Weekend edition – @skopemag news for may 18, 2019 @ 6:30 am est

NEW SINGLE: Swedish singer CECI NOIR goes international: I AM WHAT I AM!

Today the Swedish singer Ceci Noir release her musical statement I Am What I Am – the third single from her upcoming debut album. According to the English blog Nordic Music Scene Ceci Noir is “a full-blooded rock singer that makes a lasting impression – it’s her voice that really catches your attention”. COMEDIA are proud to present one of the strongest new Swedish female voices in a long time!

Manchester’s Harriet Curry makes a call to all women in hard-hitting new track ‘Girls’

Harriet Curry, is only one single into her career and it already feels like she’s done playing. The chorus of ‘Girls’, alone, is enough to stop anyone in their tracks: “Girls like me, we don’t get opportunities, So in our heads, instead of being young and free, Dictated by others who we’re gonna be, And in the end, thrown away like lost property.”

London trio Disciples return with infectious new single ‘No Ties’

Underpinned by a heavy, grooving bassline, ‘No Ties’ locks in the group’s trademark upbeat house sound. Fit with a funky extended intro, infectious hook and brooding vocals delivered by Disciples’ own Luke Mac, the track arrives just in time to rock dancefloors this summer.


Dancefloor powerhouse, respected selector and in-demand producer/remixer KDA aka Kris Di Angelis, releases THE HUMAN STONE; a high energy, high octane twist on the Human League’s 1981 banger ‘The Sound of the Crowd’ and Angie Stone’s 2001 smooth classic ‘I Wish I Didn’t Miss You’.

The Head and The Heart release new album ‘Living Mirage’

A sweeping, artful expansion of the earthy folk rock that once defined them, Living Mirage charts the rebirth and growing pains of the band following the amicable departure of guitarist/vocalist Josiah Johnson – who was replaced by husband to singer/violinist Charity Rose Theilen, Matt Gervais – and the return of keyboardist Kenny Hensley.

Moon Panda return with surreal cinematic video for new single ‘Gun’

Moon Panda, the moniker under which the duo of Californian songwriter Maddy Myers and Danish guitarist Gustav Moltke collaborate – have revealed a bewitching video to accompany their latest single ‘Gun’ which was released at the end of 2018. The have also announced a free show in London at The Old Blue Last on August 1st with support from White Flowers and Auld.

Out today > producer and sound artist Helm releases LP Chemical Flowers via PAN > Listen here

Today, Luke Younger aka Helm releases his fifth release on PAN. The album, Chemical Flowers, is his most direct and concise work to date.

Icelandic pianist Gabriel Olafs shares mesmerising new single ‘Cyclist Waltz’

Gabriel Olafs possesses an exceptional talent for telling a stirring symphonic story through instrumental music. At just 19, the composer and pianist wowed viewers and a live audience on Icelandic TV during his first ever live performance, where he was discovered by Björk’s manager Derek Birkett, announcing a record deal with One Little Indian Records shortly after.

The Bloody Beetroots and Ephwurd release riotous new single ‘Wildchild’

The Bloody Beetroots has collaborated with Canada-born producer Ephwurd on high-octane new track ‘Wildchild’, that’s out now.

The riotous track combines The Bloody Beetroots’ classic electro style with bass house elements that lend it a more contemporary feel. As uncompromising as ever, ‘Wildchild’ is a full-frontal assault on the senses from two artists who favour maximum power and tempo.

Swedish artist Nadia Nair returns with exciting new single ‘See Things’

Praised for her innovative sounds and sensational vocals, singer/songwriter Nadia Nair has released her new single ‘See Things’ featuring fellow Swedish artist Mwuana.

Elegantly telling the story of a broken relationship, Nadia Nair juxtaposes its raw and heartfelt lyrics with upbeat percussive sounds and compelling synths. Nadia states: “See Things is about realizing things through real eyes. When we fall in love we see what we want to see and when we break our illusions shatter too”.

