@skopemag news – Tuesday – November 5, 2019 @ 11:30 am est

Zippy (Suckers) Share “Born To Fly” with Northern Transmissions | Zippy LP Out 11/15

On Friday, Zippy (project of Pan from Suckers) released their second single “Born To Fly” off of their upcoming Self-Tilted LP Zippy. The single premiered with Northern Transmissions. In the exclusive, Zippy describes the single as, “Meet intoxicated birds tweaking out in hot rods, pitch-shifting on the drag strip, and learning again to flap their wings, in this sonic allegory of the avian persuasion. For glistening purposes only!”

Zippy Debut New Single “Born To Fly”

Villagers Releases ‘The Sunday Walker EP’

As fall draws in, Villagers are pleased to announce The Sunday Walker EP. The four tracks collected here are primarily songs recorded around the time of The Art Of Pretending To Swim sessions – Conor O’Brien’s acclaimed fourth album, released last year. The EP is available to stream in full now, with a vinyl release due on November 22nd.

Jackie Charles’ existentialist dream pop is a mirror of the anxiety-inducing times we live in      

Jackie Charles are three individuals from disparate backgrounds, united by a desire to use art to cope with the dystopian future that is promised to them by the news cycle on a daily basis. They use Berlin as a creative base to formulate this medicinal yet existentialist dream pop.

Fluctuating synths and flickering bass lines provide the backdrop to nihilistic lyrics. The result is a gleaming pop anthem that pleads for listeners to have fun while there are still any parts of the world left to enjoy at all.

The Raconteurs share “Somedays (I Don’t Feel Like Trying)” video

The Raconteurs are currently touring in support of their long-awaited new album, HELP US STRANGER (Third Man Records), which has already seen the band perform across much of the US and will include dates in South America and Hawaii before the year’s end.

Alok teams up with French artist Hugel on infectious new single ‘I Don’t Wanna Talk’ ft. Amber Van Day

Brazilian artist Alok has collaborated with French DJ and producer Hugel and British singer-songwriter Amber Van Day on new single ‘I Don’t Wanna Talk’, out now via Alok’s CONTROVERSIA imprint.

Combining upbeat drums with impassioned pop vocals and Alok’s signature Brazilian bass drops, ‘I Don’t Wanna Talk’ possesses all of the elements necessary to become an adored crossover track.

DAN KINCAID Releases Lyric Video for “Living In Circles;” New Album, ‘Persona Non Grata’ Out NOW!

Los Angeles based singer/songwriter/guitarist DAN KINCAID has released the lyric video for his single, “Living in Circles.” Created by Jacob Glover, “Living in Circles” is off of DAN KINCAID’s new album, Persona Non Grata. Persona Non Grata was produced by Christian Eigner (Depeche Mode) and Niko Stoessl.

Lz7 “Dance With Me” Out Now

Fresh off the release of the “G.O.A.T” video this summer, Lz7 return with their new single “Dance With Me” today. The infectious new track’s soundscape pays homage to their punk forefathers, while still being heavily entrenched in grime. “Dance With Me” is available for streaming/purchase now, with trippy visuals on the way.


CABAL have released a new single called “Tongues”. The track comes with a video which was shot at the Copenhell Festival 2019 in the bands homebase Copenhagen, Denmark. “Tongues” is the first foretaste of what to expect from Cabal in 2020! A new album is about to be finished right now and the band will be playing their first ever US-tour in February as support for Ingested.

ARCHSPIRE Members Appear in Jason Momoa’s “See”

Apple TV’s new series “See,” starring Jason Momoa (‘Aquaman,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ etc.), features a special appearance from ARCHSPIRE vocalist Oli Peters and drummer Spencer Prewett on the pilot episode! Peters showcases his signature gunfire vocals in a scene in which Momoa hand-selected the band to appear.

US heavy rock machine DEVIL TO PAY premiere striking new album ‘Forever, Never or Whenever’ in full

“It’s DEVIL TO PAY refusing to stagnate in terms of style and pushing themselves toward fresh-sounding avenues of expression even as they maintain the focus on songwriting that has carried them since their inception. (…) A balance of consistency and growth after more than 15 years together? I think maybe it’s time more people started paying attention to and learning lessons from this band.” says The Obelisk about the new album.

Review & Full Album Stream: Devil to Pay, Forever, Never or Whenever

Rolling Stone Charts – Kanye West is King

Kanye West’s Jesus Is King takes No. 1 by a landslide on the RS 200, moving 269,300 units in its first week. Songs from the album also dominate the top 10 of the RS 100. Five of the album’s tracks placed in the top 10, led by “Jesus Is King,” at No. 2. West also takes the No. 1 spot on the Artists 500.

Selena Gomez’s “Lose You to Love Me” tops the RS100, moving 263,900 song units in its second week. “Look at Her Now” follows at No. 16, moving 112,600 units.

Volbeat Debuts New Music Video For “Die To Live (Feat. Neil Fallon)”

The second leg of the band’s Rewind, Rebound, Replay World Tour began this past Wednesday in Warsaw, and fans who attended Friday’s show at Berlin’s Mercedes Benz Arena got an early first look at the video. The band will close out 2019 with sold-out shows across Europe, and have recently announced new dates in early 2020.


Directed by Jacob Blickenstaff, the video shares the same intimacy as Henry’s recent video “3’40″” for the song “Bloom,” also directed by Blickenstaff. The track is taken from Henry’s highly anticipated new album The Gospel According To Water, set for release on November 15 via earMUSIC.

Jordan Lewis Shares “Back To School Again” Video

LA-based artist and producer, Jordan Lewis, shares his new single and music video “Back To School Again.” Last week, The 405 premiered the video, praising, “The multi-talented Long Island native Jordan Lewis has a new single out today, ‘Back To School Again,’ a guitar-driven pop ode to the time-honored tradition of abandoning summer for the confines of yet another school year.” Jordan Lewis will be performing at Fonogenic Studios tomorrow in Van Nuys (LA) in celebration of the release.