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With Debut Album “Vodkawine,” Sad Girls Aquatics Club are the Hazy Indie Pop Queens of Your Dreams

Photo by Katie Krulock Album artwork by Xiola Jensen There were a lot of incredible Pittsburgh releases in 2018. (Some of which we’ve covered, others we haven’t had the chance to.) A little over a month ago, a new hometown [...]

December 30, 2018 Album Reviews, Local Artists, Local Releases

New Local Music: Scratchy Blanket Releases Music Video for “Nothing” Ahead of New EP, “Please Love Me”

It’s late August, students are returning to college campuses, and Labor Day is just around the corner. But the new music video for “Nothing” from local emo-pop band Scratchy Blanket will remind you that the season isn’t over just yet. [...]

August 24, 2018 Album Reviews, Concert Calendar, Concert Preview, Local Artists, Local Releases, Upcoming Shows

Stars – Ticket Giveaway

Stars will be making their bi-annual appearance at Mr. Smalls Theatre Sunday night in support of their 2017 release, There is no Love in Fluorescent Light. This is their 9th studio album since 2001. The Toronto based band is led [...]

April 21, 2018 Upcoming Shows

Dinosoul Delivers Powerful, Dark Indie Pop on Debut Album, “Eleven”

Band Photo by Scott Kostelnik Album Artwork by Gary Henzler Allen Donny Donovan is no stranger to the Pittsburgh music scene. I first saw them as part of the grunge group Roulette Waves, and later on as one-half of the [...]

April 20, 2018 Album Reviews, Concert Calendar, Local Artists, Local Releases, Upcoming Shows

of Montreal – Ticket Giveaway

28 singles, 15 studio albums, 10 eps, 7 compilations and 1 live album make up the of Montreal discography. Pretty impressive for an indie pop band out of Athens GA. The band formed in 1996 by frontman Kevin Barnes, who [...]

March 28, 2018 Upcoming Shows