Weekend edition – @skopemag news for June 2, 2019 @ 6 pm est


Garnering acclaim and generating organic buzz, Los Angeles-based genre-blending rap artist Tate Tucker releases his debut Shangri-LA EP today – available HERE via Harvest Records.

Hinder Kick Off ‘Lucky 7’ Tour – New Single ‘Halo’ Out Now

Multi-platinum rockers Hinder have kicked off their three month N. American trek, taking the across the country and back through early September. The first portion of the run has openers Saving Abel, American Sin and Adarna and the second leg has Royal Bliss kicking the evening off.

“This tour is going to be an absolute blast! We can’t wait to reconnect with our old friends in Saving Abel and Royal Bliss as well as create some new relationships with American Sin and The Adarna. This is a tour you’re not going to want to miss!” Drummer Cody Hanson.

Hamish Anderson Releases Music Video for “Breaking Down”

Hamish Anderson’s new record Out of my Head has been out almost a month, and momentum for the Australian born/LA – based musician has never been higher. Hamish’s track “What You Do To Me” is number 54 this week on the Americana Singles Chart.


7715 consists of Stu Da Boi, Tyler Wilson, JP Clark and Dan Geraghty. Though the specific details may be a little foggy now, the story of 7715 Bluebell Avenue in Southern California conjures parties that rival those from Project X and The Hangover, magical impromptu late-night jam sessions, and the unbreakable camaraderie of four life-long friends. 7715 penned their first song together in order to help Stu get over a breakup during January 2018. The intersection of the voices of Stu, JP and Tyler—proved undeniable when backed by Dan’s production and instrumentation. Throughout 2018 and 2019, the boys wrote, recorded and perfected a signature sound along the way. Most recently they supported Bryce Vine’s sold out national tour in spring 2019.

Adam Green Announces New LP Ft. Florence Welch

Adam Green has announced his new LP Engine Of Paradise as well as a companion graphic novel War And Paradise. Along with the LP announcement Adam has shared the track/video “Freeze My Love”. When talking about the track he says,

Roman Harris releases addictive new single ‘Get Me Got Me’

Following on from his moving debut single ‘The Smell of Heather’ Roman Harris is back with another amazing track entitled ‘Get Me Got Me’, a song with a vibe perfect for summer and with melodies that are so infectious you’ll find yourself whistling along after your first listen.

Introducing Squall Echo Rale by Louise Connell

Scots songstress Louise Connell is delighted to announce the release of her new double album Squall Echo Rale.

Altered By Mom – ‘Hear That Sound’

“Hear That Sound” is about making someone else cry. It’s such a universal yet specific moment – because people cry all the time, but when it happens, nothing feels more deeply personal.

The Offering Release Lyric Video For “Failure (S.O.S.)” Taken From Home

Boston’s THE OFFERING are anything but orthodox. The high-flying quartet have a way of cleverly suffusing all their influences-from black and death to heavy and modern to thrash and power to nü and hardcore-into their story-like songs. Over time (and across many refinement sessions), THE OFFERING have developed their all-in dynamic into a signature sound. Today marks the release of the first song taken from their debut album, “HOME”, which is set for a worldwide release on August 2nd, 2019.

Italian Duo Blacks0n Debut “On the Wings of Defeat”

The band, including former Damned Spring Fragrantia (Basick Records) guitarist made a bold choice with its first single: without conforming to genres or formulas, the duo fires on all cylinders and takes inspiration from various genres, from Metalcore to Deathcore and Mathcore. If it’s been a few years isnce you’ve ever heard of The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza and their disbanding has left a void that can’t be filled in your heart (and phone), fear no more, as Blacks0n are here to remind fans that good ol’ Mathcore and groovy Deathcore aren’t dead yet.


“Chance the Rapper and Kanye West may use gospel elements to give their music a reverent lilt, but the genre hasn’t had many crossover evangelists since Kirk Franklin’s hip-hop bombast brought it to the pop charts in the 1990s. Enter Ms. Vice, whose version of gospel is more rootsy than radio. She has a rich voice that fits easily into her groovy yet understated arrangements; the result recalls the gentle revival of artists like Leon Bridges.“ – The New York Times


Craig says -​ “I​t feels amazing to share what I’ve been working on! I can’t wait for you all to hear it! This track came about so naturally and it’s all about the initial undeniable spark you get when something feels right – wanting to hold on to that feeling and seeing how it can develop.”

Craig David announces new single ‘When You Know What Love Is’


“17” follows the release of Zhavia’s duet with global, award-winning artist Zayn of the classic “A Whole New World” from Disney’s Aladdin. The music video for the gorgeous duet has already accumulated over 57 million video views since release. The song is featured in the film’s end credits and on the Walt Disney Records soundtrack, which went straight to #1 on iTunes. Aladdin is currently the #1 film around the world.

New Song: Dave B debuts “Window” co-produced by Sango

Seattle’s critically-acclaimed rapper and crooner Dave B shares a new song “Window” featuring Romaro Franceswa from his forthcoming album BLEU available on June 7th. On the Sango and WAXROOF produced soulful and bounce-worthy track, Dave B teams with another young Northwest hip-hop artist Romaro Franceswa for an uplifting song about escaping negativity.

Lonny Ziblat – New Album: Dream Hunting

Lonny Ziblat was front man & leader of Modest Midget (“…the missing link between the Beatles & Frank Zappa…” – Music Maker NL). His new album ‘Dream Hunting’ will be presented in an intimate setting and with several special guests (artists and musicians).

LACES (Charlotte Sometimes) releases new single, “moved”

Dark indie-pop songstress, LACES (the moniker of Jessica Vaughn), has released the new single, “moved,” today, May 31st, 2019. First catapulted to fame under the stage name, Charlotte Sometimes, when she was still in her teens, Vaughn has now “learned hard life lessons, gained wisdom, and found the freedom to marry all the sides of myself that I’ve always tried my best to compartmentalize,” and recreated herself as LACES, an ever-changing genre-hopper who exemplifies “leaning into your power, truth, and vulnerability.”

for Skope: Gommi’s psytrance/hardstyle “Louder” (out on Carnage’s Heavyweight Rec.)

“Louder” is Gommi’s second release on Carnage’s label, and it follows his debut “Psychosis,” released in 2018.

Maddie Logan Track: Little Toy Soldier

Maddie Logan is a 20 year old country singer songwriter from sunny Southern California. She started writing and recording songs at age 9 in Los Angeles before starting to go out to Nashville at age 12 when the LA music scene told her that’s where she needed to be to build a career in country. She now goes back and forth from SoCal to Tennessee. Her self titled EP came out in 2014 and then released a second EP titlted “If It’s Not Forever” in 2016. She is constantly writing and loves the feeling of bringing a song to life. When she has an experience in her life or a story she wants to tell, putting it into a song makes her feel heard. She also loves to perform and says she’s at her happiest on stage, anyone who watches her can see a huge personality pour out of a tiny powerhouse.

DARKO & Destructo collab ‘Hustler’ feat. Ice-T gets remix from Trentino

House producer, Trentino, has teamed up with mysterious producer collective, DARKO, techno producer, Destructo and legendary rapper, Ice-T, to release a remix of ‘Hustler’, dropping Friday, May 31st.