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The Cush - "Chariots of Smog" - Riders in the Stardust Gold

The Cush – “Chariots of Smog” – Riders in the Stardust Gold Wow.  “Chariots of Smog” is wonderful, trippy flashback to the late 60s/early 70s or time machine journey to a distant future.  The ringing guitars, the fog-shrouded vocals, the …

Cease Owens - "Beautiful"

Cease Owens – “Beautiful” This asskicking, melodic song by Cease Owens of The Pleading demonstrates the reason I believe The Pleading, and especially Owens, is one of the greatest acts in metal today.  Combining the heart and sensitivity of any …

Clairo - "Blouse" - Sling

Clairo – “Blouse” – Sling Clairo has this absolutely beautiful voice, backing vocals care of Lorde , with these gorgeous violin and cello parts accenting the rhythm guitar.  This a lovely piece of music, relaxing and intense at the same time. …

HEAR: Spirit Of The Beehive - Entertainment, Death

Spirit of the Beehive’s Entertainment Death is one of the most mesmerizing, disjointed, melodic masterpieces of the year. If you haven’t taken a listen of their new album yet I highly recommend you sit down and listen now. They come …

"Mouthful of Blood" - Juliana Hatfield

  Juliana Hatfield “Mouthful of Blood” Blood It’s seems amazing, but Juliana Hatfield is still one of the top song writers in the business, and she doesn’t seem to have aged a bit.  Her name song, “Mouthful of Blood”, has …

Grace Van Etten & Angel Olsen - "Like I Used To"

Sharon Van Etten & Angle Olsen – “Like I Used To” On this song, you get two of the best voices and songwriters in the Alternative Folk collaborating on a song that would put the Everly Brothers to shame for …

Lucy Dacus - "VBS" - Home Video

Lucy Dacus – “VBS” How many of you remember summers spent at VBS? (Vacation Bible School). I remember so well. Sometimes my brother and I would go to three or even four different VBSs. I always won the Bible verse …

Ivy Boy - "Fantasma"

Ivy Boy, a great queer pop star from Chile, has released a new song, Fantasma. This pop gem deals with the whole feeling of empower that the ending of a ghost relationship (one in which you feel that, throughout the …

The 10 Best Albums of 2020

In one of the most difficult years of our lifetime these albums were the light at the end of the tunnel. Check out our top 10 albums of 2020 below! 10. Holy Wave – Interloper Modern Psychedelic music with lush, …

Lady Gaga Returns To Her Roots With "Stupid Love"

Lady Gaga’s “Stupid Love” returns her to her roots with classic Gaga video EPIC-NESS and electro-pop orgasmania! Gaga and her team of dancers deliver one hell of a video (shot on the iPhone 11 pro btw), which is like a …

CONTEST: Win 2 Tickets To See TOVE LO 2/13 At Brooklyn Steel

  In order to WIN this contest you must: 1. Send Chris@ChrisRyanNYC.com your 1 sentence using 4 song titles off her latest album Sunshine Kitty 2. Follow http://www.twitter.com/audiofuzz and www.instagram.com/chrisryannyc “LIKE” http://www.Facebook.com/AudioFuzz  3. Mention #AudioFuzz.com and your love of TOVE …

Words of the Prophet: MONO INC. - "The Book of Fire"

MONO INC. “The Book of Fire” The Book of Fire Coming from Hamburg, Germany, MONO INC. sound more like they come from a fantasy/nightmare, when evil and good are actually the same.  There is something transfixing about their vision. MONO …

Medieval Romance: Dispel - "Temptation"

Dispel “Temptation” Lore I love Darkwave when they reached back to those medieval elements that just out of reach of modern civilization, but still the era calls to us.  Dispel invokes that age of violence and chivalry, piety and sin, …

The 10 Best Albums of 2019

10. Sharon Von Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow Alternative-Rock artist Sharon Von Etten delivers her most ambitious and atmospheric album yet with Remind Me Tomorrow. 9. Night Moves – Can You Really Find Me? Drawing from the likes of Fleetwood …

Genre Blending: FKA twigs - "Sad Day"

FKA twigs “Sad Day” Magdalene Tahliah Debrett Barnett aka as FKA twigs is a singer/performer whose style of music cannot be pinned down.  Born in Glouchestershire of a Jamaican jazz singer and an English/Spanish singer/dancer, FKA twigs was destined for …

Ethereal Beauty: Lake Ruth - "Extended Leave"

Lake Ruth “Extended Leave” If you like your music on the baroque side, with whispering vocals and obscure references from medieval libraries like I so much do, Lake Ruth is the band for you.  Their tightly wound sound supporting the …

Celestial Sorrow: Odessa - "Thunder"

Odessa “Thunder” All Things This is the sound that celestial beings make when they fall in love with the wrong person over and over again.  Odessa has this innocence in her voice that is both sad and beautiful as she …

Psychedelic Rock: The Undercover Dream Lovers - "Plane Ride"

Brooklyn-based indie rock band The Undercover Dream Lovers lead by songwriter and producer Matt Koenig is releasing a plethora of dreamy (how apropos), psychedelic rock songs that quickly become a smooth wave into indie rock heaven. “Plane Ride” is nothing …

Heart of Darkness: Soundwalk Collective with Patti Smith - "Eternity"

Soundwalk Collective with Patti Smith “Eternity” Mummur Love This interesting though very non-commercial collection should be called “Heart Of Darkness”, as it is about the musical trip to the heart of Africa to investigate the last, brutally sad years of …

Contrasts: Paula Cole - "Hope Is Everywhere"

Paula Cole “Hope Is Everywhere” Revolution Paula Cole has released one of the strongest albums she has ever released, which is saying a lot, and the song that she chose for a bold choice.  It’s very optimistic considering all the …

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