@skopemag news for February 4, 2019 @ 11:30 am est

Oslo-punks Wet Dreams | Debut album out March 29th via Black Pop Records

Norway’s newest power-punks Wet Dreams have revealed a brand new single today called ‘Boogie’, the latest taster of their debut self-titled album which is due for release on March 29th via Black Pop Records. Sebastian Ulstad Olsen of Wet Dreams (and Death By Unga Bunga), explained the inspiration behind the track: “This song basically wrote itself. I’ve been a fan of raunchy and heavily distorted Boogie Rock since I first heard Guitar Wolf.”

Rosborough ‘Burn Blue’ the new single out now on Ignition Records

The epic, evocative track that launched Rosborough’s career in his native Northern Ireland, ‘Burn Blue’ follows the 2018 singles ‘Fall To Earth’, which was awarded Track of The Fortnight in Hot Press (“sounds nothing short of world beating”) and was playlisted at Radio X, and ‘Another Lesson’, which received radio support from Radio 1, Radio X and 6 Music.

Listen to the “Cosmic Inflation” and their first single “Seabed”

Cosmic Inflation was borned in Athens where their start to compose their music influenced by psychedelic instrumental rock bands like Aphrodite child, Velvet Underground and Enio Moricone.

LISTEN / MYKL Shares ‘Vitamin (The Other Version)’, Out Now.

‘Vitamin’ is an infectiously upbeat self-written and produced track influenced by a mix of R&B, indie, synth and 80’s pop. MYKL’s vocals take centerstage on the song which tells a story of fantasizing about what it would be like if they allowed themselves to fall in love and dreaming about the feeling of being devoted to another. On ‘Vitamin’, MYKL say “Why can’t we all talk about our insecurities, about sex, adventure, love and being free with our feelings? Break boundaries. Break speakers”.

Massachusetts Is 2019’s 9th Best State for Singles – WalletHub Study

With Valentine’s Day around the corner and about 45 percent of all U.S. adults being single, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States for Singles as well as accompanying videos.

NTBF release latest track ‘Traverse’ featuring Memphis May Fire’s Matty Mullins

Forming in 2014, Alternative Metal group Nowhere To Be Found’s success has seen them go from strength to strength. 2016 saw the launch of their debut album, Safe Haven, entirely recorded and produced by the band themselves which hit top 10 national digital sales in its first week.


Money For Rope’s forthcoming third album, Picture Us, entirely self-produced, mixed and mastered by the five piece Melbourne band is set for release on Friday March 8 via Cheersquad Records & Tapes .

Ferris & Sylvester release stunning video for new single ‘Sickness’

Ferris & Sylvester have released the stunning video for their new single ‘Sickness’. The video premiered with The Independent who said, “It opens with Issy Ferris’s throaty, tremulous vocals and a Nashville twang on the electric guitar, before a harmony with Archie Sylvester bursts into life.”

Dancing On Tables are the Sound of Youthful, Indie Angst (New Music Friday/ Gigslutz/ Clash)

Dancing On Tables are a five-piece pop-rock band from Dunfermline, a small town just outside Edinburgh. Originally friends from school, Robbie, Callum, Hamish, Gregor & Reece named themselves after arriving at a show, without a band name. When asked for their name they noticed that punters were dancing on tables and decided to run with it.

Danny Goldberg book about Kurt Cobain to be released

On the 25th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death comes a new perspective on one of the most compelling icons of our time. With candor, honesty and empathy, Danny Goldberg, one of Nirvana’s managers from 1990 to 1994, shares his memories of his brief but momentous time with Kurt and the band in SERVING THE SERVANT: Remembering Kurt Cobain (Ecco; On sale April 2, 2019; $28.99, 304 pages; ISBN 978-0-06-286150-4). The result is a fresh and frank portrait of an icon unlike any that has come before.

