• Wrapping Up 2018 With Jon1st: BnC (Mega)Mix 036

    December 18, 2018 Peter Merritt

    Jon1st is what some might refer to as a “DJ’s DJ.” He exists in that oh-so-rare middle ground between technical proficiency, phenomenal taste, musicality, subtlety, and flow that eludes so many DJ’s who fall into the “turntablist” category. His appreciation for unique sounds and equally unique approaches to performing and sharing those sounds creates the…

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  • [PREMIERE] Sigrah – HAL

    November 2, 2018 Peter Merritt

    For today’s Booms and Claps Premiere, we’re proud to present an ethereal jungley roller entitled “HAL”, the latest single from Sigrah’s “Fission Vision” EP. The full release will be available next Friday, 11/9/2018, on Bandcamp and at sigrahmusic.com, where you can also purchase the limited edition merchandise run for the EP. Be sure to peep…

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  • BnC Mix 034: Hypho

    October 30, 2018 Peter Merritt

    While the worlds of techno and dubstep have traditionally existed on separate planes without much opportunity for overlap, the past several years have seen those universes collide and spawn a landscape of deep 130 bpm beats that draw from the analog, raw sounds of techno, the driving rhythmic structures of breaks and 4 on the…

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  • BnC Mix 033: OAKK

    September 27, 2018 Peter Merritt

    Booms and Claps Mix 033 comes to us from one of Calgary, AB’s finest exports: the ever-consistent, diverse, and tasteful OAKK. We’re big fans of Western Canada’s bass music output, and OAKK is a delicious and integral slice of that Canadian crop. His sound tells a tale of refined beauty, unpredictability and spontaneity, and pure…

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  • BnC Mix 031: Sigrah

    June 12, 2018 Peter Merritt

    Today’s Booms and Claps guest mix is brought to us by one of our favorite up and coming producers in the high-tempo hybrid bass music world: PDX’s Sigrah. His unique and diverse approach to 160/170 bpm is refreshing in a time when Ivy Lab knock-offs are a dime a dozen and the “halftime” label is…

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  • [PREMIERE] DJ Madd – Pak Up Ya Dub

    June 5, 2018 Peter Merritt

    We’re proud to present the latest single from the “Worst Behavior Vol. 1” compilation, the debut compilation release from Anna Morgan & Bell Curve’s new “Worst Behavior” record label/event series. These two have been making huge waves in NYC’s soundsystem culture scene, and we were especially impressed when we caught Anna’s set at Outlook Festival…

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  • BnC Mix 030: DJ Madd

    April 10, 2018 Peter Merritt

    The latest installment in the BnC Mix Series is brought to us by a producer and DJ that needs little introduction: the one and only DJ Madd. The Hungarian-born badman is as diverse in his productions and selections as he has been in home bases; his catalog has touched on dubstep, dancehall, jungle, footwork, drum…

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  • BnC Mix 020: GREAZUS

    September 26, 2016 Peter Merritt

    It’s been incredible to watch the GREAZUS project grow over the past couple years since its birth in 2014. Made up of Vancouver, BC based producers HxdB and DJ Cure, Greazus has taken not only the North American, but international hybrid bass music scene by storm with their massive productions and incredible live performances. 2016 proved to be a big…

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  • BnC Mix 019: The Pirate & Smasheltooth

    September 20, 2016 Peter Merritt

    The latest installment in the Booms and Claps mix series comes from none other than everyone’s favorite Bay Area power DJ couple: The Pirate & Smasheltooth. Both of these selectors have been staples in the West Coast bass music scene for YEARS, and each have individually (and collaboratively) contributed crucially to the development of the community. They each bring their…

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  • BnC Mix 017: Tiger Fresh

    August 23, 2016 Peter Merritt

    It should come as no surprise that we’re big fans of the West Coast based We Got This collective here at Booms and Claps. With unique and diverse producers and DJs like Chase Manhattan, Chrome Wolves, SPEKt1 and Tiger Fresh representing their sound, the collective is a shining beacon of West Coast bass music culture.…

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