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Paul Luc Celebrates Bad Seed Release at Mr. Smalls

Two years have passed since Paul Luc released his last album, Tried & True. After hitting the road and traveling to Nashville to record his newest masterpiece, Bad Seed, he threw an incredible release party at Mr. Smalls on March 10th [...]

March 19, 2018 Concert Reviews, Local Artists

Some Kind Of Animal, Essential Machine and The Black Six Get Hip on the North Side

by Whitney Lerch Itching for some indie folk rock, I headed out to Get Hip Recordings on February 24th to catch Essential Machine and Some Kind of Animal.  Always looking for new music, I was anxious to hear The Black [...]

March 12, 2018 Concert Reviews, Local Artists

Captured :: Pittsburgh Brings Concert Photographers Together in Unique Meet-Up

More photos at end of article Photos and text by Melanie Stangl Non-profit organization Captured :: Pittsburgh has been a strong advocate for local photographers since its founding in 2016. They aim to make photography accessible to all who are [...]

February 6, 2018 Concert Reviews, Feature

Randy Baumann’s Ramble Rocks the Rex – 12/2/2017

Photos and recap by Melanie Stangl Randy Baumann’s Rambles are something pretty special. A few nights per year, the host of local rock station 102.5 WDVE puts twenty or so musicians from some of Pittsburgh’s most notable acts onstage at [...]

December 21, 2017 Concert Reviews, Local Artists

Epiphone Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar Review

Epiphone Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar Review Professionals love to buy Gibson guitars but the trouble is their higher cost. However, there are so many big brands trying to complete the quality of Gibson but Epiphone is the top rated [...]

October 4, 2017 Instrument Reviews

Deutschtown Music Festival Gets Better Every Year

Poster by Joe Mruk Photos and recap by Whitney Lerch The 5th annual Deutschtown Music Festival rocked the North Side July 14th and 15th, like only DMF can do. Over 200 local bands, food trucks, vendors and thousands of people [...]

August 23, 2017 Concert Reviews, Festival Reviews, Local Artists

The Shins Don’t Disappoint at Stage AE

By Brittany Satterfield I had wanted to see the Shins for years. Especially in the time period after Zach Braff packed the Garden State soundtrack with their tracks and put this Albuquerque indie-rock band solidly in our hearts. “Oh, Inverted World,” [...]

August 3, 2017 Concert Reviews

Palehound, Denzell & Rue at the Funhouse

Photos by Zach Nellis Palehound www.palehound.com Denzell denzell.bandcamp.com Rue ruerue.bandcamp.com [...]

August 2, 2017 Concert Reviews, Local Artists

Atlas Genius, Faulkner, and Nevada Color Rock the Rex, 7/17/2017

East Carson Street on Pittsburgh’s South Side is a zoo on any given weekend night. But the sidewalks were sparser this past Monday, July 17th, as I walked down them towards the Rex Theater. The occasion? Australia native indie rock [...]

July 23, 2017 Concert Reviews, Local Artists

The Commonheart Pulls Through For Greensburg’s Summer Sounds

After a the original act for June 30th had to cancel with short notice, Greensburg’s Summer Sounds free concerts in the park series was rescued by Pittsburgh’s The Commonheart, who filled St. Clair park with energy and soulful rock music. [...]

July 21, 2017 Concert Reviews, Local Artists