As Dillon Francis approaches the release of his debut studio album Money Sucks, Friends Rule, he manages to bust out a completely new remix. Taking on indie act Strange Talk and their recently released single "Morning Sun", Dillon delivers his unique spin on the track. He doesn't go too hard here, managing to keep things light and bouncy. Listen to the song below and look out to pick up your copy at midnight via iTunes. Enjoy!
Birdy's "Skinny Love" was first released in 2011, and the infectious song has continued to spread wildly and since then racking up over 60 million plays. Well today NYC based producer Fareoh has brought the song back to life with an impressive new genre blending remix that steps outside his own box. It has a complextro speed, yet packs a mellowed out vibe with some trap and future bass elements. It is funky, melodic, and doesn't let you get bored at all. Listen below to the premiere and be sure to pick up on iTunes via Atlantic Records August 19th. Enjoy!
Birdy – Skinny Love (Fareoh Remix) | Stream Only
Be sure to catch Fareoh on select shows with tour dates below.
Aug 7 Pacha NYC
Aug 8 Vessel San Fran
Aug 14 Fadderuken Norway
Aug 31 Meets Music Festival Columbus
Sep 5 Drai's Nightclub Vegas
Sep 11 Lit Ultra Bar Philly
Sep 19 Uni Of Alabama – ZBT Tuscaloosa
UK duo Snakehips's most recent single "Days With You" featuring vocals from Sinead Harnett might be one of their biggest tracks to date and has rightfully spurred some fittingly awesome remixes. Today we have the first remix from Sweater Beats, someone we've seen on TSIS few times like his Diplo & Friends mix among others. Well he's given it a spacey funky future-bass unique spin that almost has some Flume vibes. Listen below to the exclusive premiere and and we will keep you updated on a release date.
Snakehips – Days With You (Sweater Beats Remix) | Stream Only
It is the first day of summer and you can celebrate with Skrillex and friends for the second night of taking over the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre as they are going to be live streaming the night's entire performance for everyone to enjoy. This will mark the first ever live stream of a headline Skrillex performance and the second of 2 Red Rocks shows. The live stream will also include all the opening DJs including hip-hop legend DJ Mustard, UK bass DJ heavweight Jack Beats, the infectious French future house producer / DJ Tchami and one of the most exciting new names expanding the "future bass" style Vindata. Make sure you tune in as this should be quite the show to remember from anywhere in the world.
The stream kicks off promtly at 7:30pm Mountain Time (9:30pm East Coast / 6:30pm West Coast)
RED ROCKS JUNE 21 LIVE STREAM LINEUP:LocalVindataTchamiJack BeatsDJ MustardSkrillex
RiFF RAFF announced months back he had a collaboration with Childish Gambino on his debut studio album Neon Icon and today we get to hear the song in full. It's got a spacey tripped out vibe thanks to the production from hip-hop producer legend Harry Fraud. RiFF offers his signature comical yet effective verses with Gambino following in a similar light on his. You can pre-order Neon Icon before it's release on June 24th via Diplo's Mad Decent record label. Listen below and enjoy!
RiFF RAFF ft. Childish Gambino – Lava Glaciers | Pre-Order via iTunes
San Francscio vative Giraffage is on quite the streak lately from his feel good productions to exciting live shows, the downtempo producer has a sound we just can't get enough of. Giraffage recently announced he will release an upcoming EP via A-Trak's Fool's Gold Records and to celebrate, he's taken on R. Kelly's R&B classic "Ignition" and given it a full chilled out trap makeover. He will also be joining Porter Robinson on his North American 'Worlds' Tour, so you can catch him live across the nation at any stop. Stream the remix and grab a free download below. Enjoy
R. Kelley – Ignition (Giraffage Remix) | Free Download
Be sure to catch Giraffage on Porter Robinson's massive 'Worlds' tour. Dates after the jump
Rising Toronto, Canada producer and DJ Hunter Siegel has bursted on to the scene fast over the past year through a series of remixes, a collaboration with rapper Omar LinX on "Who Are You To Judge" and a recent massive collaboration with Zeds Dead on "LOUD". Well now we have his biggest solo release to date with "Waiting Up", a melody driven electro house anthem filled with groove. Featuring some catchy club synths and female vocals yet clashed with a gritty electro edge for his unique style. Stream the song below and grab a free download. Enjoy!
Hunter Siegel – Waiting Up | Free Download
LA based producer and DJ LA Riots is back after a brief absence with one of his biggest tracks to date. "Let You Go" features a lovely set of vocals from Ineabell and will be seeing a release through Steve Aoki's Dim Mak Records. The song manages to blend electro and progressive house for a uplifting festival ready hit. Stream the exclusive premiere below and pick up your copy May 13th. Enjoy!
LA Riots feat. Ineabell – Let You Go | Stream Only
Pioneer of the Tropical House sound, the rising Australian producer / DJ Thomas Jack is back with Volume 2 of his incredible new Tropical House Mixtape series. Following in the same vein as Volume 1 we get a sampling of the best chilled out house tunes that couldn't be more fit to transport you to the tropical state of mind regardless of how close you happen to be to a beach. He has worked in some of his own unreleased edits and remixes on top of his favorite tunes from others for another perfect hour long mix. Stream below and grab an exclusive free download thanks to Thomas. Enjoy!
Thomas Jack – Tropical House Mixtape Vol. 2 | Free Download
Scandinavian duo Pegboard Nerds have been on fire blowing up the bass and house scenes worldwide over the past couple years and have just recently let loose one of their biggest singles to date "Hero". To celebrate the song and it's viral music video we have teamed up with the group and Wavo to offer a very special remix competition for the song with the grand prize winner receiving a full record label release from Canada's own Monstercat alongside a home page feature on Thissongissick. As any aspiring producer this is your chance.
Stems available = April 1st
Voting = April 7 – May 7
Winner announced = May 10th
-A Release on Monstercat
-Have your remix featured on ThisSongIsSick homepage
-Have your remix featured on ThisSongIsSick homepage
Mysterious London based duo Snakehips are back after months of absence following their original "Make It" and BANKS "Warm Water" remix. They burst back on our radars with an incredible new house inspired remix of "Wanderlust" from The Weeknd. They completely reimagine the track with new drums, melody and basslline leaving only the vocals from the orginal intact. No news if this will see an official release or if we will be forced to abuse the replay button till enternity.
London fans: Snakehip has announced their first ever show will be taking place at Velvet Underground on May 16th.
The Weeknd – Wanderlust (Snakehips Remix) | Stream Only
New York DJs / production duo The Knocks are back with the first single off their upcoming Comfortable EP set to release through iconic indie label Neon Gold Records. The single "Comfortable" is a danceable indie electronic / disco tune that will leave you feeling some type of way for days on end. The inclusion of fellow New York based band Ambassadors really adds some life to the track with both groups sounds complimenting each other swimmingly. You can stream the song below in full and grab a copy of the full release on Vinyl, Pre-Sale's now available. Enjoy!
The Knocks – Comfortable (Ft. Ambassadors) | Purchase Vinyl
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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