• BnC Mix 046: Danny Corn

    August 6, 2019 Mike Vincent

    We are extremely excited to bring you the 46th installment of the mix series today, featuring the one and only Danny Corn of the Wake the Town crew. This mix follows two incredibly well received performances: early Saturday morning at Bass Coast last month, and opening for Om Unit in Portland this past weekend. We can…

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  • [PREMIERE] HomeSick – 18000AREYOUSLAPPIN (Sinistarr Remix)

    July 31, 2019 Peter Merritt

    Today’s premiere comes to us from a trifecta of Booms and Claps uptempo bass music favorites: Anna Morgan and Bell Curve’s Worst Behavior Recs, Calgary footwork badman Homesick, and Detroit via Denver legend Sinistarr. We’ve featured work from all three recently, (see Sinistarr’s “KNS 2019”, HomeSick’s “Running on Empty”, and our premiere from the Worst Behavior Vol. 2 compilation,…

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  • BnC Mix 045: Mystic State

    July 30, 2019 Peter Merritt

    The latest installment in the Booms and Claps mix series comes to us from a British duo who we’ve had our eyes on for a few years now: the collaborative project of Will Marquiss & Mike Holliday AKA Mystic State. It’s hard to put these two in a box, with influences ranging from drum and…

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  • BnC’s Bass Coast Favorites: 2019 Edition

    July 5, 2019 Peter Merritt

    Another revolution around the sun has passed, and we have somehow already found ourselves FASTLY approaching what has come to be the most anticipated event of the year for the Booms and Claps crew: Merritt, BC’s Bass Coast Festival. Founded in 2009 as a small boutique festival in British Columbia, co-founders Andrea Graham (AKA The…

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  • BnC Mix 044: Deft

    June 18, 2019 Peter Merritt

    The intersection of electronic music and dancefloor culture has long created an environment that nurtures DJ-able music over production intended for home listening. Electronic music lives in clubs, for better or for worse, and the current state of the industry forces most producers to make the bulk of their living from performances. They won’t get…

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  • [PREMIERE] Sinistarr delivers an autonomic techno-tinged belter with “KNS 2019”

    June 13, 2019 Peter Merritt

    Those of you who have been following us recently probably remember Sinistarr‘s absolutely mental Booms and Claps mix from early 2019, and we’re happy to find that he’s been hard at work since then preparing the material for his forthcoming 12″ release “Everything on Time” on Defrostatica Records. Today’s premiere from the release comes to us in…

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  • BnC Mix 043: Crypticz

    June 4, 2019 Peter Merritt

    If you’ve been paying attention to the deeper side of “drum and bass adjacent” music at all for the past eight years, you’ve undoubtedly taken notice of the Bristol based, Papa Om Unit led, powerhouse of an imprint known as Cosmic Bridge.  This label has led the charge in the exploration of ethereal soundscapes, dubwise…

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  • [PREMIERE] Samurai Breaks delivers jungle insanity on “Tommy 2Fast” via Halogen Music

    May 23, 2019 Peter Merritt

    We’ve been following Leeds-based producer Samurai Breaks for a few years now through his releases on some of our favorite uptempo imprints like Ground Mass Music, The Dreamers Recordings, Worst Behavior Recs, and most recently, Belgium’s illustrious Halogen Music. His high-octane blend of jungle, juke/footwork, drum and bass, hip hop beats, and classic rave music…

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  • BnC Mix 042: Slick Shoota

    May 14, 2019 Peter Merritt

    While footwork culture originated in Chicago and is still primarily being championed by Chicago producers, DJs, and dancers, international artists like Marius Mevold AKA Slick Shoota have also been instrumental in bringing the sound to a worldwide audience by incorporating elements of other genres like jungle, drum & bass, and grime. His high-octane hybrid club…

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  • BnC Mix 041: Leland River

    May 8, 2019 Mike Vincent

    Since catching his performance at Bass Coast Festival in 2018, Vancouver, BC based producer/DJ Leland River has quickly become one of our favorite selectors on the West Coast. His ear is impeccable, especially for vibey 140 bpm tunes that span from grime and rap to dubstep, club music, and downtempo, and his productions are top-notch…

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