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‘Voice’ Singer & Pittsburgh Native Chris Jamison Releases ‘Faith, Hope, Love’ to Benefit Tree of Life Synagogue

Chris Jamison wrote his new single, "Faith, Hope, Love," a couple of years ago, in the wake of the Pulse nightclub shootings in Orlando and other tragedies. But he hung onto it, unsure of when or how to release it. The recent shootings at Tree of Life synagogue in Jamison's hometown of Pittsburgh, however, hit too close to home to allow him to sit on the song -- premiering below -- any more.

November 14th, 2018|

Pittsburgh ‘supergroup’ The Borstal Boys debuts with album recorded at The Vault

The Decade vibe is no surprise considering that the new Pittsburgh “supergroup” is made up of three members of Torn and Frayed — Mr. Lamonde, guitarist Vinny Q and drummer Scott Wilson — a staple of the legendary Oakland club in the ‘90s, plus keyboardist Joe Pelesky (formerly of the Houserockers), guitarists Daryl Thumm and Patrick Norman (Rusted Root) and singer Mark Ponsonby.

September 20th, 2018|

Jesse Denaro Pleads For Love on “Fire” (premiere)

Pittsburgh-based singer-songwriter Jesse Denaro's upcoming LP finds the artist letting down his guard and getting to the business of making music that he connects with deeply. His new single, "Fire", exemplifies his current state of mind, finding resolve in a moment of darkness, finding hope for things that have not yet arrived.

August 10th, 2018|

The Vault locks in Grammy-winning producer and vintage Neve console

When Jimmy Hoyson and Bob McCutcheon gaze upon the big glowing console that now dominates the room at The Vault Recording Studio, it’s a look of love. What is it about a vintage Neve 8058? “Neve’s are known to be warm, punchy, big, not aggressive and nasty in the high mid-range — just a big fat sound. It’s hard to put it into words sometimes,” says Mr. Hoyson...

July 13th, 2018|

New label The Vault signs Chris Jamison to release his debut album

A new Pittsburgh label called The Vault Records is launching with the signing of local singer Chris Jamison, who came to fame on Season 7 of “The Voice.” After placing third on “The Voice” in December 2014, Jamison released the single “Velvet” on Republic Records, which went to No. 53 on the charts, but he never released a debut album. Describing the new material, which doesn’t have a release date yet, he said in a statement, “It’s pop, but it’s got more soul and meaning behind it. To me, it’s important not to simply sing a song, but to pour as much emotion into it as I can and really connect. It’s what I do.”...

June 15th, 2018|
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