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Good Things Come To Those Who Wait: Esme Bridie drops catchy new single Mad About It

Taken as the lead track from her brand new 5-track Something In Your Teeth EP release, Esme Bridie is rather spirited and tells it like it is on her fine new single to get excited inside, Mad About It.

Esme Bridie is a Liverpool, UK-based indie singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist who performs with genuine heart on each of her well-loved singles.

On the outside she may look like your average sweet girl, but Esme is a self professed angry girl and this comes through in her newest songs.” ~ Esme Bridie

Lathered in with so much affectionate Wirral-fused energy, Esme Bridie is absolutely mesmerizing in a superb experience which will soothe your soul and perk up our enchanted earlobes.

Mad About It from Liverpool, UK-based indie singer-songwriter Esme Bridie, is a terrific single which will take your breath away for a few seconds. She sings with such a fluid technique that might cause a few veins to shiver slightly, taking us on a wonderful journey your speakers will be thankful for.

Performed with so much precise timing and wrapped in love, this is a quality track to truly enhance our moods.

Hear this new single on Spotify and see more via IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Clap Your Hands: Ross Martin (Just Music) brings us the funky fresh vibes to dance with on Just For Fun

Dropping that splendid beat boxing that is stylishly submerged into his loops that takes the atmosphere up a notch, Ross Martin (Just Music) shows us inside that simple symphony on his fine new release, Just For Fun.

Ross Martin is a Liverpool, UK-based indie alternative rock singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who also integrates in reggae, pop, folk and funk.

After years of playing in bands and busking on the streets of Liverpool and London, this solo project was created pre-pandemic, to an online audience gathering over 1.5 million likes on Periscope.” ~ Ross Martin

Sending our hearts into a better place with an outstanding track that has so much fresh rhythm, Ross Martin returns with a thrilling song which takes your soul to soaring heights. There are so many layers here to be impressed by, which shall brush off any worries that were previously wrapped into our precious souls.

Just For Fun from Liverpool, UK-based indie alternative artist and looper Ross Martin is a relevant release that sooths our tired souls with his RC-505 loop-station and bags of charm. Supplying our ears with something rather brightly tuned and featuring an original soundtrack to get our fingers clicking all night long, this is a track to turn up rather loud.

When you make music for the love, it will hardly ever feel like a job.

Turn up this catchy gem on Spotify and see more on the IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Same Mistake: Mike Blue and The Ghosts of Santa Monica drop visuals for Paper House

After causing our hearts to flutter on the excellent video from April 2022 called Battles We Have Won, Mike Blue and The Ghosts of Santa Monica return with a special effort to play for hours on the 2nd release of the year called Paper House.

Mike Blue and The Ghosts of Santa Monica is a Liverpool, UK-based indie folk singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who is once again joined by The Ghosts of Santa Monica.

He is currently embarking on his next full-length studio album with the help of his backing and touring band ‘The Ghosts of Santa Monica” which should be completed in early 2023.” ~ Mike Blue

We find another quality single that shall only enrich your soul, while reminding you that the best musicians are the ones who don’t seek fame, only respect from the true fans. Mike Blue is that understated underground legend you have probably walked past before, as he prefers to let his world class music do the talking.

Paper House from Liverpool, UK-based indie folk singer-songwriter Mike Blue and The Ghosts of Santa Monica is the type of song that will make you think about those mistakes that can cause everything to burn down, even if you wanted the opposite.

Performed with outstanding verve and purpose that will fill the room with magnificent energy, to make everything better again.

Listen up to this top effort on YouTube and see more vibes on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Late At Night: Mouth Rüber hears those disturbing teeth grinding on Devil On My Shoulder

Knowing that this devilish creature won’t win this time, Mouth Rüber inspires us all to ignore the noise and do what makes the smile widen despite nagging doubts that need to be extinguished on Devil On My Shoulder.

Mouth Rüber is a 26-year-old Liverpool, UK-based indie pop singer-songwriter who was born in the beautiful city of Budapest, Hungary.

Even though my songs can be easily labelled as mainstream they all have a bit of my personality in them which make them distinctive amongst the sea of commercial songs out there most of them sounding like one another.” ~ Mouth Rüber taking us deep into the vision inside her music

With a genuine message that shows us the strength required to walk away from a spirit who doesn’t have your best interests at heart, Mouth Rüber projects her voice so beautifully to the clear blue sky above that has been waiting for her to release music. Catchy beyond belief and bringing us a sensational song to embrace with love, Mouth Rüber shows us we are all in our own minds if we aren’t able to block out all the meaningless distractions.

Devil On My Shoulder from UK-based indie pop artist Mouth Rüber is a hauntingly truthful single about taking charge of your life when you have been dealing with forces who don’t want you to achieve anything, even if you are good enough. Sung with a pulsating intensity and vibrant vocals that might cause you to listen twice, this is a reminder that we are all in charge of our destiny.

When you’re ready to break free, the keys are right in front of you to reach for the stars.

Listen up loud on Spotify and see more on the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Make Me Sorry: Liverpool’s Paul Askew drops delightful 5th single with the romantic gem Connie

Dreaming fondly about holding her tightly in a warm embrace, Paul Askew dedicates his life to a wonderful soul who he cherishes rather sweetly on Connie.

Paul Askew is a 22-year-old Liverpool, UK-based indie pop singer-songwriter and music producer who loves to make his creations from the comfort of his cosy bedroom.

I’m really proud of not just how the tracks turned out in the end after mastering, but of writing them also. I think they’re really well rounded and concise. I’m also chuffed with the release essentially being my first concept release too, it’s sort of like examining the two sides of how a relationship can pan out. I didn’t realize this until after it was out as well.” – Paul Askew chatting about his new releases

Known best as the frontman for his now disbanded outfit, The Callers, the now-solo Paul Askew has the kind of vocal freshness that will get you feeling like tomorrow is going to be a better day. Declaring his love with such a magnetically natural structure that is hugely uplifting, this is the perfect single to play loud when you need a boost-me-up.

Connie from Liverpool, UK-based indie pop singer-songwriter and music producer Paul Askew is a sweet single all about knowing that the love is there if the feeling is reciprocated. Sung with an exuberant tone that will get you feeling like everything is going to be okay, in an inhospitable world that seems so loveless at times.

When you feel the true love deep in your bones, it’s best to express them before the feeling goes away into the wind forever.

Listen up on Spotify and see more news on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Play The Fool: Robert John Hanson knows that its hard to breathe sometimes in that Crowded Room

After stirring up our senses with a quality performance on Blue Cocktail, Robert John Hanson takes that one-more-dance with someone who will hopefully not leave any mental scars on Crowded Room.

Robert John Hanson is a hugely experienced Liverpool, UK-born, Rhode Island, USA-based indie blues singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and music producer.

Hanson has lived in L.A. and New York where he played with Spinal Reflex and Grandma Tootle.” ~ Robert John Hanson describing his career so far

Filling our beating hearts with a reminder of what can be if you take a chance sometimes, Robert John Hanson returns with a top single, which will encourage many to speak up when a connection is felt inside that stuffy room. Packed with terrific vocals and his storytelling brilliance that will have you sensing you are listening to an underground legend who deserves more love.

Crowded Room from Liverpool, UK-born, Rhode Island, USA-based indie blues singer-songwriter Robert John Hanson is a late night single for anyone who needs to believe that there is actually a chance. With true love seemingly hard to find, this is a dreamy single that will get you knocking on the door of your heart again, to see if there is anything romantic left in your soul after so many disappointments.

Sung with his signature deep tone that will make many swoon in delight, showing us that classic music still has a place for those who desire something with actual substance.

Hear this fine release on Spotify and see more on his IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

We Can Live Like Animals: sleeping together wants this love to last forever on Summer Girl

Produced by Tayte Nickols from Madfox Studio, sleeping together guides us through a gloriously innocent romance that ended rather hastily when it had the potential to blossom rather radiantly on Summer Girl.

sleeping together is a Bury, Manchester, Liverpool and Wrexham, UK-based indie alternative band who shows us that memorable music has the power to change your entire mood for the better.

Summer Girl was inspired by a short and sweet summer romance. At the end of summer, the couple agreed to go their separate ways. Like the romance, Summer Girl is short, bright and sweet, capturing the highs of a British summer in its emphatic chorus. However, much like the British summer, this romance was rained off too soon. These fleeting glimpses of a love, destined for rapidly approaching heartbreak, are conveyed perfectly through Summer Girl’s climbing vocals.” ~ sleeping together

Thrilling our sweaty bodies alive and tickling our glowing senses awake to what is possible if two souls can combine for a short time, sleeping together shall have us all smiling cheekily at each other. Bringing us all the way to the top of our emotions and then showing us the other side, this is a must-listen for anyone who still believes that true love is real.

Summer Girl from the UK-based indie alternative band sleeping together is a terrific song from a dynamic outfit who just knows how to make you groove rather sweetly. With a soundtrack to those long days that are filled with sunshine and never seem to end for a few months, you will find yourself clicking repeat on this fine song. Teaching us that all good things have to end eventually, this is a striking single that will make you stop and think about how love actually forms.

Love is so kind and so cruel sometimes.

Tune in on Spotify and see more via the IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

New Day: Liverpool’s Lizard drop epic lead single from upcoming EP with Back Again

After impressing all of our earlobes with a magnificent display on Innocence in July, the talented lads from Lizard shows us the story about that person who won’t take no for an answer on Back Again.

Lizard is a groove-all-night-until-the-sun-shines Liverpool, UK-based 4-piece indie alternative rock-jazz fusion act who takes most of their inspiration from legends such as Franz Ferdinand and David Bowie.

Back Again is about someone being interested in you who you have no interest in and do not like, but they don’t leave you alone despite your best efforts to avoid them or shut them down.” ~ Lizard

Guiding us through a movie-like story about someone who wants a spark to be lit that just isn’t there, Lizard is quite fantastic yet again and takes us on a wild journey that involves changing the locks. Wrapped in excellence and thriving with a beat that might cause your feet to tap for ages, taking us on an expedition that might get your heart beating faster than before.

Back Again from Liverpool, UK-based 4-piece indie alternative rock-jazz fusion outfit Lizard is a fresh single that will have you grinning about that human who just doesn’t get it. After trying to hint that you weren’t keen on a romance, the picture just became blurred and packed with regret.

Sung with a tasty style and featuring their signature groovy delivery, this is a song that will uplift your day and get that head nodding with delight.

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

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Sunstack Jones shows us why a tight circle is best on Even Though (feat. Tan Cologne)

Guiding us through a moment that should grab your attention rather quickly as you reflect on your journey so far, Sunstack Jones shows us inside the striking fear of change with a hazy delight to hold you tight with called Even Though (feat. Tan Cologne).

Sunstack Jones is a Liverpool, UK-based 5-piece daydreamy pop-filled shoegaze act that somehow has room for a pinch of reminiscing Americana.

Signed to Mai 68 Records, Sunstack Jones shows us the smokey world in a nutshell right now. Still healing and on a mission to travel (literally anywhere), this is a reminder that through a joint vision, anything is actually possible if the powers mesh together just right. Seeping with an old school feel and never short of cinematic, this is a powerful illusion to bake inside.

Even Though(feat. Tan Cologne) from Liverpool, UK-based indie dream pop outfit Sunstack Jones burns through that illuminating sunset which might catch your mind away from the darkness outside. Tinted with a brightened edge that might get you thinking about everything you ever believed before, this is one of those highly memorable records you put on and leave on a loop for hours.

Timeless in feel and enriching to the core is always best.

Hear this new track on Spotify and follow the socials on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Lizard advises us to keep our ‘Innocence’ no matter what the world does

Rattling our eye-sockets with much careful abandon, the lads from Lizard skip their way into our consciousness with a bass-slapping performance to get you into the mood on ‘Innocence‘.

Lizard is a Liverpool, UK-based 4-piece indie alternative rock-jazz fusion band who met while at Uni and has cultivated quite the impressive cult following who pack venues like hungry wolves wherever they go.

When it comes to impressively stimulating new music to wash your scalp with, it doesn’t come more epic than Liverpool’s Lizard, who seems to score like Salah every week with their vibrantly skillful music. There is a glorious anthem here for us all to hold on tightly with, where there is so much gloom and doom everywhere.

Innocence‘ from Liverpool, UK-based 4-piece indie alternative band Lizard is an anthem for anyone who has felt a little lost lately. Urging us to close our tired eyes so that we may go back to a time that has only smiles and laughs, this is a rather wonderful song when we needed it most. Pure joy is the ambience here. Rather splendid isn’t it?

Turn this up loud on Spotify and see more moves on their IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen