Glory Days – ‘Standstill’ Single

Glory Days, a Chicago based pop punk quartet, recently released a new single to follow up their 2016 EP, The Roads We’ve Traveled. This latest song finds the band toeing the line of early 2000’s pop punk. The group touts a familiar sound that would be a treat to fans of groups like Neck Deep, (early) Fall Out Boy, and State Champs. Glory days consists … Continue reading Glory Days – ‘Standstill’ Single

Marquee Grand Releases New Single ‘Not Finished Yet’ Ahead of NYE Show

https://www.buffalorising.com/2018/12/marquee-grand-releases-new-single-not-finished-yet-ahead-of-nye-show/ Now that we’re approaching the end of another decade in the roaring 2000’s, a lot of the sounds from the past are coming back in a big way… Read the rest at the link above via Buffalo Rising!   Continue reading Marquee Grand Releases New Single ‘Not Finished Yet’ Ahead of NYE Show

Lacy Kay and the Righteous Liars – Vol. II, O

What began simply as a late-night jam session with a group of musicians in Boston has landed London songwriter Lacy Kay with a strong supporting cast of musicians to take her accessible and in-touch songwriting to another level. This most recent project from Lacy Kay and the Righteous Liars showcases the potential of a band that can wear many hats. The second part of their … Continue reading Lacy Kay and the Righteous Liars – Vol. II, O

Keep An Eye Out – The Burkharts

Alternative rock is having a nice swell in Buffalo, with bands like The Good Neighbors, Marquee Grand, and Amateur Hockey Club paving the way for a group of fresh bands to get more stage time. One of these groups is The Burkharts, who with their old-tyme influences are able to add yet another piece to the growing local collection of crafty alt bands. Composed of Gavon … Continue reading Keep An Eye Out – The Burkharts

Doug Berns Band – Outlier

https://nysmusic.com/2018/10/09/hearing-aide-doug-berns-band-outlier/ Brooklyn trio, the Doug Berns Band, are quietly meshing together key elements of rock to create a sound that is both accessible and flashy. The group is fronted by bassist, singer and songwriter Doug Berns (EMEFE, The YeahTones), and features Sean Salant (AwakenTheShadow, Nova Lantern) on guitar and Coleman Bartels on drums… Read the rest at the link above! Continue reading Doug Berns Band – Outlier

Keep An Eye Out – Vincent Lema

Sometimes an up-and-coming act doesn’t have the time or resources to create a full album or play out too extensively. The time-and-money investment can be daunting, and there is a lot of legwork that goes along with sustaining a musical project. In hopes that some of these acts can garner those resources needed to sustain and progress their endeavors, I’ll look to review some of … Continue reading Keep An Eye Out – Vincent Lema

Younger Then – Bad Life

https://nysmusic.com/2018/10/13/hearing-aide-younger-then-bad-life/ For a band that doesn’t have unlimited funds, recording in a studio can be nerve wracking. Every minute that passes represents a dollar gone, and the expectation to nail down a cohesive album with tight performances is exponentially higher. Buffalo local indie rock band Younger Then knew the stakes were high when they walked into Nashville based Blackbird Studio- the same studio that recorded … Continue reading Younger Then – Bad Life