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Pittsburgh’s Up-and-Coming Festivals: Fall 2014

July 29, 2014
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Pittsburgh’s music scene has been expanding exponentially over the past decade. The city is beginning to grow a stellar reputation for combining arts, music, and technology. Here are some of the festivals coming up this fall that we’re excited for!   Thrival Music Festival Thrival is embarking on its second year running in Pittsburgh. Their...

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Deerhoof Interview

June 19, 2014
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Deerhoof Interview

Deerhoof is a high-energy noise-pop group originally formed in 1994. Their unique sound has proved timeless; they created their first album in 1997 and have since released 11 albums and toured the U.S. and Europe extensively. The Cut chatted with drummer Greg Saunier outside of The Rex Theatre about the group’s writing, what it’s...

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Concert Review: Alabama Shakes

June 2, 2014
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Alabama Shakes played for a packed Stage AE on Thursday, May 8. With a little bit of grumbling about the show being inside on one of those rare, beautiful Pittsburgh days, the audience filed into the venue to the sounds of the opener, Deslondes. Formerly the Tumbleweeds, this self-described “country-soul, swamp-boogie” group set a...

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Pigpen Theatre Co.

April 30, 2014
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Pigpen Theatre Co. consists of seven Carnegie Mellon Drama alums: Arya Shahi, Ben Ferguson, Ryan Melia, Alex Falberg, Daniel Weschler, Curtis Gillen, and Matt Nuernberger. They are currently touring as a seven-piece folk group, but when they’re not on tour, they are writing and performing whimsical theatre pieces and puppet shows. Their delightful and...

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Cults Interview

April 24, 2014
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Interview and Photos by Samantha Ward NYC-based indie-pop duo, Cults, found their way into the limelight after releasing a three-track EP on the Internet in 2010. The group, consisting of former NYU students Madeline Follin and Brian Oblivion, was quickly picked up by In The Name Of, a subset of Columbia Records set up...

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