B-Sides: Forgotten gems, a lost art?

B-Sides of records

The latest part in our on-going series, delving into the forgotten “other sides” of recorded music

Two heads are better than one, right? You’ll always find two sides to a record at any rate.  Often, B-Sides get overlooked which is why we are tapping into a whole new source of interesting sounds.

If you like to dig a little deeper and take a moment to find out just what-on-earth x,y,z band or artist was doing in a spare moment of genius/madness – you’ll be pleasantly surprised to discover there’s hours and hours worth of listening leisure.

Here’s the latest selection of six that we’ve picked:

Talking Heads – Listening Wind (B-Side to Once in a Life Time)

Gary Numan – Bridge? What Bridge? (B-Side to Music For Chameleons)

Tom Tom Club – Spooks (B-Side to Wordy Rappinghood)

Liaisons Dangereuses – Etre Assis ou Danser (B-Side to Los Niños Del Parque)

Metro Area – Strut (B-Side to Miura)

Rhythim Is Rhythim – Kaos (Juice Bar Mix) (B-Side to Strings of Life)