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Concert Preview: The Barr Brothers

November 11, 2014
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By: Dhruva Krishna Americana-folk group The Barr Brothers will be playing a Pittsburgh show on November 12th. The Montreal-based rockers are known for their unique blend of driving rhythm, catchy vocals, and lush soundscapes. Formed by brothers Andrew and Brad Barr following the dissolution of their past band, the duo added harpist Sarah Page...

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Delta Heavy release new single and eerie stop-motion vid

November 10, 2014
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London-based Delta Heavy has released a new single and video for “Reborn.” The duo, comprised of Simon James and Ben Hall, combines Si’s expertise with instruments and Ben’s penchant for sound engineering to craft gritty, epic soundscapes. “Reborn” is an exciting follow-up to their 2014 EP, Apollo. The video combines stop motion with objects and...

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In Defense of…Musical Reinventions

October 24, 2014
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By: Nicole Marrow Musicians have the unique privilege of becoming part of our lives in meaningful and sometimes overwhelming ways. They’re like family, which is why we get so unreasonably upset when they don’t give us what we want. It’s only natural for artists to grow throughout their careers, and we can usually make...

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Concert Preview: The Glitch Mob

October 21, 2014
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L.A.-based group The Glitch Mob has been pumping out futuristic, hip-hop influenced electronica since 2006. The group was originally formed by five DJs: edIT, Boreta, Kraddy, Kitty-D and Ooah, and is associated with the new wave of L.A. electronica that came out in the late 2000s. The trio only released its debut album, Drink...

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Pre-Show: OK Go

October 9, 2014
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You all know OK Go, but have you ever seen them live? The corky foursome is coming to PGH this Monday Oct. 13th to Mr. Small’s and is sure to pull out some of their oddball routines to share with us. It also happens to be the night before the release of their new album, Hungry...

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