Madeon Is Set To Have Bastille, Passion Pit, and Foster The People On New Album + Releases Gramatik Remix of “You’re On”Posted in Bangin by nick | Tags: Gramatik, Madeon, Remix
French music prodigy Madeon has revealed some juicy details to Billboard about his much anticipated debut studio album titled Adventure. The album has been many years in the making and is set to release March 30th.
According to Billboard, the producer took the beginning of 2014 off from touring for studio sessions with some exciting new collaborators; including the likes of Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos, Foster The People’s Mark Foster, and Bastille’s Dan Smith. Working with all these amazing singer / songwriters is a step towards creating the original sound Madeon has always wanted to.
This is what the young producer had to say about his distaste with being labeled as “EDM”:
"I don't feel very related to [the EDM] scene, I just don't care that much to be honest," he says. "I don't listen to dance releases. And I mean 'dance' in the sense of this narrow, specific brand of dance music. I guess at a point I felt maybe more excited by it, and it wasn't a conscious effort to get away from it, but I never liked 'EDM'. I was just doing my thing, and suddenly the world just slaps something on you and you go, 'OK.' I just want to be able to do my thing.”
On top of all this news we have an exciting new remix of Madeon’s lead single “You’re On” by the Slovenian electro-soul producer Gramatik. He works his signature funky soul filled sound full of added guitar sections and flawless sampling. Enjoy!
Madeon – You're On ft. Kyan (Gramatik Remix) | Pre-Order Adventure
Beach Festival ‘Hangout’ 2015 Lineup Is Massive Featuring Skrillex, Major Lazer, Griz, Gramatik, Beck & 50 More!Posted in Bangin, Chill, Events by nick | Tags: Gramatik, Griz, Hangout Music Festival, Major Lazer, Skrillex
Hangout is one of the most unique festivals in the country as it takes place literally on the beach; specifically in the heart of the south on the beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama. The special event has just announced it's lineup for the 2015 edition of the festival which is taking place over the weekend of May 15th – 17th.
The lineup is always very well rounded featuring a mixture of live bands and electronic music for a guaranteed great time year after year. For electronic artists, this year we get Skrillex, Major Lazer, Griz, Gramatik, Odesza, Adventure Club, Krewella, Robert DeLong, Goldroom and more. For live music, what the festival is known for, there's an all star cast featuring Foo Fighters, Zac Brown Band, Beck, My Morning Jacket, Cold War Kids, Lupe Fiasco, Phantogram, Umphrey's McGee, Damian Marley, Galactic ft. Macy Grey, Beats Antique, Vance Joy, Toro Y Moi, Trampled By Turtles and much much more. Check out the FULL LINEUP BELOW.
Some of the TSIS crew has been in attendance for years, but this marks the first time I will personally by making it out!
Tickets for the festival are on sale tomorrow Jan 13th at 9 am CST here.
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
Gramatik, the electro-soul pioneer who created the powerhouse label Lowtemp thats seen some unbelievable releases since its inception, all completely for free. He has become a global icon spreading the unique blend of funk, soul and electronic all together cohesively that we can't get enough of over here. To our excitement he has just announced the massive new "Leave Your Mark" tour that will be hitting North America alongside a European leg as well.
We are excited to announce we have a very limited amount of pre-sale tickets to every date of the North American part of the tour that are available with very low service fees before the general on sale happens on Friday.
BRANX has blossomed into an exciting act within the past few months thanks to being signed to Gramatik's Lowtemp label which we featured the single "Sauce". The New York based producer is here with his debut release Look But Don't Touch EP that follows in the same stride of electro-soul pioneers before him. The unsuspecting build of “Watermelon Bubblegum” springs to life blending funk elements into a powerful electro house anthem. The grooviest of vibes are displayed on “Smooth Operator” and “Lavender Avenue” each encompassing the type of goodness that will have you dancing instantaneously wherever you may be. Altogether, BRANX has stepped up and made his talents known in the most creative of manners on this release; if this is spills over into a run of shows, then I strongly urge you to consider seeing the man do his thing in the flesh. Listen to the exclusive premiere and don't miss out on grabbing a free download via Lowtemp. Enjoy!
