Posts tagged "Bassnectar"

Hear Bassnectar’s Rye Rye-Powered Rave-Blaster ‘Now’

When SPIN spoke to Lorin Ashton a couple of years ago, the producer best known as Bassnectar cited among his biggest influences:…
By: Chris Martins / May 7, 2014

Bassnectar Tweaks Jay Z, Nina Simone, Pixies on ‘Immersive Music’ Mixtape

In advance of his biggest-ever live shows this fall, Bassnectar is rewarding his fans' patience with the brand new Immersive Music…
By: Dan Reilly / July 29, 2013

Bassnectar Announces ‘Immersive’ Fall Tour, His Biggest Live Production to Date

Bassnectar will bring the biggest live show of his career to EDM-philes across North America this fall. The knob-twiddling superstar born Lorin Ashton has announced hi…
By: Kyle McGovern / July 15, 2013

Download Alabama Takes: SPIN’s Hangout Fest 2013 Mixtape

The fourth annual Hangout Music Fest is just days away from transforming a sun-soaked beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama, into a sandy shindig starring Stevie…
By: SPIN Staff / May 13, 2013

15 Must-See Acts at Hangout Music Fest 2013

The fourth annual Hangout Music Fest is set to turn the sandy sunscapes of Gulf Shores, Alabama, into a throbbing, pulsating, beachside blowout of classic…
By: SPIN Staff / May 9, 2013

Camp Bisco 2013 Lineup: Animal Collective, Passion Pit, Bassnectar, and More

You know winter is on its way out when the days are getting a little longer, the weather is getting warmer, and the festival lineu…
By: David Marchese / February 21, 2013

Hangout Festival Announces 2013 Lineup: Tom Petty, Kings of Leon, Kendrick Lamar, More

The sun-soaked, sand-storming Hangout Music Festival has announced the initial lineup for its fourth annual beach blanket blowout. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Kings of…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / February 13, 2013

Download Bassnectar’s Heavy ‘Freestyle Mixtape’

Trap, wobble, drop: If Bassnectar's new "Freestyle Mixtape" were a cereal, they'd have to call it "Rave Crispies."…
By: Philip Sherburne / October 3, 2012

Lollapalooza 2012: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Black Sabbath, Jack White, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Frank Ocean, and many more: here's your front-row ticket to Chicago's biggest fest.
By: Ken Bachor / August 4, 2012

Lollapalooza 2012: 10 Best and Worst of Day One

SPIN's intrepid team has invaded Chicago's Grant Park, attempting to see as many of the 30 essential sets at this year's Lollapalooza as possible…
By: SPIN Staff / August 4, 2012

Best Coast and Wavves’ Cali Love: Announcing SPIN’s July/August Outside Issue

Cue the theme from Meatballs, because SPIN is ready for some wholesome fun in the sun! Our July/August "Outside" Issue drops June 26 and feature…
By: SPIN Staff / June 11, 2012

Watch Bassnectar Get Pensive About Politics, Power, and Music

Electronic dance music doesn't have many Ian MacKaye-like figures, to which you'd probably say, "Well, duh." But Lorin Ashton โ€” the breaks-and-bass agitator best know…
By: David Bevan / June 5, 2012

Bassnectar’s Amazing Alien Baby: How Dreams and Earthquakes Shaped His Sound

Bassnectar loves to share. The genre-melding EDM low-end master can't even get through a meal without telling the world about it. "Since I was a…
By: Luke McCormick / May 25, 2012

Watch Bassnectar’s Face-Mangling ‘Ugly’ Video

It might be helpful to think about the gargantuan bass of the recent crew of dubstep-inclined U.S. festival ravers the way you might think about…
By: Marc Hogan / May 16, 2012

Bassnectar, ‘Vava Voom’ (Amorphous)

Dubby, festival-trance gold. Peaks with sinister nods to jungle raves and Lupe Fiasco on the bass dro…
By: Puja Patel / April 11, 2012

First Spin: Download Bassnectar’s Monstrous ‘Ugly’

Bassnectar (Lorin Ashton) often gets lumped in with America's dubstep faction, but he's actually traveled a different path than most of his Left Coast ba…
By: Philip Sherburne / March 5, 2012

FestWatch: Lineups for Newport Folk, Forecastle, Sled Island Festival Arrive

The Newport Folk, Forecastle, and Sled Island fests have announced (or added to) their lineups this week. Quick and dirty, allow us to lay out…
By: Devon Maloney / March 1, 2012

Dubstep 101: A U.S. Primer

"Who gon stop me," from Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne, begins with an orbiting, distorted vocal sample, then explodes into a rush of…
By: Andrew Gaerig / September 13, 2011