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A-Sides with Jon Chattman: "The Other Side" of Madi Diaz; "Wishing" with Charlie Scopoletti

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.16.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Last year, Madi Diaz packed up all of her stuff, left Nashville , and drove to Los Angeles. The singer/songwriter arrived five days later but seemed t...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: "No Cure" for Cerebral Ballzy; Take a "Walk" with Arc & Stones

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Ric Flair used to say he's "often imitated never duplicated." That bold statement, which perhaps only "The Nature Boy" could back up, rings so true in...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: It's "Free to Love" Singer/Songwriter LP

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.09.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Listen to mainstream radio, and you'll find it difficult to tell one artist from the other. New hooks are old hooks. Recycled is the new original. Sur...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Exclusive Tony Red Carpet Coverage with Gloria Estefan, Zach Braff, Questlove, and More!

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.09.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The 68th Annual Tony Awards provided many memorable moments from Hugh Jackman hopping his way through an opening number to Lena Hall uttering a joyous...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Wrabel and Oh Honey Play the Soundtrack to Summer 2014

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.04.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

"Summertime" by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince. "Umbrella" from Rihanna. "Whoomp (There It Is)" by a group I refuse to Google. These are jus...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Tony Awards Spotlight on Rocky's Andy Karl

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.02.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

It could've gone terribly wrong -- like really badly. It could've buried his career or made him the laughing stock of the Broadway community. Choosi...

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Tony Awards Spotlight on Beautiful's Jarrod Spector

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.31.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Jarrod Spector is making quite a name for himself on Broadway by playing music icons. First, he played a record 1,500 performances as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys, and this year, he's nominated for a Best Featured Actor in a Musical Tony.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Some Pure Adulterated Joy with Morning Parade & Lots of "Love" for Matrimony

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

"Alienation" isn't just a term that best describes what it's like to be a New York Mets fan. It's also the title of one of this year's best tracks by ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Timeflies Will Make You "Swoon"

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.27.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Kevin Arnold and Paul Pfeiffer. Ace and Gary. Tomax. Xamot perhaps? Throughout pop culture history, there have been some dynamic duos and some, well,...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Tony Award Spotlight on Hedwig's Lena Hall

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

My parents took me and my sister to countless shows as a kid and young adult. They still do. While I don't remember my first time (Barnum with Jim Dal...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Sad Brad Smith "On the Beach" Music Video Premiere; Susan Catteneo Opens Her Heart

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.19.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

You know a film is one of the "great ones" when even a cameo from Young MC can't derail it. Up in the Air may have went scoreless on its six Oscar nods, but the film still ranks as one of my favorites from the 2000s decade.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Alice Boman "Leads;" Rachel Ann Weiss is "Loved"

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.13.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

"It just comes out this way." That's what emerging singer/songwriter Alice Boman said when asked in a recent A-Sides interview if her voice has always...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Spotlight on Bullets Over Broadway's Nick Cordero

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.13.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

We have no idea where Casey Kasem is, Michael Ginsberg cut off his nipple, and Solange Knowles beat up her brother-in-law in an elevator (presumably a...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Meet Pop Star Newbie Jordan JAE; Go on a "Quest" for The Badcards +1

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.07.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Here are just a few things I accomplished by my 14th birthday: watched the entire Short Circuit 2 from start to finish, stopped playing with my G.I. J...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Empires Strike Back; Fireworks Go Off

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.05.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

With all the Stars Wars news last week (the casting announcement of Episode VII and the impending "May the Fourth Be With You" nonsense about to occur...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Catching "Waves" with Sleeper Agent; Going "Home" Again with Deluka

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

In life, there are so many things I don't know for sure. That said, I do know a few solid truths. For example, I know that the recent overuse of the p...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: "Climbing Walls" with Strange Talk; Ch-Ch-Check Out the Guy Behind "MCA Day"

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Grown ups what do they know Living by the stories on the radio Bad news on the TV headlines are made of reality - Strange Talk, "Young Hearts" Listen...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: The Sinus Sessions with Night Terrors of 1927 and Caught a Ghost

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.25.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

This winter was brutal for just about everyone on the East Coast. It seemed to snow every other day, and the bitter cold made you want to retire to Fl...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Alexz Johnson Living "American Dream;" Pace & Revi and a Bicoastal "Hurricane"

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.21.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Rick Moranis isn't the only amazing thing to come out of Canada although admittedly it feels it. But you can't get a more false statement. Is "more fa...

A-Sides on the Red Carpet: O'Neill Theater Center Honors Streep in New York

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.22.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Meryl Streep is used to awards by now. She is, after all, the reigning queen of cinema and has held that fictitious but totally accurate title for dec...

A-Sides with Jon ChattmanScott Stapp Takes Solo Career to a "Higher" Level

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.16.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

It looks like Scott Stapp has set himself free from his "own prison," and is embracing life to the fullest with his second solo album fittingly entitl...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Rob Zombie Discusses Touring, Film, and - Wait for It - Ranks Downton Abbey Way Above Walking Dead

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.07.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Do you remember those old school ads of a "hot" new item that "slices and dices?" It's not necessarily important that you do or not, but it's the f...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Revelations with Los Lonely Boys; Igniting Fire & the Romance

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.31.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

In 2004, Los Lonely Boys broke through the mainstream faster than a vintage Rickey Henderson on roller skates in an ice storm with their inspiring son...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Savannah Stopover Sessions Part 2 - Electric Boogaloo?

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.28.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Here's part two of A-Sides' exclusive performances taken at the Savannah Stopover Festival last month. Again, watch some great bands performing grea...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Haunting Beauty - Stopover Sessions Part One

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.27.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Each year SXSW gets all the press, and rightfully so, but a fest just before it keeps gaining more and more momentum year after year. Yep, the Savanna...