@skopemag News For November 13, 2018 @ 1 pm est


Baltimore, Maryland’s Angel Du$t have announced their signing to Roadrunner Records and shared two new singles – “Big Ass Love” and “Take Away The Pain” – which are streaming now via The FADER. The surprise singles mark the first new music from Angel Du$t since the release of their celebrated 2016 LP, Rock The Fuck On Forever.

Angel Du$t vocalist Justice Tripp commented, “We recorded these two hot tracks with the king, William Yip. The songs are very much Angel Du$t, while the production is some whole other shit. Feels good to complete our team with a label that fucks with our vision,” adding that “‘Big Ass Love’ is about the healing power of rock.”

BLACKPINK’S Jennie Releases “SOLO” Today

Discovered by K-Pop superstar artist/producer Teddy Park and YG Entertainment (the multi-faceted South Korean entertainment company responsible for the breakout successes of Big Bang, PSY, and 2NE1, among many others ), BLACKPINK’s lineup includes Jisoo, Jennie, Lisa, and Rosé. The group made its debut in August 2016 with a massively popular pair of singles: “Boombayah” and “Whistle,” which debuted at #1 and #2 on Billboard’s World Digital Songs chart. That November, BLACKPINK delivered their singles “Stay” and “Playing with Fire,” their second single to reach #1 on World Digital Songs. By the end of the year, BLACKPINK had landed at #2 on Billboard’s 10 Best New K-Pop Groups in 2016.

Alternative Rock Band Weather King Releases Single “Jejune Bug”

Fresh off a successful tour throughout Texas, an EP that garnered widespread play on digital and terrestrial radio, and numerous awards, including winner of the WILDFLOWER FEST! Battle of the Bands, Best Guitarist (Trent Cruickhshank), and Best Bassist (Jack Zukoski), 40,000+ spins on Spotify, and airplay on numerous radio stations including KFAI, KMSC, KRSC, KEGL, WCSF, WCVF, WLFC, WMFR, WMNF, WMUL, WPRK, WRRC, WVCW, WVMM, WWSU, and WWUH, the band Weather King has released their second single, Jejune Bug.


Today, rising singer-songwriter Sasha Sloan announces her 2019 North American headlining tour, which will be hitting major cities including Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York City. Tickets for the tour go on sale Friday, November 16th at 10am local time and can be purchased here.

Shayla Souliere Releases New Single “Let Me Go”

A pristine and energetic artist, “Let Me Go” is Shayla’s first single in 2018, as she teases more music in the new year. A bright and bubbly pop track, the song is filled with catch mainstream hooks and shiny, seasoned production. After the release of her 2016 single “Screw U,” Shayla took to the social media app Musical.ly to grow her following, and has since garnered over 100K Instagram followers. The usage of the app has greatly built her status as a social influencer, but what truly stands out is her musical growth since the release of “Screw U,” primarily showcased on “Let Me Go.”

Olivia Cella – ‘Us 2’ (Official Music Video)

Singer & Actor Olivia Cella age 17 released her latest original “Us 2” October 8th 2018. “Us 2” a beautiful pop melody with hints of R&B inspired by Grover Washington’s hit single “Just The Two Of Us” was quickly added to Spotify’s “Release Radar” Playlist.

Olivia began singing at age 4 at her preschool’s choir group while living in Zurich, Switzerland. At age 7 when she returned to New Jersey to live, Olivia started private vocals lessons and singing at local venues such as senior homes, churches and schools.

Splurge Releases New EP ” SPLURGE GO!”

Splurge, the recently-turned 17 year old East Arlington, Texas based rapper, has created a new wave by rapping over no melody type beats pioneering an entirely new sound and style that has caught the hip hop world by storm. In 2018 alone, Splurge has released multiple projects, which have included Beat By Jeff produced viral songs, “Intro Part 2” and “Beat By Jeff.” Even with multiple co-signs and major artists biting his style, what makes Splurge so special is his unique characteristic of doing all things only one way, which is his. The rapper is currently opening for Lil Pump overseas. With a movement this hot at only 17 years old, there is no ceiling for what’s to come in the near future.

Florian Picasso strikes back in triumphant style with “Glitch”. Out on Protocol Recordings

Over the last eight months or so, the multi-talented Florian Picasso has kept a low profile while working hard on new music. Now after intense periods of studio hibernation, he proudly presents his immense new comeback anthem on Nicky Romero’s Protocol Recordings: “Glitch.” Picasso delivers a fierce sonic journey with mind-warping synths that undulate over brooding bass and tight beats in the intro. There’s no hint of what’s to come, and the fizzingly euphoric breakdown takes us by surprise with its crisp electro arpeggios and soaring, lush pads and widescreen low end tones. The synths loop teasingly as the FX thrusts the track upwards, with the full beauty of the track unleashed at the drop. Its classily stated euphoria blends perfectly with its driving groove and makes for a sensual yet powerful piece of dancefloor magic.


