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The Telephone Line “Tied Up” Album Review

The Telephone Line “Tied Up” Released November 12, 2015 The Telephone Line are a five piece pop/rock/soul and funk band from Pittsburgh. Their music is a sophisticated blend of genres that essentially mixes soul and funk with well crafted pop [...]

November 10, 2015 Album Reviews, Local Artists

The Hawkeyes “One Plug In The Wall” Album Review

The Hawkeyes “One Plug In The Wall” Released November 3, 2015 Pittsburgh rockers, The Hawkeyes formed in 2010 from the ashes of two alt-country groups, The Jay Wiley Band and The Country Music Gas Station. They play straightforward rock n [...]

November 4, 2015 Album Reviews, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

The Turbosonics “Tres Gatos Suave” Album Review

The Turbosonics “Tres Gatos Suave” Self released on August 14, 2015 The Turbosonics are a three piece surf rock group hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They formed in 2008 when drummer Timmy Klatte wanted to form a surf rock band and [...]

October 19, 2015 Album Reviews, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

Dumplings “Love Handles EP” Album Review

Love Handles EP is an irreverent romp through the best lo-fi has to offer. Dumplings possesses a unique surreal sense of humor, like Ariel Pink but with greater warmth. Across the run time they reveal a truly personal journey. The [...]

September 9, 2015 Album Reviews, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

Carousel “2113” Album Review

Carousel 2113 Released August 28, 2015 Tee Pee Records Carousel’s “2113” is a force of nature. Sounding straight out of the 70s Carousel highlight the best of that gigantic muscular style. Their chops are impressive and they tap into an [...]

August 30, 2015 Album Reviews, Local Artists

Chrome Moses “Tamaraine” Album Review

Chrome Moses Tamaraine Self Released June 23 Album art by Mike Zug Chrome Moses’ new EP, is a four song spectacle called “Tamaraine.” The band is a unique outfit, describing themselves as “the hardest, fastest rock and roll that is [...]

August 23, 2015 Album Reviews, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

Roulette Waves “Blown Out” Album Review

Roulette Waves “Blown Out” Self Released August 1, 2015 Produced by Jared Augustus Creighton Album Artwork by Derrick Davila “Blown Out” is divine fuzzed-out bliss. Recalling the best of early grunge, Roulette Waves revels in the implied menace that appears throughout [...]

August 17, 2015 Album Reviews, Local Artists

Chase The Monkey “How To Say Goodbye” Album Review

Chase The Monkey How To Say Goodbye Self released 8-2-2015 Recorded and Mixed by J. Vega at the Wilderness Recording Studio Cover Photo by Cory Pullen “How to Say Goodbye” is an album straight from the heart. A perfectly balanced [...]

August 9, 2015 Album Reviews, Local Artists