@skopemag news – wednesday – april 28, 2021 @ 1 pm est

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Platinum Certified duo Flora Cash deliver acoustic-pop led single ‘Soul Mate’

Recently Platinum Certified after blowing up with hit single ‘You’re Somebody Else’, Flora Cash deliver an acoustic led new single ‘Soul Mate’ fresh after extending the family with a new baby born last year during COVID. The Swedish/American couple, who famously crossed paths on Soundcloud as musical pen-pals before meeting, falling in love and marrying, have been on a rigorous TV and touring schedule in the USA before taking the time out in the pandemic to start a family.


Rising Australian genre hybrid Olive Amun continues to build buzz around his name with the reveal of stunning new single, Bad Dreams. Landing in the sweet spot between R&B, hip hop and bedroom pop, Bad Dreams is another nod towards the world conquering potential of Amun. Boasting fans already in Zane Lowe, Triple J, The Line Of Best Fit, Early Rising, Before The Data and having already made a splash across key Spotify and Apple playlists, the rest of 2021 looks like being big for Amun.

MA’s Ea$y Money & Fabeyon Drop Gems With New Video “Cash 4 Gold” Produced by Buckwild

MA’s Ea$y Money and Fabeyon pick up where they last left off with a new video Cash 4 Gold produced by Buckwild (DITC). The true to life DJ Manipulator visuals personify the emcees street knowledge. “I wanted to show growth and evolution so there’s a lot of gem dropping throughout the album. This record really embodies that and working with Buck is always an honor” say Ea$y. The track is featured on their latest collaborative LP Beyond Ea$y which features Ransom, Nems, Termanology, Statik Selektah, Ufo Fev, Chilla Jones, DJ DeadEye, and more. Check out the video now on YouTube and the LP on your preferred digital streaming provider.


Cordae is currently hard at work completing the eagerly anticipated full-length follow-up to THE LOST BOY, with additional new music slated to arrive later this year.

Billie Eilish Announces New Album, ‘Happier Than Ever’ Out July 30

Billie Eilish has revealed details on her highly anticipated sophomore album. The 16-track studio album, titled Happier Than Ever, will be released via Darkroom/Interscope Records on July, 30 and is available to pre-order/add/save from today. Continuing the tradition on from her multi-GRAMMY Award, record-breaking debut album WHEN WE ALL GO TO SLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?, Happier Than Ever features no outside songwriters or producers, and was written by 19-year-old Billie Eilish and her brother FINNEAS who produced the album in Los Angeles.

Gio Dee “Way Up” Video Out Now

“Way Up” is the follow-up to Gio Dee’s recently released song/video “Save It”, both found on his forthcoming project coming Summer 2021. The video finds him mobbing with his crew, underscoring the ferocious soundscape and aggressive lyrics. With “Save It,” “Way Up” and more new visuals on the way, Gio Dee is poised to transcend his underdog status.

PEACE MAKER! & Birthdayy Partyy Come Together to “Rock Wit It”

Infectiously iridescent, “Rock Wit It” serves as the first official collaboration between PEACE MAKER! and twin duo, Birthdayy Partyy. Funky synth noises, four-on-the-floor beats and lively vocals fuse together for an all-out party anthem.

Pearls & Bones drops alternative hip-hop track ‘Jammer’

Pearls & Bones is an alternative hip-hop band based in Toronto and Montreal. The trio write and perform music inspired by discordant influences, from metalcore and PC music to backpack rap and pop-punk. Since forming in 2012, the band has released five EPs and two full-length albums. Their third LP, Cool Uncles, culminates a two-year period of technical and aesthetic development and will be released later in 2021.

Shane Codd drops live performance video for hit single ‘Get Out My Head’

Shot in London, the live video of ‘Get Out My Head’ showcases a stunning vocal performance from Solah, who features across the original, alongside a live mix from Shane Codd himself. The feel-good energy of the live performance perfectly encapsulates the floor-filler nature of the track, a taste of what’s to come as we look towards a possible festival season this year.

WANDERER: Minneapolis Hardcore/Grind Act To Release Liberation From A Brutalist Existence Debut LP

Minneapolis, Minnesota-based WANDERER has completed work on their debut LP, Liberation From A Brutalist Existence, finalizing the album for release in June. Alongside the album’s track listing, cover art, preorders, and more, a video for the lead single “Contented” is now playing.

Questioning Self-Existence // Electronic New Single

Sleepwoka, the London based, Ukrainian producer and songwriter, is fast getting a reputation for his thought-provoking and poignant ponderings set to his electro-pop soundscapes. Each release since his first in 2019 have gone from strength to strength, seeing his fanbase increase and many engaging in the timely narrative of his music.

