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

Deutschtown Music Festival Artist Spotlight–Sound Elevator

Part 9 of the 2019 Deutschtown Music Festival In Review Sound Elevator is "an evolving project of the art of sound and light." Based out of Pittsburgh, the trio creates spacey, lo-fi shoegaze that alternates between crunchy and dreamy. Bored In Pittsburgh featured their song "Rain Chain" a few weeks ago. After having my eardrums completely … Continue reading Deutschtown Music Festival Artist Spotlight–Sound Elevator

Deutschtown Music Festival Artist Spotlight–Gator Shakes

Part 8 of the 2019 Deutschtown Music Festival In Review Gator Shakes are a metalcore band from Pittsburgh; they play loudly and aggressively, as any metal band should. Not sure if their band name refers to the tremors of alcoholic alligators that have gone cold turkey or to a refreshing smoothie made out of alligators. Either … Continue reading Deutschtown Music Festival Artist Spotlight–Gator Shakes

Deutschtown Music Festival Artist Spotlight–Bonnie and the Mere Mortals

Part 7 of the 2019 Deutschtown Music Festival In Review Image "borrowed" from the group's Facebook Bonnie and the Mere Mortals are a recently established Pittsburgh band whose music blends the yearning twang of country and bluegrass music with the echoey, ethereal textures of post punk and even shoegaze to create a modern take on the … Continue reading Deutschtown Music Festival Artist Spotlight–Bonnie and the Mere Mortals

Deutschtown Music Festival Artist Spotlight–Gentleman Brawlers

Part 6 of the 2019 Deutschtown Music Festival In Review Photo "borrowed" from the band's Facebook Gentleman Brawlers are a Brooklyn, NY six-piece outfit that draws influence from afrobeat, funk, and psychedelic music. They're one of those groups that is so transcendent live that it feels almost pointless to try and describe them. Give some love … Continue reading Deutschtown Music Festival Artist Spotlight–Gentleman Brawlers

Deutschtown Music Festival Artist Spotlight–Princess Nostalgia

Part 5 of the 2019 Deutschtown Music Festival In Review Photo "borrowed" from the artist's Bandcamp page Princess Nostalgia is a producer and singer (emphasis on producer) from Pittsburgh. She makes sleek pop music with a strong R&B influence and a philosophical lyrical bent; her songs have the ability to get both your body and your … Continue reading Deutschtown Music Festival Artist Spotlight–Princess Nostalgia