A-Sides Interview: Moby Discusses New Album, Music Videos, and Lorde’s “Royals”

There’s a lot we already know about Moby. He’s an innovator whose albums have sold over 20 million worldwide. He’s had songs featured in all pop mediums. He’s a vegan, a strong advocate for animal rights, and Eminem, a probably meat-eater, once challenged him to a fight. This summer, however, I uncorked something about Moby ..

Welcome to San Fermin – It’s a Lovely Place To Be

We live in a pop world where a birthday-suited Miley Cyrus licking a sledgehammer is news. We’ve all accepted it whether we like it or not. and have probably watched that video more times than we care to admit. That said, there are musicians out there who don’t need spectacle to entertain, and gain attention ..

Alice Cooper Coming to Port Chester

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qq4j1LtCdww&w=560&h=315] Friday the 13th superstitions. Scantron test sheets. Jimmy Snuka’s leopard-printed headband. Some things never go out of style, and Alice Cooper is quite easily in that group. For over 40 years, “the king of shock-rock-n-roll” has been burning out hard rock classics and selling out shows with his legendary stage theatrics. The icon, who ..

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Rocker Frank Turner in a White Plains Classroom

Apologies to Kamoze Ini, but Frank Turner is the real “lyrical gangster.” I’ll wait to continue this post so you can Google “Kamoze Ini.” Okay, let’s begin… The outspoken British singer/songwriter is five albums into his solo career – most recently the stellar Tape Deck Heart, and has a proven track record of pairing catchy ..

A-Sides Interview: Alice Cooper Talks Tour, Dave Grohl, and Miley Cyrus’ Infamous Twerk

Friday the 13th superstitions. Scantron test sheets. Jimmy Snuka’s leopard-printed headband. Some things never go out of style, and Alice Cooper is quite easily in that group. For over 40 years, “the king of shock-rock-n-roll” has been burning out hard rock classics and selling out shows with his legendary stage theatrics. The icon, who released ..

16 Minutes with New Rochelle native Keith Troy

Keith Troy, a New Rochelle, NY native who currently resides in Queens, admits that he’s 37 going on 13. While he’s established himself in the advertising world (he said he works in “hell”), most of the time he finds himself acting well below his age and spewing off movie lines of such juvenile classics as ..

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Back to the Classroom with Rocker Frank Turner

Apologies to Kamoze Ini, but Frank Turner is the real “lyrical gangster.” I’ll wait to continue this post so you can Google “Kamoze Ini.” Okay, let’s begin… The outspoken British singer/songwriter is five albums into his solo career – most recently the stellar Tape Deck Heart, and has a proven track record of pairing catchy ..

Recap: 8.5 – Silversun Pickups at The Capitol Theatre

In arguably the best double bill since, well, “Kill Bill” Volumes 1 and 2 and quite easily “Grindhouse,” Silversun Pickups burned through their hits with rip-roaring authority at The Cap this week while opener Mona more than held their own. Opening acts can often be a mixed bag – a crap shoot if you will ..