Sidewave fuses lush, heavy chords, soothing melodies, and commanding grooves to create their signature space-rock sound. Influenced by the unsung greats of the nineties like Hum, Failure, and The Smashing Pumpkins, Sidewave’s debut album sounds at once nostalgic, yet completely fresh – conjuring an airy, lusty, almost orchestral crystalline wave.

The band finished up their debut, Glass Giant, album with mix master Aaron Harris (Palms, ISIS, Puscifer) and are releasing it on vinyl through Left Front Door Records in April 2016.

The songs from the album started as a collection of demos written by songwriter, singer, and guitarist, Phil Golyshko. These demos were dubbed the “Big Time Demos” and once shared online, opened the door to a new chapter in the early life of Sidewave.

It was these demos that allowed Phil to reconnect with his cohorts from Chicago – now living in Los Angeles – drummer Brandon Dickert and guitarist Bill Collins. Within weeks, the group had found bassist and composer Matt Russell to round out the low end and provide “more bass”.

The band has already shared the stage with great rock acts such as The Life and Times, Black Map and Æges.  With a new album on the horizon and a live show that just keeps getting bigger, better and of course, louder, 2015 promises to be even more exciting for fans of epic live rock n roll.

[Sidewave] towers above the musical landscape, with cliffs of heavy guitars, swirling with anthemic vocals.
— Blog Floorsheim Zipper Boots
… waves of guitars…contrast well with a driving rhythm section that keeps your feet grounded in the groove while your head floats away
— Niji Magazine
Sidewave are the real deal, with something to show and tell everybody.
— Audio Eclectica
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Watch the official music video for "Pines". From Sidewave's debut studio album "Glass Giant". Director: Jefferson Fugitt 

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