Your independent music specialist
Welcome to Boomkat - A specialist music website brought to you by a dedicated team who have been operating in this field for over 7 years now - building up a huge resource of information and opinion about music that exists beyond the radar. Our product extends to cover the most underground forms of Electronic music, Hip Hop, Post-Folk, Alt.Country, IDM, Electro, Acoustica, Post-Rock, Ambient, Micro House, Detroit Techno, Mentalism, Electropop, Indiepop, Grime, Free Jazz, Modern Composition, Cologne Techno, Future Disco, Drone, Sublow, Soundtracks, Noise and out and out post-generic objects of wonder.
A quick look at our racks will reveal a selection of music and DVD's that spans the gamut of labels like Rune Grammofon, Kranky, Morr Music, Constellation, Werk, Type, Modern Love, Vertical Form, Kompakt, City Centre Offices, Basic Channel, Wackies, Touch, Peacefrog, Metroplex, Skam, Warp, Rephlex, Playhouse, Ai Records, Scape, Anticon, Def Jux, Bpitch Control, Trapez, Tigerbeat 6, Mush, Peanuts and Corn, Beta Bodega, Domino, Schematic, Karaoke Kalk, Lex, Neo Ouija, Tresor, Planet Mu, Fat Cat, Ninja Tune, Hefty, Eastern Developments, Underground Resistance, Frictional, Mille Plateaux, Raster Noton, 12k, Soul Jazz, Matador, Table of The Elements, Very Friendly, ECM, Soundink, Shadetek, Stones Throw, Moteer, Delsin, Fat Cat Soloaction, Undergroun Resistance, Planet E, Klang, Traum, Leaf, Tomlab, Monika, Trojan, Subtext, Scsi, Asthmatic Kitty, Progressive Form, Chain Reaction, Rhythm and Sound, Burial Mix, Main Street, Narita, Merck, Alien Transistor, Mute, Scape, Arable, Kin, Ninja Tune, Dial, Dreck, Ghostly International, Spectral, Clone, Plug Research, Resonant, It Is What It Is, Outside, Laboratory Instinct, Intr Version, Rough Trade, For Us, Cadenza, New Speak, Device, Perlon, Musik Krause... and the list goes on and on.
Artists that have found a comfortable niche in our stockroom over the years make for good reading : Fennesz, Mathew Jonson, Luciano, Carsten Nicolai, Ryuchi Sakamoto, Aphex Twin, Arve Henriksen, Kode 9, Khonnor, Junior Boys, Xela, Morton Feldman, Ulrich Schnauss, Ryoji Ikeda, Squarepusher, The Upsetters, DJ/Rupture, Lali Puna, Bark Psychosis, Greg Davis, Hrvatski, Lawrence, Atom Heart, Ricardo Villalobos, Robag Wruhme, Max Richter, Swod, Daedelus, Shadow Huntaz, Bola, Supersilent, Theo Parrish, Deathprod, Moodymann, Mcenroe, Hood, Low, Mark One, Mum, Sigur Ros, Hope Sandoval, Fear of Music, Mogwai, John Tejada, Anthony Shakir, Actress, Team Shadetek, Ultradyne, Bjork, Midaircondo, Move D, Conjoint, Cyne, Cocorosie, Robert Wyatt, Secondo, Kid 606, State River Widening, Boy Robot, Madlib, Vladislav Delay, Bitstream, Stereolab, Pluramon, Khan, Black Strobe, Nouvelle Vague, Gonzales, Empress, Adam Johnson, LFO, Michael Mayer, Gas, To Rococo Rot, MF Doom, Robert Lippok, Kreidler, Tarwater, Merzbow, Dub Tractor, Dean Roberts, Gimmik, Autechre, Push Button Objects, Claro Intelecto, Arovane, Christian Kleine, Drexciya, Pole, Jan Jelinek, Farben, Brothomstates, Xela, El-p, Sixtoo, Pan American, Ellen Allien, Four Tet, Matthew Herbert, Prefuse 73, Dabrye, Opiate, Barbara Morgenstern, Sigur Ros, Ceephax Acid Crew, Gescom, Boards Of Canada, Bonnie Prince Billy, DJ Scud, The Bug, Lexaunculpt, Mu-Ziq, RJD2, Canibal Ox, Smyglyssna, Isolee, Losoul, Phoenecia, Otto Von Schirach and a seemingly endless list of releases from new talent that comes into stock on a daily basis.
Whether you're a vinyl junky or just suffer from an insatiable apetite for new and hitherto unknown forms of music, if you're a DJ, a budding B-boy, a home listening cd-collector or if you're just starting to delve into the furthest recesses of unusual new music, we have all the resources necessary to make it easy for you to dip your toes into this vast ocean of new sound. From our in-depth reviews to a huge selection of music available for your listening pleasure on our Jukebox, we're here to make it easier for you to happen across music that doesn't have any obvious platform, and sometimes doesn't even have a name. We're here searching for new music every day, digging, sniffing out, mining every corner of the world to find the good stuff, all you need to do is give it a listen. Enjoy!
The Boomkat Team.
Last modified 29th Apr 2010
acoustica, alt.country, ambient, cologne techno, detroit techno, drone, electro, electronic music, electropop, free jazz, future disco, grime, hip hop, idm, indiepop, mentalism, micro house, modern composition, noise, post-folk, post-rock, soundtracks, sublow
Posted by John on 9th May 2010
Have been being buying vinyl from Boomkat for 4 or 5 years.Totally reliable, I like their online Jukebox. Bought my firt FLAC file from them recently when the vinyl track I wanted had sold out. I am not qualified to comment on it's quality but it it sounded good when blasted out at over 50 watts.