Buffalo

Nylon Otters Drop New EP, Single

Rising Buffalo-based grunge revivalists, Nylon Otters, started 2019 off with a bang by releasing a brand new four song EP titled Goldilocks. The first song off the album and title track “Goldilocks” is the lead single from the album. Lead singer Logan Ross almost effortlessly channels the gravelly howl of Kurt Cobain in the trio’s latest…

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Album of the Week

Old Fame – s/t

Based out Rochester, Old Fame is a new band formed by veteran local musicians Ben Armes (guitar/vocals), Evan Clark (guitar), Jay Asarese (bass), and Doug Kelley (drums).  This four-piece band is bound to catch the attention of many following the release of their self-titled EP on January 7th. Upon initial listen, Old Fame draws comparison to Coheed and…

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New Music

Sunnbrella – “Nick Hornby”

Sunnbrella delighted out inbox with their new music video for their latest single “Nick Hornby.” With a driving drumbeat, the shoegaze act’s new jam is sprinkled with melancholy. The video, directed by Filippo Locatelli, takes place mid-makeover, with lyrics all about trying to figure life out/growing as an individual. Check the video out below and try…

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Tonight: Dentist

Kick your weekend into high gear tonight with an irresistible indie rock show at Milkie’s on Elmwood. Headlining and from the larger-than-life city of Asbury Park, NJ is garage rock act, Dentist. This kinetic trio applies breezy surf influences over raw pop-rock riffs like suntan lotion, creating catchy, sweet and sour records that will get…

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Tonight: Leyda Hallways EP Release Party

Baroque local indie pop band Leyda will be celebrating the release of their second EP Hallways tonight at the Mohawk with local support from Christina Stock and Jeanette Chin. Fronted by multi instrumentalist and vocalist Saffi, Leyda is in your face and ethereal at the same time, with vibe heavy rhythms and surging riffs charging…

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Tonight: Dr. Fadeaway

Tonight local DIY space Sugar City hosts a profoundly compelling  lineup of electronic acts featuring Detroit dream pop band Dr. Fadeaway, Medusa and Berlin Boys. The brainchild of SoCal native Alathea Reese, Dr. Fadeaway and their debut EP Cosa Rimane floats in on tight hooks, New Wave synths and jangling guitars that go rather nicely…

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New Music

General Crush – “Big Man”

General Crush, aka the brainchild of songwriter/producer Ray Ward, delivered a true gem into our inbox with his live session recording of “Big Man.” Based out of Boston, the one-man-band released a live set recording of his track “Big Man,” which shows similar shades to Pedro the Lion or Say Hi. The lyrics are delivered…

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Highschool Jacob – “Can’t Get Enough”

Highschool Jacob’s latest track “Can’t Get Enough” starts out slowly accentuated by meek vocals, but don’t let that fool you. This single turns into the perfect smokey dance party track early on. At :45 on this electropop track, it goes down with an almost Daft Punk / Boys Noize feel. Get lost in the French…

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Buffalo

Lesionread is Back for “2019!”

Art provocateur Lesionread has returned to us from the ether (and his ongoing membership in Space Cubs) with a handy and bonkers manifesto for the new year in the form of a new video for “2019!” that’s almost too much. Featuring drums from dreambeaches alum Gabe Wells and even more bodystocking action than ever before,…

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Dream Talk – “Get Out”

Last month, Dream Talk delivered a funk-y single called “Get Out” that has become quite the earworm. Fans of Joywave, Penguin Prison, or MGMT would be a fan of this nu-pop anthem. It’s super accessible with the driving rhythm section and dancing synths, check it out below.