The City Paper also looks at the congress of indie music labels and hipster crafting at Sort Of Records as well as profiling some of the label's recording artists.
Public radio station WYEP has received $10,000 from Pittsburgh 250 to create a radio series on Pittsburgh's greatest music venues, past and present.
Wired for Books is a huge list of downloadable author interviews by Don Swaim
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead
Cracked lists the creepiest comic book characters of all time. (Adult language and snarky nerdism follow the link)
Upcoming Shows of Interest
Brooklyn's Hello Tokoyo plays Seneca's Brother Bean (2803 SR 257, Seneca, PA 16346
814-677-0232) tonight from 7-9 pm. No cover.
Veteran Status plays a free show Friday at Meadville's Artist Cup Cafe (231 Chestnut St., Meadville, PA 16335) 6-8pm
Jerome Wincek and the Old Hats play Oil City's Latonia (Central Ave, Oil City, PA 16301) Friday with a $10 cover
Newmen play a free show at Meadville's Artist Cup Cafe on Saturday 6-8pm
Ray Bradbury on writing:
Free and Legal Downloads
The Futurist features in-studio mp3s from Matt Pond PA's recent WOXY Lounge Act performance (via).
Jack Johnson Live at Santa Clara University on February 10, 2002
Hank Williams III Live at Joe's On Weed Street on February 20, 2005
Beirut Live at McCarren Park Pool on August 13, 2006