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The End Of The World: Born Ideal urge us to gather around to witness the destruction on Inevitable

Reverberating in with a super catchy rhythm and tons of spark-filled energy to spare, Born Ideal tells us to wake up and smell the horrid fumes of disaster on their excellent new single Inevitable.

Born Ideal is a Bristol/Oxford-based indie alternative 3-piece rock band who are influenced greatly by Radiohead and Biffy Clyro.

They have been gigging around the south of the UK for several years, including performances at O2 Academies and other prestigious venues. After a couple of years off (due to Covid and member changes,) Born Ideal are back on the road.” ~ Born Ideal

Gliding through our emotions and taking us for a rather splendid ride, Born Ideal impresses with so much fire and vigour, pulsating a tremor through our eyes and waking us up within.

Inevitable from Bristol/Oxford-based alternative act Born Ideal is a mighty adventure which will cause many a shiver and electricity to bolt through our veins. Showing us the way from the jagged edges of our lost hearts, this is a stunner of a single that deserves all the love in the world.

When you know it’s over, everything changes forever.

Hear this fine single on Spotify. See more on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Taking Air: Minneapolis alt-pop band Not Ideal has nothing discouraging to share on Thriving

Shifting away from anything which wasn’t helping the entire expedition blossom, Not Ideal glides through the rainbow of opportunity after the heavy downpours with Thriving.

Not Ideal is a Minneapolis, Minnesota-based indie alternative pop 3-piece act that has a fascinating sound which might remind some of a special time in music.

Eller and Grage have cemented their Minnesota roots, but Oldham reigns from the fertile crescent of Manchester, England. Together, they reflect the styles, sounds, and essence of both regions.” ~ Not Ideal

With the bridge about to break and creaking open like a rumbling stomach, Not Ideal reminds us of happier times with a monumental performance to revel deep inside. This is top-notch stuff and seems to have the power of change emboldened deep within the veins of our ravenous arms.

Thriving from Minneapolis, Minnesota-based indie alt-pop band Not Ideal is a sterling track which deserves all the love possible. Rampant in class and defining quality, we find an experience which will leave many previously sad hearts feeling whole again.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

He Promised Himself: London-based alt-metal band Elyn summons us into a world of Regret

After storming into our vortex with the electrifying 6-track, I Broke My P.C from 2020, Elyn drops one of the most moody songs the world is ever likely to witness on Regret.

Elyn is a 3-piece London, UK-based alternative metal band who likes it rather loud and with enormous power on each one of their heavy tracks.

The band’s sound is energetic and reminiscent of bands such as Tool, Nine Inch Nails, Alice In Chains, A Perfect Circle and Muse, to name a few.” ~ Elyn

Slicing away those previous worries and urging us to reach for those dreams no matter what the challenges, Elyn roar in like a hungry lion here and might shatter fragile windows who can’t handle their velocity.

Regret from London, UK-based alternative metal band Elyn, is one of the most thought-provoking anthems of 2022 so far. There is a barrage of intensity here which so many will love, as our hearts are ignited by a ravishing release. Pulsating to the core and never letting up for a second, as we take a breath and emerge from the darkness again.

Chasing those dreams has never been more important.

See this new music video on YouTube. Find out more via IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Bridge The Divide: Magna Zero urges us to unite on We Are All

Showing us that peace and love is actually possible if we can join together and stop the rot, Magna Zero takes us down a road that many have been fearing on We Are All.

Magna Zero is a Los Angeles, California-based 3-piece indie rock band who were formed by lifelong friends that love making music together.

By early 2022, eleven of the musical works from the band’s early period became the songs comprising their first album, “The Great Nothing”. Recorded and mixed by the band at Moore’s home in the fall of 2021, the album captures the raw, live spirit of the Magna Zero sound, with most of the recordings done as live takes and minimal overdubs used.” ~ Magna Zero

Reminding one of that classic Red Hot Chili Peppers sound, Magna Zero shows us the downfalls of closing your heart away from others for too long. Sung with a real intensity and bringing forth a truly impressive sound, this is a top-notch single to glow radiantly inside.

The name Magna Zero, translated from Latin and Arabic respectively, literally means ‘Great Nothing’. Coined by Aubrey as a title of one of the band’s early compositions and suggested by Moore for the name of the band, the term refers to a state of peace that is beyond the ego, where one experiences harmony and unity with the universe.” ~ Magna Zero

We Are All from the LA-based indie rock band Magna Zero is a deep track that will have you looking deeper in the mirror tonight. Showing us how to break away from the emptiness that can cause your soul to falter, they masterfully take us into a whole new world of possibilities.

Joining together when the world is in a state of confusion will always make your heart feel warm again.

See this new video on YouTube and see more via IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Slick Like An Arriviste: Boston rockers Viruette drives us into the little life lost on debut single Viruette

Guiding us through this soul-sucking world that can force your sweet heart to mumble in pain, Viruette impresses on their debut release that might have you clicking repeat on Viruette.

Viruette is a powerful 3-piece Boston, Massachusetts-based indie Anglo-American bro rock band who recently all met on Craigslist.

It’s a story about the loss of youth and how the passage of time coarsens us and makes us ugly.” ~ Harry from Viruette giving us further insight into the vision of this fine track

Bringing us into a place in time that could have scars attached which could be painful to picture again, Viruette are the new kids on the block that everyone should take a listen to. Their sound is made for massive festivals and sold-out arenas, that are packed with energetic rock fans who just want to find new heros to believe in.

Viruette from 3-piece Boston, Massachusetts-based Anglo-American bro rock band Viruette is a rip-roaring display of irresistible vitality that shall get you jumping up and down like it was your birthday. They have a tight bond and show us their electric combination, which is a rather splendid listen. Soaring with passion and intricate lyrics, that might stop and make you think about time and what it actually does to our souls.

Sometimes you just need to look back and wonder if you have actually taken the right path in this game called life.

Turn the fellas up on Spotify and see where they head to next on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

I’ve Been Running: Alchmey3 feels like crying as only sleeping seems to help with the hurt on Matthew

With an emotional ambience that shall probably induce a few tears to drift down your cheek, Alchmey3 shows us that suffocating pain which can cause your heart to feel so empty when you least expect it on their new single Matthew.

Alchmey3 is a female-led 3-piece London, UK-based indie alternative trio who make a classy blend of vocally excellent music to remember forever.

Alice, William & Paul moved in together during locked down in April 2020. With this talent together under one roof and nothing but time on their hands, the three of them just had to get creative. After a few nights spent sitting round the kitchen table surrounded by good positive vibes and great inspiring music, an opportunity presented itself.” ~ Alchmey3 showing us how this music project started

Performed with an ear-tingling style that will get you examining everything you have felt before, Alchmey3 has released a tender single that will be timeless for so many of us. Lyrically contemplative and made with an extraordinarily vivid refinement that is rather special to help us heal from any previous trauma.

We all fell in love when we were handed a CD of songs written by Alice’s uncle Matthew, which he had recorded many years earlier. This piece caught our attention, a juxtaposition of uplifting orchestration and heartbroken vocals that touched our souls.” ~ Alchmey3 

Matthew from the 3-piece London, UK-based indie alternative trio Alchmey3 is one of those beautifully haunting singles that so many will relate to. Showing us that open bottle, which is the only thing that seems to help, in a room where hiding is the only option when things turn sour.

Life can be so cruel sometimes when you lose yourself in this seemingly compass-less world.

Hear this fine single made with so much care on SoundCloud and follow their social adventures on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

The Overseas Project shows us their world class quality on Talaash

Taken from their new 4-track EP called Umeed, The Overseas Project is rather impressive on a special song to rejoice nostalgically with and it’s called Talaash.

The Overseas Project is an indie electronica/rock-fusion 3-piece project who is on a mission to keep things fresh and to elevate their sound into a new stratosphere.

Founded by Amitabh Sengupta and Hasib Reza, The Overseas Project shows us something rather refreshingly different to the rest of the pack. Laden with a rather warm glow that will get you feeling healed up again, there is so much to be thrilled by on this real gem. Ear-pleasing and dynamic in nature, it is hard not to tap your foot inside this rather fine effort from a tight unit.

