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SPB exclusive: Power Take Off and Multicult split

SPB exclusive: Power Take Off and Multicult split

Power Take Off-Multicult split EP

Check out our new featured stream, a split EP from Power Take Off (Concord, MN) and Multicult (Baltimore, MD).

The new 7” includes 3 songs from Power Take Off, a dark and noisy affair that features Adam Marx (Seawhores). On the flip side, Multicult are a tad mathier, delivering “Repeating Decimal Point of Trauma.”

The record releases officially on May 25 via Learning Curve Records.


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New Psalm Zero this July

Posted April 20, 2016, 8:10 p.m.
New Psalm Zero this July

photo by Arion Toles

On July 15 Profound Lore will be releasing the second album from New York's Psalm Zero, Stranger to Violence.

The cinematic group last released The Drain in 2014.

Stranger To Violence Track Listing:1. Stranger To Violence2. Pay Tomorrow3. Real Rain4. Not Guilty5. Stolen By Night6. White Psyche7. Oblivion's Eye

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Records Upcoming from Lady Bones

Posted April 20, 2016, 3:23 p.m.

Upcoming from Lady Bones

photo by Mason Marino

Boston's Lady Bones have announced a new EP, Terse, set for April 29 release on Midnight Werewolf Records. The band first formed in 2011 and have a previous EP and LP to their name.  

Records Useless ID Ramones tribute out May 6

Posted April 17, 2016, 1:17 p.m.

With 2016 marking both the 15 year anniversary of Jey Ramone's passing and the 40th anniversary of their debut album, Useless ID will release a tribute 7" to the band on May 6 titled ...

Records Swans busy in 2016 with new album and tours

Posted April 7, 2016, 6:19 p.m.

Swans busy in 2016 with new album and tours

On June 17, Swans return with the new The Glowing Man on Young God/Mute (outside N America). The new record from the longtime noise masters will release on double CD and triple LP. A ...

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Records Cecil Otter returns with new EP, Dear Echo

Posted April 6, 2016, 7:54 p.m. in Records by Loren

Cecil Otter returns with new EP, Dear Echo

Cecil Otter - Dear Echo EP

On April 1 Doomtree's Cecil Otter released a new digital EP, Dear Echo, with 3 new tracks and 3 partner instrumentals. Otter, whose last ...

Track Listing1. Cross Countries2. Grime3. Beauty4. Cross Countries (instrumental)5. Grime (instrumental)6. Beauty (instrumental)

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Records Red Scare Industries, Direct Hit!, The Brokedowns for RSD16

Posted April 4, 2016, 8:53 p.m. in Records by Loren

Red Scare Industries, Direct Hit!, The Brokedowns for RSD16

This April 16, also known as Record Store Day, recent Fat Wreck signees Direct Hit! will pair with Elgin, IL's The Brokedowns for a ...

Side A - 1. The Brokedowns - Kings of the Dust 2. The Brokedowns - Crowns and Gowns 3. The Brokedowns - Runnin' the Front (TTK) Side B - 1. Direct Hit! - Chemical Ability 2. Direct Hit! - Avert Your Eyes

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Records New Pup on May 27

Posted March 30, 2016, 1:19 p.m. in Records by Loren

New Pup on May 27

Pup is set to release new album The Dream Is Over on May 27 via SideOneDummy. The Toronto band will be on tour throughout much ...

1. If This Tour Doesn’t Kill You, I Will2. DVP3. Doubts4. Sleep In The Heat5. The Coast6. Old Wounds7. My Life Is Over And I Couldn’t Be Happier8. Can’t Win9. Familiar Patterns10. Pine Point
Sunday April 17 - Amsterdam - The Sugar Factory #Monday April 18 - Hamburg - Nochtspeicher #Tuesday April 19 - Berlin - Cassiopeia #Wednesday April 20 - Cologne - Blue Shell #Friday April 22 - Brighton - Green Door Store # *SOLD OUT*Saturday April 23 - Norwich - Owl Sanctuary # *SOLD OUT*Sunday April 24 - Huddersfield - The Parish # *SOLD OUT*Tuesday April 26 - Glasgow - Stereo # *SOLD OUT*Wednesday April 27 - Liverpool - Studio 2 # *SOLD OUT*Thursday April 28 - Derby - The Venue # *SOLD OUT*Friday April 29 - London - The Lexington *SOLD OUT*Thursday May 26 - Toronto, ON - Phoenix Concert TheatreWednesday June 1 - Pontiac, MI - The Pike Room at Crofoot ~Thursday June 2 - Chicago, IL - Subterranean ~ *SOLD OUT*Friday June 3 - Minneapolis, MN - 7th St. Entry ~Monday June 6 - Seattle, WA - The Vera Project ~Tuesday June 7 - Portland, OR - Doug Fir Lounge ~Thursday June 9 - San Francisco, CA - Rickshaw Stop ~Friday June 10 - Los Angeles, CA - The Echo ~Saturday June 11 - San Diego, CA - Soda Bar ~Tuesday June 14 - Austin, TX - The Sidewinder ^Wednesday June 15 - Dallas, TX - Three Links ^Friday June 17 - Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade (Purgatory) ^Saturday June 18 - Nashville, TN - The High Watt ^Tuesday June 21 - Washington, DC - DC9 ^Wednesday June 22 - Philadelphia, PA - PhilaMOCA ^ *SOLD OUT*Thursday June 23 - Allston, MA - Great Scott ^Saturday June 25 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall Of Williamsburg ^Thursday September 8-11 - Newport, UK - Bestival
# = with Modern Baseball~ = with Rozwell Kid, Charly Bliss^ = with Rozwell Kid, PKEW PKEW PKEW

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Records The end of Weekend Nachos

Posted March 27, 2016, 9:29 p.m. in Records by Loren

The end of Weekend Nachos

Chicago's Weekend Nachos have announced that along with the release of their upcoming Apology album, the band will call it a day. The record ...

***All dates with Primitive Man, Endzweck, Fight it Out***
Apr 6 Yokohama, JPApr 7 Tokyo, JPApr 8 Osaka, JPApr 9 Nagoya, JPApr 10 Tokyo, JP
***All Dates with Primitive Man, Tools of the Trade, Wormrot***
Apr 14 Manila, PHApr 15 Johor Bahru, MYApr 16 Kuala Lumpur, MYApr 17 Singapore, SG
***All Dates with The Afternoon Gentlemen***
May 20 New York, NYMay 21 Boston, MAMay 22 Philadelphia, PAMay 23 Pittsburgh PA
Jun 2 - 5 Bristol, England Temples Fest
***All Dates with Wormrot, The Afternoon Gentlemen***
Oct 6 Hamburg, DE HafenklangOct 7 Copenhagen, DK PumpehusetOct 8 Berlin, DE CassiopeiaOct 9 Prague, CZ Modra vopiceOct 10 Budapest, HU Durer kertOct 11 Ljubljana, SL Orto barOct 12 Munich, DE FeierworkOct 13 Kassel, DE GoldgrubeOct 14 Eindhoven, NL Bloodshed FestOct 15 London, UK Nambucca

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Records Tenement rare tracks comp, vol 2

Posted March 25, 2016, 8:52 a.m. in Records by Loren

Tenement rare tracks comp, vol 2

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Tenement are prepping for the release of Bruised Music Vol. 2, their ssecond collection of rare tracks which will be released on April 8. Vol ...

Bruised Music Vol. 2 track list:1. Taking Everything2. Freak Cast In Iron3. The Block Is Safe Again4. Paper Airplanes5. Wouldn't Let You Go6. Perverse Universe7. Jet Slug8. Your Life or Mine9. Blast Exhaust10. Books on Hell and Sermons on TV11. The Way It All Seems12. Violent Outlet13. Daylight World14. Your Sway Keeps The Rot Away
Tour Dates:04/22 Viroqua, WI @ Driftless Books 08/04-07 Appleton, WI @ Mile Of Music Festival08/12-13 Eau Claire, WI @ Eaux Claires Festival08/27-28 Portland, OR @ Project Pabst Festival

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Records SPB premiere: Lower Automation's Maps

Posted March 23, 2016, 10:37 a.m. in Records by Loren

Officially out on April 1, Scene Point Blank today is introducing the debut EP from Chicago noise-mathcore-hyphen-punks Lower Automation, a three-piece born of the ashes ...

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Records Har Mar Superstar back with Best Summer Ever

Posted March 20, 2016, 11:51 a.m. in Records by Loren

Har Mar Superstar returns on April 15 with Best Summer Ever, a new LP from the Los Angeles/Minneapolis based singer. Har Mar Superstar will ...

Tour Dates
04/07 - Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room04/08 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue04/09 - Des Moines, IA @ Des Moines Social Club04/10 - Ferndale, MI @ The Loving Touch04/11 - Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace04/12 - Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall04/13 - Brooklyn, NY @ The Knitting Factory04/14 -Brooklyn, NY @ The Knitting Factory04/15 - Philadelphia, PA @ Milk Boy 04/16 - Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club04/17 - Washington, DC @ Black Cat04/18 - Columbus, OH @ Rumba Cafe04/19 - Nashville, TN @ The High Watt04/20 - Atlanta, GA @ Aisle 504/21 - New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues04/22 - Dallas, TX @ Club Dada04/23 - San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger04/24 - Austin, TX @ The Sidewinder04/26 - Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar04/27 - San Diego, CA @ Casbah04/29 - West Hollywood, CA @ The Troubadour05/01 - San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill05/04 - Portland, OR @ Dante’s05/05 - Seattle, WA @ Tractor Tavern05/06 - Vancouver, BC @ The Cobalt05/07 - Calgary, AB @ The Palamino05/08 - Edmonton, AB @ The Needle Vinyl Tavern05/09 - Billings, MT @ The Pub Station05/10 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater05/11 - Lawrence, KS @ Bottleneck05/12 - Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall05/13 - St. Louis, MO @ Firebird05/14 - Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall06/01 - Primavera, Sain @ Primavera Sound08/12 - Eaux Claire, WI @ Eaux Claires
Track list:
01. I Hope02. Youth Without Love03. Anybody's Game04. How Did I Get Through the Day?05. Haircut (feat. Karen O)06. It Was Only Dancing (Sex)07. Don't Erase08. My Radiator09. Famous Last Words10. Confidence

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