VIDEO: INTERVIEW – COIN Talk “Growing Pains”, New Music, Artificial Intelligence

Nashville pop/rock band, COIN released their new single "Growing Pains" earlier this year, which was produced by Butch Walker (Weezer, Carly Rae Jepsen, Fall Out Boy), serving as a follow-up to the band's sophomore album, How Will You Know If You Never Try. The quartet recently wrapped up a sold-out North American headline tour with The Aces and will be heading back to the studio to record new music. COIN consists of Chase Lawrence (vocals/keys), Joe Memmel (guitar/vocals), Ryan Winnen (drums) and Zach Dyke (bass), and have shared the stage with The 1975, Young The Giant, Passion Pit

ALBUM REVIEW: COIN – How Will You Know If You Never Try

COIN arrived with their debut self-titled album two years ago, bolstering an infectiously catchy single with "Fingers Crossed." Two years later, and these fellas have really honed in on the sound they had started to craft on that album. "How Will You Know If You Never Try" opens with the pulsing "Don't Cry, 2020," a track that feels akin to Vampire Weekend if they were a little more into synth-pop. The track is filled with upbeat and dancy, retro-influenced jams like this. Lead single "Talk Too Much," has a chorus so big, you'll be singing it by the second time

VIDEO: Top 20 Songs of 2016

Lots of quality new music was released in 2016 from new albums by Frank Ocean, Radiohead, The 1975 and Green Day, to new artists in Bishop Briggs, Gallant, Aurora and Sofi Tukker. As we take a look at the year gone by, here's our list of the top 20 songs of 2016 14610

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 11/19/2016 – Kings of Leon Vaults To Top Spot

Kings of Leon released their latest album, Walls, less than a month ago and the first single “Waste A Moment” vaults to the top spot on our chart. Minimal movement by mainstays The 1975 and Two Door Cinema Club keeps the rest of the chart stable along with debuts by Mondo Cozmo and the collaboration of Chace & Moksi. Check out this week's Top 10! 14505

VIDEO: INTERVIEW – Chase Lawrence of COIN Talks Turning 25, “Talks Too Much”

Nashville-based band, COIN, broke through last year with B-Sides favorite, “Run”. The infectious track introduced the band to a growing and loyal fanbase to their self-described pop songs with rock instrumentation. Their wide-ranging influences of punk, new-wave and rock from artists such as, The Cure, Psychedelic Furs and The Ramones amongst others, can be clearly heard in their music. After touring in support of their self-titled album, the band took a break to work on the follow-up. Eager to get new music out to their fans, COIN released “Talk Too Much” ahead of the album, which

B-Sides Top 10 Songs: Week Ending 10/22/2016 – Two Door Cinema Club On Top

With their latest album, Gameshow, recently released, Two Door Cinema Club keeps a hold of the top spot on the chart with minimal movement in the top four positions. The 1975 maintain the fourth slot as COIN moves up to the runner-up position. New music by Kings of Leon debuts on the chart, coinciding with the band’s latest studio album, Walls, which was just released. Check out this week's Top 10! 14429

LISTEN: Three Tracks ON-REPEAT – Dua Lipa, COIN, Fenech-Soler

Tunes tunes tunes! Our Tunes for Tuesday on our Instagram story this week has three tracks that have been ON-REPEAT. Dua Lipa made quite an impression at SXSW 2016 and has been on a roll ever since. Starting out by recording covers on YouTube and Soundcloud, Lipa used her online presence as a platform to build a network, which led to her working with songewriter Marlon Roudette. Roudette inspired her to get some original demos together and it wasn’t long until Lipa would garner an online following. Her handful of videos have millions of views

B-Sides Top 25 Songs of 2015

2015 was a great year for music as some talented new artists such as, Halsey, Elle King and Vince Staples had strong debuts while the year also saw the emergence of twenty one pilots, who had memorable appearances at major festivals and whose fans lined up for their U.S. shows days before showtime. The veterans Muse, Modest Mouse and Beck came back with new music during the year and the collaboration of EDM stalwarts Martin Garrix and Tiesto superceded expectations. Check out the list of the top 25 songs of 2015. 13120

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 9/19/2015

Right up to the last days of summer, "2 Heads" by Coleman Hell has dominated at the top of our list having fended off strong competition from Halsey, Beck and others. This week has some new entries from Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and The Struts, who've been gaining lots of momentum as well as CHVRCHES and Silversun Pickups. Here's how things shake out for this week's top 10: 12318