New Music

Joseph of Mercury – “Pretenders”

Feeling the funky nu-disco groove of “Pretenders” by mysterious Canadian artist Joseph of Mercury. Pairing a funky bass line with guitar ambiance and a Morrissey-tinged croon, “Pretenders” is the kind of song that has classic appeal with 2019-flavored contemporary energy. Fans of Daft Punk or the Smiths will def dig this one – check it…

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Szymon – “Blue Coloured Mountain”

Mmmm, a tasty one from Szymon – “Blue Colored Mountain” is an eclectic shuffle, matching falsetto mastery and humble synth twinkling with a perfect drumbeat tempo. This one, sadly, is released posthumously – Szymon tragically took his own life after years of battling depression and mental illness… But for that reason, it’s all the more…

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ACUA – “Keep Spinning”

German psych poppers ACUA scratched just the right itch with their latest offering, “Keep Spinning.” Full of twinkling guitars, dreamy vocal longing, and bassy splashes of keyboard, “Keep Spinning” would fit comfortably on a shelf next to Turnover or Radiohead. These talented musicians did a lot of running around to make this stunning music video,…

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Diamond Thug – “The Woods”

This one is sure to get you into a mood – Diamond Thug goes right for the heartstrings with the industrial and synthy slog of “The Woods.” The South African crew explores themes of isolation and disconnection through their use of dark and dreary synths and singer Chantel Van T’s ethereal vocals. All the while,…

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Rochester

Maybird – “Montreal”

Maybird is a prolific psychedelic band from Rochester who have been long time buffaBLOG staples… This time around they’ve released a brand new music video for their song, “Montreal.” Any fan of their A+ psych-pop catalog or guitarist “Overhand Sam’s” unique guitar technique will surely be pleased – this one is packed full of tight drumming,…

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Fever Days – “Drugs”

Falling somewhere on the spectrum between The 1975 and Cloud Nothings, we dig the latest banger from Fever Days. Their jangly art pop is layered thick with synth flourishes and heady bass tones, not to mention a raucous vocal approach. This one has a jittery feel, perhaps even a little reminiscent of how you’d feel…

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Buffalo

The Tins Release New Single “Sooner or Later”

Buffalo music scene mainstays The Tins have had a pretty good summer – and you might’ve noticed during your morning commute and coffee run. Their spring single “City Lies II,” which we here at BuffaBLOG loved, landed on Starbucks’ retail playlist, playing in stores across North America. They also got some love on satellite radio,…

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Parallels – “The Magic Hour”

If you’re looking for a heady dose of 80s inspired synthpop, we think you should check out Parallel‘s newest jam, “The Magic Hour.” Full of feathery synths and enough sass to make Madonna or Cyndi Lauper jealous, this Toronto trio is riding high on the release of a new LP, Metropolis… Not to mention their stint…

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Natalie Walker – “Last Day”

Natalie Walker‘s new self-released EP Evenfall has us feeling some-type-of-way – “Last Day” is yet another gauzy indie-pop song with its head in the clouds. Walker’s voice is soothing and sits atop the airy music perfectly. Flush with nu-disco tinged guitar, bumping keyboard vibes, and a warm percussion track, we think “Last Day” will wind up…

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Natalie Walker – “Starry Eyed Kids”

We’re over the moon for the latest song from Colorado native Natalie Walker. “Starry Eyed Kids” pairs a healthy heap of nostalgia with a driven fuzzed-out and spacy woo-oohs for a lovely and gauzy indie pop number. Lyrics like “I wanna go back” and “1992” will conjure up your own fond, albeit hazy memories. Check it out…

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