Talaash from electronica/rock-fusion 3-piece group The Overseas Project is a memorable song for all the right reasons. Featuring a smooth vocal style that will get you admiring the excellence attached, this is a must-listen track of 2022. The production is rather delicious and with a combination of genres to get your body alive-this is a flight-filled single to play loud-that will have you soaring away from all the previous darkness.

Listen up on YouTube and see more via their IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Stunts washes the pain away while there was nothing to say on ‘No Feels’

With their much anticipated debut album ‘Housework‘ set for release on the 23rd August 2022, Stunts shows us that empty feeling that occurs when you get that numb feeling inside your soul on ‘No Feels‘.

Stunts is a Wollongong, Australia-based Electro grunge 3-piece group who enjoys releasing authentic stories about genuine love, loss, longing, disappointment, and fiscal responsibility in their electrifying tracks.

Fronted by a cross-generational, odd couple of co-lead vocalists. Matty Stunts (Gen X sensitive singer-songwriter/guitarist glockenspiel/synth/miscellaneous) is joined by the precocious talents of Racey Stunts (Gen Y chanteuse/production whiz/bassist) mashing up synths from the 80s and angsty guitars and impact drums from the 90s.” ~ Stunts

Showing us their intricate soundscape that will have you pivoting the volume up to full, Stunts startle our senses and wake us up rather fast in breathtaking proportions-that will shock many and fascinate others-who have previously felt this specific moment.

No Feels‘ from Wollongong, Australia-based Electro grunge 3-piece act Stunts is a scintillating single that will take you into another time altogether via their incredibly proficient sound and spine-tingling vocals. With a lyrical skill set bar none and a tone that has you opening your eyes to what so many are seeing and feeling right now in this frosty world, this is a fire crackling soundtrack to the current world.

Finding someone special who senses what your soul is feeling is surely the key to a happy life.

Listen up to this new single on Spotify and see more on the IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Smooth Retsina Glow clears our head as the fresh path awaits on ‘Live it up’

Taken from their 3rd studio album called ‘Metapahysical‘, Smooth Retsina Glow groove it up with a song all about moving onto greener pastures that will sooth the soul again for that all-important upliftment as they ‘Live it up‘.

Smooth Retsina Glow is a Lehigh Valley, USA-based 3-piece alternative band who are known as one of the hardest working acts around.

Surviving everything from line up changes, a pandemic, and lockdowns.” ~ Smooth Retsina Glow

After thrilling us with their previous single about taking a chance with ‘Something to Show for This‘, Smooth Retsina Glow is at their delightful best with an upbeat single that shall open the light again from the window that has been shut for too long.

Live it up‘ from the prolific Lehigh Valley, USA-based 3-piece alternative band Smooth Retsina Glow is a song that will have you finding all those goals you wrote on your notepad years ago. With a happy vibe and a tone that shall take you into a positive frame of mind, this is one of those songs to play on full voltage when you are heading into a new destination.

Realizing when you need to turn the page is the key to all future contentness.

Listen up to this new single on YouTube and see more on the IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Rooftop Heroes stands up for what is right on ‘I Can’t Breathe’

Showing us it’s never been more important to stay united when there are so many forces wanting the opposite, Rooftop Heroes displays that fight that shall define this generation in the history books with ‘I Can’t Breathe‘.

Rooftop Heroes is a Swiss-based 3-piece indie pop/rock band who makes a crisp blend of likable soundscapes to feel empowered by.

The 3 members want to give back some spotlight on ongoing racism all over the world.” ~ Rooftop Heroes

Reminding us all that we can’t let this unnecessary destruction continue for any longer, Rooftop Heroes is quite scintillating with a magnificent display that shall take your breath away and have you pondering what the future shall hold for humanity.

For their 2nd album, they’ve teamed up with Kiko Masbaum, a multi-platinum, award-winning German producer.” ~ Rooftop Heroes

I Can’t Breathe‘ from Swiss-based 3-piece indie pop/rock band Rooftop Heroes is a call to join as one and to never stop trying until the entire world is at peace. Sung with a really intense enthusiasm that is rather uplifting and sends you into a whole new place in time that has you holding hands and urges for common sense to prevail.

This is the type of song to turn up loud, as you know that something needs to change before burning carnage ensues that could change everything forever.

Listen up to this passionate single about never giving up on what is right on Spotify and see more on their IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen