Easily one of the most exciting names in bass music right now is Montreal's own Snails, who we first introduced last year with the premiere of his Bubble Gun VIP. We have since followed up his debut release a remix of "Through the Night", a collab track with ETC!ETC! titled "RUBBR", and most recently the original "Dirty Raxxx". With Skrillex, Datsik, Jack U, DJ Snake and other notable producers / DJs featuring his tracks in their recent sets, Snails name is growing by the minute and his latest release will surely cause an uproar during the impending summer festival season. "SLUGZ" is a genre blending bass assault taking elements of dubstep and trap to create something perfectly brutal. This release comes out via Montreal powerhouse label Kannibalen Records and is available for purchase on Beatport along with a B-Side of Dirty Raxxx, which is finally available in high quality. Enjoy!
Snails – SLUGZ | Purchase on Beatport
UZ, the masked menace and part of being responsible for the rise and domination of the trap and bass genre, is back at it once again as he continues with the "Trap Shit" EP series that celebrates its 2 year anniversay and played a vital role in his popularity. Today's premiere of Trap Shit 17/20 featuring volume's 17, 18, 19 (feat. Problem), and 20; further showcasing more of the beatmakers talents as each track offers solid basslines that are layered with the signature kick drum, snare snap, and percussion enhancements that have inspiried current producers to this day. Treat yourself to four certified trap heaters by streaming the exclusive premiere below and grabbing a free download courtesy of the fine folks at Mad Decent and Jeffrees. Enjoy
UZ – Trap Shit 17/20 | Free Download
Zeds Dead never seem to stop the stream of new content whether it be a new remix, EP, or even a mix; and today we have the latest from our favorite Canadian bass duo. Well ZD broke an impressive 2 million followers on Soundcloud and to honor this have let loose an extra chilled out remix of "Flickers" by NY singer Son Lux. We get left with a smooth, extra melodic yet somehow incredibly gritty track propelled heavily by the strong vocals from Son Lux. Stream below and grab the free download. Enjoy!
Son Lux – Flickers (Zeds Dead Remix) | Free Download
[PREMIERE] SNAILS – Dirty Raxxx (ft. Panther) (Music Video) : Must Hear Trap / Hip-Hop / Rap [Free Download]Posted in Bangin, Premieres, Video by nick | Tags: BANGER, Bass Music, Dubstep, Free Download, Heavy, Panther, Premiere, SNAILS, Trap, Trap Music
SNAILS will not let up! The unbelievable myseterious producer from Montreal is back with something new following his recent wave of releases from his Botnek collaboration "KRMT", ETC!ETC! collaboration "RUBBR", and his remix of "Through The Night". This new song and music video "Dirty Raxxx" now out on Kannibalen Records features verses from Montreal based rapper Panther. The song kicks off with a blend of dubstep and trap elements building up to one of the most epic drops we've posted in quite some time. The video is well directed and brings this heater to life in a very creative fashion; with Panther spitting verses while eerie contortionists maneuver in multiple shots and a figure that could possibly be SNAILS shown smoking in a hoodie with his face blacked out. Turn this up, grab a free download and enjoy!
SNAILS – Dirty Raxxx (ft. Panther) (Official Music Video) | Free Download
SNAILS – Dirty Raxxx (ft. Panther) | Free Download
Pioneers of bass music, the 3 piece electronic group The Glitch Mob, after 3 years of no original music as a group have announced their newest project, a full-length new album LOVE DEATH IMMORTALITY set to release on February 14th, 2014, album artwork above. Today they also give us the full stream of the debut single “Can’t Kill Us” (below), which is available as a free download when you pre-order the album through iTunes. The song captures a new darker almost heavy metal influenced sound capturing a far more evolved organic sound. Anyone else as excited as we are to hear the rest of this much anticipated project? Listen to the song below and grab a copy, and above all enjoy!
The Glitch Mob – Can’t Hold Us | Download and Pre-Order Album
Pretty Lights – A Color Map Of the Sun Remixes (Album) : Must Hear Release With 16 Artists [ALBUM STREAM]Posted in Bangin, Chill, Mixtapes / Albums by nick | Tags: A Color Map of the Sun, Bass Music, Electro Soul, pretty lights, Remixes, Thissongissick
Pretty Lights has been one of the few electronic artists to never dive into the world of having other artists remix his songs, so when I heard that he was enlisting an all star cast for official remixes for the first time ever, for every track on his most recent album nonetheless, I almost lost it. On December 10th, the 16 track A Color Map Of the Sun Remixes album will release through Pretty Light Music for free and iTunes.
Today we get our the stream of the entire album with artists ranging from expected PLM favorites like Break Science, Michal Menert, SuperVision, Paul Basic and Elliot Lipp to unexpected bass heavyweights 12th Planet and Datsik. He has also enlisted a cast of some of the hottest new names in electronic music GRiZ, ODESZA, heRobust, Opiuo, Blood Diamonds, Culprate, Two Fresh and more. The entire release is very eclectic and gives the album a completely new spin. For those waiting to hear your favorite Pretty Lights songs in a whole new light, the wait is over. My personal favorites might have to be ODESZA’s take on ‘One Day They’ll Know’, the GRiZ spin on ‘Vibe Vendetta’ both personally competing with the originals for me. You can stream the entire album below thanks to Rolling Stone for premiering it and the Pretty Lights team for letting us feature it. Enjoy.
Pretty Lights – A Color Map Of the Sun Remixes | Stream Only
An unexpected partnership between two bass heavyweights has taken place as South Africa to Brooklyn producer MartyParty teams up with Philadelphia native Starkey (who we just premiered his Pyramids) on a brand new heater. ‘Hydraulic’ is about as appropriate of a title for this track featuring a wailing high-pitched synth, percussion and bass effects galore all sprinkled with Marty’s signature Purple flavoring. Whether you bump this track while riding around in a drop top, candy coated lower rider or another means of transportation, turn the volume to turnt to feel its full force. Stream below and grab yourself MartyParty and Starkeys Hydraulic & Custom Everything EP available now. Enjoy.
MartyParty & Starkey – Hydraulic | iTunes
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[PREMIERE] K Theory Releases New Fundraising Track ‘Power’ as Pay What You Want For Medical Costs : Trap / Hip-HopPosted in Bangin, News, Premieres by nick | Tags: Bass Music, Donation, Fundraiser, Hip-Hop, K Theory, Rap, Trap, Trap Music
K Theory, the three piece group from San Francisco who has been bridging hip-hop and electronic genres with two producers and singer / rapper and are no new faces to TSIS. Well unfortunately producer and DJ of the trio, Dylan Lewman, has been in the hospital for two weeks now dealing with a serious health issue. The long stay in the hospital and the procedural costs have accrued quite the bill so we decided to work with the band and help raise some money to offset these costs. Here is the link to the donation site where they are trying to raise $10k for Dylan. Donation Website Here.
Exclusively through This Song Is Sick, we are releasing a single for K Theory that will hopefully help offset the cost of medical care a bit more. The song, ‘Power’, is an awesome Trap / Hip-Hop original featuring great production and solid verses from front man Malcolm. The track is up for $1 but feel free to change that number to help the cause.
K Theory – Power | Pay What You Want Download
Iggy Azalea‘s single ‘Work’ receives a high energy remix from Clark Kent, a producer whose made a few appearances on TSIS. It starts off with a fun, dance friendly intro section before a Clark flips the track on its backside by delivering a full on trap banger capable of shutting down the largest of festival crowds. Stream below and grab the free download, enjoy!
Iggy Azalea – Work (Clark Kent & Jauz Remix) | Direct Download | Alternate Download
[PREMIERE] Gramatik Debuts New Label Artist Branx Song “Smoove Operator” : Must Listen Future Funk / Electro-SoulPosted in Bangin, Chill, Premieres by nick | Tags: Bass Music, Branx, Electro Soul, Free Download, Future-Funk, Gramatik, Lowtemp
Gramatik announced earlier this year that he was starting his own label Lowtemp and we got to sample the first new act Exmag, now we get our hands on the second artist going by the name Branx, formerly DCarls. This debut single ‘Smoove Operator’ is certified future funk / electro-soul heater. The song packs an unbelievable amount of funky grooves spiked with a gritty bass edge to make it hit oh so right. Grab the free download of this song and expect a full release on Lowtemp in coming months. Enjoy.
Branx – Smoove Operator | Free Download Coming Soon
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[PREMIERE] Bill Withers – Use Me (Manic Focus Remix) : Funk / Electro-Soul / Bass Music [Free Download]Posted in Bangin, Chill, Premieres by nick | Tags: Bass Music, Bill Withers, Electro Soul, Funk, Future-Funk, Manic Focus, Remix
Manic Focus follows up his recent Distant Perspective Album with an impressive remix to classic Blues singer Bill Withers hit single ‘Use Me’. This completely reimagined track is filled with bass, breakdowns and more while still managing to hold on to the soulful energy of the original. Manic Focus keeps things generally low key for the majority of the song before supplying some gritty bass during the second break. Stream the song below and grab the exclusive free download. Enjoy.
Bill Withers – Use Me (Manic Focus Remix) | Direct Download
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[PREMIERE] Doctor P & Adam F feat. Method Man – The Pit (Datsik Remix) : Huge Dubstep / Hip-Hop RemixPosted in Bangin, Premieres by nick | Tags: Adam F, BANGER, Bass Music, Datsik, Doctor P, Dubstep, Heavy, Hip-Hop, Method Man, Rap, Remix
Datsik just flipped the massive Doctor P & Adam F bass anthem ‘The Pit’ featuring vocals from Wu-Tang’s Method Man. Datsik turned things up with an even harder and grittier version of the song filled with his signature relentless drops that never seem to let up. Method’s vocals still manage to shine through bright putting the whole song together.This rendition by Datsik is apart of the official remix package being released on October 28th through Circus Records. You can stream the whole thing below and be sure to check out the original music video here. Preorder here.
Doctor P & Adam F feat. Method Man – The Pit (Datsik Remix) | Download Available October 28th
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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