WEDNESDAY - OCTOBER 01

BRITTANY ASMR

Pittsburgh / Location TBA
BrittanyASMR, 25, is a Miami native and ASMR is her passion. Experience a session with Brittany in an immersive environment "ASMR NPC" created in collaboration with artist/avatar LaTurbo Avedon, a 30 foot bubble, and VIA.

REAL ESTATE

Pittsburgh / Altar Bar
Indie-rock kings Real Estate have honed a kind of subtle American impressionism ...

BOBAN i MARKO MARKOVIC ORKESTAR

Pittsburgh / Rex Theater
Considered to be the best Balkan gypsy brass band by many authorities ...

DAN'L BOONE

Pittsburgh / The Shop
Invoking the name of a failed television show from the '70s to christen their ...

MIKEQ

Pittsburgh / Cattivo
One of the leading figures in NYC’s long-running Vogue scene, MikeQ's spine-snapping productions and DJ sets are seriously in demand...

GIANT CLAW

Pittsburgh / The Shop
From weird skittering drum machine/synthesizer parts (Cluster), relentless, slow-morphing repetitions (Neu!) and arpeggiated synthesizer landscapes (Emeralds)...

MARK MCGUIRE

Pittsburgh / The Shop
Guitarist/producer who first came to national attention as part of Cleveland's drone collective Emeralds. Using electric and acoustic guitars, a Talkbox, drum machines, a mandolin and lots in between...

DEPTH ONE

Pittsburgh / Cattivo
Modern bass music with expertly crafted sets blend UK bass, house, techno, dubstep, drum n' bass, and original juke and footwork productions.

WHITE REEVES

Pittsburgh / The Shop
Abstract soundscapes using past and present analog and digital technologies...

REGAL DEGAL

Pittsburgh / Altar Bar
Pulling sounds from across the musical spectrum from post-punk, krautrock, 60’s psychedelic/ freakbeat, 80’s new wave and indie, German minimal house and more..

TT THE ARTIST

Pittsburgh / Cattivo
A multi-faceted performer whose vibrant, party-starting blend of hip hop, pop, club and electronic music is painting a new spectrum of colors in the music scene.

DDM

Pittsburgh / Cattivo
One of the most idiosyncratic voices on the burgeoning Baltimore City rap scene, with a style that is as abrasive as it is welcoming...

JONO MI LO

Pittsburgh / Cattivo
Jónó Mí Ló is an experimental musician, artist, micro-blogger and video producer who works mainly in the underground internet music scene...

BADBOXES

Pittsburgh / Cattivo
Pittsburgh trio whose northern pop sound music makes you feel all warm inside.

KEVIN JZ PRODIGY

Pittsburgh / Cattivo
A legendary voice of Vogue, commentator Kevin JZ provides murderous vocal chops to some of the hottest tracks circulating the ballroom and the club...

NORMALING

Pittsburgh / Cattivo
.rar Kelly and Lemz expands the palette of Baltimore club with techno, electro, hip-hop and more, enlisting leading ladies of Baltimore like Rye Rye and TT the Artist...

LUNGS FACE FEET

Pittsburgh / Rex Theater
8 piece brass, accordion and percussion band from Pittsburgh, PA pursuing their own blend of energetic sounds influenced by cumbia, oddities, cooked and uncooked fish and whatever keeps them honest.

RIVKA

Pittsburgh / Cattivo
Trillwave, Dream-pop, Experimental, Trip Hop ambient for the come down.

Ennui

Pittsburgh / Cattivo
Ennui is the brainchild of renowned Pittsburgh-based musician and producer Jim ...

THURSDAY - OCTOBER 02

DEAFHEAVEN

Pittsburgh / Rex Theater
Known for their epic and emotional sound, this post-metal trio from San Francisco sit atop ...

LITURGY

Pittsburgh / Rex Theater
Transcendental black metal. Citing Swans, Glenn Branca, and Lightning Bolt as ...

SLICES

Pittsburgh / Rex Theater
Aggressive hardcore punk with just enough weirdness, Slices is a Pittsburgh outfit through and through...

FRIDAY - OCTOBER 03

CHASE SMITH

Pittsburgh / Hot Mass
With a focus on live hardware house/techno sets with elements of improvisation, Pittsburgh based producer/dj ...

CODE ORANGE

Pittsburgh / Cattivo
Merging cryptic melody, dirty hardcore power, and intense dirge into their own ...

ELLIE HERRING

Pittsburgh / CMU & Hot Mass
Lexington, Kentucky-based producer who has been on a steady rise in recent years featuring cut up samples buried in droney beats. Catch her in conversation with Ableton and the Center for Arts in Society at the VIA Conference and Max for LIVE workshop.

PAUL FLEETWOOD

Pittsburgh / Hot Mass
Not only a skilled DJ but also an OG of many Pittsburgh platforms serving up quality electronic music...

BAMBOUNOU

Pittsburgh / Hot Mass
Bambounou (Jéremy Guindo) is a young techno producer based in Paris whose sound pulls at the edges of electronic music...

BEE VS. MOTH

Pittsburgh / Thunderbird
With surprising instrumentation, innovative songwriting, quirky melodies, and a healthy sense humor...

ANGEL DU$T

Pittsburgh / Cattivo
Pulling together influences from all corners of the punk universe in a wild yet incredibly familiar way ...

ETERNAL SLEEP

Pittsburgh / Cattivo
Hardcore from Pittsburgh PA. Angry.

HOUNDS OF HATE

Pittsburgh / Cattivo
Four piece straightedge hardcore/punk from Braddock PA /Brooklyn NY, who play a ...

RICHARD DEVINE

Pittsburgh / CMU
Atlanta-based musician and sound designer recognized for producing layered, heavily processed pieces that combine influences from hip-hop to old and modern electronic music...

TELEQUANTA

Pittsburgh / Thunderbird
Multi-dimensional psychedelic synth-wave productions from Data Garden...

BUFFALO STANCE

Pittsburgh / Thunderbird
Philadelphia’s keyboard/synth extraordinaire, Jamey Robinson, with an ever-shifting live show that presents fresh melodies and quirky rhythms guaranteed to light up the dancefloor.

OSUNLADE

Pittsburgh / Round Corner Cantina
With an indelible warmth and undeniable rhythms, Osunlade's music has deep spiritual roots in Yoruba traditions that are also reflected in the name of his record label (Yoruba Records), album covers, and remixes. 

JEREMY BIBLE

Pittsburgh / Thunderbird
Founder of the influential Experimedia.net empire, musician and interdisciplinary artist who explores the fringes of media through sound, visual, and installation works.

PROF.LOGIK

Pittsburgh / Belvedere's Ultra Dive
Nostalgic yet futuristic beats which are usually created with no set boundaries and no quantization. All emotion and mood-based spur-of-the-moment soundscapes reflecting moments in his everyday life.

MAN OF THE DOWN

Pittsburgh / Belvedere's Ultra Dive
Nasty, syrupy beat music for fantastical beasts of a cryptozoological nature...

MR. OWL

Pittsburgh / Belvedere's Ultra Dive
Pittsburgh-based DJ/producer/promoter who gets a kick tinkering found electronics into tricked-out toy instruments, turntabling & pad-mashing his way through the underground music scene.

IVIES

Pittsburgh / Belvedere's Ultra Dive
Producer / instrumentalist with a multi-dimensional list of sampled sounds and loose beats.

THETA

Pittsburgh / Belvedere's Ultra Dive
Producer and performer who plays his material live on the MPC. With many collaborations and videos releasing soon, be sure to look out for him...

MICHAEL JOHNSEN

Pittsburgh / CMU
Extensive patching of large numbers of devices produces teeming chirps, sudden transients and charming failure modes; embracing the dirt in pure electronics.

SATURDAY - OCTOBER 04

L-VIS 1990

Pittsburgh / Location TBA
London-based DJ, producer, co-founder of Night Slugs label, releasing a singular brand of club music free of rules and genres ...

CITIES AVIV

Pittsburgh / Union Trust Building
Former punk rock singer from Memphis who has become the most high profile of a new generation of local alternative rap artists ...

DIODE MILLIAMPERE

Pittsburgh / CMU & Location TBA
Making music that is surprisingly rich and complex using outdated computer equipment and an MS-DOS ...

EDGAR UM

Hot Mass / Pittsburgh
Edgar Um Bucholtz is a DJ, multi-media artist, event and concert producer from Pittsburgh who has co-founded/curated everything from club nights for queers and friends to uncompromising noise, experimental electronic...

ZEBRA KATZ

Pittsburgh / Union Trust Building
With slick, slo-mo dark rhymes, hauntingly sexy videos and signature presence all his own ...

CAKES DA KILLA

Pittsburgh / Location TBA
A new force in the LGBTQ hip hop scene, rapper Cakes Da Killa (aka Rashard Bradshaw) is known for ...

TRAXMAN

Pittsburgh / Union Trust Building
One of Chicago’s most important and versatile juke and footwork producers for more than two decades ...

TROXUM

Pittsburgh / Union Trust Building
Baroque, psychedelic spacesynth meets electro psychrock: Troxum entered ...

BLUE HAWAII

Pittsburgh / Location TBA
Part of Montreal's fertile electronic pop scene, Blue Hawaii is the work of Raphaelle Standell-Preston (also of the dream pop band Braids) and Agor (aka Alexander Cowan)...

JD SAMSON

Pittsburgh / Hot Mass
An international icon of the LGBTQ community, JD’s career as a singer, producer and DJ has landed her at the intersection of music, art, activism, and fashion...

LITTLE PEOPLE

Pittsburgh / Rex Theater
Downtempo electronic music. Part beats, bleeps, samples, and real live instrumentation...

YPPAH

Pittsburgh / Rex Theater
A lush mix of beautiful and often times melancholic electronica, breakbeat drums, guitar, and samples with washed out melodies set in an atmospheric landscape...

TOM BROWN

Pittsburgh / Location TBA
Pittsburgh-based glass artist by day, DJ by night, Tom Brown’s house sets deliver a deep-seated funk and soul feeling.

SUNDAY - OCTOBER 05

STEVE GUNN

Pittsburgh / Row House Cinema
Producing volumes of critically acclaimed recordings, the New York-based guitarist and songwriter's output represents milestones in contemporary guitar-driven, forward music ...

MARY LATTIMORE & JEFF ZEIGLER DUO

Pittsburgh / Row House Cinema
A classically trained harpist finds a worthy sideman whose contemplative Korg echoes & holds a mood ...

CIRCUIT DES YEUX

Pittsburgh / Row House Cinema
A project of singer Haley Fohr, Circuit des Yeux employs lo-fi bedroom-style recording techniques to create a dramatic, dark sound ...