One Man Gang was a popular bad guy in the wrestling world in the 1980s. Fortunately (or unfortunately if you’re a fan of men in tights from the Teddy Ruxpin era) he has nothing to do with today’s “A-Sides.” The grappler’s moniker, however, resonates in that both artists featured here are one-man shows. Chris Carrabba […]

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My wife isn’t exactly a fan of a lot of new music. She gets a little sick of hearing me talk up the latest, greatest artist I’m listening to, and tends to play the same songs in her car over and over again. Yet, something broke through to her usual playlist of Bob Marley, Coldplay […]

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Some things in life are just unexplainable. Take CVS receipts, which a friend of mine always denotes, print out a mile long even when you buy just a stick of gum or Chapstick. As we spring ahead this weekend, I’ve been thinking a lot about one inexplicable thing that comes around each sunny season: diner […]

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Duran Duran have announced that they will be performing at Fallsview Casino’s in March of next year. The British, Grammy-award winning band that topped global charts with hits such as “Ordinary World,” “Hungry Like The Wolf,” and “New Moon on Monday” will be performing at the Avalon Ballroom on March 25 and 26, 2016. Duran […]

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Courtesy of The Sagamore Sitting on the balcony of our hotel suite overlooking majestic views of Lake George, I glance over to my three-year-old son one morning. We’re both sitting in green rocking chairs out of a Norman Rockwell painting, and he says softly to me “like this dad?” He was asking me if he […]

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Hot off the presses, and by presses, I mean the WordPress… Jon Chattman and his A-Sides Music brand (asidesmusic.com) are holding its second anniversary concert at Garcia’s within The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester NY on Saturday, Oct. 26. The event, which presents indie, pop and alt-rock as featured on Chattman’s popular A-Sides music sessions, […]

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BLITZ KIDS’ “KEEP SWINGING”; EMILY HEARN SET TO ERUPT Your eyes are deceiving you. In the videos embedded below, rising UK band Blitz Kids perform a track and sit down for a chat for A-Sides in arguably the cleanest NYC subway car you’ve ever seen. They run free, sit or sing calmly, and literally don’t […]

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IT “NEVER GETS OLD” WITH PENGUIN PRISON; “SOMETHING GOOD” WITH DEAD SARA Apologies to Bartholomew Cubbins (just Google it), Pengiun Prison may have you beat by the amount of hats he wears. Born Christopher Glover, the New York-based musician has done it from singing to songwriting to producing to DJing. On May 5, he’ll drop […]

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ONE MONTH LATER, SAVANNAH STOPOVER STILL RESONATES Sometimes it’s OK to be yesterday’s news… even in this now-now-now world! As we find ourselves between Coachella weekends and the SXSW hangover has subsided, I wanted to drop some props to the 5th Annual Savannah Stopover Music Festival, which killed it from March 5-7 with 100 artists […]

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