Pin Me Down
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|Pin Me Down|
|Origin||New York City, United States; London, England|
|Genres||Pop, electronica, rock|
|Associated acts||Bloc Party, Robt Ptak, Ash, The Bastard Kings of Rock|
|Past members||Russell Lissack
Pin Me Down were a pop/electronica/rock side project of guitarist Russell Lissack, of the British band Bloc Party, and guitarist/singer Milena Mepris. The band was managed by Robt Ptak, who had previously worked with Mepris in Ptak's project Artificial Joy. The band made their live debut as a 5-6 piece in May 2008 in London, supporting Yeasayer.
Their first single "Cryptic" appears on Kitsuné Maison Compilation 5 as track number 5. Kitsuné also released a remix single of Pin Me Down's "Cryptic" in June 2008, which included remixes by Paul Epworth, James Ellis, Lissack himself, and others.
Pin Me Down (album)
|Pin Me Down|
|Studio album by Pin Me Down|
|Released||19 April 2010|
|Genre||Indie rock, alternative dance|
Executive Producer - Robt Ptak
Co producer - Renee Frisch Ptak
|Singles from Pin Me Down|
On 19 July 2010, the band released their self-titled debut studio album. The album was produced by Alex Elena, who previously played drums with Mepris and manager Ptak's band Artificial Joy. The track "Time Crisis" had previously been released on the band's website at the beginning of the year.
All tracks written by Pin Me Down.
|3.||"Boy Who Cried Wolf"||3:10|
|5.||"Oh My Goddess"||3:03|
|6.||"Pretty In Pink"||3:18|
|9.||"Meet the Selkirks"||2:42|
|10.||"Everything Is Sacred"||3:22|
- "Cryptic" (2008)
- "Time Crisis" (2010)
- "Treasure Hunter" (2010)
- "Bloc Party side-project Pin Me Down to release debut album". NME. 2010-03-05.
- "Bloc Party Guitarist Revives Side Project". DigitalSpy. 2010.
- Cooke, Robert (14 April 2010). "Pin Me Down". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 14 October 2014.