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Everyday Struggle: Cowboy Diplomacy urge us to stay strong on ‘Easier When I’m Stoned’

Filled with a daydream-like energy that reminds us to stay positive despite this hard world full of extreme challenges, Cowboy Diplomacy are back with an inspiring track to help us to keep a smile beaming bright despite the pressure of this weird world on ‘Easier When I’m Stoned‘.

Cowboy Diplomacy is a top notch Austin, Texas-based indie rock/blues band, who perform with a tremendously uplifting texture that feels so good in your awaiting ears.

This is a song I believe we can all relate to,’ says frontman Ian Cochran. “Sometimes life and the realities that come with the everyday struggle, can be overpowering and almost painful to deal with. We all have our vices to cope with our hardships: Whether that be drugs and alcohol, eating habits, spending habits, etc. This song is about the “unfortunately” timeless feeling of leaning on other things besides oneself to find fullness and happiness when the realities of life become overwhelming.” ~ Cowboy Diplomacy

This is the type of song to close your eyes with – as you feel like you are in a dreamy state that shows you the way forward – as the kindness is so easy to hear, with intricate melodies to take you into a reinvigorating trance of healing.

Easier When I’m Stoned‘ from the Austin, Texas-based indie rock/blues act Cowboy Diplomacy, is the true story all about finding ways to survive when you are feeling so exhausted from all the wildness in this strange planet we live in. Sung with a calming tone that has your whole heart beating with excitement – and played with a peaceful atmosphere – this is an excellent single that brings relief to your stressful day.

Hear this brand new track on Spotify and see more via the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Travel Time: Texas rapper Slim Pat is ready to impress her on ‘Around the World’ (ft. R Sizzle)

Rapped straight off his new album named ‘Rise N’ Shine‘, Slim Pat gets that jet ready and brings his lover with for the adventure to a better place on ‘Around the World‘ (ft. R Sizzle).

Slim Pat is an Austin, Texas-based indie hip-hop artist. Produced by Vybe Beatz, this is a thinking-about-you-constantly track that is all about wanting to leave your issues behind in the dust, as you sip coronas together on the beach and look into each others eyes all night.

Pat raps with a calm edge to proceedings while we all take some time to relax here, as we are introduced to fresh vocals that puts you into a better place. The beat is chilled and ultra mellow to consume – as you suddenly feel like looking for those flights specials – to a new city somewhere exciting and away from the dull normal.

Around the World‘ (ft. R Sizzle) from the Texas-based indie rapper Slim Pat, is a loving new single about hoping that you can be with your lover and chill together. With the world so stressful and only now only starting to open up, there is so much love and affection here to make that change before its too late. Rapped with a confident flow – this is a track to turn on when you feel like that holiday needs to come as soon as possible.

Check out this new track on YouTube and see more news via the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

I’m A Soldier: Geaux Honcho feels like a spaceman as he floats around the haters on ‘Theif In The Night’

While his enemies stare at his moves and look so silly jealous, Geaux Honcho has decided to put the peddle to the metal and swirls into our lives with his new single about that girl who stole his heart like a ‘Theif In The Night‘.

Geaux Honcho aka David Gibson, is a married Baton Rouge, Louisiana-born, Austin, Texas-based indie Hip Hop artist with a calming flow.

This is the story about seeing what is around you and staying sharp no matter what for your lover to stay safe, as your enemies keep their swords close by just in case you make a slip up. Rapped with a mellow style from an artist who is certainly sure about where he is headed in life, this is that cruise-with-the-mates type of experience that shows you into the life of a man who was once starving as a youngster. As he now reaps the tasty fruits of his labour, you feel like he is never letting go of what he has started.

Theif In The Night‘ from the Austin, Texas-based indie Hip Hop solo artist Geaux Honcho, is a new school sounding rap track featuring a script – all about doing what you need to do in order to survive in this weird world – while looking fodly at this incredible woman you are with. So many other guys want to be with her but you feel like she is yours, as you count up the paper and take her to a place you can both feel safe inside.

Sometimes you just need to elevate to get onto that new floor above, to avoid the stagnation that can keep you doing the same dull things forever.

Check out this new single on YouTube and follow his moves on FB.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Brain Focused: Houston rapper Gallowayyys wonders if he is indeed a ‘Chain Smoker’

Featuring a spark-filled beat that keeps it coming with real flair twisted inside, Gallowayyys lights up slowly and has us sifting through the foggy clouds that have been effortlessly created on ‘Chain Smoker‘.

