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Pass The Mic: Record Labels on 2014

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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 indie scene and ask those on the other side to tell us what they've enjoyed: first the bands and artists, and secondly, the record labels. In this year's instalment we pass the mic to the label owners to tell us about the albums that have defined their 2014, the things we can expect from them next year, and the trends they'll associate with 2014 when they look back on the year. Here are a few highlights: Halo of Flies records "Mainstream media outlets dabbled or dove headlong into extreme music coverage, which is awesome, and partly due ...

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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 the past twelve months, but ...

To Write Love On Her Arms

Interviews To Write Love On Her Arms

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 Wreck Chords comps, and In ...

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Interviews

Go It Alone

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

For the past five years, Go it Alone have steadily made a name for themselves not just in their native Northwest hardcore scene, but also across all of the U.S. and Europe. The band has survived constant lineup changes and a near fatal injury. Nevertheless, Go it Alone has soldiered on and just released their second full-length, Histories. Scene Point Blank chatted with drummer Lucas McFadden about just that and more. Scene Point Blank: According to your bio, Go it Alone originated when you and Mark decided to form a band due to your love for Battery, among other ...

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Dead Broke Rekerds

Interviews Dead Broke Rekerds

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

Interviews Pup

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 ...

Top 5 Bands That Never Topped Their Debuts

Music Top 5 Bands That Never Topped Their Debuts

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 5:23 p.m.
The Set List

1 Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction Admit it: you love this album just as much as everyone else. And ...

Fest 13

Music Fest 13

Posted Nov. 12, 2014, 3:31 p.m.
Fest 13

Like its 12 predecessors, Fest 13 offered something new. The growing festival has made a mark in the DIY punk ...

Red Scare 10th Anniversary Show Review

Music Red Scare 10th Anniversary Show Review

Posted Nov. 12, 2014, 3:24 p.m.

Most of you are still recovering from Fest, but let’s not forget that Red Scare had a little fest ...

Signals Midwest / Captain, We’re Sinking

Interviews Signals Midwest / Captain, We’re Sinking

Posted Nov. 12, 2014, 3:21 p.m.
Fest 13

We chatted to Maxwell Stern of Signals Midwest and Leo Vergnetti of Captain, We’re Sinking: Scene Point Blank: At ...

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