Satisfy your taste for psych-pop with Delicious Pastries April 8 at Mr. Smalls

This Saturday, April 8 is Pittsburgh’s Very Own at Mr. Smalls Theater. A Pittsburgh City Paper “Critics’ Pick,” the lineup boasts five of Pittsburgh’s finest psychedelic rock acts: Misaligned Mind, Wwoman, The Garment District, Nox Boys, and Delicious Pastries. Delicious Pastries is made up of members Stephen Gallo, Jesse Ley, Burr Settles, Jonathan Chamberlain, Dan Styslinger, and Vince Poprocky. Longtime fixtures … Read More

Local Show Weekend Extravaganza

Another Joe Mruk masterpiece There are so many great local shows happening this weekend that it makes my head spin. Let’s try to make sense of it all: FRIDAY: At SPACE Gallery, 8:30pm (8pm doors; $5) is The Garment District and Butterbirds. Garment District is the project of multi-instrumentalist Jennifer Baron, a founding member of Brooklyn’s The Ladybug Transistor (Merge … Read More

FAWM.ORG – 14½ SONGS IN 29 DAYS

Member Burr S. of the band Delicious Pastries is coordinating the annual FAWM.ORG challenge. The goal is for each author to pen 14.5 new songs for the month of February. For Burr, the project started as a hobby and has become part of his research at CMU. From Burr, “After running the project for fun for several years, I am now … Read More

Top Concerts So Far 2010

Since we hit the midway point of 2010 I am going to give my top concerts so far this year as I did last. Funny part, I can name the top 2 with no problem because they left such an impression. I had to really think about the rest. Without further ado here is my list (bottom is my fave): … Read More

Spotlight – Pittsburgh Local Artist – Delicious Pastries – Edition 3

This month’s local spotlight is on Delicious Pastries. We first came across these guys when they opened for Miles Kurosky at the Brillobox. They put on a fine show, even without a drum set, playing their brand of Elephant 6. Below is a interview they were kind enough to give us with streaming tracks. If you like what you hear, … Read More