Pittsburgh Music

PittSongs – Sommelier

  Song: “Killing the Au Pair” Artist: Sommelier Album: Single Release Year Released: 2022 Genre: Pop / Post-Punk Local Connection: Band formed in Greensburg in Spring 2020 during quarantine Did you know? Sommelier (pronounced suh-muhl-yei) is a wine seward, or highly trained wine professional who tests through four levels of knowledge: introductory, certified, advanced, and […]

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PittSongs – feeble little horse

  Song: “Termites” Album: Hayday Year Released: 2021 Genre: Fuzz Rock Local Connection: Band formed in Pittsburgh in 2021 Did you know? feeble little horse has signed to Saddle Creek Records, who will re-issue their debut full-length on vinyl     PittSongs is a non-chronological history of Pittsburgh music Support feeble little horse #PittSongs #SupportPGHMusic

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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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