Say hello to fresh new producer JumoDaddy all the way out of Budapest, Hungary as we bring you his latest anthem "White Horse". Skrillex just recently played out his song Black Horse in his Sirius private set that we featured last week. It is a gritty bass anthem that blends trap, dubstep, drum & bass and some shades of electro for quite the banger to get you moving. This is apart of the 2 song 4 Horses EP that has just been released through the always impressive bass label Play Me Records. Listen to the premier below and pick up your copy via Beatport. Enjoy!
JumoDaddy – White Horse | Beatport
The super group that's created a massive storm of excitement throughout the music industry is set to ring in the New Year in style as Diplo and Skrillex are scheduled to perform as Jack U once again!
The duo's individual careers have blossomed before our very eyes over the last few years with countless single releases, albums, and worldwide tours propelling their status as two of dance music's elite producers. A natural friendship grew over a mutual respect for each others talents and paved the way for the creation of Jack U, who just debuted their first official single "Take U There" on prestigious radio MC Zane Lowe's BBC radio program.
They two will descend upon the legendary Madison Square Garden in New York City and will deliver independent performances along with a special set as Jack U. Though supporting acts are yet to be named, we can guaranteed anyone commissioned to open before Skrillex and Diplo take the stage is going to further add to this massive show. Tickets for the general public go on sale this Friday, September 19th at 12pm EST, but if you happen to be an American Express Card Member you can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Tuesday, September 16th at 10am EST.
The much anticipated Jack U duo that has kept us patiently (or impatiently) waiting for some material has unveiled a new track for us. Skrillex and Diplo are superstar producers who have teased their collaboration for some time now, and delivered their second track at Burning Man last week. This video incudes both Jack U songs that we've heard with the new one starting at aroung the 3:30 mark.
This new tune "To U" featuring vocals from AlunaGeorge melds the styles from both producers as each of their sounds come through individually, but their efforts work together to create a unique sound different from either of their typical solo releases. This new tune utilizes Rustie-style slashing synths alongside sexy, energetic female vocals.
There was a lot of buzz around Burning Man this past week including rumors that Skrillex and Diplo were booed off stage. Diplo was upset about these false rumors and released an extended tweet, part of which is below. Read Diplo's entire statement here.
…Everyone on stage had a fun moment when we played a few tunes as we were Just killing time while the next dj was setting up.. We weren't kicked off or booed .. Jus wrapped our set up with an inside joke … And of all the stories to come out after an amazing week… This is pretty tabloidish that's not what burningman is about.. Everything we did there was good fun and all the people that attended knows it..
Jack U – Buring Man 2014 | Video Stream
Tastemaker producer / DJ Skrillex is never one to stop coming up with new ways to entertain his massive following and last night in NYC, he brought together a few select guests at the intimate Slipper Room venue to witness a special set of tracks played by Sonny. The mix was broadcasted worldwide via SiriusXM Electric Area station and fans who were there or tuned in were able to hear a slew of new songs ranging from a load of his unreleased collaborations with Diplo as supergroup Jack U, a killer mashup of Recess with JumoDaddy's "Blackhorse", an unknown remix of Must Die’s “Hellcat”, a new track from Rell the Soundbender titled "Dome Shot" and more. Skrillex, manages to keep everyone thoroughly entertained as he switches in and out of genres with ease. We will keep you posted on official details on all the tracks in the mix, but in the mean time you can stream the mix in full below and above all… Enjoy!
Skrillex – Live @ Slipper Room NYC | Stream Only
DJ / Producer Skrillex has proven himself a huge tastemaker and relative bass ambassador in the EDM world with platinum record selling productions from himself and releasing other artists music on his record label OWSLA. Today he continues to showcase his tastemaking abilities even more as a newly created playlist on Sonny's Soundcloud titled "Skrillex Selects" (similar to Diplo's "Diplo Approved" channel) with tracks including Dillon Francis new single "I Can't Take It", Banks "Goddess", recent TSIS premiere of Must Die! "Hellcat" and more. Skrillex's selection appears to be tracks that he has been feeling lately and doesn't stick to any particular genre. We hope to see more artists follow in this fashion as it is a key tool for smaller artist's music to be heard by the masses. Listen to the playlist below and most of all…Enjoy
Skrillex – Skrillex Selects Playlist
It is no surprise at all that Red Rocks Amphitheater is one of our favorite venues across the globe, the outdoor venue that lays right in the middle of two huge mountains right outside of Denver in Morrison, Colorado. Well Skrillex took over the iconic venue for a two night blowout featuring DJ Snake, RL Grime, Jack Beats, What So Not, Vindata among many others this summer and actually streamed the performance when it happened. Skrillex has put up the full video of his performance at the legendary venue for everyone to enjoy the memorable night. Watch below and enjoy!
Skrillex – Red Rocks 2104 Set (Official Video)
Diplo and Skrillex destroyed the internet a few months back with the announcement of their collabroative new project Jack U, which now his it's own Facebook and Soundcloud pages and couldn't be anymore real of a project. They have already shut down Ultra Music Festival and Hard Summer among others this year, and have been previewing out some brand new original material. Today we get a live recording of their first single "Take U There" featuring UK exploding singer Kiesza. The anthem in the making blends both artists styles, this one leaning on the Diplo side of things. Preview the single as Jack U has just uploaded below and look out for more info on their upcoming collaborative releases. Listen below and enjoy!
Jack U ( Skrillex & Diplo) – Take You There feat. Kiesza (Live Version) | Stream Only
Turn the speakers all the way up and kiss your eardrums goodbye thanks to the debut single from Atlanta transplant and OWSLA / Never Say Die producer Must Die! and his highly anticipated upcoming album Death and Magic. His first release off the new album is the single "Hellcat", a track which many of you have heard being played out from the likes of Skrillex, Dillon Francis and many other over the past few months. The anthem starts off with a thumping eletro pattern that builds up the anticipation before a frenzy of wonky bass kicks and gritty synths hits take this to a whole new level of turning up. This exclusive TSIS premiere is available to stream below and be sure to grab a free download of "Hellcat" below as you pre-order his debut album Death & Magic LP out on OWSLA Sept 30th. Enjoy
Must Die! – Hellcat | Pre-order on iTunes
With a name synonymous for bringing electronic music to the forefront of our culture and society, Skrillex continues to propel his music and overall brand into newfound territory throughout 2014. As he prepares for another stint on the road this coming fall, the iconic producer and DJ delivers an official tour recap video of the highly successful Mothership Tour that brought together Mad Decent artists Dillion Francis and DJ Snake along with OWSLA recruits Milo & Otis and What So Not for a remarkable journey across the United States this past spring / summer. Highlights include Dillon Francis getting PLUR with fans, the group showcasing their various dance skills, and of course many top notch shots of the guys performing in-front of sold out crowds! Steam the video below and be sure to check out the fall tour dates here! Enjoy
Skrillex – Mothership Tour US 2014 Video Recap
One of TSIS's favorite acts and fellow Boulder, Colorado natives Big Gigantic are set to embark on their latest run of shows this upcoming fall! The duo are best known for their unforgettable live shows and "Touch The Sky Tour", which gets it's name from the lead single from the groups last full length album, will deliver just that when it kicks off October 4th at the legendary Madison Square Garden where Big G will be supporting Bassnectar for his massive event. The tour runs throughout the US for the following month and has support from long time friend Paper Diamond who is coming off his own sold out nationwide tour and Liberated Music artists Manic Focus and The Floozies; a cast of artists who are the perfect guests to start every night on the perfect note. Big Gigantic will also be supporting Skrillex on 4 nights of his tour between October 20th – 23rd!
Tour dates after the jump.
We've watched the meteoric rise of Montreal based producer / DJ SNAILS as he unleashes a relentless stream of essential bass anthems over the past year from his chart topping collab with Antiserum on "Wild", to the recent "Slugz", and collab with Botnek on "KRMT" among many others. Now Snails has teamed up with Atlanta-native heRobust for a lethal release that see's the two producers stepping outside of their roots to deliver one of the hottest big room / electro house anthems we have heard all year. "Pump This" has received play out by the likes of Skrillex, Diplo, DJ Snake, Dillon Francis and even electronic music king Tiesto! The drop builds some unreal suspense before hitting you in the face with some frenzy inducing sirens. "Big Room Barf" is what the artists are calling this epic tune and we feel it fits quite nicely. I'm excited to premiere the stream of the song below and you can listen in full before picking up your own copy available now via Skrillex's OWSLA record label. Enjoy!
SNAILS & heRobust - Pump This | Beatport
A growing amount of producers and record labels are embracing the distribution method of using BitTorrent Bundles to pass out a large number of free music to fans, a trend started by Gramatik and Pretty Lights who were the pioneers of the free music movement.
Well today Skrillex and his OWSLA record label have thrown together quite an impressive pack of 20 songs; some were huge chart topping singles like What So Not's "Jaguar" to SNAILS x Antiserum's "Wild" and some brand new unreleased tracks like the Silverback remix of TC's "Get Down Low" among many more. Coinciding with the song release are 3 music videos and some high quality artworks. There is a full file and track list below.
They have also included a free 30 day trial to their monthly subscription service The Nest, a 15% off coupon to the OWSLA webstore and chance to win a Skrillex box set and OWSLA x Long clothing collab merch pack.
You can download the pack all the free songs, videos and more via Bittorent here. If you don't know what Bittorent is and are confused on how to use it to download, follow these How To BitTorrent steps here.
Snails & Antiseruum – Wild
What So Not – Jaguar
Full tracklist of all the free tracks and more after the jump.
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