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Week of April 20th: Blotter

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Whew, close call this past Friday with venue booking, but big thanks to The Rock Room for sorting us out a spot for the show. It was lots of fun. Garth is a madman; I can’t recommend people booking BIT MUMMY for local shows more. If you’re outside of Pittsburgh, look for Decide Today and Divtech on tour right now. On to this week!

THURSDAY

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The New Friday in full swing. High of 84°.

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HORSE LORDS

Baltimore’s finest

http://www.facebook.com/HorseLords
http://horselords.bandcamp.com/

HUNTED CREATURES

http://huntedcreatures.bandcamp.com/

RADON CHONG

+ VIDEO DIVERSIONS by Erin Womack

The SHOP 4314 Main Street

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File Under: Kraut, Experimental, Noiserock
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/881005595279842

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A couple of decently interesting bass music headliners at the Rex. Might be more maximal than many people’s taste,
but they put some interesting tunes out, and I’m sure the bass will be atomsmashing.

FRIDAY

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Friday April 25th 2014

“SPRING INTO TRIP METAL TRAP CLAW”

feat.

WOLF EYES [American Tapes/De Stijl: Michigan]

JOVONTAES [Eggy/Double Phantom/GNAR TAPES/ DNT/Hello Sunshine: Lexington, KY]

SLICES [Iron Lung: Pgh]

BLOOD PRESSURE [Pgh]

$7

21+

9pm – late

sound by IMPACT AUDIO

Rock Room
Polish Hill
Pittsburgh, PA

WOLF EYES

Wolf Eyes was birthed in the shadows by a few liked minded individuals: Nate Young, Aaron Dilloway and John Olson in the late 90’s in Michigan. However, Wolf Eyes has become more than band, but a collective mutant ensemble, an art abstraction unit: musicians, print makers, photographers and more, all who share a primal shadowy vision of decoding the wilderness into the soul of humanoid from the deep audio arsenals. — The Wire UK

http://www.wolfeyes.net/

JOVONTAES

Lexington, KY skater-weirdo psych jammers. “They emerge from Lexington’s peculiar skate/Kraut/nihil/garage axis, evoking the smell of stale Miller High Life and burning couches: stumbling match-grip surf rolls, howling chorused-out guitar, droning Adderall haze….” — Trevor Tremaine

http://jovontaes.bandcamp.com/

FILE UNDER: noise, punk
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/648460938560635

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Obvious Productions and Frequency 528 are proud to present: Goth-Trad Music official

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Goth-Trad
(Tokyo)
[Deep Medi Musik]

We are very excited to present “The Sound Originator” himself, Japan’s very own Takeaki Maruyama a.k.a. Deep Medi Musik recording artist GOTH-TRAD. For those who are not familiar with his work, get ready to be introduced to one of the most remarkable electronic music artists and performers working in the field of bass music at the moment. Heavily influenced by electronic music pioneers like Kraftwerk and pivotal labels like Warp Records, young Takeaki was turned onto the sounds of electronic music from an early age. As GOTH-TRAD, Takeaki has been performing and releasing forward-thinking, boundary-pushing electronic music for over a decade. His releases can be found on one of Britain’s most trusted and influential labels for bass-heavy soundsystem music, Deep Medi.

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With Support From:

Rar Kelly (Seclusiasis, Obvious// Baltimore)

Witness (Frequency 528//Pittsburgh)

Depth One (Obvious//Pittsburgh)

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4.25.14 // 9:30 Doors
$10, $8 Adv // 21+

Belvederes Ultra-Dive
4016 Butler Street
Pittsburgh pa 15201

FILE UNDER: Dubstep, Bass
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/615031388575388

SATURDAY

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Art All Night a community arts event in Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville neighborhood. Art All Night is FREE to attend and FREE to participating artists. YOU ARE THE ARTIST. No Fees, No Jury, No Censorship!

Online registration for artists will be available in early April at www.artallnight.org. Artists submitting work must show a photo ID during both registration and pickup. All artwork must arrive ready to hang or otherwise be displayed.

Visit our website at www.artallnight.org
Follow us on Twitter @ArtAllNight
For photos of past years, check out our Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/artallnight/
Follow our instagram account at http://instagram.com/artallnightlawrenceville

#ArtAllNight #AAN17 #ImAnArtAllNighter

AT 97 40th Street, Lawrenceville

FILE UNDER: Art, Anarchy, Free

Week of April 13th: Blotter

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Awesome weekend in Pittsburgh. The weather was warm and sunny for the most part, really the first weekend where I didn’t have to don a jacket. Hit up the Ramen Bar before a really fun Lazercrunk on Friday, made Curry Cauliflower for the DIY Indian Food potluck, checked out Deadbeat and Container at the Cruze bar, and got to chill super hard outside on Sunday.

Here’s what’s up this week.

TUESDAY
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Tues April 15th

SATAN’S GOD
An unknown legend from Helleville, Illinois, Satan’s God has been creating solo bass noise/experimental/black metal for over 20 years. The solo act of Igor Von de Heilichtson III, Satan’s God has released over 21 albums, almost exclusively on cassette, with no authorized online presence, and has toured nearly the entire continental United States.

“Satan’s God has always been a D.I.Y underground act with no affiliations with anything but its own dementia.”



SNEAKY CREEPS
Kansas City trash rock
http://sneakycreeps.bandcamp.com/

with:

Satyr/Elfheim
http://satyrelfheim.bandcamp.com/

Requiem
http://requiem2872.bandcamp.com/

Bat Zuppel
http://batzuppel.bandcamp.com/

$6

GARFIELD ARTWORKS 4931 Penn Ave

File Under: Noise, Bleak, Dark, Electronics
RSVP:

Also a bunch of things for a Tuesday…
https://www.facebook.com/events/425659334233612/ at the Wytch House
GRIZ & Michal Menert at the Rex

WEDNESDAY
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Wham City brings batshit comedy back to the east coast.

April 16 | Melwood Screening Room
(Pittsburgh Filmmakers)
All-Ages | 8pm | $10
brought to you by Scott Whiteman, supported by VIA
http://www.whamcity.com/

Opening stand up by Molly Sharrow
http://www.apcollector.net/ap-collection/2013/1/20/molly-sharrow

psychedelic video found footage comedy by Rem Lezar of Everything Is Terrible! www.everythingisterrible.com

+ other comedic ventures from Wham City include Alan Tutorials and Showbeast

Fresh off their Adult Swim debut, celebrated arts collective Wham City is embarking on a month-long multi-media comedy tour of the East Coast and Midwest United States this April. The Baltimore group’s tightest show yet, the Wham City Comedy Tour is a 75-minute multi-media performance featuring four alt-comedians offering up all original stand-up, videos, skits, and monologues.

2014 Team Roster
Alan Resnick
Ben O’Brien
Robby Rackleff
Mickey Freeland

Their mock infomercial for Adult Swim was based off of a performance originally created for the tour: Live Forever As You Are Now, produced & directed by Ben O’Brien and Alan Resnick.

Wham City comedians have opened for Nick Offerman, Donald Glover, Neil Brennan; performed with Second City, and garnered millions of youtube views with viral videos.

File Under: Comedy, Video, Multimedia
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/777906815570999/

THURSDAY
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Kind of a wild show for the rock room, probably need to get there early!

FILE UNDER: Metal, darkness, mind cure, the Rock Room
RSVP:

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AWOL ONE, GEL ROC, APOSTROPHEUS, FORTIFIED PHONETX, PROSEED, MINE + US, and ERASERFACE

Eraserface 9pm
Mine+US 9:20pm
Apostropheus 9:40pm
Proseed 10pm
Fortified PhonetX 10:20pm
AWOL ONE & GEL ROC 10:40pm

doors 8p // 21+ Over // $7 cover // BYOB $3 Cork Fee per 6pk/750 ml btl. Nighttime food menu available.

