Archive | 2012
Other - December 25, 2012 Merry Christmas From All You Need is Bass!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! We would just like to take a minute and wish all of our readers a very merry Christmas. May it be filled with everything you love and cherish, including bass! Now, get off the internet and get back to indulging yourself! Oh, and be sure to share this great Xmas mix from Mr....

Have You Heard This? - December 24, 2012 HYHT – Krampfhaft – Spit Thunder

I could only shake my head when I first saw the tragic cell phone video of DJ Shadow unceremoniously booted off stage at a show in Maimi pop up on the web. The patrons of Miami’s Mansion Nightclub’s evening was cut short when DJ Shadow was informed by promoters he was playing...

Slow Jam Sundays, Video - December 23, 2012 Slow Jam Sundays: Nahko Bear (Medicine for the People) Aloha Ke Akua

We survived the apocalypse! It came and went and the aliens didn’t drop down like I was hoping.. but perhaps the end of the world isn’t the end of civilization but the end of the old way of thinking? Perhaps this is the dawn of the new age of thinking, where we start to care more...

DJ's/Producers, Interviews, Other Music - December 20, 2012 Wax Romeo Interview

Wax Romeo has become a staple of Calgary’s dance music culture over the past decade with his residency at The Hifi Club. As a member of Smalltown Romeo (Smalltown DJs + Wax Romeo = Smalltown Romeo) and Homebreakin Records, Wax Romeo describes his sonic ideology as “hatched from a queer disco...

Art, Culture, People, Promoters - December 18, 2012 Artist Spotlight: Stoked on Photos

Here’s a setting we’re all too familiar with. You should be working, but instead you find yourself travelling down the endless Internet rabbit hole of memes, social media sites, YouTube videos, news sites, blogs etc. While in the midst of this infinite guilty pleasure, I find I am always drawn...

Glitch, Have You Heard This? - December 17, 2012 HYHT – Cryptex

After moving to L.A. at 17 for an acting career he was influenced by the sounds of glitch hop and was drawn to the genre’s avant-garde ability to express a story and convey emotions. Becoming an addict to the glitch hop sound he soon lead to experimenting in production and has blazed a trail...

Downtempo, Slow Jam Sundays - December 16, 2012 Slow Jam Sundays: Janover and Djunya – Quanta

December 21 marks the end of the Mayan Long Count Calendar and is just a little over four days away. As some of our fellow inhabitants prepare for impending doom, I am going to take this chance to relax, reflect and embrace the change to come.  There is no better way for me to do […]...

Culture, Music Festivals, Other, Tips - December 14, 2012 Guest Blog: ParticiPARTY from Britz Bitz

Even though we all like the sound of our own voices, it’s also nice to show a perspective outside of our core group of contributors. It’s with this premise in mind that we at All You Need is Bass unveil our first guest blogger in a series of many to come. This month’s guest...

DJ's/Producers, Music Festivals, Other Music, People, Promoters - December 12, 2012 AYNiB’s interview with Erica Dee

Erica Dee is no stranger to the West Coast Bass Scene. Whether hosting the hip hop showcase at Shambhala, performing at a local club or headlining festivals in Canada and the US, she’s been a busy woman. Last year she self released her introductory Golden, featuring a musical journey through...

Dubstep, Glitch, Have You Heard This? - December 10, 2012 HYHT – Minoru

One of my favourite producers I have discovered in the last year is Minouru. I can only describe him with one word. OMFGHYHT! Crossing genre’s of glitch hop, midtempo, funky breaks, dub step and electro swing there is an over arching blanket of quality to the sounds he creates. An...

DJ's/Producers, Interviews, Music, Other - December 7, 2012 How Dj’s Chose Their Names #2

Most of us never had any say in what people call us. We have to go through life with whatever someone else decided was a good name for us. DJs on the other hand have a chance to extend their persona into their name. Who wouldn’t love to have the chance to choose what millions […]...

Fashion, Other, Tips - December 4, 2012 Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide for Bass Culture Lovers & Festival Goers

Your search is over! As our gift to you, we’ve scoured the web in search of fun, unique, and amazing items you can give to any of your bass music festival buddies this year. In this list you’ll be sure to find that perfect item. From cheap & practical to classy & impressive with...