Summer Set Music & Camping Festival 2014 Packs Impressive Phase 1 Lineup

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Once again, React Presents has put together quite the event as Summer Set Music and Camping Festival celebrates its third year by bringing an extremely diverse array of electronic music producers / DJs, hip-hop artists and live bands to the outskirts of Minneapolis with their biggest initial lineup announcement to date. We are excited to have partnered up with this amazing mid-west festival again taking place over the weekend of August 15th – 17th. The festival will host the likes of Bassnectar, Wu-Tang Clang, Chance The Rapper, RL Grime, Big Gigantic, Chromeo, The Disco Biscuits, Flying Lotus, Schoolboy Q, Cherub, Claude Von Stroke, Datsik, Cedric Gervais, Green Velvet, Figure and over 40 more acts. 

The stellar lineup isn't the only bit of exciting news, the festival grounds will expand to include a fourth stage dubbed the "EDM Tent"  as well as "The Grove Tent" becoming a full on stage with production. SSMF has also added an innovative The Woods VIP Camping Experience located on the festival grounds, which includes private restrooms / showers, access to VIP viewing areas, tickets to after parties, and much more. We strongly recommend gathering your friends and venturing to Somerset, WI for this unique music festival and camping experience this summer! 

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Bassnectar Releases Huge ‘Alkher Illa Doffor’ Remix With All Proceeds Going Towards Charity : Tribal Glitch-Hop / Bass [Donation]

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Bassnectar is back after unleashing his massive Immersive Music Mixtape – Side Two earlier this fall. Lorin’s return to the airwaves comes with sad news of long-time friend and fellow music pioneer Cheb i Sabbah recently passing away after a long fight with cancer. In true Bassnectar fashion, Lorin calls upon his faithful “bassheads” to commemorate the passing of the legendary producer through the gift of music and released a remastered remix of Cheb’s ‘Alkher Illa Doffor’ to gleek over.Though this tribal glitch-hop and bass loaded touch isn’t free, for the low price of $1 you can add this your library knowing 100% of the proceeds are going to Cheb’s family to assist during this difficult time. Enjoy

Cheb i Sabbah – Alkher Illa Doffor (Bassnectar Remix 2013) | Donate to Download

[BREAKING NEWS] Pretty Lights, Bassnectar, Dada Life and Above & Beyond to play in Colorado for New Years Eve at Decadence Music Festival

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Yes you read that, Pretty Lights, Bassnectar, Dada Life and Above & Beyond have all teamed up to play in Denver, Colorado for New Years at Decadence Music Festival put on by the good people at Triad Dragons who are responsible for the 3 day Global Dance Festival at Red Rocks annually. So far those are the only 4 acts that are confirmed, but we have heard rumors of some other pretty big names.

Colorado fans should be freaking out about now to see Pretty Lights returning home for New Years after spending last year in New York. He will be playing on the festivals “Illumination Arena” which should most likely contain several of the Pretty Lights Music cast.

This festival boasts 2 huge stages at the massive Colorado Convention Center over December 30th and 31st.

You can buy early bird tickets this Friday, October 4th at 10am MST available through the Decadence Website Here

More details on lineup and everything else will be updated as they come in.


Bassnectar – Immersive Music Mixtape – Side Two : Hour Long Bass Mixtape filled with Unreleased Remixes [Free Download]

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Bassnectar finally let’s loose his latest bass filled mix with the ‘Immersive Mixtape – Side Two’, following up the impressive Side One. We get a solid hour of some of the latest unreleased Bassnectar originals and a slew of upcoming remixes of Grimes, The Deftones and many more (See track-list below). This is a good sample of what to expect at one his live shows on his Immersive Music Tour that just kicked off this weekend. Stream and download the hour-long mix below for free, thanks to Bassnectar.

From Bassnectar himself:

Some of this is mixed like a peak-time set with all levels set to 11, while a lot of it goes deeper than usual; more ethereal, more surreal, more experimental.

