Top 18 Songs of 2018

As the genre lines continued to blur in 2018, lots of great music was released by fresh new faces and the familiar with new tunes. It was a banner year for newer artists like Billie Eilish and Greta Van Fleet and a solid start for Snail Mail and The Aces. Odesza started 2018 off with a bang that saw them play numerous festivals, sold out arenas and a coveted placement in that famous cell phone ad over the summer. The return of The 1975 and twenty one pilots stirred up their rabid fanbases as they geared up for their new

PHOTOS: Alison Wonderland – San Francisco, CA 8/25/2018

Over just the past 3 years, the profile of Alison Wonderland has grown exponentially. From her humble beginnings in electronic music after transitioning from playing the cello in orchestras and even playing bass in indie bands, Wonderland put in the focus and effort that would pay off in 2015 that served as a foundation. That year, she performed her very first Coachella, released her debut album Run, which hit #1 on the US Electronic Billboard charts and numerous other festival appearances including EDC Las Vegas and Lollapalooza. The success of Run would lead to higher profile performances

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

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

VIDEO: INTERVIEW – Alison Wonderland At Austin City Limits 2017

Alison Wonderland is the stage name of Alex Sholler, a DJ and producer from Sydney, Australia, who was classically trained as a cellist growing up. She always knew she wanted to work in music at some level, but wasn’t sure how to make that happen. After studying in Europe for the cello, Sholler returned to Sydney and began playing bass in various punk bands. It was after attending a show featuring Swedish group, The Knife that gave Sholler a clear sense of direction to perform and slowly started to write her own electronic music as well as

PHOTOS: SnowGlobe 2015 – South Lake Tahoe, CA

Happy 2016!! As has been tradition for the past several years, EDM music fans have rung in the new year at with the SnowGlobe Music Festival in South Lake Tahoe, CA. The annual event features multiple stages of both new and familiar artists performing against the backdrop of the picturesque snow-capped mountains. This year's incarnation brought an extra level of excitement as the snow season got off to a great start in late 2015 and provided plenty of skiing or snowboarding during the day. The three-day event featured another solid lineup featuring, Jack Ü, Kaskade, Dillion Francis, Chet Faker, G-Eazy,

Fool’s Gold Day Off 2015

What started off as a party in a SOHO parking lot 5 years ago has transformed into a full day festival. What used to be a single day off towards the end of summer now consists of over five stops in North America. With each show sold out in the 2015 tour; A-Trak has brought together new and old friends onto a gold plated stage. 12310