Bassnectar Releases Huge ‘Alkher Illa Doffor’ Remix With All Proceeds Going Towards Charity : Tribal Glitch-Hop / Bass [Donation]Posted in Bangin by Bryan | Tags: Alkher Illa Doffor, Bass, Bassnectar, Cheb i Sabbah, Dubstep, Remix, Thissongissick
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 FestivalPosted in Bangin, Events, News by nick | Tags: Above & Beyond, Bassnectar, Colorado, Dad Life, Decadence, Decadence 2013, New Years Eve, pretty lights
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]Posted in Bangin, Mix / Playlist, Mixtapes / Albums by nick | Tags: BANGER, Bass, Bass Music, Bassnectar, Dubstep, Free Download, Grimes, Heavy, Mix, Mixtape, Remix, The Deftones, Trap, Trap Music
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
FULL TRACK-LIST AFTER THE JUMP Read more »
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
Follow Bassnectar through Twitter
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
ALL IMMERSIVE MUSIC TOUR DATES AFTER THE JUMP Read more »
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
Follow Bassnectar through Twitter
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]Posted in Bangin, Mix / Playlist, Mixtapes / Albums, News, Premieres by nick | Tags: Bassnectar, Boys Noize, Break Science, Chicago, Figure, Mixtape, Playlist, Spring Awakening Music Festival
Us here at Thissongissick.com 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
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
Follow This Song Is Sick
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
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
…..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?
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
Follow Bassnectar through Twitter
Spring Awakening Music Festival 2013 : First Headliners Announced / Leaked, Early Bird Tickets Sell Out, 3 Days NowPosted in Events by nick | Tags: Bassnectar, Calvin Harris, Chicago, Headliners, LEAKED, Lineup, Music Festival, NERVO, Spring Awakening Music Festival, Zeds Dead
Last year marked the first for Spring Awakening Music Festival, one of the new strictly electronic festivals that brought in over 50,000 people it’s first year. The festival is returning to the legendary Soldier Field in the heart of Chicago this year now taking place 3 days during June 14th, 15th, & 16th. The festival is expecting to be even bigger, with over 75,000 in attendance, and over 100 Dj’s in playing over the 3 days. Early bird tickets went on sale this morning and sold out, so look out for the next round of cheap tickets before going up again.
There are two confimred headliners so far, the mastermind of bass, Bassnectar. Then on the complete other spectrum of the electronic world, house legend turned mainstream star Calvin Harris will be headlining as well. There are also some strong rumors that we can’t full confirm, but would like to very much believe due to artists either accidentally announcing after playing a show in Chicago and online. These names have not been confirmed by the festival, but include: Zeds Dead, NERVO, and Gramatik.
The whole This Song Is Sick crew is looking forward to this massive 3 days in the wonderful city of Chicago!
Spring Awakening 2012 Recap Video
After much hype and speculation, and fake images getting passed around, we get the official Phase 1 Lineup for Ultra Music Festival 2013. This is the festivals 15th year and the promise to be the biggest festival ever. The first phase of the lineup is very MASSIVE and features electonic acts from all over the spectrum, from house and trance to bass music side of things, also the live acts and everyone in between. Deadmau5 despite past conflicts with Ultra has agreed to be one of the headliners of the massive Miami party. Another huge notable performance is from Swedish House Mafia as this marks 2 of their last performances ever… until the have an even bigger reunion tour in 2 years.. haha. Tickets are on sale still for the event, grab them before it sells out like the past 3 years.
Who do you hope to see on the Phase 2???
Will you be attending this year? Which weekend?
Full announced lineup after the jump
After getting teased with the free Freestyle Mixtape and “Breatheless (ft. Mimi Page)”, we now get the full 6 song Freestyle EP from Bassnectar released today. This EP features 6 tracks compiled of 4 originals, and 2 new remixes from both Zion-I and Amp Live & Eligh. I always have high expectations for Bassnectar, and he always delivers. His EP from earlier this year, Wildstyle was great, but due to how raw and brutal it was, made me crave the more melodic side of Bassnectar. He delivers just that with this release. My favorite track on the release might be the his remix of Zion-I’s “Human” which gets turned into the perfect hip-hop dubstep anthem. Coming in second for favorite might be “Freestyle (Ft. Angel Haze)”, it just had such a unique different flavor to it. It’s a great EP, listen below and purchase through iTunes. Enjoy!
Also recently announced Bassnectar will be playing with Pretty Lights over December 28th-29th in Hampton, VA, and on December 31st for NYE in Nashville at Bridgestone Arena.
Bassnectar – Freestyle EP | Purchase iTunes
Zion I – Human (Bassnectar Remixxx)
Bassnectar & Pretty Lights New Years Eve Runs (Hampton, New York City, Nashville) December 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st: Pre-Sale Tickets + New MusicPosted in Bangin, Events by nick | Tags: Bassnectar, Bridgestone Arena, Hampton Coliseum, New Years Eve, NYE, NYE 2013, Pre-Sale Tickets, pretty lights, Roseland Ballroom, Tickets
New Years Eve 2013 is filled with HUGE amount premiere NYE parties all across the nation (stay tuned for our full Nationwide New Year party breakdown coming later this week). We had to tell you about this run because early bird tickets go on sale this Wednesday. Pretty Lights and Bassnectar are teaming up to bring 2 epic nights to the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia on December 28th and 29th. Then Pretty Lights will be hitting New York City on December 30th and 31st, at the iconic and relatively intimate, Roseland Ballroom . Then on New Years Eve December 31st Bassnectar will be taking making return to Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. These are all sure to be some increidble ways to bring in the New Years, and if any are within range I wouldn’t miss out. Look below for pre-sale and ticket details.
Bassnectar and Pretty Lights at Hampton Coliseum on December 28th / 29th will go on sale Wednesday at 10am.
Here’s “Infinite”, which is another new Bassnectar track off his upcoming Freestyle EP due out October 16th. (Listen to more new tracks here). Also is Pretty Lights’ recent single “So Bright (Ft. Eligh)”.
Bassnecter – Infinite
Pretty Lights – So Bright (Ft. Eligh) | Download
Just last night we got the 808 filled trap infused BANGER “Freestyle (Ft. Angel Haze)” from Bassnectar, which was the first full length track his upcoming Freestyle EP. Well now we get a track teaming up with DC Breaks, and even bringing on Mimi Page for vocals (the female vocalist featured on Bassnectar’s “Butterfly”). Mimi’s vocals on this track are the guiding force of Bassnectar storm of melodic bass. It really sounds extremely different from the first track, apparently showing how diverse this EP is going to be.Watch out for the Freestyle EP coming out October 16th. Make sure to also grab the download of the Freestyle Mixtape. Enjoy!
Bassnectar & DC Breaks – Breathless (Ft. Mimi Page)
Purchase All of Bassnectar through iTunes
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!
We work with the artists to spread their music. Most of the artists choose to give away their music for free to spread it to as many ears as possible. Please support the artists by purchasing tickets to see them live in concert and what music they do have for sale!
- December 2013
- November 2013
- October 2013
- September 2013
- August 2013
- July 2013
- June 2013
- May 2013
- April 2013
- March 2013
- February 2013
- January 2013
- December 2012
- November 2012
- October 2012
- September 2012
- August 2012
- July 2012
- June 2012
- May 2012
- April 2012
- March 2012
- February 2012
- January 2012
- December 2011
- November 2011
- October 2011
- September 2011
- August 2011
- July 2011
- June 2011
- May 2011
- April 2011
- March 2011
- February 2011
- January 2011
- December 2010
- November 2010
- October 2010
- September 2010
- August 2010
- July 2010
- June 2010
- May 2010
- April 2010
- March 2010
- February 2010