Dan Snaitch, aka Caribou, the Canadian indie / folk / electronic artist who turns out music for over 15 artist has delivered something no one has ever attempted to do. A 1,000 song playlist. And that is not an exaggeration; he has compiled 1000 songs from past and present, with no rules or guidlines, other than being a good song. Ranging from rap to classic rock to all varieties of indie and alternative rock, it will be impossible to be bored listening to this .
Here is his words about the playlist:
The last few years of my life have been incredible, thanks in large part to all of you – so I've been thinking of how to say thank you.
As you can imagine, music has been a central love of my life since I was a teenager and over the years I've been introduced to a lot that has stayed with me. I've collected the majority of that music here – and I thought sharing it with you seemed like one way I could say thanks.
I'm sure some things are under-represented or over-represented, but roughly speaking this is a musical history of my life. Of course a lot of this music has come to me through my friends – thank you to Koushik, Kieran, Jeremy, Gary, Brandon, Jason, Sam, Ketan, Ryan, Toby and many others…
Also, please share music with me that you think I would like but is not included here, in the hope this becomes a dialogue rather than a monologue.
I suggest you listen to this on shuffle as I made no attempt to sequence these tracks – I just entered them as I browsed along the shelves in my record collection. If you see dead links or duplicate songs please tweet me @caribouband.
I hope you find something to enjoy here. Thanks,
The YouTube embed below only will load 200 songs (come on Youtube), so click the link to listen to the entire 1000 tracks. He also insists that you shuffle them as he he didn't place the 1000 tracks in any specific order.
SALVA Releases Huge Free Album PEACEMAKER Feat. Schoolboy Q, A$AP Ferg, Freddie Gibbs, Young Thug and MorePosted in Bangin, Mixtapes / Albums by Jake | Tags: A$AP Ferg, Album, Free Download, Hip-Hop, Kurupt, Peacemaker, Problem, Salva, Schoolboy Q, young Thug
You may remember Salva from the game changing remix of Kanye West's "Mercy" along side RL Grime two years ago. Since then, he has released a series of originals and remixes, but this year the vivacious producer has begun working on his biggest project to date. After blessing the world with the singles "Old English" and "Drop That Bitch," he has just self released his much anticipated PEACEMAKER album / mixtape for free download.
Littered with 808-charged beats, PEACEMAKER not only enlists some of the biggest current names in rap like Schoolboy Q, A$AP Ferg, Young Thug, and Problem; but also taps rap legends like Freddie Gibbs, Kurupt, and E-40. And it's not all intense either, the release also has a range of club bangers that will get you moving and some laid back tunes that couldn't be more fit to chill out to. Listen below to this diverse project in it's entirety and make sure to grab yourself a free download. As always, enjoy!
Salva – PEACEMAKER (Album Stream) | Free Download
Clockwork Indigo is the new collaborative project of Brooklyn rap groups The Underachievers and Flatbush Zombies. The similar natures of subject matter and rapping style makes this supergroup a perfect match as the chemistry between all 5 rappers couldn't be stronger. Just a month after debuting their first single “Butterfly Effect", Clockwork Indigo have unveiled a five track, self titled EP full of non-stop relentless verses over the typical eerie production by Erick Arc "The Architect" Elliot of Flatbush Zombies. Listen below to the EP in it's entirety. This newfound collective will be hitting the road, look at dates and info below the player. Enjoy!
Clockwork Indigo – Clockwork Indigo EP | Stream Only
Flatbush Zombies & The Underacheivers are going to be taking the Clockwork Indigo project on the road on the "Electric Koolade Experience" kicking off on October 19th! See dates below here and pick up your tickets through here.
