Big Gigantic Announce “Touch The Sky Tour” Ft. Paper Diamond and Manic Focus

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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! 

Pre-sale tickets for the tour will be available through TSIS ticketing starting tomorrow at 12pm MST. 

Tour dates after the jump.

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[TSIS PREMIERE] SNAILS & heRobust – “Pump This” : Must Hear Electro House Anthem

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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

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Skrillex and OWSLA Give Out 20 Free Songs via BitTorrent

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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.

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What So Not – Jaguar 

Full tracklist of all the free tracks and more after the jump.

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Elliphant feat. Skrillex – Only Getting Younger (TJR Remix) : Funky House / Bounce Remix [Free Download]

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Elliphant and Skrillex's monster collaboration "Only Getting Younger" has been flipeed every which way via an official remix package released by Mad Decent which we already featured the massive trap version from NGHTMRE & Imanos. Well today we have another fresh cut of the song with a completely different spin. The house star TJR has given it a proper Melbourne Bounce meets Electro makeover letting you get down to the track in whole new way. Listen below and grab a free download also thanks to the artists and label. Enjoy!

Elliphant feat. Skrillex – (TJR Remix) | Free Download

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Elliphant feat. Skrillex – Only Getting Younger (NGHTMRE & Imanos Remix) : Must Hear Trap Remix [Free Download]

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Having been featured in Snails massive "Snailed It" mix filled with unreleased ID tracks from the likes of Dillon Francis, Paper Diamond and others, we finally have the full release of one of the most sought after remixes by emerging newcomer producer NGHTMRE and the man co-responsible for Revolution and other trap tunes Imanos. The two collaborated in the past on a sizzling rendition of Ciara's "Overdose" and have recreated the magic once again by using Mad Decent artist Elliphant's breakout single "Only Getting Younger" featuring none other than Skrillex on production. Enhancing the original with a fresh layer of trap aesthetics and electro percussion elements while keeping the vocals present throughout, this remix is geared up and ready to be flexed out at clubs and festivals across the globe! To make things better they have passed this out as a free download, so listen up and above all… Enjoy

Elliphant feat. Skrillex – Only Getting Younger (NGHTMRE & Imanos Remix) | Free Download

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Skrillex Announces Massive Fall Tour With ASAP Ferg, Branchez and More

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With the initial summer leg and European dates a thing of the past, it was only a matter of time before iconic LA producer / DJ Skrillex announced a fall edition of touring to our delight! The 26 date journey kicks off at the end of September and will see the likes of electro-soul / funk duo Big Gigantic, trap / house heavyweights GTA and DJ Snake, beatmakers Branchez, Kaytranaada, & DJ Mustard, rap act ASAP Ferg, fellow OWSLA label mates Valentino Khan and Alesia and a few others jumping on for various dates. Tickets go on sale on August 15th, be sure to grab one for the venue closest to your location! Enjoy

Skrillex – Fall Tour 2014 | Tickets

 

Skrillex 2014 Fall Tour Dates After The Jump

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Diplo Announces Jack U Mixtape With Skrillex And Shares First Song “Take Your There”

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Diplo is quite the guy I must say. He's never one to let up on providing entertainment from his stream of greatness via social media or jokingly acknowledging that his recent cut of Lorde "Tennis Court" didn't exceed the remix done by friend and Australian powerhouse producer Flume. The Mad Decent head honcho recently took to Reddit to conduct an AMA and shared some juicy news on his supergroup project with Skrillex known as Jack U. The breakout collaboration of these two titans is coming out with a full length mixtape, which is something that could potentially crash the internet upon its release. The overflow of new material between the two  found its way into Diplo's recently as he played out their first single "Take You There" in front of a daytime crowd. Though the video doesn't have the best audio, you can hear the excitement (largely the two girls confessing their love for Diplo) as songstress Kiesza lays down her pipes over a Jack U produced trap and bass beat that screams massive banger. Until we see the official release of the single or the news on the highly anticipated mixtape… Enjoy!

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Jack U – Take You There feat. Kiesza (Played by Diplo)

Schoolboy Q – Hell Of A Night (YOGI REMIX) : Massive Trap Remix

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Be prepared for a strong dose of something lovely as mysterious OWSLA trio Yogi drop one of their freshest remixes to date. The cluster of respected producers have taking the reigns of rapper Schoolboy Q "Hell Of A night" and flip the crap out of the original by implanting a trapped out foundation with some juke / jersey club aesthetics layered in. This pleasent array of elements are warped and twisted within Q'd verses and though release details are unknown, you can stream the track in it's entirety below and purchase their brand new Burial EP featuring the lead single with Pusha T now! Enjoy

Schoolboy Q – Hell Of A Night (Yogi Remix) | iTunes

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Skrillex – Recess Remix EP Ft. Flux Pavilion, Milo & Otis, Valentino Khan & Ape Drums

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After teasing us with snippets from the upcoming Recess Remix EP, Skrillex has unleashed four remixes of his hit single "Recess" featuring Kill The Noise and Fatman Scoop. Commissioning the likes of Valentino Khan, Milo & Otis, Ape Drums, and Flux Pavilion to implement their talents on the single has resulted in a robust EP that packs a bit of everything for the masses to digest. Milo & Otis or Flux Pavilion may take the claim for favorite remix on the release, yet Valentino Khan and Ape Drums are very strong contenders. Take the plunge and listen to all four remixes in their entirety below and grab yourself a copy via iTunes now!  What is the next song on Skrillex's debut studio album Recess you want to receive an official remix pack EP?

Skrillex – Recess Remix EP (Teaser) | iTunes

Skrillex Set To Unleash Official “Recess” Remix EP Feat. Flux Pavilion, Valentino Khan, and More

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It was only a matter of time before one of the biggest electronic music album's of 2014 thus far, released by arguably the biggest producer / DJ on the planet, put together its first round of official remixes as Skrillex along with Kill The Noise and iconic MC Fatman Scoop hit single "Recess" has been touched up for you audible please. The talents of four exceptional producers are on display as Milo & Otis provide a twerked out rendition, Valentino Khan supplies an electro / trap cut, Ape Drums lays in moombahton / bass addition, and Flux Pavilion tops things off with a robust dubstep edition! The teaser video below is the only way to hear all 4 tracks until the Recess Remix EP is released Monday July 7th vis OWSLA, so sit back, relax, and above all… Enjoy

Skrillex – Recess Remix EP (Teaser) | iTunes

Holy Ship 2015 Drops Stunning Lineups Featuring Skrillex, Knife Party, Flume, Pretty Lights and More

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The traveling voyage across the Bahama's known as Holy Ship has grown into one of the most sought after music events in the world and their 2015 edition unveiled another year of madness. With the festival selling out both travel dates within 24 hours, the people over at Hard Events kick off the party on January  3rd with the likes of bass enthusiasts Knife Party, Australian house extraordinaire Flume, German techno legend Boys Noize, Colorado electro soul protégé GRiZ,  trap lord RL Grime, and many more. Febrary holds an event more robust lineup with iconic producer Skrillex, house pioneer Fatboy Slim, Dirtybird founders Claude VonStroke and Justin Martin, and many more. If you are unfamiliar with the fun this unique festival holds for the few fortunate enough to attend, check out the recap video from last year which we able to witness firsthand. Enjoy

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Exclusive Behind The Scenes Footage Of Skrillex & Friends Rehearsing Before Bonnaroo “SuperJam” [FULL SETLIST]

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Bonnaroo is possibly one of the most diverse music festivals across the globe and one of the things that makes it so special is the unique "SuperJam" sets where musicians from all styles of music collaborate for once in a lifetime performances. 

We reported a few months back about the announcement of Skrillex's SuperJam bringing out Big Gigantic to help set the tone just right. This is also the first ever SuperJam in Bonnaroo's history to be focused around electronic music with rappers, R&B singers, and live musicians filling out the spaces. The occasion called for Skrillex to meet with his star studded cast of band mates the week leading up to the festival to rehearse their set. In the exclusive behind the scenes footage below, we see Skrillex jaming out with the likes of legendary New Orleans rapper Mystikal, comedian / pianist Craig Robinson, both Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salken of Big Gigantic, Fatman Scoop and many others.

The actual SuperJam took place on Saturday night at the festival and damn it was legendary. Ring leaders Skrillex and Big Gigantic's list of "friends" included so much raw musical talent we hope we aren't missing anyone. The list of friends includes Zedd, Robby Kreiger of The Doors, Mickey Hart of The Grateful Dead, Damian Marley, Chance the Rapper, A$AP Ferg, Layrn Hill, Janelle Monae, Warpaint, Thundercat, and the  surprise of Fatman Scoop, Mystikal, and Craig Robinson on the keys.

The set itself included countless covers of music outside of electronic foundations with a new set of artists coming in every 3 – 4 songs and the entire jam lasting close to three hours in length. In the truest of ways, it was the first ever Super Jam with an electronic focus to happen in front of a live audience and those who were lucky enough to witness the spectacle were treated to the rawness of creative expression in todays modern form. Those who were lucky enough to be there watching the pefroamnce with us are the only ones lucky enough to ever experience this once in a lifetime "Jam". You can view the video below of some of the madness that took place and the photo's taken. Enjoy

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Full Skrillex & Friends "SuperJam" Set List After The Jump

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