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Boom Around the World

For years, we’ve quietly referred to ourselves as a “world renowned record shop.” Now we want to prove it and only you, the faithful customer, can help us do it. Send us a pictures of yourselves sporting our fashionable t-shirts in exotic locales. The pyramids! Atlantis! The Great Wall of China! Disney World! The polar ice caps! If you are somewhere exciting and wearing your Sonic Boom gear then we want to see it! We’ll feature pictures on our website in new “Boom Around the World” section along with some famous peeps flying the Sonic Boom flag. Internet-fame is only a photograph away!

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  • Dvse in the pub, Liverpool, UK.

  • Matt and his wife with Dwight Yoakam in Richmond, VA.

  • Liam from Dublin in Kilkenny, Ireland

  • Wallis Lee Spishock - Future Music Mogul

  • Hayden from Freeland on Whidbey Island

  • Matt at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russian Federation

  • Pedro from Boa Vista, Brazil from his first visit to Seattle

  • Patrick in Heidelberg, Germany.

  • “Internet fame and only 2 months old!” Aaliyah Elliott from Australia.

  • Flor López in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico

  • Atsushi in Japan, in front of Camel Studio

  • James Beard Award winner, Chef Paul Kahan, in Bon Appetit magazine. (Photo Credit: Dominique Lafond)

  • Eric and former Seattle Seahawks head coach, Mike Holmgren at Suncadia in the Cascade mountains.

  • Daniel at Scott Base, New Zealand's base, in Antarctica

  • Ella Kaalund in Paris

  • We love Lucy

  • Tyler and the cityscape of Sydney, Australia

  • Paul Kahan – Chef/co-owner of several renowned restaurants in Chicago (From Bon Appetite Magazine)

  • Daisy from Tampa

  • Sonic Boomador!

  • Robert Lee Pfeiffer V from Zurich

  • Sam from North Carolina!

  • Graham Pentelow - shot taken at Pedro's Tex-Mex Cantina, Norwich, England

  • Kim Thayil of Soundgarden!

  • Pearl Jam's Mike McCready in the classic brown/orange Sonic Boom T. Thanks Mike!

  • Nathan (our faithful consumer) in Spain!

  • Matt Hales AKA Aqualung supports!

  • Tommy Stinson of The Replacements wearing the Sonic Boom red logo shirt. (Yeah that's Paul Westerberg in there too) Stinson is selling items to help out Haiti; more information can be found at and

  • Jason Ellis in Leadville, CO (highest city in the U.S.) shortly after completing the Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race and earning the coveted silver belt buckle.

  • Sonic Boom/National fan at Pitchfork Fest.

  • Jeff Rouse sporting the SB shirt, next to him is Geoff Reading, both of them are in "Duff McKagan's Loaded." The fellow on the end is Billy Duffy of "The Cult." From a Seattle show some few years ago. contributed by Loren Reese.

  • Scott and his buddy Miryam on the Amsterdam canals!

  • Chris at Magen's Bay beach in St. Thomas

  • Josh at a music festival in Balboa Park, San Diego.

  • Atom Willard of the Offspring sports a bunny suit and the Sonic Boom Green with Yellow T

  • No Depression cover

  • Scott Milstead, drummer for Carbon Leaf was spotted (and photographed!) wearing this Sonic Boom tshirt that he got when last he was in Seattle.

  • The Libertines in Italian Vogue

  • Phoebe Riley with her Mom, her brother Holden, and Mac McCaughan (of Superchunk) at the Cat's Cradle in Carrboro, NC at the premiere of Superchunk's documentary, "Quest For Sleep"

  • Kristen Gill of Seattle and Bjorn Svendsen of Oslo, Norway at the "Footsteps of the Trolls" in Norway.

  • Carl from Exeter, UK with the Babysnakes

  • Kevin Donahue reels one in on Hood Canal.

  • Darian Auer and Jack Crane at The Posies video shoot for "Conversations."

  • Oona McCaughan, rocking the Smiths in North Carolina!

  • Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers live onstage @ Bricktown Events Center in Oklahoma City.

  • Todd from the New Pornographers sporting the Sonic Boom t-shirt in Spin

  • Kegan and Kyle from Bloodshot Records, gathering around the Xmas tree.

  • Lori Meyers at Salamandra in the city of L'Hospitalet, Spain, near Barcelona.

  • Billy Lunn of The Subways

  • Greg Higgens at Gullfoss, outside of Reykjavik, Iceland.

  • Max Giampino at the Capitol Hill Block Party!

  • Brian from Buffalo, spotted in Chicago at Lollapalooza 2006

  • Curtis and Ken at the final Sleater-Kinney show in Portland

  • Marlon at the Empire State Building

  • Todd Hindman in the Laptev Sea, north of Russia, aboard the Kapitan Dranitsyn.

  • Erland in Oslo, Norway for Boom across the World. He shops here when he's in town....awesome.

  • Chris Williams, Seattle boy caffeinated and on the British Airways, Rare FM

  • Vanessa on Rare FM, University of London Radio

  • Mastodon

  • Matt in Australia's Big Day Out - Gold Coast 2006

  • Greg in Vientiane, Laos.

  • Chad & Fletcher Hamilton in Austin, TX.

  • Seattle native and current Austin resident, Curt Ivy, hiking and camping in Big Bend National Park, TX. with amigos.

  • Greg at the Great Wall of China

  • Chris in Helsinki, Finland

  • Wendy at Trim Castle in Ireland

  • Kerri & Lily on Vashon Island, WA

  • Greg volunteering at the Panda Research Center in Wolong, China

  • Ron Brown at Inspiration Point in Yosemite.

  • Daryl in London

  • Brent Bottles of Ballard at Stonehenge in England

  • Allison at The Treasury in Petra, Jordan. With camels.

  • Nick from Edinburgh enjoying his coffee in Sintra, Portugal

  • Lesley on the Olympic Peninsula.

  • Chris in Baghdad

  • Mark in Hawaii

  • Glen, Mark and Dutch at Sasquatch '08

  • Guy Gamble at the 2008 Oxygen Music Festival in Ireland

  • Olly Farshi playing guitar in Jim Noir's band, back in 2007 at the Chill Out Festival (Istanbul).

  • Chris Ceraratti in France

  • Theresa at the Dubrovnik Cathedral in Croatia

  • Emi in Nagoya, Japan

  • Mark from Glasgow, Scotland at the Benicassim music festival in Spain.