• BnC Mix 021: Aztek

    September 29, 2016 Mike Vincent

    As many of you might already know, we host a monthly event in Portland, OR every 3rd Saturday at The Liquor Store, and last month we were privileged to have none other than Aztek from Salt Lake (formerly Chicago) play for us. Since he’s now played one of our shows, it’s only natural that we have…

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  • STYLSS Sample Pack Volume 3

    September 8, 2016 Mike Vincent

    The boys and girls over at STYLSS have gone and done it again. I present to you, STYLSS Sample Pack Volume 3. Sample packs such as this prove time and time again that the underground electronic music community is all about the music, pushing each other in positive ways, and evolving from each other’s sounds rather…

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  • BnC Mix 018: Shiny Things Live At Shambhala

    August 31, 2016 Mike Vincent

    We’re super stoked on this Wednesday to have SHINY THINGS finally involved in our mix series! This dude has impeccable track selection, and really knows how to get a crowd going. There were dozens upon dozens of amazing sets at Shambhala 2016, and this set was definitely one of my top 3. In this mix, he…

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  • BnC Mix 015: Subp Yao

    August 2, 2016 Mike Vincent

    Excitement levels were high when I found out one of my favorite European producers, Subp Yao, was going to be playing Emissions this year. It’s always extremely exciting when festivals book European talent that you would otherwise not be able to see on the regular touring circuit. Hype was high for his daytime set, and he definitely…

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  • Shambhala 2016 Is Just Around The Corner

    July 28, 2016 Mike Vincent

    Many of us will be descending upon Salmo River Ranch, British Columbia, one of the most beautiful music festival properties in North America, to attend Shambhala Music Festival next weekend. This family-run and -owned affair turns a whopping 20 years old this year, ascending to a level every other festival in north america can only dream of. Each of…

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  • PROKO Does It Again With “Ym Dnuos”

    July 20, 2016 Mike Vincent

    PROKO, AKA Troy Prokopowich, AKA half of The OriGinALz has been dropping some serious heat over the past 4 months. It’s always nice to see an artist take a step back and go in an entirely different direction. The halftime sound has been permeating into the west coast bass scene over the past year, and we’re not complaining…

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  • What The Festival 2016 Video Recap

    June 30, 2016 Mike Vincent

    Check out our video recap! Video produced by Ivana Bosek. Check her work out here. What The Festival has always been an important pilgrimage for us here at Booms and Claps. This festival fills what had been a growing void in the Pacific Northwest; a boutique festival experience that caters towards adults looking to have…

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  • BnC Mix 013: Pleasure

    June 9, 2016 Mike Vincent

    If you don’t already know about Pleasure, you should. He’s become a staple in the West Coast scene, and more recently, around the world. Pleasure’s newest release, Reset, on Saturate Records, has given him some momentum and garnered a decent amount of attention in the bass community. Not only that, but his collaboration with Slovakia-based producer Jimmy Pé ,”Something Like…

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  • The Countdown To Emissions Continues!

    May 9, 2016 Mike Vincent

    Can you believe it’s already May? We can’t either! In a mere 4 days, bass heads from around the entire country will be making the pilgrimage to the bass music mecca of the United States – Emissions West Coast Bass Culture. If you’re familiar with the music at all, you’ll take a quick glance at this lineup…

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  • Exclusive Premiere: BANGANAGANGBANGERS bring the heat with “Ashes”

    April 28, 2016 Mike Vincent

    You may be familiar with the Dutch fivesome, BANGANAGANGBANGERS, as they were featured in our mix series a while back (which you should definitely check out here). Like much of the music we cover, their music is heavy, hard hitting, and experimental, yet they have a knack for keeping the listener engaged by creating a unique atmosphere full of melody. These…

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