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Avi Buffalo

  • Calendar

    July 4, 2013

    Portugal. The Man

    House of Blues

  • Music

    March 8, 2012

    Avi Buffalo, Older and Wiser

    [Checking In On . . .] Post-debut success, Long Beach's band of teenagers have had some time to reflect—and write more music

  • Calendar

    March 8, 2012

    Blitzen Trapper

    Alex's Bar

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Descendents Headline FYF Fest

    Chad Sengstock/OC Weekly​The lineup for the eighth annual FYF festival in downtown Los Angeles was announced today and if bloggers mean anything, it sounds like lots of people are excited. Bands such as Death From Above 1979, Explosions in the Sky, the Dead Milkmen, Guided By Voices, Broken Social ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Kiev Wants You to See the Color of Music

    ​ A few days ago, Kiev--made up of Robert Brinkerhoff (vocals, guitar), Brandon Corn (drums), Derek Poulsen (bass), Alex Wright (keys), and Andy Stavas (keys, saxophone)--caught up with us to talk about how much things have progressed since OC Weekly last interviewed them, and how the OC Music Aw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Kiev in 3D at Segerstrom Center PLUS Five Local Bands We Wish Would Put On a 3D Show

    ​Kiev is opening for Menomena at Segerstrom Center's Indie Band Series next week, and apparently they have a few gimmicks they didn't roll out at the OC Music Awards when they won Best Indie Band this year. 

  • Music

    April 14, 2011

    Boris Smile Are Amped Up

    [Locals Only] A. Wesley Chung's chamber-pop combo plugs their new, 23-song album.

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    What's Up With Avi Buffalo? School, Writing and a Different Version of '5 Little Sluts'

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyAvi Buffalo at the Greek Theater, August 2010​Maybe you've been missing Long Beach's teen dream of a band, Avi Buffalo. God knows they've been toured most of everywhere in 2010--a year whose summer was soundtracked by their self-titled debut. These days, their members are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Orange Bits: Coachella Rumors, This Week in Ska, and a Very FYF Xmas

    The Growlers​And in this week's edition of news stories from other sources, we have: Souncheck speculates that Coachella may continue with their pattern of naming classic rock legends as headliners for 2011. Rumor has it that The Rolling Stones have been offered $5 million for a top spot at the up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Jaill: 'Try Some Speed and Smoke Some Weed.'

    www.myspace.com/jaill​Jaill's Sub Pop debut That's How We Burn caught a decent buzz this summer, a quick-hitting record chock full of catchy, rough-around-the-edges guitar pop. The Milwaukee quartet pretty much came out of nowhere; it's been busy tightening up its sound for mass consumption in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Now Headlining a Fall Tour: Avi Buffalo! Plus, Free MP3s

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Maybe Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg and co. will take a tip from opening for a whole slew of bands (My Morning Jacket, Modest Mouse and Japandroids) this summer; Sub Pop just announced that Avi Buffalo is going on a 17-date headlining tour in early October. Check out the compl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    My Morning Jacket and Avi Buffalo at the Greek Theatre Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​My Morning Jacket and Avi BuffaloAug. 12, 2010The Greek Theatre The difference between a young buzz band and a primed-and-polished touring act shone apparent last night at the Greek Theatre in Griffith Park, which hosted My Morning Jacket with Long Beach's Avi Buffalo ope ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Orange Bits: Runner Runner, Cypress Hill, Avi Buffalo

    Runner Runner: Good promo pic, or the best?​This week, no one wrote about Orange County music. Well, some people did. But less than usual. Step it up, blogosphere...

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Avi Buffalo to Join My Morning Jacket on Tour

    Andrew YoussefAvi Buffalo performing at an in-store at Fingerprints on 4/27. ​Between signing to Sub Pop, and, more recently, being picked by Wilco to play their first festival ever, Long Beach's Avi Buffalo has had a really, really, really great year. And it just got better.One of our favorite ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    Avi Buffalo to Play Wilco's First Solid Sound Festival

    Andrew YoussefAvi Buffalo performing an in-store at Fingerprints on April 27, 2010.​Solid Sound Festival, Wilco's first music festival, is set to take place at MASS MoCA on August 13-15 in North Adams, Massachusetts. And it's just been announced that Long Beach's Avi Buffalo will be joining the Ch ... More >>

  • Music

    May 6, 2010

    Sublime With Rome With Tour Dates

    [Mental Notes] Also: Re-liking the Like, running with Letterman, and much love for Avi Buffalo

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Watch: Avi Buffalo's "What's In It For?"

    Andrew Youssef / OC WeeklyAvi Buffalo played Fingerprints in Long Beach last month. More pics here.​Awwww. Yesterday, Pitchfork called Long Beach's Avi Buffalo " super-cute Cali indie freshmen." They're so right!

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Happy Avi Buffalo Day! Part 2: Avi Buffalo's Record Release Show at Fingerprints Records

    Andrew Youssef​The Hype: Avi Buffalo was Long Beach's best kept secret for a short time until record labels came knocking. Signed to indie stalwart Sub Pop records, Avi Buffalo celebrated the release of their debut self-titled album with a packed performance at their neighborhood record store, Fin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Happy Avi Buffalo Day! Part 1: An Album Review

    ​The Hype: Today's unveiling of Long Beach indie pop darlings Avi Buffalo's full-length, Sub Pop debut couldn't have come at a better time. The sun is out, the birds are chirping and young, twitterpated hipsters are already jonesing for a soundtrack to their summer. 

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Ones to Watch: Fort Wife

    One day I was poking around MySpace looking for good music (so 2005) and I found Fort Wife on Avi Buffalo's friend's list. I fell in love instantly: Fort Wife's songs were sweet and gentle (like pillows!), but not simperingly sweet, and they're especially good for daydreaming. ​

  • Music

    April 22, 2010

    Avi Buffalo: Faster Than a Stampede

    The Long Beach band have gone from zero to Sub Pop before Avi Zahner-Isenberg has reached drinking age

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    Quote of the Week: Avi Buffalo Gets Some

    Avi Buffalo's Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg and Rebecca Coleman ​​"Yeah, thank you! I'll be honest, that's the song I feel most self-conscious about! That was a very weird sex night right there." --Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg, the genius, just-outta-high-school songwriter for Long Beach's Avi Buffalo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    Videos: Local Bands play SXSW

    We know how much you wanted to go to SXSW last week. But for those not willing to take a week off work and spend a butt-load of cash to get there, here's an entertaining set of live videos from Austin showcasing some of our hometown talent on stage, spreading the gospel of rock & roll in a varie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    Avi Buffalo to Play Free In-Store at Fingerprints, Long Beach

    Jeff AntebiSub Pop band Avi Buffalo to hold hometown record release bash at Fingerprints in Long BeachFresh off successful SXSW showcases, Avi Buffalo, led by singer/songwriter/guitarist Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg, has booked a free in-store homecoming/record release performance at Fingerprints on Apri ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 18, 2010

    Fort Wife

    Fingerprints

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    Ice Cream Man Matt Allen Okay--Baby Ice Cream Truck Not So Much

    icecreamman.comThe Ice Cream Man: Matt Allen.​Since 2004, Long Beach's Ice Cream Man Matt Allen has made a career of giving away ice cream for free at music events nationwide. But news of a possible Ice Cream Man benefit this April at Alex's Bar suggested an emergency meaning it's time to give som ... More >>

  • Music

    March 11, 2010

    OC/LBC Bands Representing at SXSW

    Local acts aim to create buzz in Austin

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Last Night: Vampire Weekend at the Art Theatre in Long Beach

    Andrew Youssef​Last Night: Vampire Weekend at the Art Theatre in Long Beach (11/02/09)Better Than: the last time I saw them at the Glass House in September of 2008.After a secret show in Chinatown and a last minute show in Boyle Heights, Vampire Weekend "officially" kicked off their mini tour of C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    To Do Tonight 12/9

    The Midnight Society, 10 p.m.Judging from the name alone, technically this should be in to do tomorrow night... The Crosby, 400 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, CA The Victorians; French Miami; Avi Buffalo, 10 p.m.Because supporting local music is just good mannersThe Prospector, 2400 E ... More >>

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