Bassnectar is a DJ from San Francisco, CA. He began working as a DJ and remixer in the nineties, and released his first full-length album, Mesmerizing the Ultra, in 2005. Bassnectar incorporates multi-media guest performances, from graffiti artists to rappers, into his live shows.
The artist's most recent album, Vava Voom, was released in April 2012. It includes tracks created in collaboration with a number of other musicians such as Lupe Fiasco. Bassnectar will tour in support of the album in the fall of 2012.