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DC rapper Kash Connor knows that he is the first prize on, ‘Her Type’ (feat. Lyquin)

Taken from his latest speaker-bouncing 9-track album called ‘Shades on: 2 The Pre Game‘, Kash Connor returns with a bass-thumping track that is packed with saucy innuendos with, ‘Her Type(feat. LyQuin).

Kash Connor is a Washington, DC-based indie Hip hop artist, sound engineer and music producer who assembles the type of party music that is meant for the sweaty dance floor.

Joining forces with Maryland native LyQuin, Kash Connor takes us on a sky-high ride of romance that will have you imagining the life that has that wild fun factor on full 24-7.

Her Type(feat. LyQuin) from Washington, DC-based indie Hip hop artist, sound engineer and music producer Kash Connor is a cash-counting, body-grooving new track that has a chorus that has you fantasising about taking flights with your lovers. There is a confident flow on offer that shows you into this seductive story, which is all about the good life and keeping that paper stacked up high.

If you are after rampaging rap that takes you into a new world filled with possibilities and away from dull current day life, this will be the winner for you.

Listen up to this new track on Spotify and check out the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Back to Yours feels the nightmares seeping all over the walls on, ‘Monster’

After recently discovering that she was actually a demon in disguise that almost broke their soul in half to be buried forever, Back to Yours struggles to close those scared eyes for a proper sleep on, ‘Monster‘.

Back to Yours is a Georgetown University-born 5-piece indie alt-pop/rock band who were formed by friends who have grown into a tight team from years of performing together.

What began with Beatles covers and backyard parties has continued to evolve, as the band continues to write and perform in major cities up-and-down the east coast.” ~ Back to Yours

With a highly energetic soundscape that has your ears alert and your heart beating rather frantically, Back to Yours might be your new favourite band to play loud when you feel like listening to something with real intent, that isn’t too intense for those fragile eardrums.

Grappling with themes of confusion, isolation, and the directionless feeling of entering adulthood in a constantly changing world.” ~ Back to Yours

Monster‘ from Washington, DC-based 5-piece indie alt-pop/rock act Back to Yours shows us a picture that has shattered glass inside and could destroy everything you thought was possible before. Sung with a superb class and featuring a catchy beat that will have you dancing, this is the track that we needed to hear in 2022.

With candid lyrics that lead us into this spooky story, this is a romance that could have ripped the heart out without you even blinking twice.

Listen up to this fine track on Spotify and see more news on the IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Unique proves herself right with her inspiring anthem ‘Goals and Dreams’

As she smiles radiantly into the mirror and reflects back at those small-minded fools who doubted her, Unique shows us her maturing mentality that is only evolving throughout time with her successful new track, ‘Goals and Dreams‘.

Unique is a Washington, DC-based indie Hip hop artist who has decided to quit her dull job and follow the passions that make her truly happy and content.

Displaying her growing presence with a beautiful style, honest lyrics and a silky voice, that might have you thinking you have just swum into tasty honey, Unique sets the bar on what is actually possible if you manifest your dreams into reality for the stars to lead you into an elated place. There is so much calming energy on offer here for the anxious to believe in, as a kind warrior emerges from the shadows to inspire us all to hold hands and achieve together.

Goals and Dreams‘ from Washington, DC-based Hip hop artist Unique, is one of those singles that captivates the mood of what is actually possible if you put the genuine grind in. With our I-want-it-now society that seems to just want success without work, this is a vital reminder of what is actually possible. Matching her intent with a vocal delivery that is so loveable you just want to hug her and cheer her on, you will find yourself in the corner of this motivated artist. If you want to enough, you gotta go and get it.

See this vibing new music video on YouTube and check out the IG page for more.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Victoria Fragoso sends her sweet love from a distance on ‘Kiss at High Frequency’

Always by Victoria Fragoso

As she desires that her lover feels the attraction of her magnetic lips despite the distance that has them far apart right now, Victoria Fragoso sends us all a delightfully beautiful single to warmly embrace as we ‘Kiss at High Frequency‘.

Victoria Fragoso is a Tacoma, Washington-based indie singer-songwriter and pianist who creates that tenderly appealing music that is so carefully projected with true love.

Her musical influences include her Hispanic heritage, classical piano training, church choir harmonies, and musical theater background.” ~ Victoria Fragoso

Showing us inside her mind that only wants to send that urgent kiss to someone who makes her so happy, Victoria Fragoso sings with stunning beauty on this gorgeous new release that will have you lighting those candles and wishing you could slow dance all night.

My releases this year are inspired by the 60’s/70’s practice of releasing a two-sided single record. In this first release, “Always” is side A, and “Kiss at High Frequency” is side B.” ~ Victoria Fragoso

Kiss at High Frequency‘ from Tacoma, Washington-based indie singer-songwriter and pianist Victoria Fragoso, is one of the most romantic singles you will hear all year. With a luscious vocal ability that seems to heat up your emotions that has you dreaming about that lover who is too far away to hold right now, this is something special that the world needs more of to heal our fragile souls. This is something so sweet and caring that you will find it hard not to smile broadly, as you close your eyes and kiss that human who puts your mind in a happy spin.

Hear this lovely new single on Bandcamp and see more news via IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Seattle-based pop artist Hila wants to be taken to paradise on ‘Thoughts Out Loud’

Returning with her 4th single, Hila wonders if this relationship will end like the others or be something different and long-lasting as her hungry heart desires that special love after many disappointments with ‘Thoughts Out Loud‘.

Hila is a fast-emerging Seattle, Washington-based indie-pop solo singer-songwriter who makes the type of music that is lyrically honest and is vocally superb.

She wants to inspire people to follow their dreams, and to believe in themselves no matter what obstacles they face in life.” ~ Hila

Showing us into a world that so many feel right now as the various emotions of the past two years have traumatized so many, Hila sings with an effortlessly-seeming style that is quite exquisite and has you wondering if she will soon find that lover who has her back no matter what.

Thoughts Out Loud‘ from Seattle, Washington-based indie-pop solo singer-songwriter Hila, is a love-filled single from a romantic soul who just wants to find that fairytale courtship. After being let down so many times before by greedy ex’s who just wanted a piece of her, we find a young woman who sounds ready and wants this special feeling so badly. Feeling content and not anxious anymore while being held close, is something that is on her mind and is eloquently expressed on this sweet pop single.

Listen to this new release on Spotify and see more on the IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Follow You Though: Terry Blade feels rather aggrieved on ‘Eaten Alive’

Taken from his brand new 10-track ‘Neo Queer‘ album, Terry Blade shows us that trapped place that is forcing his mind to wonder why he is in this situation, to begin with on ‘Eaten Alive‘.

Terry Blade is an award-winning Washington, DC-born LGBTQ+ singer-songwriter who is now based in Chicago, Illinois.

He has drawn comparisons to artists such as Meshell Ndegeocello, Macy Gray, and Antony and the Johnsons.” ~ Terry Blade

Featuring such a tremendous beat that is smooth and illuminating, Terry Blade is rather superb on a tale that urges himself to avoid listening too much to someone who he knows should be in his past already.

With vocals that catch your attention quickly and bring you fully into this worrying picture, this is a track to play when you are trying to find the strength deep inside you to seek that escape door and move into calmer waters.

Eaten Alive‘ from the highly respected Chicago, Illinois-based multi-genre musician Terry Blade, is that striking story about feeling like you are locked away with someone who doesn’t respect you but demands that you respect them. The message is real and has your heart beating – as you peek through the curtains – and see someone who is so unhappy but can’t seem to break away just yet.

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

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Feeling In My Stomach: Romantic Relevance shows us how vital friendship really is on ‘Wedge’

Conveying to us a deeply intimate song that strikes personally right at your beating heart, Romantic Relevance reminds us that keeping a close eye on your friends is of paramount significance during these dark times with ‘Wedge‘.

Romantic Relevance is a Seattle, Washington-based indie alt-rock band that intricately show us their stories about small-town blues, finding your way in this strange world and their religious upbringing growing up.

With a touching story that could fit into a movie, Romantic Relevance shows us why they are one of the most must-listen-to bands in the world at the moment. They give us an accurate illustration of how many of us are feeling right now and avoid the fake flash, to only project realness that is such a welcome listen.

Wedge‘ from the excellent Seattle, Washington-based indie alt-rock act Romantic Relevance, is a track that will have your heart beating faster and your mind strolling to the times when you lost someone close to a tragic event or come close to. Sung with real intent and featuring honest lyrics and a hair-raising vocal shirtless exuberance, this is a meaningful single that needs to be heard far and wide to those who feel a bit lost today.

Someone needs your love out there after all.

See this emotional new music video on YouTube and find out more on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Shooting 3’s: DC rapper Chekmayte collects and bounces on move-filled ‘Chek Da Track’

As he stretches through on that new age pimp style that has him dusting off the competition like they weren’t there, to begin with, Chekmayte sounds in inspired form with the go-get-it new single all about just going for it on ‘Chek Da Track‘.

Chekmayte is a Washington, DC-based indie hip-hop artist. He is a top-shelf rapper who flows with an unmistakable style that is filled with his signature honest flow that pushes him into the limelight each time he shines.

A lyrical veteran emerging from the smoke building momentum, the work never stops.” ~ Chekmayte

Bringing his rugged flow to the fore with that likeable confidence, Chekmayte knocks any pieces off the board that doesn’t fit on this terrific new single that features a bass-thumping beat that needs to be turned up on full volume. This is that entertaining hip-hop that includes a real message, as we eloquently discover what the accurate course of action is when faced with those who talk a lot but bring very little to the table.

Chek Da Track‘ from the well-respected Washington, DC-based indie hip-hop solo artist Chekmayte, is a truth-uncovering single that shows us he can see through any nonsense that is thrown his way. This is a man that is never playing defensive, as he is throwing 3 point shots and not standing for any fake drama from the posers out there. With an old school delivery that drops the post off on time every time – this is a full-blooded release – that is all about doing what you do and ignoring anything that is trying to slow you down in making that well-deserved limitless paper stack.

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

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Can’t Let Go: Brilliant Seattle alt-rock band Romantic Relevance bravely overcome those dark demons on ‘Kingface’

Through an outstanding and surely memorable soundscape that compels you into the picture projected and a subject that is highly relevant in this overly stimulated world, Romantic Relevance takes charge and set their valuable minds free from any uncertainty on ‘Kingface‘.

Romantic Relevance is a Seattle, Washington-based indie alt-rock 3-piece band that sing about small-town stigmas that are all-too-common, that scary boredom that can grip you excruciatingly tight, and religious upbringing topics from their past.

Romantic Relevance shows us why it’s ROMREL season with a fantastic display that leaves you quite breathless at times. They are a tight-knit group that belt out marvellous melodies –  with ravishing riffs to truly cherish –  that have your whole consciousness on the edge of your seat as their spirit is quite remarkably compelling the whole way through.

Kingface‘ from the thoroughly enjoyable Seattle, Washington-based indie alt-rock outfit Romantic Relevance, is one of the most notable tracks of the year so far. With incredible vocals that remind you of some of the prime acts from the ’90s and a barrage of thunderous vocals from this electrifying act, there is so much to love about a band that is certainly only headed upwards. They lead us into this darkly-lit story and emerge victorious, winning over the evil force that threatened to break down their souls forever. Winning through your mind first seems to always set you on the right path in life.

Immerse yourself in this well-made music video on YouTube and see their development on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

I Can’t Make It In This Wasteland: Kill the Headlights seek that dream through the ‘Bottom of the Bottle’

Taken off their brand new album called ‘The Shack‘, Kill the Headlights look for that much-needed revelation to pursue their deepest aspirations via their latest infectious single called ‘Bottom of the Bottle‘.

Kill the Headlights is a Vancouver, Washington-based indie rock two-piece act. They form a terrific crew and make that sing-with type of vibe that is completely honest and gets you in the mood to dance together with your closest friends.

Kill the Headlights are quite the entertaining outfit and sparkle shrewdly with their latest release that brings you to that moment where you know that something needs to change. They sound ready and appear filled with that much-required inner determination, to bypass that swamp-packed wasteland that so many can get inconveniently sucked inside.

Bottom of the Bottle‘ from the Vancouver, Washington-based indie rock duo Kill the Headlights, beams us a dazzling chandelier of light into finding what is really meant for you. After thinking about what they really want to do away from the town that is comfortable but is suffocating that all-important creativity, this is that motivational anthem to really feel enlightened by. Sung with so much animated gusto and saturated with that likeable guitar riff to shake your head around with, this is a fine track from a duo who are only just getting started.

Hear this brand new single on YouTube and see more via their fast-growing IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen