On October 1st, 2011…
Gary Dann opened The Boom Room Studio in Philadelphia as a home for his music projects and for his extended family of diverse artists to freely create. Dann has toured throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe playing drums for the Grammy-award winning hiphop pioneers Digable Planets and since 2005 has engineered, co-written, and co-produced music for one of the Planets’ founding member solo projects; Cee Knowledge and The Cosmic Funk Orchestra. In 2010 he also played drums for legendary hiphop duo Camp Lo. He has also played drums, engineered, co-written, and co-produced for the singer, Jaguar Wright, who famously sang with The Roots and Jay-Z for MTV unplugged.
Gary is currently the drummer for the live global house music collective Worldtown SoundSystem.
Gary’s personal studio projects also include being co-founder, co-producer, writer, and performer of an eclectic rock/hiphop jazzy studio production duo called Advanced Mechanisms.
Fraction Theory, Dann’s drummer/DJ duo with producer/DJ Nex Millen mixes samples of traditional folk music with live drumming and turntablism. He has also toured and recorded as the drummer for the electro-psychedelic band Gemini Wolf, which has four releases on the earSnake record label.
Gary DannOwner / Producer
Drummer, Multimedia Producer, Traveler
Eric ‘Sophic’ BogaczChief Audio Engineer
Eric grew up on the north side of Chicago and immersed in music from a young age, classically trained from third grade on and jumping between musical scenes from Punk Rock to Hip Hop. He has spent years taking notes on how other producers and engineers applied their trade, and using the techniques to refine his own craft.