About Chris Ryan

Chris Ryan is an accomplished promoter, event planner, producer, activist, counselor, poet and blogger. Within the course of two and a half years Chris Ryan has worked with some of NYC's most established promoters/event planners, been named 2007′s GaySocialite of the year, granted a promoter of the year award from NYC's most famous gay establishment, Splash. He's worked in some of NYC's top venues including; Avalon, Capitale, Cipriani, Cielo, Pacha, Element, Le Poisson Rouge, XL, G Lounge, Plumm, Hilton Hotel, Indigo Hotel, Spirit, Myst/Quo, Splash, The Ritz, Vlada, Roseland Ballroom, Heaven, etc. In 2008, Chris Ryan has begun to unveil some of the most innovative & unique parties New York City has ever seen. The Fusion events "fuse" together all disciplines of art into an event that remains diverse yet cohesive at the same time. ChrisRyanNYC.com won best gay promotions website from NYC Event Patrons in 2008 & he was granted an award from the Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club, Gov. Patterson & Michelle Clunie (QAF) saluting him for his hard work in nightlife. Chris Ryan has also begun working with many renown companies, including; doctors, lawyers, physicians, modeling agencies & more. Chris Ryan has been responsible for wide-scale promotions for all these companies & generating tremendous business. Chris Ryan has even started to become National with events taking place in LA & Miami this year. In May of 2009 Chris Ryan received the very prestigious honor of being named a "40 Under 40″ Gays in America by the Advocate Magazine. He also created three successful parties that generated over 1,500 patrons each. In January of 2010 Chris Ryan was featured as one of the top promoters to look out for in Noize Magazine Chris Ryan joined forces with legendary promoter/event producer, Lee Chappell and created one of the most talked about events of all 2010, Desire @ Capitale. Chris Ryan and Lee featured one of the most outstanding artists NYC has ever seen, "Oh Land." Her performance coupled with an exquisite and unforgettable set design added to this extravagant event that held over 1,000 patrons in one of NYC's most successful PRIDE events! Chris Ryan then joined forces with legendary Pacha promoter, Rob Fernandez in addition to Jake Resnicow and Tommy Marinelli to bring one of the largest and most successful parties worldwide to NYC, MATINEE. The event on Governor's Island saw over 2,000+ attendees and one of the most ambitious productions ever. In 2011 Chris Ryan started Emerge Music Promotions with business partner Darren Melchiorre. Emerge Music promotions began signing artists with plans to develop and market the artists to the community at large. Emerge Music promotions has big events planned for 2012 and 2013. Chris Ryan debuted the IMAGE events which took place on top of two of NYC's most beautiful rooftop venues, Rare View and Indigo Hotel. The events were blogged everywhere and featured the fashion designs of several clothing designers, artists and photographers. Chris Ryan felt that fashion and art should be displayed at every event and attracted the likes of Malan Breton, Calvin Klein and even Katy Perry. Chris Ryan began an extremely successful event which incorporated the concept of a house party into a nightclub atmosphere. The event Twist'D at G Lounge has been one of the most talked about events in NYC and allows it's audience to play nearly-naked Twister, beer pong, flip cup & more with other attendees. Chris Ryan was granted an excellence in volunteering award from AVP (Anti-Violence Project) for all his efforts in supporting the organization. 2013 has a very promising landscape on the horizon and Chris Ryan is complacent in saying "you haven't seen anything yet!"

Contest: Win 2 Tickets To See Kaskade at Hammerstein Ballroom!

1. Send a video of yourself dancing to any new Kaskade song to: ChrisRyan@AudioFuzz.com 2. Follow http://www.twitter.com/audiofuzz and “LIKE” http://www.Facebook.com/AudioFuzz 3. Post: “I LOVE AudioFuzz.com and I am SO excited for the chance to see Kaskade! #AudioFuzz #Kaskade” (show us … Continue Reading

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! … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

Best Albums of 2017 (So Far)!

The XX – I See You The third album by the enigmatic trio’s third album may possibly be there best yet as it incorporates their individual talents and makes it a cohesive and a multi-introspective effort. They cross several genres here … Continue Reading

The Shins ‘Heartworms’ — Best Effort Since ‘Chutes Too Narrow’

So while The Shins is technically a solo act again for James Mercer, the new album Heartworms is full of the richness and life that Chutes Too Narrow embodied–without the full band. Mercer has laid down an 11-track, exquisitely polished self-produced album … Continue Reading

SEE: Snoop Dogg / BADBADNOTGOOD “Lavender Ft. Kaytranada”

Snoop Dogg remixed BADBADNOTGOOD’s “Lavender (Ft. Kaytranada).” The original track is from BBNG’s recent album, IV, and now has a new verse added by Snoop. The collaboration came about naturally after Snoop first heard the instrumental “Lavender” when an engineer was … Continue Reading