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Wild Once at Mohawk Place (5/10/19)

Fans of local music were treated to a superb showcase of the quality and diversity of Buffalo’s rock scene with Wild Once’s EP Release at Mohawk Place this past Friday, May 10th. Equal parts heartfelt and headstrong, Wild Once’s debut EP, Perennials (Admirable Traits Records), taps into the emotional ambivalence and messy uncertainty that define our lives…

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Tonight: Wild Once

Tonight, you need to get down to Mohawk Place to see one of the best all-local lineups this year has to offer so far. Wild Once is kicking off the weekend by celebrating the release of their new EP Perennials. If that wasn’t enough to get you out the door, let us remind you that…

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Tonight: Humble Braggers

Tonight Buffalo’s Lockhouse Distillery hosts the show of your dreams with an evening of local ethereal pop and rock acts. Headlining and returning for their first show in five months is the atmospheric synth-pop four-piece, Humble Braggers. These hometown heroes will thrill you and get you moving with their vibrant vocals, bouncy bass lines, killer…

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Tonight: The Leones

Get in the haunting holiday spirit with The Leones as they host their second annual Halloween show tonight at Buffalo’s Mohawk Place. The Leones are a phantasmic piano-dream-rock act from Western, NY. Their spooky sound is the perfect score for a lonely midnight stroll down a foggy, shadowy road. Justin Bachulak’s ominous vocals and chilling…

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Album of the Week

Humble Braggers – Cycle

Cycle, the latest EP from synth-pop quartet Humble Braggers, is excellent, danceable and almost entirely bereft of hope. The cycle that the album title alludes to goes something like this: Feel lonely, feel desire; Take a risk, regret the consequences; Find connection, find out that it’s torturous; End up alone; Repeat. Sounds depressing, right? But…

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Humble Braggers at Nietzsche’s (9/1/18)

Synth-pop fan favorites Humble Braggers celebrated the release of their newest EP, Cycle (Admirable Traits Records), with a spectacular musical showcase at Nietzsche’s on September 1st, 2018. Eschewing guitars in favor of lush synth pads, and with a greater emphasis on dance rhythms, Cycle explores feelings of uncertainty and self-doubt over some of the most jubilant pop hooks…

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Tonight: Humble Braggers

Iconic Buffalo synth-pop quartet Humble Braggers is releasing their latest batch of songs tonight with the six-song Cycle EP, out now on Admirable Traits Records. Over the last 5+ years, the Braggers have released some of the most consistently excellent music Buffalo has to offer, and Cycle certainly continues that trend. Local support for this evening comes from…

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Humble Braggers Drop Lush New Single, “Reckless”

Buffalo’s resident synth-poppers Humble Braggers are gearing up for the release of their fourth EP, Cycle, with a phat new single. “Reckless” is another banger from Tom Burtless & co., anchored by an instantly memorable chorus, electronic drum samples, and lush layers of synth. “Reckless” is a not-so-subtle reminder of the high-quality song crafting that this quartet is capable…

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5 Bands to Catch at Thin Man Brewery’s Summer Solstice

Today Thin Man Brewery celebrates their second annual Summer Solstice street festival, where the up-and-coming establishment takes over the Elmwood Village block between W. Utica and Hodge and provides ample tunes from talented locals as well plenty of craft beers to wet your whistle. Doors start at 12pm with the fun going until about 10pm….

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Tonight: Basic Printer

Two of Buffalo’s best bands are hosting a fantastic show tonight, featuring a set from experimental Nashville synth-poppers Basic Printer. Buffalo’s indie-rock-for-indie-rockers outfit dreambeaches will bring their impressive brand of baroque-pop… Synth masterminds Humble Braggers are also playing, and they always bring it home with their unique brand of irresistibly hooky synth-pop. Tonight’s show is at Mohawk Place and…

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