Who's up for some Sunday cartoons (not the kind that you watched as a kid)? Chance the Rapper made his second TV appearance last night by supplying the voice for a cartoon Bob Marley in Adult Swim’s show Black Dynamite. The Chicago rapper seemed right at home dishing up a cool Jamaican accent, imitating the legend and keeping his signature vocal tonnage. As expected, "Bob" lives up to the Marley name, lighting up multiple oversize joints and sweet talking many of the show's female characters throughout the episode. Erika Badu's distinct voice is also featured in the episode, as both a hilarious prostitute and Marley's real-life wife Rita. Pour yourself a bowl of cereal and watch the rip of the full cartoon below. Enjoy!
The idea of a mashup / bootleg has almost entirely disappeared in 2014, that is unless it is one of the very rare occasions where it sounds like a completely new song. Today we get one of the most impressive mixes we have ever heard; a blend of BANKS' hit indie single "Drowning" setting the tone for vocals from 2pac's rap anthem "Thugz Mansion" mixed together by Carlos Serrano. The combination of both tracks sounds so natural it's unreal; with 2Pac's verses perfectly bouncing back and forth with BANKS' smooth chrous. Listen below to the song and grab a free download thanks to Carlos Serrano. Enjoy!
2Pac vs. Banks – Thugz Drowning (Carlos Serrano Mix) | Free Download
Knife Party have been teasing the release of their debut studio album Abandon Ship! over the past few months leaking tracks like "Begin Again" and "Boss Mode", while also pushing back the entire release of the project to work on perfecting it. Well now, a few weeks ahead of the newly scheduled release date of November 24th, the duo have decided to drop the entire project on us due to an early iTunes leak, and no one is complaining. The album brings in the festival-geared style the duo helped carve with their past releases while also incorporating more melodic influences from their Pendulum past. Songs like "EDM Trend Machine" standout on the release while still sounding great, it manages to poke fun at big room house and incorporate new trending styles like future house / deep house. You can now listen to the entire project below on top of being able to pick up a copy through iTunes which is available through their own label Earstorm Records.
Knife Party - Abandon Ship (Album Stream) | iTunes
A re-creation of the cult classic film Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas, the video starts off with Schoolboy building a concoction of pills and liquids similar to the drug binge from the movie. The visual effects let the viewer step into Q's shoes after ingesting all the substances. This video couldn’t be more fitting for a song titled “Hell of a Night” as girls bounce around a raging house party punctuated by a series of interesting events. The video starts and ends with the same scene as if it might start all over again, or was it just a dream? Watch the wild journey and you can pick up your copy of the song as part of Schoolboy Q's latest album Oxymoron. Enjoy!
Established music video director RoboShobo has brought to visual life one of this fall’s catchiest tunes, “Go All Night” by the impressive UK based duo Gorgon City. Their debut album, Sirens, took the deep house world by storm this fall following its Oct 7 release. The LP provided us with some of the grooviest house tunes of the year with the unique specialty of a different vocalist on every track. This adventure of a video provides the perfect setting for the track as Jennifer Hudson and the production duo groove all night an underground rave. Quite fitting as the tune surely has the potential to become a huge hit in dance clubs everywhere.
A rapper TSIS has been covering for years, Omar LinX (known for his work on countless Zed's Dead tracks) is back with the first single from his biggest solo release to date. Earlier this year, we were teased with new music like "" and "" from his Road to M.O.R. series. Today, we get a taste of LinX's latest studio album M.O.R – Music or Revenge, set to release independently on December 2nd, with the lead single "Dosey Doe". The song features contrasting sample-powered production with a wobbly twist thanks to his partners-in-crime Zeds Dead and go-to producer Pro Logic. The song properly displays Omar's uniquely dark yet playfully flowing verses that blend with the instrumental just right. You can grab a free download of this song when you pre-order the new album M.O.R – Music or Revenge through iTunes today. Enjoy!