BRANX – Look But Don't Touch EP | Free Download
Upcoming Tour Dates:
September 17 — Highline Ballroom — New York, NY
September 18 — District N9ne — Philadelphia, PA
September 19 — The Sinclair — Cambridge, MA
September 20 — Baltimore Soundstage — Baltimore, MD
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
Slovenia to New York based producer / DJ Gramatik is riding the preverbal wave of success after his hugely successful artist album The Age of Reason was premiered here at TSIS recently along with embarking on a worldwide tour. One of the albums most eerie tracks, the slow paced "Brave Men", has been brought to life in full cinematic glory via an official music video. Shot on location in the city of New Orleans, we see the story unfold of man getting taken to jail for what appears to be abuse of his wife. The story shifts to the wife attending a female version of the underground fight ring from the movie Fight Club as she channels the anger towards her husband through the woman she is fighting in stunning form. Sit back and watch and be sure to download Gramatik's new album for free as well! Enjoy
Gramatik – Brave Men (Official Music Video) | Free Download
One of the coolest music festivals in the world just happens to take place halfway in between Los Angeles and San Francisco in Bradley, California which is the annual Lightning in A Bottle music festival. The festival is ran by the fine folks at The Do LaB who have some very cool roots originally starting as an art driven camp the world famous Burning Man. It is a festival that features not just an incredible lineup with headliners Gramatik, Moby, Phantogram and Little Dragon, but showcases amazing art from around the globe plus the interactive tents with lots of yoga and countless other activities for festival goers to enjoy throughout the weekend. We have teamed up with The Do LaB to bring you the Ultimate Lightning In A Bottle Experience Giveaway that will give you and a friend the chance to win 2 full weekend passes on top of a super nice "EZ Camping" suite package setup and even get to watch Gramatik perform his set from on stage. This is an opportunity you do not want to miss out on so make sure to enter through the widget below by submitting your email address, and liking the festival and Gramatik.
GRAND PRIZE: (1 Winner Picked)
Grand Prize Includes:
- 2 Full Weekend Passes to Lightning in a Bottle Music Festival
- EZ Camping (luxurious on-site camping suite package with 2 beds)
- Watch performing artist Gramatik from on stage during his set
Winner will be picked on Tuesday 5/14 at 1pm pst. (Notified through E-Mail)
Entry Method: Enter through Contest Widget here (Every method of entry increases your chances)
Concert season at our local Red Rock Amphitheatre is underway with Lowtemp Music founder Gramatik set to takeover the venue with his organic blend of electro-soul and funk sounds May 17th. The show also features an amazing cast of support featuring funk supergroup Lettuce along with his label artists Exmag, Branx, Gibbz, & Illumntr. We have teamed up with the artist himself to give one lucky person and their friend the experience of a lifetime that includes: a $500 Travel Budget to fly out to Colorado, hotel accommodations for one night, a pair of VIP passes for the show, 1 limited TSIS hat, a certificate for 2 hats from Grassroots California, and a Meet & Greet with Gramatik! All you have to do to win the prize is enter through the widget by sharing on Facebook, entering e-mail, liking and following Gramatik, Grassroots, TSIS on Facebook and Twitter and more below with every entry increasing chances. Good luck to everyone!
GRAND PRIZE: (1 Winner Picked)
Grand Prize Includes:
- $500 Travel Budget for Flight
- 1 Night Hotel Stay
- 1 pair of 2-Day VIP Passes
- Meet & Greet with performing artist Gramatik
- Limited TSIS hat
- Grassroots California Certificate for 2 Hats
How To Enter Contest: Enter through Widget Here, every entry increases your chances!
**YOU MUST BE 18 OR OLDER IN ORDER TO WIN, as the festival's age requirement is 18+ only.
Today we have the very exciting debut solo release from Brooklyn based singer, producer, artist Gibbz. You may recognize him from offering those heavenly vocals on "We Used to Dream" and "Get a Grip" on Gramatik's The Age of Reason album or "Tilt Mode" from Exmag's Proportions, but the mysterious artist is only just getting started with his solo career. We get the first single "Again and Again", a record produced, written and sung by Gibbz himself. With the finely tuned electronic production and and extra smooth vocals inspiring us to keep on partying 7 nights a week, we can only look forward to what's next. This song is to be released on Gibbz debut EP Who Gibbz A F#@$? through Gramatik's record label Lowtemp on March 11th. You can stream the song NOW, but to receive a FREE download + an EXCLUSIVE Gibbz Valentines day gift visit this link - http://bit.ly/1me8d18
A note from Gibbz:
"Again and Again" is a song that should inspire you to go out and make the most of your night. 7 days a week. The entire "Who Gibbz a F#@$" record has come out of having fun. 99% of all life on earth has 3 responsibilities. Eat, live, fuck. Forget all the other bullshit… Eat like a king, Live every day like its your last, and Fuck like a boss.
NYC: Join us for the "Who Gibbz a F#@$?" Album Release Party on Friday, March 14th held at an exclusive Brooklyn, NY SPA. That's right we're having a Lowtemp SPA PARTY! Want an invite? Click HERE -http://bit.ly/1gcgi1d
Gibbz – Again and Again | Sign Up For Valentine and Free Download
[PREMIERE] Gramatik Debuts New Label Artist Branx Song “Smoove Operator” : Must Listen Future Funk / Electro-SoulPosted in Bangin, Chill, Premieres by nick | Tags: Bass Music, Branx, Electro Soul, Free Download, Future-Funk, Gramatik, Lowtemp
Gramatik announced earlier this year that he was starting his own label Lowtemp and we got to sample the first new act Exmag, now we get our hands on the second artist going by the name Branx, formerly DCarls. This debut single ‘Smoove Operator’ is certified future funk / electro-soul heater. The song packs an unbelievable amount of funky grooves spiked with a gritty bass edge to make it hit oh so right. Grab the free download of this song and expect a full release on Lowtemp in coming months. Enjoy.
Branx – Smoove Operator | Free Download Coming Soon
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We have been getting familiar with Gramatik‘s new live electronic band Exmag with the first single Tilt Mode , their Fully Dusted Mixtape, and even getting featured on Gramatik’s recent single ‘Obviously’. Well now we get our hands on the second single “Creep Steady (Part I)”, which is the second single off their upcoming debut album Proportions to release for free download through Gramatik’s LowTemp label later this year. The blending of the funky synths, extra tight trap styled hi-hats and drums, and epic guitar riffs make for a amazing new electro-soul jam. We can not wait for the rest of the album, abuse the replay until then.
HALLOWEEN SHOW: Also make sure to catch both Exmag and Gramatik as they perform live at a very special Halloween show in Colorado at 1st Bank Center this Thursday, October 31st with special guests A-Trak and Two Fresh. Details and Tickets Here.
Exmag – Creep Steady (Part I)
A ménage à trois of funk and bass is what Gramatik’s latest track Obviously featuring Cherub and Exmag is all about. The mixture of electric guitars, disco vibes, and Cherub’s smooth set of vocals will have you boogying on down. Remember the journey of a music video we feature a few weeks ago? Well now Gramatik has delivered a free download of the track before releasing his new album Age of Reason later this year.
Gramatik – Obviously (Feat. Cherub & Exmag) | Download
Gramatik releases “Tilt Mode” from new live electronic group Exmag feat. Gibbz : Must-Hear first soulful debut singlePosted in Bangin, Chill by nick | Tags: Electro Soul, Exmag, Funk, Gramatik, Soul
New electronic live band Exmag which features which features both members of Gramatik has just released the full stream for their lead single “Tilt Mode” featuring the vocals of newcomer Gibbz which is set to come out through Lowtemp. We first got to hear the incredibly unique live soulful sound from live electronic band Exmag in their Fully Dusted mixtape with Jiberish last month. “Tilt Mode” shows what we can expect from the group, a blend of sexy live soulful energy with an unreal electronic twist thanks to Gramatik. This song is stream only for now, but will be available for free download on the groups debut album set to release later this year through Lowtemp. Enjoy.
Exmag – Tilt Mode (Ft. Gibbz) | Stream for Now
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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