First/Last – Max Robby

Posted on July 10, 2020

Born-and-raised Pittsburgher Max Robby is an emerging folk artist who laces his story-based songs with wry wit and tender inflection and frames them with traditional finger picking and blues guitar stylings. His first professionally-recorded collection for earlier this year entitled One Take Wonders produced at Just-Records in Dormont shows the breadth of the young artist’s ambitions and […]

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First/Last – Vincristine

Posted on July 9, 2020

“When I’m God I only need myself“ Vincristine is a Pittsburgh one man band that is most easily labeled as stoner rock or sludge metal. The band attributes its uniquely seductive, aggressive, and ethereal blend of metal to risking innovation rather than walking the beaten path. From the bubbles of neo-psychedelia to the dirge and […]

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First/Last – The Wurms

Posted on July 8, 2020

“It’s all about the music and having fun! Currently #1 on Reverbnation’s Local Pop Chart.“ The Wurms are brothers Jake and Mark Zucco, Joe Gordon and Jeff Ardolino. The Pittsburgh pop rock band have been playing and writing songs for decades. Their latest release is appropriately titled Diggin’ The Wurms. I want to thank Mark Zucco […]

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First/Last – KGB / Kyle Greene Band

Posted on July 7, 2020

“Sailing the cosmic seas with music to do stuff to.“ KGB (Kyle Greene Band) is a live looping, funk-jazz, instrumental, fusion, psychedelic duo from Latrobe, PA who’s is readying up their latest release entitled EP2 following up on EP1 from earlier this year. As with their live show, KGB brings a unique, infectious sound to […]

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First/Last – Frank Vieira

Posted on July 6, 2020

Frank Vieira is a country musician from Pittsburgh. Hard work and craftsmanship defines Frank’s music career. A direct reflection of the way it started. It’s been a decade since first making his own acoustic guitar piece by piece in Kevin LaDue’s luthier class at Vestal High School. A class, and a guitar that sparked a journey […]

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First/Last – Domenic

Posted on July 3, 2020

“Roots Rockin’… Foot Stompin’… Slide Slingin’… Cosmic Rock’n Roll for the Soul…“ Domenic is back! Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Domenic moved to New Orleans 20 years ago to chase his musical dreams and recently returned home to start getting back into the local musical community. Let’s all welcome him back into the fold as […]

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First/Last – Danny Liles

Posted on July 1, 2020

Danny Liles is a singer songwriter from West London, England, who has been playing guitar since he was a young boy. His parents played in bands for many years where he naturally picked it up from them. He produces and records his own music, writes all his songs, as he loves to sing and write. […]

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First/Last – Joy Toujours

Posted on June 29, 2020

Joy Toujours is a Pittsburgh-based Post Folk artist who is happy to admit that their music is comparable to a “personal, yet playful haunted dream”. In equal parts tension and harmony, Joy Toujours sets out with a violin, telephone and sometimes even the power drill to create their mysterious blend of avant-garde Post Folk. Their […]

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First/Last – Jim Platt’s Rhythm Innovation

Posted on May 22, 2020

“In 2010 Jim met up with talented musician and songwriter Scott Ruffner of the band The Laurel. Scott urged Jim to put his music out with a full band behind him.. So after the offer of Essential Machines Rj Dietrich to record a full band album in his brand new Blue Sofa Studios.. Jim formed […]

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First/Last – Royal Honey

Posted on May 15, 2020

“Royal Honey is Swagg-n-Roll..nasty-sweet!..groove, stomp, shiver, shake!  Rock n Roll..for walkin the walk n talkin the talk, trashin the Bop!. Earth-soul-rock n roll…  Royal Honey is filling the need in the Iron City for trashy, swingin, swaggin, dirty, blues soaked grit , sweat , and grind…a nasty brew of sweet drippin sticky sweet axtion…come dry, […]

