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Accusations from two new women added to lawsuit against Bassnectar

The lawsuit against Bassnectar, whose real name is Lorin Ashton, has now been amended to include allegations from two new plaintiffs, Jenna Houston and Jane Doe #1. Rachel Ramsbottom and Alexis Bowling had originally been the first women included in the lawsuit, with both victims detailing their relationships and alleged sexual coercion with Bassnectar, beginning […]

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Bassnectar denies sex trafficking, child pornography allegations

Bassnectar (Lorin Ashton) has responded to a lawsuit filed on April 5 accusing him of sex trafficking, manufacturing/possession of child pornography, and other sexually abusive behaviors. In a statement released through his legal team, Ashton denied the various allegations made against him, stating, “These outrageous claims—which were clearly designed for the media, rather than for […]

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Bassnectar accused of sex trafficking, sexual abuse of minors, other misconduct in new lawsuit

In a lawsuit filed on April 5, two women accuse Bassnectar (Lorin Ashton) of sexually abusing minors, sex trafficking, and manufacturing/possessing child pornography. The suit, filed on behalf of Rachel Ramsbottom and Alexis Bowling, who claim to have been sexually abused by Ashton as minors, takes aim not only at Ashton himself, but also his […]

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Bassnectar accused of sex trafficking, sexual abuse of minors, other misconduct in new lawsuit

In a lawsuit filed on April 5, two women accuse Bassnectar (Lorin Ashton) of sexually abusing minors, sex trafficking, and manufacturing/possessing child pornography. The suit, filed on behalf of Rachel Ramsbottom and Alexis Bowling, who claim to have been sexually abused by Ashton as minors, takes aim not only at Ashton himself, but also his […]

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Bassnectar accused of sex trafficking, sexual abuse of minors, other misconduct in new lawsuit

In a lawsuit filed on April 5, two women accuse Bassnectar (Lorin Ashton) of sexually abusing minors, sex trafficking, and manufacturing/possessing child pornography. The suit, filed on behalf of Rachel Ramsbottom and Alexis Bowling, who claim to have been sexually abused by Ashton as minors, takes aim not only at Ashton himself, but also his […]

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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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