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N.A.S.A. PINK ENEMY REMIX “WHACHADOIN’?”

Thanks, internet. You’ve leveled the playing field with 1’s, 0’s, and a few miles of fiberoptic cables and tubes. Making projects like this one — a massive collaborative jamboree between N.A.S.A.’s Squeak E. Clean, DJ Zegon and at least half of your iPod — possible, the web has eliminated borders and allowed music to be…

GAVIN’S OLDER BROTHER JOEY PREPS SOPHOMORE ALBUM / AUDIO

New York based singer/songwriter Joey DeGraw combines strong clever lyrics with rootsy rock sounds in his much-awaited release, Say Something Strong (August 18, 2009). With his distinctive raw gravely voice and in-your-face honesty, the rocker’s second album is sure to prove popular with fans looking forward to the follow-up to his debut album, Midnight Audio…

Over The Hill, Looking For A Spark

First off, don’t try to pin-point as to what type of music this is because you will rack your brain trying to figure it out.   Over The Hill and their new record, Looking For A Spark, is in a league of its own.   Hailing from Austin, Texas, OTH is made up of:  …

FOREIGNER CAN’T SLOW DOWN WITH NEW ALBUM

Foreigner, one of the world’s most popular and enduring rock bands, will release a new three-disc collection, including a CD album of all new music, a CD album of the band’s original hit recordings, and a DVD of the band in concert and beyond. Foreigner’s latest will be available from Rhino Entertainment September 29, exclusively…

MUSIC 4 MORE LAUNCHES “DOWNLOADS FOR DONATIONS”

Music 4 More, a Baltimore-based nonprofit organization providing financial and in-kind resources to sustain and foster under-funded music programs announced its “Downloads for Donations” fundraising campaign to run September 1 – November 21, 2009.   Music 4 More, a 501 c 3 charity, hopes to raise $250,000 to be used to purchase instruments and supplies…

DAVID HODGES NABS SOLD-OUT CHRIS DAUGHTRY TOUR

Newly signed singer-songwriter and Reprise recording artist David Hodges is set to embark on a national promotional tour with Chris Daughtry beginning August 2nd in Orlando. David is teaming up with Daughtry, one of his many song-writing partners, to play a series of intimate live shows in major cities. He will be performing songs from…

SKOPE EXCLUSIVES: KANDI FEAT RICK ROSS “I LIKE HIM”

We at Skopemag.com get hundreds of exclusive tracks via various vendors on a daily basis. The goal for us is to share with our readers as many tracks that come in. Please note that some of these links expire so you got to get it while it’s hot! KANDI FEAT RICK ROSS “I LIKE HIM”:…

ROB ZOMBIE’S HALLOWEEN II SDTRK FEATURES NEW MUSIC

Following the success of Rob Zombie’s initial reinvention of John Carpenter’s smash cult horror film HALLOWEEN which premiered number one at the box office breaking all Labor Day Weekend 2007 records, comes the sequel, HALLOWEEN II, hitting theatres nationwide on August 28, 2009 from Dimension Films. With the enormously popular horror movie series back, writer-producer-director…

TIESTO DEBUTS NEW SINGLE “I WILL BE HERE”

The world’s biggest DJ and critically-acclaimed producer, Tiësto, joins forces with Australian electro pop-stars Sneaky Sound System for the new single, ‘I Will Be Here’.   This original Tiësto production debuted on Pete Tong’s Essential Selection on BBC’s Radio 1 on July 17th and   released this Tuesday July 28th on Ultra Records.

PAUL MCCARTNEY ADDS THIEVERY CORPORATION TO AUGUST 1 FEDEXFIELD BILL

The most successful artist in the history of pop music will now be joined by the most prominent electronic collective of the Midlantic U.S. as Thievery Corporation join the bill for Paul McCartney’s return to Washington D.C., the home of the Beatles’ First Performance on American Soil.   Thievery Corporation, the DC based duo that…

MIKE DIRNT LAUNCHES STUDIO PROJECT SHOE TO BENEFIT SOLES4SOULS

Walking a thin line between style and edge, Macbeth Footwear is proud to announce the birth of its newest “Studio Project” collaboration, the “45 RPM.” Designed to the likings and style of none other than Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt, this innovative shoe brings a unique new look that is ready to hit the ground…

LIL WAYNE EXPLAINS REBIRTH DELAY

Yesterday we reported that Lil Wayne’s Rebirth album won’t be released until the end of the year, however, Weezy wants his fans to know why. The rapper explained to MTV.com, “Honestly, I’m just starting up this Young Money label and I’m trying to get my artists down right. Once I got that together, then I…

KANYE WEST THE REASON KIM K AND REGGIE BROKE UP?

According to FoxNews.com, Kanye West may have played a role in the demise of Kim Kardashian and Reggie Bush. Apparently, ‘Ye sent Kim an inappropriate text message that Bush did not like. A source revealed, “The texts referenced a night they hung out, how much fun he had, how hot Kim was, and more racy…

NATALIE IMBRUGLIA ALBUM DETAILS

Natalie Imbruglia has announced some details regarding her highly anticipated new album.   According to NME.com, it’s going to be called Come To Life and will hit stores on October 6th.   The “Torn” singer also enlisted some pretty good help for the record, writing three songs with Coldplay and even having a song produced…

NEW SINGLE FROM UNCLE KRACKER

Uncle Kracker’s new single “Smile” is available now at iTunes.   It’s off of his forthcoming album Happy Hour which is due in stores September 15th.   For more information on the singer, head to UncleKracker.com.

