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The Seedy Players Challenge Your Ears with ‘The Time In Between’

While I could put this group into a specific genre like indie jazz-pop, chamber-pop, experimental contemporary-concert-pop or whatever, the fact is that this group is simply making music that wasn't meant to be put into an easily classifiable box. [...]

June 1, 2017 Album Reviews, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

June 2017 – eNewspaper

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June 1, 2017 eNewspaper, Local Artists

Ryan Hoffman Takes us Through the Wilderness with “The Pines”

The Pines by songwriter Ryan Hoffman is a deeply atmospheric album encumbered with a sense of rural space and contemplative introspection. [...]

May 8, 2017 Album Reviews, Local Artists

CureRock 2017 Rocked to the Tune of $15,000

Kyle Cox, Matt Hires & Chet Vincent & The Big Bend Hard Rock Cafe March 30, 2017   By Whitney Lerch Chet Vincent photos by Zach Nellis Matt Hires and Kyle Cox photos by Sarah L. Wilson Photography Thursday, March [...]

April 5, 2017 Concert Preview, Concert Reviews, Feature, Local Artists

Lyndsey Smith & Soul Distribution Breathe Life Into Soul-R&B Fusion with New EP, “Rhapsodize Me”

Lyndsey Smith and Soul Distribution “Rhapsodize Me” Released January 14, 2017 Confession: this EP isn’t completely new. Shame on us for sleeping on it. “Rhapsodize Me” was released on January 14th, and the five-track record displays a masterful blend of [...]

March 15, 2017 Album Reviews, Local Artists, Local Releases

“I’m Only Dreaming” on the North Shore at Stage AE

Civilian and Eisley The Club at Stage AE March 5, 2017 Photos and recap by Whitney Lerch Civilian and Eisley were the perfect end to the weekend, with their captivating performances at The Club at Stage AE on March 5th. [...]

March 12, 2017 Concert Reviews

Behind the lens with Zach Nellis at Howlers

Essential Machine w/ Soft Girl, The Grasping Straws LAZYBLACKMAN & Sorry, I’m Dead Howlers January 15, 2017 Photos and words by Zach Nellis I’ve been trying to see LAZYBLACKMAN since I saw them perform at Layer Cake Fest last year. [...]

February 1, 2017 Concert Reviews, Feature, Local Artists

Free Golden Magnet Label Showcase Hopes to Crack the College Demographic

Poster by Joe Mruk By Melanie Stangl Golden Magnet Showcase featuring Delicious Pastries, Mariage Blanc, Sleep Expiriments, and Host Skull William Pitt Union Assembly Hall January 27 When you think of music hotspots and places to catch a show around [...]

January 26, 2017 Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

Ike and Eicher the Perfect Match for the Holidays

Re-cap and photos by Whitney Lerch The Pittsburgh Winery, one of my favorite listening rooms in the city, was the place to be on December 9th. With Youngstown raised, but honorary yinzer JD Eicher opening for Pittsburgh’s beloved Joy Ike, [...]

December 23, 2016 Concert Preview

Safe In Sound Is Safe In Pittsburgh

Safe In Sound w/Borgore & SNAILS Diesel Club Lounge Photos and review by Corrine Jasmin Safe in Sound Festival finally made its stop in Pittsburgh and sold out at Diesel Club Lounge Friday night! The club was at complete capacity [...]

November 22, 2016 Concert Reviews, Festival Reviews