Kind of like a sunrise set, in some strange Other World where the sunlight melts your mind. :)
On this brand new Side Two excursion, take a trip through my sonic kaleidoscope and hear brand new music as well as some vintage selections and re-creations, with exclusives including remixes of Grimes, The Deftones, Lux and Telefon Tel Aviv.”

Bassnectar – Immersive Music Mixtape – Side Two | Free Download | Direct Download

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Bassnectar releases new melodic single “Take You Down [Special Edit]” : Trap / Bass

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Bassnectar drops off his latest single “Take You Down” and the Special Edit at that. It is another stab at the melodic side of bass music while managing to even work in some trap elements. He ventures into some foreign territory while managing to stay true to what you love from him. As Lorin puts it:

Take You Down was put together as a summertime jam… something deep and lush and euphoric. I started it while I was on vacation, and the general theme is basically falling in love and that slow-motion feeling you get when you plunge backwards into something overwhelming, but never hit the ground.”

This song will be getting released as a 5 track single on September 24th.

Bassnectar – Take You Down [Special Edit] | Pre-Order Here

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Bassnectar – Immersive Music Mixtape Side One : Heavy Bass Mixtape for Fall Tour [Free Download]

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The man who knows all things bass, Bassnectar drops us off his latest 30 minute mixtape in the form of an  Immersive Music Mixtape: Side One which is as he states “a 30 minute ride featuring some exclusive edits, collaborations with Excision, Z-Trip and ill.Gates, and new remixes for Nina Simone, Paper Diamond and Agalloch”

Side Two will drop in mid September in spirit of his Immersive Music Tour, dates listed below and tickets available now for those who don’t have them yet. Enjoy!

Bassnectar – Immersive Music Mixtape | Direct Download | Track-Listing Below

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Nina Simone – Feeling Good (Bassnectar Remix) : Jazz / Bass / Trap

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Bassnectar dares to remix the classic ballad “Feeling Good” by Nina Simone as apart of the new Verve Remix: The First Ladies, an all female official compilation featuring 13 classic jazz tracks remixed by some of today’s best producers. He brings in some strong trap elements to perfectly compliment while never overpowering the soulful classic. Although the track has a certain chilled out downtempo vibe to it, Bassnectar manages to convey massive signature bass heavy sound. This remix will be available on July 16th on the compilation. Enjoy!

Nina Simone – Feeling Good (Bassnectar Remix) | Stream Only Till July 16th

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Thissongissick Presents Spring Awakening Music Festival Official Mixtape / Playlist ft. 26 Songs from Bassnectar, Krewella, Figure, Wolfgang Gartner, Boys Noize and More including Unreleased Music [Free Download]

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Us here at have teamed up with Spring Awakening Music Festival to create a 28 song mixtape / playlist featuring all artists playing the festival including Bassnectar, Krewella, Chuckie, Wolfgang Gartner, Flosstradamus and Boys Noize and even some legends like Felix Da Housecat while also managing to work in rising acts like Carnage, Savoy, Figure, Green Lantern Zomboy on top of so many more you can see below. The playlist ranges from a mixture of premiered unreleased songs to huge originals or remixes with lots of free downloads. You can listen to the entire playlist below.

Exclusive Download: We have gotten the approval to exclusive permission to include an exclusive download of 12 of the tracks on the mixtape and have compiled these tracks into a convenient packaged up zip file for easy access. Download just became available here

Download 12 tracks from the mixtape here

Spring Awakening Artist Meet & Greet with Krewella, Nicky Romero, Bingo Players and 12th Planet (Read below playlist to see info on Meet & Greet)

Spring Awakening Music Festival Official Mixtape / Playlist | Download 12 Tracks

Artists Meet & Greet: This Song Is Sick is happy to announce that at this year’s Spring Awakening Music Festival we will be launching our brand new interactive booth that will be holding Meet & Greets with a select group of artists playing the festival. Click on the map below to see where our booth will be located. We will also have our new line of This Song Is Sick gear at the booth and Street Team sign up at the booth to make sure to check out!

Here is our current schedule of artists scheduled for meet & greets. (Schedule subject to change based on artist, please check back on this page the day of the festival for any updated times)

Attention: We have been receiving a huge response and each artist. There will be a line, and to ensure seeing the artist you want to meet, you need to get there early as each artist only hass a certain amount of time!

Bingo Players – Friday – 5:15 – 5:45

12th Planet – Saturday – 4:30 – 5:15

Nicky Romero – Saturday – 6:30 – 7:00

Krewella - Sunday – 2:30 – 4:00

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Patrick Reza – Vitals : Melodic Dubstep Original + Bonus Bassnectar Remix [Free Download]

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Say hello to Patrick Reza, the incredible bass producer / DJ from LA and just unleashed a powerful dubstep original, “Vitals”. This song packs just as much smooth melody as brutal energy. From the epic buildups to the unstoppable melodic basslines the track is spot on. The minor piano adds just the right contrasting touch to amazing track. He has been genrous and given this out for free, so don’t miss it. As a BONUS I have also included Patrick Reza’s recent collaboration remix with Bassnectar of Tom Swoon & Amba Sheppard’s “Not Too Late”. Enjoy!

Patrick Reza | Vitals

Tom Swoon & Amba Sheppard – Not Too Late (Bassnectar & Patrick Reza Remix) | Beatport

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Hard Summer 2013 Official Trailer + Lineup : Dog Blood, Knife Party, Bassnectar, and 40 More!

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The legendary summer party Hard Summer will be returning to the great LA Historic Park with a serisouly stacked lineup for it’s 2013 edition. This year they have created a hysterical trailer featuring dogs who look strikingly simliar to some of the headliners. The headliners this year include Knife Party, Duck Sauce, Dog Blood, Justice, Bassnectar, and Empire of the Sun. They’ve also brought out Flux Pavilion, Flying Lotus, 2 Chainz, Zedd, Crystal Castles, Baauer and Dillon Francis. That is only a small section of the eclectic lineup.

Video Sountrack: 1. Dog Blood – Next Order 2. Destructo – Higher

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Coachella Music Music & Art Festival 2013 Full Lineup Announced + Ticket On Sale Date

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…..No Daft Punk. The lineup just got released for the most buzzed about festival in the country, Coachella Music & Art Festival. The legendary festival which takes place in the sunny Indigo Valley, California every year expanded to two weekends last year to accommodate the incredibly high demand. The 2013 festival will be taking place over April 12th – 14th and April 19th – 21st.

Tickets go on sale Tuesday, January 29th at 10am PST.

So there is no Daft Punk.. yet again. I guess we were silly for letting our hopes get up once again. But there is a reunion from Wu-Tang Clan, which is more then dope. Also confirmed is the much speculated reunion of Ben Gibbard electronic project The Postal Service. Of course Red Hot Chili Peppers will be incredible, but didn’t they just play every festival last year? Phoenix is an incredible band, so that’s awesome to see them headline. All in all for Coachella standards I would say the headliners are a tad weak, and they have definitely shifted more towards live acts again. Make sure to read the small text because there defintely is a the stacked lineup of everyone underneath the headliners.

In the electronic spectrum we have Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, Knife Party, Benny Benassi, TNGHT, Eric Prydz, Dog Blood (Skrillex + Boys Boize), Major Lazer, Disclosure, Hardwell, Kill the Noise, Wolfgang Gartner, Nicky Romero, Excision and that’s just a handful.

In the hip-hop world, besides Wu-Tang Clan we have 2 Chainz, Danny Brown, Jurassic 5, Pusha T, and Earl Sweatshirt.

What is everyone’s thoughts?


Underworld – Rez (Bassnectar Remix)

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The true American king of all things bass, Bassnectar drops us off his latest behometh remix of “Rez” by Underworld. The song is equal parts melodic, powerful, and epic. It has a nice progressive buildup, then the crashing of smooth emotion filled bass. This track is set to release Feb 16th, you can stream and  pre-order it below. Turn it up, enjoy!

Underworld – Rez (Bassnectar Remix) | Pre-Order iTunes

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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 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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