Davey Harris – “Self Saboteur”

Davey Harris – “Self Saboteur”

If you were to ask me what genre Davey Harris (aka David Muntner of Buffalo-based act The Tins) belongs to, I wouldn’t be able to identify it by name. On his latest single, “Self Saboteur,” he walks and swaggers across genres as if he’s walking through a garden. We're...

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Just Ending Now – “Indivisible”

Just Ending Now – “Indivisible”

The production over “Indivisible” must have been the work of a mad wizard atop of a moated castle. Buffalo based artist Jeremy Jermaine Jerome, (aka Just Ending Now) posted this statement along with the release of “Indivisible,” “faith is a measure that know...

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Carmen & Lizzy – “When It Ends”

Carmen & Lizzy – “When It Ends”

Like a pair of voices from the clouds above, Carmen & Lizzy present a divine performance on their latest release, “When it Ends.” The acoustic duo from Buffalo bring out vocals and guitar riffs that are lighter than air and bright enough to pierce the soul. On...

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Hotel Etiquette – “Sounds Like Love”

Hotel Etiquette – “Sounds Like Love”

Sounds Like Love” paints the picture of emo/pop-punk and excludes no details. “We could fuck it up, and if you’re asking me, then it sounds like love...” It's a line that hauntingly holds true to relationships that sink. Hotel Etiquette (aka Mike Hansen & co.)...

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Sons of Luther – “The Wrong Way”

Sons of Luther – “The Wrong Way”

Buffalo-based rock band Sons of Luther released a fresh new single, “The Wrong Way,” on February 1st, and within a week it became their number one song on Spotify. It speaks to the intentional songwriting and the "earwormitis" that comes along with listening to...

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Deadwolf – Deadwolf EP

Deadwolf – Deadwolf EP

It's almost as if five musicians from Buffalo went back in time, taking elements from the sixties, seventies, and eighties, and brought them to July 1st of 2021. Those people are Tyler Mendola, Cody Morse, Bryan Williams, Ken Shockley, and Andy Pothier, aka the...

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Dolly Sods – “tupelogumswamp”

Dolly Sods – “tupelogumswamp”

Hot new gloomy shoegaze band from Buffalo, Dolly Sods is making some literal noise with their debut single “tupelogumswamp.” Comprised of three members of other Buffalo-based bands, Jesse James, Nate Ward, and Andy Pothier, Dolly Sods hit at the very peak of bleak....

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Velvet Bethany – “Teamwork”

Velvet Bethany – “Teamwork”

Movement of the hips guaranteed or your money back! Buffalo based singer-songwriter/producer Allison Mitchell (aka Velvet Bethany) created a peppy tune titled “Teamwork” that will surely jumpstart your heart. Lines like “I feel like I have superpowers” are truly...

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Rafi Bloomberg – “Your Eyes”

Rafi Bloomberg – “Your Eyes”

Listening to Rafi Bloomberg's latest drop “Your Eyes” with your eyes closed is not only meta, it's also borderline dangerous. This sparkly indie-pop jam sounds as if you’re driving through a spiral where both space and time are obsolete. The icy, 80s-esque synthesizer...

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Quit Yourself – “Get Better”

Quit Yourself – “Get Better”

A righteous, twinkly guitar riff alone is enough to perk anyone’s head up. Buffalo-based act Quit Yourself is about to celebrate the first birthday of their double single, Get Better, originally dropped February 28th, 2021. The band is still kicking nowadays,...

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Fake Space – “Cut It Loose”

Fake Space – “Cut It Loose”

Buffalo punk rock band Fake Space held absolutely nothing back in the rebellious banger “Cut it Loose” from their latest EP, Big Money Only (B$O). Released by Triple Hammer Records on November 17th, 2021, B$O serves as a blueprint to learn how to let loose in life....

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Stress Dolls – “Alone”

Stress Dolls – “Alone”

The transparency that Buffalo punk artist Stress Dolls possesses is as evident in her music as it is on social media. The last words in her Spotify bio read, “Currently I’m back in the studio with Marc working on a new release that I hope to get out sometime in...

