@skopemag news for March 18, 2019 @ 8 am est

Cosmonauts Release New Single “Medio Litro” | ‘Star 69’ Available April 26th

Cosmonauts have released, “Medio Litro,” the newest single from their forthcoming album Star 69, out April 26th via Burger Records. The second single from the upcoming album, “Medio LItro” and is available to play now on all major streaming services. The new track is a smooth flowing garage rock tune with psych-rock flavor. Perfect relaxed sunny summer music from a band with deep roots in the So Cal scene.


Posted by BURGER RECORDS on Tuesday, March 12, 2019

a TRULY INCREDIBLE, AWARD WINNING video > The Arthur Brothers ‘Violet Hum’

GUEST SINGER releases mellow dark-party pop cut ‘I Could Never Live Like You Do’

Having introduced himself with two prime examples of his dark party songs in New Experience and My Parallel, Guest Singer expands on his Motorik kraut-rock by way of mellower 80s tinged synths on I Could Never Live Like You Do. It’s the most introspective cut from the project so far, devised by Doncaster’s Jake Cope and comprising Paul Burdett and France Lahmar.


As previously reported, the video was directed by Hill, filmed at locations on New York’s Upper West Side including Zabar’s and Barney Greengrass.

Emerging alt-rockers FEVA share scorching new anthem ‘Undone’

Hauling themselves right back under the indie spotlight, Newcastle’s FEVA share scorching new anthem Undone, a relentless rocker that only further cements their status as one of the region’s most exciting emerging acts.

Stockholm-based FELIN explores serial killer obsession on punchy new track

Stockholm-based artist FELIN creates powerful connections between sound and visual, constantly exploring how these two worlds collide. Surrounding her is a creative power-house collective that have the combined experience of writing for the likes of Adam Lambert, and having visuals published in Interview Magazine and Harper’s Bazaar. The music is unapologetically cinematic, drawing from theatrical influences – the dark humour of Tarantino being one of note. Combining pop melodies and rock energy, FELIN have played the historic Rockpalast in Germany and supported The Chainsmokers last spring.

Indian LGBT+ Activist, Gender Fluid Musician, Pragya Pallavi Releases Female Empowering Single For Women’s History Month

Neo-Folk/Post Rock Project SULDUSK to Release New Album, “Lunar Falls”, on April 12, 2019

Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, SULDUSK – a new project led by other-worldly frontwoman Emily Highfield – weaves acoustic tones of dark folk with elements of doom, atmospheric black metal and post rock. SULDUSK is set to release her debut full-length album, entitled Lunar Falls, on April 12, 2019. The album is available for pre-order now via Bandcamp.

Russian Baths share enthralling new noise rocker “Parasite”

The track premiered via FLOOD Magazine who noted, “As aggressive as can be expected of the duo, “Parasite” soars with the male-female vocal harmonies that would make the track considerably more twee were it not so unbelievably unsettling.”

Alive in Barcelona // New Single “Zombies”

Featured on the upcoming album are singles “The Fight,” “House of Memories,” and, the latest release, “Zombies,” which features Craig Mabbitt of Escape The Fate. This track is about “going through life with your head down, and not focusing on what’s important… ‘Zombies” message is about being present and focused. This is the first step in taking control of your life and, ultimately, battling depression and suicide.”

Lucifer Gunne throw down frenetic, hard-hitting statement of intent with ‘Energenetic’

With ‘Energenetic’, the listener is confronted with a chaotic combination of furious guitars and rhythmic progressions. Lead vocalist Rory McDonald injects spit and grit on the track, with a vocal quality invoking the energy of artists including Mike Patton and Marilyn Manson, the latter being an inspiration for the band’s name. Channeling emotion into the lyrics, ultimately matching the rage and passion of the music, is an element of Lucifer Gunne’s flourishing artistry that has attracted many fans – ‘Energenetic’ is a perfect example of this talent operating at full pelt.

Vast Hill unveil synth-drenched dreamscape with new single, ‘Heartbreaker’

For Vast Hill, the release of ‘Heartbreaker’ marks a new chapter for the band, a new direction as they lead up to the release of their new album. Working in a similar lane of contemporaries including Touch Sensitive, Donny Benet, Confidence Man and PNAU, Vast Hill are producing music that has serious pop weight behind the production, while the delivery of lyricism has elevated the duo as one’s to watch on the east coast’s indie and electro-pop scene.

Fragile Animals release new video + announce new EP details and tour dates.

It’s been a steady rise for Sunshine Coast’s Fragile Animals to date. With a swiftly swelling following and national radio play for recent singles ‘Come Down’ and ‘Landing’, the dream-rock trio are proud to announce release details of their forthcoming second EP – Only Shallow / Only More – for Friday, March 29 as well as the video for ‘Come Down’ and some new live dates to boot.

American shoegaze/post-rockers SleapingDreaming released and streamed new album ‘Victory Roses’

As announced previously : after already unveiled the single “Birds (Let Birds Feast On Your Dead Eyes)” on SoundCloud, Brooklyn based trio playing some heavy-ish shoegaze/dreamy/post-rock kinda stuff SleapingDreaming just officially released their debut full-length record called ‘Victory Roses’ for CD & Digital on Bandcamp and the main legal platforms (iTunes, Spotify…).

New Music // Phourist and the Photons

“For me, songs are like a musical exorcism—they come out screaming and I interpret them later on,” says Nick Phourist, of the Louisville, Kentucky-based quartet Phourist & the Photons. The band’s aptly-titled latest, We’re All Born Screaming, offers forth a viscerally distilled edition of the group’s stately and tuneful indie-rock allowing for maximum cathartic impact.

Vinyl Willams directs new High Tides “Paradise Daze” video

To celebrate the recent release of the album and the upcoming tour dates with Black Moth Super Rainbow, the sun-warped champions of yacht rot have tapped Vinyl Williams to direct the otherworldly new video for the title track “Paradise Daze”, which premiered via Under the Radar Magazine. “Aside from Vinyl piecing in some of the album art,” Steven Lutes from High Tides describes, he just took the visuals on his own personal journey which is exactly what we love about his style. Nautical, tropical, psychedelic and vibrant, that is the world of Paradise Daze.”

ICYMI: Club Kuru share new single ‘By The Windowpane’

Today, Club Kuru have shared their new single ‘By The Windowpane’. Following on from the release of ‘Cherry Bloom’ earlier this year, which earned plaudits from the likes of The Line Of Best Fit, The Most Radicalist, BBC Radio 1 and more. Both singles are taken from the band’s new highly anticipated sophomore album ‘Meet Your Maker’, which was announced on 5th March.

‘To Buyaka, or not to Buyaka – That is the Question’ | JAMERICAN Releases ‘Step In A the Club’

“Booyaka” or, as dancehall and reggae star JAMERICAN insists on the spelling, “Buyaka”, has passed into common parlance around the world, from the streets of Kingston to Ali G. However, it continues to be ignored by the arbitrators of all things lexicological, leading to JAMERICAN appealing to the land of Shakespeare and Dickens to finally allow the word to be officially recognised. He is releasing Step in a the Club and its buyaka-heavy hook to become the official anthem of his crusade.

Swedish Grammy Award-winning indie trio Deportees unveil interstellar video for debut single ‘Bright Eyes’

Swedish Grammy Award-winning indie trio Deportees have unveiled a truly out-of-this-world video for their UK debut single Bright Eyes. Referencing films like ‘Interstellar’, ‘Gravity’ and ‘The Martian’, the epic promo was directed by Peder Bergstrand (First Aid Kit, Ledinsky, Tiger Lou).