#thursday – @skopemag news for October 17, 2019 @ 1 pm est

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PISSED REGARDLESS: Imperial Cult LP By San Diego-Based Metal/Hardcore Act

San Diego, California-based hardcore/metal act PISSED REGARDLESS presents their volatile new Imperial Cult LP, the record to see release this Friday through Creator-Destructor Records. Preceding its arrival, No Clean Singing is now hosting an exclusive advance stream of the album.


ICYMI – – New Single & Lyric Video from Kansas City Native, DSTRK titled “Hol Up”

“Hol Up” is the first single to drop from DSTRK’s debut EP coming out later this year. DSTRK displays a relentless flow on this catchy new record. His motivation in making this EP is “to set a trail and bring something to the game that’s been missing.”


“Hold On” is featured on Lil Tjay’s debut album True 2 Myself, released on October 11. The 17-track album features collaborations with Lil Wayne, Lil Baby, Jay Critch, Lil Durk as well as Lil Tjay’s label-mate Rileyy Lanez. He also recently premiered the “True 2 Myself” documentary, which follows the rising star’s road to the release of his debut album.

Gregg Rolie Releases Music Video to His Song “What About Love”

As directed by Rolie’s musician-producer son, Sean, who served as the main producer for Sonic Ranch, the fast-paced, rollicking, and, at times, wondrously psychedelic video features concert performance and studio recording footage of Rolie and his band, and it’s the perfect visual accompaniment to the hard-charging, instantly memorable sing-along epic track.

YOUNG GUV shares new single She’s A Fantasy

Young Guv gives us another glimpse into his forthcoming album with “She’s A Fantasy”, which was co-written with James Matthew VII. GUV II serves as a sequel collection to this summer’s GUV I. The double LP series is a collection of profoundly poignant and infectious pop tunes with choruses you’ll never forget and lyrics whose dry wit and understated acuity will knock you flat.

JANINA JADE New Official Video For ‘Nothing New’ And Album Date Announcement

Swedish female hard rocker Janina Jade has released her new official video for the song Nothing New, the second track taken from her forthcoming album No Sweet Illusions set for release on November 29th, 2019.

The Murder Capital share new video for ‘More Is Less’

Today, Dublin’s The Murder Capital have shared a new video for ‘More Is Less’ – the live version of which went viral and forged the band’s breakthrough last year. The video follows the release of their debut album ‘When I Have Fears’ in August, which reached a Top 20 chart position in the UK, and a #2 position in their native Ireland.

NEW RELEASE: Berlin-based experimental prog project Alex’s Hand share their latest album, Hungarian Spa

Alex’s Hand is an avant-garde alternative band centered around the songwriting of multi-instrumentalist Kellen Mills and drummer Nic Barnes. Currently based out of Berlin, Germany though inspired by their wandering experiences around the globe, the ever-evolving project will release their latest full length this year: Hungarian Spa.

New Album By John Greska – ‘Life as an Ocean’

“Life as an Ocean is an electro-classical instrumental album that takes its listeners on a trip across the sea and back. Ocean’s blend of layered orchestral instruments and electroacoustic supporting sounds create the basis for this instrumental concept album created by John Greska. Inspired by artists such as Ólafur Arnalds and Electric Light Orchestra, Life as an Ocean blends classical and modern musical ideas to create something entirely new.”

Gabriella Cilmi releases ‘Keep On Keeping’ live video / ‘The Water EP’ out November 1st

Having recently released the third track from her forthcoming EP ‘The Water’, which is out November 1st on Kin Records, today Gabriella Cilmi releases a stunning live video shot by Al Pott to accompany the glorious slice of Americana that is ‘Keep On Keeping’.

