@skopemag news for march 29, 2019 @ 1:15 pm est



Over the past two years, morgxn has been not so quietly releasing new music which culminated in a debut album, vital, (released May 2018 ) and a lush, acoustic EP vital : blue (s t r i p p e d) (released January 2019,) made his festival debut at Lollapalooza, Firefly and LaureLive, toured extensively (X Ambassadors, Phoebe Ryan, Skylar Grey, miike snow, Dreamers, Robert Delong,) received megawatt licensing looks (ABC, HBO, SHOWTIME, NBC, The CW, USA Networks) and has garnered high praise across the board.

LIFE share new single ‘Moral Fibre’

Fiercely independent Hull outfit LIFE are back with the first single to be taken from their highly anticipated second LP. ‘Moral Fibre’ is an anthemic and frenetic slice of art-punk laced with sardonic and irreverent lyrics. Produced by Luke Smith (Foals) and mixed by Claudius Mittendorfer (Parquet Courts), the band hone in on a bigger and more focused sound.

Swiss math-noise rockers Bunkr released and streamed debut full-length album ‘schluss’.

As announced a few weeks ago, today is the day for the mathy-noise/indie-rock duet Bunkr which just released its debut full-length album called “schluss”, available right now for handmade CD editions, LP, Limited Deluxe LP & Digital editions through Cold Smoke Records & Division Records.

New Music: Yoke Lore releases new single ‘Chin Up’ today through Yellhouse Records

Yoke Lore releases his euphoric new single ‘Chin Up’ on March 29th through Yellhouse Records. New York indie pop project Yoke Lore is the solo musical venture of Adrian Galvin, previously of Yellerkin and Walk the Moon. The brand new track is taken from his forthcoming ‘Meditations EP’ set for release on May 31st.

NEW SINGLE – Callum Beattie Returns With Magnetic New Track ‘Connection’, Out Today

Co-written with long-time friend and songwriter Michael Ochs whilst in Berlin – ‘Connection’ is a glorious upbeat track that’s led by Callum’s distinctive, powerful vocal. The effortless melodicism and surging uplift of the track is reminiscent to the rush of the beginnings of a budding relationship.

Lawrence Taylor returns with the sultry new single ‘Poor Boy’

As the saying goes, ‘Patience is a virtue’, and it’s one that British musician, songwriter and emergent pop star Lawrence Taylor holds true. Three years after first achieving critical and popular acclaim – and having spent much of the intervening period redefining not just his music but his entire approach to making it – he returns today with the redemptive new track and flawless live video ‘Poor Boy’, via his new home of Glassnote Records.

New single available on Spotify – PaulWetz – Chasing Hills

Written on a bike ride in Stockholm when PaulWetz was missing his hometown and the hills that surround it ‘Chasing Hill’s’ is a return to Deep House vibes for this young German artist, and his subsequent move back to the Black Forrest. Made in collaboration with Alice Edstrom, the singer from Swedish Indie band ‘Nothing in Common’.

Platinum-selling producer Otto Knows delivers brand-new Klahr collaboration ‘Something For Nothing’

Utilising a slick downtempo style, ‘Something For Nothing’ is topped by the vocal delivery of singer/songwriter Amanda Cygnaeus – who also featured on ‘One in a Million’. A collaborative effort, ‘Something for Nothing’ also features joint production from fellow Axtone protege Khlar and follows his previous hit ‘Falling In Love’

Adina E releases wonderful take on “One More Light”


Opening with glitchy electronics, ‘Sunchaser’ launches in to life with a thunderous drum loop before a skyscraping chorus reminiscent of Friendly Fires and Phoenix at their most euphoric and blissed-out best. In turn, Blue Americans have created a cinematic, indie-pop anthem for the summer of 2019.

Jamie Freeman releases new single ‘All In The Name’

“‘Dreams About Falling’ alludes to the fine line between flying and falling, succeeding or failing. Some of the songs are about childhood or upbringing, how that shapes an adult and how they remember and deal with those memories. That feeling of doing something exciting and scary, or waking from a dream just before you hit the ground.”

James Arthur and Martin Jensen release the official video for ‘Nobody’

Multi-platinum selling DJ and producer Martin Jensen and global superstar James Arthur have released the official video to summer anthem, ‘Nobody’.

Dog Blood (Skrillex & Boys Noize) share new song “Turn Off The Lights”

Skrillex and Boys Noize have reunited as Dog Blood for their new song “Turn Off The Lights”, out now on OWSLA / Boysnoize Records. The track returns to their unique, high-energy mix of house and techno and marks their first new release since 2013’s Middle Finger Pt. 2.

No Spirit x fika Release ‘Better Now (ft. RickyAtoms)’ Single

UK label Absent Mind present their latest soul-drenched collaborative single to be released on March 29th, as No Spirit team up with London duo fika on the new single ‘Better Now’, featuring US vocalist RickyAtoms.

Martin Solveig & Jax Jones Announce ‘Europa’ Collaborative Project

Europa have today unleashed their debut single ‘All Day And Night’, featuring white-hot US singer Madison Beer. Europa is Jax Jones and Martin Solveig: two friends who also just so happen to be multi-platinum artists (with over 4 billion combined streams), pushing each other to investigate musical avenues they’d never explore on their own.

