Download: Bassnectar – Freestyle Mixtape

Today, Bassnectar released a mixtape on his website as a free download. The mixtape is roughly 42 minutes of the California-based DJ’s electronica juxtaposed with freestyles of artists ranging from Angel Haze to DC Breaks. Check out the mixtape below, and visit the site here to download. Also, make sure to check out Bassnectar’s upcoming tour dates below. Bassnectar [...]

Listen: Bassnectar feat. Chino Moreno – Hexes


Serving as the song for the ending credits of Resident Evil: Retribution 3D, Bassnectar (Lorin Ashton) has joined forces with Deftones’ Chino Moreno to compose “Hexes.” In an interview with Revolver, Ashton expressed his excitement for the opportunity: I was thrilled to be a part of scoring this and wanted to make a beat that [...]

KahBang Festival Announces Full 2012 Lineup. Headliners include Bassnectar, Deftones, and Wale

Kahbang Music Festival

“We party like it’s the end of the world” is the Epicurean, fist-pumping tagline for KahBang Festival, a four-day celebration of music, art, and film in Bangor, Maine. The festival takes place August 9th-12th and includes headliners Bassnectar, Deftones, and Wale, as well as a large number of smaller, up-and-coming artists ripe for discovery. Unlike [...]

Listen: Full Stream of Bassnectar’s Vava Voom

Vava Voom

Recently, Bassnectar released a stream of samplings from his forthcoming album, Vava Voom, but now the entire album is available via Rolling Stone. Eleven tracks strong, the album is set for release April 10th. Check out the album at Rolling Stone and let us know what you think!

Listen: Bassnectar and Lupe Fiasco – Vava Voom


As reported yesterday, Bassnectar released a sample compilation from each track on this forthcoming album Vava Voom. Also, we directed you towards a headbanging promo from both Bassnectar and Lupe Fiasco, the guest-rapper on the album’s simlarly-titled track. Now, “Vava Voom” is available for streaming exclusively via Rolling Stone. So head over to their website, check it [...]

Listen: Preview of Bassnectar’s Vava Voom


Posted yesterday, electronic figurehead Bassnectar posted a youtube video sampling snippets from each track on his forthcoming release, Vava Voom. The album, set to drop April 10th, has a star-studded tracklist ranging from Lupe Fiasco to Amp Live. Speaking of Lupe, check out his and Bassnectar’s teaser headbanging video. Check out the samples below and [...]

Bassnectar and Wilco to Headline the 10th Anniversary Forecastle Festival


The Forecastle Festival has announced the initial lineup for the 10thanniversary of Forecastle. Bassnectar and Wilco will join My Morning Jacket as headliners of the three-day event which will also feature: Andrew Bird, Girl Talk, Atmosphere, Neko Case, Sleigh Bells, A-Trak, Clutch, Flying Lotus, Galactic, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Dean Wareham Plays Galaxie 500, and [...]

Bassnectar Announces Tour Dates


Today Bassnectar released an extensive list of tour dates, and by extensive I mean continent-hopping extensive. Richard Lorin (aka Bassnectar) will be gracing the stages of many a festival, ranging from Lollapalooza in South America to Big Day Out, and even taking the time to hit up the good ol’ Bible Belt of ‘murica. Check [...]