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Smile: Girl Crushes Boy

Smile: Girl Crushes Boy

Editor’s Note: “Smile: Girl Crushes Boy” initially appeared in Perpetually Twelve #6 and is being republished here courtesy of McHank in gleeful anticipation of Smile’s upcoming SoCal reunion shows – 2/2 at The Casbah with Reeve Oliver and Creepy Creeps (McHANK’S BIRTHDAY!) and 2/23 at The Troubadour with Ozma and...

By McHank
Tin Ear Tuesday – All Arms Alarm

Tin Ear Tuesday – All Arms Alarm

Tin Ear Tuesday – All Arms Alarm from pinpointmusic on 8tracks Radio. So I’d like to take the rare trend of presenting music that is all but wholly tolerable. That is, again, there isn’t really too much screaming on this here edition of Tin Ear. Yes, there is GG but...

By Charles
Tape Wyrm XXXV: The Last Five Years in Death Metal

Tape Wyrm XXXV: The Last Five Years in Death Metal

I feel that many of these Tape Wyrm articles are exploratory and the end result of my recent fascinations. I wonder why it took me so long to get into death metal. Perhaps because it always seemed to scare the shit out of me. I have always held the belief...

By Kaptain Carbon
Soren/Wreck & Reference/Dysrhythmia – St. Vitus Bar – 1.5.13

Soren/Wreck & Reference/Dysrhythmia – St. Vitus Bar – 1.5.13

The problem I’m having is that I keep referring to this gig as a metal show. It isn’t. At least, it isn’t metal in the good old fashioned hair-whipped, devil-horned, “give the beast some ale before I give your face a fist” communal roar and shredding leather fest I like...

By Charles
Kishi Bashi – 151a

Kishi Bashi – 151a

I have this weird adrenaline rush when I come across material that fits my musical ideals. Kishi Bashi’s debut 151a is one of those albums that trigger that feeling. The decision behind naming the album is truly justified, as the title of the album in Japanese is also a homophone...

By HunkyDory
Tin Ear Tuesday – Sun Up Century

Tin Ear Tuesday – Sun Up Century

Tin Ear Tuesday – Sun Up Century from pinpointmusic on 8tracks Radio. Something about this TET seems very adult to me. Perhaps it’s just the new year, new ear syndrome that befits those of us that tend to tackle more than we can take in any given day (leading to...

By Charles
Gallery: Jello Biafra/Reverend Horton Heat/Tijuana Panthers @ The Fonda – 12.27.12

Gallery: Jello Biafra/Reverend Horton Heat/Tijuana Panthers @ The Fonda – 12.27.12

Ed. Note: While most of us were rolling in the shame of life between hangovers, our fearless leader Ben was going out to rock shows. In this gallery you’ll find his last sojourn of 2012. A trip to the rock and roll revolution, spearheaded by the incomparable mouth of punk,...

By Big Ben
Our Favorite Concert Photos of 2012

Our Favorite Concert Photos of 2012

Another year has come and gone and as we, at Pinpoint, crawl slow and unsteadily out of our annual grandstand of a hangover we wanted to take one last minute to reflect on what the hell happened in 2012. This (and we swear, the last) time we look to our...

By PPM News