Kid Cudi doesn't exactly follow the typical method of doing things and tends to release music randomly at unexepcted times, and one of those times is right now. He just shared a brand new song titled "Love" which was recorded last year yet never released. The song that is produced by Cudi go-to Dot Da Genius which actually samples Ratatat and their song "Sunblocks", paves way for Cudi to deliver some silky smooth verses. What's crazy is that Ratatat and Cudi have been friends since previous work on Pursuit Of Happiness and have even personally approved this track. Listen below and start getting excited for his forthcoming album, Man on the Moon III. Enjoy!
Kid Cudi – Love | Stream Only
After teasing "All Day", the newest Kanye West track that was debuted at the Brit Awards live last week has been leaked in full quality. This song is the second off his forthcoming still very mysterious new studio album So Help Me God, which we now have the artwork for, above. This song featuring some nicely placed vocal features from Allan Kingdom, Theophilus London and even some whistling from Paul McCartney (Which apparently warrants getting a feature when you are that big). Not every Kanye West song is one you can replay endlessly, but this is definitely of them. Listen to the newly leaked full version below, enjoy!
Kanye West – “All Day” (Feat. Allan Kingdom, Theophilus London, & Paul McCartney)
Last fall Diplo and his Mad Decent crew set out to the seas for their first ever cruise ship, the fittingly titled Mad Decent Boat Party. The 4 day long event went down in history as some of the most ratchet, out of control, and equally epic days for all those who had ever attended, including some of our team. Well the Norwegian Pearl cruiselines have somehow let Diplo and his crew take the boat over once more.
The 2015 edition of the Mad Decent Boat Party will be departing from Miami on November 11th and the ship will set course to the brand new private beach of Cozumel, Mexico and will return on November 15th.
The lineup this year is also somehow even better featuring headliners Jack Ü, Diplo, Skrillex, Dillon Francis, Flosstradamus, ILoveMakkonen, Major Lazer, Thomas Jack, A-Trak, G-Eazy and many more others including Alison Wonderland, Ape Drums, Borgore, Brazzabelle, Brillz, Brunch Bounce, Chris Lorenzo, Dirty South Joe, Eli & Fur, ETC!ETC!, Gent & Jawns, Giraffage, Grandtheft, Hayden James, HoodboiJauz, Jubilee, Keys N Krates, Lunice, Martin Solveig, Mija, MØ, Nadastrom, Oliver Heldens, Party Favor, Paul Devro, Sam Feldt, Shash'U, Skrillex, Smalltown DJS, Snakehips, TJR, Torro Torro, Troyboi, TWRK, and more!
Everyone who went last year has already booked cabins for this year, and convinced all their friends to do the same. It's going to be selling out far in advanced this year, so if you can make it work, do whatever you can to make it out for this year. Pre-book your cabins now while they are still available. We hope to see you all out on the boat this year!
As Action Bronson continues to approach the March 24th release of his highly antipated debut studio album Mr. Wonderful, we get our hands on one of the most buzzed cuts on the release. "Baby Blue" is a collaboration with Chance the Rapper and is produced by UK legend Mark Ronson. The chemistry of both rappers is off the charts over Ronson's unbeatble prodcution. Enjoy!
Action Bronson - Baby Blue ft. Chance The Rapper (Prod. Mark Ronson) | Stream Only
Apart of the TDE family alongside Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul just leaked a vicious, near 3 minute, freestyle without any approval from the label, stating "I might get dropped from the label for this 1, but fuck it…"
The appropriately titled "47 Bars" features a smooth production, thanks to Hip-Hop legend The Alchemist, that paves the way for Ab-Soul to come in and perfectly lay non stop bars. From puns about Spiderman to dogging on guys wearing capes, Ab-Soul manages to leave no one untouched. Listen to the freestyle below and enjoy!
Ab-Soul – 47 Bars
Less than a month out from the release of his major label debut titled Mr Wonderful, Action Bronson has given us the visuals to “Actin Crazy.” This smooth track features psychedelic production from OVO producer Noah “40” Shebib as Bronson fools around in a film studio using silly animations on the green screen. The album features appearances by Chance The Rapper, Party Supplies, Big Boy Bes, and more as the Queens rapper follows up his collection of stellar mixtapes with his first full length album. Stay tuned for the album out on 3/24 via Vice / Atlantic. Enjoy!
