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Roadburn Festival 2017 – Day 4 Review By Guido Segers

11th May 2017 at 7:00 pm

Roadburn Festival 2017 - Sunday

In an interview earlier this year Walter Hoeijmakers (Mr. Roadburn himself) made it clear that Day 4 of Roadburn is no longer considered the appendix of the festival. It’s not been called The Afterburner for a while now and is considered a full on…
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PONTIAK: UK/Euro Tour Starts Next Month; Extra Dates Added

21st March 2014 at 12:25 pm

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Over the course of their almost decade long career, PONTIAK have perfected a distinctive brand of pounding, fuzzy psychedelic music as propulsive as it is overwhelming. Their newest album, Innocence (review here), which is out out now via Thrill Jockey, PONTIAK have crafted their…
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PONTIAK Share Video For The Groove Driven Track ‘We’ve Got It Wrong’; European Tour Starts Next Month

6th March 2014 at 12:33 pm

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After releasing videos for Lack Lustre Rush and Wildfires, The Virginia rockers PONTIAK share the last in their video trilogy, this time for the groove-tastic ‘We’ve Got It Wrong‘ which is taken from the newest album ‘Innocence‘. Turn it up and hear that bass…
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Pontiak ‘Innocence’ CD/LP/DD 2014

22nd January 2014 at 10:31 am

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Prolific Virginia three-piece Pontiak have now been a band for a decade, but they’ve had their whole lives to build the kind of musical synergy that many bands dream of but rarely achieve. It’s probably because they’re a band of brothers (literally) but to…
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PONTIAK Shares Anthemic, Fuzzy Ballad ‘Wildfires’ From ‘Innocence’ + UK & Euro Tour Dates

17th January 2014 at 11:12 am

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Over the course of their almost decade long career, PONTIAK have perfected a distinctive brand of pounding, fuzzy psychedelic music as propulsive as it is overwhelming. Their newest album which Uncut Magazine called “Gnarly. Loud. Sludgy” in a recent review, Innocence (out 27th January…
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PONTIAK: New Video For The Track ‘Lack Lustre Rush’; New Album ‘Innocence’ Out Jan 27th + Euro Tour Dates April/May 2014

7th January 2014 at 9:53 am

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With the Virginia based brother’s newest album Innocence set to be released later this month on 27th January via Thrill Jockey Records on CD, LP and Digital formats, PONTIAK have unveiled a video for their hook laden song ‘Lack Lustre Rush’. The video directed…
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PONTIAK Announce New Album ‘Innocence’ For 27th January; Stream The Riff-Blazing Title Track Now!

28th November 2013 at 12:06 pm

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PONTIAK are three brothers that grew up and live on farms in Virginia. Their lifelong closeness yields uncommon musical understanding, creative collaboration and personal camaraderie. Their singular combination of impressive work ethic and boundless creativity pays off on their new album Innocence. Featuring 11…
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Pontiak ‘Echo Ono’ CD/LP 2012

28th February 2012 at 10:50 am

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The brothers Carney, otherwise known as Pontiak, make a welcome return with this, their first full-length recording since 2010’s Living, somewhat breaking their ridiculously fertile and productive 2008-2010 streak of five albums in a two year span. Last we heard from the brothers was…
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Thrill Jockey Prepare To Release The New PONTIAK Album ‘Echo Ono’ + European Tour Dates

12th January 2012 at 8:49 am

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On a return trip from South by Southwest, the three brothers who make up PONTIAK conceived of recording an expressionistic record. Something unlike anything they had tried before. They imagined it as a color project, painted through music, favoring the traditional form of the…
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Pontiak ‘Comecrudos’ 12″ 2011

24th August 2011 at 8:50 am

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Pontiak are the brothers Carney – Lain, Van & Jennings Carney, to be exact, from Virginia – and ‘Comecrudos’ is essentially a one-track, twenty-five minute long EP, separated into four movements. Written by the brothers as the audio accompaniment to the sweeping, open dusty…
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