Hot off releasing their debut album Settle the UK duo Disclosure pairs up with “Latch” singer Sam Smith again for an impressive cover of the British radio hit “Need U 100%” from Duke Dumont. They beef up the drums while still managing to maintain the overall feeling of the original. These guys are on a mission to restore the classic house sound, and are succeeding in doing so. Enjoy.
Disclosure – Need U 100% (Duke Dumont Cover) | Stream Only | Purchase Settle
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The Weeknd follows up his debut tri-mitape album release Trilogy with the first 2 songs off his upcoming album Kiss Land in a 7 minute back to back clip. “Kiss Land” with the same name as the album follows his expected graphic female focused lyrics we saw on his previous releases. While “John Carptner” we get a change of pace from Abel as he talks about his drug habits and the transition from never leaving home and then seeing the world. Both track follow his dark signature style. More details on the album as they come in. Enjoy
The Weeknd – “Kiss Land” + “John Carptener” (Produced by Silkky Johnson)
Deadmau5 continues his pattern of dropping “in progress” songs with the preview of “Satellite”. This track is insanely smooth and packs quite the punch of emotion with accompaniment of vocals from Deadmau5′s girlfriend, the famed tattoo artist, Kat Von D. The song has so many layers, both organic and electronic all coming together for a very impactful production. There is an abrupt transition at 1:18, which sounds like the Mau5 is taking a minimalistic trap inspired approach.. but I have a feeling the song is simply unfinished. As the Mau5 says “heres the intro + 1st verse for you. :)” Kat’s vocals with the production work so well. This is set to come out on Kat Von D’s upcoming debut album.
What are your thoughts? Reply below.
Also check out Deadmau5′s 2 other ‘in progress’ tracks here.
Deadmau5 - Satellite (ft. Kat Von D) (Demo)
Alvin Risk teams up with Designer Drugs for a extra fierce dubstep anthem “Empty Hearted”. It captures both artists, with Alvin really standing out. It is equally chaotic as it is smooth and melodic thanks to the vocals from Alvin himself. This song is now available throug Ultra Records through Beatport. Enjoy!
Designer Drugs & Alvin Risk – Empty Hearted | Beatport
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Minnesota just dropped off a free chill change of pace, the 2 song Eternal Frequencies – Equinox EP . The first song “Bloom” is a slow paced incredibly melodic dubstep anthem featuring some live instruments in a unique fashion. The second track “Stardst Redux” is space theme adventure fueled by a catchy acoustic guitar plucked melody. This new sound is so much more dynamic and layered then his previous work, and a step in an exciting direction. Glad he decided to give these out for free as well. Find somewhere to play these loud. Enjoy!
Minnesota – Eternal Frequencies – Equinox EP
Minnesota – Bloom | Download
Minnesota – Stardust Redux | Download
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Jeremih – F*ck U All The Time (Shlohmo Remix) : Smooth Chilled Out Trap / Downtempo Remix [Free Download]Posted in Bangin, Chill by nick | Tags: Beat Music, Chill, Downtempo, Free Download, Jeremih, R&B, Remix, Shlohmo, Smooth, Trap, Trap Music
Today I have a track from a few months back that got lost in the shuffle. We have the incredible chilled out remix from Shlohmo of “Fuck U All The Time” by Jeremih. The vocal sampling and drums are unreal, completely flipping the song into it’s own track. It has a certain downtempo beat music flavor with a hint of some trap inspired percussion that hits just right.
We are happy to report that this remix has led to Shlohmo and Jeremih now working together on an original collaborative project together. This is sure to be some incredible music that we can’t wait for.
Also don’t miss the previously posted chilled out remix of Shlohmo’s “The Way U Do” done by RL Grime
Jeremih – F*ck U All The Time (Shlohmo Remix) | Direct Download
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Paper Diamond x Christian Rich – XIX (Ft. Angela McCluskey) : Smooth Melodic Electronic Single [Free Download]Posted in Bangin, Chill by nick | Tags: Angela McCluskey, Christian Rich, Down tempo, Electronic, Hip-Hop, Melodic, Paper Diamond, Smooth, Soul, Trap, Trap Music
Extremely versatile producer Paper Diamond just let loose his latest single off the upcoming Paragon EP. It is a collaboration with Christian Rich titled “XIX” featuring vocalist Angela McCluskey. The song is packs some insanely melodic vibes with the soft vocals adding just the right touch. The song has song has some trap inspired drums yet conveys a certain humanistic soulful quality unlike most songs I have been hearing lately. This is a complete contrast to the previously premiered “They Can’t Tell Me Nothing”. This makes me even more excited to hear the rest of the Paragon EP. Enjoy!
Paper Diamond x Christian Rich – XIX (Ft. Angela McCluskey) | Direct Download
Cashmere Cat: Incredible Down Tempo Smooth Electronic Producer from Norway – “Aurora” + “Fallin Love (Cashmere Cat Remix)”Posted in Uncategorized by nick | Tags: Cashmere Cat, Down tempo, Electronic, Fresh, Smooth, Trap Music
Today I’d like to get you all more properly acquainted with Cashmere Cat. His name is August and he is an incredible producer and DJ from Norway who makes some amazing down tempo smooth electronic music fueled by his signature powerful drum. I had the pleasure of seeing him perform live this past week at SXSW in Austin and was absolutely blown away. This first track is his remix to BenZel’s “Falling In Love”. The percussion is to clean and on point adding the perfect background for him to do some unreal vocal sampling that is unbelievably easy to listen to.
The Cat manages to carry out a certain airy freshness to every single one of his productions coming off extra light. Next up is his recent single “Aurora” that recently got released on a Feathers compiliaton. He uses some interesting insutrments and knocks you in the face with his drums. Turn these up, start growing in love if you haven’t already with Cashmere Cat. Enjoy!
BenZel – Fallin Love (Cashmere Cat Remix) | Direct Download
Cashmere Cat – Aurora | iTunes
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Today we have a new artist to This Song Is Sick, Maor Levi. He is from Isreal, is 23, and makes some amazing Trance and House and is signed to the world famous trance record label Anjuna Beats, Above & Beyond’s label. Well Maor Levi typically will stick to progressive trance hits, but his official remix of “Miss Atomic Bomb” by The Killers decided to go in the house world. This track was apparently set for release, and then the whole project got scrapped so was left up to him to release it, for free, and we were happy to be able to premiere it for him. It has has smooth trance spin with a bass pounding progressive edge. Turn this up, enjoy!
The Killers – Miss Atomic Bomb (Maor Levi Remix) | Direct Download
Whoaaa.. forewarning this is one of those tracks that if listened to in the right setting will leave you with chills. UK based live dubstep band Modestep covered “Paradise” by Coldplay and brought life to the track in ways I never thought possible. From the vocals to guitar to drums, to raw bass breakdowns.. this track is perfect on so many levels. I hope everyone can appreciate it. It comes out in a few weeks along with a new EP, you can pre-order here. Enjoy!
Coldplay – Paradise (Modestep Cover) | Download Preview | Pre-Order
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Sub Focus has a new drum and bass single “Tidal Wave”, and we get a smooth chilled out official remix from trap stars Flosstradamus. They add their signature trap drum soudns, while leaving the track relatively smooth with a mellow vibe. This remix won’t be out till November 4th, stream below until. Enjoy!
Sub Focus – Tidal Wave (Flosstradamus Remix)
Cris Cab, the talented reggae / acoustic singer who’s brought us the Echo Boom mixtape and the insanely catchy Foster the People reggae cover, is back with “Paradise (On Earth)”. It’s another incredibly smooth summer anthem fueled by some incredible acoustic guitar. For all of the Americans, this track should act as the perfect track to enjoy the last warmth of the summer. Also included is a song that didn’t make it up over the summer, Cris Cab’s official collaboration with Big Sean on “Good Girls”. The rapping / singing combo works as good as Shwayze and Cisco. Enjoy!
Cris Cab – Paradise (On Earth) | Direct Download
BONUS: Cris Cab – Good Girls (Ft. Big Sean)
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Noosa.. not the delicious greek yogurt.. the new indie singer who reminds me a little of Eliie Goulding and Adele gets an insanely well done remix to her song “Walk On By”. It’s by Sound Remedy, the guy who’s made HUGE remixes of other tracks like Neil Young’s Old Man and Band of Horse – Funeral. This track is incredibly good, the smooth vocals mixing with a melodic bass lines provides an epic combination that works great. It sounds like dubstep.. but faster.. After a few listens your going to have a hard time hitting stop. Enjoy!
Noosa – Walk On By (Sound Remedy Remix) | Direct Download
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Mac Miller teams up with Cassie Veggies and Joey Bada$$ to deliver some fresh to visuals to “America”, off the Macadelic mixtape. All 3 rappers parts get highlighted properly w, with a great beat produced by Hannibal King. Enjoy!
Mac Miller – America (Ft. Cassie Veggies & Joey Bada$$) | Direct Download
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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