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Shellshag on the music streaming model

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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.” A lot changes over two decades, but in the time Shellshag has maintained its focus on independence and DIY ethics. This interview talks a bit about how the concept of bands, the artistic process and creation. But it’s about a whole lot more too. While Shellshag is an established entity at this point with an established sound, their unique approach continues to evolve. New album FUTQ marks a new chapter: a new year, a new way of putting together a new album, and a new outlook on taking back control of their digital catalog. They say the new year ...

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Posted Dec. 6, 2020, 2:03 p.m.
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There are a lot of misconceptions about the life of a musician. The old rock star image of bright lights, fast living and traveling with ...

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 that is based in the ...

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The Brokedowns

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

Soon four Illinois rockers will find themselves on the road to Gainesville, Florida for the large gathering of punk-lovers known as The Fest. Scene Point Blank recently spoke with The Brokedowns' Kris Megyery about the latest happenings with the band, as well as touching on some of the band's past adventures. Scene Point Blank: You're playing The Fest 7. Have you played any other festivals? How do you like it compared with a normal two/three band show? Kris Megyery: We played Mauled by Tigers Fest this year in Chicago. Last winter there was a little fest type ...

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Posted Oct. 5, 2020, 9:52 a.m.

It feels rare to see a death metal institution be minted in real-time, but that's exactly what happened this ...

Dead Quiet

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Posted Sept. 7, 2020, 2:23 p.m.

Primitive Man is one of the filthiest, meanest sounding bands active in North America. Metal usually strives for an extreme ...

Mike Park (Asian Man Records)

Interviews Mike Park (Asian Man Records)

Posted Aug. 23, 2020, 7:31 a.m.

“SKA SKA SKA First new Chinkees in 18 years!” To the layman, seeing those words pop up in their email ...

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Posted Aug. 6, 2020, 3:30 p.m.

Imperial Triumphant is one of the few bands able to capture the spirit of our age. Rising like the Temple ...

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Posted Aug. 6, 2020, 3:24 p.m.

There are many complaints one could lob at the modern rock ‘n' roll industrial complex. One of the less toxic ...

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