WHO THE HELL IS BOOMBOX?

By: Alan T. Goodman


BoomBox
For those of us who grew up in the 80's, listened to the Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo soundtrack, wore Moonpants, and danced on pieces of old cardboard and linoleum, well, we know what boom boxes are. Or at least what they were. How about a new BoomBox, especially one that takes old school styles and combines them with Beck, Gorillaz, St. Germain, AND delivers live performances that have the entire Southeast turning their heads. Would you check it out?

Formed about three years ago, BoomBox is not your traditional group. It only has two members - a guitar player/vocalist and a DJ - that combine live instruments with multi-track sequencing, turntables, and samplers for a unique brand of infectious music. Zion Godchaux and Russ Randolph came together while working on an album that Zion was collaborating on with his mother, former Grateful Dead member Donna Jean Godchaux. Russ was engineering the record and the two connected immediately.


Zion Godchaux - BoomBox
After forming in late 2003, BoomBox spent most of 2004 in the studio developing both their sound and their unique approach to live performance. Since then, they've been refining that sound, which has stirred up a nice buzz with promoters, media, and other bands.

At the time they met, Randolph was tired of playing in traditional bands. He says, "I had pretty much given up, too much of a pain in the ass, not fun nor fulfilling, either musically or creatively." Zion, who had practically grown up with the Grateful Dead, was feeling similarly jaded. Together, they had an original vision of what they wanted to do and where they wanted to go.


Russ Randolph - BoomBox
In the mid 90's Zion was a DJ in the San Francisco house music scene, and pondered the possibility of fusing DJ tracks with live instruments. A decade later that fusion has come to fruition with BoomBox. With musical influences from house to the Grateful Dead, Zion says his vision is "not just jamming live, but to write full songs in dance format like a singer-songwriter, retaining the lyrics, the melody, and the song. It's the best of both worlds, something everybody could groove and have a good time with. But, when the show was over they could still take away the meaning and the songs as a whole."


BoomBox
In just three short years, BoomBox's shared vision has come a long way from their home in Florence, Alabama. What began as local gigs and playing aftershows has blossomed into a full-blown touring act. With one studio release under their belts, they're working on remixing some live tracks for a new album. "We want to establish BoomBox as a legitimate act in a bigger market, to take it to the next level on a bigger scale," Randolph says. By the overwhelmingly positive reaction to their debut, their rapidly growing fan base, and Randolph and Zion's infectious dedication to their music, their legitimacy seems almost inevitable.

Despite their unique instrumentation, every song does have a somewhat traditional structure which they're able to flesh out live. They jokingly say that "we share one brain between the two of us," which is evident in the way they finish each other's sentences and thoughts. Onstage, they are "two people as an extension of one DJ" and the chemistry between them is undeniable.

So, what does the future hold for BoomBox? "We are always experimenting in the 'Lab' towards a bigger vision. We want to keep everything fresh and new, and exciting for us as musicians. We want to take it as far as it will go," says Randolph. Zion adds, "It's still a mystery to us. We know the path we're on will have twists and turns but we have a good idea where we are going now. I'm blown away by what is possible and am happy to experience the adventure."

