@skopemag News For October 10, 2018 @ 8 am est

Avonlea Releases Stunning Visual For “Again” Via ArtClub/Atlantic Records

Today, rising singer-songwriter Avonlea releases the music video for her latest track “Again,” off of her forthcoming self-penned project 10 2 17 (Art Club/Atlantic) set for release next month. The song and video has critics raving with Billboard calling it a “stunning visual…bringing viewers an emotional and heartbreaking depiction of Avonlea’s intense message,” and L’Officiel USA praising, “Avonlea’s lo-fi beats, easy pop hooks, and haunting voice are the definition of mellow millennial pop.”

Pavo Pavo Share New Track “Mystery Hour” || Announce New Album ‘Mystery Hour’ Out 1/25/ On Bella Union

Following the success of their critically-heralded debut album Young Narrator In The Breakers, Pavo Pavo are pleased to today announce news of their forthcoming sophomore album Mystery Hour that will see release on 1/25 through Bella Union. In addition to this news they have also debuted the album’s title track and its poignant visuals on Gorilla vs. Bear.

DJ Muggs x Roc Marciano share new video

On the heels of the recent announcement of DJ Muggs x Roc Marciano’s forthcoming album KAOS, due out on October 19th via Soul Assassins Records, the duo have returned with another new song and video for “White Dirt”. Directed by Muggs, watch both artists mobbing in New York in the sinister black and white video below.

Mutual Benefit Shares Video For “Come To Pass” || ‘Thunder Follows The Light’ Out Now On Transgressive Records

Director Gabriel Gomez comments of the video: “I wanted to honor both the song’s sonic aesthetics & message. When Jordan and I spoke about the lyrics & the overall narrative, we discussed the notion of relying on the past for answers about the future. History obviously holds wisdom, but it can also act as a tethering for progress. Ultimately, sometimes it’s just as important to let go. I wanted to take those ideas and turn them into a simple, visually-satisfying story featuring a person actively trying to free themselves of the past. And a very wise dog. There’s a lot of really dark shit on our screens these days and I just wanted to make something somewhat whimsical, but with a soulful narrative that everyone can relate to.”

EVOKEN: Revolver Debuts “Ceremony Of Bleeding” From Long-Running Death/Funeral Doom Legion

“The long-running, New Jersey staple has established an impressive legacy thus far of subtly melodic brutality, anchored on the guitar and drum work of original members John Paradiso and Vince Verkay. Just like the band’s sound, EVOKEN efforts are never rushed – their last album dropped in 2012 – which is probably the reason why each have been so compelling and well-crafted.” — Revolver

Apollo Brown & Joell Ortiz Release New Single “Reflections”

Today Ambrosia For Heads premiered the newest single from Apollo Brown & Joell Ortiz titled “Reflection.” the melancholy soul soaked track lays the foundation for Joell to reflect on everything from his earlier street life to Slaughterhouse and the music business in general, told from the side of the Hudson River.