After viewing the track-list for the highly anticipated Divergent Soundtrack, the collaboration bringing A$AP Rocky and Gesaffelstein together peaked our interest greatly as one of rap's biggest faces combines with one of electronic music's finest producers. "In Distress" see's both artists flexing their capabilities as one with A$AP Rocky letting loose a tirade of fresh verses while Gesaffelstein's French electro / techno relatively reserved foundation supples the same level of darkness featured on his debut album Aleph. Stream the track below and pre-order the most hyped motion picture soundtracks of the year here. Enjoy
A$AP Rocky – In Distress (ft. by Gesaffelstein) | Stream Only
Tiësto will always be one of the most influential and talked about DJs on the planet. Headlining countless music festivals in every single country, releasing thousands of mixes and having a few artist albums under his belt. For the first time in years, Tiesto has returned to Pete Tong's BBC Radio 1 program to lay down a brand new Essential Mix. The coveted 2 hour mix where an artist can step outside the box by unveiling unreleased material as seen by Nero, Eric Prydz and Skrillex or for an artist to show a completely different side, like Disclosure dropping an hour of straight hip-hop to start their mix last year. Steering almost entirely away from the expected progressive / electro house anthems, Tiesto showcases his newer side with an exciting blend of techno, deep house and future garage music; displaying some of the hottest tracks and the latest offerings from his Music Freedom label, like "Gecko" and even showcasing a fury of unreleased music. Stream the mix and look at the full track-list below. What are your thoughts on Tiesto's new direction of DJ style / genre choice?
Tiesto – Essential Mix | Stream Only For Now
Track-List after the Jump
The San Francisco trifecta of talent forming The M Machine continue to surpass the creativity and playability of many producers out there via their unique music. Commingling elements of Electro-House and Dubstep, their newest creation "Superflat" falls nothing short of a breathe of fresh air from start to finish. The sultry robotic voice, the progressive electro / techno builds, and subtle blasts of bass will have your body moving and grooving upon your first listen. Stream the track below and grab a download on Skrllex's OWSLA label now. Enjoy
The M Machine – Superflat | Purchase On Beatport
[PREMIERE] Tiesto’s Musical Freedom Releases Shocking Must Hear Tech-House Banger From Oliver Heldens – ‘Gecko’Posted in Bangin, Premieres by jordan | Tags: Deep House, Gecko, Musical Freedom, Oliver Heldens, Premiere, Tech House, Techno, Thissongissick
Tiësto‘s Musical Freedom label has been known for more rave ready progressive house, electro house and trance anthems since 2009, yet now has been experimenting with some new sounds. Tiesto first previewed this unreal Tech House / Deep House titled ‘Gecko’ without the artist name a few weeks ago, and it grew speculation from the artist being anyone from Disclosure to Tchami. Well now we have the exclusive news that it is by Netherlands based Oliver Heldens and we also have the full track preview for you to obsessively replay until the song releases on December 30th on Musical Freedom.
Oliver Heldens – Gecko (Full Preview)
Gesaffelstein Attempts To Redefine French House and Techno in Game Changing Full Length Album “Alpeh LP” : Album Review and Full StreamPosted in Album Review, Bangin, Mixtapes / Albums by Bryan | Tags: Aleph, French Electro, Gesaffelstein, Pursuit, Techno, Video
French techno god Gesaffelstein has released his debut album Aleph worldwide. Having co-produced ‘Black Skinhead’ & ‘Send It Up’ on Kanye West’s new album Yeezus along with a handful of other impressive original releases under his belt including the captivating ‘Pursuit’, Gesaffelstein has drawn fans new and old to digest the full force of his musical talents. ‘ALEPH’ ALBUM STREAM LOCATED AT BOTTOM OF POST
Gesaffelstein (pronounced GRR-saff-ell-STINE) is a conjunction between the historical physicist Albert Einstein and the German word ‘Gesamtkunstwerk’, which stands for the perfectionism of art between image, sound and video. It is his unique scrutiny to the three aforementioned characteristics that has guided Gesaffelstein to the heights he has reached today. The current attention surrounding Gesaffelstein is not his own doing though seeing he is a rather a quiet and remote individual, but more of his peers and the media who have spoken lavishly over his exceptional musical creations for years now. Consistently pushing the boundaries of electro/techno genres by offering a sinisterly dark, yet energetic twist to the norm is why Gesaffelstein is held in the same regard as Justice, Diplo, Brodinski, and Daft Punk.
