09.06.17 by Jeff

Ultimate Ears UE Boom Speaker Giveaway

Our friends over at Ultimate Ears sent over one of their latest UE BOOM 2 speakers from their Second Street Collection and we’re gonna give one away to one of you guys! This speaker continues to be one of our favourites of all the different brands of Bluetooth speakers we’ve been sent. You can check out Ultimate Ears new products including a collaboration with our friends, Bicicleta Sem Freio, here.

If you wanna snag the speaker, leave a comment below and tell us what you’re listening to these days!



Giveaway provided by Ultimate Ears



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

  • Michael Moore

    These days, I’m getting caught up on archived episodes of Beats in Space. Danny Daze rocked my world.

  • Sean Bradley

    Very much enjoying the lo-fi funk of Anderson .Paak. Malibu. Could you call it surf rock?

  • Shawn Raissi

    DAMN. on repeat. Finding something new every time I listen.

  • Gabriel

    The Bronx and the new Roger Waters… Doesn’t mix well, but so damn good!

  • Jon

    Dopplereffekt – Cellular Automata
    Johnny Jewels – Windswept
    Ikonika – Distractions

  • Sean

    Listening to vaporwave memes and Gorillaz’ latest stuff.

  • russell alton

    O DAMN! I’ve been looking for a good speaker to take out for art jams & hangs now that summer is here.. I’ll be blasting DIMOND SAINTS baby!! They’ll definitely put any speaker through its full range paces.

  • Tom

    Ti I Ja by Denis & Denis
    Can’t get it out of my head. Don’t want it out of my head.

  • Carol Roberts clark

    listening to katy pery

  • Gladys M

    I am loving Ed Sheeran’s music these days!

  • Jeffrey

    Listening to the new Planetarium album from Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner, and James McAlister!

  • Mariano Santoro


  • Graeme McGregor

    Still loving Vince Staples, but woke up this morning to John Denver. Noice.

  • Nick drake. Gives a nice feeling.

  • A.B.I.G.
  • taryn

    I’m still stuck on the new Gorillaz album!

  • David Kim

    don’t you mean UE Booooooom?

    • Marygmuir

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  • listening to Baiana System – Invisivel. The whole world should be.

  • michelangelo

    New speaker would be great(!), since my old one blew away and now I am using old good tape—jack transition to make my old radio reproduce digital devices sound )) For exapmle Goldfrapp—Silver Eye, Parfume Genius, Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares, Angel Haze, Vince Staples and so on.

  • sara@best

    great post
    Saw this one the other day
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    Runner up prize: $100 cash prize to each of the 5 out of 6 finalists.
    Total of 6 prizes.


  • Swiiiim

    Cool design! Been super into Deerhoof lately. They can do no wrong.

  • Leya Luna

    love the UE Boom Speakers wish i had some myself!
    i’ve got some good old Fat Freddy’s Drop on my Player to get some Summer vibes

  • Sush Foreman

    Listening to Minnie Riperton, and the new Brockhampton album!

  • Andrew Walsh

    Maceo Plex, Life Index….would sound pretty great on one of these.

  • Thomas Schrobiltgen

    Secondhand News, Fleetwood Mac

  • keijsii


  • Cassandre Goué

    Listening to some Moderat song, always a good choice

  • Arne Depuydt
  • Kwan Wai Lun

    Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee – Despacito (Remix Audio) ft. Justin Bieber


  • Nina Hagen, NunSexMonkRock
    Definitely need one of those speaker !

  • colororangeart

    Gary Clark Jr !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Would sound great on this!!!!

  • Tom shaw

    Charlatans Different Days!!

  • Lucy

    Oh what a good giveaway! My own speaker just kicked the bucket last week, time for a new one me thinks. Today at work we’re listening to the entire Smashing Pumpkins album collection and it’s class!

  • Michael Kristopher Carlson

    Probably too much Tom Waits.

  • Stéphane Sowa

    listen a lot of gilles Peterson shows on bbc radio 6 and mixcloud solidsteel

  • Monsoonking

    Blitzen Trapper.

  • Michael Hirshon

    The Aquabats (I’m a manchild)

  • C. Christy Concrete

    Hybrid Soundsystem mixes and the Overwatch soundtrack.

  • Bahr

    Brother Ali – “All the Beauty in this Whole Life”

  • Ashton Ireland

    Various Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, and Bob Wills albums.

  • JY Houle

    Some old school Lauryn Hill : Lost Ones !

  • Eric C. Deines

    Great compilation called Styles For Relaxation.

  • Karsten Lensing

    “Freiburg” with their great album “Aufbruch”. So I need some loud speakers!

  • Michael Wooten

    I’ve been listening to a lot of Clipping lately….

  • Dozens

    New Phoenix came out today! Also, Throwing Snow. Been going back and listening to a lot of Francis & the Lights. Here’s my playlist of stuff I keep in current rotation. https://open.spotify.com/user/gsbryant/playlist/3cTB1kLclbrqdYgwe1D7Le

  • Tom Hudson

    Currently listening to silence / white noise / the tinnitus in my head as my record player speakers have melted!

