Side One Track One is a music and film blog based in Austin, Texas that was started by John Laird in 2006.  We recommend music we like and talk about films we’ve seen.  That’s pretty much it.

By the way, SOTO has not always been on WordPress.  To check out six years worth of posts done on the old platform, click here.

Posting Schedule:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday:
Song Rambles
- always feature at least one download

Show Of The Week
- show recommendation

Contributor Columns
- featuring words and music recommendations from Dan Corbin, Noah Sanders and Randy Reynolds
Contributor Mixes
- Laird’s Library (themed selections from John Laird’s hard drive)
– Happy Metal Fun Time (features a variety of songs from No Control Radio’s Chuck Loesch)
- Sad Bastard Music (selections from John Gross, host of No Dancing: Sad Bastard Music)
– Hip Hop Hooray (features a variety of songs from KOOP’s Miss Manners)

Movie Breakdowns
- these will show up whenever a press screening of something is attended

In regards to the downloadable content on this site, it’s only available for roughly two weeks and it’s never archived.  Still, If you are an artist (or represent an artist) being featured on Side One Track One and want a song taken down, contact John Laird, and it will be removed as fast as possible.  Nothing shared here is meant to be malicious or illegal, so trust us when we say it will be removed when requested.


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