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Friday, January 18, 2008

Domination?

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UPDATE: Sorry to give false hope to Hourglass and its fans, but despite the obvious passion of the band, we've decided to go in a different direction. We look forward to  being proven wrong as Hourglass dominates local and national stages in the months to come. —LM

As previously announced, the 16 semi-finalists for Musician's Showcase have been selected. Did our selection committee err? So far the only complaints I've heard have come, through the grapevine, from a band that didn't even enter (but thought they had) and from Hourglass, a young, self-described psychedelic rock trio. Here's what Hourglass just posted as a comment on Rock Candy:

Hourglass is all about orginality, there is no reason why we should have not competed, if your jugding the bands on song quality, orginality, musicanship, and crowd response, Hourglass is dominate, we have played shows across little rock and the response has been overwhelming, after our shows, everyone leaves, of course there are still bands to be heard the same night, we see that you are going with the bands that are in the emo category/genre, we know most of the bands, and we could completey dominate them if you were looking for an actual battle, the battle of the bands is not really a battle at all, a great number of our fans were really looking foward to seeing us compete, crowd response is our niche, orginality is what Hourglass is ALL about, sound quality is at its highest at any show, and still growing, we have been playing for years, its a natural talent for all three of us, if you are looking for a band that will acuatlly catch some attention, throw us in as the sevententh band, Hourglass is going to the top with or WITHOUT Arkansas times/battle of the bands.

One of the Hourglass dudes just reiterated that sentiment to me over the phone. Lots about dominating and how Hourglass routinely has crowds chanting its name. He asked that we consider them if someone drops out.

As it turns out, we might actually have a spot. I'm going to leave it to Rock Candy readers. An old school pump-it-or-dump-it for Hourglass. Do the dudes deserve a shot at rock glory?

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