@skopemag news for February 21, 2019 @ 9 am est

Tamba Hali Releases Official Video For “Girl Like You” Today

Liberian-born recording artist and former Kansas City Linebacker, Tamba Hali, released the official music video for his single “Girl Like You” today via Relumae Records. The Sesan-directed video finds Tamba crooning over the infectious and tropical production, while mesmerized by a beautiful woman walking along one of Liberia’s captivating beaches.

WASTE OF SPACE ORCHESTRA Unveils “Seeker’s Reflection” Video

The mention of either cosmic black metal alchemists Oranssi Pazuzu or ritualist doom metal conjurors Dark Buddha Rising – as separate entities – is enough to get excited at the mention of new music, so when their forces combine into WASTE OF SPACE ORCHESTRA, we know all too well what kind of a treat we’re in for.

Lisa Heller to Release “Ghost”

On Friday, March 1, Los Angeles-based pop artist–LISA HELLER–will release her newest single “Ghost”. The single will act as the gateway to a fresh, new sound; a meshing of her thoughtful lyricism with current trends of pop music, lush with danceable basslines. “Ghost” can currently be pre-saved on Spotify.

FØNX delivers jazz-inspired grooves and sun-touched melodies on breakup remedy “Time”

Drawing inspiration from the likes of George Benson and D’Angelo, FØNX delivers RnB-infused pop with jazz, funk and soul influences, merging catchy grooves, memorable hooks and intricate guitar licks with inspired lyrical content. ‘Time’ encapsulates these eclectic influences perfectly, packaging them into an infectious track exploring heartbreak and moving on from it.

Three Days Grace Confirm 26-Date Summer Tour Supporting Breaking Benjamin

Today, Three Days Grace, the internationally acclaimed and multi-platinum certified Canadian band, confirm an extensive 26-date summer tour opening for Breaking Benjamin. Three Days Grace will provide support in cities including St. Louis, Atlanta, Dallas, and Salt Lake City (full dates below). Tickets and information regarding on sale times and dates are available here.

Say Sue Me returns with a new single: “At The End of The Road”

The video premiered recently on The FADER saying that “beneath that candy-lacquered surface lies a bleak acknowledgement of humanity’s blatant disregard for the environment.”

Teenage Fanclub share new single & video “Everything Is Falling Apart” ahead of North American tour

Everything is falling apart. But instead of just idly waiting for the end of their lives, or life on earth, or the end of the universe—whichever of those comes first—Teenage Fanclub decided to make a positive start to 2019 by starting work on new music

Recorded at Hamburg’s Clouds Hill Studios in January of this year, the track features the band’s new official touring line-up: original members Raymond McGinley (vocals, guitar) and Norman Blake (guitar, backing vocals), with Francis Macdonald (drums, backing vocals), David McGowan (bass, backing vocals), and Euros Childs (keys, backing vocals).

Bon Iver, Ben Howard Inspired, Joshua Howlett Releases Stunning New Video ‘Dover’

Growing up experiencing British and Swiss culture, Joshua Howlett takes influence from both the music from his homeland and the tranquil, breath-taking vistas of his new home. With musical influences such as Ben Howard and Bon Iver, Joshua’s music is a melodic mix of folk and indie that lyrically talks of real experiences; hopes, thoughts, anxiety and love symbolised with descriptions of the stunning mountains and forests around him.


Detroit underground icon Icewear Vezzo links up with multi-platinum superstar and fellow Motor City son Big Sean for a new single entitled “Balance.”

Chase Rice Joins Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire to Support National Volunteer Fire Council

To celebrate and support the nearly 70 percent of firefighters who volunteer their service, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire has announced a partnership with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC). A donation of $75,000 will be made by Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire to the NVFC to help support volunteer firefighters nationwide.

New > Heidi Sabertooth > ‘Ur Eyes Are Watching’ EP

Lobster returns to its scorched earth roots with a dark, gritty blend of techno-based power traxx from New York staple Heidi Sabertooth.


Emblem/Atlantic recording artist and multiple-GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Rob Thomas has announced the release of his highly anticipated fourth solo album Chip Tooth Smile – arriving everywhere April 26th (pre-order available now) and heralded today by new single “One Less Day (Dying Young).”


P!NK teased the song two weeks ago when she appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and also announced she will release her eighth studio album Hurts 2B Human in April. Earlier in that week, P!NK received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

19 year old EBHONI drops new song + video “TGM (Tek Gyal Man)”

Vampire Weekend: New Video for “Harmony Hall” Out Now

On “Harmony Hall,” Ezra Koenig and his bandmates spend a joyful five minutes and nine seconds summoning a springtime mood, with cheery piano and sweet guitar licks that allude to their early sound while also introducing a bright new energy. – ROLLING STONE

Amanda Palmer shares new song; album out March 8

Today Amanda Palmer announces further tour dates for 2019 covering the UK and Europe as well as a new single “Voicemail for Jill,” the latest track from her forthcoming solo album There Will Be No Intermission, out March 8.