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Tonight: Attic Abasement

Nietzsche’s takes the title for chillest spot in Buffalo tonight as they host a stellar, can’t-miss line-up of zoned-out indie rock. Headlining is Rochester’s irreverently laidback, Attic Abasement. If you don’t know singer-songwriter-guitarist Mike Rheinheimer (Science vs. Witchcraft), and you should, pull up a front row seat. Recognized for his mellow, personal mumblings, Rheinheimer enlists…

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Molina – “Hey Kids (feat. Late Verlane)”

Copenhagen-based artist Molina just released a mesmerizing music video for her gauzy new single “Hey Kids.” The video features strong ballerina imagery, and finds Molina collapsing into a nirvana-like state. Her strong synth-pop melodies bolster this heavenly imagery – the ever-so-slightly off-kilter synth arpeggios pair well with the washy video treatment. It’s best to see for…

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Buffalo

Humble Braggers Drop Lush New Single, “Reckless”

Buffalo’s resident synth-poppers Humble Braggers are gearing up for the release of their fourth EP, Cycle, with a phat new single. “Reckless” is another banger from Tom Burtless & co., anchored by an instantly memorable chorus, electronic drum samples, and lush layers of synth. “Reckless” is a not-so-subtle reminder of the high-quality song crafting that this quartet is capable…

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Kerfuffle at Canalside (6/16/18)

Buffalo’s indie leaning radio station, Alternative Buffalo,  has successfully done it again. Last Saturday, the radio station hosted its 5th annual incarnation of their growing music festival, Kerfuffle. After a long day of fist bumping, it was abundantly clear that the crowd loved the programmed bands along with the adorable puppies offered by the SPCA…

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Tonight: Algiers

Big time indie soul band Algiers rolls through DIY art/performance space Sugar City tonight with support from Velvet Bethany and Hundred Plus Club and the timing could not be better. Known for their righteous and progressive approach to glorious American soul music, the Atlanta by way of UK outfit were excellent when they last played these…

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Tonight: River Whyless

Touring Asheville-based folk act River Whylesss makes a stop at the 9th Ward tonight for an undoubtedly intimate performance in Delaware Ave’s best basement venue. The band is on tour in support of their new album, Kindness, A Rebel, which came out on June 8th.  The band has an organic almost retro vibe similar to that of…

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Tonight: Bad Bad Hats

9th Ward at Babeville has an excellent excuse for local indie rock fans to get out of the house on a Sunday night when they host Bad Bad Hats and blog favorites Honey Coma. Hailing from Minneapolis, Minnesota, land of Prince Rogers Nelson, Husker Du, and The Replacements, Bad Bad Hats rock an earnest and…

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5 Bands to Catch at Thin Man Brewery’s Summer Solstice

Today Thin Man Brewery celebrates their second annual Summer Solstice street festival, where the up-and-coming establishment takes over the Elmwood Village block between W. Utica and Hodge and provides ample tunes from talented locals as well plenty of craft beers to wet your whistle. Doors start at 12pm with the fun going until about 10pm….

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Tonight: of Montreal

of Montreal will be making what seems to be their annual stop in Buffalo this evening.  Since their inception, of Montreal has been dropping a project almost yearly, all having their own unique feel with their latest album White is Relice / Irrealis Mood being no different. The band will be bringing their captivating performance  to Town Ballroom this evening…

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Dagan Harding Band – “I Learned How”

Growing up is hard to do, but there’s always a silver lining. Singer, songwriter and producer, Dagan Harding, reflects on this very idea with his band of indie rockers on their rowdy, new single, “I Learned How.” With an age-defying rock beat, Harding provides matter-of-fact lyrics about how life has changed since his humble musical…

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