@skopemag news for november 27, 2018 @ 3 pm est

The “Scales” Official Video is FINALLY here!

Cellus Hamilton has released the official music video for “Scales”.

Nebula Tuesday – The Wicker Man for a New Generation

When a mysterious stranger is found washed ashore a remote Scottish island, the tightly-knit community is at first suspicious and then scheming as it slowly becomes clear that there is more than just one person on the island harbouring a secret. Written and conceived by Scottish polymath, Stephen Bull, Nebula Tuesday is an epic undertaking which combines music, literature and art to bring to life a story set on a remote Scottish island, shrouded in mystery and duplicity. With three tracks introducing audiences to each of the main protagonists, the story will keep you guessing right until the end, whilst the music takes in influences of folk, rock and electro pop, with the Gaelic language adding even more atmosphere to the tale. Nebula Tuesday is a story which tells us much about ourselves and the human condition and has a dark thread worthy of The Wicker Man.

UK jangle-pop band FUR shares the sepia-toned “Angel Eyes” music video

Nice Swan Records, one of the UK’s most exciting new labels and landing pad for early releases for the likes of Sports Team, Pip Blom and Sweaty Palms, today announce their latest offering – ‘FUR’, the debut EP from Brighton-based quartet FUR.

The EP, lead by the hook-laden ‘Angel Eyes’, is a collection of warm, nostalgia-inducing yet fresh sounding songs from a band truly coming into their own.

New release: UK singer-songwriter Charlie Hole – River (single)

Michelle Blades shares bittersweet “Kiss Me On the Mouth” video

The Mexican-Panamanian artist presents a bittersweet track that presents a character trying to persuade themselves of an innocence long lost while analyzing the vices of those around them. Filmed in Mexico City, the music video was directed by the collective Fuerza Basicas and feature Michelle Blades dressed in multiple outfits, picturing the redundancy of the day-to-day experienced with different disguises.


Alessia will be releasing her highly-anticipated second album, THE PAINS OF GROWING on November 30th via Def Jam Recordings. The 15-track album will include both current singles “Trust My Lonely” and

Infinite Eve Releases New Video for Single “Beautiful Weapon” on November 27th, 2018

Introducing Raleigh, NC band Infinite Eve that features the soaring vocals of Eve Naylor and the crushing guitar work of Paul Warren. Infinite Eve’s new single and video, “Beautiful Weapon”, is being released November 27th, 2018. The band will be playing their next show on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 with Obsidian Darling at The Pour House in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Southerland Ayers // Release quirky new music video “Great Flight Home”

Eclectic folk duo Southerland Ayers released a playful and fun-loving video for their song “Great Flight Home,” the lead single off their debut album Ghost in This House. The quirky, mash-up style video features band members Mick Southerland and Kaylee Ayers performing, laughing, and having a great time. The duo is dressed in kooky outfits, including a fluffy fur hat. The track “Great Flight Home” has gone viral on Facebook, supported with a 70’s dance video, garnering nearly 150k views up to this point.

Skope Mag x Check out new visuals from CALVIN VALENTINE ft.Chuck Inglish

Today, Los-Angeles based producer, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and emcee Calvin Valentine shares his video for the remix of “Bakery” featuring Chuck Inglish. The original version of the track comes off of Valentine’s latest album Keep Summer Safe, a ten track collection released on September 14th which marked Calvin’s debut solo LP with Mello Music Group. The new video takes listeners on a vibrant, colorful trip through Calvin’s soulfully stoney flow and catchy verses.

New: Apollo Brown & Joell Ortiz – Grace of God (Video)

“Now that I’m wise I realize that all I did was hide / Long as they starin’ at that chain / They won’ look inside my eyes and see the pain / See the hurt, see the person I disguise / Can’t write about it all if there’s no words that could describe / The images in my head that visit me in my bed If I ain’t talk to the Lord, man, spiritually I be dead”
– Joell Ortiz

Gorilla Vs. Bear Premiere “Highest Hill” From New Zealand’s French For Rabbits

Oxford, MS label Muscle Beach Records are announcing the release of New Zealand’s French For Rabbits’ The Weight of Melted Snow on January 19th, 2019, with the new track “Highest Hill” over at Gorilla Vs. Bear today calling it “lovely and poignant…[Brooke Singer’s] dreamy voice softening the cutting lament with a serene, wintry wistfulness for the way things were, and a stoic resignation that they’ll never be the same.”

