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Young Buffalo Share “My Place” Music Video + On Tour Now

Thomas Bellflower April 10, 2015

Young Buffalo Share
My Place” Music Video

On Tour Now with Matt Pond

Debut Full-Length Album House Out Now

After years of making their mark on the music scene, five-piece rock band Young Buffalo have released their debut full-length album House via Votiv Music.

Young Buffalo have now released their new music video for the single “My Place.” The video premiered on Clash Music who have described it as being filled with “all bright colours, soaring vocals, and choppy riffs.” Be sure to watch and share “ My Place” on YouTube and check out Young Buffalo’s tour dates below.

There’s nothing typical about the Oxford, Mississippi-based rock act Young Buffalo. Although the group’s songwriters Ben Yarbrough and Jim Barrett didn’t begin playing under the Young Buffalo moniker until 2009, they started writing music together as teenagers and never ceased evolving. The band—which now also features drummer Tim Burkhead, bassist Andrew Guinn and keyboardist Will Eubanks—couldn’t be more excited to share House, an 11-track album produced by Dave Schiffman (Haim, Weezer) that establishes the five-piece act as a band that’s as unique as the town where they were conceived.

House showcases the varying personalities of the band members perfectly. From the shimmering pop of “No Idea” to harmony-rich anthems like “Black Eye” and breezy energy of “Old Soul,” the songs on House see Young Buffalo embracing their pop roots while expanding the arrangements. They fill out the instrumentation with singing synth lines and unique syncopation that propel these songs into uncharted territory. In keeping with the ongoing theme, the album may contain some dark subject matter but it’s always presented in a way that’s inherently relatable and heartfelt. Riding that line between straight ahead pop music and tastefully weird indie rock.

With the good fortune of these five gentlemen being birthed in such a fantastically diverse city, both artistically and culturally, we are just thankful they decided to follow their musical hearts and form Young Buffalo. They are no doubt on their way to establishing themselves as one of indie rock’s brightest hopes.

Be sure to catch them on tour with Matt Pond now.

Tour Dates:
April 10 at Kings in Raleigh, NC
April 11 at Vinyl in Atlanta, GA
April 13 at The Social in Orlando, FL
April 14 at Local 662 in Tampa, FL
April 15 at Club Downunder in Tallahassee, FL
April 17 at Club Dada in Dallas, TX
April 18 at Korova in San Antonio, TX
April 19 at Stubb’s in Austin, TX
April 21 at Club Congress in Tucson, AZ
April 22 at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix, AZ
April 23 at Troubadour in Los Angeles, CA
April 24 at The Casbah in San Diego, CA
April 26 at The Independent in San Francisco, CA
April 30 at The Tractor in Seattle, WA
May 1 at VENUE in Vancouver, BC
May 2 at Mississippi Studios in Portland, OR
May 4 at Velour Live Music Gallery in Provo, UT
May 5 at Marquis Theatre in Denver, CO
May 7 at Revery Lounge in Omaha, NE
May 8 at Duck Room at Blueberry Hill in St. Louis, MO
May 9 at Lincoln Hall in Chicago, IL
May 11 at Lee’s Palaza in Toronto, ON
May 12 at Grog Shop in Cleveland, OH
May 13 at Club Café in Pittsburgh, PA
May 14 at Union Transfer in Philadelphia, PA
May 15 at Bowery Ballroom in New York, NY

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