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Sound Service: 4 Tips For Hosting Your First Benefit Concert

If there is someone you know who needs funds for a medical bill or for some other emergency situation that has come up in life, then consider holding a benefit concert. The concert is a way to gather friends and family together to support the person you’re assisting or to bring awareness to an organization…

GIN WIGMORE UNVEILS NEW SINGLE “HALLOW FATE”

Today, the sultry gravel voiced New Zealand singer-songwriter Gin Wigmore returns with her defiant new single, “Hallow Fate,” a haunting piano and heavy drum-driven track that highlights the artist’s trademark soulful and gritty vocal. Written and Produced by Gin Wigmore and Steve Rusch, “Hallow Fate” is the first single taken from her forthcoming album. Launching…

It’s Just Craig – ‘Dark Corners’

It’s Just Craig offers a warm intimacy with the tender folk of “Dark Corners”. Rather lovely in execution, It’s Just Craig opts for a full, rich sound. Quite ornate instrumentally, the songs unfurl with such grace and style. Everything about the album feels real and fully lived. By far the highlight of the album are…

2 Tips for Selecting a Fountain Pen to Give to Dad This Fathers’ Day

One might say that writing is outdated, with smartphones, tablets and computers taking over as the preferred method of recording. However, writing is an art form, and some people still prefer using good old pen and paper to record their thoughts. If your father is one of those people, he’ll definitely appreciate having a good…

P. Chace New Video “NBA (Nothing But A$$)”

South Florida is home to many great rappers, and Fort Lauderdale’s P. Chace is ready to be the next one making waves across the country. A songwriter, artist, and producer, he’s worked with Trina, Urban Mystic, Scott Storch, and many more, and even received a platinum plaque for his work on Trick Daddy’s “Thugs R…

KALO – ‘Wild Change’

The best music sends you somewhere else, be it to a distant memory or another world. It colors your mood to fit the tune, the lyrics, or the general vibe the artist was going for. This is true for the band KALO, who is out with the new single, “Wild Change.” Rock ‘n’ roll with…

Famous Casino Music Residencies

Imagine that you had one day (or night) to take part in two of your favorite decadences- in the wheel at a table or play with the online slot machines as you dance to your favorite musician. In Sin City, all this is possible. With the city’s music residencies, fans from all over the world…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 23, 2017

Meg Mac premieres lead single and unapologetic anthem “Don’t Need Permission” Melbourne artist, MEG MAC reveals another taste of her long awaited debut album, LOW BLOWS, with the powerful new song, “Don’t Need Permission”, premiering on COMPLEX- a track that they describe as “soaring and inspiring”. NICO & VINZ SHARE BRAND NEW TRACK “INTRIGUED” Multiplatinum-certified…

Doug MacDonald Band – ‘Lightning Head’

The Doug MacDonald Band infuses a great deal of humor into the shaggy dog stories of “Lightning Head”. Narratives are crafted with the utmost of care, for the lyrics possess a great deal of detail, as if these are tales of those who have truly lived. Humor rests at the very heart of these lyrics…

Dice And Bass – ‘Infinity’

The name Dice and Bass implies that this music is going to be mostly instrumental, which it is. The name also sounds nice when said and has this sort of melodic tone which their music has. The cover for this playlist is a picture of a man. It’s in black and white; he’s in a…

Pragnya Wakhlu New Video “Burning Fire”

Pragnya Wakhlu is a musician, composer and activist based out of New Delhi, India. A strong believer in using the power of music to promote positive change, Pragnya’s work is heavily inspired by the many important issues she’s passionate about. Her latest video release for “Burning Fire” is a perfect depiction of her remarkable talent…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 22, 2017

Eliot Lipp streams ‘Skywave’ LP in full with Billboard Austin-based musician Eliot Lipp preps the release of Skywave; an album Lipp has been working on for the past several months. With influences from sci-fi soundtracks and 70s and 80s funk, he channels a collection of weird, high-definition, melodic beats. In these nine songs Lipp feels…

First Blush – ‘Gold’

