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The Orwells with FIDLAR

October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Orwells will melt your face off, and that isn’t a bad thing. The Rock n’ Roll ethos that characterized your parents’ “wild days,” is alive and well in the Chicago quintet’s raucous guitar-ravaging ballads....

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Black Milk at Smiling Moose

October 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fresh off the October 15th release of his latest album No Poison No Paradise, rap-game vet Black Milk continues to blend his talent as a producer with his love of the mic. For over ten...

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The Gold Fields Giveaway

September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Aussies of Gold Fields will be touching down in the PGH on Wednesday, October 2 at The Smiling Moose. We’ve seen them before and think they’re pretty swell. Their debut album, Black Sun was...

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The Fortified PhonetX Interview

November 24, 2012 | 1 Comments

Pittsburgh-based hip hop trio Fortified PhonetX is set to release their debut album, Plastic Eaters on Monday. If you recall we reviewed member Connect’s “Arrival Tactics” mixtape a while back and were super impressed with...

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The Neil Hamburger Interview

September 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

To the uninitiated, Neil Hamburger may appear to be a boozy, crass, depressed soul, hell-bent on effectively dismantling every single entity (usually obnoxious celebrities, lousy restaurant chains, and mega-corporate hucksters) that causes him even the...

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The Suzan at The Smiling Moose

August 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

I don’t know about you, but my Labor Day is lookin beat. I have zero BBQs to attend as of now, and the only legit thing going on that day that I’m aware of is...

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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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