Music That Is True – A Q+A With Organic Electronic Artist Alvin Row

Photo provided by Alvin Alvin Row is a Pittsburgh artist whose experimental compositions range in style from tactile, insular guitar meditations to squiggly synth jam sessions, maintaining a spirit of off-kilter outside-the-boxness throughout. His new release, Kosher, drops tomorrow. To mark the occasion, Alvin was kind enough to answer some questions for Bored In Pittsburgh; … Continue reading Music That Is True – A Q+A With Organic Electronic Artist Alvin Row

Two Dorks In A Room – A Q+A With The Beer-Fueled Experimenters of Sober Clones

Picture provided by artist Sober Clones are a psych-pop duo (formed by members of Pittsburgh's own Speed Plans and Barlow) whose February debut album features tight, wickedly catchy tunes filtered through layers of fuzz. Ethan and George, the two guys behind the operation, were kind enough to answer some questions for Bored In Pittsburgh. Check … Continue reading Two Dorks In A Room – A Q+A With The Beer-Fueled Experimenters of Sober Clones

Changing And Evolving Over Time – A Q+A With Joseph Rusnak of Glo Phase

Photo provided by artist Glo Phase (real name Joseph Rusnak) creates pulsing, textured electronic music that plunges the listener into a golden hour environment for the eardrums, wherein winking sunlight and encroaching shadows intermingle freely. He was kind enough to answer a few questions for Bored In Pittsburgh; check it out below. ### First off, … Continue reading Changing And Evolving Over Time – A Q+A With Joseph Rusnak of Glo Phase

A Book Nerd Who Writes About Music – A Q+A With Jordan Snowden of PGH City Paper

Photo by Dom Clayton Jordan Snowden is a staff writer at PGH City Paper who provides invaluable insight about, coverage of, and support to a diverse group of artists and creatives all across the community. She was kind enough to answer a few questions for Bored In Pittsburgh. Check it out below: ### To start … Continue reading A Book Nerd Who Writes About Music – A Q+A With Jordan Snowden of PGH City Paper

Everything I Have Ever Wanted To Be – A Q+A With The Supremely Smooth Sierra Sellers

Photo by Ashli Sjolander Sierra Sellers is a Pittsburgh singer/songwriter whose cool, confident music draws from the sounds of neo-soul, hip-hop, and house. Fresh off being named an artist to watch by NPR, she dropped the groovy Ophelia EP in late March. She was kind enough to answer some questions for Bored In Pittsburgh. Check … Continue reading Everything I Have Ever Wanted To Be – A Q+A With The Supremely Smooth Sierra Sellers

I’d Be Lying If I Said I Know Exactly What I’m Doing – A Q+A With Connor Murray of DIY Label Crafted Sounds

Photo provided by Connor Murray Crafted Sounds is a Pittsburgh-based DIY label that has organized countless events around the city and released excellent music from The Zells, Flower Crown, BBGuns, and more. Connor Murray, the omnipresent Energizer Bunny behind the Crafted Sounds operation, was kind enough to answer some questions for Bored In Pittsburgh. Check … Continue reading I’d Be Lying If I Said I Know Exactly What I’m Doing – A Q+A With Connor Murray of DIY Label Crafted Sounds

Creating From The Heart – A Q+A With Electric Blueswoman Leila Rhodes

Provided by artist Leila Rhodes is a Pittsburgh singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer who injects the classic blues sound with hefty doses of reverb, six-string fuzz, and self-searching lyrics. She was kind enough to answer a few questions for Bored In Pittsburgh. Check it out below: ### Who is Leila Rhodes? A tagline or mission … Continue reading Creating From The Heart – A Q+A With Electric Blueswoman Leila Rhodes

No Sound Is Out Of The Question – A Q+A With The Abstract Nostalgists of Sneeze Awfull

Provided by artist Sneeze Awfull are an experimental Pittsburgh duo whose musique concrète compositions, assembled using cello and all manner of samples, are by turns melancholy, frightening, head-scratching, and beautiful. Cellist Eric and sonic collagist JF were kind enough to answer some questions for Bored In Pittsburgh. Check it out below: ### Who/what is Sneeze … Continue reading No Sound Is Out Of The Question – A Q+A With The Abstract Nostalgists of Sneeze Awfull

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

Life In Music Form – A Q+A With Erika Laing of Pittsburgh Art Rockers Working Breed

Working Breed is a Pittsburgh art rock collective that embellishes its driving rock 'n' roll tunes with esoteric and intellectual accents like insect noises and plant magnetic fields. Their song "Cicada" was previously covered by Bored In Pittsburgh. Frontwoman Erika Laing was kind enough to share her thoughts about the band, its music, and the … Continue reading Life In Music Form – A Q+A With Erika Laing of Pittsburgh Art Rockers Working Breed