@skopemag news for – november 28, 2018 @ 2 pm est

New > DJ Lag and Moses Boyd Get Together for ‘Drumming’ Video > Watch Here

In the coming together of two pioneers of their time, DJ Lag and Moses Boyd collaborate on the first music video from the Goon Club Allstars-released Stampit EP of 2018, entitled Drumming. Off the back of their Dour Festival collaboration, as well as the making of a groundbreaking new outfit set to premiere at the 2019 Cape Town International Jazz Festival, the two are each at the helm of great movements in their own right.

Maidon – “All in Your Mind” Single Release

Years & Years and Jax Jones Release ‘PLAY’ — Out Today!

Fresh off the back of incredible years for both acts – BRIT-nominated artist, producer, DJ and songwriter Jax Jones has partnered with Years & Years to deliver the spectacular ‘Play,’ a colossal hit single-in-waiting. Listen HERE.

FLOOR EIGHT release debut album “Completely Dismissed” internationally

The band create a distinct psychedelic/alternative-rock sound which succeeds in being both hard-hitting yet articulate. These tracks succeed in representing the sound the band has carved out on the road and reflects the more melodic psych elements they have been hinting towards.

Fashion influencer Kristina Bazan releases sublime video for ‘VR’


vineyard vines Co-Founders, Shep And Ian Murray, Partner With Zac Brown And DemerBox To Create Limited Edition DemerBox Speakers

vineyard vines, the lifestyle apparel brand best known for its smiling pink whale logo, announced a partnership with Multi-platinum, GRAMMY award-winning artist Zac Brown in his role as co-owner of DemerBox. DemerBox Speakers, a Bluetooth wireless speaker best known for its indestructible, waterproof world-class pelican case and 50-hour battery life, will now come in two custom vineyard vines patterns – patchwork and blue camo. The same patterns will also be available in coordinating trucker hats. This exclusive collaboration will launch November 28 at vineyardvines.com and in select stores nationwide and retail for $399.00.

The Emerald Cup Launches Charity Arm at Annual Cannabis Celebration

The Emerald Cup (the “Cup”), one of the cannabis industry’s premier culture and awards events, announced today the launch of Emerald Cup Charities, the philanthropic arm of the annual cannabis celebration. This year’s partnering charities focus on supporting people who have been imprisoned due to unjust cannabis-related laws and policies.

Emerald Cup Charities is donating a percentage of all Emerald Cup revenue from the 2018 event to Freedom Grow, this year’s feature organization. The Emerald Cup expects to raise $30,000 this year. Freedom Grow—an all-volunteer organization seeking to make a difference in the lives of non-violent people who have been imprisoned due to unjust cannabis-related laws—guarantees that 100 percent of the dollars donated to its organization will go directly to the prisoners of nonviolent, cannabis-related crimes.


Aiden Hatfield releases debut solo track ‘This is Never Ending’

Aiden openly suffers with Depression. He has dedicated the last four years to creating a successful brand – inmusicwetrust.co.uk that donates 50% of profits to the ‘Mind’ charity. After interviews on the likes of the BBC and with how prevalent the subject has now become in the music industry, the brand is thriving and continues to help people every day. Aiden’s music touches on these subjects and he hopes that through his music he can continue to do so.

Gabrielle Aplin releases new single ‘My Mistake’ with gorgeous video

Gabrielle Aplin has released her brand new single ‘My Mistake’, the first song to be taken from her forthcoming third album due for release next year. The new single premiered with Billboard who said, “‘Gabrielle Aplin lets her guard down on ‘My Mistake’… [it] is an emotional piano ballad that provides an open reflection on embracing your flaws.”

Tanners releases stratospheric new track ‘Venus’

Spud Cannon Premieres “Try For A While” via ATWOOD MAGAZINE

Formed in the fall of 2016, Vassar College’s Spud Cannon originally came together as a group of complete strangers. Setting out to make their own brand of “music you could dance to at a dormitory basement party”, they quickly developed a repertoire of original material and began playing house parties.

