For almost 15 years, Bassnectar has embarked on a journey of setting the world of bass music on fire, largely outside of the conventional EDM system. We're talking selling out Madison Square Garden, remixing classic tracks from dance music legends Underworld, and collaborating with Lupe Fiasco. Earlier this year, he released his tenth(!) album, Unlimited, and has now unleashed the video for his collaboration with Rye Rye and Zion I, "TKO." It's one of those tracks that packs a gutpunch of bass, but finds a way for lit vocals to not get lost in the frenzy.
In describing the track, Bassnectar says "TKO" is "an anthem about the rush of adrenaline you feel when you listen to your favorite music. I love when a song hits and it feels like it knocks you out...overwhelms you, takes you deep off radar into another world." The video, which has a number of lo-fi VHS effects laced through, is a "hyper-color adventure" directed by David Dutton, who also directed the video for another Unlimited stand-out "Reaching Out." Bassnecter "wanted to toss him a chance to get more wildstyle, and he smashed it."
Check out the bombastic clip up top, and if you want to hear Unlimited, you can stream the entire project down below.