@skopemag news – monday – october 18, 2021 @ 2 pm est
@skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope
Check Out Dave Navarro Comments On Seeing Society 1 Perform In New Documentary “The Altered Noise”
In the recently released documentary The Altered Noise, directed by Matt Zane, Dave Navarro sat down to discuss his thoughts on seeing Society 1 when they were booked on his 2008 show Spread TV. Within the interview he mentions how Matt Zane is “an incredible frontman” but his attention was pulled immediately to recently deceased former bassist DV “Dirt” Karloff.
“Mr. Chandler” is the new single from Victoriana infused hard rock artist, JOAN AVANT. The release is premiering now exclusively at Terra Relicta.
WILDERNESS HYMNAL Release New Song LISTEN TO “I BURIED MY TEETH”
WILDERNESS HYMNAL has released the stunning track “I Buried My Teeth” via Alternative Control. The song is from the upcoming split album with DUNCAN EVANS “Until Liars Fear You”. The album will be released on November 5th via Trepanation Recordings.
Javier Wallis of WILDERNESS HYMNAL comments:
“Demons are elliptical. We gain ground, sometimes watch them drop out of sight in the rear-view mirror… and suddenly find ourselves encircled again by the same teeth. Often, the teeth that haunted our fathers, and their fathers, and theirs…”
Austrian black metal band IN CRUCEM AGERE have released the title track from their upcoming album Calling the Void. The album will be released via code666 on October 22.
Originally formed in 2010, the project encompasses a narrative exploring the darkness inside man for whom there is no hope of salvation. Calling the Void sees the next chapter of this haunting concept unveiled.
Seattle band THE SWAGGERLIES have unleashed their track “Drunk In London”. The song is from their upcoming release The Last of The One and Onlys on December 3 2021
The band comments:
“Drunk in London is a song based on a story I was told by a friend. I think the lyrics kinda speak for themselves on this one. Our bassist, Jeromy and I first recorded a demo of this way back in 2004 while we were in another band but that version never saw the light of day. We thought it would be a perfect song for this new album.”
SPARKLING share EP lead single ‘C’est Ma Vie’ | out today (18th Oct) via MOSHI MOSHI
Cologne trio SPARKLING announce ‘This Is My Life / Das Ist Mein Leben / C´est Ma Vie’ EP and share effervescent lead single ‘C’est Ma Vie’, set for release October 18th via Moshi Moshi Records (Anna Meredith, Du Blonde, Girl Ray).
OUT NOW: Chilled Electronic duo rocomoco releases ‘Djeep’ with Devon Rea (FFO: Potsu, Kruder & Dorfmeister, FKJ and Nightmares on Wax)
Devon Rea is originally from Texas but is currently based in Colorado. The producer has made himself at home on the airwaves, featuring on several well-known playlists including Spotify’s lofi beats and Jazz Vibes as well as Lofi Girl’s lofi hip hop music playlist. Additional support came from laid back Youtube channels such as the bootleg boy 2, Czech Vibes Sound and InYourChill. His cross-genre stylings have earned the attention of fans around the world, contributing to just under 9 million plays across platforms.
Ewan MacFarlane urges us to stand up for who we are in new single “Validated”, out today!
‘Validated’, takes a more poignant reflective stance than the previous singles from the album, showing another side to MacFarlane’s songwriting. This time with some building Blue Nile-esque emotive piano atmospheres laced over his gritty vocal.
AKINA, a member of all-girl group FAKY, released her new single ‘Stupid, Careless, Dumb’ on October 15.
The lyrics to ‘Stupid, Careless, Dumb’ are based on AKINA’s own past experience of drowning in love. The track was produced by TOSHIKI HAYASHI(%C), the backing DJ for Japanese duo chelmico, who has also worked with artists such as Kai Kubota, iri and Awesome City Club. This is a mellow, chill must-listen tune that will seep into your dreams.
Out Now // Scorcher ft D Double E – ‘Jurgen’
Encapsulating a nostalgic feel from the offset, we are welcomed with a DJ Lyan-produced beat that weave’s an iconic sample throughout; Snoop Dogg and Dr Dre’s hit ‘Still D.R.E.’, a striking contrast that compliments the modern-day sound of drill. Carving an ever-evolving lane of his own that has served him throughout an extensive career, Scorcher kick starts the track with a ferocious flow and punchlines that immediately set the tone for what’s yet to come. Turning up the heat, the London native uses this track to further solidify his lyrical dexterity with his self-assured presence that leaves no room to think otherwise, “It’s real life not virtual / Take my advice bro / Don’t be outside anytime man’s circle”, Scorcher raps. Later joined with an assisted verse from D Double E, his signature adlibs seep through before attacking the beat with a slew of unapologetic bars, adding that extra punch to the track.
QUEEN NAIJA UNVEILS OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR “I’M HER” FT. KIANA LEDÉ
The Manic Boys and Girls Club are In Session: Toronto Rockers Release “Blacked Out”
Wait, is that a screeching halt to the sonic vibe of 2021? Or have we just “Blacked Out”? Maybe it’s a bit of both, or at least seems that way when you blare the speakers on the debut drop from Canadian Rockers The Manic Boys and Girls Club — available now!
Donnie Vie Releases the Party Time Single & Video Featuring the Original Batmobile
Donnie Vie announces the release of his brand new single and video “Party TIme.”
Watch Spencer Cullum’s “Jack of Fools” video; LP available on vinyl December 3rd
Today Spencer Cullum is sharing the video for “Jack of Fools” along with the vinyl announcement of his recent Full Time Hobby Records LP, Spencer Cullum’s Coin Collection. Vinyl copies of the LP will be out on December 3rd and are available for pre-order here. In case you missed them, listen to Spencer’s previous singles “Imminent Shadow” & “Seaside.”
SEAFOAM GREEN release powerful Americana ballad ‘Maggie’
Seafoam Green’s sophomore album ‘Martin’s Garden’ was released in June to huge critical acclaim including 8/10 from Classic Rock Magazine and a glowing 4-star review from MOJO who described it as ‘a near faultless album’.
GOD IS AN ASTRONAUT Releases New Video for “Luminous Waves”!
Reigning as one of the most well-known and highly critically acclaimed experimental instrumental groups out there with a respected musical legacy spanning nearly 20 years, Irish four-piece GOD IS AN ASTRONAUT reached a career benchmark with the release of their critical acclaimed 10th studio album, Ghost Tapes #10, in February 2021.
With its staggered bass line, dancing beneath Winston’s signature falsetto, ‘Complicated’ is peppered with feelings of not letting the small things get in the way. With its instantly catchy hook paired with Young Franco’s charm and production skills, this precocious tune marks the first collaboration between two of Sydney’s most beloved innovators.
Lady Blackbird, the Los Angeles based singer who has been compared to the likes of Billie Holliday and Grace Jones, today shares the Zach Witness remix of her version “It’ll Never Happen Again” via Foundation Music/BMG. The song was originally released earlier this year on her stunning debut album Black Acid Soul and is remixed by DJ/producer Zach Witness who has remixed the likes of Dua Lipa, Erykah Badu and Prince. With his work on “It’ll Never Happen Again,” he has transformed Lady Blackbird’s gentle yet powerful reinvention of poignant obscurity by Tim Hardin into a fired-up track for the dancefloors of 2021 and beyond.
kid apollo release captivating lo-fi R&B single “lose yourself.”
Brixton, London based outfit kid apollo today release new single “lose yourself.” – lifted from their upcoming debut EP ‘all i think about’ out 10th November via Sweat Entertainment (Morly, Berry Galazka, Liv Dawson).
Consisting of singer and producer Jimmy HM and twin brothers (and producers) Felix and Theo Ratigan, the trio combine to create visceral, introspective songs; tackling day-to-day life as teenagers in London, relationships, and the darker side of London’s nightlife – delivered through a lens of soothing lo-fi R&B.
Maxo Kream shares his highly anticipated album WEIGHT OF THE WORLD today via Big Persona/88 Classic/RCA Records. The album features some of the biggest names in the culture including Tyler, the Creator, Monaleo, A$AP Rocky, Freddie Gibbs, and Don Toliver. On Weight of the World, Maxo starkly pours his experiences and grievances throughout the album, detailing the ups and downs of a new life without his late brother and overcoming many obstacles.
Pimps of Joytime Announce New Studio Album & Release New Single “Lesson”
Pimps of Joytime have announced their forthcoming album Reachin’ Up, out February 4, 2022, alongside the release of its first single “Lesson.” The single is a perfect teaser for Pimps’ vibrant new full-length album, brimming with frontman and GRAMMY nominated producer Brian J’s trademark kaleidoscopic styles and undeniably funkified dance music. Pimps of Joytime mirror the diversity of their communities through an amalgamation of New Orleans and Bay Area funk elements, juxtaposed with Brooklyn’s DIY ethos. The result is an eclectic blend of genres that will appeal to music fans across the board.