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Markomallow is introspectively ethereal in her latest single, Alien

Markomallow’s latest single, Alien, is a masterful blend of emotional depth and musical innovation, marking a significant milestone in her evolving artistic journey. The song opens with a hauntingly beautiful piano score, setting a Christmas-adjacent mood that transcends the festive season. It’s a melody that lingers, reminiscent of a winter’s tale, yet universal in its appeal. Markomallow’s vocal performance is nothing short of spectacular, seamlessly transitioning from the introspective tones of Lucy Dacus to powerhouse belting, reminiscent of Lady Gaga. This vocal dynamism not only showcases her range but also the emotional intensity she brings to her music.

Lyrically, Alien delves into the theme of alienation, a sentiment many can relate to during the holiday season when expectations of joy and transformation often clash with reality. Markomallow’s introspective songwriting shines here, as she explores the dissonance between how others perceive us and our internal transformations. The track is a poignant reflection on identity and the loneliness of feeling misunderstood or unseen.

Markomallow, drawing inspiration from icons like Lady Gaga, Christina Aguilera, and Taylor Swift, infuses her music with a unique blend of colours and textures. Alien is a perfect example of her ability to combine different genres into a cohesive and captivating whole. Her dedication to exploring themes of anxiety, self-criticism, and perfectionism in her songwriting makes her music not only relatable but also deeply healing.

Alien was officially released on December 8th; stream it on SoundCloud.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

Kinda Scared: HANA IRENE eases all worries away with the atmospheric stunner, Alien

After lighting up our emotions on 2019s hugely memorable for the night drive, HANA IRENE returns with a rather magnificent single to open up minds no matter the galaxy on Alien.

HANA IRENE is a London, UK-based indie alternative music producer and singer-songwriter captivated by the escapism-feel of the space age and retro comic books.

She likes to mix 60s sultry vocals, soft rock and guitar with contemporary beats, basslines, and synths, with each EP or Album having a different theme and sound almost to reflect an aspect of that time. Her musical influences include Elvis Presley, The Ronettes and The Beatles but also Lana Del Rey, Beach House, and Frank Ocean.” ~ HANA IRENE

Taken from her new 7-track release called Space Station 98, HANA IRENE is rather spellbinding and shall alleviate our apprehensions away with this fearless effort to behold for its beauty.

Guiding us away from the bad energy and only flying toward where true romance shall blossom, this is a rather lovely single to cuddle with all night long.

Alien from London, UK-based indie music producer and singer-songwriter HANA IRENE is one of the more planet-hopping singles to get excited about in 2023. Showing us where the goodness is and asking us to get away from all polluted air, we find something rather inspiring to hold on tightly with as an angelic wonder transmits only pacifying vibrancy.

Listen up on Spotify.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Am I Safe: Elluna wants to get out from behind her walls on ‘Trapped’

As she looks around nervously to see if she is safe to come out, Elluna worries about making another mistake on her hauntingly beautiful new single called ‘Trapped‘.

Elluna is a space-loving indie singer-songwriter, who was legally born in Arizona but feels like she is from nebula, supernova or star dust. She makes that galaxy-spinning music that is different to the rest – as she regards herself as an alien – and not from this crazy earth.

She sings with such a smoothly created style, her intentions are only pure and believes that she is the one to blame, when she actually isn’t at all. With a player-mentality overly rampant and social media comparing us to ourselves to make us feel distant when it should be the opposite, she flips your mindset into a deeply introspective one.

Trapped‘ from Arizona-based indie singer-songwriter Elluna, has you looking for the key to help her escape, as you feel her pain and wish that she could climb out of the walls she has built around herself. Love can be harsh and make you feel fearful if you have been hurt before, as you take a deep breath so you can try again and unshackle yourself from your own mind.

Hear this new sensationally created single on Spotify and check out her IG for more news.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Amelita is here with ‘’A Quarantine Breakup Song’’ featuring Sims, tears and aliens

It had to come. A quarantine breakup song in 2020. Something was missing from the music scene and we have the answer. The US teen Pop artist is feeling pain and her ex is deservedly the literal punching bag on this occasion. Oh wait, it’s a naughty parody. Nevermind. 

Self described as a ‘’Comedic musician and avid sleep enthusiast’’, I would love to meet ‘Amelita’. She doesn’t take herself too seriously and is definitely creating a niche for herself. 

‘Amelita’ loves her Parody videos on YouTube and seems to be gaining more and more steam after each release. The mix of a Sims video game and music is quite fascinating. Making babies with an alien is just an extra treat too. Something about werewolves too. You get the idea.

Let’s see what this comedian musician has next up her sleeve as she certainly entertains. 

Stream more from Amelita here on her YouTube channel.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen