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SPB exclusive: Batboy/Sarchasm split EP

SPB exclusive: Batboy/Sarchasm split EP

Batboy/Sarchasm - split EP

Scene Point Blank is excited to feature a stream of the new split EP from Bat Boy and Sarchasm, out this Friday (June 8) on Asian Man Records. The new EP pairs two songs by each artist.

The Weekly World News may no longer be a checkout lane staple, but its influence reaches wide. Bat Boy features former members of Spraynard and Sundials, calling Philadelphia and Richmond home and playing punk with a quirky power pop heart.

Sarchasm are a poppy punk band from Berkeley, CA in the vein of “Tilt meets Raoul meets Pansy Division meets early Green Day” with a lo-fi, high energy sensibility.

Enjoy the record below.

 
Sarchasm:

Batboy:

 

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Jon Spencer solo album coming this fall

Posted June 17, 2018, 2:02 p.m.
Jon Spencer solo album coming this fall

photo by Michael Lavine

The one and only Jon Spencer will release a solo album this fall, the prominent rocker's first under his own moniker. To be titled Spencer Sings the Hits!, the album will be issued by In the Red Records. It was recorded and mixed with Bill Skibbe and features contributions from Sam Coomes (Quasi, Heatmeiser) and M. Sord (M. Sord).

Before the new record comes out, Spencer will also be hitting the road in late July, including dates with the Melvins.

Tour Dates:07/29 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue* 07/30 - Madison, WI - High Noon Saloon* 07/31 - Chicago, IL - Park West* 08/01 - Goshen, IN - Ignition Music Garage 08/02 - Grand Rapids, MI - Pyramid Scheme* 08/03 - Detroit, MI - El Club* 08/04 - Columbus, OH - Ace of Cups 08/05 - Indianapolis, IN - The Vogue Theatre*08/06 - Rock Island, IL - Rock Island Brewing Co* 08/07 - St. Louis, MO - Old Rock House 08/08 - Champaign, IL - Memphis on Main 08/09 - Louisville, KY – Zanzabar 08/10 - Cincinnati, OH - The Woodward Theater 08/11 - Toledo, OH - Ottawa Tavern 
*with Melvins

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Records Opening Bell/Sleeping Giant Glossolalia prep new release

Posted June 17, 2018, 10 a.m.

Opening Bell is preparing for the release of Compound Eyes/Loma Atoma, a two-song EP and the 50th overall release by Brooklyn label Sleeping Giant Flossolalia. The song "Loma Atomal" is available for streaming now ...

Records The Black Queen's Infinite Games

Posted June 17, 2018, 9:32 a.m.

The Black Queen's Infinite Games

photo by J Whitaker

"Electronic-meets-alternative" trio The Black Queen are back with a new album on Sept. 28. Named Infinite Games, the record will feature ten new songs and be released on the band's own Federal Prisoner record ...

Records Downtown LA Rehearsal/Rifftape March 1998 on vinyl

Posted June 10, 2018, 2:48 p.m.

Downtown LA Rehearsal/Rifftape March 1998 on vinyl

SUNN O))) - The Downtown LA Rehearsal/Rifftape March 1998

SUNN O)))'s Downtown LA Rehearsal/Rifftape March 1998 will be getting a limited edition vinyl pressing from Southern Lord Recordings in honor of the label's 20th anniversary (released as a split label release ...

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Records News from The Dirty Nil

Posted June 10, 2018, 12:30 p.m. in Records by Loren

Canadian rocker punks The Dirty Nil just shared "Bathed in Light," the first taste off their upcoming new LP Master Volume. The new record will ...

The Dirty Nil Tour Dates
June 21 – New York, NY – Berlin 
June 22 – New York, NY – Berlin 
June 28 – Los Angeles, CA – Moroccan Lounge 
June 29 – Los Angeles, CA – Moroccan Lounge 

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Records New Get Married material in August

Posted June 10, 2018, noon in Records by Loren

New Get Married material in August

On August 17, Get Married will unveil a new full-length titled Songs for the Sleepless, a co-release between Asian Man Records and Wiretap Records. The ...

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Records UK Subs covers album out on June 22

Posted June 10, 2018, 11:37 a.m. in Records by Loren

UK Subs covers album out on June 22

Long-running punk band UK Subs is set to release SubVerions, their first covers album in their now 42-year career. The record, wihich features covers of ...

SubVersions Track listing: 1 Kick Out The Jams (MC5) 2 Train Kept A Rollin’ (The Johnny Burnette Trio) 3 I Don't Need No Doctor (Ray Charles via Humble Pie) 4 Boston Babies (Slaughter & The Dogs) 5 Tired Of Waking Up Tired (The Diodes) 6 This Perfect Day (The Saints) 7 Get Out Of Denver (Bob Seger) 8 Feel Good Hit Of The Summer (Queens Of The Stone Age) 9 Bomber (Motörhead) 10 Roadrunner (The Modern Lovers) 11 1969 (The Stooges) 12 Suffragette City (David Bowie)
(Download Hi-Res Artwork Here)U.K. Subs Tour Dates:Oct 11 - San Jose, CA - The RitzOct 12 - San Francisco, CA - SlimsOct 13 - Reno, NV - Jub Jub’s Thirsty ParlorOct 15 - Portland, OR – Wonder BallroomOct 16 - Seattle, WA - El CorazonOct 18 - Salt Lake City, UT - Metro Music HallOct 19 - Fort Collins, CO - Hodis Half NoteOct 20 - Colorado Springs, CO - Black SheepOct 21 – Denver, CO – Oriental TheatreOct 23 - Albuquerque, NM - Sister BarOct 25 - Mesa, AZ - Club RedOct 26 – Long Beach, CA – Alex’s ClubOct 27 - Santa Ana, CA - The ObservatoryOct 28 - San Diego, CA - The Observatory North Park

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Records The Flaming Lips (Restless era) to get vinyl release

Posted June 10, 2018, 11 a.m. in Records by Loren

The Flaming Lips (Restless era) to get vinyl release

Rhino Records and Warner Bros. Records, who recently remastered the Restless Records era releases of The Flaming Lips (1886-1990), will soon be releasing those albums ...

HEAR IT IS1.    "With You"2.    "Unplugged"3.    "Trains, Brains and Rain"4.    "Jesus Shootin' Heroin"5.    "Just Like Before" 6.    "She Is Death"7.    "Charlie Manson Blues"8.    "Man From Pakistan"9.    "Godzilla Flick"10.  "Staring At Sound/With You (Reprise)"
OH MY GAWD!!!...THE FLAMING LIPS1.    "Everything's Explodin'"2.    "One Million Billionth Of A Millisecond On A Sunday Morning"3.    "Maximum Dream For Evil Knievel"4.    "Can't Exist"5.    "Ode to C.C. (Part I)"6.    "The Ceiling Is Bendin'"7.    "Prescription: Love"8.    "Thanks To You"9.    "Can't Stop The Spring"10.  "Ode To C.C. (Part II)" 11.  "Love Yer Brain" TELEPATHIC SURGERY1.    "Drug Machine In Heaven"2.    "Right Now"3.    "Michael, Time To Wake Up"4.    "Chrome Plated Suicide"5.    "Hari-Krishna Stomp Wagon (Fuck Led Zeppelin)"6.    "Miracle On 42nd Street"7.    "Fryin' Up"8.    "Hell's Angel's Cracker Factory"9.    "U.F.O. Story"10.  "Redneck School Of Technology"11.  "Shaved Gorilla"12.  "The Spontaneous Combustion Of John"13.  "The Last Drop Of Morning Dew"14.  "Begs and Achin'"
IN A PRIEST DRIVEN AMBULANCE (WITH SILVER SUNSHINE STARES)1.    "Shine On Sweet Jesus - Jesus Song No. 5"2.    "Unconsciously Screamin'"3.    "Rainin' Babies"4.    "Take Meta Mars"5.    "Five Stop Mother Superior Rain"6.    "Stand In Line"7.    "God Walks Among Us Now - Jesus Song No. 6"8.    "There You Are - Jesus Song No. 7"9.    "Mountain Side"10.  "What A Wonderful World" DEATH TRIPPIN' AT SUNRISE1.    "Death Valley '69"2.    "Thank You"3.    "Can't Stop The Spring" - Remix 4.    "After The Gold Rush"5.    "Death Trippin' At Sunrise"6.    "Drug Machine In Heaven" - Sub Pop 7" version7.    "Strychnine/Peace, Love And Understanding"8.    "Lucifer Rising"9.    "Ma, I Didn't Notice"10.  "Let Me Be It"11.  "She's Gone Mad Again"12.  "Golden Hearse"13.  "Stand In Line"14.  "I Want To Kill My Brother; The Cymbal Head"15.  "Five Stop Mother Superior Rain"

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Records New Flatliners EP soon

Posted June 10, 2018, 10:29 a.m. in Records by Loren

New Flatliners EP soon

The Flatliners recently debuted "The Arousal of Repair," a new song from their forthcoming 7" EP Mass Candescence. The EP includes 3 songs in total ...

TOUR DATES
 Aug 18 - Elora, ON @ Riverfest Elora
Sep 18 - Barrie, ON @ Foxx Lounge w/ Cancer Bats
Sep 19 - Barrie, ON @ Foxx Lounge w/ Cancer Bats
Sep 20 - Kingston, ON @ Mansion w/ Cancer Bats
Oct 4 - San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick
Oct 5 - Los Angeles, CA @ Moroccan Lounge
Oct 6 - San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill

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Records New Yob streaming

Posted June 2, 2018, 11:54 a.m. in Records by Loren

New Yob streaming

photo by James Rexroad

NPR is streaming Our Raw Heart, the newest album from Yob, which comes out officially next Friday, June 8 (Relapse Records). Following the release of ...

YOB Tour Dates:
June 14 Oklahoma City, OK 89th Street
June 15 Austin, TX Austin Terror Fest
June 16 Little Rock, AR Mutants of the Monster 2018
June 17 Memphis, TN Hi Tone
June 19 Birmingham, AL Saturn
June 20 Atlanta, GA The Earl
June 22 Orlando, FL SoundBar
June 23 Wilmington, NC Reggies
June 24 Asheville, NC Mothlight
June 25 Raleigh, NC King’s
June 27 Baltimore, MD Metro
June 28 New York, NY Le Poisson Rouge
June 29 Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts
June 30 Boston, MA Middle East
July 2 Montreal, QC La Sala Rosa
July 3 Ottawa, ON Mavericks
July 4 Toronto, ON Mod Club
July 6 Pittsburgh, PA Rex Theatre
July 7 Detroit, MI El Club
July 8 Chicago, IL Reggies
July 9 Chicago, IL Reggies
July 10 St. Paul, MN Club
July 11 Omaha, NE Lookout Lounge
July 12 Denver, CO Bluebird Theatre
July 13 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge
July 14 Boise, ID Neurolux
 
September 6 Sacramento, CA Harlow’s
September 7 Santa Cruz, CA Catalyst Atrium
September 8 Pioneertown, CA Pappy & Harriet’s
September 9 Los Angeles, CA Teragram Ballroom
September 12 Albuquerque, NM Sister
September 13 Phoenix, AZ Club Red
September 14 San Diego, CA Brick by Brick
September 15 Oakland, CA Metro
 
October 6 Nijmegen, Netherlands Soulcrusher
October 12 Antwerp, Belgium Desertfest
 
June 14 to July 14 w/Bell Witch
September 6 to 15 w/Acid King & CHRCH

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Records New from Blind Justice

Posted June 2, 2018, 10:04 a.m. in Records by Loren

New from Blind Justice

New Jersey's Blind Justice have premiered "Never Enough" from their upcoming No Matter the Cost LP, scheduled for release on Flatspot Records/Edgewood Records ...

BLIND JUSTICE Live:6/02/2018 The Warehouse - Syracuse, NY w/ Trail Of Lies, Regulate, Wild Side, Year Of The Knife, Edge Control7/20/2018 Strange Matter - Richmond, VA w/ Down To Nothing, Enforced, Get A Grip7/21/2018 Brick EMS - Brick, NJ w/ Down To Nothing, Mindforce, Get A Grip, Combust7/22/2018 Irish Wolf Pub - Scranton, PA w/ Down To Nothing, Bracewar, Get A Grip, One Step Closer, Remission

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