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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HC Kush – “Motivation”

HC Kush – “Motivation”

HC Kush is a preacher of authenticity. The Buffalo rapper doesn't mince words on his latest single "Motivation." He's a straight shooter, and the targets can hit anywhere from social media goons to prospective partners.. The trapper paints vivid pictures of the...

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Medusa – “ET”

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...

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Twin Child Drop New Single “Amateur MCs”

Twin Child Drop New Single “Amateur MCs”

Buffalo spitfires Twin Child and Benny Moses comes through with ferocity with his latest single "Amateur MCs." Twin Child is the rap moniker for SMUG drummer Travis Perno, who with this project has abandoned his punk stylings for punchy rhymes. Rapping at a breakneck...

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Breakfast for Dinner Releases New Single

Breakfast for Dinner Releases New Single

Fresh-faced indie-pop outfit Breakfast for Dinner just released their newest single “She Ate My Heart Out Like A Hurricane.” Originally based out of the DIY scene in Corning, NY, they’re now based out of Buffalo. The heavy garage rock/DIY aesthetic is very clearly...

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Personal Style – Demo 2019

Personal Style – Demo 2019

There is nothing new under the sun. That being said, to express yourself you need to take your influences and make them your own. The fresh-faced Buffalo band of familiar faces, Personal Style, have released their first demo tape, a six song collection of tight punk...

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Cooler Drops New Single “Gentleman”

Cooler Drops New Single “Gentleman”

Buffalo’s favorite Indiemo trio Cooler returns with their newest single “Gentleman.” Their first release since 2018’s Buried EP shows a mature side of the band, with deeply cathartic lyrics that are very catchy. Their previous releases have been very guitar driven,...

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Witty Tarbox – “Goodbye Jackie”

Witty Tarbox – “Goodbye Jackie”

One of Buffalo's most eclectic exports comes in the form of Witty Tarbox - a genre-bending act who is full of left-field energy and pleasant surprises. We're digging "Goodbye Jackie" - this one is full of bluesy guitar funk with surf flavor, bouncing basslines, and...

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Koko Neetz Reveals New Video for “molecules”

Koko Neetz Reveals New Video for “molecules”

Indie-songwriter Koko Neetz (the moniker of dreambeaches’ guitarist Andrew Kothen) recently released "molecules," the first single and accompanying video off his upcoming album titled i.t.t.i.p. This marks the first release from Kothen since 2016’s Moral Monsters, an...

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The Molice – “Moving”

The Molice – “Moving”

The Molice are a funky, post-punky trio from Tokyo, Japan who have been resident Buffalonians for quite some time now. Their new music video for "Moving" is a montage of their time here thus far, culminating in a big performance for the Music is Art Festival. You...

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Sons of Luther Releases New Batch of Singles

Sons of Luther Releases New Batch of Singles

Western New York rockers Sons of Luther just dropped the single: “In A Cult," the second of several they will be releasing every Friday for the next six weeks. The interesting concept will be sure to string us along through the end of summer while it transitions us...

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Listening Party! at the Central Library

Listening Party! at the Central Library

In an exciting development, the Central Library in downtown Buffalo is now hosting a weekly Listening Party for lovers of hot new music to come together to listen and discuss fresh new albums Wednesdays over the next seven weeks. Seriously, check out this rather well...

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Kelli Bobbi Drops New Video “MY WKND”

Kelli Bobbi Drops New Video “MY WKND”

Indie synth-pop duo Kelli Bobbi just dropped their third single (and video) “MY WKND.” Comprised of all-star frontwoman Jaz Frazier (Hop Hop) and Steak and Cake mastermind Brandon Schlia, their latest project is a perfect dose of ‘80s nostalgia. “MY WKND” is...

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Roger Bryan and The Orphans Release New Single

Roger Bryan and The Orphans Release New Single

Local indie mainstays, Roger Bryan and The Orphans are back with the announcement of their new album. Their first single, "Nowhere, Underground," from their forthcoming LP, Keep You In Mind, kicks off with a quick four bar build before a shiny slide guitar, or...

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Carmen & Lizzy – Climate

Carmen & Lizzy – Climate

Mother Nature's daughters have come down from the clouds with an album of tender and heartfelt songs. Buffalo's Carmen & Lizzy, cousins who grew up together singing and playing music have released their third effort in three years, 2019's Climate. An introspective...

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Canetis Reveals First Single “Warning Call”

Canetis Reveals First Single “Warning Call”

The City of Good Neighbors is full of creatives, from artists, to poets, photographers and musicians. We clearly have a expansive and diverse group of people making contributions to the community to make it a better place. One of Buffalo’s newest band, Canetis...

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Tonight: Buffalo Sex Change

Tonight: Buffalo Sex Change

Tonight, catch two bands from the far-off city of Rochester, NY; Buffalo Sex Change, and honeymoonphase. While they may share a home base, they certainly each have a unique sound. Buffalo Sex Change is an energetic post-punk, garage rock duo, with a sound reminiscent...

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The Burkharts Drop Debut EP  Lazy Dazing

The Burkharts Drop Debut EP Lazy Dazing

Alt rockers The Burkharts just released their EP Lazy Dazing. After dropping their single (also titled “Lazy Dazing,” back in November) the band has fleshed out their unique mix of lo-fi dreamy surf pop. Think The Beach Boys meet Beach House. The first track “Oh,...

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Kelli Bobbi Releases Debut “Cruising”

Kelli Bobbi Releases Debut “Cruising”

Steak And Cake Records has a fresh new video and single out that's destined to be your jam of the summer that's also more than a little bit mind blowing. Going under the cheeky alias Kelli Bobbi, label mastermind and genuine artistic polymath Brandon Schlia and...

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