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Fun Fun Fun Fest to stream live on pitchfork.com

Fun Fun Fun Fest to stream live on pitchfork.com

Fun Fun Fun Fest announced today that through a partnership with pitchfork.com they will be streaming four independent feeds of the three-day festival starting on November 4th. Since each stage at Fun Fun Fun Fest is theme based and appeals to specific genres, allowing people to choose which stage they...

By PPM News
Björk – Biophilia

Björk – Biophilia

It goes without saying that Bjork’s eighth album is odd. For the entirety of her career, Björk has challenged and redefined pop music into a shimmering mélange of avant tendencies. Whether or not anyone was around to appreciate it is another story. MTV’s the Real World was on so you...

By Kaptain Carbon
Tape Wyrm XII: Recent Recommendations

Tape Wyrm XII: Recent Recommendations

Recent Recommendations Recently, I mapped out the next six months of Tape Wrym. It has been written on parchment with a quill with crimson ink and bound in a giant book with gilded edges. This tome will sit atop a stone bookcase in a large archival labyrinth which runs underneath...

By Kaptain Carbon
FBI’s 2011 Gang Threat Assessment Actually Takes Threat of Juggalos Seriously

FBI’s 2011 Gang Threat Assessment Actually Takes Threat of Juggalos Seriously

Seriously. We’re not making this up. According to the FBI 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment, the Faygo slurring, pancake makeuped devotees of the Insane Clown Posse are “a loosely-organized hybrid gang…rapidly expanding into many US communities…(whose) crimes…are sporadic, disorganized, individualistic, and often involve simple assault, personal drug use and possession,...

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Pinpoint Staff Picks: Halloween Haunts

Pinpoint Staff Picks: Halloween Haunts

Pinpoint Staff Picks: Halloween Haunts We here at Pinpoint Music pride ourselves in our personal music choices. With this pride comes a certain obligation to regal anyone within shouting distance certain recommendations based on seemingly banal holidays. Take Halloween for example. You might be dressing yourself up in your cleaver...

By Kaptain Carbon
Fun Fun Fun Fest – Orange Stage Preview

Fun Fun Fun Fest – Orange Stage Preview

Thus far, Fun Fun Fun Fest has offered us stages dedicated comedy, romance, performance art, DJs, hip hop, funk, punk fucking rock and metal. Now it’s time for the indie darlings (and SLAYER! Did I mention Slayer was headlining this shit? Because they are! THEY TOTALLY FUCKING ARE!) with their...

By Charles
Fun Fun Fun Fest – Black Stage Preview

Fun Fun Fun Fest – Black Stage Preview

Alllll RIGHT! Now we’re talking. Metal. Rock. Hardcore. THUD! CRUSH! ARGH! YEAH! UHN! BREAKDOWN! PIT! CIRCLE PIT! PIT OF DESPAIR! YEAH! Yeah. There are a lot of bands on this stage that I want to see or ought to see (bands come back from the brink of nostalgia to show...

By Charles
Video Debut: PISCES – VooDoo

Video Debut: PISCES – VooDoo

Back in November of last year I sat in-studio with the captivating lead women of the Happy Hollows, Sarah Negahdari, as she laid down vocal overdubs for her then untitled solo project. After a full year of perfecting the delicate offering the material is due to be released under the...

By Big Ben
Youth Lagoon – The Year Of Hibernation

Youth Lagoon – The Year Of Hibernation

It’s telling of an artists’ potential when they have the ability to make their own solo material sound like that of a fully-fledged outfit that has been together for years, and it’s all the more exciting when that talent is a mere twenty two years old. Step forward Trevor Powers,...

By Lemon
Urban Noize Remixes – Brooklyn. Chicago. London. (Jay-Z, Kanye West and Adele)

Urban Noize Remixes – Brooklyn. Chicago. London. (Jay-Z, Kanye West and Adele)

Remix collective Urban Noize present their recent whateveryoucallit, paying homage Jay-Z, Kanye West and Adele as a project titled Brooklyn. Chicago. London. (The Urban Noize Remixes). The collective has made it clear this is no official release but rather a dedication to all three exceptional artists. Listen! Download Mixtape |...

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Fun Fun Fun Fest – Blue Stage Preview

Fun Fun Fun Fest – Blue Stage Preview

And the Fun Fun Fun keeps on coming! The Blue Stage at the Fest is dedicated to beats. Hip hop, electronic, a couple bands with the ill-gotten suffix of -wave. Most of you know I’m much more of a guitar screaming kinda guy there are more than a few artists...

By Charles
Tin Ear Tuesday – 6 Days to Halloween (goofy, gothy, Gorgoroth)

Tin Ear Tuesday – 6 Days to Halloween (goofy, gothy, Gorgoroth)

I’ll be the first to admit that last week’s mix was a little unnecessary for some of you. For others, I’d like to think it was just the sort of the thing that feeds your insomniac life of rat blood and teeth fishing. I loved it, but I’m glad I...

By Charles