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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: All in the Familia! Mets' Closer Honored in NYC

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.21.2016 | Sports
Jon Chattman

Photo/Donald Traill, Associated Press The New York Mets' 2016 season, so far, has been erratic. It started off a bit like that last year so, as a fan...

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: 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: Let Cash Cash and Jacquie Lee "Take You Home"

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.20.2016 | 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 04.13.2016 | 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 04.05.2016 | 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.

A-Sides Presents: Singer/Songwriter Throwdown With Father John Misty and Ray LaMontagne's Respective Beards

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.30.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Here are the results of last night's real slubberknocker between Father John Misty's beard taking on Ray LaMontagne's facial broom.

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

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.29.2016 | 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.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Make "Bad Decisions" with Denver's Top Flite Empire; Go "Crazy" for Sabryna

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.22.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Is Taco Tuesday a thing? I guess it is and even if it isn't, Tuesdays suck. Let's face it next to Monday, it's the second crappiest day of the week. N...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Open "Season" for St. Louis Rapper J.R.; Max Frost Heats Up with New EP, Tour

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.21.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

In 2000, Nelly arguably put the St. Louis hip-hop scene on the map with "Country Grammar." Some 16 years later, Cards country rapper J.R. has taken th...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: A Chat with "Cult" Classic Ian Astbury; Can I Get an "Amen?" Yeasayer Return with New LP

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.16.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

My introduction to The Cult, like so many, came via the classic 1985 hit "She Sells Sanctuary." The song had a resounding effect on me - and it's a t...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: PuppyMonkeyBaby, Star Wars, ZhuZhu Pets and Scouring the NYC Toy Fair for Cool Stuff

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.15.2016 | New York
Jon Chattman

On the last day of New York City's 113th North American International Toy Fair - the Western Hemisphere's largest and most important toy show - Februa...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: A Guide to Recognizing Fairground Saints; The Heirs Inherit Stardom

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.07.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Three-part harmonies are as refreshing as a lemonade stand in July. Kids still do that, right? Anyway, it's a rarity amongst bands (or done well anyw...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Predicting this Year's Oscars is like Predicting Tomorrow's East Coast Weather

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.24.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

When the final out of the World Series is made, it marks the unofficial beginning of the "hot stove" season. The term, of course, applies to media spe...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: The Virginmarys Premiere Music Videos; Debunk the 'Punk is Dead' Myth

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.22.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Punk music isn't dead - its legacy and spirit anyway. Neither is rock and roll. Tell yourself this. Look for it. Mainstream radio isn't playing it, se...