Pretty Lights turned heads of fans new and old with his revolutionary recorded grammy nominated double disc A Color Map of the Sun album last summer and has been nice enough to stream a brand new song that didn't make the cut. The song is filled with some soulful horns, drums and vocals that Pretty Lights delivers with his gritty chopped up touch.
The song is released alongside an unbelievable remix from ODESZA that is actually apart of the Divergent movie soundtrack, following up the A$AP Rocky x Gesaffalstein collaboration. Hard to say which version we enjoy more, they are both so good. Stream below and enjoy!
Pretty Lights – Lost and Found
Pretty Lights – Lose and Found (ODESZA Remix)
Though much has changed over the years as our Boulder, Colorado friends Big Gigantic have grown in popularity, their specialty of producing timeless bass infused electro-soul / funk music that pays homage to jam band roots has only increased with experience. Producer and Saxophone player Dominic Lalli has left nothing behind as he delivers the groups' fifth studio album The Night Is Young hours before embarking on a massive winter tour alongside live drummer Jeremy Salken. The easily digestible album consists of eight tracks for the masses to bust the proverbial groove to whether it be listening amongst yourself or experiencing their legendary live shows. Outside of Big Gigantic's two singles "Touch The Sky" and "The Night Is Youg ft. Cherub" released leading up to the album, "Blue Dream" might take the claim as our favorite track on the album; capturing that signature funky soulful side of Big Gigantic with just the right amount of electro grit we can't get enough of. The release is available as a free download below and is also on iTunes. Enjoy
Big Gigantic – The Night Is Young (Full Album) | Free Download | iTunes
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We have an extra special electro-soul remix of New York funk super group Lettuce's song "Do It Like You Do" thanks to rising live electro funk act The Floozies, who are also the first act signed to GRiZ's new record label Liberated Music. The Floozies managed to infect their signature blend of funky glitched out bass throughout the length of the track. They let the Nigel Hall's vocals, and the eclectic blend of instruments all shine through perfectly while layering in added guitar and percussion elements making quite a remix. Stream and grab a free download below!
Lettuce are kicking a run of shows across the US, if you haven't see the funk band live you are only hurting yourself. The extensive cast of members spans from Adam Deitch (Break Science / Pretty Lights), Erick Coomes, Ryan Zoidis (Shady Horns / Rustic Overtones), Neal Evans (Soulive), Eric Krasno (Soulive, Derek Trucks Band), Eric Bloom (Pretty Lights Band), James Casey (Trey Anastasio Band) and Adam Smirnoff (Robert Randolph) all together for funk perfection. Make sure to catch this act if they are anywhere close.
Lettuce – Do It Like You Do (The Floozies Remix) | Free Download
Brooklyn, New York based electronic producer / DJ Gramatik has kept us anxiously waiting for his biggest project to date, The Age Of Reason, which Thissongissick.com has the exclusive first listen of the album in its entirety! Denis brought a talented cast of singers and muscians for The Age of Reason; working with the likes of Cherub, ILLUMNTR, Orlando Napier, and his Lowtemp label-mates Gibbz and Exmag. Before layering his collaborators tracks with the perfect amount of bass and funk, Gramatik samples their various instruments to give each tune a unique live band anesthetic. My personal favorite is "Torture", a song which features the talented Eric Krasno on guitar and vocals. New addition to the project Eric Mendelson of Exmag plays guitar all throughout the album providing an undeniable soul to Gramatik. If you have caught Gramatik at a festival or venue over the past year, chances are you've heard some of these tracks. We are less then a month into the year and I will already claim this as being one of the best album releases of 2014. You can stream it in full below, and will be available for FREE download exclusively via torrenting the album at bittorrent.com Saturday!
Gramatik – The Age Of Reason | Free Download
Original funk lordz Chromeo are preparing to have quite the 2014 as they put the finishing touches on their anticipated 4th studio album White Women. The Canadian duo has teased us with two singles off the album thus far and are back with another as “Come Alive” features the signature Soul / Funk elements we have come to love with a set a vocals from Toro Y Moi. Chromeo has also revealed a spring tour that will see them hit the road with Tokimonsta and Oliver on 24 date tours spanning North America and Europe (dates below the jump). Stream the track below and be on the look out for the release date of White Women coming soon. Enjoy
Chromeo “Come Alive” Feat Toro y Moi | Stream Only
Roll up a loosie and unwind as newcomer producer from Paris Fitzroy conjures up quite the delightful combination of chill tunes for your audible pleasure. This beat makers brand new two track Noah EP has just been released through Cosmonostro Records, an awesome new record label based out of Brooklille, France. Both “Philosophy” and “Cabriolet” feature a melodic rhythm with healthy amounts of bass and silky smooth hip-hop/r&b sample additions. Stream the EP below and pick it up today for free! Enjoy
Fitzroy – Noah EP | Free Download
[PREMIERE] Alma – “Avalanches” (Produced by Kill Paris & Sound Remedy) Through Kill Paris’s New Record Label ‘Sexy Electric’ : Melodic Dubstep / Electro-SoulPosted in Bangin, Chill, Premieres by nick | Tags: Alma, Dubstep, Electro Soul, Free Download, Kill Paris, Premiere, Sexy Electric, Skrillex, Sound Remedy
Corey Baker aka Kill Paris, the soulful producer has been killing it with unique gritty yet sexy sounding productions as well as non stop touring which has led to him starting his own record label, appropriately named Sexy Electric. While the next Kill Paris EP is still coming out on Skrillex‘s OWSLA, he is here today with the first track from the label, from his new artist Alma.
We have heard her voice on Kill Paris’ ‘Falling In Love’ single from his first OWSLA EP earlier this year. For her first solo single “Avalanches” both Kill Paris and Sound Remedy have been enlisted to take care of production duties. You can hear the different styles distinctly as the melodic dubstep sections come from Sound Remedy, and the gritty electro-soul drop right in the middle from Kill Paris.
Alma – Avalanches (Produced by Sound Remedy & Kill Paris) | Free Download
Electric Mantis – “Flips and Flop, Drips and Drops” : Unreal Future Trap Song You Won’t Be Able to Stop ReplayingPosted in Bangin, Chill by nick | Tags: Chill House, Electric Mantis, Electro Soul, Future Trap, Soul, Thissongissick
Electric Mantis has an interesting story over the past few weeks starting with Diplo repped producer Djemba Djemba re-posting this song ‘Flips and Flops, Drips and Drops’ on his Soundcloud, then Electric Mantis posted about this happening on Redditt, which made it’s way to the front page getting ears on from from all over the world. Here we have the unreal song that has got the world talking.
His sound shows some signs of inspiration of Flume and some other Australian producers, yet with his own Portland twist, where the producer resides. This is a song that will instantly having you replay it, and then coming back day and day again. It shows unbelievable signs and potential for such a new producer. You can stream the song and grab a free download by supporting him with a like on Facebook.
Electric Mantis – Flips and Flops, Drips and Drops | Free Download | Alternate Download
Pretty Lights – A Color Map Of the Sun Remixes (Album) : Must Hear Release With 16 Artists [ALBUM STREAM]Posted in Bangin, Chill, Mixtapes / Albums by nick | Tags: A Color Map of the Sun, Bass Music, Electro Soul, pretty lights, Remixes, Thissongissick
Pretty Lights has been one of the few electronic artists to never dive into the world of having other artists remix his songs, so when I heard that he was enlisting an all star cast for official remixes for the first time ever, for every track on his most recent album nonetheless, I almost lost it. On December 10th, the 16 track A Color Map Of the Sun Remixes album will release through Pretty Light Music for free and iTunes.
Today we get our the stream of the entire album with artists ranging from expected PLM favorites like Break Science, Michal Menert, SuperVision, Paul Basic and Elliot Lipp to unexpected bass heavyweights 12th Planet and Datsik. He has also enlisted a cast of some of the hottest new names in electronic music GRiZ, ODESZA, heRobust, Opiuo, Blood Diamonds, Culprate, Two Fresh and more. The entire release is very eclectic and gives the album a completely new spin. For those waiting to hear your favorite Pretty Lights songs in a whole new light, the wait is over. My personal favorites might have to be ODESZA’s take on ‘One Day They’ll Know’, the GRiZ spin on ‘Vibe Vendetta’ both personally competing with the originals for me. You can stream the entire album below thanks to Rolling Stone for premiering it and the Pretty Lights team for letting us feature it. Enjoy.
Pretty Lights – A Color Map Of the Sun Remixes | Stream Only
Flume & Chet Faker let loose the second soulful song off their upcoming Lockjaw EP collaboration with a new tune titled ‘What About Us’. This release is days after TSIS brought you the first single ‘Drop The Game’ along with a fresh music video. The two producers coming together for music sake has paved the way for this track featuring downtempo electro-soul blasts with some house characteristics. Flume has called it the “one he is the most excited for off the EP”. Stream the song below and you can pick up the full EP now available through iTunes.
Flume & Chet Faker – What About Us | iTunes
Pretty Lights Music’s Michal Menert enlists the forces of fellow Electro-Soul force Manic Focus for a funky soulful banger ‘The One You Love’. The song has both artists smashing their styles together while managing to bring out a new heavier edge. From the vocals we are left with an instant Electro-Soul classic. Also read below on details for Michal Menert’s biggest headlining concert to date this Saturday and a special chance for you and a friend to have dinner with Michal and get to go to the show for free. Buy Tickets to Show Here
Michal Menert – The One You Love | Free Download
Also Michal Menert will be having his biggest show to date in his home state of Colorado at The Filmore in Denver this Saturday 11/16 and to kick things off we are sending one of you lucky fans and a friend to the show in style with a special Michal Menert Mafia pack complete with access to the show tomorrow 11/15, dinner for the both of you with Menert before the show, a limited shirt, signed poster and sticker pack. Buy Tickets to Show Here
[PREMIERE] Gramatik Debuts New Label Artist Branx Song “Smoove Operator” : Must Listen Future Funk / Electro-SoulPosted in Bangin, Chill, Premieres by nick | Tags: Bass Music, Branx, Electro Soul, Free Download, Future-Funk, Gramatik, Lowtemp
Gramatik announced earlier this year that he was starting his own label Lowtemp and we got to sample the first new act Exmag, now we get our hands on the second artist going by the name Branx, formerly DCarls. This debut single ‘Smoove Operator’ is certified future funk / electro-soul heater. The song packs an unbelievable amount of funky grooves spiked with a gritty bass edge to make it hit oh so right. Grab the free download of this song and expect a full release on Lowtemp in coming months. Enjoy.
Branx – Smoove Operator | Free Download Coming Soon
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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!