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The incomparable UK band 8udDha bl0od are imperious on ‘Herb Albert Arturo & The 5UPer Silver Haze’

The incomparable UK band 8udDha bl0od are imperious on ‘Herb Albert Arturo & The 5UPer Silver Haze‘ and this is a ride that will have you gasping for air through the journey of life.

The tingled start shines early on with the guitar and harmonica trading turns to wake us up inside. This is that type of music to turn on when you just wake up, when you still need to brush your teeth and take a shower. The quality resonates with the track as we are transported into a magnificent world.

The Brighton band with a style like no other, 8udDha bl0od continue to stun on this new release. Their style changes each song, single are dropped like a life-awakening moment. You look forward to each song as this is creative music. This is authentic, real and feels good in the ears. ‘Herb Albert Arturo & The 5UPer Silver Haze‘ is a blaze in the sky, the smokey story gives you a buzz like no other.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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Sarah Reynolds sings beautifully about her strong faith on ‘Covers Me’

Sometimes, a certain singer just strikes your soul. Sarah Reynolds sings so beautifully about her strong faith on ‘Covers Me‘ and this is a stunningly projected song.

You can feel the love, it covers you and you feel happy. You feel pure and that trust is there and can’t ever be broken. You feel enlightened by all the energies that consume your mind and filter through your body. This is what peaceful love should be like. Things need to be real with no fakeness.

Singer-songwriter, composer and upcoming producer Sarah Reynolds is excellent on ‘Covers Me‘ and her voice takes your mind to another place. You remember when you last thought about your faith and what it means to you. The world moves so fast and sometimes things get lost. This is a performer with an abundance of real faith and she sings so beautifully. The words strike through your heart and you get it. Self-reflection is so important, if only just to take a minute to relax.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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Hank Quillen sings with stories about her on ‘Still Love You’

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Hank Quillen is an actor, singer-songwriter-producer who writes and records his own songs and has appeared in hit TV Shows and feature films. He is back on the music side this time with the groovy 70’s inspired jam called ‘Still Love You‘.

His latest release contains a lot of songs and this is due to lock down. Suddenly time was there to make all those songs he really wanted. Extra time was taken here to make this right and the class is so clear to see from this multi-talented performer.

This has that old school feel to it. It is 3am in the morning and you can just think of her. She consumes your mind even though she treated you so badly. You just tried to be there but it wasn’t enough, Your love is so strong still however and you can’t get her out of your mind.

Still Love You‘ from Hank Quillen is an honest song about love. You feel the passion here from the well-traveled singer and actor. This is a fine effort and the indie-folk honest drop-lings, are exactly what we need in 2020.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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C Major 7: ‘Believe’ from singer Liel Bar-Z and Jeremy Gardner is a gem out the darkness

Taken off new EP ‘Surrender‘, this is the latest song from exciting LA duo C Major 7.

Working on a ridiculous amount of songs with a well-known producer based in Los Angeles, California, named Jeremy Gardner, is the stunningly sweet singer Liel Bar-Z . Their joint project is called C Major 7.

The rustling vinyl, the smooth vocals of this fine singer, these two make a quality team with a combined mindset right now. The plan is make beautiful music and this goal has been achieved greatly. Liel Bar-Z and Jeremy Gardner make a strong team with their soulful song, this is everything that we need during this sick time of mass carnage. Luckily, music like this heals.

C Major 7 strike an absolute gem here and ‘Believe‘ is that sad song that also contains true life stories. You are a bit naive to the world, you have some bumps and bruises- only to grow much stronger. This is a lovely ballad, full of love and knowing that you will learn from these crazy times.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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‘The Real Thing’ from 6 piece band Limberlost is a gritty and real effort of substance

The Real Thing‘ from Limberlost is a quality effort from the Seattle rock band who are back, much to the applause of their loyal fans.

Limberlost is an rocking US band with Pacific Northwest origins and elements forged from Heart, Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple, streaming fluidly through their vast veins like that incomparable rush you get at the wild waterpark on the biggest ride. This is a swashbuckling performance that will excite young and old alike. It has that old school solo guitar that will get you dancing, the vocals are crisp and elegantly sung, the notes high but never too much.

The Real Thing‘ from Limberlost has indie-rock and pop that has added sprinklings of their personal style, this is a well-made song with a vibe that cleanses the heart. This fine 6 piece outfit have that sound that you want to listen to again and again, always a good sign. Female fronted with a bond in the band so strong, you can feel the air of a band who know what they want as that is the key to happiness.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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Orlando’s Jared Sylvia portrays the world right now with ‘Wake Me Up Tomorrow’

Jared Sylvia portrays the world right now with the relevant ‘Wake Me Up Tomorrow‘. This is inspired by the dumpster fire that is 2020 and is sung with such purpose.

