Month: March 2017

K.I.D RELEASES “POSTER CHILD” EP

K.I.D performs songs about sexual frustration, anxiety, insomnia and other personal crises. While most modern pop seems to center around topics of love or the high life, K.I.D are providing a soundtrack for the highly medicated and the depressive. K.I.D’s new EP “Poster Child,” available digitally everywhere today via Columbia Records, can be streamed and…

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Release “Speak to a Girl” Today

Grammy award-winning superstars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill released their newest collaboration, “Speak to a Girl,” to country radio today. The new single on Arista Nashville is available now. As previously announced, Tim and Faith will perform “Speak to a Girl” on the “52nd Academy of Country Music Awards™” on Sunday, April 2 (live 8:00-11:0o…

Tito Montana Video “Must Be Crazy” ft. Dave East

What makes Tito Montana stand out as an artist is the formation and ever changing sound of his music and skill in the lane he’s shaped for himself, a sound deeply rooted in true, genuine hip-hop. In his brand new video for “Must Be Crazy” featuring Dave East from East Harlem, this distinctive style and…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 24, 2017

Boyce Avenue announce full UK headline tour Boyce Avenue have announced a European headline tour including a six-date UK and Ireland tour running through November this year. The multi-million selling US sensations will start the UK tour at Manchester’s Albert Hall on November 2nd and will call at Belfast, Dublin, Glasgow and Birmingham before they…

Bongo Boy Records Volume XI

Bobby Rue starts the collection off right on a light and airy note with “Changes Coming”. With a spirited rhythm, the song has a classic rock sound. The true highlight are the sage-like vocals that rise above the track thanks in part to the glistening organ vamp that dominates the sound. On “Ready For The…

5 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Pair of Headphones

There’s no shortage of choices on the market when it comes to headphones. On the upside, the variety of styles means that there’s something for everyone. On the downside, the breadth of choice can be a little overwhelming. This list is here to help make your search for the perfect pair of headphones just a…

Blue Mafia – ‘Hanging Tree’

The third full length studio album from Indiana’s bluegrass practitioners Blue Mafia, Hanging Tree, features a dozen songs speaking to heart of a particularly American experience. Bluegrass is, likely, something only Americans can truly understand as an art form. Despite the form’s European/African roots, bluegrass speaks directly to American experience in much the same way…

How to Advertise An App on Facebook

Facebook is a very big Platform, study shows that over one billion phone users are recorded daily using Facebook, over the years Facebook has grown into a marketing platform where you can advertise your products at a very affordable price, many have made Facebook to one of their biggest market channels for their apps. Furthermore,…

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 din with a commanding presence. Anchoring the colossal sound is the massive percussion which propels the whole sound forward. Layer upon layer of sound intermingles…

Kacey Johansing First Single “Do You Want Me”

“It seems great opportunities come in blessings as well as tragedies,” Kacey Johansing sings on the title track of her third album, The Hiding. After the breakup of her band Yesway, and an abrupt falling out with her closest musical collaborator, Johansing set out to record a new batch of songs that resulted from the…

Better Busking: Helpful Gadgets and Apps for Traveling Street Performers

What did you want to be when you grew up? Many of us had colorful and impractical dreams as children. However, some have lived out their childhood dreams, becoming traveling street performers or engaging in some other whimsical adventure as a full-time hobby, lifestyle, and source of income. Here’s how to throw your passions to…

Konshens x Chris Brown “Bruk Off Yuh Back”

Konshens, one of the biggest names in dancehall music over the past five years, makes history as the first Jamaican artist to sign a label and recording deal with EMPIRE, home to some of the hottest hip hop and R&B artists (Anderson .Paak, Young Dolph, D.R.A.M., Fat Joe, Remy Ma and XXXTentacion). Konshens is the…

Monsta Kodi – ‘Concrete Jungle’

Monsta Kodi says “I ain’t a rapper, I’m a Monsta!!!”. Hence the namesake but the music style is indeed rap, hip hop, even some reggae mixed in there. Which is what you get after listening to his new song turned single “Concrete Jungle”. It’s a song that mixes around the genres mentioned, as well as…

Science Breakthroughs: 4 Stunning Scientific Developments

Every day, scientists around the world work diligently to solve complex problems and to expand the sum total of human knowledge. Although every scientific discovery is valuable in the sense that it constitutes information that was not known before, some are so large or shocking that they are hailed as breakthroughs. Here are four of…

Jack Moy Signs With Docks/Sony Music

With over 12 million streams on Spotify, regular radio plays in both Scandinavia and internationally and a guest appearances on prime time TV, the British/ Swede Jack Moy has shown that there is a place for the organic indie rock sound. Jack Moy’s natural environment is “live” with Jack’s powerful voice, energy and big sing…

Belle VEX Video “Make It Good For Her”

Last summer we brought you the “Famous” music video from up and coming indie pop artist Belle VEX. The video was an appetizing preview of things to come, and today we are very pleased to bring you the followup video for his soon-to-be-unleashed single “Make It Good For Her.” After the release and excellent reception…

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 first hit the road with KONGOS in early May and wrap up on the west coast with a handful of headlining shows. Tickets for Mother…

