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Disclosure Release Jaw Dropping “Caracal” Album Tracklist Featuring The Weeknd, Lorda, Sam Smith, Miguel & More

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Disclosure Tracklist

The anticipation for Disclosure's upcoming Caracal album is high having already released "Holding On," "Bang That," "Moving Mountains" and "Omen" and it just got even higher as the duo just released the full tracklist. They have enlisted none other than The Weeknd, Lorde, Miguel, Sam Smith, Gregory Porter, Lion Babe among many more fantastic names for the project. Check out the full tracklist below and be sure to watch our for the album dropping September 25th. Listen to "Holding On" and watch the "Omen" video below. Enjoy

Carcal Tracklist:

01 Nocturnal [ft. The Weeknd]
02 Omen [ft. Sam Smith]
03 Holding On [ft. Gregory Porter]
04 Hourglass [ft. Lion Babe]
05 Willing & Able [ft. Kwabs]
06 Magnets [ft. Lorde]
07 Jaded
08 Good Intentions [ft. Miguel]
09 Superego [ft. Nao]
10 Echoes
11 Masterpiece [ft. Jordan Rakei]
12 Molecules
13 Moving Mountains [ft. Brendan Riley]
14 Bang That
15 Afterthought

Kygo – Nothing Left (Ft. Will Heard)

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Longtime TSIS favorite Kygo has been rolling out his original material this year having already released "Firestone" and "Stole The Show" and now we have the follow up with "Nothing Left" featuring British singer Will Heard on vocals. The tropical house enthusiast takes things in a different direction on this one slowing things down and letting the subtle percussion and piano and string lines be the base for Will's vocals to lay on top perfectly. Stream the full song below and enjoy.

Kygo – Nothing Left (Ft. Will Heard) | iTunes

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Gallant – Weight In Gold (Ta-ku Remix) : Melodic Future Bass Remix

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Rising R&B singer Gallant has been nothing but impressive with each of his releases, and he even resides on the Mind of a Genius label alongside ZHU. His recent tune “Weight In Gold” has been on repeat for us, and now Australian trendsetting producer Ta-Ku has taken it on for a remix of his own. Ta-Ku brings a laid back approach with slow, swelling synths, syncopated drums and deep, wallowing bass that highlights the smooth vocals perfectly. Stream the full song below and we will keep you updated on a release date. This remix comes with the announcement that Gallant will be joining singer Sufjan Stevens on his North American tour with full dates below. Enjoy

Gallant – Weight In Gold (Ta-ku Remix)

Tour Dates:

10.24 – Santa Barbara, CA – Arlington Theater
10.25 – Phoenix, AZ – Orpheum Theatre
10.26 – Albuquerque, NM – Popejoy Hall
10.28 – Omaha, NE – Orpheum Theatre
10.30 – Buffalo, NY – SUNY Buffalo
10.31 – Jersey City, NJ – Lowes Jersey Theatre
11.01 – Baltimore, MD – Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
11.03 – Pittsburgh, PA – Heinz Hall
11.04 – Charlotte, NC – Ovens Auditorium
11.05 – Atlanta, GA – Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
11.06 – Orlando, FL – Walt Disney Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center
11.07 – Miami, FL – Olympia Theatre at Gusman
11.09 – North Charleston, SC – North Charleston Coliseum
11.10 – Brimingham, AL – Alabama Theatre
11.11 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
11.12 – Louisville, KY – The Kentucky Center
11.13 – Cincinnati, OH – Arnoff Center

[PREMIERE] Kanye West & The Weeknd Come Together For “Feel Stronger” Carlos Serrano Mix [Free Download]

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Last year we heard the unlikely pairing of Kanye West and Sam Smith on "Tell Me I'm The Only One" which was seamlessly mixed by Carlos Serrano

This time around The Weeknd and his recent radio smash "Can't Feel My Face" acts as the instrumental and vocal accompaniment for Kanye West's iconic "Stronger" vocals to sit perfectly over. Like all of the edits from the bootleg maestro Carlos Serrano, this will have you wondering why both artists haven't worked on something original yet. You can also hear some guest saxophone playing from TSIS regular Dominic Lalli of Big Gigantic.

Listen below to the premiere of the song and grab a free download thanks to Carlos Serrano. Enjoy!

Kanye West vs. The Weeknd – Feel Stronger (Carlos Serrano Mix) | Free Download

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Chet Faker – 1998 feat. Banks : Huge New Collaboration

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Apart from the release of “Bend,” Future Classic’s Chet Faker has mostly stayed quiet since the release of his stellar 2014
album Built On Glass which featured one of his breakout singles "1998". Now he’s released a new version of the song, and he’s enlisted the alluring vocals of LA singer Banks. She comes in adding a brand new verse and adds background vocals throughout to round out the already amazing song and give it a new dynamic we didn’t even know the original needed. Stream below and head to the iTunes store to grab the download. 

Chet Faker – 1998 Feat. BANKS | iTunes

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Drake Out Of Nowhere Drops 2 New Songs “Hotline Bling” & “Right Hand”

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Drake decides to set this week off on the best note ever with not one but two new unreleased tracks uploaded in full to his Soundcloud.

The first track “Hotline Bling” is a song that he’s been playing out at his festival performances including Governor’s Ball amongst others. It sounds like it’s bound to be the next radio single with smooth production and infectious verses and choruses.

The b-side to go with the track is "Right Hand” which is a darker, more sensual track with some very basic production.  Enjoy!

Drake – Hotline Bling

Drake ~ Right Hand

Disclosure – Omen (Ft. Sam Smith) : Must Hear Followup Collaboration

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UK based house duo Disclosure broke out in 2012 with their single "Latch" featuring at the time unknown fellow UK artist Sam Smith on vocals. Fast forward to today and Sam Smith has 4 Grammy awards and has sold 4 million copies of his In The Lonely Hour album and shows know signs of slowing down. Well as Disclosure approaches the release of their sophomore album Caracal set for a September 25th release, already seeing single "Holding On" Ft. Gregory Porter, and also the change up unexpected non album single "Bang That", the buzz couldn't be higher. 

Well today we get our ears on the full version of the long awaited return collaboration "Omen" featuring both artists. The song has a much more downtempo vibe to it than the anthemic radio ready "Latch". It'd be hard to not imagine hearing this everywhere for the rest of the year and more, yet it's definitely not quite the followup to "Latch" anyone was expecting. Enjoy!

Darius & FKJ – Ô : Downtempo Electro Soul

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FKJ is on a roll as of late with his new original “Drops” and an infectious remix of Lianne La Havas’ “Unstoppable,” and he has a new one for us today off his label, Roche Musique’s .Wave compilation. He’s teamed up with labelmate Darius on Ô,” which is one of FKJ’s most mellow releases to date as minimal percussion is accompanied by his signature slick guitar rifts and melodic keys with short, sexy vocal samples thrown in. Keep an eye on this label and keep an eye out the whole compilation due on 8/21 as Roche Musique is responsible for some of the smoothest sounds out there.

Darius & FKJ – Ô | Pre-Order on iTunes

Vindata – Getting Away (Ft. Mack) : Refreshing Future Bass via OWSLA

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Vindata has popped back on our radar with a brand new single alongside the announcement of their highly anticipated forthcoming EP Through Time And Space that's set to release through OWSLA. This epic song “Getting Away” features the angelic vocals of Mack, a female singer whose voice is a beautiful blend of R&B with a tin of pop. With heavy build-ups and drops, future synths, unbelievable vocal chopping and a new almost jungle flavor, Vindata has really taken their sound to new heights. The post-tropical era is beginning, and Vindata are one of the first to capitalize on it. Keep an eye out for their 6-track EP and enjoy the stream below!

