Daily Yinz – Emily Zuzik – Get It Right

Greensburg, PA native Emily Zuzik (now based out of California) recently released Torch & Trouble, a collection of songs that combine a classic country sound with modern pop sensibilities. "Get It Right," one of my favorites from the album, leans closer to the Torch side of things than it does the Trouble. Gentle organ and … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Emily Zuzik – Get It Right

Daily Yinz – Tim Vitullo – Monongahela Valley

Pittsburgh artist Tim Vitullo responded to a protracted, expensive period of studio doldrums by stripping down and freeing up his sound, resulting in an album called Running out of Time. At heart, Running out of Time is a road record. Over the course of its runtime, Vitullo repeatedly finds himself in the car, his radio … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Tim Vitullo – Monongahela Valley

Daily Yinz – Katie Dee & the Quaking Aspens – Lunatic Lighthouse

Katie Dee and her gothic Americana outfit, the Quaking Aspens, release quirky, homespun murder ballads, the latest collection of which, From the Sea, features watery graves and aquatic creatures. After I saw Robert Eggers's depraved black & white psych-horror film The Lighthouse (starring Edward Cullen and the Green Goblin) in December, I went to a … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Katie Dee & the Quaking Aspens – Lunatic Lighthouse

Daily Yinz – Rocket Loves Blue – The Great Indoors

Rocket Loves Blue is a country music duo that has teamed up with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank to provide assistance to area families during COVID-19. Any donation to the Pittsburgh Food Bank scores you a download to Rocket Loves Blue's new song, "The Great Indoors." It's a gentle front-parlor stomp complete with rolling, … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Rocket Loves Blue – The Great Indoors

Daily Yinz-Buffalo Rose-Somewhere, TN

Buffalo Rose are a Pittsburgh Americana act known for their glorious vocal harmonies; their new album, Big Stampede, is out on Misra Records. Listening to album opener "Somewhere, TN" feels like being caressed by a sturdy breeze as it flows over a boundless prairie; perhaps your car has broken down in the middle of nowhere, … Continue reading Daily Yinz-Buffalo Rose-Somewhere, TN

Daily Discovery-Jenny Scheinman & Allison Miller’s Parlour Game-116th & Congress

Violinist Jenny Scheinman and drummer Allison Miller, two of modern jazz's most accomplished artists, team up on the new album Parlour Game (Royal Potato Family), which also includes Carmen Staaf on piano and Tony Scherr on bass. "116th & Congress," whose title is a tribute to the diversity currently present in our country's chief legislative … Continue reading Daily Discovery-Jenny Scheinman & Allison Miller’s Parlour Game-116th & Congress