@skopemag news – friday – may 13, 2022 @ 10 am est

@skopemag news – friday – may 13, 2022 @ 10 am est

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Arya Zappa 80’s teen film majesty “Listen to the Wind” single

Listen To the Wind bursts out of the traps and immediately pulls you into its 80’s teen film majesty. With its persuasive disco beat and optimistic tone, it’s an invitation to cast off the doom and gloom and to dance again. But like all good cinematic experiences, there’s a melancholy that haunts the track, letting us know that no disco can last forever.

EWAN MACFARLANE – Releases Cinematic Video For New Single “All Those Years” {Out Today}

Ewan MacFarlane’s debut solo album ‘Always Everlong’ emerged to a rapturous reception with praise from countless publications including Rolling Stone, Classic Rock, Louder Than War and The Sunday Times, who declared him to be “the best voice in rock this side of the Atlantic.” Now the former frontman of Apollo 440 and The Grim Northern Social shares his brand new single “All Those Years” as he prepares to release his second album ‘MILK’.


“I wanted to write a song that could make you cry and dance at the same time.” MIKA comments, “A song to make the world, in all its harshness, feel better. Something that will always be there to comfort you. I wrote this for you, as you listen in your room, or in a club: it doesn’t matter it’s just about you.”

GHOST KILLER TRACK teams up with WEWANTWRAITHS for brand new track and visuals to “No Remorse”

The new collaboration brings together two of the hottest artists in the game right now showcasing a melodic, pop-infused soundtrack combining rap influences from both sides of the English Channel. Shot in Paris, the accompanying visuals are some of the first in which the French producer appears and highlights the natural connection between the artists both on and off the screen.

Mumbai-Based Independent Artist, Arrows Drops New Single “Hello Cheater” ft. The Lightyears Explode

Mumbai-based independent music artist Dave Arrows is all set to release his fourth single, “Hello Cheater,” In collaboration with The Lightyears, a personal influence of Dave Arrows. “Hello Cheater” is not only a song fueled by raw emotion but the product of a new friendship between fan and artist. “Hello Cheater” is available now for streaming & download.


“We all grow and change, but not everyone wants us to,” Andress shares. “Some people want to keep you exactly where you are for as long as possible, even if it’s hurting you. Sometimes you don’t even realize it’s happening. But then one day you wake up and decide the person they want you to be isn’t you anymore, so you pack your shit and break free from their grip.”

(ENG + ITA) FURIOUS JANE Release First Single + Video ‘Rodeo 69’!

FURIOUS JANE is a brand new alternative rock band from Italy that today releases the video of Rodeo 69, a powerful hit that seems to well represents the new Italian wave talking about modern rock. The band managed and produced by Alex Liccardo, guitarist of Hangarvain and owner of the independent record label Volcano Records & Promotion, is a four pieces rock ensemble with a very unique and personal voice surrounded by a powerful and solid rhythmic section.

The video of Rodeo 69 has been produced by Tetra Vision and narrates the toxic relation between a boy and a girl like a symbol of any addiction such as alcohol or drugs.

The Martinez Brothers, Rema & Gordo link up on new single ‘Rizzla’

Underpinned by a skippy 2-step beat, ‘Rizzla’ combines the infectious dancefloor stylings of UKG with Rema’s slick, instantly-recognisable vocals. The track will feature on The Martinez Brother’s forthcoming EP, with the duo also set to embark on their first ever headline Ibiza residency at White Isle hotspot Hï ibiza, taking over the venue every Tuesday from 14th June through to 27th September.

Lee Foss drops infectious new single ‘Golden State’

Dance music icon Lee Foss has unveiled new single ‘Golden State’, out 13th May on his own Repopulate Mars label.

Marking Foss’ first foray into hip-hop, ‘Golden State’ is an infectious combination of booming 808s, nasty funk bass, moog lead lines, and witty wordplay. A family affair, the track features his wife Chloshow on vocal duties and the slick bars of Chicago rapper Mal Rainey – a high school homie.

TEMPLE INVISIBLE – Return 5 Years Later With New EP ‘Chiasm’ {Out Today}

Delving into the journey of the inner psyche and grappling with the love-hate relationship that humans have with themselves, ‘Chiasm’ is a genre-bending odyssey through industrial-tinged rhythms, space-age beats, and chiffony, celestial vocals.

Arriving a decade into the group’s formation, it is their first extended release for five years and proves the group’s enduring sound is as compelling and crucial as ever.

Electronic maestro Oliver Bach releases new single

‘Break From Myself’ is the latest in a string of releases from German songwriter and producer Oliver Bach. Written during the height of the pandemic, while locked down, the song captures the feeling of being home alone, but rather than this being a dispiriting or lonely experience, Bach lifts up his eyes to the possibility of breaking out, taking a break from ourselves as we party, relax and escape the sense of isolation created by covid.

