@skopemag news for February 6, 2019 @ 2:30 pm est


“‘Speak Up’ is about turning negativity into positive energy instead of letting the bullies drag you down,” says Jocelyn. “It’s about realizing that you are your own individual, so speak up and live by example.”

Beach Slang premiere music video for “I Hate Alternative Rock”

Last week New Noise Magazine premiered the first song from Beach Slang’s upcoming EP ‘MPLS’, a cover of Bob Mould’s “I Hate Alternative Rock”. Today we bring you a brand new music video for the track directed by Ryan Hoffman and shot by Noah and Aaron Maxey. The video pays homage to the artists who influenced the band and was filmed in Oakland, CA between 1-2-3-4 Go! Records and Broken Guitars. Check it out HERE.

Premiere & Interview: Beach Slang – “I Hate Alternative Rock”

Red Death Signs Worldwide Deal with Century Media Records

Century Media Records are proud to announce that Washington, D.C. crossover thrashers RED DEATH are the latest addition to the label’s roster, after having recently signed the group to a worldwide multi-album deal.

Trans duo closegood share new video “Easy” w/ special valentine’s gift

ROTTING CHRIST Release New Song, “Vetry Zlye”

Frontman Sakis Tolis comments on behalf of the band: “Dear fellows, I am in the pleasant position to present to you another new song I wrote for Rotting Christ; ‘Ветры злые’ (Vetry Zlye),’ a song that was influenced by paganism and specifically from the Slavic pagan religions through the history of time and exalts the power of mother nature. I Hope you will enjoy the (probably) most melodic song from our upcoming album ‘The Heretics,’ which is accompanied by the beautiful voice of Irina Zybina.”

Spotify Co-Founder and CEO Daniel Ek Speaks with CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street”

The following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC EXCLUSIVE interview with Spotify Co-Founder and CEO on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” (M-F 9AM – 11AM) today, Wednesday, February 6th. The following is a link to video of the interview on CNBC.com.

Circa Waves Share Video For “Me, Myself & Hollywood”

Last month, Circa Waves announced their highly anticipated third album which was written within one month. Sitting right at the heart of their “Character based” album is new track “Me, Myself and Hollywood”. While it touches on the band’s love of R&B, there’s an unashamed guitar line trojan horse that could only have been created by Circa Waves.

THOSE DARN GNOMES: Unhinged San Diego Metal/Free-Jazz Outfit Signs With Nefarious Industries

Nefarious Industries has expanded its operations once again, announcing the acquisition and impending disbursement of new auditory demolition from San Diego’s unhinged THOSE DARN GNOMES, preparing their new album for release this spring.

Greg Mondale – ‘Vacay’

Greg Mondale is an artist focused on bringing feel good music back into the industry. Influenced by R&B music made in the 90’s, Mondale’s music brings back memories rooted deep inside listeners souls. Every track has been crafted from start to finish with the consumer in mind.

KATECHON: CVLT Nation debuts new track “Ankomst” of Norwegian black/death entity

KATECHON will unveil their third album, Sanger Fra Auschwitz, on CD (and later on LP) this March 01 through Finnish label Saturnal Records. This album is a sight into the events of the WWII and its effects on the people of both sides.

Experience the Terror Drenched BLACK DEATH of KATECHON’s New Album

Eesah “Tell No Lie” Official Video

“Tell No Lie”, presented by EesahMusic, produced by King I-Vier & Loud City Music, is a song fueled with riddles and Jamaican folklore. Filmed in the lush Blue Mountains of Kingston, Jamaica, the journey gives insight to some of life’s more serious lessons, delivered through a series of playful conundrums. The team of exceptional directors; Inkaz Studios and Pete Beng, captured the true essence with this visual. Riddle me this, riddle me that, what goes in the fridge and always comes back out hot? Man a peppa, a real hot steppa!