Gallowayyys aka Blake, is a highly creative blonde-haired Houston, Texas-based indie rapper, singer, music producer and planes-walker.

Having grown up in various diverse environments across Texas, his expressions effortlessly shift from a hedonistic focus on self indulgence & toxicity, to deeper narratives about identity & everything that makes us human.” ~ Gallowayyys

You feel like he is inspiringly self-enlightened and gets that this is his opportunity right now, as he displays ravashing vocals that has you turning up the volume to get a better listen. This mezmirising beat is so intriging and takes you to a facinated place, with a fresh track laced with a motivated feel which has you ready for anything.

Chain Smoker‘ from the very concious Houston, Texas based soul-seeker, rapper, singer and music producer Gallowayyys, is a terrific single that seems to consume you and take you to a place you remember from your youth. The vibe is alive and the energy is lit, from a truly exciting talent who seems to be evolving right before our eyes. He sings with such a wonderful freedom that is quite outstanding, as he brings us a tasty track that will be stuck in your clothes all night long.

Hear this flasy track on Spotify and see his style on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Mountains and Valleys: T. Gambine urges us to get excited about the possibilities on ‘New Thing’ (feat. Sean DeVair)

With inspiring piano pureness that opens us your ears to that peaceful sound, T. Gambine keeps on his knees and stays positive with his faith strong and ever-lasting with ‘New Thing(feat. Sean DeVair).

T. Gambine is a Christian Hip-Hop artist from College Station-Bryan, Texas who is also a Group Leader at Grind4God Ministries.

A tenacious industry professional, T. Gambine has released 9 albums and several mix tapes over the last 13 years.” ~ T. Gambine

You feel the love in the atmosphere here, with honest lyrics about how the shift in mindset has really enriched their lives. The tone is inspiring and full of a kind beat to help unwind – and close the tired eyes – to regain that much-needed focus, which has been lost recently with all the temptation and devastation around.

New Thing(feat. Sean DeVair) from the College Station-Bryan, Texas-based indie Gospel artist and Group Leader T. Gambine, is a faith-packed track about moving those mountains with God and never getting too down about anything. The road has been tough and you flipped over a few times, but came back stronger and with that faith even more enriched inside your heart. Made with a look up above and an excited tone, this is a song for anyone who is feeling down and needs a natural boost to believe again.

Hear this audio at YouTube and see more news on his IG channel.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Get Me Home: Kristi Jean and Her Ne’er-Do-Wells tell us the story of those wild tour rides on ‘One More Time’

With the lead single off her brand new nine-track 2nd album, Kristi Jean and Her Ne’er-Do-Wells are quite fantastic on the adventurous story all about playing live wherever you can on ‘One More Time‘.

Kristi Jean and Her Ne’er-Do-Wells is a Howe, Texas-born indie Country artist. After bravely venturing towards Rock music for a while, she has since gone back to her homely roots and sounds mightily rejuvenated.

Kristi Jean grew up riding shotgun in a pickup truck driving the small-town roads of Howe, Texas with the AM radio tuned to traditional country music.” ~ Kristi Jean and Her Ne’er-Do-Wells

Showing us her outstanding vocal ability, this is a terrific track that has you beaming from ear to ear. With all that has happened recently with music tours being cancelled and the world generally closed up – the energy and excitement to hit the open road again – has to surely bring such a warm and fuzzy feeling to your music-loving bones.

One More Time‘ from the Howe, Texas-born indie Country artist Kristi Jean and Her Ne’er-Do-Wells, is a self-proclaimed and highly entertaining “honky-tonk-western-swing-southren-rockabilly.” There is much to love here from a singer so honest with stories we can all smile with, through those wild roads, crazy fans, and all-round life-changing stories from a band who have seen it all. Their quest to play live for new fans and have fun no matter what, is a movie-like soundtrack that should inspire many to follow their dreams. Music heals all.

Hear this catchy new single on Soundcloud and see her road trippin’ adventures on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Feel It In My Bones: Char Elizabeth knows what she wants on the sensually stimulating ‘Rock With Me’

Taken off her latest six-track EP that is filled with so much love, the wonderful Char Elizabeth dances until sunrise on her new kiss-soaked single all about reaching heights unheard of before on ‘Rock With Me‘.

Char Elizabeth is a well-traveled Canadian-born, Galveston, Texas-raised, and New York City/Houston-based RnB singer-and acclaimed songwriter.

She would be introduced to the late great Jason Mizell-aka Jam Master Jay, and signed as an artist and writer on his label, JMJ records.” ~ Char Elizabeth

There are so many candles on this track that you might need to get some extra matches delivered to keep up, as the flame strikes real hot and has your heightened imagination in a real tight twist of romance. Char is a truly elegant performer with so much class on each note – as she naughtily turns the bright lights off – so that our curious bodies may join together as one.

Rock With Me‘ from the world class Houston/New York-based indie RnB singer and award winning songwriter Char Elizabeth, is a late-night love track that has the night feeling real slow as you get closer to your ecstatic lover. Showing us her clear vocals which are so crisp and beautiful on your intrigued ears, this is a steamy new single that will have you blushing for hours. Just like she intended.

Hear this fine new release from a truly skilled musician on her Spotify and see more stories via IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Love Is Crazy: Reece shows us how amazing this journey can be on ‘Nothing About Loving You’

As he found his voice after keeping quiet for so long, Reece sings from the heart after this rough year and trusts this feeling he has all over his gushing body with ‘Nothing About Loving You‘.

Reece is a recently-inspired Dallas, Texas-based indie RnB/Soul artist who has taken to music to fully express himself in this troubled world that can take your voice away.

A man can only portray what is in his heart. The moment he recognizes life is a canvas is the moment he can truly translate emotion into art.” ~ Reece 

As his smoothly romantic vocals swirl invitingly across the awaiting room, there is so much to like about an artist who is in his artistic prime. He performs with so much affection towards his lover and the intense lyrics grab your emotions, in a spectacular track that has so much elegance glowing from its hinges to attract us inside.

Nothing About Loving You‘ from the Dallas, Texas-based indie RnB/Soul artist Reece, shows us into a world full of kisses that he wholeheartedly desires and needs. Sung with a supremely passionate outlook and a heartfelt hope that his lover is on the same page as him, this is that -love-is-crazy-but-we-need-it anthem that so many of us can relate to. Sometimes you feel that you are wasting your time and in other moments, you just know that this is what you want. Love makes the world go around after all.

Hear this fantastic single on Soundcloud and see more via his IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Wash Away All Pain: Houston instrumental act Abandon the Fall swim with us into the calming ‘Waves’

Following on from the four-track release ‘Infinite Seasons‘ from earlier on in 2021, Abandon the Fall returns with another tremendously skilled track off new EP ‘In Bloom‘, and this one is happily called ‘Waves‘.

Abandon the Fall aka Juan Espinoza, is a Houston, Texas-based indie music producer, writer and rock/pop instrumental musician who seems to fuse the peace back into the world, one song at a time.

You feel like you are underwater on a beautiful ocean floor with cheeky fish just about to nibble at your naked feet, as you swim further in and give them a wave. This soundtrack is definitely made for the movies, and carries you into a place where you don’t need to breathe as everything is natural.

With a stunning ambiance – there is much to wash your soul clean with here – away from all the ugly toxins that this busy world picks up along the way like pesky trash, which can take away your innocence if you let it control you.

Waves‘ from the mightily skilled Texas-based indie music producer and alt-rock instrumental solo artist Abandon the Fall, is a Juan Espinoza-created piece of pure bliss for the soul to lap into like a crystal-clear ocean full of awaiting adventures. There is so much to soak up here on a real reflective soundscape to calmly swim deep inside.

Crash calmly into the ocean on Spotify and see more via the IG music page for more news.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

True Tranquility: Abandon the Fall guide us to the all-embracing light on ‘Dipper’

Bringing us another sweetly-toothed gem to put under the pillow at night, Abandon the Fall return with another deliciously presented single to munch on delightfully that is off the brand new EP titled ‘In Bloom‘, with the new track called ‘Dipper‘.

Abandon the Fall is a Juan Espinoza-formed indie pop/alt-rock project based in Houston which showcases this extremely skilled artist to open up his wizardry behind the scenes as he makes such serene quality at every turn.

With a lip-licking taste that opens up your dry throat to the next gulp of that tasty juice filled with memorable music, this is an instrumental track to truly feel lifted by. The air seems enlightened as we pack our bags and climb heartily onto the peaceful train, that seems to guide us to where that smile beams the brightest.

Dipper‘ from the excellent Houston, Texas-based indie music producer and rock/pop artist Abandon the Fall, leads us into a world of true intentions and a bright light that will only bring you true happiness. With some incredibly crisp solos and a dash of riveting rock to satisfy your salivated senses – this is a wondrous effort full of that scintillating quality – you just want to jump into like a refreshing lake in the summer time.

Dipping your whole body in to find your passion again, is the best way to stay alive.

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

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen