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Tonight: The New Deal

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The New Deal (theNEWDEAL) sweeps through Buffalo tonight with a location change from Town Ballroom to the Waiting Room. Hailing from Toronto, the three-piece electronic band formed in 1998. Comprised by a drummer, a bassist and a keyboardist, the group has been touring, putting out releases and playing festivals almost non-stop, with a one-year hiatus…

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Sound Devices: Why Andy Czuba Loves His Om-Bot Psychic Cell Doom Wave Fold Noise Synth

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Editor’s note: Each week, Cory Perla of The Public asks a local musician to tell us why they love their favorite piece of gear. Andy Czuba is a noise artist and Sugar City volunteer. His projects include La Parka, a collaborative noise music project with Bobby Griffiths/VWLS, and Flesh Trade, his solo noise project. “I discovered…

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Sequencer Spotlight: YLXR

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In less than a year, anonymous Buffalo-based producer YLXR has managed to amass a solid following in the area with his productions and remixes alone. Following the release of his interstellar remix of Ariana Grande’s “One More Time,” the Sequencer had the opportunity to catch up with the artist. When asked about the possibility of live performances,…

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Tonight: Origins

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For the past month the Sequencer has been spotlighting the DJs that will perform during tonight’s Origins party, an intimate house and techno gathering which will be held at the Dnipro Ukranian Cultural Center in the basement bar. Although all the artists on the bill have traveled throughout the country and some across international borders, they…

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Tonight: Igloo Unofficial MIA After Party

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If you haven’t learned by now, the masterminds of Igloo Music refuse to let the party end before we’ve had a healthy dose of their old school vibes. Saturday night will be no different at their Music is Art after party, held at the ever-intimate Gypsy Parlor. The usual suspects (though not to be downplayed)…

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Sequencer Spotlight: Sassmouth

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For the past 15 years Chicago has been the adopted home for Sam Kern, who otherwise goes by the moniker Sassmouth. After growing up in the punk scene as a teenager in the Northwest, she was brought to the city in 2000 working as a brand new flight attendant. “I didn’t discover Chicago house and Detroit…

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Tonight: Kill The Noise

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Tonight After Dark & Factory NightLife present Jake Stanczak, more formally known as Ewun or Kill The Noise. He returns to his hometown Rochester, N.Y. to rock the stage at Anthology. Kill The Noise kicked off his album tour Thursday night in Atlanta, making his hometown show the third stop. The release of his first album Occult…

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Sequencer Spotlight: Les Sins

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Chaz Bundick, best known for his chillwave/synthpop alias Toro Y Moi, started Les Sins as a more dance-oriented side project back in 2010. The producer stated he was looking for “another way to make weirder music without having to feel I’m alienating Toro Y Moi fans.” Citing European electronic artists Four Tet and Motor City…

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Tonight: Flux Pavilion

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UK bass artist Josh Steele knows the essence of dubstep, and he will be taking the stage at Town Ballroom once again tonight on the Tesla tour along with 12th Planet and Diskord, hosted by MNM Presents. Much has changed since 2010, when his disharmonious edgy dubstep dropped live and ripped your ears off with a semblance of…

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Sound Devices: Why Khari Waits Loves His BOSS DR-670

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Editor’s note: Each week, Cory Perla of The Public asks a local musician to tell us why they love their favorite piece of gear. Khari Waits is a Buffalo-based hip hop artist who goes by the name Coleman J. Brahski. He’s also in a few hardcore bands, including BastardBastardBastard and On Point. “My BOSS DR-670 was…

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