Daily Yinz – Morning Dew – Suture Kit

Morning Dew are a blistering emo two-piece whose second album, Pulp, came out in April. Pulp is as raw an expression of grief and emotional turmoil as you'll hear. It's a flare sputtering and screaming into the sky from a sinking ship; trebly riffs, racing drums, and howls of anguish fight each other for space … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Morning Dew – Suture Kit


Daily Yinz – The Real Sea – Fall / Awake

The dreamy quartet returns with its first single of 2023. "Fall / Awake" builds slowly, starting with meandering drums and guitar arpeggios that cascade and glimmer like a moonlit waterfall; Sharon Mok curls her voice around the backing instruments with the gentle touch of a fine mist. Over time, the song coalesces into a swirling, … Continue reading Daily Yinz – The Real Sea – Fall / Awake

Daily Yinz – Zack Keim – Better Days

Zack Keim returns with a sepia-toned new single called "Better Days." With a refrain like, "I remember better days/Long before I lost my way," you might expect this song to be a leaning-on-the-bar, cigarette-burnt-down-to-the-fingers weeper, but the music itself, full of jangling tambourine, sprightly bass, energetic guitar strums, and soaring harmonies, conjures hope that the … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Zack Keim – Better Days

Weekly Wrap-Up 04.21.23

A few words about a few local tracks that hit the spot this week ### Luwidakid - Babylon A bleary, contemplative shuffle that floats within a peaceful bubble as it picks its way through the trials of a cold world. More from Luwidakid Follow on Instagram https://open.spotify.com/track/0YCqlAOxajUExS3XpmPOKj?si=4f224d622a4948fc ### Sommelier - Killing the Au Pair (Requiem … Continue reading Weekly Wrap-Up 04.21.23

Daily Yinz – slowdanger – CRUEL HAND

slowdanger are an experimental performance body whose work fuses sound and movement; their latest album is called VEIL. slowdanger have long used dissonant synths and eerie snippets of the human voice to build their mysterious sound cocoons, but VEIL represents a long stride into a swirling, noisy abyss. Grainy static whips the ears like a … Continue reading Daily Yinz – slowdanger – CRUEL HAND

Daily Yinz – Calvin & Cletus – WitChu

NardoSays and Good Dude Lojack join forces as Calvin & Cletus, with a debut album out on Delicate Cashmere. Individually, these musicians specialize in rich, funky productions that are heavy in texture and atmosphere, so it follows that the music they create together would be as lush and vibrant as a rainforest. Beats bounce and … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Calvin & Cletus – WitChu

Daily Yinz – Skeletonized – Rat Burger

For their latest album, Weed Metal, the free jazz noisemakers collaborated with synth brutalists from CA's Daft Alliance. I've never eaten a rat burger. I don't know if anyone's eaten a rat burger. Nevertheless, Skeletonized and their collaborators have created a theme for the pestilent sandwich, and it's surprisingly placid, by Skeletonized standards. Sure, there … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Skeletonized – Rat Burger

Daily Yinz – Stunna2Fly – East Carson Stunna

The incendiary rapper crowdsources a music video on Pittsburgh's rowdiest street. You see some things when you walk along East Carson Street on a Friday or Saturday night. College kids stumbling along arm-in-arm, pools of freshly-spewed vomit dotting the sidewalk, drifting clouds of fragrant smoke, belligerent bouncers, police lights strobing like disco balls. The scene … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Stunna2Fly – East Carson Stunna