BOOMBOX TOUR DATES
03/08/07 | Georgia Theatre | Athens, GA
03/09/07 | Mellow Mushroom | Tuscaloosa, AL
03/17/07 | The Funky Bean Farm | Yellow Springs, OH
03/23/07 | The Soul Kitchen | Mobile, AL (w/ Perpetual Groove)
03/24/07 | Club 29 | Decatur, GA (w/ Green Lemon)
03/29/07 | Two Stick | Oxford, MS
03/30/07 | Two Stick | Oxford, MS
03/31/07 | P Sally's | Monroe, LA
04/04/07 | Newby's | Memphis, TN (w/Particle)
04/05/07 | The Granada Theatre | Lawrence, KS (w/Particle)
04/06/07 | The Blue Note | Columbia, MO (w/Particle)
04/12/07 | The 8X10 |Baltimore, MD
04/13/07 | Uncle Buck's Ranch | Athens, OH
04/14/07 | Magic Stick | Detroit, MI (w/Particle)
04/17/07 | The Buffalo Icon | Buffalo, NY (w/Particle)
04/19/07 | Mellow Mushroom | Tuscaloosa, AL
04/20/07 | Smokehouse | Florence, AL
04/24/07 | Exit/In | Nashville, TN (w/Particle)
04/25/07 | The Bottling Company | Hattiesburg, MS (w/Particle)
04/26/07 | Barley's Taproom | Knoxville, TN
04/28/07 | Oldfields on High | Columbus, OH
05/02/07 | Canal Street Tavern | Dayton, OH
05/03/07 | The Blue Gator | Athens, OH
05/05/07 | Nelson Ledges Quarry Park | Garrettsville, OH
05/11/07 | Mellow Mushroom | Tuscaloosa, AL
06/07/07 | Wakarusa | Lawrence, KS
06/24/07 | Park Street Tavern | Columbus, OH
07/04/07 | Nelson Ledges Quarry Park | Garrettsville, OH
07/13/07 | Kinetic Playground | Chicago, IL
07/27/07 | Hoxeyville Music Festival | Hoxeyville, MI

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Comments

moephishH2O starstarstarstarstar Tue 3/6/2007 04:54PM
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moephishH2O

Caught these guys in Eugene almost two years ago. Not a bad show at all.

totalot starstarstarstarstar Tue 3/6/2007 05:08PM
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one of the hottest, most unique young acts in the scene...can not wait for Wakarusa! This is the type of stuff I love to see covered on Jambase....

DesignVHL starstarstarstarstar Tue 3/6/2007 06:12PM
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DesignVHL

Great article! I have Visions of Backbeat....very infectious album. I could see Boombox being around for quite a while. These guy's are great, can't wait to see them live!

Shlongo Tue 3/6/2007 09:06PM
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wicked band, saw em at Grateful fest...they kick some serious butt! Go see em!

sephy starstarstarstarstar Tue 3/6/2007 09:09PM
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I discovered Boombox almost three years ago now. I had been going on the jamband scene for a while, and I enjoyed it, but knew something was missing. These guys provided that missing piece for me. In a scene where a lot of the music can sound the same after a while, they have a fresh new sound. A good strong beat is essential, and Boombox provides that in every track I've ever heard them perform. They're gonna blow up, so jump on board...

scooterdjembe starstarstarstar Tue 3/6/2007 09:16PM
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scooterdjembe

yah i caught them about about two years ago opening for dso good dancy music perfect for late nite. enjoyed the girl on stilts she was a visual head trip.

boomboxfan1 starstarstarstarstar Tue 3/6/2007 09:34PM
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boomboxfan1

OMG! You have to see these guys live to really understand "who the hell BoomBox is!" and once you experience it, need a BoomBox fix daily! It's addictive!

Dgold starstarstarstarstar Wed 3/7/2007 12:08AM
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Dgold

Turn down the lights and turn on Boombox. They got the sound to get down!

I will be seeing boombox at Wakarusa, and really hope they come through Northwest Arkansas soon... couldn't make it down for the Little Rock / Memphis shows recently but I wanted to.

- Dgold from Fayetteville Arkansas

NTLS Bassist starstarstarstarstar Wed 3/7/2007 12:53AM
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NTLS Bassist

These guys started playin the second that Soulive stopped at the GA Theatre. Instant dance party. You have to see them live to truly appreciate what they are trying to bring to the scene. See em when you get a chance!

bigfro Wed 3/7/2007 05:03AM
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bigfro

Looks cool. Maybe someday they'll come to NYC

osmanc Wed 3/7/2007 05:55AM
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Looks pretty cool. Check em out tom. night in Athens, get there at 10 to see my buddy's band open, the suex effect. They've got a nice groove, and an incredible drummer.

sephy Wed 3/7/2007 06:14AM
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incredible drummer=no drummer at all!!

