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Tonight: Tiny Rhymes

Upon investigating the musical genre “chamber folk” that Buffalo-based quartet Tiny Rhymes goes by, I discovered a historical fact: that it is also called the “music of friends.” Indeed, each instrument whispers to each other, creating a delicate hush of fae compositions, led by strong lyrical prowess. A distinct sophistication presents itself in the group’s…

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Herd Fest

Silo Sessions

Today is going to be a busy Saturday. If you’re looking to get the most out of your all-access Herd Fest bracelet, your itinerary will take you to Record Theatre in the afternoon, Black Dots in the evening, and the Buffalo bustle of Allen Street to cap off your fat schedule at a number of…

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Tonight: Marian McLaughlin

Equal parts chamber-folk songstress and classically-charged eccentric, DC musician Marian McLaughlin will make her way to Buffalo’s Ninth Ward at Babeville tonight for the first stop on her string of East Coast tour dates. The thing about Marian is—unless you’re already familiar with her unique musicianship—chances are slim that I’ll be able to accurately describe…

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Best of 2015

Top 20 Buffalo Tracks: 10-1

It’s that time of year again, where we re-think and dissect every local song that we’ve come across organically or via submission. This is our fourth year counting down our top songs and this year, like every other year, has been difficult to whittle down. Like we always remind people, this list is subjective and…

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Buffalo

Tiny Rhymes Announces A Kinder History EP, Releases “Arrows” Single

Our first introduction to Buffalo chamber-folk outfit Tiny Rhymes was a clip of the band performing its wonderful song “Arrows” over at the Unitarian Universalist Church last fall. And now, the band has officially released the song as the lead off single to its upcoming debut EP, A Kinder History. The newly recorded version of “Arrows”…

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Tonight: Tiny Rhymes & Andy Pothier

Tonight Allentown’s hippest low-key venue, Pausa Art House,  is set two host two up and coming acoustic acts coming out of Buffalo. On the bill is indie-folk quartet, Tiny Rhymes, a intricately pleasant act that’s lead by effortlessly gripping vocals. Sharing the stage is Andy Pothier, a local staple and current percussionist for Buffalo folk-stompers Pine…

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Buffalo

Tiny Rhymes Perfoms “Arrows” at Buffalo’s Unitarian Universalist Church

Sometimes we miss out on material that we stumble across later and are shocked as to how it was not on our radar before. See Applennium’s amazing track we discovered 7 months after it was initially released. Same goes to say for this next one. Back in September, orchestral folk group, Tiny Rhymes, released a live…

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Tonight: Rachel Ries

Tonight, take refuge from this frigid January at Mohawk Place (8pm, $5) for a night of warm melodies performed Rachel Ries with local openers Tiny Rhymes and Wolf. Ries’ music mixes folk with something more expansive, reflective of her rural background (Ries is the daughter of Mennonite missionaries and grew up in South Dakota) and…

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Tonight: Class Acts w/ Tiny Rhymes, Cadaver Country, and more

Dreamland will truly be the land of dreams tonight, if you’re of the indie folk predilection. Local class acts, including Tiny Rhymes and Cadaver Country, are teaming up to offer a night of heartfelt songwriting and emotive and lyrical wisdom. Tiny Rhymes’ full ensemble is assembling for tonight’s performance, which means audience members can look forward to experiencing the…

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Tonight: Tiny Desk Concert Contest Concert

For years, the NPR Tiny Desk series has been home to many artists from T-Pain and Macklemore to Adele and Foster the People. Some of the biggest artists in music today have played in the small cramped studio that NPR calls home. And thanks to NPR’s extensive reach, the search for new fresh talent has…

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