@skopemag News For October 24, 2018 @ noon est

STIIR release new single ‘Luxury Butter’

North London four-piece STIIR have released their new single, ‘Luxury Butter’. An infectious blend of swelling synthesisers, shimmering guitars and silky vocals, the track flows seamlessly through laid-back verses and euphoric choruses, accompanied by lush vocal harmonies and sumptuous melodies.

TAMMA announces debut single ‘beat you down’

One of Australia’s most exciting pop newcomers, TAMMA, has today announced her glistening new single Beat You Down, out October 12. After a rough few years of loss and devastation for TAMMA, real name Tammy Martin, and her family, Beat You Down feels like a true triumph over hardship. TAMMA has also announced a happy-go-lucky video to accompany Beat You Down, directed by Damien Blue (Slow Pulp) and filmed at the iconic Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California and will celebrate the release of Beat You Down with a performance at Farouk’s Olive in Northcote on October 21.


The impressive MAXON has today announced her new single History, a powerful pop rock belter that reflects on a period of cyclic grieving, out November 9. After a long time perfecting and processing, MAXON has emerged fully formed with History – strong, unstoppable, and willing to burn bridges, if they need to be burnt. To accompany History, MAXON has also released an affecting video; one continuous shot that escapulates all the passion and fire that the song contains and she’ll be celebrating with an exclusive performance at the Paris Cat Jazz Club in Melbourne on November 22.

Joe Kaplow – ‘Allison’ single

Joe Kaplow has spent his fair share of time on the road. And despite having recently completed a two and a half month solo tour of the continental United States, the Santa Cruz, CA-based singer/songwriter is already preparing for his next trip.

David Allred teams up with Peter Broderick on new track ‘The Mirror of Time’

David Allred shares new song The Mirror of Time from his debut album with Erased Tapes titled The Transition — out November 2. Featuring Peter Broderick’s beautiful string arrangements and backing vocals, the new single is a contemplative ballad that finds David reflecting on his life and the inevitability of time passing.


New > Watch a new video to TSVI’s ‘Whirl’

Nervous Horizon are very proud to present TSVI’s debut, 13-track album, ‘Inner Worlds’.


Our Daydream is a song-gift to songwriter-guitarist Peter Frey’s wife, Flor. The song displays Frey’s earliest memories of falling in love with Flor and their union as a link in a long chain. The recording contains an optimistic ending led by a subdued, minimalistic, lost-in-space synth. The video features footage from their wedding.

The Cold Stares Roar – “Sleeping With Lions”

Tapp and his bandmate, Brian Mullins think Sleeping with Lions is the perfect representation of them as a band. “It’s riff rock, but it’s not ‘throwback rock.’ The lyrics are story based and poetic,” Mullins said as a nod to Tapp, the writer of the song. “It stays simple and to the point, catchy without being over complicated.”

BETS Electro-Pop Single “Left My City”

Drawing comparisons to Mazzy Star, Maggie Rogers & The Blow, the NY-via-LA artist’s stunning new collection was created during the tumultuous, life-changing experience of a serious bike accident, which resulted in two serious surgeries. She has over 2 million YouTube views and praise from the likes of Noisey, Entertainment Weekly, Paste Magazine, NYLON and beyond, as well.

NIKI shares new video, on tour now

Indonesian producer/singer/songwriter and core member of the pioneering music and arts collective 88rising, NIKI shares a new visual for her song “Plans” from the collective’s debut LP


Another Winter Alive reflects on the GospelbeacH California rock-and-roll dream, and pays homage to friend and founding member Neal Casal by covering his most well known song “Freeway To The Canyon.”

The album features five previously unreleased studio tracks recorded during the band’s sessions for last years’ Another Summer Of Love plus five live songs recorded in London during their California Fantasy tour, revisiting stripped-down live versions of songs from their debut album Pacific Surf Line.

$uicideboy$ share new song “Hung Up On The Come Up”

$uicideboy$ dropped their debut album I Want To Die In New Orleans last month – and without radio, a label besides their own indie, few press interviews, no major features, etc – they have amassed over TWO BILLION streams worldwide around their music. Today they launch a new song “Hung Up On The Comeup” – link below to check – and will return to the road for upcoming dates. In addition to today’s news, the duo is planning to release an exclusive merch line later this week. Stay tuned for more news to follow.


In the upcoming “Mister Knifey Hands” episode of ABC-TV’s hit comedy the Goldbergs (Wednesday, October 24 at 8 p.m. EST), executive producer Adam F. Goldberg’s dream came true after securing Robert Englund to come out of retirement and resurrect his infamous Freddy Krueger role from “Nightmare on Elm Street.”

Goldberg then needed the perfect song from the 1980s to fit with his vision of incorporating Englund’s Krueger into a dream sequence that would terrify his on-screen smother, Beverly (Wendy McLendon-Covey), who, in her sleep, faces off with Krueger.

Music Industry Veterans Look to Reward Fans, Sites, and Musicians with Revolutionary CNote!

In 2018, two music industry veterans had an idea. Struggling with a way to get a web site back in the pole position in its category, suddenly one of them blurted out “you say you have loyal fans, lets pay them for their patronage using a crypto token.” They both thought this idea was so brilliant that it took shape immediately and within about 90 days, CNOTE token was fully operational.

To see an innovative utility token in the saturated market of ICO’s seems at times difficult. Many crypto companies tell me as soon as you come up with a good idea, several others pop up as if someone was reading your mind. But this token proudly stands alone – that is for sure.

Lauren Jauregui Debuts First Solo Track “Expectations”

“Everything feels so surreal. I’m so grateful to have been able to be so immersed in this creative process and give the world a piece of my heart. I’m excited to see its reception and continue to grow and create and share with you all,” Jauregui says of the song and her new chapter. “I appreciate anyone who is listening, whether you’re someone who’s followed my journey or are just joining the ride – thank you for choosing to share in my energy! I hope you love it.”