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Tonight: Space Cubs

Indietronica multimedia ensemble Space Cubs will be releasing their hotly anticipated LP The 4th Age, with a show tonight at Mohawk Place. Originally born in 2011 as a venture of songwriter/producer Suzanne Bonifacio, the group grew with the addition of multimedia whiz Shawn Lewis (Lesionread), and guitarist and visual artist Adam Pressley (Frenchpressley). It’s been…

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Tonight: Matthew Danger Lippman

Tonight, Buffalo to Brooklyn transplant Matthew Danger Lippman brings his glammed out, soul man jive home for a special show at Sugar City with Welks Mice and Lesionread. Matthew just released Sadomania hot on the heels of last year’s trippy and surprisingly soulful Ill, which found MDL leaning hard into melodicism and confessional turns to find…

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Lesionread at Mohawk Place (3/2/19)

Audio-visual manipulator Shawn E. Lewis resurrected his Lesionread project for a night of mind-warping mayhem at Mohawk Place, having shifted his artistic focus to his on-going production/percussion duties for Space Cubs. Kicking off his set with “2019,” a frantic, stream-of-consciousness spoken word released as a video back in January, Lewis swan-dove deep into his psyche while simultaneously excoriating…

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Tonight: Lesionread

Lesionread, aka Shawn Lewis aka Sean Louis, has been busy these last few years as a member of Space Cubs giving the Buffalo music scene a swift kick up the backside, but he’s doing a special solo show tonight at Mohawk Place and word on the street is that it’s going to be thoroughly bonkers….

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Lesionread is Back for “2019!”

Art provocateur Lesionread has returned to us from the ether (and his ongoing membership in Space Cubs) with a handy and bonkers manifesto for the new year in the form of a new video for “2019!” that’s almost too much. Featuring drums from dreambeaches alum Gabe Wells and even more bodystocking action than ever before,…

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VR Sunset Drops “I’m Your Density”

Electronic artist VR Sunset aka Reggie Clark, formerly of Planet Three and Lesionread, just released “I’m Your Density,” the debut single for his forthcoming  solo album Artifact that is pure, uncut ear candy and a showcase for some really talented people operating in the Buffalo scene. On the music end you’ve got contributions from local…

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Beekeeper Drops Video For “King Me”

Beekeeper, aka Elias Van Son has been cooking up a full length album with Brandon Schlia when he’s not playing with Jawbone that’s dropping today, and he’s dropped a terrific video for it’s lead single “King Me” to get us warmed up. Created by Shawn Eliot Lewis, of Lesionread infamy and currently a member of…

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Tonight: Herd Fest Day 3

Herd Fest Day 3 launches tonight and after catching so many acts the past two days and lack of sleep, my ability to craft creative introductions isn’t what it used to be. Mohawk Place kicks off the night with sets from plucky up-and-comers Johnny and the Man Kids, new rock act The Gennies, Brooklyn indie…

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Tonight: Anklepants

The music of enigmatic Australian producer Anklepants is a glitchy, unpredictable blend of electro and techno created by the artist coordinating his movements to trigger his sounds via wearable sensors. His live performances have gained notoriety for their element of controlled chaos which surrounds both the visual and sonic nature of these events. The frenetic music…

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Tonight: Guerilla Toss

Brooklyn-based band Guerrilla Toss has garnered a reputation for their ecstatic, genre-defying live performances. Their visceral, psychedelic take on funk, post-punk, and no wave is a barrage of frenetic instrumentation that centers around eccentric percussion and bass grooves. After moving to New York from Boston and signing with DFA records the now five-piece band released…

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