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A Sides With Jon Chattman

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Turning a 'Corner' With Nico & Vinz's Corner; Get 'Gone' With JR JR

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Earlier this month, the dynamic duo sat down once again with A-Sides, and discussed the EP, which will hold us over until a a full-length album will drop next year, touring with Bruno Mars in a breakthrough year, and so much more. Enjoy it.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Silence Speaks? A Silent Film "Strike" as The Word Recapture Their "Soul"

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.18.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

It's like Debbie Gibson used to say "Silence Speaks (A Thousand Words)." It's so true, and that segues quite nicely into today's A-Sides sessions - we...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Changing Your Facebook Profile Pic Doesn't Make You Care About Paris

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.17.2015 | Media
Jon Chattman

Filters don't change the world. For the most part, they're just a way for you to show your online friends you support something in that moment. Within a day or two, most filters give way to new profile pics and all is forgotten... until, usually, another senseless act or weather-related horror occurs.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: "Outside" Looking In with Jesse Malin; Hollis Brown Train Rolls On

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.12.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Jesse Malin photo and videos by Alye Bea Photography This is the age of one single at a time and EP domination. Don't tell that to Jesse Malin, who ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: "Dark" Side of the "MOON"? The Darkness Blast Off Again; WALK THE MOON's Nicholas Petricca Discusses Surreal 2015

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.09.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Photo and video by The Darkness really have little to do with WALK THE MOON, but the play on the Pink Floyd legendary album was too...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: "Cowboys" K's Choice Ride Again; Get "Gone" With Hemming

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.06.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

"Breathe it in and breathe it out And pass it on, it's almost out We're so creative, so much more We're high above but on the floor" "Not an Addict" ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Ed Kowalczyk - Live, Candid, and Still "Throwing Copper"

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.03.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Photo and videos by "Selling the Drama." "I Alone." "All Over You." "Lightning Crashes" - of course. In 1994, the alt-rock band Liv...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: St. Lucia Raises "Energy" Level; Discovering the Expanding BØRNS Identity

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.02.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

When you think tea, you usually think Lipton. When you think music festivals, you probably don't. Why would you? Teabags don't automatically make yo...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: The Neighbourhood Use "White Lighters to See; "Marathon" Runner Jamie N Commons Takes Off

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.27.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Jesse Rutherford, Jeremy Freedman, Zach Abels, Mikey Margott and Brandon Fried will drop their highly anticipated sophomore album Wiped Out! this Friday (Oct. 30), and if the first single "R.I.P. 2 My Youth" is any indication, it's going to be the cats' pajamas.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Halloween Producer Discusses Michael Myers' Return to the Big Screen (Cue the Theme Song)

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.26.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

One thing is clear -- no one saw this film's ridiculous success coming -- especially Akkad, who has gone on to produce several Halloween sequels and more. Before we get to the interview, know this: some 35 years-plus later, the film has made its money back more than 200 times.

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Abi Ann's 'Truck Candy' and Star Quality

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.22.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The 18-year-old Nashville-based singer/songwriter just graduated high school last June, but she's already toured with pop star Kelly Clarkson and put out an EP. Gee, how did you spend the months after your high school graduation? Drunk at parties? Working at Blockbuster Video like me? Both?

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: "Get There" With The Turnback; Throwback with The Vagabondz

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.20.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The Turnback is a power pop/rock band out of Brooklyn, Queens, and White Plains, NY, while The Vagabondz are a throwback rap/ R&B act out of the NYC. They'll likely never share a bill together, but for one day, here we are.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Good 'Fortune' for Public Morals' Katrina Bowden

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.15.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Arguably best known for her role as Liz Lemon's millennial assistant Cerie on the Emmy-winning 30 Rock for seven seasons, the actress and former model currently stars as a call girl named Fortune on Ed Burns' Public Morals.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Diamond Thug; "Keep an Eye" on Frida Sundemo

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.13.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Discovering new acts and music, and getting excited about them is one of my favorite past times. Today, I'm shining the spotlight on two acts that should get your ears talking.

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: On an Austin Plaine... I Can't Complain; "Avalanche" Propels Kalle's Career Further

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.07.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The two artists profiled today -- Austin Plaine and Kalle Mattson -- are the kinds of musicians months or a year from now your friends will tell you to "hey, you gotta check them out."

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Coming Up for Some Fresh Aer

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.05.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Photos/Video by So many musicians - no matter how talented they are and how oiled their PR machine is - release a debut album and i...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: A "Cure" for the Blacklist Royals; A Taste of "Whiskey" With Haley Slagle

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.30.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

I never got the eyeliner, the whacked-out Aqua Net-friendly hair, or the lipstick. That said, I never really cared, because when you're Robert Smith a...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Outasight, Not Outamind; Darwin Deez 'Flips the Coin'

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.29.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Richard Andrew is better known by his stage name Outasight, and has pulled together a string of hit singles - notably 2012's platinum selling "Tonight is The Night" - and continues to excel as a singer/songwriter, rapper, and record producer.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: No "Pity" Please, Melanie Martinez is a Star

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Melanie Martinez's career got a nice boost a few years back by appearing on The Voice, but ever since, she's carved a niche in the industry and the recent release of her debut album Cry Baby is clearly going to keep her around long after Blake and Adam retire their chair turns for good.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: 5 For Fighting With... Five for Fighting (September Octo-Mom Edition)

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.21.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Note: this is not Five for Fighting We at A-Sides are fortunate to have a monthly column with John Ondrasik AKA Five for Fighting. The man sings and...

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Can't Keep Your "Distance" From Emily King

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.18.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter has been around for a bit, but it'll probably be her current release The Switch that's going to get her a seat at this fictional table I'm talking about.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Kevin Bacon Talks "Tremors" and His Sizzlin' Last Name at Alamo Drafthouse

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.16.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Bacon sat down for an exclusive A-Sides chat in an adjacent theater, and discussed the film's legs, co-star Michael Gross and his lack of a Family Tiesbeard, his own career, and embracing his sizzling last name

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Causing Quite a "Brouhaha" Over The Kickback and Newcomer Soren Bryce

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The classically-trained violinist and self-taught guitar, piano, banjo and ukulele player just dropped her self-titled EP, and it's an accomplished, often infectious, and sometimes lyrically biting experience. It's no wonder Ani DiFranco is a recent influence.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Tits of Clay Say Goodbye to "Hedwig" but Keep "Rolling" with New EP

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.08.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Photo/Tracy Ketcher The cult and beloved classic Hedwig and the Angry Inch was originally expected to have a limited run from April to Aug. 2014. We...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Alice Cooper & Joe Perry Breathe New Life Into Hollywood Vampires

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.31.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Along with founding member Cooper, the crew included Lennon, Morrison, and Keith Moon. It consisted of rockers who lived near the Strip and those passing through town while on tour.