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Not The Kind You Know: GUNTER knows that the time is up inside La La Land

With his much-awaited new double album, Nightmares + Daydreams on the way in a few days, GUNTER realizes that the moment is now as he looks to veer far away from a checked-out world on La La Land.

GUNTER is a Memphis, Tennessee-based indie pop singer-songwriter and music producer who makes those inspirational anthems the world can embrace with grace.

Freeing himself rather far from the bad habits which almost took his soul, GUNTER moves out from inside his own head and flies so bravely, looking for a new place to call home. With soothing vocals that take our breath away with each listen, it’s hard not to truly get wrapped inside this terrific single.

La La Land from Memphis, Tennessee-based indie pop singer-songwriter and music producer GUNTER shall be the change many cores need after much inner turmoil. Sung with so much genuine honesty and sizzling with fixating flair at each juncture, surely many spirits shall be replenished after soaking in this.

When you feel like change is needed after many self-reflective chats to oneself in the mirror, it’s time to move on.

Turn your ears up on Spotify and see more news on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Like a Steven King Cameo: Mark Buerschaper recalls the story of that Pumpkin Man

"Pumpkin Man" by Mark Buerschaper

After drinking some tasty beers and sparking up his imagination to get the mood alive again, Mark Buerschaper rips those solos up and shows us that honest music with heart is still the best on Pumpkin Man.

Mark Buerschaper is a Downers Grove, Illinois-born Nashville, Tennessee-based indie singer-songwriter who makes that old school vibe you just want to dance with.

Chronicles the tale of the Pumpkin Man that devolved from being a human being to becoming one of his own home-grown creations.” ~ Mark Buerschaper

Showing us deep inside the vegetation that swamped the mind and changed everything forever, Mark Buerschaper shows us why we should all take a break from life and listen up to someone with a fascinating story to tell the world. There is no fake flash on offer, only a sense of much-needed realness and an intricate style which shall inspire many.

Pumpkin Man from Nashville, Tennessee-based indie singer-songwriter Mark Buerschaper is a timeless track that has been forged from many years of experience in this rather odd world. Sung with a gritty tone to awaken your ears, we find a skilled creative single to marvel at from an underground master who continues to make that authentic music for the ages.

Listen up this top single on Bandcamp and see more vibes on his Facebook.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Royce DeZorzi shows us impressive skills on the groovy wonder that is Denver

Released from his upcoming album, Royce DeZorzi shows us his incredible guitar skills on an ode to a city that has truly been a proper home on the goodbye tribute called Denver.

Royce DeZorzi is a Denver-based, Nashville, Tennessee-soon-to-be based indie Americana singer-songwriter who blends in elements of bluegrass and folk into his sonic landscapes.

I’ve ended up on the outside looking in from a lot of past relationships, friendships, and musical partnerships. During recording, I found myself in the right space to sit down and reflect on some things I’ve learned and experienced here, and, just as importantly, say thank you and goodbye.” says DeZorzi

Delighting all of our veins and causing our hearts to flutter in well-needed peace, Royce DeZorzi has just released a single that is hardly forgettable and packed with expert layers of brilliance. Soothing and super mellow, this might be a single that shall get you clicking your fingers and tapping your toes.

Denver from Nashville, Tennessee-soon-to-be-based indie Americana singer-songwriter Royce DeZorzi is one of the more pleasant singles you’re likely to hear today. Rich in skill and genuine in production, this is a perfect song for when you just want to reflect for a little while. No vocals are needed, and the picture is so clear from a wonderful musician, who continues to strengthen his craft no matter what is going on in the world.

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

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Melo RoZe takes care of business like a genuine boss on ‘Like Dat’

Working exclusively with respected producer Chrispy Beats on her new project, Melo RoZe shows us she is ready for anything as she drops probably the hottest single you will hear today with statement single on ‘Like Dat‘.

Melo RoZe is an Atlanta, Georgia-born, Nashville, Tennessee-based indie RnB singer-songwriter and all-round superhero who is always elevating her skill set.

She creates music that makes her fans get in-touch with their feelings, confront their haters, build their confidence, and have fun listening to her vibes.” ~ Melo RoZe

Making you ease into her growing collection with gleeful excitement, it feels like Melo RoZe has found her ideal focus and excels with a timeless classic that Ashanti would be proud of.

With her first EP, ‘Melomaniac‘ on the way in a few months, the growing entrepreneur Melo RoZe is possibly her best single yet and shows us a vocal control that shakes your laryngitis with a tingly gem to never forget.

Like Dat‘ from Nashville, Tennessee-based indie RnB singer-songwriter Melo RoZe presents to us a young woman who is on the rise and shows us why her music is the voice of a new summer. Showing us how she gracefully sings from the heart always and backs it up with that hard work needed to build the empire, her ambitious authentically seems to lather on your earlobes and is a dynamic experience to raise your game with.

Tune into the future with her Spotify release and float into her world on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Hank Quillen swims bravely away from the ominous waves on ‘Treading Water’

Treading Water by Hank Quillen

After fighting for a fresh breath while sensing that the toxic fumes are headed his way, Hank Quillen tries his best to stay afloat on his latest release about staying alive in this mad world while constantly ‘Treading Water.’

Hank Quillen is a Nashville, Tennessee-based indie actor, singer-songwriter and music producer who uses his love for Jujutsu to keep his body and mind in the best condition possible.

Records his own songs and has appeared in hit TV Shows and feature films.” ~ Hank Quillen

Displaying complete sincerity and showing us exactly how he is feeling right now, Hank Quillen is in a mood to open up the door and show us all the scars that he has been dealing with lately.

On the acting side, Hank has had roles in Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Logan Lucky’ and Shane Black’s ‘The Nice Guys’. He was recently seen in the critically acclaimed ABC’ ‘Women of the Movement;’ He’s also appeared in ‘The Vampire Diaries’, ‘Nashville’ and many other independent films.” ~ Hank Quillen

Treading Water‘ from Nashville, Tennessee-based indie actor, singer-songwriter and music producer Hank Quillen is a seriously straightforward track that has been made with a true insight from someone who has felt the wicked wrath of the world lately. He rips into the moment and stays alive in the only way he knows how, while captivating our attention with his ear-piercing style that shall awaken you rather quickly.

Listen up to this new single on Bandcamp and see more on his IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Tennessee-based indie-pop artist Kate Cosentino hopes her daughter never hears this song on, ‘Did I?’

Made with that rare care and love that you hardly see these days via her upcoming EP ‘Note To Self‘, Kate Cosentino is at her honest best with a song that shows us right inside her mind that knows she needs to live more on, ‘Did I?‘.

Kate Cosentino is a Kansas City-born, Nashville, Tennessee-based indie-pop singer-songwriter who was a graduate at Belmont University.

Influenced by powerhouse women like Regina Spektor, Norah Jones, Phoebe Bridgers, St. Vincent, and many more, Cosentino has found that the best voices are authentic ones.” ~ Kate Cosentino

Gracing us with a honey-like vocal effort and featuring stories that many men and women can certainly relate to, Kate Cosentino is one of those artists who gets you thinking deeper than most and shows us behind the curtain in her own unique way of intrigue.

Did I?‘ from Nashville, Tennessee-based indie-pop singer-songwriter Kate Cosentino is a lovely single that takes you inside the thoughtful consciousness of a hugely talented creative who senses that she needs to be smarter with some decisions. Her sweet vocals are kind and warm, as we are taken on a wonderful journey of hoping that her daughter somehow skips this track.

With a calming aura and an introspective nature, this is a fabulous song that should entertain those who love something a bit different in life. Her quirky nature is rather warming you see, in a world where there is way too much uncertain coldness.

Listen up to this new song and Spotify and see more via her IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Livia McKee feels like the right approach was taken in the end on ‘LOST IT’ (feat. SIGHTLINES)

Dissecting the moment when she decided that the time was right to move on from her former flaky lover, Livia McKee navigates us into this sadly-familiar story when you didn’t want to get let down again on ‘LOST IT(feat. SIGHTLINES).

Livia McKee is a Nashville, Tennessee-based indie singer-songwriter who makes that pure and smooth music that lights up your day when your frown was kinda grey.

Expresses the meaning of love and life from her perspective as growing up as a military dependent moving around the globe constantly.” ~ Livia McKee

Gliding blissfully with a transparent vision that sees everything for what it was as the attention moves on to a new place and time, Livia McKee and SIGHTLINES integrate rather tremendously together to bring 2022 something rather special. With a saucy beat that rattles your creaking bones together and featuring excellent vocals, this is a track for anyone who is relieved that they closed the door on something unhealthily poisonous.

LOST IT(feat. SIGHTLINES) from Nashville, Tennessee-based indie singer-songwriter Livia McKee shows us a way out of any potential heartbreak that is threatening to break you in half and sap the bark off your sweet soul. This is a former relationship fueled daydream that has you into a real state of reflection, that shows you which path you might have taken if you didn’t look twice before crossing the road.

Hear this catchy new single on Spotify and see more of the vibes on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Teddy at Night feels bad but can’t help the way she makes him feel with ‘Stole Your Lover’

Taking us on a captivating journey that takes you into a time that will either thrill some or upset others, Teddy at Night is just being himself and shrugs his shoulders at anyone who brings bad vibes to the table on ‘Stole Your Lover‘.

Teddy at Night is an East Nashville, Tennessee-based indie alternative solo singer-songwriter who makes a stimulating brand of music that takes you back to the good ol’ days.

While playing other people’s music internationally for ten years, Teddy crafted his own sound after hours under the neon lights.” ~ Teddy at Night

With an honest atmosphere that takes you into a whole new world of imagination, Teddy at Night turns up the volume and has our speakers shaking with sensual energy that will certainly spark up your attention.

Stole Your Lover‘ from East Nashville, Tennessee-based indie alternative solo artist Teddy at Night is a sumptuous single made by a fast-rising artist who keeps it cool and casual throughout this bedroom-busting single. This is the story about taking someone away who probably wasn’t yours – but wasn’t really theirs either – so the emotions aren’t really fussed about the potential drama that could change everything.

This is the kind of song for anyone who has felt slightly bad for a romantic situation that unfolded unexpectedly into your lap, just like you have just drawn a royal flush without even trying.

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

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Memphis-based Subtle Citizen wonders where she went to on ‘Ghost’

With an unmistakably catchy start that gets you into the mood to dance with, Subtle Citizen tells us the story about that soul that just vanished away like a cute ‘Ghost‘ in the distance.

Subtle Citizen is a Memphis, Tennessee-based indie-rock/pop band who make a quality blend of music that has you clicking your fingers and singing along.

Soothing our senses with a delightful track that is made with a real insight into a moment that will never be forgotten, Subtle Citizen captures our attention with a fine new single – that will have your heart beating – as you bring your mind back to that moment when that future lover, flew away before you got to really know them.

Ghost‘ from the Memphis, Tennessee-based indie-rock/pop act Subtle Citizen, is the story all about falling for someone who perhaps isn’t quite there as you want them to be. With one side keen and the other indifferent, you get the sense that this will end up in unfortunate heartbreak for one party. Sung with a mature vocal ambience that is rather smooth and with a beat that reminds you of happier times – this is a single for anyone who has had their soul crushed – by a wondering heart who isn’t quite sure where they are currently.

Check out their new single on Spotify and see more news on their IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

MJ the Sensei and Monsieur Jovoni roll the tight bars just right on ‘ISSCALM’

Dropped from the 7-track project named ‘Many Moons‘, MJ the Sensei and Monsieur Jovoni spark up the style in a way that has you feeling like everything is going to be alright again on ‘ISSCALM‘.

Baltimore, Maryland-born Hip hop artist MJ the Sensei is joined by Tennessee-born music producer/artist Monsieur Jovoni who link up splendidly on this Shonan, Japan-based release.

MJ the Sensei and Monsieur Jovoni are quite excellent on a track that takes your mind into a better place from all the vicious distractions that are waiting for you outside if you let it consume your mind from what is real and what isn’t.

The eloquent production that is intertwined inside is flawless and has your head nodding around so smoothly, with bars that reflect greatness and gets you into the mood to achieve those goals which you have closed the door on for too long.

ISSCALM‘ from Shonan, Japan-based MJ the Sensei and Monsieur Jovoni, shreds through a layer of doubt and brings only a flavour that tastes so majestic. These two seriously skilled artists join as one team to make a real gem on a track here that has you feeling so laidback and calm after a long day. The old school beat reminds us of the good days when there was less madness and only good music everywhere, just the way it should be.

Listen to this top new track on Spotify and check out the IG page for more.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen