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Alan D. Welding

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

Calexico and Iron & Wine are coming to Pittsburgh Sept. 19 @RoxianTheater

Calexico and Iron & Wine are coming to Pittsburgh on Thursday, September 19th  to play at Roxian Theatre with special guest Natalie Prass Calexico and Iron & Wine will be on tour in support of their new full-length album, Years to Burn, which is their first collaboration since their 2005 EP In The Reins. Calexico and Iron & Wine just recently released Years to Burn, their first full–length […]


Louisville, Kentucky’s White Reaper have shared a second brand-new single, “Real Long Time,” which is available today at all DSPs and streaming alongside a Lance Bangs directed official video on the band’s YouTube channel.  White Reaper also sat down with Stereogum for an in-depth Q&A to discuss their recent signing to Elektra Records […]

CEREBRAL ROT: New Track By Seattle Death Metal Crew Streaming As Odious Descent Into Decay Nears Release Through 20 Buck Spin//PGH date 10.1

“And it’s all captured with the volatile tonality of an especially nasty Peel Session. This is a perfectly nauseating listen, friends. Go forth and be mortified.” – Decibel Magazine“Putrefaction (Eternal Decay)” is the latest gory decimation from Seattle death metal outfit, CEREBRAL ROT, and their impending debut LP, Odious […]

Pure Noise Tour @ The Rex (Pittsburgh, 8.2)

The 2019 Pure Noise Tour, featuring Stick To Your Guns, Counterparts, Terror, Year of the KnifeandSanction, is heading to Pittsburgh, PA for a show at The Rex on Friday, August 2nd. The Pure Noise Tour has spotlighted some of the label’s most promising talent since their inaugural run in 2012 featuring The Story So Far. Since then, the […]

Cincinnati’s punk rock Americana outfit 500 MILES TO MEMPHIS at The Funhouse Millvale August 9th

Cincinnati’s punk rock Americana outfit 500 MILES TO MEMPHIS has a show coming up at The Funhouse in Millvale on Friday, August 9th. In addition, their genre-bending magnum opus Blessed Be the Damned is also being released on vinyl via Paper + Plastick on August 9th. Horror giant Rue Morgue recently debuted their gory video for “Hold on Tight” which was […]

Hatchie stopping through Pittsburgh in September for show at Club Cafe

Last month, Hatchie released her highly anticipated debut album Keepsake via Double Double Whammy, featuring the irresistible singles “Obsessed,” “Without A Blush” and the dancey, dreamy “Stay With Me,” which The New York Times says is “Blissed-out but not blissful synth-pop…viscous and shimmering, but also so lush it verges on the suffocating.” The rising dream-pop superstar (a.k.a. Harriette Pilbeam) will […]

Saves The Day @ Rex Theater 8/10

Alternative pioneers Saves The Day, are heading out on a co-headline tour with Joyce Manor this August, including a stop in Pittsburgh on August 10th at Rex Theater.  Saves The Day will be touring in support of their autobiographical 2019 full-length 9: a record that further solidified their reputation as one of […]

Counterfeit Madison w/ Mal Blum @ Mr. Smalls Theatre – 8/13

Counterfeit Madison is led by queer Nigerian-American rock pianist and soul singer Sharon Udoh & they’ll be coming through Pittsburgh, PA to play Mr. Smalls Theatre with Mal Blum on 8/13. “a little Nina Simone, The Hives and David Byrne thrown in” Their latest album Opposable Thumbs was praised by the likes of Stereogum, Afropunk, etc and includes […]

BONES UK in Pittsburgh July 24 Mr. Smalls

BONES UK recently released their full-length album via Sumerian Records – listen here. The band will be playing in Pittsburgh @ Smiling Moose on Wednesday, July 24 The album announced with “Pretty Waste“, celebrated the ‘perfectly imperfect’ with “Filthy Freaks“, shared the ferocious “Choke“, the tranquil “Black Blood“, and the captivating video for “I’m […]