Daily Yinz – BusCrates – How Ya Gonna Do It (ft. Kate Moe Dee)

Veteran Pittsburgh producer BusCrates teases his upcoming LP, Blasting Off (Bastard Jazz), with the ebullient lead single "How Ya Gonna Do It." The song taps into the classic funk energy that hangs in the air all around us, bringing to mind images of a time (well before I was born, mind you) that featured perms, … Continue reading Daily Yinz – BusCrates – How Ya Gonna Do It (ft. Kate Moe Dee)

Daily Yinz – Shaq Nicholson – Two Scoops Pt. 1

Shaq Nicholson are a Pittsburgh jam band whose recorded music still has the feel of a live set being performed in a bioluminescent forest. Shaq's March release, Potent Potables Vol 1, contains three jams, improvised on the spot, whose minute counts extend into the double digits. The album's artwork depicts Shaq himself (O'Neal, not Nicholson) … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Shaq Nicholson – Two Scoops Pt. 1

Track Premiere – Gentleman Brawlers – The Bullet

Gentleman Brawlers are an electrifying Brooklyn group whose music draws from soul, psych, afrobeat, and electronic styles. The band's new single, "The Bullet" premieres today on Bored In Pittsburgh. "The Bullet" contains the same frenetic sense of energy as the rest of the Brawlers' music, wrapping itself tightly around a jittery, concentric guitar pattern and … Continue reading Track Premiere – Gentleman Brawlers – The Bullet

Daily Yinz-Chalk Dinosaur-A Cul De Sac in Bend

Chalk Dinosaur are a veteran Pittsburgh outfit that has been cranking out electroshocked funk jams for the past decade-plus. The Chalk Dino boys specialize in the brand of brightly colored, dopamine-rush electro anthems you'd hear Pretty Lights or Gramatik throwing down in the depths of a neon woodland. Syncopated guitar licks, bouncing bass, and thunderous … Continue reading Daily Yinz-Chalk Dinosaur-A Cul De Sac in Bend

Deutschtown Music Festival Artist Spotlight–Gentleman Brawlers

Part 6 of the 2019 Deutschtown Music Festival In Review Photo "borrowed" from the band's Facebook Gentleman Brawlers are a Brooklyn, NY six-piece outfit that draws influence from afrobeat, funk, and psychedelic music. They're one of those groups that is so transcendent live that it feels almost pointless to try and describe them. Give some love … Continue reading Deutschtown Music Festival Artist Spotlight–Gentleman Brawlers

Deutschtown Music Festival Artist Spotlight–The Sun Champs

Part 3 of the 2019 Deutschtown Music Festival In Review Photo "borrowed" from the band's Facebook page The Sun Champs are a funky jam band from Pittsburgh, made up of five guys with serious musical chops. I'd like to think that the band's name was inspired by the Dayman character featured in the notorious song from … Continue reading Deutschtown Music Festival Artist Spotlight–The Sun Champs

Daily Discovery-Sister Mantos-La Gente Contra Los Blancos

Today's find is an ecstatic rave-up of a track by Los Angeles "Psychedelic Improvisational Funk Pop Latin Dance Booty Shaking Performance Art" collective Sister Mantos. The song, whose name (according to Google) translates to "The People Against The Whites," plays as the soundtrack to a subversive, revolutionary block party. Project mastermind Oscar Miguel Santos and … Continue reading Daily Discovery-Sister Mantos-La Gente Contra Los Blancos

Daily Discovery-Kuzich-Closer To You

Today's find, "Closer To You," off the new release Fruit Soup (Mandarin Dreams) by funky Australian dude Kuzich, sounds like the result of a substance-enhanced, lava lamp-lit basement jam session featuring Tame Impala's Kevin Parker, Toro Y Moi's Chaz Bear, and renowned bassist Thundercat. The track's bleary synth chords are pure chillwave bliss, and are … Continue reading Daily Discovery-Kuzich-Closer To You

Daily Discovery-Scrimshire and Georgia Anne Muldrow-Thru You

"Thru You," by London producer Scrimshire and featuring the excellent Los Angeles artist Georgia Anne Muldrow on vocals, is one of the first songs released from the upcoming Listeners (Albert's Favourites). A funky rave-up of a track, this one celebrates the power of music to connect us with other people, both physically and spiritually. The … Continue reading Daily Discovery-Scrimshire and Georgia Anne Muldrow-Thru You