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A-Sides with Jon Chattman: He Shoots, They Soar! A Chat and Performance with Sugar Glyder

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.30.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Get a Petri dish. Add an ounce of Incubus, a dash of Sublime and a pinch of Passion Pit, and you'd essentially get the recipe for Sugar Glyder's damn-...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Finding TeamMate(s) and Some Cheap Girls on the Internet

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.28.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

It's the classic story: Boy meets girl. Boy dates girl for ten years. Girl comes out to boy. Boy forms band with gay ex-girl. That pretty much tells t...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Jamming with Assembly of Dust and the 'Rhodes' Scholars of Isle

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

"And now for something completely different..." Look, I'm not about to - although I probably wish I could - debut a new video of someone dancing ar...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Igniting Blondfire; Joshua Radin's "Wings" Take Flight

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Blondfire's new alt-rock single "Waves" sounds like something Olivia Newton John would be singing in the 1980s, and a song I'd be pumping through my W...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: "Come Back Anytime" - Fitz of Fitz & The Tantrums Discusses New Single and Album

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.09.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Back in the late 1980s and early 1990s, I watched Dance Party U.S.A. with my older sister and pretended not to like it. The series was sort of an Amer...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: "The Office's" Creed Bratton Performs and Talks Series Finale!

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.06.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

When I was in my very early teens, I played with G.I. Joe action figures like most kids my age did. But, I took it to a very different level - think S...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Exclusive Performances from Tim Noyes, Kevin Lester, and Ryan Egan

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.30.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

A-Sides' sessions typically feature artists performing their song and chatting about their work (and anything that drifts into my mind and theirs) in ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Three to Watch (Courrier, Daniela Brooker, and Mission South)

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.29.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

They say good things come in three's. Actually, maybe it's celebrity deaths but I forget. In any event, today's A-Sides presents three artists who are...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Coheed & Cambria's Frontman On Comics & "The Soundtrack to My Imagination"

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.23.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Back in the day, I collected baseball cards so much more than comics. I remember getting so excited when I unopened a pack of 1986 Donruss in 1992 a...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Can't Stay {Away} From Villagers, Cheatahs, or Danielia Cotton

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.22.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Nothing kills the momentum of a good weekend more then the realization mid-afternoon Sunday that your workweek is right around the corner. Mondays suc...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Igniting Heaven's Basement's "Fire" and Introducing A-Sides' Delve Into Twelve Countdown

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.16.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

April 16,2013: Look, the world is turning upside down. It'd be nice if Democrats and Republicans would stop bickering like they're 11-year-old boys ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Another Story Saying Kitten's Chloe Chaidez Is Wise Beyond Her Years?

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.15.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The thing that sucks about writing about a band whose lead singer is a teenager is that you have to point out just that: he or she is a teenager. That...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: The Mowgli's Bring "San Fran" to NYC; Cello, I Love You...Dom La Nena

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.11.2013 | New York
Jon Chattman

I'm a child of the 1980s, and still love just about every song from that decade....well, except "Shattered Dreams" by Johnny Hates Jazz. That said, si...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Awake to Wintersleep

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.10.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

It's hard to believe, but there's more to Canada than Rick Moranis. Take the band Wintersleep for example, who have been churning out infectious indi...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Listen to Courtney Jaye and Bonzie Now; Thank Me Later

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Several things in life are obvious. Dick Butkis will never grace the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition cover. The Ropers will never use Facebook, an...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: No 'Mistaking' The Secret State or Milo Greene

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.01.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

With over 54 million views on YouTube for their debut song "The Biggest Mistake," The Secret State are anything but a secret these days. See what I di...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Beats with Bernhoft and Serving up Las Supper

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.19.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

As Officer Larvelle Jones in the Police Academy films, Michael Winslow made a name for himself with thousands of impeccable sound effects. There is no...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: ZZ Ward is Clearly Catchy 'Fire'

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.15.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

A praised debut album. Sold-out shows. Sexy hats. Yep, 2012 was the year of ZZ Ward and clearly she's making 2013 her bitch as well. The sultry blues...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: "Nights" of Hayden, "Beats" with Tim Chaisson, and Jon Patrick Walker Video Premiere

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.06.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

To paraphrase Dave Grohl's killer Grammy acceptance speech last year, it's the "human element of making music" that's most important. The artists feat...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: "Origins" of Ionia And Releasing Your Inner Spirit Animal

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.04.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

In my late teens, I frequented the North Avenue bars by Iona College in New Rochelle, NY. Those watering holes usually served us Coors Light, Black ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Big Willy Style? Here's...Willy Moon!

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.01.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Three men approach a White Plains, NY studio within the Music Conservatory of Westchester where I regularly shoot my A-Sides sessions in. They standou...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Imagine Dragons Discuss Their Success; Slay New York

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Imagine Dragon's Dan Reynolds at the Feb. 23 sold-out show at Roseland in NYC. Photo/Jon Chattman Lou Diamond Phillips is an icon in this business w...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Justin Tranter Discusses Semi Precious Weapons' New Path, While El Sportivo Takes Us "Lowe"

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.21.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Photo/ Blake Wood Having toured the world with pop goddess Lady Gaga for over a year (following their debut "You Love You,") it would have been so ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Robert DeLong Talks "Global Concepts" and Skinny Lister 'Forge' the Mumford Path

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.15.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Does anyone remember the Genesis song "I Can't Dance?" It's okay...they probably don't either. The song resonated with me when it came out and it stil...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Drew Holcomb's Family Affair and Get to "Know" Ariana and the Rose

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.13.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

In high school, Valentine's Day served as a constant reminder that I wasn't getting any. I'm sure there were many people in that boat and by "boat" I ...