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Manic sends through an original galaxy-exploring gem ‘Program 1202’

Manic send through galaxy-exploring gem called ‘Program 1202‘.

Manic is an electronic dance music producer and DJ from Southern California in the USA. He used to concentrate on remixes but after a new friend made a suggestion, everything has changed and the light went on. Focus on your own music they said. This has given this fantastic producer a whole new lease on the game and this is a quality effort.

I love the start of the track. We hear communications from space to mission control and this gets you in the mood to hear more. The electric beat then transports you into a different mood, you feel free and start thinking about what is actually up there. Looking up and not down is the message here. The world has so many possibilities and we get stuck on what is on the tube, instead of looking up, seeing what else is up there.

Program 1202 from Californian producer and DJ Manic is a thrusting song, full of possibilities and I like how he is making his own music now, with mixes of course in his music locker. For a debut track, this is a marvelous effort and full of promise.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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Shemy ft Jeff Skigh roll in with tightly rolled Hip Hop track ‘Ain’t Like The Others’

Shemy rolls in the game with the potent mix of Hip Hop old school beats and flow on ‘Ain’t Like The Others‘.

Shemy is a hip hop artist from Flint in Michigan and his lyrical ability is gritty and raw, the words flow so well with his style of rapping. It’s effortless and the rhythms are real tight here.

Jeff Skigh is from Flint too and is an independent recording artist. These two work well together on this one. They shoot hoops, grind and do what they need to do, to survive in the wild streets of 2020.

Taken off ‘Oh We Rapping?’, this is a fine Hip Hop track that rides above the competition due to the superior production, vivid stories and the consistent style is upper echelon. Flint seems to be a place where top quality music is made and this is one of the best tracks I’ve heard in this genre this year so far.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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Orlando’s Jared Sylvia portrays the world right now with ‘Wake Me Up Tomorrow’

Jared Sylvia portrays the world right now with the relevant ‘Wake Me Up Tomorrow‘. This is inspired by the dumpster fire that is 2020 and is sung with such purpose.

Singer-songwriter Jared Sylvia is from Orlando in the USA and he sings on this catchy beat that sums up this crazy year. This is a worthwhile listen and you will connect with this one.

You feel like you are going to die young so it makes no difference what is happening today. You feel like tomorrow is going to be a better day and you miss that special person. You lust for them and without them you feel lost and not yourself. Will you be able to break from this and move on or stay in this state forever? You can’t sleep all the time however and need to snap out of this funk that you find yourself in. Or will you stay in this mode forever? Time will tell.

Jared Sylvia sings with such relevance on ‘Wake Me Up Tomorrow‘ and this indie-pop number is a great song in 2020. What a year it’s been right? This single will make you feel better as tomorrow should be a better day.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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ACIZM, Evil Ebenezer & C-Lance step up with the quality ‘Don’t Leave Me Hanging’

ACIZM, Evil Ebenezer & C-Lance step up to the mic with the quality ‘Don’t Leave Me Hanging‘ that gives us such an awe-inspiring single for 2020.

ACIZM is a hip hop artist from Brisbane in sunny Australia who’s hard hitting topics are mixed with a flow and writing style that is both technical and extremely lyrical. This style has earned him some pretty major accolades including a song featuring the legendary B-Real of Cypress Hill and Slaine of La Coka Nostra fame.

The Vancouver-based emcee Evil Ebenezer has shared the stage with internationally recognized names such as A$AP Rocky, Tech N9ne, Raekwon just to name a few. His dope flow is masterful and the Canadian rapper is on the rise.

Excellent producer C-Lance has made a tight beat here and you can see why he is so well respected in the game.

These three work so well as a team together and this is a fine song all about friendships that can sometimes become blurred when people let you down, they leave you behind when things should be different. ‘Don’t Leave Me Hanging‘ from ACIZM, Evil Ebenezer & C-Lance is a hauntingly beautiful track with grit and tread. The wheels roll with high speed here and this is a song to listen to again and again.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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YAEVIN drops the reflective single about past love on ‘All I Have’ (Official Video)

YAEVIN is a incredibly sweet-sounding Korean-American Soul-Pop singer-songwriter that will have your ears smiling from ear to ear. She returns with her latest single & video called ‘All I Have‘.

She is currently based in Brooklyn, New York City in the USA. Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, her major influences were the likes of Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, and Christina Aguilera.

In ‘All I Have‘, YAEVIN combines a strong vocal performance with her love for ballads and acoustic sounds, and tells on her struggles with “letting go” of the past. You want to be with him so badly but things just aren’t meant to be right now and you overthink the situation. This is so easy to do and this song is so relatable. Moving on is tough but you need to do it otherwise you will be so unhappy inside and it can tear you up.

YAEVIN sings so well on this new single and I love ‘All I Have‘. It’s a quality song and I hope to visit NYC to see her sing live. She has a pure voice and seems so genuine. Artists like this deserve our love.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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Multi-talented Ryan Palma powers in with the indie-rock single ‘Shift’

Shift‘ is the new track from Californian artist Ryan Palma and this one rips in like a Pipe Masters barrel.