Singer-songwriter Jared Sylvia is from Orlando in the USA and he sings on this catchy beat that sums up this crazy year. This is a worthwhile listen and you will connect with this one.

You feel like you are going to die young so it makes no difference what is happening today. You feel like tomorrow is going to be a better day and you miss that special person. You lust for them and without them you feel lost and not yourself. Will you be able to break from this and move on or stay in this state forever? You can’t sleep all the time however and need to snap out of this funk that you find yourself in. Or will you stay in this mode forever? Time will tell.

Jared Sylvia sings with such relevance on ‘Wake Me Up Tomorrow‘ and this indie-pop number is a great song in 2020. What a year it’s been right? This single will make you feel better as tomorrow should be a better day.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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HÆRT returns with the soulful ‘Let It Sail’

HÆRT returns with the soulful ‘Let It Sail‘ that brings forth some fantastic vocals in this electronic-pop dazzler.

It feels like we have just sailed over the ocean to hearty delight. The song, constructed with love and meaning, we are now at peace. Sometimes, we have to let it go and set the heart free again. Things were good for a while but now things have to come to an end otherwise more pain will rear it’s ugly head.

Let It Sail‘ from HÆRT is a song about letting it all go. You don’t want to keep hold of anything for too long otherwise you will get too comfortable. This is a fine song with fantastic production. With a vivid story, we are placed in this great story with the mixture of genres all in one. This is a track made with love and you learn a different part of life.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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Michael Shanks rocks on fantastic ‘Creature of the Night’

Texas singer-songwriter Michael Shanks returns with his riff-fused lit brand new song called ‘Creature of the Night’.

Michael Shanks is a carefree musician, singer-songwriter and bandleader from Texas who has played from Buenos Aires to Beijing. ‘Creature of the Night’ has been called the darkly whimsical lovechild of Jimi Hendrix and Tom Waits.

Born in the wild, worldly sprawl of Houston, Texas, from a very young age Michael experienced music from around the globe. At home his family would jam the likes of the Doors, CCR and even Beethoven, but out in Houston’s thriving arts scene he was introduced to Ravi Shankar, Philip Glass, Joe Guitar Hughes, Astor Piazzolla and countless other internationally known musical innovators. This melting pot of music paved the way for Michael’s broad musical vision that looks beyond borders or genres.

With his upcoming EP, ‘Space Sounds: from the Deepest Orbits to the Nearest Hearts‘ out soon, this is an exciting time for the carefree musician who strides out confidently here on ‘Creature of the Night’ from Michael Shanks. There is soul here as he describes watching certain people who turn into zombies in the world and turn into creates. This is a fun track that grooves you like back in the 70’s with it’s solos and rock-out attitude.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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Long Island native Alix Perti takes us on trippy journey on ‘Quarantea’

Alix Perti brings us an acoustic wonderland with the catchy indie rock journey of ‘Quarantea’.

Alix Perti is an alternative artist from Long Island New York. He is dedicated to bending genres and taking his audience on a trippy experience somewhere in the galaxy they’ve never been before. Originally producing hip hop beats, he was swept up by the psychedelic and punk rock scene. Alix has found a way to weaponize his passion, heartbreak and revolutionary attitude, into explosive tracks and storytelling. His promise is to always bring out pure music no matter what.

‘Quarantea’ from Alix Perti is a psychedelic journey that bends through different genres as promised. The sound is real and authentic that it filters through the feelings that we have now in the world. The NYC artist is splendid on this brand new single that is a radical gem that has sparked up in the sands to lead us to better times.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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Danny Mortimer is back with new indie rock single ‘Just Like Before’

Blending heartfelt lyrics with big sing-along choruses the Moray based singer-songwriter Danny Mortimer has been attracting attention thanks to his music throughout Scotland and beyond. He returns with his new beautiful song called ‘Just Like Before‘.

The first in a series of double sided singles released by Danny Mortimer, with the B-Side ‘Another Light‘. This is an indie rocker who likes to get the vibe alive and he rocks in the door here with this new single. This is a message to enjoy the small things in life as one day you will realize that they were big moments in your life.

Just Like Before‘ from Danny Mortimer is the journey to find life’s fulfillment in doing the things we love. It feels like there are a few songs in one here which makes this such a fascinating listen. Finding our way through life with an energetic sound wins the day on this indie-pop single that has a positive message.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen