Grace Serene and the Super Clean is off to a quick sonic start

In six short months, the nascent funk fusion-soul band Grace Serene and the Super Clean has created nearly two albums' worth of material.

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GrassRoots Festival relaunches with 2021 summer concert series

After canceling the 2021 Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival, organizers have announced a full slate of concerts from July 9 through 31.

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Epic lo-fi pop compilation ‘Through the Soil’ has Rochester roots

Co-organized by local musician Steven Danglis, "Through the Soil" is a staggering 68-song compilation of lo-fi, DIY pop.

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RPO returns to live performance, Delfs debuts as director

The RPO, in its first live concert with Andreas Delfs as music director, played for an audience again Thursday after a year's absence.

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Free Casino finds its math-rock groove on second EP

On "Our Casino," the trio of Nazareth College graduates sheds its indie influences and hones its identity as a a compelling math rock outfit.

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Cusp turns up the fuzz on emotional debut EP

On its first release "Spill," the post-punk band Cusp combines bursts of fuzzed-out guitars with introspective angst.

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Fivebyfive blends music and meditation in interactive online event

Breathing in — and singing out
The Zoom performance of Pauline Oliveros's "Tuning Meditation" on June 6 is open for anyone to participate, even without a musical background.

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Head to the Roots branches out with versatile pop on 'Seeker'

Anthony Siciliano's project Head to the Roots moves beyond folky vibes and reaches a new level of pop-music maturity with "Seeker."

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On 'Master Cat,' Hard Nips explore the rough edges of punky power pop

The Brooklyn band Hard Nips blends catchy power pop and raw garage rock on "Master Cat," released by Rochester label Dadstache Records.

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Signing off, Michael Lasser still hears that 'Fascinatin' Rhythm'

Michael Lasser's Peabody Award-winning radio show "Fascinatin' Rhythm" ends its distinguished 40-year run in June.

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