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Tonight: Terror Pigeon

OK, your Monday probably sucks so far, but tonight is another story because Sugar City is hosting a show guaranteed to make it all worth while featuring life affirming art rockers Terror Pigeon and NYC  punks White Rope. Terror Pigeon, from Nashville Tennessee, put on an amazing and deeply affecting show at Dreamland (sigh) a…

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Tonight: The Eaves

Tonight Nietzsche’s hosts a crazy good lineup of local and regional favorites headlined by enigmatic American rockers and true tabula rasa The Eaves. Nihilistic Rochester art garage rock duo Buffalo Sex Change will also be on hand to kick jams off their hotly anticipated and just released yesterday sophomore rock out Searching Hands, while local psychedelic  punk…

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Album of the Week

Space Cubs –What Iff

From the start, the reborn band Space Cubs cultivated a much needed air of mystery, from their magical debut last summer somewhere in Allentown to a captivating show at the Mohawk before disappearing to record What Iff, their excellent debut EP and our Album of the Week, and praise be, that glorious mystery is very much…

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Tonight: Matthew Danger Lippman

Matthew Danger Lippman returns to his hometown with some swagger headlining a seriously tight lineup tonight at the Mohawk. The former Brimstone Blondes frontman, current New Yorker, and eternal art rock spaceman is passing through on his way home to an undisclosed location in the Five Boroughs and will be playing selections from his tripped out…

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Tonight: Good In The Dark

Tonight Good In The Dark hits up Milkie’s on Elmwood with support from local grunge rock heroes Ugly Sun and Nylon Otters. Hailing from Harrisburg PA,  Good In The Dark specializes in a moody and sexy take on New Wave, with bassist lead vocalist Heather Perry occasionally channeling the legendary Francoise Hardy to tremendous effect….

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Buffalo

Deadwolf Drop “Cold Reception” B-Side

Local heavy psych rockers Deadwolf just dropped a “b-side” from their excellent 2017 Heavy Heart full length, and “Cold Reception” is as archetypal of what a b-side represents as you can get. Experimental and utterly unbound by restraint or convention, “Cold Reception” is bonkers and verging on prog, with constant time changes and left turns…

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Buffalo

Space Cubs Reveals New Single “Quitting”

Reborn Buffalo electronica band Space Cubs are getting ready to release What iff, their first EP as a quartet in a few weeks, and for an enigmatic and tantalizing teaser they’ve just released it’s lead single “Quitting.” Inscrutable like Amnesiac era Radiohead, “Quitting” floats in on a hazy cloud of Ken Culton’s hard to pin…

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Tonight: Bethlehem Steel

Brooklyn by way of Buffalo garage rockers Bethlehem Steel are hitting up their old area on their way back home from Texas after SXSW tonight at Birdhaus with Gun Candy and Slowcooker. The gritty riffs and emotional heft you know and love from Bethlehem Steel, you know… “one of our own,” will be in full effect, so…

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Tonight: Casey Abrams

Double bass wunderkind, vocalist and pride of Idyllwood, California’s Casey Abrams rolls through the Ninth Ward tonight to lay down some non St. Patrick’s Day grooves with local soul man Vin DeRosa. The 2012 American Idol contestant is on tour behind his recently released sophomore full length Put A Spell, recorded Arcade Fire style in an…

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Tonight: The Cordial Sins

Columbus, Ohio shoegazers The Cordial Sins pass through Mohawk Place tonight to rock indie jams that will tickle the fancies of fans of early Radiohead and Memoryhouse. Cordial Sins frontwoman/lyricist Liz Fisher is unmistakably the real deal, with a potent yet delicate voice  that’s got range and beguiling sweetness, while lead guitarist Corey Dickerson’s spirit animal…

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