Listen To The Hudson Mohawke’s “Diplo and Friends Hip-Hop Mixtape” Ft. Kanye West, Action Bronson and More

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The prowess of world renown producer and previous TNGHT collaborator, Hudson Mohawke is simply jaw dropping as the Glasgow native continuously raises the bar for himself, so when we heard he was dropping an hour long hip-hop mixtape on "Diplo and Friends", we could hardly hold the excitement! 

Hudmo has been ahead of the curve on blending hip-hop and electronic production before the latest trap wave, gaining him the attention of rappers like Kanye West and Action Bronson to produce records for them. 

As he applies the finishing touches to a highly anticipated second album, Hudmo blessed Diplo's infamous BBC1 radio show "Diplo and Friends to rinse a full hour long hip-hop mixtape. The unveiling of unreleased Cashmere Cat, TNGHT, and some of his own produced collaborations like an amazing new unreleased song with Action Bronson to start the mix off right. The perfect blend of electronic and hip-hop elements further cements Hudmo as one of the best producers around. Stream this amazing episode and check out the full tracklisting below! We will update if download is released by him. Enjoy

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Dillon Francis And Major Lazer Release Must Hear Collaboration “We Make It Bounce”

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Dillon Francis continues to gift the world with tracks as the clock draws closer to one of the biggest dance music releases of 2014, Dillon's debut album Money Sucks, Friends Rule! His newest single is a collaboration with label head Diplo's legendary dancehall group Major Lazer that is sure to get you moving from start to finish. "We Make It Bounce" flexes both producers talents in all the right ways as a well crafted electro house beat is treated to various reggae aesthetics and vocals from Stylo G. A stream of the track will have to do for now, but this only adds more hype to Dillon's album which is available October 28th! Enjoy

Dillon Francis – We Make It Bounce (feat. Major Lazer & Stylo G) | Pre-Order on iTunes

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Diplo and Skrillex as Jack U Set To Headline Madison Square Garden On New Years Eve

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The super group that's created a massive storm of excitement throughout the music industry is set to ring in the New Year in style as Diplo and Skrillex are scheduled to perform as Jack U once again!

The duo's individual careers have blossomed before our very eyes over the last few years with countless single releases, albums, and worldwide tours propelling their status as two of dance music's elite producers. A natural friendship grew over a mutual respect for each others talents and paved the way for the creation of Jack U, who just debuted their first official single "Take U There" on prestigious radio MC Zane Lowe's BBC radio program. 

They two will descend upon the legendary Madison Square Garden in New York City and will deliver independent performances along with a special set as Jack U. Though supporting acts are yet to be named, we can guaranteed anyone commissioned to open before Skrillex and Diplo take the stage is going to further add to this massive show. Tickets for the general public go on sale this Friday, September 19th at 12pm EST, but if you happen to be an American Express Card Member you can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Tuesday, September 16th at 10am EST. 

Skrillex and Diplo Deliver More Unreleased Tracks as Jack U From Burning Man

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The much anticipated Jack U duo that has kept us patiently (or impatiently) waiting for some material has unveiled a new track for us. Skrillex and Diplo are superstar producers who have teased their collaboration for some time now, and delivered their second track at Burning Man last week. This video incudes both Jack U songs that we've heard with the new one starting at aroung the 3:30 mark. 

This new tune "To U" featuring vocals from AlunaGeorge melds the styles from both producers as each of their sounds come through individually, but their efforts work together to create a unique sound different from either of their typical solo releases. This new tune utilizes Rustie-style slashing synths alongside sexy, energetic female vocals. 

There was a lot of buzz around Burning Man this past week including rumors that Skrillex and Diplo were booed off stage. Diplo was upset about these false rumors and released an extended tweet, part of which is below. Read Diplo's entire statement here.

Everyone on stage had a fun moment when we played a few tunes as we were Just killing time while the next dj was setting up.. We weren't kicked off or booed .. Jus wrapped our set up with an inside joke … And of all the stories to come out after an amazing week… This is pretty tabloidish that's not what burningman is about.. Everything we did there was good fun and all the people that attended knows it..

Jack U – Buring Man 2014 | Video Stream

Watch Zedd Shave and Diplo Ride A Unicorn In The Hilarous HARD Day Of The Dead Trailer

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HARD Events, the company responsible for not only HARD Summer but the trend setting electronic cruise Holy Ship! always continue to set themselves apart from the army of other EDM promoters with the release of their latest cinematic trailer for HARD Day of the Dead. HARD's day after Halloween 2 day festival celebration is set to have it's biggest year yet taking over Fairplex right outside LA with one of the best curated lineups we have seen in awhile. See the full lineup here.

Well in typical HARD fashion, they have created a cinematic quality trailer for their festival where you can see Valentino Khan's mustache come to life, Diplo riding a unicorn, Zedd shaving among many of your favorite DJs. HARD makes a point to have the focus on the the acts performing and this video continues to emphasize that, as opposed to Insomniac polar opposite point of view of it being about the environment and the fan is the headliner.  Watch below and enjoy!

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HARD Day of the Dead 2014 Official Trailer

Skrillex Plays Tons of Unreleased Tracks At Sirius NYC Show [STREAM]

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Tastemaker producer / DJ Skrillex is never one to stop coming up with new ways to entertain his massive following and last night in NYC, he brought together a few select guests at the intimate Slipper Room venue to witness a special set of tracks played by Sonny. The mix was broadcasted worldwide via SiriusXM Electric Area station and fans who were there or tuned in were able to hear a slew of new songs ranging from a load of his unreleased collaborations with Diplo as supergroup Jack U, a killer mashup of Recess with JumoDaddy's "Blackhorse", an unknown remix of Must Die’s “Hellcat”, a new track from Rell the Soundbender titled "Dome Shot" and more. Skrillex, manages to keep everyone thoroughly entertained as he switches in and out of genres with ease. We will keep you posted on official details on all the tracks in the mix, but in the mean time you can stream the mix in full below and above all…  Enjoy!

Skrillex – Live @ Slipper Room NYC  | Stream Only

Diplo and Skrillex Release First Jack U Song “Take U There” Featuring Kiesza

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Diplo and Skrillex destroyed the internet a few months back with the announcement of their collabroative new project Jack U, which now his it's own Facebook and Soundcloud pages and couldn't be anymore real of a project. They have already shut down Ultra Music Festival and Hard Summer among others this year, and have been previewing out some brand new original material. Today we get a live recording of their first single "Take U There" featuring UK exploding singer Kiesza. The anthem in the making blends both artists styles, this one leaning on the Diplo side of things. Preview the single as Jack U has just uploaded below and look out for more info on their upcoming collaborative releases. Listen below and enjoy!

Jack U ( Skrillex & Diplo) – Take You There feat. Kiesza (Live Version) | Stream Only

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Hard Day Of The Dead 2014 Lineup Is The Best Yet Ft. Pretty Lights, Zedd, Deadmau5 vs Eric Prydz and Many More

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Hard Events is known for releasing some of the most action packed lineups on the planet and wants to cement your Halloween plans firmly in the books as Gary Richards (also known as DJ Destructo) unveils the 2014 edition of his infamous two day music festival Day Of The Dead taking place once again in downtown LA following up his highly succesfull sold out Hard Summer just 2 months back. You might come close to fainting at first glance at the lineup above, which contains headliners such as house acts Deadmau5 vs Eric Prydz, bass mogul Bassnectar, electro-soul pioneer Pretty Lights, the peoples champ Diplo, high energy duo Knife Party, and big time house acts Calvin Harris and Zedd. There are endless suprises from almost every artist that is on the come up from Tchami to Thomas Jack to Snails and too many more to list out individually. The rest of the lineup is filled out in a way that only Hard does best, with producers / DJs from every genre getting in abundance galore. You can purchase tickets to Day of the Dead this Thursday via the link below and we look forward to seeing what the people at Hard have in-store for us come November 1st and 2nd! Enjoy

Hard Day of the Dead 2014 | Tickets

Mad Decent Block Party Is Stopping In Texas And You Can Meet Big Gigantic & Flosstradamus

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Diplo and his Mad Decent label have created one of the most known brands in electronic music and have evolved their traveling Block Party tour into something really special. Every city the tour stops at is treated to an all-star lineup featuring some of the biggest acts such as Dillon Francis, Zeds Dead, Big Gigantic, Flosstradamus, Jillionare, and the hottest newcomers Bunji Garlin, Liz, Toy Selectah, and Wrestlers all pieced together perfectly. 

Well the tour is taking over the Whitewater Amphitheater in New Braunfels, Texas and we have a very special opportunity to send you and a friend to check out the event in style! You will be treated to 2 VIP passes to the festival along with a BBQ dinner for 2, and to make it a night you will never forget you will be able to meet both electro-funk pioneers Big Gigantic and trap OGs Flosstradamus before the show and watch their sets from on-stage. If you aren't feeling like testing your luck, you can also buy tickets to the festival while still available here.

To enter to win, all you have to do is use the widget below to rack up entries. Good luck to everyone!

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- 2 VIP Tickets To MDBP
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Winner will be contacted by email or Facebook at 2 pm mst August 28th, 2014.

How To Enter Contest: Enter through Widget Here, every entry increases your chances! 

 

Elliphant feat. Skrillex – Only Getting Younger (TJR Remix) : Funky House / Bounce Remix [Free Download]

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Elliphant and Skrillex's monster collaboration "Only Getting Younger" has been flipeed every which way via an official remix package released by Mad Decent which we already featured the massive trap version from NGHTMRE & Imanos. Well today we have another fresh cut of the song with a completely different spin. The house star TJR has given it a proper Melbourne Bounce meets Electro makeover letting you get down to the track in whole new way. Listen below and grab a free download also thanks to the artists and label. Enjoy!

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Diplo Releases Massive “Random White Dude Be Everywhere” Compilation

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From crushing festivals and clubs as a solo act or with Major Lazer to producing tracks for some of biggest radio stars of our generation, Diplo is one of the busiest acts is music. On top of just producing music, his consistent touring schedule  see's him popping up in more places than you can fathom within a calendar year. But this hasn't deterred the iconic mogul from releasing a brand new full length compilation album appropriately titled Random White Dude Be Everywhere via his own imprint label Mad Decent.

The album consists of some of Diplo's biggest hits from the past few years all the way back to "Express Yourself", the song that literally jumpstarted the twerking revolution and radio charting singles "Revolution" and "Boy Oh Boy". New tracks like the recent collab with Steve Aoki and Deorro on "Freak", a monster turn up anthem "6th Gear" which is a joing effort track  with DJ Alvaro and Kstylis, and the party banger "Techno" featuring rapper Wacka Flocka Flame. Random White Dude Me Everywhere is pure bliss for on the ears for Diplo fans new and old; listen to the entire album in full below and pick up your own copy through iTunes today. Enjoy!

Diplo – Random White Dude Be Everywhere | iTunes

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Diplo Announces Jack U Mixtape With Skrillex And Shares First Song “Take Your There”

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Diplo is quite the guy I must say. He's never one to let up on providing entertainment from his stream of greatness via social media or jokingly acknowledging that his recent cut of Lorde "Tennis Court" didn't exceed the remix done by friend and Australian powerhouse producer Flume. The Mad Decent head honcho recently took to Reddit to conduct an AMA and shared some juicy news on his supergroup project with Skrillex known as Jack U. The breakout collaboration of these two titans is coming out with a full length mixtape, which is something that could potentially crash the internet upon its release. The overflow of new material between the two  found its way into Diplo's recently as he played out their first single "Take You There" in front of a daytime crowd. Though the video doesn't have the best audio, you can hear the excitement (largely the two girls confessing their love for Diplo) as songstress Kiesza lays down her pipes over a Jack U produced trap and bass beat that screams massive banger. Until we see the official release of the single or the news on the highly anticipated mixtape… Enjoy!

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Jack U – Take You There feat. Kiesza (Played by Diplo)

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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 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!


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