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Ladyfest Returns to Pittsburgh, Bringing Female Talent to the Forefront

Banner by Jesse Flati The local festival scene is kicking into full gear as summer descends upon the Steel City. But you won’t have to wait until Deutschtown in July to get a jam-packed weekend of quality tunes. Ladyfest Pittsburgh [...]

June 21, 2017 Concert Calendar, Concert Preview, Feature, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

Dress Loud, Play Louder: An Interview with Chase and the Barons

Dress Loud Play Louder An Interview with Chase and the Barons By Zach Nellis A few weeks ago, local indie/rock band Chase and the Barons put out their debut EP, Purpose a Toaster. They celebrated the release with a show [...]

June 20, 2017 Interviews, Local Artists

Harry Styles Video Review by the LP Club

Check out this review of Harry Styles new album by guest contributor Ethan from the LP Club. At 13 years old he has over 150 album reviews and counting to his name over the past 2 years. Ethan has a [...]

June 14, 2017 Album Reviews, Feature

Superchunk release new single, collaborate with visual artists to raise money for Planned Parenthood

Press Release Merge Records has just released the first new Superchunk music in four years. The 7-inch single features new song “I Got Cut” on the A-side and a cover of Tom Robinson Band’s punk classic “Up Against the Wall” [...]

June 12, 2017 Feature

Twin Peaks Announce Sweet ’17 Singles Series | Share First A-Side “Tossing Tears”

Press release Twin Peaks have announced a subscription series they’re calling the Sweet ’17 Singles series. Starting in early July, subscribers will receive one 7” single record per month for the remainder of the year (each limited to 300), as [...]

June 10, 2017 Feature

Oh Sees Announce New Album Orc

Press Release Live photo by Mini Van Photography Oh Sees are the latest incarnation of songwriter, singer, guitarist (and Castle Face fearless leader) John Dwyer’s ever-evolving rock-pop-folk psychedelic group. Dwyer has been active since the late ’90s, working with several [...]

June 9, 2017 Feature


Press Release TORRES, the creative alter-ego of Mackenzie Scott, unveils the video for her new single “Skim.” It is her first new music since 2015’s Sprinter, as well as her first release via new label home 4AD. In the “Skim” [...]

June 8, 2017 Feature


Press Release Big Thief’s sophomore album, Capacity, is out this Friday on Saddle Creek, but you can listen to it in its entirety right now via NPR Music’s “First Listen.” Both NYC release shows sold out immediately, however, New York [...]

June 6, 2017 Feature, Upcoming Shows

Pittsburgh Rapper Kellee Maize Makes TV Debut with Decker: Unsealed

Pittsburgh rapper Kellee Maize is debuting tonight, June 4, on TBS’s adult swim “Decker: Unsealed. Decker: Unsealed started as a web series but has made its way on to the TBS line-up. She will be accompanied by her biological father [...]

June 4, 2017 Feature, Local Artists

Great Good Fine Ok to Kick Off National Tour at Cattivo on 5/25: Interview with Vocalist Jon Sandler

If you’ve been following Sound Scene for a while, you know that we’re big fans of local electronic artist Emerson Jay. They haven’t played locally in a minute, but their next Pittsburgh gig is coming up soon: on Thursday, May [...]

May 24, 2017 Concert Calendar, Concert Preview, Feature, Interviews, Upcoming Shows