Jeff Rosenstock is just a normal guy making anti-capitalist power pop

Jeff Rosenstock is just a normal guy making anti-capitalist power pop

“I wanted these lyrics to be punk as fuck.”

Genesis tribute band The Musical Box knows what it likes

“I think keeping that music alive is important.”

Mostly Other People Do the Killing combines improvisation with jazz standards

“There’s a very obvious element of goofiness and zaniness in there.”

Despite Biblical influences, Pittsburgh’s Slaves BC are making noise in the blackened hardcore scene

“We’ve been playing with nihilistic, atheistic, satanic bands since the beginning.”

Sinkane’s funk, pop and jazz influences are an optimistic and soothing oasis in turbulent times

“You can’t be a leader and not be positive.”

A new Pittsburgh tape label Crafted Sounds highlights local bands for a cause

A majority of the proceeds for Have A Nice Day: A Pittsburgh Collection will benefit Planned Parenthood

Through music, education and business, indie-rock legend Karl Hendricks left his mark on Pittsburgh’s music scene

“Karl had absolutely no attitude and no pretension. And that was rare.”

Former Flyleaf front woman Lacey Sturm proves that hard rock is not dead with Life Screams

“If I am operating out of love, my capacity to create and serve is supernatural.”

Pittsburgh rockers The Park Plan deliver more than straight-up power pop

“There are a lot of different intentions that go into the writing.”

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox breathes old life into new classics

“I thought, ‘What if I try to make both sides happy?’”

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s Multiple Choice expands in its second year, kicking off with a night of ‘Underground Hip Hop’

The launch party includes a breakdancing competition and performances from A-F-R-O and R.A. The Rugged Man

Two Gunns: Guitarist Steve Gunn finds joy in both collaboration and solo work

“We wanted to pare down and get back to a more simple style of touring.”

Tribute album honors the legacy and music of Pittsburgh’s Anne Feeney while also offsetting medical costs

“It’s so beautiful what my friends got together to do for me.”

Pittsburgh’s Lyndsey Smith & Soul Distribution deliver a new EP

“Sometimes you have to lose control a little bit in order to find that order and find that place of peace.”

Members of the Pittsburgh music community reflect on the role of art and activism in the coming year

“We keep fighting because certain things have not changed.”

Brooklyn’s Big Thief houses heartbreak and self-loathing in cozy, familiar folk rock

“Real love makes your lungs black / Real love is a heart attack”

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