Recent articles written by eds.

Savages – Emo’s – Austin, Texas, April 12, 2016

Savages – Emo’s – Austin, Texas, April 12, 2016

Photos and Words by David Brendan Hall With their 2013 full-length debut Silence Yourself, Savages set the bar high – that head-on, post-punk blitz alluded to heavy influence from Psychedelic Furs, Bauhaus and Siouxsie and the Banshees while forging its own space among this era’s great heavy rock records. So...

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Ticket Giveaway! Jason Isbell @ The Wiltern – 8/12

Ticket Giveaway! Jason Isbell @ The Wiltern – 8/12

We know it’s been a minute since we’ve taken the time to give something tangible back to you: the good, good people who make Pinpoint Music something well worth devoting all our free hours to, but today we’re going to make that up to you. TODAY! we, in partnership with...

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JUNGLE @ Emo’s – 4.9.15

JUNGLE @ Emo’s – 4.9.15

Photos by Tammy Perez (Truly Great Madness) Ed. Note: Sometimes, a man needs to dance hard and in the dark of his bedroom. And when he does, where does he go for his groove? Does he err on the pretty, pretty prim sheen pop his motherland cranks out like so...

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Dealer’s Choice – Young Indian / Girlfriends / Street Sity Surf

Dealer’s Choice – Young Indian / Girlfriends / Street Sity Surf

There was something I had to say about me but I forgot when I poured a whole bunch of whiskey into this open wound on a bet I made with the ghost of Marilyn Chambers (no one ever wins) but that’s cool because I’m kind of over me lately and...

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Dealer’s Choice – Mouth Water / Pennycress / Noise Hounds

Dealer’s Choice – Mouth Water / Pennycress / Noise Hounds

I was just reminded by a lady packing her bags to head elsewhere this weekend that Saturday is Valentine’s Day and it’s not that I forgot or maybe I did but I think I thought that we were all to the point now where we agreed that it was better...

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Kat Edmonson – Robert Ellis- ACL Live 2-11-15

Kat Edmonson – Robert Ellis- ACL Live 2-11-15

Photos by Glen Brown Special thanks to Glen for helping us out last minute, and to David Hall for coordinating! Ed. Note:  In a city of that fancies itself a live rock capital of the world it’s more refreshing than a fistful of ginger to listen to some sultry jazz...

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PINPOINT PREMIER! The Memories’ “Tell Me” b/w “Don’t Be a Drag”

PINPOINT PREMIER! The Memories’ “Tell Me” b/w “Don’t Be a Drag”

Oh, MAN ALIVE! do I know what it’s like to spend a sleepless night cold-sweating the oldie goldies like an RV heat stroke broke over the moonshine in Kentucky, fair. It’s a heavy thing, man. Heavy as anything but easier to swallow than a fist full of the Colonel’s mysterious...

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Dealer’s Choice – Hot Nerds / Same-Sex Dictator / Nora and the Janitors

Dealer’s Choice – Hot Nerds / Same-Sex Dictator / Nora and the Janitors

I was gonna give a little spiel here about ugly pretty and all the wonder to be found in the base assessments of the human condition as co-opted and redefined as tiny daggers etching your great (if not grave) fortune in glass before a merry cloth of minstrels and all...

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