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

Sure Sure: New Single “Idiot” + Young The Giant Tour

Indie pop band from LA, Sure Sure just released their sharp and charismatic new single “Idiot” today via Ghettoblaster Magazine.

Silent Forum to release brand new single ‘Robot’ | Libertino Records 07.12.18

‘Robot’ is the second single to be taken from the eagerly anticipated debut album by Cardiff’s Post-Punk / New Wave trailblazers Silent Forum.

Pop-Punk Outfit, Keep True Announce Brand New EP ‘Digging Up Bones’ out 11/16

Kansas City pop-punk band, Keep True, are thrilled to release their debut EP, Digging Up Bones” on November 16th. The name for the EP derives from digging up old emotions that you wish would stay buried, but somehow keep working themselves up above ground again. The band note, “Digging Up Bones is our attempt at trying to bring back the classic sound of pop-punk that forged the genre 30 years ago. It’s about heartbreak, holding grudges, letting go of them, and growing up.”

Ones to Watch premieres street beat synth pop duo Bogan Via

Yesterday LA-based synth pop duo premiered their new single on Ones to Watch who labeled it “emotionally nuanced, street beat, dream pop.” Their hypnotic tunes have attracted opening slots for Phantogram and Little Dragon along with positive nods from Consequence of Sound and KEXP.

DEFIATORY: Toilet Ov Hell premieres “King In Yellow” video

Swedish thrash metal quintet DEFIATORY released their sophomore album “Hades Rising” via Black Lion Records in May 2018. The album consists all the essences of what thrash metal should be — a fantastic trip to the emergency room, to have neck fusion surgery, to repair it from the continuous beating it just received from this album.

Video Premiere: Defiatory Bow to the “King in Yellow”

Pearl & The Oysters share the charming new video for “Randi”

Canned Music is the sophomore album from Parisians-turned-Floridians Pearl & The Oysters, available November 23rd, 2018 on cassette via Burger Records and on vinyl via Croque Macadam.

Introducing: LÛMIS Arrive with Upbeat Single ‘Drift’

Melbourne trio LÛMIS explore relationships in their meticulously crafted debut single ‘Drift’. Seamlessly blending electronic and funk; Retro synths give way to a groove-tinged bassline and the impeccable vocals of Imogen Brough. ‘Drift’ is instantly an upbeat jam to help you welcome the Summer months.

Silent Forum new single FFO: Talking Heads, Parquet Courts and Gang of Four

The song is a character piece, speaking from the perspective of a jaded and stressed office employee against an unlikely dance-punk backdrop. “I feel a shortage of high pressure in my life/ I need the office chair/ I need spreadsheets I hold dear/ I love coffee, I hate beer”.

Too $hort Releases Official Music Video For “Only Dimes” Ft. G-Eazy & The-Dream – WATCH NOW!

Check out the latest single from Mad Hawkes – “FACE PNCH”

New single from Mad Hawkes called, “FACE PNCH.” Produced by Jimmy Messer (Awolnation, Kygo, and Kelly Clarkson) the track fuses pop and rock, with a sprinkle of 80’s new wave influence, leaving the listener draped in a neon-hued coat of nostalgia and virility.


The powerfully emotional video for “No Matter What,” details Calum’s journey of acceptance both of himself and of his family. It’s the perfect accompaniment to “No Matter What,” which Calum calls “without question, the most personal song I have ever written and the one I am most proud of. It’s a song born from loneliness and the heartbreaking but liberating tale of my coming-out experience. What I love about this song is that it isn’t just limited to a story of sexual identity, but about the relationship between parent and child and acceptance as a whole.”


One of the most provocative female hip-hop duo in years, the Miami duo of JT and Yung Miami are the next generation of female rappers. On their acclaimed debut project, PERIOD, City Girls speak out as raw and confident — and with as much swagger– as the boys do, ultimately flipping the script on Hip Hop.

New Release from NIGHTLY “The Sound Of Your Voice EP” On Interscope

Nashville based alt-pop duo Nightly (night, love you in text-speak) release their brand-new EP The Sound of Your Voice today on Interscope Records. The Sound of Your Voice is the follow up to 2016’s Honest EP and is available now via all digital retailers.

New > TSVI releases debut album, ‘Inner Worlds’

Nervous Horizon are very proud to present TSVI’s debut, 13-track album, ‘Inner Worlds’. ‘Inner Worlds’ was written to reinforce the importance of reconnecting to one’s true self, stemming from an ongoing artistic journey which began in TSVI’s childhood.

VIDEO: An acid-soaked, kaleidoscopic vision of urban Britain unfolds with THE FERNWEH’s ‘Brightening In The West’

Pre-empting the release of their self-titled, debut album, set for release on Fri 30 November 2018, and following UK radio favourites, Next Time Around, The Liar and Is This Man Bothering You? the band releases another bona fide, folk-rock classic in Brightening In The West.


Following a raucous support tour with Dream Wife and last week’s announcement of their debut self-titled album and an 8 date UK tour for February 2019, dynamic Merseyside noise punk outfit Queen Zee today release their brand new single ‘Hunger Pains’ out now on 7″ vinyl and digital formats via the band’s own label Sasstone Records.

Westerman releases Ark EP

West London’s Westerman today releases the new ‘Ark EP’. Having previously shared singles ‘Albatross’ and ‘Outside Sublime’, today Westerman shares Ark, a new EP written over the course of two days ensuring a looser, more nebulous sound. Ark EP’s challenge was building on the four striking singles released earlier this year; ‘Confirmation’ named Pitchfork’s Best New Track, ‘I Turned Away’, ‘Edison’ and ‘Easy Money’, which it did with aplomb.

New Release – Bellhouse “Like You Loved Us”

“Like You Loved Us is a song about those pure, desperate emotions, when two people are trying to convince themselves that they are over but their hearts just wants to go back to the way they were. – Bellhouse (Emma-Lee Andersson) on her new single “Like You Lovecd Us”, out now.

Lydia Evangeline releases new single ‘Down’

Lydia Evangeline hits back with new, darker synth-pop single ‘Down’ (REL: 09.11.18)

4 singles into her solo career, Lydia Evangeline closes out a successful debut year with ‘Down’- her grittiest offering yet. Building on the success of her previous releases, ‘Coldest Shadow’, ‘Get Over You’ and ‘T.R.U.S.T.’, ‘Down’ solidifies Lydia’s standing as a quality and thought-provoking songstress.

Felix Hagan & The Family share video for ‘Gene Kelly’

Theatrical punks Felix Hagan & The Family have today released the video for new single ‘Gene Kelly’, taken from their acclaimed debut album Attention Seeker. The band have also been announced as support for the Arkells across the UK and Europe this month.

LAKE TURNER Announces Debut EP, Shares New Track ‘Prime Mover’

London based musician and composer Lake Turner has today announced he will release his debut ‘Prime Mover’ EP on Algebra Records digitally and on limited lathe cut transparent 12″ vinyl on November 29th.


Today Lil Peep’s highly anticipated album,Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 2 is released via Autnmy – a division of Access Records, on license to Columbia Records. The New York Times described the album as “a work of elegiac beauty, filled with vitriol, resignation and, in a few moments, hope for change on the horizon. It is also a robust, grand-scaled pop album —a fluid amalgam of hip-hop density and rock anxiety —full of intuitive melodies and sticky emotions.”

MICRA (FFO Beach House, Deerhunter) | Share New Single

The Triple J-tipped, Sydney-based atmospheric-pop duo, Micra, are today sharing their soaring new single, ‘Child Grows Old’ – listen here. Following support in their home country based upon debut performances and early demos, the band, comprised of Bulgarian born and raised singer-guitarist, Ivana Kay and Australian multi-instrumentalist, Robbie Cain will support the string of single releases with debut performances in the UK and US in 2019.

Locos Por Juana Worldwide Video Premiere of their new single “Tal Vez Someday”

Today, GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY® nominated band, Locos por Juana announce the worldwide video premiere for “Tal Vez, Someday.” Shot in Miami, Florida the video captures the band jamming while surrounded by friends dancing to the rhythm of “Tal Vez, Someday.” The new video was directed by Jay Pegg and produced by Rock The Moon.

Locos por Juana break the mold with “Tal Vez, Someday” bringing to the forefront a new sound while at the same time staying true to the band’s essence. The track is dedicated to the powerful force of rhythm and love

Danish producer Jonas Brøg releases new single feat. 15 yr old Laura Mathilde

Following Jonas Brøg’s debut single “Tell Me Why,” describing his struggle with mental burn out and depression, the Danish producer has released the mid-tempo pop single “I Think Of You I Cry.” The song features Brøg’s 15-year-old niece Laura Mathilde on guest vocals.

ASL Release New Song “Elephants”

Age.Sex.Location (ASL) have shared “Elephants,” a new song from their forthcoming second EP. ASL lead singer Shungudzo says, “We wrote “Elephants” about the “elephants in the room,” when two people who have been dating casually realize they care about each other. The elephants stand for two things — both their unspoken feelings and that other people know that they are dating.” Listen to “Elephants” here.

HEALTH & Youth Code’s Collaboration Single “INNOCENCE” Out Now — European/U.K. Headlining Tour Announced

HEALTH today released a new single in collaboration with Youth Code: “INNOCENCE.” Premiering last night via Revolver, “INNOCENCE” is their third and most intense track yet in their series of collaborative singles.


“We are excited to be signed with RCA, the best label in the universe,” says the band “they really heard and understand what we want to do as a group and made our decision easy. We can’t wait to see what people think of “Week” and hope everyone has as much fun with the song as we did making it.”

Steve Aoki Drops Highly Anticipated “Neon Future III” Album Today

Two-time Grammy-nominated DJ and Producer Steve Aoki drops his newest installment to the Neon Future series, Neon Future III, today via Ultra Music/Dim Mak. The seventeen-track album includes unprecedented cross-genre collaborations while reflecting his deep interest in futurism and serving as his most pop-driven project to date.