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Guided By Voices @ Irving Plaza

Posted July 13, 2014, 12:35 p.m.

Guided By Voices, Crystal Stilts   Irving Plaza New York, NY July 11, 2014     Photo courtesy of Gerald McBoing-Boing     See Guided By Voices before you die.  If you already have, see them again.  Any GBV show is bound to be life-changing.  It’s about witnessing one of ... read more

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Agalloch @ Irving Plaza

Posted July 7, 2014, 10:11 a.m.

Agalloch, Jex Thoth   Irving Plaza New York, NY June 30, 2014     Agalloch were one of the first metal bands to combine black/doom’s monsoon of carnage with ambient, post-rock-inspired folk melodies.  The most notable act to be influenced by the Oregon band’s stylistic bloodbath are Deafheaven.  Taking Agalloch’s ... read more

Blogs

Eyehategod @ Club Europa

Posted June 11, 2014, 2:55 p.m.

Eyehategod, Ringworm, Enabler, Shitkill   Club Europa Brooklyn, New York June 7, 2014       This past weekend, the mega-festival Governors Ball hit hard in NYC.  People from all over the world were ferrying up to Randall’s Island to catch acts like Outkast, The Strokes, Interpol, and Skrillex.  For ... read more

Blogs

Boston Calling Music Festival

Posted May 29, 2014, 5:20 p.m.

Boston Calling Music Festival 2014 City Hall Plaza in Boston, MA May 23-25 2014   (All concert photos courtesy of Mike Diskin)   Over Memorial Day weekend, I experienced the third annual Boston Calling Music Festival with my cool bud David.  We jammed out to bands that we love on ... read more

Blogs

Mogwai @ Terminal 5

Posted May 10, 2014, 11:44 a.m.

  As my friend David and I were being hurled around the mosh pit at the Terminal 5 show of legendary post-rock ensemble Mogwai, I thought back to how earlier that day I had assured my mom that there wouldn’t be any moshing.  “Mom,” I said, “Mogwai’s music is too ... read more

Blogs

From Indian Lakes @ Studio at Webster Hall

Posted March 28, 2014, 1:59 p.m.

Written by Eli ZegerPhotos by Hadar Sagi From Indian Lakes     From Indian Lakes is a group of five pretty boys who make poppy emo music, but with post-rock riffs and melodies; they’re a weird bridge between Do Make Say Think and One Direction. As part of their Able Bodies headlining tour, the California quintet ... read more

Features

One Question Interviews: Gypsy Eyes

Posted Dec. 6, 2014, 2:11 a.m.

One Question Interviews: Gypsy Eyes

Gypsy Eyes SPB: What's your favorite movie sequel? Gypsy Eyes: I'd have to say my favorite movie sequel is "2046" by Wong Kar Wai. It's ... read more

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Interviews: Panama

Posted Aug. 24, 2014, 5:19 p.m.

Interviews: Panama

Indietronica trio Panama has just put out their Always EP. It's a dreamy batch of groovy, lustrous dance songs that are reminiscent of fellow Australian ... read more

Features

Interviews: Mogwai

Posted May 8, 2014, 4:26 p.m.

Interviews: Mogwai

In January, renowned post-rockers Mogwai released their critically-acclaimed eighth full-length Rave Tapes. Via email, Scene Point Blank talked with guitarist Barry Burns about the album, ... read more

Features

Interviews: Michael Gira (Swans)

Posted May 8, 2014, 4:21 p.m.

Interviews: Michael Gira (Swans)

Swans are an evergreen, diverse band. In the 1980s they created brutal industrial rock, attracting fans ranging from heavy metal bros to friggin’ Kurt Cobain ... read more

Reviews

Les Yeux De La TĂȘte – Mosca Violenta

Posted Jan. 20, 2014, 8:13 p.m.

 Les Yeux De La TĂȘte – Mosca Violenta

Jazz metal three-piece Les Yeux De La Tête’s (translation: The Eyes Of The Head) second full-length release, Mosca Violenta, is a vicious 11-song steamroller of sludgy ... read more

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Blackrat – Whiskey and Blasphemy

Posted April 14, 2014, 8:53 p.m.

Blackrat – Whiskey and Blasphemy

Whiskey and Blasphemy (Xnihilo Records), the 11-song debut album from Canadian trio Blackrat, is a grittily produced 28 minutes of totes gnarly extreme metal. Like holy metalheads Aura ... read more

Reviews

Chad VanGaalen – Shrink Dust

Posted May 5, 2014, 10:04 p.m.

Chad VanGaalen – Shrink Dust

It’s 11 o’clock on a Saturday night. You’re lying in your bed, craving some late night music. You want something dreamy, but not Panda Bear dreamy; something ... read more

Reviews

Christos Fanaras – Impermanence

Posted Aug. 25, 2014, 10 p.m.

Christos Fanaras – Impermanence

It’s difficult to find a decent single-track LP these days. A classic is Sleep’s Dopesmoker (disregarding the album’s live bonus material). The title track is ... read more

Reviews

Fucked Up – Glass Boys

Posted June 2, 2014, 7:02 p.m.

Fucked Up – Glass Boys

Even though I’ve listened to some of their material, I hadn't really plunged deep into Fucked Up-mania. It wasn’t until I checked out their new song ... read more

Reviews

Gypsy Eyes – The Escapist

Posted Dec. 9, 2013, 10:21 p.m.

Gypsy Eyes – The Escapist

It’s hard to go to an EDM festival without seizuring from strobe lights, going deaf from pulsing beats, or popping too many Mollies. Electronica combusts ... read more

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Helms Alee – Sleepwalking Sailors

Posted April 14, 2014, 8:56 p.m.

Helms Alee – Sleepwalking Sailors

Helms Alee’s Sleepwalking Sailors is a ferocious asteroid of post-hardcore, doom metal, and noise rock. The Seattle-based trio’s third album, released on Sargent House Records, hurls you ... read more

Reviews

Jon McKiel – Jon McKiel

Posted July 8, 2014, 1:12 a.m.

Jon McKiel – Jon McKiel

An old, black-and-white photo depicts five dilapidated homes slowly crumbling away on an island in the middle of a vast, dismal ocean; the sea's endlessness ... read more

Reviews

One Hundred Year Ocean – Where Were You While We Were Getting High?

Posted Sept. 9, 2013, 11:13 p.m.

One Hundred Year Ocean – Where Were You While We Were Getting High?

Where Were You While We Were Getting High?, the latest release from the seven-member Connecticut indie-emo band One Hundred Year Ocean, is a four-track collection ... read more

Reviews

Owls – Two

Posted April 7, 2014, 8:51 p.m.

Owls – Two

Post-hardcore merges the experimentation of noise rock with the energy of hardcore punk. During its first two decades, post-hardcore was pretty underground, but it produced ... read more

Reviews

Perfect Pussy – Say Yes To Love

Posted Feb. 24, 2014, 8:20 p.m.

Perfect Pussy – Say Yes To Love

In 2010, it was Wavves. In 2012, it was Japandroids. Now, the vaginal Syracuse outfit Perfect Pussy is Pitchfork.com's newest punk band crush. Yes, this is the ... read more

Reviews

Pussy Cactus – HE'S FAST

Posted Sept. 29, 2014, 10:10 p.m.

Pussy Cactus – HE'S FAST

Connecticut musician Pussy Cactus is more than just another quirky and boisterous noise pop girl. With her new five-track EP entitled He’s Fast, Pussy Cactus ... read more

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The War On Drugs – Lost In The Dream

Posted April 21, 2014, 11:05 p.m.

The War On Drugs – Lost In The Dream

The Philadelphia rock scene is famous for producing indie bands heavily dosed on vintage, classic rock. Folker Kurt Vile recalls Bob Dylan and neo-psychedelia band Dr.Dog draws upon Big Star. You probably ... read more

Reviews

Tweak Bird – Any Ol' Way

Posted May 19, 2014, 8:48 p.m.

Tweak Bird – Any Ol' Way

Tweak Bird is the Los Angeles sludge-pop duo of Caleb Benjamin and Ashton Leech. Their stoner/garage rock crossover sound has enabled them to share the ... read more

Reviews

Various Artists – Joie De Vivre/Prawn - Split EP

Posted March 3, 2014, 10:01 p.m.

Various Artists – Joie De Vivre/Prawn - Split EP

The recent collaboration between emo acts Prawn (NY/NJ-based) and Joie De Vivre (Illinois-based) is a rad split album packed with guitar twinkles and gloomy vocals.Joie ... read more

Reviews

What's Fluffy – Happy B-Day Mike

Posted Oct. 29, 2013, 2:22 a.m.

What's Fluffy – Happy B-Day Mike

On Happy B-Day Mike, the latest self-release from math rockin’ boys What’s Fluffy, the Bloomfield, NJ quartet fires out six sonic anecdotes of hypnotic guitar lines, ... read more

Reviews

Xiu Xiu – Angel Guts: Red Classroom

Posted Feb. 3, 2014, 9:20 p.m.

Xiu Xiu – Angel Guts: Red Classroom

Xiu Xiu (pronounced “shoo shoo”) is a critically-acclaimed, Los Angeles-based, avant-garde duo. It’s comprised of founder James Stewart and Angela Seo, a member since 2009.Their ... read more

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