[PREMIERE] The Knocks – Comfortable Ft. X Ambassadors (Oliver Nelson Remix) : Indie Dance / Nu-Disco [Free Download]Posted in Bangin, Premieres by nick | Tags: Dance, indie, Nu Disco, Oliver Nelson, Premiere, Remix, The Knocks, X Ambassadors
Hot off the heels of their Comfortable EP on Neon Gold Records, New York duo The Knocks are here with the first official remix from the release. Today we have a funky remix of the lead single "Comfortable" from rising Swedish star Oliver Nelson, the guy who brought the unreal remix to Viceroy's "While We're In Love". He lays down an infectious new melody throughout while the vocals and instruments from the original are perfectly tied in together. Listen to the exclusive stream below, enjoy!
The Knocks – Private Comfortable Ft. X Ambassadors (Oliver Nelson Remix) | Free Download
We were looking for a great track to keep everyone's weekend going and couldn't find anything new that quite hit the spot like this remix from The Knocks we've been sitting on for a couple of months. The New York duo that is on fire, recently letting loose the first single " from their upcoming EP, have taken on fellow New York producer Party Supplies' song "Going Back to New York" from his recent artist album Tough Love. Here are Ben Ruttner (B ROC) of The Knocks thoughts on making the song:
"When I heard this song it really struck a chord with me because of always being on the road away from NYC and instantly wanted to remix it. We wanted to make it the perfect soundtrack for a drive home to New York City."
Their goal for remixing the song was to create the perfect soundtrack for coming back to New York City, and I think they have managed to do so, yet no matter what city you are located you will find it hard to not get down to this song. Stream below and grab a free download thanks to The Knocks. Enjoy!
Party Supplies – Going Back To New York (The Knocks Remix) | Free Download
New York DJs / production duo The Knocks are back with the first single off their upcoming Comfortable EP set to release through iconic indie label Neon Gold Records. The single "Comfortable" is a danceable indie electronic / disco tune that will leave you feeling some type of way for days on end. The inclusion of fellow New York based band Ambassadors really adds some life to the track with both groups sounds complimenting each other swimmingly. You can stream the song below in full and grab a copy of the full release on Vinyl, Pre-Sale's now available. Enjoy!
The Knocks – Comfortable (Ft. Ambassadors) | Purchase Vinyl
New York based DJs and producers Treasure Fingers and The Knocks have collided forces for an unreal blend of disco and deep house vibes. Their collaborative song “DYWT” is available for free download thanks to Fool’s Gold Records, which is a steal since it sounds likes something that shouldn’t be given away. From the infectious dreamy piano lines, punchy drums and the perfectly laid chopped up vocals, the song is an instant chilled out classic. Warning, upon listening you will be taken away to a tropical state of mind that might be hard to shake. You can stream the song below and pick up a free download. Enjoy.
Treasure Fingers x The Knocks – DYWT | Free Download | Alternate Download
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The Knocks aren’t capable of anything short of amazing, further displayed in this new remix to ‘Girls’ from indie group The 1975. The catchy flavor of the original shines through the vocals and piano line while The Knocks turn it into a fun upbeat Nu-Disco styled banger that will have you uncontrollably moving around. The song is now available as a free download and you can pick up the original apart of The 1975′s Self-Titled album through iTunes today.
The 1975 – Girls (The Knocks remix) | Free Download | Original on iTunes
Electronic Duo The Knocks set to Attend White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner : Alongside Some of the Biggest Celebrities in the CountryPosted in Bangin, Chill, News by nick | Tags: Celebrity, George Lucas, The Knocks, White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner
Are you familiar with the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner? It is one of the most prestigious events in the country filled with celebrities from all over the country largely from the movie and music worlds, but also political executives and business CEO and CFO’s.
This year their is an electronic duo, New York based The Knocks comprised Ben “BROC” Ruttner and J “JPatt”" Patterson, who have an amazing upbeat indie dance / disco sound, have been asked to attend the event. This is huge for not only them but also electronic music.
They will be attending alongside a slew of some of the most influential people in the country all over the board including Star Wars creator George Lucas Musician Jon Bon Jovi, Actresses: Sophia Bush, Scarlett Johansson, Nicole Kidman, Jessica Alba, Sofia Vergara, Kerry Washington, Hayden Panettiere, Elizabeth Banks, Ashley Judd, Courteney Cox, Kathleen Turner, Kristin Chenoweth, Kate Walsh and more. Actors: Kevin Spacey, Matthew Perry, Tracy Morgan, Josh Gadd , Fred Armisen, Eric Stonestreet and more New York Giants player Victor Cruz. Basketball player Shaquille O’Neal Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat, Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat, Canadian Central Bank governor Mark Carney, SEC head Mary Jo White. New Jersey governor Chris Christie. And huge list of others!
