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Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Before Today

Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Before Today

Do you sometimes find yourself wishing you were better than you are? I mean like a child wishes, you know, with no real efforts made to realize your desired change beyond the wish itself. We’ll if no one else does at least I still wish. I wish because change is...

By Big Ben
Video and Gossip: Les Savy Fav – Root for Ruin

Video and Gossip: Les Savy Fav – Root for Ruin

As I sit here with bated breath, Les Savy Fav is currently in New York  @ Gigantic Studios finishing up their 5th and newest album Root for Ruin. Guitarist Seth Jabour recently hinted at what we could expect saying, via Stereogum, that a lot of the inspiration for this album comes...

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High on Fire – Snakes for the Divine

High on Fire – Snakes for the Divine

Where Matt Pike lives, there are orcs and shit. Dragons. Vikings and demons and ninjas and everything is on fire all the time even when there’s an ice age. And snakes. Always snakes. I mean fucking everywhere. But that’s cool because Matt Pike is metal and no snake can withstand...

By Charles
Abominable Iron Sloth – The Id Will Overcome

Abominable Iron Sloth – The Id Will Overcome

Well here it is. The newest release from sludge metal trolls; Abominable Iron Sloth. Before I put on my metal trousers, let us first begin with some introductions. Sludge metal was a milestone in the development of Heavy Metal; taking the slowed sound of Doom and marrying it with the...

By Kaptain Carbon
Blonde Redhead Announces “Penny Sparkle” due September 14th

Blonde Redhead Announces “Penny Sparkle” due September 14th

Last week Blonde Redhead put a new song, “Here Sometimes” up on their site to relatively minimal fanfare and with little explanation of what it was connected to. Now we find out via their label 4AD that there’s a new album in the works.Penny Sparkle will be released on September...

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Tijuana Panthers @ The Troubadour

Tijuana Panthers @ The Troubadour

Creature Creating music without pretension is certainly easier said than done. By its nature the crafting of songs provides a platform in which a band can put forth the image they choose. Humility is hip right now so there are gobs of groups preaching about the carefree nature of whatever...

By Big Ben
Special $5 Guest List – Happy Hollows @ Pianos NYC

Special $5 Guest List – Happy Hollows @ Pianos NYC

Faces by The Happy Hollows Pinpoint Music is sponsoring a special $5 guest list for The Happy Hollows on 6-23-10 at Pianos NYC. .The Happy Hollow’s Spells was one of our top 5 albums of 2009 and if you haven’t experienced them live then you’re missing out on a epic...

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Crystal Castles – (II)

Crystal Castles – (II)

If you had goaded me into a conversation about Crystal Castles two months ago, it would have been hard for me to muster up much conviction on any opinion.  If asked then, what two words would I use to describe the band, I would have answered with a hearty: Extremely...

By Baer
Ceremony – Rohnert Park LP

Ceremony – Rohnert Park LP

Punk is short and punk is dumb and punk is loud and punk is ugly and punk is positive sometimes but mostly punk just doesn’t give a fuck because punk doesn’t play by your fucking rules, man. Fuck. Punk doesn’t even play by it’s own except when it does and...

By Charles
Dr. Dre Featuring Jay-Z – “Under Pressure”

Dr. Dre Featuring Jay-Z – “Under Pressure”

The world has been waiting for another release from Dre for the better part of a decade now, and not counting that heinous Dr. Pepper commercial, we finally have something. Check out the new track from Dre titled “Under Pressure” – featuring Jay-Z Dr. Dre Featuring Jay-Z – Under Pressure...

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Nas and Damian Marley – Distant Relatives

Nas and Damian Marley – Distant Relatives

In life, some seemingly unlikely combinations just make sense. That first time someone told you to pour orange juice in your 40 oz after drinking to the top of the label, or when someone introduced you to dipping your french fries in your chocolate shake at Wendy’s – shit just...

By Delicious
Video: OK Go release video for song “End Love” Saturday at Bonnaroo

Video: OK Go release video for song “End Love” Saturday at Bonnaroo

OK Go premiered their latest video this Saturday, June 12th at the Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester, Tennessee. For upcoming tour dates, check out OK Go at:...

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