Daily Yinz – Leila Rhodes – Enough

Psychedelic blues guitarist/producer Leila Rhodes supports Pittsburgh's Bukit Bail Fund with her single "Enough." The track is just over two minutes long, its sense of anger filtered through a weary haze. Over a steady drumbeat and a sea of vocal overdubs, accented by the occasional, scorching guitar lick, Rhodes calls out the police officers who … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Leila Rhodes – Enough

Daily Yinz – The Dead End Streets (ft. Stevee Wellons)- The Time Has Come

The Dead End Streets are a Pittsburgh roots rock band who are joined by veteran blues singer Stevee Wellons and the Weapons of Brass Destruction ensemble for an urgent rallying cry. "The Time Has Come," a soulful, anthemic call to change, addresses the many scourges of police brutality, gun violence, sexual assault, and anti-immigrant racism. … Continue reading Daily Yinz – The Dead End Streets (ft. Stevee Wellons)- The Time Has Come

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

Daily Yinz-Leila Rhodes-Where You’re Going

Pittsburgh polymath Leila Rhodes is back with another excellent electric blues track, "Where You're Going." "Where You're Going" is one of those songs that is made stronger by featuring only two guitar chords (by my count, at least). And these are some tasty chords, strongly resembling the dominant seven sharp ninths preferred by players like … Continue reading Daily Yinz-Leila Rhodes-Where You’re Going

Stare At Your Shoes-Brightblack Morning Light-All We Have Broken Shines

Brightblack Morning Light is a Northern California freak-folk duo whose members have done such hippyish things as lived in a chicken coop, recorded using solar power, and organized amplifier-free music festivals. Their 2006 self-titled album contains a series of subdued, psychedelic jams full of hazy keyboard, weeping slide guitar, and ambling percussion. Nathan Shineywater and … Continue reading Stare At Your Shoes-Brightblack Morning Light-All We Have Broken Shines