by/ Aug. 12, 2015 9am EST
BuffaBLOG’s weekly local album reviews and event picks.
|Wood Bois – Sex Playlist (EP)
Recommended If You Like: “Weird Al” Yankovic, Tenacious D, Soft Cell
The electro goof/goth project released its latest album, Sex Playlist, last week. The 1980s tinged EP tackles hard-hitting topics that include riding Razor scooters, kidnapped cousins, and smoking meth out of a can.
|The Televisionaries & the Fox Sisters – S/T Split 7” (EP)
RIYL: King Khan & the Shrines, Harmonica Lewinski
A reckless three-track split from Rochester garage-punk acts was released at the end of July through sister city label Reel Time Records. The 7” includes a cover of the Clovers’ classic “Love Potion No. 9.”
|Hawker M. James – “Pleasure Part” (Song)
RIYL: Elliott Smith, Roxy Music
Former Longwave drummer and current Demos member Mike James released his elegant and atmospheric new single late last week. “Pleasure Part” was produced by electronic musician Joel Ford (Ford & Lopatin) and will be included on James’ forthcoming solo LP, set to drop on October 17 as part of Cassette Store Day.
| Local Show Pick of the Week
Who: Sonny Baker (full band) w/ Dreambeaches
Where: Allen Street Hardware
When: Thursday, August 13 @ 10pm