Josh Beech unveils new track ‘No Trouble’ 27.11.18

On the track Josh quotes: I’m really happy to finally share some new music, it feels like it’s been forever since I released any music under my own name and its felt weird not putting out any new songs for so long! No Trouble is my first solo release in over 3 years and it’s a slight departure from my normal solo material. There isn’t any folky guitar in No Trouble for a start and this song is also my first solo recordin that’s not so solo! No Trouble was a writing collaboration between myself, Brothers James & Joe Dzuris and Brent Kutzle (One Republic).

Kellindo Parker to release debut song “When Flowers Could Dance”

His name may be new to you, but chances are you have heard his blazing guitar skills and some of his songs on the radio, now Kellindo Parker is ready to deservingly carve out a place for himself as a solo artist. Kellindo’s debut song “When Flowers Could Dance” will be available on December 7th via Creative Entertainment Network/The Orchard, a division of Sony Music.

Micra (Still Corners, Cocteau Twins) | Share New Video

Comprising of the Bulgarian-born singer, Ivana Kaye and Aussie producer/guitarist, Robbie Cain, Micra’s new video (directed by Daniel ‘Ears’ O’Toole) draws on vibrant colours that shift in tandem to Cain’s swooning guitars. ‘Child Grows Old’ is the second number to come from the pair who formed in the early parts of 2018 and will be followed with debut UK/US dates in 2019.

Divining Rod – The Silver Ship single

“When people say ‘I only like one kind of music’, I think that’s a load of horse manure,” says Miyuki Furtado, singer and songwriter of New York based-band Divining Rod. “You’re always able to grow; if you don’t grow, that’s sad. You become stagnated. I don’t want to do that.”

Balto (FFO My Morning Jacket, Alabama Shakes) Release “Black Snake Mojave Blues”

LA’s indie rockers, Balto, have just released their Beach Boys inspired single “Black Snake Mojave Blues,” out now via Northern Transmissions. Dan describes the writing process, stating, “I envisioned it as a slow sad song originally, but I’d left my guitar in Open G and was knocking around a blues and thought to try the song a different way.” Black Snake Mojave Blues sees Balto turn up the dial on west coast alt-folk. After moving to LA from the Pacific Northwest, the band is influenced by a “sunnier” more textured sound, making the anxiety of feeling like everything is wrong FEEL really fun.

Balto Debuts “Black Snake, Mojave Blues”

HVOB Share New Track “2nd World”

Like the previous two HVOB releases, Rocco also takes a conceptual approach. Following the multimedia-based art project Trialog in 2015 and the cross-genre collaboration Silk in 2017, Rocco relates 13 separate but dramatically-connected narratives about letting go, farewells and new beginnings. The arc spans the entire format and uses the available space for an impressively diverse journey through the sound world of HVOB, from the fragility of “Bloom” to the rawness of “Butter”.


KONGOS return with an anthemic new single, “Pay For The Weekend,” the band’s fourth musical release of 2018 leading up to their 1929 – Part 1 album release on January 18th, 2019.

KIDS AT MIDNIGHT shares ethereal pop gem with new single and video ‘BY YOUR SIDE’

Piercing vocals, swirling production and energy that seeps in deep with the listener – this is the sound of Kids At Midnight. With her own brand of 80’s inspired indie/synth pop music, the Melbourne artist has carved out for herself a popular place within the fabric of the Australian industry, while new single ‘By Your Side’ is the latest example of this songwriter thriving at her creative best.

The Underhill Family Orchestra puts their spin on holiday cheer with new EP “Extra Presents”

The Underhill Family Orchestra cordially invites us to get in the holiday spirit with the release of their three-song EP Extra Presents. Featuring two classics (“Blue Christmas” and “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”) and an original (“Christmas Day”), Extra Presents showcases the band’s signature rockicana style–multi-part harmonies and rhythms steeped in Southern influences.