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Preview of Austin City Limits 2011

Preview of Austin City Limits 2011

I think the thing that I love about ACL every year is the variety. They always seem to have some bands that Mom would love. And since ACL also always books with their finger on youth pulse Mom will feel even more at home surrounded by every hip kid wearing...

By PPM News
Miles Davis – The Unissued Japanese Concerts

Miles Davis – The Unissued Japanese Concerts

Miles Davis’ life has had numerous high points. Reading Davis’ biography will reveal numerous achievements separated by lower, less glamorous moments. Davis has had his hand in some of jazz’s greatest progressive leaps including Bebop, Cool Jazz, Hard Bop, Modal Jazz and Fusion. Davis opus’ Kind Of Blue and Bitches...

By Kaptain Carbon
Okkervil River – I Am Very Far

Okkervil River – I Am Very Far

Okkervil River will always be one of the bands I’m excited about. Every time I hear a new album is being released, it conjures up an excitement I rarely feel about new music. I fell into Okkervil River’s 2005 Black Sheep Boy and was instantly mesmerized. They were doing something...

By Daniel G
Moby Streaming New Full Album – Destroyed

Moby Streaming New Full Album – Destroyed

Moby was in a hardcore band, once upon a time, called Vatican Comandos. I’m not even gonna pretend like I was listening to them or I was up on Moby before anyone else; but my buddy Hot Carl is one of those MMR “heard of it first” dudes, and he...

By PPM News
Video: Death Cab for Cutie featuring Shepard Fairey – “Home is a Fire”

Video: Death Cab for Cutie featuring Shepard Fairey – “Home is a Fire”

Everything’s a Banksy these days, right? Well apparently Death Cab for Cutie videos are no exception. Shepard Fairey is cool though. Anyways, new song and video from Death Cab’s upcoming release Codes and...

By PPM News
Obits – Moody, Standard and Poor

Obits – Moody, Standard and Poor

Hear me out. In an era of media oversaturation we have to rely pretty heavily on first impressions in order to get our voices out before the noise. Often times, however, those impressions are dead ass wrong. We could hear a record out the gate, love the hell out of...

By Charles
Record Store Day 2011 Video

Record Store Day 2011 Video

Who wakes up at 6 o’clock in the morning, willingly, on a...

By PPM News
The Strokes – Angles

The Strokes – Angles

Listening to The Strokes reminds me of my Bolivian friend Juan Carlos and the shenanigans we got ourselves into as hotel resort employees one summer. Juan Carlos, or “Cholo” as everyone called him (because “everyone from Bolivia is a cholo”) fucking loved The Strokes more than anyone I’ve ever known...

By Delicious
Sundelles – Georgia Swan

Sundelles – Georgia Swan

I want to do this record review only because of my history. My first review for Pinpoint Music was a 7 inch from Brooklyn based Sundelles. Because I was new, I thought Pinpoint just gave out 7 inches for all their new writers. I never heard these guys before and...

By Kaptain Carbon
Charles Bradley @ Echo LA 5-4-11

Charles Bradley @ Echo LA 5-4-11

Charles Bradley was one man who every single person was talking about as the next big thing at SXSW 2011; not too bad for a guy who is 63 years old.  But it seems like Mr. Bradley doesn’t really care about, or maybe doesn’t notice, his age too much. I’m...

By Big Ben
Daft Punk – R3C0NF1GUR3D

Daft Punk – R3C0NF1GUR3D

Despite the cries of critics, I thought Daft Punk’s Tron Legacy OST was alright. In fact, during a time when that album was on constant rotation and seamlessly fit into every aspect of my life, I even gave it an above average rating. Christmas that year was nothing but Daft...

By Kaptain Carbon
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – Here We Rest

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – Here We Rest

During his stint with the Drive By Truckers, Jason Isbell wrote some of my favorite songs produced by the band. With the ability to tell an engaging, complex story in just a few short minutes, his voice was the perfect fit for the Hood/Cooley songwriting team. After his departure in...

By Daniel G