“Gold” is the second single and first official video for First Blush off their upcoming debut full-length release “Monologic” out this summer. First Blush is a genre-bending act, taking the likes of synthpop, combining elements to that of ethereal electronic with strong melodies that are catchy with even heavier riffs. Their influences include The Who,…

SkoolboyBliss

Straight out of Colorado bringing you an innovative now sound mixed with a lyrical assault that will have you listening to both the music and lyrics. SkoolboyBliss features Jason who is a director, actor, performer, humanitarian, hustler, artist, writer, philanthropist, dedicated to bringing realness and awareness back to the community. Edgy innovative lyrical artist painting…

Robert Caruso

Robert Caruso is a singer-songwriter-guitarist-multi-instrumentalist based in London, UK. He started in Italy in his early teens as Rob Leer (& The Electric Kids). From the beginning he performed original material, rooted in the Blues, ’50s Rock ‘n Roll, ’60s classics like The Velvet Underground, The Stooges, The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds, The Doors and…

Jessica Lynn Single “Crazy Idea”

Country music fans, hold onto your hats… Jessica Lynn is coming in hot on the international music scene in the United States, the UK and Europe! With already two nationally broadcast television specials and three US national tours under her belt, this sizzling new artist is set to launch her second release, a three-track EP…

SAN MEI New Video ‘Until You Feel Good’

San Mei’s ‘Until You Feel Good’ gets a new life today with the addition of a stunning video clip. The electric lady from the Gold Coast has also sweetened the deal with the announcement of her debut EP, Necessary out Friday July 14 and a local launch show. Rich with mysterious hues, the footage follows…

Backstage Blunders: 4 Mistakes not to Make at Your Next Concert

There is magic in a note; it attracts people, which is probably the reason for the rise of concerts and music festivals. These events can be unforgettable, but there are little mistakes or blunders that could mess up the whole experience. The following are four blunders that you can prevent. Wallet Your wallet is one…

Will Jay New Video “Leading Man”

Will Jay told The Huffington Post that “I want to write the soundtrack for people’s lives, whether it’s a song that reminds them of a great time in their life or a song that simply gives them a good cry.” With a wealth of experience under his belt including his tenure in the boy band…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 21, 2017

New Mystics (Josh Onstott of Other Lives) shares new single “Rebels Los Angeles art-rocker Josh Onstott, under the moniker New Mystics, has released the new single “Rebels” off of his upcoming album. Josh is known for his work with Other Lives, a beloved indie band who collaborated with acts like Radiohead and toured with Bon…

Music Is Live & Well In Upstate New York Via Arthur ward

So we are back this week and it is so good to see you all. We have an amazing talented artist on today from Bills country by the name of Arthur Ward. We have much to get to with him but first some music news. First up, Merlin, the global digital rights agency for the…

Country-Rock Artist Marc Daniels Premieres Debut Single “Redheads”

Singer-songwriter and guitarist, Marc Daniels injects a breath of fresh air in to the country-rock scene with his fun-loving lyrics, charmingly expressive vocals and driving guitar riffs. Daniels’ latest LP, The Starting Line, is an impressionable result of his appealing and infectious music style. To further support his recent album, Marc Daniels debuts his lead…

LOUISE LEMÓN RELEASES A NEW EPIC LOOKING ‘APPALACHERNA’ VIDEO

The up and coming death-gospel female artist Louise Lemón hails from Sweden and intertwines the dark, windy and cold Scandi ambiance into her music. Having recorded her debut EP ‘Purge’ in a haunted cabin with Randall Dunn (Sunn O))), Thurston Moore), the setting is eerie and many light years away from the current pop landscape.…

We Are The Catalyst Celebrate 2 Million Streams

Having just passed the milestone of 2 million streams, alt Rock / Metal outfit We Are The Catalyst are celebrating and saying a big thank you to their fans by way of a new video release for the track “One More Day” from the bands critically acclaimed album Elevation. http://www.wearethecatalystofficial.com/ “”One More Day” is without…

Inma Mira New Video “Indecisión”

