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Face To Trust: Rico Friebe wonders where we all draw the line on Leave And Go

Taken from the upcoming album Word Value, which is due for release in April 2023, Rico Friebe shall take our minds into a profoundly thoughtful place on the outstanding new single called Leave And Go.

Rico Friebe is a Kiel, Germany-based indie singer-songwriter who makes original music to feel reinvigorated inside no matter the weather.

Released by Time In The Special Practice Of Relativity, Rico Friebe projects his vocals rather calmly and takes us on a story of trust. With a tranquil atmosphere which will take our minds into a contemplative place, we find an experienced creative who has made a marvelous song with such an honest message for everyone to learn from.

Leave And Go from Kiel, Germany-based indie singer-songwriter Rico Friebe is a tremendously mellow soundtrack to close our eyes with and meditate inside. Sung with so much self-awareness and real meaning in this inhospitable world, we find a glorious release to embrace all night when life gets a bit too much.

Soothe all worries away on Spotify. See more via the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

birthmarkhead drops mysteriously likeable new single Untitled (feat. Karibu Shirley)

Featuring a boomingly decisive beat that is next level legit and takes your mind into a new galaxy of wonder, birthmarkhead sends us into a thoughtful vortex via the latest single, Untitled (feat. Karibu Shirley).

birthmarkhead is a supremely skilled non-binary indie music producer who makes those underground marvels that you can’t believe haven’t been found by the masses yet.

I would say that having lived in cities such as Berlin, Brighton and Manchester, my production style is difficult to put into a specific box of a genre however, I have drawn a lot of influence from European techno music, ambient music and early 90s-2000s hip-hop and its commercialisation of sampling.” ~ birthmarkhead

After being so inspired by the music community of Berlin recently before the ravaging forces of covid drove him home, birthmarkhead shows a rare excellence with an anthem for those who want something different with their tea.

Untitled (feat. Karibu Shirley) from the UK-based music producer birthmarkhead is one of the more creatively original songs you’re likely to hear today. Filled with a fusion that is so easy to hear and brimming with a body grooving delivery, there is so much to love about a track with so much intrinsic value for the soul to nourish from.

Calm your mind on SoundCloud and see more news on the IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Norman Lampeye feels like his whole soul is plummeting through the motions on ‘Autopilot’

After gloriously bugging our ears to open properly on his debut single called ‘Locust‘ from April 28th, Norman Lampeye senses his creative mind is falling asleep from the limited chemistry on offer with, ‘Autopilot‘.

Norman Lampey is a New York City, USA noise-pop solo artist who swarms the speakers with buzz-cutting effect and is one of the most underrated musicians around.

Song about talking to someone you hardly know on the phone.” ~ Norman Lampey

As she avoids the next call because of that dreaded feeling he knows isn’t good for his soul, Norman Lampey shreds the mic and bolts up our precious spirits away from someone you know you have no future with.

I have really bad anxiety when I talk to people & it’s not face to face for some reason.” ~ Norman Lampey

Autopilot‘ from New York City noise-pop solo artist Norman Lampey is a true story which shows you that sometimes you just don’t have a connection and it can truly startle you. Singing with a supremely inventive style that will have you thinking deeper about that moment when you just knew it would not work out, no matter how hard you tried.

When you think about the way out quicker than expected, you just know you need to fly away before you get stuck in an undesirable nest.

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

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Moscow-based alt-rock act Slightlykilld worries about those plastic places on ‘Mirror’

With a startling sound and ear-shaking vocals that sets you free from your own inner worries, Slightlykilld is in inspired form with their latest full-blooded release that is made from the heart and is called, ‘Mirror‘.

Slightlykilld is an original Moscow, Russia-based 4-piece alt-rock band that uses its platform to promote creativity and not being boxed into any corner that isn’t healthy for humankind.

Slightlykilld has never been supposed to fit into the frames and follow the mainstream setups. The band is mostly about breaking obstacles and cliches – language, distance, inequity, ageism, and many more.” ~ Slightlykilld

Tearing up the script and showing us their immense progression from their last release, Slightlykilld reminds us of their impressive excellence with a tremendous display that should light up your eyes and wake you up from any sleepy bewilderment.

Their main points are searching and discovering, loving, and hating, self-defining, adjusting, and breaking through, balancing in conflicts, where the inner ones are the most difficult and ass-kicking, as you’re choosing yourself and your challenging existence vs visible comfort under social/political pressure. And, yes, in most cases these things can’t get along.” ~ Slightlykilld

Mirror‘ from Moscow, Russia-based 4-piece alt-rock band Slightlykilld is a superb effort from a group who have decided to be the best version of themselves possible, despite the ups and downs that come with it. They soar high here and help us heal from all the current tragedies that threaten to suffocate the world, as they give us hope that it is possible to get away from the plastic choking our souls. Performed with a spirited style that might grab your heart and take you into a dark place that you remember conquering, this is a gem of a track to truly embrace and play as loud as humanly possible.

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

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Feel The Music: Mister Dirty gets our hands all the way up on ‘Going Out Tonight’

Bringing us a raw party track that will have you feeling sweaty and ready for a fun night filled with naughty adventure, Mister Dirty turns up the bass and rips off his shirt on the brand new bounce-heavy single ‘Going Out Tonight‘.

Brian Bateman aka Mister Dirty is an original indie dance and hip-hop artist, photographer and model who is also an esteemed music producer.

Mister Dirty bring the passionate radioactivity with a sexy track that is all about having enjoyment and doing whatever you want when you are out with friends. The energy is electrifying here and you feel the pulsating vibe that transports you from dull into happy within seconds. This is a true party-starter at work here, as he blazes a path for us to enter the VIP section on such an enthusiastic listen.

Going Out Tonight‘ from the much-liked indie dance/hip-hop solo artist and music producer Mister Dirty is a lip-licking single that has your whole intrigued body ready for whatever this night has in store. The ladies are out and the eyes of the wolves are ready, as we are guided on a quick-fire journey into the club that is ready for life again.

Hear this buzzing new single on YouTube and see more via the FB page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Wanna Know Where My Funeral is: Astonishing UK producer Hizkit drops the futuristic marvel ’99 Lives’

As he flows so wickedly and with so many ideas blustering furiously into his complex mind, Hizkit is back with more intricate lyrics that will have you in awe of this criminally underrated talent on ‘99 Lives’.

Hizkit is a genre-bending alt hip hop producer/artist/creative designer hailing from the UK, who is known for being totally unique and often having a detached sense of lyricism, which allows our mind to be free and interpret his creations as we wish.

”Through his music, he has provided hazy interpretations of certain experiences and personal tribulations, with an often tongue-in-cheek approach to the way he explores intimate topics such as mental health and anti-sociality. ” – Hizkit

His raps with such delight strewn all over his delicious delivery, somehow cleverly coming up with futuristic-sounding flows that has you in shivers of delight — as he webs his way spider-like through this sensational song like an absolutely dialed-in genius — bringing us an epic track that is absolutely remarkable.

99 Lives‘ from the totally original UK-based emcee/producer Hizkit, is a galaxy-altering release with so many skills attached throughout from this once-in-a-lifetime lyricist. He puts it all on the line with bars so real and mind-twisting, they undoubtedly will blow your mind.

Hip hop is only getting better if this is the taste we can expect for the rest of 2021.

Stream this excellent release on YouTube and see on his IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Creative beyond words: Shrt_Lyf drops the highly entertaining ‘Pretty Eyes and Blue Levi’s’

With a video that defies belief, the quality of the song matches the unique style with a Hip Hop song that is so fresh you will need extra ice to wrap on your face. The flowing locks only make him look like a real music star, Spanish artist Shrt_Lyf is absolutely remarkable on ‘Pretty Eyes and Blue Levi’s‘.

This is all about going for the wrong girl, only to realize too late. Way too late. A true message that so many of us have experienced in our lives. With a flow like no other, this is that rare kind of music that you can just smile at. You appreciate the creative juices that are squeezed into our ears like that delicious music that wets your lips just right.

Flamboyance personified, you are transported into a different state of mind while enjoying this Indie Rap track that features different genres in the video too. There is no telling what he is going to come up with next and the full Rock band outro at the end is a sign of things to come.

Shrt_Lyf shows off his growing legend on ‘Pretty Eyes and Blue Levi’s‘ and you will be blown away by what you see whether you like Hip Hop or not. This is the kind of musician that comes around once a lifetime.

Fill your day with this incredibly entertaining video on YouTube and find out more on Facebook.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen