@skopemag news for april 8, 2019 @ 5:30 pm est

The Chainsmokers and Winona Oak share Vevo official live performance

Vevo, The Chainsmokers and Winona Oak announce the release of their Official Live Performance of “Hope”. Vevo live performances is a very special series that connect artists to their audiences at scale. Through close collaboration with the artist, Vevo creates visuals to give fans a unique take on the original songs. Lorde, Khalid, Future, Alessia Cara and Miley Cyrus have all worked collaboratively with Vevo to produce new and original, visually stunning video content offering fans a different retrospect on their music.

Soundwalk Collective With Patti Smith Share New Track “Ivry”

With their new album The Peyote Dance due for release May 31st via Bella Union, Soundwalk Collective with Patti Smith have shared a second track from the album entitled “Ivry”.

RiseUP TV – Reality TV Show Breaking New Ground In The Music Industry

RiseUP TV is a live musical tour and reality TV show that features musical artists from around the world. The live tours will happen simultaneously in Canada and the USA, with a UK version coming in the fall of 2019. The behind the scenes footage from the tours will be compiled into episodes for release online and for broadcast TV. The focus of the live episodes is to document what goes on when you bring together artists of all ages and genres that have never met, for a series of live shows, while travelling and staying together in hotels along the way.

Soul Star Tanika Charles Drops First Single in Advance of New Album

Toronto soul sensation Tanika Charles returns with the brand new single “Love Overdue”, the 1st single taken from her forthcoming album “The Gumption” that will hit the streets on May 10th. Produced by DJ Kemo, more famous for his work with Canadian hip-hop band The Rascalz, the new single “Love Overdue” is an uptempo R&b/Soul mover that pays homage to the sound of 60s soul. Love Overdue is available as digital download on all platforms and on a limited edition 45 vinyl.


Chase Atlantic is also pleased to announce the release of their highly-anticipated sophomore album, Phases, out Friday, June 28 via BMG/MDDN. The record serves as a follow up to their latest EP, DON’T TRY THIS (Jan. 2019), and their self-titled debut effort (2017). “We made this album because we wanted to drastically pivot the angle in which pop culture is viewed and ultimately digested,” says lead vocalist, Mitchel Cave. “Throughout our career so far, Chase Atlantic has always been represented as a ‘go to’ for unique and complex music with high sonic value. We’ve been able to fuse genres and aesthetic together to create a defined nocturnal bliss of our own, blending dreamy melodies with moody progressions, all the while touching on subjects from drug abuse to romantic pieces.”


Travis Scott’s Houston Astros New Era Collab Becomes Fastest Sell Out In New Era History


Nikki’s Wives // Release 90’s inspired “Lemonade” Music Video TODAY!

Yellow is in theme in this cheeky video featuring exciting fashions, vibrant scenes of the Hollywood hills, and playful interactions between the band members. The three work in such an upbeat, comedic harmony that makes this a truly irresistible viewing experience. The choice of scenery and emphasis on color perfectly match the energy of the song’s huge drums and powerful vocals by lead singer Nikki. All of the video’s lively visual and musical aspects make it the perfect treat to welcome the warmer seasons.

Musician Moby wants to help the world to sleep

“I originally made these songs for myself because I couldn’t find this type of music anywhere. Long Ambients 2 was designed to help me sleep and to help other people find calm and maybe get a good night’s sleep. I hope to share it with other people who have sleep issues or battle anxiety or have a hard time calming themselves down.”

The Raconteurs Announce North American Headline Tour Dates

Hot on the heels of announcing their new album HELP US STRANGER (out June 21 via Third Man Records), The Raconteurs – Jack White, Brendan Benson, Jack Lawrence, and Patrick Keeler – have announced an extensive run of North American headline tour dates. These new dates, spanning from July to October, include previously-announced US festival appearances at Woodstock 50 and Railbird. The band will kick off their world tour with their first trip to Australia and New Zealand later this month, as well as stops in Japan, Europe, and the United Kingdom before returning to the US for their North American tour.

