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I AM BAM is an Italian born DJ and producer who has been musically raised between Los Angeles, Tehran and Sydney. Now being based in Berlin he is currently a name of high demand in the electronic music scene.
His love for the band Queen and the classic rock bands inspired him to get into this wonderful journey. He started out as a guitarist and songwriter at an age of 11 by experimenting and recording in different studios between L.A. and New York as a session musician.
2016 was an important year for I AM BAM: With only 6 months of self-taught production skills he released his first track. ‘Lose Control’ was released on Spinnin’ Records and got the support of radios such as BBC Radio 1 and a lot of DJs in the industry.
His constant work allowed him to collaborate in productions and remixes with some of the hottest acts in the music scene such as Tapesh and many others.
Despite his early debut I AM BAM has managed to release on top labels. Furthermore he will have upcoming releases on Drumcode, Suara, Off Recordings, Unity Records and Eclipse Recordings to just to name few.
His productions caught the attention and the regular support of names such as Adam Beyer, Loco Dice, Coyu, Gary Beck, Thomas Schmacher, Fatima Hajii, Davide Squillace, Chus & Ceballos, Marco Carola, Jamie Jones and many others who believe in his work.
Through his enthusiasm, his persistence and his love for music his productions have been recognized worldwide in such a short time. The future is looking bright for this promising young talent.



Hello guys! How Are You? What do you have scheduled for today?
Hey Man,
I’m good thanks. I’m planning to work on some new music and to finish some of my old projects.

Please tell us a bit about your latest releases!
I’ve had a lot support on my Latest releases on Suara and Off recordings which made me really happy.

Which release was the one who gave you the most attention so far?
Well my first release Lose Control went on Spinnin Records which opened me the doors to get in the industry. But also my latest release on Suara allowed me to get on high profile techno labels.

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Tell us a bit about your upcoming releases! Is there anything special planned?
Well I have few releases coming in December and January on Octopus Recordings which I can’t wait for and then for 2019 on Odd Recordings just to name few.

As you are touring a lot, please tell us something about your experience. What is your favourite city or country and why?
I personally love Berlin the vibe is really something special the music and the crowd is unique.

What were your TOP 5 gigs so far?
Ivy Pool Sydney
Pacha Sydney
Duel Beat Naples
The Standard Los Angeles
W.hotel Los Angeles

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What are your top 5 tracks that are really working the dance floor in your sets at the moment?
My track „No way“ which I’ve released on OFF Recordings has had always a great response. „Hell Tell“ on Suara is a great peak time track. And my Ep on Octopus also it works well.

Thank you for your time and this interesting interview!
Interview by Lars

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SCB – Extinct (ANNA Remix)
Reset Robot – Velleity
Dave Simon – Unstoppable
Rhomb – Lorikeet
Ramiro Lopez – Delta
I AM BAM –No Way
JoeFarr – Last Of All
Dax J – Midnight
Vigil D.Dan – Covert Operation
Arjun Vagale -Ultrasharp
Steve Shaden – Check Mate
Yan Cook – Toxin
Slam – Paradox
Giacomo Renzi – Burian