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Coconut Shy helps us to move on from the past on Water, Water

Made whilst deeply wrapped in a psychology essay that took extra time to write, Coconut Shy shows us fondly inside that memorable corvette that sped away rather quickly on Water, Water.

Coconut Shy is a Melbourne, Australia-based indie folk singer-songwriter who projects his vocals so well that all stress seems to float away.

Seeing that chevy pull up with a smile on his face, Coconut Shy has made an all-time timeless gem for us all to fall in love with. There is so much to be enamoured by inside this truly superb song, which is crammed with a genuine energy to grip us tightly with from all corners.

Sweetly sung and filled with an authentic vibe to gravitate toward, there is nothing you can surely dislike about a release with so much tender care and crisp smoothness for the better absorbed inside.

Water, Water from Melbourne, Australia-based indie folk singer-songwriter Coconut Shy must be one of the more soul-healing singles around. Turning our hearts with caring abandon, this is a stirring track that might get you thinking about that special human who changed your entire mood with one wink.

Hear this fine single on Spotify and check out the IG for more.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Craving The Attention: Kevin Silvester sees through all the secrets on Crywolf (feat. 99finite)

Following on from his previous singles, Love you Blind and You and I (feat. Julie Zorrilla), Kevin Silvester pumps up the volume on this dance floor winner that shows us deep inside that sneaky Crywolf (feat. 99finite).

Kevin Silvester is a 19-year-old Melbourne, Australia-based indie pop singer-songwriter, music producer, DJ, and multi-instrumentalist.

Crywolf is dedicated to your ride or dies while giving the middle finger to heartbreakers and manipulators.” ~ Kevin Silvester 

Boosting our moods with a mood-altering single to change your perspective, Kevin Silvester is quite fantastic on a track to play loud and proud. Oozing with quality from all ends of the spectrum, this is the type of single you will tell your next-door neighbor about.

Crywolf (feat. 99finite) from Melbourne, Australia-based indie pop singer-songwriter and DJ Kevin Silvester is a supreme performance that shall get your veins popping with delight. Guiding us through the lies and making sure that those who are sincere understand that they are appreciated, this is a speaker-slicing song of note.

When you see people who are rather fake, it’s always best to call them out and ride with the authentic humans instead.

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

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Spectoral wonders if the intentions are pure on ‘LOVESICK’ (ft. Megadead and Tusanxmi)

After two years of building up his debut album that will feature 15 unique artists, Spectoral shows us what quality music sounds like in 2022 with ‘LOVESICK(ft. Megadead and Tusanxmi).

Spectoral is a Melbourne, Australia-based SlideUp Records-signed music producer and singer who has released 3 EPs and is now taking the next step in his career.

”The plants thrive off the music, and my creativity thrives off the plants, so we have somewhat of a symbiotic relationship.” ~ Spectoral

With soothing vocals, relatable lyrics, and a busting beat that you will inevitably find hard to forget, Spectoral might be one of the most lively artists to come out of Australia for ages. There is so much to like here as our minds are taken to the moment that will determine if we let our heart out of its safe box, or let it fly free like a curious bird looking for a permanent nest.

‘I also consider myself a collaborator at heart, which is why I’ve got so many underground names featuring alongside me on the album.” ~ Spectoral

LOVESICK(ft. Megadead and Tusanxmi) from Australian-Mauritian-Slovakian producer and singer Spectoral is a superb track that will pulse the very core of your veins. A story for all those who have slight trust issues after being let down before is on offer here and shall thud your whole soul awake. Sung with a heightened velocity and filled with excellent features throughout, this is a reminder that we need to be extra careful who we let into our lives.

Sometimes, people want us for their own selfish reasons after all.

Listen up to this hot new single on Spotify and see more news on the IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Nigerian-born rapper Rins4 senses that his heart is rather broken currently on ‘Soul Cry’

Examining the reason he was cut out rather easily when his heart was so full and happy, Rins4 reflects on the moment when he knew it was over for good on his latest single about getting over a ruptured relationship with ‘Soul Cry’.

Rins4 is a Melbourne, Australia-based, Nigerian-born rapper-songwriter who started freestyling in High School and has never looked back.

Rins4’s songwriting is materialised directly from his everyday experience.” ~ Rins4

Gliding through the track like a truly promising musician who hasn’t even scratched the surface of what is possible, Rins4 sends the world a lyrically astute single to ponder deeply and wonder reflectively inside.

Soul Cry‘ from Melbourne, Australia-based indie rapper Rins4 is a catchy new track from a man who has felt the wicked emotional wrath of being tossed away like yesterday’s newspaper. There is a fiery intensity in easy-to-hear abundance that will stir your romantic senses alive to when they were burned away so cruelly, by someone who felt compelled to discard you so quickly.

Getting over that lover who left you alone without cause is always one of the toughest emotions to get over.

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

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Jake George needs that extra time on the cinematic release about ‘Your Ghost’

Taken from his brand new 11-track album called ‘Drive All Night‘, Jake George is at his illumination-filled best on the deep thinking new single about that vivid journey beyond the present with ‘Your Ghost‘.

Jake George is a Melbourne, Australia-based alternative psychedelic funk/rock solo singer-songwriter, music producer, and sound engineer.

Returning with a song that should be in all of our playlists when we need some true introspection, Jake George takes us back to a time that we have all possibly hidden away inside a locked cupboard. Lifting us into a whole new world that seems to strike your soul with that feeling – which is so hard to explain – this is a delicately emotional release made with so much love.

Your Ghost‘ from Melbourne, Australia-based alternative psychedelic funk/rock artist and music producer Jake George is the type of single you play loud when you are floating in that deep reflective state of mind. He performs with a realness that is so rare these days and takes us into a better place and time. Vocally advanced and with so much deepness, this is a track that will have your heart beating so much faster than before as you delve through your darkest emotions.

Finding your way will take as long as it needs to until you are conclusively ready for the next step.

Check out this new single on Spotify and see more via the IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Melbourne’s Kaiyah Mercedes returns with 2nd regret-packed single, ‘I Don’t Know Who You Are Anymore’

With a relatable track about dealing with the unsettling trauma from a past relationship that can certainly scar you, Kaiyah Mercedes is quite incredible on her 2nd-ever release that will have you looking into the broken mirror of past love with, ‘I Don’t Know Who You Are Anymore‘.

Kaiyah Mercedes is a 15-year-old proudly-LGBT indie singer-songwriter based in Melbourne, Australia, who creates songs that are packed with poetically emotional lyrics.

During lockdown in 2020, Kaiyah taught herself guitar and piano, and started writing more seriously. Kaiyah describes songwriting as a form of therapy and a way of understanding emotions and feelings in a creative way.” ~ Kaiyah Mercedes

With a flashback that made you come back from the 2nd time that actually broke you even more than first anticipated, Kaiyah Mercedes reflects her broken heart that can’t stop thinking about that moment that changed everything forever. Sung with a calming ambience that has you sensing that you are listening to someone with that rare soul, this is a special single to make you wonder why some people change from who you really thought they were.

She tries to put into words feelings that can sometimes feel unexplainable and also draw lots of inspiration from fiction as well as the ever-changing world around her.” ~ Kaiyah Mercedes

I Don’t Know Who You Are Anymore‘ from Melbourne, Australia-based indie singer-songwriter Kaiyah Mercedes is a gorgeous effort from a young artist who has seen the harsh realities of romance, in a world that has been poisoned by apps and an overload of options that can get your soul twisted. Her vocals are so honey-like and you will find yourself feeling like you are in a daydream, pondering why your hopes were crushed by someone who fooled you into a false sense of comfort.

Listen up to this new single on Spotify and see more on her IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Australian underground pop royalty Kid in the Cloud floats through time and space on ‘Cool Kids’

Scouring through the lost and fragmented memories that have somehow been erased, Kid in the Cloud gains our respect with one of the grooviest songs of 2022 so far with the sunglasses-filled ‘Cool Kids‘.

Kid in the Cloud is a Melbourne, Australia-based indie-pop act that seems to make hits on all of their elegantly-created singles.

Existing in a capitalist dystopia, making music that reflects the mental state of its inhabitants.” ~ Kid in the Cloud

Transmitted with an eye to the sky as all the doom and gloom on earth encourages us all to look up rather than down, Kid in the Cloud are proudly Australian and show why this country has one of the best music scenes around. There is so much quality gushing from every corner to galvanize your mood, into one that has found that energy again to lift off no matter what was holding you back before.

Cool Kids‘ from Melbourne, Australia-based indie-pop outfit Kid in the Cloud, is a truly explore-loaded track that has you strapping on that mental space suit and beaming yourself into those recollections that have somehow disappeared from your ever-learning memory. Gaining that knowledge that will help you find peace and contentment, is the only mission that will ever truly be important in this life that can confuse you like an evil maze.

Hear this really terrific single on Spotify and see more of their travels vis on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Australian pop artist Stilla looks for the vital escape on her hot new single, ‘Won’t Work Out’

Following on from her previous single ‘About You Now‘ (feat. Cam Noble) from October, Stilla returns with a story all about knowing that the toxic energies you are feeling need to be washed away in the bath forever even if you still crave for their love on ‘Won’t Work Out’.

Stilla is a 20-year-old Melbourne, Australia-based indie-pop singer-songwriter who is growing quickly with her loveable blend of romance-filled adventures.

You feel the tenderness in this highly promising young woman’s voice as Stilla lets us into her confused mindset into this frighteningly familiar tale of being with someone who only cares about what they see in the mirror. With a selfish lover lurking within her sheets only when they want to steal that preciously innocent glow, there is only one thing to do and she knows that it’s time to lock her heart away for a while until a genuine soul reveals itself.

Won’t Work Out‘ from Melbourne, Australia-based indie-pop solo artist Stilla is a dreamy tale about caring for someone but wondering why they are so unnecessarily mean a lot of the time. As they fail to answer your calls you feel that this is probably going to end badly, even though you truly love them and wish they would change that psyche so that you can be happy instead of sad.

Sometimes love is so confusing, when actually it should be sweet and simple.

Listen to this striking new single on Spotify and get a sense of who she is on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Let Love Be Free: Hayku Kyah is at her spellbinding best with the truthfully explosive ‘Gunfyre’

Following on from the underground gems ‘Blue Bird‘ and ‘Stroke‘, the incomparable Hayku Kyah laces the truth-needy airwaves with her incredibly remarkable lyrical genius which is backed by a sensationally ominous beat on the revolutionary-aware ‘Gunfyre‘.

Hayku Kyah is a Toronto, Canada-born, Melbourne, Australia-based indie artist. She makes a real blend of lyrically-relevant music that is strong in content and shows her utter disgust in how so many corporate businesses, government, and religious organizations are run.

Her music is the embodiment of etherealism– creating narratives that ultimately seek to challenge the phantasm we live in; painting vivid imagery with sometimes nothing but her voice.” ~ Hayku Kyah

There is something special about Hayku Kyah who is a rarely-heard artist who is compellingly outstanding on this quite scintillating effort that is beyond what you thought you knew before. She blends in her excellently-penned poetry with optimum impact on the mic – in a world that often tries to cover up so much and praise cruelly discovered Blood Diamonds – and teaches us really little that actually matters unless you choose to be self-enlightened and heroically disregard the noise.

Gunfyre‘ from the superb Toronto, Canada-born, Melbourne, Australia-based indie solo artist Hayku Kyah, is an open-your-eyes experience of magnetic proportions you can’t help but listen to on full volume. There is pulsating energy that seems to bring your perspective back into reality away from distracting yourself from the truth.

We are in the midst of a mightily skilled lyricist who raps with a poetic style you feel so compelled to close your eyes with, as you grit your teeth and wonder why there is so much greed and unnecessary carnage in such a beautifully created world.

This is one of the most mind-bending singles you will hear in this or any other year.

Hear a true speaker-booming modern classic made with rare honesty on Spotify and see more on her IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Inside My Head: Escape Ring pushes the evil voices away today on ‘Winning The War’

As he elevates his head up from the rugged terrain below and senses that today is a good day to live and surmount all those goals, Escape Ring knows that tomorrow will present a new challenge but he is on the right path currently with ‘Winning The War‘.

Escape Ring is a Melbourne, Australia-based alt-rock solo artist who makes that nostalgic sound that could put his music into any era conceivable.

The song chronicles the struggle we all have from time to time conquering the voices in our own heads holding us back from whatever it is we secretly know we should be doing.” ~ Escape Ring

With a resolute outlook that leads the way into a new mindset of exploration, Escape Ring guides us through the eye-closing darkness, with a new world filled with ideas and enjoyment. He sings with a flourishing style that is such a terrific listen – and there is so much to respect about someone who projects out – how he has been able to destroy all those lingering self-doubts, which can hold you back from truly succeeding.

Winning The War‘ from the Melbourne, Australia-based alt-rock solo artist Escape Ring shows us why his music has been placed on television before. There is a really enjoyable flow to get into here from such an experienced artist who is on the top of his game, with a sensational track all about ignoring those pesky voices that do nothing to help you.

If you feel like taking charge of your life and doing things you have been holding off on, this is the perfect track to listen to again and again.

Listen to this mind-conquering new single on Spotify and see more news on Twitter.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen