FEATURES

THE BIGNESS SINGLE “BEAUTIFUL LIFE”

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“Beautiful Life” emits the purest pleasure, Kristin Bigness’s vocals fully capturing the spectrum of happiness depicted in the lyrics. “Let go,” she sings, “We have a beautiful life.” Surrounded by…

BARBEE X DJ LUKE NASTY = “OTW”

Certified gold artists, DJ Luke Nasty, presents Caribbean Pop princess Barbee, to star in his latest hit single “OTW.” The voice on the phone in the record is Barbee’s voice…

AYELLE NEW SINGLE “RECLAIM”

Only a few months after the release of her Machine EP, London based, Swedish-Iranian singer Ayelle is back with another stellar single. ‘Reclaim’ is a bass-driven, pulsating, confrontational r&b piece,…

WOODES VIDEO “THE THAW”

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Australian artist/producer Woodes has released the striking new video to her acclaimed hit single “The Thaw.” Shot on location in Lake Moutain in collaboration with Josh Harris (Welcome The Machines),…

OLIVIA “SKYLINE” VIDEO

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Olivia brings the thirst for adventure to life in the beautiful new video for her single, “Skyline.” The rising star infuses a timeless energy and uplifting spirit into the cinematic…

COCOA FUTURE “THE BLUE”

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Composed around an eerie, looped ice cream-van siren and a big dumb bass riff, ‘The Blue’ is sonically fitting for a track concerning the symbiotic relationship of the gleeful and…

CASSIUS “HEY YOU”

Cassius have released their anticipated new album Ibifornia, out today via Interscope / Polydor Records. The LP marks the iconic French duo’s first studio album in ten years and brings…

LION SPHERE “SISTERS”

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Berlin based four-piece Lion Sphere are one of the most exciting bands to come out of Germany this year. The release of debut single ‘Sisters’, and accompanying visuals, set the…

JADED PREMIERES VIDEO FOR “4000HZ”

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London-based electronic 3-piece band Jaded releases today the video for their single “4000Hz.” The video, which Clash calls “wild patchwork visuals,” was directed by Full Fat Films. “4000Hz” is garnering…

WE ARE THE CATALYST “HOME” VIDEO

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With an incredibly strong social and moral conscience, We Are The Catalyst as described recently by top UK promoter Matt Seddon “have set the benchmark for modern metal bands”. The…

CHRIS RAMOS SINGLE “4U”

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After his successful collaboration “This Is Love” with Tritonal and Shanahan hitting the top 100 overall on Beatport earlier this year, Toronto based DJ/Producer Chris Ramos returns to the spotlight…

JADU HEART “LATE NIGHT” VIDEO

Jadu Heart are a production and songwriting duo based in the UK and signed to Mura Masa’s Anchor Point Records. Today sees them release ‘Late Night’, the lead single from…

VARVARA “WARNING SIGN” VIDEO

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Ahead of the release of their third album ‘Death Defying Tricks’, Varvara have released a new video for their latest single ‘Warning Sign’. The forthcoming album ‘Death Defying Tricks’ was…

SONNY MACKENZI “NEW CRUSH” VIDEO

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With her brand-new, four-song EP, Mackenzi is positioned to be your “New Crush”, the first single/video from the collection, a spirited ode to first love. Co-written by Hot Chelle Rae’s…

JACKIE TECH “YOU CAN HAVE IT ALL”

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Multi-tooled audio and visual artist Jackie Tech releases her brand new original record “You Can Have It All” on Ultra Music. From songwriting and singing to fashion and visual creative…

USAIN BOLT IN NEW ARCH BIRDS VIDEO

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London production duo Arch Birds have revealed the video for their debut single ‘Be The Fastest’, featuring Usain Bolt – the fastest man on the planet. ‘Be The Fastest’ is…

SOFIA HARDIG “LOW AND SLOW” SINGLE

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The multi-instrumental Sofia Härdig is the latest example of another world class Scandinavian export that’s been dominating the music scene for a while now. Sofia has worked with household Swedish…

ARI B “BY THE POOL” VIDEO

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“By the Pool” was written by Ari B and produced by Ric Poulin at Bristol Studios in Boston, MA. The video, directed by Ray Kay (Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Beyonce,…