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Hyperview – “I Used To Be Normal”

Hyperview – “I Used To Be Normal”

The breath of vocalist AJ Newman from pop-punk band Hyperview is frosty enough to give an audience chills. Their most recent addition to their catalog is an EP, I Used to be Normal, featuring a music video for the project's title-track. This was a big leap forward for...

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SPACED – “Spinning”

SPACED – “Spinning”

SPACED is a Buffalo-based hardcore band with a brand new EP that you should be checking out now - they're a veritable supergroup, featuring members of Talking in My Sleep, Funeral Coat, Post Prom, Calloused, and more. They've self-described their new EP as "far-out...

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Sons of Luther Explore “Isolationism”

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...

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14 trapdoors Shares “Love” Music Video

14 trapdoors Shares “Love” Music Video

Offbeat hip-hop trio 14 trapdoors has shared music video for the new single "Love," the third single from the group's forthcoming new album Eileen. The laid-back track is complimented by heady visuals via Mi6fit and includes guest verses from DNTWATCHTV and Medusa....

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Elemantra Drops Live Sessions EP

Elemantra Drops Live Sessions EP

Local indie rockers Elemantra are back with their first collection of new tunes in two years with G Camp Live Sessions. Recorded and filmed last fall while camping Seneca Allegheny Territory, the 3-track EP finds the Salamanca foursome continuing to mine the early emo...

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Savannah King – “Sweetest Dream”

Savannah King – “Sweetest Dream”

Alt-folk artist Savannah King recently released a new three-song EP, featuring lead single "Sweetest Dream." On "Dream," King's lilting vocals sit atop a tune that feels alt country, indie folk, and adult contemporary all at once. At just over five minutes, this one...

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Carrier Pigeons Release Debut Singles

Carrier Pigeons Release Debut Singles

The new year and decade has started with a resurgence of vibrancy in the Buffalo music scene, as newcomers Carrier Pigeons, introduce themselves to the world with the release of their first single, "Death of a Salesman." The title track has definite traces of 1990s...

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Zazen Tapes Enters the Scene

Zazen Tapes Enters the Scene

Sean Wild has completed another part of the music business portfolio. Known for his work behind the West Side punk act Pink Guitars, Wild decided to venture from behind the cuitar and create his own record label, Zazen Tapes. The label specializes in low quantity...

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West Ferry Releases New s/t EP

West Ferry Releases New s/t EP

Emo rockers West Ferry just dropped a concise self-titled EP last Friday. Clocking in at just over six minutes, it’s a quick yet impactful listen. Each of the songs has a distinct character; angst. While each had an anthemic quality, the standout was “Forever Home.”...

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Cardiac Cassette Releases Three Song EPSnow Birds

Cardiac Cassette Releases Three Song EPSnow Birds

Buffalo pop-punkers Cardiac Cassette dropped their first three-song single, Snow Birds. Made up of former members of local bands Go Glorious and Better Now, Cardiac Cassette has spent the past year playing shows and recording their first release with Orlando bands Our...

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Ian McCuen – Songs of Fleeting Permanence, Vol. III

Ian McCuen – Songs of Fleeting Permanence, Vol. III

Beware the quiet man, for when others speak, he plots. Buffalo singer/songwriter with an overflow of empathy, Ian McCuen, has just completed the final step of his greatly laid plans. Volume three of Songs of Fleeting Permanence has been released. The thirty-three song...

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Super American Drops New EPYOBWOC

Super American Drops New EPYOBWOC

Pop punk duo Super American just dropped their newest EP YOBWOC. Where their 2017 release Disposable gave us an angsty unabashed pop punk sound, their 2018 full length Tequila Sunrise showed us a more mature, refined sound. Clocking in at just over five minutes,...

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Olmsted Debuts New Singles

Olmsted Debuts New Singles

Buffalo bedroom pop newcomers Olmsted have emerged onto the Buffalo DIY scene with their first single, “The Storm.” The duo, composed of bassist/vocalist Lydia Beinhauer and former Halo Nellie guitarist Nathaniel Miller, co-write dreamy, raw pop music with...

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