DIVERGENT SPECTRUM FULL ALBUM PREVIEW

July 5th, 2011

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Divergent SpectrumHere it is! The Divergent Spectrum preview – clips of all 15 song on from the upcoming album. From the filthy to the floating, the beautiful to the beastial, we hope there is something here for every Bass Head, old and new.

Lead single Upside Down is currently available as a free download – see below or CLICK HERE.

Enjoy these preview clips and please return on August 2nd for the full release and accompanying goodies!

DIVERGENT SPECTRUM
AUGUST 2, 2011 ON AMORPHOUS MUSIC
AVAILABLE IN DIGITAL, LIMITED CD, & DOUBLE VINYL














  • cwhamilton15

    Lorin, the drop in Immigraniada makes me anxious for new years eve show again. hurry up and drop the datessss!!!!

  • yourmothernude

    PS, LORIN and/or CREW:  I am about to purchase the nectar hoodie + bassnectar emblem sticker…How long do you think it will take to be shipped to Illinoise (Chicago specifically)?? 

  • Abcoscaryes

    I have a feeling this is gonna be his best album

  • Matthew Evans

    i cant wait for this!!! this is gonna be so badass to hear this stuff live. ill be at kanrocksas and springfield MO in september. that makes 5 bassnectar shows this year alone. 🙂

  • Matthew Evans

    i cant wait for this!!! this is gonna be so badass to hear this stuff live. ill be at kanrocksas and springfield MO in september. that makes 5 bassnectar shows this year alone. 🙂

  • BASSHEAD

    you are the king….enough said

  • Breezy

    eaaaaaaaaaaaargaaaaaasmmssss omfg

  • Alexpollakdawg

    Make a play all button!!!!!!

  • MANNNNNNNN!!!!!!! This release will COZZA FRENZY FO’ REAL SON!!!!

  • Watched this TEDTalks and immediately thought of the –choose your own adventure– to come based off the album…
    Discusses the future of technology, specifically educational technology, but what I found most interesting was the broader concept of open, free, access to information.  Of course there are many potential problems with the system, not all of which were addressed by Dr. Baraniuk, but still.
    Though I know you’re busy, this is ~20 mins, from 2006. Maybe a good video for the plane?
    http://www.ted.com/talks/richard_baraniuk_on_open_source_learning.html

    • Bassbound

      I love the talks on TED!

      • Whoops…not technically “based” off this album…and yess, bassbound, me too. –Ideas worth sharing– i love it!

  • Ncolexox13

    Ohhhh myyy I cannot WAIT to hear this live. Lorin Ashton is the MAN. Marry me please!!!!???

  • Skymcd

    It sucks that this cd leaked, and I’m sorry if Lorin doesn’t like that I downloaded it, but oh did I enjoy blasting it through my subs in my car today. I drove around going nowhere in particular just to fully experience the songs for the first time with the bass they deserve.  Amazing cd, I love every song on it, and will definitely be buying it the day it comes out. I can’t wait to hear a lot of these songs live in atlanta with pretty lights.

  • Skymcd

    It sucks that this cd leaked, and I’m sorry if Lorin doesn’t like that I downloaded it, but oh did I enjoy blasting it through my subs in my car today. I drove around going nowhere in particular just to fully experience the songs for the first time with the bass they deserve.  Amazing cd, I love every song on it, and will definitely be buying it the day it comes out. I can’t wait to hear a lot of these songs live in atlanta with pretty lights.

  • Skymcd

    It sucks that this cd leaked, and I’m sorry if Lorin doesn’t like that I downloaded it, but oh did I enjoy blasting it through my subs in my car today. I drove around going nowhere in particular just to fully experience the songs for the first time with the bass they deserve.  Amazing cd, I love every song on it, and will definitely be buying it the day it comes out. I can’t wait to hear a lot of these songs live in atlanta with pretty lights.

