Jon Bellion.. what can I say that I haven't already about one of the most exciting names in music right now? We first sponsored and premiered his entire first album "The Seperation" which was given out as a free download and got us hooked on the talented multi-faceted artist capable of not only writing and singing, but also producing. Well today we get the next chapter in the artist's blossoming career with another entire new album "The Definition", somehow released as a free download once again.
We first got to sample "Munny Right", "Simple and Sweet" and "Carry Your Throne" which came along with some cinematic quality music videos bringing the songs to life. Today we get the rest of the 11 track album. We hear Jon successfully manage to blend an endless amount genres primarily focused around hip-hop and indie with some R&B tossed in the mix. Production on the release, done by Jon himself manages to fuse organic instruments and just the right amount of electronic influence. Every song couldn't be more different, with something to please almost everyone. It's really hard to believe this release is actually available for free, but it is, and is now available to grab through Jon's website here. Enjoy!
Also Jon is kicking off his first ever nationwide run of shows on The Defition Tour kicking off Oct 1st in Boston, MA. See the full dates and ticket info below.
Jon Bellion – The Definition Album | Free Download
While The Chainsmokers got on most the world's maps due to their ourtageous chart topping viral hit "Selfie" song or the more recent "Kanye", yet some people forget that these two producers are very vtallented and versatile producers capable of many styles. Don't forget their amazing remixes of Foxes "Holding On To Heaven" and NONONO's "Pumpkin Blood" among many others. Today we get their latest remix taking on new Scandinavian indie singer Anna Of The North and her single "Sway". They venture into some new territory and channel some deep house vibes with a funky indie house twist. The song has me replaying it instantly, and thanks to a free download from the guys it never has to stop. Listen below and grab a download. Enjoy!
Anna Of The North – Sway (The Chainsmokers Remix) | Free Download
ODESZA are riding high on the recent release of their debut album In Return and now embark on their biggest headline tour to date. We've teamed up with the duo to launch a contest for "Say My Name" and have an official remix of the same song.
Australian duo Hermitude who are no strangers to TSIS (GANZ x Flume Flip of their song "Hyperparadise" or original "Ukiyo") were enlisted for remix duties and completely smashed it. They lay down their future bass styling yet pack an unexpected twist of steel drum to coincide with the drop sections. The song does the original more than justice and you can listen to the exclusive premiere below. It is stream only for now, but you you will be able to grab your copy when it is released with more remixes on an upcoming Say My Name Remixes EP. Listen below and enjoy!
ODESZA – Say My Name (Hermitude Remix) | Stream Only
"SAY MY NAME" REMIX CONTEST:
As mentioned above we just teamed up with ODESZA to launch a massive remix competition surrounding this very track "Say My Name" with a winner receiving an official release via Counter / Ninja Tune Records on top of a MASCHINE controller and an exclusive placement on TSIS. The instrumental / vocals stems were made available last week and submissions and voting starting today, so you still have plenty of time to enter!
LA's latest house producer gem SNBRN has been on quite the streak remixing classic including Ace of Base's "All She Wants", Mark Morrison's "Return Of the Mack" among others. Well today we get a new one similar to his summer soaked house spin on 50's Cent's "21 Questions" taking on yet another mid 2000's rapper. He flips The Game's "Let's Ride" into deep house greatness, pitching the vocals to fit just right. This should have you feeling warm going into the changing of seasons. Listen below to the premiere and grab a free download thanks to SNBRN. Enjoy
The Game – Let's Ride (SNBRN Remix) | Free Download
Famed producer Steve Aoki approaches the release of his sophomore studio album Neon Future 1 and manages to drop off a brand new single alongside highly acclaimed bass producer Flux Pavilion that is set to blow up. "Get Me Out Of Here" has a cinematic nature to it as a change of pace dubstep foundation influenced by Flux Pavilion commingles with electro synth work provided by Aoki. You can listen to the world premiere below and pick up your copy on Steve's new album dropping September 30th, which you can pre-order your copy today! Enjoy
Steve Aoki & Flux Pavilion – Get Me Out Of Here | Pre-Order on iTunes
The daunting task of remixing a Flume and Chet Faker song has prevented many from taking on the duties, but booming New York producer Sweater Beats has pulled off quite the magnificent feat with his latest remix. The chilled out single "Drop The Game" from Flume and Chet's highly acclaimed Lockjaw EP is given a gritty yet melodic future bass overhaul to Sweater Beats creative implantation. Prolonging the violin sample to include a new powerful synth pattern and accenting the euphoric bass bursts makes this remix a great listen and possibly even better than the original. Sweater Beats is passing this remix out as a free download and will be hitting the road this fall alongside Chance the Rapper for a string of college shows that culminates with a performance at this years Day of The Day put on by Hard Events. Check out the dates below and above all… Enjoy
Flume & Chet Faker – Drop The Game (Sweater Beats Remix) | Free Download
Sweater Beats Tour Dates After The Jump
After a successful album release with numerous singles, Sam Smith links up with NY rapper A$AP Rocky for an unexpected pairing of styles you won’t be able to get enough of on “I’m Not The Only One” . An incredible organic instrumental acts as the perfect soundtrack for Sam to lay down his signature soulful voice which contrasts with Rocky’s gritty rapping perfectly. This song is being released as a single and will be available at midnight tonight. Enjoy!
Sam Smith – I'm Not The Only One feat. A$AP Rocky | Stream Only
Say hello to an exciting new collection of producers out of the UK who are labeling themselves simply as The Code. Today we hear the first song from the group, a collaboration with breakout rapper G-Eazy on an unreal collaboration "Gravity". Featuring a minimal emotion filled production, the song contains distorted vocals from The Code before G-Eazy comes in and completely destroys the track with his verse. It captures a certain dark and cold vibe throughout that really sticks with you. It also has just the right amount of an electronic kick to make things interesting, yet not distracting from the singing and rapping. They are making this track a free download so listen below and pick up your copy. Enjoy!
The Code – Gravity (ft. G-Eazy) | Free Download
One of TSIS favorite singer / songwriters Jon Bellion is back with the next single off his upcoming album. Following up the previously released "Munny Talks" and "Simple and Sweet" we get possibly the most exciting song from the singer / producer yet with "Luxury" featuring singer Audra Mae. The song has an incredible production by Jon himself and features a blend of singing fused with a light hip-hop edge. Stream below and we will keep you updated on a release date!
Jon Bellion – Luxury ft. Audra Mae | Stream Only
French producer Stwo, the downtempo / chill trap / future bass beatmaker, has carved a very refreshing sound that could be described as Cashmere Cat mixed with a blast of sexy R&B / Hip-hop vibes. We've heard his endlessly replayable remixes of The Weeknd's "Or Nah" and Cashmere Cat's "With Me" or his song "Syrup" among others. Today we have a free single from him "Aura" that is not apart of any project yet used as a giveaway to support his biggest run of US shows yet, a co-headline tour with Snakehips. He also has an upcoming EP slated for later this year, but has made it clear this is not on it. Listen to the infectious new track and grab a free download, look at the tour dates below, and enjoy!
Stwo – Aura | Free Download
Thomas Jack, a TSIS favorite who we have developed a partnership with for the Tropical House mixtape series and featured over the past year, has some exciting news. Thomas is officially coming back to the U.S.!! He is going to be supporting Kygo on his sold out Endless Summer Tour for most of the dates, but he had the idea up his sleeves to take over Webster Hall for a headline show and we are happy to announce that has become a reality and happy to have been able to team up to make this happen as we are huge fans of Tom and the tropical movement. He will be taking over Webster Hall in New York City on September 26th right after supporting two sold out Kygo shows at Bowery Ballroom and MHoW. Hotel Garuda is going to be kicking the night off right and keeping the tone extra sunny throughout the entire show. Pre-sale tickets for this show sold out in under a hour early this week and general on sale will be going on sale 15 minutes from this post going live at 12pm EST.
We also have a throwback remix free download from Tom as he remixes Of Monsters And Men’s “Little Talks”, highlighting the vocals and melodies of the original while layering in his signature sound we are left with an endlessly repayable hit. Listen below and don’t miss out on the free download. Enjoy!
Of Monster And Men (Thomas Jack Remix) | Free Download
There are too many feel good vibes coming off of Swedish producer Adrian Lux newest remix as he showcases a change of pace from his progressive house side to working in a new cooled out disco influence to the mix. Taking on Brooklyn based indie rock band Bear Hands' single "Giants", Adrian implants an infectiously chill nu-disco cut to the original leaving us with a remix that will brighten up your day instantaneously. We have been not been given a release date just yet, so you will have to enjoy the stream below for now. Enjoy!
Bear Hands – Giants (Adrian Lux Remix) | Stream Only
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