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Floor Staff New Video ‘Saviour’

Floor Staff is pop music that plays on the contrast between the grandiose and the intimate, persona and person, exploring themes of social expectations and their accompanying anxieties. Floor Staff…

IGGY AZALEA’s “MO BOUNCE”

Multi-platinum Def Jam Recordings artist Iggy Azalea returns to the spotlight this week with the release of her brand new single “Mo Bounce,” dropping March 23 to radio and all…

THE LAST BAND “White Powder” Video

The Last Band from Gothenburg plays aggressive hard rock/metal. They formed in 2011 and already in 2012 they competed against hundreds of bands in Jägermeisters contest “Released, Live & Unsigned”…

Alison Moyet “Other” video

On June 16, 2017, Cooking Vinyl presents OTHER, the brand new album by pop legend and relentless explorer ALISON MOYET. “For me, making a record at this age, lyrically, is…

Laura Welsh New Video “‘Red”’

Laura Welsh today reveals a stunning video to accompany single ‘Red’. Babysweet has directed this one take live performance. The original cut featured on her latest EP ‘See Red’ which…

SLOTHRUST “SLEEPEATER” VIDEO

US blues-grunge trio SLOTHRUST have announced the European release of their third album ‘Everyone Else’ out on 28th April via Dangerbird Records. The album announcement is accompanied by the release…

NEWS

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 23, 2017

Mother Mother Announce U.S. Headline Shows! Alt-rock band Mother Mother have announced a string of headlining U.S. tour dates in support of their new album No Culture. The band will…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 22, 2017

The Scars Heal In Time – ‘I’m About To Break’ Video The Scars Heal in Time is a band that has continuously pushed and pulled its way through their ever…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 21, 2017

Alex Aiono Releases Video For “Work The Middle (Acoustic)” Today 21-year old musician, and curator of one of the fastest growing YouTube channels in the world, Alex Aiono released an…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 20, 2017

SoMo RELEASES NEW ALBUM TODAY Multiplatinum Dallas, TX R&B singer and songwriter SoMo releases his second full-length, The Answers [Republic Records], in stores everywhere and at all digital retailers today.…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 17, 2017

Rage Out to Bass Craft’s New Single “Get Fucked” After finding success with his freshman EP “Blast Off” and its chart-topping lead single “SUP,” Bass Craft is making a not-so-quiet…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 16, 2017

Treasure Fingers Releases New Remix Of Vanilla Ace & Cosella’s “Funk To The Brain” To kick off the year, Atlanta based producer / DJ Treasure Fingers bounced back with a…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 14, 2017

CANADA’S AWARD-WINNING A CAPELLA GROUP COUNTERMEASURE RELEASES BEAUTIFULLY DELICATE DRAMATIC VIDEO Canada’s award-winning a capella group COUNTERMEASURE have premiered their powerful music video for ‘Life Is Fine’. This is the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 13, 2017

Revival Recordings Artist Misery Loves Company Releases “Dead and Buried” Misery Loves Company, consisting of Jimmy Ruggiero, Mike Williams, Joe Mascio JR, and Anthony Caggiano, are a Post-Emo band from…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 10, 2017

Plaid Brixx release animated video for “The Greener Side” Illustrated by animator Yoyo The Ricecorpse, the new visuals build on the energy of the band’s summer hit as a group…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 9, 2017

OZOMATLI WILL RELEASE NEW ALBUM “NON-STOP: MEXICO TO JAMAICA” ON MAY 5 Grammy-winning Ozomatli will release an album of classic and contemporary Mexican hits reimagined with a dancehall reggae feel,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 8, 2017

Imminence Records Launches Imminence Management Group Imminence Records has been expanding and diversifying not only in sound but in their endeavors. Aside from standard label operations; they have fundraised for…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 7, 2017

Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road” Sets Streaming Record MCA Nashville’s Multi-Platinum-selling country star Sam Hunt released new song “Body Like A Back Road” to overwhelming fanfare. The song…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 6, 2017

ROZAMOV: This Mortal Road LP Playing At Decibel Magazine Boston doom metal quartet ROZAMOV will see their debut full-length, This Mortal Road, released tomorrow, a joint effort through Battleground Records…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 3, 2017

Video premiere: HYPERSONIC “Prayer In The Dark” Italian masters of Symphonic metal Hypersonic have released the first videoclip for the song “Prayer in the Dark”. COLDPLAY ANNOUNCE KALEIDOSCOPE EP Coldplay…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 2, 2017

Strange Lot Share “Have It Your Way” via All Things Go Today, Strange Lot premiere, via All Things Go, “Have It Your Way,” the title track from their forthcoming LP,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 28, 2017