London producer Le Module releases debut single ‘I’ve Lost Centre’

Le Module is London-based electronic artist Joe Robbins. Announcing his debut ‘EP1’ on independent London label Molten Keys, he is releasing his first single ‘I’ve Lost Centre’.

Michael Ray Premieres Acoustic Video for Heart-Wrenching “Her World or Mine”

The follow-up to Ray’s third number one hit “One That Got Away,” “Her World or Mine” tells the emotional story of a breakup from both points of view, and digs deep into the painful feelings that result. The acoustic version, which features Ray pouring his emotions into a sole microphone, features only piano accompaniment.

SKOPE NEWS: Techno and Electronica producer NHOAH returns with new single, “I Can’t Satisfy You”

A skilled producer, engineer and drummer in his own right, NHOAH’s back catalogue spans over decades, and he is widely considered one of Berlins “living musical legends.” Constantly sculpting the conventional techno template into surprising new forms, NHOAH has remained at the forefront of his craft through his ability to evolve with the current musical landscape, while remaining true to the traditional lineage from which he hails.


Off the heels of a standout Rolling Loud Miami festival performance, Houston based rapper and “First Lady of 300 Entertainment” as coined by Complex, Megan Thee Stallion has released her project Fever via 1501 Certified / 300 Entertainment. The highly anticipated project features Memphis hip-hop icon Juicy J and fast-rising rapper Da Baby. Fever introduces Megan’s college partying persona “Hot Girl Meg” and showcases her musical versatility and growth highlighted by signature rapid-fire delivery and raunchy wordplay that incites a finely tuned mix of sweet, sensual, and savage imagery.

Nymfo Releases his Pictures on Silence Album

Marieme Releases New Video ‘Ask For Help’ – Select Live Dates Announced

Senegalese songstress Marieme unveils the new video today for her single ‘Ask For Help.’ The track is taken from her debut EP released on Caroline last year. The concept behind ‘Ask For Help’ is that asking for help is a strong position, not a weak one. Marieme explains: “We deal with so much in this society and as time passes we’re learning more and more about the human condition. It’s very important to know our barriers so we can move past them and be able to live our true purpose. Pride is a big barrier that leads us down many holes, and in the song we wanted to be able to break down those barriers through the most powerful medium, music.”

SKOPE || woozy jangle-pop / twee-pop ▸▸ Some Bodies ‘Tired All The Time’

Some Bodies have released a new video for their sultry, spaced out track Tired All the Time. In the new clip lead singer Tom Nosek takes the role of Hector M S Nelsons, a mythical creature searching for his place in this land. Shot over two days, Tom and guitarist Freddie Hickey travelled from their hometown of Bristol to the Loch Ness.

Listen to Santana’s New Track “Yo Me Lo Merezco”

“All of the songs have a coliseum essence to them,” Santana says. “Whether it’s ‘We Will Rock You’ or Start Me Up,’ there’s certain songs that do that.” Which is a perfect way of describing “Yo Me Lo Merezco,” a crushing tour de force that sees Buika in sensational stadium-quaking form. Matching the singer’s fervor is Santana himself, dispatching three spine-tingling minutes of six-string splendor.

The First Ever Openly Gay Album Released In India | Pragya Pallavi Releases ‘Queerism

Having already been featured on Jeremy Vine – BBC Radio 2, BBC Asian Network, Gay Star News, Billboard Pride, Pink News and Gay Times, Pragya Pallavi has already established herself as one of the most exciting new musicians to come out of India.


Everything is falling into place for L Devine to become the UK’s next pop icon. Tapped as a One to Watch by the likes of Noisey, YouTube and V Magazine, L Devine’s cocktail of next wave pop, an independent yet relatable attitude and a striking visual aesthetic stands out as a powerful proposition. Her newest single, “Naked Alone,” is an immediately attention-grabbing experience.The track sees L Devine’s full-throttled vocal explode into life fueled by heavy duty, funk-powered bass, furthering her patented brand of future pop invention.

Multi-talented new artist Adam Rom releases debut single ‘Obvious’

Citing the likes of Justin Bieber, Flume and Diplo as inspiration, the 17-year-old’s first release blends organic and electronic elements, and comes draped in catchy pop sensibilities. Utilising keyboards and other instrumentation alongside digital production software, the South West London artist delivers a refreshingly contemporary sound on ‘Obvious’ – a track that the Brit school student co-wrote, produced and provided the vocals for.

Fiery Berlin duo NOSOYO serve an anthem for authenticity through “Highness”

Berlin-based duo NOSOYO (pronounced NO-SOY-YÓ, meaning “I am not me – I am everything”) share their latest video for “Highness”, an anthem for authenticity and reclamation for true love. “Highness”, intended to be a double entendre for feeling high and noble. Razor-edged electronic structures and a maxed-out sing-along chorus narrate that feeling of longing for power and lacking empathy. In the end, feeling that kind of high won’t fix a thing, as “you know that only real love is timeless”.

O.U.T. WEST FESTIVAL – Returns 12-14 July 2019 – Full Line Up

Back by popular demand – ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST FESTIVAL – returns for its much anticipated 6th annual outing in Summer 2019.

Nestled amidst the bucolic meadows of Wiltshire’s charming West Ashton Village, O.U.T. West Festival is a West Country bonanza and will be popping up for another bumper weekend of fun from 12-14 July 2019.

Crammed with a menagerie of musical acts, a slew of scrumptious ciders & ales, PLUS a gamut of games and extraordinary entertainments; O.U.T. WEST offers a bespoke festival experience like no other, and one that won’t break the bank either!

Tickets now available to buy in Frome!!

SINEZAMIA New Single ‘Fingere di essere’ From Forthcoming Album

What we see and live is real? Or is it the result of a dream?

It is a concept that has deep roots in human history, investigated by various thinkers over the centuries, in various forms of science and art. Today the doubt is even more marked, in an era in which the digitalization and the virtual relationships have modified, if not replaced, the rules of social life. What we live therefore is reality or a great illusion? Fingere di essere questions on this doubt, especially regarding human relations; it does not give answers because what we tell is true or false?

Gazel shares surreal video for ‘You’re Not Funny’


Sporting a slick and show-stopping voice, sharp songwriting chops, and endless charisma, AJ Mitchell emerges as a stylish and soulful new leading man for pop R&B. Born and raised in Bellville, IL, he went from uploading highly-trafficked covers on social media to personally writing and recording his 2017 breakout single “Used To Be.” The latter clocked 33 million Spotify streams as he inked a deal with Epic Records and relocated to Los Angeles.

The Ocean Cure Release New Single “Huntress” Off EP – RE: Discover


Courage Releases Highly Anticipated EP ‘Get Some Courage Volume 2’

London based artist Courage returns with his latest EP Get Some Courage Volume 2, a charismatic project comprised with an assortment of genres alike and reflects the acclaimed producer’s diverse creative process.

TAKE THE DAY Release Official Music Video for “Save Me Now”

Pittsburg, KS Heavy Rock / Metal Band TAKE THE DAY has released the official music video for their new single, “Save Me Now,” co-written, produced, and engineered by Chris Dawson and Jimmy Beattie of Seasons After. The official music video for “Save Me Now” was directed and edited by Chris Dawson.

Flash Trading Share “On Display” Single + Video Via The 405

The song explores the loneliness and bleakness of a way of life that values excess and consumption, over giving back to others. Julius wrote the song in response to his surroundings, having observed the lifestyle as having a flawed, but ingrained system of values that has become synonymous with the achievement of success and happiness. The driving force of the SH-101 bass line and the live 808 drum machine complement Laundry’s plaintive vocal style.

new Eryn Allen Kane video / song

Los Angeles by way of Detroit artist Eryn Allen Kane has new music coming and she just dropped a new song / video to start. Directed by the vocalist, “Fragile” was choreographed by Emmy award winner Tessandra Chavez and features Kane in a beautiful and expressive dance routine personifying both strength and vulnerability. The song displays her incredible vocal abilities and is the first piece of music she’s released this year. Stay tuned for more to come and check the video below.