27.07.12 by Jeff

Urbanears Headphones / Giveaway!

Urbanears Headphones / Giveaway!
Urbanears sent me over a pair of their new denim Plattan headphones and lucky you, I’ve got a pair for you too! So who wants ’em?

Urbanears Headphones / Giveaway!
If you want ’em let me know the first song you’ll listen to in the comments below, and you can use this widget below to earn yourself a bunch of extra entries (only if you want to).

This giveaway is limited to North American residents only! THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED! CONGRATULATIONS TO JAKE TROTH! Check your email, Jake!




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

  • toasterslie

    Cool headphones.  I’d test out the bass and treble by listening to “The Sun” by WhoMadeWho.

  • Spotty97

    Sweet Disposition – The Temper Trap

  • urrca

    azaelia banks 212 wsup

  • Ms Lucifer

    Blue Jeans by Lady from for me. Ice cool like these headphones.

  • basic_sounds

    i’d listen to my favourite album first, lawrence “the absence of blight”

  • Make Your Own Kind of Music – Mammas & The Papas 

  • Drugs Suck – Stick Together

  • Cadeadam1

    Like a Ship – Pastor T.L. Barrett

  • flossie

    turn my swag on – soulja boy

  • Jon

    Helter Skelter – The Beatles

  • These are great looking. All I’ve been listening to is the Frank Ocean album, so that. Frank Ocean – Pyramids

  • Adam Cade

    The most beautiful song Iv ever heard…

    Like a Ship – Pastor T.L. Barret

  • Mel

     I’ve had “I’m Glad There Is You” by Sarah Vaughn stuck in my head so that might be a good starting point.

  • Hannah

    T-E-E-D//Tapes & Money. SO GOOD!

  • Owen Carstensen

    Tithe – Menomena

  • Maabucha

    “Albatross” by Fleetwood Mac

  • Sewmeup

    Thank You-Led Zeppelin!

  • Johann Watzke

    Thrown Right At Me – The Tallest Man On Earth

  • Ju

    Masta Ace & MF Doom – Son of Yvonne

  • Maiastern

    today – smashin pumps ;)

  • Rachel Ignotofsky

    Keep Ya Head Up- 2pac

  • Super Stanley

    sha la la la – by the blu hearts

  • Matt Weibel Is The Boss

    Sweet Disposition – The Temper Trap

  • Polarspark

    Seven Nation Army by The White Stripes

  • bobbby

    Eyesore – Women

  • Straight Edge – Minor Threat

  • Straight Edge – Minor Threat

  • Brodysmail

    1st song ill listen to;

    Ill Come Back 4 You – Unknown Mortal Orchestra


    The Smashing Pumpkins – Drown

  • Jav

    Earth People – Dr. Octagon

  • Closer – NIN

  • New Order – Temptation (Alternate 12″ mix version)

  • JenK

    Since they are blue, what better song than Blue by Joni Mitchell?

  • Simmmmoooo

    Sleeping In the Beetle Bug – Of Montreal 

  • kate

    I’d break them in with You! Me! Dancing! by Los Campesinos!, because I am a giant sad hipster.

  • El Magnifico

    Loud- Mac Miller

  • Do the astral plane : Flying lotus. 
    And then Im going to listen to every other album in my one terrabyte drive.

  • Angel: Massive attack.
    PRetty much on repeat because that would sound great in those headphones D: 

  • Brent Karwatowski

    mogwai fear satan by mogwai

  • Ice Cube “It Was a Good Day”

  • Anil

    “Lisztomania” by Phoenix.
    A little old, but I love me some Phoenix.

  • Wes

    Drive soundtrack

  • Dolly Parton – Jolene; because I’ll be blastin’ the TOTAL BABES Summer mix!

  • dhea1y

    peace and unity by the twinkle brothers…

  • Arden

    Forbidden Fruit by Nina Simone, no question.

  • Cody Rocko

    Big in Japan by Tom Waits while doing a funny walk all over town. 

  • Waller

    James Yorkston – Woozy With Cider

  • Get Got – Death Grips .. For some reason this song jumped into my head instantly when looking at the headphones.