Aleph weighs in at a modest 14-tracks and will take listeners less than one hour to complete in its entirety. Gesaffelstein’s introduction track ‘Out Of Line’ sets the tone of the album perfectly as a melodic drum pattern is met with sharp burst of synths and an eerie females verbal tirade. From that point on, the ebb and flow of ‘Aleph’ is quite stunning and will lock listeners in a trance like state. For every cluster of tracks showcasing Gesaffelstein’s gritty & raw french electro/house production, they are followed by one or two minimalistic tracks where the composition is so simple yet engages listeners to take an unknown journey into the depths of the Frenchman’s mind.
One particular track on Gesaffelstein’s Aleph has captivated the electronic music communities attention in the same manner as Skrillex’s ‘Scary Monster and Nice Spirits’ or Flux Pavilion’s ‘Bass Cannon’. The broodingly energetic ‘Pursuit’ is a hodgepodge of bone-chilling synths, waning sirens, and hard hitting drops. Throw in a few eerie chants that assist building the beat up and you have a song that when played makes any activity seem much cooler than you previously remembered. The official music video for ‘Pursuit’ serves as work of modern-day art as the storyline plays out images, inspirations, colors and movies that invoke Gesaffelstein’s imagination.
Gesaffelstein – ‘Pursuit’ (From Aleph Album)
Without using samples or potential copyrighted material unlike many of his colleagues , Aleph stands tall in a league of its own by featuring 100% original music. If Aleph was to win an award for album of the year within its genre, it’s because it serves as a testament for the evolution of production within electronic music. As for Gesaffelstein’s future; it is as open as he’d like it to be. All we can do is wait with anticipation for what he has in store next. Enjoy
Gesaffelstein – Aleph | Buy Now
Deadmau5 releases more new music including four amazing completed songs ‘Avaritia’, ‘Phantoms Can’t Hang’, and ‘Creep’Posted in Bangin by nick | Tags: Deadmau5, Dubstep, Electro House, Techno
Deadmau5 has been on a tyrant of uploading new music as usual over the past few days, some still in progress but four complete songs that sound amazing. ‘Phantoms Can’t Hang’ is an epic 9 minute long journey that is one of the most impressive tracks I have heard in quite some time from the Mau5. It packs quite a few unexpected turns and is crying for an awesome music video. The latest upload is titled ‘Avaritia’ and packs an abrupt drop and moves to a progressive gritty groove. We also get his long awaited 5 year the in the process ‘Creep’, and an updated version aptly titled ‘Creep 2K13′. With all these new tracks we can definitely expect a full album in the next few months. Stream and enjoy for now.
Deadmau5 – Phantoms Can’t Hang
Deadmau5 – Avaritia
Deadmau5 – Creep
Deadmau5 – Creep 2K13
Deadmau5 previews more incredible Unreleased songs “petspetspetspetspetspetspetspetsPETSpets” and “Sparrows Made Of Lead” and morePosted in Bangin by nick | Tags: BANGER, Deadmau5, Deep House, Electro House, House, Techno, Trance, Unreleased
Deadmau5 has been releasing more previews via soundcloud of unreleased and sometimes in progress songs from his new album, and now finally get to hear 3 tracks that sound like potential album songs. The first and newest track he just dropped less then 4 hours ago “petspetspetspetspetspetspetspetsPETSpets” sounds like a rebirth to his insanely melodic anthem”Strobe” filled with mesmerizing synths. Next up we have “Sparrows Made Of Lead”, which is an 8 minute cinematic journey that reminding me of some more old school Deadmau5 with his song “Sometimes Things Get Complicated”. Then we get “Errors In My Head” which is another great track which Deadmau5 has temporarily included the vocals from his remix to Kaskad “I Remember”. Overall it seems like Deadmau5 is moving to some of his older roots, and I couldn’t be any more supportive. These are easily some of my favorite tracks I have heard him make in quite some time. Listen below and we will keep you posted on news on anything to do with release. Enjoy.
Deadmau5 - petspetspetspetspetspetspetspetsPETSpets
Deadmau5 – Sparrows Made Of Lead
Deadmau5 – Errors In My Head
The always ranting electronic influential figure deadmau5 gives us a blast of what we love the most from him, a bunch of great new music. We get 3 very different sounding tracks all showing how deadmau5 not afraid to step outside of his box. I wish more electronic artists would take risks like him and upload in progress and freshly finished ideas to Soundcloud to get some instant feedback. Listen to all the tracks below and let us know which is your favorite?
Deadmau5 – My Pet Coelacanth
deadmau5 – Infra Super Turbo Pig Cart Racer
deadmau5 – Mercedes (V2)
deadmau5 – Turbo Cart Racer
The Disclosure duo made up of brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence have become one of the most buzzed electronic acts in the world in the past year and have just dropped off the artist defining 2 hour long BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix. These young producers known for their house sound are actually influenced heavily by American hip-hop producer J. Dilla and have started their essential mix with a 15 minute tribute to him and the Detroit hip-hop scene. The group then moves into what they are known from house music, techno and garage and the unexpected american hip-hop. The mix features brand new music from Breach, Friend Within, New York Transit Authority and Dusky. It’s an amazing 2 hour journey to followup their #1 charting album Settle. Listen to the entire thing below and look at track-list. Enjoy!
Disclosure – BBC Radio 1 Essential | Direct Download
Full Disclosure – BBC Radio 1 Essential Track-List after the Jump Read more »
Alex Ridha aka Boys Noize has been a serious force in the worldwide electronic scene for years and recently been collaborating with Skrillex on the Dog Blood project. Alex just dropped off a 5 song all original release, Go Hard EP. It spans from Electro, Acid House and Techno all managing to convey his signature agressive raw sound that couldn’t be more fitting then for a rave. There is also Starwin which stands out as a Disco / Acid tune packed with summer vibes. You can pick up the full 5 song EP through Beatport now. Enjoy.
Boys Noize – Go Hard EP | Beatport
Words from Boys Noize himself:
“I made one Acid/Hardcore/Rave/Break track called ”Excuse Me” ,
one very analogue Techno track ”Inhale / Exhale”, with no melody and no bass line just really intense Robot voices,
one 909 Acid/Disco-House track with summer vibes,
one Acid (T)Rap track that goes Hard !! (yes no one has brought the Acid sound into Rap/HipHop yet hehe)
plus another sick Rave beat on ”Push Em Up”.”
BOYS NOIZE GO HARD WORD TOUR DATES AFTER THE JUMP Read more »
Justin Martin of Dirtybird makes “Las Vegas <3′s Techno” Tech / Deep House EDC Week Playlist for new Lavo event + VIP Giveaway [TSIS PREMIERE] [CONTEST]Posted in Bangin, Contests, Events, Premieres by nick | Tags: Dance, Deep House, Dirtybird, Eats Everything, House, Justin Martin, Tech House, Techno
The Dirtybird Records crew are one of the biggest supporters of techno and deep house music in the country with countless incredible releases and live shows under all their belts. Well Lavo in Vegas teamed up with the Dirtbird crew with the aim on growing the deep house and techno scene with their newest party Las Vegas <3′s Techno. The party is starting during EDC Week, tomorrow on Thursday at Lavo. You can pick up tickets to the event here. Read below on contest details.
To further blow this deep house / techno movement out, Justin Martin, one of biggest acts on the Dirtybird Records roster has curated a special techno / deep house playlist featuring 8 of his current favorite songs. They include some big Dirtybird releases like the recent Eats Everything & Justin Martin collaboration “The Gettup”.
Justin Martin Las Vegas <3′s Techno Playlist
VIP Contest Giveaway:
We are hooking up one winners and 3 of their friends with VIP access to the party, a luxarious free dinner at Lavo for you and friends, and free drinks at Lavo!
All you have to do to win is enter via e-mail / facebook below
Earlier this year we featured Alex Metric‘s Ammunition Pt. 2 released on OWSLA. Today we have the followup with the premiere of “Rave Weapon 2″, taken from his upcoming Ammunition Pt. 3 EP, set to release on OWSLA next week, April 2nd. “Rave Weapon 2″ is a relatively dark garage influenced track with some techno and house elements. It has relatively calm progressive intro section then drops the full out grittiness around 1:30 making for a unique sounding track. Excited for the rest of the EP. Enjoy!
Alex Metric – Rave Weapon 2
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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 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!