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Am I Really Here: Instinctive Isle of Man gloom-pop duo Raine wonder if this is all really real with the moody classic ‘Roam’

Floating furiously through the creepy chimneys and into our suddenly alert mindsets via their debut album named ‘Most Nights Lately‘, Raine have our anxious hearts beating even faster with the dark cloudy skies new single about feeling so lost in these familiar but eerie streets with ‘Roam‘.

Isle of Man electronic/ gloom-pop group Raine, are a dynamically charged outfit full of creative interweaving skills which has your mind swerving around frantically to find out more. They have such a uniquely attractive sound that is such a pleasure to hear, as they take us on a wild trip through the doom and gloom of the current world.

Raine’s sound is uniquely positioned to their environment. Living on an island, the isolation and vast landscapes detail their experiences to deliver a haunting broadcast to a wider world.” ~ Raine

Raine have us looking around so apprehensively – as we scan our left and right – to work out if the devil is indeed beside us or if we are safe – from this feeling of mass paranoia, which has shaken our once-strong confidence to its fragile core. They have a innate ability to capture your vivid thoughts that has your pulse racing at a spectacular Lewis Hamilton rate, all through this movie-like soundtrack.

Roam‘ from the exciting Isle of Man electronic/gloom-pop duo act Raine, is such a moody track which has you thinking rather deeply about your current state of mind. This is the story about feeling so lost and not knowing what to do, as you truly feel like an odd stranger in your own town, which suddenly feels dangerously dark and horribly sinister. The weather seems to be turning even more ominous as this track develops even further into the shadows, as you wonder if you are even alive anymore.

Stream this epic new single on Spotify or see their travels into our lives via IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Tell Me You Feel It Too: Norwood wants to be truly loved on ‘Maskerade’

As he casually scrolls on his phone so that that his lonely lips may feel alive and burning hot again with that perfect love to fill up the exhausting emptiness, Norwood thoughtfully wonders if he will find the one so that he may finally stop this pointless ‘Maskerade‘.

Norwood is a vibrant and high-spirited indie electronic dance artist and vocal coach, who grew up home-schooled in Atlanta, Georgia.

After feeling so stuck inside with church and books the only thing he was told to focus on, you feel his energetic nature flowing wonderfully on his exciting music creation, as he urges his fans to break free too. Love, acceptance, and empowerment, is what life should all be about anyway.

There’s nothing I love more than looking out into a crowd and seeing faces of every color, nationality, and gender smiling back at me. I try to make the world a more equal, inclusive place in my art and in my day-to-day life, so whenever I see that ideal mirrored in an audience, it’s always a special moment for me.”  ~ Norwood

He sings with such a passionate freedom which is so vividly welcoming, and has your formally sad soul feeling so enthralled again. There is a passionate urging in his voice for the walls to fall down, as he performs with such intent and that ultimate purpose.

My goal during every performance is for people to escape for a few hours, dance like no one is watching, and feel empowered to love themselves exactly as they are and express themselves freely.” ~ Norwood

This the story of wishing that the norm may return so that you can meet someone face to face, as the social distance is so weak and tiresome for your body, which needs some real love. You call for this to happen and are manifesting this to the stars, who are hopefully listening to your urges.

Maskerade‘ from the high-octane Atlanta, Georgia indie electronic artist Norwood, is a stunning release which is totally honest and remarkably relevant in this stagnate world. He is a real bolt of lightning into the world, that needs to be admired for its inspirational boost to us all. That true partner is all we really desire, not the constant finger-tiring swiping to nothingness.

Stream this ear-warmer on Spotify and see more of his remarkable story on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Don’t Hold Me Down: Punk Angel wants to be lifted up to reach his dreams on ‘For No One’

As his positive energy flows calmly into your awaiting veins to be pulsated by something meaningful, Punk Angel sends our fragile consciousness into a beautifully created waterfall of much-needed healing energies with ‘For No One‘.

Sven Myren aka Punk Angel, is a The Netherlands-based electronic dream-pop act. He makes that striking music which puts your whole body into a happy trance – as he takes the top off all self-doubt – and replaces it with that warm sunny feeling.

