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Sam Devotta

Sam spends her days talking about kids' books, and her nights writing about pop-punk. She's most likely to respond with a Brendon Urie reaction GIF.

136 posts by Sam Devotta

Editorial Features

Behind-the-Scenes at 8123

March 6, 2019 | By Sam Devotta

Behind every successful band there’s a solid management team taking care of all the details. In The Maine’s case, their team at 8123 is supportive, creative, and made up of only two people.

Editorial Features

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Conversation with The Maine’s John O’Callaghan

February 27, 2019 | By Sam Devotta

Not every band can release a song on a Wednesday, then have everybody in the audience scream each word back at them live on the following Friday. And not every band can put together a festival in their hometown and bring in fans from around the world in the middle of January. But The Maine […]

Editorial Features

She Did It!: Marie Severin, Louise Simonson, Karen Berger

February 6, 2019 | By Sam Devotta

Welcome to the fifth edition of She Did It!—a regular Geek Girl Riot segment + column reminding us that everything boys can do, girls probably did first.

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The Maine Releases Details of ‘You Are Ok’

January 16, 2019 | By Sam Devotta

Last night, while many of us on the east coast were trying to sleep, The Maine made all our dreams come true by releasing the details for their new album and a new song.

Editorial Features

Getting VIP Status Has Never Been Easier: Meet Your Favorite Artists with veeps.

November 8, 2018 | By Sam Devotta

veeps.com is about to change the way fans interact with their favorite artists and you won’t want to miss a thing.

Editorial Features

Don Broco Works Hard 8 Days A Week

October 23, 2018 | By Sam Devotta

Opening for a legendary artist like Mike Shinoda is no small feat but the four guys in Don Broco are not easily daunted.

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Panic! at the Disco Released a Video for “High Hopes”

August 27, 2018 | By Sam Devotta

If you needed something to make your Monday a little brighter, have no fear: Panic! at the Disco released a music video for their single “High Hopes” and it’s everything you need to start your week off on the right foot. The video starts off with Brendon Urie stepping out of a cab in downtown […]

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idobi.com Presents: The Premiere of Half the Animal’s “Magic”

August 9, 2018 | By Sam Devotta

When you think about it, finding a song that immediately brings you joy within the first few seconds is a type of magic.

Editorial

She Did It!: Domee Shi and Alice Guy-Blaché

August 1, 2018 | By Sam Devotta

Welcome to the fourth edition of She Did It!—a Geek Girl Riot segment + monthly column reminding us that everything boys can do, girls probably did first. Today, we’re talking Domee Shi and Alice Guy-Blaché.

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Flint Eastwood Celebrates Pride Month with “Real Love”

June 25, 2018 | By Sam Devotta

Jax Anderson aka Flint Eastwood has given us a reason to continue the Pride month celebrations long after June has ended with her incredible new song “Real Love”.