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Check out the new album from Death Grips – streaming now

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Whether you like or loathe Death Grips – the Sacramento-based alt-hip-hop crew whose dense, dark beats come shuddering out of your speakers like a derailed freight train – you can’t deny that their approach to the mainstream music industry has always been somewhat … erm … unique. Massive underground hype saw them sign up with Epic Records in 2010, and unleash their first label release (‘The Money Store’).

The thing is: Death Grips are rebellious types. Upset with lack of attention they were getting from their record company – who promised to release their new album ‘No Love Deep Web’ next year – they took matters into their own hands and put the whole thing online today. They released a cheeky statement announcing that “the label will be hearing the album for the first time with you.”

Ouch. If pulsing hip-hop is your thing, you can take a listen below:



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BAMM.tv exclusive: ‘Hey Big Bang’, The Superhumanoids

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Seeing as the multiplexes have been clogged up with infinite numbers of superhero movies these past few years, you’d be forgiven for thinking that The Superhumanoids was a brand new film full of mindless explosions and headache-inducing 3D effects. Well: not only would you be wrong, but you’d be denying yourself the opportunity to check out a great band. The Superhumanoids are a Los-Angeles-based quartet whose mission statement is to create music which ‘kisses the doldrums away’. It’s a mission they’re evidently succeeding in, as you can see in the video above: an exclusive performance of ‘Hey Big Bang’, taken from our SXSW showcase archives.

And if you want more of these guys (who wouldn’t?), SF locals can swing by Cafe Du Nord on Sep 3 – next Monday – to experience ‘em in the flesh.

BAMM.tv exclusive: ‘In And Out’, A B & The Sea

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Despite hailing from Wisconsin,
there’s a definite streak of Sunshine State joy running through this rocking five-piece – something which only intensified following their move to California in 2009, and has been building ever since, leading up to the release of this year’s debut LP ‘Constant Vacation’ (available to buy September 5, and available to stream for free right here).

Before you check out those links, however, you really should take a look at this great – and exclusive – performance of ‘In And Out’, taken from the epic SXSW showcases we wheeled out last year. And if that still hasn’t satiated your live fix, lucky SF locals can catch them at Popscene at The Rickshaw Stop this Thursday!

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BAMM.tv exclusive: Vandella, ‘Leaves’

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BAMM.tv exclusive: Vandella, ‘Leaves’

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Up for a little bit of genre-mashing this fine Tuesday? Well, we hope some folk-rock alt-country indie-pop motown-tinged bluesy classic rock floats your boat, because that’s the remarkable concoction we have on offer from San Francisco’s very own Vandella, a supremely talented four-piece who stopped by BAMM HQ a while back to treat us to an exclusive rendition of ‘Leaves.’

Like what you hear above? (Helpful hint: if you don’t, you should probably get your ears checked – waxy build-up can really hamper your musical appreciation). Well, if you happen to be in SF tomorrow (the 29th August) you can catch these guys live in Union Square. Perfect summer evening entertainment.

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BAMM.tv exclusive – Ha Ha Tonka, ‘Pendergast Machine’

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