PREVIEW: TOKiMONSTA On ‘Dune’ Tour w/Zhu In Support of Lune Rouge Remixed

TOKiMONSTA released her Lune Rouge Remixed LP (reworks done by Sofi Tukker, Felix Cartal, Kingdom, DâM FunK and more) earlier this year to critical acclaim and just performed back to back with Skrillex at Burning Man. The producer/DJ is now on tour trekking across North America in support of Zhu on his Dune tour. Having recently collaborated with him on the track "Light It Up" off his new album Ringos Desert Pt. 1, TOKiMONSTA puts on a "can't-miss" set. 16508

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 9/16/2018 – twenty pilots On Top, ODESZA Debuts

With less than a month to go, the anticipation for the new album by twenty one pilots continues to grow. Trench, is scheduled to be released on October 5, 2018 via Fueled by Ramen, features "Levitate", which maintains the top spot on our chart. A few notable debuts from Donna Missal, Dillon Francis and ODESZA help shift things around, as the latter come out with the recorded version of "Loyal", a track that the duo had only performed during their live shows. "Jupiter" by Donna Missal is the newest single from her debut album, This Time, which

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 8/26/2018 – Billie Eilish Leads Chart, Knox Hamilton Debuts

As summer winds down, lots of tracks on our top 10 could easily be the soundtrack to those memorable moments for the Summer of 18. Billie Eilish leads the way with "You Should See Me In A Crown" tops the chart with twenty one pilots in the runner up spot with "Levitate. The track at #5, "Underwater" is a preview of the new album by Rüfüs Du Sol, Solace that comes out on October 12, 2018. The collaboration of Zhu and Majid Jordan also makes moves up as fans continue to share and stream the track "Coming

VIDEO: INTERVIEW – The Academic Talk Early Gigs, ‘Tales From The Backseat’

The Academic have been on the rise since the release of their full-length debut album Tales from the Backseat (out now on Downtown Records), where the record instantly shot to #1 in their native Ireland week of release and earned critical acclaim. Standout tracks "Different" and "Bear Claws" have garnered millions of streams and views of the accompanying videos, with the latter going viral after the band discovered a way to "hack" Facebook's natural livestream time delay to create an audio and visual loop pedal for the song. The band has had lots of experience playing live shows

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 8/4/2017 – King Princess Tops Chart, YUNGBLUD Debuts

King Princess has just completed her short-run set of tour dates in the U.S. in support of her self-produced debut EP, Make My Bed. She's already back in the studio to work on her full-length album but here at B-Sides, "Talia" hits the top spot on our top 10. YUNGBLUD made his debut at Lollapalooza over the weekend and comes into the chart with "Medication" from his debut, 21st Century Liability. Check out this week's Top 10! 16338

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 7/29/2018 – twenty pilots Stay on Top, Pendulum Debuts

twenty one pilots remain on top with "Jumpsuit", as the band prepares for its upcoming album release, Trench, on October 5, 2018 and the accompanying tour in support. King Princess is in at third with "Talia", as she also just wrapped up a short run of tour dates and heads back into the studio to work on her forthcoming debut. Upward movement by Amy Shark and grandson reflects the growth of both artists in 2018, as the former made quite an impression at SXSW earlier this year and has capitalized on the exposure her initial single, "Adore" has

G-Eazy To Perform Bay Area Homecoming 7/29/2018

Since the release of his latest album, The Beautiful & Damned, G-Eazy has been on the road in support of his fifth studio recording. Shortly after its release, the Oakland rapper embarked on The Beautiful & Damned Tour and followed up with the current Endless Summer Tour. The tour follows the same theme of his summer run in 2016, except this time he’ll be joined by Ty Dolla $ign, Lil Uzi Vert, YBN Nahmir, P-Lo and Murdra Beatz. Hitting up the Shoreline Amplhiteater on 7/29, G-Eazy will make his second Bay Area appearance, following up a wildly successful two night

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 7/14/2018 – twenty one pilots Top Chart, grandson Debuts

It's been a great week of new releases that included the return of twenty one pilots, who released two new tracks, detailed their next album and tour dates. Trench is the title of the follow-up to their wildly successful Blurryface and will be released on October 5, 2018. The band announced their 'Bandito' tour will kick off in October and two new tracks, "Nico and the Niners" and "Jumpsuit" were released, with the latter topping our charts. Wet released their sophomore album, Still Run on July 13, 2018 and "There's A Reason" tallies up in the runner-up

LISTEN: Top 18 Songs For The Summer of `18

With the summer solstice upon us, the summer of 2018 is in high gear and ready for memories to be made. Of course, summers are marked by the care-free attitude of fun with friends, parties, weekend get-aways, vacations and a soundtrack to go along with them. A lot of great music has already been released this year with notable tracks that deserve to be on numerous playlists as part of your summer soundtrack. Here at B-Sides, we’ve picked out 18 tracks(in no particular order) that will enhance those good time summer vibes. 16230

REVIEW: Boston Calling 2018 – Festival Grows from Modest Beginnings

Boston Calling used 2018 to prove it has come quite a long way. From it's modest beginnings as a more indie affair in Government Center, to contender for festival lineup of the year at Harvard's Athletic Complex, this years edition featured plenty of things to boast about. Walking into the festival for anyone who hadn't been since the location moved, it could be a little overwhelming with the amount of things to do. The weekend was one for the books, featuring show stopping sets from the likes of Paramore, Queens of the Stone Age, St. Vincent, and Eminem to name

ALBUM REVIEW: Courtney Barnett – ‘Tell Me How You Really Feel’

Given the amount of critical acclaim, and hype that has surrounded Courtney Barnett, it can be a little startling to realize her newest release "Tell Me How You Really Feel" is only her sophomore solo album. Her breakthrough 2015 debut album "Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit," dazzled fans and critics alike with her profound penchant for wordy, verbose lyricism, compared to none other than the king lyricist himself Bob Dylan. She followed it up in 2017 with a joint album alongside Kurt Vile, but her newest release see's her back in the driver seat, alone.

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 3/24/2018 – Courtney Barnett Maintains Top Spot, Parquet Courts Debut

Courtney Barnett stays on top of our chart with “Nameless, Faceless”, while Superorganism maintains pole position with “Everybody Wants To Be Famous”. Ahead of the April 6th release of her album Awake, Alison Wonderland moves up the chart with “Church”, as does “Loving Is Easy” by Rex Orange County. The new entry this week is the title track of the Danger Mouse-produced album Wide Awake by Parquet Courts. Check out this week's Top 10! 16021

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 3/17/2018 – Courtney Barnett Leads Chart, MONA Debuts

Courtney Barnett tackles the top spot on our chart with “Nameless, Faceless” that comes from her forthcoming album, Tell Me How You Really Feel, out May 18 via Mom + Pop Records. Fresh off their successful appearance at SXSW, Superorganism vault up to the runner-up position with “Everybody Wants To Be Famous”, as the band continues to tour in support of their recently released self-titled debut album. MONA and Rex Orange County debut in the chart, while Alison Wonderland and the collaboration of ZHU with Tame Impala move upwards. Check out this week's Top 10! 16018

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 3/10/2018 – CHVRCHES Top Chart, Alison Wonderland Debuts

CHVRCHES top the chart this week with the track “Get Out,” from their forthcoming album, Love Is Dead. Courtney Barnett takes the runner-up spot with “Nameless, Faceless” from her new album, Tell Me How You Really Feel that comes out in May. Debuts by Alison Wonderland and Zhu with Tame Impala come into the chart as well. Check out this week's Top 10! 16004