Daily Yinz – Monochromatic Residua – Eternal Mountain

Aaron Myers-Brooks's Monochromatic Residua project uses death metal as a vehicle to explore the power of microtones (AKA the notes you can't find on a piano). Monochromatic Residua's latest EP, Eternal Mountain, contains brutal blastbeats, apocalyptic imagery, and, of course, furious shredding that refuses to adhere to the chromatic scale. On the EP's title track, … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Monochromatic Residua – Eternal Mountain

Daily Yinz – Glo Phase – Come with Me (ft. Jocelyn Rent)

Glo Phase and Jocelyn Rent, whose 2019 collaboration, Fall Deep, was a supremely chill study in vocal house, reunite for an EP called Escape, originally meant for release right around the time COVID struck. The EP's four tracks center on themes of transition and change, and closer "Come with Me" sees Rent perched at the … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Glo Phase – Come with Me (ft. Jocelyn Rent)

Daily Yinz – slugss – belladonna

The psych-rockers of slugss released the wonderfully dreamy APPEAL a few years back; now, they let us under the hood with a collection of outtakes and demos from that era. Some of the tracks included on APPEAL outtakes eventually made the final cut, while others laid dormant until now. "Belladonna" is one of the latter … Continue reading Daily Yinz – slugss – belladonna

Daily Yinz – Moemaw Naedon X Billy Hoyle – Dolphin Death Rainbow

Rapper Moemaw Naedon teamed up with producer Billy Hoyle for March's Human Speedball, which was released to celebrate the five-year anniversary of the duo's Travel Through collaboration. The three-track collection positions Moemaw's gruff, hyper-focused delivery overtop Hoyle's sample-heavy boom-bap beats. The album opens with the evocatively named "Dolphin Death Rainbow," a brisk, white-knuckle track led … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Moemaw Naedon X Billy Hoyle – Dolphin Death Rainbow

Daily Yinz – S!MONE – Jealous

Simone Joy Jones (aka S!MONE) is a a Pittsburgh-based artist whose debut EP, Divine Mistakes, contains seven lush, multilayered R&B tracks. "Jealous," the EP's most propulsive cut, rides a rhythmic backbone that splits the difference between trap and reggaeton, with rapid-fire cymbal hits fluttering over a tresillo base. Glistening, jazz-tinged guitars drip from all directions, … Continue reading Daily Yinz – S!MONE – Jealous

Daily Yinz – LYNXX – Initiation

Experimental synth composer Christian Kriegeskotte recently released The Magi, a mystical multimedia collaboration with visual artist Joel Heires, under his LYNXX moniker. The duo's creative process was symbiotic; Heires would create a painting in response to a LYNXX composition, and then LYNXX would translate another Heires painting into sound, the two mediums playing off each … Continue reading Daily Yinz – LYNXX – Initiation

Daily Yinz – Afro Yaqui Music Collective – Insurrealista

Afro Yaqui Music Collective recently released Maroon Futures, named in honor of both the maroons--enslaved peoples who escaped and created their own societies--and imprisoned activist Russell Maroon Shoatz. The album, in the collective's own words, seeks to unite "the sounds of Afro-Cuban culture, Chinese Opera, Indigenous languages, jazz, and hip-hop to say: our struggle is … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Afro Yaqui Music Collective – Insurrealista

Daily Yinz – Alysm – What’s The Purpose? (ft. Faaathom)

Alysm creates brooding indie-pop using retro synth ingredients; his latest single, featuring rapper Faaathom, came out in March on Supercomputer Records. Don't let "What's The Purpose?"s jaunty backbeat, funky guitars, and whistling synths fool you; this one is meant for a dance floor enveloped in the miasma of depression, where people bob straight-faced heads and … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Alysm – What’s The Purpose? (ft. Faaathom)

Helpin’ Aht x Roboto

Purchase the new Helpin' Aht! compilation to support the legendary Mr. Roboto Project, one of the city's most essential DIY spaces. The pandemic has been brutal for the arts community, so please consider helpin' aht (pun intended) to ensure that live music can come back strong once things open up. The compilation includes 21 tracks … Continue reading Helpin’ Aht x Roboto

Bored In Pittsburgh March 2021 Playlist

A playlist containing some of the songs featured on Bored In Pittsburgh last month https://open.spotify.com/playlist/14bMSSh8Jv06XUwMPO5ZOL?si=fZi043w5SwGYCZycsbNOVw March 2021 songs that aren't on Spotify (and where to find them) BODYMELT - FANTASY Brandon Dunlap - Wither Vine Merz, Miller & the Wolves - The Wolf Elton Wong - Free Love Song Nardo Says - I.B.T.B.U (prod Vex … Continue reading Bored In Pittsburgh March 2021 Playlist