Her Skin | Announces New Single Release ‘Heavy Hearted’ – RELEASED TODAY – PLUS LONDON AND BRIGHTON LIVE DATES

“This song is a beautiful, delicate, light-hearted tune that combines sad lyrics with a feeling of acceptance. This song is a beautiful showcase for Her Skin and I can imagine her being stunning live – she is definitely one to watch this year.” SUBBA CULTHA

Out today: Joensuu 1685 return with a indie masterpiece called “Drifting”

After a long hiatus, cult shoegaze Finnish trio Joensuu 1685 made their recorded return in 2020 with a string of sweeping singles that washed those years of waiting away and placed the band firmly back in the hearts of their fans, as well as winning praise from Stereogum and KEXP. Those singles were taken from the band’s highly-anticipated new album ÖB. A album tour with Wolf Parade was planned plus a good number of festival shows, the band was ready for action. Then the pandemic hit. All shows were cancelled and we all went into hiding from the virus.

British Singer-Songwriter Lissy Taylor shares new single ‘YOUNG’- 13.05.21

On May 13th, British, singer-songwriter, Lissy Taylor releases her dreamy upbeat indie-pop offering ‘Young’, produced by Gareth Nutall (Frank Turner, Lottery Winners, The K’s). The accompanying self-directed music video lands the same day and is drenched in a refreshing sense of youthful optimism. ‘YOUNG’ is the first of 4 tracks to be released in 2022.

World-renowned Japanese metal band BRIDEAR release new album ‘AEGIS OF ATHENA’!

Having completed their fifth successful European tour last year, Japanese metal band BRIDEAR are adored by fans around the world. Following the April 20 domestic release of their latest album ‘AEGIS OF ATHENA’, the band have released an overseas edition on UK label SETSUZOKU RECORDS today, May 13, available in the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States.

To celebrate the release of the overseas edition of ‘AEGIS OF ATHENA’, a new music video for the song ‘Determination’ was also released today on BRIDEAR’s official YouTube channel.

IANAI Release New Single “Khaalo”

World prehistory is abundant with flood myths, from Chinese and Norse mythology to the first book of Moses, in which God decides to wipe out his entire creation, save for what species could travel aboard Noah’s ark. What was essentially destroyed by the Great Flood was the hybrid race of giants begotten by angels and humans – the Nephilim. The question remains, however, whether some of them actually survived.

NATJAGER: new album “At kende bølge fra hav” out today

Danish melodic post-hardcore band NATJAGER unleash today their second full-length album “At kende bølge fra hav”, roughly translated to “To know the wave from the sea”.

NATJAGER are using a lot of elements from different genres and have been classified as everything from post-hardcore to “Cher” metal.

Gryffin and Olivia O’Brien collab for new track ‘Caught Up’

Gryffin continues his effervescent start to 2022 with new single ‘Caught Up’, featuring fellow platinum-selling artist Olivia O’Brien, out May 13.

Propelled by a pulsating bassline and O’Brien’s flawless vocals, ‘Caught Up’ is a slick, sophisticated pop jam with huge crossover appeal. It follows ‘Alive’, a single featuring regular collaborator Calle Lehmann, and ‘You Were Loved’, his mammoth collaboration with One Republic, with all three tracks set to feature on Gryffin’s forthcoming sophomore album.

Fresh Music Friday: Diamond-Certified Producer Antoine Chambe Releases ‘Breathing Underwater’ Single

Diamond-certified producer Antoine Chambe returns with his next big single, ‘Breathing Underwater’ featuring multi-Grammy-nominated singer Jimmy Burney, released on the 13th of May. The single is the last to be revealed ahead of his debut LP, Riverside which will be released on the 3rd of June via Roy Music. Antoine Chambe has the 5 Diamond-certified single ‘Easy Come’ that will also appear on the upcoming LP and 1 Gold-certified single, ‘Andalusia’, both of which have contributed to his play count of over 430 million across international and Asian streaming platforms. His own creations have earned support from CLASH Magazine, The Vibe Guide, MrRevillz, ChillYourMind, Time Records and Tropical House Records to name a few.


Leikeli47 has released Shape Up, via Hardcover/RCA Records, the finale to the beauty trilogy that started in 2017 with her debut album, Wash & Set. The second of the three-album run, Acrylic, was released just a year later. But between that project and Shape Up, Leikeli took her foot off the gas and instead focused on personal growth, health, and refining a positive mental makeup. The result is her strongest album to date, a stunning proclamation of individual self-love and general Black love, an exclamation point on one of the strongest three-album runs in modern rap.

