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Sometimes you reach a point in your life when something inside of you just breaks and no matter what you do, you can't fix it. You hate your job, you hate your apartment, you hate the city you live in. I had currently reached that point in my life when I decided to move from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Seattle, Washington. Why? Because I could. I wasn't sure driving a car full of my belongings roughly over 2,500 miles on I-90 was going to necessarily fix everything wrong with my life, but I was certain it would be the kick in the ass I needed to change. So here I am, a week later, typing this from Seattle ...
Multi-day music festival Riot Fest returns to Douglas Park in Chicago for its twelfth year, September 15-17th. The independent music festival specializes in punk, rock ...
Rebecca Foon is a prominent member of the Montreal experimental music scene. Having participated in acts like Set Fires to Flames, Thee Silver Mt. Zion ...
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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Just as Warnings / Promises finally sees its belated release on American shores, our man Neil sat down to talk with Idlewild's Roddy Woomble, about maturity, acoustic shows, Edwin Morgan and President Bush. Scene Point Blank: Hi Roddy. Thanks for taking the time to talk to Scene Point Blank, how are you? Roddy: I'm fine thanks. Scene Point Blank: Welcome to Lisburn Roddy: Thanks very much. I've never been here before. Scene Point Blank: Nah, nor have I. What the made you decide to come to Lisburn? Roddy: We just got asked to do it. Scene Point Blank ...
Last Autumn a rectangular glass box appeared on one of Dublin's busiest streets. Inside, there was a bearded man ...
I’m not getting paid to write this article. This isn’t meant at as a shot at Scene Point ...
Junior Bruce thrives on thick riffs: Deep riffs, memorable melodies, and grooves that bang our heads and pump our fists ...
Jeffrey Roy is busy. Check the link for his credits and you will see a vast list of projects. In ...
After a five year wait, avantgarde black metal outfit Dodecahedron unleashed upon the world their sophomore record, Kwintessens. Catching up ...
I do travel. A bit. An iPod or portable device is a great, convenient yet soulless asset to have. It ...
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 19 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 11 features
Guest column by T of Vegas Browse 10 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
A brief but englightening chat with an artist who reveals an interesting or unexpected story from their career Browse 4 features
Our annual round-up of the best music of the year 2015. Browse 4 features
Our annual round-up of the best music of the year 2016. 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 semi-regular column where we choose a specific area and give a local scene report. Browse 1 features
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