more by Cory Perla
[POP] Andrew McMahon has never been afraid to transform.
[INDIE] Hailing from the deep north, Regina Saskatchewan, Andy Shauf makes surreal, dreamy indie pop music. His latest album, The Party, follows a group of characters through, well, a party.
It’s 9pm on a Saturday in the winter in Buffalo and we’re headed to a new dance party to hear some house and techno DJs play music in a converted industrial office building surrounded by grain silos.
[SOUL] Soul Night is back just in time to find a date for Valentine’s Day. This time around DJs Handsome Dan, Haüsfly, and Pat K will be spinning nostalgic jams from the glory days of soul.
[FUNK] “Horns, synths, drums,” is what it boils down to for Brasstracks, the future funk duo from New York City. Their latest record, For Those Who Know Pt. 1 ratchets up their jazzy, electronic-tinged funk sound—inviting Robert Glasper along for a good chunk of it.
[ELECTRONIC/DANCE] Robert Delong is an outsider as far as the electronic music scene goes. Though his live sets are packed with house and dubstep beats, he often performs with a live band and also plays drums, keyboards, and sings during his beat-heavy performances.
[INDIE] Post-rock duo El Ten Eleven return to Buffalo for a show at Buffalo Iron Works on Thursday, February 14.
[INDIE] If you’re looking to take in a weekend of local music, this is the line up for you. A combination of veteran and rising indie rock bands fill out this solid line up, presented by Yace Booking, at Nietzsche’s on Friday, January 25.
[BLUEGRASS] Big and bold, Parsonsfield deliver authentic Appalachian bluegrass. The five-piece band from Massachusetts set up with everything from banjos to pump organs in order to pump out thick, lush indie folk music that’s at once old timey and refreshing.