Gaten | “Add Up” | Music Video

Description: Gaten Music LLC & Artist Revenue Solutions present rapper and recording artist “Gaten.” his latest offering from the street”s most demanded album, “Opp-eration Z6ne”, “Add UP.” This time around, “Gaten” enlists Rylouis to deliver an instant street classic.

WILLOW releases brand new single ‘t r a n s p a r e n t s o u l’ featuring Travis Barker

Today, WILLOW releases her new single ‘t r a n s p a r e n t s o u l feat. Travis Barker’, out now via MSFTSMusic / Roc Nation Records, via Polydor in the UK. The song is the first taste of her forthcoming full-length album, out this summer. The alt-rock track features heavy guitars, with a feature by pop-punk hero, Travis Barker of Blink-182 and marks a major sonic evolution for WILLOW.

NoMBe Releases New Single and Video “Boys Don’t Cry”

“‘Boys Don’t Cry’ is about not showing weakness. How our traditional ideas of masculinity expect toughness and always knowing what to do. Literally, the lyrics of the song are about the engines of my spaceship going out and me trying to keep a cool head during this crisis,” shares NoMBe. “On a very personal level, the song is about my inability to fix my relationship and not wanting to appear weak. When writing the lyrics, I also imagined a character that wants to appear strong in front of someone who caused them pain. Sort of ‘walking with your head held high’ when you see them with someone new in public,” he adds. “On the production, I took a lot of reference from Daft Punk, 80’s modular music, but even Electric Guest and Queen.”

MODERN MIMES Release New Song “SEEK & HIDE” + Official Music Video

Modern Mimes is an American music artist trio from Fort Lauderdale, FL. The trio consists of Adi Elcida Hernandez on vocals/guitar/sampling, Ernesto Paez on the double neck guitar bass and Justin Perez on drums.. Their music can be best described as “Future Goth,” a term they coined in order to explain the fusion of alternative heavy guitar riffs, powerfully haunting vocals, subconscious provoking lyrics, electronic drums, and catchy pop melodies. The band has released a new song titled “SEEK & HIDE” to all digital outlets along with an accompanying music video.

Pierce Freelon Announces Black to the Future

Following the widely successful release of his debut family album (2020’s D.a.D), a feature on The Today Show and his song Daddy Daughter Day being voted the #1 song in Kids’ Radio and inking a picture book deal with Little, Brown Books. On April 30th the multi-hypenate musician, producer, and Afrofuturist Millennial politician Pierce Freelon presents his sophomore album Black to the Future.

Indie Rock/Funk Music Video “Floating” by Banana Chant

Miami-based indie rock/funk/groove band Banana Chant released their sophomore EP Paying Off Student Loans on March 20th. The band also just released a music video for the single “Floating” on April 20th, which you can see here via the YouTube. “Floating” follows a theme of isolation and addiction, what it’s like to lose yourself and give something control over you. Please check out the video and see the additional links below to gain more insight on Banana Chant.

METAL CAVITY: Australian Metal/Hardcore Quartet Signs To Creator-Destructor Records

The cross-genre quartet MENTAL CAVITY spent the long months of lockdown during 2020 writing and recording Mass Rebel Infest, as a follow up to Neuro Siege, released in 2019 via Brilliant Emperor Records. Mass Rebel Infest sees the band continuing to refine their sound, taking influence from bands such as Morbid Angel, Tragedy, Crowbar, and Autopsy, intertwining death metal riffing and vocals with punk and crustier D-beat pacing and attack.


The Inferno Doll, the gothic metal project of Laura Vargas, has made her debut album “Dollmination” available as “Name Your Price” for the next two weeks. Previously the album was only available digitally for $11.99.

Laura commented “As you know I’m currently in progress on working on my new album, so as a gift to everyone I know, I’ve decided to make it more broadly available!”


Let us introduce you to (or remind you of) PRIMAL AGE, french metal/hardcore band. Their next album « Masked Enemy » will be released on June 2021.


“‘Late Nights’ is a temporary pause from my typical sad songs,” explains Rhett Repko. “It’s about spending nights with your best friend that you’re either falling in love with or already in love with. It has an innocent quality to it, where you’re just being real and living in the moment with that person.”

SWAYLÓ Channels a Higher Frequency on Mindful Tech House Single “Open Up” [IN / ROTATION] – April 27

The multi-denominational artist SWAYLÓ is returning to Insomniac’s house music label with his follow-up release “Open Up,” a deep and vibe-heavy groover.

The eclectic house music producer, real name Noah De St. Croix Kessler, is dishing out his sophomore single on Insomniac’s house-centric imprint IN / ROTATION with “Open Up.” The tech house number has an organic nature to it, showcasing a gripping groove that serves as an open invitation to conquer your fears and welcome in the many mysteries of the universe.

Artist: SWAYLÓ
Title: Open Up
Genre: Tech House
Release Date: April 27