It’s been several months since A-Sides ran its signature series (not necessarily signature by the way) with John Ondrasik AKA Five for Fighting. Between the daily grind of everyday life and the holidays, we sort of lost touch with the one-man army of hits and poignant songs.Thankfully, the singer/songwriter has no hard feelings, and we’re […]

Read more

I imagine it as sort of a Chris Consani Highway Fifty One thing where James Dean, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, and Humphrey Bogart are chilling out together. Well, except everyone is alive. Sure, perhaps there’s an Amy Winehouse hologram there, but this place I imagine is a private room within a popular bar where current […]

Read more

In 1988, dance-pop group Will to Power hit the clubs and the charts with their catchy tracks. One song in particular, “Say It’s Gonna Rain,” had me dancing in my sweet Z Cavariccis. Why do I bring this up? As a terrible segue into another precipitation-metaphor song of course. Adele’s “Set Fire to the Rain” […]

Read more