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Bassnectar

Lorin Ashton, better known under his stage name Bassnectar, is an American DJ and record producer.

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Early career
Ashton grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and initially identified with visual arts rather than music, creating movies with his dad’s camera at the age of ten. He experienced an immediate sense of welcome and comfort going to raves in the mid-nineties, which led to the confluence of his heavy and electronic style of music. He began creating music in the 1990s, using a variety of programs such as Vision/OpCode, Reason, and Ableton Live. In the mid-90s, he briefly toured with Exhumed as a bass player.

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