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Best Live Show Tonight – Tristen & Justin Townes Earle – San Francisco Edition

Best Live Show Tonight – Tristen & Justin Townes Earle – San Francisco Edition

Every once in a while we like to take a little time to preview and highlight a live show that we’re really excited about in one of our home towns. Tonight, in the cozy confines of The Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, or as I like to call...

By PPM News
Walk the Moon – Walk the Moon

Walk the Moon – Walk the Moon

Walk the Moon, the band to know this summer, boosts your energy and transports you to a playfully painted indie-rock world. This quartet from Cincinnati, Ohio has been touring around the country popping up on David Letterman and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Not to mention, their most popular song,...

By Alana Paige
Freeball Friday! A$AP F. Kennedy Jr

Freeball Friday! A$AP F. Kennedy Jr

Lana Del Rey – “National Anthem” So, despite all the Lana Del Rey hullabaloo that’s existed primarily on the internet over the past year or so, this is actually the first time we at Pinpoint have posted ANYTHING regarding Ms. Del Rey. We haven’t been “taking a stand” or been...

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Clams Casino – Instrumental Mixtape 2

Clams Casino – Instrumental Mixtape 2

Last year’s Instrumental Mixtape – the first full length release from New Jersey-based producer Clams Casino – was an impressive statement of intent from 24 year old Mike Volpe; not only did it succeed in throwing hip-hop heads and electronic nerds a rare piece of common ground, but more importantly...

By Lemon
McHank #8: A Very Special Interview with Danny Seim of Menomena

McHank #8: A Very Special Interview with Danny Seim of Menomena

Postscript This interview originally appeared in the most recent issue of McHank’s zine, Perpetually Twelve. To get a paper copy of the zine for $5 in the United States, which includes this interview, along with interviews of Jacob Turnbloom from Mrs Magician, Kaylee DeFer of Gossip Girl, and stories by...

By McHank
DZ Deathrays @ Glasslands (6.12.12)

DZ Deathrays @ Glasslands (6.12.12)

It was a dark and stormy night, right? On a Tuesday of all fucking days. I was in Brooklyn dressed all wrong (that is, to say, practically) and sipping a Lager because I just can’t say no to a tall boy at any price even if it’ll leave a disused...

By Charles
Ticket Giveaway! VICE / Air Party w/Sebastien Tellier – 6/28

Ticket Giveaway! VICE / Air Party w/Sebastien Tellier – 6/28

VICE has teamed up with a new sparkling alcoholic drink called Air to put on a handful of FREE electronic dance parties up and down the West Coast featuring some of the top Electronic acts around. It’s going to be undeniable and unforgettable in a way only VICE can deliver....

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Tape Wyrm XXVI: Throatruiner

Tape Wyrm XXVI: Throatruiner

Profiling a small label can have many benefits. First and foremost, it gives attention to lesser known labels which distribute great yet underappreciated records. Secondly, it allows for listeners to experience similar bands as the majority of labels align their genres. The French label Throatruiner Records offers a specific sound....

By Kaptain Carbon
Orion Music + More – Sunday Music Preview

Orion Music + More – Sunday Music Preview

I imagine I’ll be hungover after Saturday. I’ll definitely be bruised. I might be covered in strange scratches and sores culled from the conditions left over at El Rancho Motel from the last time a slew of metal bands bullied their way through town. If I’m lucky, I’ll still have...

By Charles
McHank’s Column #7 – Eventually McHank Starts Talking About Music Videos, Really

McHank’s Column #7 – Eventually McHank Starts Talking About Music Videos, Really

I started to write a couple of columns but I just wasn’t getting them right. I was gonna talk about Super bands—you know, Superchunk, Superdrag, Supergrass, Supertramp—and on and on with that. But that’s been done to death. I don’t know if I could sit here and contribute something that...

By McHank
Ticket Giveaway! Ghostland Observatory @ Club Nokia 7-1

Ticket Giveaway! Ghostland Observatory @ Club Nokia 7-1

Ghostland Observatory have been described as everything from “Freddie Mercury helms Daft Punk” to what you would get if “Rage Against The Machine mated with the Spice Girls.”  How about we just say that they are good.  It’s only two guys and Thomas Ross Turner and Aaron Behrens continue to...

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Orion Music + More – Saturday Music Preview

Orion Music + More – Saturday Music Preview

In a few days, I’ll be on a cramped Greyhound Bus riding to Atlantic City for what I have been casually (lazily, really) referring to as Metallicalooza (because I’m bad with portmanteaus and puns) but is, in fact, contractually known as The Orion Music + More Festival (named for the...

By Charles