[PREMIERE] Seinabo Sey – Hard Time (Big Gigantic Remix) : Must Hear Saxophone Fueled Funk Anthem [Free Download]

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The TSIS favorite and Colorado based electronic duo Big Gigantic are back with a new track to send us off into festival season. Big G has taken on Swedish singer Seinabo Sey who we've seen remixed by artists ranging from Kygo to 20syl. Big G have remixed her single "Hard Time" and given it their high energy festival ready spin. The saxophone intertwines with the bass drops for that signature Big G sound.

Be sure to catch Big Gigantic at festivals all summer long where they are in their natural environment, and of course lead into in the fall with the TSIS crew for their own two nights at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheater for the fourth annual Rowdytown. This year they'll be joined by Thomas Jack, RL Grime, SNAILS, Jauz, Two Fresh, and Defunk, grab your tickets here for the not-to-miss end of season Red Rocks party! Enjoy!

Seinabo Sey – Hard Time (Big Gigantic Remix) | Free Download

Big Gigantic Summer Festival Dates:

5/22- 5/24 Summer Camp
6/4-6/7 Wakarusa
6/4-6/7 Mountain Jam
6/5-6/7 Governor's Ball
6/19-6/22 What The Fest
6/25-6/28 Electric Forest
7/16-7/18 Camp Bisco
7/18-7/19 Sloss Music Fest
8/1-8/2 HARD Summer
8/14-8/16 Summer Set
8/20-8/22 Camp Barefoot
9/18-9/20 Kaaboo Fest
9/25-9/26 Rowdytown 4

[PREMIERE] DJ Green Lantern Drops Off Massive 30 Minute Funk / Trap Mix Full Of Unreleased Music For Mista Jam

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DJ Green Lantern is known for being a DJ and making mixtapes for Nas and Eminem among other countless other hip-hop legends and has also been putting out his own productions recently to make a name for DJ Green Lantern as an artist. Previous releases include his track "Funk Space" or his remix of Wu-Tang's "CREAM" and recent Machine mix

Today he has hit us up to premiere his latest mix, and it's one of his hottest yet and was done for Mista Jam over at BBC Radio 1.  This mix delivers us not only some signature Green Lantern edits, but also a collection of original Green Lantern tracks to look forward to. The mix opens with a custom intro from Nas and consists of mostly unreleased tracks from originals, edits and then moves into some of his favorite tracks at the moment including some future bass hits to close it out. It is very cool to see his sound continue to move progressively into an electronic funk infused direction with his traditional hip-hop / trap style. Stream the premiere of the full mix below and grab a free download thanks to Green Lantern himself. Enjoy

Tracklist:

1. Green Lantern and 1500 Or Nothin "ID"
2. Green Lantern "Maceo's Revenge" (preview)
3. Green Lantern "Gettin' Busy" (preview)
4. Ian Munro and T1R "Anthem" 
5. Big Gigantic "Get On Up" (Green Lantern Remix)
6. Nas feat. New Edition "Reach Out" (Green Lantern Remix)
7. Drake "Whoas" (Green Lantern edit)
8. HXV feat. Ricky Remedy, Debroka "Vultures"
9. RL Grime feat. Big Sean "King Pin" (Green Lantern Remix)
10. Ganz "Dino War"
11. Green Lantern "Breathe Eazy"
12. Hermitude "The Buzz" feat. Mataya & Young Tapz
13. Eurythmics feat Soul Rebels "Sweet Dreams" (Green Lantern Remix)‚Äč

Michal Menert – Space Jazz (Full Album Stream) : Must Hear Electro-Soul / Hip-Hop [Free Download]

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One of the electro-soul pioneers, the first artists on the Pretty Lights Music label, and a past member of Pretty Lights when it was a 2 man act, Michal Menert is one of the key players in the electro-soul world. Today we are happy to present to you his latest body of work, and some of his best to date, Space Jazz the album.  The 15 track album features a long list of collaborators ranging from Dominic Lalli of Big Gigantic, Borham Lee of Break Science, Manic Focus, SuperVision, Paul Basic and many more. The producer takes the listener on a spacey, soul filled journey that should be enjoyed from front to back. We are excited to be bringing you the exclusive premiere of the full stream of the album, and you can grab a free download and also support it on iTunes. 

Michal Menert is also set to play his biggest show to date as direct support at Red Rocks this Saturday with Savoy; where he is bringing out his exciting Michal Menert Big Band ensemble which is sure to have the Rocks moving like never before. If you are unfamiliar, Michal will bring out a 12 person "Big Band" to play his entire set in true live form.

Michal Menert – Space Jazz (Full Album Stream) | Free Download

Galantis Release New Single “Peanut Butter Jelly” From Newly Announced Debut Album

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Swedish duo Galantis have quickly become one of the most exciting things to happen to Progressive House with non stop singles like "Run Away (U & I)" and "Gold Dust" and have just announced they will be releasing their debut album on June 8th titled Pharmacy.

Today we get the latest single "Peanut Butter Jelly" which is a bit different than we've heard from Galantis in the past as they incorporated a disco twist with their signature progressive sound for something new. You can stream the song and pre-order the album on iTunes below. Enjoy

Galantis – Peanut Butter Jelly | Pre-Order on iTunes

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[PREMIERE] Exmag and BRANX – Map Of Foreign Lands Ft. Kianu : Funk Meets Future House [Free Download]

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Future funk live electronic trio Exmag has been on TSIS' radar for years with classics like "Tilt Mode" ft. Gibbz and various other Lowtemp hits. Today they have teamed with NYC based and fellow Gramatik collaborator Branx for something unexpected. They have brought in some future house influence for their newest collaborative single "Map Of Foreign Lands" featuring vocals from Philadelphia based Kianu. They take their signature funky chords and pair up with future house elements using the vocals to compliment the track perfectly. Listen to the premiere below and grab a free download apart of their new collaborative EP Plants and Animals which is now available thanks to the artists and Members Only clothing company which just started its Music Series. Enjoy! 

Also Exmag are embarking on their North American tour on April 1st with Gibbz, Elaquent, Marvel Years and M!NT. Full dates below and pick up your tickets here.

Exmag and BRANX – Map Of Foreign Lands Ft. Kianu | Free Download

Tour Dates:


WED 1 APRIL The Wescott TheaterSyracuse, NY, US
THU 2 APRIL Higher GroundSouth Burlington, VT, US
FRI 3 APRIL The Underground ArtsPhiladelphia, PA, US
SAT 4 APRIL Stella BluesNew Haven, CT, US
TUE 7 APRIL Lincoln TheatreRaleigh, NC, US
WED 8 APRIL Chop ShopCharlotte, NC, US
THU 9 APRIL Asheville Music HallAsheville, NC, US
FRI 10 APRIL The ConcourseKnoxville, TN, US
SAT 11 APRIL Terminal West at King PlowAtlanta, GA, US
SUN 12 APRIL Tempt Murfreesboro, TN, US
TUE 14 APRIL Zanzabar Louisville, KY, US 
WED 15 APRIL ZanzabarLouisville, KY, US
THU 16 APRIL IntersectionGrand Rapids, MI, US 
FRI 17 APRIL Aragon BallroomChicago, IL, US
SAT 18 APRIL The Pageant St Louis, MO, US
MON 20 APRIL Bourbon TheatreLincoln, NE, US
WED 22 APRIL Granada TheatreLawrence, KS, US
THU 23 APRIL George's Majestic LoungeFayetteville, AR, US
FRI 24 APRIL Trees Dallas, TX, US
SAT 25 APRIL Emo's EastAustin, TX, US
TUE 28 APRIL Blue Moose Tap HouseIowa City, IA, US
WED 29 APRIL The Loft, BarflyMinneapolis, MN, US
THU 30 APRIL Miramar TheatreMilwaukee, WI, US
FRI 1 MAY The Vogue TheatreIndianapolis, IN, US
SAT 2 MAY Canopy ClubUrbana, IL, US
WED 6 MAY Club CaféPittsburgh, PA, US
THU 7 MAY CODAToronto, ON, Canada
FRI 8 MAY Waiting RoomBuffalo, NY, US
SAT 9 MAY The Bowery BallroomNew York, NY, US
FRI 5 JUNE Red Rocks AmphitheatreMorrison, CO, US
SUN 28 JUNE Electric Forest Festival 2015Rothbury, MI, US

GRiZ – For The Love (Ft. Talib Kweli) : Must Hear Hip-Hop / Electro-Soul

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We are getting closer and closer to the release of GRiZ’s much anticipated third studio album Say It Loud (Album artwork above) with the release of another amazing single from the project. “For The Love” features New York hip-hop legend Talib Kweli for a match made in heaven. Grant lays down the soulful feel good vibes from the horns blasting loud to the extra tight drums paving the way for Talib’s verse to shine bright along some complimenting female vocals. This will be available as a free download with his entire upcoming Say It Loud album which we are counting down the days till it’s release on March 31st and couldn’t come sooner. Enjoy! 

GRiZ – For The Love (Ft. Talib Kweli) | Free Download Coming March 31st

GRiZ Releases New Future Funk Song “The Anthem” + Announces Red Rocks Show

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Long time TSIS favorite and electro-soul pioneer GRiZ has been teasing tracks from his forthcoming, much anticipated studio album Say It Loud over the past few weeks including "A Fine Way To Die" and "Stop Trippin". Today the rollout continues with the release of the third single from the album, "The Anthem" which features the vocals of rising new singer Mike Avery. The track further displays GRiZ's blend of classic organic funk elements with the signature modern electronic edge that makes his sound so unique. Enjoy!

To coincide with the release of this new song, GRiZ has also announced that he will be headlining the iconic Red Rocks Amphithteatre on September 4th, with support from The Floozies, Manic Focus, Sunsquabi and Muzzy Bearr. This will be the biggest GRiZ show to date, and something that none of you should be missing out on, so we hope to see you all out there. 

GRiZ – The Anthem (Ft. Mike Avery)

[TSIS Premiere] Exmag & Russ Liquid – VCR : Electro Soul / Funk [Free Download]

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Live electronic group Exmag continue to break the down walls between musical genres with their latest original, a collaboration with Oakland based artist Russ Liquid. Fusing elements of live funk and jazz with a refreshing electronic twist, the group continues to deliver something exciting. The song is full of incredible keyboard melodies, captivating guitar riffs and some smooth sax. You can listen to the premiere of "VCR" below and grab an exclusive free download. Enjoy!

Colorado fans, Exmag is set to come through on a special CO run with support from Gibbz, Marvel Years, BRANX and Kinetic Groove and you can catch Russ Liquid in Denver tonight. See all the dates below. 

Exmag & Russ Liquid – VCR | Free Download

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Grandtheft & Lambo Release Funky Sax Filled Trap Anthem “Butterscotch” [Free Download]

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Toronto based producer Grandtheft just dropped off one of his top songs to date, a collaboration with Canadian producer, Lambo on "Butterscotch". The song lives up to the title being quite a buttery upbeat trap single full of bright horns. The light vocals "What's Your Favorite Type Of Lady? Butterscotch" add just the right touch to have you singing along and bobbing your head throughout. This song is a free download thanks to the artists, so don't sleep on it before it gets signed to a label and gets sold. Enjoy!

Grandtheft & Lambo – Butterscotch | Free Download

[TSIS PREMIERE] Big Gigantic – Get On Up : Electro Funk Anthem [Free Download]

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TSIS favorite, Big Gigantic had a massive 2014 with the release of The Night Is Young EP, an official remix of Zhu's "Faded", a mix for Diplo & Friends, and many other collabs.  On top of that, the duo were busy with non stop touring,  including the Mad Decent Boat Party, and taking the role as music director in Skrillex's epic SuperJam at Bonnaroo; all of this on top of selling out the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre not one but two nights for the third edition of our joint, third annual 'Rowdytown' festival in the beautiful state of Colorado.

This year, the group is not slowing down, having already turned out a laid back 'Winter Chill Mix'.  Today, we have the exclusive premiere of their newest single, "Get On Up".  The track is powered by a vicious signature sax line right from the beginning and carrying throughout the track. In typical BG fashion the song quickly moves into a festival ready breakdown that is sure to get you moving. Take the first listen of the track below and grab an exclusive free download thanks to Big G. Enjoy! 

Big Gigantic – Get On Up | Free Download

GRiZ Announces ‘Say It Loud’ Album and Shares Song “Stop Trippin” + World Tour Dates

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Electro-funk soul brother GRiZ recently released his first new original song since his Rebel Era album, after working over a year on his newest full album. The first track "A Fine Way to Die" gave us a sample of what's to come.  Today we get the new album's title, Say It Loud with a March release, as a free download through his newly reformed All Good Records

We also get the second song from the album, "Stop Trippin'", featuring guest vocals from iDA HAWK showing another glimpse of what this album has in store. With no samples, and all original recorded funk and soul instruments and vocals, GRiZ takes his sound into new territory paving the way for iDA HAWK's vocals to shine strong.  This might be one of my favorite songs I've ever heard from GRiZ as he blends the live and organic elements with his signature gritty electronic edge like never before… and not to mention those unreal sax fueled drops. This song is stream only until the free release of the Say It Loud album.