  • Marco A Arguello

    geto boys – damn it feels good to be a gangster

  • Rachellh1111

    daylight- Matt and Kim


    THREADS – This Will Destroy You. Mmmmm I want them

  • Tyler Hurd

    Hot Chip – Flutes

  • Asobi Seksu – Thursday

  • surfaces

    What I Need Is Something Different – 1 Giant Leap


  • Summertime – Miles Davis

  • evan

    the knife coconuts

  • Matt

     Lord Huron – “The Stranger”

  • Memelvin321

    definitely cat power’s “ruin” off her new album sun

  • Swizzlepants

    There is only one choice: Mel McDaniel – “Babies got her BlueJeans On”

  • JuliaGhoulia

    Ellie Goulding-Lights (Bassnectar remix)… or really, anything by Bassnectar, for that matter :)

  • Ebhosford

    Royal Headache – “Surprise”

  • Bailey Tann


  • Bailey Tann

    Are You A Hypnotist?? – The Flaming Lips
    Or anything off of that album for that matter

  • The Wizards – Wizards Never Die

  • Loren

    A Boy in Black Leather – The Waterboys
    It’s been stuck in my head and its only release will be a proper listen

  • I’m going to rock out to Anne Sun by Walk the Moon and Jump Into the Fog by The Wombats to get started, and then I’m going to HAVE to rock into some Laptop Symphony by BT ;)

  • Oreka

    The first song I’d listen to would be, in order:

    -“Precious” by Little Dragon, for the BASS (*-*)/

    -“Until We Bleed” by Lykke Li for all-round sound experience

    -“Accordion” by MF DOOM. 

    -“Sweet Life” by Frank Ocean

    The last song; simply because these headphones are SWEET!

  • Atl120976

    I will listen to the song “Introducing Palace Players” by Mew. Thanks :)

  • Sydney60171

    dance again by jennifer lopez

  • Alyssia

    Nujabes – Aruarian Dance

  • Carlton

    Doosday – MF DOOM

  • Jamie Campbell

    Alan Lomax’s field recordings from his collection, Sounds of the South. Particularly, Disc 3, song 07 – Power – Madam Mattie Wigley & Congregation.

  • Skyscraping

    David Bowie – Golden Years

  • SomeoneGreat

    LCD Soundsystem – Someone Great

    I would explain this choice, but I don’t feel like I have to.

  • Jon Tobin

    I would listen to “I’ll Be Alright” by Passion Pit. 

    The new album is great, and the bass would pound my ears in the best way possible.

  • Grown up – Danny Brown

  • Skimmey14

    MNDR-Feed Me Diamonds

  • ben

    “Everyone Knows” – Vacationer

  • j

    Dorothy Ashby ~ DUST 

  • dan

    !!! My Bloody Valentine – When You Sleep

  • Ladyburd

     Anemone- Brian Jonestown Massacre

  • Brtnboarder57

    Radiohead – I Might Be Wrong

  • Treeswing

    Bruce Springsteen – Born To Run

    Because it sounds great loud!

  • Bummerama

    Alone and stoned by King Tuff (while alone and stoned)

  • Michelle Suzanne

    I’d listen to Pale Blue Eyes by the Velvet Underground and probably these would be a gift for my bf!

  • Nichole

    Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s – Broad Ripple is Burning

  • Zxcasq11

    I’d definitely listen to Tenuousness by Andrew Bird. It’s been on nonstop repeat for me during the past week.

  • Charanim

    Wildcat – Ratatat

  • Fang Island – Asunder!

  • Michelle Marie

    Fineshrine- Purity Ring :) 

  • Shawn michael

    Bing Crosby- Blue Hawaii

  • jayums

    looking glass by little dragon

  • “Little Talks” by Of Monsters and Men

  • Mag Danielle

    Deerfield Village, Rangers

  • Ej Brodbeck

    Majestic by Wax Fang

  • Explainlater

    North American Scum – Lcd Soundsystem. (Because I cannot enter the competition.)

