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Song of the Week (5/25): Grounders psych-pop track "Secret Friend"

We all know by now that AudioFuzz.com is a huge fan of psych-rock and psych-pop and psych-everything so it is no surprise that we are in love with the Canadian psych-pop group Grounder’s new track “Secret Friend.” We’re also a …

Upcoming shows in NYC from Bowery Presents

On Sale Friday, May 29 at 10AM  11/06 – MISTERWIVES – Terminal 5 On Sale Friday, May 29 at 12PM 06/22 – (Early) ZELLA DAY – Mercury Lounge 07/06 – AN EVENING WITH AMANDA PALMER & FRIENDS – Bearsville Theater 07/09 – THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS – Bearsville Theater …

SEE: Swallow Tailed - "Oak"

swallow tailedSwallow Tailed “Oak” Ever discover a band by complete accident and fall in love with them.  That’s what happened with me and Swallow Tailed, an edgy, post modern pop band from Munich, Germany.  Consisting of Jakob Arnu, Philip-Maximilian Maier, Pia Kreissl, …

SEE: Melwonderland - "Games"

melwonderland  Melwonderland “Games” Melwonderland, from Melbourne, Australia, is a solo artist somewhat like Lana and Lorde, but exploring a darker, more R&B musical ground than the other two.  Melwonderland has this knack of combining the best of the old (R&B) …

SEE: Lord Huron - "Fool For Love"

Lord Huron was recently on Conan promoting their new critically acclaimed album “Strange Trails” Lord Huron is touring this summer with multiple festivals including Lollapalooza .. Check out the links below for video and tour dates! You can also hear Lord …

HEAR: The Antics - "Forget"

the anticsThe Antics “Forget” Emily Jones “Forget” is a tea kettle of emotions which threatens to boil over, but always backs of at the last moment.  The tension created by The Antics is this song is so intense, it will literally …

SEE: Aris Ziagos - "Fallen Blind"

aris ziagosAris Ziagos “Fallen Blind” Twilight Revival You ever hear that song that is so incredibly sexy, yet incredibly sad at the same time?  Well, Aris Ziagos just accomplished that “Fallen Blind”.  And the video?  Well, just say it’s NSFW, but …

HEAR: YOUTH - Fallen Short

YOUTHYOUTH “Fallen Short” Start Again Ever discover that artist whose lyrics and vocals tear at your soul, yet your toe starts tapping on its own?  YOUTH is one of the singer/songwriters who writes and sings from experience, yet makes you …

HEAR: AudioFuzz on Spotify

It has arrived! Check out my brand new playlist compiled of artists and tracks that have been covered on AudioFuzz.com!! I am so excited to be launching this after being a contributor for AudioFuzz this whole time. I hope it …

Song of the Week (5/18): Painted Palm's new psychedelic track "Gemini"

The psychedelic psych-pop/electronic duo Painted Palms have released their first track in over a year since the debut album Forever. “Gemini” has more of an electronic feel, which is a diversion from the psychedelic pop/rock that was presented on their …

INTERVIEW: With Matt Weston - The U Project

Matt WestonAudioFuzz sat down with Matt Weston from The U Project and had a great conversation with him.  What a great guy. 1.  I know you were tired of never hearing music that really fit you.  How does this project fill …

Indie Pop Band Wheel Workers

the wheel workers, pop, indieThe Wheel Workers is a Houston-based five-piece recently nominated as Houston’s “Best Pop Act” in 2014’s Houston Press Music Awards. The band also received a nomination for Steven Higginbotham, the group’s lyricist, as “Best Songwriter” – an especially noteworthy accomplishment …

HEAR: Brandon Flowers - "The Desired Effect"

Well I’ve been anticipating this album for quite sometime now! Since The Killers lead singer has been dropping singles every week on Spotify I’ve had a massive ‘desire’ of my own to finally hear this 2nd solo work in full. …

SEE: Jose Gonzalez - "Open Book"

jose gonzalez 3  Jose Gonzalez “Open Book” Vestiges & Claws Amazing.  That’s all I can say about Jose Gonzalez.  Everything he puts out is strong and beautiful, with his gorgeous, one-of-kind, voice, and his easy-going demeanor, all hiding the pain and torment …

SEE: Mumford & Sons - "Believe"

mumfordsons  Mumford & Sons “Believe” Wilder Mind You want to hear the best pop song of the year (so far)?  Here it is.  Being a big big Mumford & Sons fan, I knew the new CD would be go.  But …

HEAR: Vows - "A Million Suns"

VowsVows “A Million Suns” Vows is Jeff Pupa and James Hencken and Soon Enough Love is the band’s third full-length album.  Their new CD is set to be released in early June, but as a teaser, the guys have released “A Million …

