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Bassnectar goes on indefinite hiatus amid sexual misconduct allegations

Bassnectar has indefinitely suspended his career following allegations of sexual misconduct, according to a tweet published on July 3. In the tweet, Bassnectar writes, “I am stepping back from my career and I am stepping down from my position of power and privilege in this community because I want to take responsibility and accountability. I […]

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MUST LISTEN: Bassnectar releases his eleventh studio album, ‘All Colors’

Bassnectar unleashed his eleventh LP, All Colors, that showcases the prolific artist and activist’s versatility within the bass space and sound design acuity. Lesser known as Lorin Ashton, The Sub Don is characterized by his dual attack of hard and heavy beats contrasting with beautiful, melodic soundscapes—all of which are provided in this new long […]

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MUST LISTEN: Bassnectar releases his eleventh studio album, ‘All Colors’

Bassnectar unleashed his eleventh LP, All Colors, that showcases the prolific artist and activist’s versatility within the bass space and sound design acuity. Lesser known as Lorin Ashton, The Sub Don is characterized by his dual attack of hard and heavy beats contrasting with beautiful, melodic soundscapes—all of which are provided in this new long […]

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Bassnectar pledges to donate $100,000 to various activist organizations

Bassnectar has always been a leader in activism within electronic music. As producers of a genre of music spearheaded and created by members of the black community, Bassnectar now joins the likes of Marshmello and Eric Prydz in donating to prominent activism groups amidst current nationwide protests following the unjust death of George Floyd at […]

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Good Morning Mix: Bassnectar releases second lockdown mixtape, three new tracks

Bassnectar revealed his ALL COLORS album will be unleashed to the masses on June 19, dropping three new track from the project along with his second lockdown mixtape, “Sound In Motion.” The inaugural and final track on the mix is the lead track from the trifecta release “Rise & Shine,” a hard-hitting sustained bass crescendo […]

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Good Morning Mix: Bassnectar releases second lockdown mixtape, three new tracks

Bassnectar revealed his ALL COLORS album will be unleashed to the masses on June 19, dropping three new track from the project along with his second lockdown mixtape, “Sound In Motion.” The inaugural and final track on the mix is the lead track from the trifecta release “Rise & Shine,” a hard-hitting sustained bass crescendo […]

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Bassnectar offers preview of first LP since 2016, ‘All Colors’

Turn the volume dial on the speaker to the sky and press play on All Colors (Preview)—in that order. Bassnectar‘s recent release activity warrants it, however agitated this action might make the neighbors. After announcing the impending arrival of All Colors, his first LP since 2016’s Unlimited, the bass authority is offering listeners a glimpse […]

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NMF Roundup: Kaskade, Sad Money, and Sabrina Claudio link, GRiZ reveals ‘Bangers[5].Zip’ EP + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed […]

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NMF Roundup: Kaskade, Sad Money, and Sabrina Claudio link, GRiZ reveals ‘Bangers[5].Zip’ EP + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed […]

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Good Morning Mix: Bassnectar unleashes ‘The Lockdown Mixtapes: Inside For The People’ mix

Bassnectar has unleashed his first project in 2020, and it’s a big one. “The Lockdown Mixtapes: Inside For The People” is almost 45 minutes of edits, flips, and mashed-up bootlegs from Bassnectar, which also includes two tracks from his upcoming All Colors album. A must-listen for any and all bass heads, the mix pairs nicely […]

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Good Morning Mix: Bassnectar unleashes ‘The Lockdown Mixtapes: Inside For The People’ mix

Bassnectar has unleashed his first project in 2020, and it’s a big one. “The Lockdown Mixtapes: Inside For The People” is almost 45 minutes of edits, flips, and mashed-up bootlegs from Bassnectar, which also includes two tracks from his upcoming All Colors album. A must-listen for any and all bass heads, the mix pairs nicely […]

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Bassnectar promises ‘secret album’ full of live material

The weight of COVID-19 becomes a little lighter for bass heads of all origins, as Bassnectar (born Lorin Ashton) comes bearing good news. He’s confirmed he’s been sitting on a treasure trove of live audio-visual material patiently waiting in his archive, all “hi res” and primed for release, alongside a full-fledged “secret album.” The news […]

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HiJinx Festival returns to Philadelphia for bass boosted sequel [Review]

“Out with the old and in with the new” goes the New Year’s adage, and it’s the latter half of the expression that best applies to newcomer of Philadelphia’s live event circuit, HiJinx Festival. From December 27 – 28, crowds of dance music enthusiasts set out for the Philadelphia Convention Center to witness HiJinx’s second […]

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HiJinx Festival Selects: Bump cuts from artists slated to play the event’s second edition [Playlist]

With its inaugural year in the rearview, HiJinx Festival will return once more to the Pennsylvania Convention Center for a second year of unmediated momentum. From December 27-28, HiJinx’s bass itinerary will position headliners Bassnectar, Excision, Slander, Skrillex, Zeds Dead, Porter Robinson, and GRiZ before the crowd assembled in Philadelphia. A wonderland of low end […]

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DA’s Supernatural Selections: A Halloween Playlist [Best of 2019]

Amid the season of spiders, ghosts, demons (oh, my!) Dancing Astronaut presents some of the most delightfully decadent tracks released solely in 2019. The dastard design of the dark arts are never something to scoff at. Dampened tones, haunting harmonies, and menacing drums take the driver’s seat this year, of course, as our annual harrowing […]

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Bassnectar to spearhead food drive for Flint, Michigan at Freakstyle 2019

Few DJs are known to be as politically and socially active as Lorin Ashton, aka Bassnectar, but that doesn’t make it any less refreshing to see one of bass music’s finest putting his money where his mouth is. Just weeks after lending a hand towards educating today’s youth on climate change, Bassnectar steps up to […]

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Okeechobee’s 4th run promises RÜFÜS DU SOL, Tipper, Bassnectar, Kaskade, and more

Besides the in-demand event brand’s Orlando arm of Electric Daisy Carnival, Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival is Insomniac’s newly adopted Floridian music destination—in conjunction with original organizers, Soundslinger. After taking a brief hiatus in 2019, the four-day weekender will return to Sunshine Grove for its fourth installment in 2020, March 5-8, with ample electronic and […]

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Bassnectar funds high school class on climate change as a part of #ClimateStrike

#ClimateStrike is spreading all over the world—as it should be. Climate change is a worldwide emergency, and generally, if one has the time to read about their favorite festivals and DJs, one should also have the time to learn how to do their part in reversing the damage we’ve done to our climate and planet. […]

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Bassnectar funds high school class on climate change as a part of #ClimateStrike

#ClimateStrike is spreading all over the world—as it should be. Climate change is a worldwide emergency, and generally, if one has the time to read about their favorite festivals and DJs, one should also have the time to learn how to do their part in reversing the damage we’ve done to our climate and planet. […]

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Decadence Colorado taps Louis The Child, Bassnectar, REZZ, and more for phase one

As surely as the clock will tick one year into the next into the next on December 31, Decadence Colorado will just as reliably be raging through that incipient stroke of midnight, a guarantee on behalf of its formidable faction of artistry. A highlight of the winter electronic festival circuit each year, the nation’s largest […]

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