@skopemag News For October 11, 2018 @ 9 am est


Today, Australian twin beat-makers Cosmo’s Midnight share the video for their track “Talk To Me” Feat. Tove Styrke which is included on their recently released debut album What Comes Next via Nite High/Sony Music Australia/RCA Records. The video takes place within their Inner West Sydney family home and chronicles Cosmo’s quest to save his forgotten house party plans via a “Talk To Me” service. The guest list features a party crew of a number of Australian stars including Touch Sensitive, Nina Las Vegas, Tyde Levi, Tkay Maidza, UV boi فوقبنفسجي, Young Franco, Asta, FlexMami, Basenji, Ryan Hemsworth, Woodes and Maribelle.

Gentleman’s Dub Club Drops New Single “Stardust”

After this past summer’s acclaimed project with The Nextmen, Gentleman’s Dub Club return with the hotly anticipated album, Lost In Space. True connoisseurs of blending influences from genres such as dub, reggae, ska, bass culture, jazz, and everything in between, the band has adopted a futuristic tone as they continue their mission to discover the ultimate bassline. Pre-orders for the record launch on October 5th with first single, ‘Stardust,’ while the album itself will be fully released January 25th, 2019.

Rock Eupora Release Indie Rock Anthem “People In My Head”

This song is autobiographical and the initial idea stemmed from a conversation I had with my aunt. She was asking about my job and when I told her about my music project and day job at the restaurant, she started making light of my “music career”. While the tone of the song is comical and at times tongue-in-cheek, it also presents an overall message of encouragement in a sort of punk rock way. It’s an anthem for the creative type if you will.

Mozzy – “Thugz Mansion” ft. Ty Dolla $ign, YG

Mozzy links up with Ty Dolla $ign and YG for the song, “Thugz Mansion” to pay homage to Tupac Shakur on the 22nd anniversary since his untimely death. The trio serves up a visual for the third single off of Mozzy’s long-awaited album, Gangland Landlord. On the song, Ty Dolla $ign holds down the hook as he interpolates the original hook on 2Pac’s “Thugz Mansion” that was initially sung by J. Phoenix. Mozzy holds down the first verse before passing it over to YG. Ty Dolla $ign also holds down the bridge on the song as well.

Cage the Elephant Meets Jim Morrison New Single

Velvet Starlings is Christian Gisborne a 15 year-old indie rock singer/songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist. He is known for a powerful 60s era Eric Burdon influenced vocal style combined with a commanding stage presence. Velvet Starling’s unique performance style has invited media and industry insider comparisons to Jack White, Cage The Elephant, Alex Turner and Ty Segal. Grisborne’s early musical influences were The Beatles, The Who, The Doors, The Kinks and the Rolling Stones which is apparent in his music.

Rasputina’s Polly Panic announces new ‘Losing Form’ album (Tori Amos, PJ Harvey, Apocalyptica)

Polly Panic is Jenette Mackie, who wrote and recorded the 10 songs comprising this album in 2016-2017, sandwiching the process around time spent rehearsing and touring both coasts with her cello-driven band Rasputina, founded by Melora Creager and formerly including Zoë Keating and Julia Kent.

Billboard.com Hosts World Premiere of Universal Music/Island Records’ Johnny Orlando’s Music Video “Last Summer”

Shot in Toronto, the music video for “Last Summer” was directed by Aaron A who has worked with a variety of artists including Nelly Furtado and Alessia Cara. Orlando and his sister Darian worked closely with Aaron A and the entire creative team to develop a unique video treatment and key elements with included inviting fans to be a part of the experience and be a part of the video. The end result is 60 hand-selected fans playing Orlando’s friends and love interest and making memories and a video that will last a lifetime.

ARTIFICIAL SKY drop video for band new single EVOLVE

Stockholm based, modern metalcore sextet Artificial Sky return with their brand new video Evolve. A track that delivers punchy riffs, huge choruses and crushing grooves! The track touches on being aware of how we use our resources and continue to poison our planet. The single is officially released TODAY!

SHLOMI ASH is set to release new single “Wake Up”

Shlomi Ash is preparing to release his second single “Wake Up” this month. The track is a guitar-driven energetic pop-rock track, Somewhat built around the quote “the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing” (JFK).

Steelism Release Video For “Re-Member” Ahead of Tour Dates with My Morning Jacket’s Carl Broemel

This month, the Nashville-based instrumental duo of guitarist Jeremy Fetzer and pedal steel player Spencer Cullum, together known as Steelism, will hit the road continuing a national tour with Carl Broemel of My Morning Jacket. The band are opening all shows and also performing as Broemel’s backing band. Find a full list of tour dates below.

VRWRK splice 90s rave decadence & UK garage on excellent ‘Fools’

Speaking on ‘Fools’, which layers cutting futuristic synths and longing vocals, the track is ‘about feeling alone in crowded spaces, and leaving the room for a moment in a loud place to be in your own head,’ vocalist Salem Khazali says.

Lights On Moscow share new single

Lights on Moscow is a collaboration between Justin Lockey (Editors/ Minor Victories/ Mastersystem) and Hazel Wilde (Lanterns On The Lake)

The pair were living near one another in Newcastle when the songs took shape. However, the creative journey they shared began years before, where the duo originally performed the songs during a trip to New York. In the intermittent years, neither were in the right head space to release the music. Only now, years later do they feel comfortable sharing their music with the world.