@skopemag news for September 23, 2019 @ 11 am est

Jake Miller’s SUMMER 19 EP Out Now

After a string of successful releases this summer, critically-acclaimed singer, songwriter, and producer Jake Miller today drops his final song of the summer, “COULD HAVE BEEN YOU.” Written by Miller and produced by Alex Bilo (Busta Rhymes, Keith Urban, Gavin DeGraw), the track is part of Jake’s 5-song SUMMER 19 EP that includes the previously released tracks “15 MINUTES,” “LAST TEXT,” “NERVOUS,” and “OCEAN AWAY.” CLICK HERE to listen to Jake’s SUMMER 19 EP available across all digital streaming platforms now via RED MUSIC.


“I wrote ‘Truth Is’ with Julia Michaels during our first time working together,” says Sabrina. “The song is about emotions we often think of but are afraid to voice – the feelings we try to convince ourselves we don’t actually feel. Those two words, Truth Is, symbolize everything this album is about.”


After the launch of his current sold out tour, chart-topping rapper NF announces the second North American leg of The Search Tour, produced by Live Nation. The Search Tour’s 28-date Spring 2020 run kicks off April 9 in Little Rock, AR and runs through major North American markets where the current tour will not visit – Chicago, New York, Boston, Los Angeles and more – wrapping May 18 in San Diego, CA.

OXX: Cvlt Nation Premieres “Labyrinth” Video By Danish Hardcore/Grind Outfit

OXX offers, “For this video, we’ve teamed up with our friend, the splendid Christoffer Kroyer Magelund. He was the host from whom this parasitic chest-burster of self-promotion sprung forth, so naturally all the credit is his. Since this is the first video for our first release at Nefarious Industries, we set out with the ambition of creating a video worthy of our magnanimous label overlords. Quickly realizing that Nick Cage was way outside of our budget however, our youthful excitement quickly and severely dampened.

Attack of the Leftfield! Watch OXX’s new Video “Labyrinth”

Carly Rae Jepsen “Want You In My Room” Video Out Now

The Jack Antonoff produced “Want You In My Room” is featured on Jepsen’s fourth studio album Dedicated which was released in May on Schoolboy/Interscope Records. Jepsen worked with a crew of trusted songwriters and producers, among them Antonoff, John Hill, Captain Cuts, Patrik Berger, and her longtime collaborator Tavish Crowe, on Dedicated. Rolling Stone called Dedicated “another installment of Eighties-loving pop that proudly wears its heart on its sleeve” and USA Today said it’s “an album of many pleasures.” Jepsen recently wrapped a North American headline tour and will perform this Sunday at the Life Is Beautiful Festival in Las Vegas.

T. Thomason – New Body, New Name: “Birdsong”

“I am so excited for “Birdsong” to be out in the world! This was the first track that my producer, Dave Henriques, and I started working on way back in 2016. So much has changed since then, and yet the sentiment of this song remains relevant in my life today; embracing change and the unknown is the only way to freedom.”

The Darkness release official video for new single ‘Heart Explodes’

The Darkness have announced they are set to play their forthcoming jaw-dropping quasi-sci-fi concept album Easter Is Cancelled in full, alongside a set of their very greatest hits, on their upcoming headline tour.

To mark the announcement the band have released a new video for latest single ‘Heart Explodes’, taken from Easter Is Cancelled out October 4th via Cooking Vinyl.

Perfume Releases Best Album, Perfume The Best “P Cubed”

Fresh off their Perfume WORLD TOUR 4TH “Future Pop” and Coachella, as the first J-pop girl group to play the festival, Perfume are now releasing their brand new best album Perfume The Best “P Cubed.” Available to stream now across all platforms, and available for purchase in the US via A!SMART, Perfume The Best “P Cubed” features newly remastered tracks spanning the trio’s incredible career, as well as two new songs “Nananananairo” and “Challenger.”

PSYCHO SMOKEOUT 2.0 To Take Place April 18th, 2020

Behold! PSYCHO SMOKEOUT 2.0 will make its annual descent upon Los Angeles’ multi-level Catch One Riff Compound April 18th, 2020!

Brought to you by Psycho Entertainment and RidingEasy Records, this year’s day-long puffathon features performances from nearly two-dozen artists including North Caroline stoner metal goliaths Weedeater, Maryland doom icons The Obsessed, California stoner rock veterans Acid King, and Virginia sludge bringers Cough, with the final headliner to be unveiled later this fall. Spread across three stages, the glassy-eyed gala will include a massive vendor market and more surprises to be announced in the weeks to come.

ICYMI: Symphonic Metal Outfit DELAIN Have Returned To North America On Headlining Tour

Dutch symphonic metal outfit DELAIN are back in North America for a month-long co-headlining run with Amorphis. The tour kicks off tonight (Sept. 19) in Philadelphia, PA and concludes October 21st in Baltimore, MD. Delain have continued to tour on the strength of their 2016 studio album, Moonbathers, and the 2019 EP Hunter’s Moon. Fans can also look forward to a new full-length record in 2020! Special guest support for the tour will come from Anneke Van Giersbergen.

9/24: Ottawa, ON @ Mavericks
9/25: Quebec City, QC @ Salle Multi
9/26: Toronto, ON @ Opera House
9/27: Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theatre
9/28: Joliet, IL @ The Forge
9/29: Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall
9/30: Minneapolis, MN @ The Cabooze
10/2: Calgary, AB @ Dickens
10/3: Edmonton, AB @ Starlite Room
10/5: Vancouver, BC @ The Venue
10/6: Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
10/8: Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
10/9: San Francisco, SA @ Slim’s
10/10: West Hollywood, CA @ Roxy Theatre
10/11: Anaheim, CA @ The Grove
10/12: Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
10/14: Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre
10/15: Kansas City, MO @ The Truman
10/16: Dallas, TX @ Trees
10/17: Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
10/19: Tampa, FL @ Orpheum
10/21: Baltimore, MD @ Soundstage


Riding an unbreakable wave this year, critically acclaimed, platinum-certified, Dallas, TX rapper, Yella Beezy unleashes the music video for his latest single “Hittas” [feat. NLE Choppa] exclusively on WorldStarHipHop.

Leslie Odom, Jr. Unveils New Single “Under Pressure via Vibe

Over the past two years, Leslie quietly crafted what would become this new album. His vision crystallized during a writing camp he personally assembled at George Lucas’s world-famous Skywalker Ranch in December 2018, featuring accomplished songwriters from a variety of musical genres. Threading together elements of soul, R&B, jazz, and pop, he now emerges with a singular style as powerful and passionate as it is personal.

CAL Releases Official Video For “So Cal”

Featuring Google Earth’s 3D imagery, the video takes viewers on an aerial tour throughout picturesque Los Angeles, the city that inspired the song. Later this week, CAL will be cohosting the official iHeartRadio Music Festival social livestream! We would love to confirm a news post surrounding this release.