@skopemag news for Monday October 21, 2019 @ 11:30 am est

for Skope: Valentino Khan remixes Tchami’s “Rainforest.” Out now on Confession

Valentino Khan has just put out his remix for Tchami’s recent single “Rainforest.” It’s out on Confession today.

Ancient Roman Metal Band ADE Reveals New Single “Imperator”

Ancient Roman metal pioneers ADE have just unleashed “Imperator,” second single from the new album Rise of the Empire.

With Rise of the Empire, ADE aims to educate listeners more on ancient history of Rome, specifically the age of Caesar. Still entrenched in traditional old-school death metal, Rise of the Empire delivers a more mature yet aggressive album suitable for old and new generations of fans interested in the Ancient Rome and epic death metal at its purest.

Chasing the Dragon II: WildWild Bunch (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Chasing the Dragon II: Wild Wild Bunch, previously known as Master of Ransom, is a 2019 Hong Kong crime film directed by Wong Jing and Jason Kwan, starring Tony Leung, Louis Koo and Gordon Lam, with Simon Yam making a special appearance. The film is a sequel in-title-only to the 2017 film, Chasing the Dragon, and features a new storyline and new characters.

Common Holly’s When I say to you Black Lightning is out now on Barsuk Records!

The album premiered recently on The FADER alongside a feature interview with Brigitte Naggar saying that on “When I say to you Black Lightning, Common Holly wants to step in your way.”

When I say to you Black Lightning is available today via Barsuk Records and Solitaire Recordings in the US, Dalliance Recordings in UK/EU, Royal Mountain Records in Canada, and Remote Control Records in Australia and catch Common Holly on a headlining tour starting in November!

Eclectic Metal Band ODDKO’s Reveals New Video for “The Strangers”

“The Strangers” is a dark and brooding track with roots in metal and electronica and hints of classical music that illustrates the discomfort of being a perpetual outsider, of living in a world where we never quite belong. In a world where many of us move across countries and continents, it is a familiar feeling to be uprooted and always being the stranger. We often mitigate this feeling by joining a community or tribe, but some of us are simply not joiners or are not let in and always stay on the outside.


Los Angeles’ psychedelic genre-crossing space groovers Zooluxx are excited to share their new video for their track “Different Planets.” The song is from the band’s debut EP Ghetto Starship, released this summer, produced by lauded sax player and multi-instrumentalist Karl Denson, who tours with the Rolling Stones, and his known for his work with Lenny Kravitz, his own Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, and Greyboy Allstars. “Different Planets” is about unity through music and all the power to all of the people. In the video, the band is an omnipresent ‘life-light’ superseding space and time with a message of love. Proclaiming “jus cuz we’re from different Planets, doesn’t mean we’re not the same!” Directed by Dr. Jackie Linn, who told Grimy Goods she sees “‘Different Planets’’ as a modern version of ‘Come Together’ by the Beatles,” and that the Beatles anthem of peace and togetherness was the inspiration for the video. “I hope by showcasing parallels from the 1960’s and today,” says Dr. Jackie Linn, “that it would inspire kindness in the world so filled with hatred.”

Benjamin Roustaing Reveals ‘When You Love Someone Else’

Have you ever been in a situation where you’re in a relationship, and everything is going well for the most part; but then a complete stranger enters your life one day and everything about them feels right, everything is in sync, it’s like you’ve known this person for years and yet it’s only been a few hours? That’s where this song comes from, this unexpected encounter leaving you to question your current relationship, these thoughts you shouldn’t be having, and yet here you are at 5am thinking about exactly that.

Final Farewell to Summer Days, KFIR is Saying Goodbye with New Single “Ocean Breeze”!

KFIR musical journey began as a child, but it wasn’t until 2013 that he began releasing his own original music. His debut single, “Fake It Till U Make It” dropped January 1st, 2013 and introduced KFIR’s unique blend of Pop/Soul/Dance. He followed that release with his second single, “D’matized”, which reached over 16K views its first week on YouTube, as well as landing in 2013 Top 40 list of new music videos to watch on the IMVDb.

Otira Resurrects the Sounds of UK Hardcore, Breakbeat & Jungle via “Soundboy Burnin’” EP

Newcomer Otira summons the ghost of rave’s past with his new EP, Soundboy Burnin’, resurrecting the sounds of UK hardcore, breakbeat and jungle through a modern lens. The treasure pot of sounds range from classic acid to nostalgia-inducing breakbeats, as the mysterious producer ushers in a thought-provoking new wave of afterhours sounds. This collection arrives following the release of the EP’s namesake single, “Soundboy Burnin’,” as well as Otira’s official remix of The Bloody Beetroots’ seminal track “Warp 1.9 (Featuring Steve Aoki),” earlier this year. Otira opened his 2019 with a massive collaboration with Dog Blood. After spending a few days in the studio with Skrillex and Boys Noize in Berlin, the track “KOKOE” was created thrusting Otira onto the scene.

Singer/Songwriter HARRISON STORM Shares “You & I”; Announces Tour With The Hollow Coves

Speaking to Earmilk, Harrison says, “I think a lot of people build an image of what they expect from another person in life that isn’t based on reality, especially when it comes to love. An image that has slowly been formed in our minds from years of watching films/tv, reading books and maybe having parents/friends who aren’t necessarily an example of a healthy relationship.” Adding, “you start to have these warped expectations of love. This song explores the process of realizing that and wondering what lies next.”

NEWS | Gavin Haley Debuts ‘Long Game’ EP (Ella Vos and more…)

The Long Game EP features three previously released singles, “Show Me,” “Long Game,” and “The Way I Am (with Ella Vos),” the latter of which recently surpassed 1 million Spotify streams, as well as five brand new tracks. Packed with slick pop melodies, soul-baring lyricism, and a textured musicality, the EP explores life’s hardships while always maintaining an enduring sense of hope.

Detoxi ‘First Flesh’ LP Out Now

Members Derek Jennings(vocals/guitar), Oscar Estrada(bass), John Crerar (drums) have been friends for years, cutting their teeth touring in bands like Catholic Spit, The Fucking Wrath, & The Return. The guys had been playing together for a couple of years as MAäSK, but when a few members moved away (including Thomas from Strike Anywhere), a new band was born.