9 Feb
From The Pixies to Modern English to low end dubstep

If you ever sit back perusing this site and wonder to yourself, “Self, I wonder what kind of music this bizarre Mr. Mundt enjoys on his downtime?” Well if I were there next to you I’d pull over an ottoman, smile knowingly, and in a comforting voice I would begin to tell you a story. Wiping my bifocals clean of fingerprints, I’d light my pipe and delight you with tales of ribaldry, both false and true. And then I would play you this IDJ mix by San Francisco’s Bassnectar, and all would be good in the world. “I finally went nuts waiting for the Drum & Bass world to figure out that if they move their snares to the THREE in each beat it makes the sickest hiphop…like fast dubstep,” explains Lorin (aka Bassnectar) of the quantum leap that makes this mix so monumental. “So I went for it and edited a bunch of choons by hand. Now I have wicked carpel tunnel and this mixtape to show for it.” From Pixies to Modern English to terrifying dubstep, this mix explains why Lorin was invited to play Coachella this year (as if there was any doubt). Stream it below, or just download it HERE for free.

Bassnectar IDJ mixtape

For a brief taste, check out Bassnectar’s “Where Is My Mind?” remix, and if you do not see God then you might need to check your pulse…

And the Bassnectar remix of Fever Ray’s “When I Grow Up”

Full tour dates, including Lucent Lamour in LA this Saturday (with N.A.S.A. and Stanton Warriors) and Coachella (April 16) and beyond, after the Jump…


2/12/10 Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre
2/13/10 Los Angeles, CA – Shrine Expo Hall
2/14/10 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
3/4/10 Vail, CO – Samana Lounge
3/05/10 Aspen, CO – Belly Up Aspen
3/06/10 Bozeman, MT – Chamberlin Rail Jam
3/12/10 Salt Lake City, UT – Area 51
3/13/10 Lake Tahoe, NV – MontBleu Resort Showroom
3/31/10 Omaha, NE – Slowdown Theatre
4/01/10 Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater
4/02/10 Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall Ballroom
4/03/10 St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
4/05/10 Urbana, IL The – Canopy Club
4/07/10 Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
4/08/10 Indianapolis, IN – Vogue Theater
4/09/10 Detroit, MI – The Fillmore
4/10/10 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. – Smalls Theatre
4/16/10 Indio, CA – Coachella Festival
4/19/10 Syracuse, NY – The Westcott Theatre
4/20/10 Buffalo, NY – Tralf Music Hall
4/21/10 Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
4/22/10 Boston, MA – House of Blues
4/23/10 Northampton, MA – Pearl Street
4/24/10 Baltimore, MD – Bourbon Street Ballroom
4/25/10 Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theater
5/1/10 New Orleans, LA – House of Blues

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