  • Skymcd

    It sucks that this cd leaked, and I’m sorry if Lorin doesn’t like that I downloaded it, but oh did I enjoy blasting it through my subs in my car today. I drove around going nowhere in particular just to fully experience the songs for the first time with the bass they deserve.  Amazing cd, I love every song on it, and will definitely be buying it the day it comes out. I can’t wait to hear a lot of these songs live in atlanta with pretty lights.

  • Blastoff

    I’m sure you aware but somehow The Matrix got leaked. It’s all over youtube and torrent sites.

  • basshead

    where’s the vinyl presale?

  • max

    saw him drop half this album at camp bisco and i ive never seen anyhting like it!…. Tie for the best show i saw there with 12th Planet

    • CStaff

      HAHA i was there man, and i’d have to say he deffffinitely killed, (especially with the crazy awesome remix intro with the piano on bass down low, (i literally cried). but i’d have to say he was tied with Shpongle, HOWEVER the two shows are incomparable, so kinda hard to judge, i wasted way more energy at Lorins set eeaasily, but Shpongle was sooo sick, we also caught the last half of 12th planet and he was dope too, i just think if u drop skrillex and doctor pavilion/Flux p it’s kinda a “gimme”. at least when Lorin drops gold dust he credits dj fresh and flux with the song THEN mixes into the REAL dj fresh gold dust after the first drop of fluxes remix, THEN throws a crazy glitched/bass’d out BosSNEcTar edit on top of it, the dude killllllllled gold dust, nobody else does what this man does…thebest, roight heeya, hands deeeown

      • hahaha

        damn dood, you pay hella attention
        that is so inspiring!!!
        i love the triple-whammy ram-out of gold dust (also including the vent remix!) 🙂
        its so fun 🙂

        • CStaff

          Oh man i’d never heard the Vent remix, noiiiice foind mein, idk how u can find such gems while ur workin so much. I’ve been goin to every show sober since my 3rd (last time u were in detroit at the Fillmore) and it’s been way more engaging and meaningful being able to remember the experience instead of just letting it blur past (if anything i drink alil beforehand but by the time i leave i’m completely drained of all toxicity).  NOW i just try to analyze the show and try to figure out just what the hell ur doin up there and bask in the outcome. 
          –  I wanted to ask you just how hard it would be for u to mess up while ur playin? cuz u seem to have a lot more equipment up there than alotta other artists. and u seem to be doin a whole lot more with the live tunes than a lotta ppl instead’a just “play song, blend into next song” (I have only played with the free softward “VirtualDJ” and it’s sooo simple compared to the real thing so im very interested what it takes for a PRO to mess up, cuz i fuckup all the time on this thing).BTW loooooved your remix of Skee-lo, uggghh so…waitforit…good.  +any chance i could get a trackname of that piano-intro to “Bass Down Low”? i absolutely LOVED it.

          -long time fan, and eternal bass-head,
          CStaff

          • It is extremely difficult to pull it off without messing up, and it is extremely difficult to make it through without external interferance (computer crashing, MIDI interface failing, sound system issue, some person throwing a glowstick and it hits a button or fader, that shit happens nonstop)

            But I am basically in a trance, and i work full steam, non stop.

            Have you ever taken a timed-test, like a college aptitude test? We called them SAT test. or a Final Exam, something that REALLY COUNTS, that you have to perform at you ultimate best, and it is timed, and there is pressure? That is the mindset i am in, so i am EXTREMELY aware, and EXTREMELY ‘tuned in’ and my mind is engaging with a million different factors on a million different levels all at once.

            so part of me is thinking creatively, and part of me is tuning in energetically, and part of me is on the offense technically, and part of me is on the defense technically, and part of me is sensing the hype vs the depth, and part of me is sensing the weight vs the volume, or guaging the intensity, and part of me is just drumming and keeping time, etc etc.

            Although one of the best ways to really hold it all together is to REMOVE as much pressure as possible, like ZEN STYLE…let your mind go blank.

