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A-Sides with Jon Chattman: You, I & Colony House

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

"Back and better than ever." That's such an annoying term. When you say someone is "back and better than ever" it almost implies that they A) weren't...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Enjoy the "Sadeness" - Michael Cretu and ENIGMA Return

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.22.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Film sequels aren't nearly as good as the originals. It's just a fact. Sure, in those rare cases - Terminator and The Godfather - some exceed their pr...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: A Slice of Mandolin Orange

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.16.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Frou Frou once sang, "there's beauty in the breakdown." It often rings true when it comes to music, but in life - especially given the impending or pe...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Speaking Jaymay's 'Truth'

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.10.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Boy, it's been tough motivating myself to write anything since Tuesday evening. The world is completely torn apart and unless we change and accept the...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Rated-R Superstar Adam Copeland Gets G-Rated with "Bookaboo"

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.31.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

This wreaks of awesomeness. Amazon just launched a new "Original Kids" series last week called Bookaboo, and all signs point to it becoming the new Re...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Joan As Police Woman & Benjamin Lazar Davis Team Up for "Let It Be You"

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.14.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

It'd be cool to see Joan Wasser try and put together a resume in 12-point Times New Roman font. Anyone who'd receive this document that is totally not...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Candlebox's Kevin Martin Discusses the Band's Sense of Urgency

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.19.2017 | 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; Lasting Love for Prince; Get in Love with Marco With Love

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.21.2017 | 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: Let Cash Cash and Jacquie Lee "Take You Home"

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.21.2017 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Bill Murray's cameo in Zombieland. The endless appeal of "Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus. The out-of-left-field release of 10 Cloverfield Lane. Me hea...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Take Your Winterpills, and Do a Victory Dance

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.14.2017 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

So much music out there is empty calories. Sometimes that's quite alright. I mean who doesn't like a nice hook you can dance to and blast out your car...

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: In Good 'Spirits' with The Strumbellas

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.05.2017 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The Strumbellas' breakthrough track is already massive on alt-rock radio, and their lyrics strike me like a Negan bat blow. When I hear lines like "I got guns in my head and they won't go... Spirits in my head and they wont" and especially the line "I'll be a dreamer 'til the day I die," I identify, get inspired, and feel free.

CeeLo Green Weighs in on New Track, Gnarls Barkley Reunion, and Social Media

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.30.2017 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The Goodie Mob/Gnarls Barkley star just premiered the official music video for "Working Class Heroes (Work)" off his recent solo effort Heart Blanche.