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Honey Gets Raw and Buzzy on Powerful Debut Full-Length, “Mock Pop”

The album contains youthful angst and thoughtful reflection; searing guitar riffs and spacey interludes; desperate death wishes and confessions of love; thrashing punk numbers and extended experimental rides. [...]

June 29, 2017 Album Reviews, Concert Calendar, Local Artists, Local Releases, Upcoming Shows

Wreck Loose Provide Punch, Passion, and Creativity with Impressive New Album, “OK, Wreck Loose”

Album artwork by Lizzee Solomon Fans of piano-driven garage rockers Wreck Loose have been waiting on a full-length record from the band for four years now. But their patience, and their PledgeMusic contributions, are about to pay off. On Friday, [...]

June 15, 2017 Album Reviews, Concert Calendar, Local Artists, Local Releases, Upcoming Shows

Devin Moses & the Saved Do Americana Right on New Self-Titled EP

Since their debut record, Hit to Hurt, dropped in 2015, (buy the album at the link below) local folk rock group Devin Moses & the Saved have been pretty busy. Between performing at festivals (including Millvale Music Fest, the Main [...]

June 8, 2017 Album Reviews, Concert Calendar, Concert Preview, Local Artists, Local Releases, Upcoming Shows

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

Nevada Color and Daily Grind Will Party Hard at Cattivo on Saturday, 3/25/17- TICKET GIVEAWAY

For local indie pop-rockers on the rise, Nevada Color, 2016 was a busy year. Between winning the title of Best Pop-Rock Band from Pittsburgh City Paper, opening for the alternative group PVRIS (who are soon to begin touring with Muse), [...]

March 19, 2017 Concert Preview, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

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

Ticket Giveaway: Mae, OWEL, and Constellations at Mr. Smalls Theatre, 3/09/17

Indie rock band Mae is hitting the road for a short string of performances next week in support of their newest release, (M)(A)(E), a compilation of their previous three EP’s: (m)orning, (a)fternoon, and (e)vening. Originally hailing from Virginia Beach, VA, [...]

March 6, 2017 Concert Preview, Upcoming Shows

Local Electronic Scene Expands with Impressive New EP, “Towers,” from Kahone Concept

Despite the notable diversity of the Pittsburgh scene, local electronic music acts have been a little trickier to find. Emerson Jay, Chalk Dinosaur, and Balloon Ride Fantasy are three of the big names, but a Pitt student has recently added [...]

March 6, 2017 Album Reviews, Interviews, Local Artists, Local Releases

Local Rockers Tackle Radiohead: The Ruckus Bros. (and Friends) Pay Tribute to “OK Computer” for Charity

Poster by Joe Mruk When you think of the most influential bands who rose to prominence in the 90’s, chances are Radiohead is close to the top of that list. And for good reason: their staggering musicality, constant reinvention and [...]

February 23, 2017 Concert Preview, Feature, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

Local Blues Rocker Tim Vitullo to Open for The Marcus King Band on 2/23

Photo by Rich Pantaleo There’s something to be said about the timelessness of classic rock and blues styles. Decades after their first rise to prominence, many artists are still delivering those passionate, tried-and-true elements in innovative ways, to the delight [...]

February 22, 2017 Concert Preview, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows