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Philly-native emcee Mr. JHAK is prepping to release his debut album via Parliament of Strix: a futuristic, bass-infused hip hop label, established and anchored by local DJ-producer, Mr. OWL. The full-length, 16-track LP will be...

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Hip hop artists like Lil’ Kim and Nicki Minaj are praised for “paving the way” for lady musicians in a male-dominated genre of music. In addition to embracing their sexuality, both exude confidence and have proven...

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Formed in Denver, Colorado in 2010, Pan Astral was an idea conceived by Gabriel Otto and Ryan Burnett in a tiny basement room. Burnett later departed to transition to other projects; but Otto has since graduated to an...

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Talents Collide at Layer Cake Music & Arts Festival

September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Year after year, Pittsburgh’s vibrant music scene has been on a steady come-up, with the introduction of multiple new bands and concert lineups to keep people entertained. Festivals like the WYEP Summer Music Fest, Jam...

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Growing up in Brazil, Point Park University student Gabriel Colombo was constantly surrounded by music. His family and friends all shared a common love for music, and his passion for it now is a defining characteristic in the young director....

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VIA Pittsburgh 2015

2015 VIA Festival Preview

August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Six years ago, VIA began as a large-scale event in the Strip District’s 31st Street Studios. It has since migrated to various pop-up locations around the city, including East Liberty’s Broad Street and PNC Bank...

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On Friday, August 28, Southside’s Rex Theater will welcome Pittsburgh native Buku to the stage. Buku’s genre of bass music will electrify the crowd along with other acts such as brass-electro-funk band Beauty Slap, DJ 2Rip...

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The Swindle Interview

August 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

UK producer/DJ Swindle discovered his love of music at just eight years old, when he learned to play the piano. Fast forward to eight years later, when he acquired a set of production equipment, and started...

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Gear up and prepare to be mind blown by music all weekend long at this year’s Skull Fest, a 4-day celebration of underground punk and metal, which will commence on Thursday, August 20 at several spots around the...

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Lawrenceville’s gearing up to rock all night at their fourth annual R.A.N.T. showcase on Saturday, August 15. A plethora of musical acts, classic cars, and art vendors will be featured along the 6th Ward through the 10th Ward from...

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After a year-long hiatus following the release of their second album, “Typical System,” Australian band Total Control is back with a two-week tour spanning across the U.S. this August. Started by Mikey Young (guitar, keyboards) and Dan...

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On July 17, Ladyfest kicks off in the ‘Burgh with a versatile lineup of fierce female artists and musicians. Originally, Ladyfest began as Vulvapalooza in 2002, but was soon changed due to the alienation of transgender people....

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