New Music

Tess – “Love Gun”

Tess is a newcomer to the industry, recently discovered making waves via her home on La Réunion island. “Love Gun” caught our ears for being a catchy, pure pop jam, reminding us strongly of songstresses Rihanna or Ariana Grande. “Love Gun” showcases Tess’ unique vocal delivery and lyrics where she suggests she might need a ‘love gun’…

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Tonight: Radarada & Death Picnic feat. Short Moscato

Radarada

Radarada, one of Buffalo’s most prolific hip-hop ensembles, promises to get you turned up tonight at Nietzsche’s. They’re playing all the old favorites that most fans know by heart. It’s no secret these guys are a lot of fun on stage and put on a high-energy show that keeps you buzzing for hours afterwards, but…

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Tonight: Matt Script

Catch a Buffalo native back in his natural habitat tonight as Matt Script will be preforming in a showcase with Lady Lush and the Vinyls, Soloman Dixon, and Julian Burgois at The Gypsy Parlor. Script has been preforming in these parts since his high school days, but if you haven’t managed to catch him live…

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Tonight: Graph Rabbit

Graph Rabbit is a dreamy indie rock act based out of Brooklyn that combines the talents of Austin Donohue, a filmmaker as well as musician and composer, producer Allen Farmelo (The Cinematic Orchestra, Talk Normal), experimental pianist Shy Kedmi, and sound engineer Valgeir Sirgurosson (Bjork, Sigur Ros). You get a blurry, fairy-tale-Icelandic vibe when you…

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Tonight: Mutual Benefit

When I first heard Mutual Benefit, I was sitting in my room in China alone, drinking Tiger beer, eating the best fried rice I will ever eat, and feeling a little too far away.  Let me tell you, Jordan Lee’s debut LP was a welcome visitor. Listening to the self-released, Love’s Crushing Diamond, you feel…

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Herd Fest Showcase Spotlight

Spiral Scratch Records

There’s something pretty special going on at Spiral Scratch Records this Saturday, June 21st. The independent record shop is hosting an afternoon showcase for our inaugural Herd Fest this weeks, so you might want to step outside your normal Allentown routine and check this bill out.  Headlining the afternoon showcase is Bill Nehill and The Poison Arrows…

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Album of the Week

Radarada – First Edition

A little over a year ago, I ran into Radarada‘s bassist, Colin Brydalski, and guitarist, Fran Coyne, at a bar.  They told me they were forming a band.  I laughed and responded, “Of course you are.”  Something about Radarada seemed meant to be, like this group of people were always going to make music together….

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