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
Funky soul producer / DJ & Sax player GRiZ just released a brand new song out of nowhere titled "Throwback". There are elements of funk, hip-hop, trap, soul, and more in this potpourri of a track. From the effected vocals to the signature Sax solo GRiZ does alongside an unexpected marimba section you will be guessing till the end on this exciting 5 minute journey. Whatever you want to call it, it will have you replaying it after the very first listen. Stream below and look out for a free download in a few day. As always, enjoy!
GRiZ is also currently finishing up his Power in Numbers tour and will be embarking on festival run this summer. Check out all of his dates here.
GRiZ – Throwback | Free Download Coming Soon
Pretty Lights turned heads new and old with the release of his Grammy nominated A Color Map Of the Sun album that incorporated the revolutionary production method of recording to vinyl then sampling his own vinyl to create each track. Throughout the multi-year process it took to create the album, he ended up having quite a few b-side tracks that never made the cut. He has released a very special vinyl full of the B-Sides and more remixes from his album called The Hidden Shades in spirit of Record Store Day that took place this Saturday (April 19th). While they are only available to own through the limited vinyl release, we have the full stream for your listening pleasure.
The release features 4 new originals alongside 4 remixes of those new tracks from Odesza, Blue Sky Black Death, Emancipator and Love and Light. We had a taste of the release with "Lost and Found" alongside the incredible remix from Odesza.
Pretty Lights – The Hidden Shades | Vinyl Only
Kill Paris, the LA to Boulder transplant that makes some of the sexiest soulful bass music you have ever heard is finally set to follow up his debut release To A New Earth EP through OWSLA. The producer is set to drop his second release through Skrillex's OWSLA known as the Foreplay EP featuring 4 brand new originals. Kill Paris has finally let loose the first single "The Walk" from the release packing his soulful synths, organic bass and guitar sounds on top of his signature breakdowns. His fusion of organic and electronic elements really make his productions standout amongst the clutter, giving a certain level of emotion you can't simply achieve without. You can pre-order this release set for a April 29th release. Enjoy!
Kill Paris – The Walk | Pre-Order on iTunes
After wetting our appetite with the electro-soul / glitch-hop infused single "Time", blossoming Midwest producer Haywyre delivers the full entrée via a captivating full length album released on Monstercat. Variations of the aforementioned genres mixed with future-bass and even glitch-hop showcase the complexity within the 8 tracks offered on Two Fold: Pt 1; creating a body of work to be enjoyed from start to finish. Haywyre's Two Fold: Pt 1, is the first of a two part album and is available for digital download via iTunes now! Stream below and above all… Enjoy!
Haywyre – Two Fold: Pt 1| Purchase on iTunes
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!