In light of yesterdays testimony by my fellow Yonkers native James Comey, I feel compelled to say goodbye to Donald Trump. Sure, he’s still the president and very well may be for the next four years (doubtful) but I feel compelled to sing him a swan song – figuratively anyway. Oh, and I’ll add this, […]

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Alan Menken is rightfully so getting a lot of press for the live action adaptation of his Disney classic Beauty and the Beast. The film opens tomorrow (early shows tonight), but one of the composer’s other works is kind of going under the radar a bit. A Bronx Tale opened a few months ago on […]

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Stefon Alexander, aka, P.O.S., returned last month with his first full-length album in years (following a kidney transparent) entitled Chill, dummy. The album, which featured the track “Born A Snake” which Marvel used for their Black Panther web series (see above), is currently on the round supporting the new work. Speaking of that new piece […]

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On the surface, it looks like tomorrow night may be an English Patient kind of Oscar night. You know what I mean – a night in which the same film continually gets honored. A few years back, it felt like a Gravity night but the momentum stalled. Anyway, La La Land, with its 14 nominations, […]

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Dark Helmet took it to ludicrous speed, and so have The Wrecks. Google that reference if you don’t get it by the way. What I’m saying is the Los Angeles band have been on the fast track from the second they formed some 15-months ago. Let’s prove that point below, and then have the band […]

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Video by shootmepeter.com Wyclef Jean is a kid in a candy shop right now. As he arrives at the Gibson Showroom in New York City for his A-Sides session he’s told he can choose any guitar he wants to play. Shortly thereafter, he leaves the studio and disappears for a good 30 minutes. His publicist […]

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Maybe it’s because it’s Oscar season, but I can’t help but to picture the great Hell or High Water when I listen to some tunes from the Hartford band Wise Old Moon. So many of their indie roots/folk rock tracks fit right in with that story’s narrative. Or maybe not. Maybe it’s because the band’s […]

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Last last year, A-Sides welcomed back Colony House, the Nashville quartet of Park Cotrell, Scott Mills, and Caleb and Will Chapman, and had them sit down for an interview and perform their hit alt-rock single “You & I” off their then-forthcoming Only the Lonely record. Since then, the band has blown up like Violet Beauregarde. […]

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I do this every year. I don’t know if anyone reads it. Frankly, it’s hard to know who reads my stuff lately. It gets lost in the abyss of a Trump presidency. Anyway, with the nominations just announced for the 89th Academy Awards, naturally I’m left bummed out with the omissions. That said, this year […]

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If you’ve followed Sum 41 over the last few years you know just how close frontman Deryck Whibley came to leaving us. I won’t go into specifics because it’s been so well documented (Google it if you will). Instead, I’d rather focus on the singer and the band’s recent resurgence. Last fall, the band released […]

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