@skopemag news for january 18, 2019 @ 10:30 am est

DANIEL TRAKELL releases stunning new single in ‘WISDOM/BOREDOM’

With delicately constructed guitar, lilting vocals and a matured lyricism, Melbourne songwriter Daniel Trakell returns with his first release for 2019 in ‘Wisdom/Boredom’. A song that wraps the listener up instantly with its warmth and rich musicality, ‘Wisdom/Boredom’ explores Trakell’s developed songwriting skill since his last single ‘So Long’ further put him on the map as an artist to watch.


Wolverhampton, UK’s DEARIST drop “Fargo”-inspired video for emotional track “Colours”

Lyrically, the track deals with a random and devasting event that shook the lives of frontman Adam Binder and his wife. Binder explains:


New visuals from Los Angeles Jessica Gerhardt

She attended Reed College in Portland, Oregon, receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. While at Reed, she played in a band called Just Orange and continued to write songs. Amidst the secular environment at Reed, Jessica’s Catholic Christian faith also began to grow and influence her identity and songwriting, ultimately leading her to discern a calling to pursue music. As a graduating senior she was interviewed about her time at Reed and her music in Reed Magazine.

TOMMY “What’s The Word” PREMIERE

TOMMY is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper. Born in Chicago, Illinois he started his official career in 2017 with his debut release single “What I Need”.

Weeknight Shares “Settle Down” Track Via Post-Punk | ‘DEAD BEAT CREEP’ Out 2/1/19 Via Dead Stare Records

Post-Punk has shared a brand new single from Brooklyn four-piece, Weeknight, titled “Settle Down.” Prior to this, The 405 premiered their stunning video for “Outside The Pale” and BrooklynVegan shared their single, titled, “Holes In My Head.” All three songs can be found on their new album, Dead Beat Creep, which is due out on February 1st, 2019 on Dead Stare Records.

Listen to Weeknight’s Cinematic Single “Settle Down”

The Ones You Forgot Stream New Video, “Luna”

The single “Luna” is off the band’s sophomore EP release, Too Afraid To Say produced and mixed by Rob Freeman (Armor For Sleep, Hit The Lights) at Audio Pilot Studios and mastered by Rogue Planet Mastering. The EP tells a story of the elements that we are all afraid of, but too reluctant to vocalize to a loved one, a friend, or even yourself. Vocalist Jenna Bruno shares, “We want our listeners to know that feeling scared or vulnerable is okay, and everyone has their own unique way of overcoming it when the time is right.”

ROTTING CHRIST Release Lyric Video For Edgar Allan Poe Inspired Track, “The Raven”

Greek metal trailblazers ROTTING CHRIST have unveiled a video for the new song “The Raven,” which is the third single from their highly-anticipated forthcoming release, ‘The Heretics.’ The track, which is certain to thrill you and fill you “with fantastic terrors never felt before,” can be found HERE.

Grammy-Nominated Duo Grey Releases “Want You Back” Music Video, TODAY 1/17

Los Angeles-based production duo composed of brothers Kyle and Michael Trewartha, also known as Grey, have released a fun-loving music video for their latest single, “Want You Back”, featuring young Swedish pop sensation LÉON via Island Records. Since it’s debut last week, the track itself has amassed over 2M global audio streams. Directed by Matt Komo, the EDM-pop soundscape intertwines effortlessly with Léon’s vocals as the lover reminisces the montage of activities from amusement park rides to rollerskating side by side. The emotional music video follows the short tale of crossed lovers as these visuals tug on your heart.

SUNDRIFTER: Treble Premieres “Sons Of Belial” Video From New England Desert Rock Trio

Treble is pleased to debut “Sons Of Belial,” the latest video from New England-based desert rock trio SUNDRIFTER. The track comes by way of the band’s Visitations full-length released via Small Stone last fall.

Veio – ‘Fractures (Official Live Video)’

Swedish Amuse Songwriter Marlene Oak Releases NEW Single Ahead of EP Due Out Feb 15

“Marlene Oak is an exciting, fast rising Stockholm, singer/songwriter who listeners will be mesmerized by…” (Celebmix)

EXCLUSIVE: Premiere of Marlene Oak’s New Single ‘In The Evening’

Aphex Twin To Play First New York Show In Decades At Avant Gardner On April 11

Aphex Twin, the artist synonymous with experimental dance music, is set to play his first show in New York in decades at Brooklyn’s Avant Gardner on Thursday, April 11. After selling out both artist and Brooklyn Vegan pre-sale allocations in a matter of seconds, fans of the iconic producer can purchase tickets in the general onsale on Friday, January 18 at 10am EST.