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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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Outside Lands 2015 highlights: Eight years strong and feeling ‘fantastic’!

Outside Lands 2015

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Outside Lands has officially become a bar-setting force to be reckoned with on the festival circuit.

Sasquatch! continues to reign supreme as the Pacific Northwest’s premier music festival

Sasquatch! Music Festival

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Embracing the culture of the Pacific Northwest, Sasquatch! caters to the growing breed of indie-centric fans caring just as much about the festival experience (if not more) than the music itself.

Outside Lands 2015: Elton John, Mumford & Sons, The Black Keys, Kendrick Lamar are your headliners

The eighth Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival has unleashed the 2015 lineup, and it’s a winner.

Outside Lands 2015: Lineup locks, likely acts & long shots

Outside Lands 2015 speculation season may now commence.

The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2014

Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2014.

Showbams’ Top 50 albums of 2014

The Bam Team presents the Top 50 Albums of 2014. Yes, ALL of 2014 (ahem D’Angelo).

The 25 best live music acts of 2014

The 2014 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2014 — the following 25 acts are our favorite live performers of the year.

St. Vincent spellbindingly shreds with support from Noveller

SHOW REVIEW: Axe-wielding women Annie Clark & Sarah Lipstate systematically stunned the Fox Theater Saturday with their powerful arrangements and domination of the stage.

New Music Tuesday: Beck • Schoolboy Q • St. Vincent • Wild Beasts • Mike Gordon • The Notwist

Beck - Morning Phase

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

David Byrne & St. Vincent burn down the house in Oakland

SHOW REVIEW: In what was likely the final David Byrne and St. Vincent performance on U.S. soil, “gadgets” were politely banned and Annie Clark got emotional.

Impending Apocalypse Now: 21 Songs for the End of the World

BAM OF THE WEEK: So the world ends on Friday. Get down to some very literal tunes about our last day alive! (See you on Saturday)

David Byrne & St. Vincent create a giant sound in SF

SHOW REVIEW: David Byrne & St. Vincent burned down the house with a once-in-a-lifetime performance at the Orpheum Theatre.