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13 Jan – 18 Jan, 2016 MONA, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia In 2011, I visited Tasmania for the first time. In many ways it was still uncharted territory and one of the few things I knew about the place was that Hobart was the late Joachim “Blacky” Fuchsberger’s adopted home. While descending the thickly forested and snow covered slopes of Mount Wellington and en route to quench the resulting thirst at the Cascade Brewery, I made the acquaintance of an elderly, artistically inclined Parisian couple. Having just returned from the old world and my first visit to the Louvre reporting on the experience, I answered the question about my favourite part by trying to convey the excitement I felt while ascending ...
Craw is a band that flew under the radar for most of its career, retaining an underground fame through the '90s and releasing three great ...
It's that fabled time of year – SPB's favorite albums of the last twelve months. In this list, assembled by combining all of out ...
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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Jonathan Ashwell (Flannel Gurl Records) SPB: What is your favorite record store? How did you discover it? Ashwell: Like coffee shops where ever we go, we try to visit any and all independent record stores when visiting a city we have never been before. We try and treat any visit to any record store as something that is particularly special and should never be taken for granted. We have only visited Graveface Records and Curiosities in Savannah, GA once. This visit to Graveface was special to us because our friend and famous graphic artist, Ryan "The Hornet" McCardle, worked there ...
As if we haven't told you enough about 2015—artist roundups, label roundups, our favorite records—we've got ...
It's the end of another year, and time for us to ask some of our favorite artists and bands ...
Every year since 2006, Scene Point Blank has made it our mission to find out what our community thought of ...
Earlier this year folk-punk troubadour Frank Turner released his sixth studio album, Positive Songs for Negative People. Recorded in Nashville ...
In the days leading up to the three-day Fun Fun Fun Fest, weather forecasters were calling for yet another weekend ...
Writing 24 songs to correspond with the 24 hours of the day is an ambitious plan in anyone's eyes ...
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. Check out BJ's work on the A389 podcast. Browse 8 features
Guest column by T of Vegas 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
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
Our annual round-up of the best music of the year 2015. 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 brief but englightening chat with an artist who reveals an interesting or unexpected story from their career Browse 1 features
A semi-regular column where we choose a specific area and give a local scene report. Browse 1 features
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