            I personally let go of any concern that some kid in the crowd is worried if i may be good enough, or doing enough, and their concerns of validity mean nothing to me. I allow myself to simply “hit play” on one of my favorite songs at the moment, and let that music blast out loud and free over a state of the art sound system and crash into the cells of thousands of people all at once, and if that is enough, then everything else on top of that is extra credit

            🙂

            (piano intro: i am a bad DJ, and did not mark down the name of that, as i sampled it from some song, and only used that one little loop, it was originally at around 126 bpm, and i retuned it and stretched it to 140, mixed it out of a SKIZM song and into Bass Down Low)

            🙂

          • CStaff

            Damn, well i’m glad to hear that it’s just as tough as it sounds then, but how can u tell me it’s that difficult and follow it up saying “i am a bad dj”? Give urself some credit man cuz ther seems to be a ton of “extra credit” included in ur sets, and consider that Skism song suuuuurched for.  I think it’s so funny how many other artists will play Skrillex all day (not bashing him, i like his tunez but their pretty much allll straight thrashers) and i’ve NEVER heard you play any (is there something behind this? maybe the whole controversy amongst the fans?).  Yet all these artists that i consider “BANG,BANG,BANG” artists will only EVER drop one Bassnectar track, and i’m sure you know what it is (Bass Head).  We were at SummerCamp this year and Skrillex seemed to just be playing bangers as usual, but then i see a pic of you and him in the “Scampgrounds” and you tweeted that “Skrillex is one of the nicest people i’ve ever met”.  We then went to ElectricForest and he started playing new stuff like Ludacris and “Pon De Floor” and deffffinitely switched up his style, i’ve kinda joked with everyone saying “i’m sure Lorin’s been talkin with him bout how u can’t just throw all blasters topped with “BassCannon” and yagota add some stuff that’s not just a slap’ndaface’bass.” Any troof to dis? 
            Also how awesome did it feel for YOU opening the Forest with “Kyrian Bee-Bop”, cuz we were completely bloooooown away when you hit that thang outta the park on ur first swang. (just one personal fav. since forever). And don’t even get me started on the Blur remix hawwwwww…(mouth watering).

             http://soundcloud.com/djcstaff/djcstaff-ruffneckbassnectar

            I wanted to post this as something for u to giggle at. I made it cuz therz a couple friends that don’t dig the Bossnecta as much as say Skrillz and like to hold the opinion of “if therz no drop its no good” (while we just chuckle to ourselves). i just figure this mix is the most basic thing u can do with “Disc-Jockeying”, ther aren’t any effects used it’s just straight mixing but therz acouple of ur tracks hidden in here that i think work rly well. this is a product of “VirtualDj” lemme kno ifyaget the time to giver a listen eventually.

            o i forgot, i exchanged a few words with Seth Drake recently (basically just sayin how awesome his sound is on Above and Beyond and he better feel lucky gettin handpicked by the man) and he’s claimin therz afew more collabworx withya comin out. caan’t wait for dat. I also have talked with Sir.Illiam.B.Gates. about 5 collabs that aren’t on the new album? i’m psyched to hear that therz soo much new stuff planned for after this album, seriously ur makin everyone else look bad, is there even such a thing as too much motivation?

            aaanyways, 
            Yewda’man Lorin, i’ll definitely be keepin up withya. Hope u realize how high of a pedestal we all hold u on (the highest) and that therz more than one of us “paying attention”.
            (“Cyber-high-five”)

            -C-Stizaff

  • Thank you for bringing beautiful basslines from both heaven & hell to the Electric Forest. I still can’t get over how you opened with “Kyrian Bep Bop” and from then on was a floaty pounding flight of lights & basslove. BASS FRONT PROPERTY rage krew held it down proper w/ benny da rage bull. SO SO SO inspired & happy I met true bassheads from all over the country that love the juicy nectar like I do! The set felt like a couple hundred people bassment-rave-like-after-hour- ish….but you played it at an outdoor festival in the middle of a forest by the name of “Electric Forest” & for that I can’t express my heart enough!!! Can’t wait for North Coast…still holding out for a secret after party
    =]

    • CStaff

      DUDE…my crew and i were wondering what he was gona start with and when we heard that come on we all SHAT ourselves. I’VE NEVER HEARD HIM DROP “KYRIAN BEE BOP” EVERRRRR…and i figured he’d close with it if he were to play it, but OPENING WITH IT, fucking awesome…soosooofuckingdope.

