ABOUT
   
B-side Magazine is a music publication focused on young musicians of New England that brings the voice of the youth to public.

B-side Magazine is the branch of WBRU which is an fm and online radio based in Providence.


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GOOD STUFF ON MUSIC 



ENTER THE WORLD OF EDM WITH CAFFEAN

Our spotlight to an amazing emerging EDM artist out of Rochester, NY includes a converstaion about Freddie Gibbs to European dance music. 

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FEB 2021
PROVIDENCE, RI
INTERVIEW

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AALIYAH’S SECOND DEATH 

How do you discover production credits in a time of music that you dont flip a CD booklet or vinyl liner notes anymore? What is lost within this crisis of digital conversion and media commons? 

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JAN 2021
PROVIDENCE, RI
ARTICLE

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INTRODUCTION TO MINIMALIST MUSIC 

Perhaps you know minimalism solely as a visual aesthetic. Well, it is  a movement that was, and still is highly influential in music. 

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DEC 2020
PROVIDENCE, RI
ARTICLE

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A CONVERSATION WITH LILY PORTER WRIGHT 

Dive into our conversation with Lily Porter Wright who is a singer-songwriter from southern Rhode Island, who for the last three years has been independently releasing music that renders her hurt and trauma. 

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NOV 2020
PROVIDENCE, RI
INTERVIEW

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EXPERIENCING NOSTALGIA ON DEMAND  

How do we generate nostalgia through music? How does music industry use nostalgia? How can this phenomenon be created and what are the ways we are experiencing it? 

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NOV 2020
PROVIDENCE, RI
ARTICLE

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PLAYLIST: TANGERINE   

A collection that will warm you right up this crisp fall. Listen in order and let the smooth transition of Ben E. King to Big Pun hold your hand into a better mood.  

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OCT 2020
PROVIDENCE, RI
PLAYLIST

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DESIGNING ALBUM COVERS WITH LEO HORTON

Having made covers for Raury, Riles, Ambar Lucid, Black Pool and more; Leo Horton is an emerging designer of album covers. As he currently studies Graphic Design in Rhode Island School of Design, he actively searches for alternative ways of presenting an image.  

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APR 2020
PROVIDENCE, RI
INTERVIEW

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DEMYSTIFYING INDUSTRIAL WAREHOUSE TECHNO

As the genre of non-stop raves can be daunting to understand at first, it is the the electrifying culture behind one of Europe's biggest underground music scenes. Once you get into it, warehouse techno is a realm larger than you. 

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APR 2020
PROVIDENCE, RI
ARTICLE

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A.MYTH LIVE SESSION

A.Myth is a student musician from Brown university who performed his eclectic R&B song for b-side.

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FEB 2020
PROVIDENCE, RI
VIDEO

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PROJECT DOOM: A VIEW OF THE PROVIDENCE METAL SCENE

Wild, eclectic, brutal. Providence metal scene is documented by Josiah Gill with a deep focus on community and its people living on the borders of self expression.

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DEC 2019
PROVIDENCE, RI
PHOTO

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A CONVERSATION WITH KINGSLEY

I sat down with Kingsley earlier this year to discuss his music, creating both as an individual artist and as a part of the Brown University sophomore band Fizzle. He is planning on releasing his own work sometime this spring so keep an eye out for some exciting new music!

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APR 2019
PROVIDENCE, RI
INTERVIEW

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BROWN SPRING WEEKEND: PHOTOS

Here is a new look to Brown Spring Weekend with the photos taken by the B-side team.    

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APR 2019
PROVIDENCE, RI
PHOTO

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BROWN SPRING WEEKEND: YAEJI

Korean-American electronic musician Yaeji will be bringing her lo-fi mellow beats to Brown Spring Weekend 2019. Here is her story.  

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APR 2019
PROVIDENCE, RI
ARTICLE

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BROWN SPRING WEEKEND: DANIEL CAESAR

R&B singer and song-writer Daniel Caesar will be headlining Brown Spring Weekend 2019 on April 26. Here is what you need to know about the artist.

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APR 2019
PROVIDENCE, RI
ARTICLE

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BROWN SPRING WEEKEND: AMINÉ

Portland based rapper Aminé will be smashing the main green stage for the Spring Weekend 2019 on April 26. Here is everything that is cozy about him.

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APR 2019
PROVIDENCE, RI
ARTICLE

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BROWN SPRING WEEKEND: MITSKI

Japanese-American singer songwriter Mitski shocks the audiences in each show with her radical performances. She will be rocking the Brown Spring Weekend 2019 stage. Here is her artist bio.

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APR 2019
PROVIDENCE, RI
ARTICLE

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NEW MUSIC MONDAY: FOALS 

After 5 years of silence, Foals just dropped their new album tittled Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Part 1 which is a collection of upbeat melodrama.

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MAR 2019
PROVIDENCE, RI
ARTICLE

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MARLON ORLANDO’S NEW EP: ROCKWOOD 

Marlon Orlando is a rapper based in Connecicuit, here is in an in-depth story of his second EP, Rockwood, which was recorded in a road trip to South Dakota.

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SEP 2018
PROVIDENCE, RI
ARTICLE

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