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Tonight: Foxygen

At long last, glam psych rockers Foxygen will be making their Buffalo debut tonight at the Tralf..  The pointedly Los Angeles based duo of Sam France and Jonathan Rado have spent the last decade taking a nihilistic sledgehammer to 70’s psychedelic rock and AM Gold radio on albums like We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors…

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Alpha Hopper Release Music Video for “Unruly Jane”

Buffalo punk rockers, Alpha Hopper just came out with a new video for their song “Unruly Jane” off their last LP, Last Chance Power Drive. The new vid is full of trippy visuals filmed by the band. Things open up with a pan up of each band member with intercuts of the action in between…

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Tonight: The New Pornographers

Well, I think it’s safe to say that tonight is one of the busiest nights for shows of the summer.  One option to make your Tuesday a special one is a rare appearance from Canadian indie vets, The New Pornographers.   On tour for their new album that dropped earlier this year, titled Whiteout Conditions,…

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Tonight: Garbage

Tonight alternative rock legends from two different decades collide beautifully when resurgent New Wave heroes Blondie and post grunge icons Garbage play Artpark with Deap Vally. Something of a 90’s supergroup at the time made up by mega producer Butch Vig,  Duke Erikson, Steve Marker and front woman extraordinaire Shirley Manson, Garbage burned hot from…

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Ugly Sun – Painted Post

Local garage rock  trio Ugly Sun have wrapped up an impressive first year in existence with an excellent EP in Painted Post that’s a perfect summation of what this band, and the Rust Belt rock revival they’re part of, are all about. Anchored by Trey Hollowood’s post rock-guitar heroics, the sharp and insistent drums of…

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Matt Pond PA – “A Spark”

Most of us who grew up worshipping the 2000s indie-rock scene should be familiar with the unique sound of matt pond PA. After premiering his irreverent first single a few months ago, we’re happy to share that he’s back at it again with his next single, “A Spark.” Beyond Pond’s penchant for shimmery indie rock songwriting, the video…

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Randomstar – “Away”

Randomstar is a one-man EDM project out of Finland who hit us up recently with news of his new EP. Said EP contains the song “Away,” an over-before-you-know-it, one-two punch that pays homage to old-school electronica masterminds (like Daft Punk) via new-school EDM vibes. The song truly sucks you into a voyage and before you…

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Parker’s Back – “Be Mine”

Four-piece alt rock band Parker’s Back’s zesty single “Be Mine” knows how to give a compliment and still pack a punch. Staying true to some indie/punk influence, the band confesses affection with grungy guitar lines and wailing vocals. They manage to wear their hearts on their sleeves and come out sounding too cool to care….

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TRASH – “81”

The UK lo-fi rockers in TRASH recently released their spunky single “81” from their upcoming self titled EP. The foursome pair reverb drenched vocals with fuzzy rhythm guitars and an ethereal synth chorus. “81” is an ode to refusing to grow old or take anything for granted, and there’s a certain sense of triumph and…

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The Exit Sound – “You and Me”

Los Angeles based producer The Exit Sound dropped “You and Me” off his recent EP Space, Time, and Other Love Stories. There is a nice mixture of production values on the track, which comes from being rooted in new wave and indie pop. Newer synths and drum beats come together with more traditional sounds like…

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