AIRBORNE TOXIC EVENT HAVE NEW ALBUM READY TO RECORD

According to Billboard, the Airborne Toxic Event have some new music in the works but nothing has been recorded yet. They’ve been playing some of the new tunes live including the tracks “Echo Park” and “All I Ever Wanted.” Singer Mikel Jolett says they have a whole album’s worth of material written and are “itching”…

CYRUS STALKER IS FREE

A man was arrested for stalking Miley Cyrus, but then let free due to jail overcrowding in Georgia.   According to the New York Daily News, Mark McLeod’s whereabouts are currently unknown and Disney studio execs are concerned that McLeod could possibly harm the starlet.   They have alerted Los Angeles police of his arrest…

SKOPE TV PHONER WITH COOL FROM COOL & DRE

It is not everyday that you get a call from a member of one of the hottest production duos in music. On Wednesday night Skope got a call from Cool who is part of Cool & Dre. If you have listened to music especially hip hop over the past five years you have heard many…

Swamphouse, The Fade

This LA-based group of EIGHT is bringing an invigorating sound to the table with their latest EP, The Fade.   Swamphouse is made up of: Pause-rapper, Devin-vocals, John M F Stover-guitar, Mike Navarette-bass, Blewfoot-drums, Nick-trombone, Forrest-trumpet and Tuna Butter-keys.   This large group of musicians offers up so many styles of music that it will…

SKOPE ENTERTAINMENT INC ROLL OUT NEW CPM AD MENU

Skope Entertainment Inc has released a new & improved CPM AD MENU. This allows any brand looking to reach Skope’s global audience in a manner that is efficient, transparent, & affordable. “Our new CPM AD MENU gives you the opportunity to market & promote your brand over Skope’s wide array of platforms. The digital revolution…

MELDRUM ANNOUNCE SEPTEMBER US DATES

Today MELDRUM announced west coast U.S tour dates in September, in which the band will allow fans to preview tracks from their new album, entitled LIFER; MELDRUM drummer Gene Hoglan made the following statement: “Hey everybody! We’re all super-excited to announce this upcoming MELDRUM tour! It’s gonna be a few selected West Coast dates, where…

SKOPE EXCLUSIVES: LIL CALI ft. Young Dro “Rick Flair”

We at Skopemag.com get hundreds of exclusive tracks via various vendors on a daily basis. The goal for us is to share with our readers as many tracks that come in. Please note that some of these links expire so you got to get it while it’s hot! LIL CALI ft. Young Dro “Rick Flair”…

PLAYING FOR CHANGE ANNOUNCES A NATIONWIDE FALL TOUR

After a series of shows that generated rave reviews in Los Angeles, New Orleans and the U.K., it was announced today that Playing For Change will launch a national concert tour.   Kicking off on Oct. 20 at The Birchmere in Washington, DC, the fall tour will bring the Playing For Change movement to over…

THE DODOS ARE #1 ON AMAZON

The Dodos new album, Time To Die, won’t be physically available until September 15th (With One Extra Track On The Vinyl Version That Comes With A Digital Download Card).   However, the album went on sale digitally on Amazon MP3 and has currently reached #1. WWW.TimeToDie.Net

AUGUST 2009 SONICBIDS “ARTISTS 2 WATCH”

Welcome to another amazing month of music from the incredible musicians that make up the Sonicbids.com community. We have got ten amazing musicians that will be speaking directly to the Skope readers. As always we encourage readers to dig deeper and check out their EPK’s.

SKOPE EXCLUSIVE: D-Lo “No Hoe”

The Bay Area’s latest sensation is a brand new artist on an independent label, who is sporting his first single with little backing him up. The song has blown up all over the Bay and is receiving an incredible amount of radio play. The track is “No Hoe” by newcomer D-Lo. D-Lo   “No Hoe”:…

STATIC-X OFFER LIVE SHOW AUDIO ON USB

Static-X are stoked to announce they will be recording most of their live performances from the current PETAL TO THE METAL tour & make them available to fans on a USB wristband for purchase at the Static-X merch booth right after the show ! The USB sticks not only feature that night’s performance audio, but…

SHINEDOWN UNVEIL HEADLINE TOUR

Atlantic recording group Shinedown has announced details of its upcoming headline tour.   The much-anticipated dates will kick off on September 10th at Baltimore’s Powerplant Live, and then traverse the United States though an October 24th finale at Charlotte, North Carolina’s Uptown Amphitheater. Shinedown is Brent Smith (vocals), Barry Kerch (drums), Zach Myers (guitars), and…

VANDAVEER OFFER NEW MP3 & VIDEO

Vandaveer’s sophomore effort, Divide & Conquer, touches upon similar themes found in Grace & Speed, winding timeworn themes of love & death, malice & goodwill, despair & perseverance into (mostly) four-minute vignettes.