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A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Celebrating Michael Jackson's Birthday with ONE Singular Sensation in Vegas

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.29.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

If you were a child of the 1980s, you truly can grasp just how big Michael Jackson was. He was our decade. He was our Elvis. A white glove. A dance mo...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Get Right Band's Large and in "Charge;" CT's Kalimur "Fires Away"

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.24.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

It seemed fitting that the room The Get Right Band filmed their A-Sides session in - a studio at the Music Conservatory of Westchester in White Plains...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Opportunity Cardiknox - Duo Squashes "Dog Days of Summer" Notion

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.22.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Don't unleash your "back to school" commercials and sales at me in July, people. Don't tell me a pumpkin spice latte is available until I at least nee...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Sweden's Ledinsky Sings About and Discusses Why Trump Makes Him Want to Smoke Crack

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.17.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Years from now historians and pundits will look back at the 2016 presidential election, and likely let out a collective "what the what?" Heck, they'r...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: From "Misery" to a "Change of Fortune" with Soul Aslyum

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.15.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

With "Somebody to Shove," "Black Gold," and especially "Runaway Train," Soul Asylum are arguably best known for their 3x Platinum Grave Dancer's Union...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Dream A Little 'Ghetto Gold Dream' with Polly A

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.11.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

It seems like the word "buzz" gets name-dropped more times than "fresh" did in the '80s. The difference is "fresh" will always be cool. I'll still ref...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Miesa Brings R&B Back; JJ Adrian's "The Show" and Summer's Not Over

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.03.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Goonies never say die, and there's no quit in Miesa. The talented R&B singer is continually honing her craft - even taking voice lessons today despite...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Exploring "Love" and "HAPPINESS" with NEEDTOBREATHE's Seth Bolt & Bo Rinehart

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.01.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Some say love, in general anyway, a river that drowns the tender reed. I have no idea what that means, but I love that song "The Rose" so here we are....

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: S'More Family Love for The Sagamore

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.26.2016 | Travel
Jon Chattman

They say when you have kids the days are long but the years are short. That's so true. My sons are respectively four-and-a-half and one-and-a-half, an...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Pop Icon Howard Jones "Only Gets Better"; Hannah Gill & The Hours Clock In

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.20.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

This summer, decades are colliding. The "whoa whoa whoa-oh-oh whoa-whoa whoa-oh-oh" is meeting "Chickity China the Chinese chicken" and shouting "oho ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Johnny Van Zant on 'Red White & Blue' and the Lynyrd Legacy

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.18.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

July can be a wicked little bitch. It goes by faster than Rickey Henderson stole third back in the day. Yep, it seems like just yesterday the firework...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Bryce Fox Does Some "Voodoo"; Lucy Dacus Leads Exclusive Savannah Stopover Performances

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.05.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Bryce Fox performed his song "Voodoo" on A-Sides recently, and while we can't confirm it, something tells me Salt 'N' Peppa are questioning how the si...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: My Morning Jacket's Carl Broemel Goes it Alone; Gabe Dixon Goes for the "Gold"

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.27.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

All videos by Alye Bea Carlevero Approximately 38 seconds into meeting Carl Broemel at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY (more on that later), ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman:The Wind and The Wave Let 'Happiness' Run; Back to 'Business Time' for Flight of the Conchords

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.13.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Sooner or later everyone dies on Grey's Anatomy. The series, which I watched in its first few seasons - back when it was funnier, and before people di...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Gotta 'Hear' Josiah & The Bonnevilles; Rachael Sage Gets 'Choreographic'

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.07.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The retro-cool feel of Josiah & The Bonnevilles' music brings as much joy to your ears as those countless Nicolas Cage memes do for your eyes. Led by ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Convincing 'Reason' to Listen to Selah Sue; A Day at the Lost Beach

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.03.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Five years ago, Belgian singer/songwriter Selah Sue broke out throughout Europe like a fake virus outbreak in a stale popcorn movie. Her debut went mu...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Sibs Jocelyn & Chris Arndt Set to Break Out; Easy to Buy into Cellars

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.01.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

You love them. You hate them. Sometimes those feelings can turn on a dime. I have no idea what that expression means by the way. I've used it a ton of...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Embrace the "Fresh" Sounds of Chris Stylez and the Bones of J.R. Jones

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.24.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

"Fresh." It was a word we all used to death in the 1980s, and it's time for us to bring it back. Too many things from that decade have been branded as...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Blue Healer Cures All; The New Regime "Rises" Up

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.18.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The term "stripped down" can take on so many forms. On social media, it's - well - we know what it is. In music, it's a term brought to life arguably ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: The Melvins Cover the 'Basses'; Kato and the Ellis Alice Aery Debut

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.10.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Photo by shootmepeter.com Ask most alt-rock/punk bands from the 1990s or anytime really, and they'll likely tell you how much The Melvins inspired th...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Won't "Forget" Against the Current; Win Tickets to Half Moon Run in NYC!

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.05.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Who wouldn't want to be Fueled by Ramen? I'm, of course, referring to the record label and not the noodles. Speaking of the latter, it's delicious but...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Candlebox's Kevin Martin Discusses the Band's Sense of Urgency

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.03.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

"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 ti...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Let Larkin Poe Rock You Like a Hurricane

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.26.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

I feel it every time I have to watch a new music video debut on my phone versus my big screen. I feel it every time an iconic musician passes away. ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman; Lasting Love for Prince; Get in Love with Marco With Love

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.25.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Prince has left such a void. If his songs were available on Spotify, I'd make a playlist and share it right here, right now. I'd then play it every da...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Prince was the King of Everything

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.21.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Dearly beloved We are gathered here today To get through this thing called life I keep coming back to it. It's the all-star jam at the end of the 200...