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  • 6 years ago

    For the first time in forever, it seems, Breathe Carolina bandmates Kyle Evans and David Schmitt have a day off. And they're determined to enjoy it, so they've headed to Delaware's Dewey Beach for an afternoon of Jet Skiing, little knowing that th...

  • 6 years ago

    Ryan Hendrix and Nick Turner, the founding partners of Colourmusic, aren't cut from the same cloth. Hendrix is an Oklahoma native who worships at U2's altar, while Turner is a Brit by birth who much prefers My Bloody Valentine's oeuvre to anything...

  • 6 years ago

    Since The Bravery and The Killers are the two American groups most likely to be misidentified as British, their 2005 pissing match was wholly predictable but more entertaining than anticipated. Recall that The Killers' Brandon Flowers chided The B...

  • 6 years ago

    The music scene is clogged with performers desperately seeking stardom. So does Los Campesinos! guitarist/songwriter Tom Campesinos! (who, like his mates, has jettisoned his given last name in favor of his U.K.-based combo's moniker) see any irony...

  • 6 years ago

    Far as we know, a starmaker/Svengali didn't have anything to do with the formation of Hey Monday. But the Florida group's members seem to have been as carefully cast for their roles as the telegenic types who made up two of the state's prepackaged...

  • 6 years ago

    Patrick Meese's friendship with fellow The Fray's Isaac Slade was handy from a getting-noticed standpoint. But now that the also Denver-based Meese's namesake band is receiving the major-label-release treatment, Broadcast will undoubtedly be viewe...