@skopemag news for june 19, 2019 @ 2:30 pm est

For Skope: Robbie Mendez debuts on R3HAB’s CYB3RPVNK with “Happening” [out now]

Dutch producer Robbie Mendez joins the ranks of R3HAB’s CYB3RPVNK imprint with his new track “Happening,” an electro-influenced, progressive house dancefloor stomper. Featuring bouncy, driving basslines and funky synths complementing a breathy vocal hook, “Happening” exemplifies Mendez’s energetic and dynamic signature sound. The talented up-and-comer previously released on Spinnin’ Records, Spinnin’ NEXT and Future House Music. “Happening” follows his recent single “Story” on Spinnin’, which received heavy support from Jay Hardway, Sam Feldt, Afrojack, Lucas & Steve, Mike Williams and more. We hope to hear more from Robbie Mendez as part of the CYB3RPVNK family!


Satirical Song in Honor of the 23 Candidates Running for Presidency

“I thought it was so funny that every day there seemed to be a new candidate running for president – mostly on the Democratic side. And it seems that some of these people came out of the woodwork. Who are they? Do they just want their fifteen minutes of fame? In modern history, we’ve never had so many people declaring their candidacy. It seemed only natural that I write and record a song to politely ‘mock’ them,” proclaimed Ms. Javitch.

LONELY DAKOTA Releases Official Music Video for Title Track Off of Debut EP, ‘End of Days’

UK based, Southern Rock Band LONELY DAKOTA has released the official music video for “End of Days,” the title track off of their hotly anticipated, debut EP, due out June 28th.

Listen Now: Hunter Hayes’ “One Good Reason”

“‘One Good Reason’ represents a totally different side of this album and was another very personal song to write,” says Hayes of his latest release. “It’s also one good reason for me to celebrate releasing another song from this upcoming album that I can’t wait for the world to hear.”

Bradley Arthur Maxwell Shares New Track “Easy On Me” Via Atwood Magazine | Single Out Now

Americana singer/songwriter Bradley Arthur Maxwell has launched with a powerful debut single titled, “Easy On Me.” The track premiered yesterday on Atwood Magazine who praises the, “minimalistic instrumentation [which] serves to elevate delicately crafted lyricism, allowing listeners’ attention to be drawn to the artist’s stirring sentiment.” The song is available now across all DSPs and can be streamed via the link above.

The VANNS return with energetic new single ‘MOTHER’ from forthcoming debut album

The VANNS are gearing up for a massive second half of 2019 with the release of their striking new single, ‘Mother’. Taken from their long-awaited debut album, The VANNS have served up another slice of commanding indie rock and roll, further solidifying their status as one of the east coast’s most exciting bands.

Lighting Born (featuring Corrosion of Conformity’s Mike Dean) Releases New Video “Renegade”

Raleigh, NC metal band Lightning Born, featuring bassist Mike Dean (Corrosion of Conformity), vocalist Brenna Leath (The Hell No), drummer Doza Hawes (Mega Colossus, ex-Bloody Hammers; ex-Hour of 13) and guitarist Erik Sugg (Demon Eye) will release its debut LP, ‘Lightning Born’, on June 21 via Ripple Music.

Lightning Born unveil video for new song “Renegade”: Stream

Did you check out Welcome Center’s video premiere?

Welcome Center is the Dallas/Philadelphia electronic-pop duo of Jesse Smith and Aaron Sternick, two old friends who met outside a dorm room in Dallas, TX in 2005, only to rekindle that spark 15 years later, collaborating over the internet.

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.

Losers Club premieres emotional new song/video and announces tour dates

Losers Club irrupted onto the scene with their infectious debut single, “Emerald Eyes,” in April. The single saw overwhelming success and left fans eager for more. Losers Club is stoked to premiere their brand new single along with the powerful video for “Skywalker.”

Striving to write music that fans can relate to, Losers Club is showing the industry that no topic is off limits when it comes to their lyrics. “Skywalker” is about breaking the cycle and that you don’t have the follow the path of toxicity just because that’s the route your parents took. Realizing that we all live our own lives and even though we may experience tough situations growing up, you can take those experiences to do things differently.

We Are Interview unveiled new official music video for the single “Chicago”

Marsicans release new single ‘Little Things’

Having just played to a 20,000+ crowd at Elland Road alongside The Vaccines and Kaiser Chiefs and supported Foals in Hamburg this month, fast-rising UK indie quartet Marsicans release their bombastic new single ‘Little Things’ on June 18th through LAB Records. A song about the quintessential little things in life, it was produced by Mickey Dale and mixed / mastered by multi-Grammy award winning duo of Fernando Lodeiro (Paul McCartney, Vampire Weekend) and Joe LaPorta (David Bowie, Imagine Dragons).

Almost Owen ‘One Lucky Man’

Pop singer, writer, and producer ALMOST OWEN announces the release of ONE LUCKY MAN. Meant to be played with the volume up and the top down, this explosive summer song is available worldwide on June 14.

MIND ENTERPRISES – Reveals ‘Top Gun’ Video Pastiche for ‘Ballare’ Single – Watch

A name that’s fast becoming synonymous with high-spirited and eclectic dance releases, ‘Ballare’, the latest single from the Italian DJ and producer-extraordinaire finds Mind Enterprises referencing the euphoric Italo House sounds of the 1980s. Matching the track’s vintage day-glo vibes with fittingly shoulder-padded visuals, Mind Enterprises now unveils a brand new video that lovingly pays homage to the 1986 Tom Cruise blockbuster ‘Top Gun’.

Ingrid Nomad – ‘The Train’

“Best of all Ingrid Nomad’s voice has a noir-like quality to it, conveying a sense of mystery.” – Skope Magazine

Belarusian instrumental black metal trio krvvla set release date for their new (maxi) single

Belarusian instrumental black metal trio krvvla is about to release their new (maxi) single. Keeping true to the tradition of one-letter album titles, the band named their upcoming track “T”. This is krvvla’s 5th release since their formation in 2015. The track features a mixture of black and death metal that sounds more like a dialogue between the two subgenres rather than their fusion. The single is set to be released on July 5, 2019 and will be available on all music streaming platforms.

Armed Forces Entertainment is bringing the heat this summer

Beginning in late June, continuing through the July Fourth holiday, Armed Forces Entertainment (AFE) will once again bring the heat with 13 artists to more than 50,000 troops and their families at military installations across the globe. This year, Heat Wave returns with an epic line up including Billboard 200 rapper Kid Ink, “The Voice’s” Chris Kroeze and Angie Keilhauer, and Grammy-nominated Fastball.

Heat Wave

Matt Lande – “I Don’t Want To Fall In Love”

Rising from the ashes after the loss of both his mom and dad, Matt Lande releases his full length studio album, ‘Aftermath’ featuring the lead single ‘I Don’t Want To Fall In Love”. “IDWTFIL” is a radio-thirsty, hook-filled pop rock tune that fans are already grabbing hold of and not letting go. With a voice reminiscent of Darren Hayes, Matt’s music has been compared to a modern day Savage Garden mixed with explosions of dynamically haunting vibes similar to a band like Thirty Seconds To Mars.