This is story about a band with no home to claim, so for today, I’ve adopted them for Pittsburgh. I have to say, it’s a different band than I’m used to. Members all over the local states, getting together for select shows they choose at venues they feel meet up with the type of music they play. They describe themselves as “too weird” for rock stardom… but for a band to have amassed...

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    Thanks to Chimera Magazine I was able to be part of one of the growing number of events happening in Pittsburgh’s rapidly rising music scene, Brewtal Beerfest 2. This event was so big that it was held at both stages of Mr. Smalls – The Funhouse and The Theatre. Between the two stages of this well known venue, I witnessed something amazing. No, I’m wrong. I wasn’t just a witness, I was a participant in...

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     Sometimes you hear a song that causes you to stand still and let it wash over you… This is most certainly one of them. I’m lucky enough to hear some great music and when this song was delivered to me I grabbed my headphones, only to find myself enveloped by what began as a gentle instrumental melody of guitar and Ty Nordstrom’s bass. Soft, almost sad. When the vocals began the first thing...