Different Hairstyles Every Tuesdays: Zonjjy tells us his story as he shows us that signature poise with ‘Trust Me’

With the substantial local support that only serves to help him grow stronger, Zonjjy shows us his cult status with a tale all about feeling in control and bringing his lover with him to the top on ‘Trust Me‘.

Zonjjy is a UK-based indie singer-songwriter, music producer, and rapper who tells us real-life stories that have only made him more self-enlightened after previous issues that threatened to sink him down forever.

With his confidence at an all-time high as he guides us into his city, Zonjjy is at his original best on a track that will probably be stuck in your head for days on end.

Trust Me‘ from the UK-based rapper/singer-songwriter Zonjjy is a likeable release from an underground artist who has had to claw his way to where he is today. With his country on the edge and his ears to the street, you feel like he is leading us into a world that is actually transpiring right before our ever-watching eyes. This is the time to build up and take your chance, as you brush away the past and move into the future with that much-needed bounce in your step.

Looking up rather than down is the only journey one should take in this overly-complicated world.

See this new music video via his YouTube page and view more via the IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

You Flawless: Glancy Kelly finds the time to be alone with his crush on the steamy ‘Like That’ (feat. Brian Angel)

Taken off his latest 7-track album called ‘C’est La Vie‘, Glancy Kelly shows his lover that this night is going to be the best yet with the RnB body-mover ‘Like That(feat. Brian Angel).

Glancy Kelly is a Dallas, Texas-based RnB artist who sings with smoothly tinted electricity that seems to spark your whole body into action.

Featuring the vocals of Houston, Texas native Brian Angel who was previously in the Sean “Diddy” Combs-created band Day26, this is a sexy song that will certainly raise the temperature no matter the weather.

Glancy Kelly sends our souls into a kiss-induced spin with another hot hit, that has you edging closer to your romantic partner as you let your eyes guide the next move. There is a heart-beating buildup here that has you feeling like you are in a movie, as we are thrust into a lip-locking single that all fans of this genre should definitely enjoy.

Like That(feat. Brian Angel) from Dallas, Texas-based RnB solo singer-songwriter Glancy Kelly is the kind of track that has you locating the candles and making it special for your lover. The story is honest and straight up, with two musicians on the top of their game who certainly sing with that vocal ability that makes the ladies swoon in delight.

If you are looking for a sensual song where you can play loud and do the talking for you then this is exactly what you require.

See this new romantic video on YouTube and find out more on the IG music channel.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

He’s A Fool: Homeland Hope tells that boss to get lost on ‘Life Is Tough (But I’m a Whole Lot Tougher)’

Taken off their massively ambitious 25-track album, Homeland Hope shows us that we need to value ourselves despite all the noise in this wild world on ‘Life Is Tough (But I’m a Whole Lot Tougher)‘.

Homeland Hope is an American-based indie-country duo that makes the type of soundscapes that are filled with Christian values that has you tapping your toes and singing along.

Growing up in North Carolina, Kathryn Bryant has always had country music in her blood. Michael Justin Lee, on the other hand, might seem to be a very unlikely person to become a country music creator, having been born in Hong Kong. Nevertheless, powered by a burning passion for country music, Lee perfectly complements Bryant, crafting spell-binding compositions and creating joyful music together as Homeland Hope.” ~ Homeland Hope

Presenting us a song that encourages us to brush away anything or anyone who is holding us back, Homeland Hope is at its honest best with a vocally-charged performance that is filled with courage and backed up with a likeable melodic blend that only seems to sweeten the soul. Heightened with a guitar-filled combination of merry melodies, you sense that they are only getting started on this delightfully inspiring journey of standing up for yourself.

Life Is Tough (But I’m a Whole Lot Tougher)‘ from the USA-based indie-country Homeland Hope, is a catchy new single all about staying strong no matter what challenges come your way. The world can be tough and people might try and throw sand in your eyes to distract you, but if you stay true to yourself then there is nothing that can really stop you from reaching your goals.

Hear this brand new YouTube audio.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

The East and West coalesces in Yazan AL Hajari’s achingly profound classical composition, Suite for Orchestra No.2

Yazan AL Hajari’s most recent composition, Suite for Orchestra No.2, is achingly beautiful from the first quiver of the cello bow from the Budapest Scoring Orchestra. Like all of his work, this classical piece pays homage to his Arabic heritage while embracing his passion for freedom, peace and creativity.

The Damascus, Syria-born, New York-based artist wrote his first song at the age of nine before studying classical music, classical Arabic music, jazz, world music and film scoring. If anyone can break the monocultural moulds that shield us from truly embracing the beauty in all corners of our globally intertwined world, it is Yazan AL Hajari.

It’s infinitely harder to feel numb towards the atrocities relayed on Sky News once you have experienced the east and west intricately weaved together in such nuanced fashion where borders aurally dissolve and timelines intersect.

With every crescendo scored to crawl beneath the rib cage and every minor note placed to share the weight of our sickness-riddled world, this classical reflection of humanity is one of the rare works that proves the beauty we are capable of.

You can watch and hear Yazan AL Hajari’s composition come to life for yourself via YouTube.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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

Angils delivered a stellar slice of progressive metal with their latest single, Drowning.

‘Drowning’ is the latest melodic metal single from the arrestingly talented alternative artist, Angils, who puts their own sludgy signature spin on the genre – to an atmospherically enticing effect.

With nuances of grunge in the harmonised vocals before they break into visceral, guttural angst, the progressive nature of the consistently unpredictable track keeps you hooked from start to finish. From grungy reminiscences to Alice in Chains to angular instrumental interludes to straight-up Pantera-Esque aggression, Drowning definitively offers it all. If the metal scene continues to sleep on Angils, they may as well be in a cultural coma.

