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So, what is a boy band?

Writing today’s weekend cover story about the cross-generational phenomenon of boy bands prompted a very basic question: What is a boy band? Probably the easiest definition is it is a group good-looking male singers brought together by producers to be … Continue reading

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Review: Fireflight – For Those Who Wait

There is one reason the release of Fireflight‘s new album is an event in Christian rock: Unbreakable. The song was a massive hit for the Orlando-based band, garnering mainstream exposure as well as Christian-market stardom. It was the sort of … Continue reading

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Jonas Brothers redux: your teen idols or theirs?

I got a lot of sympathy yesterday. It was all in good fun, as I posted on my Facebook page and Twitter that I was reviewing the Jonas Brothers show at Rupp Arena last night. “Ummm…sorry?” one local musician wrote, … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson outlived his greatness

The last time we had the conversation, I was driving the kids to school. Don’t Stop the Music by Rihanna came on the radio, and I mentioned that it used a Michael Jackson sample — Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’, complete … Continue reading

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2009 Grammy Concert . . . uh . . . Awards

So, what if they had an awards ceremony and didn’t hand out any awards? OK, the Grammy Awards didn’t go quite that far. But there were vast expanses of airtime last night in which we did not see any little … Continue reading

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