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February 12, 2019  

25. Sad Girls Aquatics Club

Sad Girls Aquatics Club is an indie pop band from Pittsburgh, PA who's debut release, Vodkawine, is 7 tracks of simply gorgeous and incredibly catchy 'break-up pop.' Chelsea Rumbaugh and Marie Mashyna, who make up the band, were kind enough to sit down with us and give us the stories behind the music, what's next for the band, and why bagpipes only get cooler with age. 

Also hear two full songs off of Vodkawine - Hearts Disagree (9:15) and Goth Annihilation (28:57) 

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January 28, 2019  

24. Benji

We welcome back Benji for our first interview of 2019. We recap everything that's happened since we last talked, including Benji making the cover of The City Paper, Antonio Brown and Juju Smith-Schuster dancing to his song, and being included in NPR's list of artists to watch in 2019. 

We also debut two new songs from Benji - Airhead (32:47) and Made God ft Mars Jackson (47:55). 

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December 18, 2018  

Holiday Music Edition 2018

We present, our gift to you this Holiday season, SoundcheckPGH's Holiday Music episode with Jack Dougherty, featuring Delaney Held.

Everyone has their opinions on which Holiday songs are good or bad, but what about which ones are lawful, neutral, chaotic, or evil? Tune in as we run through the full spectrum. 

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October 2, 2018  

22. The Podfluence - October 2018 - The Best Worst Things About Pittsburgh

We are back with some big news!

We are debuting our new Pittsburgh culture themed series - The Podfluence! This is part of a brand new monthly schedule for the show - tune in for the sweet deets.

Today we introduce our 'Best Worst Thing About Pittsburgh' bracket competition and start to set the field.

We want to hear from you! What are your nominations for the best worst thing about Pittsburgh? What do you love to hate about our great city? Send your submissions to soundcheckpittsburgh@gmail.com or on Facebook or Twitter @SoundcheckPGH

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Our into is 'Swampwalk Bling' by Swampwalk and our outro is 'Oh So Good' by Hobbes Duende.

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July 11, 2018  

21. BBGuns Interview

This time we welcome JP and Barz from BBGuns, an underground hip hop group Straight Outta PGH. 

Tune in to hear that boom bap sound you love and crave on their tracks Fame (11:55), Lost Soul (23:36), Dreamcast (34:42), Mauve (44:00), Circles (48:04), and Willow (53:19).

We also touch on some of the most pertinent topics, including but not limited to: predictive text on smart phones, the story behind their former name LAZYBLACKMAN, and modern romance.

Below is a Spotify playlist curated by the band for your personal enjoyment. 

Find BBGuns on their Bandcamp and Facebook.

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Our into is 'Swampwalk Bling' by Swampwalk and our outro is 'Oh So Good' by Hobbes Duende.

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June 27, 2018  

20. William Matheny Interview

We are joined this week by William Matheny a singer/songwriter hailing from Morgantown, WV.

After playing in several bands throughout the years, William is now putting out music under his own name. His tracks truly defy categorization, blending genres effortlessly with superb lyrics and songwriting the lone constant. 

We give you a taste with tracks Blood Moon Singer (25:27), Living Half to Death (33:42), Moon Over Kenova (42:34), and I Wish I Was Back in West Virginia (48:40). 

Plus, we get into it about all things West Virginia, what it's like being in a band with your dad, the Harlem Globetrotters, and debate the best snacks in the game. 

Find William Matheny on his website and Facebook.

Follow SoundcheckPGH on Facebook and subscribe on iTunes; leave us a review if you want us to <3 you. Connect with us at soundcheckpittsburgh@gmail.com.

Our into is 'Swampwalk Bling' by Swampwalk and our outro is 'Oh So Good' by Hobbes Duende.

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June 5, 2018  

19. Jordan Montgomery Interview

On this episode we converse with Jordan Montgomery, a rapper's rapper from PGH with a powerful message. This kid has talent.  

Listen to hear some of his best tracks - Know My Name (13:55), Only Thing (27:40), Welch's Grape (38:37), BLAAAK POWER (49:49). Plus an EXCLUSIVE DEBUT off the upcoming album - Summer's Here (59:48).

We also talk about all the important stuff - his journey as a musician, his 2016 release Driving While Black, wokeness, cartoons, cereal, and what to expect from Jordan in the future. 

Get more Jordan on Soundcloud and Twitter.

Follow SoundcheckPGH on Facebook and subscribe on iTunes; leave us a review if you want us to <3 you. Connect with us at soundcheckpittsburgh@gmail.com.

Our into is 'Swampwalk Bling' by Swampwalk and our outro is 'Oh So Good' by Hobbes Duende.

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May 7, 2018  

18. BIBS Interview

BIBS is a an indie pop/rock band that is brand new to PGH by way of Morgantown, WV. 

We sit down with Ben, Mibs, and Geoff and get the full story and dive deep into several tracks from their 2017 debut EP One of the Many Ways to be Alive including: Come Home, Chilling Misadventures in Oneironautics, Nosebleed and Time's Up. 

Also, don't miss the debut of a brand new track Hooked on Faunus from their upcoming debut album. 

Finally, we do a tarrot reading to find out where Soundcheck PGH fits in the universe, and discuss two of the most important WV icons - Mothman and pepperoni rolls. 

Get more BIBS on their BandcampSpotify, and Facebook, and check out the playlist below for tracks curated by the band.

Follow SoundcheckPGH on Facebook and subscribe on iTunes; leave us a review if you want us to <3 you. Connect with us at soundcheckpittsburgh@gmail.com.

Our into is 'Swampwalk Bling' by Swampwalk and our outro is 'Oh So Good' by Hobbes Duende.

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April 17, 2018  

17. Dinosoul Interview

This week, we welcome Donny and Carolyn from local indie-pop band Dinosoul to the show.

Our conversation covered everything: how the band came to be, numerology, what it's like being in a band with your partner, and their upcoming debut full length album Eleven. We also debut a brand new track from the album, Garbage Truck, along with focusing on a few more cuts: 4am, Dimension, and Riot. 

Finally, we find out just how well they know each other with our own version of The Newlywed's Game. 

Get more Dinosoul on their website, Spotify, and Facebook, and check out the playlist below for tracks curated by the band.

Follow SoundcheckPGH on Facebook and subscribe on iTunes; leave us a review if you want us to <3 you. Connect with us at soundcheckpittsburgh@gmail.com.

Our into is 'Swampwalk Bling' by Swampwalk and our outro is 'Oh So Good' by Hobbes Duende.

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April 3, 2018  

16. Altar Boy Interview

We sit down with Jake, Nick, and Mark from Altar Boy, a new indie rock project from long-time friends who have been in several local bands throughout the years. 

We end up having too many beers for a Monday and get into everything. We discuss how the group came to be (3:40), their debut self-titled EP (9:30), and get the story behind several of their songs: Going Out (13:48), Silver Lake (24:40), and Winter Swell (30:15).

We also put their skills to the test with our first edition of 'Rapper vs Indie Tweets' (52:43). 

Find Altar Boy on Bandcamp and Facebook. Hit play below for a Spotify playlist curated by the band.

Follow SoundcheckPGH on Facebook and subscribe on iTunes; leave us a review if you want us to <3 you. Connect with us at soundcheckpittsburgh@gmail.com.

Our into is 'Swampwalk Bling' by Swampwalk and our outro is 'Oh So Good' by Hobbes Duende.

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