Weekend Edition – @skopemag news for may 11, 2019 @ 1:30 pm est


LA band Chase Atlantic have debuted, ‘HER’, the first single from their upcoming sophomore album. The new track is complete with engaging beats that reflect the band’s cool, confident delivery and deft ability to blend and bend the rules of pop music. The accompanying music video is also out today, which explores the dynamic between perception vs. reality and the struggles that young people face in today’s digital age

Wasuremono – ‘Self Help’

Some brilliant new music out today, including “Self-Help” that is the reassuring, joyful, and really addictive single by a group called Wasuremono. They’ve got a few big fans over at 6 Music in Laverne and Lamacq (who gave it it’s first spin yesterday) and now it is being lined up for the 6 Music Playlist next week, too.

Carousel Kings Announce Tour and Debut New Single

CAROUSEL KINGS have released a soul-stirring new song, “Monarch,” from their upcoming full length album Plus Ultra, available on May 31, 2019. That same day, the Pennsylvania punks kick off the Plus Ultra Tour Phase 1 in Albany, NY with more dates to be announced soon.

Multi-Platinum Norwegian beat maker from CLMD – Carl Louis returns with Debut Album

Norwegian producer Carl Louis, one half of the multi-platinum selling duo CLMD is ready to release his debut album this summer. Taking nods from Swedish indie acts such as Peter, Bjorn and John, Mike Snow and Radio Dept, and inspiration from soulful acts such as Jungle, Moby and Massive Attack, his debut album is a project inspired by the lighthearted and positive naïveté of indie pop. Adding several new, rough elements to his recording process including guitars, live drums and his own vocals, gives this project a more organic and vivid feel compared to his earlier work.

Le Youth makes welcome return with new electro-pop hit ‘Selfish’

DJ/producer Wes James, aka Le Youth, has released ‘Selfish’ – his first single of 2019 and the follow up to last year’s hit ‘Stay’.

Space Trap by Slinkz — New Album Drop “Orbital”

Inspired by Star Wars, “Orbital” displays a very gritty and melodic vibe. You’ll often hear hard kick drums and 808/sub baselines. Slinkz is inspired by Kid Cudi, Migos, and Travis Scott and their versatile influence can be heard on his most recent work. Slinkz’s sound spans the aural spectrum from melodically mellow to high-tension hype.

Hannah Grace shares new track ‘Sleepwalking’

Hannah Grace has shared ‘Sleepwalking’, the latest and final track to be taken from her new EP, The Bed You Made, out now via Never Fade Records.

The track opens with Hannah’s vocals delicately draped over an emotive and elegiac piano, both taking turns to glide over one another in sonic bliss. The soft and passionate verses steadily build towards an eruption of emotion, a beautiful and breath-taking crescendo.


Today, Smokeasac released his new track “Never Mind,” via Autnmy – a division of Access Records. From his work with friend and collaborator Lil Peep to his recent solo releases, Smokeasac has proven himself an important new artist to watch. An innovative producer and musician who revolutionized the blending of rock and rap, Smoke is emerging as a solo artist, delivering powerful songs that detail riveting emotion.

Grace Carter Shares New Track “Don’t Hurt Like It Used To”

“Don’t Hurt Like It Used To” sees Grace in fine form as she once again uses her arresting voice to convey her deepest resolve in her fight against any long-term emotional damage that complex relationships can lead to.

“Took my head and f****** it up and made this heart a stone, what you gave was not enough oh and you go on and on and on, and I’ve heard it all before – I’m just being honest – it don’t hurt like it used to”

Angelica Hale invites you to “Feel The Magic” Debut single

#1 Billboard Dance Artist Kendra Erika Digs into Matters of the Heart with New Single “A Deeper Love”

#1 Billboard dance artist Kendra Erika and Grammy Award winning producer Damon Sharpe unite for a fifth time on “A Deeper Love,” their powerful new song that urges listeners to dig deeper into matters of the heart. “We millennials have spread ourselves too thin by searching for approval and validation on social media from people we don’t even know,” Kendra explains.

Power Metal Giants GLORYHAMMER Release Second Single and Video for “The Siege Of Dunkeld (In Hoots We Trust)”

Reckless Kelly Announce New Album ‘Bulletproof Live’ out 6/21 via Thirty Tigers

Today, the Austin, TX-based country rock band Reckless Kelly announced they will release Bulletproof Live on June 21 via Thirty Tigers. The album is a live recording of their seminal album Bulletproof that was recorded in July and August of 2018 in celebration of the record’s tenth anniversarary. Bulletproof Live is now available for pre-order and Wide Open Country has shared “You Don’t Have To Stay Forever (Live),” the first single released from the forthcoming album.

Acclaimed production trio Jaded unveil latest dance anthem ‘Move It’

London based production trio Jaded have unveiled their latest single ‘Move It’, an up-beat dance anthem which utilizes a combination of their electronic, urban and garage origins.

Mike Adams At His Honest Weight Shares New Track + Lyric Video for “Wonderful to Love”

Adams tells Ghettoblaster Magazine of the track and accompanying lyric video:
“My friend Sarah is a counselor and I’ve heard her suggest an exercise where you imagine holding your childhood self to the same critical standards that you force upon yourself today. It’s an hilarious contrast, and it can really let you off the hook emotionally, sometimes. I’m being pretty hard on myself with this song, but I hope that pairing it with these old home movies that my parents recently rediscovered will take the edge off a little bit. For me, it’s a nice reminder that I’m a collection of habits, and not a manufactured home.”