  • André Afonso

    I’ve been listening to my neighbour’s intimate noises.

    But if I had speaker, probably this:


  • Chris Morisawa

    I’m all about my softball team’s walk up jams right now, and this speaker will take those to the next level.

    Mob deep – Shook Ones Pt 2
    Ginuwine – Pony
    Redman – Time 4 Sum Aksion
    Nelly – Batter Up
    Ice Cube – Friday
    Rage Against The Machine – Kick Out The Jams
    Waka Flocka Flame – Hard in Da Paint

  • Joe Benz

    Have thrown this playlist together in the last week or so:

    Boy Boy Boy – Joris Voorn Remix by Andhim
    Dear Aphrodite by Tellef Raabe
    Crackerjack by Pete Dafeet
    Sound & Vision by Sea and Cake
    Superstar by Hollie Cook
    Energy by B Boys
    Dolce Vita by Ryan Paris
    Dig a Hole by Freak Heat Waves
    Electric Lines by Joe Goddard
    Slomo by Slowdive
    What Once Was by Her’s
    16h30 by Daebull
    Grown by Los Angeles Police Dept

  • Brady

    The original Sims soundtrack

  • Chilly Gonzales Live at Massey Hall February 5, 2016
    Georges Delerue – le diable par la queue
    Georges Delerue – Le Mépris

  • M. Gordy


  • paulosgerding

    Feist’s Pleasure & Run the Jewels 3!

  • Seth Pillers

    Currently listening to the glam punk goodness of Sheer Mag!

  • cp

    shugo tokumaru’s latest, TOSS!

  • I’ve been listening to all the singles by Jason Isbell, and can’t wait for the whole album to come out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ci-6Au1Gnrs

  • Borys Tarasenko
  • James Tomb


  • Jason Parker

    I recently discovered Skinshape. The perfect music to create to, I could live in this track. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wF4DYsfxyP0

  • Matt Baker

    Loving Lorde at the moment, can’t wait for the new album next week

  • Davin Lama

    Danger Incorporated. New school underground rap/r&bish duo. Their World Wide Web project is pretty good :>

  • kristin cheung


  • Cole Ellis

    Electric Light Orchestra, especially Mr. Blue Sky and Love and Rain

  • Megan Reiley

    On the subway to work & cycling thru Billie Holiday, Frank Ocean, Alicia Keys. Heh heh. I work as a flight attendant, and have been thinking it’d be cool to have a portable speaker to bring with me while I art on layovers. Love ya Booooooom!

  • Evelyn Rysdyk

    Hey, Jeff!
    I’m chanting along with the Gyuto Monks. Sure would be easier if I had an Ultimate Ears speaker! ;-)
    Have a wonderful day!

  • Max

    I’ve been listening to Parquet Courts and Cherry Glazerr

  • Michel-Andre Mieczyskaw Bartko

    Vinnie Paz

  • Bendegúz Gellén (bndgzglln)

    Snowflake by Trentemoller – boosts my motivation and productivity

  • Abbey Bennett

    I’ve been listening to Timmy Thomas- The Coldest Days of My Life on repeat these days… it’s so good…

  • Dylan Morang


  • Erica Johnson

    I can’t get enough of JR JR! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHXxsO9BxmM

  • Scarlet Fountain

    I’ve been listening to lots of Half Moon Run lately, and hopefully the new Alt-J album this coming week.

  • Yy

    Useless Eaters & Thelonious Monk these days

  • Lc Gn

    Best to you By Blood Orange

  • Tom Slemmons


  • JUNUN!!!! <3 ( Shye ben tzur, jonny greenwood and the rajasthan express)

  • Angel Teixeria

    I’ve been listening unforgettable by Swae lee

  • Manofsteel11

    Good vibes from Lorde in my earphones. Would be wonderful to share with a UE Boom sound device!(:

  • E Smit

    I can’t help myself….. I really really love Despacito (Luis Fonsi ft Daddy Yankee)

  • Jackie

    Strange Talk, New Navy, and…..Kygo!

  • Gabriela Garcia

    It hasn’t been released yet, but I can’t stop listening to the preview of Fleet Foxes’ new album, Crack Up, over at NPR first listen.

  • Nora M

    Lots off disco lately… dance dance dance, Marta scuna. Flipped when I heard it playing in master of none because I actually knew the song :-P

  • remény

    Walter Wanderley – Rainforest

  • Xavier Richardson

    Just Cosmo by Cosmo Pyke has been on constant rotation for me.

  • Tomas Nilsson

    yes these would be perfect for me and my family. right now I listen to the drums and grizzly bear. longing for their full album!

  • L H

    I’m listening to a lot of Tegan and Sara for the summer.

  • Allie

    New alt-j album!

  • Alex Whiteley

    Gotta be the Danny Brown-Atrocity Exhibition album

  • After watching Adam Neely’s video essay on Vaporwave, I dove in and though some is admirable-but-unlistenable, Luxury Elite is worth yr bandcamp dollars.

