Category Archives: preview

[Preview: Guest Hosts Wooden Cities]

Tonight on The Upstate Soundscape, Buffalo’s new music collective Wooden Cities returns to the program to serve as uest hosts. Several members of the group will be on hand to talk about the music they’ve been  working on together and individually, while previewing their upcoming show at The Vault this Friday.

Show starts at 8pm on 91.3FM WBNY. Stream at

[Preview 5.1.13]

Brian Chippendale of Black Pus (and Lighting Bolt)

Tonight on the Upstate Soundscape we will preview a number of events that are taking this week, including the Weirdo Music Show at the Jungle Gym, Black Pus at Slyboots, and the next WSADA series at The Wash. We’ll also delve into the Deep Wireless Festival of Radio and Transmission Art that is launching this week in Toronto.

Plenty of new jams to get to as well so tune in at 8pm to 91.3 FM WBNY. Stream at

[Preview 3.27.13]

Tonight on The Upstate Soundscape we’ll hear a song from Mary Lattimore’s upcoming 12″ The Withdrawing Room, a record that is due out on Buffalo’s own Desire Path Recordings this April.

Tons of other stuff to get to including De Trop, Ital, Black to Comm, Prince Rama, La Monte Young, Malaria Control, and more.

Show starts at 8pm on 91.3FM WBNY. Stream at

[Preview 3.13.13]

Tonight on The Upstate Soundscape,we got a bunch of crazy shit to get to, as usual. We’ll check out some extended jams from Transmuteo, Zs, and Luke Moldorf. We’ll also preview some upcoming shows including Buffalo’s new Wsada Series, scheduled to launch next Wednesday at the WASH Project with performances from Brooklyn’s Lea Bertucci and Silent Isle and more.

Other things we’ll try to squeeze in tonight include something from the Anti-Gravity Bunny 5th anniversary compilation, new Grouper, and some old Cages.

Show starts at 8pm on 91.3FM WBNY. Stream at

Programming note: there will be no radio show next week (3/20). The host is taking the night off to DJ at the aforementioned Wsada Series # 1. See event details here and come on down next week to check  it out. 

[Preview 3.6.13: New Desire Path, Old Frontiers + more]

John St. Denis/Misner Space split cassette (Old Frontiers)

Tonight on The Upstate Soundscape we’ll hear new recordings from Hamilton’s Old Frontiers label and Buffalo’s Desire Path label.

Mary Lattimore, ‘The Withdrawing Room’ (Desire Path Recordings)


Also have some new stuff from Kristachuwan and Mark Kloud, two electronic producers out of Buffalo.

If there is time, we’ll also check out new sounds from Black to Comm, Autecher, and Benoit Pioulard.

Show starts at 8pm on 91.3FM WBNY. Stream at

[Preview 2.27.13: Foundry Launch and more]

The Upstate Soundscape returns tonight and after an unintended 2-week vacation (stupid men’s hockey games) and we’ve got loads of stuff to get to. Top of the list will be a preview of Foundry, a new production company out of Buffalo that this show’s listeners will be very interested in. Their two-night launch party is this Thursday and Friday so we’ll preview some of the artists that will be there including headliners Container and Quicksails, along with the local support.

Also on tap, we got new stuff from all over the place, including Qluster, Dirty Beaches, Matmos, Barn Owl, Nicholas Szczepanik, and more.

The weirdness commences at 8pm on 91.3FM WBNY. Stream at Don’t miss it.

[Preview 2.6.13]

Plenty of new stuff to play tonight on The Upstate Soundscape including tracks from Grouper, The North Sea, Hair Police,and Colin Stetson.


Also have new tapes from the cae-sur-a and House of Alchemy labels. Show starts at 8pm on 91.3FM WBNY. Stream at


[Preview 1.30.13: Guest Host Ay Fast]

Tonight electronic weirdo and Schematic recording artist Ay Fast will be in studio to guest host The Upstate Soundscape. No clue what he’ll play, you’ll just have to tune in to find out. Show starts at 8pm on 91.3FM WBNY. Stream at

In the meantime, check out some tracks from Ay Fast’s last album, Nice Arps. 

[Preview: The Upstate Soundscape Returns]

Tonight, after taking a few weeks off, the Upstate Soundscape radio show returns. Tune in to hear new material from both the House of Alchemy and cae-sur-a labels, a new song from awesome Buffalo duo Chapels, and a boat load of new records that Needles picked up while on a trip in New Orleans.

The Weirdness will hit your airwaves at 8pm on 91.3FM WBNY. Stream at

[Winter Break and Compilation Preview]

No show tonight. The radio show and blog will be on winter break until Wed., 1/16.

In the meantime, however, we will post our very first compilation tomorrow, The Upstate Soundscape Vol. I: Winter 2013. It features 14 amazing recordings from artists all over the Upstate region.

Check out a sample track below and come back tomorrow (Thurs., 1/3/13) to check out the whole compilation which will be available for free download in its entirety.

The Upstate Soundscape Vol. 1 cover