Essential Machine performed at WYEP's local music happy hour on July 17, 2014.
- Broken Record
- Highway Daisy
- Road Trip
- Half Nelson
- Les Squelettes
The band Zeve make a dreamy blend of psyched out indie rock for people who like to think. Pat Hodge says the band’s latest album – The Only Way Out Is In – was inspired by current events, “It’s no doubt a frustrating time for many of us and I think it’s about facing our issues directly...
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Clara Kent was born to be an artist.
"I’ve known my whole life," says Kent, "I don’t recall a time I didn’t think I was going to do music or art at all in my entire life. She has a knack for turning personal experiences into art and her new album – Aura – is very...
Nevada Color straddle the line between indie rock brooding and pure pop bliss. Adam Valen (guitar) says the group has spent a ton of time acheiving that sound. "We were writing everyday, practicing everyday trying to write the perfect song. We're on the line between indie and pop and we're...
Garter Shake performed for WYEP's local music happy hour on January 19, 2019.
Angela Autumn grew up in Zeilienople – North of Pittsburgh – and describes her music as “Cowgirl Folk and Sad Girl Blues.” "They are western-type songs but there’s also an indie element," says Autumn, "So there’s a combination of country, but also feelings and emotions."
Max Somerville doesn’t like to come out much, unless music is involved, of course. The reclusive keyboard player and front man of Pittsburgh’s Wreck Loose, got inspired to write their latest single after moving from one of Pittsburgh’s destination neighborhoods.
"I think it was...
Alex Stanton, who’s project is the Pittsburgh indie rock band townsppl, might have THE best first guitar story you’ve ever heard. Learn about WYEP's top local album of the year on The Local 913 this week.
For the last weeks of 2018, The Local 913 is highlighting our favorite local albums of the year. This week, we share our #2 local album from Benji.
Pittsburgh’s premiere indie pop band, Donora’s latest album “Sun To Me” is one of our top local releases for 2018.
For the month of December on The Local 913. we’re focusing on some of our favorite local albums of 2018. This week, we’re focusing on Pittsburgh singer songwriter Guy Russo.
Sleeping Witch and Saturn is a new indie rock band in Pittsburgh inspired by Joy Division and Bauhaus. More on WYEP's local music spotlight, The Local 913.
Sad Girls Aquatics Club's primary members, Chelsea Rumbaugh & Marie Mashyna, met while attending Chatham University. More on WYEP's local music spotlight, The Local 913.
Zach Rock, frontman for the Pittsburgh folk rock group Nameless in August, has always been around music. In fact, he owns a very cherished musical family heirloom. More on The Local 913, WYEP's weekly local music spotlight.
Pittsburgh’s Garter Shake brings to mind power feminist voices of rock music’s past presented for a modern world. More on The Local 913, WYEP's weekly local music spotlight.
Caleb Pogyor, frontman for the indie rock back Talkers, has been thinking about ego quite a bit lately. Find out more on The Local 913, WYEP's weekly local music spotlight.
On rapper Nardo Says' latest album Y.S.D.M., he writes about something he’s lived with since he was young – his stutter. Learn more on The Local 913, WYEP's weekly local music spotlight.
Pittsburgh’s Dan Getkin cites Ryan Adams as his entry to the alt-country genre. Find out more on The Local 913, WYEP's weekly local music spotlight.
The indie rock band Mariage Blanc, at this point are veterans of the Pittsburgh rock scene. Check them out on The Local 913 this week!
Singer songwriter Alan Getto began playing music as a teenager to keep up with some friends who were getting together to jam one summer.
Treble NLS got his moniker in kind of a round-about way. The rapper first started out under the name “Trouble." More on this week's Local 913, our local music spotlight.
Gregg Welty is an award winning banjo player who, at first, did not like the banjo. Learn more on this week's Local 913, our local music spotlight.
This week on The Local 913, check out the music of Metacara. The electronic duo, made up of Kyla Rae and Vince Nania, met at the University of Pittsburgh. Click to hear more on our local music spotlight!
The Living Street are made up of two very long time friends from Lower Burrell, PA. Find out more on The Local 913, WYEP's weekly local music spotlight.
Brittney Chantele is a Pittsburgh rapper who is very involved in local activism. Check her out on this week's Local 913, WYEP's weekly local music spotlight.
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