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Bassnectar, Kaskade, The Glitch Mob & more join Imagine Festival 2018 with phase two lineup announcement

Imagine Music Festival has released the full roster of performers for its 2018 event, which returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway in Atlanta, Georgia September 21–23 for its fifth annual edition. Once viewed as the burgeoning new festival of the Southeast, Imagine Music Festival has grown to become one of the nation’s most anticipated electronic dance […]

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Introducing Dorfex Bos: A rising underground bass talent talks inspirations, collaborative hopefuls, and his penchant for low-end vibrations in debut ‘Opinions’ EP [Interview + EP Review]

Who exactly is Dorfex Bos? Dorfex Bos may not be a household name in electronic dance music, nor may he ever wish to be. However, the Madison House-signee is one name in underground bass that we’ve been keeping tabs on here at Dancing Astronaut since appearing on Bassnectar‘s tenth full-length studio album, Into the Sun, back in […]

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Elements NYC returns with stacked 2018 lineup topped by Bassnectar, Emancipator and more

BangOn!NYC‘s beloved Elements Music & Art Festival brand is returning to its Bronx home at Hunts Point this year for the event’s fifth installment, and this time, they’re gearing up for their biggest outing to date with newly reimagined programming for the summer shakedown. Returning with four elemental-themed stages and New York’s iconic skyline views […]

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Bassnectar announces line-up for Basscenter XI

Riding the massive success of his sold-out Spring Gathering event in Chicago, Bassnectar has announced a third family-style event for 2018. BassCenter XI returns to Hampton, Virginia’s Hampton Colosseum, a sacred space dubbed “the Mothership” by bassheads. Following Bassnectar’s summer gathering, Freestyle Sessions, which touches down in Colorado in early June, the Bassnectar project will […]

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In Defense of Bassheads: The 5 pillars of the Bassnectar community

Easter Sunday has come and gone. While most god-fearing men and women hunkered down in church for communion followed by an Easter egg hunt in their local parks, the Bassnectar family flocked to the Midwest for their own holy sacrament. The bass worshiping disciples have congregated in Chicago’s Donald E. Stephens Convention Center under the iconic bass drop image displayed across several […]

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Sending it to The Big Easy: BUKU Music + Arts Project in Review

Additional words by John Flynn. The smell of lobster po’ boys and boiled crawfish is thick in the air, as crowds of festivalgoers make their way down Magazine Avenue towards the entrance to New Orleans’ Mardis Gras World. The venue is a one-of-a-kind urban promised land, whose grounds are home to the Big Easy’s iconic Mardis Gras Day parade floats […]

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Bassnectar brings Freestyle Sessions back to Colorado with The Widdler, Pendulum, Russ Liquid, and more

If last year’s experimental event was any indication, Freestyle Sessions proved to be Bassnectar‘s most authentic, under-the-radar event of 2017 among those in his cult family following. The specially-curated trilogy featured gobs of creative genre-mashing with countless throwbacks, rare Bassnectar live edits, and the perfect blend of old school and new school. Now Bassnectar’s Summer Gathering event returns to Broomfield, Colorado’s 1stBank […]

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Bassnectar and Sayr release debut Naux Faux album

It’s been more than a year since Bassnectar revealed that he and longtime friend and collaborator Sayr would be joining forces for the first time since the early 2000s. Ripe for a Valentine’s Day release, Naux Faux has officially unleashed their warm, dreamy, and otherworldly downtempo project on the masses. It’s an appropriately timed release, too, because it resonates on the vibratory frequencies […]

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Bassnectar’s ‘Naux Faux’ has official release date and track list

A frenzy of pure anticipation has swept the Bassnectar community as Lorin Ashton puts the final touches on his upcoming Naux Faux EP, a brand new psychedelic downtempo project with longtime collaborator Sayr. Drawing on the melodic electronica free stylings of the 1990s, the project celebrates the magical nostalgia of an era from the past, “like a warm beam of sunlight […]

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Camp Bisco releases 2018 lineup rife with bass artists

Come July, Camp Bisco will bring its vibrant bass campout experience back to Montage Mountain in Scranton, Pennsylvania to commemorate its fourth consecutive year at that locale this July 12–14. A roster of talent replete with the high octane bass offerings for which the festival has cultivated a loyal following, Camp Bisco’s 2018 lineup is led by The […]

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Bonnaroo unveils 2018 lineup featuring Eminem, The Killers, and Muse

Bonnaroo has unveiled their 2018 lineup featuring headliners Eminem, The Killers, and Muse. The festival, in its 17th edition, booked a number of unexpected second line acts as well: two “unique” sets from indie stalwart Bon Iver, pop country singer Sheryl Crow, Atlanta mainstay Future and one of EDM’s most storied festival performers in Bassnectar, to name only a […]

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Bassnectar reveals new Naux Faux EP is set for tentative Valentine’s Day release

Despite incessant rants from a few vocal minorities across his cult following, Lorin Ashton continues to shower his spoiled fanbase with new gifts — in the form of a throwback Naux Faux side project. Bassnectar has officially revealed by way of Twitter that his psychedelic downtempo EP under the shared moniker with Sayr is in the works for as early as Valentine’s Day. […]

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Bassnectar responds to fans’ complaints about Atlanta New Year’s Eve show

For more than 21,000 people, New Year’s Eve plans included hundreds of watts of bass, and at the center of the 808, Bassnectar. The sold out event attracted a massive crowd to Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center, where Nectar fans from near and far convened to catch the electronic expert’s set, the bridge between 2017 […]

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150+ artists sign petition in support of net neutrality protests

More than 150 artists, actors, and musicians have penned a letter endorsing the hundreds of protests set to take place today at cell service providers and congressional offices nationwide.Tom Morello, Incubus, Evangeline Lilly, Bassnectar, Against Me!, Alyssa Milano, Michael Stipe (REM), Wil Wheaton, Talib Kweli, Gramatik, Graham Nash, The Glitch Mob, Downtown Boys, Speedy Ortiz, […]

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Spotify breaks down your listening habits over the last year

Spotify has officially released its Your 2017 Wrapped feature. By tracking listening habits over the year, the Swedish streaming giant provides users with a year in review to sum up their most listened to artists and genres throughout the year.The feature farms data throughout the year to generate a list of listener’s top 100 streamed songs, and also provides a convenient virtual […]

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Stream Bassnectar’s 6-track ‘Reflective Pt. 2’ EP

All things wild and wonderful come packaged into pairs, or at least that’s the feeling the Bassnectar community feels as Lorin Ashton releases the second installment of his Reflective EP project, out now on Amorphous Records.Along with Ashton’s previously released singles — “Slather,” “Other Worlds,” and “Psyopia” — comes three new tracks that brings closure to his 2017 musings in the […]

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Electric Forest reveals full 2018 lineup featuring REZZ, Marshmello, Testpilot and more

After attendees leaked a partial list of 2018 Electric Forest artists at an event thrown by the festival in Ann Arbor earlier this month, next year’s lineup is finally out in its entirety.During the first weekend of June 21-24, attendees will be treated to Galantis, Green Velvet, Jauz, Keys N Krates, Lil Dicky, in addition to […]

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Bassnectar, Halsey, Arcade Fire top Okeechobee’s massive 2018 lineup

2018’s festival circuit is already heating up, with Florida’s Okeechobee Music + Arts Festival dropping off a well-rounded lineup teeming with talent to jump start the spring season from March 1 – 4. Now, in its third year, Okeechobee is boasting perhaps its biggest lineup yet, led by Halsey, Arcade Fire, Travis Scott, with Bassnectar returning to […]

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