A selection of our most recent and most popular feature-length articles.
The idea of a "viking funeral," in which a fallen warrior's remains are set out to sea and then set on fire, is somewhat of a tricky thing to explain to someone. Things only get further complicated when you find yourself explaining how, in this instance, the fallen's mile-long penis had to be filled with fireworks prior to the ceremony so that the space pirate could get his rocks off one last time. Things get even more confusing when you try to explain that what you saw was one of the most moving things you've ever witnessed. Such was the position that I found myself in following the memorial service for Dave Brockie that was held on ...
Indietronica trio Panama has just put out their Always EP. It's a dreamy batch of groovy, lustrous dance songs that are reminiscent of fellow ...
When it comes to talk about "heavy" bands and which ones reign supreme, it's virtually impossible not to mention Eyehategod of New Orleans, LA ...
An in-depth discussion with a band or artist, generally in the form of a straight Q&A – no editorializing.
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Quite literally, a one question interview conducted with a member of the music scene. Also known as 1QIs, we post these first to our social media on a near-daily basis, with the archival piece here. Check 'em out.
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Album streams, our Set List "top five..." features, our year-end "best of" lists and other music-related miscellany.
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Contributions on a range of topics from a range of industry figures: musicians, filmmakers, editors and more.
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A melting pot of mixed content: movie, book and even video game reviews. Updated sporadically, but eclectically.
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A semi-regular column exploring new and rising local bands and artists deserving of attention.
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Westin Glass (The Thermals) SPB: Who is your favorite band you discovered on your last tour? Glass: The most recent Thermals tour was in Europe. We played with a lot of good bands on that tour, at festivals and club shows all over the place. Our favorite was a band called Brawlers that opened our show at the Brudenell Social Club in Leeds, UK. Classic, super tight ‘90s style pop-punk, they reminded us of some great bands from California. The singer Harry has a cool voice with a lot of urgency and emotion. Tight riffs too. These guys are friends ...
The quaint and urbane mask of Hobart, Tasmania is perhaps not a true representation of the many creative perturbations that ...
The challenge of listing the definitive "best" album openers is perhaps impossible. While we're dedicated at SPB to challenging ...
The Dwarves are the greatest band in rock ‘n’ roll. Just ask them. Never a group shy about their their ...
When Me First and The Gimme Gimmes formed nearly two decades ago no one expected them to last this long ...
How has your 2014 been so far? Team knocked out of the World Cup yet? Still not gotten around to ...
The thing that's most remarkable is how calm he is. An hour ago Andrew W.K was leading a ...
We post a variety of features in recurring series – click below to browse them.
A collection of items grouped by topic, eg. "Top 5 Worst Beatles Songs" or "Top 10 best '77 punk releases". Browse 13 features
A wide-ranging guest column written by BJ from Ancient Shores, mainly covering film but extending into philosophy and aesthetics too. Browse 5 features
A roundup of coverage of the annual punk rock festival held in Gainesville, Florida Browse 4 features
A life lived and lessons learned by Eddie Spaghetti of Supersuckers. Browse 4 features
Our annual roundup from Gainesville, FL's famous Fest. Browse 4 features
It's the end of 2013, so here's our best-of roundup for the last twelve months. Browse 4 features
A collection of coverage rounding up the year 2012, covering our favorite albums, shows, bands, and more, as well as asking record labels and bands about their past twelve months in music Browse 3 features
A cookery column by Nick, vocalist with metal band The Famine. Veggie/vegan friendly! Browse 3 features
A semi-regular column where we choose a specific area and give a local scene report. Browse 1 features
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