@skopemag news for – weekend – november 16-17, 2019 @ 8 am est

Beat City Tubeworks – ‘Rat Race’ (with Music Video!)

Today marks the release of “Rat Race”, the second single taken from Beat City Tubeworks upcoming album ‘I Just Cannot Believe It’s the Incredible…’ which hits the shelves the 6th of December. The single is released with a music video that old fans of the band will recognize from Beat City Tubeworks early days.

Maija Sofia’s new single, ‘The Wife of Michael Cleary’ is about Ireland’s ‘last witch’

Irish art-folk virtuoso Maija Sofia (Trapped Animal Records) has today released ‘The Wife Of Michael Clearly’, the final single from debut full-length ‘Bath Time’ (November 22) – a powerful observation on the complexity and pain of female life written in the run-up to her native country’s decision to repeal the 8th amendment on abortion.

CADE drops fresh EP

CADE, the Florida-grown singer/songwriter/producer just shared his WOLF BLUE. – EP via Ultra Music. The 23-year old “wolf” channels his inner R&B, while tastefully blending elements from future electronic music. Inspired by a spiritual night in the forest, the singer/songwriter’s trademark sound shines through in this 6-track project, all of which he wrote, produced and performed on. WOLF BLUE. hosts a feature from rapper DESIIGNER, as well as LA cult favorite, Lil Aaron.

CYANIDE SUNDAE Release New Single & Official Video For ‘Do Or Die’

UK alternative hard rockers Cyanide Sundae have released a new single and official video for a brand new, previously unreleased track Do Or Die. Vocalist & guitarist Paul said; “The song, lyrically, is inspired by a quote from Russian novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn that I stumbled across one day. ‘The battle line between good and evil runs through the heart of every man.’ Such a powerful statement. I then thought about all of the warmongering, self-serving, evil, corrupt higher powers of this world and the rest of the song wrote itself!”

ICON the GREAT – Entitled “Coming Back For More”

ICON the GREAT was formed when Big Wave teamed up with long time collaborator and best friend Tripper, to try and create something raw, pure, and most importantly fun. “We both came in with clean slates of our musical pasts and laid down what felt natural and exciting. We crushed a case of Miller Lite’s, talked, hit record and let what happen happen,” Tripper recalls.


NNAMDÏ (formerly Nnamdi Ogbonnaya) has dropped his first new track in over 2 years “Price Went Up”. The track, premiered via Zane Lowes’ Beats 1 World First, is accompanied by an incredible video directed by 17-year-old Chancebum. Taking place in a seemingly post-apocalyptic world the video includes multiple NNAMDÏ’s donned in a spacesuit in tune with the cosmos. The song, according to NNAMDÏ is a “candid expression of a transformative confidence to ask for what I need and deserve. My time is precious, and so is yours. People can take advantage of it because they don’t understand the struggle that goes into trying to build yourself from nothing, or they just don’t care. The price went up.”

Cameron Bloomfield unveils new single ‘Wanted’ and sophomore EP ‘The Morning After’

London-based singer-songwriter Cameron Bloomfield has unveiled the double release of new single ‘Wanted’ and new EP ‘The Morning After’, out now via Manchild Creations.

An introspective, soul-searching release, ‘The Morning After’ is underpinned by self-reflection, with Bloomfield reaching deep into his emotions. It is the official follow up to his debut EP ‘The Night Before’ released in 2017 which saw him garner support from notable titles like Clash, Spindle and 1883 Magazine.

Atlas Clouds releases intense new single «Sirens»

Here comes one of the most intense tracks, made in Switzerland in recent times: Atlas Clouds has been inspired by the likes of Nick Cave, Depeche Mode and the Young Gods (in their quiet moments). Spherical synth sounds accompany the thoughtful singing in «Sirens», the new single of Atlas Clouds. Musician, singer and multi-instrumentalist Christoph Meier, who actually is Atlas Clouds, invites you to music that is charming in its beauty.

MK and Sonny Fodera link up on piano-driven new single‘One Night’

House music stalwarts MK and Sonny Fodera have joined forces on new single ‘One Night’, out 15th November.

An irresistible slice of piano-led house, ‘One Night’ is underpinned by the soaring vocals of Raphaella, who has previously featured on tracks from the likes of Gorgon City, Rudimental and Wilkinson.

Jonas Blue and RetroVision join forces on new club track ‘All Night Long’

Multi-platinum DJ and producer Jonas Blue and rising French DJ Retrovision have teamed up for their new collaboration, ‘All Night Long’.

Pairing organic instrumentation with electronic synthesis, Jonas and RetroVision have conjured up an infectious dancefloor hit on ‘All Night Long’. The track is the sophomore release from Jonas’ new Electronic Nature label, home for the UK hitmaker’s specialist, club-friendly releases.

The Jacques release new single ‘I Never Want To Be Your Boyfriend’

Opening to a driving bassline juxtaposed with swelling guitar lines, saccharine synths and nonchalant vocals, the track is a reverb-drenched slice of dream-pop which builds through verses laden with evocative lyricism into infectious choruses which convey their intent from beneath a shroud of laid-back irreverence. The track was produced by Dan Swift (Snow Patrol/Ash), and recorded at both RAK and Rockfield Studios.

Revered DJ and producer Dirty South unveils emotional new single ‘All I Need’

Two time Grammy-nominated DJ, producer and Film Director Dirty South has unveiled his new single ‘All I Need’, out on Friday 15th November via Phazing Records.

Underpinned by the soaring vocals of singer Marion Amira, ‘All I Need’ is an emotional dance track filled with progressive chords and powerful breakdowns.


Having played a sold-out headline show at the Bermondsey Social Club last night, rising London alt-rockers Junodream share their new single ‘As Far As I See’. It follows a host of support for the band from numerous new music champions including Phil Taggart at Radio 1, BBC Introducing, Radio X, Felix White, The Line of Best Fit, Clash and Wonderland. Meanwhile, playlist support from Spotify’s Hot New Bands and Deezer’s Hot Alternative have helped push their streams in excess of 3 million.

LISTEN: Howard Kaye Shares Thrilling New Single ‘Nightmares’ – Out Today.

Self-written track, ‘Nightmares’ begins with heavy unsettling synths and an ominous bass, that instantly resembles Howard’s conflicting thoughts as he fights away his inner demons. As the heart-beating piano riffs brings the song to life, the chorus introduces the distinctive R&B vocal that define Kaye’s ability to incorporate diverse styles of music into one brilliantly innovative track.

Brand New Indie Rock Group, Splitstep, Release Their Debut Single “Highway”

Today, new Indie Rock group Splitstep release their debut single via the Creative Entertainment Network/The Orchard. Their debut track, “Highway,” is available to stream or purchase at all digital service providers now.

TOKYO TEA ROOM reveal hazy psych-pop single ‘Designer’ | announce ‘Dream Room’ EP

Tokyo Tea Room unveil new single ‘Designer’, a wistful paean to long-distance relationships, and announce the ‘Dream Room’ EP for 29th November, released via A Certain Kind Records. Replete with swirling synths, glimmering guitars, and Beth Plumb and Daniel Elliot’s airy vocals matching for an ethereal effect, it’s an imperious example of their trademark psych-pop sound, occupying a similar space to the collegiate bedroom indie of MUNYA, Men I Trust or Far Caspian as well as taking cues from Tame Impala, DIIV, Air and Mazzy Star.