@skopemag news for – december 2, 2018 @ via Ft Lauderdale, FL – 8 am est

BLOODY TIMES Release ‘Alliance’

German heavy metal band, BLOODY TIMES, have released a 100 copies limited single CD + 2 bonus tracks and a free sticker for ‘Alliance’ feat. ROSS THE BOSS (ex-MANOWAR) and JOHN GREELY (ex-ICED EARTH). The track is taken from the forthcoming album ‘On A Mission’. A video trailer feat. ROSS THE BOSS can be viewed here:

The Hope State shares emotive new single ‘Butterflies’!

To celebrate the release of his poignant debut album Skeletons, Canada’s The Hope State – aka Taylor Johnson – has now shared the emotive new single Butterflies, out now. The single is a moving reflection of drug addiction and guilt associated with it. Taylor elaborates, “Butterflies is about that feeling you get when you first meet someone, that feeling in your stomach that won’t go away. The story also mirrors as a battle with drugs and the crushing guilt that comes with that. Being so sick of yourself, but not knowing how to stop and hoping for a transformation.”


On “Satellite” Charlotte OC explained, “I’d recently gone through a situation with this lad I’d met, he was saying one thing, but in reality his actions spoke differently. What I thought could be something to begin with, actually turned out to be something completely different in the end. I came to the realization that when you meet somebody it shouldn’t be this complicated.”


Multi-talented singer, songwriter, and actress Hana Ni recently released her new single, “Sage” with a first “look” on Celebmix.com . The young, refreshing artist expertly weaves Neo-Soul and R&B with elements of pop to create a perfectly-balanced, genre-defying track about coming to terms with a relationship that was never meant to be

Exclusive Premiere: Hana Ni releases her new song “Sage”

Pizzagirl releases ‘season 2’ EP today

Re-commissioned for the season 2 EP mere months after his debut dropped early this year, Pizzagirl releases 6 more 80s-tinged bedroom-pop gems into the ether, bringing his track output to a round dozen is as many months as an artist.


Her recent smash hit ‘Lil Bebe” and the remix featuring Lil Baby, are currently at a combined 27 million global streams with the original music video at over 4.5 million views. Her “Be Yourself” tour kicks off on January 31 in San Francisco, ending on February 26 in Denver.

Osmani Garcia – “Happy Crazy”

Cantoautor Cubano, Osmani Garcia, lanza su anticipada cancion “Happy Crazy” a tiempo para la temporada de fiestas. Una mezcla de reggaetón y sonidos electrónicos recordativos a los años 80, Happy Crazy sigue en las huellas de los éxitos “El Taxi” y “Baila Toma”. Producida por el premiado productor, DJ Conds y el fundador de Rock the Moon, Tony Gonzalez, Happy Crazy ya se escucha en la radio.

St. Lenox “Christmas Song” Holiday Single

St. Lenox releases an original holiday single entitled “Christmas Song”. A song written in the tradition of Christmas melancholy, recalling past travels over the holiday season.

Steve Hackett launches video for ‘Under The Eye of the Sun’

Following the tremendous success of 2017’s ‘The Night Siren’ (charted at #22 in Germany, #28 in the UK), legendary former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett announces the release of his new studio album ‘At The Edge Of Light’ on the 25th January 2019. The album which features ten songs, sees Steve unite a vast amount of styles ranging from guitar driven rock to epic orchestration, from world music to the reflective and atmospheric all brought together in Steve Hackett’s unique style.

LAST UNION Release ‘TAKEN’ Music Video

German heavy metal band, BLOODY TIMES, have released a 100 copies limited single CD + 2 bonus tracks and a free sticker for ‘Alliance’ feat. ROSS THE BOSS (ex-MANOWAR) and JOHN GREELY (ex-ICED EARTH). The track is taken from the forthcoming album ‘On A Mission’. A video trailer feat. ROSS THE BOSS can be viewed here:

CHEAT CODES Return With KIM PETRAS For New Single “Feeling Of Falling”

Multi-platinum, electronic dance music trio CHEAT CODES (comprised of Trevor Dahl, Matthew Russell and Kevi Ford) arrive today alongside pop sensation KIM PETRAS with new single, “Feeling of Falling.” The euphoric anthem pairs Cheat Codes’ signature sugary electronic hooks with Kim’s mesmerizing vocals. “Feeling of Falling” marks the first time the two artists have joined forces and wrangles with falling in love.

Samuel Proffitt & Yoke Lore release “Stringsnoise”

Today, indie sensations Samuel Proffitt and Adrian Galvin, aka Yoke Lore, team up for the slow-burning, cinematic new song “Stringsnoise.” The track comes just in time for winter and will be the first single from Proffitt’s forthcoming EP Good Death, set for release in early 2019.

Proffitt, an artist who explores memory, life, and death, woven in with various collegiate studies at Brown University and Boston College; his music deemed “steamy” on The FADER and “marvelously moody” by Vice’s Noisey. Galvin, a creator on a parallel path of self-exploration, has received love from Consequence of Sound, NYLON, and the one and only Taylor Swift. Together they craft the raw and contemplative “Stringsnoise.”

Jamie Sutherland explores the loneliness of starting again on new track      

Taken from the record, new single and video ‘When We’re Alone’ captures the ennui of a breakup, and the sense of disillusionment that follows. In his own words Jamie tell us it’s “a song about realisation, that a time and relationship is over, the places you go to acknowledge that, and the loneliness of starting again.”

Nina Nesbitt Releases New Track ‘Colder.’

Talking about the song, Nina explains;”Colder was the last song I wrote for the album. It was written after watching young kids in love and how fearlessly they fall for each other because they’ve most likely not had their heart broken before. It’s a song about the aftermath of that and explaining to someone why you find it hard to open up”.


Hollywood – Continuing a prolific, poetic, and powerful run, Katori Walker unleashes a new single entitled “Hometown” today. “Hometown” will be on his debut album set for 2019 release.

Majetic shares “Phantom Life”

Club Dread is not club music. The production on Majetic’s new album alludes to various dance genres but never quite embodies them. Similarly, the characters populating its ten twilit tracks orbit the nightlife without taking to the dance floor. Amorphous and peripheral, it’s music for the sidewalks adjacent the club—a score for the bittersweet comedowns.


Atlanta’s own Lil Baby is having a monster year and has released his eagerly anticipated project Street Gossip via Quality Control Music / Wolf Pack Global Music / Motown Records / Capitol. The 13-track studio album features an incredible lineup of heavy-hitters such as Offset, Gunna, Meek Mill, Gucci Mane, Young Thug, 2 Chainz, Rylo Rodriguez and Nocap

KELLY ROWLAND Eponymous New Single Streaming Now!

Grammy winning artist and one third of one of the world’s most famous female groups, Kelly Rowland, has released a new single “KELLY.” The song — now available across all DSPs is the first piece of new music that Kelly has released since her 2013 project Talk A Good Game. A bolder, grittier Kelly glides across the track written and produced together with NOVA WAV. Flexing her way through a staccato beat, “Kelly got class, Kelly got ass,” she declares. “Kelly’s got a man, Kelly pop tabs.”


For the second single off of her upcoming project, Romiti taps Russ for “Perfect Time” birthing a musical collaboration that showcases both Toni and Russ’s unique vocals and sonic energy. Both artists, notoriously known for their pen, harmoniously flowing together over the piano chords and thunderous production.

TOTO Release New Track “Devil’s Tower” From Limited Edition Box Set – All In

All In features the following TOTO albums on seventeen LP’s and thirteen CD’s: Toto, Hydra, Turn Back, IV, Isolation, Fahrenheit, The Seventh One, Kingdom Of Desire(Double LP set), Tambu(Double LP set), Mindfields(Double LP set), Toto XX(Double LP set). Two Blu-Ray’s are also included: Toto IV in 5.1 surround sound along with a Live in Paris 1990 Concert.

Kakkmaddafakka get intimate on their latest single ‘Naked Blue’      

Following from their well-received 2017 album ‘Hus’, Norwegian indie-rock outfit KAKKMADDAFAKKA look to return to their most honest and intimate roots with the unveiling of their latest single ‘Naked Blue’, lifted from the band’s forthcoming fifth studio LP, and arriving on the 30th November via Bergen Mafia Records.

Vietnamese Outfit WINDRUNNER Release Debut Album MAI


Le projet se nomme AGAV , et je fais de la pop electro en français .

dodie releases “If I’m Being Honest” video; “Human” EP out January 18

dodie has unveiled the video for “If I’m Being Honest” today, the latest track from the Human EP, due for release on January 18th. Starring Ari Fitz, the model and actress who has built an online following of her own by exploring gender, beauty and identity, and directed by Dom Fera, the video for “If I’m Being Honest” was shot in LA over the summer, and sees a young girl encounter a crashed spaceship, landed by her future self, with the two of them working together to rebuild it. Dodie explains that “this music video reflects on the theme of accepting the parts of yourself you’re afraid of, and learning to forgive and love yourself through anything”.


Over a soulful and simmering beat, Grace’s impressive range takes center stage on “Mercy.” Her voice stretches from gospel-influenced runs into an irresistible refrain. Meanwhile, Vic delivers a cameo, displaying his signature wordplay and powerhouse bars.

Grammy Winning Artist, John Berry, Releases New EP, “Thomas Road”

Grammy winning singer/songwriter, John Berry, has released his latest project with an exclusive announcement in Billboard Magazine. The EP, “Thomas Road,” is named after the street he grew up on in Decatur, GA and where his passion and love for music took a hold of his desire to become a recording artist. The music is available on digital formats for streaming and download here and can be ordered from his website.

“Everyone has heard the old adage “You Can’t Go Home Again,” writes Billboard Magazine Journalist, Deborah Evans Price. “Thankfully, John Berry didn’t listen.”

CMDWN Releases New Video For “Strong”

Badflower Releases New Single “Heroin”

“We took a different approach with this song than the others on the album,” Katz said about the track. “We’ve been playing it for so many years and we didn’t want to over-think the production so we decided to self produce the song at our house in the desert in 24 hours. We didn’t want it to sound perfect, we wanted to keep it raw”

ICYMI: Noisey debuted Harlem’s latest single, “Queen of Mosquitos”

Through no fault of their own, Harlem became sort of popular. The band released their debut full-length, Hippies, on Matador in 2010 and Pitchfork awarded the album an 8.1 along with the praise “[Harlem] opt out of messing with fuzz pedals and wear their grime on their sleeve instead.” Following the release and fan-fare of Hippies, Coomers and Curtis went on to explore other side projects. Curtis busied himself with a band called Grape St. And Coomers released solo albums, back in Los Angeles for a stint, under the name Lace Curtains. In 2017 they came back together to play a few shows and released a cover of Lana Del Rey’s “Cola.” So much enjoyment was found during their reunion that they decided to back off from their respective careers as line cook and community college student to make a new record. Oh Boy, the follow-up to 2010’s Hippies, will be released on Female Fantasy Records on February 14, 2019.

Emerging rapper Tabby Wakes’ new song ” Tabby Night”

Emerging NYC-based rapper Tabby Wakes’ new song “Tabby Night,” co-produced by Brenmar and Wakes, premieres at Affinity Magazine, who proclaim, “Tabby Wakes is new to the scene, but she is not going to let that stop her from making an impact… [She’s] ready to share her music with the world.”

Odette Releases New Single ‘A Place That I Don’t Know’ Ft Gretta Ray

Ginette Claudette Releases New Project “On To Something”

The record serves as a therapeutic outlet for the single, including eight tracks. It compiles Ginette’s highs and lows through a journey of soul-searching and self-reflection, into one comprehensive personal diary that expresses herself not only as an artist, but more importantly, as a woman in the music industry.

Tiffany Young Celebrates Christmas Early: Releases “Peppermint” TODAY

Pop phenomena, Tiffany Young, announces the release of her Christmas single “Peppermint,” out today. Tiffany took her love for all things Christmas and transformed that into a gift for her fans with this release. “It’s a sweet & cool Christmas track for everyone who wants to chill, relax, stay in & curl up by the fireplace,” she states. Idolator calls it “as addictive as the sugary title implies.”

benny blanco debuts “Better To Lie” featuring Jesse of The NBHD, Swae Lee

The song follows “I Found You” with Calvin Harris and “Eastside” with Halsey and Khalid. “Eastside,” the Grammy-winning, multi-platinum producer’s first ever artist release, hit #1 in the U.K. and continues to climb charts worldwide with more than 600 million streams to date. blanco, Halsey and Khalid recently performed the track at the American Music Awards, watch here.

Seth Walker Announces New Album ‘Are You Open?’ | First Single “Giving It All Away” Out Today

Seth Walker has announced the release of ‘Are You Open?’ due February 15, 2019 on Royal Potato Family. Produced by The Wood Brothers’ Jano Rix, the album marks Walker’s tenth studio recording, while the music is undoubtedly his most inventive, exploring new sounds and textures as he examines what it means to truly be open, both as an artist and more broadly as a human in today’s increasingly more complicated world. The album’s announcement is accompanied by plans for the first leg of U.S. tour dates in support of the collection and the release of its first single “Giving It All Away,” premiered by Relix.


With almost 12 million YouTube views for his breakout hit, “Finer Things”, 19 year old Chicago rapper Polo G releases “Finer Things” on all DSPs.


Over resounding piano, the MC slides from soulful singing into airtight verses highlighted by his ironclad rhyming and clever bars. His impressive vocals soar over production courtesy of producer Oogie Mane of Working On Dying [Drake, Future, Lil Uzi Vert, Juice WRLD] as Chaz French turns up with hypnotic heat on “Caliente.”

Vallejo’s Benny Stands Out From the Pack with ‘Different’ Mixtape

Telling his story with a winning combination of flash, melody, and pathos, Vallejo’s Benny brings a new kind of Bay Area bounce. Closing out the year on a high note, Benny shares Different, his third and most accomplished project of 2018. Radiating with personality, the HYPEBEAST-premiered Different is an engaging and thoughtful listen–the anthems of materialistic excess enhanced by the detailed and heartfelt stories of his struggle to provide for his mom and siblings. Drawing influences from all over the hip-hop spectrum, citing Detroit rappers BandGang as a major influence, among others, Different is impressively eclectic, boasting hard-hitting mob slappers like “Breathe,” vulnerable and rhythmic auto-tuners like “Myself,” convincing R&B slow jams like “Out Of Time,” and flashy auto-tuners like “Talk To Me.” The follow-up to June’s Dangerous tape and August’s Soul Snatcher with DJ Gutta Butta, Different arrives via EMPIRE.

NEW MUSIC ALERT: Queen of House Music SCREAMIN’ RACHAEL new single “I AM HOUSE” – out TODAY


Speaking about the song, Kuwada says, “Starlight is about modern romance and how everything can get lost in communication. The song aims to capture the apprehensive feelings of falling for someone, while playing off the theme of a nighttime kind of love.”