@skopemag news – wednesday – september 29, 2021 @ 12 pm est
Raised on a diet of Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, and John Denver, Jeremy was steeped in the soaring harmonies and technical guitar playing of the masters. Later gravitating towards rock & roll and bluegrass, Dion developed his unique “Mile High Americana” sound of contemporary folk and acoustic rock that is engaging, passionate, and honest. With a present voice, versatile guitar skills, and the insight of a therapist, Dion is emerging as a formidable songwriter.
INSOLACE RELEASES AN EXPRESSIVE MUSIC VIDEO FOR “CALM”!
London-based rockers Insolace express their unique style with their immersive music video for “Calm”! Despite the release’s name, the respective visual presentation is anything but that, with the band’s energy being present in full force, as it perfectly showcases the nature of the accompanying song. “Calm” is sure to entice all rock fans through its both melodic and aggressive influences co-existing together, including relatable lyrical themes and its genuine and affecting nature. The single surely provides a good taste of the level of product that is to be expected by the formation and with their debut album underway, the future looks bright for Insolace.
Swan Lingo Delivers With Remedy Like Vocals And Atmospheric Slow Jam R&B Production On New Track ‘Hurt’ // Out Now.
Singer and songwriter Swan Lingo returns to the fold in 2021 with his brand-new ethereally pensive and inward-looking, bedroom-ready R&B fused track ‘Hurt’. The accompanying music video directed by Jabari Canada encourages fans to immerse themselves into the relatable and real-world feelings that are portrayed through the lens of this lo-fi, VHS home movie-style visual that beautifully complements the introspective vibe that this new track and project promises.
Fatherson return with new single “End Of The World” | UK tour starts 1st October
Fatherson are back, but not as you know them. End Of The World, the first new music from the band in three years, is a dreamy, synths-drenched beauty shot through with mischief.
“If it’s my last day on earth, I’m doing whatever I want,” sings a carefree Ross Leighton as the track shapeshifts around him.
Originating from the fertile South London scene, GLAMBOY, joins the equally fertile scene in Leeds to bring a fresh take on a familiar sound.
What She Wants encapsulates everything to expect from GLAMBOY both in the future and at present. Exploring the impulsive desires of Gen Z and wanting everything now all the time, whilst delivering it in a way that is oh- so-sweet and Glamorous in both name and nature.
Liverpool-based indie-outfit SPINN today share ‘Stargazing’ – the latest single to be taken from their forthcoming second album ‘Outside Of The Blue’ (out 5th Nov via Modern Sky UK).
Diving deeper than before, ‘Outside Of The Blue’ offers a nuanced commentary about SPINN’s own experiences with anxiety, depression, the power of love (and loving someone) as well as disillusionment with the government.
VETS INTRODUCE THEIR DEBUT SINGLE ‘ANTI-SOCIALITE’ – WATCH THE VIDEO HERE
Long term collaborators and friends Lilla Vargen and Nick Hahn spent a year apart during the pandemic but when they reunited they took on a completely unguarded approach to revealing their emotions set to music a world away from what they previously recorded, capturing the mystery and elegance of Mazzy Star with the ethereal immersiveness of Beach House and the broad crossover appeal of Wolf Alice.
Watch the electrifying video to Chymera’s “Varial Crush”
About the video, creator Olivia Corsia said: “I attempted to visualise the sound through the inside and outside of a geometrical shape. Using the MIDI controller, like in a live performance, I was able to follow the beat and to relate an image to it. 1, 2, 3, 4, … see the sound, listen to the Image. Varial Crush of different elements. A geometrical sphere, an analog human & sparkling bubbles floating in the space. Nothing makes sense, but eventually, everything is connected through the music.”
GLOBAL POP VOCALIST CL RELEASES SECOND SINGLE “LOVER LIKE ME” OFF FORTHCOMING DEBUT ALBUM, ALPHA
Today, international superstar and K-pop phenomenon, CL, releases her new single “LOVER LIKE ME”, the second off of her forthcoming album “ALPHA,” set to release in October. Following last month’s explosive release of “SPICY”, the introductory track to the impending “ALPHA” era, today’s new release serves as a continuation of CL’s road to “ALPHA” and offers fans a further taste of her powerful new chapter.
Sega Bodega announces new album Romeo, out 12th November, shares new song
Today, London-based multi-faceted creative Salvador Navarrete, a.k.a Sega Bodega, announces the new album Romeo due 12th November. Romeo will mark the second full-length from Sega Bodega and includes features from friends and artists Arca and Charlotte Gainsbourg among the project’s ten songs. To coincide with the album announcement, Sega shares the second single ‘Angel On My Shoulder.’ Combining influence from electronic, pop and classical piano, the four-minute, heartfelt track showcases Sega’s experimental sound layered with intangible sonics. ‘Angel On My Shoulder’ follows the first Romeo single ‘Only Seeing God When I Come,’ which Office Magazine described as, “Floating hypnotic choral harmonies over weaving break-beats and ethereal synth.”
RUDIE EDWARDS RELEASES ‘WORST WAYS’ EP
Spellbinding UK talent Rudie Edwards follows on from her statement releases ‘Young’, ‘Forgetting’ and ‘Worst Ways’ with the release of her new EP of the same name.
The ‘Worst Ways’ EP emerges a stunningly potent and compelling body of work – and looks set to continue the attention forming around Rudie as a significant new name in the UK landscape.
BLAKE SAINT DAVID (SOOPER RECORDS) ANNOUNCES NEW EP
Chicago artist Blake Saint David makes experimental RnB / rap. Today, they have announced a new EP, Be Your Own Celebrity for October 29th, their first with Chicago tastemaker label Sooper Records (NNAMDI, Sen Morimoto, KAINA, Jodi, Luke Titus, Alicia Walter). Along with the announcement comes the video for the second offering from the project “All Evil.” An RnB under the guise of hyperpop track, the video opens with Saint David reenacting Kanye’s famous run-in with the paparazzi outside his home at 4 AM. Watch it here: smarturl.it/AllEvilVideo
New track ‘zero’ is a progressive yet delicate collaboration that leans towards cktrl’s electronic-tinged style of production, and sees Mereba’s angelic vocals effortlessly shine through. Speaking on the inspiration behind the track, cktrl has said: “Having the most extraordinary love that wasn’t ready…infinity to zero.”
LUTHARO RELEASE “HOPELESS ABANDONMENT” VIDEO
Canadian thrashers LUTHARO have finally released their new video “Hopeless Abandonment”. The song is taken from their upcoming album Hiraeth.
Vocalist Krista Shipperbottom comments: Hopeless Abandonment has finally been released world wide and it comes with a strong meaning! This song wants you to remember that you were put on this earth with purpose and you have a destiny to fulfill!”
Artist: DJ VANEVER – Album: Go Loco
Tipped as an exciting Belgian Swiss based newcomer in the dance world, DJ VANEVER (real name Stijn Van Nijverseel) has been honing his craft since jumping on the decks at college parties, later moving to South Africa where VANEVER worked with influential South African DJ Fletcher Beadon.