By Josh Herwitt // Red Bull Sound Select - 30 Days in LA: Nick Murphy (fka Chet Faker) // The Theatre at Ace Hotel - Los Angeles November 30th, 2016 … BAM ON
By Joseph Gray // Red Bull Sound Select - 30 Days in LA: YG // The Wiltern – Los Angeles November 29th, 2016 // "They knew the code to my gate. That was … BAM ON
By Geoff Hong // RÜFÜS DU SOL with Kllo, Yuma X // The Fillmore – San Francisco November 30th, 2016 // On the first of two sold-out nights at The … BAM ON
SHOW REVIEW: Call him Chet Faker, Nick Murphy or whatever name you want — it doesn’t change the fact that he always pours his heart and soul out onstage.
SHOW REVIEW: If extended album delays, a near-death experience and government censorship can’t stop YG, I don’t know what can. And neither does he.
SHOW REVIEW: On this night, the LA songstress really, really, really didn’t want to leave her home.
SHOW REVIEW: Whether many attendees had heard of them or not, English electronic duo AlunaGeorge did everything they could to help them not forget.
SHOW REVIEW: The veteran Virginia Beach-raised rapper made it clear on this night that his appetite for more will not be diminishing anytime soon.
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SHOW REVIEW: The 25-year-old emcee has gone from being the contemplative unknown in superstar Kendrick Lamar’s crew to a complete artist deserving of your attention.
The ‘EDM bubble’ may be bursting, but Pretty Lights remains a beacon of hope at the Santa Barbara Bowl
SHOW REVIEW: If there’s one electronic artist whom others should look to for inspiration, it’s unquestionably Pretty Lights.
FESTIVAL REVIEW: Here are the best, worst and most muddied (good ideas that ultimately went wrong) moments of TIMF 2016.
With a new album out, Tycho scratch a strong itch to surprise in front of a capacity crowd at The Fonda
SHOW REVIEW: It’s rare to find a musician who can create all of the music and art on his own, let alone one who can get the two to perfectly coincide with each other.
SHOW REVIEW: I know they say you shouldn’t live in the past, but for a little more than an hour in the Hollywood Hills, Bloc Party made it feel OK to do just that.
FESTIVAL REVIEW: All in all, the City of Alhambra had to be pleased with what it accomplished for the inaugural MainFest.
SHOW REVIEW: Boasting a stacked lineup led by founder Flying Lotus, the LA label showed why it’s one of the most important players in shaping the future of music.
SHOW REVIEW: Any time your photographer is told to “try not to get your head blown off by the confetti canons” while shooting from the photo pit, you know you’re in for a great night.
INTERVIEW: Showbams spoke with Viceroy about his “summertime all the time” brand, his Jetlife side project and his affinity for Hawaiian shirts.
FESTIVAL REVIEW: After drawing a sold-out crowd for its second weekend, we wouldn’t expect anything less than a bigger and better Splash House in 2017.
SHOW REVIEW: The crowd that arrived to take in RÜFÜS DU SOL’s show was unlike anything I or anyone else had seen before.
FIRST TIMES: Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would get credentialed for a show at one of music’s most storied and historic venues.