Action Bronson – Actin Crazy (Music Video)
Swedish based Kasbo continues to appear on our radar yet again for the fourth time in a few months following his remixes of both Louis Futon's "Sir Rock" and Icona Pop's "Get Lost" and breakout original Kaledioscope. Today he takes on indie group Vance Joy and flips their 2013 single "Riptide" and gives it a proper 2015 future bass makeover. Kasbo completely reimagines the song adding new piano lines and unique percussion that rides into melodic drops while managing to highlight the vocals and guitar perfectly. Enjoy
Vance Joy – Riptide (Kasbo Remix) | Free Download
Climbing Toronto / Austin rapper Tory Lanez has been on our radar for years now and has not been short on releases the past few months including songs "Diego" and "Mama Told Me" produced by Ryan Hemsworth. Today Tory has teamed up with London based production duo Snakehips for a very unexpected but incredible collaboration titled "Dímelo". Snakehips step out of the box on this one and lay down a synth-fueled, 808-heavy, hip-hop meets R&B beat which Tory proceeds to step up and destroy bouncing from singing and rapping seamlessly. The song was made in one night as part of the "Songs From Scratch & Yours Truly" campaign, which spawned tracks like the GoldLink x Chet Faker heater last year. Stream the full song below and we will keep you posted on a download. Enjoy
Snakehips x Tory Lanez – Dímelo
The always incredible Australian beatmaker Ta-Ku has just unveiled his latest release which appears to be an unlikely collaboration with Jaden Smith. The 16 year old son of Will Smith displays some lyrical prowess over these three new songs that are uploaded as one continues track titled “Beast Mode.” Ta-Ku utilizes a classic hip hop vibe on these beats with smooth melodies, solid percussion, and even manages to work in a sample from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory's “Imagination” song. Jaden displays his versatility and potential to truly be considered a very legitimate rapper. Enjoy!
Ta-Ku x Jaden Smith – Beast Mode
While the internet nearly exploded from the unexpected release of Drake's mixtape album, buzz continues to build around A$AP Rocky's sophomore album offering with the now titled A.L.L.A. album. Following up both "Lord Pretty Flacko Jodye 2" and "Multiply" we get a collaboration alongside both Sway Burr and Rich Homie Quan with "Indie". The dark beat sets the tone for both Rocky, Burr and Quan to all step up with their parts. Listen to the full stream below and we will update with more details regarding download / release as they come in. Enjoy!
A$AP Rocky – Indie ft Sway Burr & Rich Homie Quan
"Two Nights Under The Starlit Skies In The Majestic Colorado Mountains"
Pretty Lights, one of the most influential faces in live electronic music, and Colorado's hero, always continues to keep his fans guessing with unexpected twists every single year. Last year he managed to work with the Colorado Symphony to have them play with him for his last two nights at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre.. a venue he's been selling out for over 4 years now. He has headlined festivals all across the world and played in the smallest and biggest of cities. This week he has revealed some very exciting, and long awaited news, the first ever true Pretty Lights camping event. The guy has been dominating the camping festival circuit for years now, so it only made sense.
He has chosen the gorgeous location of Telluride, Colorado, and specifically the Telluride Town Park, out in the open right next to the gorgeous Rocky Mountains as close as you can get to the stars. He is set takeover the amazing outdoor location over August 28th and 29th this summer where he will be making history.
This is what Derek Vincent Smith aka Pretty Lights has to say about the special 2 day gathering:
"I've thought a lot about what a perfect place to throw a Pretty Lights concert might be, and what that actually means. I think that Telluride Town Park might be a place like that. The energy that resonates there is beyond the cusp of my own understanding but it is powerful and undeniable. I think that the seclusion of Telluride creates a real opening to focus on getting in touch.. with each other, ourselves, and the vibrations we experience as music, light, and life. PLUS the stars shine incredibly bright and the mountains are jaw dropping. These two nights in Telluride will be an awesome and historic opportunity to experience a live Pretty Lights show in what may be the perfect venue,"
You can purchase tickets to this special, extremely unique event through here on Feb 27th.
Rae Sremmurd made waves with their debut album, and today we hear a remix of one of their less popular tunes from the release, "This Could Be Us". The song is flipped upside down thanks to Pittsburgh's nosleep who has been on quite the roll with his recent remixes of The Weeknd's "Wicked Games" and P Reign, Drake and Future's "DnF". The producer completely restructures the song, adding unique percussion and a fresh new synth melody on the drops that will stick in your head. This is easily nosleep's best track to date, and he luckily has made it available as a free download. Listen below, grab a copy and look out for nosleep and enjoy!
Rae Sremmurd – This Could Be Us (nosleep remix) | Free Download
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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 Thissongissick.com. 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