Fresh- and furry-faced psych-pop dreamers from suburban Los Angeles, Avi Buffalo catch a bit of the Shins' old goosebump-inducing magic on their self-titled Sub Pop debut, which nonetheless comes packaged in what might be the year's most hideous cover art. Maybe they've since retained a stylist. With the Wailing Wall.
Wed., Oct. 13, 6:30 p.m., 2010
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