Archive for Bassnectar

[Video] Bassnectar Live at Red Rocks

Posted in Album News & Reviews, Events, Videos with tags , , on July 29, 2011 by worldromper

Festival king Bassnectar has a new album dropping next week August 2 called Divergent Spectrum, a balls-out, banger-filled album heat, frenzy and the big live energy that the artist is known for.

DJs all over the country count on Bassnectar’s heady, frothy, bass-fueled tracks to sling fire like sonic rain down upon their dance floors, and party people/beat freaks flock to his live shows in search of the sublime transcendence that the dance floor provides.

Capturing the wild-eyed vibe of a Bassnectar live show in one of the most beautiful venues on earth, this video from Red Rocks just may convince you to take another look and another listen of the #2 selling electronic artist today.

Divergent Spectrum is out August 2 on Amorphous Music.

 

Audiotistic Review in Resident Advisor

Posted in From the Front Lines (Show Reviews) with tags , , , , , on August 4, 2010 by worldromper

(Please click the image to go to my review of Audiotistic in Resident Advisor)

Wanderlust Yoga and Music Festival in Lake Tahoe July 29-August 1

Posted in Events, Festivals with tags , , , on July 21, 2010 by worldromper

One-day music passes are only $29.50! Look at that damn lineup!

(Click on the image to go to my write up of the event)

VIDEOS from Ultra Music Festival

Posted in Festivals, Videos with tags , , , , , , on March 31, 2010 by worldromper

I’m a pretty shitty videographer because I am twitchy as hell to begin with and during a show I find it next to impossible to stop dancing and yelling and speaker-freaking and screaming “FUCK YEAH!”

BUT here are some videos for you anyway to provide a tiny inkling of the ridiculous ravetardedness of ULTRA Music Festival, which at over 100,000 attendees on Saturday was the largest rave ever in the history of the US.

These videos were all taken at the smaller Biscayne Stage, starting off with a bit of “West Coast Rocks” from the Glitch Mob, a song I absolutely love because it is so very dirge-like and emotive; in fact it is probably playing right now at the funeral for the myth that progress will save us all:

Rusko was so excited the Monday night before Ultra about his full-body tiger suit for the rave…what happened?

Is it possible for me to love Bassnectar anymore that I already do?

These guys gave out giant foam laser-hands that said, “Guns don’t kill people, lazers do.”

Click here for pics of ULTRA Music Festival

Click here for my WMC 2010 Review

NEW Bassnectar Album: TIMESTRETCH

Posted in Artists, LISTEN TO THIS, Music News with tags , on March 23, 2010 by worldromper

Hey ho party people listen up:

Bassnectar has decided to release his latest EP Timestretch a week early and that means it is available NOW on Bassnectar.net.

The nine-track EP is a powerful burst of bangers that dance floors will lap up like demented kittens. Timestretch features remixes by SPL, MRK1, Jantsen and ill gates, and right now I am just LOVING SPL’s remix of Bass Head. It makes me feel like I am swimming in a pool filled with sound stew, so thick with grime that it’s almost gelatinous. Come on in, the water’s filthy.

The music is available any way you like it and you can buy it via digital download, CD, limited release vinyl, or with a tee-shirt and stickers:

BUY TIMESTRETCH BY BASSNECTAR HERE

For a free taste of the nectar hit up Bassnectar’s SoundCloud Page where you can download a mashup of the track “Timestretch” and Nelly Furtado’s classic “Turn Out the Lights.”

BASSNECTAR performs ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL in Miami this weekend:

  • Friday 8PM @ Root Society Dome
  • Saturday 9PM @ Biscayne Stage

10/1/09 – Granada Theatre – Dallas Credit: Bill Ellison Photography

We Made Love at Lucent L’amour

Posted in Festivals, From the Front Lines (Show Reviews) with tags , , , , , , , , , on February 16, 2010 by worldromper

“I’ve never been to anything like this before in my life!!!”

That was just one of the many positive exclamations I heard from partygoers who were blown away by The Do Lab‘s signature event, the art and music festival and celebration of love known as Lucent L’amour.

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Lucent L’amour Valentine Music & Art Festival

Posted in Events, Festivals, Music News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 11, 2010 by worldromper

Going down Saturday, February 13 is the Valentine-themed music and art festival known as Lucent L’amour, a mad frenzy of creative expression, theatrical performances and of course, that rich and chewy bass music that we love so well.

Here is the quick rundown:

  • 100+ artists, musicians, performers and art installations
  • Two stages of music and dancing with live and electronic acts
  • Live mural and digital painting, art gallery and silent auction
  • Romantic, colorful and whimsical décor all throughout venue
  • Aerialists, acrobats, burlesque dancers and other live performers
  • Unique arts and crafts vendors, full bars & delicious food
  • Downtown LA location in historic Shrine Auditorium, plenty of parking
  • 7PM-4AM, 18+ event, VIP passes available presale

MUSIC: The festival is presented by The Do LaB, one of the premier Burner tribes in Los Angeles, known for throwing fat parties with eclectic lineups and colossal bass. This year’s Lucent L’amour festival has two stages and a keen selection of beautiful beats on the lineup. Both big names and critically acclaimed artists will provide a rousing night of fresh beats for the crowd: Bassnectar, N.A.S.A, Stanton Warriors, Yard Dogs Road Show, Lucent Dossier Experience, Beats Antique, Lazer Sword, Lynx & Janover and Patricio.

ART: Visual arts go hand in hand with music at Lucent L’amour, and you will find a stimulating feast for your eyes all throughout the festival. In addition to a huge art gallery curated by Mike Russek and Deborah Vogt featuring the work of dozens and dozens of artists, we will have a live mural painting by The Mac and Retna as well as a silent art auction, with proceeds going towards the purchase of music and art supplies for under-funded schools. Capping it off is the avant-garde electroart of Andrew Jones, whose inspired creations resonate with the West Coast electronic music community like beats rolling out of a bass bin.

SELF-EXPRESSION: Lucent L’amour promises to create a collision of music, art and creative self-expression. The festival is not a series of performances or a show, but rather an interactive art event where everyone becomes part of the experience, immersed together in one fantastic night of revelry. Come as you are, or deck yourself out in colorful and romantic attire: petticoats, corsets, zoot suits, ruffled parasols, purple polka dot knickers, feathered top hats, green corduroys, striped stockings, and sequined boots- or all of the above.

ROMANCE & MORE: In addition to the music and visual art offerings, Lucent L’amour will dish out a sexy serving of playful décor from the fun to the freaky, captivating theatrical performances, unusual craft vendors, hot munchies and full bar service for those 21+ (event is 18+). VIP passes and tickets are available here, and check the Lucent L’amour website for more videos, photos, music from our featured artists and weekly ticket giveaways.

Click here to read my review of last year’s Lucent L’amour.