Bomb Factory 2016 Staff Picks



While 2016 could best be described by this meme, we want to reflect on the good things that came our way. From getting to host Anthrax to M83 to (mothereffing) Kraftwerk to Chance The Rapper here in Dallas, we’d be lying if we didn’t say this was one hell of a year. Here are our staff picks for 2016.

IRENE PARK (Design Extraordinaire)
Favorite Albums
Anderson .Paak’s Malibu
Chance’s Coloring Book

Favorite Shows
Erykah Badu Birthday Party @ Bomb Factory
Volbeat @ Bomb Factory
Guster @ Granada

GAVIN MULLOY (Resident Mt. Dew Drinker. Slayer of Turkey Toms. Favor Whiz)
Badu Bday
Chance The Rapper

Chance The Rapper – Coloring Book
ATCQ – We Got it From Here

TIYA NGUYEN (OKie Pride Never Dies)
Favorite Shows
Rave of Thrones

Favorite Albums
Beyonce – Lemonade
Temper Trap – Thick As Thieves

KAREN CUNNINGHAM (Not Yo Mama’s Jokemaster)
The Lumineers

Bruno Mars – 24k Magic

TRANG NGUYEN (Met Rick Ross at Wingstop once)
Scott Stapp @ Granada
Ja Rule & Ashanti @ Gas Monkey
Hatsune Miku @ Bomb Factory
Kanye @ AAC
Oneohtrix Point Never @ Day For Night
Arca @ Day For Night
Mykki Blanco @ Day For Night
Young Thug @ Bomb Factory

ATCQ – We Got It From Here
Frank Ocean – Blonde
Angel Olsen – My Woman
Solange – A Seat AT The Table
Jeremih – Late Nights: Europe
Anohni – Hopelessness
Skepta – Konichiwa
Young Thug – Slime Season 3

Thanks for the rad times, we’ll see you in 2017!

All photos by James Villa