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Charlie Diamond is the last of the die-hard romantic dreamers in his latest serenade, The Star Studded Girl and the Sunset Kid

The Star Studded Girl and The Sunset Kid by Charlie Diamond

Armed with his harmonica, acoustic guitar and poetically romantic sensibility, the Connecticut folk singer-songwriter, Charlie Diamond, orchestrated the ultimate outpour of affection in his latest single, The Star Studded Girl and the Sunset Kid.

Released on September 5th, The Star Studded Girl and the Sunset Kid carries Bob Dylan-style overtones, with outlier dreamer candour as the affirmation of his artistic autonomy. With the almost spoken word versing of the lyrics, which takes you to breathtaking landscapes and even more arresting attests of passion, it’s the ultimate aural escapism for die-hard romantics.

The Star Studded Girl and the Sunset Kid is now available to stream and purchase on Bandcamp.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

I Get Shivers: Sinooka drops a nifty delight to play loud all day called Shadowboxing

Space Jungle by Sinooka

Taken from the exciting 12-track debut album named Space Jungle, Sinooka tries to get far away from that sneaky shadow that just won’t go away despite the best efforts to vanquish its unwanted existence on Shadowboxing.

Sinooka is a New London, Connecticut indie alternative rock music band that was formed by Jules Parenteau and is now a 3-piece live act.

Their debut album, Space Jungle, is an eclectic homage to multiple musical moods.” ~ Sinooka describing the vision of the new project

Featuring an exceedingly likeable sound and witty lyrics to get you thinking deeper about how skilled the mind actually is, Sinooka leads us into a 50s-like bluesy-soul picture that shall get all ages dancing rather swiftly. Taking us on a captivating story about trying to hide away in the dark room away from those exasperating demons, which are trying to move in and take over everything when least expected.

Shadowboxing from New London, Connecticut indie alternative rock group Sinooka is a cleverly made release that so many will find so truthful. Sung with a glorious style and with a catchy beat that might get your fingers clicking, this is a track to play when you need to get rid of those pesky beasts.

When that permanent grin haunts you, it’s best to close your eyes and use your powers within to conquer anything holding you back from happiness.

Listen up on Bandcamp and see more news via the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Charlie Diamond sends an important song to all the dreamers in the world on ‘Electric Lady Dreams’

Electric Lady Dreams by Charlie Diamond

Showing us his true underdog mentality as he takes a ride with that dreamy free spirit he has been waiting for, Charlie Diamond reveals to us that a life worth living is still there if you keep the faith on the timeless new single to feel nostalgic with on, ‘Electric Lady Dreams‘.

Charlie Diamond is a Hartford, Connecticut-born indie folk singer-songwriter who is also a firefighter and salsa dancer in training.

Wrestled an alligator, fought a tornado, and been everywhere twice. Ran away with the circus when I was 16 and spent a few years as a rigger. Started writing songs when I was hiking the Appalachia trail. Thoroughly convinced I’ve been reincarnated and landed in the wrong decade. I write a lot about the mountain I grew up on. Spend a lot of time in corners talking to myself.” ~ Charlie Diamond

Keeping us on our toes with a real gem which has been made by someone who is used to being underestimated, Charlie Diamond shows us a sense of quality that is mostly lacking on the airwaves and gets our feet tapping in happy unison here.

I’ve always been a dreamer and an underdog. The notion of nothing tying you down appeals to me. No bills, no place to call home, just out on the road, in the countryside and cities, meeting people and going on adventures.” ~ Charlie Diamond

Electric Lady Dreams‘ from Hartford, Connecticut-born indie folk singer-songwriter Charlie Diamond is a dreamy road trip classic that might get you revving up the engine to see where you can explore. He sings with a heightened love for taking a risk and exploring with someone who totally gets it and shall keep him free as a bird too.

Life should all be about adventure, so that you may gain a new perspective that has been hiding away for too long.

Listen up to this super new single on Bandcamp and see more via his thriving IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Timo Arthur listened to the story that changed his viewpoint about romance with, ‘I Wish I’d Thought Of That’

Showing remorse for not trying extra hard to keep the one that he truly loved, Timo Arthur is rather incredible on his latest single that will sway your heart in wishing you could have made it happen on, ‘I Wish I’d Thought Of That‘.

Timo Arthur is an accomplished Milford, Connecticut-born indie-blues musician who has performed all over the world and is a Berklee College of Music graduate.

After expressing interest in music at age eight, his parents gave him a guitar for Christmas. He gave his first performance at age 10 at a school talent show.” ~ Timo Arthur

Like a masterful underground legend who lets his music do the talking, Timo Arthur brings us a truly elevated song which could change your mindset into what is actually conceivable if you do whatever it takes to get your lover back from the cold wilderness.

Hailing from a musical family, his mother was a semi-professional concert cellist, and also played piano and flute at home, while his father played guitar, piano, and percussion at their home as well.” ~ Timo Arthur

I Wish I’d Thought Of That‘ from Milford, Connecticut-born indie-blues musician Timo Arthur is a vocally advanced song from a well-respected artist who performs with such class and grit, while taking our minds into this animated picture. Showing us inside that moment when he recognized that there was actually another option to the one that he chose, this is a relevant track for so many who have lost that tenderness in the winds of change forever.

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

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Connecticut’s Timeflex enlightens us away from the possible darkness on, ‘Come My Way’ (feat. Jgriff)

Showing us the way forward as they rep their home town and get the vibe alive with positive energy to lead the way, Timeflex returns with a lovers anthem to truly remember with, ‘Come My Way(feat. Jgriff).

Formally known under the stage name Off Topic, Timeflex is a Connecticut, USA-based artist, music producer and sound engineer.

Timeflex does produce for artists all over the world, but these days he focuses much more on his own music.” ~ Timeflex

Timeflex is joined by the well-established skateboarder/artist Jgriff on this mood-altering reggae-fused track that shall get your happy body jumping with joy and filled with that glowing groove. Showing true love is the message here, as we are blessed by a soundtrack that will have you feeling optimistic again, despite knowing that these sweet kisses aren’t going to last forever.

From stage-presence, behind the scenes work and much more, Timeflex is always looking towards the future and what he can accomplish next.” ~ Timeflex

Come My Way(feat. Jgriff) from Connecticut, USA-based artist/music producer Timeflex is an I’ll-be-back-next-summer track to tap your feet with all night long. There is so much to appreciate about a single that helps you remember that love is short, so making a maximum impact is the key to keeping that smile alive. Sizzling the airwaves awake with such peace and tranquillity to really get behind, this is a single to play when you know you need to say goodbye for now, but not forever.

Listen to this new single on Spotify and check out his IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Connecticut’s Alan Fiore wonders why he was with that troublesome insincere former lover on ‘Take the Bait!’

Letting his ex know that it’s really over and that they should move on forever, Alan Fiore refuses to play those silly games late at night and wants to be away from this toxic energy right now on, ‘Take the Bait!‘.

Alan Fiore is a Westport, Connecticut indie music producer and singer-songwriter who grew up in a musical family and started piano lessons when he was just 4 years old.

His love for music began at home, listening to his dad play the piano before he could even talk.” ~ Alan Fiore

Flying high and finding a new passage to self-peace after feeling that he was used for too long and sucked into a fake world that only turned into a delirious maze of irritation, Alan Fiore cleans up the mess and vows that he is ready for calmer waters with someone who is kind and sincere.

As Alan approached his teenage years, he fell in love with the Beatles and was inspired to begin writing his own music.” ~ Alan Fiore

Take the Bait!‘ from Westport, Connecticut indie music producer, Berklee College of Music student and singer-songwriter Alan Fiore sends a clear message to his ex that it’s time to close the door. Sensing that he has wasted his time as he washes off the afterglow that has surely faded – this is a track that so many have felt deep in their veins – when they knew it was all over. Sung with a real insight by someone who has lived through the misery, this is a passionate single from an emerging artist who sounds in a mood to start fresh again.

Renewing your heart and moving on, is the only way to get over that person who was actually bad for you after all.

Hear this new single on Spotify and see more stories on the IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Bennett dreams about the next time that their lips are touching with, ‘Waiting’

On a sexy track that sends you ideas on that special night you have been waiting for, Bennett can’t stop being in a dreamy mood all about that extraordinary crush who has him ‘Waiting‘ for more love.

Bennett is a dual NYC/Connecticut, USA pop/RnB solo singer-songwriter who eloquently assembles that late-night spark-lit music that has you in a romantic mood.

Waiting is a classic love song about a sexual encounter; Now you’re waiting till the next time till it happens again.” ~ Bennett

Drifting in with a superb single that will have you beaming and perhaps even blushing slightly, Bennett is in his element with a glorious effort that might have you in a nostalgic mindset to spend a special evening with someone who takes your body and mind into another galaxy.

Waiting‘ from NYC/Connecticut, USA pop/RnB solo artist Bennett is a sizzling single that sends signals of romance into your whole heart that is absolutely unforgettable from start to finish. There is much to savour here from a vocalist who has your ears wide awake, who is on top form with a remarkable single that will have you calling that special soul to link up again.

