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NORTHSIDE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES INITIAL LINE UP, FEAT. BLACK FLAG and SWANS

NORTHSIDE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES INITIAL LINE UP, FEAT. BLACK FLAG and SWANS

Oh my! Northside Festival, Brooklyn’s annual discovery festival with over 80,000 attendees, is set to take place June 13-20, 2013 in venues throughout Williamsburg and Greenpoint. Now in its fifth year, Northside Festival highlights “what’s next” in music, film, and entrepreneurship. June 13-16, will showcase nearly 350 bands creating what’s...

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Beak> and Vex Ruffian @ The Independent – 2.13.13

Beak> and Vex Ruffian @ The Independent – 2.13.13

Just as his bio states, Vex Ruffin is “an untrained punk musician who uses a few basic instruments in uncomplicated ways.” Backed by a solid bassist, drummer, and sampler, Vex managed to get a few heads bobbing in the crowd. The Independent was only 1/4 full during his set with...

By Todd Sipes
Bonnaroo Lineup Announced

Bonnaroo Lineup Announced

In a move to be the weirdest lineup up on earth, Bonnaroo has announced a its lineup for the 2013 music and arts fest. Yes if you ever were torn between seeing R. Kelley and Swans fear not becasue those two will finally walk hand in hand together in the...

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Watch The Jealous Sound’s New Video for “A Gentle Reminder”

Watch The Jealous Sound’s New Video for “A Gentle Reminder”

It’s a busy time for The Jealous Sound and deservedly so. After knocking around the bled heart gutters of indie rock for near twenty years now (first in the often shamefully overlooked Knapsack), Blair Shehan and company are finally feeling some serious love and responding, in kind, with an extended...

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Pissed Jeans – Honeys

Pissed Jeans – Honeys

I hate the fucking gym, man. Fucking HATE it. Would rather eat a tin of stale dog dicks than trudge the twenty minutes to that sweat-stained, juice bag, tramp stamp haven for the chance to huff and puff and wheeze for forty-five minutes to an hour divided between an irrational...

By Charles
Giles Corey Release New EP, Touring (sorta)

Giles Corey Release New EP, Touring (sorta)

Pinpoint’s cherished merchants of high country acoustic bedroom gloom, Giles Corey, released their new EP, Hinterkaifeck today and it’s just as down and out as you’d expect from the band (man, really) who turned a manic suicide attempt into a beatific meditation on the nature of self and the ghosts...

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Ra Ra Riot @ The Fillmore – 2.11.13

Ra Ra Riot @ The Fillmore – 2.11.13

Let’s be honest, nobody loves Monday…unless of course you are headed to see a high energy, dancetastic show like Ra Ra Riot! Then Monday feels like your old favorite, Friday. Ra Ra Riot brought the noise to the Fillmore (SF) this week and seemed to melt away any workweek woes...

By Misty
Watch Gossip’s New Video for “Get a Job”

Watch Gossip’s New Video for “Get a Job”

It’s Friday, right? Let’s get it on with the damn dance party, then. Gossip (who dropped the “The” from their name for some reason) have just released a new video for “Get a Job” off last year’s major label pop gem A Joyful Noise. According to the band, the track...

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Dealer’s Choice – Frustration / Mega Gem

Dealer’s Choice – Frustration / Mega Gem

Well, there we have it. Another round of Dealers Choice — Pinpoint’s newest feature showcasing the finest un-showcased talent this side of Albuquerque. Why don’t you tether those dusty horses and pull up a chair to the best game in town. Holster those sidearms and prepare to be either sent...

By eds.
The Coathangers & Nü Sensae Release Split 7″ on Suicide Squeeze

The Coathangers & Nü Sensae Release Split 7″ on Suicide Squeeze

YES! YES! YES! Southern garage rawk anti-belles The Coathangers and the dirty fury of the Great White North, Nü Sensae are about the blow the back out of your pretty little skull with their upcoming split 7″ on Suicide Squeeze Records. Set to be released on 3/19 in an edition...

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Foxygen – We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic

Foxygen – We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic

Full disclosure. You have heard this album before. Just a fair warning. You might have heard this album in bits and pieces scattered across various classic records from the late 60’s. Just a heads up, do not want anyone being surprised. Whether tribute or plagiarism, Foxygen’s second release leans heavily...

By Kaptain Carbon
Shabazz Palaces & THEESatisfaction Announce Spring Tour

Shabazz Palaces & THEESatisfaction Announce Spring Tour

We don’t write much about hip hop on this site because we’re more or less a bunch of rapidly aging white guys who have little to no insight into the genre but MAN ALIVE do we love Shabazz Palaces (particularly Ben who has shot them several times) and we are...

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