Today, Atlantic Records singer/songwriter MILCK has unveiled an inspiring new song and mini-documentary as part of YouTube’s Creators for Change program. “A Little Peace” can be streamed on MILCK’s official YouTube channel HERE.

Emma’s Lounge shares new video via Live For Live Music | New LP out now

The video premiered via Live For Live Music where the band shared, “Emma’s Lounge is anti-apathy. We try to make ourselves vulnerable every show we play and give out a ton of raw energy. We try to create an inclusive atmosphere where everyone feels welcome and comfortable letting loose, feeling free from any struggles they encounter in day-to-day life. This song is about us giving all of our energy out at our shows–dancing, screaming, singing, and acting like lunatics–and asking our audience to send it back to us. That symbiotic flow of energy is magic.”

PREMIERE: Emma’s Lounge Shows Off Their Space Age Folk Chops In New “Gimme Yer Love” Video

Brendon John Warner releases the lo-fi ambient gem “edifier”

Sydney-based musician, Brendon John Warner is an outside of the box multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. After a stint in the post-rock group, We Lost the Sea, Warner is stepping out on his own and creating a whole new brand of neo-classical lo-fi electronica on his debut single, “edifier.” We partnered with American Pancake to bring you this first taste from Warner’s upcoming EP, ‘la fonte’ out November 21st.

Joe Jenneman releases Bloom

With influences ranging from Bob Dylan to Justin Bieber, Joe Jenneman is a Michigan native now based in LA, perfecting his craft and performing from the age of nine. Your Name is a catchy reflection on romances and coming of age experiences wrapped in a mellow combination of smooth lyrics and guitar produced by Erik Kertes (Shakira, Michael Buble)


Randall Dunn, the musician, producer, and engineer renowned for his work with Sunn0))), Tim Hecker, Cloud Nothings, and many more, has just released his debut solo album Beloved on vinyl and digital via figureight. In conjunction with the release Dunn has shared a new short film by Turkish filmmaker Mu Tunç set to the album’s closing track “A True Home,” a spacious, cinematic sonic meditation featuring a soaring vocal performance by Zola Jesus. “In this film, I wanted to take the viewer into a surreal journey where the whole story reflects the hallucinatory feeling of the song,” states Tunç, who shot the film in the Oman desert with approval from the government. The film features a captivating performance by internationally renowned Turkish actress Melisa Senolsun.

Altameda (æl-tah-MI-da) – “Losing Sleep”

“Losing Sleep” is an echoing shout from the bottom of the well of human emotion.

Monteagle (the new project from Nassau’s Justin Giles Wilcox) shares new single from 11/30 debut on Fire Talk

Monteagle is the solo moniker of Justin Giles Wilcox – best know as chief songwriter in Nassau and now defunct Tennessee band Moonlight Bride. The later of which had some early looks, collapsing just on the brink of break out success. Paste Magazine calling Wilcox’s delivery in a “Best of What’s Next” feature “tremulous, bare-souled vocals, which are as haunted and alluring as the caves that riddle the rocky hills of the band’s hometown.” Monteagle, named for a mountain inside those hills marks a re-birth for the now well seasoned indie rock vet. Expanding on the more ethereal, dreamy inclinations of past work into something closer to the history of those hills.

FEWS Share New Track “Paradiso”

Into Red sees FEWS dialing up the intensity with a record boasting a heavier, innovative though nonetheless catchy dynamic than the blueprint of their debut. Written, recorded and realized in the underbelly of Malmo, Sweden with Joakim Lindberg (Hater) and mixed courtesy of James Dring (Gorillaz, Jamie T, Magic Gang).

FISTER: Missouri Doom Trio Unveils “I Am Kuru” Video; Tour Underway

Missouri-based doom trio FISTER is pleased to unveil the grisly new video for “I Am Kuru.” The punishing psalm comes by way of the band’s No Spirit Within full-length released earlier this year via Listenable Records.

STONE HORSES (ex-Charm City Devils) “End Of The World” video

They released a new single, “End Of The World,” July 13 on all digital platforms via Broken World Records/Digitally Sound/Kobalt. Now they’re releasing the official video (Story/Concept: John Allen, Directed by Zach Ruszala and Mutty Gates).

Phil Good’s upcoming single, “Put It All On Me”

“Julius Pleaser,” “Janis Christ,” “Garbage Man”… Jared Maldonado cycled through a list of self-admitted bad pun names before landing on “Phil Good.” Originally chosen simply for its usability, “Phil Good” has also become the perfect name for the catchy pop-anthem project. Phil Good is goofy, honest, amusing, and a little tongue-in-cheek, creating a sound and persona that stands out in the often overpopulated pop landscape.