@skopemag news for july 16, 2019 @ 4 pm est

Gauche’s “Dirty Jacket” music video is here, and so is A People’s History of Gauche!

A People’s History of Gauche is out now, an album that Bust decrees “is a firestorm of defiant energy, pogo-stick rhythms, and riotous saxophone solos.” Today, in addition to an in-depth interview with Bandcamp, Gauche premiere their music video for “Dirty Jacket.” It’s the first single from the group to feature lead vocals from sax maestro Adrienne CN Berry (also of Ted Leo and the Pharmacists), who says the song “attempts to maze through the foundational consequences of deep trauma and give words to the emotional and corporeal intelligences that—for better and for worse—find ways for us to survive, thrive, and interact with each passing moment.”

Korean Rock Band, DAY6, Release Music Video & 5th Mini Album

“Inspired by the pop-punk bands of their youth (Fall Out Boy, Panic! at the Disco, and We The Kings, to name a few), DAY6 tells MTV News that “Time of Our Life” is about human relationships.” Consisting of 6 new tracks, “For me”, “Time of Our Life”, “How to love”, “Wanna Go Back”, “Cover”, and “Best Part”; Vocalist and Bassist, Young K, is credited in writing lyrics for every track, with Main Vocalist and Rhythm Guitarist, SUNGJIN, jumping in to participate in writing “Cover.” Members Jae, Young K, SUNGJIN, and WONPIL, are also credited for their participation composing all tracks throughout the album. Vocalist and Keyboardist, WONPIL, expresses that “this album is a new start for DAY6,” with Drummer DOWOON adding “this album reveals our new color (individuality) that we have never shown before.”

Brooklyn-based Völuspa and Saturday, Monday explore magisterial landscapes on ‘Miss You Too’ remix 

Swedish producer Saturday, Monday applies magisterial landscapes on remix of Völuspa’s ‘Miss You Too’, via ICEA

Following last year’s Hot Chip and Spiritualized support slots and the praise received on debut single ‘Wings’, Brooklyn-based dream-pop artist Völuspa is back with a series of remixes of sophomore single ‘Miss You Too’, first from LA-based Kellen Malloy, Sweden’s Bonander and now Saturday, Monday.

Tallsaint delivers the powerful debut warehouse pop EP ‘Hard Love’

…a bright pink world of warm synths, heartbeat electronics and lyrics glistening with imagery and vulnerability.” – Noisey

This App Has Users Creating “Beyoncé Emergency Funds”

Given Beyoncé’s tendency to drop albums in the middle of the day, shoot videos in museums in the middle of the night, and even go as far as announce a tour on a whim – fans have taken matters into their own hands.

Rather than be caught off guard by the Queen Bey herself, users of the personal savings app, Vimvest, actually have set goals labeled “Beyoncé Emergency Fund,” saving small amounts, gradually, in case of a sudden tour drop.

With the Lion King planned for release, the Beyhive is on the edge of their seats. The performer, known for her secrecy, has not done a solo tour since 2016 and fans know a surprise is around the corner.


“ALL THE FEELS” is available for pre-order now along with special album bundles as well as exclusive new merchandise at the band’s recently re-launched webstore. “I Just Wanna Shine” as well as previously released “All The Feels,” “I Need Help!,” “Don’t Ever Let Em,” and the album’s lead single “123456” come as instant grat tracks with each pre-order.

Florida-based “Yacht-Rap” Duo Hurricane Party Drop Debut LP ‘Juice’; Now Available Everywhere; New Tour Dates Added

“Breezy, party-starting tunes that draw upon a tipsy blend of soft rock, electronica, and hip-hop.”- Consequence Of Sound

“Hurricane Party’s appeal is found in the blend of soft rock, electronica, hip-hop, and much more in-between, creating a sound reminiscent of warm weather, palm trees, and drinking beer under the sun. Fearlessly cheeky and always sounding like they’re having a good time…” – Earmilk

Bad Religion Expand Fall Tour

“Listening to Age of Unreason reminds of the 16-year-old sitting with a lyric booklet, singing along to No Control or Recipe for Hate, marveling at the depth of meaning and excess of vocabulary wielded as political punk rock power and purpose.” – Under The Radar

“They seemed as happy as ever to play the classics, but they seemed even more fired up when playing the newer stuff. They didn’t shy away from talking about their lengthy history on stage, but they also seemed intent on proving that Bad Religion still have more to say. – Brooklyn Vegan

Holler On The Hill Festival 2019 lineup announced – Sept 21-22 in Indianapolis

MOKB Presents has announced the lineup and dates for Holler On The Hill 2019. This year’s festival will take place Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22 at Garfield Park with performances by Citizen Cope, Mt. Joy, Nikki Lane, Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears, Justin Townes Earle, Murder By Death, John Moreland, Kristin Hersh, Lilly Hiatt, American Aquarium, Red Wanting Blue, Will Hoge, SUSTO, Briston Maroney, The Wild Reeds, Katie Pruitt, Erin Rae, Brent Cowles, Left Lane Cruiser and more.

