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Stories by Jeff Miers

By Jeff Miers » 12:31 AM

Alternative Buffalo 107.7 FM has a perfect record so far. The station threw a party at Canalside last summer, and it turned out to be a full-on celebration of alternative music’s continued rele... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Stephen Stanley, one half of the songwriting duo behind Toronto’s immensely lovable Lowest of the Low – you surely know the other half of that duo as Ron Hawkins, who will be playing the Tralf Mus... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The maiden voyage of Kerfuffle took place over the summer at Canalside, and was a commercial and artistic success, offering many in attendance their first exposure to bands like Bear Hands and Bleache... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Hell hath no fury like that of a free music lover spurned. So learned writer, rock musicologist and former independent record store owner Sal Nunziato, following the publication on Monday of his op-ed... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Green Day will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015, alongside Lou Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Bill Withers, and the Paul Butterf... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Tuesday, December 16, 2014

R&B D’Angelo & the Vanguard "Black Messiah" [RCA] 4 stars For the past 14 years, we’ve been teased mercilessly by the promise of a D’Angelo album to follow 2000’s master... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Monday, December 15, 2014

Dave Grohl’s “Sonic Highways” series on HBO seems to have split the crowd down the middle, at least on the local level. It’s an ambitious undertaking Grohl and his fellow members of the Foo Fi... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Sunday, December 14, 2014

Unless you happen to be a member of the music-consuming fringe, you probably spent most of 2014 collecting music via digital download, or even more likely, through various streaming services. Often, y... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Sunday, December 14, 2014

Every Time I Die is as essential to the season as snow, holiday lights, and coffee with Bailey’s by the fire. The Buffalo-born metal-core trailblazers – brothers Keith and Jordan Buckley, Andy Wil... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Thursday, December 11, 2014

“Old Time Rock ’n’ Roll” might be a cliché by this point – thanks, Tom Cruise – but man, is it ever an apt description of the double bill set to take over First Niagara Center at 7:30 p.m... Read More
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