The Backstreet Bell Curve: Make Your Own Album

Sometimes I think about what it would be like to be in control.  Not in control of things of little consequence like public policy or foreign affairs, but important stuff like the new Backstreet Boys album. Do you ever think about it?  About what it would be like to be calling the shots? Let's Sophia Petrillo this... …

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Sonic Shuffle: Brian and the Boys

The Darkside is and always will be more than just a blog.  It’s a community.  It isn’t owned by anyone.  It is comprised of many individual fans that have continued to stick together because we recognize an immovable fact: we are all fucking weird. We are mostly adult men and women that legitimately enjoy spending …

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Backstreet Boys Producers: Where My Girls At?

As we quickly approach January, the month that the Backstreet Boys will be officially back in the studio and working on their next release, it only seemed appropriate that we take some time to discuss who the Boys will be working with to assemble the album.  Recently, we’ve begun to cover Max Martin for no …

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In Bed With…Backstreet Boys: Infamous 1998 SPIN Magazine Interview

The Backstreet Boys had already established themselves in Europe by the mid 90s, but it took a few extra years to tap into the American market.  Things really began to pick up for them in 1997-98 and they'd soon become pop music forces of nature. That being said, it's always easiest to get more candid …

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International Day of Peace: 98OTBSB2Mensync

Today is the International Day of Peace and we thought we'd take a page out of the Burger King advertising book and call for a truce.  I thought about mixing things up with the members of the Backstreet Boys but soon realized I couldn't replace any of our five fellas. Instead, I figured since we've …

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