They are few artists who can bring instant happiness to your day and breakout Seattle producer / live instrument duo ODESZA are capable of just that. The gents are set to deliver their debut album in the next few weeks and are back with a brand new single following the release of the lead track "Memories That You Call". While continuing to balance a delightful blend of future bass and electro-soul elements, "Say My Name" reeks of feel good vibes throughout while the perfect vocal additions provided by Zyra turn this into a straight summertime heater with endless playability. Streaming this release below will have to do until the album drops on September 9th and be sure to catch ODESZA live on their upcoming tour starting next month in support of the album! Enjoy
ODESZA – Say My Name (feat. Zyra) | Pre-Order
Electro-soul / funk pioneer Gramatik has linked up with promising Chicago rapper ProbCause for a collaboration that bumps in all the right ways. ProbCause took control of the wild glitch-hop instrumental from Gramatik and left us with "Probmatik Monster Stomp", delivering a stream of almost freestyle styled verses. Although the song is only 2 minutes, in true fashion, both artists have passed this single out as a free download and promise that more work between the two is coming soon. Enjoy!
Gramatik – Probmatik Monster Stomp (Feat. ProbCause) | Free Download
Album Art by ProbCause
Haywyre has been at a strong and steady rise since his debut album "Two Fold Pt 1" and yet just recently exploded onto the world's radar through his insane cover remix of Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal" that we premiered a couple of weeks back. Well today we have his latest original, a brand new single "Everchanging" released through Monstercat. The song, while hard to slap a single genre title on has strong elements of Glitch-Hop, Electro-Soul and Future-Funk all thrown together in Haywyre's unique style. We have the exclusive premiere of the stream of the song below and you can download for free or by donating towards the VH1 Save The Music Foundation. Listen below and enjoy!
Haywyre – Everchanging | Free Download / Donate Here
You have to be pretty bold to attempt to remix a classic song, for example Funk legend Stevie Wonder's "Superstition". Well that's exactly what French group C2C has done, and they nailed it. The group comprised of 4 DMC world champs including 20syl who's been featured quite a bit over the past 6 months. They have reconstructed the song into something completely new laying down their hip-hop influenced electro-soul style with consistent tasteful scratching throughout. They have passed this out as a free download, so don't miss out below. Enjoy!
Stevie Wonder – Superstition (C2C Remix) | Free Download
BRANX has blossomed into an exciting act within the past few months thanks to being signed to Gramatik's Lowtemp label which we featured the single "Sauce". The New York based producer is here with his debut release Look But Don't Touch EP that follows in the same stride of electro-soul pioneers before him. The unsuspecting build of “Watermelon Bubblegum” springs to life blending funk elements into a powerful electro house anthem. The grooviest of vibes are displayed on “Smooth Operator” and “Lavender Avenue” each encompassing the type of goodness that will have you dancing instantaneously wherever you may be. Altogether, BRANX has stepped up and made his talents known in the most creative of manners on this release; if this is spills over into a run of shows, then I strongly urge you to consider seeing the man do his thing in the flesh. Listen to the exclusive premiere and don't miss out on grabbing a free download via Lowtemp. Enjoy!
BRANX – Look But Don't Touch EP | Free Download
Upcoming Tour Dates:
September 17 — Highline Ballroom — New York, NY
September 18 — District N9ne — Philadelphia, PA
September 19 — The Sinclair — Cambridge, MA
September 20 — Baltimore Soundstage — Baltimore, MD
ODESZA Announce Debut Album And Release Single “Memories That You Call” : Must Hear Future Bass / Electro-SoulPosted in Chill by nick | Tags: Electro Soul, Future Bass, Monsoonsiren, ODESZA, pretty lights
The Seattle based duo ODESZA are on a fast paced path to success! They've published an endless stream of playable tunes that opened the door for a supporting role on Pretty Lights "A Color Map Of The Sun" tour before embarking on their own own headlining tour. Today the duo release their brand new single "Memories That You Call" featuring Monsoonsiren, which always comes with the announcement of their debut album In Return set for release on September 9th through Counter Records; a new imprint of Ninja Tune. The song packs all the soulful signature ODESZA qualities and showcases an even more developed sound. You can pick up a copy of "Memories That You Call" as a free download along with "Sun Models", both from the upcoming album if you pre-order your copy through either Vinyl or CD.
Also ODESZA are embarking on a lengthy country wide In Return Tour, see all the dates here
ODESZA – Memories That You Call (feat. Monsoonsiren) | Pre-Order & Download
[TSIS PREMIERE] Break Science – Brain Reaction Ft. Redman and Lettuce (SuperVision Remix) : Electro-Soul / Hip-HopPosted in Bangin, Premieres by nick | Tags: Break Science, Electro Soul, Free Download, glitch-hop, Hip-Hop, Redman, Remix, SuperVision
Pretty Lights Music artists and live muscians Break Science linked up with hip-hop legend Redman on the robust single "Brain Reaction", which is a follow up to the two artists previous collaboration on "Who Got It". Now fellow PLM labe mate SuperVision has gone ahead and given the track an official remix adding in his own unique blend of Electro-Soul elements that highlight the rapping with some entirelay fresh new synths and drums. Listen below to the premiere and make sure to grab an exclusive free download, Enjoy!
Break Science – Brain Reaction Ft. Redman and Lettuce (SuperVision Remix) | Free Download
Breathe in the funky aroma of blossoming Lawrence, Kansas natives The Floozies brand new creation as the duo serve up a delightful single that follows up their fresh remix of Lettuce's "Do It Like You Do". The cooler than cool vibes and melodic electro-funk foundation of "Back On It" is too good to enjoy just once as they include their patented live guitar elements, a captivating saxophone sample provided by Big Gigantic frontman Dominic Lalli, and various glitchy synth patterns into the production. Loose yourself in the feel good nature of the stream below and be sure to pick up the download when it drops on GRiZ's Liberated Music Label.
The Floozies feat. Dominic Lalli – Back On It | Stream Only
Those who've followed the inspiring rise of Minnesota to Chicago transplant producer Manic Focus know all to well of TSIS supporting the his artistic talents through various collaborations, well crafted remixes spanning the bass spectrum, and even premiering his full length albums Definition of the Rhythm and Distant Perspective. Having officially signed to GRiZ's emerging DIY record label Liberated Music means a new album is not only on its way, but very close to completion and I have the distinct privilege of presenting the releases debut single "On The Horizon" for all you MF fanatics new and old.The abundance of funk, blues, and electro-soul elements structured perfectly on the track will have you grooving in happiness from start to finish as the feel good vibes are in high supply. If Manic Focus' past is any reflection on the future, his forthcoming album will be one of the top free releases of the year and you can guarantee that we'll keep you up-to-date on any news as it becomes available. Also if you happen to be venturing to Electric Forest this upcoming weekend, be sure to check out the debut collaboration performance of Manic Focus and Pretty Lights Music artist Michal Menert as they closeout the Forest Stage on Sunday at 11:45pm being known as Manic Menert!
Manic Focus – On The Horizon | Free Download
GRiZ – Fall In Love Too Fast (Exmag Remix) : Must Hear Chillout Funk / Electro-Soul Masterpiece [Free Download]Posted in Bangin, Chill, Premieres by nick | Tags: Electro Soul, Exmag, Free Download, Funk, Griz, Liberated Music, Remix
One of the leading Funk / Soul pioneers GRiZ is a producer we have seen almost no remixes of yet but that all changes as of today. New York funk live electronic group Exmag, apart of Gramatik's Lowtemp lable, have flipped an older GRiZ release "Fall In Love to Fast" from his Mad Liberation album. They've left us with a spacey unexepected journey that packs endless twist in turns throughout. Listen below to the premiere and grab an exclusive free download, Enjoy!
GRiZ - Fall In Love Too Fast (Exmag Remix) | Free Download
Slovenia to New York based producer / DJ Gramatik is riding the preverbal wave of success after his hugely successful artist album The Age of Reason was premiered here at TSIS recently along with embarking on a worldwide tour. One of the albums most eerie tracks, the slow paced "Brave Men", has been brought to life in full cinematic glory via an official music video. Shot on location in the city of New Orleans, we see the story unfold of man getting taken to jail for what appears to be abuse of his wife. The story shifts to the wife attending a female version of the underground fight ring from the movie Fight Club as she channels the anger towards her husband through the woman she is fighting in stunning form. Sit back and watch and be sure to download Gramatik's new album for free as well! Enjoy
Gramatik – Brave Men (Official Music Video) | Free Download
Nashville live band Five Knives have been making moves recently and just received an official remix from electro soul pioneer Pretty Lights. The live instrumentation and vocals featured on the single "Savages" are reconstructued into a signature Pretty Lights production that is equal parts soulful yet gritty. This song is given out as a free download thanks to Red Bull Editions. Listen and grab a free download. Enjoy!
Five Knives – Savages (Pretty Lights Remix) | Free Download
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!