@skopemag news for February 14, 2019 @ noon est

Multi-Platinum Band KONGOS Release 4th Studio Album

KONGOS, the rock band of four brothers – Johnny, Jesse, Dylan and Danny Kongos, released their new album 1929: Part 1 on January 18, 2019. The band launched a 8-part docuseries, “Bus Call”, which follows their story and gives a compelling and realistic window into life on tour. The brothers also host a weekly podcast, “The Front Lounge”, where they discuss music, ideas and more with guests that include other musicians, artists, touring professionals and entrepreneurs.

ArcM – ‘No Animation’

‘No Animation’ lays bare the reality of a one sided attraction. When the realisation that an artificial like quality is all that is left. This energy perfectly captured by the Skeleton Dance Crew and their amazing LED light suits in the music video performance for ArcM’s latest offering.


Today, PRETTYMUCH officially announce their summer North American headlining outing, the FOMO Tour. The tour follows the group’s highly successful sold-out headline Funktion Tour last fall and their slot as main support on Grammy nominee Khalid’s Roxy Tour last summer.

Pop Singer/Songwriter Ethan Sak’s Sweet Song for Valentine’s Day

17-year-old singer/songwriter Ethan Sak celebrates Valentine’s Day with his upbeat new single, “Make My Heart Go,” a perfect blend of lyrics that bask in the throes of love, a little bit of longing and authentic sweetness. He recently stopped by New York City’s hit radio station Z100 to talk all about it, his career and how he’s managed to do it all by the age of just 17. You can view the interview here.

“YUNGBLUD & Halsey feat. Travis Barker – 11 Minutes” Out Now Via Locomotion/Geffen Records

YUNGBLUD explains, “The song tells the story of a perfect tragedy that reflects modern love within our society. We are so distracted and focused on what’s next, we can fail to see what is actually in front of us. We don’t realise how much we need something until it’s taken away from us.”

New Release from TOM WALKER “JUST YOU AND I” On Sony Music Australia

Tom Walker is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist born in Scotland and raised in Manchester on his father’s extensive record collection


Brigetta Releases New Single “Sad Songs”

Last year, Brigetta announced her solo career with the release of her debut single “Tic Tac Toe,” which was soon followed by her second titled “Sick.” Today sees the Nashville indie pop artist sharing her third single, “Sad Songs.”


Migos’ star Offset has just released the first song and video “Red Room” (produced by Metro Boomin) from his highly anticipated debut solo album coming February 22 on Quality Control Music / Motown Records / Capitol Records.

Caravan Palace new single ‘Miracle’

After more than a year hunkered down in their subterranean Paris studio, Caravan Palace have emerged into the light with a brand new single, ‘Miracle’. An infectious groove-laden piece of electronica which sees their sound evolve once again, this is the first new music from the band in over two years and first taste of the band’s new album due for release in spring 2019.


The band features notable musicians who have worked with or are working with bands like GHOST, MCC (Magna Carta Cartel), TID, PG. LOST, DEAD SOUL, VANHELGD and many others. Returning from tours with GHOST, KVELERTAK, KATATONIA and GHOST BATH, they have wowed reviewers and concertgoers across Europe with their theatrically enticing and energetic performances.

SCOTT LAVENE announces debut album and UK tour with intoxicating ‘Methylated Blue’

Scott Lavene today announces the forthcoming release of his debut solo album ‘Broke’. Coming out on the 7th June, the album is preceded by the new single Methylated Blue.

TRUDY AND THE ROMANCE unveil retro-romantic video for ‘The Original Doo-Wop Spacemen’

Today, on Valentine’s Day no less, Trudy and the Romance invite you into their retro-romantic cartoon world in the video for ‘The Original Doo-Wop Spacemen.’

SYML Announces Debut Album; Shares New Song       

Seattle based artist and producer SYML (aka Brian Fennell) announces his eponymous debut album will be released on May 3rd, 2019. Today, he shares his new single “The Bird,” a song that pushed SYML to explore his abilities as a producer/artist as he mixes his signature vocals with dark melancholic guitar tones and driving beats.

Speaking about “The Bird” Fennell explains, “Trying to love or even understand someone with all of their beautiful flaws and intricacies, while we cope with our own, is not easy. It is as delicate and cold as it is proud and belligerent. ‘The Bird’ represents this surreal dance. If we are too gentle, it might get away. But if we hold on too tight, we might suffocate it.”

Microtonal Pop Rock – Feeding Fingers – “Arrive a Leech”

A music video for the song, “Arrive a Leech” from the band, Feeding Fingers was just released. The song is from the microtonal pop / rock album, ‘Do Owe Harm’.

JENNY TEATOR Releases Official Music Video for Sultry Blues Rock Single, “Surrender”