10/17 Iowa City, IA – Blue Moose
10/18 Madison, WI – Majestic
10/19 Chicago, IL – Concord
10/20 Minneapolis, MN – First Ave
10/22 Omaha, NE – Waiting Room
10/24 Fort Collins, CO – Aggie Theatre
10/25 Denver, CO – Cervantes
10/26 Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep
10/28 Salt Lake City, UT – Complex
10/30 Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
10/31 Eugene, OR – Wow Hall
11/01 Vancouver, BC – Vogue
11/02 Seattle, WA – Showbox
11/04 Oakland, CA – Metro
11/05 Santa Cruz, CA – Cataylst
11/06 Los Angeles, CA – Fonda
11/07 Ventura, CA – Ventura Theater
11/08 San Diego, CA – Soma
11/09 Santa Ana, CA – Observatory
11/10 Phoenix, AZ – Club Red
11/13 Austin, TX – Scoot Inn
11/14 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
11/15 San Antonio, TX – White Rabbit
11/16 Dallas, TX- Trees
11/19 Orlando, FL – Firestone
11/20 Miami, FL – Grand Central
11/21 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
11/23 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
11/25 Raleigh, NC – Lincoln Theatre
11/28 Washington, DC – Fillmore
11/30 Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
12/02 Montreal, QC – Club Soda
12/03 Toronto, ON – Guvernment
12/05 New York, NY – Best Buy Theater
12/06 Boston, MA – Paradise
12/07 Philadelphia, PA – TBA
Using their production talents alone, emerging Seattle-based duo ODESZA have proved themselves a no "flash in the pan" act after a string of chilled out releases including a remix of Pretty Lights "Lost and Found", their "My Friends Never Die" EP and a remix of Zhu's "Faded" plus a supporting role on Pretty Lights nationwide "A Color Map of the Sun" tour last year. Since then, the guys have embarked on spreading their music to the masses at various festivals and series of soldout headliner shows while finding time to work on their debut album titled In Return. ODESZA's truly unique blend of infectious soulful vibes, future bass aesthetics, what you could call chill trap elements, on top of endless supply of organic live instruments are all on display for an album that shines bright and dares to inspire ones creativity. This will guaranteed be a trendsetter amongst the growing future bass genre world.
Gifting listeners with 13 singles on this release, the album transitions through a fascinating array of future sounding elements with even greater influences within the bass spectrum on display. The opening tracks are completely cinematic in design and have a tranquil flow to them that is relaxing yet engaging at the same time. The soulful foundation created on "All We Need" for Shy Girls to lay down a lush set of vocals is a thing of beauty as a series of melodic keyboard sections, wooden blocks, and cleaver bass twists leave a lasting imprint on the audible senses. We are also gifted with one of the strongest tracks on the record "Say My Name" featuring singer Zyra which got brough to life with a very impressive music video paying an ode to the movie Mullholland Drive. This brings me to ODESZA's use of amazing vocalists on this album; each track boasting an emerging singer / songstress had me consistently wondering how did they collect such a strong cast of vocal talent? The remainder of the release continues to enchant listeners leading all the way up to the albums very first single "Sun Models", which has become my personal anthem of the summer due to its top notch production that oozes in feel good vibes from start to finish.
ODESZA have perfected the art of creating superior musical compositions, with In Return being everything I had anticipated since we first heard the news of the duo producing an album. We are already seeing the start of what we can expect to be a long string of remixes from the project, and rightfully so. Listen to the full stream of the album below and pick up your copy through iTunes. Enjoy!
ODESZA – In Return Album Stream | iTunes
From crushing festivals and clubs as a solo act or with Major Lazer to producing tracks for some of biggest radio stars of our generation, Diplo is one of the busiest acts is music. On top of just producing music, his consistent touring schedule see's him popping up in more places than you can fathom within a calendar year. But this hasn't deterred the iconic mogul from releasing a brand new full length compilation album appropriately titled Random White Dude Be Everywhere via his own imprint label Mad Decent.
The album consists of some of Diplo's biggest hits from the past few years all the way back to "Express Yourself", the song that literally jumpstarted the twerking revolution and radio charting singles "Revolution" and "Boy Oh Boy". New tracks like the recent collab with Steve Aoki and Deorro on "Freak", a monster turn up anthem "6th Gear" which is a joing effort track with DJ Alvaro and Kstylis, and the party banger "Techno" featuring rapper Wacka Flocka Flame. Random White Dude Me Everywhere is pure bliss for on the ears for Diplo fans new and old; listen to the entire album in full below and pick up your own copy through iTunes today. Enjoy!
Diplo – Random White Dude Be Everywhere | iTunes
Benny Benassi, the Italian electronic heavweight legend that keeps turning out hits is back with another brand new song "Kaleidoscope" off his next upcoming artist album. The song is a melody charged progressive house anthem packed with an electro twist that will have you taken to the main stage festival state of mind. We will keep you updated on his upcoming album release date but be sure to listen below to the exclusive stream and enjoy.
Benny Benassi (Feat. Kerli) – Kaleidoscope | Stream Only
Nashville rising stars Cherub have wooed their way into the hearts and minds of many since we premiered their breakout Man of the Year EP well over two years ago. Jason and Jordan continue to deliver an eclectic blend of indie/dance/electronic music that is further enhanced when the duo perform in-front of a live audience. With 2014 already yielding a sold out nationwide headlining tour, a gauntlet of upcoming summer festival appearances, and official signing to Columbia Records, the fella's unleash their debut major label artist album Year Of The Caprese. Aside from the revived fan favorite "Doses & Mimosas", we are treated to a collection of infectiously catchy tunes featuring sexually charged innuendos, funky melodies, and even a collaboration with Big Gigantic frontman Dominic Lalli on "The Night", showcasing a natural progression in talent throughout while also oozing of summertime vibes.
The album release also coincides with the humorous new revamped official music video for the lead single "Doses & Mimoses" bringing their iconic single to life in a whole new fashion; this follows up their breakout music video fo the same song shot in New York here. Watch the new video below and listen to most of the album and purchase the full Year Of The Caprese on iTunes today! Enjoy
Cherub – Year Of The Caprese | iTunes
Mac Miller Releases 22 Track “Faces” Mixtape ft. Schoolboy Q, Rick Ross, Earl Sweatshirt With Free DownloadPosted in Chill, Mixtapes / Albums by nick | Tags: Download, Earl Sweatshirt, Free Download, Hip-Hop, Mac Miller, Mixtape, Rap, Rick Ross, Schoolboy Q
Mac Miller went from shaking up the hip hop world to stocking up on his personal catalog in his personal home studio now releasing what could be the first of a multiple mixtape based off him mentioning having 4 albums ready to go just a few months back. Today we get his Faces mixtape, a 22 track release released on Mother's Day. Although the mixtape doesn't originally list out any of the features we've picked out Schoolboy Q, Rick Ross, Earl Sweatshirt and Sir Michael Rocks. After a few listens there are already a few hits on the release and we can see quite a bit of replay value. Listen below in full and grab a free download. Enjoy!
Mac Miller – Faces | Free Download
Full "Faces" Mixtape Track-List After the Jump
Pretty Lights turned heads new and old with the release of his Grammy nominated A Color Map Of the Sun album that incorporated the revolutionary production method of recording to vinyl then sampling his own vinyl to create each track. Throughout the multi-year process it took to create the album, he ended up having quite a few b-side tracks that never made the cut. He has released a very special vinyl full of the B-Sides and more remixes from his album called The Hidden Shades in spirit of Record Store Day that took place this Saturday (April 19th). While they are only available to own through the limited vinyl release, we have the full stream for your listening pleasure.
The release features 4 new originals alongside 4 remixes of those new tracks from Odesza, Blue Sky Black Death, Emancipator and Love and Light. We had a taste of the release with "Lost and Found" alongside the incredible remix from Odesza.
Pretty Lights – The Hidden Shades | Vinyl Only
Leave it to Marijuana's most beloved trap producer duo Flosstradamus to deliver a brand new music via a four track Wake & Bake EP on the most sacred of holidaze. HDYBYZ & HDYGRLZ across the world can submerge themselves in a new original release "Smoke 1 (ft. Travis Porter)" and a Flosstradamus remix of Young Thug's "Stoner". As an bonus, the guys throw in OG 4/20 anthem "Roll Up" along with the almighty Baauer remix as well.This is of course available for free download now, so sit back, relax and above all… Enjoy
Flosstradamus – Wake & Bake EP | Free Download
GoldLink follows up his singles "Planet Paradise" and "When I Die" with his much anticipated debut mixtape "The God Complex". The DMV native impresses with this 9 track release that is hard to believe is released for free. The entire release has GoldLink throwing down his unique lyricism and flow over some insanely fresh electronic focused productions ranging from future bass to house and more that truly help the project reach unebelievable levels. It was hard to pick out a few select tracks but have picked my favorite 4 of the tracks, you can grab them individually or the full 9 track release below. Listen and download below, enjoy!
GoldLink – The God Complex (Mixtape) | Free Download
GoldLink – Planet Paradise (Prod. Louie Lastic)
[PREMIERE] Thomas Jack – Tropical House Mixtape Vol.1 : Must Hear Chill Deep House Mix [Free Download]Posted in Chill, Mix / Playlist, Mixtapes / Albums, Premieres by nick
Australian based producer DJ Thomas Jack has been going to great lengths over the past year cementing his signature "tropical house" sound, and it only made sense to kick off his own "Tropical Mixtape" series, today bringing out the very first volume. The 90 minute mix spans from some of Tom's favorite chilled out house classics mixed with some of his own remixes and edits all managing to convey his tropical twist. This is one of the better mixes I've heard in months. Grab a free download below and enjoy!
USA TOUR: Thomas Jack is also going to be returning to North America for a USA Spring tour hitting multiple music festivals including SnowBall and Lightning in a Bottle as well as headlining clubs spanning from LA to NY. With how much buzz has been brewing around Thomas Jack lately, it would be a strong suggestion to grab tickets sooner then later. Dates are below.
Thomas Jack – Tropical Mixtape Vol. 1 | Free Download | Track-List Below
Track-List for Mix after the jump
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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