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Tonight: American Nosebleed

If you’re looking to inject a bit of hardcore punk energy into your life tonight, you should make a trip out to Lockhouse Distillery to catch Buffalo four-piece American Nosebleed. A super-group of talented Buffalo musicians, American Nosebleed specializes in fast and angry guitar driven songs a la Refused or fellow Buffalo legends Every Time…

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DL is OK – “Wasting My Time”

St. Augustine indie artist DL is OK released his new video “Wasting My Time” last monthand it’s a pleasant blast from the past.  Fairly new to scene, DL is OK started out in New York City, running in the same circles as HAERTS and St Lucia. DL Tashjian, the real-name of DL is OK, is the full…

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Parks – “I Don’t Want to Know You”

Parks single off their new self-titled album is quite the earworm. First released in 2016 but finally gracing Spotify at the end of 2019, “I Don’t Want to Know You” has a Shins or Spoon vibe meets Rivers Cuomo on the vocals. It has a pleasant almost retro saunter with the lead guitar. Lead singer…

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VR Sunset – Artifact

Planet Three alum and Lesionread co-conspirator Reggie Clark has an electronic solo project under the name VR Sunset and his debut album Artifact is fluffy slice of psychedelic chillwave yacht rock heaven. Produced by Deadwolf’s Cody Morse and featuring tasteful drums from Deadwolf/Passed Out/M.A.G.S. polymath Tyler Mendola, and pretty much everything else from Reggie, Artifact…

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Farmertan – “Driveway (meet me)”

Indie rock veterans Farmertan released their new track “Driveway (meet me)” last last month and it’s a welcome return from the trio. Formed in Connecticut in the early 90s,  Farmertan has been a staple to the New England scene for decades, sharing the stage with notably Archers of Loaf, Conner Oberst, and Apples in Stereo….

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airhockey – “you don’t mind”

Newcomers airhockey packed a punch with their debut single “You Don’t Mind,” released last week. The quartet’s dreamy new single has math-y guitars, a driving beat, and dreamy vocals, making this a dream pop must-have for your January 2019 playlists. Fans of Wild Nothing, DIIV, or Beach Fossils would enjoy the gentle haze of airhockey….

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Young & Sick – “Bitter End”

Multi-media artist Young & Sick, the moniker for Nick van Hofwegen released his first single  of 2019 “Bitter End.” Featured on the upcoming EP due out this spring, “Bitter End”will be released via Neon Gold Records / B3SCI Records. The electro musician’s new track is all about having a more thorough perception on life, with hindsight being…

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Tonight: Vundabar

Tonight Boston indie art rockers Vundabar land in Buffalo to play the much loved sonic temple that is the 9th Ward at Babeville with Nylon Otters and Velvet Bethany. Combining pure garage rawness with ambitious, intricate instrumental prowess, and soaring and evocative vocals, the three dudes of Vundabar are also known to put on an…

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Sinking – “Ghost”

Western Massachusetts-based emo/indie rock hybrid Sinking released the video for their single “Ghost” at the end of 2018. The single “Ghost” is the first single off the quartet’s new album Nightmare, which was released roughly two months ago. It has an early 2000s emo twinkle in the lyrics, reminiscent of buzzing New Jersey act Whiner. Sunny…

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Raised on TV – “Smog City”

Los Angeles-based indie trio Raised on TV released the second single off their new album, Season 2. The new single, “Smog City” was recorded at Foo Fighter Dave Grohl’s famed studio, Studio 606. Raised on TV’s sound is reminiscent of Broken Social Scene meets Death Cab for Cutie. Lyrically, the band’s song is all about…

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