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Tonight: Maybird

Tonight Rochester by way of Brooklyn vintage rockers Maybird will be bringing their instantly timeless rock to the Buffalo Iron Works with Sun Parade. The quartet from just up the 90 made a big splash regionally, rapidly drumming up a number of admirers, including a few of our staffers, and more importantly mega producer Danger Mouse,…

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Mr Little Jeans – “Stitches”

Norwegian electropop artist Mr Little Jeans recently introduced a fashionably adventurous video for her track “Stitches.” Drawing comparisons to other fierce female power-pop figures like Lorde and Carly Rae Jepsen, Monica Birkenes as Mr Little Jeans brings a bit of spunk to glittering beats, dreamy vocals, and ruminating synths. The video ventures on a dual-sided…

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TV Sets – “Fools Day”

Lovers of sluggish dream pop are in for a treat with the release of TV Sets’ latest single, “Fools Day.” The Toronto trio found a unique start as neighboring apartment dwellers tracking down a third counterpart through the matchmaking powers of Craigslist, all sharing a similar passion for The Smashing Pumpkins and exploratory electropop. The track…

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Tonight: Interstellar Vibrational Travel Experiment

Tonight beloved art space Dreamland will play host to the Interstellar Vibrational Travel Experiment (IVRE), a multidisciplinary multimedia excursion beyond the limits of space, time, and corporeal location. Conducted by Wren Williams & The Sons Of Luther, HOP HOP, and Rat v Cat v Bat, audience members/test subjects will be expanding their consciousness and  journeying…

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The Plastic Faction – “Rain Season”

Albany, NY based band The Plastic Faction brings infectious pop-punk tunes through their new single “Rain Season.” The song is the first single off Trinket, the band’s first album. With a mixture of harmonic guitars and catchy vocals from singer Jake Crofoot, the band captures the essence of the mid-2000s emo movement. Listen to “Rain…

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Tonight: Smokin’ Black Tar

Tonight, Nietzsche’s is slated for a unique bill that boasts an impressive spectrum of genres, ranging from indie pop to rap to straight-up enthralling confusion. Arguably, the most noteworthy aspect of tonight’s showcase is the first public outing of new Buffalo-based art-rock project  Smokin’ Black Tar (featuring former members of Well Worn Boot and Mr. Boneless). The creative…

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Album Review

Hate Club – No, seriously

No, seriously by Hate Club

Hate Club is an Albany based band that exhibits all of the raucous and raw energy you’d want to find in an indie pop/slacker group. On April 19, Hate Club released their debut EP titled, No, seriously. It’s a refreshing 4 track outing that packs a punch. The 4 piece, consisting of Audrey Goodemote on…

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23 – 10 – “Oh You Mad?”

NV and Da-O-Boy of 23 – 10 pack a verbal punch in their new single “Oh You Mad?” Rapping out of Kokomo, IN, the group is working towards their first EP The Love Affair. The single cracked the top 5 of Def Jam and Cash Money Records producer !llmind’s “Oh You Rap?” contest. The song…

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Rochester

Calicoco Releases Debut Single “Night Owl”

Calicoco is the moniker of the new project fronted by Rochester musician Giana Caliolo. “Night Owl,” Calicoco’s debut single, dives headfirst into the stresses of lifestyle changes. The outfit’s upcoming Needy EP serves as the culmination of the past four years for Caliolo with the ending of the band Buckets, and the balancing of projects Pony Hand and Secret Pizza….

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Blume Hinges – “Silhouette”

“Silhouette” is a great jam, reminiscent of a simpler time… Namely the mid to late 90s where alternative rock bands like Third Eye Blind, Better Than Ezra, and Eve 6 were tearing up the pop charts. Let’s just say Blume Hinges has the same sort of songwriting prowess as these 90s legends, combining catchy guitar…

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