  • CStaff

    Hey Basscrew (firstofall can’t wait for the release, i’ve listened to rollz plugged in remix amilllllion times) but i just purchased the 40 dollar Bassic preorder, and looked and saw the biggest package has a 3D poster. WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO TO GET THIS POSTER, I MUUUUUST HAVE IT. please i will pay a hefty amount to order that seperately. it’s such a cool image i can’t imagine what it looks like in 3D, pleeeeeaaaase hoooookituuuuup. thx. much much much love

    • Anonymous

      hey
      ed made a comment about that poster to someone else earlier
      it will only be available in the bundle and has a limited amount

    • Hi CSTAFF – send me an email to ed at bassnectar dot net, we can look into exchanging the bundle for you.

  • Geebeecrump

    Absolutely breathtaking my friend. You never cease to amaze me. I get goosebumps every single time. That roller coaster of breathtaking drops and wind blown soaring highs, you are by far one of the few electronic musicians I never tire of. I fell in love at the first show I got the chance to see you play in Miami at Ultra 2010. I caught you as you began playing “Here we go.” Fucking insanity. And instantly hooked. I have caught 10 shows since. I had the rare chance of catching Benga and Caspa during that festival as well. But I’ll tell you man, no hating on some original dudes, you absolutely murdered. Your music makes me feel that you are having a conversation with me, through your complex array of layered sound mashing, synths, and whatever else you do in that BassLab of yours. You make something so unfathomable feel organic. MInd you, this all coming from a person who has seen 9 out of 10 shows completely sober, besides the theta wave induced trip your wobbles and claps put me in. And I can only thank you for that. You have a true gift my man. And you’re a huge inspiration to me and I’m sure tons of others. You are still the only artist to make me cry, well besides Stevie Wonder. 🙂 By the way, just a request I would love to hear “fsof” at your upcoming Louisville show, which also happens to be my place of residence. 🙂 Thanks Lorin.

  • Geebeecrump

    Absolutely breathtaking my friend. You never cease to amaze me. I get goosebumps every single time. That roller coaster of breathtaking drops and wind blown soaring highs, you are by far one of the few electronic musicians I never tire of. I fell in love at the first show I got the chance to see you play in Miami at Ultra 2010. I caught you as you began playing “Here we go.” Fucking insanity. And instantly hooked. I have caught 10 shows since. I had the rare chance of catching Benga and Caspa during that festival as well. But I’ll tell you man, no hating on some original dudes, you absolutely murdered. Your music makes me feel that you are having a conversation with me, through your complex array of layered sound mashing, synths, and whatever else you do in that BassLab of yours. You make something so unfathomable feel organic. MInd you, this all coming from a person who has seen 9 out of 10 shows completely sober, besides the theta wave induced trip your wobbles and claps put me in. And I can only thank you for that. You have a true gift my man. And you’re a huge inspiration to me and I’m sure tons of others. You are still the only artist to make me cry, well besides Stevie Wonder. 🙂 By the way, just a request I would love to hear “fsof” at your upcoming Louisville show, which also happens to be my place of residence. 🙂 Thanks Lorin.

