As we continue our new tradition of chilled out music on Sundays, I bring you an uplifting journey thanks to up and coming producer / DJ BRONX based out of Aguascalientes, Mexico. He has taken the song ‘The Fall’ from LA Soul / R&B duo Rhye and reimagined it into an instant smooth house classic. The vocals, piano line, synths and drums come together for a unbelievable combination that will have you hitting the replay button over and over again. Stream below and grab the free download. Enjoy.
Rhye – The Fall (BRONX Night Dub) | Facebook Download | Direct Download
TSIS brings you one of the BEST remixes we’ve heard featuring Ellie Goulding’s scintillatingly sexy pipes from up and coming young Irish producer Embrz. This downtempo melodic touch of ‘How Long Will I Love You’ will offer you a blast of euphoria today. The vocals have been altered just right and the light drums make for a refreshing ride. Stream the track below and we have a free download coming soon, enjoy!
Ellie Goulding – How Long Will I Love You (EMBRZ Remix) | Free Download Coming Soon
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
The Weeknd recruited none other then Pharrell for an incredible official remix to his new track “Wanderlust” from his upcoming album Kiss Land. He takes the new track which is still unreleased and gives it his own unique soulful spin. It is a perfect combination that’s hard to stop replaying. This is a bonus track that will be available on the new album Kiss Land set to release September 10th, which you can pre-order now. Enjoy.
The Weeknd – Wanderlust (Pharrell Remix) | Pre-Order
FALL TOUR: The Weeknd is also on tour in support of the album, check out the dates below and don’t miss him as he rolls through your city.
One of the hottest electronic acts to emerge from Canada Grandtheft drops off an impressive 2 track “Mobbin EP” for free download via Mad Decent’s Jeffree’s imprint label. The title track on the EP “Mobbin” featuring Hedspin for vocals is a trap styled club anthem. The B-Side of the EP “Give Me More” is a soulful downtempo ballad with all the signature Grandtheft trap elements, drop and all, adding up for a combination that’s impossible to stop replaying. The EP shows that Grandtheft is far more then just a amazing remixer, but an incredible original producer as well. Listen and download for free via Jeffree’s website thanks to Mad Decent. Enjoy.
Grandtheft – Mobbin ft. Hedspin / Give Me More | Free Download
Watch: Flume releases new video for single “Insane Ft. Moon Holiday” + North American Fall Tour DatesPosted in Bangin, Chill, Video by nick | Tags: Downtempo, Electronic, Flume, Funk, Groove, Soul
The Australian producer on the fast track, Flume is back with his latest impressive visual for the song “Insane ft. Moon Holiday” from his debut self-titled album. We follow what looks to be singer Moon Holiday on a futuiristic sci-fi bike ride which ends up igniting with a mysrerious light, then abruptly ends. It’s very interesting and caused me to give it a second watch. Pick up a copy of his album if you haven’t yet available through iTunes. Enjoy!
Also Flume is going on North American tour in a few weeks, read below to see if he is stopping by your city.
Flume – Insane Ft. Moon Holiday | iTunes
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FLUME FALL TOUR DATES AFTER THE JUMP Read more »
Play That Funky Music White Boy (Kill Paris Remix) – Wild Cherry : Electro Soul Remix [Free Download]Posted in Bangin by nick | Tags: BANGER, Bass Music, Electro Soul, Funk, Future-Funk, Kill Paris, Soul
Kill Paris decides to take on “Play That Funky Music White Boy” from Wild Cherry and flip it into one of his signature electro soul heaters. Taking such an iconic track is no easy task, yet Kill Paris manages to serve it more then justice while spinning an unbelievable modern twist. He has now tossed it out for free download for everyone to get down to. Enjoy!
Play That Funky Music White Boy (Kill Paris Remix) – Wild Cherry | Direct Download
Alex Botwin aka Paper Diamond has been long at work on his latest release, Paragon EP. It is 11 track journey through countless genres and styles for a release that truly has no boundries. He manages to convey a unique soulful swagger that really seems to really define his sound. He brought out some featured guests including Cherub, Protohype, Buku, Gavin Turke, Angele McCluskey and Jay Fresh to add all the right touches to really help diversify the release. You can stream the entire thing below, as well as few of our highlighted favorites. Grab the entire project for free download, thanks to PD. Don’t miss this guy live as he plays at Bonnaroo, Governor’s Ball, Movement Festival among others. Enjoy!
