Legions of Boom: Filipino American Mobile DJ Crews in the San Francisco Bay Area (Refiguring American Music)
Released! 05/05/2015
Legions of Boom: Filipino American Mobile DJ Crews in the San Francisco Bay Area (Refiguring American Music)
by Oliver Wang
Paperback

Armed with speakers, turntables, light systems, and records, Filipino American mobile DJ crews, such as Ultimate Creations, Spintronix, and Images, Inc., rocked dance floors throughout the San Francisco Bay Area from the late 1970s through the mid-1990s. In Legions of Boom noted music and pop culture writer and scholar Oliver Wang chronicles this remarkable scene that eventually became the cradle for turntablism. These crews, which were instrumental in helping to create and unify ... read more