This Week's Public Picks: SMUG + Church Key Social

by / Sep. 19, 2017 8pm EST

Video: “Swearing At You” by SMUG

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Buffalo grunge band SMUG will released their next music video this Friday. The video and song titled “Swearing At You” features the three piece band performing the catchy indie rock track in basement house party setting. The video was shot, directed and edited by Shauna Presto and Greg McClure, and the song was engineered and mixed by Paul Besch. The band will celebrate the release of the video at their show at Nietzsche’s on Friday with Doc Ellis and Yali.


Album: The Twisted Mile by Church Key Social

Recommended if you like: The Doors, Lou Reed, The Kinks

Indie pop band Church Key Social released their EP, The Twisted Mile this week. The four track EP moves from straight forward pop rock to moodier blues rock led by guitarist Dave Gilmet’s playful vocals and textured with accordion and keyboards from Cathy Carfagna.