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I enter a boutique hotel in the East London borough of Shoreditch and I'm immediately approached by overly friendly staff and cautious security guards. They give me the once over then politely ask for my room number. When I tell them I don't have a room, they ask what business I have at their hotel. Everyone's courteous, sure, but it's clear from their response that with my traveler's beard and unkempt hair the staff are all asking: What is this guy doing here? I explain that I have an interview Wes Eisold, the lead singer of Cold Cave and American Nightmare, and receive blank stares. "He's a patron at the hotel," I say. Nothing ...
before we talk of any repentance / I would do it all again / lose my way and fall again / they will never get what is inside ...
Mad the Martian consists of Ron E Raygun (a.k.a. Bob Marsh, lead and rhythm guitars/vocals) and Cap'n Jack (a.k.a ...
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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Scene Point Blank recently spoke with Jim Tramontana from the band Red Hot Rebellion, their mix of punk and classic rock and roll can be counted on to get a crowd moving. Hailing from the city of Dayton in the great state of Ohio, they are part of a strong local scene there and with the release of their new self titled album we should be hearing more from them in very near future. The new album is packaged with a comic book that follows the theme of the album, another ingenious way bands are opting to promote and package ...
The idea of a "viking funeral," in which a fallen warrior's remains are set out to sea and then ...
Indietronica trio Panama has just put out their Always EP. It's a dreamy batch of groovy, lustrous dance songs ...
When it comes to talk about "heavy" bands and which ones reign supreme, it's virtually impossible not to mention ...
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 ...
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
Guest column by T of Vegas Browse 1 features
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