@skopemag News For November 10, 2018 @ 4 pm est

Russell Louder unveils their first single ‘Cost Of Living’

‘Cost of Living’ is a ruminating confrontation in which Russell Louder personifies circumstances of the past. The minimal, yet clean and nuanced production lends itself well to a voice so haunting and hopeful. It’s this voice that stays at the forefront of the song – carrying the listener through a poignantly crafted lyrical landscape. “Cost of Living” is compelling and catchy in unexpected ways.

DEATH VANISH: Decibel Debuts “Saturnian Realms Return” From Connecticut Black Metal Unit

Cold Hammer Of Melancholy, the impending four-song EP from one-man Connecticut black metal assault, DEATH VANISH, helmed by One Master guitarist/vocalist Valder, will see release next week via Eternal Death. In advance of its unveiling, today Decibel Magazine spews forth the sordid sounds of “Saturnian Realms Return” noting, “DEATH VANISH disseminate cacophonous, primitive black metal. Death Vanish is noisy and as lo-fi as black metal comes…”

Track Premiere: Death Vanish – ‘Saturnian Realms Return’

Neo-Psych Band Arcadian Child Debuts New Song “Constellations”

Greek neo-psych band Arcadian Child will release its new LP, Superfonica, on November 23 via Ripple Music / Rogue Wave Records. Hailing from Limassol, Cyprus, Arcadian Child formed in 2013 and soon made a name for itself via a cool and coherent sound that combines hypnotic psychedelia, stoner rock riffage, and indie rock groove. Potent and intoxicating, Arcadian Child delivers guitar-orientated psych rock blended with ambient elements, hallucinogenic patterns and kaleidoscopic, headphone-friendly swirl.

Arcadian Child debut “Constellations”

Color Palette Shares New “Dark Days” Track Via Northern Transmissions | New Album Coming 2019

Washington, DC-based indie-pop outfit, Color Palette, has released a new single titled “Dark Days” – a dystopian, pulsating political commentary fueled by machine gun hi-hats and fuzz guitar. Northern Transmissions premiered the track.

Color Palette debut new single “Dark Days”

Sabrina Carpenter Releases New Album “Singular: Act I”

Coast to coast, Singular: Act I will be featured on billboards in iconic places like Times Square in New York City and Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles. Additionally, a double decker bus wrapped in the album’s cover art has been traveling through the Big Apple for the past week. On Wednesday, Sabrina treated 25 fans to an intimate advance listening event on the bus, giving them exclusive access to listen to the full album before anyone else.


Hailing from Lockport NY, Handsome Jack plays a powerful and emotional fusion of boogie soul rock ‘n’ roll that has earned the admiration of fellow rock travelers such as Chris Robinson (CRB, Black Crowes), Zachary Gabbard (Buffalo Killers) and Ben McLeod of All Them Witches, who produced their new record.

TVD Video Premiere: Handsome Jack, “Baby Be Cool”


Produced and mixed by Jacknife Lee (U2, Weezer, The Killers), the new single propels the glam rockers to a whole new level. Showcasing lead singer Jordan Miller’s distinctive vocals, sister Kylie’s impressive catchy guitar riffs, Leandra Earl’s hooky guitar and background vocals and a contagious beat laid down by Eliza McDaniel, “Fascination” builds towards and then maintains an upbeat, subtly manic, energy ever present at the band’s live shows. Long-time band collaborator Jacknife Lee produced “Fascination”.

Taiki Nulight Releases Debut Album, Murky Manor, Out Now Via Night Bass

The journey that has led up to Taiki Nulight’s debut artist album, Murky Manor, began over six-years ago as he made his mark on the scene with a signature sound that is a multi-genre conglomerate of House, UK Garage, Bass Music, and Electronic Music. To date, this sound has awarded Nulight critical acclaim from tastemakers including Pete Tong, Annie Mac, and Mistajam of BBC Radio 1, Billboard, Noisey, UKF, and more. Now after revealing album cuts “Night Bass Thing” with AC Slater and featuring Dell Harris, and “Way I Feel,” the Brighton UK hailing artist is now ready to unveil the remainder of his highly anticipated album releasing today via Night Bass.

Pure Grain Audio premieres Oginalii ‘s call for empathy–new single “Forgotten Kindness” out now

From shining a spotlight of frustration on the treatment of women in the music industry with their first single “Further In/Out,” to championing freedom of choice with their second song “No Littering”–which Atwood Magazine said “kicks ass and kickstarts an important conversation”–the band has something to say, and they aren’t afraid to say it. Their sound cuts through the noise of today’s musical landscape and their message is of the moment.


Disco Shrine New Single

Jessica Delijani is the LA based, pop spark plug behind Disco Shrine. True to her tongue-in-cheek moniker, Disco Shrine makes music that plays around with the contrast between high energy electronic beats and sensual melodies. By embodying the mission of empowerment, Disco Shrinethrives off of being an outlet for listeners to be carefree, accepted, and liberated through dance music. Born in the San Fernando Valley, Delijani is a first generation Persian-American who grew up to her family hosting traditional Persian jam sessions. Spurred by her desire to join in on the party, Jessica taught herself guitar and banjo at the age of 16 and started writing/performing folk music.

Updated YouTube URL **Jealous of the Birds shares music video for “Marrow”

The video was shot in London at Crystal Palace Park by music video and fashion director Marta Bodacka. Naomi Hamilton, aka Jealous of the Birds, says of the video, “Marta had such a strong vision throughout the whole process and it was fascinating to watch her direct with such focus. Since the song bursts out into these musically expansive moments, I really wanted the video to mirror that sense of open space and amplification. Marta had this idea to use drones to capture aerial shots in different locations in the park and to include interpretive dance by the insanely talented Naomi Weijand. I’d never been there before, but it turned out to be this strange Victorian park with a maze, Dinosaur Island and random Sphinx statues left over from the Crystal Palace Exhibition building which got burned down in the 1930s.”

INEZ – Rising Sun // New single & video from upcoming album NOW (2019)

The moment when darkness and light merge and the most beautiful colors emerge. A short magical time – boundless. The video clip shows a feminine being of the intermediate world of darkness and light in a movement of shadow, wind, sun and night. The song picks up on this ambiguity and balances in the intermediate of hookline and sound sphere. Mystic-americana? Folky-desertpop? Latin-avantgarde? INEZ presents beautiful music of cinematic virtue that casts it’s spell over you at once.

Swiss Indie Slowcore solo-artist Rosalyn unveiled debut song with the video of “Single Mother”

Rosalyn was born right after the release of ‘Heiligenstadt’, The View Electrical’s sophomore album. Frédéric Aellen (vocals/guitar) immediately felt the urge to start something different, more acoustic and intimistic, closely related to his early demos. « I started to make music, at home, with my guitar and a laptop as sole companions.

Palmyra Delran Releases New Album & Track ft. Blondie’s Debbie Harry

Delran’s musical integrity throughout her career is based on her appreciation for real rock ‘n’ roll. Her impressive career includes playing with Pink Slip Daddy and co-founding nineties girl group The Friggs – who released the seminal Rock Candy, and shared the stage with the likes of The Ramones and Cheap Trick. The Friggs songs have been licensed to big-screen hits Superbad and Jawbreaker. After launching a solo career in 2008, Delran has gone on to release an EP and full-length album which Guitar World described as “another intoxicating blend of punk-girl grit combined with hook-laden melodies and deep lyrics.”

More Giraffes – It Was A Joke EP out

Today, LA-based electronic pop duo More Giraffes releases their debut It Was A Joke EP HERE. The 5 song EP includes the singles “AOP”, “Not Cool” (music video directed by Colin West), “Basement” and “Dinosaur”, which have received critical praise. The cover art is designed by Paul Fuentes.

More Giraffes explain the EP tracks: “We started More Giraffes with the intention of having fun and making bright music that colors outside the lines of traditional pop. It Was a Joke is our debut EP, which we wrote and produced ourselves in northeast Los Angeles. The title comes from a lyric in our song “Basement”, serving as a reminder to not take life too seriously and spread good vibes with our music.”

Holy Wars release wicked visual for “Born Dark”


Sade releases a new original song entitled “The Big Unknown” from academy award winning British director Steve McQueen’s latest film, Widows.

MALUM SKY Release New Official Video For ‘Borrower’

Welsh progressive metal band Malum Sky release a their new video for the track Borrower taken from their upcoming mini-album Diatribe due for release worldwide via Sliptrick Records on January 15th, 2019.