Russ Liquid, the New Orleans based producer, is sure to be one of the next artists to break through within the jam influence, extra heady festival scene of artists. He has been turning out music through Gramatik's Lowtemp label, amongst others, and has been on the road playing live with Gramatik. Well, today he has uploaded a surprising 17 track album on Soundclo8ud which dropped a few years ago on Bandcamp, Foreign Frequency, that he is passing out as a completely free download. The album fuses together jazz and bass elements like never before. Stand out tracks include "Revenge Of The Fingerblaster," "Proud Light" and "Alpha Bravo Echo Zulu" yet the entire thing is worth an in-depth listen. The album has been made available as a free download through live electronic band STS9's record label 1320 Records. Listen below, grab a copy and enjoy!
Russ Liquid – Foreign Frequency | Free Download
Ratatat broke their 5 year silence by releasing the first new song with “Cream On Chrome” on the day of their first live performance of the year at Coachella. We’ve since gotten confirmation of a new studio album Magnifique, which we’ve heard songs "Abrasive" and "Nightclub Amnesia." Well now we don’t have to wait any longer and are treated to the entire 14 track project early thanks to a NPR Music pre-release.
We hear them expand on their unique organic live instrument meets electronic style that they do so well. The project is quality from start to finish upon our first listen and is something we see getting tons of rotation over the next few months.
Listen below to the entire album’s steam and pre-order your copy via XL Recordings ahead of the July 17th release. Enjoy!
Ratatat – Magnifque (Full Album Stream) | Pre-Order on iTunes
ASAP Rocky has risen to become one of the most buzzed about rappers in the world, and he's finally unleashed his second studio album At.Long.Last.A$AP ahead of schedule. Originally due on June 2nd, Rocky has moved the release up to today, and you can now download the album via iTunes and all retailers or stream below.
We've already gotten a chance to hear a few previous releases and leaks off the album including "LSD," "Electric Body," "Lord Pretty Flacko Jodye 2," "Everyday," and "Jukebox Joints," but now you can listen to the project in it's entirety. We get a more soulful, psychedelic sound from what we’ve previously heard from Rocky on this new release as he takes the listener on a journey throughout 18 tracks of incredible production without a single skippable track. He sucessfully carried out his vision on this album as the entire project is incredible and shows the growth of Rocky as a true artist. Enjoy!
A$AP Rocky - At.Long.Last.A$AP | iTunes
Towkio Releases Full Length Wav Theory Mixtape ft. Chance the Rapper, Vic Mensa, Kaytranada & More [Free Download]Posted in Bangin, Chill, Mixtapes / Albums by Jake | Tags: Chance the Rapper, FKJ, Lido, Mixtape, The Social Experiment, Towkio, Vic Mensa
Up and coming rapper Towkio works alongside Vic Mensa as part of the Save Money crew and has quickly planted himself as one of the next to come up out of the explosive Chicago hip-hop scene. The young MC has built hype around his debut project, the 10-track .Wav Theory mixtape, from which we have seen tracks like “Heaven Only Knows” ft. Chance the Rapper & Lido, “Involved” ft. Vic Mensa & Kaytranada, and “Reflection.”
Today, we get our hands on the full mixtape .Wav Theory available as a free download. The release features all previously surfaced tracks alongside a new collaboration with Chance the Rapper on "Clean Up". There is even a collaboration alongside Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment with "Free Your Mind." The list of producers for the mixtape ranges from Kaytranada, Lido, FKJ, The Social Expereiment, Donnie, Two Fresh, to even Towkio himself. It's quite an enjoyable mixtape from start to finish and really showcase's Towkio's versatility as a rapper / singer. The release has us anxiouslly awaiting what's next in the exciting artist's fresh career. Listen below and grab a copy for free thanks to Towkio. Enjoy!
Towkio - .Wav Theory | Free Download
LA to Boulder based artist Kill Paris is not one to fit the mold, always managing to stand out with his unique blend of sexy R&B infused electro-soul. He announced that he was starting his own record label Sexy Eletric Records just last year, and recently announced his debut album Galaxies Between Us set to release on the label. Well now after hearing singles "Space Forest" and "You Don't Love Me No More", we get our hands on the full 9 track album. He works new influences ranging from future bass, dubstep, electro-soul and so much more all deliver in his unique R&B soaked vibe. This album is incredible front to back but one track that really stood out was "Operate" with previous TSIS featured artist Royal on the vocals. To make things better he's made this album available as a complete free download while also being on Spotify and iTunes. So prep your ears for an electro funk rollercoaster ride and grab your copy below. Enjoy!
