It’s that time of the year where all the exciting lineups for the major summer music festivals are dropping, and today we have the exclusive details of one of the longest running American camping festivals. We have the final round marking the full lineup for the 12th annual Wakarusa Music Festival, which is one of the most attended camping festivals that takes place in the south / mid-west and will be taking place this year June 4th-7th.
We are pleased to premiere the final round of artists in quite an impressive lineup announcement. Joining the top of the line artists already announced are the debut of Major Lazer to Waka, and heavy hitters Bro Safari, as well as rising stars Lindsay Lowend and jackLNDN. There's also an impressive lineup of live electronic, jam, and dance music with the likes of Umphrey's McGee, Lotus, EOTO, The Floozies, The White Panda, Kap Slap, Particle, Twiddle, and TAUK. Rounding out the headlining slots are Thievery Corporation, Macy Gray, and Collie Buddz who will join The Roots, STS9, Chance the Rapper, Portugal. The Man, Big Gigantic, Thomas Jack, Paper Diamond and many many more for an unforgettable weekend for every type of music fan.
Check out the Wakarusa Day In The Life video below and get your tickets to the 12th annual Wakarusa Music Festival here.
Being one of our favorite music festivals in the world made our stay at this years Electric Forest Music Festival one to remember as the entire TSIS team came together to take part in the magic within the Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan. From many incredible sets, the unbeatable atmosphere and magnificent crowd, this year's Electric Forest was even more epic then we could have hoped for. This year's TSIS festival booth activation gave festival goer's the opportunity to "Meet & Greet" some of the festival's artists including The Glitch Mob, Zeds Dead, Pegboard Nerds, Paper Diamond, 12th Planet, Bro Safari, Kygo, and Seven Lions. It is always amazing to be able to connect with our readers on a personal level while offering the opportunity for you all to meet some of your favorite artists / DJs. We have uploaded all the photos from the meet & greets to our Facebook Page in their own albums with links to all below. Big thanks to Madison House and Insomniac with Electric Forest, the teams behind the artists involved for making the experience possible and Shea Flynn of Da Black Swan Photography for capturing all the moments. Now we will anxiously await every minute until the next 4 days in the unforgettable forest next year!
You can also experience some of the memorable weekend through a collectiong of some amazing exclusive shots. We are rolling out most of the best shots through the TSIS Instagram here.
We also have a collection of the photos in our Facebook album located here.
The Glitch Mob Meet & Greet Photos (Click Here)
Zeds Dead Meet & Greet Photos (Click Here)
More Meet & Greet photos after the jump.
We are excited to have partnered up with Electric Forest Music Festival taking place in Rothbury, MI for it's fourth year. Last year we brought our TSIS booth to the EF grounds so you can actually meet and take a picture with some of your favorite artists. We also have some limited summer TSIS shirts and tanks for you to rock. Also we have a few surpises throghout the wekend so make sure to tuned to the TSIS Twitter for more info.
This year we have one of our best cast of artists participating yet, with 8 different producers / DJs involved. You can see all the times below.
All you have to do is show up before the time announced for that particular artist and you can meet them. We also have a professional photographer there ready to capture the memories and will be posting the pictures in a dedicated page full of albums and on our Facebook Page after the festival. Make sure you show up early as some of the bigger artists tend to have long lines and they can only be there for a limited amount of time!
Here are the meet & greet times and the artists that are involved this year below.
The Thissongissick booth (where the meet and greets will be hosted) is located right by the Tripolee stage at the front entrance of the festival. Festival map after the jump (We are not on the actual map, but you can see where the stage is at)
SKIP THE LINE CONTEST: We are picking 2 lucky winners for every artist meet & greet to have the ability to skip the line and not have to wait and ensure they get a personal meet & greet with the artist!
All you have to do to enter the contest is enter your e-mail through the widget below and comment with what artist you want to meet! Winners will be picked Thursday afternoon so look out!
It's been a minute since our good ol pal Bro Safari hit us with some new new as the Texas producer / DJ finished working on his home studio and creating music behind closed doors over the last few months. But the delay is over as the new release "No Control" shows Bro Safari flex his might along with long time collaborator and friend UFO and emerging Spain producer duo Beauty Brain. The moombahton heavy beat made the perfect canvas for a freash amount of trap aesthetics, screeching synths, and bass knocks to be added. This is just one of a few upcoming collaborations being released by Bro Safari soon, in the meantime grab a free download and stay tuned for more info. Enjoy
Bro Safari x UFO! x Beauty Brain – No Control | Free Download
While the dust has settled from one of the largest gatherings for electronic music enthusiasts globally, Ultra Music Festival in Miami, we are still seeing sets surface from the event. Bro Safari has been kind enough to pass out his entire set in high quality as a free download for those who couldn't make it down and those who caught it live to relive the performance once more. The set is packed full of unreleased remixes and originals from himself and friends on top of all the hottest tracks out all perfectly mixed as Bro Safari always does so well. Stream the high energy set below and grab a free download thanks to him. Enjoy!
Bro Safari – Ultra Music Festival | Free Download
The creative minds of multiple genre producers Bro Safari and Valentino Khan have come together for one almighty collaboration to kick off a brand new week. The two go deep into their arsenal of samples and add-ons to flip British-Sri Lanken singer MIA's single "YALA" into a festival ready trap and bass heater. Trying not to break into a feverish dance pattern will be hard to achieve, so take on the challenge by streaming the remix below and grabbing a free download. Enjoy!
MIA – YALA (Bro Safari & Valentino Khan Remix) | Free Download
The gorgeous yet fierce female rapper Iggy Azalea has enlisted bass connoisseurs Bro Safari and UFO! to lay the ground work for her newest track, a freestyle fitting titled “Animal Noises”. The production is a gritty bass heavy trap anthem laid out for Iggy to spit non stop bars throughout. This shows a raw side of the rapper who continues to see radio success with her singles ‘Work’, ‘Bounce’ and ‘Change Your Life’ this past year, this brings out a more raw side we first saw on her Trap Gold mixtape (executively produced by Diplo). You think Iggy has still managed to hold on to her raw energy while seeing commercial success?
Iggy Azalea x Bro Safari x UFO! – Animal Noises (Freestyle)
Bro Safari x UFO! x Jesse Slayter Team Up For 100bpm Trap / Bass Banger ‘Beat It Up’ [Free Download]Posted in Bangin by nick | Tags: Beat It Up, Bro Safari, Electro, Free Download, Jesse Slayter, Trap, UFO!
Bass forces Bro Safari, UFO! and newcomer Jesse Slayter have come together as one joined for the latest bass anthem ‘Beat It Up’, which is a 100bpm banger that will not leave you bored throughout the entire track. You could say it’s trap, you could call the song perfect for twerking if you wanted, but it’s just an exciting song that manages to switch up at every turn. Stream the song and grab a free download below. Enjoy.
BRO SAFARI x UFO! x JESSE SLAYTER- BEAT IT UP | Free Download
Sub Focus just had their uplifting drum & bass single ‘Turn Back Time’ remixed by the collaborative efforts of bass producers Bro Safari and ETC!ETC!. Both producers managed to leave all the right parts in tact while letting the melodic emotion of the original shine through and giving it a heavier new twist. This remix has accompanied the original track in our playlist now and you should add it to yours as well! Turn this up and enjoy.
Sub Focus – Turn Back Time (Bro Safari & ETC!ETC! Remix) | Stream Only
See Sub Focus North American Tour Dates after the Jump
A couple months back we teamed up with producers Bro Safari and UFO! to throw our first ever remix competition. We have over 400+ entries compete to remix their song "Drama" off the TSIS sponsored free album Animal. After the TSIS team, Bro Safari and UFO! went through all 500+ entries we have our winners, as well as the community winner.
Here is a message from Bro Safari & UFO! to everyone that particiapted:
We'd just like to say thank you to everybody that participated in the Drama remix contest! Everything turned out really well, and we hope to do something like this again in the future. We feel that things like this really bring the producers community together, and that's something that should always be encouraged. To everyone who submitted a remix or voted in the contest, we thank you. Congrats to the winners!!!"
- Bro Safari & UFO!
Bro Safari and UFO! have awarded the Grand Prize to Party Favor who created a very impressive remix you can stream below. He won the Grand Prize and his remix will be getting a proper release along with the original and some B-Sides, details coming! He will also be receiving a $500 Karmaloop gift card. And a Bro Safari and TSIS survival kit filled with a ton of shirts, gear and stickers.
Grand Prize: Winner Bro Safari x UFO! – Drama (Party Favor Remix) | Stream Only
The 1st Runner Up which was picked by the TSIS crew goes to Cory Enemy and Luke Shay. They will be receiving a $150 Karmaloop gift card and a Bro Safari and TSIS survival kit filled with shirts, stickers and gear. You can stream their song and the download will be coming with their home page artist feature later this week.
Runner Up: Bro Safari x UFO! – Drama (Cory Enemy & Luke Shay) | Stream Only
The 2nd Runner Up which was the top pick in our community vote goes to Notixxx. He will be receiving a $150 Karmaloop gift card and a Bro Safari and TSIS survival kit filled with shirts, stickers and gear. You can now stream and download his remix which is available here.
Runner Up: Bro Safari x UFO! – Drama (Notixx Remix) | Download
We are excited to announce that we teamed up with Bro Safari and UFO! for an official remix competition for their song “Drama” off the Animal album that we premiered for free earlier this summer. You can win a record label release on the brand new This Song Is Sick Records as well as be on the official Animal Remix album and also win a $500 Karmaloop Gift Card.
Listen to Animal below and visit here to enter competition!
SUBMISSION PROCESS: July 3rd – July 30th
VOTING & JUDGING PROCESS: July 31st – August 14th
WINNER ANNOUNCED: August 15th
Grand Prize (1 Picked)
- $500 Karmaloop Gift Card
- Inclusion on Official Bro Safari x UFO! – Animal Remix Album
- Bro Safari x UFO! – Animal This Song Is Sick Records Release
- This Song Is Sick Home Page Placement
- Bro Safari & This Song Is Sick Survival Kit (Stickers, Shirts, Etc.)
Runners Up (2 Picked)
- $150 Karmaloop Gift Card
- Bro Safari & This Song Is Sick Survival Kit (Stickers, Shirts, Etc.)
- Potential feature on This Song Is Sick Home Page Placement
Bro Safari & UFO! – Animal (Album) : Must Hear Trap / Hip-Hop / Dubstep Full Free Album [TSIS PREMIERE]Posted in Bangin, Mixtapes / Albums, Premieres by nick | Tags: Bass Music, Bro Safari, Drum & Bass, Dubstep, Hip-Hop, Trap, Trap Music, UFO!
Austin based Bro Safari and the mysterious UFO! have teamed up for the incredible free released Animal album spanning primarily trap with some drum & bass and dubstep. Featuring 10 tracks that could all be released on their own have been thrown together for a complete album journey, something not nearly enough artists strive to do. “Drama” is a pure trap anthem starting the release off strong, packing some vocal chopping and 808’s that will knock your face. The title track “Animal” stands out coming in mid way through the release is an extra dark glitchy trap ride including some fitting noises. All together the album is a great listen all the way through. It’s extremely impressive to see these artists making the effort to release a full album in this current state of artists feeling the pressure to release single after single.
REMIX CONTEST: Look out next week for details on our first ever remix contest we are hosting that is inconjunction with Bro Safari and Soundcloud for your chance to remix “Drama” off the album. We have some really exciting prizes for the winners. Official remix contest details coming next week!
Bro Safari & UFO! – Animal (Full Album) | Download
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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