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|Origin||San Diego, California, USA|
|Genres||Indie rock, electronic rock, progressive rock|
|Labels||Temporary Residence Ltd., Touch and Go, Absolutely Kosher, Ace Fu, Cutty Shark|
|Associated acts||Three Mile Pilot, Systems Officer, Goblin Cock, Optiganally Yours, Aspects of Physics, Thingy, Heavy Vegetable, Physics, Team Sleep, Devfits|
Armistead Burwell Smith IV
|Past members||Erik Hoversten, Braden Diotte, Terrin Durfey, Tom Zinser, Ryan Bromley, Cameron Jones, Kenseth Thibideau, Brent Asbury, Gabriel Voiles, Dmitri Dziensuwski, Donny Van Zandt, Thatcher Orbitachi|
Pinback is an indie rock band from San Diego, California, currently signed to Temporary Residence Ltd. The band was formed in 1998 by singers, songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Armistead Burwell Smith IV and Rob Crow. Tom Zinser, Chris Prescott, and Mario Rubalcaba have all contributed drums to the band's albums. Aside from Smith and Crow, the current line-up of the live band features Prescott on drums. Past members of the Pinback live band are: Erik Hoversten, Braden Diotte, Terrin Durfey, Ryan Bromley, Cameron Jones, Kenseth Thibideau, Brent Asbury, Tom Zinser, Gabriel Voiles, Dmitri Dziensuwski, Donny Van Zandt, and Thatcher Orbitashi.
History and origin 
The band's moniker is a reference to a character in the 1974 film Dark Star (played by Dan O'Bannon, who also co-wrote the film), directed by John Carpenter. Audio samples from this film are used frequently in the band's early works.
Pinback's fourth full-length album Autumn of the Seraphs was released on September 11, 2007. The band also recently released a collection of rarities, entitled Nautical Antiques. They appeared live in a nationally broadcast interview and played a couple of songs on NPR's Talk of the Nation on October 8, 2007. The program is available for download via NPR's website.
On April 1, 2009, it was announced that Pinback was working on a new album that would be released by Temporary Residence Ltd.
Pinback's fifth studio album Information Retrieved was released October 16, 2012. On August 15, 2012, Pinback released the song "Proceed to Memory" from Information Retrieved free to play through RollingStone.com.
Studio albums 
- This Is A Pinback CD (1999)
- Blue Screen Life (2001)
- Summer in Abaddon (2004) U.S. No. 196
- Autumn of the Seraphs (2007) U.S. No. 69
- Information Retrieved (2012) U.S. No. 71
- Nautical Antiques (2006)
Extended plays 
- Live in Donny's Garage (2000)
- Some Voices (2000)
- This Is a Pinback Tour E.P. (2001)
- More or Less Live in a Few Different Places (2002)
- Arrive Having Eaten (2003)
- Offcell (2003)
- Too Many Shadows (2004)
- ascii E.P. (2008)
- Information Retrieved, Pt. A (2011)
- Information Retrieved Pt. B (2011)
- "Loro" (1999)
- "Tripoli" (2000)
- "Penelope" (2001)
- "Fortress" (2004)
- "Todo" (2004)
- "From Nothing to Nowhere" (2007)
- "Proceed to Memory" (2012)
- "Sherman" (2012)
Guest Appearances 
- Touch and Go/Quarterstick Records (2007-06-05). "Pinback". touchandgorecords.com. Retrieved 2007-06-04.
- Pitchfork Media Records (2007-05-24). "Pinback Return With Autumn of the Seraphs". Pitchfork Media Records.com. Retrieved 2007-06-05.
- Gwendolyn Elliott (2009-05-06). "Album Review: Pinback - Autumn of the Seraphs | Prefix". Prefixmag.com. Retrieved 2012-11-01.
- "Pinback Announce First Album in Five Years | News". Pitchfork. 2012-07-26. Retrieved 2012-11-01.
- By Jon Blistein (2012-08-15). "Song Premiere: Pinback, 'Proceed to Memory' | Music News". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2012-11-01.
- Billboard, Allmusic
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- Official website
- Official MySpace
- Official Facebook
- Temporary Residence Ltd.
- Touch and Go Records
- Pinback shows at the Internet Archive (FLAC)
- Pinback performing on NPR