The act started out in 2020 from a collection of Love for modern Psychedelic, Alternative Ambient and Synth Pop. The multi instrumentalist Sven Myren has decided to play live drums, bass and guitar on all the upcoming releases.” ~ Punk Angel

You feel the crisp harmonious blend of wondrous soundscapes that are pounding together with the crashing waves, to give us a saltwater feel of goodness to wash off the toxic nature of the world. This is a track to heal together with, to be played loud, and to be enthralled with, as you feel reinvigorated by the whole experience.

For No One‘ from The Netherlands-based electronic dream-pop act Punk Angel, shows us a tremendously calm song that is full of mightily intricate soundscapes, which shows us his amazing talent to blend in different elements so sweetly. He is an ever-evolving artist who is refreshingly not afraid to change things up to find his optimum level – as he strides forth confidently with his clean sunglasses on – to give us a real gem of a track here.

Pushing your mind to reach new levels of improvement, is the best way to live after all.

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

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

I’m Not Perfect: Non-Funkible wants to find true love on groovy new single ‘Swipe You Right’

Showcasing a fresh sound that has you dusting off those lonely dancing shoes which definitely need some tender loving care, Non-Funkible are at their honest best with the new single all about finding your soulmate on ‘Swipe You Right‘.

Non-Funkible is a South Lake Tahoe-born, Los Angeles-based indie-electronic band and viral video creators. They are an electrifying act who put on a real show, their constant evolution is so fun to witness, as they make music which makes them happy.

The trio, having had individual successes, bring their own unique perspectives to the music they’ve chosen to make together. Sean (lead vocals) is best known for his solo career, having released two full length albums and performed with Matt Costa. Nick (producer, keys, guitar) is a TV comedy writer as well as YouTube creator with his channel Extremely Decent, while Chris (drums, lyricist) was a former Blue Man in Blue Man Group and is one half of the popular Youtube sketch duo “Chris & Jack.” ~ Non-Funkible

This is such a cleverly performed track which has it all under one roof – as their cheeky charm and funky demeanor lifts you up from the gloom – and takes you to a place which tells you they are an artistic treasure, that needs to be truly appreciated.

Swipe You Right‘ from the Los Angeles, California-based indie-electronic trio Non-Funkible, is a super fun single which is all about showing your newly-met crush that you aren’t perfect, but are a much better option than 99% of the other people out that night. This is the type of song to play late at night, when you are looking to be with someone who you feel such a connection with. Life is all about taking chances anyway, as you never know how it will turn out.

Stream this new single on Spotify and check out the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Catherine Duc serves synth-crafted ambient nostalgia with, ‘Remember When…’, featuring Jonas Isacsson.

For her latest release, ‘Remember When…’, GRAMMY-nominated composer, multi-instrumentalist and remixer, Catherine Duc, teamed up with guitarist Jonas Isacsson to create a synth-crafted ambient nostalgia hit that will allow you to drift back to the 80s via the soaring guitars and delicately arranged glassy synths.

So far in her career, Catherine Duc has received a GRAMMY award nomination for Best New Age album in 2016, scooped the award for instrumental artist of the year during the Los Angeles Music Awards in 2006, and remixed for the likes of the Corrs and XYLO.

With her intrinsically connectable sound and the emotions she’s able to evoke through instrumentals alone, we’re sure that the accolades won’t end there.

Remember When… is now available to stream via YouTube.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

Way In: Peach Giraffe wants much more on the emotionally-charged electronic track ‘Hate Letting Go’

As he screams in potent disgust for being pushed outside that is much to his annoyance, Peach Giraffe puts it all on the line as he strives to find that elusive way back no matter what on ‘Hate Letting Go‘.

Peach Giraffe is a Midland, Texas-based indie electronic singer-songwriter artist and music producer. He makes that raw edged music that cuts deep into your perspective, and has you looking further inside his state of mind.

I make music that I would love to hear. I usually just make whatever I’m feeling or what I hear in my head.” – Peach Giraffe

You feel his disappointment for being let outside into the cold when he wanted things to be stronger than before. His mind swirls wickedly with confusion as to the reasons – as he swarms on the mic with an agitated attitude – that shows his hunger for redemption.

Hate Letting Go‘ from the Midland, Texas-based musician Peach Giraffe, is the story of being unhappy with what transpired and doing whatever was required, to make them understand that you are not accepting this outcome. This is a full-paced single that has your heart beating rather quicker than before, as you turn up the volume to capture his mood and dig further to understand his raw vocals.

The single has you thinking about when you were thrown to the wolves – took your bruises and frostbite – and came back to see where you went wrong, so you could make amends as you can’t let go yet. A fiery and determined mindset, is the way forward in any situation.

Stream this exciting new single on YouTube and see more on his 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

The Time Is Soon: UK Electronic artist Bitvert gets his mind ready to conquer on ‘Nowism’

As he studiously works out his plan of action to do what he needs to do, Bitvert gets ready from just around the corner on his bass-heavy new electronic single that is ominously named ‘Nowism‘.

Bitvert is a well-known underground music producer and artist from East London, England. He makes that raw thumping soundscape that is late-night perfect for when you just need to take the edge off, and get all that frustrated energy out of your pulsating body.

Drawing on a DIY ethos of punk applied to nocturnal electronica and mechanical disruption, Civil Serpent was born in the warehouse subculture of East London, drawing together evil strands of pounding 4/4 techno, darkened electronic textures and stupendous sub bass frequencies that pull the head of the listener straight to the floor.” – Rough Trade Records

With a mysteriously fascinating hard nosed edge, this is a powerful song that sets the mood on the current climate in the UK, which is supremely unnerving to say the least. He layers up real warm and takes us for a fastidious journey to the outer reaches away from all the sinister cameras of the city – who watch and control – as he shows us where to start from instead.

Nowism‘ from the East London, England-based electronic music producer Bitvert, shows us a man who is on a well-thought out mission to get all his goals no matter what. He is looking away from the bright lights for now, but is on the right path and knows what to do. This is a fast-paced track with plenty of grit and desire, just like where he is from. Nothing can stop him from grabbing his elusive treasure.

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

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Never Looking Back: Leetham has no regrets over the reboot with ‘New Life’

From being inspired by Jon Bellion and Panic! At The Disco, Leetham opens up a compelling door that is a gripping listen on his new dance-stacked single ‘New Life‘.

Leetham is a Salt Lake City, Utah-based solo indie electronic-pop artist. He makes that exciting music that lifts you up and takes you places you forget existed, as he vibrant style is a totally thrilling, and has you feeling better about life.

His voice grabs your beating heart, as he sings with so much passion and pushes effortlessly through your ears to show a newly confident artist, who is in charge of his own destiny.

This is the story all about starting in a new town, your mind is alive and you are only focused on the right now. You have brushed off the past and have a new mindset that only has your attention on making new friends, seeing new places, and being truly happy.

New Life‘ from the entertaining Salt Lake City, Utah-based indie electro-pop Leetham, shows us how you can make a fresh start and actually feel reinvigorated by the experience, rather than sulking about the past. He shows such vigor and freshness to push up the stairs, as he walks up to reach his goals no matter what happened before. This is a fun song that shows loads of potential and is a perfect wake-up track to boost your day.

Stream this new single on the Spotify channel and see more news via IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

We’re On Our Own: Persona 749 looks for the path home again on the highly promising electronic/rock two part debut ‘Live Order’

With an impressive multitude of action-packed styles that catches you off guard at first, Persona 749 shows us his brilliance on the smashing debut rebel anthem that is called ‘Live Order‘.

Che Landikusic aka Persona 749, is a solo underground indie singer-songwriter, music producer, and Championship winning ice-hockey player who is twenty years young.

His thought-provoking music is a combination of electronic and punk rock – his style is a wondrous display of passion and rare gifts to capture the worlds attention – in a sensational song that breathes new life into the world as we know it.

The start has you feeling a bit nervous as the energy is dark and rather mysterious. We are soon lulled into another world before suddenly. all changes and we are entered into a story where you feel safe again. This year has been so stressful and things need to be put back into place again.

His vigorous vocals are refreshing and you just want to jump up and down in a club listening to him live – the misfit mantra is held aloft proudly – and this feels so good to the fragile soul to replenish again.

Live Order‘ from the mysterious Persona 749, is a true story into the confusion that has swarmed around us like a devastating tornado, our hopes and dreams went flying out into the dusty-lit sky. The only way to survive in 2021 is to re-invent, re-imagine, and to do something different than before. This is the type of song that fully encapsulates that, as his hunger and desire bites the flesh off this wonderfully creative track. A true underground gem.

Stream this debut single with two parts on his Spotify and see more of his life via IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen