@skopemag news for may 22, 2019 @ 8:30 am est

Richard Reed Parry Shares “Lost in the Waves” 360° Music Video

“Lost in the Waves” is a story about a boy who goes to the ocean with his parents; they fall asleep on the beach, he walks into the ocean “and transforms in some magical, nebulous way,” says Parry. “What separates us from dissolving into the experience around us? It’s a feeling I’ve definitely had many times, where the boundaries of self and world are permeable to the point of disorientation. So much of this record is about being this young person in an older people’s world of music and song, this folk music community where the torch is passed, and losing my father at a young age, and being completely disoriented by that. This record, the songs are also referencing that nebulous psychic territory when you lose your most familiar world, when the village of your childhood disappears and you try to relocate yourself in a different one.”

The Waterboys Release Video For “Ladbroke Grove Symphony”; US Tour Dates Announced

Ahead of the release of The Waterboys’ acclaimed new album Where The Action, the band have shared the music video for the third single off the record, “Ladbroke Grove Symphony”. Where The Action is out this Friday, May 24 via Cooking Vinyl.

CYN Releases Spirited New Single ‘Holy Roller’ Today

CYN returns today with “Holy Roller,” a spirited new single that continues her mission to push the boundaries, both sonically and lyrically. The stellar new track, which is paired with a Lyric Video directed by Ally Pankiw is out via Unsub Records, and reaffirms the Michigan-born artist as one of the most refreshing songwriters and performers to emerge in pop in 2019. Stay tuned for the official music video, coming very soon!

Horse Jumper Of Love share new single ‘Airport’ | New album ‘So Divine’ due out 28th June via Run For Cover Records

Horse Jumper Of Love have announced their new LP ‘So Divine’ and have shared the video for their lead single “Poison” on The Fader. When talking about the track lead singer Dimitri Giannopoulos says, “One night in 2014 John and I were walking back to my apartment from somewhere and he told me he read this article about a person who fell through a ceiling at Logan airport.

VICTIMS: Revolver Premieres “The Sea And Poison” From Stockholm Hardcore Crust Punk Veterans

In advance of its release, Revolver Magazine unveils the band’s latest video single, “The Sea And Poison.” The clip was directed by Chariot Of Black Moth with live footage by Jimmy Johansson/Super Lino Puro. Writes Revolver, “Sweden’s VICTIMS play a particularly ripping strand of d-beat, tipping the hat to Motörhead and Discharge and riding alongside like-minded heroes like Tragedy and From Ashes Rise in their version of the style, which is marked by a hard-as-hell sound infused with underlying melody… ‘The Sea And Poison’ arrives with a stylized Chariot Of Black Moth-directed video that splices in clips of the Swedes performing with shots of a polluted ocean – getting exactly to the heart of the ecological call-to-action song.”

Meiko Releases Latest Studio Album, ‘In Your Dreams,’ Out Now

“Dealing with everything from emotional independence and starting anew, to technology overload and media saturation, Meiko sings as if she’s writing a diary entry, sharing her perspective through direct, memorable lyrics
that always seem to tackle the heart of the matter.” – Atwood Magazine

Elle Winter Has Arrived

Elle Winter dropped her debut single “Sick of You” last Friday and its receiving raves! The New York City native singer-songwriter–who was discovered at the age of 12 by Disney–is gearing up to release her first EP as a Sony Music recording artist this fall and is readily available for interviews, photoshoots, and meetings. Let me know if you would be interested in setting up a feature with Elle!

Bobby Gustafson (Overkill) is BACK

Themes of religion, war, Nordic culture, history and revenge combined with roughly hewn Thrash Metal provide the solid foundation upon which Bobby Gustafson built his newest project, Satan’s Taint. Named with tongue implanted firmly in cheek, Gustafson challenges the establishment and those who take themselves way too seriously with the project.

Reminders x Skope

Reminders are a trio from the Isle of Wight who take influence from early Green Day, Rat Boy and The Magic Gang. Their new track, ‘Post Paris Blues’, is a reminiscent song – it’s an ode to times gone by and lost love present in their self-coined ‘beach-punk’ style. You can check out the lyric video here.


Rapper Kenny Ali releases today his new track “Trend Setta” produced by Brandon “Phoefireboi” Robinson. The track, which has a classic but fresh hip-hop sound, will appear on his upcoming highly-anticipated new project due out this summer.

King Von & Lil Durk Stand Up For O-Block in the Gripping “Crazy Story 2.0” Video

Two of the most vital voices in the resurgent Chicago rap scene, Lil Durk and King Von make an excellent tag team. Dramatizing the everyday conflicts in their South Side neighborhood, Durk and Von share “Crazy Story 2.0,” their latest video. While the video for the original “Crazy Story” (30 million views) was an intimate affair, featuring Von relating his gripping narrative to some homies, “Crazy Story 2.0” ups the ante considerably. The video features a much larger cast and improved cinematography, moving the action to broad daylight and adding some narrative skits. The new video also includes Lil Durk’s aggressive verse, as the blonde-dreaded Chi-town legend sends an intimidating message to the opps from 63rd Street. Premiered by HYPEBEAST, “Crazy Story 2.0” features cameo appearances from the entire Only The Family roster–Memo600, Booka600, OTF Ikey, Doodie Lo, and JusBlow600.

Dumb shares “Content Jungle” off their upcoming album

Out June 7th on Mint Records, “Content Jungle” premiered recently on KEXP calling it “a reliably loosey-goosey three minutes and change about the anxiety of having too much to keep up with.”

The Coronas’ “Find the Water” Single Arriving this Friday, May 24

For The Coronas, arguably Ireland’s hardest working band, the road has been home since they first arrived on the music scene more than 10 years ago. During the last two years, they’ve toured North America three times and visited the UK, Australia and Europe in addition to playing all over their homeland in support of their most recent album Trust the Wire and last summer’s EP release, Reprise. Bringing their music to new audiences in far-off places now serves as inspiration for the development of what will ultimately become the band’s sixth album, planned for an early 2020 release.


It’s going to be a Heartless Summer as Rap’s foremost Preacher, Moneybagg Yo, delivers his newest song and video “Blac Money,” featuring fellow Memphis rapper Blac Youngsta. Produced by DrumGod x DMacTooBangin, “Blac Money” is the first single from Moneybagg Yo’s forthcoming project 43VA Heartless, due this Friday via N-Less Entertainment/Interscope Records.

LUNE’s apricot-tinged tones blaze and dazzle on electropop-bop ‘Don’t Speak’ visual

Linnéa Martinsson is the vocalist behind Swedish House Mafia’s “Leave The World Behind”, and has also collaborated with renowned dance-pop producer Adrian Lux, though she has now started her own label Play Human through which she now self-releases without hindering her creativity.

DRussellAmerica Uses Platform to Inspire With New Single “Workaholic”

Hailing from Dallas, TX, DRussellAmerica is an American rapper with a slate of releases set for 2019. His dedication, modern trap beats, and smooth flow make DRussellAmerica one to watch in music. A southern rapper at heart, DRussellAmerica is taking his music to the next level.

DETACH THE ISLANDS: Brooklyn-Based Hardcore/Powerviolence Outfit

Brooklyn, New York-based DETACH THE ISLANDS will deliver their debut full-length release, The Burden To Become Fact, through Dental Records on July 5th. A brief trailer for the album and the first single, “Love Is the Miracle We Fabricate,” have been issued alongside the cover art, track listing, preorders, and more.