Advertisements

10 new songs that you should know about & hear

Top songs - Weezer, Hozier, Foals & Bad Suns

NEW MUSIC: Don’t have time to dig into all of the new releases? That’s why we created this cheat sheet of the latest earworms.

Advertisements

The 25 best live music acts of 2016

Best live music acts of 2016

The 2016 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2016 — the following 25 acts are our favorite live performers of the year.

Foals unite all walks of life at Hollywood Palladium

Foals

SHOW REVIEW: Any band that can unite 20-something bros with 50-something grandparents gets a gold star in our book.

Foals ignite a sold-out Fox Theater Oakland in their triumphant return to the Bay Area

Foals

PHOTOS: The English indie-rock giants held nothing back, feeding off the crowd’s emotion with some inspired playing.

Outside Lands 2016: Top sets, awards & what we overheard at Golden Gate Park

Outside Lands 2016

FESTIVAL REVIEW: As Outside Lands continues to set the bar high thanks to its innovative features, top-notch billing and overall experience, here are our favorite moments from 2016.

Outside Lands 2016: Our 10 favorite festival features

Outside Lands 2016

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Here are our 10 favorite features before the three-day music festival returns to Golden Gate Park.

Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem & Lionel Richie to headline Outside Lands 2016 lineup

Outside Lands 2016

After rumors swirled in early 2016, Radiohead will indeed return to headline the ninth edition of Outside Lands along with LCD Soundsystem and Lionel Richie.

Goldenvoice announces 2016 Coachella sideshows

Coachella 2016 sideshows

Each and every April, Goldenvoice puts on a number of sideshows all around Southern California in support of Coachella, and 2016 will be no different.

Coachella releases 2016 lineup, headlined by LCD Soundsystem, Guns N’ Roses, Calvin Harris

Coachella 2016

Rumors started to swirl last week that Guns N’ Roses and LCD Soundsystem would headline Coachella. Now, those rumors have been officially confirmed.

First Times: Experiencing Seattle’s music scene

Seattle skyline

FIRST TIMES: “With so much of my youth influenced by the musicians who have called this majestic seaport city home, it will always remain an important place for this music lover.”

Foals, Cage the Elephant and the art of the co-headlining gig

Foals and Cage the Elephant brought loads of energy to the Fox Theater Oakland for their highly engaged fans.

Showbams’ top tracks of 2013

BEST OF 2013: Showbams contributors name their top 20 songs of the past year.

Showbams’ 40 best albums of 2013

BEST OF 2013: Showbams presents our favorite 40 records of 2013, along with individual columnist top picks.

WKEND MIXTAPE: Edwin Congreave – Foals Mix #2

WKEND MIXTAPE: Keep your Outside Lands buzz going with this danceable mash from Foals keyboardist Edwin Congreave.

Outside Lands Music Festival 2013: Top Sets

FESTIVAL REVIEW + PHOTOS: The Bam Team recaps 36 shows from Outside Lands Music Festival 2013 and names the top sets of the weekend. Read 12 show highlights from each day and view candid festival eye-candy.

2013 Outside Lands schedule announced!

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Here are 2013 Outside Lands’ biggest schedule conflicts and what you should see.

MIDTERM REPORT: Best Albums of 2013

BEST OF 2013: Is 2013 the year digital dance music makes the big leap, fully taking over the Top 40 but also ingraining itself into the hearts of critics?

Outside Lands 2013: 10 sets not to miss

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: From headliners to undercard up-and-comers, we name 10 acts performing at Outside Lands 2013 that should not be missed.

Coachella Review: Top Sets Weekend 1

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Showbams recaps the most memorable shows at Coachella 2013 Weekend 1, and we name our top sets.

New Music Tuesday: Foals • Darwin Deez • Veronica Falls • The Stone Foxes • The Little Ones • K-X-P

Foals - Holy Fire

Every Tuesday, we focus on new music releases by naming our top tracks, album highlights, lowlights and important takeaways for select albums.