@skopemag news for July 1, 2019 @ noon est

Boston Bun drops infectious new single‘Don’t Wanna Dance’

France-born, London based DJ and producer Boston Bun marks his first release of 2019 with new single ‘Don’t Wanna Dance’, out now via Island Records.

Carly Rae Jepsen “No Drug Like Me (MANSONAIR REMIX)” Out Now

Multi-platinum Grammy, Juno and Polaris Prize nominated singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen released her fourth album, Dedicated, May 17th on Schoolboy/Interscope Records.

COYOTE KID Channel QUENTIN TORANTINO in Modern Film Noire, Official Music Video for “Femme Fatale”!

Minnesota based, cinematic rock band COYOTE KID has released the darkly film noir music video for their new single, “Femme Fatale,” the first single off of their upcoming album, The Skeleton Man. Originally premiered on mxdwn.com, “Femme Fatale” was directed by Christopher Behnen and Dena Winter.

Apple Music Brings Up Next Live to Global Cities This Summer

Apple today announced Up Next Live, a series of intimate performances from past and present Apple Music Up Next artists including Bad Bunny, Daniel Caesar, Khalid, Ashley McBryde, King Princess, Lewis Capaldi and Jessie Reyez. Each artist will perform for fans in one city, for one night only.

Apple Music Up Next is a monthly program showcasing the best new artists in the world. Each month, Apple Music tastemakers and editors identify one artist to feature, then utilize the power of the platform to raise awareness of that artist to Apple Music’s growing audience of music fans. Apple Music Up Next also includes a deeply curated companion playlist full of incredible new artists across genres from all over the world.


Just in time for the 4th of July Speelburg has released his cheeky yet cheery song of the summer ‘Oxy Cotton Candy.” The Belgian-American Brighton, UK based artist spent the last two years making “pop music for important people,” and “Oxy Cotton Candy” is the first single from the body of work created in those sessions. These new songs are a departure from his previous releases, offering a sunnier musical disposition that puts a spotlight on Speelburg mastermind Noah Sacré’s sharp wit and unique sense of humor. The track is fantastically intricate and slyly brilliant, drawing listeners into Speelburg’s pleasantly oddball world with jangly hooks and effervescent choruses.

Telephone Switches – ‘Free Ticket’

Telephone Switches Song “Free Ticket” from his album “Hip Hop Telephony” is a heavy beat filled with angry beef, advanced rhyming patterns, and satisfying audio clips about telephony.

SoCal Underground Hero King Lil G Shares “No Face No Ca$e” Video

With an unmatched work ethic and a style steeped in his city’s rich rap history, King Lil G is approaching half a decade as one of the most popular underground artists in Los Angeles. Ready to add another chapter to his story, King Lil G announces Eternal, his upcoming album.


Japanese metal band, BABYMETAL has announced their third LP METAL GALAXY to be released October 11th via BABYMETAL RECORDS / Cooking Vinyl. The album, aptly titled after a fictional place within the BABYMETAL universe, is about an odyssey the band must take to the METAL GALAXY, a trajectory thrust upon them by the FOX GOD sending the band on a darker path. Each song brings them closer to their desired destination starting with their previously released “Elevator Girl”, “Distortion” and today with new song “PA PA YA!!” featuring Thai rapper F.HERO.


JXN shared “I wrote ‘Going Off’ with Styalz Fuego (coolest producer name ever) haha. The all round meaning of the song is about ‘going off the rails’ and having that person who pulls you back in line but sometimes you wanna get a little loose and have a party or 12 and not worry about consequences”

Italian Metalcore Act Blacks0n Drop “Nowhere to Run” Single

Italian duo Blacks0n boldly entered the worldwide metalcore scene recently with their debut single “On the Wings of Defeat,” yet the band are now back with an equally heavy and gripping piece.

Maxo Kream Shares the Macabre and Cinematic Video for “Still”

“Clear-headed and hard-nosed, “Meet Again” accomplishes what so many have asked of hip-hop: to artfully tell the stories of black Americans who are systemically silenced and kept out of sight” – Billboard


Frawley, the remarkably gifted 19-year old vocalist and songwriter who recently signed to Island Records releases an anthemic new song “Losers” which follows her buzzed about debut song “Hard Boy” which Paper Magazine included in their “10 Songs You Need to Hear This Weekend” roundup. “Losers,” which interpolates Beck’s 1994 hit “Loser,” is a catchy chant/mantra to celebrate misfits and is a part of a series of music and content to follow this summer.

Rich The Kid, Famous Dex & Jay Critch Release “Party Bus”    

The Rich Forever crew is back with a new record, “Party Bus.” Rich The Kid, Famous Dex, and Jay Critch are gearing up for their new compilation album, Rich Forever 4 coming out this summer via 300 Entertainment. Look out for a music video to “Party Bus.”