Pittsburgh Music

PittSongs – Thirty Years Later

Posted on June 2, 2022

  Song: “Pointless” Artist: Thirty Years Later Album: The Deep Now Year Released: 2021 Genre: Rock Local Connection: Band formed in Pittsburgh in 2013 Did you know? Thirty Years Later members Joe Hale (Guitar/Vocals) and Gary Burdelski started playing together in 1982 in the band Zero Factor. Subsequent bands included Quest, Blind Vengeance, Lone Rangers, […]

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PittSongs – Horehound

Posted on June 2, 2022

  Song: “Sangreal” Artist: Horehound Album: Horehound Year Released: 2016 Genre: Heavy Metal Local Connection: Formed in Pittsburgh in 2015 Did you know? Horehound vocalist Shy Kennedy runs the record label Blackseed as well as organizing the Descendents of Crom festival                             […]

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PittSongs – lys scott

Posted on May 30, 2022

  Song: “esketit” Artist: lys scott Album: punk kidwell Year Released: 2022 Genre: Rap Local Connection: Resides in Pittsburgh Did you know? lys scott’s debut full-length squashed dreams and broken wings was released in June of 2021 PittSongs is a non-chronological history of Pittsburgh music Support lys scott #PittSongs #SupportPGHMusic

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PittSongs – LaRue June

Posted on May 27, 2022

  Song: “Two Kinds of Love” Artist: LaRue June Album: The Sadness Year Released: 2021 Genre: Folk Local Connection: Formed near Pittsburgh in 2020 Did you know? LaRue June is the solo project from Casey Hanner, lead singer and guitarist for the indie pop band Donora PittSongs is a non-chronological history of Pittsburgh music Support […]

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PittSongs – Big Hurry

Posted on May 24, 2022

Song: “Pushing Daisies” Artist: Big Hurry Album: Gets Me Low Year Released: 2011 Genre: Indie Rock Local Connection: Band formed in Pittsburgh in 2008 Did you know?  Big Hurry played their last show before disbanding at Brillobox on Oct 21, 2011 PittSongs is a non-chronological history of Pittsburgh music Support Big Hurry #PittSongs #SupportPGHMusic

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PittSongs – Yotzeret Sheydim

Posted on May 23, 2022

  Song: “Keep Pushing Me Underwater” Artist: Yotzeret Sheydim Album: Teaching Myself to Swim Through Barbed Wire Year Released: 2021 Genre: Noise Local Connection: Currently resides in Pittsburgh Did you know?  Yotzeret Sheydim also releases music under the moniker WRETCHED CRAWLER and creates jewelry, instruments, sculptures, and experimental art as Alyxill PittSongs is a non-chronological […]

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PittSongs – Chizmo Charles

Posted on May 20, 2022

  Song: “Bed Bug Boogie” Artist: Chizmo Charles Album: Up All Night Year Released: 1999 Genre: Blues Local Connection: Born in Pittsburgh in 1928 Did you know?  Chizmo Charles began singing in the 1950’s but did not release his first solo album until 1999 at age 70 PittSongs is a non-chronological history of Pittsburgh music […]

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PittSongs – Kendra Ross

Posted on May 17, 2022

  Song: “You Don’t Know What Love Is” Artist: Kendra Ross Album: Single Release Year Released: 2020 Genre: Neo-Soul Local Connection: Born near Pittsburgh in 1975 Did you know?  Kendra Ross is an independent feminist scholar and cultural anthropologist who holds a PhD in Community Engagement from Point Park University PittSongs is a non-chronological history of Pittsburgh music Support Kendra […]

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PittSongs – Bottle Rat

Posted on May 16, 2022

  Song: “Teenage Jacket” Artist: Bottle Rat Album: All My Friends Are Animals Year Released: 2016 Genre: Punk Local Connection: Band formed in Pittsburgh in 2013 Did you know? Bottle Rat has never released a song longer than 2 and ½ minutes PittSongs is a non-chronological history of Pittsburgh music Support Bottle Rat #PittSongs #SupportPGHMusic

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PittSongs – TrapGurl Rea

Posted on May 13, 2022

  Song: “Shake” Artist: Trapgurl Rea (w/ Dae Adore) Album: Single Release Year Released: 2022 Genre: Rap Local Connection: Currently resides near Pittsburgh Did you know? Co-founder and co-owner of TrapGurlCustomz, LLC which offers custom apparel services PittSongs is a non-chronological history of Pittsburgh music Support TrapGurl Rea #PittSongs #SupportPGHMusic

