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American Fun: Band of Horses - "Casual Party"

Band of Horses “Casual Party” Why Are You OK It’s summer and I am so happy.  Band of Horses has a new album out called Why Are You OK on June 6th, and the second single has just been dropped.  It is called …

Summer Power Punk: Braids - "Joni"

Braids “Joni” Companion Braids is from Montreal.  Wow, what a wonderful sound.  Somehow this trio reminds of Letters For Cleo.  They have a very distinctive sound.  Also, they are very secretive, and extremely good.  Check them out.  Live they are …

Summer Punk: The Split Seconds - "Is This What I Get"

The Split Seconds “Is This What I Get” The Split Seconds This is what Green Day tried to sound like.  This is punk.  Imagine The Damned’s “New Rose” with cleaner production.  You would get The Split Seconds.  I love this …

Summer Fun?: The New Apollos - "In The Shade"

The New Apollos “In The Shade” In The Shade I love summer music.  All the best stuff comes out then.  Here is The New Apollos.  This band is experimental and fine tunesmiths at the same time.  And, they are going …

Hear Weaves bend pop on new single "Coo Coo"

Weave’s music compliments their style in its fun and eccentric composition. “Coo Coo” is their latest single and we’re already crazy about it. Riddled with bright guitar sweeps and clanging rhythms, there is an absolute delight in each verse. The song makes …

Lawrence Arabia's embraces his wizardry in "A Lake"

New Zealand-based artist Lawrence Arabia plays with wizards or some kind of cult in his new video for “A Lake.” Either way, the very groovy artist conjures up some far-out 60s psychedelia with this floor-stomping, Beatles-esque tune. We’re diggin’ this …

The Blues, The Real Blues: Kwesi Foraes - "Heroin"

Kwesi Foraes “Heroin” Kwesi Foraes When you hear someone pour out their soul in a song, it can be heartrending yet beautiful at the same time.  Foraes is an amazing singer.  In many ways, I can hear the pain and …

Innocent Worldliness: Good Looking Friends - "Gritty Bed Stuy"

Good Looking Friends “Gritty Bed Stuy” You Won’t Die Good Looking Friends consists of three members: Zach Fischer (vocals, guitar), Sean Nolan (bass, vocals) and Adam Rossi (drums). They first formed in 2011 in Western Massachusetts and then later moved …

Deeply Unusual: Tushka - "The Program"

Tuskha “The Program” Tuskha An unusual voice, an unusual song, an unusual video.  I didn’t think anything was going to surprise me, but wow, Tuskha certainly did.  When I saw his picture, I thought, ‘another Bright Eyes or Father John …

Still Parade's "Chamber" in 360°

There is an extreme sense of comfort and warmth when listening to Berlin-based Still Parade’s, aka Niklas Kramer, “Chamber”. Watching the 360° video instills even more amenity with its lush digital landscapes and psychedelic renderings. Once you’ve planted yourself in this …

Rock Experimentation: Yeasayer - "Silly Me"

Yeasayer “Silly Me” Amen & Goodbye Yeasayer has done it again.  They have released their “prelude” to the song “I Am Chemistry”.  Honestly, Yeasayer are up there with ofMontreal and Arcade Fire when it comes to breaking the barriers of …

Soundtrack For Your Life: Warhaus - "The Good Lie"

Warhaus “The Good Lie” We Fucked A Into Being First off, you name you new album, dropping in September, from a great quote from D. H. Lawrence’s “Lady Chatterly’s Lover”.  Then you film your first video for the album, “The …

Wanna Meet Up?: Tyler Modele - "Boi Next Door"

Tyler Modele “Boi Next Door” I love summer, because that is the time when the boys come out with their great songs.  Tyler Modele has his new single out, and it is so much fun.  Modele has one of those …

Hot Summer Fun: Zwerg - "Then There Was You"

Zwerg “Then There Was You” You want to dance your ass off this summer?  I’ve got the song that will make you jump onto the dance floor and have the time of your life.  Actor/Singer/Songwriter Zwerg has another song and …

Romance: Jaron Strom - "Truth"

Jaron Strom “Truth” I just want to say:  all you soul/pop singers out there, meet the competition.  What a voice.  He was first discovered singing in a restaurant by the Anthony Hamilton, who has served as a champion of Jaron, touting him as …

Summer Riding: Steal Away ft. Brooke Ehlert - "Flower Shop"

Steal Away ft. Brooke Ehlert “Flower Shop” You know it’s summer when all the great songs come out.  Steal Away, originally from Tucson, Arizona, and consisting of brothers Matt and Chris Babers and their childhood best friend Brandon Martin, have …

Janet Jackson turns 50 today! Here's 50 things she did before 50!

Today (May 16th) Janet Jackson turned 50, and to celebrate we rounded up 50 accomplishments the superstar has achieved (in chronological order): 1. She released her self-titled debut album Janet Jackson in 1982, at sixteen years old. 2. She performed …

Summer Fun: Plaid Brixx - "The Greener Side"

Plaid Brixx “The Greener Side” Since summer is coming up (though if you live in the Northeast you might not believe it), it is time to listen to something bouncy and light, but not sappy or infantile.  My pick for …

Music For The Head: Kikagaku Moyo - "Silver Owl"

Kikagaku Moyo “Silver Owl” House In The Tall Grass My favorite new band has finally dropped their LP on the world.  House In The Tall Grass was released May 13th.  Now the whole world will understand what I have been …

The New Diva: Aria Lanelle - "League"

Aria Lanelle “League” My Name Is  What a strong, sexy voice.  When Aria Lanelle sings, “I’m so out of your league”, you think, hell yeah, she is way out of my league.  This is the perfect response for all those …

Audio Fuzz on Spotify!

            Hello Fuzz followers! I have updated the Audio Fuzz Spotify playlist for all your listening enjoyment!! Check out all the latest artists and tracks that we are covering on the site (and some that …

Kaytranada's genre-melding, old school feelin' masterpiece 99.9%

Montreal producer Kaytranada pulls out all the stops on his lavish, genre-melding album 99.9%. Every blue moon we find at artist that really puts extreme effort into making an album that is musically accessible across the board. Kaytranada melds a mix …

The Pack a.d.'s garage rock examined by aliens

Vancouver’s two-piece garage rock band The Pack A.D. are examined and probed by aliens in their creepy video for “So What.” Director Matt Leaf spawns alien life in his Ridley Scott-inspired video. The video flips back and forth between the band performing and …

Funk/Pop At Its Best: Sweet Cambodia - "Sky"

Sweet Cambodia “Sky” Tasty With just the right amount of funk, soul, and pop, Sweet Cambodia has come up with a truly Tasty treat.  Sweet Cambodia is Lukas “Savvy” Saavedra (bass guitar, backup vocals), Eric Charles (guitar, backup vocals), Donnie Fuson (drums) and …

The Beautiful Sound of Love: Freddy & Francine - "If You Want Me"

Freddy & Francine “If You Want Me” Gung Ho With heavenly voices sounding like they are coming from the mountains above, Freddy & Francine show their love of music and wear their love of each other on their sleeves.  Their …

Mass Media Held Up To The Mirror: Krysle Lip - "Electric Mirror"

Krysle Lip “Electric Mirror” Intravenous Therapy Welcome to the dark world of Krylse Lip, as he sings about the images that bombard everyday, where the media tries to show us what we SHOULD look like.  In his dark, melodic way, …

Radiohead's "Daydreaming" Video Reveals the Beauty in Melancholy

There’s a certain beauty that can only come out of melancholy. I used to be very tuned into this. It got to the point where my friends would shove “happy” music on me because there was NO way I wasn’t depressed. I …

James Blake's haunting new track "Radio Silence"

No one does “haunting” quite like James Blake does. His baritone voice floats over a repetitive piano melody and a strobing synth and it is not like anything you’ve laid your ears on. Blake’s “Radio Silence” places a strobe light in a misty atmosphere and …

Ultimate Hipsters: The Dandy Warhols - "You Are Killing Me"

The Dandy Warhols “You Are Killing Me” Distortland What a crazy year it has been musically.  We’ve lost a lot of people, but other stars are putting out great music.  The Dandy Warhols are one of my very favorite bands …

Perfect Pop: Brian Eno - "Fickle Sun (III) I'm Set Free"

  Brian Eno “Fickle Sun (III) I’m Set Free” The Ship The greatest producer (without out a doubt) and one of the greatest artist has a new album out.  As usual, the music is super-impressive, and all the art work …

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