  • Geebeecrump

    Absolutely breathtaking my friend. You never cease to amaze me. I get goosebumps every single time. That roller coaster of breathtaking drops and wind blown soaring highs, you are by far one of the few electronic musicians I never tire of. I fell in love at the first show I got the chance to see you play in Miami at Ultra 2010. I caught you as you began playing “Here we go.” Fucking insanity. And instantly hooked. I have caught 10 shows since. I had the rare chance of catching Benga and Caspa during that festival as well. But I’ll tell you man, no hating on some original dudes, you absolutely murdered. Your music makes me feel that you are having a conversation with me, through your complex array of layered sound mashing, synths, and whatever else you do in that BassLab of yours. You make something so unfathomable feel organic. MInd you, this all coming from a person who has seen 9 out of 10 shows completely sober, besides the theta wave induced trip your wobbles and claps put me in. And I can only thank you for that. You have a true gift my man. And you’re a huge inspiration to me and I’m sure tons of others. You are still the only artist to make me cry, well besides Stevie Wonder. 🙂 By the way, just a request I would love to hear “fsof” at your upcoming Louisville show, which also happens to be my place of residence. 🙂 Thanks Lorin.

    • Anonymous

      put your request in the request line on the right side of the Tour page

    • thank you so much
      🙂
      and yes, request FSOSF for Louisville, it will help me remember
      🙂

  • Geebeecrump

    Absolutely breathtaking my friend. You never cease to amaze me. I get goosebumps every single time. That roller coaster of breathtaking drops and wind blown soaring highs, you are by far one of the few electronic musicians I never tire of. I fell in love at the first show I got the chance to see you play in Miami at Ultra 2010. I caught you as you began playing “Here we go.” Fucking insanity. And instantly hooked. I have caught 10 shows since. I had the rare chance of catching Benga and Caspa during that festival as well. But I’ll tell you man, no hating on some original dudes, you absolutely murdered. Your music makes me feel that you are having a conversation with me, through your complex array of layered sound mashing, synths, and whatever else you do in that BassLab of yours. You make something so unfathomable feel organic. MInd you, this all coming from a person who has seen 9 out of 10 shows completely sober, besides the theta wave induced trip your wobbles and claps put me in. And I can only thank you for that. You have a true gift my man. And you’re a huge inspiration to me and I’m sure tons of others. You are still the only artist to make me cry, well besides Stevie Wonder. 🙂 By the way, just a request I would love to hear “fsof” at your upcoming Louisville show, which also happens to be my place of residence. 🙂 Thanks Lorin.

  • Connor

    Lorin,
    I know your very into politics and was wondering if the album release date has anything to do with the August 2nd debt-issue deadline set by the treasury? Im also interested to hear your “spectrum” of the debt-ceiling, i kinda miss hearing you press issues on your mainly uninformed fans. So if you got a minute to reply that’d be a pleasure, if not just keep dropping the bass in our face =). 

    p.s. heard you drop verbing the noun at bass center 2 when ur laptop crashed, any chance i could get that nectar again in raliegh?

    • Anonymous

      put the song on the request line…right side of the Tour page

    • Anonymous

      put the song on the request line…right side of the Tour page

    • Anonymous

      oh and the debt ceiling

      bahahahahah

      what a silly concept

      whats it matter

      either we raise it and inflation/interest rates go up, so our money means nothing (therefore we have none, or have less)

      OR

      we don’t raise it and we cut cost in order to keep from default, so we still have less

      its all just a game

      a really fucking stupid one

    • hey Connor!
      🙂
      I think the entire political system is 100% total garbage.
      i am very informed (although there are many others who are more informed than i) and authentically curious, but I also believe that it is a trick to distract and stupefy the masses. The entire economic situation worldwide is *MUCH MORE* complex than most of us realize, and at the same time you could probably say it is much more simple (The super-rich want to get richer, and keep everyone else under control…as always…the names or details may change but the story is the same)

      I do not find that lecturing ‘uninformed’ people is as effective as other things, but that is not because I have lost my way or changed my core beliefs necessarily. I am more humanistically engaged and active than ever. Politics has overall lost all of my interest, i just see it for what it is.

      But of course i still cannot help but be morbidly fascinated with it, like a tragic car wreck on the side of a road.

      (and no there was no political connection to the release date, it was supposed to be released April Fools Day 4-1-11. But I managed to lag for 4 more months, AYE!!!)

      🙂

      • Zach James

        Lorin, FUCK YEAH! – that is extremely well said!