Blogging About Life: Three Blog Subjects You Could Get Into

Blogging is one of the modern hobbies that people pick up for various reasons. Some enjoy the exposure and feedback, while others simply like to tell stories to an audience. There are also people that feel the need to let certain information out and spread it across the web. For some it’s a very serious…

OUTERLOOP PRESIDENT MIKE MOWERY LAUNCHES SIGN-UPS FOR OUTERLOOP COACHING WEBINAR SERIES ‘SIXTY DAYS TO SIGNABLE’

Dedicated to educating the next generation of music business entrepreneurs, Outerloop President and CEO Mike Mowery has launched a new educational initiative under the Outerloop umbrella, Outerloop Coaching. Outerloop Coaching consists of online courses, webinars, e-books, and mentoring for aspiring managers and self-managed musicians. Mowery shares everything he has learned over two decades in the…

Personalised Gifts, Phone & Tablet Cases And More @ imagise

imagise is a full-service, digital platform designed to provide site visitors with a personal and fun way to easily create and order products catered specifically to their taste. It’s an interactive and fun approach to customising phone cases, tablet cases, clocks, jigsaws, slate decorations and more. Born from a passion for providing shoppers with a…

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 The New You and the three songs off this release highlighted on SoundCloud and Reverbnation are mightily representative of what the full work offers listeners.…

BLACK LIPS ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM PRODUCED BY SEAN LENNON

Atlanta flower punk pioneers Black Lips have announced that their first album in three years, Satan’s graffiti or God’s art?, is set for release May 5 on Vice Records. Produced by Sean Lennon at his studio compound in upstate New York throughout 2016, the album is the group’s most musically evolved to date, while still…

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 is the musical moniker of Dublin based songwriter, producer and composer Anthony Donnelly. With his new EP Convictions Donnelly bravely takes this introspection to more…

John Paciga New Video “Tickling the Ivories”

Remember that thrill you felt when you were on your own for the first time in a big city? The openness of the streets, and the feeling you could go anywhere, and do anything you dreamed of doing? It was probably akin to what a truly talented young musician feels when he sits down at…

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 growing successes. The high energy hard rock sound that they bring to the scene is a fresh new take from the music scene from Houston…

DISABILITY OR NOT URBAN PERFORMER INSPIRES OTHERS

Every day we hear stories of individuals defying the odds and proving that anything is possible, like marathon runners with prosthetics to blind musicians. Thankfully the organization Special Olympics was created to offer a platform for such individuals. David “Priceless” Steffan is one of those individuals. He was born with cerebral palsy which limits the…

Stuart Hollinger – ‘Endangered Species’

Performed with true passion is the pop perfection of Stuart Hollinger’s “Endangered Species”. Within this album Stuart Hollinger taps into a joyful 80s sound with guitars that glisten and glow. Inviting rhythms add to the overall spirit of the songs as they drive the songs forward with great determination. Akin to pop classic revivalists like…

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 front of people. Arrangements have a punchy amount of percussion behind them as everything simply comes together in a marvelous display of color. Melodies ties…

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 collection, Capelle encompasses vast musically imaginative worlds in this trio of songs thanks to two crucial factors above all others – the songwriting talent involved…

GMG Records Presents G-Sharp “Man” Produced By MasterKraft

G SHARP – Real name Chukwuebuka Goodness Michael a Reggae, Pop and Dancehall artiste from Umuozu – Ama Obollo, Isi-ala Mbano in Imo state. G Sharp started singing and playing instruments at the age of 11 when he used bamboo sticks to make danceable sounds for his peers and songs from his aunt’s hymn. G…

Nurture Your Beauty Hair with the Best Shampoos

Who does like a pair of silky, smooth and thick hair? Everyone loves their hair though. For someone having oily hair, its bit of a mess; all the dirt and stuff makes it greasy and ordinary shampoos don’t seem to be any good. Want to blame someone for this? Blame the glands of your body.…

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 digital service providers. “Mo Bounce,” produced by Stereotypes and Far East Movement, is the new single from DIGITAL DISTORTION, Iggy’s highly-anticipated new album, the follow-up…

Mark The Hammer and PC Patton Video “Never Stay Down”

Mark The Hammer and PC Patton are a duo fervent about crafting the greatest possible music and video accompaniment to share their affirmative message through their group, TeamBSRMusic. This poignant new track, “Never Stay Down” contains the same vow of strength, spirituality and positivity that they aim to spread every day. A simple, synth-filled loop…

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 acoustic version of his debut single “Work The Middle” last week and today the video premieres on Vevo. Aiono is currently on a North American…

I Am the Polish Army – ‘My Old Man’

It has taken, in essence, ten years to make this release reality. Emma DeCorsey first conceived of her band, I Am the Polish Army, during her years as a college student and worked hard over the intervening years at hammering out a clear, comprehensive vision for the band’s presentation and sound. Her recent acquaintance with…

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 and reflect the changing face of the music industry. Her hit song for the Final Fantasy video game franchise, “Answers”, staked her claim as one…

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 a James Raftery recording and the song has simmering sonic energy that’s impossible to deny. Stylishness plays a big role in Raftery’s presentation as well…