Pittsburgh Artist of the Week

Hand-picked artists from southwestern Pennsylvania for the Local 913.

PGH Artist of the Week: TrailHeads

Pittsburgh jam band TrailHeads grapple with life’s soaring highs and crushing lows on the new song “Freedom.”

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PGH Artist of the Week: Jordan Montgomery

Pittsburgh rapper and Driving While Black Records CEO Jordan Montgomery skates all over us on the new song “Zamboni,” produced by Big Jerm.

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PGH Artist of the Week: The Chad Sipes Stereo

Feeling bad? Feeling good? Either way, Pittsburgh power pop band The Chad Sipes Stereo have a pill for that.

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PGH Artist of the Week: feeble little horse

Pittsburgh noise rock band feeble little horse navigate the world of casual relationships on “modern tourism.”

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Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: Strange Monsters

Strange Monsters get their mojo back with their new song “Pro.”

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Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: Caleb Kopta

Caleb Kopta wants to make you cry with his new single “Heart Attack.”

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Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: Pat Coyle

Pittsburgh artist Pat Coyle talks through his repressed emotions on the brilliant new album “Relic Of A Rift.”

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Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: Kurtosis

Kurtosis is a new project from Pittsburgh musician Kurt Giammattei. Listen to “Love Always Wins” for a little dose of musical medicine.

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Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: Steve Seel

Longtime Pittsburgh musician Steve Seel is releasing three albums this year. Listen to “I See Falling” for a bit of “middle-age ennui.”

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Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: Metacara

Metacara’s “Tell Me What It’s Like” is a breezy reflection on what it’s like to love.

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Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: Chalk Dinosaur

Chalk Dinosaur’s latest album “Fire On The Beach” is an aural expedition to another place in space.

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Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: Scratchy Blanket

Pittsburgh’s Scratchy Blanket showcases empowering growth on the new song “Bloom.”

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Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: Grizz

Pittsburgh artist f*%kyougrizz is a rapper’s rapper who knows where he came from. Listen to his homage to “DMX.”

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Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: Soulful Femme

Pittsburgh’s “Eclectically Soulful” band Soulful Femme are here to cast away bad spirits with their music.

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Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: Royce

Pittsburgh artist Royce is ready to remind us about where Rock music came from – and take it into the future.

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Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: Livefromthecity

Pittsburgh Hip-Hop star Livefromthecity is an artist we can get behind. Check out his new single “Follow The Leader.”

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Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: TV’s Norm

TV’s Norm could be from the ’90s, but they’re here and they’re frustrated on their crunchy new single “Hey Man.”

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Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: Sierra Sellers

Pittsburgh neo-soul artist Sierra Sellers reminisces about love at the wrong time on her new single, “Accidents.”

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Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: Joe Grushecky and The Houserockers

Legendary Pittsburgh musicians Joe Grushecky and The Houserockers made their landmark album ‘American Babylon’ with Bruce Springsteen.

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Pittsburgh Artist of the Week: The Homeless Gospel Choir

Pittsburgh protest punks The Homeless Gospel Choir show us the light at the end of the sadness tunnel on “Pittsburgh Shoes.”

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The Living Street: WYEP’s Pittsburgh Artist of the Year

Every year, the WYEP music staff gets together and chooses one local artist to be our Pittsburgh Artist of the Year. Though 2021 was another difficult year for musicians in general, Pittsburgh artists emerged from isolation with an abundance of wonderful and poignant new works.  We’re proud to announce The Living Street as our Pittsburgh […]

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Jack Swing ‘Daydreams’

Jack Swing see their “Daydreams” come to life with a new, expanded lineup.

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Bikini Islands ‘Midnight Lizard’

Pittsburgh garage surfers Bikini Islands found a new sound – and some new members – with their latest song “Midnight Lizard.”

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Chandra Rhyme ‘Bullet’

Formerly known as Rhyme, Pittsburgh artist and dancer Chandra Rhyme is headed to number one with a “Bullet.”

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PACK ‘Simple Sweet’

Pittsburgh/Greensburg supergroup PACK aims to write songs that you can keep coming back to with their new release “Buying Up All Your Grey.”

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