From his extra heavy music choice, to his energy filled sets and metal like hair and headbanging, Bassnectar is without a doubt the metalhead rock figure within the electronic world. This makes this newest bit of news all the more fitting as Bassnectar just shared a photo of himself with Tom Morello of iconic rock metal band Rage Against The Machine in the studio with the caption:
"In the studio with Tom Morello, raging against machines!!!"
He has played various bass infused metal bootlegs over the years, even including a remix of Rage's "Killing In The Name Of" in his live sets, so this is quite a natural collaboration. As we sit and patiently wait for whatever magic the two have cooked up you can get an idea of what it might sound like by listening to Bassnectar's remix of "Seek & Destroy" by Metallica below.
Last year, The Glitch Mob released their long awaited album Love, Death and Immortality after a long hiatus from the project. Today we have a brand new remix of one of the lesser known tracks from the album "Beauty of the Unhidden Heart" from the lord of all things bass, Bassnectar. He has reimagined the song as an all out melodic dubstep masterpiece. With huge bass drops and a beefed up melody, it's nearly impossible to not get chills while listening. Listen to the full song below and you can pick up the whole remix album on iTunes. Enjoy
The Glitch Mob - Beauty of the Unhidden Heart (Bassnectar Remix) | iTunes
Electric Forest 2015 Lineup Impresses Everyone With Bassnectar, Skrillex, Flume, Big Gigantic & Much MorePosted in Bangin, Chill, Events, News by nick | Tags: Bassnectar, Big Gigantic, Electric Forest, Flume, Lineup, Skrillex
It's no surprise that here at TSIS, one of our favorite music festivals in the world is the unique 4 day festival Electric Forest which manages to live up to the name with the festival taking place in the middle of a forest. Every year the festival manages to bring an impressive variety of both electronic and live acts, and for 2015 the lineup is no different.
Headliners this year include Bassnectar, Skrillex, Flume, Kaskade, Big Gigantic and of course The String Cheese Incident.
Other top acts include Carl Cox, Claude Von Stroke, Break Science, Datsik, Flux Pavilion, G-Eazy, Gramatik, Green Velvet, Lettuce, John Digweed, Carnage, Lotus, ODESZA, Paul Oakenfold, Phantogram, Sphongle, Tchami, The Motet and Yonder Mountain String Band.
All early bird tickets and VIP packages have sold out, but you can still grab some of the remaining tickets while they last. If there is one festival you attend this summer, this should be it. Buy tickets here
When experimental low-end aficionado Bassnectar throws his production weight into a remix, the outcome can spark a wave of activity in and outside of dance music’s maturing community. The talented visionary has an unique knack for drawing connections to past genre’s while breaking ground across the bass spectrum, and this remix is no exception. Bassnectar casts an inventive spell over Dubstep pioneer Joker's track "Midnight" by placing dreamy guitar riffs, frenzied kick and snare elements, and deep scoops of melodic bass into the original.
This saw a release in Europe a few months ago along with a Rustie remix but we are happy see it finally be released in the US. You can now pick up on iTunes and stream the full song below. Enjoy!
Joker – Midnight (Bassnectar Remix) | iTunes
Bonnaroo’s 2015 Lineup Is Stacked Featuring Deadmau5, Kendrick Lamar, Bassnectar, Childish Gambino, Flume, ODESZA and 100+ MorePosted in Bangin, Chill, Events by nick | Tags: 2015, Bassnectar, Bonnaroo, Chilish Gambino, Deadmau5, Flume, Kendrick Lamar, Lineup
Bonnaroo, while might not be as internationally known as Coachella or Ultra Music Festival, is without a doubt one of the most culturally significant festivals taking place in the United States every year. Last year they had one of the most talked about festival sets of the summer with Skrillex and Big Gigantic’s SuperJam featuring members of The Doors, Grateful Dead, Fatman Scoop, Damien Marley and many many more.
The 2015 edition of the festival will take place over the weekend of June 11th – 14th in it’s iconic location of the fields in Manchester, Tennessee.
Today, the producers unleashed the lineup for this year’s festival, and damn it lives up to the hype. Featuring a wide range of headliners, from Deadmau5 to Kendrick Lamar to Mumford & Sons to Billy Joel to Bassnectar these top acts only scratch the surface of one of the most diverse festivals around.
Other massive acts include Flume, Childish Gambino, Robert Plant, Atmosphere, STS9, Jamie XX, SBTRKT, Flying Lotus, G-Eazy, Run The Jewels, Odesza, Gramatik, Rudimental, Tycho, Soja, SZA, Rustie and so many more to list out.
Check out the full lineup, and make sure to mark your calendar to get tickets on January 17th at 12pm EST. This year is sure to sell out quickly like previous years!
Bassnectar just unleashed a star studded album of remixes from his recent release Noise vs. Beauty. Today we have one of it's hottest tracks from a TSIS favorite, Minnesota. He takes on "Open Up" and gives it a surprisingly smooth liquid drum-n-bass twist. The vocals sound perfect laid next to a drum-n-bass powered melody. The new spin on this track really shows the versatility of Minnesota as a producer. Listen below to the song and pick up your copy of the new Noise vs Beauty remix album that is available now. Enjoy!
Minnesota is currently in the middle of his biggest North American headlining tour to date. The Mind Machine tour features support from Jackal and G. Jones and TSIS has got your tickets! We are giving away a pair of tickets to every remaining date of the tour, all you have to do to enter is "SHARE" this post and then COMMENT BELOW WITH YOUR CITY.
Bassnectar – Open Up (Minnesota REMIX) | Purchase
Bassnectar has been known to do things a little different, one area that specifically sets him apart is how in tune he is with his massive fan base. Where some producers are far-away unreachable figures, the latest song from Bassnectar was actually born from a fan literally reaching out to the producer's e-mail and sending him tracks.
In an interview with Rolling Stone, Bassnectar told about how "a lot of fans send me music, either tipping me off to songs they want me to remix, asking for production tips or to see if I want to collaborate."
Craz, an aspiring producer out of New York, sent something that hit the massive producer in just the right way. "I could hear a lot of ways that his ideas could be more explosive and complete and asked if he wanted to team up on that song."
The result is a track that goes back to the older roots of Bassnectar, surly to make many long time bassheads happy as it is full of reggae-styled vocals, powerful synths and of course loads of bass. The track, "Thursty" has been released as the only orignal on the brand new Noise vs Beauty remixes album available now. You can also catch Bassnectar as he continues on his North American tour that has followed a sold out stop at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York earlier this month.
Bassnectar & Craz – Thursty | Pre-Order Noise vs Beauty Remix EP
Decadence Is Set To Be the Biggest NYE Event Yet With Bassnectar, Big Gigantic, Grizmatik, Zedd, Disclosure, Armin van Buuren & More!Posted in Bangin, Chill, Events by nick | Tags: Bassnectar, Big Gigantic, Disclosure, Global Dance Festival, Paper Diamond, Zedd
By shear number of attendee's, Decadence in Denver, CO has become the biggest New Years dance music event in the country by continually bringing an elite list of producers / DJs and live acts to perform at the Colorado Convention Center in the heart of downtown. As they prepare for their 4th year, the organizers have already unveiled a jaw dropping lineup of headliners including Bassnectar, Armin van Buuren, Big Gigantic, Disclosure, GRIZMATIK (GRiZ + Gramatik), Kaskade, and Zedd amongst many others to be announced soon. There's also buzzing support acts like Paper Diamond, Flux Pavilion, DJ Mustard, W&W, and Lindsay Lowend that fill up the bill nicely. Rumors of GRIZMATIK and Big Gigantic gearing up for a very special BIG GRIZMATIK set, which would be their third ever performance together and the first outside of Electric Forest in 2013, have already circulated as the hype from the initial announcement continues.Tickets are on sale now, so purchase a pair or two before the price increases closer to the event.
Friday December 30th Lineup (More TBA)
Disclosure (DJ Set)
Armin van Buuren
Saturday December 31st Lineup (More TBA)
Bassnectar, just a short couple months after the release of his latest full length studio album Noise vs. Beauty, busts out even more music. This new remix of "Loco Ono" from the album is done by Bassnectar himself and newcomer producer Stylust Beats. This remix is the first of the Noise vs, Beauty remixes that will be given out for free, once per week starting today.
This is also the celebration of his NVB tour with the first date in Rochester tonight, but truly kicking off when he takes over the iconic Madison Square Garden tomorrow night alongside Big Gigantic, Rusko and Paper Diamond.
Bassnectar – Loco Ono (Bassnectar & Stylust Beats Remix) | Free Download
The time has finally come as thousands of people have made their ways to Chattahoochee Hills, right outside of Atlanta, Georgia for the second edition of TomorrowWorld, the American expansion of the legendary TomorrowLand. While not everyone is lucky enough to be able to attend the festival, you will all be able to tune into the madness all three days thanks to the fine folks at TomorrowWorld.
You will be able to see some of the amazing international acts play at some of the most visually stunning stages that look like the folks at DisneyWorld were behind crafting. Lineup of who is playing listed out below.
SATURDAY SCHEDULE (All Times are EST)
GTA, Showtek, and more 7pm – 9pm
Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike, Steve Aoki, Dillon Francis 9pm – 11pm
Diplo, Skrillex, and others 11pm – 1am
Hard Day Of The Dead 2014 Lineup Is The Best Yet Ft. Pretty Lights, Zedd, Deadmau5 vs Eric Prydz and Many MorePosted in Events, News by Bryan | Tags: Bassnectar, Calvin Harris, Deadmau5, Diplo, Hard, Hard Events, LA, Zedd
Hard Events is known for releasing some of the most action packed lineups on the planet and wants to cement your Halloween plans firmly in the books as Gary Richards (also known as DJ Destructo) unveils the 2014 edition of his infamous two day music festival Day Of The Dead taking place once again in downtown LA following up his highly succesfull sold out Hard Summer just 2 months back. You might come close to fainting at first glance at the lineup above, which contains headliners such as house acts Deadmau5 vs Eric Prydz, bass mogul Bassnectar, electro-soul pioneer Pretty Lights, the peoples champ Diplo, high energy duo Knife Party, and big time house acts Calvin Harris and Zedd. There are endless suprises from almost every artist that is on the come up from Tchami to Thomas Jack to Snails and too many more to list out individually. The rest of the lineup is filled out in a way that only Hard does best, with producers / DJs from every genre getting in abundance galore. You can purchase tickets to Day of the Dead this Thursday via the link below and we look forward to seeing what the people at Hard have in-store for us come November 1st and 2nd! Enjoy
Hard Day of the Dead 2014 | Tickets
The very thought of summer coming to an end is one we have trouble believing yet still have a few more top level festivals to keep us in high spirits. As people contemplate their end of season festivities, I'd like to share a few reasons why those still searching for plans should at least give thought to joining the thousands of us who will descend upon the majestic Union Park located in Chicago, IL for the fifth anniversary celebration of North Coast Music Festival; summers official last stand. Having graced this 3-day blowout event since its inception as an avid concert goer to now being a part of the official media outlet has been something of a dream come true. TSIS partnership with NCMF began last year as our interactive tent provided us the chance to connect on a personal level with you, the fans! You are the reason why we are in a position to offer and share this memorable occasion with you and to allow you to meet some of the biggest producers, DJs, rappers, and live acts in music at festivals like this and we are lining up one of our biggest official Meet and Greet at North Coast to date.
The ease of getting to North Coast is unparalleled to many other festival of its size that we've experienced firsthand. Located close to all of Chicago's major highways and offering an overabundance of public transportation options gives the Near West Side venue of high accessibility for all. With over 25,000 people expected to be congregating in the Union Park each day, you will easily be able connect with fellow concert-goers as you make your way to and from the grounds each day.
The greatness of the lineup is the real reason why this festival has become renowned by many as the perfect end of summer's escape. There's music for everyone to witness and enjoy! With Bassnectar and his mainstage heavy bass hitters, Snoop Dogg & Kid Cudi bringing the true hip-hop vibes, and a new looking STS9 as the events main headliners, the lineup features an equally impressive spread of acts ranging from top producers & DJs including bass music assassins Zeds Dead, electro soul / saxophone specialist GRiZ, dubstep / electro sensations Adventure Club, and electro house's finest fleet of talent Dada Life, Alesso, Wolfgang Gartner, Showtek, Nicky Romero, W&W to the amazing indie bands Little Dragon, Future Island, Wild Belle, Dr. Dog, as well as hip-hop styles from the likes of Action Bronson, Riff Raff and Chicago locals ProbCause and Saba plus over 50 more acts over a three day period with a guaranteed national holiday / recovery day afterwards! What more could you ask for?
The Festival Atmosphere
Anyone true Chicagoan will talk your ear off at great lengths on why the city is the perfect place to reside or visit during the blissful summer months. With many flocking into the city over Labor Day weekend to attend the North Coast, it provides a wonderful atmosphere of good vibrations between many walks of life to come together and share a common love of live music with friends new and old. Memorable moments are to be created at random within the enchanted setting and will linger in the minds and hearts of all heading into fall / winter.
The Conclusion / Contest
Need I say more to convince you that North Coast Music Festival is the best look of them all if you and your friends are looking for an end of summer music gathering to attend in style? If you're still on the fence then maybe this will be the final tipping point for you! We have teamed up with the festival again to hook up one lucky concert goer and friend to experience the festival like never before; in full VIP style! They will be getting hooked up with a 3 night stay in a hotel during the festival, 2 VIP 3-day weekend passes to the festival (which comes with free VIP bar, special viewing areas, shorter lines and much more), a chance to not only meet and greet powerhouse dance duo Adventure Club, but grab a beverage with the guys as well and view their set from the sidestage, and free UBER rides to and from the festival! All you have to do to enter is use the widget below with every step increasing your chances!
How do you enter? Easy, just enter through this widget below via E-mail, facebook, twitter, etc. with each step increasing your chances.
GRAND PRIZE: (1 Winner Picked)
Grand Prize Includes:
- 2 VIP Tickets to NCMF
- Hotel Room (3 Nights)
- Uber Ride To & From Fest Each Day
- Meet & Greet & A Drink With Adventure Club Backstage
- Sidestage Viewing Of Adventure Club NCMF Set
Winner will be contacted by email or Facebook at 2 pm mst August 22nd, 2014.
How To Enter Contest: Enter through Widget Here, every entry increases your chances!
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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