san diego/santa cruz, California
With a sound that is difficult to attach to any one genre, Boostive, draw from roots, dub, ambient,
electronic, hip-hop, jazz, and world music, creating a live set that takes you back to when you were a kid and stuffed way too many Skittles in your mouth; although you’re sure which flavor you are experiencing at any given moment, the combination tastes pretty damn good.
Boostive performs regularly with big names in the industry, some recent acts include Slightly Stoopid, Zion I, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Gramatik, Griz, Dirtwire, The Pharcyde, and Cut Chemist of Jurassic 5. The group has also been featured at Lightning in a Bottle(2017,2019), Lucidity Gathering(14,17,18,19) and Joshua Tree Music Festival(2017)
Boostive features both students and teachers of World/Jazz music. Whether it be their 6 or 10 piece band, this collective of young musicians hold a heavy groove, and unique approach to modern music.