Month: November 2016

Frank Shiner – ‘Please Come Home for Christmas’

I know a lot of people who don’t even like holiday tunes. They dislike the hackneyed, clichéd invocations of emotion, the predictable revisiting of familiar tropes divorced from any sort of transforming effect, and how the lyrical content seems to boil down everything into simple-minded emotions. They object to the unrelenting romanticism and sentimentality that…

ILANA ARMIDA UNVEILS EP DETAILS FOR ‘IRIDESCENT FLOWER CHILD’

Pop/R&B singer, Ilana Armida is gearing up to unleash her debut EP Iridescent Flower Child due out January 13, 2016. Always wanting to entertain and perform, Armida 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.…

TEMPLE INVISIBLE REVEAL BRAND NEW VIDEO FOR ‘BREATHE’

‘Breathe’ is the new single by Temple Invisible. In a year since setting out Temple Invisible (Irina Bucescu, Costas Ivanov) have gained real momentum and marked themselves out as one of the Romanian’s most promising exports. Previous singles ‘Disappearance’, ‘Everything From Above’ or ‘Anima’ have already been supported by Mark Ryan, Charlie Ashcroft & Shell…

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…

JOSHUA HATKINS VIDEO “TIME TO WASTE”

Joshua Hatkins began penning rhymes at 16 and hasn’t stopped since. This story might sound somewhat unremarkable, but while most artists strive to emulate their idols, the rising Portland, OR rapper has worked hard to carve out a lane all his own. With an impressive and completely unique sound that lands somewhere between the realms…

DREAMERS DEBUT LP STREAM

The much anticipated debut album release from LA-based DREAMERS, titled “This Album Does Not Exist” is out today from Fairfax Recordings/Hollywood Records. Led by singles, “Sweet Disaster” and “DRUGS”, DREAMERS pits the party and the paranoia of escapism in effortlessly tight, three-minute tunes. Though the songs and delivery are spot on and seamless- one wouldn’t…

Jemima James – ‘When You Get Old’

Jemima James, thanks to some unexpected turns of fate, is able to follow up her debut album At Longview Farm with its successor, When You Get Old, at the same time. The latter is a thirteen song effort that revisits a couple of tracks from At Longview Farm but, otherwise, resolutely puts its best foot…

Magic Music – ‘Self Titled’

Magic Music’s debut album comes forty years after the band first formed. The talented unit first constituted in 1969 failed to release a studio album during their seven year run and didn’t actually begin recording their first release until recent history. The original driving forces behind the project added more members, some died, and they’ve…

MOTHER MOTHER RELEASE DEBUT SINGLE “LOVE STUCK”

Critically lauded alt-rock band Mother Mother have announced their return with the release of “Love Stuck,” the first single from their upcoming new studio album No Culture to be released on February 10 via Def Jam Recordings. The band is now premiering the lyric video online. Co-produced by Brian Howes, Ryan Guldemond and Jason “JVP”…

TOVE LO RELEASES NEW VIDEO FOR “TRUE DISASTER”

Critically acclaimed, Grammy®-nominated multi-platinum artist Tove Lo, who has surpassed Spotify’s 1 billion-stream plateau, releases a new video today for “True Disaster”. “True Disaster” is the second single off of her brand new album LADY WOOD (released October 28th via Island Records), which scored a Top 10 albums chart debut. “True Disaster” is one of…

BRIT ROCK TRIO RAYNE STREAM NEW SINGLE ‘SUBJECT A’

Sunderland (UK) based indie/electro/alt rock outfit ‘RAYNE’ drop news that their latest single ‘Subject A’ is available to stream for free. Taken from their highly anticipated ‘Complex By Design’ album, the track showcases the trio’s distinctive love for epic song arrangements, anthemic hook-lines, synth grooves and guitar driven rock creations. With well over one year…

TKAY MAIDZA VIDEO “SIMULATION”

