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PUP at Studio at Waiting Room (05/18/17)

Well, it was bound to happen eventually. After making their Buffalo debut at the Studio in 2014 and playing there once a year since, they finally sold it out. Following the release of their latest LP, The Dream is Over,  the Toronto pop punk four piece have steadily been gaining popularity, and at that showed at their…

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Tonight: Kevin Devine

Buffalo is in store for a very special treat tonight. Kevin Devine is making his way back to our city for his first show here in a couple years, but is leaving his band behind and playing a solo set in the basement of Asbury Hall, the 9th Ward. This treat of a solo show is…

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Bayside at the Town Ballroom (5/10/17)

Last week, a very sold out Town Ballroom was completely packed for NYC emo/punk act Bayside. It was packed for a good reason though, as Bayside, who are still on tour for their new 2016 LP, titled Vacancy, brought along the timeless Say Anything for the ride, along with Buffalo based legacy act Reggie and…

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Wildhoney at Mohawk Place (05/04/17)

A couple weeks back, Baltimore pop/shoegaze five piece, Wildhoney, returned to Buffalo for yet another fantastic show.  The bands ability to not only create an insane wall of sound, but their ability to keep the music super catchy and interesting were in full effect, coming together to pull off one of the best sets I’ve seen…

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of Montreal at Asbury Hall (4/26/17)

The semiannual of Montreal art rock freakout rolled through Asbury Hall at Babeville Wednesday night with Christina Scheider’s Jepeto Solutions, and the results were customarily intense and deeply satisfying. Jepeto Solutions were instantly effective, with a continental psychedelic sound that recalled the soundtracks to Michelangelo Antonioni and Barbet Schroder films. Christina Schneider’s dreamy vocals kept…

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Tonight: Of Montreal

of Montreal will be making their what seems to be their yearly stop in Buffalo tonight.  Since their inception, of Montreal has basically been dropping a project a year, all having their own unique feel.  The band is currently on tour for their 2016 full length, Innocence Reaches, and gracing the stage tonight at Buffalo’s Asbury…

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Minus the Bear at the Town Ballroom (03/30/17)

This past Thursday, legendary indie/math rock group Minus the Bear played an awesome show at the Town Ballroom.  They played a career spanning set, touching on most of the past albums, as well as playing multiple cuts from the solid new release, VOIDS.   Bayonne and Beach Slang were featured as openers on the tour.  While…

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Local Natives at the Town Ballroom (03/17/17)

This past Friday, Local Natives brought their lofty indie sounds to the Town Ballroom.  This was the second date on the tour for their new album, Sunlight, but the Californian five piece worked like a well oiled machine, sounding completely ethereal. The near perfect, lofty, vocal harmonies sounded incredible throughout the venue, and emotions ran high throughout…

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Del Paxton Album Release Show at Mohawk Place (03/03/17)

Last Friday,  Buffalo emo / math rock trio, Del Paxton, celebrated the release of their fantastic new LP at Mohawk Place.  They managed to pull together some great local acts including VWLS, Yellow House, Sonny Baker Band, and Slow Cooker, resulting in what will probably one of be one of our favorite shows of the year.  You can…

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Roger Bryan and the Orphans Drop New Single “WhyLife”

Buffalo americana act, Roger Byran and the Orphans, are back with their first new recording since 2014. Coming back from their break, the band just dropped a super catchy new track, titled “WhyLife.” While there’s no drastic changes sonically from their past releases, they remind us that they are still capable of writing an insanely catchy…

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