The complex nature of standout UK beatmakers Koan Sound has influenced many producers since their rise to dominance. Bending the basslines while exploring creative spaces within glitch-hop is precisely what the duo brought for their remix of Australian drum machine pioneer Opiuo's single "Life". The originals funkadelic melodies and R&B / hip-hop styled vocals from Gift Of Gab and Syr are further enhanced by Koan Sounds production, and will have you groovin' to the bass fueled beat throughout.
Opiuo - Life ft. Gift Of Gab & Syreneiscreamy (KOAN Sound Remix) | Stream
Manic Focus Teams Up With Dominic Lalli of Big Gigantic For An Electro-Soul Collab “Bumpin’ In The Voodoo”Posted in Bangin by nick | Tags: Big Gigantic, Dominic Lalli, Electro Soul, Funk, Manic Focus
Manic Focus, a TSIS favorite artist we've supported since day one is building up hype amongst his long awaited follow up album, which is set to easily be his biggest release to date. The album will be coming out through GRiZ's Liberated Music label, and today we hear the album's lead single "Bumpin' In The Voodoo", a collaboration with Dominic Lalli of Big Gigantic.The song fueled with a catchy vocal sample is a match made in heaven as both producers styles meld perfectly with Dom's signature sax setting things off just right. Listen below and look out for a free download coming. Enjoy!
Manic Focus is also on the road with a mixture of headline dates and support plays, see all the dates below the player.
Manic Focus – Bumpin' In The Voodoo (Ft. Dominic Lalli)
Manic Focus tour dates after the jump.
10/08/14 - House Of Blues w/ Big Gigantic – Cleveland, OH
10/09/14 - The Intersection w/ Big Gigantic – Grand Rapids, MI
10/10/14 - The Pageant w/ Big Gigantic – St Louis, MO
10/11/14 - CrossroadsKC w/ Big Gigantic – Kansas City, MO
10/12/14 - The Canopy Club w/ Big Gigantic – Urbana, IL
10/15/14 - Revolution Music Room w/ Big Gigantic – Little Rock, AR
10/16/14 - Minglewood Hall w/ Big Gigantic – Memphis, TN
10/17/14 - Iron City w/ Big Gigantic – Birmingham, AL
10/18/14 - Track 29 w/ Big Gigantic – Chattanooga, TN
10/24/14 - Tower Theatre w/ Big Gigantic – Philadelphia, PA
10/25/14 - Freaky Deaky @ Masonic Temple w/ Big Gigantic – Detroit, MI
10/28/14 - Lincoln Theater w/ Big Gigantic – Raleigh, NC
10/29/14 - The NorVa w/ Big Gigantic – Norfolk, VA
10/30/14 - The Music Farm w/ Big Gigantic – Columbia, SC
10/31/14 - Eagles Ballroom w/ Grizmatik – Milwaukee, WI
11/02/14 - Voodoo Music Festival – New Orleans, LA
11/12/14 - Culture Room w/ Break Science – Fort Lauderdale, FL
11/13/14 - Orpheum w/ Break Science – Tampa, FL
It's time to watch out as Lawrence, Kansas live electronic duo The Floozies have been exploding over this year thanks to a string of impressive live headline shows and festival performances on top of a string of free downloads and support from GRiZ and his Liberated Music label. Today we have the premiere of their latest new song from the duo titled "Fantastic Love" which is a single from their forthcoming album set to release through Liberated Music. The song packs their signature brand of live funk energy with the perfect electro twist. The song will have you moving right from the beginning and will keep you entertained throughout. Listen below to the premiere and we will keep you posted on a release date! Enjoy
Their music is great, but seeing The Floozies live is an entirely different experience, and they are embarking on their biggest run of concerts called the "Fantastic Love" Tour which kicks off in St. Paul, MN. See the poster below with all the dates.
The Floozies – Fantastic Love | Stream Only
[TSIS PREMIERE] Break Science and Manic Focus Collaborate As Manic Science And Release First Song “You Gotta Move”Posted in Chill, Contests, Events, Premieres by Bryan | Tags: Break Science, Colorado, Contest, Electro Soul, Funk, Manic Focus, Manic Science
Legendary Brooklyn duo Break Science signed to Pretty Lights Music and breakout Minnesota to Chicago soul fueled producer Manic Focus signed to GRiZ's Liberated Music have hit the studio and have formed a brand new project aptly titled Manic Science and have their first collaborative work. The organic chemistry of Manic Science is present throughout their debut single "You Gotta Move"; the cascading layers of electro-soul elements and glitchy synths combine perfectly with Adam Deitch's live drum talents, leaving us with quite an epic track to say the least. It packs a certain soulful groove that you will find yourself getting lost in. This song is stream only for now, with a release coming soon. Also don't miss below as Break Science and Manic Focus are also playing a series of shows later this week! Enjoy
Manic Science – You Gotta Move
This release also comes with some exciting news regarding Break Science and Manic Focus are going on there national BRKTHRU Tour including playing a special run of Colorado back to back shows kicking off this Thursday at The Ogden Theatre in Denver (all tour dates below). To celebrate the occasion, we are offering one lucky winner 2 tickets to attend all three shows, a merch package from both Manic Focus and Break Science, and chance to meet both artists! All you have to do to win is enter via the widget below with each step increasing your chances. Good luck and enjoy!
Thu 18 Sep 2014 Ogden Theatre Denver, CO,
Fri 19 Sep 2014 Belly Up Aspen Aspen, CO,
Sat 20 Sep 2014 The Barkley Ballroom Frisco, CO,
GRAND PRIZE: (1 Winner Picked)
Grand Prize Includes:
(1) Break Science Merch Package (T-Shirt, Sticker Pack, Hat)
(1) Manic Focus Merch Package (T-Shirt, Hat)
(1) Meet & Greet with Break Science & Manic Focus
(1) Ticket package including (2) tickets to each of the 3 Colorado dates
Runner Up (2 winners)
(2) tickets to the show of their choice (of the 3 Colorado dates).
Winner will be contacted by 1 pm MST September 19th!
How do you enter? Easy, just enter through this widget below via E-mail, Facebook, Twitter, etc. with each step increasing your chances.
All tour dates after the jump.
The captivating Swedish singer Mapei exploded onto the internet's radar through her unforgettable single "Don't Wait" which even inspired Chicago favorite Chance The Rapper and his Social Experiment band to apply a fresh rendition to the original. Now the single has received quite an impressive remix from house star R3hab, whose stepped outside of what you'd expect from him to deliver a groove filled twist. Mapei's vocals are perfectly accented by the funky new synths and melodies. Release details are unknown at this moment, but you can stream the exclusive TSIS premiere below for the time being! Enjoy
Mapei is going to be hitting the road supporting Lykke Li on her upcoming 14 date fall tour. You can see all the dates below.
Mapei – Don't Wait (R3hab Remix) | Stream Only
LYKKE LI SUPPORT DATES
9/17 – Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre
9/19 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
9/22 – San Diego, CA – North Park Theatre
9/23 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
9/27 – Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theatre
9/28 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
9/30 – Toronto, ON – Kool Haus
10/1 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
10/3 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
10/4 – New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall
10/6 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
10/8 – Atlanta, GA – The Tabernacle
10/9 – Lake Buena Vista, FL – House of Blues Orlando
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
deadmau5 Previews Funky New Song “Seeya (ft. Colleen D’Agostino)” From Upcoming Album + Mini InterviewPosted in Bangin by nick | Tags: Album, Colleen D'Agostino, Deadmau5, Funk, House
deadmau5 continues to build excitement for his newest artist album While (1<2) having already given out a preview of the first single "Avaritia" with a brand new track showcasing a different style we are used to hearing from him. "Seeya" is a gritty track in a soulful new direction with vocals from LA band The Material's singer Colleen D'Agostino. It sounds like something you may not expect from the mau5, and proves to the critics how diverse this new album really might be. We receive a small sample to tide us over, yet we expect to hear quite a bit more in the coming days and weeks leading to the highly anticipated release. It closes out with a sample of his interview primarily talking about his Ferrari, and briefly about the new album. Enjoy!
deadmau5 feat. Colleen D'Agostino – Seeya | Pre-Order Album on iTunes
[PREMIERE] The Knocks Release Electro Disco Single “Move Me” As Free Download + The Crystal Arcade TourPosted in Bangin by nick | Tags: disco, Electro, Funk, Premiere, The Knocks
New York duo The Knocks are following up their recent Comfortable EP by releasing B-Side "Move Me" as a free download. The electro charged disco single packs a funky drop that will have you groovin in all the right ways and will have you questioning how it could have been possibly scrapped and passed out as a free download. Turn this up, enjoy!
The Knocks – Move Me | Free Download
CONTEST: The Knocks are set to embark on a co-headlining run of shows with ASTR known as The Crysal Arcade Tour. We are actually hooking up one winner at each stop who will get the time of their lives, as any show of The Knocks is one you won't forget. All you have to do to enter the contest is "SHARE" or "TWEET" this post about the song / tour and make sure to tag @TheKnocks, then comment below with your city and we will pick all the winner on June 7th.
Flume & Chet Faker “Drop The Game” Receives Funky Disco Remix from The Golden Pony Remix With Free DownloadPosted in Bangin by nick | Tags: Chet Faker, Flume, Free Download, Funk, Remix, The Golden Pony
When Australian musical powerhouses Flume and Chet Faker teamed up earlier this year for their "What About Us EP" we couldn't stop playing those tracks especially the single "Drop The Game", well now it has been given a completely new life thanks to newcomer producer duo The Golden Pony out of Brooklyn, New York. They have given it a funky groove filled disco remix that comes with an unreal sax line and solo to take things where you never saw them going .Stream the incredible track below and grab a free download. Enjoy!
Flume & Chet Faker "Drop The Game" (The Golden Pony Remix) | Free Download
As Chromeo approaches the release of their latest album White Women we have another remix to their single "Jealous (I Ain't With It)". They've enlisted New York City live electronic funk band Exmag, to completely flip the song. They give the single a surprising upbeat spin while infusing their downtempo style of production. It contains a funky soulful twist with the group using some very adventurous pitch bends and unexpected chords that almost struck me the wrong way before I ended up loving them after a few more listens. Listen below and grab an exclusive free download. Enjoy!
You can also Catch Exmag for FREE this Saturday in NYC - http://bit.ly/1tHuXIf
Chromeo – Jealous (Exmag Remix) | Free Download
Catch Exmag on tour, dates after the jump.
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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