This isn’t to name drop, but give you an idea of how big an event this is. Seriously congrats guys! These are two of the most genuine artist we’ve been able to meet, and can only imagine the stories they will have. We will have to get them to do a interview telling us what happens.
BONUS SONG: As a bonus here is their latest single “Modern Hearts” a collaboration with singer St. Lucia. It is an unreal upbeat bouncey indie dance track set to bring in the summer. Available for purchase later this month.
The Knocks – Modern Hearts (Ft. St. Lucia)
Goldroom – Only You Can Show Me ft. Mereki Beach (The Knocks Remix) : Nu-Disco / House [Free Download]Posted in Bangin, Chill by nick | Tags: Beach, Disco House, Free Download, Goldroom, Happy, Nu Disco, Remix, Summer, The Knocks
As the weather continues to get better the sun themed tunes start to roll out. Today I’ve got a fresh House / Nu-Disco remix from The Knocks of “Only You Can Show Me” by LA producer Goldroom featuring vocals from Mereki Beach. The result is an smooth upbeat summer hit that will get you in that beach state of mind. Enjoy the free download compliments of the group, and it is also available through iTunes.
Goldroom – Only You Can Show Me ft. Mereki Beach (The Knocks Remix) | Direct Download | iTunes
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SAVOY Live Cuts Nov 2012 : Bootleg Mashup Pack featuring Die Antwoord, Daft Punk, The Knocks + Tour Dates [TSIS PREMIERE]Posted in Bangin, Events, Mixtapes / Albums, Premieres by nick | Tags: Bootleg, Daft Punk, Die Antwoord, Electro House, Mashup, savoy, The Knocks
Performing live has always been an essential part of Savoy’s growing musical career; so it was only time we got a proper live bootleg pack from the electronic band. Here are 3 perfectly blended bootleg mashups all featuring some of the best Savoy tracks with some fresh new vocals laid down. Some of these tracks are on SAVOY’s recent free Supertrail EP. First up is the vocals from The Knocks’ “Brightside” over “Devils on Horseback” by Savoy. Next out of the group features the vocals from Die Antwoords’ “Julle Naaiers“ laid on top of Savoy’s recent mid tempo bomb “Senator” to adding the perfect flavor to the chaotic track. Lastly we get the notable vocals from “Prime Time of your Life” by Daft Punk thrown over their “Kili (Live Version)”. Also SAVOY is about to bring their lasers across the country, are pretty insane live. Read above for dates about them hitting your city. Enjoy!
Savoy & Daft Punk – Kili (Live Version) x Prime Time of your Life (Savoy Bootleg) | Download
Savoy & The Knocks – Devils on Horseback x Brightside (Savoy Bootleg) | Download
Savoy & Die Antwoord – Senator X Fok Julle Naaiers (Savoy Bootleg) | Download
Solé Bicycles is a very progressive company that is based out of Venice Beach, California that makes some incredibly fresh fixed gear bicycles. They come in all sorts of colors, and are incredibly light weight. And they are cheaper then a lot of other bicycles of simliar style. Since starting up in 2010 they’ve been able to work with some very cool brands like Beats By Dre, Ezekiel, Karmaloop, Toms, and street artists like Mar, AJL, Cyrcle, and Gregory Siff to name a few. They have sponsored musicians like Dillon Francis and porn star Jessie Andrews. They have a fresh new monthly Fixtape series, which is a monthly mixtape curated by different DJ’s every month creating a mix suited to get you moving. It’s called the Fixtape series and Thissongissick has jumped on to help sponsor the cool project.
This month one of the the site’s favorites The Knocks is on Deck. Listen below as they take you away on a breezy summer soundtrack with some bassy suprises. On top of this amazing mix, we are kicking off sponsoring the Fixtape series and working with Solé with a big contest. What better way to kick things off then to giveaway one of these aweseome Sol´é Bicycles that we’ve now been talking about. To win a Sole Bicycle in the color of your choice, including free shipping, simply follow the 3 steps below including tweeting at who you think Sole should collaborate with on their next bicycle. Anybody worldwide can enter the contest, (anyone outside of the U.S. does have to pay for shipping costs). Don’t miss the mixtape, read the steps below to enter the contest and good luck! Enjoy!