Deucesturf Wed 3/7/2007 06:22AM
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Deucesturf

everyone on this site needs Visions of Backbeat, absolutely addicting!

crossroads1 starstarstarstarstar Wed 3/7/2007 06:30AM
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Saw Boombox at the infamous Stephen Talkhouse on Long Island and absolutely loved the show...it's electronic music and smokin' guitar...without the bling (and I mean that as a positive)Simply great music with a great beat with undertones and overtones of an amazing jam band. Go see these guys!

Zaxl starstarstarstarstar Wed 3/7/2007 07:00AM
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This band deserves to be heard. I've seen them at least 8 times and I can't wait till they come back to my state. They bring together elements from virtually all party music made in the last 40 years. Boombox are a unifying force between many different subcultures (hippies, ravers, indie rockers, etc.) and this sharing of our different styles is great for music.

totalot starstarstarstarstar Wed 3/7/2007 10:37AM
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I hope some of these other east coast festivals get on board and add these guys....they are already playing larger venues icluding the Georgia Theatre and others...whats the hold up eas coast festies?

groovinmoh Wed 3/7/2007 11:47AM
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these guys are great, saw them at nelson ledges about a year ago and danced my ass off. they had this chick with them on stilts walking around in the crowd, it was pretty cool

Ashley Wed 3/7/2007 12:07PM
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Ashley

change is good! i appreciate their unique approach and will check out the georgia shows.

shadeOgrey starstar Wed 3/7/2007 01:26PM
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groovinmoh :: 3/7/2007 11:47 AM
Saw them at nelson ledges about a year ago and danced my ass off. they had this chick with them on stilts walking around in the crowd, it was pretty cool.

Groovinmoh, yes that would have been Kim, she has since been involved in a serious car accident. If your interested in how shes doing: http://www.bringkimback.com

I'm actually shocked she was not mentioned in this article. She was a great performer.

vwphan Wed 3/7/2007 02:27PM
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I haven't been into this kind of electronic music much, but these guys are damn good. I needed to expand my musical horizons anyways. ADVICE: Get your girl, light some candles, throw this CD in, let the dancin begin!!

fuqwod Wed 3/7/2007 06:52PM
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Dankstar starstarstar Wed 3/7/2007 11:50PM
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Dankstar

Go hippie, go hippe, go, go, go,


P.S. fuqwood all of your discs blow!!

hanalala Thu 3/8/2007 06:18AM
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If you want to GET YER GROOVE ON, this is the band to do it to!! I've seen BOOMBOX several times, and plan on catching them as often as I can. I have their VISIONS OF BACKBEAT cd, too. Fun, sexy, soulful and enlightening -- all in one.
Extra fun if you catch them at Nelson Ledges Quarry Park.
((And Please: Send good vibes to Kim, too, everyone!))

nlqp Thu 3/8/2007 07:15AM
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nlqp

Yes, Nelson Ledges had the hook-up on them a couple years ago. They play there a lot. They are playing at least a couple times this year. Boombox gets you dancin. Great sound. Zion and Russ are the necest guys. They deserve to be recognized! I am however SUPER bummed that KIM HAGEN was not mentioned. Anyone who knows Boombox knows she was a HUGE part of them getting noticed. You know its true! Look at all the photos on the Nelson Ledges website. Kim was an important part of Boombox! The 3 of them had something very special, not just to listen too but to watch live. Kim's creative, entertaining talents gave the band a unique gift that is obviously not there anymore. A huge loss. Now a terrible accident has devistated her life and what, no mention at all!? Shame on you!! Really...
I still love the guys, the sound and cant wait to see them again this year! Nelson Ledges Quarry May 5th B A B Y !

grooooved starstarstarstar Thu 3/8/2007 07:42AM
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"yah i caught them about about two years ago opening for dso good dancy music perfect for late nite. enjoyed the girl on stilts she was a visual head trip."