Tkay Maidza today unleashes the official video for tropical dancefloor anthem “Simulation”; the second official single to be released from her debut album TKAY, which is out now via Downtown / Interscope Records. The playful video, which premiered via Fader was filmed in Los Angeles during Tkay’s most recent US tour and directed by duo…

Charity Ekeke – ‘She’

Charity Ekeke’s “She” radiates with hope and light. These joyous arrangements work wonders. Effortlessly bringing together tender melodies, jubilant infectious grooves the entire album is simply stunning. Vocals add to the overall celebratory spirit that dominates the proceedings. Lyrics emphasize a positivity that can help to change a life. Indeed, there is such a great…

BLOOM TWINS “SET US FREE” NEW SINGLE

Sister act Bloom Twins, have unveiled their new single ‘Set Us Free’. The track is another perfect example of their ‘dark pop’, offering up haunting dual vocals set against pulsating electro beats. Talking of the new single, the girls say; “This track we co-wrote with the amazing and talented Fiona Bevan and Max McElligott. It…

Ira Sharma

Prodigies are always impressive to encounter. There are some who come to talent from a long process of practice and instruction. They are born with the necessary gifts, but they are talents requiring a measure of coaxing into development. Other talents, however, are seemingly born fully formed and their skill level outstrips their peers with…

Ricardo Alves – ‘Hope’

Ricardo Alves’ full length ambient album Hope is an evocative fourteen track effort. Despite the fact that it is instrumental, Alves’ compositions are atmospheric but never self-indulgent. They also make excellent use of dynamics and flow nicely from assertive to more quiet passages without ever losing their way. The song titles are instructive about what…

Christine Saadé – Get Together (Ft. Twisted Dee)

Christine Saadé’s foray into dance pop on her new single “Get Together” features the talents of DJ/producer Twisted Dee and joins the previous recordings from Saadé as among the finest modern examples of how an artist can work serious themes into musical genres long mistaken as exclusively disposable. The aims of dance pop are, typically,…

NICKY ROMERO VIDEO “TAKE ME” FEAT COLTON AVERY

Taking a break from his ambitious video trilogy project, Nicky Romero has unleashed the brand new “Take Me” video, featuring Colten Avery. With over a million views in its first week, this adventurous clip is one of beautiful cinematography and mesmerizing visuals. The first two chapters of the trilogy, “Lighthouse” and “Future Funk,” followed the…

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…

MANAGE MUSICIANS FOR A CAREER

Are you currently in a job that you are tired of? Are you looking for a fresh and exciting challenge in your life? If this is the case, there are certainly many fields you can try your hand at. If you are a music lover, you might want to get involved in the music industry…

Professor B and the Army of Love – ‘Tough Times’

Professor B and the Army of Love create a perfect mellow atmosphere in the chilled-out vibes of “Tough Times”. Lyrics have a strong sense of optimism as they focus on trying to create a better, sweeter world. Sometimes these lyrics emphasize on how bad things are and what can be done to create a sense…

MOUSE ON THE KEYS “EARACHE”

Formed in 2006 and combining elements of classical, jazz and electronic with the urgency of math-rock, hardcore and heavy metal, Japanese instrumental trio mouse on the keys defy categorization. Based in Tokyo, the group consists of two former members of influential Japanese underground band, Nine Days Wonder: Akira Kawasaki and Atsushi Kiyota, as well as…

NACHO LONDONO “ABIERTOS”

“‘Abiertos’ is inspired by those restless nights when your head is spinning a thousand miles per hour. You stop and think about the love that surrounds you, about your fears and triumphs, and what is left to go and explore,” adds Londoño. Final is a fusion of musical influences; an alternative-experimental pop production with brushstrokes…

ASHLEY LEONE “TALK”

Philadelphia born Pop/R&B artist Ashley Leone has released her newest single, “Talk.” The standalone single is a follow-up to her debut EP, SugarCoated, released last May and was produced by Kevin Rooney. “‘Talk is about the ones who are literally, all talk, with no substance to their words,” says Leone. “I wrote the song after…

ALEX DI LEO “WAKING UP” VIDEO

Like many stellar artists before him, Alex Di Leo had to let go of everything he had known and created in order to find his true voice. His journey began as a part of the reputable South Florida rock band Wyld Fly. It was an enlightening and rewarding journey, but the time had arrived for…

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…

QUALITY HOME CARE AND ASSISTED LIVING HOUSTON FOR SENIORS

Many people want to be able to remain at home if they can and some seniors enjoy the privacy of receiving professional care in their homes. Home care allows people to access assistance for their daily tasks while living in a home that they are familiar and comfortable with. Home care services vary and depend…

RedBelt – ‘Beautiful Surround’

The Milwaukee based four piece RedBelt seamlessly blends together a number of musical styles into an unique brew. Alternative rock, Americana, some pop punk leanings, and a smattering of classic rock come together over the course of the thirteen songs on their debut Beautiful Surround and fit quite nicely without any rough patches where the…

Martin X. Petz – ‘Broken Man’

Coming off the heels of a remarkable string of recording successes, Martin X. Petz emerges again with a new release entitled Broken Man that’s sure to continue that run of artistic achievement. There’s nine songs on the new album, including one revisited from a previous effort, and the collection hangs together as an unified lyrical…

Christina Rubino – ‘Godspeed and Guns’

Christina Rubino’s “Godspeed and Guns” shows off her impeccable storytelling abilities. Over the course of the song she creates a stunning arrangement. With elements of Americana, indie rock, and a hint of the cinematic, the song unfurls quite elegantly. Attention to detail means that the song is filled with an unusual amount of detail, from…

The Other Life – ‘Happiness’

With a strong sense of play, the Other Life’s “Happiness” harks back to the halcyon days of early house. Layer upon layer of sound are expertly arranged to create a vast sea of sound. Aptly named the song permeates with a sense of exploration and wonder with the world. Over the course of the track…

GUIDELINES FOR EARNING MONEY

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HOW ENTERTAINMENT AND SMART DNS TECHNOLOGY NEED EACH OTHER

Having access to the entertainment you love is an important part of the world you live in. You work hard and when you are relaxing, you want to enjoy every second of your downtime that you can. This means that when it is time to relax, you hope to have no glitches or stumbling blocks…

MILANA MAY VIDEO “CRAZY BOY”

Milana May is an unconventional singer-songwriter/producer from Siberia, Russia. Described as “The Siberian Icebreaker” she broke through all resistance, limitations and old programming and gave birth to her own current innovative sound that blends different kinds of dance music music with a shamanic, mystical, raw, lore vibe. Likewise, her lyrics are multilayered, melding the lifestyle…

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…

Django Mack – ‘Round’ Christmas

San Francisco based singer/songwriter Django Mack has drawn praise from virtually every quarter for his deft mix of traditional Americana music, imaginative arrangements, and powerful lyrical content. His latest release, “’Round Christmas”, paired with an accompanying B-side “Big Black Dog”, might initially strike listeners as typical Yuletide themed fare. Even a single listen will demonstrate,…

Jemima James – ‘At Longview Farm’

Great granddaughter of noted American spiritualist William James and great grand-niece of American novelist Henry James, Jemima James certainly has always possessed an impeccable artistic pedigree, but the story of how she has finally arrived on the scene is far more remarkable than her lineage. Team Love, a record label formed by songwriter Conor Oberst…

Kelly McGrath – ‘You and Me Today’

The first single from Kelly McGrath’s pending fourth studio release, “You and Me Today”, continues the ongoing blossoming that McGrath’s songwriting has underwent since her 2007 debut release Fingerprints. This song tackles the weightiest subject of all – death and our response to the loss of a close family member. McGrath doesn’t betray a hint…

Souleye – ‘Follow Your Heart’

One of the most important genre-crossing talents in the hip hop scene for some years now, Souleye has earned a much deserved reputation as one of the most forward thinking lyricists and performers working in hip-hop today. His latest single release, “Follow Your Heart”, continues building on the virtues of his earlier work without any…