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Browsing the "Pittsburgh New Music" Tag

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

New Album from Dan Getkin and the Twelve Six Offers Creative Twist on Country-Rock Roots

By Melanie Stangl   If you’ve been looking to fill that full-band, classic rock or old-school country hole in your playlist with something fresh, look no further than Dan Getkin and the Twelve Six.  Their new self titled full-length album, has [...]

January 21, 2017 Album Reviews, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

Turnpike Gardens’ Evan Mulgrave Gets Heavy With Debut Single from New Band, John Wayne Gretzky

By Melanie Stangl Photo(s) by Maranie Rae It might not be the New Year quite yet, but for Evan Mulgrave and James Conley of Turnpike Gardens, it’s just the right time for reinvention. Along with There You Are’s Tom Chorba, [...]

December 18, 2016 Album Reviews, Concert Preview, Local Artists

The Commonheart’s Debut Full-Length “Grown” Bursts With Talent, Power…and Heart

The Commonheart “Grown” Release date November 12, 2016 By Melanie Stangl From features on Root Sports, to a sponsorship with Iron City Beer, to regularly packing venues to capacity (and then some), The Commonheart have already made a name for [...]

November 11, 2016 Album Reviews, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows