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Watch Tegan and Sara lip synch for their lives on "Boyfriend"

Tegan and Sara have announced their 8th album Love You To Death. The album’s lead single, “Boyfriend” is an upbeat, synthy dance track. The Clea Duvall-directed video features Tegan and Sara, Rachel Antonoff, and actresses Mae Whitman and Sarah Ramos amid a pretty interesting and …

Jay-Z gave her lemons and Beyonce made #LEMONADE

To say Beyonce slays on her latest album is an understatement–she brings life back into the waning world of pop. Lemonade is a story from beginning to end about the life of a woman that has grown up, loved, hurt, been …

Pop At Its Best: LZ7 - "Home"

  LZ7 “Home” Aftershow I’m usually not a big fan of pop music, but LZ7 could easily make me change my mind.  I can’t get this song, “Home”, out of my head.  It is perfect for a spring night.  LZ7 …

Poetry and Music: Mick Harvey - "Don't Say A Thing"

Mick Harvey “Don’t Say A Thing” Volume 3 – Delirium Tremens I love Mick Harvey.  He has always worked with the greats like PJ Harvey and Nick Cave, but it is always such a treat when he releases his solo …

Dance, Dance, Dance: Jude Benedict and The Last Drop - "Check It In The Morning"

Jude Benedict and The Last Drop “Check It In The Morning” JBLD Let me tell you, Pittsburgh is a great place to live.  And JBLD is one of the reasons.  You love Blood, Sweat, & Tears?  Joe Jackson?  Brian Seltzer? …

Korean Punk: Used Cassettes - "Ghost Stories"

Used Cassettes “Ghost Stories” Rock N Rill So, you’ve been asking and looking for the next down and dirty, punky rock n roll and thinking, Jack White, you deserted us?  Well, look no further.  Used Cassettes are here.  They have …

Freedom Fry gives "Smells Like Teen Spirit" a pop spin

French and American duo Freedom Fry have recorded their cover of Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” upon request of several fans who heard them play it at SXSW. The duo puts an indie pop spin giving it a much lighter …

The Beach Boys get a spacey makeover in new song

The Cosmonauts give the Beach Boys “Caroline, No” a spacey makeover on the new A Tribute To Pet Sounds album being released on May 27th. The album has been curated and produced by Al Lover and features several indie rock …

Mid Spring's Night Dream: KissMeKate - Clementine

KissMeKate “Clementine” Honestly, KissMeKate is an artist that is really hard to describe.  I honestly think she is a changeling and her parents found her lost in the forest.  I love her simple music, her completely unique phrasing, and her song …

Rock Journalism At Its Best: PJ Harvey - "The Ministry of Defence"

PJ Harvey “The Ministry of Defence” The Hope Six Demolition Project With the eye and pen of a journalist, PJ Harvey has fulfilled her wish to make a  great album decrying the pain and suffering in three major cities: Kabul, Washington, …

Woods "Sun City Creeps" brings pysch-folk noir to life

Few bands have shifted gears as much as Woods has but their latest incarnation is an exquisite blend of psych-folk rock, music noir, and even a little Ethiopian jazz. Each track on this album gleams with the perfection of a …

Aural Scenery: Kikagaku Moyo - "Melted Crystal"

Kikagaku Moyo “Melted Crystal” House of Tall Grasses I love the radically different, and that is what you get with Kikagaku Moyo.  A beautiful, heady ride through various scenes in one’s mind is how I describe their music.  Kikagaku Moyo …

The Blackness Swallowed Pittsburgh: The Black Atlas - "Equinox"

The Black Atlas “Equinox” Equinox The Black Atlas is on tour.  WATCH OUT; THIS WILL BE GREAT AND DANGEROUS.  Peter Koronios has a dangerous vision, one that is dark but playful.  Think Queens of the New Stone Age with Pink …

Darkly Entertaining: Olive Tiger - "Find Myself"

Olive Tiger “Find Myself” Until My Body Breaks Ever been in one of the those situations or relationships you know are bad for you, even actually killing you?  I have, and so has Olive Tiger, as she and her band …

Caveman comes back w/ a bright rock song "Never Going Back Again"

Caveman is back with a sunny rocker “Never Going Back Again” that is lifted straight off the ground into the stratosphere with this entrancing melody and passionate vocals. The gleaming synths against the prominent electric guitar make for the perfect …

Uncompromising: Fanny Kaplan - "Zaperto"

Fanny Kaplan “Zaperto” I had to share the new single by Moscow’s favorite no wave/post punk band, Fanny Kaplan.  Taking the name of the band from Fanya Yefimovna Kaplan, the woman who shot Lenin and led to the harsh repercussions between …

M83 surprises us w/ new track "Go!" Ft. Mai Lan

M83 surprises us with a pop-rock track full of dreamy space synths and even a raucous guitar solo.  is definitely a departure from typical M83 style. Expect to hear some more ethereal tunes from M83 on April 8th when Junk is released. …

Chainsmokers release new single "Inside Out" Ft. Charlee

The Chainsmokers are at it again with another dance single called “Inside Out” ft. Charlee. The Chainsmokers are known for their high energy, happy, edm magic. This track has a slower tempo but you’ll find yourself immediately drawn in by …

Digitalism release video for "Utopia"

Today, German duo Digitalism premiered the official video for their epic new single “Utopia”. Directed by Japanese artist Yoshi Sodeoka – famed for his neo-psychedelic work with artists such as Beck and Tame Impala – the talented director takes the …

Cure for Spring Fever: Dream Fatigue - "Mosquitia"

Dream Fatigue “Mosquitia” Mask Elate Are you suffering from Spring Fever?  Want to hear something that will blow you away? Well, kids, no need to wait any longer.  Dream Fatigue has just released their album, Mask Elate, and it is packed full …

Audio Fuzz on Spotify!

                  Hey followers! You can check out some of the artists and tracks covered on the site (and a few extras) on our official Audio Fuzz Spotify Playlist!! It has a great …

Out of This World: Princess Century - "Rendezvous"

Princess Century “Rendezvous” Rendezvous Again, when I’m beginning to think I’ve heard it all, Princess Century releases her EP, Rendezvous, and what a strange trip it is.  Sometimes, she sounds like Kraftwerk with soul; sometimes, she sounds like Bjork without vocals.  Maya …

Tough Blues: Jack Berry - "Bad Dog"

Jack Berry “Bad Dog” Mean Machine The blues have to be sung like the singer means it.  Jack Berry means it.  He sings like his soul is being tortured.  Amazing vocal chords.  Amazing guitar work.  This is how the blues …

Love's Plea: Tommy Alexander - "Victory Song"

Tommy Alexander “Victory Song” Old News You want to put fun back into rock ‘n’ roll.  Listen to Tommy Alexander, the singer/songwriter extraordinaire from Portland.  This man has so much passion for his music, yet he has so much fun. …

Neon Indian's "Techno Clique" is a mouthful!

Neon Indian’s Alan Palomo gives us a mouthful in his new video for “Techno Clique.” It’s not often that you see the background for an electronic music song take place in a dive bar in the midwest somewhere but this …

Antoine Dilligent's hypnotic psych-pop track "Reasons"

LA-based artist Antoine Dilligent has just dropped “Reasons” a track that instantly hypnotizes the listener with its slowly paced guitar riff and melodic synthesizer that envelopes the listener into a blissful state of euphoria. This is the finest psych-pop we’ve …

Rock 'n' Roll Salvation: Ninet - "Superstar"

  Ninet “Superstar” Just when I was ready to give up on music for all times, Ninet comes along Israel kicking some major rock and roll ass.  Ninet is one of the biggest stars in Israel, but for some reason …

Whatever: Cold Fronts - "Energy Wasters"

Cold Fronts “Energy Wasters” Whatever//Forever The legend of Cold Fronts goes like this: The band was playing an impromptu show in the streets of Austin at SXSW in 2012 when the legendary Sire Records co-founder Seymour Stein passed by. Liking what he heard, …

Digitalism puts the "E" back in EDM

German-based electronic duo Digitalism have returned after a 5 year hiatus with their third album Mirage. Unlike most electronic dance albums Mirage cuts no corners and gives us no filler; every song on this album is a dance masterpiece. This …

Let America Shake: PJ Harvey - "The Community Of Hope"

PJ Harvey “The Community of Hope” The Hope Six Demolition Project Polly has done it again.  She, of course, is amazing.  In two minutes, she indicts the whole American culture that actually believes to help a community in need, let’s just …

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