Album Review

GØGGS – s/t

GØGGS is a fairly recent project primarily made up of Ty Segall, Ex-Cult frontman Chris Shaw, and Charles Moothart. As we have seen with FUZZ, when Ty and Charles Moothart collaborate they can make some great riff-centric jams. Also, with Chris Shaw’s claim to fame being the lead singer of hardcore band, Ex-Cult and guest…

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Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression

Releasing a rock and roll album at 68 years old is no easy task as the genre is almost synonymous with youthful energy. When you are one of rock’s most legendary icons does that mean you can still release music that was up to par with your early material? That’s a question in which will…

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Buffalo

DUDES share debut record Stay Home PT 2

Stay Home PT 2 is the debut from the new punk garage band DUDES. DUDES are exactly what you want out of a garage band nowadays, showing off a solid display of nice riffs played at a fast pace mixed with creative use of added effects, but without overdoing it. The band keeps garage rock as it…

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Tonight: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Indie-pop outfit Clap Your Hand Say Yeah are coming to playing an intimate living room set  Buffalo tonight  CYHSY are in the midst of a living room tour exclusively for their core fans giving both a more personal performance and ensuring a great atmosphere. Don’t expect the full band, only lead singer Alec Ounsworth with a…

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Album Review

DIIV – Is the Is Are

DIIV has acquired quite the reputation among independent music fans over the last couple of years. For both their music and through offstage controversies, like when the bassist of the band, David Ruben Perez, was accused of making bigoted statements on the image board 4Chan. Not to mention since the release of their last album,…

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Album Review

Parquet Courts – Human Performance

Parquet Courts is one of the rare rock’n rolls bands in the last couple of years to manage a consistent number of good releases in a short period of time. Coming from Brooklyn, they manage a good work ethic and have put out some actually thought-provoking music that isn’t too pretentious. When Parquet Courts first gained…

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Tonight: The So So Glos

Brooklyn-based indie rock act  The So So Glos are making their first stop on their tour  at Studio at Waiting Room. The band has been neckdeep in Brooklyn’s DIY aesthetic for close to a decade playing all-ages venues at non-traditional venues. The band is actually responsible for setting up two of Brooklyn’s most-famed DIY spots, Market…

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Tonight: Rogue Wave

Tonight Oakland-based indie rock duo, Rogue Wave, are headlining at the Tralf. Fronted by Zach Rogue and Pat Spurgeon ,the band is touring in support of their recently released album, Delusions of Grand Fur. The band is sure to draw a crowd with some atmospheric indie-pop. They have something for everyone from their pop-influenced lyrics and their…

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Album Review

The Pooches – Heart Attack EP

The Pooches are an up-and-coming indie band hailing from Glasgow and signed to Philadelphia-based indie label, Lame-O Records. The band’s latest release, Heart Attack EP, is modern indie-surf pop at its best, coming across like the softer albeit friendlier little brother to the band Wavves. Heart Attack’s strongest suit is found in creating some relaxing surf riffs…

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Album Review

Ty Segall – Emotional Mugger

Ty Segall is arguably one of the most hardworking artists in music right now, and he’s only improving with an increasing catalog of releases and side-projects. The guy has kept good company since he started making music in his early years with the likes of Mikal Cronin and King Tuff whom are both featured on the new project titled Emotional…

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