@skopemag News For September 25, 2018 @ 7 PM EST

Katie Garibaldi New Single “Safe and Warm (Lullaby for Jesus)”

New Music: K. Sparks – Midnight Drive (Produced By: Kurser)

Midnight Drive is the fourth single from K. Sparks collaborative album with French Producer Kurser entitled Note To Self. The album contains a combination of live instrumentation and collaborations with various musicians from several locations. Fusions of Hip-Hop, Soul, and various genres can all be traced within various layers of the project. Artwork by street painter Rafael Mattey. Note To Self will be released on November 6th, 2018, and is now available for pre- order. Vinyl available soon.

Warbly Jets Share New “Shapeshifter” Video & Announce US Tour Dates

It’s been a busy year for Warbly Jets: the band released their debut S/T LP last fall, followed it with multiple worldwide tours (including dates opening for Liam Gallagher), and most recently, had their single “Alive” featured as the intro song to the new PS4 game Spider-Man (Marvel / Sony / Insomniac Games.) On the heels of the game’s release, they’re sharing a new video for their track “Shapeshifter” and announcing preliminary tour dates for 2019.

alt-R&B group Honors share ambient “Feel Better” video

Today, alternative R&B band Honors share the ambient new music video for their latest single “Feel Better”, which was recently featured on Spotify’s New Music Friday, Apple’s Best Of The Week, and playlists from Complex Magazine and CloudKid on YouTube, among others. The new video follows the band members on a winding car ride at dusk without any clear destination. It’s a visual that’s emblematic of the life of a musician, with endless turns and countless days on the road.

New Spell – Of Time: Part II EP

A therapist-in-training by day, Leanne Kelly — singer and songwriter for San Francisco based electro-pop duo New Spell — believes that music is powerful and healing. Considering it a force that can aid in the exploration of internal and external worlds, Kelly aims to write music that does just that. Alongside drummer Jacob Frautschi, New Spell talks relationship challenges, the digital age, mental health, and our ability to grow from our mistakes as time progresses.


Brooklyn-based, alternative metal/punk band DAD share their new single and music video “Road Soda,” a track off the band’s forthcoming record, due out early next year. Last week, Post-Trash exclusively premiered the track and Alt Citizen debuted the video. In anticipation of their debut full-length, DAD has shared two singles in the past few months – “Domesticate Me” and “Road Soda,” each with accompanying music videos – and will be playing select dates throughout the fall and winter. Keep an eye out on DAD’s upcoming release and tour dates – more details to be announced.

SHAED Graces The Cover of Spotify’s Indie Pop Playlist | “Melt” EP Out Now

Fresh off of last week’s SOLD OUT release show at Mercury Lounge in NYC and Friday’s release of the band’s new EP Melt, SHAED is thrilled to be featured as the cover artist on Spotify’s Indie Pop playlist (793k followers). The trio is gearing up for a second release show this week at DC’s Rock & Roll Hotel on September 29th. SHAED’s Melt EP is available for stream/purchase today (STREAM HERE) via all DSPs and you can check out the music video for their single “You Got Me Like” ft. snny HERE.

Parade Premieres Mayday Parade’s “Piece of Your Heart” Acoustic Video

Here’s a passionate acoustic version of “Piece of Your Heart” performed by Derek Sanders of Mayday Parade. The video concentrates this prolific rock band’s essence into an intense and moving piano and vocal arrangement that does get right to the heart of the song (pun intended!). The song is from their recently released album, Sunnyland, out now on Rise Records.

Exclusive Premiere: Watch Mayday Parade Perform an Acoustic ‘Piece of Your Heart’

New Release from Jaden Smith “Back On My Sh*t” on Darkroom/Interscope Records

Darkroom/ Interscope Records release “Back On My Sh*t” by Jaden Smith, available now on all digital platforms. The track was Zane Lowe’s “World Record” on Apple Music’s Beats 1 today. “Back On My Sh*t” will be featured on the soundtrack to the critically acclaimed new movie Skate Kitchen, in which Jaden stars, to be released this Friday, September 28, via Darkroom/Interscope Records. Featuring some of today’s most exciting artists, Skate Kitchen signifies a bold return to the iconic youth-film soundtracks of the ’80s and ’90s.

New Music: Jaden Smith – ‘BACK ON MY SH*T’


The single highlights Liron’s acclaimed songwriting roots – blending the poignant observation, self-reflective introspection and heartwrenching sadness that is the teenage mind. written and recorded back in 2014, when Liron was only 16 years old, 2 am is a ballad-style song filled with angst and heartbreak, the first of its kind for the Canadian Singer/Songwriter.

Hear a new Swirlies song from their tour-only EP, on tour now w/ NOTHING

Swirlies are currently on tour supporting Nothing – on these dates they will be selling the new 12″ EP Magic Strop: Tonight which features 5 songs from their Part-Time Punks Session for KXLU and two bonus tracks. The vinyl will only be available on these tour dates, but you can stream or download the EP now on bandcamp.

Glass Heart String Choir – Wildfires music video

Wildfires, their new single, is an exercise in perspective and perception. Singer/lyricist Ian Williams describes a time where he was hiking in the Rocky Mountains and stopped to photograph an aspen grove near an idyllic mountain lake. He was later discouraged to discover the pictures failed entirely to capture the moment in a way that was true to his memory; a small disappointment that let loose a flood of memories about how often what he feels has no quarter, and the rippling rings of inefficacy that follow.

Katie Garibaldi New Single “Safe and Warm (Lullaby for Jesus)”