@skopemag news for February 24, 2019 @ 2 pm est

New Single By Atman ‘Wait’ off ‘God of New England’ Album

Lead single off the God Of New England album from Atman, titled Wait.


La Fille shares new single “Everyday Feels Like I’m Getting Older” a well-honed nugget of power pop via mxdwn

La Fille shares a new well-honed nugget of power pop “Everyday Feels Like I’m Getting Older” from the upcoming album Alright Already out March 15th. Frontman Jay Louis states that the song “Reflects on past anxieties and realizations that came at a turning point in my life. It’s a recognition of my new perspective and how I want to move forward and stop wasting time.”

mxdwn PREMIERE: La Fille Perfect Power-Pop On New Song “Everyday Feels Like I’m Getting Older”

Palm Springsteen Share New Single and Music Video “Hey There Cowgirl” Via Flaunt

When you hear the name Palm Springsteen (a name so good that John Mayer recently shouted them out on Instagram) you know exactly what kind of band to expect. A sound reminiscent of The Strokes and LCD but with a sense of humor, Palm Springsteen is filling a void in contemporary music. Following a few choice articles in Purple,Culture Collide and The Last Magazine, and a powerful Echo Park Rising set that may or may not have started a small riot, Palm Springsteen was tapped by Mark Foster to be the main support of Foster the People’s US tour in 2017.

Brooklyn dream pop artist Miles Francis releases ‘Doves’ EP, on extensive North America tour now; ‘Doves’ EP out today

For many, Miles Francis’ 2018 debut EP, Swimmers, was a first introduction – but he had already been around for years, keeping time for some of the most dynamic performers in the world. Some might have seen him on Late Show with David Letterman drumming with Arcade Fire’s Will Butler, or on Jimmy Kimmel Live! as the kit drummer for Antibalas; in South Africa onstage with Angelique Kidjo, in Hollywood playing with Amber Mark, or at the Apollo Theater backing up the late Sharon Jones.

Adrenaline Mob founder / guitarist Mike Orlando releases “Burn” performance video


Hailed as the “Legend of Feels,” the story of dance music visionary Jeffrey Sutorius — who has spent the last decade producing hit sounds and conquering main stages worldwide — turns the page on a new chapter with the release of a new record and the announcement of a name change. Titled “Bad Days,” the song speaks to a tough period for the producer following burn-out due to troubles in his private and professional life. By dropping his previous alias, Jeffrey Sutorius begins again with a clean slate. It’s apparent in the single’s hopeful and catchy melodies, which inspire optimism despite the song’s ominous name. “Bad Days” reaches fans by way of an original club mix and a radio mix. After being released as an ID on Jeffrey’s monthly Mixcloud and SoundCloud mixes, the track was also dropped live on the national Dutch radio station SLAM!.

Pinoy punks lead post-rock revival

After announcing their new record with Kerrang! last month, Wander have been turning heads with their honest and refreshing take on post-rock. The all Filipino band have long been a treasured secret of the Bay Area’s music scene, but with their forthcoming album, it’s starting to look like the cat is out of the bag. They’ve had interviews with Overblown, who called them “the future of the genre”, and The Bay Bridged, along with a forthcoming feature in New Noise, and their new single just dropped today at Post-Trash.

Mike Mains & The Branches Release “Live Forever”

Mike Mains & The Branches have just released a peppy new single from their highly anticipated new record When We Were In Love. Check out “Live Forever” here:

New Music Alert | Sizzla, Chino, Tarrus Riley & Dre Island Drop “Every Nation” Out Today (2.22) Produced XTM Nation

Jamaica’s best-of-the-best delivers on every level on this strong posse cut. Dancehall lyricist Chino McGregor, opens with a sharp-witted verse. Tarrus Riley sings and raps in his crushed velvet tone, ” You and me are family no walls no boundaries, when we link up Babylon can’t study we.” Then Dre Island advises, “Youths you fi look through your lens and know, the world full of millions of friends and foes.” Each featured artist delivers knowledge and wisdom throughout “Every Nation,” especially from the sample of legendary Sizzla’s “Dem Wonder” ringing on the chorus. Filled with call-to-action drum beats and an electrifying guitar outro, XTM Nation draws from a multitude of today’s sounds on “Every Nation,” including rock, dancehall and hip-hop’s boom bap sound.

Swiss 70’s rock/explosive-blues outfit Edmond Jefferson And Sons released new digital single “Hotcha”

After already unveilling the song “Helsinki” and then an official music video for “The Winter”, Swiss 70’s alternative / explosive-blues rockers Edmond Jefferson & Sons just released a brand new single called “Hotcha” for digital exclusive on YouTube and the main legal platforms (iTunes, Deezer, Spotify…).

