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Buzzing Electro Act Opāru Releases New Single, “Ghost To Follow”

Los Angeles-based electro act Opāru has made a triumphant return with her latest song, “Ghost To Follow.” “Ghost” is a poignant and resplendent single that finds Opāru waxing existential about the innate human experience of yearning to belong, finding a sense of purpose, and being accepted. Driven by passionate piano chords and Opāru’s (aka Dianna St. Hilaire) ethereal vocals, “Ghost To…

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Tonight: Dentist

Fuzzy, buzzing indie pop act Dentist will be visiting Buffalo tonight. Their unique, surf-punk-tinged, indie-pop aesthetic is driven by the ethereal vocals of singer Emily Bornemann, coupled with smart drums and California-esque guitar crunch. Having recently been named by SXSW as one of “2018’s top 10 bands,” they’ve just released their third LP, Night Swimming, earlier this year. Joining…

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Tonight: Lancer

Gravel-voiced pop-punk trio Lancer are reuniting tonight for what promises to be a fun-filled evening of reminiscing and nostalgia. Their 2013 six-song EP, Don Is Rich, was a then-buffaBLOG favorite, full of great pop hooks, gigantic choruses, irreverent lyrics, and youthful energy. They’re joined tonight by fellow Edenite-turned-Buffalonian Sonny Baker, the always-entertaining indiemo act Passed Out, and recently rebranded…

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Tonight: Greet Death

Flint, MI trio Greet Death is making their way to Buffalo tonight to bring their shoegazy goodness to the legendary Mohawk Place stage. Joining them are Cursive’s 15 Passenger act Campdogzz, who will also be making their Buffalo debut. Local support tonight comes in the form of an intimate and emotional solo set from scene…

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Harrison – “Atmosphere (feat. Daniela Andrade)”

Harrison‘s “Atmosphere” is the second single off of his upcoming LP. The song features fellow Canadian and frequent collaborator Daniela Andrade. We dig the tasteful layering of vocals into the track, mixed with Harrison’s interesting ear for percussion. Sit back and let the swelling synths and stuttering drum work wash over you. If you want…

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Satin Jackets – “Primordial (feat. Niya Wells)”

Here’s some fresh nu-disco for you to wind down the dog days of summer – “Primordial” is another banger collaboration between hit machine Satin Jackets and singer Niya Wells. Pairing smooth disco beats with Niya’s even-smoother vocal delivery, “Primordial” gets it all right. We’re sure you’ll want to tap into your inner-most desires and let…

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The Band Ice Cream – “Your Guy”

Last time we checked in with the curiously-named The Band Ice Cream, we were waxing poetic about the spastic, upbeat indie rock of “Sand Dunes.” This time around, we’re digging “Your Guy.” It seems here that the Ice Creamers have refined their sound ever-so-slightly… They retain the rough edges of their earlier material while wrapping…

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Bokito – “How Dare You”

Bokito have just released their fourth and most charming single to date – “How Dare You” is a groovy, indie-rock jam laced with synths and tropical flourishes. About the song, Bokito explains, “[‘How Dare You’ is] a celebration of finding someone that matches your madness, the insecurities and concerns that come into building a relationship and the…

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Beerwine King – “Shot in the Head”

Beerwine King is an interestingly-named Oakland act whose jarring “Shot in the Head” is certainly worth a listen. Taking notes from discordant kings Pile (as well as a healthy dose of Pixies style art-rock), “Shot in the Head” is the perfect mix of angst and start/stop instrumentation. Most notable here are Beerwine King’s throaty, sardonic vocals….

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Pink Skies – “Passing Me By”

Pink Skies songs were never even meant to be heard… Keep that in mind while you groove along to the synthy-indie sentiment embedded in “Passing Me By.” Inspired by his tenure in indie and punk bands, coupled with little bit of vintage psych rock and r&b influences, Arieh Berl got himself creatively inspired and dusted off…

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