• [PREMIERE] Stranjah – Major ft. TT the Artist (OAKK Remix)

    October 6, 2020 Peter Merritt

    If you’ve been following Booms and Claps for a while, it should come as no surprise that we’re big fans of the NYC/LA-based Anna Morgan/Bell Curve uptempo brainchild Worst Behavior Recs. The latest offering from the imprint comes in the form of an EP from Toronto’s Stranjah entitled “Monk Fruit”, and it’s chalk-full of the top-notch…

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  • Ternion Sound explores new tempos with “Spiral” via Manuka Records

    August 27, 2020 Peter Merritt

    Since forming in 2016, Minneapolis-based DJ/producer trio Ternion Sound has quickly become a household name in the underground dubstep scene, churning out 140 bpm dungeon anthems with alarming consistency. In just a few short years, they’ve stacked releases on legendary labels like Truth’s Deep Dark and Dangerous, Alix Perez’s 1985 Music, and J:Kenzo’s Artikal Music, while…

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  • [PREMIERE] Jon1st – Rose Point (Worst Behavior Records)

    August 5, 2020 Peter Merritt

    It’s our favorite time of year! NYC/LA-based Worst Behavior Recs is back with their third annual compilation, “Worst Behavior, Vol. 3” and we couldn’t be more excited. With the expert guidance of producer/DJ/promoter/label bosses Anna Morgan and Bell Curve steering the ship, we watched Worst Behavior come speeding out of the gate in 2018, and that momentum has shown…

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  • [PREMIERE] BSN Posse – Magic Portal (ft. Metafloor)

    May 21, 2020 Peter Merritt

    If you’ve been following the sounds of footwork, juke, and 160 bpm bass music for a while now, you’re surely familiar with Spain-based producer duo BSN Posse. Although footwork obviously has its roots in Chicago, the BSN Posse boys have been influential in bringing that sound to a global audience, especially in Europe, while paying proper…

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  • Modul8 pays respect to jungle and soul with a footwork twist on “2L8”

    May 7, 2020 Peter Merritt

    Berlin-based imprint Through These Eyes has been a leading influence in the deeper sounds of 160-170 bpm for years now, across the spectrum of halftime, jungle, footwork, drum & bass, and beat music. Featuring releases from Booms and Claps favorites like Digid, TMSV, Folding City, and Sun People, most of their sought-after exclusive record releases sell out almost…

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  • [PREMIERE] Anna Morgan, Kabuki, & Rider Shafique – Natural Vibe

    March 27, 2020 Peter Merritt

    We’ve been following Germany’s Kabuki for a few years now, and it’s always a treat when he releases a new installment in his “Beat Excursions” collection. The stylistic range, unique and interesting collaborations, and cohesive sound of these releases are always impressive, and the most recent chapter, “Beat Excursions #5” is no different. Today’s premiere comes…

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  • [PREMIERE] Stranjah – Technodub

    February 20, 2020 Peter Merritt

    Today’s premiere comes to us from Toronto-based producer STRANJAH in the form of his new autonomic-tinged single “Technodub”. With a laundry list of legendary label affiliates ranging from Metalheadz to Critical Records to Hospital and Renegade Hardware, Stranjah has been a staple of the drum and bass scene for over a decade. Over the past…

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  • [PREMIERE] Sigrah delivers “Bad Habits” single from debut full-length LP “This is Letting Go”

    February 19, 2020 Peter Merritt

    The idea of writing a full-length album isn’t very common for producers in today’s electronic music landscape, and for good reason. Media is consumed at such an incredibly fast rate in 2020, and single tracks barely even get a full listen most of the time. Even the way we consume music in the live setting…

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  • [PREMIERE] HomeSick – Ampgain

    February 18, 2020 Peter Merritt

    If you haven’t been paying attention to Alberta, CA’s HomeSick, now is the time to shape up. For years, he’s been consistently releasing some of the most unique productions across the spectrum of jungle, juke/footwork, bass music beats, DnB, and some other stuff that, to be quite honest, we’re not really even sure what to…

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  • Xakra and Klippee deliver the pressure with “Squad Car” via Sublimate Records

    January 28, 2020 Peter Merritt

    When I think of up and coming artists in the Pacific Northwest, two names instantly come to mind: Seattle-based producers Xakra and Klippee have both been making waves all across the bass music spectrum lately, with huge releases on Encrypted Audio and Lifestyle Music respectively, big shows from The Black Box in Denver all the way to…

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