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Albums you’ll want to hear in 2017

2017 albums

NEW MUSIC: The year starts off with a bang thanks to these forthcoming releases.

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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.

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.

HARD Summer reveals new location, lineup for 2016

HARD Summer Music Festival 2016

After moving out of Los Angeles and changing locations the past two years, HARD Summer Music Festival has found a new home for 2016.

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.

Sasquatch! Music Festival releases 2016 lineup

Sasquatch Music Festival 2016

Returning to the majestic Gorge Amphitheatre over Memorial Day weekend, Sasquatch! has dropped another impressive bill for its 15th edition.

Albums you’ll want to hear in 2016

2016 albums

NEW MUSIC: There’s plenty of ear candy that’s already set to be released this year.

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.

Mad Decent Block Party takes over a sold-out Greek Theatre Berkeley

Mad Decent Block Party - Greek Theatre Berkeley

PHOTOS: Mad Decent stepped up its block-party game in 2015, impressively selling out the Greek Theatre at U.C. Berkeley with an electronic-heavy bill of artists.

Treasure Island Music Festival 2013: Top sets

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Treasure Island Music Festival 2013 in review — 20 set recaps, seven shows named “Top Set” and 120-plus artist and scene photos.

15 things to expect at Treasure Island Music Festival

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Expect to see or experience these 15 things at Treasure Island Music Festival 2013.

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?

Treasure Island Music Festival: Seven reasons to go big

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: From the top-notch lineup to the epic venue, here are seven reasons to “Go Big” for the 7th annual Treasure Island Music Festival.

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: Yeah Yeah Yeahs • Major Lazer • The Flaming Lips • The Oh Sees

Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Mosquito

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

Coachella 2013: What you should know before you go

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Check out our breakdown of the reunions and first-time performances, possible artist collaboration predictions and our can’t-miss sleeper acts from the bottom lines.

Coachella 2013: Predictions, wishes & rumors vs. reality

Showbams examines headliner reality & rumors, artists to see before they get big, possible EDM acts that won’t be in the Sahara Tent, and artists we hope to see at Coachella 2013.

Best tracks of 2012

BEST of 2012: Our contributors list their Top 10 tracks from 2012. What was your favorite song from 2012?

WKEND MIXTAPE: Major Lazer vs Hype Machine – Best of 2012 Zeitgeist Mix

WKEND MIXTAPE: Hype Machine has commissioned Best of 2012 mixes from Major Lazer, Hood Internet, alt-J, Teen Daze & more. Get your weekend started right!