MEXICAN DOGS – Release Self-titled EP Via Fretstore Records {Out Today}

Thundering through a riotous blend of fuzzy reverb, vintage-tinted guitar lines, heady instrumentals and booming vocals, “When It’s Gone” is the latest offering from rambunctious Liverpool trio Mexican Dogs.

Plucked from the band’s eponymous debut EP (out today), the track puts a deft Mexican Dogs spin on a cavorting canon of ’70s glam-rock influences. Touching on slightly heavier territory than earlier releases “Run, Run, Run” and “She Cries Blues”, “When It’s Gone” is a playful slice of live-ready classic rock with a rugged contemporary feel.

APEIRON BOUND Release Video for “My Sweet Stockholm”

Prog metal band APEIRON BOUND have released a video for their song “My Sweet Stockholm”. The track is from their new album Multiplicity which will release via Layered Reality Productions on August 26th, 2022.


Building on the anticipation for Scoring The End of the World, “Slaughterhouse” follows the previously released singles “Masterpiece” and “Cyberhex,” the official videos for which quickly trended Top 10 on YouTube and have since amassed over 6 million views. Furthermore, “Masterpiece” continues to grow at the Active Rock radio format, jumping into the Top 30 this week and continuing to grow in audience.

LORNA SHORE Releases New Song “Sun // Eater” From Forthcoming Full-length ‘Pain Remains’

For LORNA SHORE, 2020 was nothing short of a reckoning – in a career built on challenges, changes and a single-minded vision. For the New Jersey quintet, 2020 signaled the pandemic and cancelled tours. The following year presented the band with a staggering creative challenge in the form of the song, “To the Hellfire” from their hugely well-regarded EP …And I Return to Nothingness. Yet, through it all, they upped their sonic ante with their upcoming album, Pain Remains, that not only aligns with everything LORNA SHORE has hinted at but it also exceeds that – brutally and magnificently. “It feels like a rebirth of everything for us – the energy, the band, the morale,” says drummer Austin Archey.

Duke & Jones + Louis Theroux drop viral hit ‘Jiggle Jiggle’

Breakout UK electronic duo Duke & Jones have unveiled the official single release of ‘Jiggle Jiggle’, their viral collaboration with Louis Theroux, out 13th May.

Currently the biggest song on TikTok (over 100,000 daily creations and 1.8 million overall TikToks and over 50 million views on the original video), ‘Jiggle Jiggle’ sees Duke & Jones carve an infectious remix around a snippet of Theroux’s rap which was born on an episode of his celebrated Weird Weekends series and reprised more recently on Amelia Dimoldenberg’s Chicken Shop Date.

Never Broke Again Releases New Single “Gang Baby”

Never Broke Again is the brainchild of Louisiana-bred rapper YoungBoy Never Broke Again (fka NBA YoungBoy). Never Broke Again: The Compilation Vol. 1 is first volume is an eclectic mix of Hip Hop/R&B and delivers gut wrenching, raw lyrics coupled with hard-hitting anthems, dominating from the airwaves to the streets and everything in between.

LAS CRUCES: new doom anthem “Stay” streaming

LAS CRUCES are ready to deliver their long-awaited fourth album and the follow-up to 2010’s ‘Dusk’, a promise of melancholic crusades and epic tales brimming with bleakness and soaring vocals. ‘Cosmic Tears’ is the long-awaited re-emergence of a band with far more greatness in them than the world had yet to hear, and this album delivers it at long last. A treat for fans of traditional melodic doom à la Candlemass, Trouble or Solitude Aeturnus.

CHARLOTTE WESSELS Presents Cinematic Music Video for “Afkicken”

Tales From Six Feet Under, the first solo endeavor of former Delain singer and songwriter CHARLOTTE WESSELS, was released via Napalm Records in fall 2021, and debuts a song in her native language, Dutch rocker “Afkicken”. Today, Wessels’ has released a breathtaking new full production music video for the song, which marks the last video for Tales From Six Feet Under at the same time.

Underground Canopy returns with Feelm (audio and video)

CyHi Releases New Single “Tears” f/ Jacquees Today

Today, Grammy-nominated performing artist CyHi (formerly CyHi The Prynce) released his new single “Tears” featuring fellow Atlanta r&b singer-songwriter Jacquees, via his new venture E.G.O.T Records / EMPIRE. On the new track, Cyhi raps about loss in various forms, whether it be of loved ones or the losses taken as he’s navigated his career over the years. “We all got partners who will slide if we lift a finger. But why we still gotta be street to show the money didn’t change us,” Cyhi delivers the poignant line on his second verse, true to his signature slick lyricism and top-tier wordplay, while Jacquees’ croons over the hook giving the track his signature touch.“Tears” ft. Jacquees is available everywhere now.