Album Review: Sidewave’s Glass Giant

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Who knows what Space-rock is? Have you even heard of Space-rock? Not I, until I was introduced to the music of Sidewave, a band from Los Angeles, CA. When I recently heard about Space-rock I thought it was a new concept in music, but not so much; it’s just a type of music which somehow attributes to outer space. Sidewave’s full-length album, Glass Giant, was released on October 5, 2015.

Many of the song lyrics attribute to concepts and icons of outer space. The song Moonshine tells a romantic story painted with lines such as: “Constellations on your skin/Blinking out we start again.”

However, the lyrics are not the only enticing portion of the band’s creative, avant garde tact; they have a similar sound to Smashing Pumpkins and Æges. The Sidewave sound holds a rock tone, albeit with ambient rhythms as well as heavy instrumental notes.

Check out the band for yourself:



Sidewave_02Sidewave is:

  • Phil Golyshko – Guitar, Vocals
  • William Collins – Guitar, Synth
  • Matt Russell – Bass, Vocals
  • Brandon Dickert – Drums

This post was sponsored by Independent Music Promotions.  All opinions are our own.

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