Monte Belmonte

Silicon Pioneer Valley
Silicon Pioneer Valley

Aaron St. John and Paul Hake from Hitpoint Studios in Amherst are making fairies and adventure heroes out of their melding of their artistic and code monkey minds.  And they’re giving nerds of our Valley hope that their dreams can come true.

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WATCH: Ice Cube teaches Elmo a new word

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There was a time when parents would have freaked out to hear their kids were learning words from Ice Cube.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Daniel Radcliffe ‘raps’ the alphabet

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The "Harry Potter" star performs the tongue-twisting "Alphabet Aerobics" and it's hilarious.

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Slipknot tops Billboard album chart, Taylor Swift eyes record debut

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Heavy metal rockers Slipknot took the lead on the weekly chart, a week ahead of Taylor Swift's projected year's biggest album opening.

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Exhibit on Paul Simon’s life to debut at Rock Hall

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The exhibit will showcase more than 80 artifacts, including Simon's first acoustic guitar, and handwritten lyrics for "The Boxer."

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Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel plans solo project

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The bass player plans to launch a solo career after the band releases its upcoming album, "Sonic Highways."