Steve Aoki teamed up with iconic rapper Waka Flocka Flame for the unlikely electro / rap anthem "Rage The Night Away", which is also one of the lead singles from Steve Aoki's upcoming album. Well the already huge original was just flipped upside down thanks to the unstoppable duo Milo & Otis who are on a roll with a series of tracks over the past few months. They leave the vocals intact and add a new riot inducing drop that will make you jump around uncontrollably. Listen below in full. Enjoy!
Steve Aoki – Rage the Night Away (Ft. Waka Flocka Flame) (Milo & Otis Remix)
LA natives the Bixel Boys are having quite a breakout year with the duo making some serious waves due to a steady stream of remixes and originals. Having recently brought you the guys deep house remix of Kiesza's "Hideaway" and their unbeatable remix of Crystal Method "Over It", we now have the premiere of their brand new single "Clutch"; a b-side heater off their upcoming Empire EP dropping June 27th on Sweat It Out Records. The rolling drum pattern serves as a perfect foundation for high energized synths, horn blasts, and cut up vocals to be layed into the production. The overall outcome is an captivating mixture of sounds to groove to from the Bixel Boys! Enjoy
Bixel Boys – Clutch | Stream Only
We are excited to have partnered up with Electric Forest Music Festival taking place in Rothbury, MI for it's fourth year. Last year we brought our TSIS booth to the EF grounds so you can actually meet and take a picture with some of your favorite artists. We also have some limited summer TSIS shirts and tanks for you to rock. 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 8 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 Tripolee stage at the front entrance of the festival. Festival map after the jump (We are not on the actual map, but you can see where the stage is at)
SKIP THE LINE CONTEST: We are picking 2 lucky winners for every artist meet & greet to have the ability to skip the line and not have to wait and ensure they get a personal meet & greet with the artist!
All you have to do to enter the contest is enter your e-mail through the widget below and comment with what artist you want to meet! Winners will be picked Thursday afternoon so look out!
Alison Wonderland is one of Australia's best kept secrets whose managed to stay outside most the world's radar until the first single frosm her upcoming debut studio EP, a collaboration alongside LA based Djemba Djemba "I Want U" (which was released with an equally captivating music video and drew some influences from The Exorcist). Well now we hear the final single "Lies" from the release, which follows in the same light as before. It packs a gritty off-beat trap styling, yet full of melodic qualities and layered over with some sweet sounding vocals from Alison herself that furthers her artistic ability. You can listen to the song below in full and pre-order your copy of the Calm Down EP set to release June 27th. Enjoy!
Alison Wonderland – Lies | Pre-Order iTunes
The Weeknd is one of the most exciting names in R&B to date and has come out of nowhere to drop a brand new single titled "Often". Abel offers his expected emotion filled, sexually vivid vocals over an unreal produced beat. It packs a mellowed out vibe with some strong snare rolls and intriguing samples. He has passed this out as a free download for a limited time. Listen below and enjoy!
The Weeknd – Often | Free Download
Breathe in the funky aroma of blossoming Lawrence, Kansas natives The Floozies brand new creation as the duo serve up a delightful single that follows up their fresh remix of Lettuce's "Do It Like You Do". The cooler than cool vibes and melodic electro-funk foundation of "Back On It" is too good to enjoy just once as they include their patented live guitar elements, a captivating saxophone sample provided by Big Gigantic frontman Dominic Lalli, and various glitchy synth patterns into the production. Loose yourself in the feel good nature of the stream below and be sure to pick up the download when it drops on GRiZ's Liberated Music Label.
The Floozies feat. Dominic Lalli – Back On It | Stream Only
Most might not be aware of the emerging producer Trollphace hailing from the mega-metropolis known as Los Angeles who recently took it upon himself to deliver a fierce cut of OWSLA artist David Heartbreak's newest single "Rebel". Skrillex has rinsed this massive remix in his live sets and it's too good for us to not put a spolight on it as a supreme addition of wonky bass knocks and electro synths bring a whole new round of playability to the original. You can grab a copy of this heater Thursday June 26th via the official Rebel Remix EP out on OWSLA! Enjoy
David Heartbreak – Rebel (Trollphace Remix) | Pre-Order
Those who've followed the inspiring rise of Minnesota to Chicago transplant producer Manic Focus know all to well of TSIS supporting the his artistic talents through various collaborations, well crafted remixes spanning the bass spectrum, and even premiering his full length albums Definition of the Rhythm and Distant Perspective. Having officially signed to GRiZ's emerging DIY record label Liberated Music means a new album is not only on its way, but very close to completion and I have the distinct privilege of presenting the releases debut single "On The Horizon" for all you MF fanatics new and old.The abundance of funk, blues, and electro-soul elements structured perfectly on the track will have you grooving in happiness from start to finish as the feel good vibes are in high supply. If Manic Focus' past is any reflection on the future, his forthcoming album will be one of the top free releases of the year and you can guarantee that we'll keep you up-to-date on any news as it becomes available. Also if you happen to be venturing to Electric Forest this upcoming weekend, be sure to check out the debut collaboration performance of Manic Focus and Pretty Lights Music artist Michal Menert as they closeout the Forest Stage on Sunday at 11:45pm being known as Manic Menert!
Manic Focus – On The Horizon | Free Download
Cisco Adler, one of the kings of summer vibes straight out of Malibu, California is back with his latest full length album, #Coastin. One of our favorite cuts off the record is "Hypnotize", a collaboration alongside reggae heavyweight Matisyahu on an appropriately hypnotizing track. From the horns and acoustic guitar to smooth vocals this instant summer addition to your stacked playlist will have you feeling just right. Listen below and grab an exclusive free download and pick up the full length album #Coastin now available through iTunes. Enjoy!
Cisco Adler ft. Matisyahu – Hypnotize | iTunes | Free Download
The wait is finally over! After months of teasing us with remixes of Disclosure's "Latch", Bastille "Bad Blood", and Bill Withers "Ain't No Sunshine", the emerging producer hailing from Norway known as Lido has unleashed his highly anticipated debut I Love You EP for all to enjoy! The release contains 4 tracks oozing in future sounding aesthetics with chill trap elements, jersey club-esque breakdowns, and uplifting bass bursts on display throughout. Adding this to your already stacked summertime playlist is a must and I look forward to what the rest of the year has in store for Lido! Enjoy
Lido – I Love You EP | iTunes
NYC based Gazzo has popped up on our radars more and more over the past year through countless remixes like Kings of Leon "Need Somebody" or Eric Clapton's "Cocaine" among many others. Today we have a funky upbeat electro house collaboration alongside Damien Anthony called "C'mon Freaks". It sounds like Beverly Hills Cops meets Melbourne Bounce and ready to be the next soundtrack to your summer. This is getting released through Big & Dirty. Listen below and enjoy!
Gazzo & Damien Anthony – C'mon Freaks | Beatport
Watch the streams from Skrillex and friends last stop on the Mothership Tour at the breathtaking mountain filled Red Rocks AmphitheatrePosted in Events, News by Bryan | Tags: Dj Mustard, Jack Beats, LIVE, OWSLA, Red Rocks, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Skrillex, Stream, Tchami, Video, Vindata
"Red rocks is like something in between Lion King and… Mars". - Skrillex."
Ever since iconic producer / DJ Skrillex announced his massive Mothership Tour across the United States, many electronic music enthusiasts including ourselves eyed two very special dates on the list. With Thissongissick establishing itself within Boulder, Colorado, we had the opportunity to witness the two night run of Skrillex and a wonderful cast of producers and rappers at the legendary Red Rocks Ampitheatre just a few miles away on June 20th & 21st. Last night the event was live streamed to the masses via the internet and in case you missed the chance to watch have no fear, we have sets from French future house producer Tchami, chill bass visionaries Vindata, hip-hop dj / producer DJ Mustard, iconic UK garage / bass act Jack Beats, and two hours of genre blending mayhem from Skrillex! New music from all three producers was in high abundance and we have some exclusive video from the event as well for your visual pleasure! Enjoy
Skrillex – Mothership Tour Red Rocks 2014 | Live Stream Only
DJ Mustard - Mothership Tour Red Rocks 2014
Jack Beats - Mothership Tour Red Rocks 2014
Tchami - Mothership Tour Red Rocks 2014
Vindata - Mothership Tour Red Rocks 2014
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!