  • Teo Wollrabe

    Things I Lost – Shlohmo

  • Melissa Di Pasquale

    “We Can’t Be Beat” by The Walkmen

  • Antoinette Tran

    The Trial of the Century by French Kicks

  • Thi

    perfect – smashing pumpkins

  • Vivien

    wild – beach house

  • Raymond

    “fake plastic trees” by radiohead

  • Curiouscolin

    Shyness – thieves like us

  • Lien

    Brand New Colony by The Postal Service

  • Casey

    “A Dream of Water” –  Colin Stetson.  Always the test.

  • Niko Robinson


  • Janey

    Back in Black-AC/DC…. It’s old and predictable but I don’t care I love it! I walk to and from work everyday 40 mins each way and my headphones broke two days ago and I’m too skint to afford new ones.

  • Brotherswing by Caravan Palace :D

  • I’d listen to TNGHT-Bugg’n

  • brandon smith

    i’d have to listen to massive attack vs burial “paradise circus”…my favorite song at the moment…it’s a twelve minute masterpiece that sounds amazing in headphones

  • Mathematics by The Fashion!! 

    This could be the closest to hearing them live i’ll ever get… sigh

  • Morgan Whipple

    i’d listen to Sorry Ms Jackson by Outkast.

  • poppa large(east coast mix)- ultramagnetic mc’s

  • Martine E Gagne

    Once Around the Block by Badly Drawn Boy

  • Shelbywams

    Grimes – Genesis

  • Daniel Tzintzun

    Super rich kids  by Frank Ocean

  • Mlle. V

    5 years time – noah & the whale

  • brkily

    Madison|LST – “Who Knows” – my son’s first music video.

  • brothers

    mode moderne-waves upon waves

  • Ms Landau

    Stevie Wonder’s Come Back as a Flower


  • 08levys

    Between Friends- Flying Lotus ft. Earl Sweatshirt & Captain Murphy

  • Grant

    I’d plug these into The Kills – Fried my little brains

  • julia

    Telepopmusik – Breathe

  • Evan M Cohen

    Willow Tree by Chad VanGaalen

  • Evan M Cohen

    Above the Rooftops by Bibio

  • Thee Heiretic

    George Harrison My Sweet Lord

    Hm, my lord (hallelujah)
    My, my, my lord (hare krishna)
    My sweet lord (hare krishna)
    My sweet lord (krishna krishna)
    My lord (hare hare)
    Hm, hm (gurur brahma)
    Hm, hm (gurur vishnu)
    Hm, hm (gurur devo)
    Hm, hm (maheshwara)
    My sweet lord (gurur sakshaat)
    My sweet lord (parabrahma)
    My, my, my lord (tasmayi shree)
    My, my, my, my lord (guruve namah)
    My sweet lord (hare rama)

  • CoolClydeville

    Hairball or Puke? by Budda-Bang!

  • alison snow

    sail to the moon (brush the cobwebs out of the sky) –  radiohead!!

  • jake troth

    Tell Me A Bedtime Story – Jake Troth

  • jake troth

    Tell Me A Bedtime Story – Herbie Hancock ****

  • MattE

    skipping rocks by oddisee 

  • Huwwenden

    Fjögur Piano by Sigur Ros

  • pureeeesoul

    Bruises by Chairlift

  • jerm

    jasmine – jai paul

  • Guest

    Roni by Bobby Brown.

  • Bobby Brown’s “Roni”.

    Because these headphones are sure to make the toughest homeboys fall deep in love.

  • Elaine Miller

    I mean I could say something clever that’s denim or jeans related.. but honestly what’s better than throwing on a classic like “Shakey Ground” by the Temptations?

  • Sashiko

    Brass Monkey by the Beastie Boys

    What better way to break in a pair of headphones than dancing around like a loon making silly faces?!

  • Haley

    I’d go for the song Palace by Clams Casino. SO epic!

  • Lydell jones

    Somewhere over the rainbow by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

  • Somekindofrobot

    Yoo Doo Right by Can w/o a doubt

  • DISKO DRUNKARDS – Let’s get physical

  • DISKO DRUNKARDS – Let’s get physical

  • Lucasmaciuk

    Day Glo by Brazos

  • Mars

    The Smiths- I won’t share you

  • sorry cannot enter the giveaway! urbanears did send me the exact same one and i am in love with it ;) 

  • Philipmaniaci

    I’d listen to “Forever in blue jeans” by Neil Diamond in the spirit of denim!!

  • Really excited about these. I’d test them out with some Crystal Fighters – I Love London.

  • Michelle Moy

    My first song would be Feel It All Around by Washed Out

  • iamjpdb

    I’d listen to Alisa by Cut Copy.

  • Moorea


  • Sambinha Bom – Mallu Magalhães

  • Rebecca Healey

    Go Go Power Rangers by Ron Wasserman

  • Louise Marjorie

    can you get to that- funkadelic

  • jaycie

    hold on when you get love and let go when you give it by stars

  • Dakotajones423

    Winterlong by The Pixies


    Chari XCX – Nuclear Season

  • Lucasdacreator

    I would definitely listen to
    Help I’m alive – Metric

  • Roxy Music’s “2HB” obvs

  • Big Boi – Shutterbug.

  • Dalton Kaplan

     Hocus Pocus – Focus

  • Tina M

    Adele. set fire to the rain

  • Djchenette

    “never going back again” fleetwood mac

  • Sarah West Ervin

    Marathon by Heartless Bastards

  • doomsday – nero

  • Shigeto – Huron River Drive (Evenings Remix)

  • Ryan

    tupac – me against the world

  • Ryan A Mcclanaghan

    Arthur Russel- This is how we walk on the moon

  • Franchesco Ramos

    Fela Kuti’s “Let’s Start What We Have Come into the Room To Do”

  • Tyler S.

    “Sun Medallion” – King Tuff

  • I think i’ll probably rock Myth by Beach House… just how I’m feeling.

  • devosaten

    First and for most the album Super Taranta! by Gogol Bordello. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKoQgODwveE&feature=fvst

  • Sarayildirim

    definitely feist’s version of “when i was a young girl” mmmmmm!

  • Midnight City By M83

  • Fields

    Emika   Drop the Other

  • Luis Tristan

    It would be “Hidden Place” by Björk 

  • Midnight City by M83

  • Corey_hagberg

    Gopher guts- Aesop Rock

  • I would listen to Amoreena by Elton John and feel like a seventies little boy.

  • I think I would make my first song Kids by Sleigh Bells

  • HMMM

  • joselyn

    Beth by DOM <3 

  • Sun by Caribou.

  • Queen’s Don’t Stop Me Now

  • I would be so emotional if I won these that I would have to find another female and start kissing in the rain whilst screaming along to T.A.T.U – all the things she said. 

  • Caribou – Sun

  • JulieY

    My first song would either be Amongster by Polica

  • Krinklyfig

    Dr Fish – Smokescreen

  • dontmindme777

    crystal castles – untrust us  (Chopped & screwed)

  • tess

    luv sic (part 2) – nujabes

  • Alfonso de Anda

    awake-trash talk

  • Walter Petrichyn

    only acceptable answer with that bass…. PON DE FLOOR BY MAJOR LAZA MAJOR LAZA MAJOR LAZA

  • Danielle

    Recommendation by Little Dragon fo sho

  • lindseygeli

    The first song that i’ll listen to is FIX YOU by Coldplay!!!!

  • Gabriel T M Alves

    I would blast some “Minor Swing” by Django Reinhardt under the Vancity sunshine!

  • Joel

    definitely Boards of Canada – Seven Forty Seven

  • Nadeem

    Timestretch by Bassnectar (awesome with headphones!). Thanks!

  • Brianfurman

    Who is it? – Bjork

  • Kristen

    I’d listen to the Total Babe Summer Mix you made!

  • Matt

    John Coltrane – Naima

  • D-Lane

    I’ll listen to I’m Not There by Sonic Youth

  • becky_scanlan

    Codex by Radiohead would be my first song!

  • Booooooom – Flight of the Conchords. 

