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The National – High Violet

The National – High Violet

I don’t know if this record is ever going to reach me. I’ve listened to it drunk in Brooklyn at 2am, chain-smoking against the wind and the long lonely blocks from Buttermilk to the subway. I’ve listened to it by the light of day. Sober. Clean. Dirty and enraged. At...

By Charles
The last word on Cokie the Clown

The last word on Cokie the Clown

It’s time to declare a winner in the 200+ comment argument that broke out on our original post about Fat Mike’s performance as Cokie the Clown @ SXSW 2010. Everyone who called bullshit please redeem your tickets for a prize. Fat Wreck Chords has posted a video revealing that Mike...

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The Avett Brothers – Interview & Photo Gallery

The Avett Brothers – Interview & Photo Gallery

Bob Crawford from The Avett Brothers sat down with Pinpoint to discuss their new album, I and Love and You. Recently signed with the major record label, Columbia, The Avett Brothers have managed to grab the attention of music lovers and entertainment critics alike, by interchanging bluegrass and rock and...

By Bootsie
Lauryn Hill Headlines Rock The Bells 2010

Lauryn Hill Headlines Rock The Bells 2010

According to URB, Lauryn Hill will be announced as the headlining act at Rock The Bells 2010 at tonight’s official Rock The Bells launch party in Los Angeles. Not only will she be performing, but it is rumored that she will be performing The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill in its...

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Against Me! – White Crosses

Against Me! – White Crosses

You don’t get to have adventures when you are an adult. You get to pay taxes and you get to register your car. When you grow up the pain and chaos of a youth misspent can easily become just another faded memory. But every now and then we get to...

By Evanlee
Xavier Rudd Announces Summer Tour with Rodrigo y Gabriela

Xavier Rudd Announces Summer Tour with Rodrigo y Gabriela

The pride of down under  is singer-songwriter Xavier Rudd. He’s a man who can sell out festivals in Australia , and he is now set to launch a U.S. tour in support of his new album, Koonyum Sun. The album, and the tour, is his first with a South African...

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LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening

LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening

“Everybody’s getting younger It’s the end of an era, it’s true.”- LCD Soundsystem-“Dance Yrself Clean” Much ado has been made about the fact that this is reportedly, LCD Soundsystem’s final album. Thankfully, This Is Happening is a fantastic record, and frankly for James Murphy to have followed up 2007’s seminal...

By Lemon
Yo La Tengo – “Here To Fall” (Pete Rock Remix)

Yo La Tengo – “Here To Fall” (Pete Rock Remix)

From their latest full-length Popular Songs, Pete Rock remixes Yo La Tengo’s “Here To Fall”. Yo La Tengo – Here To Fall (Pete Rock Remix) by...

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Sage Francis – Li(f)e

Sage Francis – Li(f)e

I have a friend who shit-talks toward my general direction for listening “backpack hip hop”. I have no real defense because there is no denying that I do happen to listen to a disproportionate amount of “independent”, “conscious” hip hop – as opposed to say, Young Jeezy or fuckin, I...

By Delicious
Austin City Limits Lineup Announced

Austin City Limits Lineup Announced

The Dude: Jesus, man, can you change the station? Cab Driver: Fuck you man! You don’t like my fucking music, get your own fucking cab! The Dude: I’ve had a… Cab Driver: I pull over and kick your ass out, man! The Dude: – had a rough night, and I...

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The Whigs Announce Tour with Kings of Leon, Hold Steady and Black Keys

The Whigs Announce Tour with Kings of Leon, Hold Steady and Black Keys

Beginning June 4th, The Whigs will begin a massive tour to promote their latest album In The Dark, with a few bands you may have heard of; The Kings of Leon, Hold Steady and Black Keys. The Whigs are also toting a new song free for download, titled “Dying” here:...

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Circa Survive – Blue Sky Noise

Circa Survive – Blue Sky Noise

Circa Survive get their first crack at a big record label album after signing on with Atlantic Records. Sitting snug with a slew of Atlantic performers such as O.A.R., Gnarls Barkley, Kid Rock, and Rob Thomas can only feel outlandish at best. Blue Sky Noise certainly is a prototypical album...

By Baer