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.
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
Today we have the latest piece of funk gold from one of our favorite new acts Exmag. They have gone and remixed funk supergroup Lettuce's single "Ziggowatt" into an extra spacey chilled out masterpiece. Using the original instruments as a foundation, Exmag deliver an electronic spin and layering in their own blend of instruments into the mix. The end result is quite a journey taking many twists and turns while keeping listeners fully engaged. You can listen to the premiere of the song in full below and grab an exclusive download. Enjoy!
Lettuce – Ziggowatt (Exmag Remix) | Free Download
Catch Exmag on tour in a city near you. See dates after the jump.
The upbeat hit "Happy" from legend Pharrell Williams just got one of the best remixes it might ever see from the fresh French producer NEUS. He strips the catchy track down leaving the vocals intact building upon the instrumental with new funky melodies for an irisistatble combination. Stream below and enjoy!
Pharrell Williams – Happy (NEUS Remix) | Stream Only
Norwegian's sure know to bring chill infectious vibes to other artists compositions as up and coming 18 year old producer Jerry Folk showcases his talents with a new refreshing remix. Supplying a disco house feel to ZZ Ward's indie / blues single "365 Days", the restructured melody with a dash of funk compliments the powerful set of lyrics well and will have you grooving wherever you may be. Stream the remix below and grab yourself a free download for on the go. Enjoy
ZZ Ward – 365 Days (Jerry Folk Remix) | Free Download
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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 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!