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Bongo Boy Rock n’ Roll Show Season 6 Episode 4

Bongo Boy TV Season 6 Ep4NAT RED LOVE premiered in Portland OR on 3.21.17 followed by heavy National Television rotation on 66+ TV channels till 4.21.17. Also rotation on Television in MAY 2017 in Philadelphia, PA Comcast Cable 66 / 966HD / 967 or Verizon Fios 29 / 30 BongoBoyTVNo39 | Ep4 Season 6 Bongo…

THIRD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL PETER TOSH DAY THIS THURSDAY, APRIL 20TH

Having recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of his timeless classic “Legalize It” on the heels of the Peter Tosh Museum grand opening, fans worldwide are getting ready for “International Peter Tosh Day” on Thursday, April 20th, 2017! Among the many acts who are planning tributes and messages of gratitude spreading the “Legalize It” movement worldwide;…

Choosing the Best Keyboard for a Beginner in 2017

If you want to start learning how to play the keyboard, the instrument that you choose will determine how easy or difficult it will be for you to pick up the skill. You need to know what qualities the best keyboard for beginners should have, as well as features to enhance the product so that…

Dj SirTaj New Video “ALL DAY”

Tajinder Singh, also known as DJ SirTaj, is a one-of-a-kind, diamond-in-the-rough kind of artist. Complete with hard-hitting moods and an irrefutable tenacity, he is an act that you do not want to miss. Hailing from the streets of India, he made his journey to the United States in 1991, landing in Atlanta, Georgia. DJ SirTaj…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 19, 2017

SUPAWAVE OSBOURNE, “BLVCKED OWT” Brooklyn, New York emcee SupaWave Osbourne presents the music video for “Blvcked Owt”, his new single produced by German beatsmith Rato. The video was directed by Trife Drew of Figure Eight Films. Representing Brooklyn’s Bushwick and Flatbush sections, SupaWave has collaborated with Copywrite, has shared the stage with the likes of…

Toya Nash – ‘Paradise’

Sultry and seductive, Toya Nash’s “Paradise” explores a truly sensual sound. Over the course of the song the true heart and soul comes from Toya Nash’s expressive passionate vocals. By opting for a rich vibrant sound the song absolutely immerses the listener into a glorious sea of sound. The arrangement works to further emphasize this…

Katie Garibaldi – ‘Rooted Clarity’

Hard to believe that it’s been nearly 8 years since I first heard Katie Garibaldi for the first time and reviewed her album ‘Next Ride Out’ for Skope (https://skopemag.com/2009/11/19/katie-garibaldi-next-ride-out). I knew then that this artist had something truly unique and the raw talent to go far in the music industry. That’s why I am so…

JRS3 – ‘3 Cars 3 Bitches’

Hip hop music has never been to my liking, while it may consist of some artists and songs that were a thing to me, in my past lifetime, as of right now hip hop, rap, as well as r&b has never been a thing of mine to be into. In the case of hip hop…

JRS3 – ‘Thank You’

JRS3’s previous track “3 Cars 3 Bitches”, was one that needed some touch ups to make it really bounce out. For this other track of his he calls “Thank You”, this song really stands out, not even having it sound anything like JRS3 at all. The genre choice is still there which is hip hop…

Avante Black Shares New Track “Make A Mess”

Today Avante Black reveal ‘Make A Mess’, the follow-up to top 3 Hype Machine smash ‘Drug Money’. Written by lead singer Ottilia Zimmerman Kjulsten and with psychedelic production from Luke Smith (Foals, Petite Noir), ‘Make A Mess’ tells it straight about the moment when you’re breaking up with someone and realize it’s not fixable. Countering…

Music Spaces: 5 Fun Places to Jam with Your Band

So you joined a band. You bought a guitar, took a few music lessons, shelled out the money for an amplifier, found a few friends who claim to be mildly proficient on bass and drums, and came up with an incredible band name. That’s all it takes, right? Unfortunately, you’ll never be a decent group…

Bells and Robes New Video “Duality”

With their latest gem, “Duality,” Atlanta-based duo Bells and Robes offers us a more streamlined interpretation of their sound while maintaining their veracity as avant-garde sound creators and technicians. Blending atmospheric chill-wave and brisk bass lines, this electronica duo aims to create a vibrant energy while concurrently soothing audiophiles into a fantasy-like state of reverie.…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 18, 2017

Justin Townes Earle’s “Faded Valentine” Premieres At UPROXX Justin Townes Earle is set to release his New West Records debut Kids In The Street on May 26th. The 12-song set was produced by Mike Mogis (Bright Eyes, First Aid Kit) at his ARC Studios, and is the first time in his career that Earle has…

Sarantos – “First 5 Seconds”

The happiness and joy of infatuation is captured with great care by Sarantos on “First 5 Seconds”. With a catchy melody and laid-back groove the song works wonders. Sunny to its very core the light of the song is undeniable. Representing a classic take on the pop sound Sarantos incorporates a strong sense of play…

