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Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Jason Hughes - El Jefe

posted by on May 8 at 10:25 AM

Jason Hughes, co-owner / chief boss director of Sonic Boom Records and Sonic Boom Recordings, sits, speaks, and bequeaths wisdom.

Discussion includes the new Sonic Boom Recordings release from Graig Markel and the repress of Death Cab for Cutie’s, Something About Airplanes. Also, he and employees talk about what’s been selling, what sells in the summer, cd thieves, and what they do to people that drop stink bombs in the store. Then, 80’s hair metal band, Ratt and the Ratt – Dub connection.

Jason announces Sonic Boom’s 10 year anniversary party at the Showbox. Ratt may play. Nothing’s confirmed.

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Jason is so unbelievably nice and cool that I don't even question how unbelievably nice and cool he is. I hope the label dominates '07 and '08! XOXO

Posted by Chris Estey | May 8, 2007 10:50 AM

Agreed. Jason is beyond awesome. Boy has done good.


Posted by patron 1 | May 8, 2007 11:22 AM

Ratt is touring with Poison and White Lion. Full circle, baby.

Is that Stranger brand coffee in there, for a sec?

Posted by BackOff | May 8, 2007 11:26 AM

Yay for the SB and family! Them's some real nice and smart people.

Posted by rubyred | May 8, 2007 11:50 AM

Yes, Trent. Spread the knowledge of the Ratt to the children.

Posted by steven p | May 8, 2007 12:26 PM

Great video! I have a hard cover RATT photo book that you *need* to see. I think they have socks stuffed in their spandex....

Posted by KELLY O | May 8, 2007 12:50 PM

Kelly, could you post that photo please. I need to see it. It needs to be seen.

Posted by post it | May 8, 2007 1:02 PM

You haven't had Stranger's Kenyan Espresso Blend yet? It's muy guapo.

Posted by drinky | May 8, 2007 3:27 PM

Love the line out. So that's Jason! Good to have local heros. Slug On! Off to find Amy Winehouse.So where in the world is Trent Moorman?

Posted by tante | May 8, 2007 4:50 PM

So where in the world is Trent Moorman?

On tour with Head Like a Kite--whom I'm seeing play in L.A. tonight.

Posted by segal | May 8, 2007 5:23 PM

Def Leppard with Styx & Foreigner, is it the end of days?

Posted by vegetable lasagna | May 8, 2007 5:29 PM

No, just the end of summer.

Posted by Paulus | May 8, 2007 6:54 PM


Posted by Bill | May 12, 2007 7:20 PM

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