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ANOMIE BELLE “LOVERS” VIDEO

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Lovers, the first single and music video for Anomie Belle’s new album Flux comes out Monday, July 25th. Anomie Belle’s new album Flux comes out August 26th. A haunting and…

PETE RG “TENDER SOULS”

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Pete RG’s rich baritone voice is at the center of his distinct sound, one that has reached fruition on his debut full-length, Tender Souls out September 23. To accompany the…

FANCY CARS NEW SINGLE

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Mystery veteran producer Fancy Cars is getting ready to debut his EP this summer, and we couldn’t be more excited about his second track, “I’ll Follow,” featuring vocals by SVRCINA.…

GEOWULF DEBUT SINGLE “SALTWATER”

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Burgeoning London independent label 37 Adventures (JONES, Deptford Goth, salute) have added another string to their bow, with the signing of GEOWULF – a dream pop duo based between London,…

NORTH EASTON “CHANGE” VIDEO

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Known for the bands Garrity and My Favourite Tragedy, singer songwriter North Easton will release his debut solo album One Of The Lucky One’s in October 2016. The single “Change”…

SAMI GRISAFE VS DONALD TRUMP

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California Songstress Sami Grisafe who has been described having a voice like Melissa Etheridge and an arm like Joe Montana, has unveiled the video for ‘All-Un-American.’ In the vein of…

VAN WILD SINGLE “BLUEBIRD”

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Van Wild is an Americana solo project by singer-songwriter Yasmine Van Wilt. The Van Wild album features production by Matt Gordon of 1092 Studios and instrumentation by Kurt Ozan (Jana…

HOUNDS ALBUM STREAM

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New Jersey’s HOUNDS released their second EP || this month on Panic State Records via cd/digital/vinyl and Blasphemour Records on cassette. The first single, “Dark World” defines Blackened Hardcore with…

NEWS

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 22, 2016

METHRA’s Grueling Desert Sludge Attracts Wanton Drifter In “Dead Ram” Video Desert sludge sickos METHRA have just allowed the public into their damaged collective psyche once again with a bizarre…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 21, 2016

Vansire’s “Postal Codes” Vansire was created by Josh Augustin and Sam Winemiller in the summer of 2015. The two had just finished their junior and senior year of high school,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 20, 2016

SWMRS PERFORM “FIGURING IT OUT” ON THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN In case you missed it, last night SWMRS made their network television debut, performing “Figuring It Out”…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 19, 2016

ROLLING STONE PREMIERES CLIP FOR NEW SHAWN MENDES SONG “RUIN” Today, in anticipation of his eagerly awaited sophomore album Illuminate (available September 23rd on Island Records), Shawn Mendes has premiered…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 18, 2016

STEVE KANYAN NEW ALBUM Orlando FL guitar wizard Steve Kaynan released his latest album, Multiverse Collision, a guitar rock record that attracts both fans of classic rock and modern rock.…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 11, 2016

HENRY CHADWICK “OVERTIME” Henry Chadwick is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. His New self-produced EP, Guest At Home, showcases Henry’s skills, as he wrote, engineered and played most of…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 8, 2016

SG LEWIS RELEASES VIDEO FOR “HOLDING BACK” FT. GALLANT SG Lewis has premiered a unique, skate-themed new video to latest single ‘Holding Back’ (featuring Gallant). ‘Holding Back’ is the latest…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 7, 2016

LIL YACHTY “1 NIGHT” Lil Yachty has announced his first headline tour titled, The Boat Show, starting August 8th in Vancouver and capping off at Made In America fest in…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 6, 2016

THE PARROTS NEW SINGLE The Parrots have announced details of the release of their debut album, Los Niños Sin Miedo, which is out on Heavenly Recordings on Friday 26th August…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 5, 2016

SYD ARTHUR RELEASE NEW TRACK “SUN RAYS” Syd Arthur is brothers Liam Magill, Joel Magill (bass, vocals), and Josh Magill (drums) and Raven Bush (violin, keyboards, mandolin). Formed in Canterbury,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 1, 2016

JEWEL NIGHTCLUB AT ARIA RESORT & CASINO ANNOUNCES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED INDUSTRY NIGHT ‘FLAWLESS MONDAYS’ JEWEL Nightclub at ARIA Resort & Casino announced today its exciting new industry concept, “FLAWLESS Mondays,”…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 30, 2016

THEE OH SEES SHARE FULL STREAM OF UPCOMING LIVE ALBUM Today, Thee Oh Sees have shared the full stream of their Live in San Francisco double LP at Stereogum, who…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 28, 2016

