Bass Canyon 2021 is set for an incredible return this summer on August 20th – 22nd. The lineup at The Gorge is stacked to the max with bass music. Excision will also be performing 3 full sets with a rare B2B with Illenium.
For those of you so fortunate to attend this amazing festival, let’s take a look at some artists you don’t want to miss, encompassing various sub-genres of bass!
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Hailing from the swamp land, Louisiana native Bàwldy, delivers filthy, grimy wubs that hypnotize the masses. Since beginning his musical journey on Soundcloud in 2016, Bàwldy has been defining his status in the dubstep community, dropping his single “what’s a dubstep” and collaborating with Blunts & Blondes on the dank track “Routine” in 2018. His latest release alongside Blunts & Blondes”Put Down the Liquor” delivers wobbly bass lines alongside reggae influences. Bàwldy’s set at Bass Canyon 2021 is geared for mind-bending wubz that will resonate through your whole body. Take a hit of Bàwldy’s music below.
“DMVU’s sound isn’t just on point; it’s poignant.” Matthew Jones, known as DMVU, is a a relatively new face in bass music. Residing in Denver, Colorado, DMVU has gained traction in the global scene through his diligent sound design – allowing him to create musically rich and emotive soundscapes. His 2016 game changer release “Bloccd” showed to the world the filthy dark bass of DMVU, and ever since, he has had unstoppable growth. DMVU’s latest release “Peach Smoothie” is set as the lead track on The Chain EP, set for release on August 24th. Set for a WAKAAN release, the eight-track EP “travels through various cinematic, dystopian dimensions.” Audiences, prepare yourself for behemoth drops. dirty basslines, and a dynamic set from DMVU at Bass Canyon 2021.
The brother sister duo of Alix and Eden, aka Fancy Monster, look back at their childhood experiences as a source of inspiration for their music The natural world is also a major contributing factor to the identity of Fancy Monster. The duo’s beautifully crafted melodic soundscapes offer a fully immersive experience that comes to life in their sets. The ethereal melodies and dark characteristics offer a perfect balance of musical variety to capture audiences. Fancy Monster’s music will offer a beautiful, emotional soundscape for audiences at Bass Canyon 2021.
Antuane Walker, aka Fransis Derelle, is an innovative producer utilizing a wide variety of styles to bring his eclectic soundscapes to life. With his musical roots growing from his experiences in high school band as a trombone player, Fransis Derelle has sought to perfect his craft. His productions have received plays from some of electronic music’s biggest names such as Zeds Dead, Tiesto, Adventure Club, Laidback Luke, Alison Wonderland and more! Fransis Derelle delivers a blend of hip-hop, trap, dubstep, and future bass that guarantees a great party at his set at Bass Canyon 2021!
The LA producer LIONE enchants listeners with his energetic mixture of synthpop, indie electronic, and future bass. His extensive musical background and blend of genres makes his unique artistry seem unlimited. What can you expect to hear in LIONE’s repertoire? Get ready for “in your feels” drops accompanied by infectious grooves and vivid soundscapes that will have audiences dancing all night! Give a listen to LIONE’s music below and see what’s in store for Bass Canyon.
Diving into some hard-hitting, haunting music that is not for the faint of heart, here is SWARM. The Florida based producer is a strong and unique presence in the electronic music community. Delivering some of the darkest music on the scene, SWARM is set to bring intensity to The Gorge. Powerful, rolling bass lines and aggressive sound design bring the sinister tracks of SWARM into reality. “On a darkness scale that goes from staring directly at the sun to an underground cave, I would say SWARM is Vantablack” – EDMSauce.
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