Video killed the radio star decades ago, and as we often find out, premature buzz can kill a hyped film, television show, and/or band. In the case of emerging indie rockers Knox Hamiltonyou can, to quote Public Enemy, you can “believe the hype.” Coming off a hit alt-rock single (“Work it Out”), the Little Rock, […]

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My high school biology teacher was kind of a jerk. All year long, he’d constant compare me with my sister. He had taught her three years prior, and remembered her as an A-plus student. She wasn’t, but it didn’t matter. He would always point how different I was simply because I was sort of the […]

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In 1986, Regina released the pop hit “Baby Love,” but while that sound was catchy (so damn catchy), her career quickly went the way of the dodo because she sounded like a carbon copy of Madonna. It happens far too often: a singer sounds so much like another singer that they end up in the […]

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The press release (or pitch rather) for Wrongchilde’s debut album Gold Blooded started out by saying it sounds “like a John Hughes soundtrack for Donnie Darko.” Well, you had me at John Hughes. The spot-on (and awesome) opening lines for the solo debut by Killing Hannah front man Mat Devine (he opted to go as […]

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