• PREMIERE: Danny Corn – “Bubbles” (Forthcoming on “Wanderers” EP)

    July 1, 2016 Peter Merritt

    It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything on the production front from Portland, OR’s hometown hero Danny Corn, so when he told me he had an EP coming out this month when I ran into him at What the Festival a few weeks ago, it’s safe to say I was excited. (I was also probably pretty excited because…

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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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  • TMSV Departs on Deep Space Mission With “Over Out” EP

    June 27, 2016 Peter Merritt

    Dutch producer TMSV has been pushing the deep 160/170 bpm halftime bass music sound for years, from his epic self-released 1988 EP in 2014, to countless singles, remixes, and other releases on Artikal Music, Rua Sound, and many others since then. His tunes are rinsed regularly by the heavy hitters of halftime, such as DJ Madd, Danny Scrilla, Kromestar, and J: Kenzo, so…

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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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  • EXCLUSIVE: Moniker – Vessels

    May 27, 2016 Peter Merritt

    Almost exactly a year ago, we were contacted by Saturate Records about the possibility of having one of their new signees, a duo out of Tennessee named Moniker, participate in our guest mix series. To be honest, at the time, Moniker was largely unknown to us, but the mix they sent over was a perfect blend of the bizarre, wonky…

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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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  • #TheOriginalzVsONHELL – A Tale of Deception, Controversy, and Grade A Manufactured Beef

    May 3, 2016 Peter Merritt

    If we’ve learned anything from the modern hip-hop and rap scene, it’s that “beef” sells records: Drake and Meek Mill, 50 Cent and Ja Rule, Jay-Z and Nas, and most recently, The Rap Community as a Whole and Donald Trump have gone head to head to massive response from the media and fans (and subsequently, have seen…

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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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  • Bass Coast Goes the Extra Mile with Second Wave Lineup Announcement

    April 26, 2016 Peter Merritt

    Just when we thought British Columbia’s underground electronic music and arts festival Bass Coast  couldn’t sweeten the deal any more after their phenomenal first wave lineup announcement (along with their world-renowned reputation for aesthetic and vibe), they go ahead and prove us wrong by squeezing over 100 more of our favorite artists on to their already…

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  • Urple Eeple – Lost in Motion

    April 18, 2016 zac

    Just in time to kick off those early summer vibes, Oakland’s Urple Eeple released his sophomore EP, Lost in Motion. Full of shiny synths, the aptly named EP gives the listener a feeling of cruising through a virtual worlds. Lost in Motion is influenced by artists such as Flume and 20syl, the sounds of the 80s, and a love for computer…

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