@skopemag news for november 21, 2018 @ 9 am est

Chris Crofton – “Love Letter”

“I love his work, and he’s my good friend so I just did what he told me to do,’ says Crofton in another email. ‘However, when I found out he wanted me to DANCE, I was surprised and terrified — I don’t dance often (especially now that I don’t drink!), and it was about 100 degrees out. I danced FOR MILES. He had me dance down desert trails, across hilltops, DOWN THE HIGHWAY (that was the hottest.) I felt like an Old West Ellen DeGeneres.’

Claire Ridgely “California” (Listen/Watch Now!)

“I feel incredibly lucky to have worked with such talented artists, but I’m even more excited to kick off my solo ting. On September 7th of this year, I released my first single called “Days Under the Sun.” “California” is my second solo release. Watch the video premiere via BILLBOARD!” – Claire

Izzy Escobar Debuts Stunning New Single and Video “Warrior”

Following her alignment to the #MeToo movement in a message of transforming hardship into empowerment through music with “Broken Wings” – Singer/Songwriter Izzy Escobar is continuing to break down barriers with her triumphant new single and video “Warrior”!

blackbear’s Newest Protegée, Stalking Gia, Premieres New Single, “Miracles (feat. blackbear)” via Billboard

Alt-pop artist Stalking Gia has teamed up with Billboard to premiere her new single, “Miracles (feat. blackbear)”. A duet about a toxic relationship that is beyond the point of repair, “Miracles” is the latest collaboration between the rapper / R&B artist blackbear and Stalking Gia and is the second single off of her upcoming debut EP, PTSD EP, set to drop on November 23rdvia blackbear’s label, beartrap.


MAKO ROAD dish up new video, melodic new EP LOCAL

With sounds primed for a hot summer ahead, New Zealand four piece Mako Road have arrived with the perfect soundtrack for long nights and hazy days, with the Local Safari EP. Due for release this month, the band invites the listener into this dreamy soundscape marked by cruisy riffs and rich vocals and harmonies. Dive on in.

KILL J Shares Powerful New Music Video 

Following her highly-anticipated and fiercely political recent release “Strange Fruits of The Sea” Copenhagen art-pop muse Kill J slinks back with a powerful new single “Dead Weight Soldier”. The second taste from her forthcoming new album Superposition.

Mothica Releases New Music Video “Crossfire,” ‘Ashes’ EP Out Now

This month, Brooklyn-based singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Mothica, released a highly-anticipated new EP titled ‘Ashes.’ A prime example of the Dark Pop genre Mothica has become synonymous with, ‘Ashes’ is a seven-track project that explores the inner workings of the artist- from lost love to inner demons. Today, Mothica is visually inviting us back into her world with a brand new music video for EP cut “Crossfire.”

Billie Eilish Releases ‘come out and play’

Today, Billie Eilish released ‘come out and play,’ which debuted as a World Record on Zane Lowe’s Apple Music Beats 1 show where Billie Eilish filled in as host with her brother and collaborator Finneas.