Boom Jinx

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Boom Jinx
Øistein J. Eide-Boom Jinx (Øistein Johan Eide) - Terabass.jpg
Background information
Birth name Øistein Johan Eide
Born (1974-09-10) 10 September 1974 (age 39)
Norway Bergen, Norway
Genres Progressive House
Progressive Trance
Progressive
Breaks
Ambient
Occupations Producer
Years active 2005-present (as Boom Jinx)
Labels Anjunabeats, Anjunadeep, Distinct'ive Records
Associated acts Andrew Bayer, Jaytech, Oliver Smith, Trifonic, BT, Above & Beyond, Justine Suissa, Ashley Tomberlin, Aruna, Teebee & Calyx (artist), Matt Lange, Thomas J. Bergersen, Soundprank, Janai, Meredith Call
Website http://boomjinx.com/

Boom Jinx (real name Øistein Johan Eide) is a music producer, composer, audio technician, sound designer and DJ hailing from Norway.

Career[edit]

In 1989, Øistein J. Eide started making music with SoundTracker developed for the Commodore Amiga computer. As a teenager, he spent more time making music than attending elementary school. When he was hired as a freelancer to do music for a major US game developer in 1991,[1] he decided to pursue a career in music. After building a career in the advertising, video game, TV and film industry, he turned his attention to dance music in 2005. Despite a limited number of releases, Boom Jinx quickly developed a reputation for productions that showcased a high level of intricate detail and subtle nuances.

Singles such as "Come Play Perfect" and "Remember September" received top reviews by DJ Magazine and URB, and his releases enjoyed support from leading DJs such as Tiësto, Armin van Buuren, Above & Beyond, Paul van Dyk, Ferry Corsten and more.

Boom Jinx's production "Manipulator" premiered alongside Nelly Furtado's "Promiscuous Girl" as "hot new track" on BBC Radio 1 [2] and was licensed to the hit television show CSI: Miami when it was the most popular TV series in the world.[3]

In 2009, Boom Jinx teamed up with San Francisco-based Trifonic to write music for Electronic Arts' video game Need for Speed: Shift.[4]

Music written with Trifonic licensed to CSI Las Vegas episode #1215 in February 2012.

Music video for 2013 single "When You Loved Me" play listed on MTV Dance.[5]

DJ[edit]

Has since 2009 performed in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa, sharing event billing with Above & Beyond, Gareth Emery, Markus Schulz, Sander Van Doorn, Gabriel & Dresden etc.

14-city US tour with Above & Beyond in 2009. Solo tours in USA 2010 and 2013, two Indian tours in 2011, and a Russian tour in 2012. Solo tour in USA 2014.

Voted #296 worldwide in DJ Magazine's Top 100 DJs poll in 2010. Ranked #171 Trance DJ worldwide according to TopDeejays.com June 2014.[6] #106 in Trance worldwide according to The DJ List.[7]

No Answers In Luck (2014)[edit]

An artist album on Anjunabeats is announced for release in 2014 called 'No Answers In Luck' and is said to feature artists such as Justine Suissa, Ashley Tomberlin, Aruna, Teebee & Calyx (artist), Jaytech, Andrew Bayer, Matt Lange, Trifonic, Thomas J. Bergersen and more.

Discography[edit]

Anjunabeats Releases[edit]

  • 2008 Boom Jinx feat. Key - Eternal Reminiscence [Original and Oliver Smith Mixes] (Anjunabeats)
  • 2009 Boom Jinx & Oliver Smith - Sunrise [Original and Jaytech Mixes] (Anjunabeats)
  • 2009 Boom Jinx & Oliver Smith - Sunrise [Joost van der Vleuten's Sunset Remix] (Anjunabeats)
  • 2011 Boom Jinx feat. Justine Suissa - Phoenix From The Flames [Club and Omnia & The Blizzard Mixes] (Anjunabeats)
  • 2011 Boom Jinx feat. Justine Suissa - Phoenix From The Flames [Maor Levi and Michael Cassette Mixes] (Anjunabeats)
  • 2013 Boom Jinx, Maor Levi & Ashley Tomberlin - When You Loved Me [Original and Remixes] (Anjunabeats)

Anjunadeep Releases[edit]

  • 2006 Boom Jinx - Come Play Perfect / Too Free To Follow [Original Mixes] (Anjunadeep)
  • 2006 Boom Jinx - Too Free To Follow [Posh Mix] (Anjunadeep)
  • 2007 Boom Jinx feat. Thomas J. Bergersen - Remember September [Original and Duderstadt Mixes] (Anjunadeep)
  • 2008 Boom Jinx - Too Free To Follow [Posh Mix] [Stephen J. Kroos Remix] (Anjunadeep)
  • 2009 Boom Jinx & Andrew Bayer - To The Six [Original and Matt Lange Mixes] (Anjunadeep)
  • 2009 Boom Jinx & Andrew Bayer - To The Six [Club & Martin Roth Mixes] (Anjunadeep)
  • 2009 Boom Jinx & Jaytech - Milano [Original and Ad Brown Mixes] (Anjunadeep)
  • 2010 Boom Jinx & Andrew Bayer - By All Means / So It Goes [Original and Club Mixes] (Anjunadeep)
  • 2010 Boom Jinx & Andrew Bayer - Keyboard Cowboys [Original and Jay Lumen Mixes] (Anjunadeep)
  • 2010 Boom Jinx & Andrew Bayer - Fracture [Original, David West and Paul Beckwith Mixes] (Anjunadeep)
  • 2010 Boom Jinx & Andrew Bayer vs. Trifonic & Matt Lange - Quadcore [Original and Steve Duda Mixes] (Anjunadeep)
  • 2011 Boom Jinx & Andrew Bayer - By All Means [Solarity Remix] (Anjunadeep)
  • 2011 Boom Jinx & Soundprank - Pieces Of The Puzzle [Original and Solarity Mixes] (Anjunadeep)

Other Releases[edit]

  • 2006 Boom Jinx - Suncast [Original, Rune Lindbaek, Lee Coombs, Neophasic, NineLives The Cat and Molomekaniske Remix] (Ruthless Recordings)
  • 2006 Boom Jinx - Come On Over [Original and Dub Mixes] (Play Recordings)
  • 2006 Boom Jinx - Manipulator [Original and (Praesul Records)
  • 2007 Boom Jinx - Flicker [Original, Shiloh Mixes and Joel Armstrong Mixes] (Hunya Munya Records)
  • 2010 Boom Jinx pres. BJX - Suncast [Original, Rune Lindbaek, Lee Coombs, Neophasic, NineLives The Cat and Molomekaniske Remix] (Distinctive Records]
  • 2010 Boom Jinx pres. BJX - Come On Over [Club Dub, Dub Menace and Plaza De Funk Mixes] (Distinctive Records)
  • 2010 Boom Jinx pres. BJX - Manipulator / Think Fast / The Blueberry Bounce [Original and Opencloud Mixes] (Distinctive Records)
  • 2012 Boom Jinx & Daniel Kandi - Azzura [Original Mix] (Enhanced Recordings)
  • 2014 Boom Jinx & Judah - Please Believe Me [Radio Edit] (Armada Music)
  • 2014 Boom Jinx & PROFF - Blue Angel [Original and Remixes] (Intricate Records)

Remixes[edit]

  • 2005 Tilt - New Day [Boom Jinx Remix] (Lost Language)
  • 2005 Tilt - New Day [Boom Jinx Dub] (Lost Language)
  • 2006 Kyau vs. Albert - Kiksu [Boom Jinx Remix] (Anjunabeats)
  • 2006 Can Costa & Josh Collins - Peyote Ugly [Boom Jinx Now! Mix] (CPR Digital)
  • 2006 Jacob Todd & Jordan Nafie - Shattered [Boom Jinx's Los Locos Mix] (CP Recordings)
  • 2006 Kyau & Albert - Kiksu [Boom Jinx Remix] (Euphonic)
  • 2007 David West Ft. Inkfish - Searching For Substance [Boom Jinx Remix] (West Recordings)
  • 2008 DJ Ella Shine Like A Superstar - [Boom Jinx Remix] (Microphone Records)
  • 2008 LP Feat. Ashley Lawson - Clique [Boom Jinx Remix] (Shiznit Recordings)
  • 2009 Hybrid - Finished Symphony [Boom Jinx Remix] (Distinctive Records)
  • 2010 Zenith Nadir feat. Katana - Forever [Boom Jinx Club Mix] (Studio Kitty Recordings)
  • 2011 Steve Duda - Fish [Boom Jinx & Andrew Bayer Remix] (Xfer Records)
  • 2013 Dusky feat. Janai - Lost in you [Boom Jinx Remix] (Anjunadeep)

Labels[edit]

Boom Jinx is currently signed to Anjunabeats with additional releases on Anjunadeep, Armada Music, Enhanced Recordings, Intricate Records and Distinct'ive Records.

References[edit]

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