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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The final A-Sides music session of the year is quite easily one of my favorites. I’ve been a fan of Letters to Cleo before I even heard them. I’d caught their name on a local alt-rock radio station and during one trip to Tower Records one day, I decided to pick up their debut Aurora […]

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“Back and better than ever.” That’s such an annoying term. When you say someone is “back and better than ever” it almost implies that they A) weren’t very good to begin with or B) were just so so and needed to grow. Maybe I’m reading into it too much, but I find myself compelled to […]

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“I wish there was a way to know you were in the good old days before you actually left them.” – Andy Bernard, The Office That quote gets me every time. It rings true in so many ways. Personally, I feel it whenever I think back to 1990s alt-rock. The music served as the soundtrack […]

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Photo and video by alyebcarlevaro.com A year ago, Knox Hamilton played A-Sides and I called them the next big thing. Their song “Work it Out,” at the time, had been reaching near-Adele levels on alt-rock radio and they just seemed to have the “it factor.” Don’t tell Brie Larson I said that by the way. […]

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It’s documented in everything you read about Flyleaf this month, this year, last year, and probably the year before that. The hard rock act has a new singer and are currently on tour supporting a new album. So the gist is this: Longtime lead singer Lacey Mosely has been out since 2012, and Kristen May […]

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