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Aircraft Drop Live Video For “Bad Things”

Beloved psychedelic rockers Aircraft have some new music on the way and our first taste has arrived with an atmospheric video for their new single “Bad Things.” Filmed live at Mammoth Recording Studio, “Bad Things” is more than a tad appropriately bleak, with some groovy underwater guitar sounds maybe a little bit reminiscent of “The…

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Tonight: Andy Shauf

Canadian singer songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and immaculate guitarist Andy Shauf makes his long awaited Buffalo debut tonight at The Tralf with rising indie folk star Haley Heynderickx. Hailing from the great Canadian prairie and Regina, Saskatchewan specifically, Andy Shauf is a self taught musical wunderkind and songwriter in the tradition of Harry Nilsson and fellow Canadians…

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Tonight: The Leones

9th Ward at Babeville has a heavy duty lineup of local rock talent all about laying down serious vibes, featuring The Leones, The Shallows and First Ward. No strangers to that space, Justin Bachulak’s widescreen psych rock  project The Leones will be playing new material from their upcoming summer release that leans into dream pop territor. Expect…

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Tonight: Sugar City Soul Night

Buffalo DIY art and performance space Sugar City’s now annual Soul Night fundraiser is back tonight at Milkies’s on Elmwood for an inspired session of getting down to all the best soul, funk, Afrobeat and disco jams. The last DIY space still operating in the city, Sugar City keeps it going thanks to it’s volunteers,…

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Album of the Week

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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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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Tonight: Sonny Baker Band

Nietzsche’s is holding the line tonight against the existential threat of the invading  lunkheads with a strong lineup of in your face but smart as hell local rock featuring the always satisfying Sonny Baker Band, The Eaves, TVMTN and the Shallows. One of the hardest working musicians in Buffalo, Sonny is the sound of the…

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Feverbox – Political Theater

In the interest of fairness I’ve got to preface this review by firmly making the point that I’m not shading anybody else or their art while talking about the bold as brass new EP Political Theater from the beautiful fellas of Feverbox. There’s a number of ways to process these… interesting times personally and through…

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Tonight: Leyda Hallways EP Release Party

Baroque local indie pop band Leyda will be celebrating the release of their second EP Hallways tonight at the Mohawk with local support from Christina Stock and Jeanette Chin. Fronted by multi instrumentalist and vocalist Saffi, Leyda is in your face and ethereal at the same time, with vibe heavy rhythms and surging riffs charging…

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Tonight: Dr. Fadeaway

Tonight local DIY space Sugar City hosts a profoundly compelling  lineup of electronic acts featuring Detroit dream pop band Dr. Fadeaway, Medusa and Berlin Boys. The brainchild of SoCal native Alathea Reese, Dr. Fadeaway and their debut EP Cosa Rimane floats in on tight hooks, New Wave synths and jangling guitars that go rather nicely…

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