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Newborn Stranger: Austin’s Alex Wilson desires that cheeky company on ‘Young Lust’

Is There Anybody Out There? by Alex Wilson

Taken off his highly-ambitious and awe-inspiring 26-track album called ‘Is There Anybody Out There?‘, Alex Wilson is quite outstanding on his brand new single about trying to find that special woman to be romantic with on ‘Young Lust‘.

Alex Wilson is an Austin, Texas-based industrial funk/rock bassist, songwriter, and music producer who makes that raw type of music creation that has you listening twice.

Alex (Wilky) Wilson brings a variety of influences from Peter Gabriel to Pink Floyd to Daft Punk to Metallica to Prince.” ~ Alex Wilson

Alex Wilson unquestionably has an impressively trimmed beard. He shapes through this track like an old pro too as no shaving cream is required, with a rugged display of guitar playing that will have you buying this man a drink from the bar.

Young Lust‘ from the Austin, Texas-based industrial funk/rock bassist, songwriter, and music producer Alex Wilson, shows us his music love potion that is rather enticing on the ears and has you wondering if that girl came around last night. His bass-bending skills are rather superhero-like – and there is much to admire – about an artist who just lets it rip and leaves it all on the line. This is that old school feel that the world needs more of in its overly-sensitive veins.

Hear this fresh new single on Bandcamp and see more news on the IG music channel.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Thick And Juicy: High-flying Austin rapper CASINOATX keeps it ‘Poppin’

With an erotically seductive soundtrack and plenty of party undertones, CASINOATX turns the lights down low with the bass up real high to make sure that the whole night is filled with ‘Poppin‘.

CASINOATX aka Malcolm Richardson aka Partyville Mayor is an Austin, Texas-based indie rapper, writer, music producer, one half of SupaSino and is also the co-host of Street Nerdz TV.

This is the steamin’ hot story about finding someone who has your eyes feeling all sweaty, as you lock glances and just know that this is the sweet soul who you feel most comfortable with to be lovers for the night. The dance moves you are seeing are out of this world and you can’t get enough, as you forget about whoever else you have met tonight.

CASINOATX shows us why he is one of the hottest names in rap music right now with another excellent display on ‘Poppin‘. This is one of those juicy tracks to play loud as you hit that repeat button – and glare angrily at anyone – who dares to change the vaporous ambience you are feeling totally thrilled by.

Poppin‘ from the multi-dimensional Austin, Texas-based hip-hop artist, music producer and TV host CASINOATX, is that hot track to get your heart beating so fast you might need to take a nap to recover. There is lots of sensual talk and straight-up mentions, that this is going to be a sexy summer single you won’t want to forget about. Made by a man who is clearly on the up, he keeps the night alive with a booty-shaking experience that you will find yourself dancing to.

Hear this party track on Spotify and see more of his story via IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Everyday Struggle: Cowboy Diplomacy urge us to stay strong on ‘Easier When I’m Stoned’

Filled with a daydream-like energy that reminds us to stay positive despite this hard world full of extreme challenges, Cowboy Diplomacy are back with an inspiring track to help us to keep a smile beaming bright despite the pressure of this weird world on ‘Easier When I’m Stoned‘.

Cowboy Diplomacy is a top notch Austin, Texas-based indie rock/blues band, who perform with a tremendously uplifting texture that feels so good in your awaiting ears.

This is a song I believe we can all relate to,’ says frontman Ian Cochran. “Sometimes life and the realities that come with the everyday struggle, can be overpowering and almost painful to deal with. We all have our vices to cope with our hardships: Whether that be drugs and alcohol, eating habits, spending habits, etc. This song is about the “unfortunately” timeless feeling of leaning on other things besides oneself to find fullness and happiness when the realities of life become overwhelming.” ~ Cowboy Diplomacy

This is the type of song to close your eyes with – as you feel like you are in a dreamy state that shows you the way forward – as the kindness is so easy to hear, with intricate melodies to take you into a reinvigorating trance of healing.

Easier When I’m Stoned‘ from the Austin, Texas-based indie rock/blues act Cowboy Diplomacy, is the true story all about finding ways to survive when you are feeling so exhausted from all the wildness in this strange planet we live in. Sung with a calming tone that has your whole heart beating with excitement – and played with a peaceful atmosphere – this is an excellent single that brings relief to your stressful day.

Hear this brand new track on Spotify and see more via the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Travel Time: Texas rapper Slim Pat is ready to impress her on ‘Around the World’ (ft. R Sizzle)

Rapped straight off his new album named ‘Rise N’ Shine‘, Slim Pat gets that jet ready and brings his lover with for the adventure to a better place on ‘Around the World‘ (ft. R Sizzle).

