Rochester

Hieronymus Bogs Releases First Single from The Angel

Man what is in the water in the Genesee River lately? We have been doing this blog for over five years now, and over last couple, expanding our focus past just Buffalo and into other areas of WNY. With that said, I have never seen such a run of quality new music than we have…

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Buffalo

The Get Money Squad Drops Follow Up Single “Pillow Talk”

One of our favorite releases from last summer came from the Get Money Squad. Featuring Quinton Brock and Jon Bap of Network, the act’s short, self-coined “urban surf” EP was the perfect blend of off beat Mac DeMarco meets Shuggie Otis/Bill Withers lo-fi vibes. The group went on to open for Girl Talk at Canalside,…

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Just Announced: Beach House

All has been a bit quiet on the Beach House front lately as the duo has been prepping the follow up album to 2012’s Bloom. Since its debut back in 2006, the Baltimore group has released a string of stellar, and at most times, flat out gorgeous albums, establishing itself one of the best acts…

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Just Announced: Ceremony

The show announcements have been coming in at a blistering pace lately so we wanted to catch up a couple that slipped through the cracks, bringing us to to Ceremony. The powerviolence act turned Matador signee will fill another hole in massively busy summer shaping up down at Mohawk Place. The California based five-piece just…

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Rochester

Gay Angel Releases Second Installment of floral

As promised back in February, the next installment of floral, the ambitious, 100-track project from Rochester’s chamber folk musician, Gay Angel, has arrived. After about a year of listening to Jake Bellissimo’s Gay Angel recordings, there are always a few things to expect on each release: an overwhelming track list (although once you look at some…

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Buffalo

Humble Braggers Sign to Admirable Traits, Release “How It Starts” Single

Humble Braggers, the latest project from former Streamside front-man Tom Burtless, has signed on with the ever busy local label, Admirable Traits, to releases it’s debut EP, Disposable Friends. After ditching the pop-punk scene for synth pop, HB has been building a nice following over the past year while sharing bills with fellow local buzz…

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Rochester

Genesee Live Releases Latest Installment feat. Drippers

We haven’t checked in with Rochester’s Genesee Live for a minute, so we were happy to see the live session series released its latest installment this morning, this time featuring the psych-rock trio, Drippers. The act may be new to some of our blog readers because as to my best recollection, we have yet to…

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Just Announced: twenty one pilots

Despite not knowing for sure if concerts will even be happening at Canalside next summer, promoters and talent buyers are moving until told otherwise by the Common Council and have booked alt radio mainstays twenty one pilots to play the waterfront venue on Tuesday, June 21st. The Columbus pair’s Buffalo visit will be one of…

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Just Announced: Dr. Dog

After a handful of memorable area appearances over the years, including a eulogizing set for Mohawk Place a couple years back, the Philadelphia based, Queen City loved psych-folk rockers, Dr. Dog, will be once again gracing the stage of Town Ballroom, this time on Wednesday, March 9th. While the band does not have a new record under…

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Tonight: Circuit des Yuex

Help ease in a busy Saturday here in Buffalo by paying a visit to Dreamland and spending the evening with Haley Fohr’s experimental folk project, Circuit des Yeux. The Thrill Jockey recording artist and NPR favorite combines electronic minimalism with organic strings, woodwinds, and percussion for a meditative yet challenging style of folk that fans of…

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