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Sons of Luther Explore “Isolationism”

Batavia post grunge disciples Sons of Luther are back with a lacerating slice of political protest rock right in time for Election Day called “Isolationism” and it takes no prisoners. Recorded in secret at a post industrial location under the strictest safety procedures in October, “Isolationism” finds Sons mastermind Wren Werner pondering America’s fraught political…

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Quinton Brock is Taking All of Us “To The Moon”

Quinton Brock’s latest single “To The Moon” is everything you need right now in the year of our lord 2020, and it’s video directed by Shauna Presto is pure gold and the future Leftists dream of. The ever elusive Brock has previously offered us glimpses into his progressive and soulful vision hip-hop, but here it’s…

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way2wavybaby & chango4 Break on Thru to Planet 9

Right in time for the most catawampus Fourth of July in American history probably since the original and our ongoing Coronavirus summer, Buffalo’s hip hop scene delivered not one but two vital albums for our long, hot summer, Westside Gunn’s latest, which we’ll leave to Pitchfork now that the Grizelda crew has gone supernova; and…

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Humble Braggers Break Out With New Single “Locked Inside”

Buffalo synth pop quartet Humble Braggers have dropped a very tight new single “Locked Inside” that’s exactly what you need inside and out after an exceptionally sunless winter. Humble Braggers don’t play around on this single, with every element on song from the achingly vulnerable tenor and evocative lyrics of frontman and creative guru Tom…

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Tonight: VACATION

Head downtown to get switched on tonight by Cincinnati lo-fi garage rockers VACATION when they roll through the Mohawk with some staples from the local punk scene. Getting free via a raw sound that fuses punk, early Flaming Lips psychedelia, and crisp songwriting, VACATION are touring behind their other dimensional 2019 LP Zen Quality Seed…

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Tonight: Kevin Scoma

The 9th Ward at Babeville hosts a tremendous evening of local indie singer/songwriters featuring Kevin Scoma, heave, and Koko Neetz, and the dead perfect acoustics of that intimate and lovely brick performance space in the basement. Kevin Scoma will be playing tunes from his excellent Into The Weeping Sea EP, a deeply melodic and captivating fragment of dream folk…

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Tonight: Steak & Cake Records 9th Anniversary

The brainchild of local musician, producer and budding impresario Brandon Schlia, Steak & Cake Records has been a vital to the Buffalo music scene, and tonight area record label Steak & Cake Records celebrates nine years at Curly’s with a killer lineup of acts from their troupe of artists and an album release from Buffalo…

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Tonight: Sugar City Soul Night

Sugar City Soul Night is back and this year it’s on Valentine’s Day night for all your booty shaking needs at Milkie’s on Elmwood, so don’t miss out. The primary fundraiser for the beloved and vital all ages DIY arts, performance and community space, Soul Night is all about tasty grooves guaranteed to keep you warm…

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Sons of Luther Drop New Single “Kill Your Darlings” Featuring Medusa and Bkpr

Rochester indie guitar rock heroes Sons of Luther have teamed with Buffalo darktronica guru Medusa and beat maestro Bkpr to drop “Kill Your Darlings,” a dark, mesmerizing and modern take on British 90’s electronica. Floating on an impeccably tasteful Bkpr loop, Portishead  and Massive Attack vibes, and multi-tracked harmonies that reach for the infinite, “Kill…

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Tonight: Too Many Zooz

Tonight NYC trailblazers Too Many Zooz bring their enigmatic and irresistibly danceworthy brand of brass band music to Buffalo Iron Works with fellow NYC vibe guru Birocratic. Ecstatically and virally bursting forth from the subway station busking scene with a sound and aesthetic that blends house, funk, and a few genres of jazz, the trio that…

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