NEWS

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 31, 2016

“Vitruvian Man” by BEN FORD-DAVIES will be released 23rd of September 2016. Having recorded a cracking new album, PAPILLON, which won him 3 South Australian songwriting awards, and previously opened…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 30, 2016

New DOPETHRONE NSFW VIDEO DOPETHRONE’s new EP “1312” was written and recorded in the winter of 2015, and serves as a transition between the band’s largely acclaimed fourth album “Hochelaga”…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 29, 2016

YOUNG THUG & LYOR COHEN HOST “No, My Name is JEFFERY” LISTENING PARTY Last night, Young Thug – or should we say Jeffery, sat for an intimate Q&A alongside 300…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 26, 2016

Trace Adkins and Kim Coates Star in Official Trailer for STAGECOACH: THE TEXAS JACK STORY! After retiring from his life as an outlaw, ranch owner Nathaniel Reed (Trace Adkins) quietly…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 25, 2016

THE BEST FEST ANNOUNCES PETTY FEST In 1976, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers released their self-titled debut and embarked on one of the greatest legacies in Rock & Roll. Forty…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 24, 2016

Belfast duo New Portals release ‘Cage’ video New Portals have unveiled the video for their new single ‘Cage’. It follows previous singles ‘Stay Here Tonight’, which received support from Radio…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 23, 2016

FOONYAP ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE “THE FUN MACHINE” A “palimpsest” is a manuscript in which traces of the original can still be found – FOONYAP’s latest album is a raw and…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 22, 2016

WALLACE releases visuals for Frida Kahlo inspired “Negroni Eyes” After an impressive debut year in 2015, future-soul singer Wallace is back with her first music video for Frida Kahlo inspired…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 18, 2016

Coastgaard “A Well Adjusted Man” There is something timeless about the music of Coastgaard that, while playing to a listener’s sense of nostalgia, still feels fresh, current and innovative. On…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 17, 2016

SAMUEL JACK REVEALS BEYONCE COVER Samuel Jack is a vintage soul in a relaxed-tee clad body. Raised on a diet of Blues, Motown, soul and roots music, Samuel Jack is…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 16, 2016

Harlem Fine Arts Show hosts luncheon fundraiser for Tubman Home The Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) will host a special brunch, lecture and book signing today in recognition of iconic…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 15, 2016

ONEREPUBLIC RELEASE NEW SINGLE “KIDS” TODAY, AUGUST 12TH Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated quintet OneRepublic release their new single, “Kids,” today on Mosley/Interscope Records. “Kids” is available for streaming and digital download via…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 12, 2016

Chicago rapper Jayaire Woods drops new track “Nowadays” Chicago rapper Jayaire Woods shares his new track “Nowadays” from his upcoming mixtape FREETHEFALL out August 31 via Quality Control. On the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 11, 2016

Moss makes his debut on AtomicSky Recordings with ‘Forever’ Canada’s very own Moss has quickly established himself as one of his native country’s hottest exports, thanks to his breath-taking and…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 10, 2016

Love Thy Brother share official music video for debut single “Love Me Better” In the wake of the successful release of their debut single which premiered on Billboard and was…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 9, 2016

ROLLING STONE COUNTRY PREMIERES BRAND NEW VIDEO VIA THE WILD FEATHERS Nashville-based rock group The Wild Feathers – Ricky Young (guitar/vocals), Taylor Burn (guitar/vocals), Joel King (bass/vocals), and Ben Dumas…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 8, 2016

Long Beach Indie Rock Trio OBLIO Share New Video On their intriguingly dark new single “Days,” Long Beach alternative rockers Oblio introduce listeners to a nameless character who suffers from…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 5, 2016

TRAILS AND WAYS “MY THINGS” VIDEO Oakland, CA’s Trails and Ways — the core duo of singer/guitarist Keith Brower Brown and drummer Ian Quirk — will release their sophomore album…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 4, 2016

Kungs comes back with new single ‘Don’t You Know’ feat Jamie N Commons The highly-anticipated new single from Kungs has now been released; ‘Don’t You Know’ is the follow up…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 3, 2016

LTN BACK ON FUTURE SOUND OF EGYPT Indonesian prodigy LTN returns to FSOE Excelsior with his alter ego Blue Ghost for yet another superb progressive outing. Combining groovy beats, proggy…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 2, 2016

Rich Homie Quan And Tig Records Finally Reach A Settlement Rich Homie Quan (RHQ) and Think It’s A Game Records finally reached a settlement and after several months of suing…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 1, 2016

Stick Men New Video Much to the excitement of music aficionados worldwide, prog legends Stick Men will be releasing their new album “Prog Noir” on October 21, 2016. It is…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 29, 2016

CHARLIE DANIELS TO BE FEATURED IN EXHIBITION AT COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME® AND MUSEUM The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will examine the life and career of…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 28, 2016

EROS AND THE ESCHATON PREMIERE NEW SINGLE “CRY” Eros and the Eschaton has premiered a second single, “Cry”, from their upcoming sophomore album, Weight Of Matter, via Stereogum prior to…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 27, 2016

Mary Zimmer Wastes No Time, Launches New Band After announcing her departure from White Empress less than two months ago, Mary Zimmer has been busy with Erik Tyler in a…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 26, 2016

Alt-Metal Band BLACKMORE Reveals New Guitar Play-Through Video for “God Sells” Today marks the release of thrash-influenced alt-metal group BLACKMORE’s new album NEO. The primarily Armenian-American band, featuring Greek lead…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 25, 2016

SONIC WOLVES: ‘Before The End Comes’ From Psychedelic Rock Conjurors Streaming At Revolver Tomorrow Taxi Driver Records will drop the smoky, psychedelic rock rumblings of Before The End Comes, the…

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…

REVIEWS

Bunny Sigler – ‘Stand Up’

The release of Bunny Sigler’s latest single “Stand Up” brings together the greatest of the legendary singer’s talents in one compelling work. The Philadelphia native, long ago nicknamed Mr. Emotion…

Spark and Whisper – ‘Monument’

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Since their 2010 formation, Spark and Whisper have established themselves as one of the foremost practioners of what is commonly referred to as roots, or Americana, music, but their work…

Gibrish – ‘Gangster Tango’

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Right away when you hear the band name and album title you’re probably thinking what the hell is this all about and gets you intrigued right? Well…that exact thing happened…

Cody Webb EP

The debut EP from rising country star Cody Webb is long on talent and charisma guaranteed to propel him to the forefront of the genre’s modern vanguard. The six songs…

HEAD – ‘Afraid to Sleep’

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HEAD’s “Afraid to Sleep” offers the best in dark pleasures. With lyrics that explore the underbelly, the sleazy and the sensual, the songs possess great power. Reminiscent of Garbage’s effortless…

Paul Kloschinsky – ‘Nobody Knows’

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The newest release from award winning Canadian songwriter Paul Kloschinsky is the latest high point in a steady artistic ascent. Kloschinsky’s biggest musical debts are obvious, even on the latest…

MsTish! – ‘Get Yo Praise On!’

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Delivering a positive message with a ferocious beat, MsTish!’s “Get Yo Praise On!” is hip-hop at its absolute best. Their flow simply rides the beat ever so perfectly with no…

Todd Apfel – ‘One Horse Town’

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Todd Apfel’s “One Horse Town” is delivered with pure passion tapping into the best of classic rock. With a sound that virtually invites a sort of sing-along, these are pieces…

The smallest Creature – “Reboot”

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On “REBOOT” the smallest Creature creates a beautiful piece of chamber pop. By maintaining a delicate balance between the hushed whisper and the grandiose, the smallest Creature manages to perfect…

Clay Melton Band – EP

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You have heard it so many times from me, as time goes by, musical acts these days are in some sort of utter need of blending different genres together, and…

Jimmy Marin – ‘Along The Way’

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With a casual cool kind of style, Jimmy Marin’s “Along The Way” ties together elements of classical rock, soul, and a little of the blues. Jimmy Marin’s vocals are impressive…

Sarantos – ‘D’ja Cheat’

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Delivered with great power Sarantos “D’ja Cheat” is dedicated to all those who have been on the receiving end of a cheating partner. With a hard-hitting unrelenting beat the rushes…

SKOPED OUT

#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…