Weekly Wrap-Up 07.15.22

A few words about a few local tracks that hit the spot this week ### Rex Tycoon - Bad Habits Woolly mope-rock whose guitars seem to jangle just a bit out of tune, an apt sonic backdrop for lyrics that bemoan a litany of self-defeating practices (mumbling, smoking, procrastinating, jealousy, leaving dishes in the sink) … Continue reading Weekly Wrap-Up 07.15.22


Daily Yinz – Rex Tycoon – Dive Bar Diner

Indie-rockers Rex Tycoon recently released a goofy two-track album called Dive Bar Diner. The title track describes a place that all of us know in one form or another, the mediocre establishment where "the food's no good," "soda tastes funny," "chicken mashed potatoes always come out cold," and "there's a broken down jukebox at the … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Rex Tycoon – Dive Bar Diner

Daily Yinz – Rex Tycoon – Birthday Cake

Rex Tycoon (not to be confused with Rex Kwon Do or Rex Orange County or RollerCoaster Tycoon) are a Pittsburgh indie rock act whose recently released 2020 demo has that wonderfully raw, iPhone-voice-memo quality. Amid pixelated guitar strums that alternately scorch and caress, Rex Tycoon frontman Austin Reesman waxes bored and exhausted about bad habits, … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Rex Tycoon – Birthday Cake