VIDEO: INTERVIEW – Wolf Alice Talk Political Songs, American Audiences

With the release of their second studio album in mid-2017, Visions of A Life, Wolf Alice not only avoided the dreaded “sophomore slump” but managed to demonstrate the success of their debut, My Love Is Cool, was no fluke. “On the first record maybe we were trying to hold back certain as pects, stylistic things,” says guitarist Joff Oddie. “With this one, we thought ‘we can do what we want’.” There’s a range of sounds on the album that still easily identifiable as Wolf Alice. From the “monster-folk-rock of “Sadboy”, the intensity of released frustrations on “Yuk

TOP 11 Albums of 2017

A lot of great music was released in 2017 and made it quite difficult to narrow down the field of a list of the top albums of the year. After much deliberation and discussion, we've gathered a list of the top 11 rather than inundate you with a list of 100 albums to cull through. Ranging from the originality of Kendrick Lamar and SZA to the strong outings by Lorde and The War on Drugs, there's something for everyone in our top 11 albums of 2017. 15864

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 12/09/2017 – SOFI TUKKER Remains On Top

SOFI TUKKER stays on top of the chart with “Best Friend” featuring NERVO, The Knocks & Alisa Ueno. The New York City-based duo recently released numerous remixes of the track that have resonated with many across the blogosphere. YUNGBLUD, Tune-Yards and Chromeo make moves up as well. Check out this week's Top 10! 15857

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 12/2/2017 – SOFI TUKKER Tops Chart, Tune-Yards Debut

It’s been a breakout year for SOFI TUKKER, as the duo tops the B-Sides Top 10 with “Best Friend”, a track that features NERVO, The Knocks & Alisa Ueno. The duo started the year with a Grammy nomination and has continued to grow with numerous festival appearances, a feature spot providing the soundtrack to the iPhone X ad and an opening spot for ODESZA on their massive arena tour. Chromeo makes a move up with “Juice”, the first single from their forthcoming album Head Over Heels, as YUNGBLUD also moves upward. New music by Tune-Yards and Marshmello

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 11/18/2017: Alex Lahey Stays On Top, Pale Waves Debut

Alex Lahey stays on top with “Every Day's The Weekend” from her debut LP, I Love You Like A Brother . Pale Waves make their debut on the chart with "Television Romance", as Chromeo returns with a glimpse of their forthcoming album, Head Over Heels, with "Juice". SOFI TUKKER makes a big jump to the third spot, along with MGMT, who move up to four. Check out this week's Top 10! 15832

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 11/11/2017 – Alex Lahey Remains On Top, YUNG BLUD Debuts

Alex Lahey retains the top spot with “Every Day's The Weekend” from her debut LP, I Love You Like A Brother , while Wolf Alice remain locked in the runner-up position. New music comes into the top 10 with “Best Friend” by Sofi Tukker that features NERVO, The Knocks and Alisa Ueno, along with new music from 19 year old YungBlud with "I Love You, Will You Marry Me" from his catchy debut LP, King Charles. Lots of great tunes on the chart this week also includes Lo Moon, the latest from MGMT and more. Check out

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 11/4/2017 – Alex Lahey Tops Chart

Alex Lahey tops the B-Sides Top 10 with "Every Day's The Weekend" from her impressive debut LP, I Love You Like a Brother, which was released last month. Wolf Alice takes a step back to the runner-up spot, while Walk the Moon and St. Vincent make moves up and MGMT debuts with the title track from their long-awaited forth-coming album, Little Dark Age. Check out this week's Top 10! 15733

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 10/21/2017 – Wolf Alice Remains On Top, St. Vincent Debuts

Wolf Alice stays on top of the chart with “Don’t Delete The Kisses” from their latest LP, Visions of A Life, while Dan Croll and Illenium remain locked in the third and runner-up positions, respectively. New music comes into the top 10 with “Los Ageless” by St. Vincent from her recently released album, Masseduction, as the other new entry comes in at 10 with the collaboration of Carnage and VINAI with “Time For The Techno”. Check out this week's Top 10! 15679

ALBUM REVIEW: Wolf Alice – ‘Visions of a Life’

London based rock band Wolf Alice released their romantic and noisy second album Visions of a Life September 29th, displaying growth as a band and a step in the right direction from their 2015 debut, My Love is Cool. <!—more—> My Love is Cool debuted the quartet’s distinct sound as a mixture of pop rock and melodic folk style songwriting, but the band has fine tuned the sound and added a deeper contrast of many styles.  The two years between releases were used wisely by the band, intensive touring, organizing charity gigs for refugees, and also performing at a concert protesting the

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 10/14/2017 – Wolf Alice Tops Chart, ZHU, Lo Moon Debut

After spending some time at the runner-up spot, Wolf Alice moves up to the top spot on the B-Sides Top 10 this week with “Don't Delete The Kisses” from their sophomore album, Visions of a Life. ZHU impressed many during the first weekend at Austin City Limits and his collaboration with Nero, "Dreams" debuts on the chart along with Lo Moon. Alex Lahey and Walk The Moon move up in tandem towards the middle of the chart. Check out this week's Top 10! 15643

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 9/30/2017 – ODESZA Tops Chart, Walk The Moon Debuts

ODESZA moves up to the top spot on the B-Sides Top 10 this week with “Line Of Sight” that features WYNNE & Mansionair. Wolf Alice hangs tight at the runner-up position with “Don’t Delete The Kisses” that comes from their sophomore album, Visions of a Life, which came out September 29th. Walk The Moon debuts with “One Foot” from their forthcoming album, What If Nothing, that comes out in November. Check out this week's Top 10! 15607

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 9/23/2017 – Washed Out Remains On Top, Illenium Debuts

Washed Out stays on top with the track "Hard To Say Goodbye", which is accompanied by an amazing video. Declan McKenna remains at the runner-up spot, while ODESZA leaps up to three. With the new album, Awake, Ilenium is on a roll having released the new material on September 21st and debuts on the chart with "Leaving". Another new entry is the very chill "Don't Delete The Kisses" by Wolf Alice. Check out this week's Top 10! 15600

B-Sides Top 10: Week Ending 9/9/2017 – Washed Out Tops Chart, Phantoms Debut

With the great visuals that accompany every track on their latest album, Washed Out tops the B-Sides Top 10 with "Hard To Say Goodbye". Declan McKenna moves up to the runner-up spot with "Humongous" as Odesza also moves up on the chart. Phantoms debuts with "Just A Feeling", a track that also features B-Sides favorite Vérité while Timmy Trumpet & Krunk! move up respectively. Check out this week's Top 10! 15556