@skopemag news for September 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am est

@skopemag APP – Apple iTunes –

@skopemag APP – Google / Android –


Marking a very special live union of two electronic dance music titans, two-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated Platinum-certified UK artist, producer, and DJ Duke Dumont and iconic American producer and DJ MK join forces to headline three exclusive special engagements this fall.

Vevo presents Trae Tha Truth official live performance

Vevo announces Trae Tha Truth as the next artist in their new Ctrl series with performances of “Diamonds in My Mouf” and “Slidin” premiering today. Trae’s performance of “Diamonds in My Mouf” also features a very special guest, his son, Baby Houston.

New Peter Tosh Foundation Works To ‘Legalize It’

Peter Tosh—one of the most prolific, talented, and acclaimed reggae musicians of all-time—used his music as a platform to advocate for equal rights and was a pioneer for cannabis legalization. The Peter Tosh Foundation is committed to continuing the mission of legalizing cannabis that Peter started several decades ago.

The Peter Tosh Foundation


Rising Country superstar MASON RAMSEY is gearing up for his headlining HOW’S UR GIRL & HOW’S UR FAMILY PT. 2 this fall, and pumping up the talent with special support by ERNEST, AVENUE BEAT, JENNA PAULETTE, and MADISON KOZAK.

“I hope y’all are ready,” shares Ramsey. “I had a lot of fun on my own first tour last spring! Avenue Beat, Ernest, Jenna [Paulette], and Madison [Kozak] are all so cool and I can’t wait to go on the road with them.”


The greatest surviving British punk band, THE DAMNED, are set to release their most comprehensive collection of songs yet, with a new greatest hits collection, ‘BLACK IS THE NIGHT’ released via BMG on November 1st.


Following up debut single ‘ Live It Up’, LA based artist James Delaney continues to build early buzz with brand new single, ‘Afterglow’. Taken from upcoming debut project ‘ Dissipate’, the track is built on a bouncing arrangement with Delaney draping honeyed vocals over shapeshifting beats to create a track perfect for end of summer.

The Stolen Release Video For “If I Left Tomorrow (Will I Stay Here When I Die?)”

New Jersey-based indie rock band, The Stolen, have released a brand new video for their track, “If I Left Tomorrow (Will I Stay Here When I Die?).” The song is off the band’s self-titled LP which was released via Revival Recordings on May 31, 2019. The video, which shows a montage of clips from the band’s past tour, is premiering today with Alternative Press.

The Stolen connect with fans while balancing tour life in new video—watch

Angelica Garcia’s New Single “Jícama” Debuts via The FADER

Spacebomb Record’s newest signing Angelica Garcia today released her new single “Jícama” alongside a video directed by Grant Jensen (Daft Punk, Drake, Bruno Mars), and announced select U.S. headline shows at LA’s Gold Diggers on October 2nd and at NYC’s Bowery Electric on October 7th. Premiering via The FADER, “Jícama” and its accompanying single artwork feature Garcia donning both the U.S. & Mexican flags as an empowering call for all to proudly ‘WEAR YOUR ROOTS’ despite the current political landscape, which finds immigrants, minorities, and POC from all over the world as targets of hate and xenophobia. Watch the video HERE.

Credit: Caitlyn Krone

New Single: “Funny Feelings” – FRANKIIE

FRANKIIE is a Vancouver-based indie dream-rock group. With live shows from Mexico City to Haida Gwaii, an east coast tour supporting The Charlatans UK, and recording with Jason Corbett of Jacknife Sound, their journey over the last year has been non-stop.

Jackboy Shares a Charming New Clip for the Jetson Made-Produced “Bipolar”

Crafting banger after banger with a versatile delivery, Jackboy is the South Florida rap scene’s secret weapon. Bringing to life one of the more melodic tracks from his new Lost In My Head mixtape, Jackboy shares the video for “Bipolar.” Produced by Jetson Made, the producer behind DaBaby’s “Suge,” “Bipolar” finds Jackboy switching between burbling melodies and snarling cadences, as he seesaws between affection for his woman and for the streets. In the video, Jackboy shows off his impish charisma while spending quality time with his woman and his homies.

TENTS Share “Hutah!” Track, Out Now On All DSPs | New LP ‘Medicine’ Out 10/11 On Badman Recording Co.

“‘Medicine’ sounds like the product of optimistic people who have been marinating in melancholy. There is an implacable sense of sadness throughout the verses, as the group reflects on the temporary nature of life. But the chorus bursts forth with life, celebrating the moments and feelings that give everything meaning.” – The 405

Portland-based band TENTS have shared their new single “Hutah!”. Last month they announced their new LP Medicine and shared the title track. The LP will be out 10/11 on Badman Recording Co.

DISPOSITIONS Release Official Music Video for “Pitiful;” New Single, “For You,” Out 11/15/2019

Texas based Metalcore band DISPOSITIONS has released the official music video for “Pitiful.” Filmed by Elynia Productions at Godfather Ink and the Chop Shop In Hurst, TX.

FRANK PALANGI Releases Official Music Video for “Set Me Free”

New York Indie-Rock Recording Artist FRANK PALANGI has released the official music video for his single, “Set Me Free.” Directed and Edited by Cameron Gallagher, “Set Me Free” is the title single off of his self-produced / mixed EP.

THE SAVIOR COMPLEX “Halo” Official Music Video

Band founders Anthony X (also known as, the Sinister Minister) and Jay Gordon have crafted a three minute and 56-second song that brings a modern music experience to the listener. Anyone who’s been through an unsuccessful relationship will be able to relate to “Halo.” The track is one of a kind because it can be looked at from different angles. When listening to the song, listeners may question if they need to take off their halos.

Keon Masters Premieres Single, “<3 Of The City” via Extra Chill

“<3 of the City” pairs Keon’s love story with a light mood, accented by smooth synth and acoustic guitar. If Dorian’s got you down, the new single from Keon Masters should help float your spirits. ” -Extra Chill

New EP-Release – Pikes “People In Cars – EP” Listen now!

People In Cars will be Pikes’s third EP since the fall of 2018 and on the EP you can hear influences from genres such as Synth-wave, progressive rock, Psychedelia and synthpop. The EP is designed as a rock opera and there is a vague thematic thread that runs through the 6 separate tracks.

Zeds Dead and Jauz link up for highly-anticipated dancefloor collab ‘Shake’

Canadian electronic duo Zeds Dead and US DJ and producer Jauz have linked up on lethal new single “Shake”, out now via Bite This! and Deadbeats.

SHEAFS – Release ‘Care Less’ (Produced By Tarek Musa) – Listen // Plot Biggest UK Shows To Date

Tearing at the seams with a boundless, tempestuous and fiercely invigorating energy, ‘Care Less’ was produced by Dead Nature main-man and Spring King-pin: Tarek Musa, and proudly wears his seal of approval. Seeking out Musa to capture the raw energy of their electrifying live performances, the track marks a significantly bolder, brasher, and more daredevil side to the band that tips its hat to the fuzz-flecked rampages of IDLES or Cage The Elephant, or the loose-cannon punk leanings of Parquet Courts.

RAINNE Gets Personal With Stripped-Down Single, “Hollow”

Alt-pop duo, RAINNE are known for their “darker, brooding, moody, and aggressive music” that leaves listeners in a world of mystery. Their latest single, “Hollow” is a refreshing contrast to their catalog. With its delicate, reverb vocals, gossamer piano lines, and echoing drums, RAINNE creates an immaculate musical setting for a song that emphasizes the hollowness one feels when separated from their lover. Just in time for autumn, a season that demands introspection and internal growth, “Hollow” is now available on digital music platforms worldwide.