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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 collision between Syd Barret, The Kinks and Tame Impala. TETHRA Introduce Their Upcoming Album With The Video ‘The Groundfeeder’ Tethra come at you hard and…

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 independently. The record — which vocalist/multi-instrumentalist/songwriter Alec Ounsworth wrote entirely by himself— received widespread critical acclaim and was named one of “The 50 Most Important…

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 and a major departure for NeroArgento with a spicy taster from his upcoming solo album. The video is equally genre unspecific, with imagery to confuse…

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 took her talents with her to college where she enrolled in Florida Atlantic University’s Commercial Music Business program. During her tenure at FAU, Armida took…

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 – with ambitions of stardom, as they navigate the cut-throat music business. Created by Lee Daniels (Empire) and Tom Donaghy (The Whole Truth), STAR features original…

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 very own homegrown fest will take place from Friday, June 2nd through Sunday, June 4th on beautiful Randall’s Island Park. Featuring performances from Tool (the…

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, 2017. The title track showcases Vitne’s ability to hook the listener almost immediately with irresistible melodies and strong vocals, developing into an introspective, atmospheric hard…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 3, 2017

Day Of The Doors To Be Proclaimed In Los Angeles On January 4 For Band’s 50th Anniversary 50 years to the day of the release of their debut album, January 4 will be proclaimed “Day Of The Doors” in the city of Los Angeles. The proclamation will be made Los Angeles City Councilmember Mike Bonin…

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 Top 200 Chart. This is the second time the quintet has topped the chart (their self-titled album debuted #1 in 2015). The album has been…

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 and music from the heart in hip hop which is something that’s been missing. The project is the process and the title is my statement.…

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 Flying Microtonal Banana. The band’s first LP of 2017, Flying Microtonal Banana will be released on February 24th. The Melbourne-based band plans to release five…

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 track is lifted from his double album; “Day of the Guiding Light / Followed by the shadow”. OptiMystic has been manifesting dreams, making connections and…

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 CEO and Universal Music Group won a Motion for Summary Judgment in the United States District Court for the Central District of California in a…

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 since her 2014 release Tribal, ended her marriage of eighteen years. “Call Me” is among the most autobiographical songs May has written, with Burnett noting,…

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 he does respond. If Halfway To Heaven was the story of a young man in the clutches of all it means to be wild, and…

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 their third and final single. “Mercy,” out now for free download via their label imprint Magic Magic, tells the story of a heart yearning for…

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 rhythm’s, serve up a tasty cocktail that’s sure to leave you with a sore head and a vague recollection of what could’ve been the night…

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, 2017 release date through Average Joes Entertainment and will feature the Moonshine Bandits collaborating with heavyweights Uncle Kracker, legendary country songwriter David Allan Coe, country…

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 countries in the first 24 hours of its release and became the #1 trending topic worldwide on Twitter. It also topped the Shazam chart in…

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, legendary rocker DEE SNIDER is now showing his support for the thousands of men and women at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota…

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 of their second single titled “Like A Nightmare” off of their forthcoming debut album set to release in late January 2017. The band will embark…

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 Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, all for album track “7 Years.” The nominations round out a remarkable year for the Danish band, led by vocalist Lukas…

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.” Exclusively premiering with The Big Takeover, the retro video creates a series of flashbacks on how a nice nerd turned in a life of booksmarts…

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. The “24K Magic” singer and his band The Hooligans were styled in Tommy Hilfiger tuxedos. Tune in on December 5th to watch his incredible performance!…

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 Closer to Relevance. Song Premiere: The Workhorse III – “Holy Roller” Siya – “Nights B4 You” As the temperature outside drops, so do inhibitions. Tapping…

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 in the release of the truly epic new single ‘Surrender’.. Formerly known as Empire Divide, the band fronted by Niall were critically praised for their…

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 tracks alongside two fantastic remixes. Karim started his musical career in the early 1990’s singing and acting in theatre while also learning the piano and…

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, frenetic guitar riffs and a swarm of blurred hair. Their debut album will hit stores in spring 2017, and until then they are going out…

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 Dance music scene and it is clear to see why. Having released on with A-List imprints like Enormous Tunes, Pornostar Records, PP Music and Area…

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” in the movie The Everglades Killings, directed by Ben Wilder. The movie premiered last week in NYC at the Cinepolis Chelsea Theater 8 @ the…

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 game, which will begin shooting next month in Miami’s Wynwood, Little Havana, and Little Haiti neighborhoods. The screenplay, written by Paul Taegel and Jose Daniel…

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 interview with you and Taboo, the multi-Grammy Award winning artist and founder of the Black Eyed Peas on his truly inspiring and never before told…

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 of their critically acclaimed 41-city headlining U.S. Popestar tour, which included sold out shows from coast to coast. Brooklyn Vegan raved “They are unquestionably the…

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 Squire from YES, has released their first new album in several years! On their new release “No Spare Planet”, the band has championed a unique…

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 Gibbz said, “Bright Lights was the first track written for the record. It’s about a night out with friends on whatever drugs you can find.…