  • Mkornai

    Boards of Canada, “Dayvan Cowboy” And it would be exactly like this http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=A2zKARkpDW4

  • I’d love to listen to one of my favorites ever

  • My favorite song ever, This Charming Man by The Smiths.

  • Lauren Slater

    The first song I’d listen to would be Cigarettes And Chocolate Milk by Rufus Wainwright.

  • Sally

    “Just Ain’t Goanna Work Out” by Mayer Hawthorne because smooth music aren’t played enough.

  • I’d listen to Va Va Voom – Nicki Minaj.

  • Rochelle

    I’ll listen to The Wolves by Bon Iver

  • dang, if i was awarded those sweet sweet headphones; this first thing i listen to would be ‘into black’ by blouse

  • agustin cecena

    my first song would be linkwood – hear the sun

  • Lauren Vlas


  • Daniel

    (Im pretty sure that’s the perfect answer. its so jam packed with butt kissing it has to be)

  • Lazar

    Shlohmo – Rained the Whole Time(Nicolas Jaar Remix) would be the first song I would listen to. No doubt.

  • MrIanwinsWip

    I recently stepped on my friends headphones which are just like these except white and turquoise and I don’t have enough money to buy some new ones for him. It’d be great to give him these. I think he would listen to Cats and Dogs by The Head and The Heart.

  • Audree

    Hello Hello by Asian Kungfu Generation. The instrumentals are amazing.

  • Ianjweber

    The awestruck Coast by Coconut Records

  • Ian

    Your Love by The Outfield

  • becky

    Ocean Man by Ween

  • Kevin Ramdial

    Trepet by Ivan Shopov

  • MrGid

    Mmm, I’ve been on a Samuel Barber kick lately, so probably Adagio for Strings. <3

  • foglife

    Oh Anna- The Microphones. 

  • Fortune Days – The Glitch Mob

  • yakas

    poolbeg street dub – morphy

  • machines and muscles by cave

  • SarahOar

    Nancy Sister “Bam Bam” 

  • “Let Me See” by Morcheeba.

    Actually that whole Big Calm album will do nicely on there I’m sure. 

  • haveanicedieye

    “a place to hide” by White Lies

  • The First Days of Spring – Noah and the Whale

  • V. H

    Avril 14 – Aphex Twin

  • “Jumping Frenchmen of Maine” by El Ten Eleven

  • Dezba

    Third Eye Blind-Thanks a Lot

  • franzine

    hmmmmmm difficult I guess I would listen to woodkid’s Wastelans or Run boy Run

  • Meg

    Lost – Frank Ocean

  • I’d probably listen to You Only Live Once or What Ever Happened by The Strokes. Okay actually I’d listen to anything by The Strokes first. Or o0Oo0Oo by Oberhofer. Okay I am really indecisive. D:

  • PaddyB

    Disclosure – Boiling (Medlar Remix)

  • A whole new world (skrillex remix)

  • a whole new world (skrillex remix)

  • Thefancycarrot

     Spanish sahara by Foals.

  • Posy Legge

    The Jesus and Mary Chain- Taste the Floor

  • Step

    Gaza – I dont care where i go when i die, because its badass and my headphones broke last year while im broke all year.

  • briandaviddowns

    pretty please with berries on top could i snag a pair from you?

  • Lianne

    Nice! Really love them! And when I have them, I think I’d first listen to Purity Ring’s Grandlove. ^^

  • Jon

    “Brains” by the Lower Dens. I have not been able to listen to that song on a decent pair of speakers yet!

  • The Fratellis- Baby Doll

  • fthow

    Little Wing by Jimi Hendrix. 

  • “put it in my mouth” akinyele

  • “put it in my mouth” akinyele

  • Mike Belecky

    Jesus and Mary Chain – Taste the Floor 

  • Bilbo

     Kendrick Lamar – Swimming Pools (Drank)

  • Mike Belecky

    Jesus and Mary Chain – Taste the Floor 

  • Ely Watson

    November Has Come by the Gorillaz ft. MF Doom

  • Matthew Lehtela

    Let’s Dance – Ramones

  • I Don’t Want To Set The World On Fire – The Ink Spots

  • Danishsocks

    Houseboat Babies by Reptar. Choice soundmakers those.

