Buffalo

Medusa Releases Menacing New Single, “Woof”

Here’s another darktronica banger from prolific Buffalo-based producer Medusa. “Woof” is a grungy, genre-bending slog that beautifully aligns with their m.o.: [Medusa has] pledged their life to composing anthems of the scorned. Like the infamous gorgon, Medusa is all about avenging wrongs and turning you to stone – but, like, in a fun way. It’s…

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Tonight: FOWLS

Angular indie rockers FOWLS make a return to Buffalo tonight, sharing a loaded stage with some of the area’s more notable talents. Hailing from Rochester, FOWLS have been a staple of the 585 local music scene for nearly nine years, which is is kind of like eighteen years in band years. The band’s light and…

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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: Sons of Luther

Driving alt-rockers Sons of Luther headline a diverse indie showcase tonight at Mohawk. With a dark, brooding sound, their most recent EP Do What You Can really highlights their riff heavy, new wave aesthetic. Joining the  line-up is dark-pop producer Medusa. To call their music danceable would be an understatement, but it’s also deeply dark, even…

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Tonight: Stay Gold at the Burchfield Penney Art Center

Art and music intersect brilliantly and beautifully tonight when the Burchfield Penney Art Center hosts their annual Stay Gold party featuring some of Western New York’s hottest artists. Throughout the Burchfield Penney, au courant artists will be displaying site specific installations alongside the museum’s current ongoing exhibitions and performances by a plethora of up to the…

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Tonight: Televisionaries

Vintage Rochester surf rockers Televisonaries roll through town tonight at the Mohawk for a solid show featuring darktronica mastermind Medusa, garage punks Regular Sex, and Velvet Bethany. Bringing together rockabilly grit and California surf rock, Televisionaries rock hard with some clean lines and some off the rails guitar riffs. Buffalo darktronica mastermind Medusa has a…

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Medusa – “ET”

“ET” is the latest offering from Buffalo “genre-crossing, gender-bending” (their words not ours) producer/musician Medusa. “ET,” in this case, an acronym for both Estrogen and Testosterone and the popular 80s movie, is a dark and moody electro-pop banger. It’s surprisingly danceable despite its sludgy tempo and scathing condemnation of the transphobic experiences one might experience….

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Tonight: Space Cubs

Indietronica multimedia ensemble Space Cubs will be releasing their hotly anticipated LP The 4th Age, with a show tonight at Mohawk Place. Originally born in 2011 as a venture of songwriter/producer Suzanne Bonifacio, the group grew with the addition of multimedia whiz Shawn Lewis (Lesionread), and guitarist and visual artist Adam Pressley (Frenchpressley). It’s been…

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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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Tonight: Deadwolf

Tonight the Mohawk hosts a killer lineup of Buffalo bands headlined by Deadwolf and bringing together genres, scenes, and party people for an excellent late show with Medusa, The Sofa Kingz and Space Cubs. After some hot sets at the Trimania art party blowout and opening for indie darlings Sunflower Bean, Deadwolf will be unleashing…

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