@skopemag news for june 18, 2019 @ 9 am est

KALEN unveils new dark-pop single “Weak” via Impose Magazine

The song premiered via Impose Magazine who said called it, “elegant dark-pop cloaked in mystery and deep pools of sound. ”

Abc Dialect shares ‘Real Life’ EP via Casablanca Sunset

Real Life is a simple and smooth listen from beginning to end. Each of the four distinctly different songs cohesively plays off one another. Collectively, the EP features a variety of instrumentation and influences that point to areas indie dance, disco, pop, and electronic funk. At moments there are birds chirping and waves crashing, then at others there are funky synthesizers, groovy rhythm and even moments of auto-tune vocal production. It’s really quite a diverse release, and the duo finds a way to tie it all together.

The Goods unveil new ‘all-out jam’ “Let’s Roll” feat. Touch Sensitive

The track premiered via SoulBounce who hailed it as, “an all-out jam that will have you moving and grooving all summer long.” The Goods add; “‘Let’s Roll’ is an invitation to follow intuition…if mood is a choice and happiness is a state of mind then why not choose it?”

SoulBounce Exclusive: The Goods Are Ready For Good Times With ‘Let’s Roll’

Turkish band SHE PAST AWAY Release “DISKO ANKSIYETE” Music Video

Beckoning in with a low sci-fi-esque hum, the title track to SHE PAST AWAY’s U.S. debut DISKO ANKSIYETE (released on May 31, 2019 via Metropolis Records) ruptures with sprawling 80’s new wave / post punk energy. Magnetic Magazine calls the track, “a modern take on the sound they’ve worked so hard to create and perfectly demonstrates how to evolve without losing your core.”


With over 400 million overall streams across all digital platforms with her two singles “Pem Pem” and “Mala”, entering in Spotify Top 50 Viral Charts in more than 20 countries, Elettra Lamborghini knows how to get a crowd moving. Holding sway over more than 4 million followers on Instagram, the niece of Ferruccio Lamborghini has starred in some of the best-known reality TV shows in Europe & Latin America, including The Voice Italy, Geordie Shore, Acapulco Shore, Gran Hermano VIP, and more. But Elettra is so much more than a reality TV star and fashion icon, and her brand-new full-length artist album showcases that perfectly.

BLOODY HAMMERS Release Official Video For “Let Sleeping Corpses Lie”

Two weeks before “The Summoning” will be unleashed, BLOODY HAMMERS release the third single and video “Let Sleeping Corpses Lie” from the new studio album. The Transylvania County based duo centered around mastermind Anders Manga draws the listener and viewer once again in a sinister and dark surrounding, that no band can evoke better in 2019 than BLOODY HAMMERS and their very own “Bloody Hammers Film Production”! Manga proves once more that he is the master of darkness!

Nick Cannon Joins Meruelo Media’s Power 106 Los Angeles

Meruelo Media is pleased to announce that TV/Radio host, comedian, actor, producer, rapper, writer, philanthropist, children’s book author ,and activist, Nick Cannon, will join Power 106, LA’s #1 hip hop station, as the morning show’s main host and producer. The show, “Nick Cannon Mornings – Power 106 #1 for Hip Hop,” launches this Monday, June 17, and will air daily from 5AM — 10AM.

Like A Storm Release Music Video For “Out Of Control”

Hailing from Auckland, New Zealand, Like A Storm is the most successful New Zealand rock band in US radio history. First gaining notoriety for incorporating the Didgeridoo into their breakout track, “Love The Way You Hate Me,”, the band’s last 6 singles”Love the Way You Hate Me,” “Wish You Hell,” “Become The Enemy,” “Break Free,” “Pure Evil,” and “The Devil Inside” have all charted at US Active Rock Top 40.

OTF-Signed Cult Hero Memo600 Continues His Rise With “Wipe Yo Nose”

Rhyming in clipped cadences with an off-kilter menace, Memo600 is quickly making a name for himself in the Chicago scene. Coming through with heated words for the haters and opps, Memo shares “Wipe Yo Nose,” his new single. Molding his flow to fit a mutated, sproingy instrumental, Memo pledges allegiance to his 600 Crew, emphasizing certain syllables with an intense disgust: “They got STICKSSS/Them killas wipe yo nose/They gon BLICK/Them killas wipe yo nose.” With a flow as violent as the song’s subject matter, Memo’s “Wipe Yo Nose” is the latest in a line of street hits, including “Steppers,” which has 2.4 million views on YouTube, and “Locked In,” his collaboration with El Hitta.


“Team Me’s sunny sound is not without clouds, enhancing an already sumptuous package.” – Q Magazine

Julian Lamadrid Premieres “MESS” Along With Self-Directed Video With Arista Records

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 fall that Julian composed, wrote and produced in its entirety.

Berwanger (Radar State, The Only Children, The Anniversary) Debuts New Song/Video “When I Was Young”


Never Broke Again/Atlantic recording artist Quando Rondo has announced plans for a major U.S. live tour. The “From The Neighborhood To The Stage Tour” gets underway September 8th at Cleveland, OH’s Grog Shop and then travels into early October (see attached itinerary). Tickets for all announced dates go on sale everywhere today – for complete details, please visit www.quandorondoofficial.com.


Latium Entertainment and Atlantic Records have announced the eagerly awaited label debut single from Long Beach, CA-based pop-rock reggae outfit 4th & Orange. “Girl Next Door” is available now via all digital music retailers and streaming services.

SoCal pop-reggae 4th & Orange announce signing with debut single

Premiered This Week on The Fader: Shai Nowell’s “Sunkissed”

The just-released video for Shai Nowell’s track “Sunkissed” was directed by Jackson Laurie, with Shai Nowell co-directing. They filmed the video all throughout Atlanta, with inspiration coming from a visit to the High Museum.

Kelsey Lamb Releases Music Video for “Girl At The Bar”

Following the release of “Girl At The Bar,” the focal track from her forthcoming EP, Kelsey Lamb has released the official music video for the heartbreak song (view here). Directed by Logen Christopher and produced by Stormlight Productions, the music video illustrates the aftermath of a breakup as a heartbroken Kelsey Lamb fixates on the on-screen couple Charlie Evischi and Erika Raen. The production, filmed over the course of one day, was filmed at Mickey’s Tavern in East Nashville. “The filming process was so much fun, I had a few of my friends in this video and it was cool to see the vision of this song come to life with the people who know me so well,” commented Lamb.

James TW Releases Heartfelt Music Video, “Incredible”

Kingsbury Shares “In My Brain” Track | New Single Out Now On All DSPs

Kingsbury has shared her brand new single “In My Brain”. When talking about the track she states, “This is such a strange time to be young. Progress alongside regression can make you feel like there’s only two choices for the future; hope or fear. There’s no in between. I wrote In My Brain as an anthem for the uneasiness my generation feels about our past, present, and future. “Don’t want to live in the present, don’t want to go back in time, don’t want to be here forever, middle finger to my future life.”

Veronica Fusaro – “LIE TO ME” MUSIC VIDEO – OUT NOW!

Introducing new single from Gone Sugar Die (members of The Bravery & 3OH3)

Today, Los Angeles-via-Vancouver “dirt-pop” duo GONE SUGAR DIE unveils their debut single, “Heartbreak Jewelry” from their forthcoming EP ‘Blaack Heaart.’ This new project comes from the minds of Patrick McWilliams (The Cut Losses) and Mike Hindert (The Bravery) who inspire deliver catchy hooks and crushing melodies that tackle the underbelly of pop music.

Italian alternative/synth-rock duo Soaware drops a foreboding and fiery single and video via Rebel Noise

Italian alt/electro-rock duo Soaware unveil their video, “I, Behold” ahead of their debut self-titled album, due out July 12, with a premiere on Rebel Noise. Combining eclectic rock and electronic elements, Soaware have created an immersive piece that echoes the intense emotions of its writers.


Co-produced by production duo The Elemeno Pea (consisting of Rob Shore and Jessie Shapiro), “Damage Is Done” is a soulful and powerfully visceral song about betrayal and the inability to go back. Randy Radic of The Huffington Post has said, “[Cavalier’s] music defines what is known as the carnal arts – sexy, sensuous, gritty music.” This is Cavalier’s third release off his “Rumors EP.” Cavalier will be releasing three more songs every two weeks over the next two months to complete the release of the full EP.

Riva Taylor sheds light on finding a balance between uncertainty and discovery on latest video ‘This Woman’s Heart’      

Having found success at a very young age after becoming the youngest artist ever signed to EMI Records, London-via-Los Angeles singer and songwriter Riva Taylor is no stranger to the ups and downs of today’s music industry. Following on from a string of successful singles such as ‘Mr. Right’ and ‘My Mouth’, the latter of which was added to Elton John’s personal Spotify playlist, the front-woman now looks to present herself in a new light as she returns with her latest offering ‘This Woman’s Heart’.

LUNE’s thick textures garner intimacy on the anthemic ‘Talking Truth’

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.

Joseph Eid’s “Listening to Madonna” is out just in time for Summer!

Named as one of Music Connection’s ‘100 Hottest Live Unsigned Artists’, Eid has toured nationally and has performed at some of Los Angeles’ premier music venues, including stints at Room 5, El Cid and residencies at The Stone Bar, Crane’s Hollywood Tavern, Room 5, Bar Lubitsch and most recently Bar Mattachine. Joseph’s new “Listening to Madonna” is dedicated to the MTV generation kids who taped Casey’s Top 40 and were obsessed with music videos. He pays homage to Madonna while describing the experience of those kids growing up and finding their path. Despite societal norms and what others think, he assures them that it’s okay to be different and to follow your passions, just as Madonna would vocalize in her songs.

Dirty Heads New Video – ‘Super Moon’