FILE UNDER: Rap, Indie, Oakland Ava
RSVP:

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thursday april 17th
412DNB + Obvious present

X X X X
[a new night]

with special guests

A-SIDES
[Eastside / Metalheadz / UK]

One of the longest lasting dj producers in the scene, he’s been writing tunes and djing for over 20 years, and shows no signs of stopping.

and

JASON BURNS
[symbols / portland] [https://soundcloud.com/jasonburns]

Big friend to our crews, now making huge moves out on the west coast with his soulful bass sound.

and an opening set from

DIABOLIK LOGIC
[412dnb]

$10 Cover / 9PM – 2AM / 21+

Brillobox 4104 Penn Ave Pittsburgh

FRIDAY
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friday april 18th

a night of extreme electronics
and splintered hardcore

with

DIVTECH
nomadic anarcho breakcore
http://divtech.bandcamp.com/
https://www.facebook.com/divtechmusic

DECIDE TODAY
cincinnati ex-Realicide punx
https://www.facebook.com/decidetoday

8CYLINDER
abstract hardcore modular punishment
http://unmappednorth.com/

BITMUMMY
8-bit punk core
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bit-Mummy/283004723809

and selections from

CUTUPS
blistering cut & paste

at The Shop
4314 Main Street
Pittsburgh

all ages
8PM
$5

FILE UNDER: Breakcore, Digital Hardcore, 8-bit, awesome
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/475531872548679

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KASRA (Critical Music // UK)
Kasra Critical

http://rinse.fm/artists/criticalmusic/

EMPLATE (Barbaric Empire // CLE)

DEPTH ONE (Obvious // PGH)

Mr. OWL (Obvious, Dominant Force // PGH)

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$10 Adv.//21+

April 18th, 2014
Doors at 9pm

Winghart’s Oakland
226 Meyran Ave,
Pgh, PA 15213

FILE UNDER: Drum and Bass

SATURDAY
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EXTRA! ROUP HOUSE BRAINCHILD ENDURES AT THIRD VENUE IN THREE YEARS, THIS TIME EXITING HIBERNATION FOR QUICK 6-ACT EXTRA-4/19 EXTRA-CELEBRATION AT THE SHOP

with…

++++ the BUNNYBRAINS ++++
veteran freaks

“A Hare’s Tale: An Interview with Bunny Brains” by Matt Wellins:
http://www.dustedmagazine.com/features/33
20th anniversary performance excerpt:

bunnybrains ’91:

^^^^ RADON CHONG ^^^^
daughter of Tommy Chong, and also the sublime new 5-piece from our long-lost associates at Tru Lav, LLC and Skinless Boneless, Inc. if you didn’t see them at Gooskis on 4/1, well, dang. do now.

### ZNAGEZ ###
pronounced ‘znakes’, duh / a.k.a. ‘Flavors of Umm’
new project featuring A Warhol, B. DiSanto, B. Hickling, B. Klahr B-ing p. rad. dueling keys, DiSanto’s steez. sluggers, ragers. cool words with music.

%%% SATYR/ ELFHEIM %%%
angel of noise
http://satyrelfheim.bandcamp.com/

@@@@ POOR KITTY @@@@

$$$$$ KMFD $$$$$

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7PM SAT 4/19 $5
THE SHOP 4214 main st 15224
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BRIAN SEZ:
“This winter was horrendous. We all got whacked with ice shards, contracted the flu, sat inside for days at a time & now are trapped in the pothole aftermath. Come out, get crazy, & get really pissed off.

FILE UNDER: Noise, weirdness
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/737490672939266

Week of April 6th: Blotter

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Here’s what’s going on this week. One general thing is CMU Spring Carnival is Thurs-Sun. Usually fun to roll through that. Sometimes the headliners are really good, but this year it’s Mac Miller and Iconia Pop. Kind of strange for CMU, but people watching is always fun. 7PM on Friday on the lawn.

WEDNESDAY
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A book release/party/event/hangout/reading/social_gathering for Ed Steck’s “The Garden: Synthetic Environment for Analysis and Simulation” published by Ugly Duckling Presse with readings by:

Ed Steck
(Ed Steck is a writer from Pittsburgh.)

