We heard the news yesterday that Pinsky was disbanding and we’re just incredibly sad about it. Pinsky is the first band we actually signed, and Losing Touch was the first record where we got involved in all the official “label stuff”. We’re so proud of that project, and it will always be one of our favorite albums. From a personal standpoint; Jeff, Pete, Andre and Miketon, they are like our brothers, and it sucks to see this come to an end.
It also sucks because the guys had plans to head down to Baltimore in a couple months to record with Brian McTernan. It’s a project that we were all super excited about.
But here’s the deal – Pinsky is breaking up. They’re going to play their remaining shows. They’re going to set up a hell of a rager in Portland, Maine for their final performance.
And then in May, they’re going down to Baltimore to record with Brian. We convinced them to record the EP because when you’ve been a band for 5+ years and you finally get a chance to record with one of your idols, you do it, plain and simple. Whatever comes out of those sessions, we’re going to release, “posthumous,” digitally.
If you don’t know Pinsky, now’s the time to acquaint yourself. If you’re already a fan like us, then you know they don’t want you to be sad about this breakup. They’d prefer you pour yourself a drink and celebrate the good times.
-Steve, Jon & Charlie
Statement from the band:
The End – 2007-2012
Over the last five years, we the boys of Pinsky have grown to be a family, experiencing some incredible highs (and lows) together during our personal and professional lives. It’s with much sadness that we announce we will be disbanding and going our separate ways. We remain great friends with fond memories of our time shared on stage and in the studio. In an effort to end things properly, we’ll be finishing the string of shows in ME, MA, and NH with a possible last Portland date added to be our final hurrah. Then we’ll be heading to Salad Days Studio in Baltimore at the end of May to record a few last songs with producer Brian McTernan – something we had been planning/looking forward to since before the split. We’ll be releasing those tracks digitally sometime this summer and giving the band a proper send-off. Thank you to everyone who has supported Pinsky over the years and liked us enough to give a second listen. If you haven’t had a chance to see us live yet, we hope you can make one of our last dates and help to end this party right.
Upcoming Pinsky shows:
Mar 25 – Allston, MA – O’Brien’s (w/ Save Ends & Ex Magicians)
Apr 03 – Portland, ME – Geno’s Rock Club (w/ American Verse, The Sheds, Steiner Street)
Apr 22 – Methuen, MA – 1859 House (w/ Square Songs and Humaana)
Apr 28 – Chester, NH – Chester College (TBD)