BigUpRadio.com Celebrates 100th Episode of Boom Shots Show
|Bigup Radio, Inc., operators of the industry-leading BigUp Radio network of Reggae internet radio stations and leading web-site (www.bigupradio.com) for Reggae CDs, DVDs, vinyl, news and reviews, is pleased to announce the milestone 100th Episode of the Boom Shots show on BigUp Radio.
On announcing that BigUp Radio will be celebrating the 100th episode throughout the month of October, BigUp Radio’s CEO Raoul Krakowski commented, “Boom has been with us as we grew from thousands of tune-ins to over two million tune-ins last month and the thousands of fans who now listen to his show each week understand exactly why we’re thrilled to have him in the BigUp family and to continue bringing our listeners into the world of DJ Boom.”
As the first show to launch on BigUp Radio, Boom Shots laid the foundation for the lineup of great selectors and programming listeners have come to expect from Bigupradio.com. Hosted by DJ Boom (Bassmentality Sound), the idea came for the show when Bigupradio.com CEO Raoul Krakowski heard a few mixtapes from the Baltimore based Selector. From a small start, Boom Shots has brought listeners up to the minute music, celebrity interviews, and a reliable weekly source for good music.
During the 100 episodes of his Boom Shots show, a who’s who of Reggae music have made guest appearances and done interviews with DJ Boom including Ziggy Marley, Shaggy, Sizzla, Buju Banton, Elephant Man, Jah Cure, Da’Ville, Richie Spice, Morgan Heritage, Anthony B, Twin of Twins and many more.
Boom Shots is a blend of Brand New music, classic singles and artist interviews which keeps the content fresh and spontaneous. The music truly is geared for audiences of all demographics and varying levels of familiarity with Caribbean music. Boom Shots continues to bridge the gap between the artists and their listeners though artist features and interviews. Special guests of the show have included well-known legends as well as up and coming artists.
BigUp listeners are able to tune-in every Wednesday to “Boom Shots,” a two hour program showcasing the latest singles, riddims, remixes and more, mixed together and presented by DJ Boom. The show airs 3am, 9am, 3pm and 9pm EST to reach both US and European markets. Listeners are able to hear interviews with their favorite artists as well as request their songs and win prizes or giveaways.
BigUp Radio was founded out of a love for Reggae music and a desire to share the greatest in Reggae music with fans around the World. For the past five years BigUp’s Dancehall and Roots radio stations have been among the most listened to Reggae stations online and responding to listener requests for the full spectrum of Reggae music, in October of 2005, BigUp added stations for Dub, Soca, Ska, Reggaeton, Dub & Gospel. BigUp’s stations, which generate over two million tune-ins each month, are available using iTunes, WinAmp or Windows Media and for mobile listeners through Spodcast and the Mobile Broadcast Network. BigUp Radio’s web-site features one of the largest catalogs of Reggae CDs, DVDs and vinyl available anywhere as well as the latest news, reviews and event listings.
About DJ Boom
Bassmentality’s DJ Boom has established himself in the East-Coast Reggae and club scene as a top DJ for what’s hot in Dancehall music. With an ear for mixing everything from Reggae torch-bearers like Sanchez and Beres Hammond to the hottest new tracks from artists like Sean Paul and Damian Marley, DJ Boom can be seen working the turn-tables at weekly at various clubs as well as opening for live acts like: Burning Spear, Morgan Heritage, Damian Marley, Anthony B & many more.