NEW MUSIC PREMIERE — WIlliam Forrest’s “Numb/Her”

William Forrest, from Pittsburgh I like my indie rock with some muscle behind it. William Forrest is a four-piece rock band who just moved to Pittsburgh from Indiana, PA. “Numb/Her” is the band’s first single but there’s no trace of timidness. This slow-burner packs an EP’s worth of highs and lows into just under 5 minutes. It’s full of fuzzed … Read More

Local Spotlight – Group – July 2013 – Local Artist – Pittsburgh

Our local spotlight for the month of July 2013 is a bit different from focusing on a normal ‘band’. The project is entitled ‘group’, a two person stage performance led by Scott Andrew and Nina Sarnelle that utilizes 90 minutes of original music and projected video content. Drawing upon conventions of rock concerts, spiritual rituals, exercise classes, team-building exercises, self-help … Read More

Local Artist Spotlight – Douglas Lowell Blevins – December 2012

It’s been a while since we posted our monthly feature. Our final local spotlight for this year is is focused on Douglas Belvins. Mr Belvins answered our normal sampling of questions about his music, song writing process and the reason he writes/performs solo.  How would you describe your sound to someone who has never heard you? I’d prefer that this … Read More

Local Artist Spotlight – Instead of Sleeping – November 2012

Instead of Sleeping is our local artist spotlight for the month of November. The local quartet formed back in 2008 and has previously released two EP’s and one LP. They are currently releasing their new EP entitled The Reds, The Blacks, The Grays. The album is built around different emotions from the songs. Red is for the energetic, black demonstrating the … Read More

Local Artist Spotlight – Andare – June 2012 – Local Artist

Our feature spotlight for the month of June is the band Andare. Lead man Shaun was kind enough to answer our normal local band questions. You can also find their music streaming throughout the interview. Also find links to their sites at the bottom.    How did the band come together? Were you all friends that went to school? Ironically … Read More

Local Spotlight – The Woodpile – March 2012 – Pittsburgh

Our local artist spotlight for the month of March is The Woodpile. The band just recently completed their debut LP, Life Vacation, which you can download for free from their bandcamp site. The band was kind enough to answer our normal ‘spotlight’ questions. You can find their album throughout the interview with links to their sites at the bottom. How … Read More

Local Spotlight – Horse or Cycle – January 2012

Horse or Cycle is our local spotlight for the month of January. The quartet is made up of  Phil Johnson [drums, backing vocals], Ricky Moslen [guitars, bass], Chris Ryan [guitars, bass], and Liam Cooney [vocals, guitar] who create late 90’s style indie rock. Horse or Cycle just released a new EP entitled Godsmack You! Black Emperor (nice title) and will be having the … Read More