Nosaj Thing

Saturday: Bass-rooted dubstep brings in a behemoth of a sound

In low end we trust. And groove. And rock. And bop. And throwdown. Can you imagine a world without bass? From the double bass that has pushed along classical compositions since the 1500s to the electric Hoffner bass that fueled Paul McCartney's unforgettable Beatles bass lines, the low end is an essential component of almost all music.