Paper Diamond – Paragon EP | Direct Download
Paper Diamond – Like A Summer Breeze
Paper Diamond – Temple Run (Ft. Buku)
Paper Diamond – In My Right Mind (ft. Gavin Turke)
Paper Diamond – PaperHype (Co-Produced by Protohype)
Paper Diamond – All Goose
Paper Diamond – Paragon EP | Direct Download
Daft Punk are ‘Bringing Back Soul’ with Random Access Memories: Collaborators Documentary Episode 2 – Todd Edwards [MUST WATCH]Posted in Bangin, Video by nick | Tags: Collaborators, Daft Punk, Documentar, Episode 2, Julian Casabl, Pharrell Williams, Random Access Memories, Robots, Soul, Todd Edwards, Video
“When the music becomes focused on the effects that are being used, or the presets of sounds.. it’s computer.. there’s no soul there. Pretty ironic that two android (robots) are bringing back soul.”
The second episode in a truly iconic video series showing the back story of the mysterious french duo Daft Punk, leading up to the release of their 4th album release, Random Access Memories.
The episode dives into some very interesting topics including Daft Punk talking with past collaborator Todd Edwards. They talk on Daft Punk being in California trying to capture this “West Coast Vibe” s like various classic Amerian acts. Todd moves onto Daft Punk and how they have always been collaborating. Todd sang , co-wrote and co-produced “Face to Face” with Daft Punk. As he put it “They Are Always On to New Challenges”, consistently working with some of the greatest producers and muscians in the world for every one of their projects. For their new album this is no different.
Random Access Memories has an incredible lineup of highly speculated collaborators. The current reported collaborators currently include Strokes singer Julian Casablancas, Noah Lennox (aka Animal Collective’s Panda Bear), Pharrell Williams, Italian disco producer Giorgio Moroder, Chic’s Nile Rodgers, piano virtuoso Chily Gonzales, songwriter Paul Williams, seasoned session guitarist Paul Jackson Jr. (Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston), Todd Edwards, and DJ Falcon.
They have recruited a diverse lineup of real musicians all connecting with different fan bases in different ways. By working with these artists they will be able to transition a raw soulful essence that is missing the growing electronic world more focused on the effects then the actual music. One of the best lines at the end is “When the music becomes focused on the effects that are being used, or the presets of sounds on the computer, there is no soul their. Pretty ironic that two android robots are bringing back soul.” It couldn’t be more true. There is not electronic act with more buzz in the entire world, so there wouldn’t be anyone more suited to bring back soul. To say that their new album Random Access Memories is going to be a game changer, would be a huge understatement. May 21st couldn’t come any sooner. You can pre-order the album through iTunes.
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
Paris 96 (Theophilus London & Jesse Boykins III) – “Afternoon” (Produced by Xaphoon Jones) : New Hip-Hop Soul Supergroup [Free Download]Posted in Chill by nick | Tags: Chicago, Combination, Free Download, Hip-Hop, Jesse Boykins III, New York, PARIS 96, Soul, Theophilus London
Established hip-hop artists New York based Theophilus London and Chicago based Jesse Boykins III team up for a fresh new side project PARIS 96. The first single they unveil “Afternoon” is an electronic fueled ballad incorporating both hip-hop and soul. Production thanks to Xaphoon Jones (of Chiddy Bang) who gives it just the right electronic kick blended with some organic organs. Theophilus brings the hip-hop flavor while Jesse contrasts with some soulful singing. This dropped earlier in the month, but was too good not to feature. This is off an upcoming EP set to release in April. Enjoy a free download courtesy of the artists. We will post as updates come in on the project.
PARIS 96 – Afternoon | Direct Download
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The Great Flood Catastrophe – Fallen Love (Kill Paris Remix) + The Love We Shared (2012 B-Side) : Incredible Soulful Electronic Indie SongsPosted in Bangin by nick | Tags: BANGER, Bass Music, Electro Soul, Electronic, Kill Paris, Meldoci, Melodic, Soul
There has been such an influx of amazing new music I didn’t want to post these until there was enough time to really appreciate it. It’s from Kill Paris, and it’s two more incredible tracks he’s labeled “Panty Soak and Drop-step”, which after listening makes a little more sense. We’ve featured 3 of his songs with downloads a few months back, and they still make there way on to my playlists. He makes incredibly melodic bass packed indie electronic songs all packed with soulful edge.The first of which is from a relatively unknown indie rock group The Great Flood Catastrophe, “Fallen Love” turned into one of the sexiest freshest songs I’ve heard awhile.
