Album of the Week

Jon Lewis – Exquisite Corpse

Jon Lewis is a pretty much a staple in the Rochester music scene. The hard-working musician is more or less a fountain of new material, be it from his well-rounded solo project Jon Lewis Band, or his Wiggles-inspired educational alter-ego Mr. Loops. This week we’re checking out his brand new full-band album Exquisite Corpse, which proves…

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Album of the Week

Sonny Baker – Easier

There’s not much to say about Sonny Baker that hadn’t already been said. The Buffalo musician has been a staple of the local scene for over a decade now, having had associations with more musical acts than I can count on one hand. Between full-band freak outs and introspective singer-songwriter pieces–and everything in between–Baker’s musical…

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Preview

Tonight: Delicate Steve

Nietzsche’s will play host to New Jersey indie rocker Delicate Steve tonight. It’s not an easy feat to classify Delicate Steve; his guitar lead and afrobeat-driven songs dance on the line of otherworldly in most cases, but effortlessly deliver something fresh to today’s music scene. You may have caught him when he rolled through Buffalo…

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Rochester

Mammal is a Mountain Teases Two Singles

Central NY folk rock ensemble Mammal is a Mountain is gearing up for the release of their debut full-length Memory Albums, having shared the first single of the new record, along with a solid B-side. The often-rotational outfit of musicians, helmed by songwriter Dan Lynch, melds folk / Americana influence with an unrestrained songwriting style…

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Best of 2016

Staff Picks

To begin our Best of 2016 coverage, we asked a handful of our staff writers to submit their favorite albums and songs of the year. Cliff Parks Favorite Album: The Avalanches – Wildflower The joy and pleasure this album gave me this year is incalculable. The elusive Australian DJ collective saved the day with this next…

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Album of the Week

Safe Search – Hobby

Here at buffaBLOG, we love it when a release takes us by surprise. With so much of our time spent keeping tabs on forthcoming releases and projects that *are* on our radar, it is to be expected that some things slip through the cracks. So when something impressive seemingly comes out of nowhere, naturally, we’re…

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