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Tonight: Son Of The Sun

Beloved but dearly departed Buffalo band Son Of The Sun is getting back together for one night only tonight at Buffalo Iron Works, and they’re bringing their musical progeny with them to open the show. Zak Ward’s new band First Ward will be joined by The Soft Love featuring Jeremy Franklin and Joe Stocker and Brandon…

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Tonight: Julie Byrne

Fans of ambient art folk are in for a treat tonight. In a special event at unorthodox venue Silo City, singer-songwriter Julie Byrne makes her return to Buffalo. Joining her are natives Lara Buckley and Noah Falck. Julie Byrne, who was born and raised in Buffalo, is touring in support of her acclaimed sophomore album…

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Brother Cephus – “Toxic Slip”

Fresh off an album release, Brother Cephus strum up some laid back indie rock with the video for their track “Toxic Slip.” Real life brothers Gabe and Seth Davis make up the duo, coming together in 2014 after years of touring the world and playing in different bands. They both share vocal and songwriting duties,…

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Digit n Kemp Release Defused via Dance & Rave

Darlington, UK house duo Digit n Kemp offer a trio of groove-laden house cuts on their latest Defused EP, the inaugural release for Buffalo based electronic label Dance & Rave. Ranging sonically from tech house to acid and more straightforward techno, the set of tracks provides near peak time jams with hefty percussion and vivid…

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Casual Friday – “California”

Casual Friday just released “California,” the fourth single off their debut LP Weekend Forever, which came out on July 26th. The Corona, California based band plans on touring in Florida for The Fest 16 from October to November. “California” comes as a mellow song. The lightly plucked riffs are a nod to bands like Weezer….

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NeodotcoM – “Nose Bone”

Chicago based producer/emcee NeodotcoM recently released his new single “Nose Bone.” NeodotcoM draws inspiration from a variety of sources; gaining insight from the flow of Mobb Deep, Big Pun and the references of “C.R.E.A.M.” from the Wu Tang Clan. A bass heavy beat leads NeodotcoM’s hard-hitting bars, reaching out to the grimiest of corners. Coming as…

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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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