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"When I am alone, the only place to look is the crowd. I know I am up there alone." Julien Baker, a 20 year old singer songwriter from Tennessee, has temporarily traded fronting the 4 piece post-punk band Forrister for an acoustic guitar guided by the sound of her voice. Now, with no bandmates around her on stage, Julien has had to adjust to this new chapter in her music career. "Playing alone is very different. It's much more intimate, which I like, but it's also more vulnerable. And especially given the content of the songs, sometimes that is scary. When I perform with Forrister if I start to panic or something on-stage, I can look over at ...
FRUITION. ( . . . ) I can hear it fading / fading like gas. ( . . . )I am having a hard time figuring out what you came here for.You are reading ...
Setting out to create the most twisted and disgusting pop record ever created, The Body certainly achieved that goal with their latest album, No One ...
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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Jordan Baker (pastepunk) SPB: What has been the hardest transition as you’ve let Pastepunk go to rest? Baker: The hardest thing by far has been when I hear new music for the first time and feel a sudden urge to write about it. My mind hasn't let go of the desire to share my thoughts and from that, I've loosely started a new personal blog Leveling Spirit -- http://levelingspirit.tumblr.com/ While I no longer feel like I have the weight of a 14 year zine history hanging over me, I miss the sensation of being an ...
An Esquire article written immediately after the event describe South by Southwest 2016 as “the worst-attended, least buzzy version of ...
Punk means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. With no shortage of hardcore bands these ...
Leatherface never achieved the success they deserved. In the late '80s and early '90s, the UK punk band created a ...
CURE MY HEART FROM BEATING.(...)every time I close my eyes I pray for your demise(...) Did you know that ...
The Treasure Fleet play by their own rules. Sure, there are members of familiar bands like The Arrivals, The Lawrence ...
For this installment of "Beyond Casual Observation" Claudio Marino of Artax Film and Swedish band Tid took some time to ...
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 9 features
Guest column by T of Vegas Browse 8 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 2 features
A semi-regular column where we choose a specific area and give a local scene report. Browse 1 features
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