TOP 17 Songs of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, it's time to reflect on all the great music that was released during the last year and made an impact. The year gone by was a successful one for artists like Portugal. The Man and K. Flay, for example, who have been making music for some time but finally got the attention of the mainstream, whereas, newer artists like SZA and Sofi Tukker gathered momentum early in the year and steam-rolled through festival appearances and appeared in numerous online playlists shared throughout millions of social media profiles. From the ubiquitous tracks that were beaten

VIDEO: INTERVIEW – Sir Sly Talk ‘Don’t You Worry, Honey’, San Francisco References

It's been three years since Sir Sly burst onto the scene with their debut album, You Haunt Me, in which the title track, along with “Ghost”, garnered the trio from Southern California much attention and a growing fan base. During the time in between albums, however, chief songwriter and lead singer Landon Jacobs went through a tumultuous time in his personal life. The loss of his mother to brain cancer and the process of going through a divorce took a toll on Jacobs, leading to the band’s extended hiatus. The highs and lows of going through those experiences brought

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 6/10/2017 – Paramore Tops Chart, Arcade Fire Debuts

With summer approaching and festival season kicking in, lots of new music is getting released, some of which is in the top 10. The new album by Paramore, After Laughter, was released last month and the track “Hard Times” takes over the top spot. New tracks by Royal Blood and Arcade Fire make their debut, as both bands have new albums coming out within the next two months, Royal Blood to release How Did We Get So Dark? and Arcade Fire will release Everything Now. Check out this week's Top 10! 15124

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 5/13/2017 – Spoon Maintains Top Spot, Paramore Debut

Spoon maintains the top spot with the title track of their latest and ninth studio album, “Hot Thoughts". The band, originally from Austin, TX has been together for over 20 years and continue to garner critical acclaim, which has been overwhelmingly positive for their latest LP. Bleachers vault to the runner-up spot with "Don't Take The Money" from their fortchoming release, Gone Now, due out on June 2, 2017. Paramore debut on the chart with "Hard Times" from their recently released album After Laughter. Check out this week's Top 10! 14956

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 4/29/2017 – Lorde Reigns on Top, Sir Sly Debuts

Lorde continues her reign on top of the B-Sides top 10 chart with “Green Light”. The New Zealand artist will be all over North America in 2017 in support of her second studio album Melodrama, set to be released in the summer of 2017. The new track “High” by Sir Sly makes its debut and Spoon make their leap up to the top three. Check out this week's Top 10! 14883

WATCH: B-Sides On-Air Highlights 3/29/14- Interview with Fanfarlo, NO, Rebecca & Fiona, Sir Sly + more

B-Sides On-Air is broadcast on KBCW-44/cable 12 in the San Francisco Bay Area every Saturday night after SNL at 1a. We know it may be a time when either making out or passing out. So, make sure to DVR us every week and check out some highlights from the show here! This past weekend, Justin Finch and Simon Balthazar from Fanfarlo talked about their new album, “Let’s Go Extinct”, the movie Back to the Future and more! Part two of our spotlight from this year’s SXSW included profiles on Sir Sly, NO, Spirit Animal and Rebecca & Fiona.


LA trio Sir Sly are an upcoming electronic indie band that recently released their second EP Gold to Interscope Records. The band consists of members Landon Jacobs, Jason Suwito, and Hayden Coplen. The band is pretty scarce in regards of information pertaining to who they are. 6599