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Your Soul Is Darkening: Ani Amnell reminds us to stay true to our morals no matter the situation on ‘Blind Eye’

After writing this song to world leaders as she gritted her teeth and wondered why many of them were so heartless while millions were clinging to their lives, Ani Amnell brings us her Attack on Titan season 3 mentality with on the excellent new single ‘Blind Eye‘.

Ani Amnell is an emerging New York, USA-based indie-pop/rock music producer and singer-songwriter who has an eye for detail and pulsates our consciousness with a top drawer effort here.

I write my songs specific enough that you know what the song is about, but purposely vague enough where you can decide for yourself what you want it to be about. My songs are about whatever you need them to be about, in the moment that you listen to them.” ~ Ani Amnell

With her impressive self-belief flowing tremendously through the shocked speakers, Ani Amnell shows us the best way to keep that heart clean and sings with superb elegance at every turn. With a rampaging soundscape that will have you turning her all the way up, this is the kind of track that has you looking into the mirror to see if you are doing enough to help this planet.

Blind Eye‘ from the determined NYC indie-pop/rock music producer and artist Ani Amnell, is a view-painted picture that shows us how we need to open up our eyes, as pretending that certain things aren’t happening is not a healthy way to live. Performing with an enlightening style and a rocking vibe – with sensational vocals to shiver with – this is a brain-opening single that urges us to open up our souls to a better life. It’s our precious world to save after all.

Listen to this new single on Spotify and see more of her travels on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Feel That Summer Rain: ZUSO wants to feel that much-needed higher place on ‘Melt Like Gold’

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With a riding-out-the-storm mentality and bringing the world a track to really lather deeply into as we forget past worries, ZUSO has our attention with a catchy dance track you will find compelled to party all night with on ‘Melt Like Gold‘.

Gabriel Cuenca aka ZUSO is a youthful Sydney, Australia-based indie electronic artist and DJ. He is best known for his smooth electronica creations and mesmerizing melodic house.

Towering high above us all and steering us where that beautiful nature is inside our souls, ZUSO brings us one of the most stimulating dance tracks of the year so far with an outstanding display for the ages. After listening to a real body-healer like this, you will feel driven to call up your mates and see where the party is at.

Melt Like Gold‘ from Sydney, Australia-based indie DJ and electronic artist ZUSO, is a euphoric track that takes your whole soul away from the previous darkness and into a much better place to achieve all your dreams. This is arm-raising energy here that has you lifting you away from that sleepy slumber, and back into a better world where you may feel free and happy again. This is a real gem when we needed it most.

Check out this new single on Spotify and see more on the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Guess Its My Fault: Mickey Gold opens up about his recent struggles on ‘My Mind Is Made’

As he gently shows us into a scar-filled world that so many of us can relate to, Mickey Gold faded away for a while as he worked on brushing away the mental demons forever with his new single called ‘My Mind Is Made‘.

20-year old Long Island, New York-born Mickey Gold is a Brooklyn, New York-based indie pop/rock/electronic recording artist and music producer who fuses in hip-hop with a tasty blend of Lo-fi.

One night, I was in a depressed state, just burnt out basically. Using music as a coping mechanism, I made a song. My intention wasn’t to write a story but it became one.” ~ Mickey Gold

With a true account all about mental health and performed from two perspectives on the trauma from that deafening silence, Mickey Gold leads us into a picture that many will find eerily familiar. This is a natural storyteller who isn’t afraid to open up his heart, to a world that can wrap you full of plastic until you struggle to see where you need to be.

My Mind Is Made‘ from the Brooklyn-based music producer and artist Mickey Gold is a soul-healing new single for anyone who needs to hear the truth. You can feel like you need to hide away for a while to deal with your issues when actually the best way is to be around those who truly care about you. Meshing your soul together to make everyone stronger should be the plan, as keeping yourself locked away just makes it all worse.

Sung with real insight into a feeling that millions deal with each day, this is a superb track to play when you need inspiration away from the cold darkness and into the warm light again.

Hear this intimate new single on Spotify and see more of his vibe on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Spotlight Feature: KAIS is stripped-back and spiritual in his latest acoustic indie-soul-folk single, Healing

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KAIS bared his spiritual soul in his latest release Healing. The Canadian Cyprus-based singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer allowed his acoustic single to explore the deep significance of the messiness of our existence and our ability to clean up through bleeding, breathing and healing.

It is thanks to artists like KAIS, that the conversations around trauma have moved past idiomatic ignorance. Remember when we were all under the impression that PTSD existed solely in the minds of those that had experienced war? Thankfully, we now see it as a common experience; every ego-blow and mental scar imprinted leaves us with the option of carrying trauma or moving past it, and that is exactly what Healing forces you to reflect on. It’s enough to make you step in front of the mirror and check for scars that have been pushed into the subconscious.

With KAIS’ effortlessly artful vocals atop the acoustic guitar strings and nothing else to get in the way of the evocative impact of his lyrics that find a meta way to resonate as confessional, it is easily one of KAIS’ most powerful singles to date. As the perfect example, “fall from grace at god’s own pace I’m travelling through the fire, victim of desire” leaves so much more between the lines than your average lyrical confession for the way it alludes to the conflict between our situational emotion and desire.

For KAIS’ fans enamoured by his new venture into psychy indie-soul-folk, stay tuned for his upcoming EP that is due for release in February 2022. Healing was officially released on December 19th, 2021. It is now available to stream on Spotify.

Connect with KAIS to keep up to date on his new releases on Facebook and Instagram.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

Different Hairstyles Every Tuesdays: Zonjjy tells us his story as he shows us that signature poise with ‘Trust Me’

With the substantial local support that only serves to help him grow stronger, Zonjjy shows us his cult status with a tale all about feeling in control and bringing his lover with him to the top on ‘Trust Me‘.

