Yes you read that correctly, after his massive Coachella set, Kygo has just shared exciting news that he will be launching the first ever Kygo hotel taking over the Scandic Ornen Hotel for 3 days over the weekend of June 12th – 14th. This will be to celebrate his headline set at Bergenfest alongside Sam Smith in his home town of Bergen, Norway.
"This is not just any hotel take over this is the real deal!" says Kygo's team
From the fully custom entrance you can see the rendering above, to being able to "play a Kygo video game in the entrance where you can tap along to all of his notorious melodies". There will even be a fully "decked out party room" where Kygo will be performing a special intimate show.
Also throughout the hotel and hallways you will be treated to hearing unreleased songs from Kygo's debut studio album set to release later this year.
You can buy tickets and see more info on Bergenfest here.
HARD Presents continues to grow their incredible Holy Ship! and Day of the Dead brands, but today we get the lineup for their biggest event of the year, HARD Summer. They somehow managed to match if not top last year's lineup from the headliners down to all the amazing acts sprinkled throughout. Headliners include Jack U, The Weeknd, Ratatat, Chromeo, Dillon Francis and many more. They continue to shift from their rave roots into more of a traditional music festival incorporating live acts.
The festival will take place over the weekend of August 1st & 2nd at it's original location of Fairplex, CA right outside of LA.
Watch the outrageous trailer below featuring Dillon Francis breaking out from a band to a solo spooning act with cameos from Skrillex, Destructo, Chromeo, Mija and more.
[PREMIERE] You Need To Go To This 6 Day Long Festival On A Private Island In Fiji, “Your Paradise Fiji”Posted in Bangin, Chill, Events by nick | Tags: Fiji, Music Festival, Your Paradise
Say hello to your new favorite festival that you must somehow find your way to attend. Your Paradise in Fiji, a festival that started last year that includes 6 days of partying on a private island, seeing some of the most incredible music around, and even doing things like dolphin safaris. This is a real event, you can actually attend.
Well they have chosen the luscious land of Malolo Lailai Island in Fiji, somewhere that has never experienced a music festival and thrown a 6 day long festival full of some of the best music in the world until last year which ended up selling out, with artists including Alison Wonderland, Doorly, Touch Sensitive, Hayden James, L D R U and Yahtzel among many more. This year they are kicking things up bringing in an even bigger lineup of talent that’s yet to be revealed, even more new activities and adventures to properly explore Fiji during the days like skydiving, surfing, parasailing, scuba diving and much much more!! Just watch the official after movie for 2014 and you can see how incredible of an experience it will be.
We are extremely happy to not only be the US premiere of the official after movie you can watch below, we are also excited to be partnering up with Your Paradise Fiji and will be curating a very special party during the trip. We will be revealing the exciting details on our TSIS party among many others you won't be able to forget if you are lucky enough to be apart of this music & cultural opportunity of a lifetime.
Tickets will be available May 18th along with the lineup and party announcements, so start making plans now. We can't stress how epic this is going to be!
Your Paradise Fiji 2014 – Official Aftermovie
deadmau5, Bassnectar, The Weeknd, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Big Gigantic & 70+ More Set To Headline Summer Set Music & Camping FestivalPosted in Bangin, Chill, Events, News by nick | Tags: Action Bronson, Bassnectar, Big Gigantic, Deadmau5, Summer Set Music Festival, The Weeknd
React Presents and SIM Shows teamed up 3 years ago for the first ever Summer Set Music and Camping Festival which takes place in the outskirts of Minneapolis in a gorgeous outdoor setting over the weekend of Aug 14th-16th this year. For the 4th edition of the festival, they truly amped things up bringing out their most diverse and impressive lineup yet. Spanning electronic, hi-hop, and live music this festival has something special for everyone. The headliners set the tone and include deadamau5, Bassnectar, The Weeknd, and Big Gigantic which would already be enough to make us get to the fest. But just take a look at the unbelievable list of support: hip-hop icons Bone Thugs N Harmony performing with all original members playing E: 1999 in its entirety, plus Action Bronson, Carnage, Die Antwoord, G-Eazy, Lettuce, Lotus, ODESZA, Purity Ring, Railroad Earth, Thievery Corporation, Tycho, and Zeds Dead, to name a few.
This only scratches the surface on this simply massive lineup for Summer Set, which has undoubtedly planted themselves in an entirely different league compared to other festivals in the country.
Selling out is almost guaranteed. Early bird tickets are already gone, so don't miss out getting your tickets while still available here.
Rising superstar Kygo is taking the dance world by storm one release and mainstage festival play at a time. Well before his massive performance at Coachella yesterday, Kygo announced on his Facebook page that he'd be throwing out 20 special usb sticks in the crowd that would hold a surprise. That surprised ended up being his collab with Dillon Francis titled "Coming Over," and features vocals from James Hershey. You can stream the high quality mp3 below and look out for an official release. Enjoy
Kygo & Dillon Francis (Ft James Hersey) – Coming Over
Oliver Heldens is quickly becoming one of the biggest names in electronic music releasing worldwide hits and playing mainstages across the globe with his "Future House" sound. Well he is set to play one of his biggest shows yet taking over LIV Nightclub on Thursday, April 16th as a part of their new weekly Just Dance series which aims to show new and more future sounding artists then their typical roster.
Today we are happy to announce we've partnered up with the prestigous LIV Nightclub and hugely respected V-MODA headphones to hook one of you readers up like never before. You will get a custom 1 of 1 printed V-MODA Pro headphones with Oliver Heldens on one side and Thissongissick on the other side, signed by Oliver Heldens himself (See picture below). You and 3 of your friends will be getting to meet and hang with Oliver Heldens personally before his set, and then have VIP tickets to the show that night. Enter through the widget below for your chance to win. Full prizes and details below.
LA bass pioneer Kill The Noise has been fairly quiet on releasing originals but has now returned with a massive collaboration with Aussie electro producer Tommy Trash on the massive new single "Louder", which is taken from KTN's forthcoming debut studio album. The song is a relentless electro heater that shows each producer's respective styles with heavy drums, gnarly growls and a drop that is guaranteed to bring out your bass face. Kill The Noise and Tommy Trash will be setting out on an eight date North American "Louder" tour to celebrate the release with all dates below. With both of these DJS involved, this is a tour you will not want to miss. Stream the full song below and we will keep you updated as details roll in for a release date.
Kill the Noise and Tommy Trash – 'Louder' feat. Rock City
As the year heats up with festivals and warm weather, we are pleased to announce our annual end of season party with our great friends Big Gigantic; Rowdytown IV will take place at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre here in the mountains of Colorado for another two nights . Past years have featured some incredible opening acts that have all gone on to do their own very big things; including Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, GRiZ, Dillon Francis, Adventure Club, Carnage, SAVOY and many more. This will be the fourth year with the past three all selling out in advance!
This year might rival previous years for one of the most stacked lineups yet!! "Funk With Me", the recent collaboration with Big Gigantic, and TSIS favorite hip-hop / electronic duo Two Fresh opening up the night and rounding out the two days for a jaw dropping lineup. Also this year, the band will also be starting each night with what they will be calling, 'Big Gigantic Mixtape 2009/2010', where they will be playing different older tunes each night with a LIVE BAND to start the night off., Australian pioneer of the Tropical House sound Thomas Jack will be the headlining support alongside LA bass fueled rising force Jauz and electro soul up-and-comer DeFunk will be opening. things are a little heavier with trap icon RL Grime headlining support alongside one of bass music's brightest new stars SNAILS who is responsible for
We are excited to announce that we have joined up with Big Gigantic to offer some exclusive pre-sale tickets to the shows before general on sale as well as exclusive VIP Rowdytown Experience VIP tickets will include a signed poster, VIP viewing, early entry, meet and greet / photo with band, a Special Rowdytown Merch Bundle and more!
Pre-Sale and VIP tickets to the festival will be available on Wednesday, April 8th at 10am MDT at BigGigantic.net. These will sell out fast like in years past, so plan accordingly. General on sale will follow , April 10th at 10am MDT.
Skrillex Just Announced Insane Full Flex Express Lineup Featuring Jack Ü, Zeds Dead, A$AP Ferg, Tycho, Kiesza & MorePosted in Bangin, Chill, Events, News by nick | Tags: A$AP Ferg, Anna Lunoe, Diplo, Jack U, Kiesza, Mija, Skrillex, Tycho, Zeds Dead
Back in 2013 Skrillex caused quite a scene as he set out on a massive Canadian tour that he traveled entirely by train. He just recently announced the Flux Flex Express would be returning for 2015 and today we get the massive linuep that will join along for the ride. Keeping things very diverse, Skrillex has personally picked out the lineup featuring his supergroup Jack Ü with Diplo, Canadian bass animals Zeds Dead, rapper A$AP Ferg, booming new singer and "Take U There" collaborator Kiesza, live instrumental band Tycho, OWSLA signed indie band Hundred Waters, rising Australian house act Anna Lunoe, and the girl who Skrillex has been taking under his wing since last summer Mija. The mixture off all these artists should lead to some exciting shows, and we should expect to hear lots of new collaborations from all the talented artists involved.
Purchase tickets here.
July 8th – Ottawa, ON
July 9th – Quebec City, QC
July 10th – Montreal, QC
July 11th – Toronto, ON
July 14th – Winnipeg, MB
July 15th – Saskatoon, SK
July 17th – Calgary, AB
July 19th – Pemberton, BC
Lollapalooza year after year maintains its tastemaker role in the festival circuit and they cement that for another year with the release of their 2015 lineup today. The 3 day festival, taking place at Grant Park in the heart of the beautiful city of Chicago over July 31st – Aug 2nd, and will feature over 100 artists. Lolla will bring over 300 thousand festival goers from around the world to see acts ranging from Paul McCartney, Metallica, Florence and The Machine, Bassnectar, The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky, Kygo, Kid Cudi, Nero, Dillon Francis, Carnage, Nicky Romero, Hot Chip to so many more, see the full lineup above. Tickets are almost sold out, as they do every year, so do not miss out!
This is easily one of TSIS's favorite festivals in the world, a true originator of the city festival, an event everyone should attend at least once, if not every year. We hope to see you there!
Lollapalooza 2015 | Tickets
Full Lineup By Day After The Jump
Gary Clark Jr.
The War on Drugs
Father John Misty
Cold War Kids
St. Paul & the Broken Bones
First Aid Kit
What So Not
Black Pistol Fire
Kyle Thornton & the Company
The New Pacific
The Pop Ups
School of Rock AllStars
Mista Cookie Jar & the Chocolate Chips
Walk The Moon
Tyler, The Creator
The Tallest Man On Earth
Death From Above 1979
Toro Y Moi
Catfish and the Bottlemen
Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas
School of Rock AllStars
Mista Cookie Jar & the Chocolate Chips
Florence + the Machine
Of Monsters and Men
TV On The Radio
twenty one pilots
Marina and The Diamonds
Angus & Julia Stone
Strand of Oaks
Night Terrors of 1927
Black Tiger Sex Machine
The Lonely Biscuits
In The Whale
The Pop Ups
School of Rock AllStars
Shambhala Music Festival Announces Game Changing Lineup Featuring Skrillex, Pretty Lights, Kygo, Big Gigantic, GRiZ & MorePosted in Bangin, Chill, Events, News by nick | Tags: 2015, Big Gigantic, Excision, Griz, Kygo, Lineup, pretty lights, Shambhala, Skrillex, Thomas Jack
Shambhala Music Festival that is located in Salmo, British Columbia, Canada that is known for being one of the most legendary festivals has just announced it's best lineup yet and may even compete for one of the best of the whole summer. The festival seems to have expanded its sound lineup wise featuring a wide cast of headliners from Skrillex to Kygo along with Pretty Lights, Big Gigantic, GRiZ, Thomas Jack, Mr. Carmack, Bakermat, Bonobo (DJ Set), Excision, Zomboy and many more! Others to keep your eye out for include Christian Martin, Coyote Kisses, CRNKN, GANZ, Haywyre, Shiba San and others. Shambhala is definitely a special festival and one you do not want to miss for all you festival goers. Grab tickets here before they're all gone.
HARD Red Rocks 2015 Lineup Announced Featuring Dog Blood (Skrillex + Boys Noize), The Glitch Mob, Porter Robinson & MorePosted in Bangin, Events, News by nick | Tags: Boys Noize, Dog Blood, Festival, Hard, Hard Red Rocks, Porter Robinson, Skrillex, the glitch mob
HARD always manages to establish themselves as the true tastemakers for all things that go hard in the live electronic space; being responsible for Holy Ship!, Hard Summer and much more. Well they are returning to the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre, in Morrison, Colorado for their third HARD Red Rocks and they have outdone themselves once again with the lineup.
HARD is bringing out Dog Blood, the techno side project from Skrillex and Boys Noize that went dormant last year after flipping the electronic world upside down. Dog Blood will be joined by live electronic trio The Glitch Mob, Porter Robinson and his new live show, HARD founder DESTRUCTO, Branchez and even local house legend Option 4.
This night should surely be one of the best Red Rocks has to offer electronic fans all summer long and is guaranteed to sell out.
Grab tickets here this Friday at 9am PST. Will update here once ticket details are released.
Skrillex and Diplo's much hyped collaborative project Jack Ü has been building some mysterious hype around some form of a mixtape, EP or album that is potentially supposed to drop today, or soon, thanks to Diplo's deleted Instagram post announcing "3 days", 3 days ago.
No further news on the EP / Album / Mixtape, but they have announced an epic 24 hour live stream starting today at Noon PST (3pm EST).
They will surely be playing out endless amounts of unreleased Jack U material and are set to have a lot of surprise special guests during the stream. Watch the stream below when it kicks off shortly at 12pm PST (1pm MST / 2pm CST / 3pm EST).
"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.
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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