5 Best Artist Discoveries of 2016

5 Best Artist Discoveries of 2016

As part of our year-end wrap up, we decided to make a list of our top five (non-local/regional) artists that we were pumped to find in 2016. Car Seat Headrest  Looking back on 2016 from an indie music fan perspective, this year will be seen as the year that Car Seat...
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Tonight: We Are Scientists

Tonight: We Are Scientists

Brooklyn-based indie rockers, We Are Scientists, are slated to play Buffalo’s Studio at Waiting Room this evening for an undoubtably great kick off to a post-Thanksgiving work week. The band, which has been going strong for 15+ years, found their big break with...
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Tonight: The Good Life

Tonight: The Good Life

Grizzled Omaha indie vets, The Good Life, will be making a stop tonight at Mohawk Place in support of their latest album, Everybody’s Coming Down. The Good Life formed in the year 2000 as a solo project for Cursive front-man, Tim Kasher, eventually evolving into a...
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Tonight: Night Slaves Cassette Release

Tonight: Night Slaves Cassette Release

Tonight, local industrial-electronica duo, Night Slaves will be celebrating the release of their second tape, Night Slaves II, at Mohawk Place. The duo has dark and complex beats, with David Kane’s complex compositions accented by singer Johnny Toohill’s...
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Today: Such Gold

Today: Such Gold

This afternoon Rochester-based punk act, Such Gold, will be playing a super early matinee show at Mohawk Place. The band has become a staple of the pop-punk scene over the past seven years, most recently re-releasing their cherished 2009 introduction, Pedestals. Fans...
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Socks – “Forevermore”

Socks – “Forevermore”

Modesto, California-based indie rock act Socks, debuted their track via the world wide web last week and it has been stuck on repeat throughout our Labor Day weekend. “Forevermore” is all about the honey moon phase of a relationship. Nothing can go wrong...
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HVNNIBVL Drops New Single

HVNNIBVL Drops New Single

Twenty-year-old singer/producer and University at Buffalo student HVNNIBVL makes infectious dance music with pop-leaning vocals. Having released his maximalist track, “Lose,” for the heralded production collective Hegemon, the artist is set to debut his newest...
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Super American Grows Up in New Video

Super American Grows Up in New Video

One of our favorite pseudo pop bands, Super American, revealed yesterday their new single and video for “Sloppy Jazz.” The track is much what we have come to expect from lead singer Matt Cox’ holdings – literate story telling with a touch of...
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Jouska – “Marcel”

Jouska – “Marcel”

Albany-based ghost rock quartet, Jouska, have slowly begun rotating into Buffalo’s local music scene. The band has an upcoming show on September 10th with Super American and Cooler in support of their yet-to-be released Topiary. “Marcel” is the lead...
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Bangbang – “Grabbed”

Bangbang – “Grabbed”

Southeast London electro-pop duo, Bangbang, released a real earworm earlier in the month with their track “Grabbed.”Bangbang is a fairly new project with its members originating from opposite sides of the world (Australia and southern England)....
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RESIDUELS – “Gravity”

RESIDUELS – “Gravity”

Fresh of a west coast tour with punk legends, The Buzzcocks, the Philly-based trio, RESIDUELS found time to release a new single and video combination. The track dubbed over the stock footage, “Gravity,” is entirely improvised from a studio session. If you...
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Tonight: Yes Yes

Tonight: Yes Yes

A new pop-up space in the heart of Allentown is set to launch it’s inaugural showcase this evening. Dubbed The Modeling Factory, the space will host two stripped down acts, Yes Yes and Andrew Sblendorio. Sblendorio is a familiar face coming all the way from...
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