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Arts and Entertainment

Soundcheck: Avi Buffalo @ The Echo, 5/5/09

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Avi Buffalo


Part of an ongoing series (read their interview with LAist's Molly Bergen)

LAist first met Long Beach/Los Alamitos-natives Avi Buffalo last March at an LA-Underground-presented showcase that included local rising stars The Sweet Hurt, Ema and the Ghosts, Amnion, and Cobra Lilies.

Since then, the unsigned indie rock quartet have continued performing in Southern California, and in January landed on tastemaker Kevin Bronson's list of Bands to Watch: "Labels are already checking out this group of teenage prodigies... smitten by their sweet, adventuresome folk rock."

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Tonight, Avi Buffalo continues their Tuesday night residency this month at The Echo with Shiloe, Nial Morgan, and bunny-eared Bobb Bruno. And their debut album, which was recorded at Amnion frontman Aaron Embry's recording studio in Highland Park, is now available.

Avi Buffalo - MySpace
Shiloe - MySpace
Nial Morgan - MySpace
Bobb Bruno - MySpace
The Echo - MySpace

Special thanks to Avi Buffalo and The Echo.