KOJ Sign To Long Branch Records And Share Single “Who I Am (feat. Hannah Epperson)”

European indie three-piece KOJ have signed an international deal with German independent Long Branch Records / SPV. The single “Who I Am” is the first release within the new partnership and available now digitally. The track features American songwriter and violinist Hannah Epperson as special guest on violin.

Tee Grizzley announces ‘Scriptures’, shares new song “Locked Up”

Last month Tee shared the song and video for “God’s Warrior” also from Scriptures, which sees Tee further solidifying himself as a conductor of the streets. To date Tee has earned over 2 Billion streams across his four projects with over 1,000,000 units sold and over 362 Million views on YouTube. His breakout song “First Day Out” was certified 3x Platinum and follow up hit “From The D To The A” with Lil Yachty went 2x Platinum. His debut studio album Activated broke into the Top 10 on the Billboard 200 list with over 48 Million streams in the first week, and he won the BET Hip Hop Award for Best New Artist and Best Mixtape for his debut project My Moment.

Singer-Songwriter, Hayley Orrantia, Ignores the Warning Signs in her Latest Single, ‘If I Don’t’

Navigating relationships is never easy — two different people from different backgrounds trying to make it work. Now, imagine finding the one that has it all. They are what you thought you always wanted until, one day that nagging voice in the back of your head warns you — something isn’t right.

Hayley Orrantia, known for her role on the hit ABC sitcom, “The Goldbergs,” is set to release her EP, The Way Out, which recounts a devastating betrayal and how she came out on the other side of her heartbreak.

Peter Frampton Band Shares “The Thrill Is Gone” (Feat. Sonny Landreth) From Forthcoming Blues Album “All Blues” Due June 7 Via UMe

“The Thrill Is Gone” (featuring Sonny Landreth), the latest song off Peter Frampton Band’s forthcoming album All Blues, is premiering via Billboard who says “…the thrill is definitely not gone for Peter Frampton.” The song was written by Rick Darnell and Roy Hawkins, and popularized by B.B. King. “The Thrill Is Gone” is available now with digital album pre-order.

James Levy shares “Song of Love” out now on Innit Recordings / The Orchard

“Songs of Love” is the first single from James Levy’s new album, Somebody. The song follows the April 26th release of Levy’s collaboration with Charles Bradley, “Lonely as You Are,” which Rolling Stone called a “devastating masterclass” and Atwood Magazine called “one of the strongest soul songs of the year.”

Kim Harris returns with “Heirloom”

A force of lush alternative pop that is at once rich, deep, and moving, “Heirloom” blends the gentleness of Aldous Harding, the emotional heft of Sharon Van Etten, and the sheer grandiosity of Florence + The Machine. Opening with a slow burning trade off between guitar and piano, the track cascades into a massive and powerful chorus that conjures a visceral reinstatement of self power.

Noah Dane turns grief into beauty on captivating debut single, “There Goes”

“Dane creates lush folk-infused ambient music full of heart. His debut is understandably heavy and raw; otherwise ethereal tonalities feel strikingly intimate and tangible as the artist croons solemnly about his secondhand experience of cancer and its impact on life.” – Atwood Magazine

Von Releases New Single ‘Floatin’ Produced By Rhythm D

Up and coming southern rapper, Von is releasing a new single today – a summer ode to weed entitled ‘Floatin’ available on all digital platforms. The track is another collaboration between Von and legendary producer Rhythm D, best known for his previous work with NWA founding member Eazy-E. Von’s sound meshes his deep south upbringing with the laid-back vibe of Cali hip hop blending the new, OG west coast sounds with Trap Hop. Early supporters include BET and Music Choice with Von’s latest video ‘Who is He’ featured on BET Jams ‘Fresh Faces’ and Music Choice’s Hip Hop Channel. ‘Who is He’ is also seeing a lot of love in Von’s adopted home of Atlanta on E.T. Cali’s mixshow Galaxy Life on iHeartRadio 96.7 FM.

Ten Foot Pole’s First New Album of All New Material In 15 Years (‘Escalating Quickly’) Is Out Now on Thousand Islands Records

“(Dennis) Jagard has said that he wanted to write “the Bohemian Rhapsody of 90’s punk”, and as you traverse the multitude of layers, sounds, and textures of Escalating Quickly, you come away realizing that yes, Ten Foot Pole spent a night at the opera and they (along with producer Ryan Greene), have come as close to achieving it as possible.”- Sound the Sirens Magazine

Carmine Appice’s “This Time Around” features Yngwie & dUg

THIS TIME AROUND is a triumphant song about someone having no choice but to confront a situation instead of letting it go. In going against the odds, the lyrics show why someone fights for what means the most to that person. The track came out great with the Rhythm section of Carmine rocking the drums, Kelly on rhythm guitar, and Tony Franklin playing fretless bass.

Eli Brown Unleashes Powerful New Track ‘Muscle Car’

Bristolian DJ and producer Eli Brown has unveiled his energetic new house track ‘Muscle Car’ as part of Insomniac Records’ EDC Las Vegas 2019 compilation.

Eli Brown Revs His Engine with New Track “Muscle Car”