To make this release even more massive, GRiZ has also just announced his first run of shows for 2015 with a fitting Say It Loud World Tour that will be hitting all over the US in coming months.  Check out "Stop Trippin'" and see dates for the upcoming tour below.  

GRiZ – Stop Trippin' (with iDA HAWK) 

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Pretty Lights Releases 10 New Songs For Free Through Fan

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Pretty Lights is one of the most unique and exciting electronic artists around, pushing the boundaries of how the music industry works, known for freely distributing every single album / song he has every released. Well today he continues his out of the box habits by releasing not 1, but 10 songs completely for free, through someone who matters most to him, one of his fans. 

While attending this year's annual Jam Cruise, which just commenced it's 13th year (for those unaware it's a long running cruise festival featuring some of the best jam acts around, and is actually the cruise that inspired Hard's Holy Ship and Mad Decent's Boat Party), Pretty Lights was catching up with some of his fans by the zen pool, one in paritcular a fan by the name of Cassie Blochinger. Together they came up with the idea that "(the fans) should be the ones sharing his music. We're the ones that help expand the knowledge of Pretty Lights and show the world just how we do." 

Pretty Lights then uploaded 10 tracks, mostly new, some old, directly from his laptop to her harddrive. She has since uploaded the songs for everyone to hear, exactly what Derek (Pretty Lights) wanted. 

Some of the tracks sound complete while others are simply breaks, but they all carry out that signature soulful Pretty Lights sound.

You can download all the tracks through the mediafire playlist here. We hope you are thankful for this unexepcted present, we sure are! Enjoy!

[TSIS PREMIERE] GRiZ Announces All Good Records And Releases New Floozies Single As Free Download

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GRiZ who is one of the pioneers of the electro-soul and future funk sounds, along with artists like Pretty Lights and Gramatik, yet has managed to carve his own lane in the genre. The always impressive artist announced his own record label 2 years ago with the release of his most recent album Rebel Era which was put out as a free download as well as being on iTunes. Today, the artist is announcing a new chapter in his career with the closing of Liberated Music and the launch of All Good Records. This label, while still carrying out releases being freely available, is also a step in the direction of a full service record label as opposed to just an avenue for Grant (Griz) to distribute his own work. The label has two signed artists, mid west live funk duo The Floozies and Chicago based soul star and TSIS regular Manic Focus.

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You can now follow the new All Good Records on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, but you should also visit the freshly launched website www.AllGoodRecords.com where you can hear a preview of a new GRiZ song which we can expect to see on his upcoming album Say It Loud that is dropping soon.

Also to celebrate the launch, we have the latest single from the newly reformed labels' first release, The Floozies upcoming album Do Your Thing which will be released Jan 27th.  We premiered "FNKTRP" and "Fantastic Love" from the group and now have an exclusive first listen of the song "She Ain't Yo Girlfriend" which captures the signature funky Floozies sound, yet is delivered in an extra sensual manner. The vocorded vocals and the fast paced plucks only help complete the future funk classic. Listen to the premiere of the song and don't miss an exclusive free download. Enjoy!

The Floozies – She Ain't Yo Girlfriend | Free Download

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[TSIS PREMIERE] The Floozies – FNKTRP : Future Funk [Free Download]

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The Lawrence, KS based live funk duo The Floozies who brought us "Back On It" Ft. Dominic Lalli of Big Gigantic and a remix of Lettuce's "Do It Like You Do" are back with some exciting news. They have a brand new album coming out next month that will be released through future funk pioneer GRiZ and his Liberated Music label. Today, we have the premiere of the album's second single "FNKTRP", having the boys incorporate some trap influence into their signature live fueled funk sound. You can grab a free download of the premiere today and look out for the full album in January. Be sure to catch The Floozies on their 26 date national "Do Your Thing" Tour starting Jan 30th. Enjoy!

The Floozies – FNKTRP | Free Download

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