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Justin Walter

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Justin Walter

Posted May 16, 2017, 1:58 a.m.

Justin Walter recently released his new album, the fantastic Unseen Forces, masterfully conducting a sonic journey through the abstract realms of experimentalism. To further understand the artist's process we had a discussion with Justin about his new record, how his sound has evolved through the years, the process of collaboration, differences between improvisation and structured songwriting, among more. Dive into for a thorough dialogue on the essence of musicianship, its practices and its capabilities. Scene Point Blank: Hi Justin. Firstly, thanks for finding the time to do this interview, it is much appreciated! Unseen Forces is the first album where you are completely on your own. How was that experience compared to having collaborators, or working in a band ...

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Guest Column: T (Vegas) -  A Hot Sauce Tour

Regular Columns Guest Column: T (Vegas) - A Hot Sauce Tour

Posted May 16, 2017, 1:51 a.m.
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SPB contributor T is a global traveler. In visiting countries he’s a fan of music (that is the Scene Point Blank focus), but also ...

Wino (The Obsessed)

Interviews Wino (The Obsessed)

Posted May 1, 2017, 4:04 p.m.

The divine inspiration. In the words of The Obsessed guitarist/vocalist Scott "Wino" Weinrich, the divine inspiration is when a song comes together in a ...

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Girl Scout

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Girl Scout

Posted Feb. 17, 2015, 12:41 p.m.

Jeremy (Girl Scout) SPB: What varieties of Girl Scout (the band) cookies would there be?  Jeremy: We always talked about making weed versions of Girl Scout cookies and selling them as merch because there is nothing more Girl Scout than getting high, turning up the fuzz and having some fun. We just wanna put the "tree" in trefoils, y'know?

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Unearthly Trance

Interviews Unearthly Trance

Posted May 1, 2017, 3:59 p.m.

Unearthly Trance is not your usual extreme metal band. Since day one, and the release of their debut album, they ...

SXSW 2017

Music SXSW 2017

Posted April 15, 2017, 1:38 a.m.

A year after the standing President of the United States attended and lectured at the South by Southwest Festival, politics ...

Tim Kasher (Cursive)

Interviews Tim Kasher (Cursive)

Posted April 15, 2017, 1:31 a.m.

Tim Kasher is as prolific an artist as they come. The musician behind indie legends Cursive and The Good Life ...

Woe

Interviews Woe

Posted April 15, 2017, 1:28 a.m.

With the release of new record Hope Attrition and some major new touring on the horizon, we caught up with ...

White Lies

Interviews White Lies

Posted April 2, 2017, 3:20 p.m.

White Lies first broke into the British indie music scene in 2009 with the release of their debut album To ...

 The Greatest Story Ever Told: Felix Hagan

Music The Greatest Story Ever Told: Felix Hagan

Posted April 2, 2017, 3:15 p.m.
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Felix Hagan & the Family play grandiose pop songs tinged with hints of musical theatre, classic rock, and jazz. Hagan's ...

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