@skopemag news – friday – february 4, 2022 @ 5 pm est
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Today, EXEK share their brand new album, ADVERTISE HERE, out today via Castle Face Records. The Quietus hosted the LP’s premiere, describing it as “the ultimate sonic screen wipe, the sort of cultural kool aid that keeps us agreeably neutral.”
CALUM SCOTT SHARES NEW SINGLE & VIDEO “IF YOU EVER CHANGE YOUR MIND”
Bri Fletcher Releases Nostalgic New Single “Astronaut” and 90’s Themed Music Video
Rising singer-songwriter Bri Fletcher is channeling her inner 90’s kid with the release of “Astronaut.” Written by Fletcher, Andrew Capra and Elysse Yulo, “Astronaut” is a nostalgic track that recalls memories of carefree days when all you had to worry about was if you wanted to be a “rockstar or astronaut” when you grew up. The accompanying music video features real, home videos from Bri’s childhood and a plethora of 90’s staples.
Experimental Extreme Music Norway’s YAWN Announce Unconventionally Destructive “Lachrymator II : Lignite” Off Upcoming Debut Album “Materialism”
YAWN is unconventional and futuristic, and their upcoming album “Materialism” is a dynamic journey through 37 minutes of continuous music performance. The intention is to make the audience feel like this is something new and they instigate this with the single “Lachrymator II : Lignite”.
WARREN HUE RELEASES NEW SINGLE “RUNAWAY W ME”
INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTAR WIZKID SETS THE *MOOD* IN HIS LATEST VIDEO — WATCH NOW!
MINDCHATTER RETURNS WITH STUNNING NEW SINGLE ‘ IT’S OK( IT’S NOT OK)’// LISTEN HERE
His new single, “Dear Friend,” was inspired by a friend’s struggles, approached with feelings of empathy, compassion, and hope. Blending pop punk and metalcore, it is a nimble yet epic sounding piece of songwriting.
AbsurdHero communicates the conflicting responses his anxiety brain receives when trying to help a friend: “I’m always wrong, I’m never right” / “I did the right thing, yet it made some people angry.”
BRING ME THE HORIZON RELEASES “MOON OVER CASTLE” OFF OFFICIAL SOUNDTRACK FOR SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT’S HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED GRAN TURISMO 7
Today, Bring Me The Horizon have released their instrumental version of “Moon Over Castle.” The track is lifted from Find Your Line (Official Music from Gran Turismo 7), which will be available via Columbia Records and Sony Interactive Entertainment (“SIE”) on March 4th for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.
SERAYAH MAKES HER EAGERLY AWAITED RETURN TO MUSIC WITH NEW SINGLE “P.O.V.”
SERAYAH officially arrives back on the music scene with her first official single of the year, “P.O.V.” featuring an eloquent, spoken word element by QUEEN. The fervent single immediately points listeners to a view of music perfection from the quintessential entertainer. Produced by OG Parker [Chris Brown, PartyNextDoor, Megan Thee Stallion], P.O.V. amplifies SERAYAH ‘s range in delivering R&B records that shine a light on love and life and the ebb and flows encompassed in between.
NCT’S MARK RELEASES DEBUT SOLO SINGLE, “CHILD”
KENDRA & THE BUNNIES RELEASES NEW SINGLE “born to be happy always”
“born to be happy always is written from my perspective as a musician who travels often,” Kendra explains. “I have realized many times on the road that it is for a certain type of person. It’s for the type who is up to risk it all to get that which they desire.”
WATCH: David Morris Releases Official Video for “Butterflies”
“We shot the music video to “Butterflies” on a cheap VHS camera on no budget. We just brought it with us during the holidays for a few days and captured life. Miranda and I did most of the filming with her brother Nolan shooting some scenes of us. I took all the footage home and edited it. I wanted it to feel ‘real’. I wanted people to feel like they were hanging with us and having fun. I think we accomplished that and I couldn’t be happier about it.” explains David.
Nathan James Releases Official Animated Lyric Video for Single “Jeepers Creepers” feat. Lil Lotus
Chicago’s Eve’s Twin Lover shares “Share Your Tingle” & announces new LP
SHIELD OF WINGS Storm Forward With Third Single And Video, “Crushing Hail”
SHIELD OF WINGS press forward to their imminent album release with third single and video, “Crushing Hail”. Presented here, in the form of a powerful lyric video / full band playthrough, this single comes from their debut full-length album. “Unfinished” is set to be released on February 11.
Guitarist James Gregor said of the track, “High energy and full of life, ‘Crushing Hail’ is the first track of our upcoming album. It sets the stage for the dynamic and emotional journey housed within the rest of Unfinished. So, bang your heads with us as we go forward, unheeding, through the wind and hail!”
Elephant Stone Release New Track/Music Video “M. Lonely”
Rishi Dhir writes what he knows. In Elephant Stone, the modern psych-pop band he has helmed for the past 13 years, Dhir has woven stories of loss and grief, existential crisis and rebirth, and a world withering away all set to elegant, intense droning music. What Dhir knows—and something so many of us can relate to over the past two years—is presented with such clarity on Elephant Stone’s latest, Le voyage de M. Lonely dans la lune. The EP, set for release on February 18th, is sung entirely in French, a departure for the English-speaking band.
For Skope: Nicky Romero experiments with house music on “See You On The Dancefloor” EP with Low Blow (out now)
YUNGMANNY RELEASES NEW TRACK AND VIDEO “WALDO”
Today, rising 18-year-old DMV rapper YungManny releases his new video “Waldo” following the release of the track two weeks ago. The track has been gaining momentum on Tiktok with almost 50k original videos created with the sound and the new visual shows Manny at different spots around New York City.