The Kernal premieres “Tennessee Sun” The Kernal’s breezy “Tennessee Sun” is the “Song of the Week” at The Bluegrass Situation, who describe The Kernal’s sound as “smart, often witty twang…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 27, 2017

Superhuman Happiness, Rubblebucket announce new project Touch/Feel TOUCH/FEEL performs experimental pop with a chamber music sensibility. Driving and raw dance rhythms, elegant melodic phrases, and an engaging dynamic move the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 24, 2017

BREAKING ARTIST ONCUE PREMIERES NEW MUSIC VIDEO “CRY WOLF” WITH RESPECT MAGAZINE Today, breaking hip-hop artist OnCue premieres the visual to his buzzed-about single “Cry Wolf” featuring Dntel (The Postal…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 23, 2017

The Band of Heathens Release New Music Video for “All I’m Asking” On January 13th, The Band of Heathens released their new album Duende, the band’s fifth studio album (and…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 21, 2017

Impose Magazine Premieres Slow Caves’ ‘Glares’ Impose Magazine premiered Slow Caves’ ‘Glares’ and announced their upcoming tour. ‘Glares’ is the second single off of their Old Flame Records debut, Desert…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 17, 2017

BAYLEE MORRISON TO RELEASE DEBUT SINGLE “DISCOMMUNICATION” 12-year-old Rochester, NY-based pop singer Baylee Morrison is releasing her powerful debut single “Discommunication” on February 17th through Noble Steed Music. The inspiration…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 16, 2017

First New EP from Big Mother Gig in 20 Years! Milwaukee-based indie rock pioneers, Big Mother Gig, released the Almost Primed EP, their first new music in 20 years, today.…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 15, 2017

Palais ‘Instant Crush Feat. Your Girl Pho’ Premiering on Pilerats this week, Perth producer Palais’ evocative first release of the year, ‘Instant Crush Feat. Your Girl Pho’, is a masterful…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 14, 2017

MADISON McWILLIAMS’ NEW VIDEO “WE’VE GOT TODAY” PREMIERED ON GIRLS’ LIFE MAGAZINE “I am so thrilled to be partnering with Girls’ Life. I have always loved the magazine because it…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 13, 2017

Meilyr Jones Shares “Be Soft” Video On Brooklyn Vegan Its been an amazing year for MEILYR JONES. Following rave reviews for his solo debut album 2013, released last March via…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 8, 2017

Rosie Carney shares cinematic music video for her powerful new single, “Awake Me” “Awake Me” is a song that’ll stop you dead in your tracks. From the swirling ambience permeating…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 7, 2017

Tara Jane O’Neil returns with a new, self-titled album! In The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, Gertrude Stein writes: “I may say that only three times in my life have…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 3, 2017

SUNLESS: Invisible Oranges Premieres “The Ancient Ones” As Minneapolis-based technical/avant-garde death metal trio SUNLESS prepares for the release of their belittling Urraca debut full-length in late February, the album’s “The…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 2, 2017

Previously unreleased demo of Paul McCartney’s ‘Twenty Fine Fingers’ available on Vevo One of the most critically acclaimed albums of the eighties, nominated for both BRIT and Grammy Awards, Flowers…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 1, 2017

Selina Albright comfortable and confident enough to “Eat Something” While a song about the joy of packing on a few pounds and a widening booty may seem contrary to the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 31, 2017

IDLES release chaotic, hilarious video for “Stendhal Syndrome” Bringing the unsettling reality of the world we live in into their frantic assault on the senses, they are a band that…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 30, 2017

Savoy Motel Tour With The Lemon Twigs Begins This Thursday The debut album by Nashville’s Savoy Motel comes from a pedigree of garage, punk, and power-pop groups (bassist Jeffrey Novak…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 26, 2017

URBAN CONE: NEW SINGLE “OLD SCHOOL” COMING FRIDAY, JANUARY 27TH Find out more about Urban Cone here: AVA FESTIVAL AND CONFERENCE IS BACK For the third year running, AVA (Audio…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 25, 2017

Savilla “Here We Go” Early on in Savilla’s childhood, while spending a lot of time playing alone in the adobe hills under the beautiful blue sky of western Colorado, she…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 24, 2017

Indie Rock Trio The Young Wild Release “In The Wild” Acoustic Video Indie rock trio The Young Wild are kicking off the new year with the release of a stripped…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 23, 2017

John Dwyer’s Damaged Bug announces new album ‘Bunker Funk’ The alien globule of Damaged Bug’s errant planet has circled the sun and re-enters our orbit where last year’s Cold Hot…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 20, 2017

Echoes and Dust premieres pirate-punk shanty from Tigerlilies This week, post-punk pirates Tigerlilies premiered their single “Shipwrecked” on Echoes and Dust, who praised the bands “spine tingling vein of influences,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 19, 2017

“Immediate Engagements” from Blue Plutos It’s off the act’s recently released full-length, ‘Moon Language’. Spiritualized, MBV, and Smashing Pumpkins all came to my mind on this particular track. Off the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 18, 2017

PRIME MINISTERS ANNOUNCE ‘ASYMMETRIC’ + SHARE “NEW BEGINNINGS” Miami-based, by way of South America, rock quartet PRIME MINISTERS are pleased to announced Asymmetric, their most complete work to date. Available…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 17, 2017

LIL DURK RELEASES NEW VIDEO “TOO LATE” Southside Chicago rapper, Lil Durk continues to build on the momentum of his latest project, “They Forgot” with the release of his first…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 13, 2017

Diet Cig debut album “Swear I’m Good At This” set for release on April 7th Diet Cig are happy to announce the forthcoming release of their hugely anticipated debut album.…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 12, 2017

Shadowgraphs Premiere Neo-Psychedelic ‘Countryside’ olden Brown is psyched to introduce ‘Countryside’ from Charlotte, North Carolina psych-rockers Shadowgraphs. Weaving 60’s psychedelia with swirling organs and skilled production, Shadowgraphs are a head-on…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 11, 2017

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah new album “The Pilot” Clap Your Hands Say Yeah’s 2005 self-released debut album set a precedent for how bands might begin to approach making music…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 10, 2017

Video premiere: NeroArgento “Kill The Lies” Swamp blues meets electro-rock with a psuedo-dubstep chorus and modern pop-tinged female backing vocals. Yes, it’s a brand new track called Kill The Lies…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 9, 2017

Ilana Armida Releases “Sweet Freedom” Video with Paste Magazine! Pop/R&B singer, Ilana Armida always wanted to entertain and perform. She gravitated to music and theater at an early age and…

REVIEWS

Through Fire – ‘Breathe’

Embodying the best of hard rock, Through Fire’s “Breathe” simply overpowers the senses. Riffs rage on through the album with every song build off the last. Vocals rise above the…

Kevin Carroll

Kevin Carroll embodies the DIY ethic informing the work of many indie artists today. Working in his soundproofed living room alongside his friend Joey Conception, Carroll produced his debut effort…

Ivan Beecroft – ‘Believe’

Sung with great passionate is Ivan Beecroft’s pop perfection of “Believe”. Rather stylishly the song glides forward with great optimism even despite the obstacles that the world often places in…

Leah Capelle – ‘Joshua’

Sometimes a little goes a long way. The latest release from Chicago based singer/songwriter Leah Capelle is a three song EP entitled Joshua. Despite the apparent brevity of such a…

Susan Calloway – ‘Time For This’

Singer/songwriter Susan Calloway’s latest single “Time For This” continues the upward trajectory of a career that has seen her find widespread success in some of the least traditional ways imaginable…

James Raftery – ‘Everything’

The title track from James Raftery’s upcoming album will set some ears on fire. Few composers and performers use their typical array of instruments with the imagination you hear on…

Roger Jaeger – “Elevator”

Hope and optimism define the jubilant pop perfection of Roger Jaeger’s “Elevator”. Tasteful arrangements work wonders building the piece up into a wonderful energetic rhythm. Attention to detail means that…

Sarantos – “Why Ask Why”

“Why Ask Why” shows Sarantos contemplating the way life unfolds. Strong vocals rest at the very heart of the sound with everything else revolving around them. Lyrically the song focuses…

Saint Mars – ‘Ocean Blues EP’

Saint Mars delves into a dark beauty on the timeless “Ocean Blues EP”. Rather stylish, the way the songs unfurl gives them a truly majestic quality. Everything works together perfectly…

Sweetalk – ‘Mutiny’

The second release from Green Bay based, Wisconsin three piece Sweetalk, Mutiny, is five track EP building well on the success of the band’s 2015 debut full length Picturesque. Vocalist/guitarist…

John Hickman – ‘Hello Hello’

Delivered with true panache is the celebratory spirit of John Hickman’s “Hello Hello”. Giddy to its very core the lyricism is profound, focusing on the idea of true affection for…

Mason – ‘Midnight Road’

Arizona based blues rockers Mason have released a debut album entitled Midnight Road capable of reminding you why this style of music has enjoyed such enduring popularity. The ten song…

The Flashpot Moments – ‘s/t’

The self-titled recording debut for The Flashpot Moments represents a chance for singer/songwriter and drummer Tim Cawley to promote his musical talents in a much more complete way on a…

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