Analog Velvet was formed in the summer of 2002, when vocalist Alicia Burke - then singing lead with the Philadelphia Funk Authority - began writing and recording original songs with a few musician friends. The current line-up features co-writer Nick Roberti, who played bass, guitars and keyboards on the album. Special guests on BOOM! Include: Vance Camisa - Vibraphone Albie Coccio - Drums George Hrab - Drums Eric Kenlin - Drums Jeff Roberts - Guitar Maury Rutch - Guitar Wayne Smith - Guitar & Keyboards BOOM! Is Analog Velvet's follow-up to two previously-released EPs, Medicine Wheels (2004) and Tales From Podunk (2006). Tales From Podunk was recently nominated for four Lehigh Valley Music Awards, including Song of the Year and Best All-Around CD. The album's vibe is moody and seductive, layered with plenty of rock edge and funky grooves. The songs are stories of journeys, enlightenment and transformation.