The 25 DJs That Rule the Earth

From stadium fillers to crossover kings and beat scientists

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16. Bassnectar

Based In: Berkeley
Age: 34

Former death-metal kid Lorin Ashton sold more than 250,000 tickets to his subsonic boom of a live show last year – after making his name as one of Burning Man's favorite spinners. "I don't judge anyone as unworthy, or assume they're not going to get it," he says of new fans' reaction to his surreal sound. "Or that I even know what it is that they could get."

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