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
Electro-soul / funk pioneer Gramatik has linked up with promising Chicago rapper ProbCause for a collaboration that bumps in all the right ways. ProbCause took control of the wild glitch-hop instrumental from Gramatik and left us with "Probmatik Monster Stomp", delivering a stream of almost freestyle styled verses. Although the song is only 2 minutes, in true fashion, both artists have passed this single out as a free download and promise that more work between the two is coming soon. Enjoy!
Gramatik – Probmatik Monster Stomp (Feat. ProbCause) | Free Download
Album Art by ProbCause
Haywyre has been at a strong and steady rise since his debut album "Two Fold Pt 1" and yet just recently exploded onto the world's radar through his insane cover remix of Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal" that we premiered a couple of weeks back. Well today we have his latest original, a brand new single "Everchanging" released through Monstercat. The song, while hard to slap a single genre title on has strong elements of Glitch-Hop, Electro-Soul and Future-Funk all thrown together in Haywyre's unique style. We have the exclusive premiere of the stream of the song below and you can download for free or by donating towards the VH1 Save The Music Foundation. Listen below and enjoy!
Haywyre – Everchanging | Free Download / Donate Here
Brace yourself for a strong injection of funky melodies as Santa Cruz resident producer Minnesota comes out of nowhere to release quite the smooth remix. Using the foundation provided by iconic bass duo Adventure Club's hit dubstep single "Gold" as his inspiration, Minnesota strips the track down to just the vocals by Yuma and layers in some glitch-hop elements, wonky bass knocks, and a funky cascading synth pattern that combine for quite the chilled out mixture. A free download is the icing on top of the perverbial cake, so stream the release below and above all… Enjoy
Adventure Club – GOLD ft. Yuna (Minnesota Remix) | Free 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
Rise and shine with a blast of funk to the face courtesy of emerging producer BRANX newest release coming out on Gramatik’s grass roots Lowtemp record label! The original single “Sauce” flexes on an enticing blend of electro funk synths and glitch-hop allure; this makes perfect sense why Branx has joined the prestigious roster along with Exmag and Gibbz. Bustin' moves and all types of danceable grooves will come second nature after listen to the world premiere below which features a free download option as well. Also, if you happen to live in NYC go check out BRANX open up for Govinda and Phutureprimative at the Highline Ballroom tonight. Enjoy
BRANX - Sauce | Free Download | Show Info
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
Your ears are in for quite the treat today as rising midwest producer Haywyre brings a refreshing array of positive feels to our attention as we premiere an original creation off his upcoming LP. The uplifting melody featured on the single "Time" showcases some mighty fine production cred as a soulful synth pattern commingles with dashes of glitch-hop elements and subtle bass blasts. The true genius of this tune lies in LA singer CoMa's sultry set of vocals added to further enhance to overall chill vibes. This release is only a taste of what Haywyre's full album Two Fold Pt.1 has in store for listeners come March 31st Stream this exclusive premiere below and grab Haywyre's album on Monstercat's debut LP release next week. Enjoy
Haywyre – Time (ft. CoMa) | Pre-order
Get your day going to the smooth bass filled sounds of French producer Habstrakt newest single as he follows up the ingredients from his previous original "Dusk". Playing the fine line between Glitch Hop and Trap better than many, "Listen" adapts a refreshing feel as Habstrakt flawless production methods are on display yet again. If we could give it any particular comparison, it would be as if Koan Sound had been listening to many trap records and went in on a beat. Stream the exclusive premiere below and be sure to pick it up on Beatport March 10th thanks to Disciple Recordings. Enjoy
Habstrakt – Listen | Purchase on Beatport
If you have a fondness for different varieties of bass music and French producers, then we have a new tune for your that satisfies both qualities at the same time. With deep roots within the dubstep / drum n bass community since his inception, Habstrakt's latest original "Dusk" will surely satisfy your daily dose of bass for days. Habstrackt has produced the perfect balance of gritty bass with glitchy synth's, creating an easily digestible track for anyone to enjoy. Stream the tune below and grab a free download on the house!
Habstrakt – Dusk | Free Download
[PREMIERE] Savoy Unleash “Self Predator” Full Length Album : Electro House / Dubstep [Free Download]Posted in Bangin, Mixtapes / Albums, Premieres by Bryan | Tags: Album, Bass, Electro, Electro House, Free Download, glitch-hop, LoBounce, savoy, Self Predator
Colorado to New York producers Gray Smith, Ben Eberdt and Mike Kelly who are better known as Savoy continue to step out from the beaten path by bringing their hybrid blend of electronic music to the masses. Having seen the group blossom before our very eyes over the years, Savoy unleash their biggest collection of tracks on the day they reach 100,000 followers on Facebook with Self Predator being their first full fledged album. Weighing in at a hefty 14 tracks, the trio showcase a diverse display within dubstep, glitch-hop, future bass, trap and electro-house throughout the album. Standout electro / rock original "Queen" strikes an impactful array of punchy synths, funky keyboard effects, and gritty electro blasts. Two collaborations with fellow bass enthusiast LoBounce and a MVP version of their hit single hit "I'm In Need" only add to the albums robust track-list. Stream Self Predator in its entirety below and grab a free download for on the go enjoyment! Be sure to catch Savoy on the Get Lazer Tour to support the new album starting in January and coming to a city near you
Savoy – Self Predator LP | Free Download
Pioneers of bass music, the 3 piece electronic group The Glitch Mob, after 3 years of no original music as a group have announced their newest project, a full-length new album LOVE DEATH IMMORTALITY set to release on February 14th, 2014, album artwork above. Today they also give us the full stream of the debut single “Can’t Kill Us” (below), which is available as a free download when you pre-order the album through iTunes. The song captures a new darker almost heavy metal influenced sound capturing a far more evolved organic sound. Anyone else as excited as we are to hear the rest of this much anticipated project? Listen to the song below and grab a copy, and above all enjoy!
The Glitch Mob – Can’t Hold Us | Download and Pre-Order Album
San Francisco natives The M Machine have dazzled listeners in the past with unique and dynamic electro house tracks, but change up their style completely on a new remix of Mat Zo’s ‘Lucid Dreams’. The mysterious group have stripped the original club aspect of ‘Lucid Dreams’ and applied a chill glitchy touch that reeks of summertime vibes months going into the colder weather. Check out The M Machines “Metropolis Pt II” EP here and be sure to pre-order your copy of Mat Zo’s “Damage Control” on iTunes before its November 5th release. Enjoy
Mat Zo – Lucid Dreams (The M Machine Remix)
[PREMIERE] Manic Focus – Distant Perspective (Album) : Amazing Electro-Soul / Bass Album [Free Download]Posted in Bangin, Chill, Mixtapes / Albums, Premieres by nick | Tags: Album, Bass Music, Dubstep, Electro Soul, Free Download, Funk, glitch-hop, Manic Focus
An artist we have been featuring since day one, Manic Focus out of Chicago is back with his biggest project yet his third album, Distant Perspective complete with free download exclusively available here.
This album follows his unique electro-soul style managing to incorporate a funky soulful edge while also featuring some of his heaviest most bass heavy tracks to date. My absolute favorite track on the album is “Premeditation” which he collaborated with Haywyre on. The entire album is a great journey all the way through, and Manic Focus was kind enough to distribute the entire project completely for free, so do not sleep on this. Enjoy.
Don’t miss his previous two This Song Is Sick sponsored albums: Expanding Mind and Definition of Rhythm both available for free download. Also his recent bass heavy recent viral hit “Latch (Manic Focus Remix)” – Disclosure
Manic Focus – Distant Perspective (Entire Album) | Direct Download | Alternate Download
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