Legendary producer and DJ Flying Lotus is infamous for stirring up the Los Angeles beat scene and has just collaborated with fellow LA native Kendrick Lamar on an incredible 4 minute journey of a song. “Never Catch Me” features a mellow organic drum and piano focused production from Fly Lo with some of his signature spacy aesthetics while Kendrick comes in and simply murders the beat; letting the listener question why the hell these two haven't done an entire project together. This is taken from Flying Lotus’ upcoming studio album You’re Dead! , whichfeatures collaborations with many other big names. The album is set to release through Warp Records on October 6th. Listen below in full to the newly untagged full version of the song and above all… Enjoy
Flying Lotus – Never Catch Me (feat. Kendrick Lamar) | Stream Only
As Hardwell and W&W both continue to shut down festivals and clubs across the globe, they find time to link up on a collaborative new single. "The Dance Floor Is Yours" is a high energy electro house anthem packing some melodic synths and hard hitting edge. To make things better, the artists have actually passed this song out as a free download! All you have to do is tweet via this new website they have created to grab the free download. Listen below and add this festival banger to your music collection now. Enjoy!
Hardwell & W&W – The Dance Floor Is Yours | Free Download
A new collaborative project between Boys Noize (legendary German electro / techno DJ and producer) and Chilly Gonzales (Singer / songwriter / producer who's worked with Daft Punk among others) has recently established itself under the moniker Octave Minds! The group has a debut full length self-titled album set to release September 15th through Boys Noize Records and today we get our hands one of the most exciting tracks from the album, a collaboration with Chance the Rapper and his band The Social Experiement. "Tap Dance" is filled with an endless amount of organic and electronic instruments and sounds coming perfectly. Chance ranges from singing to rapping some verses setting the song off just right. Listen below to the song in full and make sure to pick up your copy of the album September 15th. Enjoy!
Octave Minds (Boys Noize & Chilly Gonzales) – Tap Dance feat. Chance The Rapper & The Social Experiment | Stream Only
It's a known fact that dance music community has exploded into new heights and territories over the past few years as the field of producers / DJs have grown to accomplish more than we could have ever imagined. This rise has paved the way for a growing number of music festivals to form and survive, with one of the most highly acclaimed electronic-music influenced events known as Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) at the forefront of pushing the boundaries of how fans experience concerts on a grand scale of design, creativity, and innovation. Powered by Insomniac Events, EDC has solidified it's place amongst dance music's elite and festival goers around the world as a premiere showcase of our biggest superstars and emerging talent, while creating an atmosphere of fascination and bewilderment thanks to a numerous art installations and carnival setting that is almost too wild to believe. This truly impressive spectacle was documented and recorded for the feature film "Under the Electric Sky" that hit theaters earlier this year and gave audience members an exclusive behind-the-scene glance at the annual EDC Las Vegas located in the outskirts of the city at a race car motorway. Catch interviews and live footage from the likes of Avicii, Tiesto, Dillon Francis, Jamie Jones, Fatboy Slim, Calvin Harris, Afrojack, and even Insomniac founder Pasquale Rotella. The movie that shows how EDC has become one of the largest festivals in dance music history is now officially available for those to own and watch on DVD today! We suggest grabbing a copy, getting together a group of your friends, and watching the sights and sounds of EDC Las Vegas from the confines of your home as we look forward to what will take place in 2015 Watch the trailer below and be sure to pick up your copy of "Under The Electric Sky" today on DVD! Enjoy
Electric Sky Trailer | Purchase Electric Sky on DVD
[TSIS PREMIERE] Portugal. The Man – Creep In A T-Shirt (STRFKR Remix) : Must Hear Nu-Disco / Deep House Remix [Free Download]Posted in Bangin by Bryan | Tags: Deep House, Free Download, Nu Disco, Portugal. The Man, Remix, STRFKR
