#wednesday – @skopemag news for October 16, 2019 @ 11:15 am est

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Synthpop Artist EVA X Announces The Release Of The Electrowoman EP

Canadian synthpop artist EVA X proudly presents her new digital-only EP, Electrowoman.

Electrowoman was recorded and produced by Gaby Marie. It was mixed by Shane Stephenson and Chris Lacroix, and mastered by Chris Lacroix. EVA X is delighted to present two remixes as well, one of “Virtualsexua” l by Edmonton’s Virtual Terrorist, and one of “Subsume” by Philadelphia-based Silver Walks. The artwork for Electrowoman was created by Edmonton-based artist Konn Lavery.

Ada Lea shares video for ‘180 days’

“Ada Lea has a knack for structured experimentation, and what feels like the confidence to follow her nose no matter where it might take her… personal lyrics supplemented by found sounds and a dynamic range of unexpected textures and tones.” – Uncut

“There’s depth, experience and mystery to her bedroom pop.” – The Guardian

“A fiercely original talent… sensational.” – Sunday Times Culture

G-Eazy Releases “I Wanna Rock” ft. Gunna

The cinematic Halloween-esque visual was directed by Daniel CZ and takes cues from Gotham City and the Joker, opening with G-Eazy in a straitjacket where he masterminds the robbing of an armored truck before an ensuing high speed car chase and ultimately celebrates his new earnings with Gunna – all while delivering his signature flows over the track’s hard-hitting Boi 1da production.

G-Eazy Releases “I Wanna Rock” ft. Gunna

David Ball Releases Three Records in Thirty Days, Including New Single “Come See Me”

On November 1, Omnivore Recordings will reissue An American In Texas, the second album from Americana pioneers Uncle Walt’s Band, of which Ball was a founding member and upright bassist. Called the Bluegrass Beatles by critics, Lyle Lovett wrote, “Those boys from Carolina, they sure enough could sing.” The album will be distributed for streaming and download on all digital platforms, with a physical CD available at independent record stores. Pre-order online here.

HYBORIAN Announce Headlining U.S. Tour Dates

Heavy metal riff machine HYBORIAN have announced a run of headlining U.S. tour dates for this November, in which they will be supported by Migrator. Preceded by a set at Harvest of Doom Fest on October 19 in Lawrence, KS, the tour will officially kick off on November 14 in St. Louis, MO and will conclude on November 22 in Lincoln, NE.

HYBORIAN Announce November U.S. Tour Dates

Listen > Shiva Feshareki releases new single ‘Vapour’

“Shiva Feshareki is an internationally acclaimed experimental composer, turntablist and NTS DJ who works within the intersection between electronic music, classical composition and the cutting-edge expression of turntablism” FACT

“One of the most thoughtful and deep-thinking musicians around right now” Tom Service, BBC3


Ambient drone duo Divide and Dissolve release ‘Prove It,’ the bone-crushing first single from their upcoming 2020 album, titled Gas Lit. A pummeling barrage of guitar and drums ‘Prove it’ ask listeners to live out their allyship and disrupt institutional oppression. ‘Prove it’ is unapologetic doom metal that’s not afraid to get confrontational. The single and the album are both produced by Ruban Nielson of Unknown Mortal Orchestra.

Nu Deco Ensemble + Kishi Bashi Release New Single “Honeybody”

Created by two of classical music’s most in demand artists, Jacomo Bairos and Sam Hyken, Nu Deco Ensemble is a flexible and innovative hybrid orchestra that celebrates living composers, reimagines all genres of music and collaborates with a wide range of diverse musical guests, composers, choreographers, dancers and mixed media artists. Since its inception in 2015, the 30-piece ensemble has exploded onto Miami’s eclectic musical scene, captivating audiences, engaging with its community and fusing innovative, genre-bending orchestral performances and collaborations with the highest levels of musical artistry.

Belgian Heavy Sludge/Post-Hardcore Doomsters LETVHM shared music video “Ananké”

As announced a few weeks ago and about two years after the release of their debut full-length record ‘This Fall Shall Cease’, doom/post-hardcore/sludge mammoths LETHVM just released their new album called ‘Acedia’ and out now for LP, tape & Digital through Dunk!records, Denses Record & I For Us Records.

Ty Herndon Releases New Video “I Can’t Make You Love Me”

Today, Grammy-nominated country singer/songwriter Ty Herndon has shared a new video for the song “I Can’t Make You Love Me.” Originally performed by Bonnie Raitt, the song was featured on Herndon’s recently released album Got It Covered. The video is currently streaming on Wide Open Country who writes “It’s a simple, black-and-white look at one of the best country vocalists and song interpreters of the past 30 years as he sings the words of all-time great songwriters Mike Reid and Allen Shamblin. Got It Covered is out now via BFD/The Orchard and available to stream or download here.

Premiere: Watch Ty Herndon Sing a Stripped-Down Version of Bonnie Raitt’s ‘I Can’t Make You Love Me’

Potential in China – A Swedish Children’s Music Artist got over 16 Million Streams in one day in China

The Chinese music market is huge. When it comes to streaming, China is already the second largest music market with a total worth of 841 million USD in streaming revenue.

Kiko Blob, a Swedish children’s music artist, and a Blob, from Stockholm Sweden has the attention of the Chinese music consumers and has already gotten over 42 million streams in China. According to Musicinfo, a Finnish music distribution company promoting Kiko Blob in China, one driver for Kiko’s streams was Children’s Day in China. On that day Kiko Blob got over 16 million streams.