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Alan D. Welding

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

Tell All Your Friends CMJ Showcase

Wednesday 10/17 @ Pianos, 12-7 pm CMJ 2012. PIANOS NYC. 2 floors of FREE FUN. SET TIMES: DOWNSTAIRS 1pm – Zulu Pearls 2pm – Bowery Riots 3pm – Jon DeRosa 4pm – Solid Gold 5pm – Team Spirit 6pm – BRAIDS UPSTAIRS 12:30pm – Correatown 1:30pm – Blackbird […]

PIG DESTROYER New Album Streaming in Full on NPR

Described by MetalSucks as “the best metal album of the year”, PIG DESTROYER’s long awaited new album Book Burner will be released one week from today on Relapse Records. The reigning grindcore champions razor-sharp fifth-full length was recorded at guitarist Scott Hull’s Visceral Sound Studios. For those that […]

Betty Black Unleashes Her Stormy Bad Weather EP

As an in-demand singer/songwriter and musician, SYLVIA GORDON (aka Sylvia Black of Kudu / Art World Killer) has gained international acclaim for her compelling collaborations with artists like Black Eyed Peas, Moby, William Orbit, Kelis, The Noisettes, Spank Rock, Benny Benassi and Telepopmusik. With BETTY BLACK, Gordon steps […]

GERMÁN PASCUAL Premieres New Music Video

Early this week A New Beginning the solo debut from GERMÁN PASCUAL was released on Nightmare Records. Today the first music video from the album has premiered on Nightmare Record’s YouTube Channel. “If the Sky Would Fall” : In conjunction with the album’s release, GERMÁN re-launched his official […]

Thee Oh Sees Premiere “Lupine Dominus” Video

Click Here To Watch “Lupine Dominus” On Pitchfork What’s the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions Thee Oh Sees? Probably their riot-sparking live show, right? Visions of a guitar-chewing, speaker-smothering, tongue-wagging John Dwyer careening across your cranium, chased by a wild-eyed wrecking crew that drives […]

New Slim Twig LP A Hound at the Hem

Stream “A Hound at the Hem” Slim Twig’s new LP A Hound at the Hem is being released November 6th on Calico Corp and Pleasance Records. Billed as a hard psych flipside to the gentler approach of his previous LP Sof Sike, the album is a baroquely arranged […]

VINCENT CASTIGLIA Draws Hundreds to ‘Resurrection’ Retrospective Art Exhibition

World-Renowned Surrealist VINCENT CASTIGLIA Draws Hundreds to ‘Resurrection’ Retrospective Art Exhibition Opening at Sacred Gallery NYC CNBC, FOX News, BBC, NY Daily News, The Huffington Post and More Take Notice of ‘Resurrection’ Brooklyn-born and world-renowned surrealist VINCENT CASTIGLIA’s solo art exhibition, entitled ‘Resurrection’, kicked off to a stellar […]

Day Joy Announce Debut LP Go To Sleep, Mess

Day Joy makes beautiful lush dream folk landscapes caressed with crooning and heart felt melodies and deep poetic lyricism. Hailing from Orlando, FL the now five sometimes six piece was originally a two person project started by Peter Michael Perceval and Michael Serrin. Peter and Michael met in […]

SWEDISH ROCKERS SISTER SIN DEBUT NEW SONG

Are you ready for the heavy metal anthem of 2012? SISTER SIN has just released a wicked new track titled, “Hearts Of Cold” from their super-charged and highly anticipated forthcoming album Now and Forever, out October 22nd. Mixed by Cameron Webb (Motörhead, Danzig, Social Distortion), this will be […]

The Beef with RNDM Revealed in New Video

RNDM (pronounced “random”) is a new musical group featuring Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament, singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur and former Fastbacks drummer Richard Stuverud. The band will release its debut album, Acts, on October 30th in CD, vinyl LP and digital formats via Monkeywrench Records/RED in the U.S. and […]

STREAM TUSSLE’S TEMPEST via The New Yorker

San Francisco’s Tussle will be releasing Tempest, their fourth album and first since 2008’s Cream Cuts, on October 16th via Smalltown Supersound. (It’s available digitally now.) Produced by and recorded with Optimo’s JD Twitch in Glasgow and featuring Liquid Liquid members Dennis Young and Sal Principato, Tempest presents […]