  • Mauricio Gomez
  • I’m listening to Radiooooo.com (http://radiooooo.com/). 1960s-1970s Sierra Leone. Makes the mornings feel like a beautiful movie.

  • daniel tzintzun

    Nights by Frank Ocean

  • JD Streater

    Kirk Van Houten – Can I Borrow a Feeling

  • Elena Malkov

    An odd combination of Radiohead and Simon & Garfunkel. Soundtrack for these troubled times.

  • Rupert Philbrick

    Richard Dawson’s incredible new medieval concept album – PEASANT

  • joseph gasston


  • Noika Borrego

    away away by Ibeyi!

  • joseph gasston



  • Matthew Miller

    SZA – “20 Something”

  • Sonny Asperin

    Led Zeppelin – Stairway To Heaven

  • Remake Zero

    Currently listening and loving – can’t wait for the rest of it!

    ‘thisquietarmy – Welcome To Mendacity’ by Midira Records https://soundcloud.com/midirarecords/thisquietarmy-welcome-to-mendacity

  • Ian Winship

    I’ve been listening to a whole lot of Sam Cooke lately. Feel good music.

  • Kyle Hardy

    Current obsessions include instrumentals of Lana Del Rey’s past albums and Jazz radio stations while unwinding after my day

  • Pink Floyd – Marooned

  • Jill Smith

    new Alt J!!!

  • Izzy Bulling

    starting the summer out with whitney (no woman, golden years) and girls (summertime, alex, jamie marie)

  • Regina Gutierrez

    Her – We choose/ Good night LIVE

  • New Reliable

    Recently discovered this minimalist punk funk masterpiece and cant stop grooving to it


  • Lauren Crazybull

    Tim Darcy – Saturday and Protomartyr – The Agent Intellect!

  • Dziugas

    Gilles Peterson on BBC 6 every week. Best start of the week.

  • Naeem Alvi

    The new London Grammar album. On repeat.

  • Michael Weinlein
  • Sung Jae Chung

    Honestly all kinds of music, but podcasts after podcasts after podcasts. Tim Ferriss, Joe Rogan, Lewis Howes, WTF Podcast, Nerdist Podcast. I’m really getting to enjoy podcasts!

  • cosmasko

    Listening some Royksopp

  • Charlene Aienma

    Far Enough by Young Unknowns.

    Fell in love with it instantly when it came on in SoundCloud while I was taking a long bath.

  • Morgan Whipple

    Pure X- Valley of Tears

  • Aaron

    Psychic Temple – III

  • Jay

    Nicola Cruz has been on for days… the heat and his sultry beats meet and sooth just right.

  • Luke Scott Macmaster’s 310-602-7616 on repeat.

  • amy eilers

    marceline – vista kicks

  • cory monteiro

    Listening to Gilles Peterson and anything Soundway records has been putting out.

  • Vessica Jasquez

    Merk- I’m Easy

  • Topher Knoll

    goa trance… heard of it? :( lol heads up too you can win some FREE andy warhol swag at http://culturehog.com/andy-warhol-campbell-soup-mugs

  • Kyle Gibson

    Got turned onto The Cold Nose by Department of Eagles and can’t turn it off!

  • io.gio

    Carneiro by Ednardo. Feeling the summer

  • Ashley T

    A little bit of Evil Twin by Krrum!!

  • Ryan Dunn


  • mickeyf19

    Healy’s new album, Subluxe! On repeat!

  • nessie_muffin@yahoo.com

    The Stallion Pt. 1,2,3,4,5 By Ween. But mostly pt. 1 :)

  • Blair Stevens

    listening to Suicide – Frankie Teardrop

  • Nina

    I just checked out Phoenix Ti Amo album

  • Baby Huey – Hard Times

  • Obviously this is all I listen to: http://youarelistening.to/

  • Chris Santone

    This may sound like a joke but I’ve been listening to Rainbow Kitten Surprise a lot hahah they’re fantastic and would sound great coming out of that BOOM 2!

  • Crawl by Gabriel Garzon-Montano is at the top of my list rn.

  • Diane Faye Zerr

    After he opened for Mumford & Sons, I can’t get enough of Kevin Garrett!

  • Daniel Guerrette

    JEFF the brotherhood! Loving the Heavy Days album

  • Kek

    I Promise – Radiohead

  • Caroline Friesen

    Bryson Tiller – Self Made

  • susan schickedanz

    WTF podcast

  • Völur: ‘Ancestors’
    Loss: ‘Horizonless’
    Los Rusos Hijos de Puta: ‘La rabia que sentimos es el amor que nos quitan’

  • Bernard Wong

    The Young Pope playlist in Spotify

  • Topher Knoll

    there’s still time to win here too: http://culturehog.com/andy-warhol-campbell-soup-mugs

  • Jason Eshelman

    Digging Queens of the Stone Age right now

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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, and Vice is looking for a Junior Graphic Designer for their Toronto office.

We recently added more locations, so now jobs can be posted for Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Montreal, New York, Paris, Philadelphia, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, Sydney, Toronto, Vancouver, and also Remote jobs! 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

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