When you feel that connection, you always want to have a second time to make sure that it is indeed real.

Listen in to this new single on Spotify and see more news on the IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Connecticut-based singer-songwriter Ellery Twining got them to dance on majestic new single, ‘Weatherall’

REVENGE by Ellery Twining

Taken off the unforgettable 8-track debut LP called ‘Revenge‘, Ellery Twining brings us a track filled with authentic and honest energy which is all about that party that unintentionally ruffled a few feathers on ‘Weatherall‘.

Ellery Twining is a Mystic, Connecticut-based indie singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who makes soundtracks that seems to time travel from another era completely.

Produced in a log cabin on the high valley side along the Connecticut River in Haddam – you feel this warm composition simmer rather splendidly – as it hums along like a classic car that has just been tuned to perfection by a professional at his craft.

Following years of playing drums in bands like 17 Relics, Low-Beam, and Slander, Ellery decided to just take it upon himself to craft a gorgeous acoustic-based collection of songs.” ~ Ellery Twining

Featuring guitar-playing of the highest magnitude possible as it breezes splendidly into your ears, Ellery Twining has our hearts alive on a marvellously-delivered track that shall have you feeling in a reflective mood from those past moments that are firmly entrenched into your memory.

Weatherall‘ from Mystic, Connecticut-based indie singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and former 17 Relics, Low-Beam, and Slander drummer Ellery Twining is a loyal storytellers delight that eases your mood from any previous stresses. His tone has you closing your eyes gently as everything is so effortless, to show us into that party that ended up with handcuffs on tight and is now a legendary evening that shall be told in stories forever.

Hear this stunning new single on Bandcamp and see more release news on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Did It For The Love: New York’s Natey G paints us his vision with the catchy ‘Hush Money’

Returning with his latest single after the super ‘Wake Up‘ from 2020, Natey G brings us a feel-good track for the ages with the blue-eyes, blonde-hair daydream single ‘Hush Money‘.

Multi-talented Connecticut-born, New York-based indie hip-hop artist, pianist, guitarist and keen fisherman Nathan Goldenberg aka Natey G, makes a tasty blend of meaningful music that has you feeling rejuvenated after a long slumber away from what you love.

At a very young age, he knew his passion for sound would lead to an artist career. With his father an avid trumpet player and older brother playing Cello, Natey G quickly showed interest in the realms of Jazz, Classical Music, and Rock. In following the musical footsteps of his family, Natey G himself pursued a variety of instruments including piano, drums, violin and guitar.” ~ Natey G

The vibe is alive with a motivated stance upwards, he knows what he wants and is only determined to head on the right journey for his soul. This breathtaking beat has your ears perked up and you feel like you can do anything – as his eyes move towards the girl from Bel Air – while you move your hungry body to this superbly-made single, with such a stylish ear-bending ability.

Hush Money‘ from the experienced New York-based rapper Natey G, shows us the way to being truly happy in this rather strange world full of undesirable paths. He performs with a real confident flow and the chorus here is absolutely bounce-filled with such a likable style, which has you feeling so much better after the rough recent seas. This is one of those songs to wake up to, as this flows wonderfully into your mind and gets you motivated. Just like great music does.

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

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Hoping This Isn’t A Faze: Danny Aro and Pucker party like it was 2019 again with ‘Saint Laurent Bad’

With a club-vibe-slide that has your excited body feeling light and ready to enjoy the fun-pack night, Danny Aro and Pucker happily take our minds away from current affairs with the free-feeling new EDM single that has you enthusiastically dusting off your lonely dance shoes on ‘Saint Laurent Bad‘.

Danny Aro is a highly creative and free-spirited Mount Kisco, New York-born, Redding, Connecticut-based electronic musician and vocalist, who makes a variety of different music dependent on how he is feeling on the day.

He has a hard working attitude that takes him on a wild journey which flows like the gushing winds – as all he wants to do is inspire others – to follow their dreams no matter what obstacles fall in the way.

I write in different perceptions of people as well as my own perception from things I’ve seen throughout my youth. I want people to be themselves and have fun, and when they finish listening to me after a drive or in the club, I hope they start feeling themselves”. ~ Danny Aro

Saint Laurent Bad‘ from the excitingly unique Danny Aro and Pucker, has your mind racing like an Indy car, as you look around and just go for it on the dance floor, no matter who might, or is attentively watching. You feel a bit flush in your pocket and know what you want, as you speak to her and just know that she is going to smile back. This is that confident type of song that has you sliding all night – as you ignore the watch and just look into each others eyes-  to feel totally alive after so long locked away.

Hear this new track on Spotify and check out the IG page for more late-night stories.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen