weekend edition – @skopemag news for june 23, 2019 @ 2:45 pm est

Catch ADEMA w/ New Front-Man RYAN SHUCK 2019 Fall Tour

Hard Rock Band ADEMA has announced that they have chosen long time friend Ryan Shuck (JULIEN-K, ORGY) to take on vocals for the band’s upcoming tour. In an exclusive interview with Loudwire, the newly selected front-man discusses the decision and what’s next for the band going forward.

Bea Miller Shares New Track “feel something”

With Nylon recently stating, “like an ultraviolet ray, Miller’s rise into 2019 can’t be eclipsed,” Bea also announces an extensive list of Fall headline shows, “sunsets in outerspace tour” starting in the UK/Europe in September, followed by North American dates kicking off October 10 in Houston, TX and wrapping on November 30 at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles.


Following support from the likes of Zane Lowe and Ones To Watch and nearly 7 million independent streams, buzzing genre disruptor Rence shares his brand new single “Expensive” [feat. Noah Cyrus] today. The song marks his official debut for Epic Records and kicks off what promises to be a momentous year for the artist.

Alt-R&B Artist Alex Harris Drops “Say Less”

Alex Harris–the Texas-hailing, Atlanta-based rising alternative R&B singer-songwriter–today releases the visual for “Say Less” out now via RED MUSIC. The track is a standout from Harris’s recently released genre-bending debut EP Pink Cloud, which fuses classic and current pop, hip-hop, alternative, and R&B melodies while showcasing lyrics penned by Harris that detail his personal journey as an artist coming into his own.


Co-written by Bloom Twins (Sonya and Anna Kuprienko), Shannon Saunders and top UK producer/mixer Toby Scott, ‘Love Me Right Now’ is an upbeat summer anthem that combines the girls’ signature ‘dark pop’ sound with a driving melody and infectious lyrics. The twins say “We’re so excited to release “Love Me Right Now” during the month of PRIDE, Love is about LOVE and not gender.” Earlier this month when they performed at the official TED events in NYC, they felt incredibly lucky to visit the Stonewall inn and took a ‘cheeky’ photo that can be seen on their Instagram Page.

Wylder release new single, “The Lake,” / Album release show July 12 in DC

“‘The Lake’ will take you out of the city and sit you down on the lakeside late at night with its nostalgic lyrics and summery tempo.” – Brightest Young Things

Above & Beyond to release yoga and mindfulness-inspired ambient LP – ‘Flow State’

Above & Beyond today announced ‘Flow State’, a 49-minute panoramic journey of ambient compositions and warm, neo-classical soundscapes that offer moments of meditative calm in these busy and often overwhelming times.

Yung Bae shares new single “Bad Boy” ft. bbno$ and Billy Marchiafava

Following the release of his disco-infused single “Must Be Love”, Portland-based producer and future funk pioneer Yung Bae shares his latest single “Bad Boy” from his forthcoming album Bae 5 out 6/28. The track features fast-rising underground rappers bbno$ and Billy Marchiafava as they encourage listeners to move and hit the dance floor. “Bad Boy” showcases Yung Bae’s signature production and provides a glimpse into the varied sounds that influence his music from disco, funk, R&B, and Japanese “City-Pop” to hip-hop.

Yung Bae Shares New Single “Bad Boy” Feat. Bbno$ and Billy Marchiafava


“Eve Of Dubstruction” remixes the opening track on No Geography, deconstructing the relentless grooves of “Eve of Destruction” to layer in an ever more intense and hard-hitting sound. Rearranging the original vocals from Norwegian singer Aurora and Japanese rapper Nene, the track provokes exciting new climaxes and drops. The remix is released ahead of their headline slot at Glastonbury Festival this month. A stunning visual for the track was created by the band’s long-term collaborators Adam Smith and Marcus Lyall. The video was featured in Stereogum’s ‘Best Music Videos Of The Week,’ view it HERE.

The Ocean Cure Celebrate New Single & EP

Based in Toronto, Canada, The Ocean Cure, consisting of members Pauline Taylor (Vocals), Casius Wray-Muto (Bass/Unclean-Vocals), Mike Di Monte (Guitar/Vocals), and Nicola Sudano (Drums/Programming), offer a vast sound of post-hardcore and metalcore sensibilities, with a dash of prog and a sprinkle of pop. Last month, they announced their brand new EP, RE: Discover, set for release on June 14, 2019. The 5-track EP was produced and mixed by Sam Guiana, and is a reinvention of what The Ocean Cure is all about. The EP confronts a variety of themes like anxiety, the fear of not being in control of oneself, being a caretaker of the planet, the ability to persevere against all odds, and moments of regeneration.

Pete Doherty features on new track by Sarasara; ‘Tinkertoy’

Boundary-pushing artist and producer Sarasara returns with captivating second album Orgone, out on 5th July via One Little Indian Records, co-produced with Liam Howe of labelmates Sneaker Pimps (who has worked on albums by Nülifer Yanya, FKA Twigs, Tom Vek, Lana Del Rey etc).

The artist moved across the water from Paris to Margate at the beginning of last year, and the record was written there, featuring collaborative tracks with her neighbour, Peter Doherty of The Libertines. Today she shares ‘Tinkertoy’ featuring Peter Doherty – a brooding new track taken from the album.

CID Unveils New Single and Label ‘Night Service Only’

The New York-born artist’s first musical release of 2019, ‘Night Service Only’ is a four-to-the-floor groover destined to make it onto countless dancefloors this summer. Blurring the lines between a rugged jackin’ house edit and a bass house beat, the infectious vocal sample stating ‘we listen to music at night’ means it’s a track that lives long in the memory.

New Model Army release new single ‘End Of Days’

Almost 40 years since the start of their remarkable journey, New Model Army have developed a fervent worldwide fanbase and reached multiple milestones of both creative and commercial success. Members have changed over the years and musical styles have evolved but at the heart of the band Justin has remained, along with a distinct and sincere belief in the power of music to inspire and effect change on a personal and political scale, both locally and globally.

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors Release Anthemic New Single “End of the World” Today!

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors are thrilled to share latest single “End of the World” today, June 21. The track – an electrified clarion call for unity, community, and revelry in the upside-down world of today – comes from his forthcoming album Dragons, due out August 16, 2019 via Thirty Tigers. “End of the World,” which was co-written with fellow Nashville songwriter Sean McConnell (Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw), forced Holcomb out of his comfort zone and into new vocal and melodic heights: “Sometimes throwing a party is the only way to fight off the darkness, and I wanted it to be an epic, boisterous, raise-your-glass-and-yell-with-me anthem.”

Lupe Fiasco Releases “Run Game” Video – Lead Single of New “Chill’s Spotlight” Playlist

Today, 1st & 15th Entertainment announced “Chill’s Spotlight” and released the project’s lead single “Run Game” by Lupe Fiasco. Curated by 1st & 15th co-founder Charles “Chill” Patton, “Chill’s Spotlight” is a playlist of some of the label’s previously unreleased tracks that are finally being released to the world. A video for “Run Game” was just released, with Complex saying “the clip finds a teenage Lupe surrogate gaining an intriguing, but ultimately horrifying, glimpse of future rap stardom.

Grace Carter Shares “Wicked Game”

London-born, Brighton-raised singer/songwriter Grace Carter shares a heart wrenching version of Chris Isaak’s classic 1989 single “Wicked Game”. The rising star is also confirmed to perform at this summer’s Made in America Festival (8/31-9/1) in Philadelphia. Listen to “Wicked Game” –

The Rocket Summer shares new video for “Morning Light” via Alt Press | New album ‘Sweet Shivers” out August 2

The Rocket Summer’s “mastermind (Billboard),” multi-instrumentalist, producer, songwriter, and performer, Bryce Avary, shares the video, “Morning Light,” from his new album, Sweet Shivers, due out this summer, on August 2, 2019. Alternative Press, who debuted the video, says Avary, aka “the man behind perfect-pop-forever outfit The Rocket Summer” “follows joy while shining some” in the new clip, despite the song being about the battle with the demons of the mind.

The Rocket Summer follows joy while shining some “Morning Light”