@skopemag news for june 18, 2019 @ 1:15 pm est

Indie Pop Artist Defoe Releasing Debut LP ‘Too Soon To Cry’ on July 1

“Defoe is no cookie cutter artist. To the contrary, her music is both dark and playful, textured with cinematic sounds, earthy real instruments, and intricate layered vocals. Her lyrics tell stories that compliment the mood set by her interesting musical soundscapes. Do yourself a favor and have a listen to this unorthodox musical artist.” – BRUCE SUGAR, Grammy-nominated mixer (Ringo Star, Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh)

Vibrant Summer Anthem // Samuel Jack – ‘Feels Like Summer’

Jack has garnered widespread recognition having played a plethora of international stages including Glastonbury and Secret Garden Party, as well as sharing stages with the likes of Passenger and Jack Savoretti.

Late Night Legacy Track: Paddy

Comprising of Ryan Kitto (vocals), Rob Orange (guitar), Kyle Metcalf (Bass) and Andy Hounslow (Drums), Late Night Legacy are a high energy alternative rock band heavily influenced by the likes of Bring Me the Horizon, Rival Sons and Royal Blood. After a successful festival tour with highlights playing at Kendal calling and Camden Rocks they are set to release their first of two songs produced by Sugarhouse.

Hot Track: Late Night Legacy – Paddy

Corniglia – Our new single ‘A Lost Forgotten Dream’

It’s a rolling psych song. It’s dark dream pop. It’s the undulating, pulsing flow of surreal lyrics over rolling drums and guitars that drive and release like the rise and fall of the ocean.

“Getaway (feat. Remy1hunnid)” – JuggLord

JuggLord’s most recent single, “Getaway” is a Hip/hop & RnB song that displays the more melodic side of Jugg, complimented with soft vibes as he portrays the progression of his lifestyle as an artist and sharing it with somebody special. This song features artist Remy1hunnid and was produced by SVDonn. The music video was directed, filmed, and edited by State of Shine media.

Ted Wulfers – Viral track “Thoughts & Prayers”

Ted Wulfers is an award winning, internationally touring American Entertainer, Singer, Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist, Producer and Composer based in Los Angeles. He is also currently directing a documentary film on the Gibson J-45 Acoustic Guitar. Ted splits his time between performing on stage, and recording, producing and composing in his magnificent studio, 663 Sound. His songs have become the soundtrack to so many people’s life moments as well as having success on radio, and in film, TV and video games. Ted’s ability as a performer to connect with listeners keeps him busy for dozens of shows a year with one of the most fun, original and inspiring live music shows around.


Born and raised in Dubai to Mexican expats, Julian Lamadrid is a New York based artist who today releases his new single “Mess.”

Along with the emotionally-charged song, Julian unveils the equally as moving music video, which he self-directed along with all of his previously released music videos. “Mess” is available everywhere now via Arista Records, and will be included on his forthcoming 12-track record Mala Noche out late this autumn that Julian composed, wrote and produced in its entirety.


DEAD NATURE – Spring King’s Tarek Musa reveals solo track ‘In My Heart’

‘In My Heart’ is a stunning debut release from the new solo project of Tarek Musa (songwriting and producing wunderkind formerly of Spring King). Intrinsic, euphoric and fierce in our modern musical landscape, this is a crucial time in Musa’s prolific songwriting career in which he explores new corners of creative being.

Afro-folk star Johnny Drille drops emotive new single ‘Papa’

With its delicate piano chords, earnest lyrics and touching vocals, ‘Papa’ is Johnny Drille’s most personal and emotionally driven song to date. A poignant ode to fathers, the lyrics tackle his feelings of missing home after leaving his hometown of Benin City for Lagos as he reflects on how his father’s wisdom continues to guide him.

Rising electro-pop superstar KESHO releases ‘Fire Love’

“I’ve been following Connor for a few years now and he’s always surprising me which is unusual in the music industry and most welcome. I love his new style and know he’s gonna get there soon!” – Rob Da Bank

Beverly Girl New Single

The song is called “Talk About The Weather”, and it will be the first song off our upcoming album, “The Unstoppable Force”.

Indie Rock Protest Song From Brooklyn’s Rue Snider

“My new track, “Make Me Feel,” is a protest song you can move your hips to. It’s easy to be angry about what’s happening in the United States and I feel a responsibility as a creative person to tell the truth and reflect the world. I recognize that not everyone likes their indie rock with a manifesto so I took a very aggressive lyric and covered it in a collage of electric guitars and synthesizers.”


The McAllen Chamber of Commerce revealed the complete lineup of musicians, artists, and happenings at MXLAN 2019; the new summer music and interactive arts festival celebrating the past, present, and future of Mexico’s cultural influence on our world.

MXLAN invites a new generation to join in traditions rarely seen outside interior Mexico alongside modern artists and events that honor their cultural roots, like Oaxacan dancers performing La Guelaguetza festival headlined by genre-defying Latinx recording artist Omar Apollo.

Global Icon Shania Twain Announces Headlining Las Vegas Residency

One of music’s most renowned trailblazers and the top-selling female country artist of all-time, Shania Twain, is returning to the Las Vegas Strip with Shania Twain “Let’s Go!” The Vegas Residency, opening at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

Shania will serve as creative director for her new Las Vegas show, combining her three decade-long career with inspiration from her iconic videos and elements from her 2018 sold out global NOW tour. This country rebel at heart will push the boundaries in Vegas, just as she always has done, taking fans on a journey of nostalgia and blowing them away with outside-the-box concepts and visual spectacles.