@skopemag news – friday – july 23, 2021 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – friday – july 23, 2021 @ 12 pm est

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Londoner Alana Sukul’s R&B-tinged funk-pop single ‘Be Friends’ [July 22nd]

“Friendship breakups can sometimes hurt a lot worse than your typical romantic breakup, I hope this song will help listeners to grieve over the loss by dancing it out.”

Sylvie (mem. of Drugdealer/Golden Daze) announce debut EP on Terrible Records / Share single “Sylvie”

Today, Sylvie are sharing news of their self-titled debut EP, along with the title track via a feature on Aquarium Drunkard. The latest project from Ben Schwab (Golden Daze, Drugdealer), the EP is inspired by Schwab’s father’s old cassette tapes, lost jewels from a recent past, and the tracing of a musical lineage. it is out via Terrible Records on October 1st and you can listen to the title track below.

ERDVE Streams New Album ‘Savigaila’ in Full

ERDVE comments: ”Finally, we are able to share our creative output at the fullest extent. This record is a huge step for us as a band and got us really hyped on experimenting further with heavy music, visuals and narrative. There was quite a bit of emotional weight that came up with the birth of this album, so we are really looking forward to all the feedback from the listeners. Now that the album is being released, we are very thankful to everyone who supports our work! You can be sure to hear much more from us soon, but for now, we hope you will enjoy this record.”

Varley share gorgeous new single ‘One Two Three’

Varley have found the winning formula to transform challenging and tortuous headspaces into defiant encouragement anthems. Using their endlessly playable signature indie-pop sound, Varley have been turning heads and winning hearts over the last year.

OVTLIER Premieres Official Music Video for Single “BULLETPROOF” on Decibel Magazine; On Tour with Gemini Syndrome this Summer!

The single grabbed the #3 MOST ADDED spot on the Billboard (BDS) Mainstream Rock Indicator chart, and the #2 MOST ADDED spot on the Foundations SMR chart! In addition, the single has also been picked up by the Kickass Metal Spotify Editorial Playlist!

Video Premiere: Ovtlier – “Bulletproof”

Keaton Henson Shares New Track “No Love Lost” || New EP ‘Fragments’ Due Out 8/27 On Play It Again Sam

Today Keaton Henson is pleased to share a new track from his forthcoming Fragments EP, that will be released digitally on August 27th via Play It Again Sam, with a 12” vinyl version arriving soon. It features eight meticulously crafted new tracks.

Country Newcomer Chelsea Sulkey Releases Debut Single “On Fire”

Exclusively premiered by Cowgirl Magazine, Chelsea explains the inspiration behind her release. “When I decided to write this song I knew exactly what I wanted to say, I just didn’t know how to say it. I went to my co-writer, Kolby Oakley, with the idea and he already saw my vision. I wanted an empowering song. Something that either gender could relate to.”

Chelsea Sulkey Is On Fire!

Sam Johnson (Choke Up) “Wildfire”

You may be familiar with Sam Johnson from his work in Choke Up. The Boston based post-hardcore group has been churning out fantastic music for the last decade and Sam Johnson continues honing in on his craft. His debut solo LP, Along the Dark Edges of Everything, puts the spotlight on crafting thoughtful songs rooted in Americana and indie-rock.

Voidgazer ‘Jesus Take The Needle’ Exclusive Video Premiere

Extreme progressive band Voidgazer have unveiled the new video for their track ‘Jesus Take the Needle’, premiering exclusively via Ghost Cult Magazine. The single lands ahead of their new album, ‘Dance of the Undesirables’, releasing on August 27th, 2021.

Chianne unveils empowering new single “Truly Free”

International singer-songwriter and conscious-pop artist, Chianne, just released her new single “Truly Free.” The powerful, multi-talented artist takes listeners on an emotional journey as she describes breaking away from tradition, limiting beliefs, and social conditioning while learning to accept her truest, most authentic self.

