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Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros: Back ‘home’ in Buffalo

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Sneak peek at the Waiting Room - PHOTOS

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We’re in a time of transformation for live-music venues in Western New York.

The city was deeply saddened when Mohawk Place shut its doors, and when

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Reality questioned: Mayday Radio at Merge tonight - INTERVIEW

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Because he didn’t question reality, Jeff Ting’s life was laid out nicely in front of him. Studying electrical engineering at Cornell University, Ting had a stable—even lucrative—future ahead, and no reason to alter the prescribed path.

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DiFranco packs Asbury Hall in Buffalo homecoming - REVIEW

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{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Lukia Costello from Sunday's Ani DiFranco show.

The Band: Buffalo’s own Ani DiFranco returned to the Queen City with a moving acoustic set at Asbury…

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Ani DiFranco—the back story, in brief

blog by Deandra Modica  • 

{video_photo_caption}Ani DiFranco -- Buffalo's Dylan.

After two decades, folk artist and Grammy Award-winner Ani DiFranco’s confessional lyrics and DIY approach to her career continue to inspire fans and musicians alike. Since the release of…

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Clutter IV Indie Market - PHOTOS

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Shoppers and indie craftspeople gathered at Main (ST)udios for the 4th annual Clutter IV 'DIY' market. Over 30 vendors displayed their goods, and Lloyd Taco Truck and the Whole Hog food trucks sold food as well. Usually located in Sugar City on Allen Street -- which…

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Buffalo indie filmmakers near launch of ‘Granted’

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BuffaBLOG’s second anniversary party at Nietzsche’s - PHOTOS

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Happy birthday, buffaBLOG! Celebrating the second birthday of the indie-music-focused site with a Nietzsche's gathering Saturday, partiers enjoyed music from Andrew J. Reimers Country Punk Extravaganza, Early Attic, On Beta, Ramforinkus and Voodoo Friends. We can't…

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Cursive at Mohawk Place - PHOTOS

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Cursive, a four-piece indie rock band from Omaha, jam-packed Mohawk Place last night on a bill with Conduits and Cymbals Eat Guitars. Maybe Nebraska has more to offer than we thought! The headliner has played on the Late Show with David Letterman and released its most…

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BuffaBLOG presents Voodoo Friends - VIDEO

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The intrepid characters at BuffaBLOG recently launched a new video series featuring local musicians. The first performance, recorded in early March, was by electronica artist Karl Hohn, better known as

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Love Scenes trying to kickstart sophomore album

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}Love Scenes wants you to answer their digitally-syncopated call for assistance.

Unless you’re one of those lucky few who were born with rich parents, stumbled into a phenomenally well-paying job or won the Irish Sweepstakes, then you will agree that $2,000 is a ton of money. That’s a new laptop and a new iPad. That’s two months’…

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The sights and sounds of Tycho

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{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Ghostly Records / Charles Bergquist.

Dreamlike. Ethereal. These are the best adjectives to describe Scott Hansen’s synth-based music, which mixes a happy, upbeat chorus with occasionally wistful tunes. Under the alias Tycho—oddly named after a 16th century Danish astronomer—Hansen…

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Over A Pint Interview Series: Richard Flierl of Dotsun Moon

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}Dotsun Moon's new album is 4 a.m.  This is the cover.

Soon after meeting Richard Flierl of the Buffalo electonica outfit Dotsun Moon for the first time, it became clear that a traditional interview was not in the cards.  Before the recorder was on, or the notebook opened,…

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Over A Pint Interview Series: Angel Rivera of The Viva Noir

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}The Viva Noir: a different kind of Buffalo rock

Angel Rivera is a tough guy not to like—cheerful, talkative and well-versed in all of the best bands from the past 30 years.  Rivera is lead guitarist for The Viva Noir, a self-described…

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We almost forgot: Minus The Bear is in town on Thursday

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{video_photo_caption}Minus The Bear cold rockin' it.

While we would never recommend skipping a performance by Grand Island’s own Stacy Clark, we understand that some people lack the transportation or motivation…

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