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When Emmy The Great returned with her S EP nearly three years after her last release, a new band member suddenly appeared on the cover art and in the video for her latest single "Swimming Pool": Emmy The Hologram. This technological wonder is fittingly placed on this EP, as it's the first time Emmy has extensively experimented with electronic soundscapes. The result of immersing herself in the glittering surroundings of LA and the home comforts of her native London, while dealing with the personal turmoil that comes with the breakdown of a relationship, Emmy's S EP is an astounding listen. Shortly before setting off on her upcoming US tour, Emmy tells SPB about her plans for Emmy The ...
(…) tunnel vision's tightening its grip - beat by mutual denial (…) During the Double Ninth Festival in China cemeteries get crowded. People drink chrysanthemum wine and ...
It's that time again – Record Store Day 2015. We all have a favorite or recommended store to pick up new releases, discover hidden gems ...
Quite literally, a one question interview. 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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Herra Terra SPB: What's the most interesting thing that has happened to the band this summer, any show horror stories or has it all been good so far? Herra Terra: On a weekend tour in Providence RI, our manager Marcus was helping us load the van on the side of the road. The side door was open and he was standing in front of it. We could hear a car speeding up the road but didn't really think anything of it, so we went about our biz. For whatever reason, he moved a few feet over to reach ...
Twins Andy and Jez Williams braved the unforgiving Welsh winter to bring us the sound of their eponymous debut, their ...
The story of Nightbreed’s production goes back to the pre-internet days reading fangoria magazine and conversations among those who ...
Following a year in 2014 that not only saw Tyler, the Creator get arrested for “inciting a riot” during a ...
Irish indie six-piece White McKenzie never officially broke up, they just went quiet. Frontman Kieran O'Reilly secured an acting ...
Loren's list My list, in no order: Worriers In her Pass the Mic, Lauren references “their first proper full-length ...
Who would have thought a group of masked criminals from Madison, WI would fulfill all of our pop-punk dreams? Masked ...
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 15 features
A wide-ranging guest column written by BJ from Ancient Shores, mainly covering film but extending into philosophy and aesthetics too. Browse 6 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 4 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 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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