@skopemag news for may 28, 2019 @ 11:15 am est


Halifax band Mauno has shared a brand new song entitled “Really Really,” the opening track of their forthcoming full-length record, Really Well, set to be self-released (North America) and via Tin Angel Records (ROW).

James Wesley Announces Release of Lyric Video for “Running”

Traditional Country music performer and songwriter, James Wesley has announced the release of the lyric video for the lead single “Running,” off his long awaited self-titled EP. The song, written by James Wesley, Marcum Stewart and Zac Wrixon, depics the emotions of moving on from a broken relationship. “Running” was recently named One of ‘Ten Best Country and Americana Songs To Hear Now’ By Rolling Stone Country.

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Slaughter Beach, Dog (Modern Baseball) announce new album ‘Safe And Also No Fear’

Philadelphia’s Slaughter Beach, Dog – which began as the solo project of Jake Ewald (Modern Baseball) but has grown into a band with the addition of bassist Ian Farmer (Modern Baseball), Nick Harris (All Dogs) and Zack Robbins (Superheaven) – announced a new record today, titled Safe And Also No Fear. Out August 2nd, 2019 on Big Scary Monsters, it is available for pre-order beginning today.

Devendra Banhart Announces Fall North American Tour

Devendra Banhart announces a twenty-three city North American tour for autumn 2019, beginning October 15 in Ventura, CA and continuing through December 8 in Philadelphia, with stops in Los Angeles, Chicago, Austin, Brooklyn, and Washington, DC, among others (full schedule below). This will be his first tour of North America since 2017 and will feature Black Belt Eagle Scout as support on many dates. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 31 and are available via devendrabanhart.com.

Japanese superstars MAN WITH A MISSION announce ‘Remember Me’ EP

Japanese superstars MAN WITH A MISSION have shared the video for their new single, ‘Remember Me’, the title track of the new EP, out this Friday (May 31st).

TOMMY ASHBY Music Video Apollo (New Love)

Shot on a warm evening in London’s Hackney, the video features a couple, in the middle of a city, yet managing to find their own space to be with each other in their own world.

Sacred Paws kick off Run Around the Sun’s release week with new song and music video

Rachel Aggs and Eilidh Rodgers of Glasgow’s Sacred Paws describe their latest single from Run Around the Sun best: “‘Almost It’ is about how you’re always striving towards something, but you often don’t notice the things you’ve achieved or the fun you’ve had along the way. It’s about living in the moment, but acknowledging that it can be hard sometimes.” The song is debuting a few days ahead of the album’s May 31 release date with a VHS-tastic music video:

Sunset Sons | new single & tour (Catherine Marks)

Sunset Sons today release a new single, ‘Problems’, produced by long-time collaborator Catherine Marks (Foals, The Big Moon). The first new music from the band since ‘The River’ EP in summer 2018 (which has since clocked over 2 million streams online), the new track arrives just ahead of a run of 4 UK underplay shows, including London’s The Camden Assembly on June 26, 2019. With all dates now sold out, the shows follow a November tour as special guests of Nothing But Thieves, and arrive just ahead of summer festival dates from Sunset Sons including Truck Festival and Boardmasters. ‘Problems’ is streaming here.

Her’s memorial event & poignant, posthumous video of ‘She Needs Him’

Friends and family of Stephen Fitzpatrick and Audun Laading, known as the band Her’s, have arranged a memorial event in their honour.

‘Friends of Her’s’, will take place on Sunday 16th June at The Bombed Out Church in Liverpool. The event will include DJ sets from the likes of The Orielles, Happyness, Brad Stank and Pizzagirl; an exhibition from official band photographers; and a presentation of the band’s artwork. In addition, there will be exclusive video screenings, street food and bars.

Curbi Drops Electro House Bomb “Flip It”

The follow up to last year’s Dim Mak release “Whip It,” Curbi shakes things up on his latest work “Flip it.” The single arrives after a jam-packed spring for the UK-based artist. In March, Curbi arrived stateside for several lives performances, including a few gigs as direct support for Oliver Heldens. Shortly after, he made his first ever appearances at Miami Music Week and supported Steve Aoki at Story. The levels were riding high and that same week Tchami dropped Curbi’s single “Redeem” on the Ultra Music Festival mainstage. Most recently, the track received support from Martin Garrix at EDC.

Famous Dex & Lil Gotit Drop “Fully Loaded” Video    

Famous Dex just dropped his new music video with rising ATL rapper Lil Gotit, “Fully Loaded.” This past November, he released his collaborative single, “Nervous” featuring hip-hop heavy weights, Rich the Kid, and Jay Critch. Dex is known for his smash hit records, “Pick It Up” and “Japan,” both of records have gone platinum in the U.S. Appearances on the album include: A$AP Rocky, Wiz Khalifa, and Diplo.