24.12.09 by Jeff

THIS, Los Angeles

This is my new favourite site.

this los angeles live acoustic performance jen furches













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Very cool, reminds me of http://www.ifyoumakeit.com where he does the pink couch sessions. I like the concept of bands stopping by and doing a little acoustic set

  • Emile Rafael

    I like the concept, but the sound is really really bad.

  • Tim Byrne

    this is fucking rad

  • Yasmin

    I really like this, especially Lydia’s set.

  • I think it sounds great, like it’s recorded in a huge empty room. Way to go.

  • I agree with you, Jeff. Thank you!

    Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

  • Hiroyuki Hamada

    Enjoying the site, Jeff. Thanks.

  • Yes great stuff. Can’t wait to see more.

  • really great sets on their site. i wonder where their place is in los angeles??

    david john
    los angeles
    echo park

  • The space is in Highland Park. First show info, will be up sooooooon.

  • awesome! ill check it out

  • I really enjoyed this thanks for sharing online

  • great site , really enjoyed the performance part and think iT sounds great not over engineered just raw , couple mics and quality talent , WORK OF ART

  • Thanks!! just one mic actually.. room sounds galore!!





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