Ryan Palma is an emerging artist, singer, multi-instrumentalist, audio engineer, and songwriter originating from Fremont, California. The young talented rock artist is quickly making waves in the scene with his unparalleled sound and style. The energy is ferocious and heart-stopping at times.

Inspired by his life experiences, Ryan Palma seeks to create music that will connect and inspire people around the world. Ryan seeks to push the envelope with his sound and bridge various elements from different genres to make a well-rounded, dynamic style.

You know you need to make a move and shift what is going on in your life. You want to be happy and know what to do, its all about going with the vibe right now and doing what your heart tells you. You know it needs to happen and the sooner the better.

Ryan Palma fuses new school and old school rock elements to mesh together perfectly like chocolate on ice cream when its a hot summers day. The energy is high, the bass lines are so solid that the speakers feel like they are going to burst like a full balloon. I love the passion here, the guitar riffs smash in the door with unrelenting noise. The neighbors might hate this but who cares right? ‘Shift‘ is that slamin’ ol’ rock music that is missing from the world. Turn up loud and proud.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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LA singer Matt Geronimo roars alive with the electric ‘Future’

Los Angeles, United States is the home of singer Matt Geronimo as he turns the gears up to the maximum on his new song called ‘Future’.

This is all about thinking that the person you are with is the real deal. They want to be with you too and the feelings match like a beautiful sunset and spending it alone together. You are giving this one last chance as things haven’t worked out before but perhaps this is the chance you have been waiting for. You have zero doubts now and just want to be with the special soul forever so you can both be happy.

LA singer Matt Geronimo is thinking about the long-term here on his new song called ‘Future’. With an electronic sound that buzzes alive with gripping vocals, this is an indie ride full of good intentions. The US singer is slowly emerging from the pack as a standout performer that we all need to take notice of.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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New York’s Jake Inzerra jumps in with punchy ‘No Lips’

Jake Inzerra jumps in the mix with his new indie-pop single ‘No Lips‘.

Jake Inzerra’s message in his music is simple: Love yourself, respect who you are, and let no one tarnish what you can be. Infectious, dance-heavy beats matched to inspiring lyrics, Jake is free spirited and all attitude. He is a pop artist whose stylistic melodies and catchy hooks demand the spotlight almost as much as his 6 inch stilettos.

Originally from the small town of Shelton, Jake was sadly bullied by his homophobic classmates. He found acceptance in the community by auditioning for local theater productions, where he immediately discovered his love for entertainment. After graduating high school, he began taking the train into New York City to study dance at Broadway Dance Center – “Every day, I woke up at 4AM, and I never rolled out of bed. It was never a chore. I was determined. I was ready to go, ready to take on the world.” This shows how much he wanted it and this is the difference from those that think that want it and those that just know.

Jake is a flamboyant, unapologetic, confident male singer who wants to be there for other artists like him. He is a trail blazer who isn’t letting what happened before effect his future. ‘No Lips‘ is a fine new song from this upcoming singer.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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Reverend James Elmore Jenkins released self-aware gem ‘A Lament’

US Singer-songwriter Reverend James Elmore Jenkins sings with such self-awareness and realness on the Black Lives Matter inspired- ‘A Lament‘.

Reverend James Elmore Jenkins is a minister and musician from Manchester in Tennessee. He seeks to entertain and educate through songs, sermons, and sayings. As a Christian, he hopes to honor and glorify the Lord in all that he does.

This is a song all about the sad loss of life that is happening especially in the USA at the moment. Pointless killings that seem to be motivated by racial hate. This is a shocking story that is so sad to see.

A Lament‘ from Reverend James Elmore Jenkins is an indie-folk song packed full of thoughtfulness and love. This is an artist that seeks peace and this is a fine effort indeed. Hopefully his message will inspire change, change that is so needed in a world that seems to be full of hate but deep down, is full of love.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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Pianist Barry C. Humphreys plays with so much heart on ‘I Know You’ve Come to Say Goodbye’

Pianist Barry C. Humphreys is back with his brand new song called ‘I Know You’ve Come to Say Goodbye‘.

Born and raised in the Bay Area of Northern California, Barry C. Humphreys displayed a natural talent for piano at a very young age. After just a few years of learning how to play, he was soon able to play anything by ear. He could simply take a request and play it without the aid of any written music. Soon after, Barry began to play his own compositions. Family and friends would often gather around the piano to hear his own beautiful melodies. His private shows became an important part of any family reunion as listeners would call out for beloved favorites. Barry currently lives in Eastern North Carolina with his wife of 54 years and continues to create beautiful music with heart.

I Know You’ve Come to Say Goodbye‘ from Barry C. Humphreys is a heart-felt song about the end of a relationship. You hoped that things would be okay but things have turned up a lonely alley. The piano skills from this well-respected pianist is of top quality as usual and you feel the pain in this song. A fine effort.

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Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen