Little is known about newcomer act Eastside who announced themselves into existence with a beautifully constructed vocal and acoustic cover that combines two of this summers biggest hits, Chris Brown's "Loyal" and Ed Sheeran's "Don't", as the reconstructed single "Ellie". Well emerging Norwegian producer Coucheron has remixed the cover into a completely new direction giving the perfect amount of electronic influence with a full line of drums and effected synths, leaving us with an instantly infectous track. Listen below and don't miss out on the free download thanks to Coucheron. Enjoy!
Eastside – Ellie (Don't X Loyal Cover) (Coucheron Remix) | Free Download
The Weeknd's most recent single "Often" continues to receive new life thanks to another incredible remix today from experimental beat maker Lido that follows up on the genre defying tropical version from Kygo. Lido leaves the vocals intact while placing his unique future bass styling with just the right splash of trap elements throughout to keep you on your toes. It's certainly an impressive remix and is up there with his notorious remixes of Disclosure's "Latch" or Bill Wither's "No Sunshine". Listen below and enjoy!
The Weeknd – Often (Lido Remix) | Stream Only
A producer we haven't featured close to enough is the impressive German producer WKND who has a chilled out easy going style we can't get enough of. Today we have his remix of Chet Faker's cover of Sonia Dada's "Lover" that surfaced a couple weeks back which snuck through our radar. He layers in some tropical house styling with some smooth new drums while managing to highlight the original's guitar and vocals perfectly. This will be the perfect song to hold on to the last bit of the warm weather for part of the world starting to get cold. WKND has been nice enough to pass this out as a free download. Enjoy!
Chet Faker – Lover (WKND Remix) | Free Download
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
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