Boom Bip

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Boom Bip
Birth nameBryan Charles Hollon[1]
Born (1974-06-22) June 22, 1974 (age 48)[2]
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.[3]
Years active1998–present

Bryan Charles Hollon[1] (born June 22, 1974),[2] better known by his stage name Boom Bip, is an American record producer and musician. He is one half of Neon Neon along with Gruff Rhys.[4] He is based in Los Angeles, California.[5]


Boom Bip started his career as a DJ while attending college in his hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio.[5] In 1998, he released a collaborative EP with DJ Osiris, titled The Low End Sequence EP, on Mush Records.[3] In 2000, he released a collaborative album with Doseone, titled Circle, on Mush Records.[3] Boom Bip's debut solo studio album, Seed to Sun, was released on Lex Records in 2002.[3] It featured guest appearances from Buck 65 and Doseone.[3] In 2004, Boom Bip released a compilation album, Corymb, which included remixes by Boards of Canada, Venetian Snares, Clouddead, Lali Puna, Four Tet, and Mogwai, B-side tracks, and tracks from Peel Session.[6]

Having moved to Silver Lake, Los Angeles, Boom Bip released his second solo studio album, Blue Eyed in the Red Room, on Lex Records in 2005.[7] It featured guest appearances from Gruff Rhys and Nina Nastasia.[8] In 2007, he released an EP, Sacchrilege.[9] In 2011, Boom Bip released his third solo studio album, Zig Zaj, on Lex Records.[1] It featured collaborations with Money Mark, Jenny Lee Lindberg, Josh Klinghoffer, Mike Noyce, Cate Le Bon, and Alex Kapranos.[10] In 2013, he released a collaborative EP with Charlie White, titled Music for Sleeping Children.[11]


Studio albums[edit]

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Corymb (2004)


  • The Low End Sequence EP (1998) (with DJ Osiris)
  • Doo Doo Breaks Volume 1 (2000)
  • Doo Doo Tones Volume 1 (2002)
  • From Left to Right (2003)
  • Doo Doo Breaks Volume 2 (2003)
  • Morning & a Day (2004)
  • Sacchrilege (2007)
  • Music for Sleeping Children (2013) (with Charlie White)


  • "Mannequin Hand Trapdoor I Reminder" (2002)
  • "28:06:42:12" (2004) (with Daedelus)
  • "Do's & Don'ts" (2005) (with Gruff Rhys)



  • Smyglyssna - "We Can Fake It (Boom Bip Remix)" from We Can Fix It Remixes (2003)
  • Amon Tobin - "Verbal (Boom Bip Remix)" from Verbal Remixes & Collaborations (2003)
  • Super Furry Animals - "Father Father (Boom Bip Remix)" from Phantom Phorce (2004)
  • Her Space Holiday - "The Luxury of Loneliness (Boom Bip Remix)" from The Young Machines Remixed (2004)
  • Lali Puna - "Micronomic (Boom Bip Remix)" from I Thought I Was Over That: Rare, Remixed and B-Sides (2005)
  • M83 - "Don't Save Us from the Flames (Boom Bip Remix)" (2005)
  • Alias & Tarsier - "Plane That Draws a White Line (Boom Bip Remix)" from Plane That Draws a White Line (2006)
  • Four Tet - "No More Mosquitoes (Boom Bip Remix)" from Remixes (2006)
  • Editors - "An End Has a Start (Boom Bip Remix)" (2007)
  • The Glitch Mob - "I Need My Memory Back (Boom Bip Remix)" from Love Death Immortality Remixes (2015)


  1. ^ a b c Cragg, Michael (September 8, 2011). "New music: Boom Bip – New Order". The Guardian. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Boom Bip". BBC Music. Retrieved July 9, 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d e Bush, John. "Boom Bip - Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  4. ^ Hughes, Josiah (January 24, 2013). "Gruff Rhys and Boom Bip Return as Neon Neon for 'Praxis Makes Perfect'". Exclaim!. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  5. ^ a b Redfern, Mark (April 2, 2005). "Boom Bip". Under the Radar. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  6. ^ Singer, Liam (July 15, 2004). "Boom Bip: Corymb". Pitchfork. Retrieved July 9, 2018.
  7. ^ Braidwood, Stefan (March 7, 2005). "Boom Bip: Blue Eyed in the Red Room". PopMatters. Retrieved July 9, 2018.
  8. ^ Howe, Brian (February 3, 2005). "Boom Bip: Blue Eyed in the Red Room". Pitchfork. Retrieved July 9, 2018.
  9. ^ Brown, Marisa. "Sacchrilege - Boom Bip". AllMusic. Retrieved July 9, 2018.
  10. ^ Mitchell, Paul (August 29, 2011). "Boom Bip: Me And People". The Skinny. Retrieved July 9, 2018.
  11. ^ Hughes, Josiah (October 30, 2012). "Boom Bip Teams Up with Charlie White to Create 'Music for Sleeping Children'". Exclaim!. Retrieved July 9, 2018.

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