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Chocolate Genius Inc – Swansongs

Chocolate Genius Inc – Swansongs

Chocolate Genius Inc. has created a truly perplexing album with Swansongs. Chocolate Genius – When I Lay You Down The overall feel of the record is that of longing and heartbreak. Mellow, beautiful, sad, songs about love. Every time you allow yourself to get comfortable and fall into the music,...

By Daniel G
Bad Religion – The Dissent of Man

Bad Religion – The Dissent of Man

I like to play a game; it’s called “Let’s Pretend [Band] Doesn’t Exist After [Year]”. I play this with the obvious ones, Against Me! after 2007 (New Wave wasn’t awful), Weezer after 1996, but I’ve recently added a new one, Bad Religion after 1994. Since 1996’s The Grey Race, Bad...

By Jesser
Co-Lead Singer Rachel Fannan leaves Sleepy Sun: Pinpoint Music Exclusive

Co-Lead Singer Rachel Fannan leaves Sleepy Sun: Pinpoint Music Exclusive

Last night (10-25-10) at the El Rey in Los Angeles, Sleepy Sun’s co-lead singer Rachel Fannan was conspicuously absent. Sleepy Sun’s Photos @ El Rey in Los Angeles 10-25-10 Sleepy Sun’s guitarist Matt Holliman said to Pinpoint, “Rachel decided to leave Sleepy Sun to pursue her own solo career”. Sleepy...

By Big Ben
Photos: Blood Red Shoes Live @ Bootleg Theater

Photos: Blood Red Shoes Live @ Bootleg Theater

Photos from Blood Red Shoes Live @ Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles on October 18th, 2010. Blood Red Shoes 2010 Tour dates: Date Venue Location 26-Oct Casa De Popolo Montreal, Canada 27-Oct The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern Toronto, Canada 28-Oct Grog Shop Cleveland, OH 29-Oct Subterranean Chicago, IL 6-Nov deSingel Arts...

By Big Ben
Japandroids – Heavenward Grand Prix

Japandroids – Heavenward Grand Prix

Sticking to their promise,  Japandroids has given us an unreleased song from their first album, Post Nothing, as well as a cover.  What Japandroids has provided is still pure fuzzy punk.  With so many bands influenced by punk these days, many tend to be hit or miss. Japandroids had nailed...

By Vintage
Jamaica @ Soundwave San Diego

Jamaica @ Soundwave San Diego

Jamaica is not a reggae band.  Nor are they from Jamaica.  They are from Paris, France, they play grungy, energetic indie rock and they just kicked off their first North America tour.  Having gained significant and loyal following in their home market, Jamaica is bravely striking towards new horizons, an...

By Wedsie
Book Review “Innerviews: Music Without Borders” By Anil Prasad

Book Review “Innerviews: Music Without Borders” By Anil Prasad

Innerviews: Music Without Borders by Anil Prasad Anil Prasad plays Master of Ceremonies for his book, Innerviews: Music Without Borders, and does his best James Lipton impression throughout his many conversations with musicians from all over the globe.  Prasad has the special ability to elicit insightful, in-depth responses to his...

By Delicious
Gogol Bordello Photo Gallery @ Club Nokia 10-13-2010

Gogol Bordello Photo Gallery @ Club Nokia 10-13-2010

Last week Club Nokia held a dirty mustache competition in honor of Gogol Bordello coming to town. See photos of Gogol Bordello performing live on...

By Big Ben
Video: Massive Attack – “Atlas Air”

Video: Massive Attack – “Atlas Air”

Massive Attack-Atlas Air-directed by Edouard Salier from edouard salier on Vimeo. Although I’ve never seen any of those graphic novel movies that everyone seems to get super gay for, this video kinda reminds me of those. Scary animals and shadows and rain and hot chicks; I don’t know, sounds awesome...

By PPM News
Metallica – Six Feet Down Under EP

Metallica – Six Feet Down Under EP

Note: Microsoft Office Word 2003 recognizes “Metallica” as a proper noun but not Megadeth or the capitalized version of Slayer If you’re Metallica, you do not have to give a reason for doing anything. If you want to release an album trying to reignite the intensity of older albums, you...

By Kaptain Carbon
This is how you play PA with Beer and Cable / Cheap Meats

This is how you play PA with Beer and Cable / Cheap Meats

This is the party I needed. Yesterday, my ceiling collapsed. I cut shit from the hair of a dog’s ass. I coughed and hacked and shivered and wheezed until I turned green and then I did it again. Today I’m in Pittsburgh, ducking beer cans. Cheap Meats is playing “Vigilante”...

By Charles
The Silent Comedy – Common Faults

The Silent Comedy – Common Faults

Roaring Twenties Bluegrass Gypsy Gospel Folk Rockabilly…?  Rather than bending over to receive their mark of genre classification, The Silent Comedy prefer to pick up the branding iron and run around the hoedown waving it in everyone’s face before using it to light the barn on fire, dancing around the...

By Wedsie