Preview

Today: Death Cab for Cutie

Music is art, and it’ll be on full display tonight at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. The beloved Death Cab for Cutie is venturing out from the Pacific Northwest to grace the Elmwood Avenue gallery’s grounds in this year’s installment of the long-running Rockin’ at the Knox, which will also feature Tank and the Bangas and…

View Article

Preview

Tonight: White Reaper

Tonight, the Louisville garage-rock wonders White Reaper make their way down to Chip Strip at the Rec Room. This marks their first visit back to The Queen City since 2017, so make sure you see them this time around, because it might be a while before they decide to grace us with their presence again….

View Article

New Music

Their Names – “Closer”

Paris synth-pop duo Their Names have crafted a deeply groovy sound, most evident on their latest single, “Closer.” The duo revels in warbly synths and disco-esque rhythms, giving this song a very tight, retro feel. Beyond the subtle tambourine and synth hits, the smooth vocals are what really makes “Closer” such a jam. Check it…

View Article

New Music

The Drug Rugs – “Sandbar”

Canadian quintet The Drug Rugs charmed us with the upbeat indie pop of “Sandbar.” Full of deep swirly chorus tones and an upbeat, jangly demeanor, this fresh faced crew mixes elements of pop, psych, and indie rock. If anything, “Sandbar” is certainly indicative that these musicians are destined for good things. Fans of Best Coast, Zolof…

View Article

New Music

The Haunts – “Proverbs”

LA three piece The Haunts subscribe to the less-is-more ethos, aka “minimum members, maximum sound.” They manage to sound huge on their post-punky garage-pop single, “Proverbs,” a guitar-driven, reverb-soaked jam that is reminiscent of early to mid-aughts heroes like The Thermals or even the White Stripes. Be sure to stick around for the “woo” laden…

View Article

New Music

Gatch – “Time Goes On”

Boston based indie rocker Gatch writes paradoxically sad beach music – case in point his catchy new jam, “Time Goes On.” Gatch backs up his simple vox with squiggly keyboards and a drum loop that brings early 90s pop music to mind. It’s a summery song with a retro feel that gave us that beachy…

View Article

New Music

Costa Coast – “Hereditary”

If you’re a fan of mad flow and breakneck beats, we recommend the latest from Costa Coast. The New Jersey native caught our ears with “Hereditary” – Costa’s aggressive style and nimble rhymes propel this one forward at maximum intensity. Be sure to stick around for the earworm “da na na na na” (and ras…

View Article

Rochester

Beef Gordon Whips Up New Single “ABC”

Rochester weirdo pop provocateur, Beef Gordon, channels an S&M Raffi on the subversive new single, “ABC.” Off his debut album, Queen Shade, Gordon (also from Buffalo Sex Change) crafts a playfully elementary beat entirely on a Casio MT-68 keyboard. With each keystroke, the wonderfully bizarre crooner lulls you into a lucid dream that’s far more…

View Article

New Music

KYTES – “Alright”

Feel the burn with the vibrant new visuals for the single, “Alright,” from German indie electronica aces, KYTES. This feel-good dance track will give you a reason to smile with its catchy and bombastic beat wrapped up in a positive and carefree message. This breath of fresh air is one you’ll definitely want to add…

View Article

New Music

The Harmaleighs – “Don’t Panic”

Nashville’s female indie pop duo, The Harmaleighs, swoop in with their sleepy and folky new single, “Don’t Panic.” Off their upcoming and deeply personal concept album, She Won’t Make Sense, this somber bedroom tune strikes a chord with emotionally intimate vocals and Americana instrumentals. Check it out below. She Won’t Make Sense is our August…

View Article