@skopemag news for july 10, 2019 @ noon est


Having dominated majority of the first half of 2019, today the King of Drip releases the video for his single “Baby Birkin,” from his debut #1 album Drip Or Drown 2, with a surprise appearance by social media star and model, Jordyn Woods. The summer vibe, directed by Spike Jordan showcases a field of women, which includes Jordyn wearing stylish pastel looks while all toting the luxurious Birkin bag. All the while, the fashion maven gives us looks for days, check out Gunna’s latest drip here!

HAVENS: Philadelphia-Based Atmospheric Black Metal Entity Releases On The Verge Of Collapse Full-Length

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has become known for its high poverty, drug use, and violent crime rates. It is lesser known for containing Fairmount Park, one of the largest urban park systems in the United States, and the slightly smaller Wissahickon Valley Park – the latter having been praised in writings by Edgar Allan Poe and Walt Whitman. It’s on the edge of this valley where HAVENS, the solo atmospheric black metal project of one Daniel Donahue, was born.

Joywave release powerful video for “Like A Kennedy”

Joywave has unveiled an incredibly powerful new companion video for their new single, “Like A Kennedy,” available via Cultco Music/Hollywood Records. Directed by Dear Mr. Quistgaard (tUnE-yArDs, Everything Is Recorded), the clip sees the Rochester-based band staging a surreal reenactment of the infamous Zapruder film, the shocking assassination played out on repeat in a seemingly endless hyperloop akin to our own unstoppable pattern of gun violence.

Cosmic punks WACO Release New Single “Levenshulme Lover”

London quartet WACO have returned with a new single (“Levenshulme Lover”) and have a new full length, ‘Human Magic,’ set for release on November 1st.

World Premier Music Video For Ras Teo and Lone Ark

“Country Living” is the second video to come off of the ‘Ten Thousand Lions’ album by Ras Teo and Lone Ark. The video was shot in many locations around the world – California, Jamaica and Spain showing the country vibe in each place. The track “Country Living” and entire album was produced by Lone Ark, who is none other than the great roots producer Roberto Sanchez of Spain.

The BPM Festival Announces Tel Aviv Edition for September 30

Expanding upon its leading global presence, The BPM Festival has announced a new one-day festival in Tel Aviv, Israel for this September 30, 2019. Globally praised for presenting cutting edge underground dance music lineups, The BPM Festival: Tel Aviv will see the world-renowned festival bring together an eclectic lineup of leading house and techno acts. Making its Israeli debut at Hayarkon Park, the open-air day into night event will feature Acid Pauli, Âme (live), Danny Tenaglia, DJ Koze, Honey Dijon, Mano Le Tough, Petre Inspirescu, Sasha, and more. Festival-goers can expect top level production for a new exciting chapter in Hayarkon Park’s storied musical history.

Lindsey Stirling returns with new single “The Upside”

Friday, July 5th, the two time Billboard Award-winning violinist Lindsey Stirling shares her latest single “The Upside.” Available on all streaming platforms, “The Upside” is the second release from her forthcoming album, Artemis, due out September 6th on BMG.

New Music from Machine Gun Kelly “Hotel Diablo” Out Now On Bad Boy/Interscope Records

Leading up to the release of Hotel Diablo, MGK released a string of new music, including tracks “Hollywood Whore,” “el diablo” and “I Think I’m OKAY” featuring vocalist Yungblud and Blink 182’s Travis Barker. “I Think I’m OKAY” earned a spot on Spotify’s 2019 Summer Song Predictions list and rose to #4 on the US Hot Rock Songs chart. MGK supported the album’s promotion by embarking on the first leg of his sold-out Hotel Diablo World Tour. The tour will resume in August following the annual EST Fest in Butler, OH. Described by Billboard as “dark, heavy-hitting and provocative,” Hotel Diablo is now available at all digital retailers.

Rising Pop Star MAX Performs U.S. National Anthem At The 90th MLB All-Star Game

With the breakout success of his hit single “Lights Down Low”, MAX garnered a 2019 iHeart Award Nomination for “Best New Pop Artist” as well as a #1 song and multi-platinum certifications across the globe. His current single “Love Me Less” is quickly on its way to repeating that, receiving critical acclaim from GQ and Billboard as well as cracking the top 25 at Top 40 radio.

ADAM COLA releases Chanel No.5 // Released June 28th 2019

Power comes from unlocking your subconscious. Embrace your true self – be proud of each and every facet of who you are. It’s simple. Stop looking in the mirror in order to see what it truly means to be human. Love you for you. It’s a message singer/songwriter/dancer Adam Cola has championed since his formative years growing up in a conservative part of Montreal, Canada, “Be comfortable living without labels. By living my truth, I let who I am speak for itself. I want to brighten lives and empower people with my music. I want to inspire people to be fearless, feel sexy, and dare to be different. I want to be a beacon of light for people who struggle with the need to fit into a certain category in order to feel accepted.”

Kassi Ashton Throws Epic “Field Party” in Her Brand New Music Video

Kassi Ashton, one of the most compelling rising stars in Nashville, has today unveiled the new music video for her song “Field Party”. The upbeat, anthemic song calls for nothing short of a fun and energetic party, and that’s exactly what the video delivers. The clip features Kassi with her friends in a field outside of an old factory in Nashville, TN, celebrating, drinking and dancing the night away.

The Murder Capital release third single ‘Don’t Cling To Life’

Today, Dublin’s The Murder Capital release their third single “Don’t Cling To Life”, both an anthemic highlight from their upcoming debut album and their much-lauded live performances.

Egg Farmer Beats ‘The Balancing Act’ Alongside Unlikely Trio

Self-confessed ‘daft Yorkshiremen’, Rocketsmith are the feel-good rock band you’ve been waiting for. Collectively they are consummate performers both live and in the studio but strip away the rock n roll and you’ll find Andy is an egg farmer, Hank is a painter and decorator, Anth is a tiler and Matt is an electrical engineer. It is their down-to-earth nature which helps to endear them so much to their existing fanbase, one which is set to explode with the release of Balancing Act, their forthcoming EP which is being supported by live dates right up until Christmas.