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Flick Of A Pen: California band Joker’s Hand show us into the ‘War Profiteer’

As their curious minds go into the dark midst to fully see what is going on despite the distractions, Joker’s Hand show their displeasure with how money is made from so much suffering on ‘War Profiteer‘.

Joker’s Hand is a thriving two-piece indie alt- rock/punk band from Torrance, California. They cook up a tasty ska-fused track here which showcases their rising talents with Kevin Kawano and Matt Lau, letting it rip on how messed up this profit-driven world really is.

This is the story of how politics can be so thoughtless sometimes — as many people are struggling — whilst the horrific greed and decay of morals, is so worrying and needs to change urgently. They cleverly add their sarcastic undertone to this promising single, that has a real message that needs to be heard far and wide.

They sing with so much passion and honesty, as they show you into their thought process while doing it with a cheeky grin on their faces too. The performance is top notch, as the catchy rhythm has you listening intently the whole way though.

War Profiteer‘ from the talented Californian two-piece alt-punk/ska/rock fusion band Joker’s Hand, opens up the truth newspaper to page through the truth and to dispel the fake. They have a likable sound that has you impressed and nodding your head, while your whole body follows to join in.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Inspiring Sounds: The Fade ’11 have us in raptures with delightful ‘Frost’

As bravely dealing with fighting cancer in a pandemic world whilst apart from each other, The Fade ’11 warms up our hearts on the peaceful new single that will you give you a bit of a shiver, but shall ultimately have you feeling hopeful on ‘Frost‘.

The Fade ’11 is a new two piece soundtrack rock duo pieced together by brothers Dan and Andrew, who bring us their soundtrack to life with all the highs and lows. They perform with so much class throughout this incredible experience.

”Without words, this tells our story. This is our soundtrack of love, anger, fear, hope, defeat and triumph. From the highs to the lows. For the lost and the found and the journey in between. To Life.” – The Fade ’11

The soundscape here sends your soul to a place far away from the madness, with a thriving piece of art that is so cinematic and wonderfully pure and loving.

Frost‘ from the soulful two-piece soundtrack ambient brother duo The Fade ’11, heats up your mind with crisply cool instrumentals that takes you to a new positive land with promise, that has you in a mood to achieve your goals. With an album on the way, you feel like you have just found a peaceful outlet to unplug from the world to.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Debut To Remember: Cardiff band Nine Lives send our hearts into a spin with fast-paced gem ‘Cutthroat Friends’

With a stunning sound and mysteriously tinged vocals that has you mighty impressed, Nine Lives show us what they are made of with the sharp-as-a-knife debut single called ‘Cutthroat Friends‘.

Nine Lives is a noisy Cardiff, South Wales two-piece indie garage-rock band with a panache for lifting the lid off the room, as they swirl their sound to levels of massive enjoyment.

The intense guitar booms throughout the nervous room — as you close your eyes and let the rhythm soak your hungry soul — into believing that quality edgy music is still out there. They breathe that hot fire into your mind, as you are listening to a passionate band that have been perfecting their craft and are ready for anything.

Fans of Queens of the Stone Age will love this, as their raging energy blows in hot and never cools down, as you immerse yourself into their rugged message that you has you automatically turning the volume up to red.

Cutthroat Friends’ from top shelf South Wales indie garage-rock act Nine Lives, is the fuzzy riff jam you have been waiting for. They storm into our lives with this debut song that you will find impossible to forget easily.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Run Away: Top class Swedish band Ghost Nation lead us from the ‘Black Dogs’ of our mind

Bringing us a vitally important message about mental health that is often swept under the carpet, Ghost Nation show us unrivaled honesty about issues that have plagued the band in the past, as they perform with so much passion on their new song called ‘Black Dogs’.

Ghost Nation is a thriving two-piece alt rock/pop act from Stockholm, Sweden. They make that spiritually enlightening music that has your mind alert and gives you so much admiration for their stunning soundscape creativity.

”The black dog is that constant darkness that follows you and that you can’t get rid of.” – Ghost Nation

You feel the superb vocals that are entrenched into your mind, you hold onto the beat that washes over your body to cleanse away the self-doubt, the lyrics are striking and gives you a true warning.

Black Dogs’ from sensational Swedish duo Ghost Nation, is a message to not look back, as you run from the dark shadows and the barking of the mind, as you find your peace to figure out who you really are in life. Looking behind and getting bitten by the past isn’t helpful at all and leaves you with those deep scars.

Taking a breath and believing in yourself with good habits away from bad company and unhelpful vibes, will only make you smile and happier after all.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Be Honest: New Jersey’s Last Minet just wants to know what’s going on deep inside with ‘Don’t Hold Back’

After taking some time off to reinvent themselves after a near-death experience, Last Minet are in the right mindset of really going for it at 100% and rock in with their latest quality effort called ‘Don’t Hold Back‘.

Last Minet is a passionate two-piece indie pop/punk/rock act from New Jersey in the USA, featuring two passionate women who make that powerful music from the soul, that speaks on real issues and feelings that needs to be spoken about.

”After a life threatening car accident in June 2017, the band took a hiatus to focus on the recovery and well being of drummer, Jovanna, who sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury.” – Last Minet 

This is the story about wondering what is really happening behind the curtains, as you wish that they would just tell you but you are sticking around to really work out this mystery. With spectacular vocals and tremendous drums that lift the ceiling off the house, you feel energized with this marvelous single.

Don’t Hold Back‘ from New Jersey pop/punk/rock duo Last Minet, is a top quality track that has you thinking about those moments when you should of spoken up, to make sure that you make yourself clear to avoid any grey areas and doubts. At the end of the day, communicating with those that we love is so vitally important, so that they can help out when times are tough.

Stream this new single on Soundcloud and check out the IG for more release news.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Feeling With You: Pastel Jungle wants that love ‘Overdose’

As the mellow energies transforms your mood with a loving and natural state of mind, Pastel Jungle kindly provide us with one of the best songs of the year so far with ‘Overdose‘.

Pastel Jungle is a UK-based two-piece collective, who cleverly fuse indie-disco with fresh funky rhythms intertwined into this catchy creation, to send us a pulsating feeling of relief into our tired bodies.

They make that genuine vibe that you can’t teach, as they are born with that authentic mindset of keeping it groovy cool. With Kees Phillips on vocals and keys, plus Julius Alcantara on guitar and bass, these two friends have morphed into a duo that keep the music tasting so good in your hungry palate, as they seem to have lots of fun combining forces too.

This is the story of feeling so close to your special soul who truly makes you happy inside, as your stomach twists up and you just know this is the heartbeat you have desired for so long.

The pureness of this indie-disco track has some soothing vocals that bubble into your mind like when you are soaked into a hot bubble bath that is relaxing you all over. The mesmerizing tone has your body in raptures and you just can’t seem to get enough.

Overdose‘ from the hypnotizing UK-based act Pastel Jungle, is a superb track that is up there in terms of overall presentation and a sound that gets it all right. This is the type of song to play with your lover, as you gaze into each others eyes and wish that your time together would last forever.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Speak The Truth: HaloMino impress mightily with debut single ‘Blacklight’ (feat. Ezra Skys)

With soothingly crisp vocals and refreshingly mellow beats that gets the temperature setting just right, HaloMino sends us a groovy debut to take carefully penned note of with ‘Blacklight(feat. Ezra Skys).

HaloMino is a poetic bedroom-based Neo-soul, jazz fusion and hip-hop morphing two-piece act formed by good mates Ben Cipolla and Oli Jones.

They creatively blend creative piano soundscapes, smooth saxophone brilliance and ice-cool hush beats that has you feeling so flush, as they are a new school feel that are the real deal.

You feel the marvelous beat that echos into your happy speakers, the pure love is there and you just know that he wants it to be fun like it used to be, when they had just met. With a chilled out style which has your head in the clouds and your mind alive with those reflective possibilities — you close your eyes and wonder when you will find that soul — who makes you elusively happy forever.

Blacklight(feat. Ezra Skys) from HaloMino, is a quality new track that tries to compromise into finding the heart-stopping love again, despite the sadness that comes with somehow trying to sort things out, that could be turning for the worse.

The darkness is getting you down but the sunny light is on the way — you just need time to get through this winding road that is making things rather bumpy — when it should be much simpler to be together.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Life Is Mysterious: Men From Venus emerge with a fascinating planetary snapshot of current life with ‘Nights of Memories’

Taken off their latest spacey five-track EP called ‘Midnight Ruse‘, Men From Venus return from another world beyond, with the new single about processing the current state of mind on ‘Nights of Memories’.

Men From Venus are a two-piece duo from England who fuse wonderful guitar, bass, keys and synthesizer soundscapes, into a washing wave that takes you up high above all, so you can see yourself a bit clearer than before, as your toxins are cleaned out to make way for the future.

They morph a mysterious sound together that has you so intrigued, your senses look up above and wonder when it will all make sense, if at all.

Their creativity has you struck in your mind, as the underground experience somehow lifts you into thinking deeper, their mixture of music has you wondering intently and pondering your next move, in this strange but fascinating galaxy.

Nights of Memories‘ from England’s Men From Venus, is a stunning experience that captures how strange the world is and how you have to stay awake longer sometimes, to build up your strength so you can face the darkness and all its scary unpredictability.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Full Of Wonder: Fur Foxen bring us something special with ‘Daniel’

Taken off their latest eight-track album so full of heartwarming joy, Fur Foxen are meticulously back with a thrilling song that captures your mind, into a mellow state of wonder called ‘Daniel‘.

Fur Foxen is the fascinating two-piece chamber folk duo that are exquisitely intriguing each second and are intertwined to perfection by Amber and Stephan. They considerately formulate our consciousness with an organic sound that stays in your mind deeply, as it is so real and carefully crafted from that whiskey-drenched love and appreciation for the art form.

This is about wanting to hold close that special person that you have just met, but feel so much care and passion for them and want to love, deeply, passionately and with that long-lasting emotional connection. The world can be a dark and lonely place, so without that special vibration, its all pointless anyway and does more harm than good for your fragile soul.

Daniel‘ from the lovable two-piece chamber-folk act Fur Foxen, blows your hair back and massages your scalp, with an array of dazzling intricacies that you have been waiting for to lather yourself in, with that elusively satisfying tender gusto.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Psychedelic Exploration Vibrations: Mr.Eos hatch mind-bending planetary travel soundscapes on ‘Harvest Moon’

With a sound that makes you feel like you are floating in space, Mr.Eos dazzle our perspective with their supremely elevating new single called ‘Harvest Moon‘.

New Jersey, USA electronic/guitar two-piece Mr.Eos, are all about creating love and understanding with their unique mixture of potent music fusion, that sets the bar in terms of elevating creativity to a whole new level.

The layers here are quite terrific and the mystique only gains extra traction the more you really listen deeper, this is a cinematic track that will surely be in movies or series sooner rather than later.

You feel like you are exploring freely in this track, the mixture of electro, guitar and at times elements of drum and bass, jogs your memory to find similar experiences as this, the truly remarkable creation is a rare gem in this copycat world.

Harvest Moon‘ from New Jersey’s fascinating two-piece act Mr.Eos, is the hallmark of fusing different sounds to bend our ears to hear new heart-warming psychedelic sounds, to give us hope again after a dark twelve months.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen