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Body Stuff shows in December

Posted Nov. 9, 2019, 11:59 a.m.

Body Stuff has released a video for "New York in the Rain" off the soon-to-come Budy Stuff 3 EP.

The Curran Reynolds/Ryan Jones project will release the EP on Jan. 10, 2020. The two also played together in Today Is The Day.

"This song looks back on 20 years of life in NYC – the lowest lows and highest highs and the ways we dance between those two extremes. The gutter and the penthouse," Reynolds says of the song. The video was co-directed by Reynolds and Brandon Gallagher.

Body Stuff has two live dates scheduled for December in NYC.


Upcoming shows:
Dec 6 - Queens, NY @ H0L0 (w/ Aeviterne)Dec 27 - Brooklyn, NY @ Gold Sounds (w/ Plaque Marks)

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Music Video Announcement: "Farewell" by Kaada

Posted Oct. 23, 2019, 8:46 a.m.
Music Video Announcement: "Farewell" by Kaada

Having grown up in a pre-YouTube era and gone through film school many moons ago, I've always appreciated music videos that served as more than just promotional material for an artist or band. Music videos are, after all, short films, and a place in which more experimental and artistic visual and storytelling techniques can be presented to the public in a form that they are at least somewhat likely to consume.

Filmed between L.A., Shanghai, Romania, Iceland and Norway, the music video for Kaada's "Farewell" from his 2018 Closing Statements album certainly stands as something more than a promotional exercise. Video director Christian Holm-Glad's visuals interact with the already haunting music to create, for me anyway, an aesthetically stunning piece and poignant reflection on the alienating effects of modern communication and life in general. Heavy? Yes, but ultimately, strangely hopeful.

Says Kaada: “The 'Farewell' music video wraps up much of what I wanted to say with the Closing Statements album. All of those tracks were very personal to me and are snapshots of my life, in one way or another. About different things I've said goodbye to. These days truth is hard to find amidst the din and chaos of a world that seems to be spinning ever faster towards madness. The video is about different people saying goodbye to major things.”

Video director Holm-Glad has this to say in relation to the project: "As people, we are scared to make changes. We are afraid of being alone. We are afraid of not making money, so we do the same routines every day. We are risk adverse, but when you dare to do something else, it is often the best decision in life."

Be adventurous and take a chance on the "Farewell" music video below. Closing Statements can be found on the Mirakel Recordings label.

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Videos SPB Video Premiere: "Dance Cop" by No Men

Posted Oct. 17, 2019, 9:07 a.m.

SPB Video Premiere: "Dance Cop" by No Men

Describing themselves as "equal parts 69, 420, and 666," Chicago-based three-piece No Men unleash their sophomore full-length record, Hell Was Full So We Came Back, on November 15th. A follow-up to their 2016 debut LP ...

Videos SPB premiere: "Some Girls" by The Pretty Flowers

Posted Sept. 18, 2019, 1:56 p.m.

SPB premiere: "Some Girls" by The Pretty Flowers

Hailing from sunny Los Angeles, CA, The Pretty Flowers pull a number of influences together for a melodic, soothing r ‘n’ r sound that leans on the classics. Scene Point Blank is excited to share ...

Videos SPB premiere: "Mood Swings & Roundabouts" by Don't Worry

Posted July 25, 2019, 8:05 a.m.

SPB premiere: "Mood Swings & Roundabouts" by Don't Worry

There’s a lot of exciting news about upcoming projects from Essex/London’s Don’t Worry. The band has a new acoustic EP out soon and a UK tour, along with a brand new ...

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Videos Chuck Ragan documentary

Posted July 20, 2019, 11:29 a.m. in Videos by Loren

Chuck Ragan documentary

still from Landstick film

A 12-minute documentary focused on musician Chuck Ragan is now available through YouTube. Titled Landsick, the doc focuses on how the Americana musician and Hot ...

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Videos The Paranoyds drop video, announce full-length

Posted June 20, 2019, 9:11 p.m. in Videos by Loren

The Paranoyds drop video, announce full-length

The Paranoyds - Carnage Bargain

Los Agneles' The Paranoyds, currently on tour with Tacocat, will release their debut full-length on Sept. 13 via Suicide Squeeze Records, then hitting the road ...


Track listing:
1.) Face First2.) Carnage Bargain3.) Girlfriend Degree4.) Egg Salad5.) Bear6.) Hungry Sam7.) Courtney8.) Laundry9.) Heather10.) Doubtfire Ratboy
Tour Dates:
06/21/19 - Santa Fe, NM @ Meow Wolf *06/22/19 - Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar *06/23/19 - San Diego, CA @ Casbah *06/25/19 - Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg Theater *10/03/19 - St. Louis, MO @ Firebird #10/04/19 - Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews # 10/05/19 - Minneapolis, MN @ Amsterdam Bar & Grill #10/07/10 - Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge #* = supporting Tacocat# = supporting White Reaper

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Videos New video from Wear Your Wounds

Posted June 15, 2019, 1:02 p.m. in Videos by Loren

New video from Wear Your Wounds

photo by Reid Haithcock

Wear Your Wounds just debued "Shrinking Violet," below, from their upcoming Rust on the Gates of Heaven, set for official release on July 12 (Deathwish ...


WEAR YOUR WOUNDS, ON TOUR:
July 31 Washington, DC @ Black Cat *August 1 Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts *August 2 Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bazaar *August 3 Boston, MA @ Great Scott *August 4 Pawtucket, RI @ The Met *August 5 Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Lanes ** w/ TorcheRust on the Gates of Heaven track listing:1. Mercifully2. Rust on the Gates of Heaven3. Paper Panther4. Tomorrow’s Sorrow5. Brittle Pillar6. Truth is a Lonely Word7. Rainbow Fades8. Love in Peril9. Lurking Shadow10. Shrinking Violet11. MercilesslyWear Your Wounds is:Jacob Bannon: Vocals, Bass, Piano, and ElectronicsMike McKenzie: Guitars, Vocals, Piano, and ElectronicsSean Martin: Guitars and ElectronicsAdam McGrath: Guitars and VocalsChristopher Maggio: DrumsCollaborating Musicians:Ben Chisholm: Piano and ElectronicsGared O’Donnell: Vocals

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Videos Ill Communication 25 years later

Posted June 9, 2019, 11:02 a.m. in Videos by Loren

Ill Communication 25 years later

photo by Ari Marcopoulos

Released in May 1994, the Beastie Boys' Ill Communication turns 25 this year. Surviving members Adam “Adrock” Horovitz and Michael “Mike D” Diamond have released ...

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Videos The Harder They Come Collector's Edition blu-ray

Posted May 11, 2019, 1:46 p.m. in Videos by Loren

The Harder They Come Collector's Edition blu-ray

A new blu-ray update of the classic reggae-minded movie The Harder They Come will be released on August 20. Dubbed "Collector's Edition," the 1972 ...

Videos DFMK's "Ciudad de Nadie"

Posted May 5, 2019, 11:43 a.m. in Videos by Loren

DFMK's "Ciudad de Nadie"

DFMK recently wrapped up a short run of live dates in the US and Mexico. The band also premiered a new video for "Ciudad de ...

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Videos SPB video premiere: "Bubblegum" by Yalla Stockings

Posted May 2, 2019, 11:31 a.m. in Videos by Loren

SPB video premiere: "Bubblegum" by Yalla Stockings

Yalla Stockings - Young Cut

Yalla Stockings have a brand new video for the song “Bubblegum,” the opening track on last year’s Young Cut album. The band is a ...

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