The Knocks – Fixtape Vol. 4 | Download from Solé Website
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A few weeks back we featured The Knocks’ new dance / indie single “The Feeling” which had a funky Daft Punk vibe. Well the poppy dance anthem gets a full electro house energetic re-blast thanks to TheFatRat. He pumps is full of his very fat electro house synth lines. The contrast works well and lets The Knocks vocals carry over to a club setting. We have the exclusive direct download for 72 hours, then you have to like there facebook to grab the track. Grab it either way below. Enjoy!
The Knocks – The Feeling (TheFatRat Remix) | Facebook Like to Download
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The Knocks may ring a bell as that New York dance / disco duo that makes groovy modern disco BANGERS. Well these two muscians are also incredible DJ’s and have been playing around New York, and internationally, and even a main stage slot at Ultra in miami last march. We have teamed up with them to offer a new series, the TSIS Megamix.. featuring as many tracks as possible in under 15 minutes, while still sounding amazing. Now that many songs might worry you, but they nail it, and leave you with the perfect mix. It spans from some indie, to a little disco, and tied together with a healthy amount of electro house to bring out the rage. You will not get bored for a second with this mix. Turn it up, and check out the latest original track from The Knocks below.
The Knocks – TSIS MEGAMIX Volume 1 | Facebook Like to Download | Direct Download
Also we’ve got the latest disco original BANGER from the duo called “The Feeling” which carries over somewhat of a Daft Punk-eqsue vibe to it. It’s another track to dance for hours on a sunny day to. This track is available through Beatport. Enjoy!
The Knocks – TSIS Megamix Volume Tracklist
Animal Collective – Brother Sport
The Naked and Famous – Young Blood (Tiesto & Hardwell Remix)
Skrillex feat. Ellie Goulding – Summit (Aylen Remix)
Ludacris feat. Nicki Minaj – My Chick Bad
Smashing Pumpkins – Bullet With Butterfly Wings
Deadmau5 – Moar Ghosts ‘N’ Stuff
Basement Jaxx – Where’s Your Head At
Discotech – Shes Devastating
2gether – Roger Sanchez
Radiohead – Everything In It’s Right Place (Oakenfold 2008 Remix)
Destiny’s Child – Say My Name
Zedd – Shave It
Zedd – Spectrum
The Beastie Boys – Body Movin
Alex Metric – Rave Weapon
Inspectah Deck – The Movement
ZZZ – Lion (Bag Raiders Remix)
Dada Life – Happy Violence
Major Lazer – Bruk Out (Buraka Som Sistema Mix)
Usher – Climax (Kaskade Remix)
MSTRKRFT feat. John Legend – Heartbreaker
Congorock – Babylon (Lexxapella)
Mat Zo & Arty – Mozart (Original Mix)
Drake – Over
Crystal Castles feat. Robert Smith – Not in Love
Skrillex – Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites (Kaskade Remix)
Coldplay – Paradise (Fedde Le Grand Remix)
The Knocks x Fred Falke – Geronimo
The Knocks x Fred Falke – Geronimo (Aylen Remix)
Justice – Helix (Lazerdisk Party Sex Remix)
Lady Gaga – Poker Face
Example – Kickstarts (Wide Boy Remix)
Passion Pit – Little Secrets
Congorock – Babylon (Steve Angello Edit)
Kaskade feat. Haley – Dynasty (Kaskade Club Mix)
Nero – Promises (Calvin Harris Remix)
Dim Chris feat. Amanda Wilson – You Found Me (Hard Rock Sofa Remix)
Boys Noize – Yeah
St. Lucia – The Old House is Gone (The Knocks Remix)
Avicii – Street Dancer
Afrojack & David Guetta – Louder Than Words
Afrojack – Bubblegum (Original Mix)
Vato Gonzalez – Blow Ya Stereo
Debargo – Rhythm of the Night
Sander Van Doom – Koko (Bingo Players Remix)
Chromeo – Night By Night (Wax Motif Remix)
The Knocks – The Feeling | Beatport
The Knocks ft. Mandy Lee – Midnight City (M83 Cover) : Incredible Indie / Electronic Cover [TSIS PREMIERE]Posted in Chill, Video by nick | Tags: Mandy Lee, The Knocks
There is obviously a huge amount of remixes this day and age, but you don’t quite enough covers of songs. Well today I’ve got a new take on the hit ‘Midnight City’ by M83. It’s done by The Knocks, featuring some vocals from Mandy Lee. She’s got a very captivating voice, and The Knocks deliver some amazing incredibly catchy production. Turn it up, enjoy!
The Knocks ft. Mandy Lee – Midnight City (M83 Cover) | Direct 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!