Build A Machine

Build A Machine

 Boston, Massachusetts, USA

"There tunes harbor back to a time of George Clinton with a dollop of Rage Against The Machine tossed in" -Michael Cashman, Boston Music Spotlight

"Metallic guitar riffs, hints of reggae, and intelligible lyrics" -Kerry Purcell, The Boston Herald

"This Boston trio excels at instantly retro modern hooks drenched in cheap beer and kind bud. Clearly this is a band that won’t be in Boston very long" -Joel Simches, The Noise


Build A Machine is a 3 Piece Rock/Reggae/Hip Hop group from Boston, MA with a heavy influence on vocal harmony, bringing powerful live performances of tight grooves, infectious melodies, and psychedelic undertones. 'BAM' is an eclectic mix of music that "harbors back to a time of George Clinton with a dollop of Rage Against the Machine tossed in for good measure."  Recently the reinvigorated and refocused trio set there sights on the Joshua Tree desert to write and record there upcoming EP 'The Desert Sessions'.  Trading expensive studio time for a short term house rental in the desert, the group set up shop to begin the live recording process. "We wanted to give the music the time and attention it deserved, so going to the desert was a no brainer really.  We all had a desire to live together and create this music in a relaxed environment which would help benefit the creative process" explains singer Mike Serra. 

Their sound has reached a wide audience throughout the United States based on previous independent releases, including a stint on the Vans Warped Tour and Coachella Block Party. With music inspired by free-form improvisation, and lyrics touching on such subjects as growth, progression, and maintaining a positive outlook on life, BAM has had the good fortune of sharing the stage with such acts as Passion Pit, Slick Rick, Bad Rabbits, Steel Pulse, Rootz Underground, Fishbone, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, The English Beat, Tribal Seeds, The Movement, Middle Class Rut, Badfish, The Mighty Mystic, and Fortunate Youth.


"Once Around The Sun" Independent EP released in August 2009. Currently out of print.

Upcoming EP 'The Desert Sessions' EP recorded and produced in Joshua Tree, CA. Release date Fall 2014.

Set List


Free Your Mind

Jah Jah Love

The Warmth (Incubus Cover)


Phat Stax

Are You In? (Incubus Cover)

Desert Song