Musical Genres You May Not Have Explored

If you're a music lover who spends your time exploring the best music stores in Pittsburgh, you probably listen to several genres in order to get your musical fix. If you're looking to further expand your horizons, here are three genres that may have flown under your musical radar.

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Tips for Buying the Right Pair of Headphones

Many people buy headphones without giving the purchase a second thought. With so many headphones on the market, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which pair will be the best fit for you. The following tips will help you make a well informed decision.

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Iconic Musicians from Pittsburgh

Famous musicians come from all over the United States, and most of the areas in the country are known for specific types of music. Nashville is known as the home of some of the most famous country artists. Detroit is the birthplace of Motown Records, which hosted famous funk and soul artists. Pittsburgh has birthed quite a few artists as well, from a wide range of musical genres.

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Say Farewell to Twisted Sister in 2016

A band that was put together with a different name in 1972, Twisted Sister has announced that it will disband in 2016. While the band's music can be found in nearly any Pittsburgh music store, fans can enjoy live performances at its seven remaining shows in 2015. Then, the group will go on a farewell tour around the world, celebrating 40 years since the first show it performed with Dee Snider as the lead singer. Best known for hit singles "I Wanna Rock" and "We're Not Gonna Take It" from 1984, all of the band's upcoming concerts will be performed with Snider as front man, Eddie Ojeda and Jay Jay French on guitars and Mark Mendoza (The Animal) on bass.

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Do Your Homework When Selecting HiFi Equipment

Quality sound systems can be a major investment. Whether you are considering noise cancelling headphones or a speaker system, you want to know that you are getting the quality you desire. During the decision-making process, it is important to consider the source of your music and to try out the equipment yourself at a Pittsburgh music store.

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