Pittsburgh Artist of the Week

Each week, WYEP features a local Pittsburgh artists you should check out. Click on the images below to see each artist and hear their interview with Morning Mix host Joey Spehar. 

Isaiah Ross started Jack Swing when he was in a low place and needed music to save him.

“And it really did,” he said. “I know what it feels like for music to be the thing to inspire you to start working towards getting out of that.”

Shannon Keating fronts the Pittsburgh band Scratchy Blanket along with her wife Chloe Hodgkins.

Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: Scratchy Blanket


Louie Petrone from the Pittsburgh Hip-Hop group Abstract Theory grew up playing on his keyboard.

Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: Abstract Theory


Avi Diamond’s latest album “Barefoot” was inspired by a winter relationship. She’s happy to say she’s grown a lot since that winter.

Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: Avi Diamond


Pittsburgh band The Living Street spent most of the winter on tour. When they got back, everything was different and the pandemic changed their lives in unexpected ways.

Edward Angelo, for example, found his green thumb.

Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: The Living Street


Same’s new album "Plastic Western" is a very special record for the band. And it almost didn’t happen. They were scheduled to get into the studio in November of 2018, but just before that, guitarist Jake Stern ran into a bit of a problem.