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Confused And Infected: Saints Of The Holler fall down naked on the avenue with opioid-fueled release Devils Garden

With an opening crash-landing into the darkest night possible, Saints Of The Holler shows us that worrying mindset when you are wrapped deep inside a crippling opioid addiction on Devils Garden.

Saints Of The Holler is a West Virginia, USA-born indie rock band who makes that timeless sounding music that shall help us throughout any problems we’re currently facing.

I had some great songs that deserved the best singer we could find.” ~ Brian from Saints Of The Holler

Featuring a well-connected group who clearly knows each other’s strength and weaknesses, Saints Of The Holler have released a significant track for those who need to find out what it’s really like to deal with a harrowing addiction that can take you six-feet under if you aren’t too careful.

”I was honored and excited to be part of this musical journey. Working with such amazing musicians from start to finish, bringing Brian’s raw, rough cut recordings to life, was an experience I’ll never forget.” ~ Amy from Saints Of The Holler

Devils Garden from West Virginia, USA-born indie rock band Saints Of The Holler is a thought-provoking single that should scare the skin out of so many. Showing us that love helps cure everything-if the power is still within to brush off the layers of mind-numbing pain to be the best version possible in this seemingly soul-crushing world.

Sung and performed with a special care and a marvelously rhythmical melody, this is one of the more vital songs your ears will feast on today.

See this deep music video on YouTube and see more via the IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Need Some Tree: ALIX BEILE urge that wild night to stop acting the fool on SAILOR

Released from his 4-track offering THE SABOTEURS AROUND THE WORLD 9, ALIX BEILE shows us that life isn’t pretty when the evening spins out-of-control like a wobbly spin-the-bottle on SAILOR.

ALIX BEILE is an exciting indie punk project with so much verve that will probably break your wrist if you listen to closely as they bring that raw music back to the masses.

I’m a songwriter who chooses to write about villianization of people through the imagery of destitution and oppression.” ~ ALIX BEILE

Slicing through the door and bashing down anything in their way, ALIX BEILE is rather impressive for those who like it in the face and nothing less. Crammed with energy and humming at full speed, this is something to listen to when you need some extra voltage flowing through your veins.

About a veteran of the navy who is made to live life on the streets due the lack of safety nets for military people after service. They then fall victim to drug addiction and pleads to be brought to the last place that made them feel whole, the sea.” ~ ALIX BEILE

SAILOR from the indie punk artist ALIX BEILE is a depths-from-the-sea track that will lather your throat with a taste that might cause your stomach to do backflips. There is a youthful underground feeling here that has you jumping up and down on your bathroom floor, as you wonder why you had another one-more-for-the-road guzzling sip.

Floating with a totally raw edge that is dripping with eagerness from this emerging outfit who are just being themselves and loving life.

Hear this new track on YouTube.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Chekmayte knows that excellence is flowing through his veins on Flexx

Knowing that no one can come close (even in their dreams) to his fiery cypher-like steam with intent, Chekmayte urges others to turn up that AC as he is on a mission to stay fresh forever on Flexx.

Chekmayte is a Washington, DC-based indie hip hop artist who seems to shred mics to their core as he transforms our thoughts deeply into his story.

Got off to fast start in the game, but got caught up in life. Bounced around from state to state and now my aim is to give you my story uncut.” ~ Chekmayte

Winning at the game, many play but cannot completely comprehend at all until they are six feet under, Chekmayte has seemingly risen back to prominence despite the odds being stacked heavily against him. Showing us that anything is possible in this selfish world if we can only believe in our talents, this is a hugely memorable rap explosion from an old school soul.

Flexx from Washington, DC-based indie hip hop artist Chekmayte is a top-notch display from an underground rapper who has bided his time. After sorting out family issues and keeping on the down low commercially, it feels like we have a new lyrical master to crown. With a rap style that urges us to listen closer inside his raw delivery, this is a wake up call to the streets. A new King is coming.

Check out this fine video on YouTube and see more via the IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

DK Verano feels like he has just seen a masterpiece on PICTURE PERFECT

With a powerful flow that washes your soul with so much realness in a seemingly burnt out world, DK Verano is on absolute fire with an intense song that has many romantic intentions with PICTURE PERFECT.

DK Verano is a gritty underground hip hop artist who has a potent delivery that will shake your body awake and give you renewed energy to take on any challenge.

