@skopemag News For November 6, 2018 @ 10 am est


The track has amassed over 14 million streams on Spotify alone, has broken the Top 10 and climbing at Alternative Radio, is currently #5 at Triple A Radio, and is one of the most Shazamed Alternative records of the year. “You’re Somebody Else” is available now at all digital retail providers via BEE & El/RCA Records.

Gorgon City Live North American ‘Escape’ Tour – Final Date At Avant Gardner On November 17

After selling out their UK and European ‘Kingdom’ tour, Gorgon City are set to take over Brooklyn’s Avant Gardner for a special live performance on Saturday, November 17 from 8pm-2am. As the last stop on their 15 date U.S. ‘Escape’ tour in the wake of their recently released album of the same name, the dynamic duo will finish their North American tour with a bang at one of New York’s most impressive venues.

Tim McGraw Releases Music Video For “NEON CHURCH”

Grammy Award winning music superstar Tim McGraw releases the highly anticipated music video for his single “NEON CHURCH” via Columbia Nashville/McGraw Music. The video premiered in New York City’s famed Times Square on Viacom’s Billboards and the CMT Hot 20 Countdown on Saturday.

New Liam Russell video (from director of Westworld)

“Half Chance” is off the upcoming EP, No Contest. It’s a collection of simple, heartfelt songs about people and ideas that inspired him to break free of his own expectations. The self-produced EP was recorded live off the floor at a cottage in the Ontario winter wilderness with 5 of his best friends and musical collaborators.

JACK RIVER Signs To Nettwerk; Shares Video For “Confess” ?

Nettwerk is excited to sign Australian musician Jack River. Jack River is the artist name for alt-pop singer-songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist Holly Rankin. She was recently nominated for ‘Breakthrough Artist,’ ‘Engineer’ and ‘Best Pop’ at the ARIA Awards in Australia. Her debut album, Sugar Mountain, which released this summer, was self-written, composed and co-produced alongside Xavier Dunn and John Castle, and mixed by Spike Stent (Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Bjork). Rachel Cragg, A&R at Nettwerk, was involved in the signing and commented, “It’s rare to find an artist like Jack River who has such a strong vision for who they are. Holly is a true talent, and we’re beyond excited to have her join the Nettwerk family and help share her music around the world”.

Mipso Release New Single “Get Out While You Can”

Last week, North Carolina’s acclaimed indie-Americana darlings Mipso released a new single, “Get Out While You Can.” The track is a newly recorded and re-arranged version of “Get Out” from their 2013 debut album Dark Holler Pop. Currently finishing up an expansive North American fall tour, Mipso are preparing for a short run of shows in the band’s home region to celebrate the 5thanniversary of Dark Holler Pop.

SG Lewis Releases New Track ‘Again’ Ft Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

Today, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist SG Lewis releases new single ‘Again,’ featuring critically-acclaimed electronic artist Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs. The track follows recent release ‘A.A.T’ featuring Drew Love of American hip-hop duo THEY and is taken from the second phase of his upcoming three-part concept album Dusk, Dark, Dawn, which chronicles the trajectory of a night out through its different moods and genres and serves as a tribute to club and youth culture.

The Trews release new video, “Vintage Love,” and announce headlining Canadian tour

“Vintage Love”, which is currently sitting at #10 in the Active Radio charts in Canada, comes off the band’s most recent effort Civilianaires (Cadence Recordings). The album debuted on the Current Album charts at #6, #3 on Digital Current Album chart and the #1 on the Alternative Album charts.

WILD Shares Colorful New Video; Debut EP Out Now ?

On Friday, LA’s infectious indie-folk-pop trio WILD released their debut EP, Lace & Layers. To celebrate, they shared the bright, upbeat video for stand-out track, “I’ll Let You Know,” via Idolator. A favorite amongst music supervisors – recent placements include Life Itself, The Dangerous Book For Boys, Little Italy and Goosebumps – the band sees another EP single, “Here We Go,” soundtrack the new Nintendo Switch commercial just in time for the Holiday season.


Lil Baby continues to roll with his Rookie Of The Year clout, announcing today a new project, “Street Gossip,” hitting November 30, 2018 Quality Control Music/Wolfpack Global Music/Motown/Capitol Records).

Lil Baby’s breakout year just keeps getting stronger. Just six months ago Lil Baby’s debut Harder Than Ever entered at #3 on The Billboard Top 200, and in that short time he’s amassed more than 2.6 BILLION streams. Last month he teamed with Gunna on the Drip Harder project, which also debuted in the Top 5 of The Billboard Top 200.

The Vision Ablaze release long-awaited new video single ‘Call Out’

Written by the band, recorded in BadCat Studio with renowned Danish producer Chris Kreutzfeldt and shot by Søren Jensen, ‘Call Out’ is an energetic poetic roar that combines the bands signature melodic style with an outstanding performance by new vocalist Tim Nederveen. This is what Tim has to say about ‘Call Out’:

Skope Magazine – Bitch Falcon

BITCH FALCON are a rock trio from Dublin, Ireland. Following on from an initial explosive emergence, the Dublin-based three-piece haven’t so much discovered their voice as relentlessly refined it. If anything, they relish in sharp declarations, their signature sound always moving forward even when throwing a nod to the past. Their aesthetic is raw, even a touch frenzied, yet the chaos is controlled in a ferocious through line that harnesses the strongest elements of rock, grunge, hardcore and melodic electro-pop. Through it all, Bitch Falcon make this busy mix sing in a distinctive, once-heard-not-forgotten voice.

Jacob Banks Shares Video For “Slow Up”

Village was released last week to wide praise from fans and the media alike, with Newsweek proclaiming “Though Village is Bank’s first release, it sounds like the collection from a seasoned musician. With brooding, voluptuous vocals, Banks is intimidating in vocal tone, but welcoming in instrumental balance.” Nylon featured Jacob as part of their “Out Here” series and raved “Jacob Banks defines soul music as ‘anything that has passion.’ By that definition, he is a true soul singer.” Village is a collection of 14 original tracks recorded alongside notable producers including Paul Epworth (Adele, James Bay, FKA twigs) and Malay (Frank Ocean, Lykke Li, Sam Smith), with highlights including “Unknown (To You)”, which has amassed nearly 15 million streams, and “Be Good To Me” ft. Seinabo Sey, which has been featured on The New York Times’ “The Playlist” (see full track listing below).

Canadian shoegazers Dumb Angel hone in on homesickness on new video

Dumb Angel are a collection of like-minded artists from Saskatoon, Canada, fronted by singer-songwriter Shaun Mason. Mason’s luminous, meditative songs are elevated to kaleidoscopic heights by widescreen production, taking as much influence from Nick Drake and Bert Jansch as Spiritualized and Slowdive.