On its new, Lydia Lunch-produced record, Pissed Jeans highlights the absurdity of hetero, middle-class white-guy-ness

On its new, Lydia Lunch-produced record, Pissed Jeans highlights the absurdity of hetero, middle-class white-guy-ness

“This horrible character … isn’t insanely far removed from the way that I’ve been conditioned.”


Pittsburgh’s SIDE EYE is bringing audiences a complete live experience

“We just want to make our shows events, places we ourselves would want to go”

Pittsburgh’s Women Who Rock will benefit Magee Women’s Research Institute

“It’s a tremendous opportunity for women to get together and celebrate each other.”

New Releases


Critics' Picks, April 27 - May 3

Check out shows this week from The Coathangers, Cheater Slicks, Terell Stafford and more

Pittsburgh’s electronic-music-and-dance duo slowdanger releases its debut

Like their dance compositions, the 10 tracks on body are sensual, adventurous and abstract.

Pittsburgh punk originals Carsickness reunite for two shows

“We were playing every day for hours and hours.”

Pittsburgh’s SOFT GIRL created art inspired by life

“A big part of our vibe is being unapologetically who we are.”

Critics' Picks, April 20-26

Check out performances this week by Tobin Sprout, Junius, InAeona, Gucci Mane, On the Water and more

New Releases

The Full Counts' First Out

With no record label, a liberated Jukebox The Ghost leans in to a poppier sound

“We, as a band, are a bunch of dorks at heart.”

Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Museum hosts a sensory-friendly disco for autistic individuals

“We are actively committed to making the museum a welcoming and inclusive space for all.”

Pittsburgh musicians come together for an album of political protest songs, with proceeds going to the ACLU

The compilation includes songs from Molly Alphabet, Andre Costello, Swampwalk and more

New Releases

Jack Stauber's Pop Food

Critics' Picks, April 13-19

Check out shows from Thelma, Sterile Garden, Vundabar, Betty Who and more

Julien Baker on DIY, faith and where to get good coffee

“You’re screaming loudly because you NEED to scream loudly.”

Jazz trumpeter Peter Evans brings his experimental style to Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Museum

“The overarching thrust of my work these is to make sure that the music provides something different, something directly opposed to the superficiality”

New record from Charly Bliss tackles inner demons with catchy pop hooks and joyous self-deprecation

“It makes me laugh about things I’m ashamed of.”

Critics' Picks, April 6-12

Check Out performances this week from Leggy, Misaligned Mind, Great Lakes Swimmers and The Rizzos

Pittsburgh’s Molly Spear fights a creative rut with an album a week

The releases vary in style, but are all comfortably rooted in abstract, ambient traditions

Chicano Batman, in Pittsburgh April 2, draws on classic tunes for its modern sound

“Genres that our aunts and uncles and grandparents were listening to.”



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