A trio of Portland, Oregon natives who go by the moniker STRFKR have created and fostered a complete style of music that combines a live band performance with electronic music influence. This formidable concoction of sounds is on display on their brand new remix of rock band Portugal. The Man single "Creep In A T-Shirt"; the guys lay in strong doses of chill nu-disco aesthetics and deep house elements into the original while keep the tone funky and engaging. This remix goes down smooth like a tall glass of something delightful and this exclusive TSIS premiere is being delivered as a free download thanks to STRFKR! Enjoy
Portugal. The Man – Creep In A T-Shirt (STRFKR Remix) | Free Download
The blissful melodies captured on the brand new original created by emerging Australian producer Basenji are above the perfection achieved on his breakout remix of Sable "Foolin" and a salute to Norwegian beatmaker Cashmere Cat "Tribute To The Cat". Crafting outside the realms of future aesthetics on the single "Heirloom", Basenji puts together a chill array of bass bursts, wavy synth effects, and tropical vibes throughout; making this a fresh release to listen to over and over again. You can stream the track below and grab a free download thanks to Basenji. Enjoy
Basenji – Heirloom | Free Download
Growing to become the Swedish ambassador of the international tropical house movement, Sam Feldt returns with another track following up his remixes of Sander van Doorn & Firebeatz "Guitar Track" and the irresistible original "Blossum". Today, Sam takes on Syn Cole's biggest original "Bright Lights" and gives it the deep treatment venturing away from the typical saxaphone line addition to some amazing strings for a change of pace with the change of seasons. Listen to the song below and grab a free download. Enjoy!
Syn Cole – Bright Lights (Sam Feldt Remix) | Free Download
It is no surprise at all that Red Rocks Amphitheater is one of our favorite venues across the globe, the outdoor venue that lays right in the middle of two huge mountains right outside of Denver in Morrison, Colorado. Well Skrillex took over the iconic venue for a two night blowout featuring DJ Snake, RL Grime, Jack Beats, What So Not, Vindata among many others this summer and actually streamed the performance when it happened. Skrillex has put up the full video of his performance at the legendary venue for everyone to enjoy the memorable night. Watch below and enjoy!
Skrillex – Red Rocks 2104 Set (Official Video)
[TSIS PREMIERE] Pegboard Nerds – Hero (Nick Thayer Remix) : Massive Electro / Dubstep Remix [Free Download]Posted in Bangin by Bryan | Tags: Bass, Dubstep, Free Download, Monstercat, Nick Thayer, Pegboard Nerds, Remix
Jump off into your weekend with a brand new remix courtesy of multiple genre Australian producer Nick Thayer who has risen to the occasion to deliver something different yet again! Using Norwegian powerhouse duo Pegboard Nerds hit single released on Monstercat titled “Hero” as the basis for his inspiration, Nick further enhances the original by adding rapid bursts of electro bass and wonky synths to make this explode into a whole new level of playability. This is coming out you as a free download thanks to Nick Thayer and Pegboard Nerds, so grab a copy after streaming the track below and above all… Enjoy
[TSIS PREMIERE] Pegboard Nerds – Hero (Nick Thayer Remix) | Free Download
When Swedish producer duo Cazzette unleashed their massive summer anthem "Sleeples", we knew an impeding rush of world class remixes would soon follow. Today we have a sensational rendition half by Prince Fox who we have seen his Sam smith and Route 94 remixes. He has linked up with Jenaux to further enhance the club ready single by giving it the chilled out future bass styling. The end result is a smooth yet tastefully hard hitting heater that should see some love at festivals over the next few months. You can grab this remix for free download thanks to Jenaux & Prince Fox! Enjoy
Cazzette – Sleepless (Prince Fox & Jenaux Remix) | Free Download
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
Diplo and Skrillex destroyed the internet a few months back with the announcement of their collabroative new project Jack U, which now his it's own Facebook and Soundcloud pages and couldn't be anymore real of a project. They have already shut down Ultra Music Festival and Hard Summer among others this year, and have been previewing out some brand new original material. Today we get a live recording of their first single "Take U There" featuring UK exploding singer Kiesza. The anthem in the making blends both artists styles, this one leaning on the Diplo side of things. Preview the single as Jack U has just uploaded below and look out for more info on their upcoming collaborative releases. Listen below and enjoy!
Jack U ( Skrillex & Diplo) – Take You There feat. Kiesza (Live Version) | Stream Only
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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 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!