All The Fuss, On Us

Chris Ryan

A music enthusiast his whole life who set out to create a music blog for the LGBT community that exposes all the wonderful music they are not hearing. Chris Ryan holds a masters in clinical psychology and clinical social work and works full-time as a clinical psychotherapist these days. Chris Ryan was one of the biggest LGBT producers/promoters in NYC—Chris Ryan Productions and Promotions and LGBTQ activists. Chris Ryan created the first all LGBT music festival in NYC with SHINEOUT Music Festival. Chris Ryan is a traveler, vegan, fitness enthusiast and has been awarded several times for his work in nightlife and activism.

David John Croft

David has loved music since the album “…Baby One More Time” by Britney Spears was released. Throughout high school, he had the pleasure of photographing and selling merchandise at shows for acts such as Tegan and Sara, Vega Under Fire, and Set It Off. Going to Warped Tour every year from 2005 to 2011 was David’s favorite time of year (despite his hatred for summer weather). Years later, he still enjoys going to every concert and music festival that he can, especially when the main genre of music is of the pop-punk and/or emo persuasion. Some of his favorite artists/bands include Paramore, Bring Me The Horizon, Royal and the Serpent, Yellowcard, and Motion City Soundtrack. When not fulfilling his need for live music, David works full time for a technology company while pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management.

Jeannie Buxo

Was born and raised in New York, NY, earned a A.A.S in Business Admin, currently working on an M.S. in Communications and Culture. Currently a Newspaper Layout & Typesetter/ Ad Manager and Administrative Assistant. She is one of Madonna’s greatest fans and contributors to her fan base with the creation of,, several events dedicated to the queen and tons of contributions.

Darren Melchiorre

In 1992, a single album cover changed Darren’s life and led him to become a graphic designer. Today, Darren dedicates his career in graphic design to music and entertainment. With a MFA degree from the School of Visual Arts, Darren became the youngest designer to design a Times Square billboard and has designed for Broadway, NBC, CBS, and Mr. Magic Johnson himself. Darren runs his own design agency that specializes in music and has art directed for some of today-s up-and-coming musical artists including JLINE, DYCHRO, DJ BENNY K, and SCANDELLE among others. He continues to write album cover reviews for his blog COVERCULTURE with Audio Fuzz and is one of entertainment’s most in-demand branding graphic designers.


Born and bred in our wonderful city of New York, Steven has never felt more at home. He has made his mark in the music and entertainment industry serving as Chief Operating Officer of the Brooklyn based Five Star Entity, a music recording and production firm. S-dot, as the rappers affectionately call him, has amassed way too many followers to name personally, so just add yourself to his list on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Phil King

LOVES music, all kinds.  Growing up, he was introduced to music by his parents, mainly music from the 30’s and 40’s and musicals. Then he discovered the Monkees, the Beatles, and the Animals.  His real eyeopener was when he discovered the Velvet Underground, David Bowie, T Rex, the Ramones, Alice Cooper and Patti Smith. He fell in love with this music and formed a punk band (Phil ‘n’ the Blanks). He has been in love with music since then. Phil says “thanks to all the bands that inspired me; you are the best.”