ALBORN Release Official Music Video for “Full Circle”

Illinois based Alternative Heavy Rock Band ALBORN has released the official music video for their single, “Full Circle.” The single was produced by Produced by MORGAN ROSE of SEVENDUST and THE ATTIC in Geneseo, IL, while the video was filmed and edited by Freddy D’Angelo and Jordan Hageman.

The reclusive Italian shoegaze/post-punk trio Be Forest share cryptic new music video

At 12:33am local [Pesaro, Italy] time last night, Be Forest re-emerged with a cryptic post on Facebook. The acclaimed Italian shoegaze/post-punk band posted a smoke-shrouded video with the title “Atto I” to We Were Never Being Boring Collective’s YouTube page. It’s been over four years since the release of their last album Earthbeat… the video bears witness to a spectral vapor that materializes like a hybrid of smoke, steam and fog that invites the viewer/listener into the void.

Audien Releases “Rollercoaster” (Feat. Liam O’Donnell)

“‘Rollercoaster’ to me is a tribute to something I believe we all experience at one point in our lives. A toxic but addictive relationship that has both very high-highs and very low-lows. It’s destructive but enjoyable,” explains Audien behind the meaning of the track. “Sometimes it’s nice to feel something vs. nothing at all, even if it slowly kills me. I wanted to capture this message with this song sonically, and Liam described it poetically. I’ll always look back at this song and remember what I was going through when I released it.”

Official Video for “Autumn Leaves” by Eva Cassidy & The London Symphony Orchestra Single Available Now

Eva Cassidy, the versatile, much-missed vocalist praised for her emotional range and interpretive skills, receives a unique reimagining as her poignant vocal performance of the classic song “Autumn Leaves” is paired with the backing of the London Symphony Orchestra. This inspired musical context was created by isolating Eva’s 1996 live vocal performance recorded at the Blues Alley Jazz Club in Washington, DC and combining it with a new orchestral arrangement by the team of four-time Emmy Award winner William Ross and Grammy winner Jochem van der Saag.


The clip translates the song’s flirty bounce, hypnotic energy, and empowering message into a tight, trippy, and turned-up visual. Tate dances alone under a psychedelic X-Ray filter that glistens with pops of color (matching her rainbow-hued hair) before intercutting grainy footage of the songstress. As she commands the camera, her confidence and charisma immediately shine through.

Yung Baby Tate knows that she is “That Girl”

The Milk Carton Kids Announce 2019 Tour Dates & More!

Two-time GRAMMY®-nominated duo The Milk Carton Kids (Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan) have announced new East Coast and Midwest dates early next year, with more dates to be announced in the coming weeks. The Milk Carton Kids will hit the road in continued support of their critically acclaimed fourth studio album, All The Things That I Did and All The Things That I Didn’t Do (June 29 via Anti- Records).


Columbia Records and Three Six Zero Recordings has announced it will release the original motion picture soundtrack to the eagerly anticipated film VOX LUX on December 14. The acclaimed music drama stars Academy Award winner Natalie Portman as the troubled mega-pop star Celeste, chronicling her rise from the ashes of a national tragedy to pop superstardom through her eyes. Singer/songwriter Sia wrote the original songs for the film, including the track “Wrapped Up”, co-written by Greg Kurstin, featured in the mesmerizing new trailer for Vox Lux premiering today.

Contemporary Pop/Rock, TOZ Antonio Piretti – ‘Another Place For Us’

TOZ Antonio Piretti is a contemporary/adult singer-songwriter with Italian roots and an international spirit. He started his music project in Italy in 2006, as a self-made musician. In 2009, he came to Canada, changing his life completely – From a ‘suit & tie’ entrepreneurial career to a passionate songwriting adventure, into lyrics & guitar. His sound is vibrant, conveying the true meanings of adventure, love and passion.