Lauren Russell
(Lauren Russell is the author of the chapbooks, “Dream-Clung, Gone” (Brooklyn Arts Press) and “The Empty-Handed Messenger” (Goodbye Better). She is Co-Editor-in-Chief of Hot Metal Bridge.)

Jeffrey Schrader
(Jeffrey Schrader is the author of “Art Fraud” and “gridpattern”. He’s working on something new now.)

Tom Sweterlitsch
(Tom Sweterlitsch is the author of “Tomorrow and Tomorrow”.)

Christine McInnes & Shawn Maddey
(Christine McInnes & Shawn Maddey are co-editors of Barge Press.)

Christine Stroud
(Christine Stroud works as the Associate Editor for Autumn House Press. Her chapbook, “The Buried Return”, is being released by Finish Line Press in April 2014.)

I will have copies of The Garden: Synthetic Environment for Analysis and Simulation.

Two kegs of beer inspired by “The Garden” brewed by Greg Kamerdze with a suggested donation!

Ten minute readings!

Food, music, hanging out, other stuff!

$5.00 to enter. Free if you are dressed up in an elaborate Jack-in-the-Green, Green Man, Green Wild Person suit – a green sweatshirt with green streamers is NOT going to cut it.

COME AND CHECK IT OUT!

FRIDAY
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LAZERCRUNK

The monthly anything goes blast off
presents special guest:

JAW JAM
LFTF / Tuff Wax / Symbols

and DJ sets from residents
Cutups & Keeb$

Jaw Jam is the alias of New Jersey born Will DiMaggio. This young producer’s stellar sound is a genre defying form of futuristic cosmic R&B, heavily influenced by UK Garage. With releases LFTF, Tuff Wax Records, Symbols Recordings, he’s made his mark in the world wide bass scene. Expect a night of warm and soulful bass jams from this rising star.

at the
Brillobox
4104 Penn Ave Pittsburgh
10PM – 2AM 21+
$5 til 11PM $7 after

more info
Lazercrunk is a club night that takes place the second friday of every month at the Brillobox, in Pittsburgh, PA.

The idea of the night is to mix up fun, cutting edge post-genre dance music of all styles without boundaries.

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1435622233350777

SATURDAY
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[[ 21+ // $8 cover ]] [[ A-OK is a party for everyone, by everyone. No attitudes. Only open minds. A club where you forget everything going on outside of the walls, and we lose our minds together as one. For the third round, we’re going to get a little weirder. We’re going to challenge you musically. Ready to go on a trip with us? ]]

** Custom-built Impact Audio Sound **
** Support by Obvious Productions, Detour, Honcho and Humanaut **

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with
DEADBEAT (Berlin)

Deadbeat is someone we’ve all been looking forward to booking for quite some time. He is Scott Monteith, an adopted Berliner via Montreal who has been releasing his own special blend of dub laden, minimal electronics since 2000 for labels such as Cynosure, Intr_version, Revolver, and Scape.

He’s performed at some of the world’s most respected festivals, including Barcelona’s Sonar, Berlin’s Transmediale, and Montreal’s own Mutek. Whether crafting quirky techno, or rumbling heavy dub, Scott continually creates music that honors the past beyond empty tribute or cultural appropriation, by infusing the digital tools of the present with a little of the magic known as human imperfection.

CONTAINER (Providence)
Container, the Providence-based, noise-techno producer, and head of the cassette label ‘I Just Live Here’, is a staple in the American noise underground. Gaining recognition with ‘LP’, his vinyl debut released on Spectrum Spools, Ren Schofield is now a highly demanded artist whose singular brand of cacophonous, hardware-based techno is built around undulating tones, furious gabba-like speeds and slower rhythmic arrangements alike. Schofield’s part of a sonic dialogue includes American labels such as Future Times and L.I.E.S that help bridge the gap between noise and dance.

Be prepared to get weird.

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and James Gyre
[Obvious Productions]

Week of March 30th: Blotter

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We’re about to hit April this week. That typically means the madness of spring fever in all its forms takes hold of Pittsburgh. Tons of shows, people and nice (enough) weather.
Looking forward to it.

MONDAY

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Monday March 31

Lo-fi guitar gods Purling Hiss return…
http://www.dragcity.com/artists/purling-hiss

With:
Carousel – http://teepeerecords.com/bands/carousel/index.php
and
Nic Lawless –

Gooski’s / $6 / 21+

File Under: Rock, Noise, Punk
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/700531840009870/

TUESDAY
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Tinariwen will perform in the entrance space of The Andy Warhol Museum at 8 p.m. Tuesday. It is a Tuareg group from the Sahara Desert in northern Mali.

File Under: African, Punks, Warhol

WEDNESDAY

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If, Bwana (NY)
http://ifbwana.com/
http://www.pogus.com/
“Al Margolis has been an activist in the 1980s American cassette underground through his cassette label Sound of Pig Music; was co-founder of experimental music label Pogus Productions, which he continues to run. Active under the name If, Bwana since 1984, making music that has swung between fairly spontaneous studio constructions and more process-oriented composition. He has recorded and/or performed with Pauline Oliveros, Ione, Joan Osborne, Monique Buzzarté, Katherine Liberovskaya, Adam Bohman, Ellen Christi, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Jane Scarpantoni, Ulrich Krieger, David First, and Dave Prescott, among others.” -Pogus

Tom Hamilton (NYC)
http://www.discogs.com/artist/448162-Tom-Hamilton-3
“Tom Hamilton has been composing and performing for over 40 years, and his work with electronic music originated in the late-60s era of analog synthesis. He explores the interaction of many simultaneous layers of activity, prompting the use of ‘present-time listening’ on the part of both performer and listener.” -WMUA

Joey Molinaro (PGH/NYC)
http://joeymolinaro.com/
Acoustic grind violin

White Reeves (PGH)
http://whitereeves.bandcamp.com/
( ( ((O)) ) )

Lead Pall (PGH)
Joshua Tenenbaum (Dwayne Rifle, Cascade & Columbine) and Anthony Levin-Decanini (Binges, Marketing)
Broken electronics and amplified objects

8pm | $5
abandoned store
2448 woodstock avenue
swissvale pa 15218

File Under: Noise, Experimental, Electronic
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/550471275067379/

THURSDAY

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NOW IS WHY presents AVANT GARDE CORE
a night of experimental musick, plus video screening of recent werk by Lorne Zeman…
featuring-

Requiem
http://www.requiem-portal.com/
http://requiem-provenance.tumblr.com/

Killabytes (internal realmz recs.)
http://internalrealmz.blogspot.com/

æiRRouR (Nathan of dreg_N)

No Cover
Gus’s 4717 Butler Street

File Under: Experimental, Electronic, Meditative
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/218770091664739/

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Thursday April 3rd 2014

tcrps prsnts

PERFECT PUSSY [noise-punk five-piece from Syracuse, NY on Captured Tracks]

ZEITGEIST [intense Pgh peace punks with songs and riffs]

ILLEGALS [dorks n punks kick out jams]

all-ages / $8 / 8pm-11pm

The Shop
4314 Main St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

File Under: Punk, Noise, The Shop
https://www.facebook.com/events/224394114423412/

FRIDAY
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File Under: Drum & Bass, Ravey
https://www.facebook.com/events/650093675055092/

Week of March 23rd: Blotter

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Really full and fun weekend. Ended up checking out Salt, Pittsburgh Batman, Get Weird, the Pix Comix Con, and Horse Meat Disco at A-OK, then finished up the South Park game Sunday and capped it off with Bailey at Pub IG.

Here’s what’s up this week:

WEDNESDAY

I still haven’t made it to this new DIY spot that seems to be booking noise and electronics, but this looks to be a good a time as any.

swissvalenoise

PANOPLY LAB (Brooklyn, NY) www.panoplylab.org
performances swing violently between the hyper-structural and the indeterminate, dealing with causation, reaction, conception, cognition, and active human practices of construction and reality-projection.