Zonjjy is a UK-based indie singer-songwriter, music producer, and rapper who tells us real-life stories that have only made him more self-enlightened after previous issues that threatened to sink him down forever.

With his confidence at an all-time high as he guides us into his city, Zonjjy is at his original best on a track that will probably be stuck in your head for days on end.

Trust Me‘ from the UK-based rapper/singer-songwriter Zonjjy is a likeable release from an underground artist who has had to claw his way to where he is today. With his country on the edge and his ears to the street, you feel like he is leading us into a world that is actually transpiring right before our ever-watching eyes. This is the time to build up and take your chance, as you brush away the past and move into the future with that much-needed bounce in your step.

Looking up rather than down is the only journey one should take in this overly-complicated world.

See this new music video via his YouTube page and view more via the IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Agaaze proves that pace is the trick in his electro-pop-meets-neo-psych single, Take it Slow

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The New York-hailing multi-instrumentalist and producer Agaaze is fresh from the release of this debut 7-track EP, A Portal Inside, which features the eclectically progressive, Take it Slow.

Take it Slow was curated to prove that when it comes to progress, pace is the trick. The progressive single starts with the downtempo, dreamy textures you would expect from a track under such a name. By the time Take it Slow reaches the outro, expect to find yourself in a trippy, psychedelic rabbit hole that is structured by Agaaze’s soulfully sweet magnetism and the sheer range of his experimentalism. At the age of just 19 years old, his songwriting talent transcends the majority.

The world will never see another David Bowie for the simple reason that they’d rather place icons on pedestals and believe independent artists can never reach them. As far as we’re concerned, Agaaze came pretty damn close with Take it Slow.

Watch the visualiser of Take it Slow on YouTube or add it to your Spotify playlists.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

Cagri Raydemir bites the hand of ego-greed in his single, Attention Hunger

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Attention Hunger is the latest intellectually scathing alt-rock track from the Munich, Germany-based artist, guitar virtuoso, songwriter and producer, Cagri Raydemir. With vocal reminiscences to Serj Tankian and an instrumental atmosphere that carries similarities to Incubus, any true alt-rock fan will allow Attention Hunger to resonate as a smorgasbord of dynamic alt-rock innovation.

It’s been a while since I had a quite literal jaw-drop moment at an instrumental interlude, but the one that brings in the outro in Attention Hunger gives Mr Bungle an Avant-Garde run for their money.

After releasing 12 albums and 3 EPs, Munich Germany-residing alternative artist has discernibly honed in on his craft to the point of peerlessness. It’s beyond refreshing to hear an artist with the ability to catch you broadsided by their talent.

Attention Hunger is now available to stream on Spotify.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

AKMV-18 shows us what it sounds like when nature turns mechanical in his latest release, Chevalerie

‘Chevalerie’ is the latest dark and caustic electronic track that acts as a blackened sign of our times from the up and coming US artist and producer, AKMV-18. With visceral reminiscences to Celldweller, the pulsating beats thrash through the cavernous soundscape that embraces the darkest facets of our dystopic age.

The mechanical rhythms pierce through the comfortingly cold and hollow atmosphere of the track that bleeds an all too relatable melancholy while taking control of your rhythmic pulses through the psytrance nuances. Even the most pretentious cybergoth snobs would have a hard time picking holes in this entrancing hit which was just one of the seminal singles to feature on their latest EP.

Chevalerie is now available to stream on SoundCloud.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

Ziyaad Luceō takes us through a ‘Moment in Time’ in his latest cinematic aural triumph

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Remember when we anticipated all of the incredible art that would transpire through creative minds being locked away and forced to reflect? The breakthrough artist, Ziyaad Luceō, delivered exactly what we aspiringly yearned for with his latest single, Moment in Time.

The Toronto-based singer-songwriter and producer has become an international sensation since the release of his 2020 album, Through These Eyes. His most popular single, Summer ’21, has racked up over 1 million streams on Spotify alone, and it doesn’t take a genius to figure out why.

In Moment in Time, he lures you in with a simple piano melody before the electronic effects start to resound around his hypnotically smooth vocal timbre. His strident passion fuels the cinematically arranged single that artfully unfolds around the sound of waves crashing, minor-key melodies and lyrics that capture emotional cruxes that break through the monotony.

Moment in Time is now available to stream on Spotify.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

Me and You: Loving couple Jarred AllStar and Davina show us into the romance with ‘God Did It’

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With their much-awaited new album ”#CATCHTHESEHAYNES” coming on Valentine’s Day 2022, Jarred AllStar and Davina show us how they have remained strong despite all the ups and downs of life with ‘God Did It‘.

Christian RnB/hip-hop husband and wife duo and music producers Jarred AllStar and Davina have joined forces here on a delightful track that shows you how close they are and guide us in the path to letting your faith build up your love for your partner.

As the catchy sounds of the single “I Do” provide an endearing melody to a timeless wedding song, The Newlyweds takes us on an introspective ride of the joys of engagement and Love laced with the essence of Hip Hop.” ~ Jarred AllStar and Davina

As they remind us to be thankful that you could find someone who loves you for who you are, Jarred AllStar and Davina are quite electrifying on this uplifting single that might wash all your previous worries away like they weren’t there, to begin with.

God Did It‘ from the husband and wife team Jarred AllStar and Davina, is a quite splendid single that shows us into all the moments that make a romance worth it in the end. It was a long path to get to this moment and you both feel grateful, that you found each other when there are so many different roads you could have gone down.

Sometimes when the timing is right, everything just flows so naturally like it was meant to be.

Listen to this loving single on Spotify and see more on the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen