Bored In Pittsburgh June 2020 Playlist

A playlist containing some of the songs featured on Bored In Pittsburgh last month. Shorter than usual, but all great stuff. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/50hWOfRBjIjM0kDALze80p?si=r4KnP7CxRRSDdoJg93pLUw June 2020 songs that aren’t on Spotify (and where to find them) Saani Mac - Backbreaker Box Head - I Don't Have White Privilege I'm Allergic To Peanuts Blasted Athwart - Protect and … Continue reading Bored In Pittsburgh June 2020 Playlist

Daily Yinz – Nello – 3 AM

Following a run of melodic, introspective singles, North Side rapper Nello dropped a 7-song project called Survive. "3 AM" finds Nello reminiscing on late nights--or early mornings, depending on your perception--spent talking, mourning, smoking, living. An undercurrent of grief runs through all of Nello's music (his album art is awash with caskets and tombstones), but, … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Nello – 3 AM

Bored In Pittsburgh May 2020 Playlist

A playlist containing some of the songs featured on Bored In Pittsburgh last month. Coming at you a bit late, but here it is. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1HbU3G2mohpbWzUm0ZawOc?si=tziBR3JEReK4TWHzuarEpQ May 2020 songs that aren't on Spotify (and where to find them) Kiezin - Universe Calling Ashtray Navigations - Unwinding Snake Crystal Beth - Water Song The Swedish Railway Orchestra … Continue reading Bored In Pittsburgh May 2020 Playlist

Music That Is True – A Q+A With Organic Electronic Artist Alvin Row

Photo provided by Alvin Alvin Row is a Pittsburgh artist whose experimental compositions range in style from tactile, insular guitar meditations to squiggly synth jam sessions, maintaining a spirit of off-kilter outside-the-boxness throughout. His new release, Kosher, drops tomorrow. To mark the occasion, Alvin was kind enough to answer some questions for Bored In Pittsburgh; … Continue reading Music That Is True – A Q+A With Organic Electronic Artist Alvin Row

Daily Discovery 05.19.20

PcaSoul - Mattress Out on NYC's Mobile Kitchen Sound label is BATCHA MAMA, a series of freestyles from Washington Heights singer/songwriter PcaSoul. "Mattress" sees the artist channeling TLC, Frankie Valli (by way of Lauryn Hill), and Bon Iver as she alternately raps and sings over a subtle DJ Prince strut. It's a nice stream-of-consciousness bedroom … Continue reading Daily Discovery 05.19.20

Daily Yinz – Good Sport – Overrated

Ryan Hizer's Good Sport specializes in maximalist synth anthems that elicit bouts of bittersweet dance floor rapture. Good Sport is set to release a new album, Boring Magic (Misra Records), in July. "Overrated," one of the album's first singles, places melancholy, Gorillaz-esque vocals and celestial keyboards atop a base of booming, Funky Bunch drums and … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Good Sport – Overrated

Daily Discovery 05.18.20

Nicole Atkins - Domino Nicole Atkins's upcoming album, Italian Ice, was inspired by the magic of the Jersey Shore (the place, not the show). The cooly apocalyptic disco-funk track, "Domino," one of the album's first singles, sees Atkins warn, "Time is up/This message will self-destruct," like a secret agent zipping down the boardwalk on roller … Continue reading Daily Discovery 05.18.20