FUTURE DEATH TOLL (Portland, OR) www.futuredeathtoll.com/ http://youtu.be/rX0R9ztI8RY noise/ performance art

DREAM WEAPON http://www.nowiswhy.net/
noise/ electronic/ experimental core

SUBMISTRESS https://soundcloud.com/submistress
beat collector/ viberider

DANIEL MCCLOSKEY http://danielmccloskey.com/
comic artist, writer, musician, organizer

UNTITLED PERFORMANCE/ INSTALLATION
proponent of said project is of impermanant identity. Performance will relate to many things.

at Firehazard Studios,
2448 Woodstock Ave, Swissvale
donations of $2-$10 are expected for touring acts

FRIDAY
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Local favorite Ben Kehoe art show/opening at Lili Cafe 3138 Dobson St. in Polish Hill

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OBVIOUS 2-Year Anniversary Show

NATASHA KMETO (Dropping Gems // Portland, OR)

LAUREN G (VIA // PGH)

JAMES GYRE (Obvious // PGH)

**Visuals by BEN TABAS**

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$10// 21+
March 28, 2014
9:30 pm- 2:00 am

Belvedere’s Ultra Dive
4016 Butler Street
Pittsburgh, Pa 15201

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THE RETURN OF THE REAL PUNKS

SLICES
ILLEGALS
BLOOD PRESSURE (tape release)
BLOOD RED

Friday March 28th
Brillobox
10 PM
$7

Also thinking about trying to hit up the new Wes Anderson, it’s playing in Pittsburgh this week at the Manor.

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Week of March 16th: Blotter

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Fun weekend this past between LAZERCRUNK and HOT MASS, and XYU at Wood St.   Tried out the saucy meatballs at Emporio.   Pretty good.   Been having a blast playing the South Park: Stick of Truth game.    Here’s what’s up this week.

Tuesday

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Tuesday March 18th 2014

tcrps presents a very rare evening of experimental improvised sound performance

featuring

Bromp Treb [solo percussion/electronics by Neil Young Cloaca of Fat Worm of Error: Turner Falls, MA]

Nick Hennies [solo percussion: Ithaca, NY] Michael Johnsen [solo electronics: Pgh, PA] Anthony Levin-Decanini [solo by Crucible Sound founder: Pgh, PA]

8pm-11pm
all-ages
$8

The Shop
4314 Main St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

BROMP TREB is the onomatopoeic flailings of Neil Young Cloaca. Composing and improvising with intentionally-unstable systems of his own devising, he joyfully uses/misues busted circuits, collaged beats, cheap effects pedals, poor drumming technique, and tape manipulation to make idiosyncratic music / nonmusic.

BROMP TREB 2014 tour trailer: http://youtu.be/2IAVwbqPk7U

BROMP TREB live action:
http://youtu.be/0DcdpKttJTs

more BROMP TREB info:
http://yeay.suchfun.net/artists/bromp2info.html

NICK HENNIES

Nick Hennies is a percussionist and composer from Louisville, KY currently residing in Ithaca, NY. His work is primarily concerned with an immersive, psychoacoustic presentation of sound brought about by an often grueling, endurance-based performance practice that Nathan Thomas of Fluid Radio described as, “a highly sophisticated and refined performance technique…that starts and ends with listening and encourages a different way of listening from its audience.” He received his M.A. in percussion from the University of California-San Diego in 2003 where he studied with renowned percussionist Steven Schick and is also a member of Meridian, a percussion trio with Tim Feeney and Greg Stuart. Prior to relocating to Ithaca Hennies was based in Austin, TX for ten years where he performed with the Austin New Music Co-op, The Weird Weeds and a variety of other projects.

Hennies is also an interpreter of the work of other modern composers having recorded and performed music by John Cage, Alvin Lucier, Jandek, Peter Ablinger, Kunsu Shim, Jürg Frey, Ellen Fullman, Radu Malfatti, Arnold Dreyblatt and many others. His work as both composer and performer can be heard on a wide variety of labels including Quakebasket, Senufo Editions, Accidie, Quiet Design and many others.

In 2013 Hennies also founded the record label Weighter Recordings for releasing his own work and other new and unusual music by living composers.

http://www.nhennies.com/

File Under:  Experimental, Noise, Improv
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/255620844611099/

Thursday

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Thursday March 20th 2014
A night of experimental, electronic and avant garde music performance. Visual art by Masha MouseBones Vereshchenko .
Featuring —Killabytes (internal realmz)
Kevin Finn w guests Eyeless Face
Submistress
Geist Divisions

Gus’s Cafe

4717 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15201

File Under:  Experimental, Noise, Electronic
 
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DETOUR PRESENTS:RIVKA [Hoko sounds, Pittsburgh] http://rivka.bandcamp.com/
https://soundcloud.com/wearerivkaMORGANTICS [Obvious, Pittsburgh] https://soundcloud.com/morganticsA.P. [Detour, Pittsburgh] https://soundcloud.com/alex_priceCHLOE [Detour, Pittsburgh] https://soundcloud.com/chlo-lulaVisuals By
Ben Tabas
http://bentabas.com/

Thursday, March 20th
22:00
21+
$5

File under:  Chillwave, Electronic, Techno, Bass
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Space Wolves – Lo-fi pop played by punks
http://space-wolves.bandcamp.com/Zeitgeist – punk
http://zeitgeist.bandcamp.com/Crappy Funeral – grunge
http://crappyfuneral.bandcamp.com/album/cassette-jan-2013Flora/Fauna – epicSomething for everyone! Short sets. come rage on a thursday night!
This will start at 10pm! no punk time! $5. 21+
File Under:  Punk, Psychedelic, Rock
Saturday pixcomix
Indie comics expo.   Should be rad.
File under:  Indie comics
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It’s that time of the month.  Pierogi night.  This time it’s Yiddish edition.  Pretty much always rules.
File under:  food, pierogis, indie cooks
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[[ 21+ // $8 cover ]][[ A-OK is a new party for everyone, by everyone. No attitude. No bright lights or TVs. A club where you forget everything going on outside of the walls, and we lose our minds together as one. We return for a smashing second round on Saturday, March 22, 2014. ]]** Custom-built Impact Audio Sound **
** Support by Obvious Productions, Detour, Honcho and Humanaut **————————–———with HORSE MEAT DISCO [London]THEY’RE BACK. After ramming almost 500 people through the doors (somehow) for Honcho Pride Edition 2013, Horse Meat Disco is back to throw down in the bigger room.

Now approaching their tenth year of existence, the four man dj club collective Horse Meat Disco have continued to lead the way in the disco field with packed residencies at their HQ Eagle London in London’s inner city Vauxhall, Cielo, Output and verious venues in New York, Prince Charles in Berlin and Silencio/Wanderlust in Paris. Inspired by the music and inclusive ethos of New York’s heady club scene in the 80s & 90s the collective have garnered a unique reputation for throwing amazing parties with unmatchable sets. The quartet of djs each mix their own individual interpretations of the disco sound with a soundtrack that marries their expertise and shared knowledge and experience in the field. Expect all manner of dancefloor movers from classic to cosmic to deep disco, italo, punk funk, house, even techno, electric bangers and just plain old rare oddities. The collective always keep an healthy eye on the dancefloor whilst never forgettinggrowing current sounds.