SULTAN + SHEPARD NEW SINGLE Fellow Canadian DJ/producer, Guilty Pleasure, breathes new life into Sultan + Shepard’s smash single, ‘Bring Me Back’ featuring Kreesha Turner. Scheduled for release June 24…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 27, 2016

WHITE SEA SHARES NEW SINGLE “ELLIPSES” White Sea’s Morgan Kibby released her debut full-length In Cold Blood in 2014. The critically acclaimed album earned her tours supporting Phantogram and The…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 23, 2016

VINCE GRANT “SWEET ADDICTION” As the country faces an ever-widening opioid epidemic, singer-songwriter Vince Grant has released a new video, Sweet Addiction, an affecting musical account of his personal struggle…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 22, 2016

DRAKKAR NOWHERE SHARE “HIGHER NOW” When Drakkar Nowhere rows itself out toward the exploratory sonic sea upon which their debut album so gracefully sails, it’s not just that their destination…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 21, 2016

RITA ORA SIGNS GLOBAL DEAL WITH ATLANTIC RECORDS Today, multiplatinum recording artist Rita Ora signed a worldwide recording contract with Atlantic Records UK. Having enjoyed several #1 successes with her…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 20, 2016

LOUIS BERRY “NICOLE” Currently being championed by Annie Mac, Clara Amfo and Huw Stephens, who are calling him the ‘Liverpudlian Johnny Cash’, Louis Berry is back with the video for…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 17, 2016

ZOLA BLOOD “HEARTBEAT” Zola Blood return with the first single from their self-produced debut album, ‘Infinite Games.’ slated for release later this year. ‘Heartbeat’ was written and recorded in the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 16, 2016

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS RELEASE NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “DARK NECESSITIES” Today, Grammy® Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Red Hot Chili Peppers release the music video for…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 15, 2016

RLYR ALBUM STREAM Listen to the debut album from Chicago’s RLYR, a band comprised of some of the most esteemed members of the city’s experimental rock community: Steven Hess (also…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 14, 2016

WATCHING FOR FOXES RELEASE FULL-LENGTH ALBUM Indie folk band Watching for Foxes have released their full-length album Undone Bird. The 10-track collection is the first new release from the band…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 13, 2016

JAZMINE SULLIVAN JOINS REEBOK FOR THE #STEPFORWARD CAMPAIGN R&B sensation Jazmine Sullivan and Reebok have teamed up for the launch of the new #STEPFORWARD Campaign which launched this month. #STEPFORWARD…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 9, 2016

BAD SOUNDS PREMIERE NEW VIDEO FOR ‘AVALANCHE’ Following extensive support from Annie Mac and Radio 1 and receiving praise from everyone from The Line Of Best Fit to NOISEY, Bad…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 8, 2016

THE BLACKHEART ORCHESTRA NEW VIDEO Manchester based singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist duo The Blackheart Orchestra bring a heavenly fusion of acoustic folk, progressive pop and modern classical composition with new single…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 7, 2016

“I BELIEVE” VIDEO Emanuel Ayvas penned the song “I Believe” at the piano with one hand (his non-dominant left) while the other was bound up in a sling following a…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 6, 2016

IRA HILL TOUR Akron, Ohio based Metal band Ira Hill have announced that they will be supporting O’Kingdom on “The Lost Souls Tour”. This will be the 4th national tour…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 3, 2016

DJ KHALED RELEASES NEW SINGLE “FOR FREE” FEATURING DRAKE Today, DJ Khaled unveils his brand new single “For Free” [featuring Drake], exclusively on Apple Music/iTunes. “For Free” heralds the impending…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 2, 2016

IAN WILLIAM CRAIG SHARES NEW TRACK “THE NEARNESS” Ian William Craig is a trained operatic vocalist who combines his voice with analogue synthesizers, reel-to-reel machines, and faulty tape decks to…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 1, 2016

THE LUMINEERS GET THEIR 3RD #1 SINGLE AT ALTERNATIVE The Lumineers’ ‘Ophelia’, the band’s first single from their new album Cleopatra, is the #1 song at Alternative and Triple A…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 31, 2016

BAD COMPANY ANNOUNCE ‘SWAN SONG’ UK TOUR Bad Company will return to the UK for their first tour in four years this fall on their ‘Swan Song’ tour. Original Bad…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 26, 2016

FUSILIER NEW SINGLE “Make You” is the second single from Fusilier’s forthcoming EP. It is also his musical mission statement: “My vision is Nine Inch Nails meets James Brown,” says…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 25, 2016

THE LANDING REWORKS SATCHMODE’S “UNDERTOW” NYC-based space-pop indie artist The Landing announces the remix for Satchmode’s “Undertow!” The Landing is a solo artist seeking to turn the struggle of finding…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 24, 2016

EMINEM RELEASES LIMITED-EDITION COLLECTIBLE ITEMS IN HONOR OF TODAY’S ANNIVERSARY OF THE RELEASE OF HIS 2000 ALBUM THE ‘MARSHALL MATHERS LP’ In honor of today’s 16th anniversary of the release…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 23, 2016

ELK & MAMMOTH NEW EP Four-piece indie rock outfit Elk + Mammoth are stoked to announce the release of their debut EP, Culprit, with the single “Shiver” (recorded and produced…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 20, 2016

CELINE DION RELEASES NEW SINGLE “THE SHOW MUST GO ON” Multi-platinum-selling and five-time Grammy Award-winning musical legend Celine Dion has released her brand new single, a cover of Queen’s “The…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 19, 2016

T-MOBILE AND DJ KHALED BRING MUSIC FREEDOM TO FANS Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that T-Mobile is the title sponsor of the live stream magenta carpet pre-show at…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 18, 2016

CANARY NEW SINGLE Melbourne quintet Canary invite us to step a little further into their world, today announcing the release of their second album I Am Lion (Friday July 8)…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 17, 2016

COLDPLAY REVEAL “UP&UP” VIDEO Today, Coldplay revealed the video for “Up&Up,” the anthemic third single from their current album, A Head Full Of Dreams. Created by Vania Heymann and Gal…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 16, 2016

U.K. ARTIST JONAS BLUE ANNOUNCES NORTH AMERICAN TOUR Breakout U.K. artist Jonas Blue has been touring the globe since the release of hisdramatic, trop-house take on Tracy Chapman’s classic song…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 13, 2016

“FUK UR MGMT” RMX Dance veteran Kill The Noise has revealed a massive 15-track ALT CLASSIC remix LP coming this Friday, May 13th via OWSLA. The remix album covers some…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 11, 2016

ST LUCIA LIVE VIDEO St. Lucia has announced a fall U.S. headline tour in support of their acclaimed sophomore album Matter. Today, the band also premiered a special live video…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 10, 2016

NEW TOBY KEITH Singer, songwriter and entertainer Toby Keith has been a workin’ man dang near all his life, as his full spring and summer schedule can attest. At the…

REVIEWS

Juvicsa – ‘Eyes to Land’

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With a large angelic sound, Juvicsa’s “Eyes to Land” is a radiant joy. Anchored by undeniably strong vocals the collection has a deep engrossing sound. Lyrically the songs possess a…

Dubbs – EP

With thoughtful lyricism and irresistible hooks, Dubbs creates music that blends together a vast variety of styles. Stylistically his music runs the gamut from the absolute club banger like “Invited…

Nick Dakota, ‘Vision’

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Nick Dakota embodies cool with a sound that rocks hard but is also downright country to the core as he puts his own, rad spin on things. Dakota came across…

Giacomelli – ‘Loose Canons 2.0’

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Effortlessly blending together elements of classical minimalism and chiptune, Giacomelli’s “Loose Canons 2.0” radiates joy. With sunny melodies present throughout the album the textures shimmer and shine. Reminiscent of Terry…

Matthew Neves – “Cheers to Nothing”

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Matthew Neves explores a psychedelic dreamy sound with the deeply moving “Cheers to Nothing”. With his strong vocals emphasizing introspection, of the disappointment that the day to day brings, Matthew…

Un5gettable – “Sorry”

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The latest single from the singing quintet Un5gettable is another helping of their typical understated humor and light country influences. While the band’s concept is predicated on poking fun at…

Eddy Bayes “Motionless”

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Delivered with passion and precision, Eddy Bayes creates a perfectly paired down kind of folk with “Motionless”. By focusing on the absolute essentials Eddy Bayes revels in uncluttered arrangements. Everything…

Dom Mar Kz – “Destiny”

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Dom Mar Kz’s “Destiny” is a heartfelt ode to forging one’s own path in life delivered with fiery passion. Effortlessly blending together elements of country, rock, and pop, the song…

Blaza Duval – ‘For The Glory’

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Blaza Duval’s “For The Glory” explores the innermost desire to succeed. With lyrics that emphasize accomplishment for oneself, the song is a powerful ode to self-motivation. Throughout the song Blaza…

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#TDAU

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So here we are on a rainy Tuesday morning but it is all good because we got all that we need here @skopemag. I am so amped to have my…