3 Reasons Why North Coast Music Festival Is The Perfect End Of Summer Event + Giveaway

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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 Location

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 Music

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?

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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!

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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! 

Bassnectar Set To Headline Iconic Madison Square Gardens “BASS CENTER NYC” With Big Gigantic, Rusko and Paper Diamond

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Bassnectar, one of the pioneers of bass music, continues to climb up the ranks as one of the most powerful live acts in electronic music selling out every single venue he visits and has headlined the majority of festivals. Lorin has now set his sights on one of the most iconic venues in the world, Madison Square Gardens in the heart of New York City on October 4th. The venue that packs over 20,000+ people in has been a landmark for all types of music, comedy, sports and all other forms of live entertainment and couldn't be a more perfect home for the Basshead army to take over. 

For the epic evening Bassnectar has brought out an appropriate cast of friends to make for a memorable event with Big Gigantic, Rusko and Paper Diamond tasked with the duties of opening support. Tickets go on sale this Wednesday, July 9th and suggest grabbing yourself a pair or two sooner rather than later! Enjoy

Bassnectar – Bass Center VIII @ Madison Square Garden | Tickets

Bassnectar Releases Refreshing Melodic Dubstep Single “Hold On” Ft. TURSI From New Album

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Moving the wave of brilliance within the bass spectrum has allowed iconic producer Bassnectar to establish himself as one of the pioneer of the electronic music community. As Lorin gears up for his 10th studio album and having already given us official releases of the singles "Now" feat Rye Rye & "You and Me" feat. W. Darling, we now hear a third track titled "Hold On" feat TURSI. It's vocal twisting build up makes way for a downpour of Bassnectar's signature bass saturated style as he immerses listeners into a state of pure euphoria. Noise vs Beauty can't come soon enough for the worldwide bass head community and this newest single will only serve as a welcome reminder of the approaching June 24th release. Enjoy

Bassnectar – Hold On Ft TURSI | iTunes

EDC Las Vegas 2014 Packs Massive Lineup

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EDC 2014 Lineup

One of the world's most famous electronic events, Electronic Daisy Carnival aka EDC, taking place right on the outskirts of Las Vegas is set to return again over June 20th - 22nd. The festival brings in some of the biggest names in the electronic music world such as Diplo, Avicii, Martin Garrix, Dillon Francis, Bassnectar, Flosstradamus, Axwell ​/\ Ingrosso, as well as some of the most promising newcomers in the scene Mr. Carmack, Trippy Turtle, Branchez, Djemba Djemba and many more. The festival sold out in hours this year, so we hope you already bought your tickets if you are planning on attending. Enjoy!

Bassnectar Drops Melodic New Song “You and Me” featuring W Darling

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With the recent news of an upcoming artist album titled Noise Vs Beauty along with the debut single "Now" fresh in the minds of many bassheads, world renowned producer Bassnectar continues to supply fuel to the preverbal fire with the release of the projects next single. "You and Me" is a bass infused love ballad that evokes strong feels thanks to the euphoric set of vocals by emerging songstress W. Darling. You can feel the emotion of this crushing the largest of festival crowds throughout the summer. Stream the track below and grab a digital download of "You and Me" when you pre-order Noise Vs Beauty now before its June 24th release. Enjoy

Bassnectar – You and Me (feat. W. Darling) | iTunes Pre-Order

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Bassnectar Announces Upcoming Album and Gives Away New Track “Now” Ft. Rye Rye [Free Download]

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Bass heads across the world will rejoice with the news that Bassnectar has not only dropped a brand new song for free download today, but has also given us a date for his highly anticipated new album titled Noise Vs Beauty. Lorin has kept quiet since New Years Eve working on new material in the studio and "Now" is the first of 15 tracks coming our way this spring. The song contains an energized bass-fueled beat dripping with Bassnectar's signature style and features female rapper Rye Rye going in on the track. You can stream and download the track below and be sure to look out for Noise Vs Beauty being released on June 24th! Enjoy 

Bassnectar – Now Ft. Rye Rye | Free Download

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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! 

Summer Set Music Festival 2014 | Buy Tickets

 

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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