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Bassnectar

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For the last decade, Lorin Ashton has helped develop the North American underground dance music scene. From touring full time as a DJ (an average of 125 shows per year), to his production & remixing under the alias Bassnectar, he has amassed a dedicated fan base, crossing over from hip hop to electronica to breakbeat to raggae/dub to the jam band scene and the greater Burningman scene.

In 2005, Lorin released the first full length Bassnectar CD, Mesmerizing the Ultra, a double album debut on Organic / Amorphous Music, available through Fontana distribution, a division of Universal Music and Video Distribution. Having remixed or collaborated with the likes of, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Buckethead, Michael Kang (The String Cheese Incident), FreQ Nasty, Saul Williams, Noam Chomsky, Cheb i Sabbah, Sound Tribe Sector 9, Crash Berlin, Landslide, Heavyweight Dub Champion & KRS-One, and Perry Farrell, the Bassnectar sound has benefited from a wide lense of exposure, and evolved from cutting edge dance music to where it exists today: a mutant mash-up of multiple styles and genres.

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TJCyeye (level 21) wrote:
when do you play in santa cruz next?
6 years ago
arcanus (level 18) wrote:
stoked for your victoria, b.c. show!
6 years ago
momolomo (level 8) wrote:
can't wait for sea of dreams!
6 years ago
schoellkopf (level 10) wrote:
Less than two weeks till Halloween. So stoked to rock to you and RJD2!
6 years ago
rupl (level 15) wrote:
M-M-M-M-MONSTER SHOW IN DALLAS

new tracks were sick, missed Motions in the rotation but thick n' heavy as always

plz come back to dallas, and COME BACK TO ROTHBURY
6 years ago
sarabujold (level 26) wrote:
amazing at demf!
6 years ago
pistolpete (level 30) wrote:
good to see ya at burning man! five times!
6 years ago
mrmccool (level 23) wrote:
Agreed with charky. Keep it pumpin. From denver to starscape to camp bisco, i've seen you rock the whole country. Can't wait to share energy with you again homie.
6 years ago
pistolpete (level 30) wrote:
good to see ya at jujubeats!
6 years ago
charky (level 14) wrote:
FAN-FRIGGIN-TASTIC show at allgood!!! glad they let you spin those couple extra minutes
6 years ago
fwilliams (level 2) wrote:
yo bomb show at Denver a couple weeks ago. see ya at rothbury
7 years ago
Stef Kerr wrote:
Cheers fur Shambhala last year, rememberable so it wis.

come again
7 years ago
psilo44 (level 9) wrote:
what's up bassnectar. coming to see you in May at showbox!!
7 years ago
bisty818 (level 8) wrote:
You rock my socks :) Can't wait to see you live again
7 years ago
smear (level 7) wrote:
Thanks for holdin' it down at Rothbury! Can't wait to hear more new shit and see you in '09!
7 years ago
rupl (level 15) wrote:
Welcome to thesixtyone!! I saw the show at Rothbury and was rocked to the bone!
7 years ago
420 (level 24) wrote:
shambhala shambhala-la-la
7 years ago
wedubbin (level 12) wrote:
Saw you at all good this year, bangin!
missed you at starscape and i heard you were doin somethin in the bmore dc area that was free entry, missed that too.
Peace!
7 years ago
mammajamma (level 5) wrote:
could you possibly help me? im trying to find a remix of mia paper planes that you did any ideas?
7 years ago
namistai (level 15) wrote:
your shows are so much fun! glad to see you on here!
7 years ago
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