FEATURES

Johnossi Release New Single ‘Hands’

Swedish duo Johnossi release their brand new single today (20th January), entitled ‘Hands’. A soaring indie-rock anthem, with chiming guitars and singalong chorus, its radio-friendly nature belies the song’s subject…

Amy Jay Music Video “Only One”

New York based singer-songwriter Amy Jay releases the official lyric video for “Only One” – the debut single from her Supposed To Be EP – on Friday, January 20th. Amy…

Germain “Propheteer” Video

It was one year ago that we introduced programmers and viewers to a Queens-based emcee named Germain. A rock steady demeanor and laser focus on his craft made him a…

LAURA LAVALLE “NOW” VIDEO

Laura LaValle’s “NOW” is an empowering break-up song. The music video features beautiful cinematography, choreography and the dance talent of Michael Silas, former dancer for Lady Gaga and Mariah Carey.…

Kambui Chui-Moore’s Debut Album

Kambui Chui-Moore is thrilled to share his debut full length album Confier today, January 17, 2017. Confier means “entrust” in French. Kambui delivers heartfelt lyrics covering themes of identity, vulnerability,…

ELA MINUS “JUAN SANT”

Hailing from Bogotá, Colombia, musician ela minus (Gabriela Jimeno) grew up in two parallel underground musical worlds, hardcore and electronic music. After years of playing drums in bands in Colombia…

Tiësto Releases New Single “On My Way”

Today, Grammy Award-winning DJ/producer Tiësto released his new single, “On My Way,” featuring the exciting up-and-coming vocalist duo, Bright Sparks. The song is available now via digital retailers and streaming…

The Regrettes Release Debut Record

Friday the 13th – unlucky for some, but monumental for others. LA based band The Regrettes fall into the later category as they unleash today their debut record, “Feel Your…

Dos Floris “Water” Video

Florence Donovan, aka Dos Floris, is an artist whose resolve and inspiration in the face of adversity is nothing short of remarkable. Music has been a part of her life…

VAMA “MEMORIES NOW” VIDEO

VAMA is an independent top Romanian rock alternative band. It was founded in 2006 by award winning actor and musician Tudor Chirila and guitarist Eugen Caminschi who split up from…

NATASHA KMETO “POUR DOWN” VIDEO

Natasha Kmeto returns with her latest video for her recently released single “Pour Down.” Reminiscent of mid-’90s R&B aesthetics, the video is a stripped down and mesmerizing display of color…

MR. TOPHAT X ROBYN “RIGHT TIME”

Swedish house maestro Mr. Tophat and pop phenomenon Robyn have come together for “Trust Me,” a sleek three track EP of dark disco and luscious grooves, featuring contributions from Abba’s…

NEWS

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…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 6, 2017

WATCH “IT’S ALRIGHT” FROM FOX’S ‘STAR’ NOW STAR is an emotionally powerful drama that follows three talented singers – running from their pasts and desperate for a new start –…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 5, 2017

Governors Ball Music Festival Announces 2017 Lineup Founders Entertainment is proud to announce the lineup for the 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival. The seventh annual edition of New York City’s…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 4, 2017

Vitne Unveil ‘Make Believe’ Single Details, Video Teaser Norway rocker VITNE will release his brand new single “Make Believe” featuring the b-side song “Lost & Found”, worldwide on January 17,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR DECEMBER 29, 2016

A PENTATONIX CHRISTMAS REACHES #1 ON THE BILLBOARD TOP 200 CHART A Pentatonix Christmas, the third holiday album from the Grammy Award winning group Pentatonix, lands at #1 on Billboard’s…

SKOPE NEWS FOR DECEMBER 27, 2016

EP: G.C., REBORN “The whole concept of Reborn is leaving behind negativity & the rebirth from killing that influence it has,” says GC. “It’s also a rebirth of consciousness, lyrics…

SKOPE NEWS FOR DECEMBER 23, 2016

KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD Reveal “Nuclear Fusion” Melbourne’s King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard has released “Nuclear Fusion”, the second track to be revealed from their upcoming album…

SKOPE NEWS FOR DECEMBER 22, 2016

OPTIMYSTIC – “MADD RUSH” FT. ONYX & JR Australian emcee OptiMystic presents his new video “Madd Rush” which features Onyx & JR. Shot down under in Australia , the hardcore…

SKOPE NEWS FOR DECEMBER 21, 2016

RICK ROSS DEFEATS TRADEMARK SUIT OVER MASTERMIND ALBUM It has been a year of successful turnovers for Grammy nominated recording artist and expanding entrepreneur, Rick Ross. The Maybach Music Group…

SKOPE NEWS FOR DECEMBER 20, 2016

New video for Imelda May’s “Call Me” premieres at W Magazine Produced by the legendary T Bone Burnett, the track marks a new direction for May who, in the time…

SKOPE NEWS FOR DECEMBER 19, 2016

Brantley Gilbert’s The Devil Don’t Sleep Lands Jan. 27 For Brantley Gilbert, his back-to-back platinum success comes from writing about his life – and watching the people who live like…

SKOPE NEWS FOR DECEMBER 15, 2016

Bronze Whale Releases Final Single From Forthcoming EP After teasing listeners with the first two tracks off their collaborative EP “Million” with singer/songwriter The Odds, future-indie duo Bronze Whale unveils…

SKOPE NEWS FOR DECEMBER 14, 2016

The Desert Sea – ‘All Mine’ Single & Video With a reputation for high-energy live performances, The Desert Sea’s unique blend of raw vocal melodies, earthy riffs and chest pounding…

SKOPE NEWS FOR DECEMBER 13, 2016

Moonshine Bandits Announce New Album entral California hell-raisers, the Moonshine Bandits, have revealed details on their upcoming new album, “Baptized In Bourbon.” The album is set for a March 3rd,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR DECEMBER 12, 2016

REMIXES OF NIALL HORAN’S “THIS TOWN” OUT TODAY Horan will perform on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” next Tuesday, December 13. “This Town,”which markshissolo debut, reached #1 in 60…

SKOPE NEWS FOR DECEMBER 9, 2016

DEE SNIDER Shows Support For Protesters At Standing Rock In Video For “So What” Not one to shy away from any political or social cause that he wholeheartedly believes in,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR DECEMBER 8, 2016

Never Say Die Featuring Members of My Darkest Days Release New Single Toronto, Canada’s Hard Rock icons Never Say Die (featuring Members of My Darkest Days) have announced the release…

SKOPE NEWS FOR DECEMBER 7, 2016

LUKAS GRAHAM EARNS THREE GRAMMY NOMINATIONS Warner Bros. Records artist Lukas Graham have earned Grammy nominations in three highly coveted categories: Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year and…

SKOPE NEWS FOR DECEMBER 6, 2016

Kurt Baker Combo Premieres “Baby’s Gone Bad” Video After the release of his fourth studio ablum, In Orbit, Kurt Baker has shared the video for the single, “Baby’s Gone Bad.”…

SKOPE NEWS FOR DECEMBER 5, 2016

CHECK OUT PHOTOS OF BRUNO MARS AT THE VICTORIA’S SECRET FASHION SHOW IN PARIS Global superstar Bruno Mars took over the runway tonight in Paris at the Le Grand Palais.…

SKOPE NEWS FOR DECEMBER 1, 2016

The WORKHORSE III Exclusive Stream: “Holy Roller” Philadelphia trio The WORKHORSE III have teamed with New Noise Magazine for the exclusive stream of “Holy Roller,” a song from forthcoming album…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 30, 2016

The Line of Best Fit premiere Keels ‘tearjerker’ Surrender London based singer-songwriter Niall Keels is fast becoming one of the most talked about songwriters in the UK & Ireland.. Culminating…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 29, 2016

Karim S unleashes ‘Pilots Of The Millennium’ Belgian DJ and producer Karim Sghaier aka Karim S debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the superb Pilots Of The Millennium which features two…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 28, 2016

The Franklys Drop New Video ‘Castaway’ The Franklys play a mixture of garage, heavy rock and punk and provide their audience with an action packed live show full of energy,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 23, 2016

Jude & Frank ‘Hold The Bassline’ Since exploding onto the international clubbing circuit in 2014, Italian DJ and production pair Jude & Frank have been causing mammoth noises throughout the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 22, 2016

Astari Nite’s song “The Boy Who Tried” is featured in the movie The Everglades Killings Astari Nite is delighted to announce the featuring of their track “The Boy Who Tried”…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 21, 2016

EXILIUM ANNOUNCES “VANDAL” MOVIE Exilium, a Miami-based production company, announced today its new feature film, “Vandal,” an authentic drama about art, love, war, and the depths of the street graffiti…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 17, 2016

Black Eyed Peas Star Reveals Cancer Diagnosis & Debuts New Song As revealed today on the television show “The Doctors” and in PEOPLE Magazine, we would love to arrange an…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 16, 2016

Ghost Unveils The Summoning VII: Are You Ready Grammy® Award-winning band Ghost have unveiled a new clip entitled The Summoning VII: Are You Ready in the wake of the conclusion…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 15, 2016

Esquire Featuring Nikki Squire Release New Album “Esquire III – No Spare Planet” Much to the excitement of prog fans worldwide, Esquire featuring Nikki Squire, the first wife of Chris…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 14, 2016

GIBBZ SHARES “BRIGHT LIGHTS”  Today The 405 debuted “Bright Lights”, Gibbz first single + lyric video from his upcoming EP ‘Oh My God’ Out 12/16. When talking about the track…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 11, 2016

The xx “On Hold” The xx today announce details of their highly anticipated third album. Titled I See You, the ten song album will be released on January 13, 2017…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 10, 2016

AUBREYLYN SET TO OPEN EAST COAST DATES “Lyrical neo-jazz” is a fitting description for Aubreylyn, the nineteen-year-old singer/songwriter and Bucks County, PA native. And the world will soon fall under…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 9, 2016

GNAW THEIR TONGUES To Issue ‘Hymns For The Broken, Swollen And Silent’ LP Hymns For The Broken, Swollen And Silent shows GNAW THEIR TONGUES at the top of its game.…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 8, 2016

Russ Hewitt Blends Nuevo Flamenco With Smooth Jazz For ‘Cielo Nocturno’ Released on the Saulito Music label the collection shimmers with the rumba flamenco rhythms and lightning guitar runs that…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 7, 2016

GALACTIC PEGASUS PREMIERES “REVIVAL” Galactic Pegasus is ready to unleash their last single, “Revival”, taken from their debut album “Phantom Of The Hill” via It Djents today, you can stream…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 4, 2016

“Paraphones” from Bartholin the duo of Drew Danburry and Cat Leavy Drew Danburry is a part-time musician and full-time barber in Provo, Utah. Having previously spent years on the road…

REVIEWS

Nick Dakota – ‘Vision’

The debut album from Michigan native Nick Dakota, entitled Vision, is a fun and often quite soulful collection. He’s drafted some of Nashville’s elite sidemen to contribute to the twelve…

J-Anthony – “It’s Official”

Sung with true love and compassion is the spirited performance of JAnthony’s “It’s Official”. Offering a nice mixture of R&B, funk, and alt rock the song absolutely astounds. By far…

D Clak – ‘Trap Again’

Pittsburgh born D Clak’s music speaks about life on the streets of a major American city in an idiosyncratic way that doesn’t smack of anyone else working on the scene…

Shallow Side – ‘One’

Shallow Side’s “One” is a fiery tour de force of rock at its most anthemic. Deserving to be absolutely blasted volume works wonders for their expansive expressive sound. The rebellious…

The PondHawks – ‘Blue Light’

The PondHawks delve into a classic psychedelic pop sound on the spirited “Blue Light”. Attention to detail is of the utmost importance as these songs positively teem with life. Possessing…

IVANNA – ‘Leaving Town’

Sung with true passion, IVANNA’s “Leaving Town” is a defiant, exuberant album. Vocals soar above tapping into a sense of wonder with the world. Effortlessly tying together folk, rock, and…

Andriana Lehr – ‘Artifacts’

South Dakota native Andriana Lehr moves the goalposts with her second album Artifacts. Influenced by songwriters as diverse as Brandi Carlisle and Conor Oberst, the ten songs on her sophomore…

Brooks Maguire – ‘Comeback King’

Brooks Maguire’s fourth full length album, Comeback King, follows up on his first Nashville recording for A.C.T. Music, 2014’s The Road I Never Chose. The Maui-based musician, singer, and songwriter…

Little Diamonds – ‘New Orleans Bound’

The sophomore album New Orleans Bound from Minnesota born Americana singer/songwriter Little Diamonds is a twelve song collection highlighting the young performer’s facility with a variety of traditional forms and…

Erica Sunshine Lee – ‘Elixir’

The seventh album from Erica Sunshine Lee, Elixir, is another scintillating entry in the Georgia-born singer/songwriter’s growing catalog of Deep South musical achievements. The best thing about Lee as a…

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