Westchester County, NY is a weird animal. There’s tons of bands waiting to be discovered, established acts who’ve moved here from big cities, and venues that showcase named and novelty artists. Cover bands are big in the Hudson Valley and Lower Westchester. Two venues, which happen to be connected, buck the trend and bring established […]

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More refreshing than an iced latte at Dunkin on a hot day. More rocking than a chair along Lake George. More fun than peeing on a trampoline? Um, the latter might or might not be. I’m just taking a line from a killer song from our featured band today. Don’t get any idea kids. I’m […]

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It’s about 2 p.m. on Friday, June 21, and Joe Scarborough’s voice is still a little hoarse. It’s coming along, but he figures it will take the weekend to return to normal. The MSNBC’s Morning Joe host stretched his vocal chords a bit more than usual the night before, holding a record release show for […]

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As a parent of two young boys, I’m always on the prowl for new shows to get them hooked on. There’s only so much Paw Patrol I can stomach. Ya feel me? Anyway, enter Amazon Original Kids’ new animated series Danger & Eggs, which hits on both levels: funny for kids and adults. The series, […]

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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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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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