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Tonight: Dr. Fadeaway

Tonight local DIY space Sugar City hosts a profoundly compelling  lineup of electronic acts featuring Detroit dream pop band Dr. Fadeaway, Medusa and Berlin Boys. The brainchild of SoCal native Alathea Reese, Dr. Fadeaway and their debut EP Cosa Rimane floats in on tight hooks, New Wave synths and jangling guitars that go rather nicely…

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General Crush – “Big Man”

General Crush, aka the brainchild of songwriter/producer Ray Ward, delivered a true gem into our inbox with his live session recording of “Big Man.” Based out of Boston, the one-man-band released a live set recording of his track “Big Man,” which shows similar shades to Pedro the Lion or Say Hi. The lyrics are delivered…

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Highschool Jacob – “Can’t Get Enough”

Highschool Jacob’s latest track “Can’t Get Enough” starts out slowly accentuated by meek vocals, but don’t let that fool you. This single turns into the perfect smokey dance party track early on. At :45 on this electropop track, it goes down with an almost Daft Punk / Boys Noize feel. Get lost in the French…

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Buffalo

Lesionread is Back for “2019!”

Art provocateur Lesionread has returned to us from the ether (and his ongoing membership in Space Cubs) with a handy and bonkers manifesto for the new year in the form of a new video for “2019!” that’s almost too much. Featuring drums from dreambeaches alum Gabe Wells and even more bodystocking action than ever before,…

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Dream Talk – “Get Out”

Last month, Dream Talk delivered a funk-y single called “Get Out” that has become quite the earworm. Fans of Joywave, Penguin Prison, or MGMT would be a fan of this nu-pop anthem. It’s super accessible with the driving rhythm section and dancing synths, check it out below.

Album of the Week

Ian McCuen – Seasons Fleeting

Ian McCuen is a self-proclaimed “purveyor of sorrow,” and now may be a better time than ever to introduce his latest offering. For the depressed and the downtrodden, his somber, three-song EP, Seasons Fleeting, is here to queue in the bleak January blues. What better accompaniment to the false optimism of new year resolutions and the passing of the…

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Møme – “Sunday”

in December, French producer Møme dropped his latest single “Sunday,” and it iss ideal for a smokey dance floor at about two in the morning. Featuring LA’s Goldwash, it’s easy to get lost in this hazy nu-disco track. Fans of Hot Chip or Royksopp would be keen on this track. The single is from the musician’s…

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Ambein Sloth – “So Long Ago”

Ambein Sloth’s driving new single “So Long Ago” is about losing someone but not even knowing if you care.  The project is a concept whirled up by Chicago-based musician and a cartoonist with an affinity for making sloth-based comics. The single seems to be the first for the partnership, but being able to pack this…

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Tonight: Party’s Over

Yace Booking continues their streak of incredible line ups with a stacked bill tonight at Mohawk Place. Talented Buffalo groups Hundred Plus Club, The Burkharts, and Award Show round out the lineup, featuring a special set from lo-fi Brooklyn bedroom-poppers Dogs in Stereo. Queen City Music Lottery-born Party’s Over will be bringing the show home with…

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Purest – “Waste My Days”

Sheffield shoegazers Purest released the title track of their new EP Waste My Days in the end of 2018, but that’s not stopping us from looping it on repeat. The band’s 2018 was quite the whirlwind, performing a slew of dates all summer which included opening slots for Echo and the Bunnymen and The Libertines. “Waste My…

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