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Concert Review: Handsome Ghost and The Mowgli’s at Mr. Small’s 6/24

June 30, 2015
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A half-packed Wednesday night at Mr. Small’s started off with the eerie synth-pop that belongs to Boston-based songwriter Tom Noyes, AKA Handsome Ghost. Illusive, varied, and emotional, Handsome Ghost has the type of sound that appeals to the masses. The three-piece group wowed the audience with the electronic beats born from the ashes of...

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Hey Marseilles, Good Graeff, and Mates of State at Club Café 6/22

June 23, 2015
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On June 22, Club Café was packed with that special breed of Pittsburgh Monday concert-goers, smiling and bopping along to quiet music playing before any of the bands even took the stage. The venue hosted an impressive line-up, starting with Hey Marseilles opening at 8PM sharp, followed by Good Graeff and ending with Mates...

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Interview: TOPS

June 17, 2015
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TOPS is a Montreal-based four-piece indie rock group that mixes a fuzzy 70s sound with soft indie pop. Singer Jane Penney’s voice is resonant of a 50s starlet, and guitarist David Carriere’s simple and subtle guitar lines add the perfect touch to the chilled-out tunes. The band is rounded out by drummer Riley Fleck...

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Sofar Sounds Brings Unique Concert Experiences to Your Living Room

May 5, 2015
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Photos by Lindsay Corry You’re invited to a concert but it’s a secret. The location and time are revealed the day-of, and you RSVP’d a month in advance. You don’t know who’s playing, and you certainly don’t know who is going to be sitting in the audience with you. There’s something about a sense...

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Concert Review: Rachel B. + Lyndsey Smith and the Soul Distribution

January 12, 2015
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Club Cafe was unsurprisingly packed on Thursday January 8th for the R&B/Soul show put on by the sultry singer Rachel B., followed by a raucous performance by Lyndsey Smith and the Soul Distribution. Rachel B released her debut EP “I’m the Boss” in 2014 and subsequently headlined a 10-city cross county tour. The Berklee...

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