Definition of fuzzed in English:



  • (of popular music or electric instruments) having or producing a distorted buzzing tone.

    ‘fuzzed guitars’
    • ‘A massive gothic organ lifts the sublime ‘Escape Song’ up a gear before a Syd Barrett guitar hook progresses the track to a stomping fuzzed rock finale.’
    • ‘A total reliance on fuzzed rhythm guitar is averted by recourse to keys and samplers.’
    • ‘‘Wind is Howling’ tries too hard to elicit a haunting atmosphere with fuzzed ambience and a squealing dilruba in the background.’
    • ‘Rockethouse, formerly known as Aerial Love Feed, has gone through a line-up and name change but has retained the essence of their fuzzed guitar sound.’
    • ‘Think early prodigy fuzzed sub bass mixed with a growling Stranglers sound.’
    • ‘Melistar rides a fuzzed bassline similar to Thomas Heckmann's ‘Amphetamine’ and blankly mimics Miss Kittin's vacant delivery.’
    • ‘Though Pinhas adopts the same, pure fuzzed tone and a liking for big slides up and down the fretboard, closer listening reveals a more personal aesthetic at work.’
    • ‘What follows is a fuzzed and phased rhythm guitar workout over which Orridge sings through distorting filters.’
    • ‘‘Sounds from the Village’ is even better, showcasing Ranelin's oily trombone gymnastics and a viciously fuzzed guitar solo.’
    • ‘Rowan Oliver's drums suggest a meeting of Al Foster and Jaki Liebezeit while John Richards' electric bass is a malevolent, fuzzed monster.’
    • ‘The rest of the album piles up vocal samples, fuzzed guitars, loops, funkflavor and buzzed keyboards.’
    • ‘Yet the music they played, fuzzed garage punk that lifted liberally from such diverse strands as doo-wop, vaudeville, blues and sugary teen pop, absolutely refused to take any prisoners.’
    • ‘French horn, mellotron and fuzzed electric bass provide a shifting, nervy backdrop for Rypdal's extended guitar workouts, marrying dense, dark textural exploration with vibrant improvisational flair.’