Buffalo

Eyes Everywhere Release New EP Talk/Cold Bug Out

Last month, Buffalo DJ/production duo Eyes Everywhere’s released their highly anticipated new EP Talk/Cold Bug Out  via Atlanta house label Psycho Disco. The EP presents a pair of tech house heaters with dense bass, dynamic percussion, and evocative vocal samples. “Talk” features dexterous drum patterns, atmospheric, sonorous synth work and the type of incendiary breakdowns the…

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Album of the Week

brat’ya – Nightwalker

Buffalo synth-pop producer brat’ya (aka Alek Ogadzhanov) debut full-length Nightwalker is driven by layered, melodic instrumentation and inventive sound design to make for a lush, hook-laden release. The release is brat’ya’s first collaboration with internet savvy / futuristic chillwave label Business Casual. Opening track “Glow” kicks things off with an introspective pop jam with bright synth leads…

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Buffalo

Eli2ah Releases Debut Single “Bamaphones”

Buffalo MC Eli2ah delivers an impassioned verse over a sinister instrumental on the first track released from his debut EP, Galore. “Bamaphones,” produced by Derek Sullivan, also features verses from Leemsworld and OJ who use their agile flows to hover atop menacing 808’s and hi hat rolls. Asking “make who great again?” and wishing for…

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Tonight: Moon Hooch

Brooklyn jazz fusion trio Moon Hooch met while attending college in Manhattan and shortly after began busking in New York subway stations. This humble beginning led the band to the realization that “the more focus and the more energy you put into the music, and the more you listen to everything around you and integrate…

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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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Tonight: Danny Brown

Raucous Detroit rapper Danny Brown has consistently pushed genre boundaries with the release of his last three albums, balancing experimental, club-ready tracks with more introspective lyrical cuts. His latest record, Atrocity Exhibition, was released via influential electronic label Warp Records and features the artist’s typically boisterous drums paired with cold, industrial instrumentals. Artists like Kendrick…

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Tonight: Anklepants

The music of enigmatic Australian producer Anklepants is a glitchy, unpredictable blend of electro and techno created by the artist coordinating his movements to trigger his sounds via wearable sensors. His live performances have gained notoriety for their element of controlled chaos which surrounds both the visual and sonic nature of these events. The frenetic music…

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Buffalo

Father Glamor Drops New Album Bird Child

Bird Child, the debut album of Buffalo producer Father Glamor offers a wide array of emotive, synth-driven instrumentals that range from ambient to more pop leaning arrangements. The hook heavy “PFTRLN” leads the release off as a buoyant melody sits atop frenetic percussion. Beginning with a groove laden synth melody, “I Keep Hallucinating Bugs” builds…

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Tonight: Diamond Nights

Tonight Milkie’s on Elmwood hosts the first event of a new monthly series called Diamond Nights, named in honor of the late Buffalo performer Lance Diamond, who spent much of his musical career playing the venue then known as Elmwood Lounge. The party will feature DJs, hip hop and electronic artists both local and national….

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New Music

2Beeps – “Burn It Up”

Brooklyn producer 2Beeps (Matt Verzola) blends elements of house, breaks, and electro on “Burn It Up.” With melodic vocal sampling and burly 808’s, the maximalist, club-ready track places a bright 90’s rave-inspired organ melody alongside hyper-chopped vocals and layered breaks.  “Burn It Up” is off 2Beeps’ newest EP, Shake That Ass, which came out last…

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