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It’s Gone: Bristol’s Laura Dia shows us into her emotional disorientation after a lost love with beautiful debut track ‘What Now’

As she slowly dries out her tears that have caused her once-happy mood to change from the ray of sunshine of before when she was deeply in love, newcomer Laura Dia is rather special and shows us that she needs to be heard on her outstanding debut single ‘What Now‘.

Laura Dia is a youthful Nigerian-born, Bristol, UK-based Alt-RnB/Soul artist and music producer who sings with a stunning air of exceptional calmness and inspiring grace.

Laura is a fairly new artist but displays so much authentic maturity on such a spellbinding track, which leaves your mouth open in awe and your heart sizzling with heartfelt emotions you can’t quite explain but just deeply feel. Her voice is pure and smooth – each lyric seems to fill your mind with a clear picture of what she is projecting to us – as she sings with such elegance and sadness, about her empty heart being shattered, like fragile glass all over the dusty floor.

What Now‘ from the the soulful Bristol Alt-RnB solo artist Laura Dia, is that special debut that sparks a wide range of feelings you either forgot you had, or didn’t know you possessed. This is all about that odd spell you feel under when you are suddenly alone after a ravishing relationship, that certainly burnt you as you sooth your scarred body in a calming cold bath. You know you will be okay but it stings so harshly, as you look sullenly into the broken mirror and shed a small tear again.

This is the time to heal, as you wonder where your next journey shall lead you.

Hear this compelling single on her Spotify and find out more about your new favorite UK RnB artist via her IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Celebrate: Montreal’s Wayne Tennant tells us to appreciate what we have on the soulful ‘Sun and Moon’

Taken off his first EP for seven long years called ‘Curfew Flowers‘, Wayne Tennant thought his whole world was falling apart but ultimately he found his true love for music again with the inspiring message sprinkled with funky-cool grooves that is ‘Sun and Moon‘.

Wayne Tennant is a Montreal, Canada-based indie Alt-RnB solo singer-songwriter and music producer who felt inspired during the incredibly strict curfew in his home town during this tragic covid-19 pandemic.

Sonically, it’s a fresh spin on the retro sounds of gogo music from the mid-60s, a sub-genre of funk that is now named the official music of Washington D.C. as of 2020.” ~ Wayne Tennant

This is a bright-eyed creative who seems to possess a superpower of love that is so missing in this wishy-washy world currently, as he strides through with panache and has our alerted attention firmly fixed on these Prince-like vocals and honest lyrics. The vibe is so uplifting and the energy so pure, which is just the way we ultimately like it.

Sun and Moon‘ from Montreal, Canada-based indie Alt-RnB solo singer-songwriter Wayne Tennant, is the type of ear-fixing song that will lift you off your gloomy frown, that shall be followed by a happy face and a brighter shine. The world fell off its axis and it was so hard to endure the doom, but it feels that so much has also been gained. Music like this, is the exactly the reason why we should be so optimistic. Freshly brewed goodness with a mood changer treat for the soul, is exactly the order of the day here.

Hear this stylish new single on Spotify and see more news on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

No Control: Pins has their excellent creation taken to another dimension on ‘Ghosting’ (Hard Dub Stal Mix)

As he ingenuously sauces up the breathtaking beat to keep us sipping on the delicious water like a thirsty kitty cat, Stal is at his best with the Pins track ‘Ghosting‘ (Hard Dub Stal Mix) that certainly raises the temperature to cooking hot.

Stal is a passionate and multi-talented self-taught Leeds, UK-based indie EDM music producer, pianist and guitarist, who has gotten back into music again after getting divorced.

The band Pins had the artistically innovative idea of releasing the stem files for their track Ghosting, so that anybody who wanted to could remix the song tracks and add their own feel.” ~ Stal

The unit-breaking speakers seem to shudder collectively in unison to a thunderbolt of electric rays from a different planet to ours – as this sonic experience only gets better and better throughout – while you look around and nod in approve at the mesmerized crowd who are sweaty and loving every moment of this powerfully constructed track.

Ghosting(Hard Dub Stal Mix) from Pins, is an I-can-control-myself type of track that is full of electric energy and flashing lights for us to delve deeper into. The mood is rather ominous and the silky energy is deep inside your carving bones, as the moody sound seems to warp wonderfully through your alert body to give you those excited chills.

This is a highly worthwhile remix from an artist who is back and not going anywhere else again.

Hear this new track on Soundcloud and check out the IG music page for more.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Love Like This: B9DGER sees the sun turn into the moon on ‘Waste The Day Away Together’

With a sun-soaked beat and lots of dancing involved, B9DGER brings us some feel-good, summer vibes that was made during lockdown to help feel safe and inspired with on ‘Waste The Day Away Together‘.

B9DGER is a Scottish EDM music producer, pianist and composer who makes that vacation-type of music that takes your mind into a more positive place than before.

B9dger’s music is most notable for upbeat, summer vibes, catchy vocals and melodies that stick in your head all day.” ~ B9DGER

The energy is alive with those sunset type of pictures that you never forget, as you hold each other close and stay in the moment. With a sizzling ambiance of love, this is a track that comforts the speakers and has you feeling like you could spend the rest of your life with this special soul.

Waste The Day Away Together‘ from the Scottish EDM music producer and composer B9DGER, is the kind of track that takes your attention from work and onto more exciting things. He is in love with a special soul who makes his smile beam so wide, as the time seems to go so much faster when they are together. When you are with someone who you click with, it really doesn’t matter where you are. That natural energy will always make things so much better.

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

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Where Have You Been: Tokyo-based music producer Agito Maruyama lights up the dark on ‘In My Dreams’ (feat. Coco Valentine)

After reminding us that peaceful mermaids do actually exist on ‘Go With It‘, Agito Maruyama wants those sweet memories to last forever so that the heart may beat in that much-missed romantic fashion again with ‘In My Dreams(feat. Coco Valentine).

Agito Maruyama is an experienced Japan-based indie Pop music producer, guitarist, former band member and composer. After being awakened recently, there is a really edge in the new releases that you feel are only getting started.

There is a catchy cool beat here that is neatly mixed in with such sensual vocals, that seems to be meshed in just right – to bring us a story that grabs hold of your heartstrings – to pull them together and bring those smiles alive.

In My Dreams‘ (feat. Coco Valentine) from the multi-skilled Tokyo, Japan-based music producer and composer Agito Maruyama, brings us a dance journey into a moment that you cherish all night while your eyes are wide shut. This is that sweet story about wanting this to last longer, so you don’t have to wake up and deal with reality. Love can exist and manifest, if you believe it can.

Listen to this dreamy new release on Spotify and see more news on the IG channel.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

So Focused: San Jose music producer and rapper CRAIG knows where he needs to go on ‘Can’t Let You In’

Taken off his brand new debut project called ‘Done Waiting‘, CRAIG feels like he is ready for so much more as he dusts off those who don’t believe in him enough with ‘Can’t Let You In‘.

CRAIG aka Craig Elliot, is a fiercely original San Jose, California-based indie Hip-Hop music producer, Oregon State University student and singer-songwriter. He makes all of his wizard-like creations purely by hand, without using samples from other tracks.

Music has impacted my life greatly and I don’t know where I would be without it.” ~ CRAIG

You feel his air of rapidly evolving determination next to you closely, as each word he spits feels so honest. There is no flash here, no bling and no fake, only truthful verses that feel raw and powerfully written. This is the start of a journey which opens your eyes wide – to a skilled artist who is only interested in getting better and better – leaving the party night hangovers to others who want to escape reality.

Can’t Let You In‘ from the San Jose, California-based indie Hip-Hop music producer and musician CRAIG, is the I-am-ready-now mission from a truly focused artist. He is on a plane upwards and only wants to reach those stars up above, as he doesn’t want to live a regret-filled life. The way he is thinking now is so different than most, as he refuses to let anyone in who isn’t in this for the same reasons he is. Its lonely work most of the time – but when you realize what you really want – different doors seem to open up automatically.

With a mindset like this, being heard shall be be much easier than before.

Hear this deep new track on Spotify and check out his IG channel for more vibes.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

You Can Win: New Delhi’s Sanchit Agarwal leads the way on ‘Victory’

After winning the internal battle against his previous personal demons which threatened to seriously destroy everything he loved, Sanchit Agarwal sends the world an instrumental anthem to convey his positive energy to defeat all that isn’t helping your life on ‘Victory‘.

Sanchit Agarwal is a confident New Delhi, India-based indie Rock artist, music producer, pianist, composer and songwriter.

This song is about the realization, that the fight is over, the mirror is broken, you’re the victory.” ~ Sanchit Agarwal

This feels like a raising-the-hands-to-conquer-all-doubts message which fearlessly shows you the way forward, from a world that can consume you so easily if you don’t get out of the quick-sand of no return. The powerful rock ballad is a vocal-less experience to truly remember – as you blend into the healing waves and come out feeling refreshed – whilst asserting like you can achieve anything you set your mind to.

Victory‘ from the mightily skilled New Delhi, India-based indie Rock instrumental artist Sanchit Agarwal, is a thunderbolt of a track from a musician who uses the past to define his future in an inspiring way for us to learn from. This is a cinematic entry that deserves so much love, to move us away from the negative overthinking which can cloud your mind forever if you let it.

Hear this euphoric new release on YouTube and see his story on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

No More Struggle: Nana Motobi drops party-filled new single ‘Mic and Beat’

With the first track of his new 14-track album, Nana Motobi is in sizzling form as he checks the line and keeps it styling with much fire on the steamy single ‘Mic and Beat‘.

Nana Kofi Osei aka Nana Motobi, is a music producer, sound engineer, promoter, songwriter and Afro-Dance rapper from Ghana who is now based in ski-filled Trento, Italy.

There is much to dance with here on an African-inspired beat that is mixed so nicely with that European influence, packed with an exciting atmosphere that is perfect for those summer festivals. The bars are lit up like a bright fuse ready for the night, fueled with a confidence that has your feet tapping and your body grooving in utter delight.

Mic and Beat‘ from the Ghana-born, Italy-based indie Afro-Dance artist and music producer Nana Motobi, is the well-executed story about breaking in just the way you like it. After much struggle and sleeping way too deep in a coma, it feels like this anthem signals his compass-driven journey to the top of the Italian scene and beyond. With solid flows and a catchy beat that captures your attention like a flashy camera ready for action no matter what the weather, you can’t help but enjoy this quality track.

When you want it enough, anything really is possible.

Get wrapped into this fast-flowing tune on YouTube and see more news on the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

We’re Losing Touch: Kevin Jones just wants to see that radiant smile again on ‘Peachy Waves’ (feat. Maisie May)

Bringing the healing world a sweet song all about wanting that true love to blossom beautifully again after a rough patch, Kevin Jones sings with so much heart and harmony via the new scrumptiously delivered single ‘Peachy Waves‘.

Kevin Jones is a 21 year-old Indianapolis, USA-based indie rock-pop artist and music producer. He makes that brightly colored music that is fun for everyone to listen to, as he aims to keep it fresh and entertaining always.

His contagious melodies make for a fresh, youthful take on the sounds of the 60s & 70s. Reminiscent of records by Paul McCartney or Jeff Lynne but with a modern twist like that of boy pablo and Summer Salt.” ~ Kevin Jones

This is the story about going through the dark days and keeping a positive outlook throughout, as you know that recent times could of been better. Displaying a maturity beyond his years – you feel that he is a deep soul who truly gets that the balance needs to be so perfect – for the days to be happier than the last, in this wild world full of empty distractions.

Peachy Waves(feat. Maisie May) from the witty Indianapolis, USA-based indie rock-pop artist and music producer Kevin Jones, is that special kind of single which automatically brightens up your day. There is so much to sink your teeth into here on a relevant song all about knowing that some days in love aren’t going to be tasty on the palate, while some others will certainly be absolutely perfect. Such is the game of life.

Hear this new track on Soundcloud and see more via his IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Come Get Your Mind Right: London’s Madman State eases the pressure on ‘Real Life’ (feat. The Silence)

Filling up the foam cup to let loose after a stressful week, Madman State urges her to come and enjoy the nights awaiting adventures with someone who is feeling the energy on ‘Real Life‘ (ft. The Silence).

Madman State is an underground London, UK-based indie Hip-Hop artist, music producer, multi-instrumentalist, illustrator, and actor.

Tamer of unicorns, pixies & owls.” ~ Madman State

You feel the blustery beat automatically causing your toes to move and your body to groove in alignment – as you look straight into their clear eyes and ask that honest question – to see if they are in or out. Featuring a rooftop ambiance filled with weekend drinks, this is a relaxed track to chill out with when you require some much-needed inspiration.

Real Life(ft. The Silence) from the impressive flow of London, UK-based indie rapper and multi-skilled creative Madman State, is a happy-we-are-living-life track from two artists who are totally in tune with reality. The good die young and those unwanted problems of others must certainly stay away from the good times, as we find a tremendous track with lots of easygoing vibes. Life should be about enjoyment anyways, far away from those dark days that has us all locked inside like caged animals.

Check out this new music video on YouTube and see more via the IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen