Local Music

Local 913, Episode 55: The Buckle Downs

“I showed up, just sang a couple songs and next thing you know, I’m in the band! It was kind of, I don’t wanna say an accident, but I didn’t really mean to get into a band. I didn’t think I’d be good enough to do that.”

Local 913, Episode 54: Wooly Woman

Originally from The South Hills of Pittsburgh; Gregory Smee is the creative mind behind the psych-rock band Wooly Woman

Local 913, Episode 53: Joe Grushecky

For his latest album, Joe Grushecky, who was recently voted as a Modern Era Legend for the 2016 Pittsburgh Rock ’N Roll Legends Awards, has reached back into his catalog to revisit some of his strongest songs. 

Local 913, Episode 52: Standard Broadcast

The Pittsburgh group Standard Broadcast formed in 2014 when pianist Nathan Jay and cellist Leland Shaw’s previous band dissolved.

Local 913, Episode 51: Brewer's Row

When Nicholas Hohman, frontman for the band Brewer’s Row came home from college about ten years ago, he discovered the most likely bandmates for his new project were in his own family.

Local 913 Live: Jimmy Adler

Jimmy Adler performs at WYEP's local music happy hour on March 17, 2016.

Local 913, Episode 50: Crooked Skulls

In 2012, Daniel Lechok formed the all-instrumental band Crooked Skulls after he and his friend Abe Looper were just messing around playing music in his home studio. 

Local 913, Episode 49: Meeting of Important People

Formed in 2008, Meeting of Important People has become one of Pittsburgh’s premiere indie-rock bands. Led by Josh Verbanets, MOIP just released their third album TROIKA.

Local 913, Episode 48: The Hawkeyes

Originally, Jay Wiley, front man for the alt-country band The Hawkeyes, thought he was hiring the Pittsburgh band Country Music Gas Station as his backing band for a couple of gigs. What resulted from the very first rehearsal was clearly an all new direction and band for the singer/songwriter.

Local 913, Episode 47: Arlo Aldo

Arlo Aldo front man, David Manchester made the decision to move to Pittsburgh with his wife in 2011 not really knowing what they would find when they arrived.

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