New Music

Torpid – “For Your Health”

Driving post punk act Torpid sent us a real earworm earlier in the month that we haven’t been able to put down. “For Your Health” is all about exiting your twenties and feeling not very pumped about it. Vibe wise, the vocals are reminiscent of She Wants Revenge or Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode with…

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Syracuse

Canceler – GASP

We buffaBLOGGERS pride ourselves on being “in-the-know,” so its always a pleasant surprise when we stumble upon something new and unique. This was precisely the case with Syracuse’s Canceler and their latest EP, GASP. Combining elements of post-punk, emo, and indie rock, GASP is a raw and sincere blast of emotion from a mysterious three-piece that we’d…

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Buffalo

Aircraft Drop Live Video For “Bad Things”

Beloved psychedelic rockers Aircraft have some new music on the way and our first taste has arrived with an atmospheric video for their new single “Bad Things.” Filmed live at Mammoth Recording Studio, “Bad Things” is more than a tad appropriately bleak, with some groovy underwater guitar sounds maybe a little bit reminiscent of “The…

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Laveda – “Dream. Sleep.”

Albany-based dream pop act Laveda released their brand new single “Dream. Sleep,” over the weekend and it’s quite the earworm.  Formed in 2017, Laveda is the working name for the project Ali Genevich and Jake Brooks where the songwriters combine forces to pump out shoegaze boppers.  Their latest single “Dream. Sleep,” is all about a dream…

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Tonight: Andy Shauf

Canadian singer songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and immaculate guitarist Andy Shauf makes his long awaited Buffalo debut tonight at The Tralf with rising indie folk star Haley Heynderickx. Hailing from the great Canadian prairie and Regina, Saskatchewan specifically, Andy Shauf is a self taught musical wunderkind and songwriter in the tradition of Harry Nilsson and fellow Canadians…

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Buffalo

Feverbox Releases Video for Single “Dear Leader”

Buffalo’s Feverbox takes to the rooftops in the video for their dynamite indie rock protest anthem, “Dear Leader.” Hot off their 2018 EP, Political Theater, Feverbox pulls no punches in their catchy critique of our Commander-in-chief. Politically charged and defiant lyrics are delivered with fire by lead singer/guitarist Griffin Smith over a raucous and exploding…

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Tonight: Tough Old Bird

Single?  Taken?  Looking for a good time post Valentine’s Day?  Tough Old Bird is bringing it tonight at Nietzsche’s! Siblings Matthew and Nathan Corrigan formed Tough Old Bird back in 2013 in their hometown Fillmore, NY.  Since then, they’ve released 4 modern folk albums, the most recent being Where the Great Beasts are Buried in 2017….

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Moon Cactus – “Oh No”

Cleveland songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Connor Mancini has been performing under the moniker Moon Cactus since the hiatus of jam-pop midwestern band Indian Opinion a few years back. As a talented trumpeter, Mancini saw this as an opportunity to combines his love of indie rock and his background in playing with jazz ensembles. Moon Cactus’ latest…

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Best Violin Strings for Beginners

Best Violin Strings for Beginners Before choosing a new violin string, it’s important to consider the level of skills in playing the instrument. There are violin strings for professionals, and there are specially made for beginners. So how do you find the perfect strings for your new violin? Choosing a Quality Violin String If you’re…

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New Music

Church Girls – “Balance”

We first got into Philadelphia indie quartet Church Girls after catching them at Nietzsche’s over the summer. Although it was the band’s first foray into Buffalo, there was a confidence and commanding aspect to their performance that was truly gripping. In addition, it was revealed that the band features former Buffalonian Joseph Wright on guitar. Church…

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