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ALINA BARAZ SHARES “ELECTRIC” FEATURING KHALID

Since releasing her chart-topping debut EP, Urban Flora, Alina Baraz has been charming fans across the world with her live show and quietly working away on her debut full length album for Mom + Pop. Building on Alina’s viral success from YouTube and collaboration with Danish artist Galiamatias, Urban Flora has grown exponentially since release,…

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 matter, where singer/guitarist John Engelbert addresses police brutality from both the victim and the perpetrator’s perspective. Johnossi have also announced a second London headline show…

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 Jay released her debut EP Supposed To Be last year via AWAL and has since amassed close to 200,000 streams on Spotify with a peak…

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 formidable entry into the hip-hop world. His debut video for “Up All Night” was a no-frills metaphor for the endless hours he has dedicated to…

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, ranging from Bowie to the Buzzcocks to Wolfmother, while somehow remaining totally fresh and authentic in their approach”. Exclusive Track Stream: The Tigerlilies – Shipwrecked…

Natalie Jean – “Red Room” – The Remix

Positively giddy with energy is the EDM remix of Natalie Jean’s “Red Room”. The remix keeps Natalie Jean’s sultry vocals intact. With every additional layer the sound grows ever more mysterious. Lyrics allude to this cryptic quality. Over the course of the song the sound grows in scope. Building up the entirety of the sound…

SIVIK RELEASES OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO FOR SINGLE “ALL DAY ALL NIGHT”

Elusive, electro-pop artist SIVIK is riding high after releasing his latest hit single, “All Day All Night,” which Pop Dust appropriately called “the perfect track to bump literally all day and all night.” Now, SIVIK is releasing the video for “All Day All Night,” which premiers exclusively via Taste and Tone. “Conceptually I wanted the…

5 Questions Feat Ed Roman

So today we have the incredible talented & always entertaining Ed Roman. We @ Skope have been big fans of Ed and so we are so excited to get caught up with him today here @ 5 Questions. Where are we talking from today and how will you celebrate the holidays and New Years? Ed.…

DareDevil Squadron “Last Resort” Video

Metal. Hard Rock. Power Metal. Progressive. Categorize them any way you want, DareDevil Squadron rocks with a vengeance and won’t quit until they’ve shown the world what a five-man band can do. Armed with some of the finest songs written in this or any genre, the Squadron combines virtuosity with finesse in order to create…

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 group’s new album ‘Moon Language’, “Immediate Engagements is about getting older and recognizing the need to really focus attention on the interests or hobbies or…

Brent Daniels – ‘Every Road Has A Turn’

Brent Daniels, like many great musicians, fell in love with music at an early age. Subsequent turns in his journey led him away from music for many years, but his debut album Every Road Has a Turn burns with the same passion to perform powering his youthful desires. Respected producer Robyn Robins heard Daniels through…

4 Ways to Make Your Next Music Festival More Enjoyable

When the chill of the winter starts to disappear, you probably begin to think about all of the upcoming music festivals. In years past, you went to some, and while you had a good time, you suspect that the experience could have been better. While you’re still in the planning stages of this year’s festivals,…

Beau + Luci Share New Single “Deeper Well”

Beau + Luci have recently shared their new single “Deeper Well,” the first single from their upcoming EP, Fire Dancer, due out March 3, 201. A cover of the Emmylou Harris classic, the track tells the story of the struggling and striving human existence. Their vocals and instrumentation are reminiscent of artists like Johnny Cash…

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 songs on Vision and the wide skill set possessed by talented professionals like Steve Hinson, longtime steel guitarist for Randy Travis, and Eric Church’s bass…

PWRHAUS Premieres New Track ‘Heartbeat’

Golden Brown is stoked to introduce our first single from Portland, Oregon-based PWRHAUS. Reveal a mysterious soulful voice swimming over swirling synths with a driving backbeat in the track ‘Heartbeat.’ The self-titled Golden Brown debut from PWRHAUS is out Feb. 3, 2017. PWRHAUS is the life-long project of Anthony Schatz, a self-proclaimed hermit who has…

Christina Rubino “Down To The Sea” Video

Christina Rubino has released a new single and video, “Down to the Sea” off her latest album “Godspeed and Guns.” http://www.christinarubino.com/ The track list is quite eclectic and ranges from indie folk tunes to dreamlike piano ballads, all with a story to tell.

Natalise + The Sunset Run “The Lucky Ones” Video

Natalise is an unexpected talent in the music industry. She began her musical journey at a young age and has taken a variety of adventurous paths to find herself where she is today. Piano at three, dance at seven, church choir at eight all led her to the renowned San Francisco Conservatory of Music where…

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. The music video was shot by the production team of Lady Gaga the day after a huge fire took place on location in Valencia. This…

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 March 31, 2017, the eight-song collection blends a unique combination of genres reminiscent of the band’s eclectic rock influences and era’s. “You might not initially…

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 the highlight of the piece are the lyrics which focus on the concept of relationships. The encouragement of bringing a relationship to the next level,…

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, and the fear of what’s next. Taking cues from James Blake and Kid Cudi, he creates otherworldly beats built on unconventional rhythms, sparse piano riffs,…

Quinn Hedges – ‘Slightly South of Stormy Clouds’

Quinn Hedges delivers an ornate arrangement of chamber pop on the cautiously optimistic “Slightly South of Stormy Clouds”. Instrumentations glistens over the course of the album with each piece playing off the last. Possessing a true knack for lyricism Quinn Hedges tells a story throughout the album. Over the course of the album Quinn Hedges…

Gar Francis – “Rainy Day Women #12 & 35”

Bob Dylan, if you have not heard of this namesake before, then as of right now, you have, because Bob Dylan wrote and recorded a single way back when, and in 1966 that said single and song titled “Rainy Day Women ♯12 & 35”, was released. It reached high numbers on the charts, Number 7…

Kyla – “Don’t Ya Worry about Me”

Canadian singer/song writer Kyla Lynn Vezina or “Kyla” as her stage namesake portrays her as, has gone forth to write and record all new material, in the form of a new song turned single called “Don’t Ya Worry ‘about Me”. This song released through record label Bongo Boy Records, produced by John Lovaghy, with song…

MILCK DELIVERS PERSONAL THESIS AGAINST ABUSE WITH NEW SINGLE “QUIET”

After MILCK’s first single, “Devil Devil,” hit over 1 million streams on YouTube, landed on multiple TV shows and films including The Royals, Marco Polo, Lucifer, and Pretty Little Liars, and garnered her a spot on Shazam’s Watchlist, the Los Angeles-based artist found that her rebellious voice was gaining momentum. Her next single, “Quiet,” to…

FREE.D VIDEO “LIBERATE YOUR MIND” (ORIGINAL MIX)

Moscow’s FREE.D isn’t content with just creating music. Through his hard work and vision he is also the mastermind behind Hidden Vibes, his label that gives a voice to the carefully selected voices in the music world. This ambitious visionary is a jack of all trades, writing, recording, producing, label head, and also an exceptionally…

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 video of 2017, “Too Late”. The visuals follow the recording artist as he embarks on a promotional tour across the country, giving a behind the…

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 today. The lyrics for “Trap Again”, the first single from his debut album The Dime Piece, are individualistic and make no apologies for their point…

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 and the U.S and moving to Boston to attend Berklee College of Music, she eventually graduated with a dual major in drum set performance and…

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 platforms. “On My Way” is Tiësto’s first official single of 2017. The song, which makes use of flames imagery to suggest a cycle of rebirth…

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 Feelings, Fool!” via Warner Bros. Records. Why today of all days? Outspoken 16 year old and band front woman, Lydia Night explains – “Friday the…

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 rollicking nature feels perfectly suited for them as the vocals positively soar above the busy blistering arrangements. Vocals serve front and center of each piece…

The Beach releases single ‘Bite My Tongue’ today on RCA Records

The energetic track combines an epic, spirited melody with The Beach’s powerful lyricism, showcasing the distinctive sound that sets The Beach apart as a unique new voice in British music. The Beach said of the track: “The song is about saying something in the heat of the moment and then instantly wishing you could take…

How You Get Your Products on Top of Amazon Search Results

A page 1 rank would be determining if you are successful in selling 30 plus units per day or just a meager 1 to 5 units every day. You simply need to know how to rank high in the Amazon search results. Here we would be discussing some important rules that would keep you posted.…

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 since a very young age, but it wasn’t until a struggle with and recovery from anorexia that she was able to fully immerse herself in…

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. Entitled Swear I’m Good At This the album will be released on April 7th via Frenchkiss Records. Today the band share the first single off…

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 a great ear for melody these songs are filled with infectious hooks. Vocals serve front and center of each of the arrangements. Playfulness defines the…

Pharmakon Shares New Track “Transmission”

The release date of Contact marks the ten-year anniversary of Margaret Chardiet’s project, Pharmakon. While working on her newest release, she began to evaluate the project as a whole. Though the content of each record has been very different and specific, the pervading question, which has underlined them all, is what is means to be…