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Bassnectar

Noise vs. Beauty

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June 24, 2014

Low-end theorist Bassnectar's tenth LP is his most mature. Known mostly for extremes of sternum-caving bass, the festival star balances out his sound here with ominous strings ("F U N"), an Edge-y guitar line ("You & Me") and a trap-inspired banger that sounds like Dr. Dre's G-funk played on a crystal flute ("Don't Hate the 808"). Bassheads should celebrate too: The drops still sound like robot Pantera.

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