Sam Devotta

Sam spends her days talking about kids' books, and her nights writing about pop-punk. In between, she drinks a lot of tea and googles GIFs of Brendon Urie.

109 posts by Sam Devotta

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(Un)Covered: Skid Row (Downtown)

October 18, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

Brendon Urie and Dallon Weekes remind us that they were made to star on Broadway in this week’s (Un)Covered.

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A Snapshot in Time with Matt Berman

October 11, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

If the pop-rock music scene was a high school, Monroe’s Matt Berman would be the super cool new kid who charms students and teachers alike within his first week.

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(Un)Covered: Free Fallin’

October 4, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

Rock ’n’ roll lost an icon this week, so today’s post is a tribute to Tom Petty.

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(Un)Covered: Sign of the Times

September 20, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

Foxtrax went in a different direction with their cover of Harry Styles’ “Sign of the Times”.


Exciting New Release: Sheena C. Howard’s Encyclopedia of Black Comics

September 19, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

Celebrate Black comic culture and history with Sheena C. Howard’s Encyclopedia of Black Comics.

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(Un)Covered: Bitter Sweet Symphony

September 6, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

A million different people have covered “Bitter Sweet Symphony”, but who did it best?

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The Real Warped Experience

August 30, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

There are big differences between attending a concert in Canada and one in the United States. Case in point: Warped Tour.

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(Un)Covered: Shape of You

August 30, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

Metal songs are great and everything, but this is Ed Sheeran’s world and we’re just living in it.

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(Un)Covered: Problem

August 23, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

If you think you’re too pop punk to listen to Ariana Grande, spinning the Set It Off cover is the ideal solution to your, um, problem.

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(Un)Covered: Bulletproof

August 16, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

Family Force 5 mashes up all sorts of genres while still making you dance, and their cover of “Bulletproof” is no exception.