Hotly tipped Long Beach youngsters Avi Buffalo are currently touring the Pacific Northwest with Baltimore's Beach House. This news came as a late announcement on Friday, but only adds fuel to the rumor-fire currently smoldering (at least) about the future of the Buffalo crew. Scattered interviews and news items have made reference to the band's being pursued by some major (indie) players and, well, Beach House just signed with Sub Pop. Makes ya think, but then, so does the Warner reference in this video from Dirty Laundry):
In case you missed it (and were looking for it), that was the official “reveal” of the singer/guitarist's actual surname around the 3-minute mark. Check out the new song, “Raccoon” below, and mark your calendar for Avi Buffalo at The Echo on November 5, which also happens to be Avi “Buffalo” Zahner-Isenberg's 19th birthday.