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Mamiffer

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Mamiffer

Posted Feb. 1, 2015, 4:55 p.m.

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 ...

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Posted Feb. 1, 2015, 4:50 p.m.
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2014: A Year In Review

Music 2014: A Year In Review

Posted Jan. 13, 2015, 4:45 p.m.
Year End 2014

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 ...

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Oren Ambarchi

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Oren Ambarchi

Posted Jan. 27, 2014, 8:33 p.m.

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.

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Scene Point Blank's Favorites: Year End (2014)

Music Scene Point Blank's Favorites: Year End (2014)

Posted Jan. 7, 2015, 5:02 p.m.
Year End 2014

It's been another strong year for music in 2014 just gone – we've seen comebacks, unexpected debuts, strong follow-ups ...

Pass The Mic: Record Labels on 2014

Music Pass The Mic: Record Labels on 2014

Posted Dec. 21, 2014, 3:54 p.m.
Year End 2014

Every year we pause in our relentless quest to document the best music coming out of the punk, hardcore and ...

Pass The Mic: Artists on 2014

Music Pass The Mic: Artists on 2014

Posted Dec. 14, 2014, 3:29 p.m.
Year End 2014

Since 2006 we've aimed to make our year-end roundups feature not just our thoughts on the best records of ...

To Write Love On Her Arms

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Posted Dec. 7, 2014, 4:23 p.m.

Lagwagon were one the first bands that got me into punk rock. Their tracks were my favourite on the Fat ...

Dead Broke Rekerds

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Posted Dec. 7, 2014, 4:13 p.m.

We're quite fond of Dead Broke Rekerds and the work they do. We opted to reach out and ask ...

Pup

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Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 5:27 p.m.

We're at Toronto's Riot Fest. Hundreds of feet away Deathcab for Cutie are playing the main stage, belting ...

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