Category: FEATURES

Feature stories and artist interviews

Alice Jemima Shares Video For “No Diggity”

Just ahead of the release of her debut LP Alice Jemima, that is due out March 3rd, 2017 via Sunday Best, English singer Alice Jemima is thrilled to share the artful video for her viral cover of Blackstreet’s iconic track “No Diggity”. Watch it HERE. The single, which appears on her debut self-titled album, was…

Lillie Mae Unveils Jack White Produced Album

Third Man Records has announced the extraordinary new album from Nashville-based singer-songwriter-musician Lillie Mae. FOREVER AND THEN SOME arrives worldwide on Friday, April 14th and is available for pre-order now, with all digital pre-orders receiving an instant download of the album’s wistful first single, “Over The Hill and Through The Woods,” which was also released…

GOJIRA DEBUT OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO FOR “THE CELL”

Gojira have debuted the official music video for “The Cell,” which is featured on their critically adored new LP, MAGMA. The video, directed by Drew Cox, sees Gojira delivering a pummeling and dynamic performance captured by a thermal-imaging camera. The official video for “The Cell” is streaming now on Gojira’s YouTube channel. http://www.gojira-music.com/ Next month…

Connor Byers “Like Oh” Video

For many artists, 15 years old is about the time that they start taking their first steps towards their dreams of being in the spotlight. If you’re Connor Byers, however, you’re already well on your way at the age of 15. His first EP was the four song LOCKED, which quickly built up a legion…

SOFIA CARSON UNVEILS STUNNING VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE “BACK TO BEAUTIFUL”

Muti-hyphenate Sofia Carson recently unveiled her newest single, “Back To Beautiful” featuring Alan Walker and now she follows with a stunning accompanying video. Directed by Emil Nava (Ed Sheeran, Calvin Harris), the clip begins as Carson walks onto a desolate stage in a shimmering gown, and follows her through the historic Los Angeles Theatre before…

NSFW: MO3 DIGS DEEP FOR “WHAT SHE SAID” VISUAL

While the digital age has ushered in brand new ways for artists to sell and promote their music, Dallas rapper Mo3’s music is literally flying off the shelves the old-fashioned way; people are copping it at their local mom & pop. Not impressed? Well, Mo3 has been charting on several Billboard Charts for months now…

Daybreak Embrace Release Official Music Video for “The Moment”

South Florida based Alternative Rock/Metal band Daybreak Embrace has released the Official Music Video for their newest single, “The Moment.” Utilizing footage from their performance at Woodstock Poland 2016, “The Moment” was self-filmed and includes live stage shots as well as behind the scenes moments. “The Moment” is a tribute to the fans and family…

Belgium’s SX Share “Vision” From New Album ‘Alphabet’

Today, February 21st, Stefanie Callebaut and Benjamin Desmet, collectively known as SX, release the first single “Vision” off their upcoming album Alphabet. Singing “you can’t see through my heart / we’re all sentiments,” SX opens the conversation about the perception of beauty and our abilities to see beyond the surface. Inspired by the philosophy of…

Rickie Lee Jones & Madeleine Peyroux Release Politically Charged Video

On the eve of their first ever tour together,Rickie Lee Jones & Madeleine Peyroux have released a politically charged video that addresses women’s rights along with a host of human rights issues to accompany their newly recorded cover of David Essex’s “Rock On”. Jones’ note when the video was posted read as follows: “Standing up…

The Dead Daisies Video “Song And A Prayer”

Riveting Hard Rockers The Dead Daisies have just dropped their captivating new single “Song And A Prayer,” just prior to kicking off their massive six-week joint-headline UK and European Tour with The Answer. http://www.thedeaddaisies.com/ A short film, reflecting the poignant story behind the lyrics of “Song And A Prayer,” the fourth single to be taken…

Astro Tan ‘Canary’ Album Stream Premiere @skopemag

Astro Tan is a Psychedelic R&B three-piece out of Portland, OR. The trio hail from opposing corners of the continent; calling rural Pennsylvania, urban Seattle, and remote Alaska their homes, respectively. Perhaps their trans-continental allows for what is a genre-bending songbook that places foot in no strict stylistic camp. Primary songwriting responsibilities oscillate between Sam…

BBERLAY “Brassy” Video

Introducing the Detroit-born, Brooklyn-based Brassy icon, Bberlay. Her new video + single, “BRASSY” works as an unapologetic statement of intent, kicking the door in for a new generation of ghetto-tech and B-more Club music-inspired rap for the counter-culture. Visually, Bberlay is high fashion with a street edge, rocking teeny-tiny poom poom shorts & her signature…

Berlin-Based Electro Pop Artist Solarrio’s “Hopeless”

Filmed in Seoul, South Korea, the captivating video for “Hopeless” depicts a much too brief international affair as buzzing Berlin electronic popster Solarrio searches for, finds, and then loses the young and lovely object of his affection. Of all the mesmerizing music and achingly sincere lyrics written by Solarrio, “Hopeless” is possibly the most emotional…

