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WQED Sessions

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WQED Sessions: How Things Are Made

How Things Are Made describe themselves as an improvisational trio with over 80+ albums on Bandcamp, the online music source. Their band consists of Brian Riordan, David Bernabo, and Matt Aelmore. In this episode, they perform for us at the “Garden,” an outdoor art piece by Winifred Lutz installed in 1997 at the Mattress Factory on Pittsburgh’s North Side.

More Episodes

Meeting of Important People

WQED Sessions: Meeting of Important People Meeting of Important People perform their hit song “I Know Every Street in this Town” at Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s Rooftop Shindig in June of 2016. ...

Fist Fight in the Parking Lot

WQED Sessions: Fist Fight in the Parking Lot Fist Fight in the Parking lot was interviewed at Peter B’s Bar and Grill in Sarver, PA. The performance of their song...

Billy the Kid and the Regulators

WQED Sessions: Billy the Kid and the Regulators The performance of “She Got a Hold on Me” was filmed at Kelly’s Irish Pub & Caribbean Island in Beaver, Pennsylvania, on...

Andre Costello and the Minors

WQED Sessions: Andre Costello and the Minors Andre Costello and the Cool Minors was interviewed at Ritters Cafe on April 12, 2017. Their performances were recorded at Club Cafe on...