        The damn politicians and media sensationalists do far more harm than they realize, especially when the start getting the masses to voice there opinions on subjects they are uninformed about.  Populism is a very scary thing, in my opinion – and its becoming too powerful of a force in our democratic system.  But hey I don’t believe in democracy as it exists in its current form – i feel its destined to fail if it doesn’t change.  While its better than the ‘China model’ for example, i think we need to find a way to blend the two, taking the bets of each system and refining it to create something new/better. But I’m not sure what that is or how to do it haha.In my opinion, to sum up the macro economy is to say its a confidence game that’s largely psychological and the institutions (govy & central banks) that exists for the purpose of providing stability to the economy/market are ALWAYS late to act.  And once they act they’re ‘decisions’ have lags that are impossible to determine and distort economic activity rather than doing what they were intended to.  Sometimes its better to do nothing and let the problems work there way out naturally, but at times it is necessary to implement policy initiatives for support/stability – its just a hard line to draw.  Plus the economy is much more complicated in today’s world than the vast majority of people realize due to the openness of markets and international capital flows.  However, as i said the institutions exists as a means to provide stability/confidence and direction/guidance – neither of which our institution is excelling at for the time being.  But if we can actually get a leader who understands such concepts and can actually LEAD then all will be will, in time – except inequality will likely continue to grow, but just because it does, doesn’t mean that the quality of life for all people cannot continue to improve.  The markets want to see structural reforms on spending and taxation but our fucked up unrepresentative two party system will do nothing until the bond vigilantes create a crisis and force them to act – same goes for Europe, whose problems are far worse than our own.  Unfortunately history has shown us time and again that governments fail to act in tangible/real ways until crisis forces them to.  The debt ceiling is a stupid side show that CNBC colluded on with the government to get the public watching the financial news.  It was a ploy by the politicians so they could create a buying opportunity to invest all their corporate donations/kickbacks in the stock market so they can grow the money for the next campaign.  Expect the markets to move higher as we head toward the end of the year.
        Lorin, check out this site:www.pragcap.comIt’s a pretty good filter for econ/financial topics and much of what the head writer (Cullen) opines is spot on –  in my opinion at least.  I find it to be very educational as well, particularly the comment sections on each article where he answers peoples comments/questions. The best part is he serves as a pretty good ‘filter’ per say – as its so easy to waste time reading/learning useless information on the internet.  When we give people access to the information superhighway but don’t teach them how to use it, it can do more bad than good…  I’d encourage you to read this – http://www.economist.com/node/18895468Lastly, I could be wrong but I think you’ll find this particular interesting – I’m thinking about grabbing the book myself.http://www.economist.com/node/18894910Best,Zeej ps. Cannot wait to bang my head to your new album tomorrow!  PAGING STEREOPHONIC – that shit is gonna be my fucking anthem!

    • johnny

      yoo man nectars coming to raleigh with pretty lights ! 

  • Connor

    Lorin,
    I know your very into politics and was wondering if the album release date has anything to do with the August 2nd debt-issue deadline set by the treasury? Im also interested to hear your “spectrum” of the debt-ceiling, i kinda miss hearing you press issues on your mainly uninformed fans. So if you got a minute to reply that’d be a pleasure, if not just keep dropping the bass in our face =). 

    p.s. heard you drop verbing the noun at bass center 2 when ur laptop crashed, any chance i could get that nectar again in raliegh?

  • Johno

    lorin, how can i sign up to be basscrew in future shows in portland,maine? I’d be more than happy to support bassnectar any way i can,street team work,gathering the masses,flyers and such.i had a terrific experience watching how it all goes down at the last show at the state thearter here in maine.It would a pleasure to be a part of the  production of a bassnectar show. johno, basshead                           
                                                                                           looking forward to hearing the remix of voodoo,NASTY!

  • Basschong

    Come to seatlle!!!
    i need nectar 4 livin.

