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Stories by Jeff Miers

By Jeff Miers » 6:22 AM

Every year around this time, when the weather starts to act more like a friend than a foe, the windows are thrown open and work begins on the transformation of the backyard from post-winter wasteland... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Monday, May 4, 2015

This week, I spent some time dissecting French DJ/producer David Guetta’s massively popular EDM single “Hey Mama.” The song sits at No. 5 on the iTunes charts presently; it has been lurking... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Friday, May 1, 2015

Krist Novoselic looks nervous. His fingers drum rapidly on the arm of the sofa, his eyes dart back and forth, as if he’s attempting to outrun a particularly potent memory. “You see his art,”... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Thursday, April 30, 2015

Todd Rundgren has been many things over the course of his 40-plus years in the music business. Pop auteur; Singer-songwriter; Producer; leader of a progressive rock band; Anglophile; Artist eager to... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Indie rock. Alt pop. Classic rock. Ska punk. You name the genre, Canalside will have you covered this summer. The Thursday Concert Series for summer 2015 is out and includes a number of first-time... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Wednesday, April 29, 2015

On Monday, the Lefsetz Letter – a blog run by veteran music industry analysis Bob Lefsetz – published an open letter from iconic record producer Bob Ezrin. And oh man, is it ever a... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Here Come the Mummies crawled from their collective crypt and made the acquaintance of Buffalo music lovers on June 10, 2011, during what turned out to be a raucous and rapturously received show at... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Monday, April 27, 2015

On Friday, I participated as a judge in the WBNY 91.3 FM “Battle of the Bands” at Buffalo Iron Works.It was a hoot. But I was torn about the whole thing, to be honest. I’m not a... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Wednesday, April 22, 2015

It’s commonplace for music lovers who have reached a certain age to begin tossing around adages like “There’s no great music anymore, the best stuff is all in the past,”... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Motley Crue, the band that refuses to die, has decided to resurrect itself via one final farewell tour, a road jaunt that will include a stop Oct. 14 at First Niagara Center. Appropriately, the... Read More

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