#weekend – @skopemag news for October 13, 2019 @ 11:30 am est

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New music: AWA ‘Comfortable’ – second track from assertive Swedish R&B artist on the rise.

AWA’s story isabout resilience, determination and raw talent. Her debut for Columbia Records, ‘F**kin’ Love Songs’ was premiered by Julie Adengua on BEATS 1, was Yasmin Evans ‘Track of the Week’ on 1Xtra, whilst COMPLEX premiered the video describing her as a “mature and captivating artist holding centre stage”.

New music: Grammy award-winning Swedish trio Deportees release brand new album ‘All Future’ today

The trio from Umeå, a remote city in the far north of Sweden, are possibly this most musical of countries best kept secret. Over five distinctly different albums, Deportees have won plaudits, fans and awards for their constant creativity and reinvention. Their last album, 2015’s The Big Sleep was awarded the Swedish Grammy for Best Rock Album, an award the band had also picked up for their previous long-player Islands & Shores.

Meduza, Goodboys and Becky Hill link up on new single ‘Lose Control’

Global artist Meduza returns with Goodboys to collaborate with chart-topping singer-songwriter Becky Hill on the intoxicating new single ‘Lose Control’, out 11th October.

The now-iconic signature sound of Meduza immediately draws anticipation, as the emotive and powerful vocals and songwriting from Becky weaves through the smooth and effortless cool of Goodboys harmonies and adlibs.


Cherryade are back with a… ‘Bang. Pop. Go Worldwide.’, the first single from their upcoming ‘Sinking Ship’ EP. Having premiered on Billboard Pride, the explosive empowerment anthem takes their signature assertive style in a more dance orientated direction, blending cowbells and sirens to create the perfect storm. It also sees them taking back control of their artistic direction, designing the artwork and writing and producing the song themselves with some add. prod. magic from John Foyle (FKA Twigs, Years & Years).

Mysterious artist egomunk enlists anonymous West Coast rapper on new single ‘Schizoid Superstar’

Mysterious musician egomunk has released the new single ‘Schizoid Superstar’, which features a revered West Coast rapper anonymously under the guise of ‘Lunakik’.


The album, set in the BABYMETAL universe, is about an odyssey the band must take to the METAL GALAXY, a trajectory thrust upon them by the FOX GOD. Each song brings them closer to their desired destination starting with their previously released “Distortion”, “Starlight”, “Elevator Girl”, “PA PA YA!!” featuring Thai rapper F.HERO, “Shanti Shanti Shanti” and now the full album. The album also features vocalist Joakim Brodén from Sabaton, Alissa White-Gluz from Arch Enemy, guitarists Tim Henson and Scott LePage from Polyphia and Japanese guitarist Tak Matsumoto from B’z.

Bear With Me – ‘Cry’

“Cry” was inspired by the feeling of hopelessness that arises from being nothing but a drop in the ocean. It’s about realizing how hard it is to know anything for sure.

AMONG THE CITIZENS – Release New Single: ‘In Your Car’ // UK Dates This Autumn

AMONG THE CITIZENS are pleased to announce a new single ‘In Your Car’, set for release on 11th October 2019 amidst a run of UK headline shows.

NETWRK – Her + Me

Her + Me is the most recent of the NETWRK group with the talents of Tracy Hardly and jSpace lending their voices to the newest track. The smooth funk sound with laces of slick word play creates an energetic feel that anyone can sing along to.

RENEGADE CARTEL Releases Live Video for “Break Your Chains”

Boston based Hard Rock Band RENEGADE CARTEL has released the official live video for “Break Your Chains.” Shot by Michael Cox, “Break Your Chains” is the debut single off of the trio’s upcoming LP, Dear World, due out 10/31/2019.

Rozetta Marie, “Geminii Juice”

Rozetta Marie was born and raised in a mixed cultured, Panamanian/American home in Brooklyn NY. It is here that she became a woman destined for the spotlight. Singer/Songwriter Rozetta Marie is a natural on stage, or according to Music Connection magazine “She’s a born performer”.

JINJER Release New Single & Official Music Video, “On The Top”

Ukrainian modern metal frontrunners JINJER have returned with a vengeance! Today, JINJER turns heads with a new music video for the gut-punching anthem “On The Top”. Never failing to deliver an unforgettable hook, “On The Top” slinks along a punishing groove before soaring into melodic passages – just another example of what listeners can expect to be met with on the band’s upcoming full-length album, Macro, out October 25, 2019 via Napalm Records.

“While one is climbing, the rest is falling down in the name of profit – Is it lonely on the top?”

AKTAION Release ‘Oblivion’ Music Video

Swedish metal band, AKTAION, have released a music video and single for ‘Oblivion’, the track is taken from their thrid album ‘Above Empires’ which was released on August 23rd, 2019. The video was made by Eddie Berg of Liftamountain (Atena, Visions Of Atlantis, Imminence).


Today, Terrell Hines releases his debut EP on Capitol Records, St. Mark Rd. He’s not only a songwriter, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, and producer with influences as broad as Outkast, Joy Division, Four Tet, and Gullah music, but Hines’ mind isn’t quite like other people’s. It’s no wonder Berklee College of Music gave Hines a full ride, or that people’s first exposure to his vision came during a 2019 Apple keynote — that song, the rip-roaring avant-hoedown “Get Up,” hails from St. Mark Rd. EP, and is a mere peak into the wildness that’s coming.