Posts Tagged ‘12 Days Of BAMM’

The 12 Days Of BAMM – Day Twelve – The Desmet Sessions

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Well, our 12 day celebration of our best moments of 2012 comes to an end – and we’re going out on a high. Earlier this year we assembled a line-up of the most exciting bands in Amsterdam and set them loose on stage at the legendary Desmet Studios. The result was ‘Global Scene Live': the selection of incredible performances you can see below, from the likes of Koffie, The Secret Love Parade, Avant La Lettre, The Fudge, Hit Me TV and Horses On Fire. Perfect stuff to chill out with on the Sunday before Christmas (before or after you pack in all that last-minute shopping …)

The 12 Days Of BAMM – Day Eleven – Jungle By Night, ‘Hidden’

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We’re almost at the end of our 12 day countdown to Christmas, and we hope you’ve been enjoying our look back at our 2012 highlights as much as we have. Today we’re showcasing one of the most ambitious projects in our catalog – the awesome ‘Hidden’, a documentary which follows the incredible young Amsterdam band Jungle By Night as they prepare to unleash their unique Afrobeat sound on the world with their debut album release. Perfect viewing for a lazy Saturday – check it out above.

The 12 Days Of BAMM – Day Ten – BAMM Electronica

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We’re huge fans of pulse-pounding electronic beats here at, and 2012 has seen us place yet more incredible electronic acts into the spotlight. Today – as Day Ten of our 12 Day countdown to Christmas – we present a selection of the very best, including Bartel, Realboy, the Flashbulb and Niteppl. Perfect stuff to get you in the mood for those pre-Christmas Friday night parties …

The 12 Days Of BAMM – Day Nine – BAMM Latino

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One of the things we’re most proud of here at is our amazing roster of Latino artists – and 2012 has only seen this expand with the addition of yet more great music. As such, we’re pleased to present a selection of the best as our ninth post during the 12 Days Of BAMM, our celebratory lead-up to Christmas – featuring our favorites such as Monsieur Perine, La Santa Cecilia, Sol Pereyra and Rocío Peña. Enjoy!

The 12 Days Of BAMM – Day Eight – To Go Shows

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Day eight of the 12 Days Of BAMM? Already? Time sure does fly when you’re having fun – and we hope our countdown to Christmas is providing you with plenty of that. Anyway, today we’re taking a look back at some of our most ambitious music videos – the ‘To Go Shows’, concept-themed performances from the likes of Wild Child, Il Gato, The Brothers Comatose and Friday Night Lights’ very own Stephanie Hunt. Enjoy …

The 12 Days Of BAMM – Day Seven – BAMM Says

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You know, we’re something of an opinionated bunch here at We know our music, and that means we often have a lot to say on the subject – lots of which can appear on this very site. As part of our 12 Days Of BAMM season (a different selection of highlights from the year gone by, every day leading up to Christmas) we’ve assembled a few of the choicest cuts below. Feel free to join the debates in any of the comments sections.

The Digital Curators: why you need in your life

The ongoing saga of Joel Tenenbaum

Record Store Day 2012: London

BAMM Celebrates: The Greatest Band Logos

Indie Apps and the future of tech

Morrissey, Insecurity … and Security

How much is a song ‘worth’?

So … who ‘owns’ your digital content exactly?

The Tupac hologram: awesome or appalling?

The Ballad Of Viva Brother (Or: Are People Sick Of ‘Next Big Thing’ Major Label Hype?)

Sorry, Slash – music hasn’t ‘lost its magic’

The 12 Days Of BAMM – Day Four – Global Scene: London

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Our 12 day countdown to Christmas continues apace, and today we’re focusing on one of the most exciting musical cities in the world. Global Scene London was a series initially released on a week-by-week basis last year, but – if you happened to miss this awesome expose of up-and-coming music scenes in England’s capital city – you can check out every episode below. Kick back, enjoy, and inject a bit of London liveliness into your Saturday.

Come back tomorrow for another installment from the 12 Days Of BAMM …

The 12 Days Of BAMM – Day Three – The Sessions

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Our twelve day countdown to Christmas continues with yet another exclusive – and totally free – gift from our massive 2012 archives. This year we were thrilled to team up with the good people at Audyssey and Noisepop to present The Sessions – a season of incredible performances from San Francisco’s finest. You can check out the whole lot below:

Come back tomorrow for another exclusive treat from the year gone by …

The 12 Days Of BAMM – Day Two – Knock It Loose

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It’s Day Two of our 12-day celebration of all things BAMM 2012. We’ve compiled a season of our greatest moments from the year gone by and are throwing them your way absolutely free. What kind of moments, you might ask? Well – how about a feature-length documentary following San Fransisco rock animals The Soft White Sixties?

Below are all nine episodes of ‘Knock It Loose’, which you can watch as one glorious film-length whole. And once you’re done, remember to check out some of their awesome performances from the archives.

The 12 Days Of BAMM – Day One – The App

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And so it begins: from the 12th (that’s today) to the 24th December, we’ll be embarking on the 12 Days Of BAMM, during which we’ll be treating you to a selection of our greatest moments from 2012.

To kick things off, we couldn’t help but choose one of our proudest moments this year – the release of the iPad app, which has been lighting up iPad screens across the world. If you haven’t grabbed yourself a download yet – and it’s entirely free – you can do so here.

If you have downloaded the app and have been enjoying it, we’ve got something else for you: a previously unpublished article featuring an interview with Mario Garcia, the legendary designer who helped to spearhead the app project. Fascinating stuff follows after the jump … just click on ‘read more’ …