Opin Shares “Flee”

Opin began life in tumult at the end of an engagement and an abrupt relocation. After a month spent traveling between couches, Landis Wine set up a small recording interface on the bed in the room he was renting that spring. He began to work on songs that were markedly different from those in his…

Ricky Lee Video “Looking For America”

Chances are you’ve never heard of Altoona, Pennsylvania. Nestled in the center of the state amongst the Appalachian Mountains, it’s the kind of town that folks like to talk about as a prop for stump speeches and often times relegated to a statistic about jobs, income, and red vs. blue. But spend a little time…

LIA MARIE JOHNSON’S NEW TRACK “COLD HEART KILLER”

“Cold Heart Killer,” the brand new track from singer, actress, and YouTube creator Lia Marie Johnson, is out today and available via all digital service providers. The sumptuous, trip-hop laced ballad evokes late night longings for an ex, despite one’s better judgment. Lia co-wrote the song with producer Matias Gabriel Mora, co-producer Mia Gabriella Minichiello…

Dylan Bernard Video “Flames”

Dylan Bernard was bit by the music bug at an early age. When his mother placed his him in a church choir at the age of four he instantly fell in love. Sadly, he lost his mother a few years later and the musical spirit she instilled in him went dormant. This kind of talent,…

NAV + The Weeknd Team Up For “Some Way”

Today, rapper and producer NAV has announced his debut mixtape, NAV. The self-titled project is set for release on Friday, February 24, 2017 at all DSPs. Leading up to the announcement, yesterday NAV shared the first song from the project, “Some Way” featuring The Weeknd. The rising star has also announced today that he has…

BRAND-NEW SINGLE FROM KYGO WITH SELENA GOMEZ “IT AIN’T ME”

“It Ain’t Me,” the new single from Kygo with Selena Gomez, is out now on Interscope Records / Ultra Records. The song is available for digital download and streaming via all participating digital retailers. “It Ain’t Me,” a stand-alone track, is the first song since Kygo’s acclaimed 2016 debut Cloud Nine. Producer, musician, songwriter, DJ…

Con New Video “Free Dreams”

We are excited to bring you Con and his newest video, “Free Dreams.” Venturing into solo artistry for the first time in his musical career, Con is a killer, imaginative voice coming straight out of the St. Louis music scene. With his honest, merciless lyrics that deliver a deep and serious message backed behind a…

Soley Shares Radiant Track “Never Cry Moon”

Back with her third solo album, Sóley’s new LP Endless Summer arrives worldwide on May 5th, 2017 via Morr Music. Written over the period of one year together with her long-time friend and collaborator Albert Finnbogason, the new full-length sees the acclaimed musician from Iceland explore the more optimistic, sun-drenched corners of her songwriting. Listen…

J La Rae Feat. Jenni Price “Touch Me”

J La Rae releases his fun electronic track “Touch Me” featuring fellow the lyrics of fellow The AM bandmate Jenni Price just in time for Valentine’s Day! “Touch Me” is a great dance floor track with elements of trap and future bass. The track and Price’s voice are sexy, sensual, and playfully enticing. Best known…

Pieta Brown Teams Up With Calexico on New Song “In The Light”

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Pieta Brown will release her new album Postcards on March 10th via Lustre Records. True to its name, Postcards explores the role of distance and isolation through collaboration in which Brown enlisted a guest artist for each track via mail. Today, she released “In The Light” which she wrote while in a Santa…

Rosalee New “Hmmm” Video

St. George, Utah. Population: 80,000. Though home to some of the world’s most beautiful terrain, nestled equidistant between Grand Canyon and Zion National Parks, it is not quite known for a bustling art community. It was home, however, to the exceptionally talented and ambitious Rosalee, an R&B/Soul/Funk singer who is the embodiment of the belief…

Brooke Moriber New Single “Up All Night”

Singer/songwriter, rocker, and Broadway sensation Brooke Moriber is turning up the heat with her first release of 2017! Having just performed at “Former Broadway Kids, All Grown Up!” event in New York City sharing songs and stories while reliving her days on the Broadway stage, she’ll be releasing her dreamy new single and video for…

SONNY DEBUT SINGLE ‘’PRINCESS’’

Introducing Sonny, the 17-year-old singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist stepping up to become the UK’s finest soul singer-songwriter. His stirring potential emanates through debut offering ‘Princess’. The soulful ballad, produced by Rum And Bug production team, showcases Sonny’s ability to amalgamate throwback and retro influences and create a beautifully fused modern soundscape of indie, folk, soul and…

Lawless Hearts Video “All My Troubles”

Lawless Hearts continues their blitzkrieg of pure, classic, hard rock and roll with their latest hit, “All My Troubles,” from their newest album, Bring Me The Enemy. Combine the ostensibly bohemian, beatnik lifestyle indicative of a more spiritual presence than most people align with typical rock music, that the band abides by with their merciless,…