I WAS THERE AND CONCUR COMPLETELY!

jalew Thu 3/8/2007 08:43AM
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jalew

bring it out west...

fredk57 starstarstar Thu 3/8/2007 09:35AM
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Boombox is alot of fun and different than any "jamband" out there right now. They put out a fun groove that is easy to dance to. As a huge Dead fan coupled with my jungle infatuation they offer up the goods. Kim Hagen is a big part of Boombox! She should be a part of the article.

pabloescobar starstarstar Thu 3/8/2007 11:51AM
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evidently these guys really like tuscaloosa.

mophead6 starstarstarstarstar Thu 3/8/2007 11:59AM
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Ladies and Gentlemen! These guys will make you dance. They are awsome to watch and fun to thrown it all down and strait up party. Funky Bean!!!!!!!!!! It is great to see Boombox covered on jambase. I like!

totalot starstarstarstarstar Thu 3/8/2007 12:47PM
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!!AAAHP starstarstarstarstar Thu 3/8/2007 02:16PM
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!!AAAHP

pabloescobar :: 3/8/2007 11:51 AM ::
"evidently these guys really like tuscaloosa"

Well, of course, but I think you have it backwards, I think Tuscaloosa really likes BoomBox!

Something else that should have been mentioned in this article is Zion's father, Keith Godchaux, who played keyboards for the Grateful Dead, too.

By the way, check out this album "Keith and Donna" and the cover art of Zion: http://tralfaz-archives.com/coverart/K/keith_and_donna.html

Something to note here, the drawings on Zion's forehead (on the cover) were doodled by Jerry, and I understand them to be "Zion's thoughts..." I think Jerry knew something musical would be in Z's future, and he could not have expressed it any better than in these drawings...

Interesting.


Innaheights starstarstarstarstar Thu 3/8/2007 03:56PM
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Innaheights

Yea this collabo is solid. I know that they could hold their own even without the dead connection. No is no such thing as a coincidence. Best of two worlds: the perfection of a DJ coupled with the spontaneity of jazz guitar. Oh yea and the dead connection, that is a trip. You'll know where i'm coming from if you read my profile. I was just having a conversation with someone about this yesterday before I read about/discovered boombox here on Jambase. Its that synchonicity shit that blows my mind. Boombox is an instant favorite of mine. The music never stopped.

JBL starstarstarstarstar Thu 3/8/2007 04:03PM
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Great article. I never heard of these guys until today... I went and checked out some stuff on archive and they defiantly have a cool sound. I'll be sure to check them out at Newby's when they come to Memphis.

sativa214 starstarstarstar Thu 3/8/2007 04:42PM
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I am pretty sure the guitar Zion plays was given to him by Jerry him self.

boomboxfan1 starstarstarstarstar Thu 3/8/2007 05:15PM
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boomboxfan1

sativa214 :: 3/8/2007 4:42 PM

I am pretty sure the guitar Zion plays was given to him by Jerry him self.

I heard this too, but in reality, that guitar is locked up in a very secure place...

!!AAAHP starstarstarstarstar Fri 3/9/2007 11:41AM
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!!AAAHP

WARNING: BOOMBOX PERFORMANCES MAY REQUIRE A LARGER DANCE FLOOR THAN NORMAL

jazzam starstarstarstarstar Fri 3/9/2007 12:01PM
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jazzam

Jeremy from Jazzam here.
Love your sound, just what the doctor ordered.
Can't wait for our show together in Athen's on April 3rd
@ The Blue Gator.

mysticalphysics starstarstarstarstar Fri 3/9/2007 12:17PM
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Wow!!!! Thats the only way I can describe how I feel about these two guys. I was instantly addicted. Just ordered their cd....cant wait to see them live.

kingmook starstarstarstarstar Sun 3/11/2007 12:34AM
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boomboxs comin thru to the funky bean, st. pattys day if you havent been out to the funky bean before then you dont want to miss this, if you was out there last yr then you know this is gonna be a strait up PAJAMA ALL NIGHT DANCE PARTY while brother bear brewin up that wonderful coffee get your groove on the dance floor..See ya there :)

nlqp Sun 3/11/2007 07:40AM
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nlqp

Hey Turner. Kim was a huge part of the group.
She even did the booking and stuff. Folks looked foreword to her at every performance, as well as the music.
The girl has had a horrible accident and you say you never concidered her part of the group?!?!
Why would anyone who knows Boombox say such a thing?
Lets drop this but that was uncalled for as well as a lie.

nlqp Sun 3/11/2007 07:44AM
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nlqp

Turner and everyone. The music is not in question! Boombox slams. We all know that.
The girl just needs her due props, period.

