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

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 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

INTERVIEW: B-Boys Discuss Their New Record “Dada”

B-Boys could best be described as a cross between Fugazi and Katy Perry. The Brooklyn based band recently released their first full-length album with the appropriate title, Dada. Dada is a unique mixture of fast riffs, fat drums, and an attitude not found in popular music. That and the album coasts in just around 30 minutes of unrentless energy. B-Sides caught up with chief songwriters Brendon Avalos and Britton Walker to discuss the new record, philosophy of song lyrics, and their economical songwriting style. 15203