Slim Pat is an Austin, Texas-based indie hip-hop artist. Produced by Vybe Beatz, this is a thinking-about-you-constantly track that is all about wanting to leave your issues behind in the dust, as you sip coronas together on the beach and look into each others eyes all night.

Pat raps with a calm edge to proceedings while we all take some time to relax here, as we are introduced to fresh vocals that puts you into a better place. The beat is chilled and ultra mellow to consume – as you suddenly feel like looking for those flights specials – to a new city somewhere exciting and away from the dull normal.

Around the World‘ (ft. R Sizzle) from the Texas-based indie rapper Slim Pat, is a loving new single about hoping that you can be with your lover and chill together. With the world so stressful and only now only starting to open up, there is so much love and affection here to make that change before its too late. Rapped with a confident flow – this is a track to turn on when you feel like that holiday needs to come as soon as possible.

Check out this new track on YouTube and see more news via the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

I’m A Soldier: Geaux Honcho feels like a spaceman as he floats around the haters on ‘Theif In The Night’

While his enemies stare at his moves and look so silly jealous, Geaux Honcho has decided to put the peddle to the metal and swirls into our lives with his new single about that girl who stole his heart like a ‘Theif In The Night‘.

Geaux Honcho aka David Gibson, is a married Baton Rouge, Louisiana-born, Austin, Texas-based indie Hip Hop artist with a calming flow.

This is the story about seeing what is around you and staying sharp no matter what for your lover to stay safe, as your enemies keep their swords close by just in case you make a slip up. Rapped with a mellow style from an artist who is certainly sure about where he is headed in life, this is that cruise-with-the-mates type of experience that shows you into the life of a man who was once starving as a youngster. As he now reaps the tasty fruits of his labour, you feel like he is never letting go of what he has started.

Theif In The Night‘ from the Austin, Texas-based indie Hip Hop solo artist Geaux Honcho, is a new school sounding rap track featuring a script – all about doing what you need to do in order to survive in this weird world – while looking fodly at this incredible woman you are with. So many other guys want to be with her but you feel like she is yours, as you count up the paper and take her to a place you can both feel safe inside.

Sometimes you just need to elevate to get onto that new floor above, to avoid the stagnation that can keep you doing the same dull things forever.

Check out this new single on YouTube and follow his moves on FB.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Don’t You Remember: Terrific Texas RnB artist Cortney Hesse wonders where the love went on ‘Say It Ain’t So’

After focusing on live performances, private parties and weddings all over Texas before covid attempted to destroy all things enjoyable, Cortney Hesse has since turned her attention to releasing her own music again and returns with ‘Say It Ain’t So‘.

Cortney Hesse is an Austin, Texas-based indie RnB/soul artist, former cover band singer and audio engineering college graduate.

Influenced by artists like Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Santigold, M.I.A, Kid Cudi, she exudes class at every turn, as has a sensationally calm voice that has you rather compelled to turn her up.

Although she spent so many years singing live, she always wanted to perfect the art of recording.” ~ Cortney Hesse

As she displays a smoothly-created vocal ability which is such a lovely listen, we find an experienced artist who sings with such an honest style that is so wonderfully captivating for all of our senses. She has a glorious ambiance and brings us a truthful message that so many of us can relate to – as we move away from the bad energies – and only look to the future, which is filled with such promise.

Say It Ain’t So‘ from the Austin, Texas-based indie RnB/soul solo singer-songwriter Cortney Hesse, is the true story about being with someone and seeing the flame burn out right before your eyes. You miss the flirting, the sensual atmosphere and those fun times, as things got stale and it had to end for both of your souls to fly free again.

Being truly happy, is all that counts after all.

See her new music video on YouTube and check out the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Can Hardly See: Xanacova releases debut sixteen-track hip-hop album that urges us to ‘Send Help’

Powered resourcefully by indie label The Lotto Tribe, Xanacova shows us deep inside his extremely creative mind on the brand new sixteen-track release called ‘Send Help‘.

Xanacova is a passionate eighteen-years-young indie emo hip-hop artist from Austin, Minnesota. He makes that introspective blend of music which is full of deep thoughts and self-doubts, in this harsh world which seems to lack the love it had before.

Send Help is a 16 track intimate hip hop genre album that talks about Xanacovas own struggle to be someone who matters in the world he lives in.” ~ Xanacova 

There are no fillers here on this quickening heart-beating effort, as he seems to grow majestically on each track. The honesty is quite remarkable and particular gems have to be ‘Working‘, ‘Go To‘ and probably the best track all them all, ‘All Night‘. There is so much sadness, darkness, hope and true integrity on each of these songs especially, that has you admiring his inner strength to show the world his true feelings.

He raps with so much consistency the whole way through and the catchy beats keep you hooked on the line all the way to shore – as you are enthralled by his confident delivery – for such a youthful artist with much promise.

Send Help‘ from the emotionally stressed out Austin, Minnesota-based indie rapper Xanacova, is a conscious release which shows you a young man who is looking for his true path, in this confusion-filled life. He feels that he is set for fame and wants it so bad, as he performs with that extra flair that only the few possess. This is the type of album to put on when you are feeling down and need a boost, from someone who lives through his music each day.

You feel like this is the art form which truly sets him free, so he can climb out of his current state of mind and find that self-enlightened happy place of contentment.

Hear this new album on Spotify and check out the IG music channel.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

I Want Some Action Baby: MR LINEN keeps it cool as ice on ‘Go Fast Boat’

Speedily released with a bouncy summer groove from their fresh new debut album ‘Stay Cool‘, MR LINEN turns up the speed with reckless abandon with the exciting single to get you into the mood for a well-reserved party named ‘Go Fast Boat‘.

MR LINEN is an Austin, Texas-based yacht/pop act. They make that quick-fire music vibe that has you brushing your hair back and making sure those sunglasses are looking as clean as possible.

Steeped in irreverent charm and heavily influenced by pop sensibilities of the 80s and 90s, ‘Stay Cool‘ is a summery collections of songs tailor made for pool parties, beach trips and backyard BBQs.” – MR LINEN

This is that intriguingly happy track that has you calling your crush up, as you both organize a party that everyone will always remember. Things move rather quickly and it will get steamy, as those hot days just has you jumping into that inviting swimming pool, without a care in the world.

MR LINEN is a five-year-old French Bulldog with a really good ear. He was born April 2, 2016 in Houston, Texas. The runt of a three-puppy litter, he was adopted at only three months old, given the name “Larry” and moved to Austin with his new family.” – MR LINEN

Go Fast Boat‘ from the absorbing Austin pop music group MR LINEN, has our minds racing through the calm waters as we strive heartily into this story that has you thinking about a fun time with some beautiful people. You feel invigorated by this catchy effort that has you feeling that you are in a different time from now. The sun is shining and the energy is alive here. This is that summer track you need in your life.

Stream this sunny new single on Spotify and see more woof-powered adventures on their IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

The Exciting Journey: Texas synthwave artist Mini Turbo drives quickly through the ‘Roads Unknown’

As he boosts the speed forward with his fashionable shades on tight and his long hair blowing into the wind, Mini Turbo swerves excitedly toward the ‘Roads Unknown’, on his latest full-paced single that will have you thinking about the good days.

Mini Turbo is a talented Austin, Texas-based instrumental artist who loves to craftily mesh the sounds of progressive, funk and synthwave together like a professional chef in his prime, to cook up a sizzling experience like no other.

”If you fused Daft Punk with the soundtracks of video games made in the late 80’s and early 90’s you would get pretty close to the sound of Mini Turbo.” – Mini Turbo

This is that classic sound, the story blows in hot through the road to finding your way in this balmy world. The journey is full of holes in the ground, many detours and traffic jams – but through it all – you may find a certain peace with that feeling that you know you can’t see what is beyond the next corner, as that excites and fascinates you at the same time.

Roads Unknown’ from the creative synthwave artist Austin, Texas Mini Turbo, shows us that you can explore and melodically fuse whatever you can into one melting pot of deliciously lip-licking music. This brings you to a time that was before email and cellphones – as it flows to peacefully sooth you into your awaiting palate – to nibble on hungrily.

Stream this new single on Bandcamp and see more on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Finding Confidence: Hip-Hop violinist Shrey Panda drops debut track that has your body mesmerized on ‘Conquest’

As his skills bend tremendously with the ultimate belief in himself after he was enlightened, Shrey Panda builds up our mood with one of the most fascinating experiences you will hear all year with ‘Conquest‘.

Shrey Panda is a superb hip-hop violinist from Austin, Texas, who makes the type of music which opens the door to your mind, looking deeper to find that best version of yourself and ultimately winning at what you set your goals towards achieving.

”Through melodic violins, classical instruments, and colorful beats, I take listeners on a story about triumph, self-doubt, and ultimately finding confidence in one’s self.” – Shrey Panda

Inspired by the likes of Kanye West, Hans Zimmer, and Beethoven, he seems to morph your speakers into play-dough — as molds your mind like he has special powers — urging and twisting you into his music kingdom, with seemingly effortless charm.

You sit back and marvel at his brilliance, he has been building up for this moment and perfecting his craft night and day. The calm is unleashed so spectacularly here, to wash away all that suffocating self-doubt that does nothing to help you grow.

Conquest‘ from enrapturing Texas-based hip-hop violinist Shrey Panda, is that awe-inspiring track that puts your attitude into fifth gear, you are ready to make those moves you have been talking about, as you bounce your head to this instant memorable debut classic. With more music to come, it feels like we are witnessing the rise of someone different to the rest.

Stream this new single on Spotify and see more on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen