One of the most unique and exciting projects in both electronic and live music will continue to be Gorillaz, represented by the virtual characters: Noodle, 2D, Murdoc Niccals, and Russel Hobbs. The Damon Albarn led project, after releasing 4 studio albums and some very special 9-piece band live performances, went on hiatus in 2012 leaving everyone wanting more. Previous Gorillaz tracks have included collaborations with countless big-name artists ranging from Snoop Dogg, to MF DOOM, to Del The Funky Homosapien, to Lou Reed. The hiatus was at first thought to be a falling out between frontman and singer Damon Albarn and other half of the project, Jamie Hewlitt, who is both the co-creator and animator, but these rumors have been lifted revealing they are on great terms.
Damon Albarn has just revealed official news in a recent interview with The Sydney Morning Herald, as part of an article on his debut solo album Everyday Robots which is now available. In the piece, he mentions that the Gorillaz project is already in the process of "reactivating" for a potential 2016 album release.
This is huge news that we couldn't be more excited to hear, and hopefully we'll see new tracks roll out sooner then 2016. We've already begun speculating who Damon might be aiming to collaborate with on the new album considering the incredible cast of artists to have emerged in the past few years. What if they brought out someone like Kendrick Lamar or A$AP Rocky or even some singers like The Weeknd? We'll of course keep you posted as more details roll in. For now, enjoy a full stream of their iconic album Demon Days.
One of Flume's good friends in Australia is the duo Hermitude who you may remember from the popular remix of their song Hyperparadie by Flume himself, and the recent massive GANZ flip of that song. The exciting duo just moments ago released a brand new original titled "Ukiyo" with the simple caption "a little taste of new Hermitude", and if this is only a taste, I can not wait for more. It definitely has some Flume influence, yet packing their own signature twist. The vocals get sampled and distorted into an instrument of sorts and really help make the track. Stream for now and hopefully we will get more info.
Hermitude is going on a UK + Germany tour, see dates below the player. Enjoy!
Hermitude – Ukiyo | Stream Only
Hermitude tour dates after the jump here
[PREMIERE] Fei-Fei & Jessie Andrews – You : Chill Indie / Disco / Trap / Electronica [Free Download]Posted in Bangin, Chill by nick | Tags: disco, Electronica, Fei-Fei, indie, Jessie Andrews, Trap
Today we get the latest premiere with free download from porn star gone DJ / producer Jessie Andrews, this time teaming up with Fei-Fei for the collaborative song ‘You’ bridging a potpourri of genres including indie, disco, trap. electronica and more for a fun upbeat chilled out mixture. This follows up Jessie’s recent deep house take on Drake ‘Too Much’ .
In the words form the girls who made the track Jessie and Fei Fei:
YOU is literally what you get when you put 2 girls in the studio together, being weird and messing around. We were listening to a bunch of old tunes and just started messing around with some samples and the song is just that and some really pretty synths. It’s a mix of all of our indie-disco–trap-electronica influences all rolled up into one hot mess! “
Jessie Andrews & Fei Fei – You | Direct Download
We can’t think of a better way to start the week than with a little music relief courtesy of the smooth beat creations of Montreal-based producer Kaytranada. Infusing elements of hip-hop and electronica in a manner that’s both innovative and pleasing, Kaytranada provides us with a robust audible display of his work via a new EP titled At All/Hilarity Duff. Containing two original tracks and a remix by Grand Rapids, MI transplant Sango, this brief yet delightful EP will assist listeners with their recovery this Sunday. Be sure to catch Kaytranada along with Groundislava and Jerome LOL live on the No Pressure Tour this fall! Enjoy
Kaytranada – At All/Hilarity Duff EP | Purchase EP Via Bancamp
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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've grown a lot since, but the original goal has always stayed the same: making it easier for you to discover sick new music that you've 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 TSIS, we work with musicians and record labels from all over the world to showcase a variety of the freshest electronic, hip-hop, indie, and alternative music to a global following that is comprised of millions of music lovers in over 110 countries - every single month. So, make yourself at home while enjoying countless amazing musicians from a variety of genres and let the sick sounds fill your ears! - Nick