@skopemag news for Monday October 21, 2019 @ 2 pm est

Acrolysis: Release Debut EP Black Dog’s Serenade & Video One Trick Pony

Sydney’s Acrolysis release their debut EP Black Dog’s Serenade – a politically charged, heavy metal dream. Acrolysis are blending 80s thrash and 90s alternative, creating a five-track collection of raw power filled with punchy riffs, blistering solos and thought-provoking lyrics. The thirty-minute juggernaut is an unapologetically aggressive piece of music, tapping into the current zeitgeist and revealing the disparity of society one layer at a time.

Blaenavon Announce New Album, Out This Friday on Transgressive

Blaenavon have announced details of their highly-anticipated new album, Everything That Makes You Happy, with the record set for release this Friday 25th October on Transgressive Records. The band have also shared news of two singles being premiered today, with ‘I Want You’ being given its first play by Zane Lowe on Beats 1, and ‘Fucking Up My Friends’ debuting on Annie Mac’s Radio 1 show.

Swiss alternative/psych-rock weirdos Dirty Sound Magnet streamed new album ‘Transgenic’

After spending the last weeks to share some audio and video excerpts from the album, Swiss psych-rock alchemists Dirty Sound Magnet just released their brand new full-length record called ‘Transgenic’ on CD, LP & Digital on Hummus Records (Coilguns, Emilie Zoé, Louis Jucker, Closet Disco Queen…) and the main legal streaming services through Dox Records and Membran Entertainment Group.

Mappe Of (Paper Bag Records) | Shares New Single & Album Out Nov 1

‘Faesulae’ further demonstrates Meikle’s knack for songwriting and structure, touching on the sonics of Fleet Foxes and Bon Iver’s later material, it draws on simmering electronics, finger-picked guitar, and surging percussion, structurally diving through crescendos and varying degrees of tempo. Informed by the writings of Carl Jung and Joesph Campbell, as well as the work of Tolkien and George Lucas, Meikle draws on religion, society and politics, transposing his critique to nine different fictional landscapes – ancient ruins, mystical woodlands & more.

VIDEO: Paul Mosley ft. Jess Morgan ‘Build Your Fire’

New Video // Zola Courtney – “Air in B Major”

Dreamy doesn’t get dreamier than it does with on Air In B Major, the second ever single of London-based songwriter, Zola Courtney. Both effortless & exceptional, Courtney’s warm vocals do all the work on this stripped-back cut, that doubles as an ideal companion to ever colder months ahead.

Tchami enlists Valentino Khan for ‘Rainforest’ remix

CONFESSION​ label head and international house music icon, ​Tchami,​ stunned the electronic music community with the release of his eclectic and ingenious single “​Rainforest​” back in August. Now, the Parisian maestro is proud to present the first ​remix​ of his acclaimed track by none other than industry favorite, ​Valentino Khan​. Featuring a boosted bassline and Valentino Khan’s signature energetic, bouncy vibes, the newest rendition of “Rainforest” is one that’s tailor-made for the dance floor. The “Rainforest (Valentino Khan Remix)” is out now via Confession.

Tchami – Rainforest (Valentino Khan Remix)

New > Levon Vincent > announces third LP “World Order Music” > on Novel Sound

Slated for release on November 22nd 2019, World Order Music will be Vincent’s third full-length album release on his Novel Sound label.

This LP continues and expands on his explorations into New York’s rich house continuum, juxtaposed with NYC minimalist composers like Steve Reich or La Monte Young, and finally, World Order Music includes a nod to the UK’s golden age of rave as well.

City Park return with sleek new single ‘Getaway’

Amsterdam based duo City Park return with sleek R&B crossover ‘Getaway’, announcing the arrival of a new EP in early 2020.

Sjaak and artist/producer Saux have been following in the footsteps of indie bedroom-pop artists before them, racking up impressive streams on their debut self-titled EP.

Recently supporting Gus Dapperton and Rhye, City Park are steadily establishing themselves amongst the likes of HONNE and Still Woozy, with their trademark falsetto lingering over minimalistic yet heady funk.


Growing up in the forests of Norway’s Hallingdal Valley, 21 year-old Monika Engeseth nursed the dream – or rather, the conviction – that she’d one day be creating music. But she couldn’t have predicted the intense, electronic landscapes she’d create for her debut EP: after just a few months working in the engine room of music production, the young artist has emerged as a one-woman pop factory

Global Superstar Josh Groban Announces Special Florida Shows For March 2020

Today, Global superstar Josh Groban announces a handful of special shows in Florida early 2020 kicking off on March 8th in Fort Meyers at the Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall before wrapping up on March 16th at the Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. Groban was unable to schedule stops in Florida on his last sold-out Bridges tour, so he wanted to make it up to his fans by booking several intimate shows in early 2020.


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.