It isn’t every day that we discover an artist whose instrumental ability is on par with their immersive songwriting prowess. We can’t wait to hear what follows.

Drowning was officially released on December 30th; you can check it out for yourselves via YouTube.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

Leave Me Be: UNDERXTED feels like he is totally alone on ‘I D C’

Taken from his new ‘The Forbidden Tapes Vol. 1‘ from this month, UNDERXTED shows us where his mind is at right now while he fights off those vicious demons that threaten to destroy him forever on ‘I D C‘.

UNDERXTED is a small-town Tennessee-based indie rapper who makes that type of music that comes from the deepest part of his soul as he finds his way in this convoluted world.

Starting out of a storage shed with a laptop and microphone.” ~ UNDERXTED

Reloading our ears with a contemplative look into the world which he sees, UNDERXTED sends us an emotionally-charged track – that has so many layers to unwrap – you might need some time to comprehend this offering. The vocals are intense and the beat brooding, as he draws us a vivid picture of what is currently going on as the hope he once had has been shredded into tiny pieces.

I D C‘ from the Tennessee-based rapper UNDERXTED, is a haunting track that has you feeling so sad about the potential outcome if you stop caring altogether. This is a dynamic artist who leads us into this web of heartbreak that he has clearly experienced before, as he shows his displeasure and disinterest with everything unfolding. With an honest melody and a consistent beat, this is the type of track that will have you looking into the mirror and wondering who in your life actually truly cares about you.

See this new video on YouTube and see more via the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Lookin’ All Curvy: Jay N.D. sees her workin’ it on ‘Naughty Problemz’

Taken off his brand new 7-track album from November 2021 called ‘Lonewolf‘, Jay N.D. shows flirty appreciation on his latest steamy single that will have you edging closer to your new lover on ‘Naughty Problemz‘.

Jay N.D. is a Virginia, USA-based indie RnB solo singer-songwriter, US military veteran, and businessman who makes that speaker-shaking music that is filled with sexy lyrics.

Back for the first time, his harmonically-layered messaging of longing relationships, romantic distance, and post-traumatic self-control is delivered over sensual melodic themes to undoubtedly eargasm those who salivate for lyrically intellectual urban compositions.” ~ Jay N.D

With a real aptitude for constructing the kind of music that will have you slow dancing all evening, Jay N.D is on top form yet again with a vocal masterpiece to really embrace with a cheeky smile on your dial. He sings with such intense emotion and is honest all the way, as he leads us into this romantic evening that has you closing the curtains.

Naughty Problemz‘ from Virginia, USA-based indie RnB solo singer-songwriter and businessman Jay N.D is a hot new track that is all about spending a sensual night with someone who you really like but aren’t keen to be with long term. There is a catchy beat here that keeps you locked in the whole way, as you turn the lights down low and pour another drink. This is one of those 3 am tracks to play really loud when you feel like being close with your chosen lover.

Hear this new audio on YouTube Music and see more of his moves on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

The Clock Is Ticking: Fab Manzini Music helps us find the answer on ‘Run The Race To Win’

With a heavy Iron Maiden feel to proceedings on this rip-roaring effort, Fab Manzini Music shows us his new approach to hard rock music on the pulse-enhancing new single ‘Run The Race To Win‘.

Fab Manzini Music is an Australia-based solo artist who has a massive passion for instrumental rock music that will motivate your heart from any gloom imaginable.

Blessing us with a high-tempo melody that encourages us to find that salvation, Fab Manzini Music helps us make our way to that starting gate at all costs as it seems like it is indeed time to start emerging victorious if you haven’t already. Featuring electrifying vocals that shall send you back into another time that was thought lost by many doubters, this is a full-throttle release that sends your mind into a spin.

Run The Race To Win‘ from the Australia-based instrumental rocker Fab Manzini Music, is a gigantic effort from one of the most underrated artists in the game. This song shreds the mic into pieces with vocals from Marcello Vieira as he urges us to beat the odds and to never wait for anything or anyone. This is your chance now and if the timing feels right, the best thing to do is to go for it. Living with those regrets later on in life, is no way to live after all right?

Hear this exciting audio on YouTube and see more via the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Not At This Rate: Ohio indie-pop band The Manatee Room wishes that they didn’t have that ‘Expensive Taste’

With a wandering eye that fantasises about that perfect time to make the move you undoubtedly crave, The Manatee Room hates that they are only interested in the rare ‘Expensive Taste‘.

The Manatee Room is a Columbus, Ohio-based indie-pop 3-piece band that makes that relevant music all about topics that we have all felt before in our lives. After being on an enforced hiatus since early 2020 due to this dreadful pandemic that has been lingering on for too long, they make a much-awaited return on their latest single.

The Manatee Room meshes angsty lyrics with addictive rhythmic melody.” ~ The Manatee Room

With a carefully crafted sound and insightful lyrics that have you feeling like you have perhaps missed the boat of romance, The Manatee Room brings us a single-person anthem that has you wondering if you will be able to connect wholeheartedly with someone who truly understands you authentically.

Expensive Taste‘ from the Columbus, Ohio-based indie-pop 3-piece band The Manatee Room, is that story about hoping that your special crushes notice you enough you pull in close and take your breath away. With so many closed doors and empty hearts around, this is the kind of song that will take you into an expectant place of brewing courtship. When you are into someone so much and the timing just seems off, the world can seem like a truly lonely place at times.

Hear this audio on YouTube and see more on the IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen