Stare At Your Shoes-Echo Lake-Waves

Echo Lake is a four-piece indie outfit from London, active since 2010. "Waves" from the band's 2015 album Era, charges forward for six and a half minutes on the strength of brawny guitar and driving drums. Thom Hill's production flourishes include organ-like synth tones and dissonant walls of sound that come crashing through like a … Continue reading Stare At Your Shoes-Echo Lake-Waves


Daily Discovery-Ego Ella May-Tea & Sympathy

Ego Ella May is a South London neo-soul singer and songwriter whose album So Far is due for release this September on Tru Thoughts Records. "Tea & Sympathy" is the first single released from So Far, and it perfectly showcases May's slinky, spacey sound. The track, produced by fellow Londoners Wu-Lu and Budgie, opens with … Continue reading Daily Discovery-Ego Ella May-Tea & Sympathy

Daily Yinz-Working Breed-Cicada

Working Breed are a Pittsburgh rock group whose proggy musical flourishes and niche lyrical conceits lend their music an experimental flavor. Working Breed's new release Hieroglyphica is a loose concept album named after a species of cicada, the latest in a historical line of artistic pursuits (including Hesiodic poetry, ancient Chinese artwork, and Argentinian protest … Continue reading Daily Yinz-Working Breed-Cicada

Daily Discovery-They Hate Change-Giancarlo

They Hate Change are a Florida-based production duo whose chaotic compositions offer a lively, experimental take on the hip-hop sound. "Giancarlo" is the first single released from They Hate Change's upcoming EP Juices Run Clear (Deathbomb Arc). The track begins with a mumbled "1, 2, 3" count-in overtop watery synths and the clattering suggestion of … Continue reading Daily Discovery-They Hate Change-Giancarlo

Stare At Your Shoes-The Stargazer Lilies-Golden Key

The Stargazer Lilies are a Pennsylvania shoegaze duo comprising Kim Field and John Ceparano, both formerly of the band Soundpool. Their 2016 album Door To The Sun is opened by "Golden Key" (pun semi-intended), a languid, drifting ballad featuring two layers of guitar, one earthily acoustic and the other plied with enough effects to make … Continue reading Stare At Your Shoes-The Stargazer Lilies-Golden Key

Daily Yinz-Pat Coyle-The Machine

Pat Coyle is a Pittsburgh singer/songwriter who makes introspective guitar ballads tinged with a subtle electronic sheen, the organic and digital joining forces to support a truly arresting voice. "The Machine," the first track on Coyle's newly released Iridescent Cues, opens with swirls of reversed synth and ghostly melodic whispers underpinned by a beat that … Continue reading Daily Yinz-Pat Coyle-The Machine

Stare At Your Shoes-Chasms-More Love To Be Found

Chasms is a Los Angeles-based duo that makes echoey, industrial shoegaze. "More Love To Be Found," the opener from 2016's On The Legs Of Love Purified, is one of their driftier numbers, featuring expansive, ringing sheets of guitar and Jess Labrador's wordless, angelic vocals, which spiral through the tempest like light glinting behind a thunderhead. … Continue reading Stare At Your Shoes-Chasms-More Love To Be Found

Daily Yinz-Philippa Zang-Monarch’s Wing

Philippa Zang is a Pittsburgh singer-songwriter whose describes their songs as "post-apocalyptic tunes inviting you into the next present." Zang's newly-released album Pothole Diaries is an eclectic mix of lo-fi recordings that displays an impressive amount of refinement for something likely produced in a bedroom somewhere; it holds to its own quirky vision while bouncing … Continue reading Daily Yinz-Philippa Zang-Monarch’s Wing

Daily Discovery-Eggs on Mars-Porch Tune

Eggs on Mars are a Kansas City, MO trio whose music combines the unadorned instrumentation of classic garage rock with the catchy, wistful melodies of modern indie. "Porch Tune," the first single from the band's upcoming album It Will Be Like It Was (Jigsaw Records) is being premiered tonight on Bored In Pittsburgh. "Porch Tune" … Continue reading Daily Discovery-Eggs on Mars-Porch Tune