As we approach the highly anticipated for up and coming producer Mat Zo debut album Damage Control, we have an exclusive premiere of a new single “Time On Your Side” featuring vocals from singer Janai. We actually had a chance to get some back story for an upcoming interview with Mat Zo running next Monday. The song started out as a “Hip-Hoppy R&B Beat” and then after having Janai record vocals, Mat wasn’t happy with how the vocals were sitting with the track and went through the effort of completely remaking the song into what he refers to as a ”Kind of 90′s Poppy Song”. The vocals and melody are more then catchy, with an unexpected breakdown to set it off. This further shows how diverse the producing spectrum runs for Mat Zo.
Make sure to look out for our interview with Mat Zo running tomorrow, Friday as well as the full debut album Damage Control available Tuesday.
Mat Zo – Time On Your Side (Ft. Janai) | Exclusive Stream
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Singer / Producer Jon Bellion drops us off his latest original single ‘One More Time’ from his upcoming record. This song complete with video is one of his most electronic focused productions yet, with some upbeat lyrics and chorus. The video is very well done showing a more intimate side of Jon as he gets risqué with an atractive partner. This followos up his previous “Ungratful Eyes” single from the new album. Download will be availabe on the new album. Enjoy.
Jon Bellion – One More Time
Sia – Elastic Heart (Ft. The Weeknd & Diplo) (from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Soundtrack) : Amazing CollaborationPosted in Chill by nick | Tags: Diplo, Electronic, indie, pop, R&B, Sia, The Weeknd
Diplo teams up to produce a song for Sia featuring some vocals from The Weeknd for an unbelievable collaboration created for the upcoming The Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack that is yet to be released. The production from Diplo is on his more chill, soulful side, and The Weeknd displays a more upbeat side we did not see on his recent Kiss Land album. You can stream the song below and we will keep you posted on purchase details. Enjoy.
Sia – Elastic Heart (Ft. The Weeknd & Diplo) | iTunes
Singer Jon Bellion is back with his latest song “Ungrateful Eyes” complete with well done music video. This song continues Jon Bellion’s unique blend of singing and some light rapping mixed in, all over some impressive production produced by Jon himself. This is set to release for free download on his upcoming second free album later this year. This follows up his previous TSIS sponsored Translations Through Speakers free album.
Jon Bellion – Ungrateful Eyes | Stream for Now
French electronic musical visionary Kavinsky just recruited The Weeknd for an official new version of his single “Odd Look” off this years OutRun album. Apart of the Odd Look EP, we get 2 other new versions off his single “Odd Look” also featuring A-Trak and Surkin. The result is french fueled disco house meets electro house heater that collides perfectly with the unstoppable lead vocals from Abel Tesfaye. This 3 song EP also is now available to purchase on Vinyl. Enjoy!
Kavinsky – Odd Look (Ft. The Weeknd) | Purchase Vinyl
Swedish rising star Alesso has continues to establish his name with releases like “Clash” and his Steve Angello collaboration “Calling”. He just lent his skills to officially remixing “If I Lose Myself” from OneRepublic and leaves us with the newest summer anthem. While letting the vocals and piano shine through he adds his captivating synth lines really making it his own. It has all the recipes to be one of the biggest summer festival anthems. This track is now available for purchase through Interscope Records. Enjoy!
OneRepublic – If I Lose Myself (Alesso Remix) | Beatport
Following up his incredibly successful single “The Night Out”, Martin Solveig drops off his first song in months, collaborating with party started The Cataracs. The two team up for an instant party anthem featuring some guest vocals from Ventura, CA rapper Kyle. The result is a guaranteed summer house anthem that is sure to get overplayed for months to come. The release is set for May, until then you can abuse this stream of the track. Enjoy!
Martin Solveig & The Cataracs – Hey Now (Ft. Kyle)
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Jon Bellion – Translations Through Speakers (Album) : Indie / Hip-Hop / Pop [Free Download] [TSIS SPONSORED]Posted in Chill, Mixtapes / Albums, Premieres by nick | Tags: Free Album, Free Download, Hip-Hop, indie, Jon Bellion, pop, Visionary Music Group
The diverse singer, song-writer and producer, Jon Bellion has just let loose his debut album Translations Through Speakers completely for free sponsored by TSIS. We got to sample the release with a collection of music videos including: The Wonder Years, Dead Man Walking, LIFE and Paper Planes. The album features 6 new songs, making 10 completely original tracks that are 100% written, produced, and even recorded by Jon himself. The near genre defying artist has a fresh pop core with strong hip-hop and indie influences all culminating for a his own defined catchy sound. Further diversifying his sound is the urban vibe carried out in the strong drums of his productions. With each song you can further see how versatile of an artist Jon is; leading us to believe this the start of a very bright future. Be glad you jumped on the train first. Enjoy the entire very impressive free album download, thanks to Jon and Visionary Music Group.
Jon Bellion – Translations Through Speakers | Download
NSFW WARNING: THIS VIDEO CONTAINS NUDITY
The Weeknd drops off his latest powerful visual to “Twenty Eight” off his debut Trilogy release. The visuals are as stunning as the audio showing Abel in some intriguing settings recordings a variety of girls. Forewarning, this video is NSFW featuring a fair amount of nudity. Enjoy.
The Weeknd – Twenty Eight | iTunes
Here is the 4th and final single and video from the talented Jon Bellion‘s upcoming free album Translations through Speakers which is going to be coming out as a sponsored release through This Song Is Sick later this month. “The Wonder Years” features another production from Jon himself with a catchy piano line and some light electronic elements. The talent from Jon shines through on another level on this song. You can tell this guy is going to go far. Sit back and rewatch until the album. Enjoy!
Jon Bellion – The Wonder Years
The seriously taleneted Scandinavian based Pegboard Nerds might be a new name to some, yet have a sound that rivals the quality of Knife Party and Skrillex. They recently teamed up with 4 piece electronic outfit Splitbreed, which include a singer and rapper on top of 2 other DJ’s to create something really special. “We Are One” packs a beautiful melody that shines through a brutal bass heavy explosion with some incredible singing and rapping layered over to tie it all in. The track works out so perfectly from start to finish. It is set to release tomorrow, February 1st, through Beatport. Turn it up, enjoy!
Pegboard Nerds ft. Splitbreed – We Are One (Radio Edit) | Released February 1st
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Here is the latest feel good single from Jon Bellion. Following up “Paper Planes” and “Life”, he hits us with “Dead Man Walking”. This time Jon switches things up adding an acoustic element to his indie pop sound. It seems like every track has a completely different vibe, showing signs of a very diverse artist. The download for this will be available on his free album and will be coming out later this winter. Enjoy!
Jon Bellion – Dead Man Walking
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