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Roger Jaeger – “Elevator”

Hope and optimism define the jubilant pop perfection of Roger Jaeger’s “Elevator”. Tasteful arrangements work wonders building the piece up into a wonderful energetic rhythm. Attention to detail means that the percussion has the right punch, the piano the right level of passion, and the glistening keyboards referencing a classic 70s rock sound. By far…

James Blake Releases ‘My Willing Heart’ Video Featuring Natalie Portman

James Blake has released a stunning video for ‘My Willing Heart’, a highlight from 2016’s acclaimed third album The Colour In Anything. He has also confirmed a run of live dates across the summer, including those in support of Radiohead. Starring a heavily-pregnant Natalie Portman, ‘My Willing Heart’ was directed by Anna Rose Holmer and…

THE LAST BAND “White Powder” Video

The Last Band from Gothenburg plays aggressive hard rock/metal. They formed in 2011 and already in 2012 they competed against hundreds of bands in Jägermeisters contest “Released, Live & Unsigned” and won the title “Swedens best unsigned live act”. During 2016, The Last Band signed with Gain/Sony music and released their 2nd album “The Fall”…

Sarantos – “Why Ask Why”

“Why Ask Why” shows Sarantos contemplating the way life unfolds. Strong vocals rest at the very heart of the sound with everything else revolving around them. Lyrically the song focuses on living to the absolute fullest, both as an individual and as a member of the world at large. Throughout the song, a philosophy begins…

World War IX Video “Have You Seen My Drugs?”

Brooklyn’s World War IX carries the banner of vintage American punk music in the vein of Black Flag, Circle Jerks, and Murphy’s Law, doing so with their tongues firmly planted in cheek. Their songs are hook riddled cautionary tales that get your fists pounding and your heart pumping. On the heels of the release of…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 20, 2017

SoMo RELEASES NEW ALBUM TODAY Multiplatinum Dallas, TX R&B singer and songwriter SoMo releases his second full-length, The Answers [Republic Records], in stores everywhere and at all digital retailers today. Upon going live, the record soared to #1 on the iTunes Top R&B/Soul Albums Chart, and is currently approaching the Top 10 of iTunes Overall…

Michael Van and The Movers – ‘A Little More Country’

Michael Van and the Movers do soulful country great justice on the beautiful “A Little More Country”. With thoughtful lyricism that attests to the hard times life brings, the songs show off Michael Van and the Movers ample storytelling abilities. Nicely framing these slices of life are the laid-back, almost dreamy arrangements that at times…

GM Diet: Quickest Way to Lose Weight

This diet came to exist due to the employees of the General Motors Diet plan, this program was constructed in order for the employees to have healthy bodies, the way this diet perform is just marvelous, when you hear that you can lose your weight in one week through this diet you may take it…

HYDRAH RELEASES THE CINEMATIC TRACK “OMINOUS”

Los Angeles artist Hydrah (Katie Kramarczuk), is in a category all her own. Her latest musical offering, “Ominous” showcases her mastery of two powerful genres: electronica and classical. The piece explores the underlying emotional juxtaposition between heavy electronic elements against soft piano and strings, that Hydrah describes as “a dichotomic tug of war between two…

BRKLYN & Mariah McManus Return With ‘Heart of the City’

American electro-rockers BRKLYN emphatically return to Enhanced alongside the ever-impressive vocals of Mariah McManus in their second collective outing on the label with ‘Heart of the City’. Returning with a mesmerizing dose of their exceptionally unique sound after the extraordinary success of previous releases ‘Can’t Get Enough’ & ‘Steal Your Heart’ BRKLYN’s beloved, melodic-touched &…

RICK ROSS RELEASES NINTH ALBUM ‘RATHER YOU THAN ME’ IN STORES TODAY

Building on months of widespread excitement and anticipation, four-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum rap icon and Maybach Music Group mastermind Rick Ross unleashes his ninth full-length album and first for Epic Records, Rather You Than Me [MMG/Epic Records] today. Get it HERE. As soon as the 14-track offering became available at midnight, the record seized #1…

Alison Moyet “Other” video

On June 16, 2017, Cooking Vinyl presents OTHER, the brand new album by pop legend and relentless explorer ALISON MOYET. “For me, making a record at this age, lyrically, is a different proposition. Observation in most cases replaces emotion. The invisibility of middle/aged woman rather thrills me and instead I watch”, explains Moyet. “Subject matter…

Bongo Boy Rock n Roll TV Show – Season 6 Episode 3

Bongo Boy TV Season 6 Ep3NAT – SuperPower premiered on Channel 29 in Portland, OR. on 2.17.17 and follows it heavy TV rotation on all 66+ Terrestrial TV Channels through March. A spacious classic rock ballad emerges on Anana Kaye’s “Carolina”. Vocals lead the song forward featuring a poetic delivery. Nicely framing this is a…

A Little Bit More – ‘A Little Bit More’

Strong and true, A Little Bit More’s self-titled album represents the best of classic country and Americana. Everything simply works from the physicality of the drums to the emotionally charged guitar work that graces the sound. By far the soulful comes from the earnest vocals that tie the entire sound together. Lyrics have a determined…

John Hickman New Video “Hello Hello”

John Hickman believes that with the right inspiration and skill set the pursuit of musical dreams can be done at any time in life. This is clear from the melodic, piano-driven soft rock hit that is his newest tune, “Hello Hello.” Listeners will be transported to the musical days of 1960’s and 1970’s soft rock…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 17, 2017

Rage Out to Bass Craft’s New Single “Get Fucked” After finding success with his freshman EP “Blast Off” and its chart-topping lead single “SUP,” Bass Craft is making a not-so-quiet return to the scene. The New Jersey-native is staking his claim in the bass music world with his third original “Get Fucked,” out now on…

Saint Mars – ‘Ocean Blues EP’

Saint Mars delves into a dark beauty on the timeless “Ocean Blues EP”. Rather stylish, the way the songs unfurl gives them a truly majestic quality. Everything works together perfectly creating a vast tapestry of sound. Poetic lyrics are peppered throughout the collection adding to the emotional heft. A great variety of genres are touched…

Tripp Denom – ‘Eyes Wide’

Tripp Demon, could be a namesake for about anybody, whether it’d be a band or an artist. In this case, it’ goes to an artist, within the rap, hip hop, category. Tripp Denom or his alter ego Uncle TD is what he likes to be called, either one works. His artistic talents would include rapping,…

Papa Pretty New Video “Let It Go”

Hailing from Jamaica Queens, NY, Papa Pretty, (AKA Papa Doc), defines authentic Hip Hop entertainment. Raised in a New York City borough that is home to many Hip Hop greats such as Nas, 50 Cent, LL Cool J, and Nicki Minaj, Papa Pretty was destined to take his place amongst the great line of MC’s…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 16, 2017

Treasure Fingers Releases New Remix Of Vanilla Ace & Cosella’s “Funk To The Brain” To kick off the year, Atlanta based producer / DJ Treasure Fingers bounced back with a critically acclaimed official remix for one the world’s biggest stars- Moby. To follow his remix of Moby’s “Go!,” Treasure Fingers is now ready to unveil…

The Pete V Project – ‘Stop Pushing Love Away’

The Pete V Project, is just that, a project done by singer and song writer Marie Virginie Pierre, except instead of using her namesake, she has gone with the decision of The Pete V Project. Why that name for said project, who knows, how does the music play out? Well with her brand new song…

Chris Jones & The Night Drivers – ‘Made to Move’

The sixth release from Chris Jones & The Night Drivers, Made to Move, continues this band’s extraordinary run as purveyors of modern Americana as well as imaginative interpreters of traditional material. If this music form is destined to continue living, as myself and many others hope, then artistic units like Jones and The Night Drivers…

Sweetalk – ‘Mutiny’

The second release from Green Bay based, Wisconsin three piece Sweetalk, Mutiny, is five track EP building well on the success of the band’s 2015 debut full length Picturesque. Vocalist/guitarist Jamie Koebe, bassist Travis Grahn, and drummer Brian Boelter have discovered a spark in their songwriting and performance interplay promising to carry them higher than…

Getting Deleted Music Back Is Easy And Doesn’t Cost Anything

For the purpose of this article, let’s take a scenario into consideration: You’re listening to your favorite track off that new album that has really got you going when suddenly, in an euphoric state, you delete the song altogether by mistake. That’s a terrible thing that a person can go through, especially if they’re very…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 14, 2017

CANADA’S AWARD-WINNING A CAPELLA GROUP COUNTERMEASURE RELEASES BEAUTIFULLY DELICATE DRAMATIC VIDEO Canada’s award-winning a capella group COUNTERMEASURE have premiered their powerful music video for ‘Life Is Fine’. This is the 2nd video clip from their second studio album entitled Made To Measure. ‘Life Is Fine’ was written about depression and isolation, and transcends anything the…

Lostboycrow Releases Visualizer For Latest Buzz Single “Verona”

Today, Lostboycrow releases a romantic visualizer inspired by iconic scenes from various Romeo and Juliet films for his latest track, “Verona”. Verona was the town that Romeo and Juliet were from, and this visual tells Lostboycrow’s story through their eyes. The track was featured on Spotify’s sought after New Music Friday playlist and is available…

Jonathan Di Renzo – ‘Getting Nowhere’

Neatly tying together folk, hard rock, country, with a psychedelic pop sheen is Jonathan Di Renzo’s confident “Getting Nowhere”. Highly articulate lyrics guide the way resulting in a series of songs that come together to create a great sprawling narrative. Jonathan Di Renzo’s vocals are pristine showing off a wide range from commanding to comforting.…

Roadcase Royale – ‘Get Loud’

Whenever a band uses the word “loud” in their song titles, let alone lyrical context, it could go both ways, be a good track, or be a bad track. In the case of rock and r&b act, Roadcase Royale, they have a little track they like to call “Get Loud”. This debut song turned single,…

Jonathan Cavier – ‘Comes a Moment’

Pop music is always the center of attention, out of all the music genres, available. But why is this, well perhaps it’s basic it has more relatable topics, or even because it has a better tone or groove, that people adjust to, more so than other genres. Or maybe it is just one of those…

Amilia K Spicer – ‘Fill Me Up’

Several genres under one artist’s namesake, can be a tricky one, for the likes of Amilia K Spicer and her song “Fill Me Up” off her upcoming album ‘Wow and Flutter”. This track takes the genres of soul, folk, rock, country, and some Americana thrown in for good measure, you get quite the combination. “Fill…

A Guide How To Use A Car Accident Lawyer

The recent car accident statistics on American roads make for a sad reading. The National Safety Council (NSC) says that around 38,000 people died on the roads in 2015 while 4.4 million were injured in the same year. This is the largest increase in traffic deaths over the last 50 years. Auto accidents not only…

MUSIC PRODUCING TIPS FOR NOVICES

An accomplished music producer would tell you that becoming one was a long and hefty process. So whether you are aspiring to be one or just carry a passion for making music, becoming a top-notch music producer would require a lot of effort including the physical assets that will help you out to get that…

Four Ways Music Heals

Music is an amazing thing. How do you feel when a certain song comes on the radio? You may feel happy or sad, or something in between. It is this ability that music has on changing your mood that makes it such an important thing in healing. You may simply like the beat of a…

Adam Mishan New Video “Boomerang”

Adam Mishan epitomizes the hard work and determination it takes to become an icon in the ever-changing, demanding world of independent music. We are excited to bring you this musician who is currently slowly but surely taking the music world by storm with his luminous, authentic disposition that translates into a repertoire of music that…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 13, 2017

Revival Recordings Artist Misery Loves Company Releases “Dead and Buried” Misery Loves Company, consisting of Jimmy Ruggiero, Mike Williams, Joe Mascio JR, and Anthony Caggiano, are a Post-Emo band from South Jersey. Today they are thrilled to announce they’ve signed with Revival Recordings, home to music groups; Alesana, Famous Last Words, and The Funeral Portrait…

Debbie Anthony Release ‘All Over Again’ To Rave Reviews

An experienced performer with a unique ability to connect with audiences, Debbie has performed in front of audiences up to 10,000, and is debuting her original song “Faithful” on a future episode of the TLC program, “Say Yes to the Dress.” With a rapidly growing social media base, Debbie’s fan base reaches all around the…

Debbie Anthony – ‘All Over Again’

Debbie Anthony’s “All Over Again” does country just right. Serving as the heart and soul of the sound are Debbie Anthony’s powerful vocals from which all else emanates. Lyrically the songs focus on relationships and all the complications they bring. By choosing such an approach the songs possess true character and show off Debbie Anthony’s…

TRIPP DENOM RELEASES OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR “BRIGHT LIGHTS FAST LIVING” FIRST SINGLE OFF ‘THE FUNKTIONAL ADDICT EP’

Tripp Denom has released his brand new music video for “Bright Lights Fast Living”, the first single from his forthcoming E.P. “The Funktional Addict”. http://www.trippdenom.com The song is produced by PDUB The Producer and it features San Francisco native K-Buck. It has quickly became a fan favorite. “Bright Lights Fast Living” was directed by Teddy…

K.FLAY DROPS NEW SINGLE “HIGH ENOUGH” TODAY

Hot on the heels of her SOLD OUT U.S. headlining tour, rising alt-pop/hip-hop artist K.Flay has released her brand new single, “High Enough” today. Lifted from her highly anticipated sophomore album “Every Where Is Some Where,” due out on April 7th 2017 via Night Street / Interscope Records. “High Enough” is available now on all…