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1,2,3 – "Work"

May 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

New music from up and coming Pittsburgh retro rockers 1,2,3 just hit the interwebs today in the form of the track “Work,” a top-notch leak from the group’s upcoming debut album New Haven, due out on indie...

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Make no mistake, the late spring/early summer Pittsburgh concert schedule is usually extremely ripe with quality shows, but many tours manage to overlap with a dramatic Penguins playoff run. As a die hard Pens fan,...

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What a weekend for music! You might disagree and think that some of the upcoming weekends totally take the cake, but as far as my tastes are concerned, it was really a top notch weekend...

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The 58's Debut Mix Tape

April 23, 2011 | 2 Comments

In the wake of Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller’s success over the past twelve months, it should be no surprise that Pittsburgh’s hip-hop scene finds itself under a microscope. And while chin-stroking, national rap pundits stumble over themselves to...

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Weekend Recap: Bassnectar

April 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

With all that hair, it’s amazing Bassnectar can do anything – let alone cause a 2300-person venue boogie their bass faces off until they can’t stand anymore. Amidst the plethora of abandoned glowsticks on the...

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The Road to Roo

April 14, 2011 | 1 Comments

Nakturnal Mama, Ms. Maize has been quite busy for the past year. She released her sophomore album, “Aligned Archetypes,” in conjunction with dozens of music videos, and has maintained a number one rank on Amazon...

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Our First Guest Post!

March 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Listen up, kids! It’s our first guest post by none other than Patrick Bowman. He might be just another name to you, but if you read the City Paper, chances are you’ve read something of...

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Dream On

March 21, 2011 | 2 Comments

I went and saw a fantastic little show this past weekend at Club Cafe. I don’t get excited about seeing shows there because it’s either horribly crowded or I’m the only broad who shows up....

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The Green Gang

March 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Happy holidays to all you Irish mofos. Today, I’m more concerned with all the bad juju surrounding how people choose to celebrate this liver-murdering holiday. What’s with all the beef about how today’s the REAL...

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March 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Thanks a lot, Onra. You’ve got me feeling pretty beat up today. The party spirits were high in the PGH last night, and for a good reason. Onra was in the heez for the first...

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My Brightest Diamond

March 4, 2011 | 2 Comments

If you haven’t heard of this broad before, get with the program folks. Shara Worden aka My Brightest Diamond reminds me a lot of St. Vincent, but having seen both perform live – Shara takes...

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March 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

I *gasp* attended the Lady Gaga concert. Please note the lack of a lyrically-integrated subject line, excessive amount of pictures, or use of the word “epic” anywhere in this post. That shit is so overdone...

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