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Meet Logic & Win Tickets To Every US Stop Of His Monster Energy Outbreak World Tour

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TSIS favorite, Logic is set to embark on the near 50 date Monster Energy Outbreak Tour supporting his debut full-length studio album Under Pressure released in October of last year. Considering his debut record has been respected as one of the top rap albums of 2014, we can expect these to be some of his most high energy shows to date.

The massive tour is Logic's first solo-headlining world tour. With stops in almost every major US city and then heading to parts of Europe to close it out, this massive tour will span over two months kicking off January 27th.  And for the U.S. TSIS Logic fans, we have something special cooked up. We've teamed up with the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour to give away a pair of tickets and a personal meet & greet with Logic, for every stop of the US leg of the tour.  That's right, all 35 shows will have at least one winner picked, all you have to do is enter through the social widget below, don't forget to give us your location. Make sure to follow, like, and share the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour to increase your chances and find out about more giveaways!  We'll be reaching out via email before each date so keep an eye on your inbox.

If you don't want to test your luck and just buy tickets, you can pick up some of the remaining tickets here!

Good luck!

We will pick TWO (2) winners per night, each winner will receive

Grand Prize: 

- 2 Tickets to show nearest you

- Pre-Show Meet & Greet w/ Logic

How do you enter? Easy, through the widget below via, E-mail, location, Facebook, Twitter, etc. the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour with each step increasing your chances of winning.

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[TSIS PREMIERE] Wakarusa Releases Impressive 2015 Full Line Up

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It’s that time of the year where all the exciting lineups for the major summer music festivals are dropping, and today we have the exclusive details of one of the longest running American camping festivals. We have the final round marking the full lineup for the 12th annual Wakarusa Music Festival, which is one of the most attended camping festivals that takes place in the south / mid-west and will be taking place this year June 4th-7th.  

We are pleased to premiere the final round of artists in quite an impressive lineup announcement. Joining the top of the line artists already announced are the debut of Major Lazer to Waka, and heavy hitters Bro Safari, as well as rising stars Lindsay Lowend and jackLNDN.  There's also an impressive lineup of live electronic, jam, and dance music with the likes of  Umphrey's McGee, Lotus, EOTOThe Floozies, The White Panda, Kap Slap, Particle, Twiddle, and TAUK.  Rounding out the headlining slots are Thievery Corporation, Macy Gray, and Collie Buddz who will join The Roots, STS9, Chance the Rapper, Portugal. The Man, Big Gigantic, Thomas Jack, Paper Diamond and many many more for an unforgettable weekend for every type of music fan.

Check out the Wakarusa Day In The Life video below and get your tickets to the 12th annual Wakarusa Music Festival here.

Thomas Jack To Perform Monumental 8 Hour DJ Set

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The trendsetter of the tropical house sound along with Kygo, the growing Aussie star Thomas Jack, continues to keep things fresh with his latest exciting announcement. He has just unleashed the news that he will perform his longest DJ set to date on February 19th at New York's increasingly infamous club Output. This will actually be the longest set to ever take place at the relatively new club. These overly extended sets seem to be a trend amongst the best of the underground DJs and it is impressive to see Tom taking up the challenge. If you are anywhere close to New York this is a date you absolutely do not want to miss. There are very limited amount of tickets available and you can pick them up here. Hope to see you there!

Grateful Dead Set To Reunite In Chicago for Farewell Concerts for 50th Anniversary With Trey Anastasio Of Phish

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The Grateful Dead Reunion

The true pioneers of the Jam Band culture, an essential bridge to today’s global electronic scene, the Grateful Dead have just announced some huge news. All living members will reunite  for the first time in many years for the band’s 50th anniversary. The missing members will be filled in by Phish front man Trey Anastasio, the talented pianist Bruce Hornsby, and keyboardist Jeff Chimenti. Being that Phish is  arguably considered the act that carried over the family oriented jam culture into what it is today, it couldn’t be more fitting that Trey has joined this incredible reunion.

The shows will be taking place over July 3rd, 4th and 5th this summer in the great city of Chicago, at the iconic Soldier Field.

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Chicago has a special place in the band's history being where the group had their last shows as the Grateful Dead two decades ago in 1995 (Pictured above). This is also where React Presents has been throwing it’s Spring Awakening festival for the past 3 years, and also home to the Chicago Bears. 

The shows will be on sale through The Grateful Dead’s original ticketing service and general tickets will be on sale February 14th.

CounterPoint Music Festival Announces Biggest Lineup Ever For 2015 Ft. Zedd, Kygo, Dillon Francis, Zeds Dead & More

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CounterPoint Music Festival may still be a relatively new festival in the American festival circuit, but it proves year after year that it can stack up with some of the best events out there. The festival is in the same neck of the woods as TomorrowWorld in Kingston Downs a few miles outside of Atlanta. The 2015 edition of the festival will take place over May 22nd – 24th.

Headliners include Zedd, Widespread Panic, The Roots, and an impressive debut festival headlining spot from 2014's breakout act Kygo.

Other acts you should be exciteds about include  Knife Party, Dillon Francis, Zeds Dead, Umphree's McGee, RL Grime, Lettuce, Chet Faker, Galactic, Brodinski, Thomas Jack, TipperWhat So Not, Cherub, Emancipator, ILOKEMAKKONEN, Gorgon City, Robert DeLong, Jauz, Travis Scott, Lunice, Young Lean, Hermitude, Sango, Bixel Boys, Haywyre and much more. (SEE FULL LINEUP ABOVE)

You can buy all variety of regular and VIP passes through the website here. We hope to see you out there this year for what looks to be the best year in the festival's history. Enjoy!

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Bonnaroo’s 2015 Lineup Is Stacked Featuring Deadmau5, Kendrick Lamar, Bassnectar, Childish Gambino, Flume, ODESZA and 100+ More

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Bonnaroo, while might not be as internationally known as Coachella or Ultra Music Festival, is without a doubt one of the most culturally significant festivals taking place in the United States every year. Last year they had one of the most talked about festival sets of the summer with Skrillex and Big Gigantic’s SuperJam featuring members of The Doors, Grateful Dead, Fatman Scoop, Damien Marley and many many more.

The 2015 edition of the festival will take place over the weekend of June 11th – 14th in it’s iconic location of the fields in Manchester, Tennessee. 

Today, the producers unleashed the lineup for this year’s festival, and damn it lives up to the hype. Featuring a wide range of headliners, from Deadmau5 to Kendrick Lamar to Mumford & Sons to Billy Joel to Bassnectar these top acts only scratch the surface of one of the most diverse festivals around.

Other massive acts include Flume, Childish Gambino, Robert Plant, Atmosphere, STS9, Jamie XX, SBTRKT, Flying Lotus, G-Eazy, Run The Jewels, Odesza, Gramatik, Rudimental, Tycho, Soja, SZA, Rustie and so many more to list out.

Check out the full lineup, and make sure to mark your calendar to get tickets on January 17th at 12pm EST. This year is sure to sell out quickly like previous years!

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Logic Is Set To Appear On Jimmy Kimmel And Is Throwing A Free Concert

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To see rapper Logic go from being online hype, sponsored by Thissongissick for every mixtape, to having one of the most succesful hip-hop albums of the year is nothing short of incredible.

Today marks another check off the bucket list, as Logic continues his late night streak following up his visit to Jimmy Fallon with an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The artist will be a guest on the show Tuesday evening, but to make things even more unique and special, Logic will also perform at Jimmy's outdoor stage that will be broadcasted on TV. Artists bring in their own LA fanbase when playing at this stage, so to have someone like Logic play there is pretty insane, and we have full confidence there will be a line around the corner of those who won't make it in. Congratulations Logic, we could'nt be more excited to be apart of the ride!!

Check back for a recap of Logic's performance and if you live in LA and want to attend the event you can grab free tickets here.

[TSIS PREMIERE] Sweater Beats – Sweater Weather Tour Mixtape Ft. Vindata, Pomo : Chilled Out Mix [Free Download]

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New York based producer Sweater Beats has been making some noise in the future bass/ beat scene and has become a TSIS favorite through countless premieres like his recent single “Cloud City” along with the entire EP of the same name, or his epic Diplo and Friends mix or his huge remixes of Flume and Chet Faker's "Drop The Game” and Snakehips "With You". Not to mention having been on tour with Chance The Rapper, Chet Faker, and Flume all year on different runs of shows.

Today we have big news that Sweater Beats is embarking on his own national headlining tour, fittingly titled Sweater Weather Tour.  He will be accompanied by TSIS familiar artists Kastle, Vindata, Pomo, Manila Killa, Tory Lanez, Falcons, Hoodboi and more who will all be joining him on different dates of the tour. In the spirit of heading back on the road, Sweater Beats has released a brand new Sweater Weather Tour Mix that includes tracks from all the talented artists mentioned above to showcase their styles. 

You can find a full list of dates for the Sweater Weather tour below and you can purchase tickets Jan 16th at 10 am PST here.  Stream the mix in full below and grab an exclusive free download thanks to SB. Enjoy!

Sweater Beats – Sweater Weather Tour Mixtape | Free Download

Sweater Beats Sweater Weather Tour Dates

Tracklist after the jump.

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Beach Festival ‘Hangout’ 2015 Lineup Is Massive Featuring Skrillex, Major Lazer, Griz, Gramatik, Beck & 50 More!

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The Hangout Beach Music Festival

Hangout is one of the most unique festivals in the country as it takes place literally on the beach; specifically in the heart of the south on the beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama. The special event has just announced it's lineup for the 2015 edition of the festival which is taking place over the weekend of May 15th – 17th.

The lineup is always very well rounded featuring a mixture of live bands and electronic music for a guaranteed great time year after year. For electronic artists, this year we get Skrillex, Major Lazer, Griz, Gramatik, Odesza, Adventure Club, Krewella, Robert DeLong, Goldroom and more. For live music, what the festival is known for, there's an all star cast featuring Foo Fighters, Zac Brown Band, Beck, My Morning Jacket, Cold War Kids, Lupe Fiasco, Phantogram, Umphrey's McGee, Damian Marley, Galactic ft. Macy Grey, Beats Antique, Vance Joy, Toro Y Moi, Trampled By Turtles and much much more. Check out the FULL LINEUP BELOW.

Some of the TSIS crew has been in attendance for years, but this marks the first time I will personally by making it out!

Tickets for the festival are on sale tomorrow Jan 13th at 9 am CST here.

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Coachella 2015 Lineup Announced Featuring Drake, The Weeknd, Kaskade, alt- J, Porter Robison, Kygo and More!

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Coachella 2015 Lineup

The one and only Coachella Music & Arts Festival in Indigo Valley, California has just announced it's much anticipated 2015 lineup. The event organizers are set to bring out legendary rock stars AC-DC and Jack White to headline along with hip-hop sensation Drake, giving the festival a nice bit of diversity. The lineup gives fans much to choose from by featuring a wide variety of acts ranging from rock n' roll to hip-hop to indie to electronic music.

The festival has no shortage of electronic artists with Alesso, Nero, Flying Lotus, DJ Snake, Porter Robinson, Gorgon City, Keys N Krates, MK, Oliver Heldens, Ryan Hemsworth, Axwell Λ Ingrosso, Ratatat, Flosstradamus, Deorro, New World Punx, Gramatik, What So Not, Yellow Claw, Bixel Boys, David Guetta, Madeon, Kygo, ODESZA, Gessafelstein, R3hab, RAC, Duke Dumont, J.E.S.&S. (Jack Master, Eats Everything, Skream, and Seth Troxler), Kaytranada, Dirty South, Tourist Alison Wonderland, Claude VonStroke and many more performing!

Hip-hop acts including Drake, The Weeknd, Action Bronson, Lil B, Azelia Banks, Ghostface Killah, Run The Jewels, Tyler The Creator, Ab-Soul, Vic Mensa and many more!

Weekend 1: April 10th – 12th, 2014

Weekend 2: April 17th – 19th, 2014

Festival passes for both weekends go on sale Friday, January 7th at 10AM PST.

ODESZA & Chromeo Are Co-Headlining The Iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre

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2014 was Seattle-based ODESZA's year to truly shine thanks to largely in part to their highly successful debut album 'In Return' (which we consider to be one of the best releases of the year), on top of crushing the festival circuit and a couple sold out tours. 

The duo have just announced their biggest show to date, at one of our favorite places in the world, the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheater. Playing at this outdoor venue in the middle of the mountains is something most artists only dream of being able to do, let alone being able to co-headline.  

They will be co-headlining the venue alongside funk lords Chromeo who are Red Rocks regulars and are sure to bring an unforgettable funky time. 

These are only the headliners of the evening with support to be announced in coming months. With both artists track records of selling out though, it would be wise to pick up tickets now as they just went on sale today, minutes ago. Hope to see you all there!

Purchase tickets HERE!

Eat An Extra Sensual Dinner With Dillon Francis Backstage At His 1st Bank Center Show

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Dillon Francis’ biggest run of shows known as the Friends Rule Tour has been taking the country by storm for the past three weeks showing no signs of slowing down.  The tour is supporting his successful debut full-length release Money Sucks, Friends Rule, has left the east coast in a blaze of sold out glory, and moves west this week.  The Friends Rule Tour is supported by the likes of TJR, Trippy Turtle, Hoodboi, Teed, Anamanaguchi, and is ending with three massive nights in New York City with Brosafari and even a rare appearance from the one and only DJ Hanzel.

Smack in the middle of the almost two month cross country excursion, the Friends Rule Tour is coming to Colorado for the biggest date on the tour at the 1st Bank Center with support from TJR and Hoodboi; and we have a very exciting contest. Following up on our opportunity to have Taco Bell dinner with Dillon at HARD Red Rocks this summer, we have another once in a lifetime opportunity. 

One Grand Prize winner will be chosen to receive two box suite tickets to the show and at the show you will have an Extra Sensual Dinner with Dillon Francis backstage before his set, on top of a merch bundle from Dillon and This Song Is Sick.  If you don't win the grand prize.. have no fear, 5 runners up will be picked to win a pair of tickets and also have a meet & greet with Dillon. 

All you have to do is enter through the punchtab widget below. Good luck!

GRAND PRIZE: (1 Winner)

  • 2 Box Suite tickets
  • Meet and Greet with Dillon
  • Dinner Back stage with Dillon
  • Dillon Francis Merch Pack
  • ThisSongIsSick Merch Pack

RUNNERS UP: (5 Winners)

  • 2 GA tickets
  • Meet and Greet with Dillon

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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

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