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Free Download:  CSS – “Hits Me Like A Rock”/Album Released Today

Free Download: CSS – “Hits Me Like A Rock”/Album Released Today

CSS released their third album, La Liberacion, today on V2/Cooperative Music USA/Downtown Records. They’ll be touring soon and in the meantime have given us a free download from the album. Check out the first single from La Liberacion – “Hits Me Like A...

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London Calling – Pinpoint Music Vs. Sony/PIAS Warehouse Fire

London Calling – Pinpoint Music Vs. Sony/PIAS Warehouse Fire

Here at Pinpoint music, we’re fans of our independent music. Hell, it probably accounts for a solid 75% of the reviews that we write for the site. That’s why we were as shocked and saddened as the rest of the indie music loving community to see that the UK’s largest...

By Lemon
Tape Wyrm VII – Writing About Music is Like…

Tape Wyrm VII – Writing About Music is Like…

Metal Literature The line “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture,” is a common quote used by people to express the banality of musical criticism. The quote dates back to 1918 from the essay “The Unseen World” by H. K. M printed in the publication The New Republic. The...

By Kaptain Carbon
Freeball Friday! Gettin’ Swampy Down There

Freeball Friday! Gettin’ Swampy Down There

Chromeo – “When The Night Falls” For some reason Solange Knowles (Beyonce’s sister) is in this video. If you’re half-famous (related to someone famous) do you just get to be in any music video you want? Do you just have your people call their people? It must be fucking awesome...

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New Feist Single (Streaming) – “How Come You Never Go There”

New Feist Single (Streaming) – “How Come You Never Go There”

Feist releases a single from her upcoming full-length Metals, in stores Oct 3rd and 4th; tour dates, “vignettes” and a bunch of other quirky shit. Check out her new single “How Come You Never Go There” (below) How Come You Never Go There by Feist TOUR DATES Oct 15 Amsterdam,...

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Outside Lands 2011 – Day 3 Photos

Outside Lands 2011 – Day 3 Photos

Outside Lands 2011 Coverage OSL Day 1 Pictures and Review OSL Day 2 Pictures and Review OSL Day 3 Pictures and Review Words By Ryan Rowe / Photos By Ben Irwin Charles Bradley & The Menahan Street Band Wow, buddy, how many ladies want to have your babies? If you...

By rowe
Tin Ear Tuesday – 11! 9? 11!

Tin Ear Tuesday – 11! 9? 11!

It just seems too damn quiet around here, lately. Too safe. Too sane. Too somber. It just keeps up with the old and in with the gray and I, for one, am sick and tired of it. So here we are. Tuesday’s come with time to ratchet up the anti...

By Charles
Braid – Closer to Closed

Braid – Closer to Closed

Do you remember your first crush on a musician? Did you buy all their records and sing along at top volume, swooning all the way? Or maybe you scored tickets to their show(s) and waited outside long before the event to make sure that you got to be front row...

By Betsy Lee
Outside Lands 2011 – Day 2 Photos

Outside Lands 2011 – Day 2 Photos

Outside Lands 2011 Coverage OSL Day 1 Pictures and Review OSL Day 2 Pictures and Review OSL Day 3 Pictures and Review Words By Ryan Rowe / Photos By Ben Irwin Thank you San Francisco Gods for giving us sunshine on Day 2 of Outside Lands 2011.  Attire, moods, smiles...

By rowe
Outside Lands 2011 – Day 1 Photos

Outside Lands 2011 – Day 1 Photos

Outside Lands 2011 Coverage OSL Day 1 Pictures and Review OSL Day 2 Pictures and Review OSL Day 3 Pictures and Review Words By Ryan Rowe / Photos By Ben Irwin Day 1 of any music festival is going to be a little of some stuff and hopefully a lot...

By Big Ben
The Horrors – Skying

The Horrors – Skying

The Horrors emerged in the UK scene in 2007, cultivating a rather sinister brand of psychedelic garage rock; their music would definitely have worried your parents if they’d heard it, their hairstyles even more so. It’s hard to say now whether it was style over substance – the style was...

By Lemon
Stream: Jay-Z & Kanye West – Watch The Throne

Stream: Jay-Z & Kanye West – Watch The Throne

The much anticipated monster-collaboration from Mr. West and Mr. Carter is finally here, and the early rumors are that it could actually breach the Pitchfork 10.0 max and literally earn an 11.0 or possibly a 12. In all seriousness, it’s here, it’s free to stream(!) and on the same album...

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