Laurent Bourque Releases Uplifting New Track “EASY”

On the new single, “EASY,” Toronto’s Laurent Bourque embraces an uplifting pop sound, rooted in his love of raw punchy hip-hop beats, twinkling piano themes and striking melodies. Inspired by a lighthearted danceable groove, “EASY” draws influence from many of Laurent’s 90’s childhood favourites like Dr. Dre, 70’s classics like the Bee Gees and contemporary pop giants like Mike Posner.


“It’s crazy how 20 years ago how I enjoyed this song as kid and now it’s part of my legacy. It’s one thing to get a Timbaland beat or to get him to clear a sample but it’s special when the legend himself steps in the booth with you and adds his touches to your vison,” says Jordan Hollywood. “I never in a million years thought I’d get to work with the hitmaker. With the video I told the director ‘I want this shit to feel like an open world video game where I have freedom to randomly do things my way.’ “The Ugly Song” is just the start.”

Evidence Releases “Lost In Time (Park Jams)” Music Video

Today, the Los Angeles-based, world-renowned hip-hop pioneer Evidence releases a new music video, “Lost In Time (Park Jams),” marking the first visual released since his fourth solo studio album, Unlearning Vol. 1, dropped on June 25 via Rhymesayers Entertainment. Framed by the night skyline of downtown LA, Evidence delivers verses packed with razor-sharp wit, saying, “I got a keen sense / I’m observant / Got the worm I’m up early / At night I’m up turning / Sleepless / Keeps me far from what my dream is / I need peace more than Bentley Benz or Beamers… All my Reason and my Logic now been panning out / Didn’t take me serious until I pulled the Canon out / I make the photo finish vintage / They don’t call it art / I’m just a person who’s an owner of a lonely heart.”

THE LONELY ONES Release Official Music Video for New Single “GETTIN’ HIGH”

“We’ve seen the opioid crisis ravage the world and unfortunately every single person in America has been touched by it in some way. Either with our own struggles or people very close to us. It’s a national emergency and the lyrics describe one of many experiences I’ve had with this drug taking away people I cared very deeply about” says Marty McCoy, the band’s vocalist/guitarist.


New > Anonymous Club > share Jordan Hemingway-directed video > “BLEEDINOUT”

On August 6, 2021, Anonymous Club will release its debut compilation, SCREENSAVERS VOL. 1, executive produced by Yves Tumor, and featuring music from Anonymous residents, including Tama Gucci, Sabrina Fuentes from Pretty Sick, Izzy Spears, Santiago, and more. Today arrives the Jordan Hemingway-directed visual for “Bleedinout” feat. Izzy Spears and founding member LEECH. With cameos from Quadie Diesel, Daniella Bella, Laina Berry of Patias Fantasy World, and Kristian Feliz, the video shows the beautiful chaos of navigating ascension while on a journey. “Bleedinout is an observational portrayal of a superstar in the loop hole thriving for success, says LEECH. The vast avoidance of your roots will always find a way to bring you right back to them.”

iamchelseaiam Tells the Ugly Truth About Love in New “Won’t” Music Video

One of the scariest things about love is that both people are constantly wondering if the other person loves them as much as they do. Or even worse…that the other person doesn’t care about them at all. And few videos have displayed this concept as perfectly as iamchelseaiam’s “Won’t” video.

Jessicka shares new video for “Mirrorball Midnight”

Jessicka’s euphoric new single “Mirrorball Midnight” is absolute escapism with its trance-like beats. A fairytale story that imagines leaving the real world behind for one night in favour of the glittering allure of the unknown.

TOXIC RUIN Unveil Music Video for ‘Defiler’

Sheboygan, Wisconsin’s TOXIC RUIN have unleashed the music video for “Defiler,” the latest preview track from their forthcoming sophomore album (and M-Theory Audio debut) “Nightmare Eclipse.” The song displays the combination of energetic thrash metal, death metal brutality and clinical technicality that led Dead Rhetoric to praise the group as “a band not content to rest on recycling the past, but rather creating a bright future.”