First Ever Winter Music Festival This Weekend in Chicago Featuring: Moby, Trippy Turtle, RJD2, and morePosted in Uncategorized by nick | Tags: Moby, RJD2, snowstorm, Trippy Turtle
This weekend, our other home city of Chicago is a base to some of our favorite music festivals like Lollapalooza, North Coast and Spring Awakening amongst many others. Well the great city for the first time ever is throwing a winter music festival. Snowstorm will be having its first year this Saturday at the historic Navy Pier right in downtown Chicago.
The artists who are playing include house legend Moby as the headliner, Trippy Turtle, RJD2, The Hood Internet, ASTR, Zimmer and Louis the Child alongside amongst even more spread over two stages. To make things more unique they are following in Sensation White's dress code encouraging all those who attend to wear completely white.
HARD Presents… First Ever “Go HARD Tour” with DJ Snake, Eric Prydz, Zeds Dead, Dillon Francis, Tchami and Many MorePosted in Uncategorized by nick | Tags: Big Gigantic, Dillon Francis, DJ Snake, Eric Prydz, go hard tour, Griz, HARD Presents, Mat Zo, RL Grime
One of the US's top electronic promoters, HARD Presents, is easily one of the most cutting edge, forward thinking companies in the game, responsible for many incredible events including the dance festival cruise Holy Ship!, two of LA's biggest annual festivals HARD Summer and Day of the Dead, and HARD Red Rocks on top of various other one off events and stages around the globe.
Gary Richards aka DESTRUCTO, the man behind HARD Presents, has just shared some exciting news about the company taking their party for the first time on a full fledged tour, the Go HARD Tour. They will be taking over 5 cities including Seattle, New Orleans, Miami, Dallas, and Toronto.
The lineup for this exciting run of shows will range drastically from date to date; from buzzing rap stars A$AP Ferg and Rae Sremmurd to festival bass-heavy headliners Zeds Dead, Flosstradamus, Dillon Francis, RL Grime, and DJ Snake, to house heads Eric Prydz, Tchami, Destructo, Mat Zo, Jauz, Amtrac and even some live electronic beasts including Big Gigantic, Griz, Porter Robinson's new live show among many more. See below for the full lineup for every date / venue.
Check out the line ups by date below and grab your tickets this Friday here.
SEATTLE – April 25th, The Tacoma Dome
PORTER ROBINSON (LIVE) | FLOSSTRADAMUS
TCHAMI | RAE SREMMURD | DESTRUCTO
JAUZ | ANNA LUNOE | WAX MOTIF
NEW ORLEANS – May 2nd, Champions Square
DJ SNAKE | ZEDS DEAD | BIG GIGANTIC
TCHAMI | RAE SREMMURD | GTA
DESTRUCTO | WAX MOTIF
MIAMI – May 16th, Klipsch Amphitheater
DILLON FRANCIS | MAT ZO | RAE SREMMURD
BRO SAFARI | WHAT SO NOT | DESTRUCTO
GRIZ | TOKIMONSTA | AMTRAC
DALLAS – May 29th, Southside Ballrom
RL GRIME | A$AP FERG | GTA
DESTRUCTO | JAUZ | SNAKEHIPS
+ MORE TBA
TORONTO – May 30th, TD Echo Beach
ERIC PRYDZ | DILLON FRANCIS | RL GRIME
BIG GIGANTIC | DESTRUCTO | TOKIMONSTA
ETHAN KATH OF CRYSTAL KASTLES | COSELLA
Glasgow based Rustie continues to prove why he is a tastemakers in the forward thinking side of bass music thanks to his recent sophomore album Green Language with features from Danny Brown and more. Following up the massive release, Rustie has also just announced his Green Language US tour.
Rustie and Lucky Me record label are giving out an incredible brand new edit of London based singer A.G. Cook's "Beautiful" as apart of Lucky Me's advent calendar series. He has flipped the song by adding a new melody with A.G. Cook's vocals into his signature future bass style that is just candy to the ears. Enjoy!
A. G. Cook – Beautiful (Rustie Edit)
The Lawrence, KS based live funk duo The Floozies who brought us "Back On It" Ft. Dominic Lalli of Big Gigantic and a remix of Lettuce's "Do It Like You Do" are back with some exciting news. They have a brand new album coming out next month that will be released through future funk pioneer GRiZ and his Liberated Music label. Today, we have the premiere of the album's second single "FNKTRP", having the boys incorporate some trap influence into their signature live fueled funk sound. You can grab a free download of the premiere today and look out for the full album in January. Be sure to catch The Floozies on their 26 date national "Do Your Thing" Tour starting Jan 30th. Enjoy!
The Floozies – FNKTRP | Free Download
Lido continues to prove why he is one of the most creative producers in the game by dropping yet another new track before the end of the year. He completely re-imagines the pop song “Why I’m Single” by Alli Simpson and turns it into a high speed extra bouncy signature sounding creation you won’t be able to stop replaying. The song captures his trap inspired drums, some heavily pitched vocals, his signature synth sounds all delivered in a much faster pace we are used to hearing from Lido. There’s no details on if a download will ever turn up for this, but you can abuse replying it in the mean time. Enjoy!
Alli Simpson - Why I'm Single (Lido Remix)
As we approach the end of 2014, we get closer to some of the biggest parties of the year in the form of New Year celebrations. America's largest NYE dance party is Decadence Music Festival, taking place in Denver at the Colorado Convention Center. The multi-stage two-night celebration is packed with all varieties of electronic music to please everyone. With the event's main Bass Arena featuring an assorted lineup ranging from Bassnectar, Disclosure (DJ Set), Big Gigantic, Flux Pavilion, Grizmatic, Paper Diamond, Claude Von Stroke, Michal Menert, Bass Physics, DJ Slink, Exmag, Manic Focus and newcomer Snails. On the other side of the massive room is the Global Dance Arena will feature Kaskade, king of trance Armin Van Buuren, Madeon, Deorro, Sultan + Net Shepard, Felix Cartal, Illenium, Said The Sky, and DJ Mustard among many many more.
With Grizmatik and Big Gigantic playing back 2 back on New Years Eve, we can only hope to see a very special Big Grizmatik set.
We've teamed up with the fine folks at Decadence and TSIS favorite Big Gigantic to bring you to Denver to enjoy the legendary 2 nights, even if you don't live in Colorado. One grand prize winner will get two VIP tickets to each night of Decadence, a travel budget to help get you and a friend to Denver ($500 travel budget), an intimate meet & greet with Big Gigantic before their set, and even bring in 2015 properly with a champagne toast with the Big Gigantic guys after their midnight set!
Enter to win by entering below.
Grand Prize: (1 Winner – Must be 21+)
- $500 Travel budget to help you get to Decadence
One of the most impressive songs from Skrillex’s debut album has to be the collaboration with Diplo on the massive anthem “Dirty Vibe”. The gritty club tune features some fierce verses from K-Pop stars CL & G-Dragon and highlights both rappers throughout the video. They are accompanied by some outrageous dancers and over the top visuals to capture the dark edge of the song. Enjoy!
Wolfgang Gartner recently rebranded from the harder hitting style he's known for to deliver an impressive disco influenced house tune titled "Unholy". Now we are beginning to hear some exciting remixes of the track. LA based Milo & Otis continue their impressive year of releases by flipping Wolfgang's single upside down and into a jungle inspired trap heater full of their signature synth plucks. Stream the remix below and we will keep you posted as release details come in. Enjoy!
Wolfgang Gartner – Unholy (Milo & Otis Remix) | Stream Only
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
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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