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Hit The Lights – Interview with Nick and Omar

Hit The Lights have three LPs, four EPs and countless tours to date. The band formed in 2003 in Lima, Ohio. The band veered off from their pop-punk sound with their latest release, Invicta. One element that stands out on their newly developed sound is the use of multiple drums. The new album was produced

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Missed Out Music Monday – The Story So Far

The Story So Far did not meet the typical qualifications for a Missed Out Music Monday but I seriously missed out for judging the band too soon.  I continually saw recommendations pop up on different sites (ap.net, alternative press, AMP) and dismissed them because I was getting tired of the influx of new pop-punk bands. 

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Missed Out Music Monday – Secret Lives Of The Freemasons

February 20, 2012 Comments

My sophomore year at Columbia College Chicago my suitemate Pat and I had pretty much the exact same music taste.  He introduced me to a ton of great music.  One band I forgot about until recently was The Secret Lives of The Freemasons.  I had a few of their songs but never fully listened to

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Dustin Wallace – Guitarist

February 7, 2012 Comments

Dustin Wallace, featured on the left in the picture, is the guitarist for the pop-punk band With The Punches. The band started back in 2008 with the EP Keep It Going, followed shortly after with the infectiously catchy EP It’s Not The End Of The World in 2009. While pop-punk has been making a huge

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Missed Out Music Monday – Sum 41

January 30, 2012 Comments

I remember going to FYE when I was 13 and stumbled upon Sum 41’s album Half Hour of Power (2000).  I scanned the barcode in FYE’s media player and listened to the song  Makes No Difference.  I was immediately sold on the album and took my money I made from chores to buy the EP. 

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