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Illinois rock band Sunny Disposition drop a catchy new single, ‘Roll Back’

Taken off their newly released demo called ‘Can You Get Drunk On Gasoline?‘, Sunny Disposition show us that a close friendship is all that is really needed to keep you smiling during those dark days on, ‘Roll Back‘.

Sunny Disposition is a Normal, Illinois-based indie alternative rock band who are new on the scene and shows us their vibrant enthusiasm to entertain as much as humanly possible.

The members met while all attending Illinois State University.” ~ Sunny Disposition

Hypnotizing our imaginations and taking us for a fun ride that is honest and packed with dynamic guitar riffs and gritty vocals, Sunny Disposition reminds us that music is all about pure moments with those who have the same mindset and want that tight bond too.

Roll Back‘ from Normal, Illinois-based indie alternative rock band Sunny Disposition is a joyful single from a fun outfit that has been waiting for this moment for years. After many delays in getting their much-anticipated release out to the world, the wait was definitely worth it. There is a catchy ambience on offer here that sends you into a nostalgic daydream, about when you wish you could just hang out with your mates all day.

Hear this new track on Spotify and check out their IG for more news.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Texas-based pop artist Cavono wonders if he will fail again or win the love he craves on, ‘I’m On Fire’

Thinking profoundly about this pure love that has recently passed and with the emotions still fresh in his memory, Cavono is concerned that he didn’t do enough and awaits that vital information that shall either set him free or sail his heart away into the distance on, ‘I’m On Fire‘.

London Cavono Morris aka Cavono is an Illinois-born, Fort Worth, Texas-based indie-pop singer-songwriter and music producer who after many years of trying, has found his true voice.

Taking a little bit of each of his favorite artists, His style ranges from Dean Martin to DNCE vibes. Sharing his Deep Bass/Baritone vocals became harder than it sounds due to the era of music currently, that is until someone categorized his voice to “Modern Day Crooner.” ~ Cavono

Sending into a stirring state of mind that has you pondering deeply about when you wanted to be with someone so badly, Cavono shows us profoundly inside the soul of a lover who tried his best but is mightily worried about what shall transpire next as he waits in heightened suspense.

I’m On Fire‘ from Fort Worth, Texas-based indie-pop singer-songwriter/music producer Cavono is an emotional plea for that love to come straight into his core again, rather than gliding away into the distance. Sung with a passionate liveliness that might get the hairs on your arms standing straight up to attention, this is an electric performance that shall bring you much enjoyment.

Sometimes you just need to hope for a love to return, as you think deeply and wonder if you truly did enough or faltered when it mattered most.

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

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Richard Bandini knows that there is absolutely nothing they can do now on, ‘A Hymn to the Beauty of Silhouettes’

A Hymn to the Beauty of Silhouettes by Richard Bandini

With a sad tale about how sometimes things just turn empty even if you wish it was the opposite, Richard Bandini sends us into a highly meditative mood to think deeply into a moment that has passed with, ‘A Hymn to the Beauty of Silhouettes‘.

Richard Bandini is an experienced Spanish-American Chicago, Illinois-based indie singer-songwriter who draws on his knowledge from three decades in the game.

Laidback licks that flirt with blues and country and guitars that borrow from the bayous.” ~ Richard Bandini

With a sombre picture that shall have you gazing more profoundly into your soul, Richard Bandini sings with such understanding and is at his best on a single that features so much sentiment and heartfelt affection.

Born to play and create, he has never looked back since he started playing with his brothers in a group called Kaplan at age 14, performing at international festivals such as Festimad, Benicassim, or BAM.” ~ Richard Bandini

A Hymn to the Beauty of Silhouettes‘ from Chicago, Illinois-based indie singer-songwriter Richard Bandini is a song that will have your heart beating faster and your thoughts brought back to a time that you wished you had gotten over. The love is gone as you desire that you could have changed that specific moment when it all flipped around, from a happy time in your life. There are impassioned vocals on offer with a deep lyrical arsenal, that sends you into a sad mindset where many a tear shall be shed.

Hear this new single on Bandcamp and see more via the IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Illinois-based artist Timmes knows there will never be another on ‘Narcissus’

With a chilled technique that has you in awe of his vocal capabilities, Timmes shows us inside the story of how vanity can take you into a reflection-filled fate on, ‘Narcissus‘.

Timothy X aka Timmes is an Illinois-based indie RnB/pop/Hip hop artist and music producer who makes the kind of tranquil music that shall take you into a world packed with possibilities.

The sequestered artist uses sounds of luscious guitar chords, anxious synths, and eroded 808 drums which are usually accompanied by somber lyrics.” ~ Timmes

Taking us into a story that has been passed through generations and might shock many, Timmes has a style that is unlike anyone else and thrives here with an original track to ponder deeply inside.

Narcissus‘ from Illinois-based indie RnB/pop/Hip hop artist and music producer Timmes is the kind of song that has you wondering if you are cursed or not. With self-love and obsessiveness interlinked sometimes and a grey area that can become too much for others to handle, finding the right balance is definitely key. Sung with pure energy and a style that shall have you lighting up some candles, this is a supremely serene track to reflect with intimately.

Hear this mellow new single on Soundcloud and see more of the journey on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

3800hellboy grew tired of the fights and messy vibes with ‘Chemical Romance’

After blazing through many traumatic bouts of anxiety, depression, and drug abuse, 3800hellboy knows that he needs to move away from fake vibes that threatened to bite him like a sneaky poisonous snake on ‘Chemical Romance‘.

3800hellboy is a Chicago-born, Rockford, Illinois-based indie Hip hop artist who has bravely overcome his destructively depressive state to inspire others to fly free mentally.

When I get on the mic these are my real-life experiences, so to have my music as an outlet to express that is my therapy. It’s a really powerful experience to then have somebody tell you that what you went through lets them know they can get through their shit. So if I can make my pain help somebody else then fuck it.” ~ 3800hellboy

Taken off his dynamic 9-track ‘Heartless‘ album, 3800hellboy drops the heat and shows his frustration with a former lover and those who changed their stripes when he needed them at his weakest moment. Rapped with tremendous insight into those horrid vices that can tear your priceless soul into tiny fragments, this is a powerful performance that shall rattle your exposed ribcage.

Chemical Romance‘ from Chicago-born, Rockford, Illinois-based indie Hip hop artist 3800hellboy, is such an honest track that so many of us can certainly correlate to. In a wild world that is ready to step on your face and forget your very existence if you fall deep without a hand to catch you, this is a reminder to always be self-aware enough to look in the mirror and know where you are.

Life is about learning from your mistakes after all, not making the same ones and blaming others for your pitfalls.

Hear this genuine new single on Spotify and see what he gets up to on socials via IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Chicago rapper Tyler Shannon desires their reconnection to occur like destiny demands on ‘Alone’

With a timeless start that is certainly ear-catching and gets you in the mood quickly, Tyler Shannon can’t believe that they are starting over again as he sees this picture reform on the night that he is all ‘Alone‘.

Tyler Shannon aka T Shan is a humble and ever-improving Chicago, Illinois-based indie rap artist who transfixes listeners with his smoothly-vocalized technique that will grasp your engagement.

Showing the world his renewed energy that is a wonderous listen for those who like their music smooth and with love stories they can correlate to, Tyler Shannon embraces the moment and contemplates his future with this sizzling romantic partner who has his mind in a real spin of concern at his current predicament.

Alone‘ from Chicago, Illinois-based indie rap artist Tyler Shannon, is a speaker-happy new track that sends our minds into a thoughtful spin. He tells us the story about wondering why they had to start again – despite their ups and downs – and now feels like it’s best if he takes time to work out how to be better next time. With a calming beat that has you looking into the stars to find that motivation to form that strength inside your soul, this is a reflective track that shall be so relevant for so many who have been in an on-off relationship.

When sparks fly, there is always a chance you will be united as one soul to love freely as you should.

Open up your ears to this new single on Spotify and check out more news on his IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Chicago’s Sin of Society can’t believe his heart was broken from a supposed angel on ‘Falling Apart’

Released from his brand new 11-track album called ‘The Big Sad‘, Sin of Society opens up his feelings to show us a heartbroken shadow who feels comprehensively shattered from this horrendously tragic experience with ‘Falling Apart‘.

Sin of Society is a Chicago, Illinois-based alternative singer-songwriter and sound engineer who started his blaze-packed music journey when he was 9 years old.

While he may be a punk artist now, S.o.S. first started learning music at nine years old and has continued his musical journey ever since. He played all throughout school and even played in his high school marching band, where he practiced getting stoned and making music for the first time.” ~ Sin of Society

Bringing the world an anthem for those who feel weak and lost from the sense that they weren’t good enough, Sin of Society vents his frustration out to the sky – about a former insensitive lover – and gets his vengeance with a simply superb single sung with invigorating passionate vocals and honest lyrics.

Falling Apart‘ from Chicago, Illinois-based indie alternative artist and sound engineer Sin of Society, should send a twitching shiver down the spine of anyone who has felt that empty sensation that can ruin your life if you let the emotions tumble you over. Sometimes cruel souls treat you like you are invisible glass easily smashed without care – as the kind hearts are left to pick up the fragmented pieces – that might never be the same ever again.

Listen up to this new breakup-fueled single on Spotify and see more via the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Chicago’s Cult Baby rises through the desert winds on ‘Further Heights’

With a landscape-friendly new music video that takes your whole consciousness on a global journey, Cult Baby returns with a sensational story that will take your breath away on ‘Further Heights‘.

Zechariah Funkhouser aka Cult Baby is a Chicago, Illinois-born indie-pop singer-songwriter who uses all of his innovative nature on his cinematic tracks to truly swim deeply into.

Further Heights is about an individual who hires a personal assistant to drive with them across the world in various cars, on one occasion this person even ships his favorite car to Switzerland.” ~ Cult Baby

Exposing us to something that is replenished with spectacular views and a mellow vocal ability that gets us in the mood to explore the world, Cult Baby shows us into his travel-laden mind that is thinking deeply about what the world has to offer after all this time locked up inside.

Cult Baby uses his influences from jazz, blues, r&b, rock and pop to cultivate a dynamic sound of his own.” ~ Cult Baby

Further Heights‘ from Chicago, Illinois-born, Los Angeles, California-based indie-pop singer-songwriter Cult Baby, is the type of video that sends us into a whole new planet of intrigue. With a dreamy nature that has so many beautiful sceneries to truly be inspired by – this is a mellow track that will be perfect for a summer’s afternoon – when you are thinking about dusting off your lonely passport.

Listen in to this nostalgic track on YouTube and see more of the energy on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Crystal Lake’s Statik Hillz shows us where the good times are with ‘Dance tha Blokk’

Taken off his ambitious 19-track ‘Univerzal Overdoze‘ full album, Statik Hillz sends us a sensational song that shall invigorate your mood and get you back to having fun with your friends again on ‘Dance tha Blokk‘.

Adam Reese aka Statik Hillz is a Crystal Lake, Illinois-based indie multi-genre solo artist who somehow fuses in a mix of rock, pop, electronic, hip hop and dance.

He produces all of his original music on Ableton Live mixing catchy melodies with intricate and smoothly crafted lyrics that touch on mental awareness/hardship, love and human connection.” ~ Adam Reese

Sending us on a fun explorer mission to smell out where the best adventures will be tonight, Statik Hillz whistles his way into our famished hearts with one of the most stimulating tracks to grace our earlobes for a very long time. There is youthful vitality here that is rather translucently thrilling, as we bring our mates back from the cold and get to that party.

Dance tha Blokk‘ from Crystal Lake, Illinois-based indie multi-genre artist Statik Hillz, is a wonderful single to return you to the party that is calling your name from the streets. There is a late-night vibrancy here that is like the Bat signal for all of us to get that energy alight again – as we return to normal and keep things simple – while having that all-important fun again to forget the dark times of the past two years.

Get the drinks ready as you delve into his catchy track on Soundcloud and follow the socials on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Follow You Though: Terry Blade feels rather aggrieved on ‘Eaten Alive’

Taken from his brand new 10-track ‘Neo Queer‘ album, Terry Blade shows us that trapped place that is forcing his mind to wonder why he is in this situation, to begin with on ‘Eaten Alive‘.

Terry Blade is an award-winning Washington, DC-born LGBTQ+ singer-songwriter who is now based in Chicago, Illinois.

He has drawn comparisons to artists such as Meshell Ndegeocello, Macy Gray, and Antony and the Johnsons.” ~ Terry Blade

Featuring such a tremendous beat that is smooth and illuminating, Terry Blade is rather superb on a tale that urges himself to avoid listening too much to someone who he knows should be in his past already.

With vocals that catch your attention quickly and bring you fully into this worrying picture, this is a track to play when you are trying to find the strength deep inside you to seek that escape door and move into calmer waters.

Eaten Alive‘ from the highly respected Chicago, Illinois-based multi-genre musician Terry Blade, is that striking story about feeling like you are locked away with someone who doesn’t respect you but demands that you respect them. The message is real and has your heart beating – as you peek through the curtains – and see someone who is so unhappy but can’t seem to break away just yet.

Listen to this quality single on Spotify and see more via the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen