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Narration: PJ Harvey - "I'll Be Waiting"

PJ Harvey “I’ll Be Waiting” AA Side The great Polly Harvey has released some outtakes from her latest project, The Hope Six Demolition Project, her insightful, journalistic records of pain and misery around the globe.  While most of The Hope Six Demolition Project is …

Goldfrapp Exceeds All Expectations at Brooklyn Steel Show

To say that Goldfrapp was incredible is an understatement. Like their electronic predecessors (i.e. Daft Punk, LCD Soundsytem, etc.) they delieverd an unforgettable show that not only exceeded our expectations but left us with an insatiable urge to see MORE! …

Soulful Front Man : Matthew Logan Vasquez "Does What He Wants"

The leading man from one of my favorite bands, Delta Spirit, has launched his second solo album entitled “Does What He Wants”. Matthew Logan Vasquez’s first solo album, “Solicitor Returns”, carried a more heavy metal tone throughout its entirety that …

Audio Fuzz on Spotify :: Follow Us!

The time has come to stream all the newest music you’re finding on the site from our newly updated Spotify playlist! We have artists and songs covered on Audio Fuzz as well as some tracks from the “Best Albums of …

Dark Funk: First Hate - "The One"

First Hate “The One” A Prayer For The Unemployed Invading the States from Copenhagen, First Hate has climbed from the international snake pit to emerge as champions of electronic dance funk/punk.  Sounding like Depeche Mode married the Cure and spit out …

They're BACK: Rainy Day Crush - "Heartbreak (And How To Get Over It)"

Rainy Day Crush “Heartbreak (And How To Get Over It)” I’m Still Alive Rainy Day Crush are back in a strong way.  This is the way Power Pop should sound; resounding chords crashing down, vocals to die for, a melody …

Tin-Man Has A Lot of Heart

          Tin-Man is one of the grittiest rappers in Chicago. His music is a good blend of social awareness and street imagery. On his song “Molotov” he calls for armed citizens of his city instead of …

Kenny Rogers is Last of a Dying Breed

          Kenny Rogers is a musical icon. He recently had a show in Salt Lake City, Utah followed by a tour date in Indiana, impressive for an individual who is nearing 80 years old. I spoke …

Crumb's Psychedelic-Jazz Is Food For The Soul

There’s something to be said about attaching genres to music these days. You can’t really do it anymore. Crumb’s self-titled debut EP is a perfect example of melding musical genres. At first listen it sounds like you’re listening to Zero 7’s …

Anais Lauren is 4/20 Friendly

                        Anais Lauren is a singer from Chicago,Il that has a new EP coming called The Love Thirst. She dropped an edgy video for her first single off the EP titled …

Dabble's Dreamy Jazz meets Psychedelic 'Touch'

Los Angeles-based psych-jazz rock outfit Dabble have just released their debut LP entitled Touch and already shaking up the indie rock scene with their unique blend of musical genres. In the song “Caramelized” lead singer Danielle Evan’s voice gently floats …

Neil Diamond's 50th Anniversary Tour Review

neil diamond      I was blessed to attend Neil Diamond’s 50th Anniversary Tour stop in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Vivint Arena recently. Neil Diamond is one of the only artist that can make a 19,000 plus venue feel …

Review: Methyl Ethel's Mysterious and Addictive Alt-Pop

Coming from the remote coastal town of Perth the enigmatic and mysterious alternative rock/pop band Methyl Ethel has recently debuted their sophomore album Everything Is Forgotten. The follow-up to their debut Oh Inhuman Spectacle is a polished, well structured, and magnificent production …

Slice of Life: Oh Wonder - "Ultralife"

  Oh Wonder “Ultralife” Ultralife There is a refreshing innocence to Oh Wonder that is really catching.  London-based Josephine Vander Gucht and Anthony West never really wanted to be a “band”, but last year, they were putting songs out one …

Alt Metal Beauty: Seven Day Sleep - "Red Lipstick Murders"

Seven Day Sleep “Red Lipstick Murders” A Home For Disgusting Fairies What a great interesting sound.  Heavy like the best of Marilyn Manson and melodic and strange like the best of My Chemical Romance, Seven Day Sleep are the real …

New Pornographers New Album + Tour Dates With Spoon

The New Pornographers’ Whiteout Conditions premiers at NPR’s First Listen with new tour dates with Spoon. New Record is out NOW! Critically acclaimed supergroup The New Pornographers are premiering their forthcoming full-length record Whiteout Conditions via NPR’s First Listen, who call …

Protest To Dance To: The Porchistas - "Mister Chump"

The Porchistas “Mister Chump” Axis & Allies Seldom has protest been this much fun.  I know “45” has is an easy target, but The Porchistas have made a great song pointing out all the flaws and evil of “45”.  Coming …

Vo and His Quest To Bring Unity to Chicago

                    Vo is a rapper from Chicago. He grew up in a large family in a not so fortunate situation and like most kids in his age group would do Michael …

Live Review: Neil Diamond in Salt Lake City

I just came from the Neil Diamond show in Salt Lake City, Utah and I was blown away. Neil Diamond at 76 years old is the consummate performer. This was a once in a lifetime opportunity and for many Salt …

Chicago Bred Emcee Chemist is a True Mic Controller

            Aaron Young aka Chemist and HD was born and raised in Chicago, Il. It was in grade school when he developed a passion for music and learned to play instruments such as the bass guitar and …

Who Wants to Cover Sonna Rele

          Sonna Rele is a talented artist hailing from the UK. She clearly inherited the musical gene from her parents who are professional musicians. It was R&B star Ne-Yo that discovered the singer on Facebook and …

Shoegaze Melody: Souvenir Driver - "Voices Of A Traveler"

Souvenir Driver “Voices Of A Traveler” Souvenir Driver Tremendous Shoegazer music from a band that knows when to feedback, when to not.  With great vocals and intelligent lyrics, Souvenir Driver has added a much needed punch to the genre.  The …

Coldwave: Second Still - "You Two So Alike"

Second Still “You Two So Alike” Second Still I love Coldwave/Post Punk, and Second Still delivers everything that makes the genre so wonderful.  An almost Gothic sense of melody, beautiful vocals with wonderful yelps that add to the intensity, and …

Vancouver Alt-Pop: The Lunas - "Until I'm Dead"

The Lunas “Until I’m Dead” A Curious Life Coming from Vancouver, BC, The Lunas are comprised of James Priestner, Lubo Ivan, Ian Cardona, and Chad Watson.  These guys make very interesting alt-pop music with the totally different voice of frontman James …

Beauty; Passion: vōx - "I Still Care"

vōx “I Still Care” I Was Born vōx is amazing.  Her voice is something completely different.  She seriously looks like Queen Elizabeth I, and she sings and moves with this unworldly beauty that she might be a saint also.  When …

Classicism Electronic Pop: St. Jude The Obscure - "Wonders of Youth"

St. Jude The Obscure “Wonders Of Youth” St. Jude The Obscure, based in Liverpool, are a new Electronic Art Pop 2-piece consisting of Adele Emmas and Christian Sandford, previously from bands Bird and Feral Love.  These guys are great, in a …

Realism: Conor Oberst - "Salutations"

Conor Oberst “Barbary Coast (Later)” Salutations Conor Oberst is one of my heroes, and it is so wonderful he has not lost his sense of ironic bitterness.  Nobody combines images quite like Oberst.  Take this verse for example: I don’t …

Kings Of Irony: Sparks - "Hippopotamus"

Sparks “Hippopotamus” Hippopotamus My favorite crazy brothers are back with their first solo album in eight years.  After a wonderful collaboration with Franz Ferdinand (FFS), I was afraid that the Mael Brothers would have forgotten how wonderful they are just …

Sam Maxfield Is Just Him

                Sam Maxfield is a gifted artist who is attending college at the University of Missouri. He has been passionate about music since he was a kid and was even in a singing/dancing …

Darnell Chavis of Solo: Sex Is a Beautiful Thing

Darnell Chavis of Solo Member, Solo #Sex Solo is an American R&B musical group from New York, NY. The original members were Robert Anderson, Darnell Chavis, Eunique Mack, and Daniele Stokes. Their debut album was eventually certified gold. http://invocation.co/show/performer/darnell-chavis Aptly …

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