Many artists like to brand themselves as multi-faceted, seamlessly jumping from one skill set to another. The truth is, while many believe they are a “jack of all trades” the truth is most are simply a “master of none.” Once in awhile, though, an artist like Inma Mira comes to the screen and proves that…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 20, 2017

Youngblood Hawke Share “Robbers” Track On The 405 The 405 has shared the new single from Youngblood Hawke entitled “Robbers”. When talking about the track the group says, “”Robbers” addresses the dizzying experience of our modern world. The single is a flashing collage of technology, violence, planetary exploitation and the comforts of hometown roads changing…

Strangely Alright – ‘Now Is The Time’

Every since you were a little kid, you were told by adults of all ages, sizes, races, and then some, that drinking, drugs, smoking, and sex were all bad and wrong! Until you would get older only then would you come to the realization, what these things were and if you would go forth experiencing…

A&L – “Living The Dream”

“Living The Dream” by A&L, Anthony Casuccio and Lana Marie for those wondering on what the A&L represented. is the sixth single for pop punk friendly duo of sorts. According to them they had quite a lot to say about their latest addition of singles “Living The Dream”. For one, Anthony Casuccio says “We have…

New Single By Aprilann – “Crown & the Girls”

Aprilann is a fearless and dynamic live performer who captivates audiences with her original songs. Her latest release, “Crown and the Girls” demonstrates her power in the recording studio. The original was produced by Artie Skye and the track is an anthem to heartbreak and letting go. The remix, produced by PGee with beats by…

Kanacept – ‘Spring Doze’

With its clear inspiration taken from a blend of colorful yet smooth jazz and its classic influence, the music trio Kanacept is a beautiful testimony to the power that can be produced with just a few traditional instruments. Kanacept is led by Kana Miyamoto, a recent Japanese graduate of the New School for Jazz and…

HAIM Release New Song ‘Little Of Your Love’

HAIM release new song, ‘Little Of Your Love,’ from their highly anticipated sophomore album, “Something To Tell You” (July 7 on Columbia). The new song premiered today as Radio 1’s ‘Hottest Record’ and is available online via all digital service providers. HAIM performed ‘Little Of Your Love’ last month on Saturday Night Live and Paste…

High Dive Heart’s “Grunge Lullaby”

Think of the Grunge era, and a few iconic elements come to mind: angry guitars, angst-ridden laments, well-worn flannel shirts. But strip away the rage and rebellion, and what you’re left with are classic songs with unique, timeless melodies and meaningful, poetic lyrics. Those are the elements that husband-and-wife duo High Dive Heart bring to…

5 Questions Featuring Ray William Roldan

So we are back at it with an exclusive from Ray William Roldan. We here @ skopemag have been listening for years and it seems like the masses are starting to follow. Join us today as Ray breaks it all down where he is and where he is headed. Skope: Where are we talking from…

The SLVR Tongues New Video “S-Class”

The SLVR Tongues has the potential to be country music’s answer to the Chainsmokers with their new single “S-Class”. Members Hannah Huntley, James Lynch and Peter Erik bring genre-defying vocals, lyrics and production to this catchy track. No matter your taste in music, you will hear this and feel its energy. “S-Class” comes as the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 19, 2017

ALTERNATIVE PRESS Launches New Clothing Brands to Celebrate 32nd Anniversary To celebrate 32 years at the forefront of alternative music and youth culture, Alternative Press is excited to announce the launch of its new clothing brands. Your Brand, which will launch later this month with four clothing designs and two accessories, will feature new designs…

JAIRA BURNS’ NEW SINGLE “UGLY”

Singer Jaira (pronounced Jair-ruh) Burns discovered her voice the old fashioned way — in the shower. A precocious 9-year-old, who was always cranking up the radio and warbling along, she challenged her mother to an impromptu sing-off of the Pat Benatar classic, “Love Is A Battlefield.” The family home had one tiny bathroom so Jaira’s…

Woodes Releases ‘Run For It’

The stellar Melbourne artist Woodes today releases her new single ‘Run For It’, a track which takes no prisoners and makes no apologies. “The lyrics stem from accepting things being within the nature of certain people,” said Woodes. “If I see something that doesn’t sit well with me I call it out. There was potential…