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Tonight: The Get Up Kids

Legendary Kansas act The Get Up Kids are rolling through Buffalo tonight… So lace up your ratty old converse and dust off that threadbare band t-shirt, this is probably the coolest thing you could go do on a Tuesday. Often cited as (some of) the godfathers of the emo genre, the band is sure to perform an incredible…

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KARMS – “River”

If you’re in the mood for some kick-ass rock and roll, we suggest you look no farther than the thundering four-piece that is KARMS. The Dublin-based quartet hit us up with the swagger of “River,” a four-minute, guitar-driven face puncher that is sure to get you feeling amped. Fans of Billy Talent and Biffy Clyro will…

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Rochester

Pink Elephant Return with Grungy New Single, “Around Your Neck”

Rochester trash-wave veterans Pink Elephant are back at it again with a grungy new single called “Around Your Neck.” Recorded at More Sound Studios in Syracuse, “Around Your Neck” is a skulking rock banger with tinges of psych rock and garage twang. The song is about wanting to help someone who can’t be saved; rather…

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CASTLEBEAT – “Heart Still Beats”

This isn’t the first time we’ve written about the fantastic slacker-pop of CASTLEBEAT, and we’re pretty sure it won’t be the last. He’s back for more, this time with “Heart Still Beats.” 23-year-old wunderkind Josh Hwang is the brains behind CASTLEBEAT, writing and recording everything himself on “mediocre equipment” (his words) with a strong DIY ethos….

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Dr. Doctor – “Turbulence”

Dr. Doctor ain’t no newbie – the project helmed by mastermind Ralph Torrefranca has been in the works for years. Originally born from heartache and pain, Dr. Doctor has evolved into a one man journey to embrace poetic storytelling with chorus-laden guitars and low-key vibes. “Turbulence” is a perfect example, a simmering indie-rock jam that showcases…

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Canon Blue – “Beholden”

“Beholden” is the worldly new jam from Canon Blue, the solo project from Nashville-based writer producer Daniel James. We dig the simmering, rolling drums and left-field instrumentals, but we’ll let Daniel sell you on this one with a direct quote: “‘[Beholden]’ was one of the first songs I wrote for the record and is a…

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Have You Ever Seen the Jane Fonda Aerobic VHS? – “Magic Swimming Pants”

Like the curiously-named Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, and Portugal. The Man before them, Finnish garage-pop band Have You Ever Seen the Jane Fonda Aerobic VHS? are here with an effervescent and surreal single in the form of “Magic Swimming Pants.” Squiggly Keyboards and buzzing bass guitars propel this one-of-a-kind track…

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NOTNO – “Body feat. Freda James”

The 80s have never been dead, and NOTNO is proving it. Conjuring images of pink and teal windbreakers, neon signs, and big hair, “Body” is all 80s, combining blown-out percussion samples, swirly reverb, and retro synth pads. Freda James adds a flirty, female touch to this already sexy song. Put it on and roll your windows…

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Prism Tats – “Used To Be Cool”

ANTI-records means business with this next one… “Used To Be Cool” is one hell of a jam from raucous rocker, Prism Tats. Tats is a one-man-band who injects the spirit of rock n’ roll into his garage-fueled jams. We’re picking up notes of rock legends like David Bowie, but this one also has a very distinct,…

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Camino 84 – “Sounds Fake But OK (ft. Sidney Gish)”

Groovy! If you’re a fan of nu-disco or songs that make you want to dance, we seriously recommend “Sound Fake But OK” by wunderkind Camino 84. A notably discoish beat and bass line form the spine of this track, featuring the tasteful vocal stylings of Sidney Gish. We dig the retro vibe here, even though…

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