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Tonight: Super Whatevr

Sugar City is hosting a rock show with headlining Cali natives Super Whatevr. This groovy alt rock band is touring in support of their debut full-length album Never Nothing , which came out this past January via Hopeless Records. Listening to the album is reminiscent of bands like Modern Baseball (first heard specifically in “Katherin with a K”)…

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Tuvaband – “Wolfpack”

Norwegian singer Tuvaband (aka Tuva Hellum Marschhäuser) surprised us with the thoughtful metaphor in her video for “Wolfpack.” Pairing nicely with her introspective and existential approach to pop music, Tuvaband finds herself wandering around wearing a large papier-mâché mask. She sheds it at the end of the video in an act of joyous rebellion. Check this…

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Airhead DC – “Honey-Colored Flame Blown Off My Candle”

Experimental-pop solo-act Airhead DC teamed up with members from Cherry Glazerr for his latest offering, the interestingly-named “Honey-Colored Flame Blown Off My Candle.” The song explores the manic infatuation he (aka Vishal Narang) felt during the first year of a romantic relationship. We dig the overall ethereal vibes and smart pop melodies on this one. His…

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Curtsy – “A Better Pet”

Curtsy is a lovely indie rock quintet from California. We loved the lush aesthetic of their latest single, “A Better Pet,” which has also just recently received the music video treatment. In the video, two fun-loving ladies hitch a ride on a stranger’s truck in a night of unbridled debauchery. Curtsy’s wistful indie pop is the…

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Tonight: Harmonica Lewinski

Tonight Rochester Hell raising gang of malcontents Harmonica Lewinski make a welcome return to the Queen City opening for local legends The Irving Klaws and fellow Rochesteronians The Fox Sisters at Nietzsche’s. Frankly, this is a pretty bonkers lineup, featuring the aforementioned Rochester hellraisers, plus the hard charging, R&B party up fun of The Fox…

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Buffalo

Jong SL Releases New Track “Driving Away”

Alt. pop artist Jong SL is back this year with promising new material. The Toronto via Buffalo singer-songwriter is following up his 2017 EP Ice Cream with a new single, “Driving Away,” foreshadowing an upcoming full length project. Known for his cross-genre blending, the track is Jong’s most fine-tuned and musically diverse release to date….

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Buffalo

Nylon Otters Drop Two New Singles

Buffalo three-piece Nylon Otters are back with a double dose of indie rock goodness. Their dual release of “Pollenblonde” and “Loose Ends” are comparable to Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in their volatility. The former is postured with a lazily hypnotic rock beat and mumbly, apathetic vocals while the latter is boisterous and crass with…

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San Holo – “Brighter Days (feat. Bipolar Sunshine)”

The multi-talented San Holo (not to be confused with Star Wars alum Han Solo) teamed up with fellow producer Bipolar Sunshine to release the infectious “Brighter Days.” It has the sunny message that despite the trials and hardships that comes along with being alive, better days are always on the horizon. Fun fact: Holo and Sunshine met…

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Teen Ravine – “Friend of a Friend”

Toronto duo Teen Ravine have a hot new single on their hands with their latest jam, “Friend of a Friend.” Inspired by a soul-crushing break up and a debilitating concussion respectively, Teen Ravine pooled their collective misery to create their debut LP, released this past August. We were drawn to “Friend of a Friend” by its…

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Buffalo

Welks Mice Release New Single “Your Heart is the Purple Sage”

Feel good vibraphone heroes Welks Mice dropped a new single “Your Heart is the Purple Sage” that, in true  Welks form,  is virtually indescribable yet deeply affecting. Maybe it’s the naked, searching purity of Max Weiss’s vocals and the distinct sense that’s he singing TO YOU or his poetic and philosophical lyrics that come at you fast…

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