A selection of our most recent and most popular feature-length articles.
Mamiffer have been going for quite some time, but the recent shift of style for the band has signaled a new era for the duo. Following the release of Statu Nascendi Scene Point Blank had the chance to catch up with Faith Coloccia and Aaron Turner to gain further insight on the band's latest work, their upcoming full-length, and their record label, SIGE Records. Scene Point Blank: I think that Mamiffer has had a really interesting evolution as a band since Hirror Enniffer first came out. How would you describe Mamiffer sound’s now in Statu Nescendi? Faith Coloccia: In Statu Nascendi, Mamiffer sounds compositionally more simple and repetitive. The music is now a lot more vulnerable and emotional ...
Japan. A near flawless culture of hospitality, design, cuisines, architecture, and a wonderful sense of ritual that pervades its society. A country ruled by meticulous ...
It's time for our final retrospective look at 2014 – this time we're covering all the stuff we missed from last year, whether it ...
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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An in-depth discussion with a band or artist, generally in the form of a straight Q&A – no editorializing.
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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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Oren Ambarchi SPB: What is the most thankless job in the music industry? Ambarchi: One of the many thankless jobs would be working as the house sound engineer in a club. You'd be exposed to plenty of shitty music played by obnoxious assholes at a loud volume on a regular basis. Even if you somehow enhanced the sound of the band playing you'd probably never be thanked or acknowledged. I've always wondered why someone would want to do something so relentless and depressing.
It's been another strong year for music in 2014 just gone – we've seen comebacks, unexpected debuts, strong follow-ups ...
Every year we pause in our relentless quest to document the best music coming out of the punk, hardcore and ...
Since 2006 we've aimed to make our year-end roundups feature not just our thoughts on the best records of ...
Lagwagon were one the first bands that got me into punk rock. Their tracks were my favourite on the Fat ...
We're quite fond of Dead Broke Rekerds and the work they do. We opted to reach out and ask ...
We're at Toronto's Riot Fest. Hundreds of feet away Deathcab for Cutie are playing the main stage, belting ...
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 14 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
SPB's coverage of the annual festival in Gainesville, Florida. Browse 4 features
Our annual round-up of the best music of the year 2014. Browse 4 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
Guest column by T of Vegas Browse 3 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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