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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

On Safari at Bass Center VII

Posted By on Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 7:11 AM

Hide your cookies! I mean, hide your balanced diet! - TODD OWYOUNG

Bassnectar spent the weekend rattling skulls in Midtown at the Chaifetz Arena. This wasn't his usual show, however: This was Bass Center -- the huge DJ's annual blow-out tribute to low frequencies and the ways they make you move. On hand to celebrate the occasion were Zeds Dead, Gramatik and Gladkill. And St. Louis showed up in style -- photographers Jon Gitchoff and third greatest music photographer Todd Owyoung were there in case you couldn't make/can't remember. Below, the creatures being channeled by some of our favorite spirit hood-wearing, totem-toting bass heads:

See also: -Skrillex at the Pageant: Review -The Fashion of Bass Center VII in St. Louis: Photos -Bassnectar at Chaifetz Arena October 6, 2012: Slideshow

  • Jon Gitchoff

Panderina Note the distinctive bracelet collection and remember how cold it was on Saturday. True dedication.

  • Jon Gitchoff

Squid Inspired by Run-DMC and Fiona Apple.

  • Jon Gitchoff

Leopard A more practical spirit hood, given the weather. Seriously, look how fluffy that thing is.

  • Jon Gitchoff

Hamster/Chicken/Wolf/Eagle Ordinarily mortal enemies, the hamster and eagle, wolf and chicken are united under the banner of bass. Tonight, they await the drop in unison!

  • Todd Owyoung

Scholarly Panda and Sully's Sister On the left we have a panda built for warmer climates than St. Louis on a brisk fall day, and joining her is what we have to assume is a pretty decent channeling of a relation to Monster Inc's Sully. Safe to say we're looking forward to that prequel.

  • Jon Gitchoff

Yeti? Yeah, let's go with that. Excellent work to all involved.

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