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First/Last – Redson

Posted on May 8, 2020

“Pure original rock and roll with an edgy bite. Four piece band just east of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.“ Redson is a heavy rock and roll band from Irwin, PA who started out in 2017 as a duo with founding members Damian Irdi AKA DDee Bullets (Guitar/Vocals) and John ‘Franky’ Bales (Drums) but recently bulked up their […]

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First/Last – Matt w/2 t’s

Posted on May 1, 2020

“Gender anarchist. Comrade. Singer-songwriter. Theatre artist. -2 wisdom.“ Matt w/2 t’s is a Pittsburgh based ‘bedroom-grunge’ artist who has couple of charming DIY EPs and singles to their canon and can occasional be seen out performing, pre-pandemic. Defying genres, their songs bring an unusual comfort to the listener, whether self described as ghost pop, sweater […]

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First/Last – Animal Scream

Posted on April 24, 2020

“Evil Motown Music. If you gathered up Prince, Roy Orbison, Thom Yorke, and Misfits-era Glen Danzig as the house band at the Bang Bang Bar in Twin Peaks, that’s often what our album sounds like.“ Animal Scream is new Pittsburgh duo born from the ashes of long time blog fave 1,2,3. Members Chad Monticue and […]

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First/Last – The Childlike Empress

Posted on April 17, 2020

“Multidimensional succubus bitch here to entrance you with my banjo skills and phat booty.“ The Childlike Empress is a multidimensional artist from Pittsburgh who’s debut full-length album entitled Take Care of Yourself was released last fall. An honest document of lost love and healing, the album combines elements of acoustic folk and dream pop to […]

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First/Last – Kenny Sukitch

Posted on April 10, 2020

“Sukitch has been lucky enough to play in and around Pittsburgh, State College, and Philadelphia, most notably sharing the stage with Frankie Muniz (Kingsfoil), Howie Day, Jaret Reddick (Bowling For Soup), Art Alexakis (Everclear), and Aaron Carter.“ Kenny Sukitch is the frontman for State College trio Burnt Locals and has a side hustle as a […]

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First/Last – Rocki Boulis

Posted on April 3, 2020

“Rocki Boulis is an unsigned independent singer/songwriter from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her sound is a R&B/Pop type of vibe. She began a professional music career after releasing her first EP back in February 2014 after going to L.A. to work with producer Tommy Brown and singer/songwriter, Victoria Monet. Rocki co-wrote her EP and wrote her single […]

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First/Last – Vimanas

Posted on March 27, 2020

“The truth / Our existence / Carved out / Long ago / In archaic tongue“ Vimanas is an obscure indie electronic band from Pittsburgh, who made there bones in the DIY basement show scene, barreling through their brand of lo-fi art rock. They recently released their latest offering, entitled Vimanas II which continues in the view of their genre-bending […]

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First/Last – Brady Novotny

Posted on March 20, 2020

“Brady Novotny started playing the guitar at the age of 10. Determined to be a world class guitarist, he left his first guitar lesson with his instructor telling him basically to give it up now.“ Brady Novotny is a Pittsburgh-based guitar player who has led a multi-faceted life. After attending the prestigous Berklee College of […]

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First/Last – Across the Dawn

Posted on March 13, 2020

“Across the Dawn blends rock and electronic music together to form a sound that’s powerful and atmospheric. Their diverse selection of songs reach your imagination and emotions with musical imagery that is like a photograph developing in the listener’s mind.“ Across the Dawn is an alt-rock band from Pittsburgh who incorporate elements of electronic into […]

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First/Last – Garage League

Posted on March 6, 2020

“Post-Punk… maybe“ Garage League is Pittsburgh power pop-punk trio made up of members from former bands Pollen, Direct Action, and Atom Panic who recently released their debut EP entitled Slotterbot. You can catch the band play all the hits from the EP next Thursday (3/12) when they perform at Brillobox along with Dares from Brooklyn […]

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