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Randy Baumann’s Ramble Rocks the Rex – 12/2/2017

Photos and recap by Melanie Stangl Randy Baumann’s Rambles are something pretty special. A few nights per year, the host of local rock station 102.5 WDVE puts twenty or so musicians from some of Pittsburgh’s most notable acts onstage at [...]

December 21, 2017 Concert Reviews, Local Artists

LoFi Delphi Find Pop-Rock Balance With Honest New EP, “Tilt”

Poster and EP artwork by Ian White Band photo by Loop Photography Something you gain as you age is an increased knowledge of—and sense of comfort in—yourself. You learn about your strengths, your weaknesses, your likes and dislikes, and how [...]

November 28, 2017 Album Reviews, Concert Calendar, Local Artists, Local Releases, Upcoming Shows

New Music: Delicious Pastries and Slugss Team Up for Single Release Show at Spirit

Poster by Tyler Jacob Thompson It’s been a little while since we’ve heard new recorded material from local psych-rock darlings Delicious Pastries. They’ve offered sneak peeks in their many live shows since the most recent track, “Pygmalion Cantations,” dropped last [...]

November 9, 2017 Concert Calendar, Concert Preview, Local Artists, Local Releases, Upcoming Shows

Donora Goes Live… On Facebook

Donora “Sun to Me” By Kaisi Elizabeth Donora’s new album, Sun to Me, has a way of making you reminiscent of summer days spent riding around with the windows down before the chill of fall has even had time to [...]

October 26, 2017 Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

Emerson Jay Release Music Video for New Song, “FREVR WHEN”

Local electronic act Emerson Jay has certainly been busy lately. Their first full-length album is approaching completion. Last week, they played at Thrival Festival, on a lineup alongside heavyweight headliners Logic, Wiz Khalifa, and Two Door Cinema Club. They earned [...]

October 6, 2017 Local Artists, Local Releases

Golden Magnet’s David Bernabo Releases New Single, “Tap on the Door” and New Album, “Step Down Toomey”

It seems like just yesterday we were talking about the new album from Host Skull, David Bernabo’s band and one of the founding members of local record label Golden Magnet. In fact, it was less than two months ago. But [...]

September 15, 2017 Local Artists, Local Releases

Ugly Blondes Independently Release Third Album, Drag

Ugly Blondes Drag Released July 27, 2017 By Paige E. Owens After more than a year and a half of fan anticipation and the release of their second full-length album, alt-rock group, Ugly Blondes, released their third independent album, Drag, [...]

September 12, 2017 Album Reviews, Local Artists

Fist Fight in the Parking Lot Release New Album “714”

Fist Fight in the Parking Lot 714 Released July 14, 2017 By Kate Drozynski As whiskey ages, it gets smoother, richer, more complex, all without losings the strength and bite that makes whiskey, well, whiskey. The same can be said [...]

August 1, 2017 Album Reviews, Local Artists

Host Skull Subverts the Expected with New Avant-Rock Album, “Destruction”

Local indie collective/record label Golden Magnet is at it again. On Saturday, July 29th, they’ll debut their seventh release (and fourth album) since their inception last year: Host Skull’s Destruction. The occasion will be marked with a release show at [...]

July 28, 2017 Album Reviews, Concert Preview, Local Artists, Local Releases, Upcoming Shows

Atlas Genius, Faulkner, and Nevada Color Rock the Rex, 7/17/2017

East Carson Street on Pittsburgh’s South Side is a zoo on any given weekend night. But the sidewalks were sparser this past Monday, July 17th, as I walked down them towards the Rex Theater. The occasion? Australia native indie rock [...]

July 23, 2017 Concert Reviews, Local Artists