Opinion

How To Break Into Buffalo’s Local Music Scene

Have you been inspired by your favorite Buffalo artists? Many people dream of breaking into their local music scene — but whether you’re a Buffalo native or the new kid in town, it’s never easy to take those first steps towards a career in music.  In this post, we’ll be sharing some of our top…

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Album of the Week

Night Slaves – THREE AND A HALF

Operating as mysterious as the shadows that lurk after sundown, Night Slaves, a wonderful boogie-rock band with an affinity for ’60’s Brit Pop and psychedelia, have recorded a new album. THREE AND A HALF, released on Buffalo-based label Swimming Faith, appropriately dropping in mid-March during the height of the COVID-19 crisis. Regardless of the timing,…

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Here Are a Few Casinos that Offer Music Entertainment

Here are a few casinos that offer music entertainment There is very little that London can’t provide in terms of gambling, as the nation’s capital is home to several prominent casinos. Most of them are regular gambling venues where anyone can have a good time without betting larger amounts. There are, however, a few exclusive…

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Opinion

How Music Has Changed With the Emergence of New Technology

Technology has changed many aspects of life in a multitude of ways. The music industry has not gone untouched by the influence. Music is one way we use to express ourselves, and it has been changing for thousands of years. In recent decades, there have been numerous technological advances and innovations, which have led to…

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6 Simple Ways to Become a Better Guitarist

To become a great guitar player, you must be diligent about practicing regularly. However, every musician knows that practicing can get stale if you don’t change up the routine. You can’t always sit down to play the same chords, riffs, and songs over and over and expect to be challenged. So, to shake things up…

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Album Review

Pearl Jam – Gigaton

These days, the only time you ever hear the word ‘grunge’ in and around music is as part of the sentence ‘grunge is dead.’ That’s not exactly true, but or is it a large-scale exaggeration. It’s now more than twenty-five years since Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain took his own life, and the sad anniversary of that…

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Preview

Tonight: Night Slaves

Inventive industrial act Night Slaves will be celebrating the release of their newest LP THREE AND A HALF with a show tonight at Revolution Gallery. Anchored by core members David Kane and John Toohil, the group has recently expanded to include Lucy Bell, Ryan McMullen, and Kelly Mourdant. Their sound is an amalgam of 60s…

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Tonight: Candy Ambulance

Candy Ambulance make their return to Buffalo tonight with a sweet midweek gig at Mohawk Place. The three-piece grunge rock band hailing from Troy make are in town in support of their latest length release, Traumantic. Released last September, Traumatic showcases Candy Ambulance’s raw and powerful sound. Fans of late 90s alternative scene will surely…

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Buffalo

Carrier Pigeons Release Debut Singles

The new year and decade has started with a resurgence of vibrancy in the Buffalo music scene, as newcomers Carrier Pigeons, introduce themselves to the world with the release of their first single, “Death of a Salesman.” The title track has definite traces of 1990s alt and grunge rock. Lead singer Logan Giddins emotes, with…

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Tonight: The Get Up Kids

Kansas City emo forefathers The Get Up Kids will make their biennial stop in Buffalo tonight to play Rec Room amid a North American tour in support of their latest release, Problems (2019) – their first full-length since 2011. Though they aren’t happy to associate themselves with the genre, The Get Up Kids were major players in…

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