Win Tickets To See Pinback At The Canal Club!

Posted by: Necci – Mar 05, 2013


Yes, it's true--Pinback, the long-running collaboration between math-rock heavyweights Rob Crow (Heavy Vegetable, Thingy, Goblin Cock) and Armistead Burwell "Zack" Smith IV (Three Mile Pilot, Systems Officer), will be taking the stage at Richmond's Canal Club on Saturday, March 16--and your friends at RVA Magazine have got the hookup! Pinback released their fifth album, Information Retrieved, on Temporary Residence last October, and have been playing live dates all over the country ever since. Due to the many different projects Crow and Smith are involved with, Pinback tends to alternate between active periods and long stretches of silence; indeed, Information Retrieved is their first full-length release since 2007's Autumn Of The Seraphs. So whether they'll be back on tour anytime soon is an open question. Fortunately for us, they'll be bringing their brand of intricate, melody-driven indie rock to the stage here in Richmond at least once before they disappear again. The way they layer their subtly catchy vocals and guitar lines over quietly propulsive rhythms is the sound of pure blissout, and it's sure to get you dancing in a live environment. You don't want to miss this show!

WHAT: The Trigger System presents Pinback!
WHERE: The Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St.
WHEN: Saturday, March 16, Doors open at 8 PM
ADMISSION: $15 in advance, $18 at the door--order advance tickets HERE

Of course, you could always grab yourself an advance ticket at the link above, but you've got the chance to see Pinback for free! Just enter your info into the widget below and get your name into the drawing for two free tickets. You've got until Friday at 5 PM to enter, but don't wait--jump on that right now!

Here's a really cool video from Pinback's new album--"Sherman" is the first single from Information Retrieved, and its video is a detailed homage to cold-war era science fiction films. The video depicts a truly impressive collection of outdated technology, while the music is Pinback's usual brilliant blend of undistorted guitar melodies and catchy, danceable rhythms. Dig it!

By Andrew Necci