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Alan D. Welding

COO/EIC Pittsburgh Music Magazine, Photographer, Rhetoric and Journalism Teacher, musician, artist, writer, tattoo enthusiast, animal lover.

Blackbird Blackbird’s Boracay Planet EP Out Now

Stream The Entire EP Via Spotify Here! Blackbird Blackbird is the moniker of San Francisco-based wünderkind Mikey Maramag. His unique style of dreamy folktronica recalls influences from all ends of the musical spectrum; deeply textured, hypnotic songs pay homage to psychedelic pop the likes of Caribou and Washed […]

Beach Day Announces 3 CMJ Shows

Click Here To Watch Beach Day’s Break Thru Radio Session Click Here To Watch ‘Beach Day’ Video CMJ 10/18 – PUTUMPU + Surprise Attack! Party @XPO 929 10/19 – 5:30pm – Kanine Showcase @ Cameo Gallery 10/20 – Brooklyn Vegan Party @ Public Assembly Hollywood, Florida is not […]

AEON ZEN Sign With Nightmare Records

English progressive-metallers AEON ZEN are back with their latest opus entitled Enigma, which is an ambitiously creative and powerful concept album featuring nine continuous tracks showing the strengths of the band, as well as two bonus tracks. Enigma will be released January 22, 2013 on Nightmare Records. On […]

Cirque Du Soleil Presents LE BEST OF 2

On November 6th, Cirque du Soleil® presents its latest compilation album LE BEST OF 2 comprised of its finest music spanning from 2005 to today. The album also features the Cirque du Soleil Facebook fan favorite voted track: “Pageant” – a song from the show KÀ™. Stream LE […]

Yoko Ono Releases ‘Onomix’

YOKO ONO has long been credited with igniting the punk-rock fire years before its official explosion, and her work continues to be relevant and inspirational decades later. For the past 10 years, ONO has been meticulously reinventing select songs from her vast catalog for 21st-century dancefloors, giving the […]

BRAIDS Announces 3 CMJ Shows

Wed. 10/17, 6pm – Pianos Tell All Your Friends Party Fri. 10/19, 4pm – Public Assembly Brooklyn Vegan Party Sat. 10/20, 10pm – Bowery Ballroom With Wild Nothing + Weekend Braids, the Canadian experimental pop group who released Native Speaker in 2011, have reinvented themselves in the making […]

The 13th Hour 5th Annual Group Exhibit

Last Rites Gallery opens it’s fifth annual The 13th Hour group exhibit, celebrating the spirit of the Halloween season. In it’s annual exhibit, Last Rites sets out to present a broad-spectrum representation of Dark Surrealism. Held just days before Halloween, the show is the gallery’s largest group exhibit, […]

ABIOTIC Announce Contest and Premiere New Song

Surfacing from the heart of South Florida, Miami’s ABIOITIC transcends high above the rest with a most preternatural sound. By interweaving well-cultivated musical dexterity and pronounced lyrical finesse, ABIOITIC epitomizes an unwonted entity of unmatched musicianship. In a short amount of time since the quintet’s inception in 2010, […]

Blue Hawaii Premieres Two Tracks

Click Here To Listen To “In Two” And “In Two II” On Gorilla vs. Bear Blue Hawaii, Arbutus Records and many of their Montreal counter-parts all began with the same breath in early 2010. To date they’ve released an 8 song EP: in May of that year, Blooming […]

LACRIMOSA New Album Streaming on AOL Music

Three years following their last studio release LACRIMOSA is back with their 11th studio album Revolution which will be released tomorrow in North America via End of the Light Records. This album will not only captivate listeners with its thematic elements, it also features a stellar guest lineup. […]

Team Spirit Signs To VICE Records

VICE Records and Warner Bros are pleased to announce the recent signing of rock ‘n’ roll foursome Team Spirit. Founded by NYC’s own Ayad Al Adhamy. the band is set to shred at this year’s CMJ festival with five shows over the course of the fest. Following CMJ, […]