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. Big Data is at the top spot on our top 10 countdown for the fourth week; check out the list and the vids on this page on the right side! Watch the highlights:
“Let’s Go Extinct” is the latest album by UK band Fanfarlo. Their track, “Landlocked” is infectious and the video for the song, “Cell Song” was created by animator, Ewan Jones Morris. In our interview with Simon Balthazar and Justin Finch, they spoke about the mindset behind the new album, the video for “Cell Song” and even a thought about Back to the Future.
Sir Sly has been “On-Radar” since the release of their infectious song, “Gold”. The trio from Southern California. Landon Jacobs, Jason Suwito and Hayden Coplen spoke about their experience driving to SXSW 2014, plans for the new album, working together and more.
NO is a band from Echo Park, CA but each member grew up in a separate part of the world including, New Zealand, Canada and various parts of the U.S. Frontman Bradley Hanan Carter and Sean Stenz spoke with B-Sides about their origins, approach to making music and more. The band’s debut album, “El Prado” was recently released and are in the midst of touring that includes a date at Sasquatch Festival this summer.
Swedish duo, Rebecca & Fiona met in 2008 at a party bonding over common interest as well as their love of music and have been inseparable since. Starting out in the Swedish DJ scene, they ventured out into producing and performing that have included performances at major festivals such as, Electric Daisy Carnival and Tomorrowland. Their second album, “Beauty is Pain” will be released on April 29, 2014. Rebecca & Fiona spoke with B-Sides during SXSW about their influences, experience at SXSW and more.
Rebecca & Fiona
Spirit Animal have an energy that is obvious during their live shows and is very discernible when listening to their recorded material. The New York City-based band released their latest EP, “Kingdom Phylum” late 2013 and spoke with B-Sides during SXSW about their experience at the festival, the nuances of their live shows and more.