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Network Releases New “Winter” Single

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Buffalo experimental hip hop project Network have been hard at work on their latest album, expected out sometime early this summer. In the meantime, the group, who recently added former New York producer/songwriter Jon Bap as a full-time member, has shared a new track titled “Winter.” The wavy instrumental moves with a creeping pace, with…

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Pizza Pizza Comes Through With Some Fresh Slices On Pie I

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Airy synths, lead bass rhythms, and a variance of drum noises help form an impressive first album for Buffalo electronic hip hop artist DJ Pizza Pizza.  A pitched down “Pizza Pizza” DJ drop spatters throughout the songs, and they are probably the only words that matter on the whole project. The rest of the vocals heard…

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Sexist Releases Fresh Demos

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Since Record Store Day, everyone has been talking about Jack White’s new song, “Lazaretto,” the world’s fastest record. Seriously who cares about Jack White? Yes, he’s a genius, and he’s going to be making great records for years to come. Rather, let’s talk about Buffalo’s feminist riot grrrl outfit, Sexist, instead. Sexist not only played…

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Wild Cub – “Colour”

Wild Cub dropped the video for it’s second single, “Colour,’ off the band’s debut album, Youth (Mom + Pop). “Colour” is the follow-up to the band’s winter sleeper jam, “Thunder Clatter” and is already making moves to outshine their introduction. The video features groups of early 20somethings tripling up in the backseat, skateboarding, and practicing…

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Tonight: The Orwells

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The reason, I think, for people obsessing about The Orwells’ age is resentment. I’m only 23, and I resent anyone a day under 23 who is an iota more successful than me (which is a ton of people). This kind of feeling is especially common with people who write about music. You might be a…

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Alex Berkley & the Atlanta Falcons

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Next up for this week’s video installment from our 4th birthday party at Duke’s last month is a clip from Alex Berkley & the Atlanta Falcons.  Reuniting after a five year “off season” (because football), The Falcons, which features past and current members of Bear Exchange, Lazlo Hollyfeld, Besyno, Wooden Waves, and more, are fronted…

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Medeski, Martin, & Wood + Nels Cline – Woodstock Sessions Vol. 2

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Medeski, Martin, & Wood sure like their fair share of jazz guitarists. Recently, they teamed up with Nels Cline, who if you weren’t aware of, is the guitarist for one of the U.S.’ most famous bands, Wilco. On this collaboration, Woodstock Sessions Vol. 2, the group channels a free-flowing, experimental canyon of sound. Take “Doors…

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Well Worn Boot Returns With BOOT IN SPACE

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Returning from the outer reaches of the universe with a shitload of space weed, Well Worn Boot recounts their star cruising exploits in the new comic book/EP titled BOOT IN SPACE. The Boot jams out harder than ever before, and if these tracks don’t make you party your ass off you should take your pulse…

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Damon Albarn – “Heavy Seas of Love”

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Right now, for my money, the only track that comes close to The War on Drugs’ amazing “Red Eyes” single is “Heavy Seas of Love” from Blur frontman Damon Albarn. Taken from his forthcoming, and from the sounds of it, pretty incredible Everyday Robots LP (4/29), the track has one of those reach for the sky…

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Ancients Of Earth Releases Valley of the Suns LP

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Ancients Of Earth is a grungy, psychedelic, blues stoner rock band from the Queen City. There isn’t anything like them in Buffalo right now. They are writing nine minute songs and are refusing to apologize for it. Formed in 2011 by Thomas Oliver Daulton (guitar/ vocals), Ryan Tomaka (bass) and Tyler Kurtz (drums), they first…

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