Knife Party Share Details On Debut Album Called “Abandon Ship”

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The explosive bass oriented duo known as Knife Party have kept themselves busy in the studio over the last few months working on a new album and they recently revealed some exciting details on the upcoming release via Twitter.  The full lenght debut artist album will be titled Abandon Ship and will feature 12 tracks with 9 of them already complete and scheduled for the album, 5 in the "maybe, maybe not" pile and another 5 in the early stages of creation. If any of these tracks are close the the madness contained on Knife Party's most recent Haunted House EPwe can surely expect a major contender in the highly anticipated electronic music albums whenever they decide to unleash the fury. We hope to at least here some of new album this coming weekend when we attend the 3rd annual Spring Awakening Music Festival in Chicago, IL and if so, expect details to be shared on the site! Until then… Enjoy

Moody Good Drops Genre Defying Full Length Album Via OWSLA / MTA Records

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Genre blending and crafty innovations in sound design best describes the work of UK native and OWSLA / MTA Records producer Moody Good much anticipated self-titled artist album which hits shelves on June 2nd and 3rd in its respective regions. With the whole album available to stream on SoundCloud now before the release, we've dissected the robust 15 track offering which showcases a vast collection of forward think breaks, gritty bass influxes, UK garage stylings, and transitions between tranquil and savage synth patterns featured throughout.

My personal favorites are the collaborations with two highly coveted songstresses, Eryn Allen Kane on "Musicbx" and Haleighblu on "Living Off The High" & "Bubbles", where the chill bass instrumentals allow the ladies to flow some sultry R&B soaked lyrics over the production. From start to finish the album takes takes less an hour to digest, but within that minute amount of time the beauty of Moody Goods meticulous perfection in each song is apparent and inspiring with this solo endeavor from his previous days as 1/2 of 16bit proving to be fruitful. Stream and pre-order the release below, but above all… Enjoy

Moody Good – Moody Good LP | iTunes

deadmau5 Previews Funky New Song “Seeya (ft. Colleen D’Agostino)” From Upcoming Album + Mini Interview

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deadmau5 continues to build excitement for his newest artist album While (1<2) having already given out a preview of the first single "Avaritia" with a brand new track showcasing a different style we are used to hearing from him. "Seeya" is a gritty track in a soulful new direction with vocals from LA band The Material's singer Colleen D'Agostino. It sounds like something you may not expect from the mau5, and proves to the critics how diverse this new album really might be. We receive a small sample to tide us over, yet we expect to hear quite a bit more in the coming days and weeks leading to the highly anticipated release. It closes out with a sample of his interview primarily talking about his Ferrari, and briefly about the new album. Enjoy!

deadmau5 feat. Colleen D'Agostino – Seeya | Pre-Order Album on iTunes

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Porter Robinson Announces Massive North American “Worlds Tour”

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Porter Robinson is one of the most exciting artists to come out of the seemingly stale side of big name dance music side in recent years and has captured the attention of many with the highly anticipated release of his second full length artist album Worlds. We've already seen two tracks unveiled as "Sea of Voices" and "Sad Machine" created an uproar of excitement internationally. The album is set to release through iconic North American dance imprint label Astralworks and will see Porter performing a series of shows in support of the album. The tour kicks off on August 28th in Vancouver  and will run all throughout the US and Canada ending in Miami on October 18th. He is bringing out the very talented Norwegian live electronic act Lemaitre, who will be opening up the night through the length of the tour. Although the dates are far later in the year, with his track record for live shows selling out and added excitement of the new album I wouldn't wait too long to grab tickets when they go on sale this Thursday at 10 am MST.

Pretty Lights – The Hidden Shades (Full Album) : Brand New Release for Record Store Day

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Pretty Lights turned heads new and old with the release of his Grammy nominated A Color Map Of the Sun album that incorporated the revolutionary production method of recording to vinyl then sampling his own vinyl to create each track. Throughout the multi-year process it took to create the album, he ended up having quite a few b-side tracks that never made the cut. He has released a very special vinyl full of the B-Sides and more remixes from his album called The Hidden Shades in spirit of Record Store Day that took place this Saturday (April 19th). While they are only available to own through the limited vinyl release, we have the full stream for your listening pleasure. 

The release features 4 new originals alongside 4 remixes of those new tracks from Odesza, Blue Sky Black Death, Emancipator and Love and Light. We had a taste of the release with "Lost and Found" alongside the incredible remix from Odesza

Pretty Lights – The Hidden Shades | Vinyl Only

Haywyre – Two Fold: Pt 1 (Album Stream) : Glitch-Hop / Electro-Soul / Bass

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After wetting our appetite with the electro-soul / glitch-hop infused single "Time", blossoming Midwest producer Haywyre delivers the full entrée via a captivating full length album released on Monstercat. Variations of the aforementioned genres mixed with future-bass and even glitch-hop showcase the complexity within the 8 tracks offered on Two Fold: Pt 1; creating a body of work to be enjoyed from start to finish. Haywyre's Two Fold: Pt 1, is the first of a two part album and is available for digital download via iTunes now! Stream below and above all… Enjoy!

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Big Gigantic – The Night Is Young : Incredible Electro-Soul / Bass Album [Free Download]

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Though much has changed over the years as our Boulder, Colorado friends Big Gigantic have grown in popularity, their specialty of producing timeless bass infused electro-soul / funk music that pays homage to jam band roots has only increased with experience. Producer and Saxophone player Dominic Lalli has left nothing behind as he delivers the groups' fifth studio album The Night Is Young hours before embarking on a massive winter tour alongside live drummer Jeremy Salken. The easily digestible album consists of eight tracks for the masses to bust the proverbial groove to whether it be listening amongst yourself or experiencing their legendary live shows. Outside of Big Gigantic's two singles "Touch The Sky" and "The Night Is Youg ft. Cherub" released leading up to the album, "Blue Dream" might take the claim as our favorite track on the album; capturing that signature funky soulful side of Big Gigantic with just the right amount of electro grit we can't get enough of. The release is available as a free download below and is also on iTunes.  Enjoy

Big Gigantic – The Night Is Young (Full Album) | Free Download | iTunes

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[PREMIERE] Savoy Unleash “Self Predator” Full Length Album : Electro House / Dubstep [Free Download]

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Colorado to New York producers Gray Smith, Ben Eberdt and Mike Kelly who are better known as Savoy continue to step out from the beaten path by bringing their hybrid blend of electronic music to the masses. Having seen the group blossom before our very eyes over the years, Savoy unleash their biggest collection of tracks on the day they reach 100,000 followers on Facebook with Self Predator being their first full fledged album.  Weighing in at a hefty 14 tracks, the trio showcase a diverse display within dubstep, glitch-hop, future bass, trap and electro-house throughout the album. Standout electro / rock original "Queen" strikes an impactful array of punchy synths, funky keyboard effects, and gritty electro blasts. Two collaborations with fellow bass enthusiast LoBounce and a MVP version of their hit single hit "I'm In Need" only add to the albums robust track-list.  Stream Self Predator in its entirety below and grab a free download for on the go enjoyment! Be sure to catch Savoy on the Get Lazer Tour to support the new album starting in January and coming to a city near you

Savoy – Self Predator LP | Free Download

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The Crystal Method Unexpectedly Stream New Album “The Crystal Method”

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Not many electronic producers reach iconic status in and outside of the genre, but then again not many can duplicate a career such as The Crystal Method lasting a double decade. Scott Kirkland & Ken Jordan have established their legacy with countless radio charting tracks featured in movies, video games, TV along with the duo pioneering a unique sound that’s influenced hundreds of producers / DJs over the years. You simple cannot discredit what The Crystal Method has achieved having seen electronic music transform before their eyes from the 90′s till now. The duo ring in the new year with the upcoming release of their 5th studio album titled after their name. This album is what many expected Daft Punk to deliver in 2013 but, the American upbringing of The Crystal Method brings  8-bit effects clashing with garage house,  glitch and edgy bass.

They’ve brought out an impressive list of featured artists on the album spanning from American singers LeAnn Rimes and Dia Frampton to electronic producers Le Castle Vania and Nick Thayer.  You can steam the entire album below and preorder The Crystal Method now before it’s released January 14th. Enjoy

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[PREMIERE] Jon Bellion – The Separation (Album) : Indie / Hip-Hop / R&B [Free Download]

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One of the most promising new artists, the singer / rapper / producer combo Jon Bellion after his break out TSIS sponsored free album Translations through SpeakersJon has finally released his latest album The Separation exclusively through here for free. The album, which is 100% produced and written by Jon himself is quite the statement of talent and creativity. He manages to blend singing with rapping all over unbeatable productions. He brought out Logic, Castro and Blaque Keyz on ‘When The Lions Came’, with Logic dropping an expected unreal verse. The entire project spans 12 tracks, all very different and awesome in their own way. Stream below and grab the premiere of the free download of the amazing album that is sure to take Job even further. Enjoy.

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deadmau5 – We Are Friends Vol. 2 Album Featuring New Original Songs [FULL ALBUM STREAM]

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deadmau5 and his Mau5trap drop off his latest release We Are Friends Vol. 2 compilation album featuring new original tracks from himself and a friends the mau5 has hand picked, you can now stream the entire thing below and pre-order your copy through iTunes. The album features the new Deadmau5 tracks ‘Suckfest9001′ and ‘Your Ad Here’ that we got to first preview earlier this year. We also get some other new originals from some of his more underground producer friends Kairo Kingdom, Al Bizzare, James Njie, Heat Maxwell, Eekkoo, BSOD and Aron H. It’s a great journey all the way throughout. Stream the entire thing below and if you Pre-Order your copy through iTunes today, you will get a free copy of ‘Suckfest9001′. Also don’t miss Deadmau5′s recently previewed ‘Drop The Poptart’ track.

deadmau5 – We Are Friend Vol. 2 | Pre-Order iTunes

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[EXCLUSIVE] Mat Zo Tells All About Debut Artist Album ‘Damage Control’, Beatport’s Top 100, Huge Collaborations and More In Intimate Interview

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TSIS’s Nick Guarino recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Mat Zo to discuss his debut album Damage Control, that is now available worldwide. Mat Zo granted us an exclusive inside look into the natural origin of the album, detailed stories on how some tracks came to life, and upcoming collaborations he has in the works, his thoughts on the Beatport Top 100, Bottle Service Culture, The Golden Age of Producer that is upon us and more. The UK native who now resides in LA has left the title for his album up for interpretation, but agrees that he will be causing Damage Control on the often stagnant electronic world. Listen to the album here, and read our intimate interview with Mat Zo below the player.

Mat Zo – Damage Control (Album Stream) | iTunes

TSIS: Your debut album ‘Damage Control” includes over 15 tracks while other producers strictly releasing single after single, what inspired this bold statement?

MZ: It wasn’t really a conscious move to be honest. It was more for myself to experiment with new sounds and produce music that differs from my previous releases.  Writing this album has been long process over the past 4 years and most of the tracks on the album now aren’t the same ones I started with back then… they’ve all evolved into different pieces and bits.

      “This album is my brains translation of everything that I’m into.”

TSIS: The album features not only Electro House, Trance, Drum & Bass, but Hip-Hop and Rock influences. Is this your life time of influences all conveyed into one cohesive project?

MZ: Yes. This album is my brains translation of everything that I’m into. After listening to a bunch of different genres over the last few years, ‘Damage Control’ features the output of what I’ve made from hearing those styles of music.

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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!


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