DG66 Sun 3/11/2007 07:52AM
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Im with ya. I love Boombox but Kim was surely a big part of the band, even if she is not performing with them now.
And mr Turner, Gratefulfest last year was just 8 months ago and Kim was AMAZING there!
Get your facts bub.
Boombox rocks!

totalot starstarstarstar Sun 3/11/2007 12:20PM
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Krstal starstarstarstar Sun 3/11/2007 03:44PM
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Never concidered "it" part of the group? "It" is a she. And "she" was most certainly a big part. Hello?! I have been enjoying Boombox for 3 years now. The Boombox website for 2 years+ was: KIM, ZION, RUSS,- BOOMBOX
I really dont understand why there is any question...
She was a big part of "the group" and especially their live performance. Everyone talked about not only the music but Kim as well. You didnt concider her part of the group? Then you didnt know Boombox. And yes its "your" opinion, and its wrong. She helped the band with years of hard work and surely helped generate a lot of great feedback and FANS by her unforgettable performances that were PART of the Boombox experience! Whether you like to think or not...
Boombox will jam. The music speaks for itself. I love it. I love Zion and Russ. But Kim will certainly be missed, by everyone.
Get better quick Kim!
Great job Zion&Russ. See you soon!

skell starstarstarstarstar Sun 3/11/2007 05:26PM
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"took away from the music a bit much" ?!.. ok, dude. Out of all the people who have seen Boombox with Kim, I'm sure you are the only person who would ever have the "need" to say something like that. Are you stoned or just attempting to make some arrogant, pointless coments to stir folks up?
Since you are so knowledgably opinionated, you know Kim is a very sensitive subject to MANY right now.
If she comes up again in topic, I suggest you put your foot in your mouth and bite hard.
Jackass.

BoomBoxBand starstarstarstarstar Sun 3/11/2007 05:39PM
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BoomBoxBand

Hello all,

The concern and interest in Kim and Boombox both is heartfelt. Honestly unless you are in the band or family you don't know the whole story. If you all just sit tight for a minute, there will be a press release coming soon from the band concerning subjects including Kim.

We obviously all read these comments so please think of Russ Zion and Kim, and imagine you are writing to them as well. Keep the talk friendly beacause the potential for assumptions are high.

Thanks everyone for the continued support for Boombox
they honestly do appreciate it. The live shows and interaction with all of you is what makes this so great.

James Goodman
Boombox management

totalot starstarstarstar Sun 3/11/2007 09:04PM
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mulah starstarstarstarstar Mon 3/12/2007 08:33AM
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A press release about Kim. Uh, your a little late...
Management sure messes up a lot of good music. If you are not careful, players become puppets. Bad decissions are easily made. Why should an artist need people to talk for them?(this is where management freaks out totaly and starts thinking of some kind of long stupid rebuttle and try to give me the thumbs down 100 times).

And turner-i believe you were warned. you must not have bit that foot hard enough...I also concur. Ass.

*Boombox is a fantastic band. Zion and Russ make some incredible music. No doubt! The disc is hot! Super groovy!
As I see, no one is disputing that.
And that is the importance of this article.
Rock-on!

totalot Mon 3/12/2007 09:16AM
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"And turner-i believe you were warned. you must not have bit that foot hard enough...I also concur. Ass." Warned? Now your warning me about having an opinion? Not sure BoomBox deserves fans like you, maybe you should go listen to Snoop Dog or the Disco Biscuits. Heres to Kim, get well soon. Heres to BoomBox and their real fans...kind, open minded and those who do not threaten others for having differeing opinions. BoomBox is the stuff!

DSanchez1 starstarstarstarstar Mon 3/12/2007 10:07AM
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Boombox is a great outfit. Zion and Russ have a very unique sound that is soothing, yet rocking and funky. The disc is worth getting. Its good cruising music too.