Vindata – Getting Away (Ft. Mack) | iTunes

Post Malone – Holyfield: Must Hear Hip-Hop

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One of the next up and coming hip-hop / r&b artists right now is Post Malone, who has quickly become a favorite here at TSIS. Every song he’s released has been a hit including “White Iverson,” which has racked up millions of plays and received a refreshing remix from Malaa. He’s back at it with a brand new song “Holyfield" with his frequent collaborator FKi alongside Rex Kudo, Charlie Handsome & Listed. The beat brings a laid back sound with chill trap percussion and worldly strings that complements the catchy, laid back signature vocals that almost couldn't sound any more chill. Stream the full song below until a download is released. Enjoy!

Post Malone - Holyfield (Prod. by FKi, Rex Kudo, Charlie Handsome & Listed) | Stream Only

[PREMIERE] Midnight – Love Me Harder (The Weeknd & Ariana Grande Cover) : Chillout Electronic Cover [Free Download]

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We recently introduced up and coming Rochester, New York based singer Midnight, who tastefully blends modern R&B with electronic production. He previously linked up with newcomer producer YLXR on “Baptize” and has collaborated again on a new one covering Ariana Grande and The Weeknd’s “Love Me Harder.”

Titled “Harder,” this cover brings a future bass style beat incorporating wind chimes, atmospheric melodies, chill trap percussion and colorful falsetto singing all blended together to create their own unique version of the cover. Midnight shows he’s a vocalist to keep an eye on as his sensual singing is pleasantly soothing. Stream the full song and grab a free download below. You can also pre-order Midnight's debut 'XII LABORS' EP below. Enjoy

Midnight – Harder ft. Jez Dior (prod. by YLXR) | Free Download | iTunes

[PREMIERE] Bee’s Knees – Fidoober : Melodic House / Future Bass [Free Download]

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Today we have something exciting from one of the artists who emerged under the wing of the Colorado transplant Future Funk specialist Kill Paris. Bee's Knees, an exciting duo from LA, are getting ready to release their debut EP, Variety Pack, set to release through Kill Paris' new record label Sexy Electric. We've heard the duo before when they collaborated with Kill Paris on the remix of his own song "Falling In Love Again", which had it’s own epic Roller Skating music video. Today, we have the premiere of their song “Fidoober", which is a fun, melody driven original that blends house and future bass for a unique combination. The song starts very simple and layers on element after element, leading to an overwhelming build before a minimalistic drop that really changes things up. It will have you hooked all the way through. You can listen to the premiere of the full song and pick up your copy as a free download below. Enjoy!

Bee's Knees – Fidoober | Free Download

The Weeknd Debuts Incredible Unreleased Single

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The Weeknd has risen from an underground favorite to topping the charts globally thanks to recent singles "The Hills" and "Can't Feel My Face" and today we get the first snippet of his next single. While in London at the London Island Private event he decided to share his newest, still currently untitled single. Unlike recent songs like "Can't Feel My Face" that feel a little more geared towards the radio, this one sounds like a true signature Weeknd ballad full of truly emotion filled vocals. While all we have is a 2 minute clip and video, you might find yourself playing it more than once. We will keep you posted as more details on this come through including name and high quality stream. Enjoy!

[PREMIERE] ayokay – Kings of Summer (Feat. Quinn) : Chill Summer Electronic / Hip-Hop Collaboration [Free Download]

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Earlier this year we introduced you to the Michigan based rapper Quinn and his debut EP Change of Scenery which was entirely produced by newcomer ayokay. Well today we bring you the latest from Quinn, this time in reverse being featured on producer ayokay's debut solo single "Kings Of Summer". The atmospheric single brings in a mixture of organic acoustic elements and hard hitting electronic influence for a blend that paints the perfect soundtrack for Quinn to come in and lay down some smooth lines. Listen to the premier of the song below and grab a free download thanks to the artists. Enjoy!

ayokay – Kings of Summer (Feat. Quinn) | Free Download

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