Recent articles written by Maggie Boyd

Vance Joy / Jaymes Young @ Emo’s – 10.18.14

Vance Joy / Jaymes Young @ Emo’s – 10.18.14

Ed. Note: “Riptide,” man. Riptide. You know you’ve got the chops to make the masses melt when Taylor Swift’s copping your jam on the BBC and even Charles has to pause from usual elan-popping snarl to consider that, perhaps, the uke’s a valuable instrument yet. But the man’s not just...

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Man Man / Landlady @ The Mohawk – 8.26.14

Man Man / Landlady @ The Mohawk – 8.26.14

Ed. Note: Under a Texas sky, by the dying light of summer, there was a spectacle to be a hold. A whirling dervish circus of sound and empathy. Landlady and Man Man, two bands with a yen for heartfelt epic confusion-making soundscapes checking the wunderkind maniacals and the neotribal assertives...

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The Neighbourhood / Travis Scott @ Stubb’s – 7.18.14

The Neighbourhood / Travis Scott @ Stubb’s – 7.18.14

Photos by Maggie Boyd // Maggie Boyd Photography Ed. Note: We at Pinpoint are still trying to figure out how to react to The Neighbourhood. Radio has been playing their singles in loop since their debut album came out of Los Angeles in 2013. Anyone who turned on iTunes in that...

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Spanish Gold – Clear Plastic Masks @ The Parish 6.19.14

Spanish Gold – Clear Plastic Masks @ The Parish 6.19.14

Photos by Maggie Boyd // Maggie Boyd Photography Ed Note: Still riding the high from their network television debut on the “Late Show with David Letterman”, Spanish Gold found themselves at The Parish in Austin bringing their unexpected blend of throwback soul and Golden age hip-hop to the blue dot in the...

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Maggie Boyd vs. SXSW 2014 (a pictorial)

Maggie Boyd vs. SXSW 2014 (a pictorial)

All photos by Maggie Boyd. Ed. Note: Now that we’ve shaken the bounds of the Pinpoint house, the dwindling streets of Austin, TX we can all breathe a little easier. Look back with fondness at the days that were live and alight with song and dance and drink beyond measure....

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Reverend Horton Heat / Dale Watson / Two Tons of Steel @ Emo’s – 12.21.13

Reverend Horton Heat / Dale Watson / Two Tons of Steel @ Emo’s – 12.21.13

Photos by Maggie Boyd // Maggie Boyd Photography Ed. Note: Way way back in the long long ago we heard about this Reverend who spread the great gospel of gas guzzling rock and roll excess with a drunkard’s passion and a mystic’s aplomb and so we put our dancing shoes...

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Fitz and the Tantrums @ The Moody Theater (ACL Live) – 12.12.13

Fitz and the Tantrums @ The Moody Theater (ACL Live) – 12.12.13

Photos by Maggie Boyd // Maggie Boyd Photography Ed. Note: When we first heard Fitz (and his Tantrums), we glibly thought “Well, isn’t that nice for Darryl Hall?” and then we got to worrying about the future prospects of John Oates and his emphatic moustache and then – somehow –...

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SoMo @ Antone’s – 11.14.13

SoMo @ Antone’s – 11.14.13

Photos by Maggie Boyd // Maggie Boyd Photography Ed. Note: One of the best damn things about having a young buck (doe?) like Maggie Boyd join in the growing ranks of the Pinpoint Army is that we, editors get to learn about all manner of acts and arts we missed...

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