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2012-03-29 11:25:00


New albums this week from Andrew Bird, Xiu Xiu, Bowerbirds, Ceremony and more

2012-03-08 09:02:00

Andrew Bird, "Break It Yourself": Andrew Bird is one of the great pop visionaries of the past decade.


Anti-Flag's 'The General Strike' delivers revolution

Anti-Flag's 'The General Strike' delivers revolution

2012-03-08 08:48:00

This week, Bruce Springsteen releases a new album that addresses the country's hard economic times. For the louder, faster, angrier version,


Local Scene: 03/08/12

Local Scene: 03/08/12

2012-03-08 00:01:00

The Composure is free once again to do its own thing.


Hot List: 03/08/12

Hot List: 03/08/12

2012-03-08 00:00:00

Pittsburgh Savoyards are offering Gilbert & Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance."


PSO tuba player Craig Knox gets his moment in the spotlight with Previn commission

PSO tuba player Craig Knox gets his moment in the spotlight with Previn commission

2012-03-08 00:00:00

You don't think of delicate dancing when the tuba is involved.


LA duo No Age brings the punk, the pop, the noise and everything in between

LA duo No Age brings the punk, the pop, the noise and everything in between

2012-03-08 00:00:00

When No Age turned up in 2008 the duo was heralded for a sound that was raw, noisy, arty, punk and gloriously lo-fi.


'Play On': an illustrated look at Pittsburgh Symphony's past and present

'Play On': an illustrated look at Pittsburgh Symphony's past and present

2012-03-07 12:36:00

The illustrious history of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is now an illustrated one.


Boss swings through expectations with 'Wrecking Ball'

2012-03-07 00:00:00

Bruce Springsteen seems to be at his best when things are at their very worst


Carlow's Women of Spirit Awards recipients announced

2012-03-06 08:07:00

The late Maggie Daley and cellist Anne Martindale Williams head Carlow University's 2012 Women of Spirit Awards recipients.



MUSIC REVIEWS


JACK Quartet succeeds in an edgy experiment

Midway through the past century, you'd often hear music written by living composers called "experimental."

PSO takes hard look at turmoil, both environmental and human

PSO takes hard look at turmoil, both environmental and human

Pathos, pathetique, patetichesky. These words suffused a disturbingly dark concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Friday night. This w


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