@skopemag news for april 19, 2019 @ 5:30 am est

Billie Eilish’s Brother & Collaborator FINNEAS Releases Official Video For ‘Break My Heart Again’

Already a critically acclaimed and internationally recognized artist in his own right — sole collaborator, producer and big brother/best friend to global superstar Billie Eilish — FINNEAS has debuted an official video for his solo release ‘Break My Heart Again.’ The simplistic black and white visual, shot entirely in one take and directed by New York filmmaker Sam Bennett, further solidifies him as an undeniable force in music.

Via Clash // Atmospheric Pop New Single // Leah Kate

Leah Kate is a New York City based artist whose music is a true embodiment of her IDGAF attitude. The left of center pop artist fuses her passion for creating relentlessly honest and relatable music with feel-good dance-worthy anthems.

ATL Melody Maestro Yung Bans Teams With YNW Melly for “Gutta Bitch”

With his entrancing voice and supernatural sense of melody, ATL 19-year-old Yung Bans is one of the most popular young rappers in his city. Rocking a multi-colored puffer jacket, Bans throws a neon-lit part in “Gutta Bitch,” his latest video. Produced by Danny Wolf, the man behind Lil Pump’s “Flex Like Ouu” and Ugly God’s “Water,” “Gutta Bitch” is a percolating slice of street pop, as Yung Bans shows off his falsetto atop plunking steel drums and subtle woodwinds. In the video, Bans and compatriot YNW Melly rock matching puffer jackets at a neon-lit house party, amidst wavy visual effects and panoramic nighttime shots of the Atlanta skyline. With over 365k SoundCloud plays since its release earlier this week, “Gutta Bitch” heralds big things for Bans in the months to come.

Rodrigo y Gabriela new record out now via NPR’s First Listen

Rodrigo y Gabriela’s new album, METTAVOLUTION, can now be heard in its entirety via NPR’s First Listen. ATO will officially release the Dave Sardy-produced album next Friday, April 26.

BANNERS video for “Got It In You” is an ode to believing in yourself / WATCH NOW  

The music of BANNERS ascends towards steeple-size heights, lifted by frontman Michael Nelson’s dynamic delivery and exquisite song craft, as well as the robust presence and impressive instrumental chops of his band. The group hones this expansive and cinematic delivery in 2019 with a bevy of new releases and extensive touring around the world.

Craig Finn new record out now via NPR’s First Listen

Craig Finn’s new album, I NEED A NEW WAR, can now be heard in its entirety via NPR’s First Listen. Partisan Records will officially release the album next Friday, April 26.

Amon Amarth documentary on the making of Berserker exclusively on Metal Injection

Metal Injection catches up with Amon Amarth at Sphere Studio where the band recorded their upcoming album, Berserker, with producer, Jay Ruston. Watch as Johann and Olavi discuss how the band tries something they’ve never done before, how Jay Ruston became their producer, writing for a live performance, what to expect from the upcoming album and more!

AMON AMARTH The Making Of Berserker Exclusive Documentary

Casey Conroy “I Want U” *NEW MUSIC*

CASEY CONROY is a 20-year-old alt-pop/singer-songwriter from Orlando, FL. She’s released some singles in the past, but has mainly stayed local to the Florida music scene. She just finished a new song, “I Want U” –