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.

115 posts by Sam Devotta

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(Un)Covered: Christmas Lights

December 6, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

It’s the most wonderful time of year which means it’s time for all things Christmas: trees and festive songs and lights and, of course, festive songs about lights.


(Un)Covered: Mr. Brightside

November 29, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

Literally everyone knows the words to “Mr. Brightside”, but here’s a new version you can head-bang to.

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(Un)Covered: Somebody Else

November 22, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

It’s a bold move covering The 1975, but VÉRITÉ does a fantastic job.

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Signature Growl and Rolling Drums – The Virginmarys Do It Themselves

November 20, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

The Virginmarys have had a rough year, but with a new EP and unbridled passion, they’re ready for a new chapter.

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Getting Lost in Modern Nostalgia [Part 2 of 2]

November 8, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

John O’Callaghan and Colby Wedgeworth explain production, music videos, and social media in part two of our interview.

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Getting Lost in Modern Nostalgia [Part 1 of 2]

November 7, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

The Maine’s John O’Callaghan and producer Colby Wedgeworth discuss why American Candy and Lovely Little Lonely work so well together in part one of our interview.

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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”.