-hey jturner. I think folks have heard enough of "YOUR" opinion.
What do you live here?
Oh, i see. You must be part of management. It all makes sense now!
duh...
ass.

suebeck starstarstarstar Mon 3/12/2007 10:32AM
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mr jturner, I happen to be a big snoop fan. the buscuits are ok but i dont listen to them or go to shows. what reason was the cut on snoop? Your true colors come out with every post. I listen to snoop every day, so what are you saying about me? Your a real f-n tool. if you respond to my post, save your time and cram it. you R an ass.

thought this was about boombox. i have not seen them but the myspace tunes are sweet! good but quick article.

SusanneS1979 starstarstarstarstar Mon 3/12/2007 12:09PM
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...was reading about Wakarusa and noticed the Boombox name and I saw this article last week, too but did not have time to chime in...I saw these guys in Chicago with DSO and was impressed with the singer. His voice is so smooth and lifting. To me, the most incredible part about Boombox is the freshness of the sound. I cannot really think of anything like it, totally... I know this article speaks to Beck and others, but to me it is even more original. What genre of music is this from a pure sense? Techno?

pgrooves22 starstarstarstarstar Mon 3/12/2007 12:51PM
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Man, some hot topcis on here! Hey now, this article could have been longer and started with "Zion...the son of Donna Jean," rather than "Donna Jean's son..." As far as I'm concerned, they make it on their own without the Dead, but of course, Z would not have made it to earht without his mum, but well you know.... if you can make it out of this noise, you should hit up Boombox with Perpetual Groove next Thursday (I think) March, 23 at Soul Kitchen in Mobile-- we be there... We saw them with PArticle last time and this should be a great first.

berneto Mon 3/12/2007 02:52PM
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Damn good music. Bought the CD after reading this post and I can't stop listening to it. Any recommendations from some longer-term fans about some other funky fusion type bands? I'd greatly appreciate it.

suebeck Mon 3/12/2007 03:53PM
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Here is a bunch of nice photos of Kim when she was with Boombox at one of the Nelson Ledges shows.
Boombox rox. Zion is the man. u 2 Russ.
http://www.nlqp.com/mayflowers06pics.htm

suebeck Mon 3/12/2007 05:13PM
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i guess there are a lot of pictures of Boombox on the Nelson Ledges site! my friends are taking me there this spring, so i get to see both for the first time.
im looking foreword to it all.
go Boombox!

DJmocha starstarstarstarstar Mon 3/12/2007 06:33PM
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Hey berneto, I want your mail service!
Thats ssssmokin fast!

DJmocha starstarstarstarstar Mon 3/12/2007 06:37PM
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Hey berneto, I want your mail service!
Thats ssssmokin fast!

nlqp Tue 3/13/2007 08:51AM
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nlqp

jturner- Did some research. You are management! Or close enough...
Why cut on Kim when you know the situation?!
You suck!....
Im pissed...
The girls life is completely devistated. You cut on her, saying her performance "took away", then wish her well to cover your self-concious ass? Kim helped draw a lot of fans to Boombox. You know it. Fact.
Your not helping Boombox any...
Better prep that press release! Ass.

dixoncox Tue 3/13/2007 01:29PM
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"Now, that, I got me some seagrams gin
Everybody got they cups, but they aint chipped in
Now this types of shit, happens all the time
You got to get yours but fool I gotta get mine"
Who's bustin' on Snoop? What's with that? Say what ya'll want about all these hippies, but leave Snoop the hell alone, yo.

kingmook starstarstarstar Wed 3/14/2007 07:56AM
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the disco biscuits are fresh..i love them to deathhh them and snoop both sold out shows so whats the point here? as the comments against kim and her being apart of the band i do feel she has a part in boomboxs no matter if someone believes it or not..her dance moves to her groove to promoting like no other to getting others to help sell merch trust me she is a big part, sure maybe she didnt do any of the sound but her part in that band wasnt for that..it was to bring a light around the stage to get others to groove along with her, its bringing the vibe to whole other level..im not here to judge on what boomboxs does thats there own buisness but i'll still remember the day when kim came down the high in the air silky rope and glide on down and head out to the crowd spinning fire and dancing to the grooves..3 cheers for kim, and 3 cheers for boomboxs for this article..enough of the hatrid be happy for these guys they came along way and deserve the praise.

