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As If, 10 p.m. Aug. 9, Mohawk Place (47 E. Mohawk St.), $5. With summer in full swing (and its inevitable wind-down not too far off), DJs Gabtron and BB Garbanzo are back for a sweaty installment of their As If Dance Party series. Nostalgia for late 1990s pop music, 1999 in particular, is currently in overdrive as some of the genre's biggest releases by the Backstree…

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The hype for Buffalo emo trio Del Paxton’s LP “All Day, Every Day, All Night” has been growing as the much-anticipated album’s release – March 3 at Mohawk Place – quickly draws near. From premieres on influential pop-culture sites like Stereogum, the A.V. Club, Uproxx and Impose, to features, interviews and playlist adds by tastemakers KEXP, New Noise and Apple Music, the …

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Wren Williams & The Sons of Luther, 8 p.m. Jan. 6, 9th Ward at Babeville (341 Delaware Ave.), $10. Stepping aside from his bass duties in the melancholic dream-rock act the Leones, musician Wren Williams will premiere his change-of-pace collection of new music in Babeville's basement with his backing band the Sons of Luther. The young group recently shared the ne…

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While Buffalo has another fantastic summer of touring bands coming through town (I am looking at you, Spoon), let’s not forget about the hard-working artists that make up our vibrant local scene. Here are a handful of local showcases and shows (many have yet to be announced) to keep an eye out for this summer if you want to live into all that is Buffalo music. Del Paxton…

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On Memorial Day, the best decision you will make is to say no to that fifth hot dog and make your way to Dreamland -- just named Best New Art Space last week in Artvoice’s annual Best of Buffalo awards [see photos] -- for a bill more packed than your Memorial Day picnic spread. The emo-heavy bill will be co-headlined by two Topshelf Records label mates, Prawn, out of New …

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While the vinyl record format has been steadily making a comeback over the last few years, 2014 can officially be coined “The Year of Vinyl” as record sales saw a ridiculous 49 percent surge than that of the previous year. And while these numbers look great on paper, independent record stores still remain a dying breed as online sales seem to dominate points of purchase, w…