge. . For the smooth electro house track ‘More’ and melodic dubstep hitter ‘So Bad’ they teamed up with vocalist Heather Bright who sung on “We Are the Sun”. They even unleashed their take on trap / moombahton with a unique BANGER ‘Senator’ that will get you shaking. Don’t miss any of these free tracks and grab the whole EP, enjoy!

Savoy – Supertrail [EP] | Direct Download

Be Sure to Follow Savoy through Facebook

Don’t miss Savoy’s collaboration with Sofi on Under Your Skin (DIY)

[TSIS PREMIERE] Shwayze – Shwayzed and Confused Album Preview : New Summer Hip-Hop Album

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Shwayze was one of first rappers to really carved that acoustic summer hip-hop vibe with his past work with Singer Cisco Adler for songs like “Buzzin” and “Corana and Lime”. He made a more projects with Cisco over the past few years and has recently been working on his first solo project called Shwayzed and Confused. It captures that initial laid back summer vibe, mixed with a newer matured timeless twist. He lets us premiere an video album stream featuring short clips of each track on the album. To go along with the release he captured shots of his home city of Malibu, California. We’ll keep you posted on the release of his new album, for now enjoy!

Shwayze – Shwayzed and Confused  (Album sampler)

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My story has changed quite a lot since moving to Boulder, Colorado and starting Thissongissick back in 2010. My name is Nick Guarino and this is We've grown a lot since, but the original goal has always stayed the same: making it easier for you to discover sick new music that you've never heard before. In high school I would make mix cd's for my friends to show them all the new music I was discovering. Now, through TSIS, we work with musicians and record labels from all over the world to showcase a variety of the freshest electronic, hip-hop, indie, and alternative music to a global following that is comprised of millions of music lovers in over 110 countries - every single month. So, make yourself at home while enjoying countless amazing musicians from a variety of genres and let the sick sounds fill your ears! - Nick



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