@skopemag news for april 22, 2019 @ 11 am est

pronoun gains fresh perspective on new song, “sadie” | debut album out 5/24    

One woman band pronoun (Alyse Vellturo) gains a new perspective and is ready to move forward on her new song, “sadie”. The song is the last one to be released before she drops her debut album i’ll show you stronger, on May 24 via Rhyme & Reason Records.

Bud Light Dive Bar Tour Returns This Year with Most Expansive Lineup To-Date

Bud Light Dive Bar Tour is back for the fourth consecutive year. This year, the popular series that brings sell-out artists to intimate dive bars stages is going to more cities and featuring more artists than ever before. More cities and artists mean a more diverse line-up that includes up-and-coming musical acts in addition to award-winning artists that have made Bud Light Dive Bar Tour famous.

Barrie share new happy-go-lucky single, “Geology”

Inclusivity is at the heart of Barrie, the Brooklyn five-piece made of Barrie Lindsay, Dominic Apa, Spurge Carter, Sabine Holler and Noah Prebish. And on their debut LP Happy To Be Here, their multidimensional take on classic pop sounds awake and present, like a group that’s daydreaming but firmly there with one another. Lindsay largely wrote these songs late into the night, alone in her apartment, and her voice feels appropriately full of possibility throughout.

Baton Rouge’s Sherwood Marty Drops Video “We Outchea” [Watch Now]    

This follows his BRKRS music video “We Outchea,” which stemmed from his last mixtape, Stuck In The Trenches 1.5. Sherwood Marty first busted onto the scene in 2016 with his breakthrough mixtape, Stuck In The Trenches: Self Made Vol. 1, which featured an appearance from the late, Da Real Gee Money. Sherwood’s uncompromising rawness made records like, “Sherwood Baby” and “Ride” a huge success. Last year, Sherwood teamed up with breakout Bay Area/Alabama lyricist, OMB Peezy for their joint Young and Reckless mixtape, that received praise from Pitchfork, Pigeons and Planes, Hypebeast, XXL, Hot New Hip-Hop, Elevator Mag, Thizzler, and other outlets.


Produced by Live Nation, “Cuz I Love You Too” dates begin July 18th at Edgefield in Portland, OR and will make stops in Toronto, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and more before wrapping October 27th at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, CA. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, April 26th at 10am local time at LiveNation.com. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets in select markets before the general public beginning Tuesday, April 23rd at 10am local time through Thursday, April 25th at 10pm local time

Elle Azar Captures the Sunday Scaries in Dreamy New Video

Like us, up-and-coming popster Elle Azar is one of the latter, sleep-troubled folks. Her new single, “Starry Night” tackles the existential dread you often face after setting your iPhone alarm for the evening. In a drifting, dreamy vocoder voice, Azar sings, “Tossing, turning / bridges burning / nothing’s certain / I’m losing my mind.”

Model Citizen “Get Out”

“Get Out”, the new soul-pop single from 18-piece, Model Citizen, smooths out the ridges of a mind being chiseled away by its own trepidation. Pure funk grooves swirl in rhythm with the cycle of drifting in and out of anxiety and self-contemplation. The single, out for release April 22, eases its way into May’s Mental Health Awareness month and delivers a rich, jazzy take on the inner workings of a mind pulling away from anxiety’s heavy force.

Smooth Talking Jersey Rapper atm Shares Bassy “wholelottaguap” Single

Using his expert sense of rhythm to accent the contours of his tasteful instrumentals, atm’s music is ideal for headphone listening. Turning up the bass for a flexers’ anthem, atm shares “wholelottaguap,” his latest single. Complete with a textured instrumental by Cor Blanco, who layers washy synths and subsonic bass atop delicate hi-hats and crisp snares, “wholelottaguap” finds atm stringing together playalistic boasts in clipped cadences: “Three bitches, call em Stooges/Back to the crib make a movie/I don’t do well with posers/These hoes wanna hang like a poster.” “wholelottaguap” is the latest single from atm, the Teaneck, New Jersey artist’s debut EP, hitting the internet this Friday April 26th via Mass Appeal Records.