audone starstarstarstarstar Thu 3/15/2007 04:17PM
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i love watching boombox on stage. my little girl dances like she learned from kim, it's so cute the way she moves her arms. she also has zion as an imaginary friend when she plays festival. i love the guys on stage and personally. i know that russ loves yerba mate. i can't wait to see them this weekend.
much love from the psychadeli

mindybear starstarstarstarstar Fri 3/16/2007 10:50PM
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Russ also likes white powdered donuts....

ohiogrowneh starstarstarstarstar Sun 3/18/2007 08:27PM
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ohiogrowneh

Saw them for the first time here at Nelson Ledges the last night of Grateful Fest, and I was absolutely blown away!! DSO finished their amazing set, we were in the back standing on a picnic table...as soon as DSO finished this side stage lite up right next to us outta nowhere, and this groovy techno started to play...they had a disco ball in the trees behind the stage and everything...I do have to say it will be hard (I definitely plan on seeing you guys again!!) to hear them again without Kim putting on an amazing performance in front of them...best of luck to her, I was so saddened when I looked them up some time after Grateful Fest and heard the horrible news. Anyways, Last Thoughts on Woodie Guthrie is one of the best songs I've ever heard...period, esp. live...I've passed that song on to many a friends from all different walks of life and music and it seems to hit everyone just the same.
P.S. You guys should put Last Thoughts on myspace so I can pass it on further...thanx!!!

happydestiny Sun 3/18/2007 08:59PM
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happydestiny

Boombox---cant wait to hear ya at waka, im definatly intrigued and am lokkin forward to gettin down to your grooves

Kim get better, don't listen to the Aholes

Stevo2 starstarstarstarstar Thu 3/22/2007 07:52AM
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This is a great article! We love Boombox and saw this this past weekend in Yellow Springs Ohio at the Funky Bean Farm. What an amazing show. The people were so kind and there were lots of stuff going on. Fire spinning and live painting then BoomBox came out and played until 3 am. I could not believe how tight that are since the last time we saw them in Athens, Ohio last November. I think they played all the songs on their list and them some. whoa...what an amazing show..I am still flying high from the St. Patty's night!

I also got one of those cool Boombox hoodies everyone was wearing!

Stevo

naeco starstarstarstarstar Fri 3/23/2007 11:55AM
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naeco

I just found out about these guys and they are sick...

THRILLYP Thu 4/12/2007 11:03AM
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THRILLYP

Have you heard of S'OVA? They are also a DJ / Guitarist combo outta the NorthEast WHo have been dropping the Funk since 2003 as well.

www.myspace.com/sovafunk

katlyn j. starstarstarstarstar Mon 9/17/2007 09:58PM
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katlyn j.

Zion is the best! First time I met him, he smoked some headies with me and we got to talking. I had no idea who boombox was, or even that he was donna-jean's son! He's a very humble dude. All he did was mention "I'm in a band, called boombox" What a sweetheart! I hope you all get a chance to check out their funky grooves!

TimCorcoran starstarstarstarstar Wed 1/2/2008 05:49AM
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TimCorcoran

And now BoomBox is going to be performing at the Grateful Garcia Gathering for two nights on July 31st, and Jerry's birthday August 1st 2008 at Legend Valley (formerly Buckeye Lake Music Center) in Ohio baby!! =)

www.GratefulGarciaGathering.com

www.LegendValley.net

gratefulinsc starstarstarstarstar Sat 12/20/2008 07:58PM
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gratefulinsc

I saw these guys last night in Greenville SC!! Although I have seen them several times before, this past show was by far the best yet!!! They also have some new toys to play around with on stage. Sounds freaking SWEET!!!!! Definitely go see these guys any chance you get. It's impossible not to move when these guys do what they do!

Kind vibes,

:o)