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Guest Column: The Lippies - Uncanny Indeed

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Guest Column: The Lippies - Uncanny Indeed

Posted Feb. 21, 2021, 7:35 a.m.
Running on Nothing

Welcome to Running on Nothing, the latest addition to our stable of columns at Scene Point Blank. Running on Nothing offers a look at the world through the eyes of Kole, bassist of The Lippies, who have been working on a new LP for Red Scare Industries. -- I just finished watching a documentary on Amazon about Chris Claremont while sipping on a whiskey and water and reflecting back on how I got into punk rock. It all came down to a fateful day in December of 1987 when I happened upon an issue of the Uncanny X-Men. Issue 224 in particular. I was 12 years-old and that comic forever changed the trajectory of my life. The cover featured a newer ...

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Scatenato Ma Non Troppo #2

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Posted Feb. 21, 2021, 7:25 a.m.
Scatenato Ma Non Troppo

Well, the train wreck of 2020 is in the rearview, but I’ve collected another selection of submissions that Scene Point Blank received in the ...

Shellshag

Interviews Shellshag

Posted Feb. 1, 2021, 2:32 p.m.

In 2020 I spent a lot of time online -- we all did. I also spent a lot of time emailing with Shellshag, which we eventually ...

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KFAI - Root Of All Evil

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Tomber Lever

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Tomber Lever

Posted Aug. 3, 2017, 8:27 p.m.

Tomber Lever SPB: What band has the best logo of all time? Tomber Lever: We would say that Titus Andronicus has the best band logo! Not only is it a T and A for their name, it’s an upside down cross and an anarchy sign! No Gods, No Masters!

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Shellshag on the music streaming model

Interviews Shellshag on the music streaming model

Posted Jan. 10, 2021, 3:31 p.m.

Shellshag is a two-piece band that formed in 1997, featuring Jennifer Shagawat and John "Shellhead" Driver, aka “Shell” and “Shag ...

2020: A Year In Review

Music 2020: A Year In Review

Posted Dec. 28, 2020, 2:12 p.m.
Year End 2020

One day, we'll all look back on this year and laugh. Well, maybe not laugh... cry? Despair? Curse? Probably ...

Scene Point Blank's Favorites: Year End (2020)

Music Scene Point Blank's Favorites: Year End (2020)

Posted Dec. 21, 2020, 6:21 a.m.
Year End 2020

What a year. The (probably apocryphal) curse goes "may you live in interesting times" and we're truly learning what ...

Pass The Mic: Artists and labels on 2020

Music Pass The Mic: Artists and labels on 2020

Posted Dec. 13, 2020, 11:25 a.m.
Year End 2020

2020, huh. It's been a memorable(?) year, that's for sure. In the years to come we'll probably ...

Salinas Records

Interviews Salinas Records

Posted Dec. 6, 2020, 2:03 p.m.
Don't Quit Your Day Job

There are a lot of misconceptions about the life of a musician. The old rock star image of bright lights ...

Rome

Interviews Rome

Posted Nov. 14, 2020, 7:44 a.m.

Luxembourg has always been a country that has tried to reinvent its own future, not unlike Rome, a sovereign act ...

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