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  • Snowboardfreak8375

    Wat up bass heads I fucking love you Lorin u make my body flow with tingles of nectar thst me make me want it mote and more I can’t live with out the nectar of the bass…boom boom bass head …come to the Midwest more to lorin we love u hear…see talk out. there peace

  • TMM

    “Divergent
    Spectrum” is latest album from a Dubstep artist/DJ by the name of Bassnectar.  Born as Lorin Ashton, this spectacular
    musician has grown into a worldwide phenomenon in electronic music.  In the past few years Bassnectar has had very
    successful tours and has appeared at countless electronic music festivals.  His most recent work of a total of eight LP’s
    was recently released in August, 2011. 
    The title can even be used as an analogy of what he does best in this
    track; he mixes genres from across the spectrum. 

    Dubstep is a genre of music that can be classified as a type of electronic
    dance music. This style of music originated in south London, England.  Generally the sound has been described as
    being “tightly coiled productions with overwhelming bass lines and reverberant
    drum patterns, clipped samples, and occasional vocals.”

                    The album contains 15 vividly
    constructed songs ranging from two minutes and twenty seconds long to six
    minutes long.  The album opens with the
    hit “Upside Down” where, as in almost all of his music, there is a lot of
    sampling and repetition of those samples along with his synthesized sounds.  He has about eight other strong tracks such
    as “The Matrix”, “Probable Cause”, and “Immigraniada.” Of course there are some
    filler tracks here and there, but not obviously so.  What one calls filler, another may call a
    hit. Overall, though, this whole album is addictive.

    My personal favorites are Bassnectar’s remix of “Lights” by Elle Goulding
    and Red Step (feat. Jantsen.)  “Lights”
    opens with digital sounds and the vocals of Ms.Goulding.   There’s
    nothing more intriguing to me than the juxtaposition between a female vocal and
    the grunge of dubstep.  Although I’m not
    normally a fan of the laser sound in abundance, Red Step’s rhythm made up for
    it!  I could not sit still listening to
    it.  That track reminded me of Baltimore
    Club Music, also a personal favorite. “Voodoo” is the longest track on the album
    and could be broken into two individual fillers.  It is my least favorite on the album because
    it has nothing special to offer. 
    Although the rhythm is still complex, it does not have the raw bass
    lines that the others seem to possess.

     I’m sure many people have an opinion
    on what their favorite tracks are and that depends on which background genres
    they tend to lean towards.  For instance,
    I’m sure Hip-Hop lovers would enjoy “The Matrix” and “Paging Stereophonic” which
    states “before a revolution can get started in the streets, it first has to
    start in the mind”; That statement echoes the intentions behind the creation of
    Hip-Hop; a revolution. Although mainly electronic, Bassnectar incorporated the sampled
    sounds of various instruments, such as violins, piano, drums, cymbals and that
    of the electric guitar. Rock lovers would enjoy “Immigraniada” the most as it
    opens with drums and a bass guitar.  All
    in all, Bassnectar has something for everyone on this album.  For the more mellow/ easy going crowd
    Bassnectar prepared “Above and Beyond” which includes a repetition of cymbal,
    piano, and violin sounds to add a classical feel before the drops into grunge
    sound.

    This 15 track album is, in my opinion, nothing but proof that he is indeed
    the king of Dubstep.  With each LP, he
    has ever-improved and grasped more expertise in his field and “Divergent
    Spectrum” makes that very clear.  This LP
    is loaded with technique and precision. One can clearly see why he chose the
    title of his album, since he incorporates so many different elements of the
    musical spectrum.  “Divergent Spectrum”
    is creative, intriguing, and full of surprises. 
    Who wouldn’t want to go see him live after listening to his latest LP? Bassnectar
    has done a great job of staying consistent and is in an ever present
    competition with only himself. I can’t wait to see what he comes up with next!
    Technosonics!
    T.M.

  • any chance you could give me a list of graphic designers who have created this amazing album cover? would be really helpful.

    • hey ethan, sorry for the delay on this, i don’t have this info, but trying to get it for you now. hang tight

    • got it! the graphic designer was “Mexican Chocolate”