SEE: The U Project - "Digital Throne"

Matt Weston  The U Project “Digital Throne” Frickin’ WOW, is what I say.  The U Project, the new band fronted by Goth dream boy Matt Weston, totally kicks ass.  The song, “Digital Throne” has all the right hooks (very original of course) …

Song of the Week (5/11): Lenno - "The Best (Feat. Dragonette)" <--this is addictive!

lenno, dragonette, the best, disco houseFinnish disco-house producer, Lenno, gives us his most recent original “The Best” featuring Dragonette; simply stated, this is his BEST work to date! If you’re not addicted immediately to the beat, we have failed you! 9 out of 10 on the FUZZ …

HEAR: Borgore - "School Daze"

Well it’s starting to feel like summer and this latest track from Borgore helps keep the spirits up for the coming end of the “school days”.. See what I did there? While the song is reminiscent of being in a …

SEE: Indie/Alt artist Handsome Ghost's "Steps"

handsome ghost, indie, alternative, stepsFollowing critical acclaim at SXSW and a sold out run supporting MisterWives & BORNS, HANDSOME GHOST will join Grizfolk’s upcoming summer tour (dates below). They head out in support of Steps EP [Photo Finish/Republic Records] featuring their self-described “indie-prom sound.” The EP is available at all …

SEE: BORNS psychedelic pop journey in "Electric Love"

borns, electric love, pop musicThe future of glam rock is here as BORNS modestly displays in his new video for “Electric Love.” Donned in a get-up that would make Liberace giddy, BORNS sings his hypnotic pop track while eventually falling down a psychedelic rabbit hole into an enigmatic …

HEAR: Gwenno's dreamy, electro track "Patriarchaeth"

gwenno saunders, patriarchaethIn a period of governmental and cultural transition, former The Pipettes front-woman, GWENNO SAUNDERS, releases a political concept album inspired by an obscure 1970s Welsh language sci-fi novel, subtly disguised as a blissful kraut-pop record. Taking its cue, and title, from Owain Owain’s 1976 novel …

HEAR: It Was Romance - "Philadelphia"

It Was Romance “Philadelphia” S/T “Philadelphia” the First Single off of It Was Romance’s Debut Album ‘S/T’ – Out today May 5th. It Was Romance has released their debut album ‘S/T’ today! It carries an awesome LES sound of distortion …

HEAR: Franki - "Lost"

Franki “Lost” Meet singer, songwriter, instrumentalist and producer, Franki. He is a Melbourne based artist who makes his own music in his own studio! He has already begun to create a signature sound with his light and airy voice and …

HEAR: Hiatus Kaiyote - "Breathing Underwater"

hiatus kaiyoteHiatus Kaiyote “Breathing Underwater” Choose Your Weapon Besides having one of the cleverest names around, Hiatus Kaiyote, made up of Nai Palm (vocals/guitar), Paul Bender (bass), Perrin Moss (drums/percussion) and Simon Mavin (keyboards), pushes the musical boundaries to some place else.  I don’t know how to describe their music.  They …

HEAR: Meaxic - "Attitude"

meaxicMeaxic “Attitude” Synergy OK, I admit it.  I am a huge fan of good, ass-kicking prog rock delivered with a huge dose of Attitude.  Meaxic does it with a passion.  What a great band, what a great song, wow.  The …

HEAR: Jess Penner - "Good Times"

jess penner 2Jess Penner “Good Times” Good Times Anyone here remember Julie Brown’s “The Homecoming Queen’s Got A Gun”?  Or Valley Girl with Nicolas Cage and Deborah Foreman?  Jess Penner certainly hasn’t.  “Good Times” sounds like it came from the soundtrack of Valley Girl, and that is …

SEE: AM Exchange - "There's No Reason"

AM ExchangeAM Exchange “There’s No Reason” Do you like your pop music with great guitar riffs, beautiful backbeat to make your backbone slip, and wonderful vocals floating above it?  This song screams for you to dance, dance, dance.  LA-based front man …

HEAR: Gem And Eye - Roaring Twenties

gem and eyeGem And Eye “Roaring Twenties” This tremendous song by Gem and Eye swirls in dreamlike proportions, when all of a sudden, the guitars come slamming into the melody and picks up the vocals and carries them to someplace only Donovan …

SEE: Joshua Bley - Missionaries' Kiss

joshua bleyJoshua Bley “Missionaries’ Kiss” Sacred Secret This is one of the most honest, beautiful singer’s I have ever heard.  Bley is so heart-breakingly wonderful with his lyrics and with the way he has always faced life and adversary and translated …

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