Filmed at Eastcote studios, where the EP was recorded, and produced by multi-instrumentalist Eliot James who also plays alongside Gabriella, her brother Joseph who she co-wrote the track with, and Harry Broadbent on piano. Photo – Jess Brohier

Brand new Tennyson single

Luke Pretty, better known as Tennyson, returns with a kaleidoscopic new single called “Telescope” whose sweet melodies and dreamy vocals are wrapped into one stunning package. The first taste of his forthcoming EP, it also marks the beginning of Tennyson’s collaboration with visual artist Waneella whose artwork for “Telescope” evokes a nostalgic, technological world. Tennyson explains it “captures this beauty and exaggerates just enough so that it matches the memory of being there and not the iPhone photo you took.”

Spiritual Supernova Estelle California Releases “Star”

As a fierce humanitarian, Estelle California has found music to be the perfect vehicle to express herself, looking to build bridges and promote positivity ahead of fuelling hate. By telling her story and standing up for the ones who have suffered throughout history, she hopes valuable lessons can be learned. Estelle feels a close kinship with Nina Simone, though her inspirations come from black musicians around the world, as well as Classical and Argentinian music. Combing elements of pop, soul and jazz to imbue a truly international feel to her tracks, Estelle’s sings with real soul and heart, her life experience coming through to express her passion.

CALVA LOUISE – Release chaotic ‘Belicoso’ Video – Watch

Directed by friend and videographer Bart Jones, the ‘Belicoso’ video matches the pin-balling fury of their irrepressible latest single with visuals equally as melon-twisting.

ATL’s Shepherds share new single ahead of Friday LP, which tackles “Catholic guilt to Youtube comments and Tupac Shakur”

“Perpetual Yearning’ is very close to my heart. It’s a song I wrote shortly after finishing up our last LP Exit Youth; a record which involved me speaking about some very personal things. I was considering the emotional and psychological costs of expressing yourself through the medium of song. The difficulty of exposing this emotion and leaving it to be judged by the dispassionate seas of humanity that could quite easily skip over or swipe left on something you care so much about. This desire to express yourself in such a manner no matter the cost seems unrelenting and everlasting. A desire for connection, a yearning. No matter what happens and how people feel about this record, I care deeply and am proud of this work. That’s what matters. This is who I am and this what I do.” – Jonathan Merenivitch, Shepherds

Singapore Kane – My Environment [prod. DNA]

“It’s not my fault” is one of the most conditioned responses you’re likely to hear for unaccountability. Even if your aware or not, most of our daily choices are influenced… whether it’s authority, genetics or the fear of what others think, but the most powerful influence on someone is their immediate environment if you surround yourself with drug addicts your likely to become a drug addict, if you surround yourself with ambition your likely to succeed, if you surround yourself with unhealthy distractions you’ll end up paying the price over time. Boston lyricist Singapore Kane talks about being a product of his surroundings on the latest video-single “My Environment” directed by D. Gomez Films, produced by DNA.

Singapore Kane – My Environment [Prod. DNA]

THE WHIRLINGS share fascinating new album “Earthshine” in full!

Italian progressive post-rock foursome THE WHIRLINGS unveil compelling new album “Earthshine” in full via Distorted Sound today! A picturesque sonic adventure available this Friday 18th on Subsound Records.

PREMIERE: Earthshine – The Whirlings

SG Lewis and James Vickery share new track “Pressure”

Vickery’s impeccable falsetto and stirring live performances have already garnered praise from Fader, Complex, Clash, Flaunt, among others; sold out shows at London’s prestigious Jazz Cafe & ‘BBC Introducing Live’; and even earned him a set at Glastonbury. After his stunning COLORS session went viral last year (+15million views and counting), he signed a record deal with TH3RDBRAIN (behind Zhu, Gallant, NoMBe, among others) and publishing with Roc Nation.

Field Medic Releases New Single “i want you so bad it hurts” – On Tour Now with Cavetown

October 16, 2019: Today, Field Medic, the moniker of Los Angeles-based folk artist Kevin Patrick, released a new single “i want you so bad it hurts” as he kicks off a tour supporting Cavetown. Earlier this year, Field Medic released a new LP fade into the dawn on Run For Cover Records.