SKOPE NEWS: Indie-electronic artist Tim Aminov shares new single “OPIUM”

The self-produced title-track of his upcoming EP begins with melancholic keys before Tim’s sombre voice fills the void over atmospheric effects. Soon after, a bass-heavy trap-like beat is introduced as the hook of the song hits and the dark tone of the track is filled with atmospheric synthesizers, creating a layered production that oozes with Tim’s signature minimal, yet intricate soundscapes.

Jai Wolf Shares New Single “Better Apart” Feat. Dresage

Indie-electronic artist Jai Wolf shares a new single today, “Better Apart,” featuring rising indie-pop artist, Dresage. The track is danceable, extremely catchy, and Jai’s most personal to date.

Lil Boosie & OMB Peezy Team Up For “Struggle” Music Video    

OMB Peezy releases telling single “Struggle” featuring Southern rap icon, Boosie Badazz. The comparisons between OMB Peezy and Boosie have been obvious since Peezy’s 2017 emergence onto the music scene. Never the one to shy from paying homage to rap legends that came before him, the Boosie collaboration shouldn’t come as a surprise to fans as Peezy is signed to E-40’s Sick Wid It Records. Gearing up for the highly anticipated release of his new mixtape, “Struggle” follows Peezy’s latest release “No Keys” featuring G-Eazy.

Multi-Platinum Olivia O’Brien Releases Track “Just Friends” Alongside Album “Was It Even Real” Announcement    

OLIVIA O’BRIEN, the 19-year old Los Angeles-based singer and songwriter named one of “100 Women Revolutionizing Pop Music” by Paper magazine, and whose songs have surpassed over 1.5 billion global streams, releases “Just Friends,” the newest track from her highly anticipated debut album WAS IT EVEN REAL? arriving on April 26th via Island Records.

Step Up: High Water’s Terayle Hill Shines on the Gripping Narrative “Marquise’s Interlude”

Combining compelling drama with thrilling music and electric performance scenes, YouTube/Lionsgate series Step Up: High Water is a unique experience. Showcasing the talents of castmember Terayle Hill, Step Up shares the lyric video for “Marquise’s Interlude,” the latest snippet from Step Up: High Water, Season 2 (Original Soundtrack). Written and performed by Hill, “Marquise’s Interlude” is a gripping narrative, delving deep into the backstory of Marquise, Hill’s character, as he relates his life’s story, focusing on his rough upbringing on the streets, interspersed with witty boasts about his talent. In the series, the rhyme is delivered through a prison phone by Marquise to King, a producer portrayed by Eric Graise, as a last ditch attempt to prove his talent and rap his way out of jail. With a lyric video that fires words at the screen as fast as Hill can rap them, “Marquise’s Interlude” demonstrates Step Up: High Water’s ability to coax deep emotion out of its characters’ checkered pasts.


Kid Sister shares new video for “Long Way Back”

Kid Sister has shared the video for her latest track, “Long Way Back”. The song and video come after a brief hiatus in which she spent reflecting on her evolution as an artist and creator. “Long Way Back” captures a lifelong love affair with the art of music, marking the re-emergence of Kid Sister and the first chapter in the second book of her rich creative rediscovery.

Alex Aiono Releases New Song “HER”

“I think everyone has a benchmark relationship that they drift back to when they feel lonely and this song is about realizing that just because you drift back, doesn’t mean they do,” says Aiono about the lyric.

Gabrielle Papillon returns with “What Do I Know”

Inspired by a cinematic-sounding piano part with a James Bond drive and the grandiosity of an Adele delivery, “What Do I Know” was co-written with UK songwriter Jonas Persson. Developed quickly, and refined over time (and produced by Corey LeRue of Neon Dreams), the song led Gabrielle Papillon down a path on which she realized she had the beginnings of a brand new album in her hands.

New York based artist Grace May

Grace May pulls her inspiration from the culture and creativity which oozes from her hometown of Toronto, Canada. The 22 year old, R&B neo-soul artist channels the energy from the second most diverse city in the world, ultimately developing her passion for music and driving her artistry.

Multi-Faceted Powerhouse EMM Drops Bold New Single

EMM, the groundbreaking singer-songwriter, producer, performer and women’s advocate, is back in full force with her newest single “Cali Boy.” “Cali Boy” officially drops on March 29, 2019.

VISTA Evokes Raw Emotion In New Single “Eat (I Must),” Out Now

VISTA’s new single “Eat (I Must),” released in March 2019, narrates the inner turmoil and guilt felt by lead vocalist Hope Vista throughout her personal struggles with both body dysmorphia and an eating disorder. With “Eat (I Must),” VISTA’s signature dark, synth-laden rock sound is still present, but lyrically, the band approaches the haunting track with the goal of sparking a larger conversation about the danger of eating disorders and cultivating a safe, open forum for listeners to discuss their experiences. “Eat (I Must)” is available on all digital music platforms NOW.


Tom Speight shares ‘Heartshaker’ Video