  • Taina

    On the run – Pink Floyd

  • justin

    pumped up kicks. love that song.

  • alfred jules ayer

    I’d give them a go with the Major Lazer remix of Hot Chip’s Look At Where We Are.

  • I will listen to “Let’s Have A Kiki” by Scissor Sisters because I need A Kiki

  • guest

    Mouth Full of Diamonds by Phantogram

  • Emilio

    Penic Pimp by Sepalcure!

  • Skylarleaf

    I’d listen to Strange Light by Deerhunter. Crazy production 

  • Tmorte

    I would listen to Desert Goddess by Sleepy Sun :)



  • frontier psychiatrist – the avalanches 

  • knockyouout

    Psssshhh I got this in the bag… Mama Said Knock You Out – LL Cool J


  • Jonahliza

    i wanna listen to everybody loves the sunshine, by roy ayers. one of my favorites.

  • beto

    handcuffs by brand new <3

  • S Park 2295

    The first song I would listen to would be Lisztomania by Phoenix

  • Emma Debany

     This is where we come from leading into This Is Where We Come From by Werewolves.

  • Patrick Kinch

    No Escape by The Chances

  • GregPoblete

    Hellogoodbye – “Finding Something to Do”

  • Jeremy Stewart

    I will listen to “Questions in a World of Blue” by Julee Cruise.

  • WOwowow wonderful! I would for sure sure listen to Transparency Pt.II by D’eon. 

  • Losing My Mind by Summer Camp; It has been my soundtrack for past month. Smooth, summery and delicious on the ears!

  • Gabriel Garza

    my first song would be the purple bottle by animal collective!!

  • Milnthorp

    I’s listen to Super Heros by DWAYNE

  • miyamo

    All day and all of the nights by the kinks 


    Your probably wondering why I’m here, and so am I, SO AM I SUZY CREAMCHEESE! 

  • Pantha Du Prince – St. Denis Bei Licht

  • lightning seeds – you showed me

  • Gretchen

    “Mambo Sun” by T Rex

  • christian

    first song would definitely be “B.O.B.” by Outkast

  • Dj Legaspi

    Johnny Cash’s version of Bridge Over Troubled Water

  • Everything in Its Right Place on Radiohead’s Kid A Album

  • Everything in Its Right Place on Radiohead’s album Kid A

  • Phaedra

    Hey Double Double – Add N to X

  • teacozi

    T. Rex — “Hot Love”

  • Sky Larson

    Echo & The Bunnymen- The Killing Moon

  • darkfartpuncher

    I would listen to a series of whale songs that I recorded myself, I need a good set of headphones to make sure I get that “flirty” feel of the humpbacks

  • adamzissou

    All My Friends – LCD Soundsystem

  • Sam Marvin

    Park by Radiation City

  • Closer by Travis

  • Mcharron Photographe

    Roman Fluegel – How To Spread Lies … at least if it was today, I’m not lying btw…

  • Huigmarkus

    mumford and sons – roll away your stone

  • Writing a Novel – Father John Misty

  • chelsea sanderson

    So cute! I’d definitely play “Walking On a Dream” – by Empire of the Sun. 

  • woodledoodledandy

    The first song I’d listen to is Hallelujah by Jeff Buckley – it always makes me tingle when I hear it, especially on my MP3 player. 

  • Alex Joseph

    Glacier – Bhok http://soundcloud.com/bhok/bhok-glacier 

  • Cole Stevens

    ‘Marquee Moon’ by Television.

  • Emma Butler

    Definitely “Flux” by Bloc Party.

  • Bowie’s Space Oddity or Pink Floyd’s shine on crazy diamond.

  • Mieke Gentis

    Cliquot- Beirut

  • unbelievable

    I’d listen to let go by frou frou and block out the world.

  • Probably Belle & Sebastian’s Stars of Track and Field. I haven’t been able to get that sound out of my head all week!