The second song “The Love We Shared (2012 B-Side Remix)” uses the vocal from “In My Mind (ft. Georgi Kay) Axwell Mix)”, but with an incredible level of fresh electro-soul energy. He’s got such a defined smooth soulful style always packing a modern electronic kick. I can’t get enough of this guy, and can only imagine what full lenth EP or album would be like. For now, you can hit replay on 2 more tracks, enjoy!
The Great Flood Catastrophe – Fallen Love (Kill Paris Remix) | Download
Kill Paris – The Love We Shared (2012 B-Side Remix) | Download
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Stevie Wonder – Superstition (The Noisy Freaks Remix) : Funky Bass Heavy Glitch-Hop Remix of ClassicPosted in Bangin by nick | Tags: BANGER, Classic, Electronic, Funk, glitch-hop, massive, Remix, Soul, Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder is such a beast, and his track ‘Superstition’ will always be legendary.. so it scared me to see that someone made a remix.. but The Noisy Freaks really killed it with a full on Glitch-Hop BANGER. We’ve featured a Star Wars remix from the French duo before, which was more of an electro BANGER. For this one they made it into a glitch-hop BANGER, packed with funk and lots of bass. It reminded me a little bit of KOAN Sound’s Sly Fox. The guitar sampling throughout pulls the track together with all the funky energy. Turn this up, let Stevie blast through your speakers. Enjoy!
Stevie Wonder – Supersition (The Noisy Freaks Remix) | Direct Download
It is finally here.. Mad Liberation has arrived. The free debut true album from Michigan to Colorado electronic prodigy GRiZ. This 12 track album spanning from hard hitting dubstep to emotion filled electro soul to straight funk and so many more styles for a genre potpourri that is more then jaw dropping. He mixes sampling classic vinyl with recording some fresh live instruments, even with a cameo from Dominic Lalli from Big Gigantic on “Mr. B”. The unbeleviable fusion of soul / funkI haven’t heard the passion of soul and funk mixed with such brutal and intricate electronic sounds so seamlessly since Pretty Lights. Grant Kwiecinski aka GRiZ believes in some of our principles here at Thissongissick that music should be free and spread around. I’ve seen Grant quickly become one of the most buzzed about artists in the past year to creating one of the best releases of the year. Please do yourself a favor and download the entire album, there is something for everyone. We’ve been waiting for this one for awhile.. No more talking, enjoy!
GRiZ – Mad Liberation | Direct Download | Download from MynameisGRiZ.com
GRiZ – Blastaa | Direct Download
GRiZ – Mr. B (Featuring Dominic Lalli) | Direct Download
GRiZ – Wonder Why | Direct Download
GRiZ – See You Again | Direct Download
Kill Paris – I Wanna Be Your Lover + You Are On Of A Kind + I Do Love You : 3 Funky Electro / Dubstep SongsPosted in Bangin by nick | Tags: Dubstep, Electro House, Funk, Glitch, Kill Paris, Soul
Say hello to a fresh to new electronic producer / DJ who blends multiple genres to carve his own sound. His live show has been described as “something never seen or experienced before”. His sound is very unique with elements of dubstep, electro, and funk. He uses the perfect samples to bring out the soulful emotion of the track then always making the bass come crashing in. He’s another aritst that beleives in giving out free music, regularly. We’ve got 3 of our favorite Kill Paris tracks below to break you in. Turn up the bass, enjoy!
Kill Paris – I Wanna Be Your Lover | Direct Download
Kill Paris – Girl, You Are One Of a Kind | Direct Download
Kill Paris – I Do Love You | Direct Download
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Today I have a great album bridging lots of styles creating a real unique new electronic sound. It’s from Eliot Lipp, the latest addition to Pretty Lights Music who featured the first single off the album “The Sunset”. He maintains the same almost Pretty Lights electro hip-hop soul sample based stye blended with his more abstract beat music style. The result is completey against the grain, yet so catchy and soulful. Definetely grab the entire album, it’s a great listen all the way through. Enjoy!
Eliot Lipp – Shark Wolf Rabbit Snake (Album) | Direct Download
Eliot Lipp – Mountain | Download
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 have grown a lot since, but the original goal has stayed the same, making it easier for you to discover sick new music you have 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 Thissongissick, we work with musicians and record labels from all over the world to showcase a variety of freshest electronic, hip-hop, indie, and other fresh genres to a worldwide following that now reaches millions of music lovers over 110+ countries, every single month. Make yourself at home, enjoy countless amazing musicians from a variety of genres and let the sick sounds fill your ears. Enjoy!
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