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PittSongs – The Juliana Theory

Posted on May 10, 2022

  Song: “We’re at the Top of the World” Artist: The Juliana Theory Album: Emotion is Dead Year Released: 2000 Genre: Rock Local Connection: Band formed near Pittsburgh in 1997 Did you know? The Juliana Theory disbanded in 2006, reuniting in 2010, sporadically touring and recording including releasing a new album in 2021 PittSongs is […]

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PittSongs – Q

Posted on May 9, 2022

  Song: “Dancin’ Man” Artist: Q Album: Dancin’ Man Year Released: 1977 Genre: Disco Local Connection: Band formed in Pittsburgh in 1976 Did you know? Q was short lived and members went on to form Pure Gold and No Bad JuJu PittSongs is a non-chronological history of Pittsburgh music Support Q #PittSongs #SupportPGHMusic

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PittSongs – Fresh Blueberry Pancake

Posted on May 5, 2022

  Song: “Hassles” Artist: Fresh Blueberry Pancake Album: Heavy Year Released: 1970 Genre: Proto-Metal Local Connection: Formed in Pittsburgh in 1968 Did you know? Fresh Blueberry Pancake were a trio of teens who recorded their sole album as a demo mostly in one take, with no multi-tracking, overdubbing (except for a harmonica in one song), […]

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PittSongs – Dinosoul

Posted on May 3, 2022

  Song: “Fall to Pieces” Artist: Dinosoul Album: Single Release Year Released: 2021 Genre: Indie Rock Local Connection: Formed in Pittsburgh in 2016 Did you know? Dinosoul duo/partners Donny Donovan and Carolyn Hilliard champion many causes that they truly connect with including the sober/sober curious movement, veganism for animal rights, and LGBTQIA+ rights PittSongs is […]

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PittSongs – Marrin Lewis

Posted on April 26, 2022

  Song: “It Grows, Grows, Grows” Artist: Marrin Lewis Album: No More Comic Relief Year Released: 2020 Genre: Experimental Local Connection: Born and raised in Pittsburgh Did you know? Marrin Lewis produces everything heard on his music himself, in one room… the very definition of ‘bedroom pop’ PittSongs is a non-chronological history of Pittsburgh music […]

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PittSongs – Vaig

Posted on April 25, 2022

  Song: “Can U Feel It?” Artist: Vaig Album: True to My Word Year Released: 2012 Genre: Hi-Hop Local Connection: Resides in Pittsburgh Did you know? Vaig’s music hit #1 in heavy rotation on San Jose’s 90.5 and has been featured on AllHipHop.com, DJ Booth, RepPittsburghHipHop.com, The UK’s Niji Magazine, HipHop Café PittSongs is a […]

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PittSongs – Lady Beast

Posted on April 20, 2022

  Song: “Lone Hunter” Artist: Lady Beast Album: Vicious Breed Year Released: 2017 Genre: Heavy Metal Local Connection: Band formed in Pittsburgh in 2009 Did you know? Lady Beast are the organizers of the Metal Immortal Music Festival which will return for a second year this June PittSongs is a non-chronological history of Pittsburgh music […]

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PittSongs – Mae Scott

Posted on April 19, 2022

  Song: “Different” Artist: Mae Scott Album: Single Release Year Released: 2021 Genre: Hip-Hop Local Connection: Born and resides in Pittsburgh Did you know? Mae Scott (aka Mae Majesty) is a songwriter, MC, and producer of pop, hip-hop and R&B who has created her own eponymous record label PittSongs is a non-chronological history of Pittsburgh […]

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PittSongs – Hardo

Posted on April 7, 2022

  Song: “Nothin to Me” Artist: Hardo Album: Fame or Feds 3 Year Released: 2021 Genre: Hardcore Rap Local Connection: Born in Pittsburgh in 1992 Did you know? Joseph Barnett came up with the name Hardo from the forceful, compelling way he was able to spit rhymes. It also had to do with the content […]

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PittSongs – Black Moth Super Rainbow

Posted on April 5, 2022

  Song: “Forever Heavy” Artist: Black Moth Super Rainbow Album: Dandelion Gum Year Released: 2007 Genre: Psychedelic Local Connection: Formed in Pittsburgh in 2003 Did you know? Black Moth Super Rainbow is considered a solo music studio project created by Tom Fec, who is also well known as TOBACCO. Fec writes, records, and produces the […]

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