Leggacy Releases Video “We All Got Problems”

Captivating alternative rap recording artist, Leggacy of Atlanta, GA recently finalized an international distribution deal with Uniscope Distribution & Brand Services and released his hit single, We All Got Problems worldwide on January 16, 2017. https://www.instagram.com/iamleggacy/ Get the single on iTunes: http://apple.co/2j0WKCT The artist seeks your support of his revolution by downloading the song, watching…

Day Day King Video “West Coast 4 Life”

Samoan rap star, Dathan Lui widely known as Day Day King is the originator of the legendary West Coast Alliance Tour and former member of the Krook City Bloods. His July 29, 2016 hit single release, West Coast 4 Life charted for nearly three months into the first quarter of 2017 on DRT’s Top 125…

Amir Higher “I Am Ready” Ft. EVS Video

Amir Higher creates infectious dance pop and his newest video for “I Am Ready” is undeniable proof that he is a stellar talent just waiting for his big break. That time might be now. Since his earliest days he has been a fixture behind the piano, perfecting his songwriting and performance skills. His early successes…

MIRANDA LAMBERT RELEASES NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “WE SHOULD BE FRIENDS”

Vanner Records/RCA Records Nashville GRAMMY Award-winner Miranda Lambert released her new music video today for her song “We Should Be Friends.” The music video was shot in Watertown, TN and once again, Lambert tapped video-director Trey Fanjoy to oversee the fun that ensues within the confines of a small town beauty parlor. The video that…

Hotei “Walking Through The Night” ft. Iggy Pop Video

Japanese superstar Hotei has just released the video for his new single ‘Walking Through The Night’, which features the iconic Iggy Pop on vocals. 2016 marks Hotei’s 35th anniversary in music and to celebrate this milestone, Hotei has been touring Japan extensively including over 50 live dates ranging from intimate club shows, to a free…

MOSIMANN Releases Music Video for “Never Let You Go”

Following the release of his highly-anticipated single, MOSIMANN has debuted the music video for “Never Let You Go,” out now on Parlophone France / Warner . Featuring the vocals of Joe Cleere, “Never Let You Go” is an intense and emotive ballad inspired by the feelings of love and heartbreak. The music video carries this…

MIRIAM TAMAR DEBUTS NEW SINGLE “FIREDANCE”

Part love song and part fearless rallying cry, Miriam Tamar’s debut single, “Firedance,” is a captivating preview of the singer/songwriter’s new EP of the same name, available on February 10th. With lyrics that tell the story of her own artistic and humanitarian metamorphosis, Miriam assembles driving African percussion atop electronic beats to create a musical…

HELEN SHANAHAN ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE + VIDEO ‘I ONLY HIDE’

Helen Shanahan has today announced the release of her stirring new single, I Only Hide, out February 17. In I Only Hide, Helen offers considerate comfort to those who suffer from anxiety; a comfort that only true empathy can provide. The song is fittingly accompanied by an honest and heartfelt video, featuring the pertinent storyline…

SPiN “Dig Your Own Grave” New Video

Carrying the flag of epic rock songwriters like Queen, The Cars, and Muse, Philadelphia staples SPiN have landed praise across all mediums including radio, charts, TV and film, and a healthy amount of glowing press. Their newest release, “Dig Your Own Grave,” comes from the new EP Meant To Rise. It’s a hard crashing rocker…

Emily Zuzik “Alone” Video

Where does a bio for Emily Zuzik start? With so many accolades under her belt, there are so many options. Should it be about her wide variety of past endeavors like SF act Sexfresh, Burning Man’s Funkmobile, the NYC cover act Aki is the Glue, Stax Records soul band The Get It! and more? Or…

The Moonlandingz Share Tender ‘The Strangle Of Anna’

The Moonlandingz are the semi-fictional psych-pop group put together by Sheffield’s practical electronics wizards and analogue taxidermists, The Eccentronic Research Council (Adrian Flanagan and Dean Honer) and Fat White Family’s Lias Saoudi and Saul Adamczewski. ‘The Strangle of Anna’ is a warm and tender pop duet, featuring everyone’s hero of the hour ‘Johnny Rocket’ (aka…

Tremble “Want Me To Want Me” Video

A shared appetite for the seminal trip-hop sounds of the 90s was the driving force behind for the creation of Tremble. It began with a chance encounter between Kelly Sweet, heralded by USA Today as one of the music world’s “up and coming serious female singers,” and songwriter/producer/musicians Haywire (Miley Cyrus) and Ajax (Perry Farrell,…

MANSIONZ RELEASES NEW SINGLE “RICH WHITE GIRLS”

The newly formed unique duo, mansionz, released their follow up catchy single “Rich White Girls” today, which is now available on all digital platforms via Island Records. “Rich White Girls” follows in the footsteps of their soulful and NSFW debut single “STFU” and continues in the same playful tongue-in-cheek style. mansionz is the brand new…