The Biggest Caribbean Concert in North America ‘Best of the Best’ Tickets Go On Sale

The annual premier outdoor Caribbean music concerts, which kicks off the summer during Memorial Day weekend, returns to Bayfront Park, in Miami, Florida. Noted as the largest Caribbean concert in North America, Best of the Best have cemented themselves as one of the premiere-destination events in South Florida.

Giving concert goers, from all over the world an opportunity to have a fun filled weekend in “the Magic City” and enjoy the great Caribbean culture.

Experimental soul duo Dayzer release debut single

Massachusetts duo Dayzer, comprised of songwriters Brandon Davis and Joshua Herzer, have shared their debut single “Song One.” The well-infused experimental endeavor blends modern sounding electric beats with 90s era R&B and neo-soul elements. “Song One” is the first taste of Dayzer’s upcoming album and premiered with GoodMusicAllDay who call it “a breakout hit that you need to play right now.”

Chicago Rising Stars Connect: Ann Marie Duets With Calboy in “Around” Video

Billie Eilish Announces World Tour. North American Dates Start May 29

Following the announcement of her forthcoming debut album, “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?” and the release of her latest song and video for “bury a friend,” Billie Eilish has announced her WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP WORLD TOUR, first revealing her North American tour dates for 2019.

CHOUT Releases “Seasons” Official Music Video From New LP ‘Dogwater’

South Chicago based Rock Band CHOUT have released the official music video for their single, “Seasons,” off of their newest LP, Dogwater. Garnering immediate attention from no less than Loudwire, Metal Injection, and MetalSucks, the ALICE IN CHAINS influenced band is positioned to lead the simmering front of 90s grunge revival with a new, 3 song EP slated to drop in the next few weeks.

Mark de Clive-Lowe Premieres New Album ‘Heritage’ at Hype Machine

Today, pianist, producer and composer Mark de Clive-Lowe premiered his new album Heritage at Hype Machine, ahead of its release this Friday February 8th. For the half-Japanese half-New Zealander who calls Los Angeles home, Heritage is a deeply personal exploration of de Clive-Lowe’s ancestry and cultural roots. “Heritage is the idea of transmitting from the past to the future – knowing more about who we are and where we’re going by understanding where we come from,” he says. “It’s about identity and one’s place in the world.”

Florence + the Machine confirm 2019 North American dates

Following a history-making North American tour last year, Florence + the Machine return this spring for a run of dates including Chicago, Oakland, Las Vegas, Boston, Colorado’s legendary Red Rocks Amphitheater and headlining sets at Governors Ball in New York and FORM Arcosanti. Christine & the Queens, Blood Orange, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and Perfume Genius will join as special guests on select dates of the tour.


“Love Cycle” Is a Celebratory Ode To Bi Love

New video: Emilia Anastazja with “This Time”

Kelly Augustine (Americana, folk) releasing new album in April, “Light in the Lowlands”

Denver-based Americana/folk singer-songwriter Kelly Augustine is set to release her debut album, Light in the Lowlands, on April 5, 2019. Recorded and produced by Grammy-nominated producer Wes Sharon (John Fullbright, the Turnpike Troubadours, The Grahams), the album explores stories of darkness and salvation through poetic lyrics and an authentic command of a variety of Americana musical idioms. The album takes its deep grounding in folk themes and updates the songbook with today’s stories.

Sid Sriram Shares Early Album Stream With BrooklynVegan

BrooklynVegan has shared an exclusive first listen of San Francisco Bay Area singer-songwriter, Sid Sriram’s, debut record, Entropy. The record is out in full this coming Wednesday, February 6th on Artist Originals!


Best known as lead vocalist of celebrated alt rock band Citizen, Kerekes presents his softer side and showcases his versatility as a singer-songwriter on his new solo material. Incorporating elements of pop and alternative, his upcoming album boasts massive choruses, dynamic arrangements, and infectious melodies.

Crows reveal video to “Chain Of Being” and announce UK tour