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Stories by Jeff Miers

By Jeff Miers » Thursday, November 20, 2014

Most of us agree that fires are things to avoid.It doesn’t mean we don’t support the people who put them out. It means we are not wild about raging blazes that kill innocent people and p... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Monday, November 17, 2014

“Close your eyes during one of their jams, and you will see these analog musicians transform into one digital beast.” So reads a spot-on descriptive phrase included in Space Junk’s official b... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Thursday, November 13, 2014

Anyone who has picked up an electric bass and attempted to get funky over the past 40 years or so owes a debt to Larry Graham. One of the most soulful musicians in American music, Graham also is re... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Last week, Taylor Swift pulled all of her music from the most popular music streaming site, Spotify. Many people promptly lost their minds. And most of them did so publicly. Thank you once again, soci... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Tuesday, November 11, 2014

As a full-blown Pink Floyd album, “The Endless River” is not likely to give epic platters like “Wish You Were Here” and “Animals” a run for their money. But as a fond goodbye to a friend, ... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Tuesday, November 11, 2014

A few weeks back, Freekbass dropped his latest effort, “Everybody’s Feelin’ Real,” and guess what? It’s one of the funkiest collections of dance-based forms to come down the freeway in many ... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Tuesday, November 11, 2014

It is simply not possible to dislike Dave Grohl, unless you have grown so cynical toward rock music, and have grown so thoroughly distant from the young version of you that first fell hard for (insert... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Monday, November 10, 2014

As Buffalo continues its growth spurt, the local music scene is mirroring the broader economic up-turn. A rash of new bands and artists join an already well-staffed roster of indie bands, singer-songw... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Friday, November 7, 2014

One of the most pleasing developments regarding the present-day proliferation of home recording is the manner in which atmosphere and environment directly affect the act of music making itself.Through... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Thursday, November 6, 2014

Rock ’n’ roll and the movies have had a tempestuous relationship. Things got off to a good start, with early movie-music marriages such as “Blackboard Jungle” and “Jailhouse Rock” helpi... Read More
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