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Five Most Anticipated Acts of Pitchfork Festival: Sunday

While the lineups on Friday and Saturday are incredible, I think that Sunday is the strongest day of this weekend’s Pitchfork Music Festival. Some of my personal favorite acts are playing, and they saved some of the most hype-worthy acts for the final day. I mean, Sunday was the first day of the festival that…

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12 Acts to Catch at Move Music Festival

This Friday in Albany, Move Music Festival launches into their fifth annual year, programming one hundred bands at ten venues over a three days span. If that isn’t enough, there will be workshops and panels ranging from music licensing to drum techniques. In order to find out more about the lineup, the seminars, or buy…

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Five Most Anticipated Acts of Pitchfork Festival: Friday

Year after year, I have been watching from the sidelines as Pitchfork announced absolutely incredible line ups to their yearly festival in Union Park in Chicago. When I found out this year I would be going as well as doing coverage for buffaBLOG, I was ecstatic. As part of my coverage for the festival, I…

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Five Year Rewind: Staff Picks – Part 1

Since the blog debuted on March 28th, 2010, with a truly horrible post about a Passion Pit show (sorry Bill), our ever revolving staff of writers and contributors have spun hundreds of albums and songs, and attended more shows in and out of Buffalo than I dare to count. To commemorate our upcoming five year…

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buffaBLOG’s Songs of the Summer

Labor Day has passed us, football has begun, and pumpkin ales are steadily flowing. All of those are signs that fall has pretty much arrived and summer will soon be a distant memory. While fall in Buffalo is a thing of beauty, its never fun to think about what will be awaiting us in a…

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Best of 2015…So Far: Staff Picks

Just like that, 2015 has reached its half way point, and what a half its been. The year so far has seen releases of fantastic debuts (Jamie xx), stellar discography builders (Father John Misty, Kendrick Lamar), and welcome returns from some of music’s finest (Blur, Sleater-Kinney), and with the second half of 2015 in sight…

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Songs of the Summer: Staff Picks

As I type this intro, students have returned to campus, coming in and out of my office at UB North, and with Labor Day weekend upon us, normally the last gasp of summer here in Buffalo, the seasons are about to change for all things pumpkin spice, despite what this recent humidity says. But before…

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Bisexual Awareness Week

It’s Bisexual Awareness Week! We live in a society that loves to compartmentalize sex, and because of that, non-monosexual individuals are up against low cognizance from the public and difficulty expressing themselves to the community, which translates into their private and intimate lives. There are many identities under the polysexual umbrella, like fluid, queer, pansexual—a…

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Five Acts to Catch at Buffalo Porchfest

After an unfortunately soggy fall installment this past October that saw some porches take drastic measures to not cancel their shows, the Elmwood Village Associations’ Buffalo Porchfest returns tomorrow afternoon for what looks to be a pleasant day to stroll around the neighborhood for some outdoor music. Since its inception in October of 2013, the…

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Five Year Rewind: Staff Picks – Part 2

Since the blog debuted on March 28th, 2010, with a truly horrible post about a Passion Pit show (sorry Bill), our ever revolving staff of writers and contributors have spun hundreds of albums and songs, and attended more shows in and out of Buffalo than I dare to count. To commemorate our upcoming five year…

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