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Julia Lucille’s Tape Release at Cheer Up Charlies: Live Review

Last Friday at Cheer Up Charlies, songstress Julia Lucille performed in celebration of her new cassette, The Bedroom Tapes Volume One, which features songs she has written periodically on the occasion of each…

Track Premiere: Dana Falconberry + Some Say Leland Split 7-inch

Austin stalwarts Some Say Leland and Dana Falconberry have recorded a split 7-inch, entitled After, to be jointly released by Annie Street Arts Collective and Punctum Records. They’ll celebrate with a show tomorrow night…

Dig Strange Boy Ryan Sambol’s “Dinner Where I’m Staying”

The Strange Boys were great, and the band created some compelling music, especially considering the incredibly young age of these prodigious musicians. Despite our collective sadness that the Strange Boy’s have come and gone,…

Julia Lucille’s Emergent Performance at Cheer Up Charlies: Live Review

Over the past half year or so, I’ve seen Julia Lucille perform a handful of times. She always delivers haunting, ethereal performances that hinge on her floating vocal delivery and ghostly guitar picking….

Viva El Campo

Arriving in Austin a few years ago, I anticipated diving headfirst into the Austin music experience, determined to mine the healthy reserves of musical minerals. One of those first offerings came on a cool…

Coffee With Daniel Francis Doyle

I was first exposed to Daniel Francis Doyle on YouTube, seeing a guy in a sweaty gray heather tee shirt playing a natural-finished Fender Stratocaster with a dry overdriven sound in a room…

Jousting with Death at Young Tongue’s Album Release Show

Saturday night at Cheer Up Charlie’s served as the launchpad for Austin rockers Young Tongue to share their debut full-length with the world. The band recently released Death Rattle through Punctum Records, who…

Young Tongue Celebrates Death Rattle Saturday at Cheer Up Charlie’s

With the help of label Punctum Records and arts collective Raw Paw, Austin band Young Tongue will celebrate the release of their new album Death Rattle Saturday night at Cheer Up Charlie’s. Once known…

No Digging Required to Find Local Gold at Empire Control Room

Seriously, no need for digging or camping out in makeshift shanties or hopping a train to a West Coast mining town–we’ve got local gold right here in our own backyard. Raw Paw has…

Why Studium Is Important

Studium, a new record store and retail space for designer and handmade goods, is open now on Austin’s East 5th Street. The space is a collaboration between Byron & Blue boutique and Punctum Records…

Alex Napping’s Album Release at Cheer Up Charlie’s: Live Review

To celebrate the release of their debut LP This Is Not A Bedroom, Alex Napping recruited a standout lineup of Austin bands–Big Bill, Soft Swells, and Löwin–to play alongside them on Friday night at…

Alex Napping Celebrates Album Release at Cheer Up Charlies Friday, September 26th

With namesake Alex Cohen at the helm, indie-pop four-piece Alex Napping will celebrate the release of their debut LP tomorrow night, September 25th at Cheer Up Charlies. This is Not a Bedroom dropped earlier…

Live Review: Daybender at Empire Control Room

  Empire Control Room hosted the Daybender party this past Saturday, taking on a dual role as part of Weekender Austin and as the release celebration for Punctum Records‘ Taft and Little Lo‘s split 7-inch vinyl, as if the bill…

You’re Here! Fall Kick-Off at Cheer Up Charlies

Last SXSW, Pop Press International joined forces with local label Punctum Records, non-profit organization Attendance Records, recording studio Estuary, and tape label Accrue Cassettes, along with a few other entities and sponsors, to…

Hear Tracks from Taft/Little Lo Upcoming Split on Punctum Records

We’ve written before about how much we like both NYC-based dream pop band Taft and expansive indie rock outfit Little Lo. So, we’re naturally thrilled that the two projects will share a 7-inch…

The Mole People Celebrate Lost Age LP Release at Spiderhouse

Lost Age isn’t just the title of The Mole People’s excellent new album, out last week on Punctum Records, it’s a holistic philosophy. The bands–Big Bill, Those Howlings, and The Mole People–that played…

Album Review: The Mole People – Lost Age (Pop Press Pick)

The Mole People’s Lost Age has undeniably classic appeal—think early David Bowie or Blondie fronted by a charismatic and unhinged dude rather than Debbie Harry. Or if you want a (fittingly) less common…

Jess Williamson & RF Shannon Celebrate Split 7″ at Cheer Up Charlies

We’ve been singing the praises of these players for months now. Punctum Records managed to get two of Austin’s best artists on a record together. Last week, the label released a split 7″…

Kids Battle Monsters in Mother Falcon’s New Video for “Marigold”

Orchestral collective Mother Falcon are out on tour, they just released their first ever vinyl, a 7″ on Punctum Records, and now they’ve shared a new music video for “Marigold,” from their most…

RF Shannon / Jess Williamson Split Out Today, Release Show Saturday at Cheer Up Charlies

We’ve already told you how excited we are for RF Shannon & Jess Williamson’s split 7″, out today on Punctum Records. Both artists will celebrate the release with a show on Saturday at…

El Campo Celebrates New 7″ Tonight at Cheer Up Charlies

Rollicking folk has increased in popularity drastically over the last decade. Many bands do it, but El Campo is among the best. The group channels the energy of early Okkervil River and the melodies…

Punctum Records to Release Jess Williamson, RF Shannon Split 7″

I’m not sure a week can go by without us writing about Punctum Records. The label continues to be Austin’s most active label despite their youth. With some insider knowledge of their upcoming…

Jordan Moser Signs to Punctum Records, Plans Album Release Show

Punctum Records has been a busy label since its inception. We’ve written about the young Austin/Brooklyn based imprint several times in relationship to their releasing of material by Shivery Shakes, RF Shannon, and…

Mother Falcon to Release First-Ever Vinyl Through Punctum Records

Two weeks ago, Punctum Records announced that they would soon reveal the details for a forthcoming release from celebrated chamber pop ensemble Mother Falcon. Well, that day has come, and audio purists can…

Album Review: RF Shannon – Hunting Songs (Pop Press Pick)

RF Shannon must’ve been born at some pre-dawn hour—those long, slow hours where minutes tick away like lingering drips from a leaky faucet. The Texas air is thick and humid. The roar of…

Punctum Records Announces Lost Weekend in NYC

We’ve been praising the work Punctum Records has been doing since their inception. Although they have worked extensively with Austin artists, the label’s origins tie back to the Punctum Books imprint, rooted in Brooklyn. During…

Mother Falcon Signs to Punctum Records

We’ve been touting the quality of Punctum Records over the last couple of months–telling you that the label continues to sign some of Austin’s best artists, that the label has accomplished an impressive…

You’re Here! Recapitulation OR Why Lady Gaga is Wrong

We liked Punctum Records label owner Dan Rudmann’s comments about our joint event in early March, You’re Here!, so much that we asked if we could feature his article on our own site….

RF Shannon Releases Hunting Songs, Plays Cheer Up Charlies Thursday

Last week, we brought you coverage of RF Shannon’s excellent album release show at Mohawk. Today is the official release date for the band’s album Hunting Songs, available for purchase now at Punctum Records’…

Live Review: RF Shannon Album Release Show With David Longoria, Canvas People at Mohawk

Whether a result of a recent tour, the many shows played in SXSW’s single week, or just the excitement of celebrating the release of their new album, the fact remains that RF Shannon…

Feverbones Announces & Releases Debut EP on Punctum Records Today

It’s a spring surprise. In one sudden move, Austin trio Feverbones, comprised of Abram Shook (The Great Nostalgic, The Low Lows, Shearwater), Matthew Shepherd (Dana Falconberry), and Christopher Cox (Dana Falconberry, The Lovely Sparrows)…

Punctum Records Free Week Show with Mole People, Shivery Shakes, Taft, RF Shannon and Battle Bend

Punctum Records is run by Austin resident Dan Rudmann and is an extension of the nationally focused, Brooklyn-based open access book publisher of the same name. Shivery Shakes is currently the only band…

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