It already been announced that the massive 3 day long Colorado snow music festival SnowBall had relocated from the Vail area to Winter Park for 2013. The festival has always had one of the freshest most diverse lineups not just in Colorado but on the West coast. They have consistently had a great blend of the hottest new electronic, live band, and hip-hop acts all at the same festival to enjoy while freezing your ass off. Well now for the big switch of locations, this lineup completely makes up for the move. The headliners include past attendee Colorado electronic icon Pretty Lights who knows how to shut a festival down. STS9 makes their highly anticipated debut Snow festival appearance which is sure to be one to remember. Rowdytown headliner, fellow Colorado Native Big Gigantic are set to unleash their new stage setup. The man bringing real hip-hop back to American mainstream… Kendrick Lamar. One of our favorite rising Electro stars Porter Robinson is set to have a epic headlining performance. Datsik will probably drop bass louder then you have ever heard.. literally. Flying Lotus is one of the most intelligent producers and will take you too another world with his future sounding productions. The collaboration project between GRiZ and Gramatik aka Grizmatik will be performing their first official festival performance with live production. And those are only the headliners playing the festival, look above / below at the rest of the jaw dropping lineup. These are more then enough reason to rage in the freezing snow for 3 days for an unforgettable weekend filled with snow and music. Hope to see everyone out in the snow this year!
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Buku Music & Art Project 2013 Lineup + Details : Kid Cudi, Calvin Harris, Passion Pit, Kendrick Lamar, STS9, Nero, Flux Pavillion, Big Gigantic & More!Posted in Bangin, Events, Premieres by nick | Tags: Best Coast, Big Gigantic, Buku, Buku Music & Art Project, Calvin Harris, Flux Pavillion, Kid Cudi, Major Lazer, Nero, New orleans, Passion Pit, Primus 3D, STS9
Easily one of the most enjoyable festivals of this past year was Buku Music & Art Project which took place in New Orleans last march. The festival had an intimate vibe being under 10,0000 people, and took place right on the water at Mardi Gras World, the famed warehouse / shipyard that all of the insane Mardi Gras floats get built at year round. The uniquely set festival also boasted a jaw dropping lineup which featured Skrillex, Wiz Khalifa, Avicii, Diplo, Big Gigantic, Porter Robinson, Big K.R.I.T., and Wolgang Gartner among others. With so many of the aritsts from last years lineup exploding in size, I coudln’t help but wonder how they could possibly match the lineup.. Well look below and you will see they more then matched it, it might be even better! The festival will be returning to New Orleans in 2013 for the weekend of March 8th and March 9th. We are excited to be partnering up with Buku again for 2013! Tickets go on sale for Buku 2013 this Friday, December 7 at 11:00 a.m. CST.
Buku Music & Art Project 2013 Lineup Headliners:
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Hey guys, extremely excited to announce that we have one of the biggest giveaways we have ever had. We have teamed up with Electric Forest music festival in Rothbury, Michigan to give away a 4 person Electric Forest VIP Experience: Complete with Private Electric Avenue Tent. The winner of the contest and 3 of their closest friends will get VIP passes to the festival, on top of their own private 4 person safari style tent to camp in style. Scroll Down to see details below on what this VIP package entails, and how to enter this contest! We will pick winners June 25th Monday at 5pm MST!
Those unaware, Electric Forest is a 4 day camping music festival taking place June 28th through July 1st at Double JJ Resort in Rothbury, Michigan. This electronic fused with live music festival produced by Madison House Presents and Insomniac really features a great balance of live music all spread throughout the beautiful Double JJ Resort. Not to mention the actual forest separating several of the stages as you walk through with thousands of trees, with a ton of lights. Featuring amazing headliners like Bassnectar, STS9, The String Cheese Incident, Steve Aoki, Major Lazer, Girl Talk, Thievery Corporation, Ghostland Observatory, Big Gigantic, Wolfgang Gartner, Santigold, Dada Life, Paper Diamond, and Datsik, Borgore, Adventure Club, Gramatik, Crizzly, 12th Planet, GRiZ, and that’s just to name a chunk of the massive lineup (See full lineup above). It’s going to be an epic weekend in woods you do not want to miss!
