Tuesday, September 6, 2011

BoomBox mixes Southern rock with vintage Motown and psychedelic dance beats at Pearl Street in Northampton on Thursday, September 15th at 9PM. Psylab opens.

Boombox: Zion  Rock Godchaux and Russ Randolph are both producers and multi-instrumentalists. They both bring diverse musical backgrounds containing a rich history from Muscle Shoals, AL. They had a vision for a unique sound and culture that only could be achieved together.

BoomBox creates a digital blend of Southern rock and roll with a vintage mix of Motown and psychedelic dance beats. Using a multi-track platform, they are free to create their sound on the fly with a rhythm that moves the people and opens eyes into Godchaux and Randolph’s way of life.

Each live show is unique to the venue and the crowd, who are the driving force of the live, rhythmic BoomBox experience. Since there is no set list, it’s about taking in what is presented to them that night, and serving the music to that group of people, for that experience. It’s about what feels right and making each note play for the better of the music.

Performing at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado was one of the summer’s highlights. The vibe of the amazing venue that is Red Rocks alongside the energy of the fans was electric and Russ and Zion felt every second of it. To capture the day, they were joined by the multi-media production company NoCoast, to document their set. The footage includes both live the performance and interviews about the allure of Red Rocks, their new direction and the forthcoming release. Check it out here.

Openers Psylab have been Holding down the sounds of the Boston underground since 2004; touring the Northeast, performing at clubs, lofts, raves, festivals, and regional Burning Man events for thousands of fans, friends and freaks.
Tickets are $12.50 in advance at Northampton Box Office,76 Main Street. 413-586-8686 and online at IHEG.com
Coming soon:
Umphrey’s McGee- Friday, September 16th- Calvin Theatre
MASS EDMC presents MSTRBASS- Friday, September 23rd Pearl Street Ballroom (The newest dance night from our friends at MASS Electronic Dance Music Society featuring a mix of local and national DJs spinning your favorite bassheavy tracks!
Beats Antique- Friday, October 7th –Pearl Street Ballroom
EOTO – Sunday, October 9th- Pearl Street Ballroom
Lotus- Friday, October 21st- Calvin Theatre
MiMOSA- Saturday, November 12th- Pearl Street Ballroom

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