Posted April 12, 2020, 1:47 p.m.
Back in November 2018, British punk outfit Shame were wrapping up a raucous gig in Dublin following support from hotly-tipped local bands Fontaines D.C. and ... read more
Posted Oct. 3, 2019, 2:40 p.m.
When Irish five-piece The Murder Capital recently released their debut album When I Have Fears, it was rapturously received by critics and music fans alike, ... read more
Posted Aug. 27, 2019, 3:48 p.m.
Having started out in bands and working in collaboration with other musicians, Minnesotan musician Aaron Rice decided to strike out on his own in 2015, ... read more
Posted May 26, 2019, 12:01 p.m.
"This sounds made up, so I apologise, but it’s totally not," says Dear Boy frontman and lyricist Ben Grey when explaining the inspiration behind the ... read more
Posted May 11, 2019, 2:12 p.m.
Achieving phenomenal success with the release of your debut album is the kind of thing that most bands can only dream of, but what happens ... read more
Posted Sept. 9, 2018, 2:03 p.m.
In 2007, a group of young Scottish musicians called The View became one of the key bands in the mid-‘00s British indie music scene with ... read more
Posted April 8, 2018, 12:55 p.m.
“It’s like a divorce. You can be as friendly as you like but there’s always a bit of an energy,” says erstwhile Kaiser Chief Nick ... read more
Posted Dec. 12, 2017, 2:32 p.m.
The closing track on electronic musician Hiatus' latest album All the Troubled Hearts immediately catches you off guard. The gravelly voice of an older gentleman ... read more
Posted Sept. 3, 2017, 2:05 p.m.
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 recounting ... read more
Posted July 4, 2017, 3:18 p.m.
Detroit four-piece Lilac Lungs aimed to create a safe space with their recently released debut album Eventide, which confronts fears and friction that's buffered by ... read more
Posted March 19, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Listening to Taking Back Sunday as an emo kid in 2006 was like hooking the embodiment of your misplaced rage into your veins. If you ... read more
Posted Feb. 20, 2017, 11:05 a.m.
A couple of years ago Vermont post-punk stalwarts The Static Age played a number of rallies in support of their state senator Bernie Sanders, whipping ... read more
Posted Oct. 31, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
"People don't want us to fail anymore, which is kind of nice." Liam Fray is considered and introspective when ruminating on the early days of ... read more
Posted May 20, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
"When I am alone, the only place to look is the crowd. I know I am up there alone." Julien Baker, a 20 year old ... read more
Posted Jan. 22, 2016, 12:01 a.m.
Robbie (Humans) SPB: How does being in a band compare to being a forest fire fighter? Robbie: Being in a band is somewhat similar to ... read more
Posted Aug. 10, 2015, 12:08 a.m.
Cape Noire SPB: What prompted you to choose a black cape as a sartorial statement and a band name? CN: Cape Noire came out of ... read more
Posted July 5, 2015, 3:41 p.m.
Anti-Flag have never shied away from exploring the complex political and social issues that affect their native United States while also maintaining a dogged awareness ... read more
Posted May 11, 2015, 2:25 a.m.
When Emmy The Great returned with her S EP nearly three years after her last release, a new band member suddenly appeared on the cover ... read more
Posted April 17, 2015, 4:45 p.m.
Twins Andy and Jez Williams braved the unforgiving Welsh winter to bring us the sound of their eponymous debut, their first release since their other ... read more
Posted March 30, 2015, 3:10 p.m.
Irish indie six-piece White McKenzie never officially broke up, they just went quiet. Frontman Kieran O'Reilly secured an acting role in the hugely popular Irish ... read more
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