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Modest Mouse – Strangers to Ourselves // Community Review

The Showbams co-review this week is Modest Mouse’s new album, Strangers to Ourselves. Comment with your quick review to win free tickets to shows in SF.

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Will Butler – Policy // Community Review

The Showbams co-review this week is Will Butler’s new album, Policy. Comment with your quick review to win free tickets to shows in SF.

What do Modest Mouse’s 5 new songs say about the upcoming album?

ALBUM PREVIEW: In short, it’s going to be fantastic.

Purity Ring – another eternity // Community Review

The Bam Team quick reviews Purity Ring’s second long player “another eternity.” Leave your own take to win free tickets to shows in SF.

Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear // Community Review

The Bam Team quick reviews Father John Misty’s immaculate new album “I Love You, Honeybear.” Leave your own take to win free tickets to shows in SF.

TV On The Radio – Seeds // Community Review

The Bam Team quick reviews TV On The Radio’s fifth long player, Seeds. Leave your own take to win free tickets to shows in SF.

Run The Jewels – Run the Jewels 2 // Community Review

The Bam Team quick reviews El-P’s and Killer Mike’s second album, Run the Jewels 2, as they take the next step toward rap super stardom. Leave your own take to win free tickets to shows in SF.

Caribou – Our Love // Community Review

The Bam Team quick reviews Caribou’s latest record, Our Love, released by Merge. Leave your own take to win free tickets to shows in SF.

Foxygen – …And Star Power // Community Review

The Bam Team quick reviews Foxygen’s third LP in three years, …And Star Power, released by Jagjaguwar. Leave your own take to win free tickets to shows in SF.

Flying Lotus – You’re Dead! // Community Review

The Bam Team quick reviews Flying Lotus’ fifth full-length record, You’re Dead!, released by Warp. Leave your own take to win free tickets to shows in SF.

Thom Yorke – Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes // Community Review

The BAM Team quick reviews Thom Yorke’s new album, Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes. Leave your own take to win free tickets to shows in SF.

alt-J – This Is All Yours // Community Review

The BAM Team quick reviews alt-J’s latest album, This Is All Yours. Leave your own take to win free tickets to shows in SF.

Aphex Twin – Syro // Community Review

The BAM Team quick reviews Aphex Twin’s latest album, Syro. Leave your own take to win free tickets to shows in SF.

New Music: Death from Above 1979 – The Physical World

“DFA 1979 has proven once again to the (physical) world that it only takes two talented dudes to create some seriously bone-crushing, blood-pumping tunes.”

New Music: Interpol – El Pintor

Interpol - El Pintor

“Interpol may never top the praise and success they received in the early 2000s, but El Pintor gives us a good reason to remember why they remain an important fixture in today’s indie rock scene.”

The Top 10 summer anthems of 2014

These 10 sun-drenched summer anthems run the gauntlet from pop songs you couldn’t escape to indie gems that deserve even more attention as we head toward the end of 2014.

Five emerging artists you need to hear

Five emerging artists you should hear this August

Get familiar with these five emerging artists.

New Music: The Black Angels – Clear Lake Forest

“Those familiar with The Black Angels’ body of work will be pleasantly surprised by their latest offering. It’s a quick seven-track album, with each track leaving you in acid-laced reverie.”

Five female-fronted, emerging UK acts you need to hear

With the Fourth of July in the rearview mirror and the taste of independence fresh in our mouths, get familiar with five emerging artists from the UK.

New Music: ANTEMASQUE – Self-titled

Antemasque

“There’s no doubt that Rodríguez-López, Bixler-Zavala and Elitch are all talented musicians, but you’ll want to keep your expectations to a minimum before hitting the play button.”