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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

Jeff Betten Takes the Stage at James Street—for a Record Release and a Last Hurrah

Photos by Liz Dutton Poster art by Joe Mruk Additional info provided by Andy Mulkerin If you know the Pittsburgh music scene, you know the name Jeff Betten. Currently serving as General Manager for Misra Records (with previous experience managing [...]

November 3, 2017 Album Reviews, Concert Calendar, Concert Preview, Feature, Local Artists, Local Releases, Upcoming Shows

Brika Offers Chill, Sultry Alt-Pop with New Release, “Just Wanna Be Single”

It’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment when alt-pop exploded into the mainstream. If you had to make a guess, Lorde’s groundbreaking 2013 release Pure Heroine is a decent one. Since then, a plethora of similar artists have emerged, blending [...]

August 5, 2017 Album Reviews

Exclusive: Jukebox the Ghost Talk Tour Life, New Single, and Upcoming Album

With the release of their brand new single, “Stay the Night,” and their mini-tour around the U.S. that brings them to Mr. Smalls Theatre tonight (4/13), Jukebox The Ghost are mixing up their formula. [...]

April 13, 2017 Concert Calendar, Concert Preview, Feature, Interviews, Upcoming Shows

Bindley Hardware Company Go Old-School with Music Video for New Single, “All Right, Already!”

If any local band could be said to embody the rugged, industrial, classic Americana feel that permeated Pittsburgh’s character from its early days, Bindley Hardware Company would be a strong contender. This makes sense, considering their name itself stems from [...]

March 28, 2017 Interviews, Local Artists, Local Releases

Emerson Jay Step Up Their Game With Music Video for New Single, “Alright”

Photo by Chris Squier It’s been close to nine months since we’ve heard new material from local electronic group Emerson Jay. That 5-song release, LOUIE, took home “EP of the Year” at our Best of 2016 Awards in February. But [...]

March 25, 2017 Album Reviews, Local Artists, Local Releases