Pittsburgh producer jGGZ PATEL lends his signature wonky touch to Volume 1 of jGGZAPOSITION , a collection of remixes and flips of classic hip-hop tracks. "LIGHTERS UP!" is a flip of Lil Kim's song of the same name. Patel pitches down Kim's vocals and mutes the piano bounce of the original track so that it … Continue reading Daily Yinz-jGGZ PATEL-LIGHTERS UP!

Daily Yinz-Reese Youngn-Silent Screams

Reese Youngn is a Pittsburgh rapper who wields his expressive growl to devastating effect on the track "Silent Screams," released last month. You can't talk about "Silent Screams" without first discussing Reese Young's voice. Melodious and throat-shreddingly ragged, it's like Kevin Gates's gruff warble rubbed against a cheese grater, and it's pushed to its breaking … Continue reading Daily Yinz-Reese Youngn-Silent Screams

Daily Yinz-The Stars of Disaster-I Need A War

The Stars of Disaster are a "Rust-Belt garage psych" quartet founded by a former baggage handler/academic/ person-in-exile-in-Scandinavia. Anthony Schiappa (the handler/academic/exile in question) began working on songs after returning to his native Ohio in 2014. The Stars became a proper band in February of 2019, and, after dropping a few singles in October, they released … Continue reading Daily Yinz-The Stars of Disaster-I Need A War

Art Is The Blessing – A Q+A With Veteran Brooklyn Rapper K.Burns

Photo provided by artist K.Burns is a Brooklyn wordsmith and rapper who delivers gritty dispatches from the underside of the Big Apple. Listening to Burns's music feels like being plunged headfirst into a black & white Mafioso film, dusty drum loops and cinematic strings setting the stage for his vividly worded tales. K.Burns was kind … Continue reading Art Is The Blessing – A Q+A With Veteran Brooklyn Rapper K.Burns

Daily Yinz-Schwarzchild-Curvature

Karl Schwarzchild was a German physicist and astronomer; it's only logical that an artist bearing the same name would make otherworldly ambient music. Schwarzchild's new release, Saturnian Dawn, takes the cosmic sense of awe that drove Brian Eno's Apollo and filters it through the unfolding melodic pulses of Pop-era Gas and the abstract jazzscapes of … Continue reading Daily Yinz-Schwarzchild-Curvature