Mega Ran & MC Lars Release “Gulliver’s Travels” feat. Jill Sobule – Listen!

On Friday, Mega Ran & MC Lars released the latest new track from their literary themed LP The Dewey Decibel System. “Gulliver’s Travels” is a reggae inspired duet with 90s rock icon JILL SOBULE, with a chorus written by PATENT PENDING’S Joe Ragosta. With lyrics following the duo as they travel around the world, “Gulliver’s Travels” is a fantastic teaching tool that ties into some of Jonathan Swift’s social satire.

French Nu-Disco: L’Impératrice releases new record ‘Matahari’

French synth-pop sensation L’Impératrice (The Empress) have released their exotic and glittery album, Matahari via microqlima. Combining psychedelic visuals a la Fantastic Planet with nostalgic disco bangers a la Saturday Night Fever, L’Impératrice has won favor with notable outlets like The Line of Best Fit, FLAUNT, and HighClouds. Next month, they’ll embark on their first U.S. tour already selling out multiple dates including two nights at the Independent in San Francisco, and Elsewhere in New York City.

Pop punk band Postcards From The Moon release millennial break-up anthem

Fresh off the release of their violin-driven pop punk single “Just Make Sure You’re Happy,” Texas-based quintet Postcards From The Moon are back with a new music video and single called “Wish You The Best.” Violinist Rolando Valentin Ramon sets down the high-pitched instrument and picks up a guitar for the finely tuned ballad.

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Neo-Soul Group Seba Kaapstad Announce Upcoming Album Via Brooklyn Vegan

Seba Kaapstad bring an intoxicating and atmospheric spirit with their new video for “Africa” out today along with the announcement of their upcoming album Thina, out May 15thvia Mello Music Group. With an effortless but captivating approach, “Africa” combines soul, jazz, hip hop, and the music of Africa in a swirl of sounds that can only result from a group that hails from such diverse backgrounds.

Skye Wallace – “Suffering For You”

“Suffering For You” was written during my time at the Dawson City Music Festival’s Songwriter in Residence in the Yukon. I was there for the month of January in a big (potentially haunted) heritage house by myself, with very few hours of daylight, and a wealth of history and inspiration to prompt me to write. The song was inspired by the story of a group of people who were separated from their expedition, trapped on an ice floe in the arctic for months.” – Skye

George Strait’s New Album “Honky Tonk Time Machine” Travels Straight to Number One

George Strait further cemented his iconic status within the history of country music today with a record-making 27th No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart with his latest, Honky Tonk Time Machine. With 51,000 equivalent album units, the album also lands at No. 4 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart and marks the largest week of 2019 for any country album.

Broke For Free – “Forever Wavvy” (Music Video)

This is the latest offering from Tom Cascino (aka Broke For Free). It’s the first in a string of visuals that Tom is releasing as a part of a visual album, BFF, which is due out this May. In addition to writing and producing the music, he also directed all the visuals for the record. Check out a preview here!

NABERUS new ‘Slaves’ music video takes on the wealthy one-percenters

OUT NOW: Sego’s sophomore LP ‘Sego Sucks’ is here!

Sego (who have been named Consequence of Sound’s Artist of the Month) celebrated the release last Friday with a sold-out hometown show in Provo, UT, ahead of their upcoming US headlining tour kicking off at the end of the month. The band will also be stopping by a number of festivals this Summer, including Bonnaroo in TN & Bellwether Festival in OH.

2012 Bid Adieu share “Calours” video from debut album ‘We Died in 2012: This Is Hell’ out June 7


Headed by singer/guitarist Freddy J IV, Left Lane Cruiser is a bona fide blues rock band from the American Midwest. Far from pretending to be rambling hobos for the sake of a manufactured image, Left Lane Cruiser has been genuinely living the blues for over a decade, bringing its freestyle jams to crowds all over the world.

Steve Lacy – ‘N Side’

Steve Lacy has released his first new solo song since 2017’s Steve Lacy’s Demo.