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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, alternative, metal, and hip-hop. Not to mention, there will be carnival rides, sideshow performers, and top-notch food vendors added to the mix of performers. If that wasn't reason enough to attend, here's the top ten acts we're most excited to see perform at Riot Fest. 10 HDBeenDope There's something intriguing about young rapper HDBeenDope and it's not just his name; his sound and style is fresh enough to stand out amongst the crowd. This Brooklyn native has a unique voice and beats for days, definitely not a bad way to ...
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 ...
Last Autumn a rectangular glass box appeared on one of Dublin's busiest streets. Inside, there was a bearded man, eyes shut, singing a song ...
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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Scene Point Blank's Michael caught up with Red Sparowes' Josh Graham and Greg Burns at the Cleveland stop of their US tour. While situated in a quaint park cattycorner to the venue, they discussed the origins of the band, what we can expect in terms of new material, and how the band now have their very own press-war. Scene Point Blank: First off, why don't you introduce yourselves and your respective roles in the band? Josh: Josh Graham, I play guitar. Greg: Greg Burns, I play bass and pedal steel. Scene Point Blank: Obviously there was some history ...
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 ...
Pitchfork Music Festival descended on Chicago’s Union Park for the thirteenth straight year (their "curation" of 2005’s Intonation ...
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 18 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
Our annual round-up of the best music of the year 2016. Browse 4 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
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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