Last summer when I went out this was my first camping music festival and it seriously blew my mind. It was easily one of the best weekends I had ever had. I couldn’t be more excited to be able to offer up this prize to a lucky group of 4 readers. Couldn’t thank you all enough for staying updated on the site, from those who just started following a few days ago, and those that have been with it since the beginning over 2 years ago!
The Thissongissick crew will be out at Electric Forest again this year, and keep your eyes open for some possible secret announcements. We’ll announce what we can during the event over the mobile app and Twitter!
See below on how to enter this contest
3 Simple Steps to Enter to Win the Electric Forest VIP Experience
CONGRATULATIONS TO CHRISTOS HOUNTALAS FOR WINNING THE CONTEST!!
3. Comment on the facebook post answering the question “Why do you deserve the Electric Forest VIP Camping Experience?”
The contest will run till next Monday June 25th at 5pm MST (Colorado) / 7pm EST (Michigan / New York)
THE CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED WINNER ANNOUNCED TUESDAY JUNE 26TH!
Bonus. Get your friends to enter the contest to increase your chances!
Electric Forest VIP Experience: Complete with Private Electric Avenue Tent (Retail value over $2400+)
One lucky winner and three of their friends will win this packge including:
VIP Electric Avenue Tent Camping (4 Person Capacity) See Pictures Here
- Accommodations in a large weather proof safari-style tent with windows and a tarp floor
- Tent is prepared for your arrival – NO SET UP NEEDED!
- 2 – 4 Cots per tent
- Parking near your tent
- On-site staff to help with any questions about your tent
- All GOOD LIFE Amenities
- All Village Amenities
All four winners also receive the following
- 1 VIP “GOOD LIFE” Weekend Pass to Electric Forest
- All VIP “GOOD LIFE” Amenities at the festival
- Early Arrival on Wednesday starting at 4pm, with admission to the Village Welcome Party on Wednesday Night with Live Entertainment
- Air conditioned shower trailers inside The Village
- Air conditioned bathroom trailers inside The Village
- Access to The Village Square with concierge service, ice sales, private food vendors (open day and night!) and special events
- Access to Overnight Village Express Shuttle (Takes you from the Village to General Admission Camping and Back)
- Access to the Good Life Express, shuttle service that will take you to the Back 40, Frontier and Village 24 hours a day for the whole festival
Electric Forest 2012 Trailer
Tonight Jay-Z is performing at the Pepsi Center, and I am lucky enough to have a friend who’s giving me one of his 9th row tickets, opening up for Jay-Z is Young Jeezy, Trey Songz, and randomly enough STS9, well I haven’t been this excited for a show in awhile, enjoy these Jay-Z mashups and remix. First up we’ve got a real sick remix of Public Service Announcement by Jay-Z,Â which at first seems like a very subtle remix, but gets progressively more intense throughout the whole song and then just goes into an intense electro/dubstep break at about 2:40 so be prepared for it haha. It’s done by the very talented group Clockwork making their name out of the LA scene.Â It’s a pretty sick remix though, worth checking out.
Jay-Z – Public Service Announcement (Clockwork Fellow Americans Remix)
Alright next up is such a sick combination of 3 songs. It features Jay-Z’s 99 problems which has been mashed up alot, but this is one is just so sick. It also features the growing in popularity Phoenix, and Don Diablo all together to produce a very sick indie/dance sounding version of 99 Problems which comes together very nicely. This is one that really deserves a full listen through, then give me your thoughts, enjoy.
Jay-Z vs Phoenix vs Don Diablo – 99 Fences
Next and lastly we’ve got a mash-up alot of you guys might not think the idea of works, but surprisingly it does. It’s the great Jay-Z mashed with Oasis, it sounds a little wtf, but then you get used it and enjoy it a little bit haha. Well let me know your opinions on all these Jay-Z tracks, and send me one if you’ve got it through the dropbox on the right. Enjoy as always!
Jay-ZÂ vs Oasis – Wonderback
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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