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and EDGAR UM
[Honcho, PGH Bro Club, VIA]

File under: house, disco, lgbt fun
Sunday
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412DNB & Pub IG proudly presentBailey Intabeats – U.K.
Metalheadz,Ministry of Sound Radio & BBC Radio 1
Bailey is a presenter at Ministry of Sound Radio, former multi award winning presenter for BBC Radio 1Xtra and BBC Radio 1, Serato Icon plus resident DJ for Metalheadz. He’s recorded tracks for many artists including Goldie, Roni Size, A Guy Called Gerald, Chipmunk, Nas & Damian Marley. Bailey’s great passion is to be the best possible DJ playing the full circumference of Drum & Bass confirmed by a phenomenal tally of bookings stretching around the globePlus 412DNB residents
Sub Q Darby Hoffman
Ninja Papes James Ivan Xavier Forosisky
Pub IG 324 Atwood Street
$10 cover
21+
File under: Drum and Bass, UK
Oh yeah, and thurs, friday and saturday you can catch Pittsburgh Batman.   Saw this show last year and it was a blast.  Love these assholes.
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PITTSBURGH BATMAN IS BACK!The live stage production that blew minds last year RETURNS TO THE STAGE! And this time it’s BIGGER, BETTER, and BATTER!Tickets are 25 bucks in advance and 30 bucks at the gate, and they’re available RIGHT HERE:http://www.showclix.com/event/pittsburghbatman2014

Featuring music composed by Grand Buffet, as well as performances by an ensemble cast featuring the members of Grand Buffet, indie-rock legend/original ‘vlogger’ Weird Paul Petroskey, Ultimate Donny (formerly of the legendary band Gil Mantera’s Party Dream), drag queen-extraordinaire Varian ‘Tising’ Huddleston, comedian Davon Magwood, and many more. Also making a special appearance in this year’s run of the play is underground hip-hop mastermind Sage Francis!

After rapidly selling out three nights at the prestigious Bricolage last year, PITTSBURGH BATMAN has moved to the illustrious Kelly-Strayhorn Theater in historic East Liberty, and while there are more seats available then there were last year, odds are they’re still going to go FAST. Don’t miss out on this epic event!

Shows are happening on March 20th, 21st, and 22nd, 2014.

While this show is ALL AGES, it does have some raunchy language in it, and kiddies should be accompanied by adults.

more info on the cast and the show coming soon to www.pittsburghbatman.com

File under:  Pittsburgh Batman, Stage Show,  Rap

Week of March 9th 2014: Blotter

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Going to try this out as a feature.   A weekly blotter of goings on, events, happenings or observations, either personal or general.  Mostly “stuff to do”  in and around Pittsburgh, unless I’m out of town or something notable is going on elsewhere.

It’s finally *starting* to become spring-like in Pittsburgh, the weather is bearable, the sun is out, you can hear birds and that means a rash of shows will be on the horizon.

Wednesday

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A good lineup of noisy, experimental stuff.   Check the FB post for more details on all the acts.

Hardon Collider – Cincinnati glitchnoise

“Using homemade circuit-bent devices, Hardon Collider damages ears and hearts with an unrelenting storm of electronic bastardized sound. Playing numerous shows both local and abroad, Hardon Collider has cemented itself in time as being one of the greatest unknown endeavors in the history of man.”

http://hardoncollider.bandcamp.com/
https://www.facebook.com/HRDNCLLDR

RSVP https://www.facebook.com/events/703509649669823

Friday

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“Duh?”  I posted this the other day, so I won’t repost all the details.  Essential new mutant bass / techno / house live set.

RSVP https://www.facebook.com/events/209653005909153/

Saturday

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They periodically do after (gallery) hours events at Wood Street downtown, typically with good listening oriented electronic music, possibly a keg and definitely BYOB.  And it’s free.   This is one of those.

electronic music :

yxu (live)
http://y-o-u.bandcamp.com/

antenna (live)
no information at this moment in time.

slinky (compact discs)
http://slynki.bandcamp.com/

ceci n’est pas une rave.

RSVP https://www.facebook.com/events/1448063845426681/

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Hot Mass is a weekly afterhours that mostly books house and techno, but has some specific crews curating certain monthly nights.   This week they’re bringing in a really excellent live PA from Italy, Voices from the Lake.  Plus sets from Humanaut crew members Aaron Clark and Relative Q.  Essential.

RSVP https://www.facebook.com/events/254455631397385