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Tchami at the Rex Theater

February 26, 2017
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By Sharina Lall On a quiet, wintery Wednesday night in Pittsburgh’s Southside, Tchami brought the house down at his sold-out show at the Rex Theater. Despite the freezing winds and snowfall outside the venue, the crowd dripped in sweat from dancing and jumping around to the intense, energetic beats produced by Tchami, the French-native...

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Tim Vitullo Preview

February 18, 2017
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Local artist Tim Vitullo is playing on February 23rd (this Thursday) at Diesel Lounge. You may remember him from our Instagram, where we featured a photo of him last semester during a show at Brillobox. Vitullo’s 2015 album, Josephine and Assorted Train Songs, is an infectious record full of bluesy beats and guitars perfect...

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Concert Review: Dirty Heads

December 24, 2016
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Vampires, Harley Quinns, and at least one Californian packed the sold-out Rex Theater on a Halloween weekend night to see SoCal-based band The Dirty Heads. I’m not sure if it was the Halloween vibes, or if Pittsburgh just has a passionate Dirty Heads following, but the crowd on Saturday night was the loudest I’ve...

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Bringing Rock’n’Roll to the Post-EDM Generation: An Interview with Chase Simpson of The Shelters

November 12, 2016
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The Shelters group photo

  Rock and roll is alive and well with The Shelters, playing The Rex Theater on November 18th as part of the Alt Nation Advanced Placement Tour. Since releasing their self-titled LP in June, The Shelters’ hit single “Rebel Heart” has racked up over 3 million plays on Spotify. The Shelters’ energy makes it...

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Classixx Interview

November 12, 2016
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After gaining popularity through a disco-influenced remix of Phoenix’s “Lisztomania”, Classixx has been picking up steam, especially since the release of their 2016 debut album, Faraway Reach. Kyle Henson of The Cut was able to spend some time on the phone with Tyler Blake from the band in advance of their October 7th show...

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