@skopemag News For November 12, 2018 @ 9 am est


Tyler, the Creator has unveiled his new original song “I Am the Grinch” for Universal Pictures’ & Illumination’s feature film Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch today. Check out the official lyric video HERE.

SG Lewis Releases Dark Today. Featuring AlunaGeorge, TEED, Bruno Major, Drew Love & Dot Major

Today, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist SG Lewis releases the highly-anticipated new five-track project ‘Dark’ via Casablanca/Republic Records. The new record serves as the second chapter 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.

Velvet-Voiced NYC Native David Lee Shares “Right There” With Kindred Spirit PnB Rock

Building a massive following in his city with his supernatural sense of hooks and his relatable persona, David Lee is a new type of New York rapper. Earlier in 2018, David Lee captured the ear of Republic Records, the label behind The Weeknd and Post Malone, with his stellar single “Mattress,” and its charming pajama-clad video. Last month, David Lee struck gold with “Two,” his new collaborative single with OhGeesy of L.A.’s ShorelineMafia, which has over 1 million YouTube views in less than three weeks. Stay tuned for much more from the 19-year-old artist as he continues to build his following on both coasts and everywhere in between.

Joey Golden & Jonathan UniteUs are “tha Joint”

Joey Golden & Jonathan UniteUs are “tha Joint”. Sparked by the influence of Japanese jazz-funk fusion artists Casiopea, Smoke and Shigeo Sekito’s tracks, the two recorded and completed an EP in 4 days. Raw lyrics and live instruments. You can’t go wrong.

Mothica Releases New EP ‘Ashes,’ Out Now

Over the course of 2018, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Mothica has revealed glimpses into her highly anticipated new EP, ‘Ashes.’ A figurehead of the Dark Pop genre, Mothica real name McKenzie Ellis, has won a loyal following of fans and tastemakers alike thanks to her penchant for soul-tapping lyrics and a remarkable skillset as a modern pop music songwriter. Counting The FADER, Earmilk, Bullett, Pigeons and Planes, Indie Shuffle, MILK, and Live Nation’s Ones To Watch as some of her many supporters, Mothica’s previous singles this year, “Burnout” and “Water Me Down,” showcased a welcome continuation of Mothica’s pop-meets-electronic sound and solidified the mounting buzz over the new EP. Today the wait is over as Mothica unveils the remainder of the full ‘Ashes’ project, out now.

New > A.CHAL Releases New Single & Video > ‘LA DUEÑA’ ft. Darell

Rising Peruvian-born singer, songwriter and producer A.CHAL shares his brand new single and music video ‘LA DUEÑA’ feat. Darell today. Get it here via Black Butter/Epic Records and watch the music video here.


Today, after an iconic 20+ years of music, Columbia Records Grammy-winning multi-platinum selling band Train officially releases their highly anticipated Greatest Hits album and simultaneously announces a legendary summer tour with co-headliners and Grammy-nominated rockers, the Goo Goo Dolls. The amphitheater tour will feature special guest Allen Stone and hit over 39 stops across North America. The outing, produced by Live Nation, kicks off June 7, 2019 in Auburn, WA and ends August 17, 2019 in Mansfield, MA. Fans will have a chance to witness Train’s extensive and critically-acclaimed catalog of hits over the last two decades.

Watch / Listen – ‘Love You Back’ By Suns Up

Hailing from the Sussex countryside, Suns Up release their second single ‘Love You Back’ on November 9th. Produced by Gethin Pearson (JAWS, Kele Okereke, Personal Best), ‘Love You Back’ further demonstrates their perfect marriage of infectious guitar hooks and effervescent vocals.

Multidimensional Artist Alle Launches New Collaborative Venture and Shares Animated Video “Creatrincos Velve”

Multi-instrumentalist, producer, DJ and visual artist Alle reveals “Creatrincos Velve,” the first single and video from his upcoming debut LP Mara featuring an all-star lineup of collaborators. Mara, out November 23, is the maiden release for Alle’s new creative services venture, Red Hyenas, which aims to pair visual and musical artists for original works.


Rap sensation Killumantii has announced today’s release of her eagerly awaited new mixtape. YELLOW TAPE is available now from Generation Now/Atlantic Records HERE.


Rachel Ana Dobken Drops New Single

The multi-talented artist has a knack for blending indie-rock, soul and jazz throughout her music, describing herself as “My Morning Jacket meets Lake Street Dive.” All photographs for the record were taken by famed rock photographer, Danny Clinch, who has worked with Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, My Morning Jacket, Ryan Adams and many more. Rachel works closely with Clinch as his Music Director at his Transparent Gallery in Asbury Park.


Today the artist reveals “Ou La La La (All Eyes On Us)” visual, the fourth out of the eleven visuals, directed by Parker Day: “Daddy Bubble”, “Mind Body Soul Music”, and “Running” have been revealed already.

Radiant Baby Shares “Firecracker” Via The Line Of Best Fit

Today, Montreal electro-pop artist, Radiant Baby, shares, “Firecracker,” the second single off his upcoming album, Restless, due out February 8th on Lisbon Lux Records. Yesterday, The Line of Best Fit exclusively premiered the single and official music video, praising, “Swaying freely like the palm trees in the tropical breeze, ‘Firecracker’ is a calming, yet intense love song that puts Mongeon’s vocal delivery and instrumentals somewhere close to the soft synth-pop of Finland’s Jaakko Eino Kalevi.” Restless LP is due out February 8th, 2019 via Lisbon Lux Records.

New Full-Length from Noble Kin

On Let the End Times Roll, Polasko manages to expertly keep the balance between the rhythmically intriguing and emotionally engaging, while still having enough pop appeal to keep a more mainstream audience bobbing their heads. The record provides curious glimpses into Polasko’s view of civilization as a cycle of violence and inequality couched in cryptic lyrics and incongruous classic rock grooves.

BLACK NEEDLE NOISE Premieres New Song/Video For “Social Media Disease” via Ghettoblaster

Known mostly for the moody melancholic soundscapes swathed in mist and glittering strokes from his musical palette, legendary producer / artist John Fryer of BLACK NEEDLE NOISE has premiered his newest song/video for “Social Media Disease” via Ghettoblaster this week. The song features Austin, Texas based singer Betty X on vocals and has a more aggressive and hardline techno edge in contrast to his other recent songs. The intense track is the latest in a series of singles that Black Needle Noise has been releasing consistently via Bandcamp. “Social Media Disease” is now available on Bandcamp.

FTRZ (Chet Hanks and Drew Arthur) Debut New Single and Music Video- “NowhereLand”

LA-based duo FTRZ, the collaboration between musician/actor Chet Hanks (son of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson) and musician Drew Arthur has dropped a new single and music video.


FINALLY! includes his latest single “LET ME FIND OUT” ft. Lil Baby and “COMFORTABLE” ft. Ronny J. Production credits include Hitmaka (Gucci Mane, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa) and his longtime collaborators SkipOnDaBeat (Kodak Black) and 3x Grammy nominated platinum record making producer Smash David (Big Sean, Khalid, Chris Brown).

Jordan has been in the game for over 10 years and FINALLY! is his testament to feeling that he’s now at a good place musically after chasing and hustling for his dream.