Kelly Hafner Drops Album ‘If It’s Love’

“Rich, smokey vocals that ooze with confidence and soul. There is a swooning feel to the song as Hafner shows off her dynamic vocals and pulls the listener into her orbit, and her voice feels like it could take the world by storm. ” – Glide Magazine

Brooklyn electronic/dance duo Haulm share melancholic “Rushing” video

The follow-up to Haulm’s 2018 debut Stay for Me, Posture instills their minimalist dance music with a timeless singer/songwriter sensitivity, an element deliberately introduced by the duo. “When Reed and I started working together, we sat down and talked about all the weird relationship trauma that comes up whenever you’re writing something personal,” Norton recalls. “We vowed to be upfront with each other throughout this whole process, and I think that’s why we’ve been so prolific from the beginning.”

Chelou Shares New Single “She Rock I Roll”

London-based artist, Chelou, shares his new single “She Rock I Roll” off his forthcoming debut album, Out Of Sight. They say anticipation is half the pleasure, and in the case of Chelou, it’s been a steady yet unhurried build up to his first full length. The result is an intoxicating set of folk-blues beats and Chelou’s hauntingly vocal. Out Of Sight is set for release on April 26th via Concrete Dog Records.

Kid Sister shares new song “Long Way Back”

Kid Sister steps out of the shadows to present “Long Way Back,” her newest track capturing a lifelong love affair with the art of music. Passion and wisdom-byproducts of a brief hiatus from music-stream through her new work, reflecting her evolution as an artist and a creator. “Long Way Back” is a reemergence after creative depression which drew Kid Sister into herself to study music theory and songwriting, producing this compelling take on music as a changing medium. Consider “Long Way Back” the first chapter in the second book of her rich creative rediscovery.

Dirty Vibezs To Release ‘Ol’ Blue Eyes’ Featuring Frank Sinatra And Harriet

Dirty Vibezs, the popular New York DJ and music producer, is up to something phenomenal these days!

March 1st will see the release of his song ‘Ol’ Blue Eyes’. It’s not hard to guess who inspired the title since the iconic Frank Sinatra was known by this nickname. Sinatra’s melodic voice will feature in this powerful rendition and will be juxtaposed by the voice of Harriet Nauer, a Swedish music sensation.

PR: Rising Nashville Artist Notelle Premieres New Single “Tell Me” [[ NOW LIVE ]]

Unafraid of the dark, Notelle lives in the extremes of emotion. Finding inspiration in the shadows, the singer/songwriter turns her pain into something raw, something hauntingly powerful. Notelle closed out 2018 with the release of her first single, Power, and is continuing her solo debut with her second single, Tell Me; a sultry take on what it feels like to succumb to personal vices, to give in to that addictive person who will love you right, then leave you high. The track combines thick syncopated low end with intimate manipulated vocals to entice the listener into a darker, heavier and messier realm of pop.

check this: Germ “Rambo”

New rapper we’re working with called Germ, signed with $uicideboy$ label G59 and even if they’re not your thing this dude has his own lane, so please check if you can. It’s a true punk rock mentality married with hip hop. Started as a skater in ATL. This is off his upcoming project and G59 debut.

Winona Avenue – “Move This Town”

“We had to overcome the theft of $40,000 worth of equipment the morning of the video shoot for this (kind of ironically) positive song and music video about making a difference in your town.” – David

8MM Releases New EP “Heart-Shaped Hell”

Seven years since the critically-hailed Between the Devil And Two Black Hearts (their last studio release), Los Angeles-based 8MM returns to the forefront of the orchestral alternative scene with their stellar new EP HEART-SHAPED HELL, which is out now and can be streamed here. When talking about the new EP PureGrainAudio noted, “[Heart-Shaped Hell] is helping to establish both Sean and Juliette as one of the most experimental and diversely gifted musical duos that pushes the boundaries of the many sub-genres that their music covers.” To help celebrate the release, 8MM will be playing an EP release show February 27 at Los Angeles’ Soundcheck Live at Lucky Strike. You can RVSP for the show here.

Ivan & The Parazol captures teenage vivacity on glam-psych number ‘When I Was 17’ Video      

The DEADNOTES Drop New Single/Video (“Makeup”)

Germany indie/punk band THE DEADNOTES are currently marching their way through to the top of the Indie/Punk scene and are critically proclaimed to be one of the hottest newcomer acts of 2019. With their new single ‘Makeup’ (out now on the band’s own label 22Lives Records) they not only justify their current success but up the ante to deliver a coincidentally heart striking and catchy song, that will leave you both shocked by the video yet cheerfully hooked to the music.

THE BLACKTONES Release New Official Video For ‘The Upside Down’

Italian Sludge Metal band The Blacktones have released an official video for the song The Upside Down, taken from their full length The Day We Shut Down The Sun released worldwide via Sliptrick Records towards the end of 2017.

French Post-Hardcore/Metal/Noise Mongers Vesperine shared new song “Nous, si photosensibles”

A few weeks before the official release of their debut full-length album and after already shared a first glance from this upcoming effort with “Ce que l’ombre pénètre”, French Post-Hardcore/Metal/Noise mongers Vesperine just shared another audio excerpt from their work with “Nous, si photosensibles” available right now on YouTube.