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Concert Review: The Struts at The Altar Bar

May 21, 2016
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The Struts lit up Pittsburgh’s Altar bar at a sold out show on May 10th with their vibrant energy and flamboyant, glamorous style.  Hailing from Britain, they seem to be following in the footsteps of Queen with frontman Luke Spiller bringing to mind Freddie Mercury in both vocal capabilities and fashion sense.  However, they...

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Yung Lean @ The Altar Bar This Friday!

March 17, 2016
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Yung Lean @ The Altar Bar This Friday!

Are you a sadboy? Do you only own ironic T-shirts and listen to music thats been digitally slowed down, while drinking Fiji™ water and playing Mario Kart 64? Are purples and pinks your favorite colors, especially on dolphins? Then I have some great news. The man, the myth, the legend Yung Lean has a...

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VIA 2015

September 22, 2015
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VIA 2015

Well kids, it looks like it’s about time again for Pittsburgh’s favorite cool kid festival, VIA! The festival is made up of a series of events spanning two weeks culminating in two major happenings, the VIA Block Party and the Main Event.  Both events will be broken up into an “Early” section, featuring a...

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Interview: Yury

May 26, 2015
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The other day we got the chance to sit down with Yury, a Pittsburgh­based rapper who’s currently studying audio production at CMU. We talked about music, his background, and his new album Entropy. The Cut: Are you originally from Pittsburgh? Yury: No, I was actually born in Minsk, Belarus. I moved to Israel when I was...

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Album Review: Strengths

January 3, 2015
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Album Review: Strengths

The band Invalids is a little complicated. It’s a project started by Pete Davis involving multiple musicians, none of whom have ever met. At first that doesn’t sound too impressive (I mean, come on, The Postal Service did it), until you know that Invalids is a math rock band. That paired with Pete’s no-guitar-pick...

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