The buzz surrounding breakout Norweigan producer Kygo continues with yet another unbeatable remix that adds to the endless stream of remixes like Ed Sheeran "I See Fire" or Marvin Gaye "Sexual Healing". This time The Weeknd has enlisted him to take on his new single "Often", and damn did he deliver. Stepping far outside the box of what you have grown to expect from Kygo, he offers a hip-hop, almost trap styled influence to this latest creation. This could be taken as the perfect response to all those exclaiming how all of his tracks sound similar. Stream the song below and as always, treat yourself to a free download. Also, with the recent announcement of Kygo signing with Sony Music for an international album release this gives us hope that we will finally be able to hear a Kygo original soon enough!
Words from Kygo on the remix: "Was very honored for the Weeknd to reach out and ask me to remix "Often". This is something a little different from my previous remixes but you can expect more diversity in my productions in the future "
With this new remix, we've are thrilled to announce of Kygo's upcoming Endless Summer Tour. This follows up his recent sold out North American mini tour and run of European dates and festivals. The Endless Summer Tour is far bigger, hitting all sides of the country from New York to Los Angeles and countless cities in between like Las Vegas, Boulder, Nashville, Chicago and others, read the full list of dates below. Also Kygo is bringing out Amtrac and Tropical House compadre Thomas Jack. Also, for all our readers outside America, have no fear as this is only part 1 of The Endless Summer Tour with further legs covering Europe and more, we will getting more info in the coming weeks! UPDATE: We have a limited amount of early bird pre-sale tickets with no ticket fees for our readers through TSIS ticketing that just went on sale here.
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The Weekend – Often (Kygo Remix) | Free Download
The Weeknd doesn't let up releasing new consistent quality content following up the recent release "Often" with a brand new song "King Of The Fall". An always smooth R&B styled production with some rap elements to spice things up paves way for Abel to deliver some unbeatable verses packing some shocking lyrics covered up by his unique delivery. Listen below and grab a free download as we have have been seeing from him lately. Enjoy.
The Weeknd has a few dates over the next few weeks in Toronoto, LA, and SF, tour dates below.
The Weeknd – King Of The Fall | Free Download
09-19 Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
09-21 Toronto, Ontario – Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
10-09 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl
10-10 San Francisco, CA – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
with Schoolboy Q and Jhené Aiko
The Weeknd is one of the most exciting names in R&B to date and has come out of nowhere to drop a brand new single titled "Often". Abel offers his expected emotion filled, sexually vivid vocals over an unreal produced beat. It packs a mellowed out vibe with some strong snare rolls and intriguing samples. He has passed this out as a free download for a limited time. Listen below and enjoy!
The Weeknd – Often | Free Download
Mysterious London based duo Snakehips are back after months of absence following their original "Make It" and BANKS "Warm Water" remix. They burst back on our radars with an incredible new house inspired remix of "Wanderlust" from The Weeknd. They completely reimagine the track with new drums, melody and basslline leaving only the vocals from the orginal intact. No news if this will see an official release or if we will be forced to abuse the replay button till enternity.
London fans: Snakehip has announced their first ever show will be taking place at Velvet Underground on May 16th.
The Weeknd – Wanderlust (Snakehips Remix) | Stream Only
French producer Stwo continues to impress with a touch up of The Weeknd's newest cover of Tyler Doll $igns "Or Nah" that still keeps all the sensual / sexual vibes intact. Restructing the foundation to include jersey club sample effects and future bass sections, Stwo has supplied a sultry hip-hop crossover while using The Weeknds vocals to full effect. Stream the remix below and grab a free download. Enjoy
The Weeknd – Or Nah (Stwo Edit) | Free Download
Beyoncé's hot new single "Drunk In Love continues to stay on our radar with potentially the best rendition of the song yet with a surprising remix / cover from The Weekend complete with free download. The Weeknd breaks down the song and reconstructs it from the hot new background production to his completely new verses while still keeping the original hook lyrics in place. He manages to slip in some of his signature over the top lyrics like "the pussy's got some superpowers" and "I fuck my enemies" throughout. This is a complete change of pace from the recent festival remix of the song from Diplo from a couple days ago. Enjoy!
Beyoncé - Drunk In Love (The Weeknd Remix) | Free Download
Sia – Elastic Heart (Ft. The Weeknd & Diplo) (from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Soundtrack) : Amazing CollaborationPosted in Chill by nick | Tags: Diplo, Electronic, indie, pop, R&B, Sia, The Weeknd
Diplo teams up to produce a song for Sia featuring some vocals from The Weeknd for an unbelievable collaboration created for the upcoming The Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack that is yet to be released. The production from Diplo is on his more chill, soulful side, and The Weeknd displays a more upbeat side we did not see on his recent Kiss Land album. You can stream the song below and we will keep you posted on purchase details. Enjoy.
Sia – Elastic Heart (Ft. The Weeknd & Diplo) | iTunes
Canadian singer Abel Tesfaye more commonly known as The Weeknd has just released his debut studio album Kiss Land. This marks his 4th album release following up his break-through triple album re-issue Trilogy. With this album, we see Abel (The Weeknd) transition the sound that formed his initial fan-base. Rather than changing or altering what already worked so well, Abel manages to amplify it. Kiss Land features 10 all original album songs and the incredible Pharrell remix of “Wanderlust” delivering the track in just the right way. The deluxe edition also features the B-Side Oddball and is available to stream below and pick up a copy through iTunes. Read below the player for a contest to see The Weeknd live on his Kiss Land Tour
The Weeknd – Kiss Land (Album) | Purchase iTunes
The Weeknd is going to be performing live on his Kiss Land tour in support of the album. He will be stopping by Colorado for his first visit playing at 1st Bank Center and we have the chance to hook 5 of you up with free pairs of tickets to each bring a friend.
Prize: Giving away 5 pair of tickets to see The Weeknd live at 1st Bank Center in Colorado on 9/20
How To Enter Contest: Enter through Widget Here, every entry increases your chances!
Winner Picked Wednesday September 17th at 7pm MST
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.
French electronic musical visionary Kavinsky just recruited The Weeknd for an official new version of his single “Odd Look” off this years OutRun album. Apart of the Odd Look EP, we get 2 other new versions off his single “Odd Look” also featuring A-Trak and Surkin. The result is french fueled disco house meets electro house heater that collides perfectly with the unstoppable lead vocals from Abel Tesfaye. This 3 song EP also is now available to purchase on Vinyl. Enjoy!
Kavinsky – Odd Look (Ft. The Weeknd) | Purchase Vinyl
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)
Juicy J unexpectedly recruited the smooth voice of The Weeknd for his latest song “One Of Those Nights”. It takes the beauty of The Weeknd and places it straight into Juicy’s trppy trap world, and the result are amazing. This is set to come out on Stay Trippy from Juicy J which is set to drop in a few months. Enjoy.
Juicy J – One Of Those Nights (Ft. The Weekend) | Download
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