Single day and 2-day weekend passes are on sale now at holleronthehill.com. Holler On The Hill is committed to bringing a diverse mix of Americana, indie, folk and alt-country’s beloved veterans and rising young stars to Indianapolis.


THE SONDER BOMBS Share New Video via BrooklynVegan

The Sonder Bombs have supplemented last year’s buzzworthy MODERN FEMALE ROCKSTAR with a visual for its fiery opener “Atom.” BrooklynVegan debuted the band’s new video today, which is collected from clips spanning the outfit’s recent tour with Worlds Greatest Dad.

Squid Share New Track “The Cleaner” || Announce ‘Town Centre’ EP Due Out 9/6 On Speedy Wunderground

Today hotly tipped post-punk, disco-funk phenomenon Squid are back with new single “The Cleaner”, which has premiered via FADER, and the news of an EP called Town Centre which will see release on September, 6th via Dan Carey’s Speedy Wunderground – the first EP from the legendary producer’s singles label. Physical release of the EP will come on November 15th.

Bozeman’s King Ropes Share Genre-Bending Single, “Brown”

“The track represents just a small taste of this genre-less group with its grinding blues as King Ropes can give you garage rock, roots rock, psych and/or country depending what song your shuffle lands on. “Brown” is an over 7-minute story that has all the snapshots of life you would expect from the blues as it moves through despair. confusion and even elation.” – The Fire Note

Track Premiere: King Ropes – “Brown”

keshi releases new ep “skeletons” along with new music video for “summer”

singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist keshi, who has nurtured an organic and super engaged fanbase, brings his ethereal melodies and lo-fi background to island records with the release of his new EP, skeletons. The EP was entirely self-written, performed and produced.

RICK ROSS Announces PORT OF MIAMI 2 Release Date and Reveals Album Cover


OSO OSO share video for new single “Impossible Game”

If 2016’s beloved The Yunahon Mixtape found oso oso mastermind Jade Lilitri leaning more into the pessimistic side of his brain, their new album basking in the glow is an experiment in its glass-half-full opposite. Over the course of 10 songs––some with surprise Grand Canyon-sized choruses (“The View” and “A Morning Song”), others more like a crushing voicemail message (“Intro” and “One Sick Plan”)––Jade tries to embrace the good, if only because he knows it won’t last very long.

Progressive Metal Prodigies Sifting Announce New Album The Infinite Loop Out September 27

Progressive metal prodigies SIFTING will release their upcoming third full-length album entitled The Infinite Loop on September 27, 2019 via Eclipse Records. The album was produced by Steve Evetts (The Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicide Silence, Poison the Well), mixed & mastered by Jamie King (Between The Buried And Me, The Contortionist), and the album’s artwork was designed by Jimmy León.

Anicée – ‘Time’

Anicée is one of Marseille leading female underground DJs. A trip to Ibiza changed her life. She discovered her passion for electronic music and ever since then she is on the mission to expose her melodic sound Tech House and Techno all over the world. She started as resident DJ at Maya Beach Club; today she played Elpatio, Bora Bora in Ibiza (Spain).

WHY? shares fourth movement from new visual album

WHY?, the creative moniker for consummate wordsmith and beloved songwriter Yoni Wolf, has shared the fourth movement from AOKOHIO, a visual album to be released on August 9, 2019 via Joyful Noise Recordings. The audio component of “IV. The surgeon nervously goes on, he never claimed to be God.” premiered via Stereogum,

Alt/Hard Rock Artist, Hanna Barakat, Builds High Expectations for New Album

“The new song is a vocally powerful performance by the Texas-native driven by compelling songwriting and thunderous production.” (Substream Magazine)

Hard Rock’s Hanna Barakat Unveils ‘Siren’ Preview, “Leave Your Light On”

Skope video submission: Bruse Wane f. Papoose, “Soundboy Killa”

Wane Enterprises CEO and New York artist Bruse Wane presents the G-Town Films-directed music video for “Killa Soundboy” featuring Papoose. Produced by Victorious Sounds, “Killa Soundboy” is the lead single off The Dark Knight Album 2: The Fight For Gotham, Bruse’s new album.

New Music: Hungarian jazz collective Àbáse releases eclectic jazz and hip-hop infused debut EP “Invocation”

Budapest-born and Berlin-based producer, pianist and multi-instrumentalist Àbáse releases debut EP “Invocation”.

Created in a live recording session set up with Àbáse’s home-band in Budapest, “Invocation” is seven pieces of instrumental artistry, each channeling a musical journey of its own, while inviting the listener on a personal, emotional journey with guests which he encountered during his travels in Brazil, Ghana and Europe.