Omar LinX – Dosey Doe (prod. by Pro Logic & Zeds Dead) | iTunes
Danny Brown has been known to collaborate with unexpected artists; clashing sounds for some very special releases like we've seen with Vampire Weekend, Rustie, and Purity Ring. Today we have his latest as he's jumped on Phantogram's "Black Out Days" giving it a fresh spin with some new production from Leo Justin. Danny Brown once again displays his uncanny ability to spit over just about any track not leaving out a single genre. Enjoy!
Phantogram – Black Out Days (Danny Brown & Leo Justi Remix) | Stream Only
Norway is nowhere short of talent as we've seen artists such as Kygo, Cashmere Cat and Lido all explode out of the scene over the past year. Well today we have the latest from fellow Norwegian producer AutoLaser who we debuted on TSIS with his single "Cyanide". We hear his latest future bass heater "I Need You" which draws some inspiration ranging from Wave Racer to Lido. Featuring some fluttery 8-bit sounding sections which sets the tone for Autolaser to impress leaving us with something special. Stream the song in full below and purchase on iTunes through new label Juizify.
Auto Laser – I Need You | iTunes
Seeing a brand new remix from blooming Norwegian producer Cashmere Cat can cause one to experience a certain level of excitement. Fresh off the heels of sharing “Four”, a track he produced for rapper Juicy J, the Cat returns with an extra cool rendition of newcomer singer Ryn Weaver’s “Octahate”, a track he helped produce originally. The song features xylophone elements that are enhanced by Cashmere’s unique production techniques. The restructured drop is followed by a future-bass and glitchy-trap aesthetic. Cashmere Cat provides fans with a stream for now, but stay on the look out for info on a release. Enjoy!
Ryn Weaver – Octahate (Cashmere Cat Remix) | Stream Only
Win The Ultimate New Years Experice to Lights All Night With VIP Passes, Hotel Room & Helicopter RidePosted in Bangin, Contests, Events by nick | Tags: 12th Planet, Lights All Night, Win
Now in it’s 5th year, Texas' Lights All Night is one of America's premiere end of the year festivals. Taking place on December 26th and 27th at the Dallas Convention Center the lineup for the two nights is stacked with a diverse group of the best acts in the electronic world. Drawing fans from all over the country the New Years Eve pre-party features performances by Skrillex, Zedd, Armin Van Buuren, a Disclosure DJ set, Boys Noise, DJ Snake, Zed’s Dead, 12th Planet, Tchami, Seven Lions, Oliver Heldens, Paper Diamond, Crizzly, DJ Mustard and many more!
We’ve got the ultimate prize package for one lucky winner. We’ve teamed up with Lights All Night and LA's bass king 12th Planet to bring you the ultimate experience. One winner will be picked to receive 2 VIP weekend passes to Lights All Night 2014, a hotel room for two nights near the convention center, AND a helicopter ride over Dallas with 12th Planet!
You can enter through the Punchtab widget below, and for tickets, lineup & more info stay tuned HERE, because an inside tip told us more artists might be added this week!
GRAND PRIZE: (1 Winner – Must be 18+)
- 2 VIP weekend passes to Lights All Night 2014
- Hotel room for two nights near venue
- Helicopter ride over the festival and Dallas skyline with 12th Planet
Lido remixes are generally something you want to pay attention to. His latest, a fresh take on Alt-J's "Left Hand Free" is no exception. The Pelican Fly wunderkind has been on a hot streak releasing a handful of originals and remixes over the last year. This Alt-J remix is one of his cleanest sounding to date. The track starts off calm playing off the indie vocals, but around the 1:30 mark Lido kicks it up with some explosive synths that hit hard and pack the transformational punch. He's also added in a strong set of drums along with his signature samples. You can stream the remix below today; it's definitely something you will want to playback more than once. Enjoy!
Alt-J – Left Hand Free (Lido Remix)
Kendrick Lamar blew away expectations with the first single "i" from his soon-to-be released sophomore album. The feel good anthem shows a more versatile matured side of the artist and today we get a fittingly warm official music video. Following Kendrick on a cinematic journey through the streets of LA the video paints the perfect visual for the single. Watch below and you can pick up your copy through iTunes. Enjoy!
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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