Overflowing with a planned out intent to show that he is actually the prince in shining armour, DK Verano impresses highly on his latest offering. Silky smooth and loaded with spark-filled eyes that certainly see the prize, this is an anthem for those who have been feeling rather shy lately.

With a smooth delivery, lyrics that will cause you to listen twice and a self-assured attitude to making sure that he shall lock hands with this new lover, this is a single to be inspired by if you are single currently.

PICTURE PERFECT from underground hip hop artist DK Verano is a formidable track from a riveting talent who is clearly in love. He likes what he sees and wants this relationship to go into the next stage of pure bliss, that will wipe all his worries away forever.

Sometimes you just know instantly when you see that perfect soul.

Boost your mood on Spotify and see more via the IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Kane Winehouse shows the fight needed to stay above the cruel carnage on ‘Calm During the Storm’

Keeping his emotions real and guiding his soul away from the fires that can burn you out forever, Kane Winehouse is so grateful that he is alive right now on ‘Calm During the Storm‘.

Kane Winehouse is a Leicester, UK-based indie hip hop artist who has impressively made it out of the matrix and continues to develop spiritually.

Raw and rejuvenating, he uses his writing process as a way of healing through his own hardships and wants to take his listeners along for the journey.” ~ Kane Winehouse

Praying for tomorrow and sensing that he is so lucky to be alive and wants to take advantage of this fact, Kane Winehouse sends a toast to all those actual warriors who have stuck by his side even when the winds blew many away into the darkness. There is an underground brilliance here that is rather incredibly ear-warming and takes you back to the streets where real music lives.

Calm During the Storm‘ from Leicester, UK-based indie hip hop artist Kane Winehouse is one of the best songs with a proper message you might hear all year. There is a calming nature on offer from an enlighten figure who has emerged from the floor. With a letter to the world that should inspire many to keep the faith, this is a track to nod your head with and turn up real loud.

When you believe you can win, anything is possible no matter the current climate.

Hear this fab new single on Spotify and check out the progress on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

PNC-FAM keep it real throughout on their latest heavy Hip hop track, ‘THRU MY EYES’

Following up from their previous single ‘D3MON$‘ from 2020, PNC-FAM show what they have felt and seen in this crazy world that can be rather harsh if you walk the wrong road on ‘THRU MY EYES‘.

PNC-FAM is a Norristown, Pennsylvania-based indie Hip hop outfit who makes that really raw street-filled rap about life as they see it.

Smashing a hole through the door and showing us they mean business after many detours, PNC-FAM guide us through the dog-eat-dog mindset that has kept them alive when others thought they would be gone years ago. With a sturdy style that keeps you locked in if you like hardcore music, this is a reminder that you need to find a true warrior to stand alongside when the going gets rough.

THRU MY EYES‘ from Pennsylvania-based indie Hip hop crew PNC-FAM is a heavy song from a team that has seen what life offers if you are locked behind bars. After seeing who was actually loyal or just pretending to be as they stuck around during the good times, this is a true story which will urge us all to reflect about who we keep company with.

Rapped with vigorous intensity and a pulsating shudder into our souls to learn from – this is a track that shall have you imagining deeply what it’s like to survive the wild streets and come out alive while others are six feet under.

Listen up to this new audio on YouTube and check out the IG page for more.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Virginia rapper Simppdoee knows that the streets are ugly on ‘Take Me Out’

As he steers us into the wild streets that can grab your soul undesirably and destroy it quickly if you let it, Simppdoee shreds the mic as he expresses that ravenous appetite to be different to the rest on ‘Take Me Out‘.

Simppdoee is a Fredericksburg, Virginia-based indie hip-hop solo artist who keeps his raps raw and writes sharply-penned lyrics that leads you into this vicious dog-eat-dog world that keeps him on his toes each day.

Slamming his name into the mix of our ever-growing mindsets with a high energy bars-filled exhibition, Simppdoee dusts off the haters and shows us that he is only looking to advance while others keep up their petty games. The beat shakes like a poisonous rattlesnake ready to bite too, as there are flows here that are packed with dangerous intent.

Take Me Out‘ from Fredericksburg, Virginia-based indie underground rapper Simppdoee, is a loaded track from an underrated artist who shows us his chops with a potent effort that might startle your speakers off its hinges. This is the story about keeping his mind alert as there are so many out there who are greedily waiting for him to fail, while he grits his teeth to keep his cool before things swing out of control.

Listen to this rugged new single on Spotify and see more via his IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

You Like My Life: 301 Pacs sees the sneaky vultures circling viciously on ‘Life Jacket’

As he looks down and straps up to pre-empt the collision that is possibly on the way, 301 Pacs smartly thinks ahead to be one step ahead of his evil enemies with the excellent new single ‘Life Jacket‘.

301 Pacs is an underground Maryland, USA-based indie Hip-Hop artist who seems to possess a rare skill on the mic to eloquently portray the picture he is presenting.

There is no unnecessary huff and puff that smokes out the whole story here, the flash is instead swapped with that raw storyteller grind that makes him a true unsung gem that needs to be respected. With a razor-like Gillette sharpness that is ready to bleed at any moment, you feel like this is a Lion waiting for his chance to roar into life when provoked too far.

I started writing raps since I was 13 to cope with depressive episodes.” ~ 301 Pacs

Life Jacket‘ from the Maryland, USA-based indie Hip-Hop solo artist 301 Pacs, is a thoroughly passionate freestyle-type track from a hardcore artist who doesn’t mess around. He has tasted success and sees those hawk-like eyes watching his movements – some so-called friends and others known foes – who are just waiting to bring him down when he show any sort of weakness. This is a true story in a dog-eat-dog type of world that voraciously ready to bite your earnings away from your bowl, when you let your leash get too tight and stumble.

Check out this top echelon track via Soundcloud and see more news on his IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Way In: Peach Giraffe wants much more on the emotionally-charged electronic track ‘Hate Letting Go’

As he screams in potent disgust for being pushed outside that is much to his annoyance, Peach Giraffe puts it all on the line as he strives to find that elusive way back no matter what on ‘Hate Letting Go‘.

Peach Giraffe is a Midland, Texas-based indie electronic singer-songwriter artist and music producer. He makes that raw edged music that cuts deep into your perspective, and has you looking further inside his state of mind.

I make music that I would love to hear. I usually just make whatever I’m feeling or what I hear in my head.” – Peach Giraffe

You feel his disappointment for being let outside into the cold when he wanted things to be stronger than before. His mind swirls wickedly with confusion as to the reasons – as he swarms on the mic with an agitated attitude – that shows his hunger for redemption.

Hate Letting Go‘ from the Midland, Texas-based musician Peach Giraffe, is the story of being unhappy with what transpired and doing whatever was required, to make them understand that you are not accepting this outcome. This is a full-paced single that has your heart beating rather quicker than before, as you turn up the volume to capture his mood and dig further to understand his raw vocals.

The single has you thinking about when you were thrown to the wolves – took your bruises and frostbite – and came back to see where you went wrong, so you could make amends as you can’t let go yet. A fiery and determined mindset, is the way forward in any situation.

Stream this exciting new single on YouTube and see more on his IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

That Top Shelf Feel: North London emcee A STAR drops tremendous ten track album called ‘Samples’

Sparking up that tasty cali with a quality rolled release that settles your nerves from these wild times, A STAR expertly smashes those bars real hard, on the new gritty ten-track album that gives you hope about UK Hip-Hop again with ‘Samples‘.

A STAR is a fast-rising North London emcee with so much fire in his raw rhymes, his street stories about how he sees life is so relevant, in a strange world where there is so much divisiveness and confusion instead of just peace and love.

Its a happy night when all of your team make it home. This is an example of a wild story that tells you all you need to know about his current mindset and this is a striking insight into how things really are, away from what the often watered-down television says.

The particular highlights are definitely ‘Candle Light‘, ‘Smoke In The Air(feat. Big Sam) and ‘Squad Goals‘. He swarms the mic with realness that will have you astonished — the busty beats seem to mesh like code on a crisp website — his admirable loyalty to his true family is noticeable, as his wordplay is wizardry-like and on a rare level of self-aware enlightenment.

Samples‘ from North London rapper A STAR, flows through your mind due to his top shelf lyrical delivery that has you bouncing your head and tapping your feet in adulation. In a genre where there is so much competition and artists come and go so quickly, he has claimed his spot right at the top of the underground where the best are at.

Stream this fire new album on Spotify and check out the visuals on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen