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Bonnaroo 2011 Announces Lineup!

Bonnaroo 2011 Announces Lineup!

* Eminem* Arcade Fire* Widespread Panic* The Black Keys* Buffalo Springfield feat Richie Furay, Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Rick Rosas, Joe Vitale* My Morning Jacket* Lil Wayne* String Cheese Incident* Robert Plant & Band of Joy* Mumford & Sons* The Strokes* The Decemberists* Ray Lamontagne* Bassnectar* Iron & Wine* Girl...

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Black Francis – The Golem Rock Album

Black Francis – The Golem Rock Album

For one of Pinpoint’s themed articles, we all submitted an album to reviewed by another writer. The goal was to expand our critical palettes by listening and reviewing an album outside of our conventional scope. I was prepared for anything. Dutch accordion music. Polynesian field recordings. Something by Wilco. But...

By Kaptain Carbon
Young Montana? – Everything In Between

Young Montana? – Everything In Between

Coventry’s Young Montana? Appears to have largely appeared out of nowhere with his debut collection of tracks that immediately call to mind  the likes of glitch hop godfather Flying Lotus and sampling artisans Avalanches. Montana? A.k.a. Jon Pritchard’s style is to utilize samples to prop up his tracks, rather than...

By Lemon
Sasquatch Festival 2011 Lineup Released

Sasquatch Festival 2011 Lineup Released

Sasquatch line up released! Last year’s Sasquatch! Music Festival was one of the best weekends of my life. I pretty much payed 180 dollars just to see Pavement, but got so much more. Awesome sets from Why?, No Age, Japandroids, Public Enemy and more! And not too mention the large...

By Jesser
Electric Wizard – Black Masses

Electric Wizard – Black Masses

DUN DUN DUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUN DUUUUUUUUUUUN Those chords are the bells of doom. Ever since Black Sabbath’s 1969 debut, Doom metal has gone through some interesting changes. In the earlier portion of the 80s, there was a small yet dedicated movement of bands devoted to the early heavy metal of Sabbath, Blue...

By Kaptain Carbon
Slang Chickens February Residency @ Echo

Slang Chickens February Residency @ Echo

Tonight Monday February 7th the Slang Chickens begin their free Monday residency at the Echo in LA. Slang Chickens are set to release a new EP for “My Floor” which marks their first material since their debut self titled LP. Judging by their Sound Cloud page the New EP will...

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LCD Soundsystem Announce Last Show Ever

LCD Soundsystem Announce Last Show Ever

According to James Murphy: “good people of earth: LCD Soundsystem are playing Madison Square Garden on April 2nd, and it will be our last show ever. We are retiring from the game. Gettin’ out. Movin’ on. But for just one more night, we will be playing with friends and family...

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Mimas – Lifejackets

Mimas – Lifejackets

Lifejackets fills the void between Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust (anyone not from Iceland know how to pronounce that?) and Fang Island. It borrows something from Ecstatic Sunshine’s dude noodles and Neutral Milk Hotel’s banding of a thousand instruments. It’s fun. It’s thoughtful. It’s weird. It’s a word...

By Charles
Balam Acab – See Birds EP

Balam Acab – See Birds EP

Rather than release a debut album and go through the standard process of having to reinvent or put a new spin on his sound, 19-year-old Alec Koone has cut out the unnecessary and released an EP of sparkling electronic tunes that take elements from dream pop, techno and dubstep and...

By Lemon
Patton Oswalt – Zombie Spaceship Wasteland: The Audiobook

Patton Oswalt – Zombie Spaceship Wasteland: The Audiobook

Patton Oswalt is many people. To some he is Spencer from King Of Queens. To others he is the voice of Remy the Rat in Ratatouille. But to a growing majority, he is a brilliant comedian with credibility running deep within the indie world and ever growing geek universe . ...

By Kaptain Carbon
Listen to stream of The Streets – Computers and Blues NOW!

Listen to stream of The Streets – Computers and Blues NOW!

The UK Guardian, or however the fuck you say it, is streaming the new The Streets album Computers and Blues right now. HERE Listen to it before your less-cool friends do – so you can talk about it at the bar tonight. Who knows, maybe that lil’ indie cindy will...

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The White Stripes Breakup

The White Stripes Breakup

According to The White Stripes official website: www.whitestripes.com “The White Stripes would like to announce that today, February 2nd, 2011, their band has officially ended and will make no further new recordings or perform live. The reason is not due to artistic differences or lack of wanting to continue, nor...

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