Helpin’ Aht x Roboto

Purchase the new Helpin' Aht! compilation to support the legendary Mr. Roboto Project, one of the city's most essential DIY spaces. The pandemic has been brutal for the arts community, so please consider helpin' aht (pun intended) to ensure that live music can come back strong once things open up. The compilation includes 21 tracks … Continue reading Helpin’ Aht x Roboto

Nardo Says – Y.D.A.I.A.

Soul artist Nardo Says recently released a great album called Y.D.A.I.A. On it is a wonderfully wavy slow jam entitled "I.B.T.B.U," produced by Reese Vex Brown, a longtime staple and legend of the Pittsburgh music scene who tragically passed away in late February. Nardo has started a campaign to get 100 vinyl pressings of the … Continue reading Nardo Says – Y.D.A.I.A.

IT IT – Two Squirrels Fighting Each Other at the End of the World

Purchase IT IT's Two Squirrels Fighting Each Other at the End of the World (awesome title, right?) to support SisTers PGH, which describes itself as "a BLACK and TRANS led non-profit organization that serves POC, trans, and nonbinary people within Southwestern PA." Two Squirrels, available in both cassette and digital format, contains eight tracks of … Continue reading IT IT – Two Squirrels Fighting Each Other at the End of the World

HughShows – Boogie on the Blue Line

Purchase HughShows's Boogie on the Blue Line album to support the Homeless Children's Education Fund, a nonprofit organization that seeks to support the educational needs of children experiencing homelessness in Allegheny County. Boogie is a compilation that features Pittsburgh artists covering songs by other Pittsburgh artists, so it's a true yinzfest. Check out some of … Continue reading HughShows – Boogie on the Blue Line

Ron Mist – Floor Have Mercy

Support the Mr. Roboto Project and The Alignment Chapter by purchasing “Floor Have Mercy,” the funky second single from emo-folkie-turned-DJ Ron Mist, whose primary musical goal is to get people moving without self-consciousness or fear. As it's put on the song, "Dancing is a mercy on human beings bound by necessity," so let Mist and their cast of guest … Continue reading Ron Mist – Floor Have Mercy

Samir Gangwani – Daisy Chain Mix

Check out Samir Gangwani's mix for Chicago's Daisychain podcast, a venture that seeks to "connect and develop a symbiotic network of trans, gender nonconforming people and women - from all backgrounds, both within and beyond the queer community." Gangwani's mix is stuffed to the brim with contorted rhythms, rapid-fire breakbeats, electronic blips, and disjointed snatches … Continue reading Samir Gangwani – Daisy Chain Mix

Blood Menace – Threat EP

Purchase Blood Menace's Threat EP to support Sisters PGH, a "transgender centered drop-in space, resource provider and shelter transitioning program based in Pittsburgh, PA" and 1Hood Media, a collective of socially conscious artists & activists who utilize art to raise awareness." Threat is a glitchy, rumbling deathcore effort from Shin Guard bassist Jake Yencik. It … Continue reading Blood Menace – Threat EP

The Mr. Roboto Project Benefit Compilation Vol. 4

The Don’t Let The Scene Go Down On Me! collective has organized another benefit album to support the one and only Mr. Roboto Project, one of Pittsburgh’s most indispensable DIY venues. COVID-19 is still happening even if some people ignore it, and who knows when we’ll be able to have the full live music experience again, so please … Continue reading The Mr. Roboto Project Benefit Compilation Vol. 4

The Mr. Roboto Project Benefit Compilation Vol. 3

The Don't Let The Scene Go Down On Me! collective has organized another benefit album to support the one and only Mr. Roboto Project, one of Pittsburgh's most indispensable DIY venues. COVID-19 is still happening even if some people ignore it, and who knows when we'll be able to have the full live music experience … Continue reading The Mr. Roboto Project Benefit Compilation Vol. 3

Helpin’ Aht x Prevention Point Pittsburgh

Purchase Helpin' Aht! Records's new compilation album to support Prevention Point Pittsburgh, a nonprofit organization that provides health empowerment and harm reduction services to people who use drugs. The release includes homespun acoustic ballads, scuzzy rockers, doomy instrumentals, and more. Listen to some of the tracks below, and purchase the album here: ### ### ### … Continue reading Helpin’ Aht x Prevention Point Pittsburgh