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"One True Vine" by Mavis Staples
'One True Vine,' Staples and Tweedy’s second album together, reinforces the brilliance of this particular producer-superstar collaboration.
LIVE REVIEW: Belle and Sebastian Reward Patience With Long-Awaited Pittsburgh Debut
17 songs— one for each year Belle & Sebastian have neglected to play Pittsburgh during their prolific career, until now.
"MCII" by Mikal Cronin
With MCII, his sophomore album and one of my more played albums of 2013, Mikal Cronin proves that he can—and should be—his own front man.
LIVE REVIEW: Of Monsters and Men @ Stage AE, Pittsburgh 6/12/13
At Stage AE last Wednesday night, despite competing for a crowd against Glen Hansard at the Arts Festival across the river, Of Monsters and Men found themselves with a comfortable audience of a few thousand eager fans.
LIVE REVIEW: Edward Sharpe Delivers Outdoor Show for Youthful Masses
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros promised, and delivered, a summer festival-worthy performance that drew a crowd from a larger radius and a younger age group than the festival usually experiences.
"Absolute Zero" by Little Green Cars
From the onset of “Harper Lee,” the opening song of Little Green Cars’ full-length debut Absolute Zero, you wouldn’t guess that this indie rock quintet hails from Ireland.