How many shades off bass is the human ear capable of comprehending? When that ear is attached to Bassnectar, the answer is "too many to count." The long-haired head banger has always been an innovator of the lower register, and his latest collaboration with DJ duo ATLiens is a real game changer.
"Interlock" is more wicked groove than dubstep, but it's got plenty of face-smushing wonk in the pitched-down vocal. It's got a tribal trap thing going on that makes our hips do weird and wonderful things, but it's the jingle bells at the 2:18-mark that really take this thing over the edge of delightful insanity.
The tune is out now on OWSLA, a label known for pushing the boundaries of all things bass. Listen to it below.