Kill Paris – Galaxies Between Us | Free Download
L.A. rap collective Odd Future and their leader Tyler, The Creator have gained a strong following over the past few years and have even expanded beyond music with their annual “Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival” and their Adult Swim show Loiter Squad. Now Tyler has released his fourth studio album titled Cherry Bomb, which is a 13 track album including features from Schoolboy Q, Pharrell, Toro Y Moi, Lil Wayne, Kanye West, and more!
Purchase here via iTunes, and see what Tyler had to say about his project below. The album is now available to stream via Spotify below. Enjoy!
CHERRY BOMB COMES OUT TONIGHT. 9PM CALI TIME ON ITUNES. IM EXCITED. FINALLY MAKING THE MUSIC I LISTEN TO. YOU CAN HEAR THE SOUL AND FUSION AND MINIMAL PUNK INFLUENCES IN THE ACTUAL MUSIC, HOPE YOU LIKE IT. IF NOT THATS FINE. LOVE
Australian DJ & singer Alison Wonderland has been carving her path in Australia for years, but in just the past 12 months has gained some huge global attention. She released her single "I Want U" last summer as part of the Calm Down EP, which was produced by Mad Decent beast Djemba Djemba. Over the past couple of months she has been building hype for her debut studio album Run. It was released in Australia last month, but now the US and rest of world can finally pick up a copy of this amazing body of work.
The giant list of collaborators on Run ranges all over spanning from Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips to Amsterdam producer GANZ, Norwegian rising star Lido, and even bringing in fellow Aussie artists Slumberjack, Djemba Djemba of course, and many more. Annie Mac has gone on to say that Alison has "The best party set (she's) heard in a long time" which is evident when listening to the full album.
This album has no fillers, packing endless amazing tracks and easily a few future hits. Her eclectic sound ranges from hip-hop, trap, jungle and so many more all poured together to make her very unique sound. We highly suggest listening to the entire album front to back as it's a seamless journey you won't regret. Also, all those attending Coachella this weekend, be sure not to miss her US festival debuts at The Sahara stage which is sure to be one for the books.
Kendrick Lamar has risen to one of the most talented and buzzed about rappers in the world and been teasing his sophomore album To Pimp A Butterfly. Out of nowhere he suprisese the world with the album we've all been waiting for a suprising week early.
This just dropped minutes ago, you can now download the entire thing below. You can also stream most of the tracks below and we will be updating the rest here as they appear online. We haven't been this excited for an album in quite some time… ENJOY!!
Ps. just the clean version is available for some reason, the dirty should be sure to follow shortly.
Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly | Download Album through iTunes
1. "Wesley's Theory" (Feat. George Clinton & Thundercat)
2. "For Free? (Interlude)"
3. "King Kunta"
4. "Institutionalized" (Feat. Bilal, Anna Wise & Snoop Dogg)
5. "These Walls"
8. "For Sale? (Interlude)"
10. "Hood Politics"
11. "How Much A Dollar Cost" (Feat. James Fauntleroy & Ronald Isley)
12. "Complexion (A Zulu Love)" (Feat. Rapsody)
13. "The Blacker The Berry"
14. "You Ain't Gotta Lie (Momma Said)"
16. "Mortal Man"
It’s no secret that Soulection is one of the most forward thinking labels out there as they have fittingly labeled themselves as “The Sound of Tomorrow”. They have helped put exciting artists on the map like Mr. Carmack, Sango, Ta-Ku, Esta and many many more. Today, we have for you the latest member to join their talented cast, the innovative 18 year old producer Sam Gellaitry from Stirling, Scotland.
Gellaitry’s progressive sound is displayed in his debut Short Stories EP as his hard hitting bass sits perfectly alongside dreamy, atmospheric melodies to create his unique contrasting sound that is truly genre-defying. Each song on this project takes many unexpected turns as the producer constantly surprises with the shifting of a variety of instrumental layers. "Reflectionz" and "To Earth and Back" both sound like standouts, but honestly every single track on this project is amazing and worth listening to from start to finish. Enjoy!
Sam Gellaitry – Short Stories EP | Download
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
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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