New Music

Renyier – “Lukewarm (ft. KESMAR)”

Reynier, the moniker for Aussie Jordan Burns released his latest track “Lukewarm” earlier this month, combining forces with KESMAR. The track is all about feeling not into a relationship after a long time and basically just phasing out. KESMAR’s smokey vocals shine on the track. Sound wise this song has a ton of potential, drawing…

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Album of the Week

DRIPPERS! – APSEN ZURTS

Rochester bizarro world psych rock act DRIPPERS! has tapped into some profoundly esoteric emanations on their debut LP APSEN ZURTS to create some seriously out there psychedelic progressive rock that’s our Album of the Week. Ideal for your next scheduled freak out, everything about APSEN ZURTS seems to come at us from some place… else, a thrilling and …

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Tonight: Tokyo Police Club

Tonight, Canadian indie rock all-stars Tokyo Police Club’s finally  return to Buffalo. As per usual, this will be a performance that is certain not to disappoint. The band, hailing from Newmarket, Ontario is sure to bring its’ signature brand of catchy, up-tempo indie-rock to Town Ballroom. This marks their first show in Buffalo since a…

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Fredonia’s Karrot Kake Releases New Single

Fredonia’s own fuzz-punk trio Karrot Kake just released their new single, “Autopilot,” via Nonexistant Records. Karrot Kake was founded when members Jon Fridmann and Kaleh Mendez-deMello were only in 5th grade. After adding Jon’s brother, Mike, Fridmann, their lineup was set, and the trio has been steadily turning out records ever since. The new single “Autopilot”…

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Tonight: SMUG

Local pop punk trio SMUG are celebrating their return tonight  on a jam-packed bill at Nietzsche’s. The band has been busy since the release of their debut full-length Gorgeous, which came out at the tale end of 2018, recently returning from a twelve-date east coast tour as well as wrapping up a successful college radio…

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Tonight: Ben Folds

Alt piano-rock stalwart Ben Folds returns to the area with a rare solo show this evening at the Fallsview Casino. Known for his energetic and engaging live performances, this show will certainly appeal to old and new fans alike. Folds first rose to prominence with the Ben Folds Five after their 1997 release Whatever and…

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Tonight: Jose Gonzalez

Tonight the University at Buffalo Center for the Performing Arts will host Swedish singer-songwriter Jose Gonzalez and The String Theory. Gonzalez’s indie style dates back to 2006 when he covered The Knife’s song “Heartbeats,” which immediately made college radio salivate. To prove himself worthy of the singer-songwriter moniker, Gonzalez continued to work on original material,…

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Covey – “Gecko”

Covey is the moniker for former UK-based multi-instrumentalist Tom Freeman. Since moving to the US in 2010, the singer/songwriter has been hard at work crafting gentle indie rock tracks, with “Gecko” being no different. “Gecko” has a sound you can get lost in, a la Wild Nothing or Beach Fossils. This is the first single from Covey’s…

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Tonight: Humble Braggers

Tonight Buffalo’s Lockhouse Distillery hosts the show of your dreams with an evening of local ethereal pop and rock acts. Headlining and returning for their first show in five months is the atmospheric synth-pop four-piece, Humble Braggers. These hometown heroes will thrill you and get you moving with their vibrant vocals, bouncy bass lines, killer…

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Class Photo – “I’ve Been Cleaning Your Room”

Former STRFKR member Patrick Morris has debuted his new project and first single titled “I’ve Been Cleaning Your Room.” After years and years of touring with the huge indie pop act, the grind had gotten to him. With this, he left the band, relocated to his wife’s home country of Norway, and went back to…

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