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

Daily Yinz – The Clock Reads – Elation

The Clock Reads is a Pittsburgh jazz-rock quartet whose recordings evoke the breezy flow of a jam band concert. The group's latest release is called Gnomon, which translates from Greek as "one that knows or examines." On the song "Elation," the Clock boys examine a knotty jazz groove using snare rolls, cymbal flutters, and a … Continue reading Daily Yinz – The Clock Reads – Elation

Deutschtown Music Festival Artist Spotlight–The Sun Champs

Part 3 of theĀ 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