  • life is boring by the cazals 

  • Grease

    Strange Overtones- David Bryne and Brian Eno

  • I’d listen to the Twelves remix of Two Door Cinema Club’s “Something Good Can Work.”  I remember when you had a ticket giveaway for one of their concerts…I still wish I had lived close enough to have gone!

  • Sulafay

    The first song I would listen to is Baby I’m yours by Breakbot

  • Rieke

    Left by Nellie Veitenheimer

  • Angela Marie

    Prince – Head

  • bev_s

    Sweet giveaway Jeff! First thing I’d listen to would be Here Comes Your Man by Pixies.

  •  Takao by Chtonic

  • Sheamkennedy

    Paranormal Mechanism – Barton Fink

  • Jessamin

    The Curse- Josh Ritter. I’m going to his show on Wednesday!

  • The first song I would listen to Bombs Over Baghdad (B.O.B.) by OutKast; test out the bass.

  • David Gutierrez

    Down By The Seaside – Led Zeppelin

  • Joselmartinez1990

    Flying lotus – Do the Astral Plane

  • Little Talks by Of Monsters and Men

  • Will Fyles

    The Roots – Dynamite!

  • absolutely cuckoo the magnetic fields

  • Christopher G.

    Tokimonsta – Smoke Mirrors

  • Laytonjustin

    At the Bottom of Everything by Bright Eyes!

  • Jesse Miles Wilcox

    The Bay by Metronomy

  • Clayorr

    Piece of My Heart by Janis Joplin

  • Marcella

    The River by Scott Dunbar

  • Taylor

    Seraphim – Simian Mobile Disco. Track bumps.

  • Wade

    ‘school of the flower’ by six organs of admittance.

  • Sue Kim

    Varuo by Sigur Ros!!! ;)

  • Beastie Boys – Shake your rump

  • First song I’d listen to: Julio Bashmore – Au Seve 

  • StatusIsNotQuo

    Feat. Vacuum by Nigel & The Dropout for that sweet vacuum noise at the end

  • Lenny

    Gun Has No Trigger by Dirty Projectors

  • Lenny

    Blue Jay Way, The Beatles. Any song would sound better not on my computer speakers….

  • I’m probably going to listen to someone I’ve never heard off of youtube, possibly off the fvckswag channel!

  • maggie

    I’m sorting cherries, which consists of standing at a conveyor belt all day watching fruit go by. Thus i would listen to a whole lot of beautiful electronic shit for a sorting-cherries-in-space effect.

  • Ashley M

    Creep by Scala & Kolacny Brothers. yes, the one from the TSN trailer.

  • kohshfinley

    Forget (Shlohmo Remix)- Lianne La Havas

  • Angel Gonzalez

    Gold by Owl City

  • sam.c

    Beta Band – The House Song


  • Dani

    Lovin’ these song choices! Your readers have great taste. Monk berry moon delight by exhuma

  • pbo

    Looks Just Like The Sun by Broken Social Scene :)

  • Pwb3

    John Butler Trio – Ocean

  • Allie Gunther

    I really want to say something timeless and cool, but the truth is, I would probably just listen to whatever came up on shuffle. In this case, that would be In Medis Res by Los Campensinos! 
    Then again, they’re the raddest and most with it band of the age, witch is certainly something. 

    By the way, I have blog. http://clairgunther.tumblr.com/ (It’s a project, I take a photo of myself every day.) 

  • Felix Acuña

    Hole in The Ocean Floor by Andrew Bird

  • gribblins

    Plague by The Eastern Sea

  • Alyneage

    Flyin High by Delicate Steve~ It will be magical!

  • kaitlin!! <3 <3 <3

    i would listen to “shine” by breakfast in fur.

  • night and day by bill evans 

  • How Heavy This Axe by The Sword

  • Bret Petersen

    novacane – frank ocean

  • Adora

    Kishi Bashi’s “Bright Whites” [|>.<|]

  • Olivekiwiplum

    id listen to Scary monsters and nice sprites by Skrillex

  • Melamelamela

    Fell asleep to Fantasy by DyE, it was on repeat so I woke up with the song as well. :)

  • Teslafrequency

    I’ll listen to a binaural beat first as I’ve been longing for headphones for this specific purpose and those headphones look perfect! Thanks for the opportunity by the way.

  • mathieu connery

    would be: the knife – pass this on!

  • id listen to david bowie- life on mars to see if it will handle its awesomeness

  •  id listen to david bowie- life on mars to see if it will handle its awesomeness

  • Domw22

    My first song would be White Unicorn by Wolfmother.

  • EPMD Symphony 2000…mad violins on that track

  • Something by Radiohead…maybe Pyramid Song

  • “Future Days” by Can.

  • MUSE – Knights of Cydonia!!!!!

  • Ecrphillips

    Another Bag of Bomb – Madlib.

  • Martinglen

    I’ll probably just hit shuffle, however, if not it’ll have to be smashing pumpkins – today. 

  • kuzin

    I don’t wanna know – Fleetwood Mac

  • To tell the truth I don’t remember “the first” song I ever heard, but I can share with you the first album(s)or(cassettes) i purchased! 

    Get this combo: Rugrats the Movie soundtrack and;
    Timbaland’s Life from the basement the album when Ludacris first was introduced. 

    That was back in 98′ haha! I think I was 11 at the time. Memories. The value of music could never really appreciated without the intimate use of headphones. 

  • Jeff Bough


  • wakeupdiana

    Disclosure – Flow

  • Definitely ‘Afterburn’ by Bobby Tank. Hit those highs and lows.

  • Aemi Thorne

    honestly the first song i’d listen to is M.I.A.’s “Bad Girls” :)

  • Claire

    future sex love sound by justin timberlake. im on a jt kick.

  • Meporo

    “Meet Me in the Basement” by Broken Social Scene.

  • seebas

    probably loud pipes by ratatat

  • jim todd

    amazing grace 

  • KS

    It’d definitely be NYC by Interpol

  • Annanana

    Ready to Wear – Felix Da House Cat 
    The best feel-good-ready-to-dance song 

  • CalliR

    “Frontier Psychiatrist” by the Avalanches, on repeat, for an hour…

  • Brodmen

    I’ll come back 4 U.
    Unknown Mortal Orchestra

  • Originalblacksheep

    I would totally jam out to No Beef by Afrojack with these bad boys.

  • “Napolean Solo” – At The Drive In – In/Casino/Out

  • Tony Morris

    body in the ocean – yellowteeth

23.08.17 by Jeff

The Booooooom Creative Job Board

If you’re a creative looking for work, or a company looking to hire, check out our new creative job board: Booooooom Jobs. Graphic design jobs, art gallery positions, all kinds of creative work! Hootsuite just posted a job looking for a Graphic Design Lead here in Vancouver.

We’ll be adding more features to it in the coming weeks and doing everything we can to make it a great resource for you guys. There’s so much talent here in our community and we’d like to help connect you all with work!

Check it out: jobs.booooooom.com

23.08.17 by Staff

Secret Studio Hidden Beneath Overpass by Designer Fernando Abellanas

Designer Fernando Abellanas has constructed a tiny studio beneath a busy overpass in Spain. Complete with movable walls, light furnishings and a hand crank that transports the structure along two metal rails, the micro-dwelling hangs high above the ground in a manner reminiscent to the kind of secret hideaway or fort one might have as a child. See more images by Jose Manuel Pedrajas below!

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22.08.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Peter Judson

A selection of works from a series by illustrator Peter Judson based on day to day images he shoots with his phone. See more below.

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22.08.17 by Jeff

Andrea Wan iMessage Stickers

Our talented friend Andrea Wan has just released a fun collection of 60+ iMessage stickers! Check out the sticker app HERE or search for ‘Andrea Wan’ in the app store. We have 6 promo codes to giveaway so if you want one leave a comment below with a joke for Andrea. We’ll hook up 6 of you tonight!




22.08.17 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Jamie Ho

A selection of images from “Wayward State” by photographer Jamie Ho, who grew up in Florida and is currently based in Madison, Wisconsin. See more below.

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