We couldn't be more thrilled to have partnered up with North Coast Music Festival taking place in Chicago, IL for it's fifth annual Labor Day Weekend celebration event. Last year, our TSIS interactive booth was featured on the grounds of Union Park, which allowed fans to actually meet and take pictures with some of your favorite artists. We also have some limited summer TSIS shirts and tanks for you to rock available at the booth. Also we have a few surpises throghout the wekend so make sure to tuned to the TSIS Twitter for more info.
This year we have one of our best cast of artists participating yet, with "add number" different producers / DJs involved. You can see all the times below.
All you have to do is show up before the time announced for that particular artist and you can meet them. We also have a professional photographer there ready to capture the memories and will be posting the pictures in a dedicated page full of albums and on our Facebook Page after the festival. Make sure you show up early as some of the bigger artists tend to have long lines and they can only be there for a limited amount of time!
Here are the meet & greet times and the artists that are involved this year below
The Thissongissick booth (where the meet and greets will be hosted) is located right by the 312 stage and next to the water station! Festival map after the jump
The people behind Insomniac Events have something wonderful planned for those planning to attend the newest edition of their longest running event series, Nocturnal Wonderland. The two day festival takes place Sept 5th and 6th at San Manuel Amphitheater & Grounds in San Bernardino, CA and will yet again bring together an unreal lineup of dance music's elite producers and DJs in an enchanted fairytale atmosphere to create an unbeatable experience for concert goers! This years lineup features a stacked lineup including house acts Clockwork, Martin Garrix, Bingo Players, 3LAU, Nicky Romeros, bass heavyweights Flux Pavilion, Delta Heavy, Excision, The Glitch Mob, and Funtcase b2b Cookie Monsta, trap runners Brillz, Crizzly, gLAdiator, Green Lantern and DJ Sliink among many many others!
We've partnered up with breakout house producer 3LAU, an artist we've been supporting from his mashup bootleg days to topping charts internationally. We are able to give one lucky person and their friend the chance to attend Nocturnal Wonderland like never before! With a mainstage performance scheduled on Friday, Sept. 5th, 3LAU is giving the winner 2 VIP tickets to attend the event, will meet up and hangout with you backstage and take you on a behind-the-scenes tour, plus give you a prize bag that includes 2 V-MODA headphones and 2 Sprayground "Hydropack" Backpacks! All you have to do to enter is use the widget below with every step increasing your chances!
GRAND PRIZE: (1 Winner Picked)
Grand Prize Includes:
- 2 VIP passes to Nocturnal Wonderland
- Meet & greet with Justin upon getting the festival
- “Behind-the-scenes” VIP tour for the 2 winners
- 2 pairs of V-Moda headphones
- 2 Sprayground hydropack backpacks
Winner will be contacted by email or Facebook at 2 pm mst Sep 3rd, 2014.
How do you enter? Easy, just enter through this widget below via E-mail, Facebook, Twitter, etc. with each step increasing your chances.
Hard Day Of The Dead 2014 Lineup Is The Best Yet Ft. Pretty Lights, Zedd, Deadmau5 vs Eric Prydz and Many MorePosted in Events, News by Bryan | Tags: Bassnectar, Calvin Harris, Deadmau5, Diplo, Hard, Hard Events, LA, Zedd
Hard Events is known for releasing some of the most action packed lineups on the planet and wants to cement your Halloween plans firmly in the books as Gary Richards (also known as DJ Destructo) unveils the 2014 edition of his infamous two day music festival Day Of The Dead taking place once again in downtown LA following up his highly succesfull sold out Hard Summer just 2 months back. You might come close to fainting at first glance at the lineup above, which contains headliners such as house acts Deadmau5 vs Eric Prydz, bass mogul Bassnectar, electro-soul pioneer Pretty Lights, the peoples champ Diplo, high energy duo Knife Party, and big time house acts Calvin Harris and Zedd. There are endless suprises from almost every artist that is on the come up from Tchami to Thomas Jack to Snails and too many more to list out individually. The rest of the lineup is filled out in a way that only Hard does best, with producers / DJs from every genre getting in abundance galore. You can purchase tickets to Day of the Dead this Thursday via the link below and we look forward to seeing what the people at Hard have in-store for us come November 1st and 2nd! Enjoy
Hard Day of the Dead 2014 | Tickets
With a name synonymous for bringing electronic music to the forefront of our culture and society, Skrillex continues to propel his music and overall brand into newfound territory throughout 2014. As he prepares for another stint on the road this coming fall, the iconic producer and DJ delivers an official tour recap video of the highly successful Mothership Tour that brought together Mad Decent artists Dillion Francis and DJ Snake along with OWSLA recruits Milo & Otis and What So Not for a remarkable journey across the United States this past spring / summer. Highlights include Dillon Francis getting PLUR with fans, the group showcasing their various dance skills, and of course many top notch shots of the guys performing in-front of sold out crowds! Steam the video below and be sure to check out the fall tour dates here! Enjoy
Skrillex – Mothership Tour US 2014 Video Recap
Kygo Announces New Endless Summer Tour Dates With Anna Lunoe + All Out (Hotel Garuda Remix) : Deep House Remix [Free Download]Posted in Chill, Events, News by nick | Tags: Anna Lunoe, Deep House, Free Download, Hotel Garuda, Kygo, Tour
Norwegian overnight star Kygo announced his recent US leg of the Endless Summer Tour 2 weeks back and the entire thing sold out in a matter of a flash except a few remaining dates. Well he has now announced the European part of his world tour along with more dates in the US including LA, SF and Brooklyn where he is having the incredible Australian star Anna Lunoe as support. The new dates are all on sale now and you can buy tickets through the link below.
