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Locrian/Kwaidan

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Locrian/Kwaidan

Posted April 21, 2014, 3:11 p.m.

There have been few bands traversing the musical landscape that create as challenging and thought provoking music as Locrian. Their releases have been exciting and moving in so many ways that it is useless to gush so much that suffice it to say, they have made me a tremendous fan. When I heard that a member of that collective had started another project, I had to check them out as well—and Kwaidan did not disappoint in the least. A few months back, I had the chance to check in with Andre Foisy of both groups around the time that their most recent recordings were released to the public (Kwaidan dropped the awesome Make All The Hell Of Dark Metal ...

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Aosoth

Interviews Aosoth

Posted April 21, 2014, 3:09 p.m.

Originally founded back in 2002 as a side project of Antaeus, Aosoth were reinvented in 2006 and have been terrorizing the metal audience since. IV ...

Dave Hause

Interviews Dave Hause

Posted April 7, 2014, 5:48 p.m.

Dave Hause seems tired but enthusiastic. He's just finished the first two weeks of shows on the Devour America tour. There will be another ...

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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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A melting pot of mixed content: movie, book and even video game reviews. Updated sporadically, but eclectically.
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Upcoming Talent

A semi-regular column exploring new and rising local bands and artists deserving of attention.
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From the archive...
Disappears

One Question Interviews

Disappears

Posted March 31, 2014, 8:14 a.m.

Brian Case (Disappears) SPB: How was your experience recording at Electrical Audio? Case: Electrical Audio is such a great studio: both comfortable and top of the line. Everything works, the staff is hospitable and knowledgeable and it has a vibe and atmosphere that allow for creativity and experimentation. Every band I've been in has recorded there and I plan on being back as soon as we have enough songs hahahaha.

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Northcote

Interviews Northcote

Posted April 7, 2014, 5:43 p.m.

Matt Goud apologizes for being late and offers to buy me a coffee. He says that he's really grateful ...

Kodaline

Interviews Kodaline

Posted April 7, 2014, 5:41 p.m.

From writing songs in a bedroom in the Dublin suburbs to selling out venues all over Ireland and the UK ...

The Gaslight Anthem

Interviews The Gaslight Anthem

Posted March 16, 2014, 4:44 p.m.

For most bands in the punk rock community, success comes with a price. Whenever a band achieves a new level ...

Sorry State Records

Interviews Sorry State Records

Posted March 16, 2014, 4:35 p.m.

Since 2005 Sorry State Records has grown from a small boutique label into one of the most dependable, well-curated record ...

Coming in 2014: Scene Point Blank Anticipates

Music Coming in 2014: Scene Point Blank Anticipates

Posted March 1, 2014, 5:44 a.m.

We're done looking back at 2013 and catching up: now it's time to see what exciting releases there ...

Off With Their Heads

Interviews Off With Their Heads

Posted March 1, 2014, 5:24 a.m.

During a prolonged Minnesota winter in early 2013, Scene Point Blank chatted with Off With Their Heads’ Ryan Young about ...

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