9/29 - Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn NY: PURCHASE TICKETS
10/5 – The Neptune Theatre, Seattle WA: PURCHASE TICKETS
10/8 – Mezzanine, San Francisco, CA: PURCHASE TICKETS
10/12 – The Fonda Theartre, Los Angeles, CA PURCHASE TICKETS
Also in honor of Anna Lunoe supporting LA, SF and Brooklyn, we have a brand new remix of her infectious single "All Out" done by the NY duo Hotel Garuda. We have an exclusive premiere of the free download for all of our readers, so listen below and grab the download. Enjoy!
Anna Lunoe – All Out (Hotel Garuda Remix) | Free Download
One of TSIS's favorite acts and fellow Boulder, Colorado natives Big Gigantic are set to embark on their latest run of shows this upcoming fall! The duo are best known for their unforgettable live shows and "Touch The Sky Tour", which gets it's name from the lead single from the groups last full length album, will deliver just that when it kicks off October 4th at the legendary Madison Square Garden where Big G will be supporting Bassnectar for his massive event. The tour runs throughout the US for the following month and has support from long time friend Paper Diamond who is coming off his own sold out nationwide tour and Liberated Music artists Manic Focus and The Floozies; a cast of artists who are the perfect guests to start every night on the perfect note. Big Gigantic will also be supporting Skrillex on 4 nights of his tour between October 20th – 23rd!
Tour dates after the jump.
Chicago's very own Flosstradmaus are set to give back to the fans and people that have supported their "go harder than hard" mentality since the days of playing low-key clubs to headlining major music festivals such as Coachella, Hard Summer, and Ultra Music Festival. The guys behind the well known trap movement are embarking on new HDYNATION tour that will kick off in their hometown on Nov 8th at UIC Pavilion and travel to 20 cities with opening support form energetic Miami producer duo GTA and Curtis Willaims w/ Two-9!
The announcement comes with a look back at Flosstradamus's previous IRL Tour via a behind-the-scenes video showcasing candid interviews with the duo and their fans along with tour footage and features their recent chilled out single "Rebound". The main element that sets Flosstradamus apart from many acts is that they've created and fostered an actual community underneath the title HDYNATION, which brings HDYBYZ and HDYGRLZ from all walks of life together to share music and attend live events while sporting the highly sought after merchandise that Curt and Josh have developed in an in-house, grassroots manner. As you can see from the video below, the guys are truly humble and thankful for the opportunities that have come their way and this new tour will bring about a stronger connection between fans new and old! Pre-sale tickets are available now and you can expect shows to sell out leading up to the first date, so don't snooze on the early advantage. Enjoy
Flosstradamus – HDYNATION Tour 2014 | Pre-Sale Tickets
#HDYNATION TOUR Dates After The Jump
A growing amount of producers and record labels are embracing the distribution method of using BitTorrent Bundles to pass out a large number of free music to fans, a trend started by Gramatik and Pretty Lights who were the pioneers of the free music movement.
Well today Skrillex and his OWSLA record label have thrown together quite an impressive pack of 20 songs; some were huge chart topping singles like What So Not's "Jaguar" to SNAILS x Antiserum's "Wild" and some brand new unreleased tracks like the Silverback remix of TC's "Get Down Low" among many more. Coinciding with the song release are 3 music videos and some high quality artworks. There is a full file and track list below.
They have also included a free 30 day trial to their monthly subscription service The Nest, a 15% off coupon to the OWSLA webstore and chance to win a Skrillex box set and OWSLA x Long clothing collab merch pack.
You can download the pack all the free songs, videos and more via Bittorent here. If you don't know what Bittorent is and are confused on how to use it to download, follow these How To BitTorrent steps here.
Snails & Antiseruum – Wild
What So Not – Jaguar
Full tracklist of all the free tracks and more after the jump.
Breakout UK producer and DJ Mat Zo who's unable to stick with one style or genre has always wanted to do things his own way, so estasblishing his own imprint within the electronic world only made sense. Mat Zo joins the ranks of Diplo (Mad Decent), Skrillex (OWSLA), Claude VonStroke (Dirtybird), A Trak (Fools Gold) and others by starting his very own music label called Mad Zoo and has wasted little time in putting out its debut release via a two track The Up Down Left Right EP. The first single off the release is a disco-filled collaboration with The Knocks titled "Get Up 2 Get Down", and the newest track showcases Mat Zo at his finest yet again as he puts together an techy array of electro twists and house appeal on "Left and Right". The EP is available for free download for a limited time only thanks to Mat Zo, so we strongly urge you to act on this gift now and be sure to look out for more releases via Mad Zoo in the near future! Enjoy
Mat Zo – The Up Down Left Right EP | Free Download
Kill the Noise To Embark On Massive “Majestic As Fak” Tour With Milo & Otis, Botnek, Two Fresh and Ape DrumsPosted in Bangin, Events, News by nick | Tags: Ape Drum, Botnek, Early Bird Tickets, Kill the Noise, Majestic As Fak, Milo & Otis, Tour, Two Fresh
Kill the Noise, one of the most powerful names in bass music along with being signed to Skrillex's OWLSA label and starting Slow Roast Records with DJ Craze, has just announced his newest run of shows underneath the humorous title "Majestic As Fak Tour". The tour kicks off on Sept 30th in Baton Rouge, Louisiana at The Varsity and will continue for 30 stops all across the US. KTN is bringing out an amazing cast of support acts including OWLSA signed act Milo & Otis, breakout Canadian producer duo Botnek, Texas dancehall enthusiast Ape Drums, and infamous beatmakers Two Fresh. These are going to be shows you don't want to miss if you can make it to any of the dates.
We have a limited amount of early bird pre-sale tickets for every date of the tour via TSIS ticketing available today with lowered ticket fees to help you guys out before general on sale for the tour next Monday August 18th.
Tour dates after the jump.
The captivating Swedish singer Mapei exploded onto the internet's radar through her unforgettable single "Don't Wait" which even inspired Chicago favorite Chance The Rapper and his Social Experiment band to apply a fresh rendition to the original. Now the single has received quite an impressive remix from house star R3hab, whose stepped outside of what you'd expect from him to deliver a groove filled twist. Mapei's vocals are perfectly accented by the funky new synths and melodies. Release details are unknown at this moment, but you can stream the exclusive TSIS premiere below for the time being! Enjoy
Mapei is going to be hitting the road supporting Lykke Li on her upcoming 14 date fall tour. You can see all the dates below.
Mapei – Don't Wait (R3hab Remix) | Stream Only
LYKKE LI SUPPORT DATES
9/17 – Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre
9/19 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
9/22 – San Diego, CA – North Park Theatre
9/23 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
9/27 – Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theatre
9/28 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
9/30 – Toronto, ON – Kool Haus
10/1 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
10/3 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
10/4 – New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall
10/6 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
10/8 – Atlanta, GA – The Tabernacle
10/9 – Lake Buena Vista, FL – House of Blues Orlando
With the initial summer leg and European dates a thing of the past, it was only a matter of time before iconic LA producer / DJ Skrillex announced a fall edition of touring to our delight! The 26 date journey kicks off at the end of September and will see the likes of electro-soul / funk duo Big Gigantic, trap / house heavyweights GTA and DJ Snake, beatmakers Branchez, Kaytranaada, & DJ Mustard, rap act ASAP Ferg, fellow OWSLA label mates Valentino Khan and Alesia and a few others jumping on for various dates. Tickets go on sale on August 15th, be sure to grab one for the venue closest to your location! Enjoy
Skrillex – Fall Tour 2014 | Tickets
Skrillex 2014 Fall Tour Dates After The Jump
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 have grown a lot since, but the original goal has stayed the same, making it easier for you to discover sick new music you have 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 Thissongissick, we work with musicians and record labels from all over the world to showcase a variety of freshest electronic, hip-hop, indie, and other fresh genres to a worldwide following that now reaches millions of music lovers over 110+ countries, every single month. Make yourself at home, enjoy countless amazing musicians from a variety of genres and let the sick sounds fill your ears. Enjoy!