Gwyneth Moreland – ‘Cider’

There’s a rich lineage of Americana music informing Gwyneth Moreland’s release Cider. The influence of artists like Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Joan Baez, Gillian Welch, and Bob Dylan run through the album’s entirety while she’s accompanied by stellar players like pedal steel guitarist Gene Parsons whose list of credits includes The Byrds and The…

Sarah Donner – ‘Black Hole Heart’

Some people make art of their lives and mediums like music are just a manifestation of that. Sarah Donner is such a person. This independent singer/songwriter initiated the recording of the album Black Hole Heart on the backs of $14,000 plus in donation she received from fans willing to place faith in her vision. The…

Charles Parker New Video “Bring Back The Sun”

Batlimore’s Charles Parker released his first music video from his debut album Bring Back The Sun. Charles says “The concept was to shoot for a bright, happy day in the country with a happy pop song with a country edge. It was time to bring back happy fun positive vibes in today’s music. But the…

DO YOU HAVE A DREAM? VESSBROZ PRESENTS “DREAMS”

Vessbroz has been released their new music video titled ‘ DREAMS”, They wrote and made this song about their life! how in one night they decided to change their life And since that night miracle showed up in their life and anything started to change! http://www.vessbroz.com/ Vessbroz latest music video is all about chasing dreams…

UNKLE Announce New Album “THE ROAD PART 1” Out June 23rd

After a rollercoaster twenty-five year career as an artist, curator, and tastemaker, James Lavelle returns with UNKLE’s fifth studio album, The Road Part 1. The Road Part 1 is a collection of fifteen new UNKLE tracks inspired following his curation of 2014’s Meltdown Festival at Southbank, their most successful festival to date. It is a…

Top Tips for Buying the Best Ear Monitors

Ear systems have rapidly evolved into the practical choice for engineers and musicians around the world. Although they are relatively new since their introduction in the 80s and their affordability has been enhanced during recent years, the important role of earpieces in the touring and live performance industry is undeniable. Indispensable Stage Gear •It is…

Bianca Ingram New Video “What I Want”

Dynamic, unique, and powerful are just a few words that describe artist Bianca Ingram. She is the definition of a triple threat, possessing the immense talent of singing and songwriting, dancing, acting and an added bonus of designing and directing. Bianca will undoubtedly set the world on fire with her originally coined “space jungle” sound…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 14, 2017

Allmusicrating Launches its First Music Rating Web Service allmusicrating (2017) has launched this morning its first music rating system called EARs©. The Essential Album Rating System is an application and a database that measures the quality of music providing “True music ratings of individual tracks, complete albums, artists, and music of all genres”. The company…

Consider These When Choosing a Travel Backpack

Selecting the right backpack is an important yet rather confusing decision. You’re probably going to have this piece of luggage with you at all times, and you’ll use it to hold all your stuff. Like many other aspects of traveling, choosing the perfect backpack needs a balance between two extremes; small vs. big, fabric vs.…

Sara Ontaneda – ‘Entre Espacios y Colores’

With a light and airy sound, Sara Ontaneda’s “Entre Espacios y Colores” is a timeless tasteful piece of pop. Effortlessly blending catchy melodies with a nimble jazzy quality, the pieces are arranged with the greatest of grace. The album works best when taken in together, for every song builds off the last. A narrative starts…

Miss Terry Dexter and Mr. Johnny Manuel – ‘I Remember’

Duets can either be good or bad, depending on the performers in question, for instance the take on “Beauty and the Beast”, both remake of the film and it’s timeless classic of the same name, done by Ariana Grande and John Legend. Now their duet sounded very reminisce to the classic animated version of the…

DAISHA Releases Music Video For New Single “UNFUCCWITABLE”

Aside from creating music in preparation for her upcoming release, DAISHA has been hard at work, currently playing the role of Lisa on the VH1 breakthrough TV series, “The Breaks”. “It was an awesome experience working with the producers, cast and the VH1 family. I went from working on the tv-movie to getting the call…

Fernando Harkless – ‘Light Up Your Love’

Jazz, like other genres among it, jazz has its own assortment of genres, ranging from the pop rock styling’s of jazz meets rock of Jamie Cullum, down to the jazz smoothness of Kenny G, right down to up-and-comers such as Fernando Harkless with his song “Light Up Your Love”. The song being tossed out by…

Tritonal New Video “Strangers”

“Gamma Gamma” in 2014. “Anchor” in 2015. “Blackout” in 2016. The soon-to-be seminal EDM duo Tritonal has been giving us hit after hit over the past 3 years. Fast-forward to late-February of 2017 and we are confident that Tritonal has brought another winner to the table with their newest track, “Strangers.” http://www.tritonalmusic.com/ It’s been an…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 13, 2017

TWELVE NOON reveal album details for ‘Saints and Sinners’ out June 9th Pittsburgh PA’s alternative metal rising stars TWELVE NOON have revealed the album art, track listing, and release date for their new full-length album, ‘Saints and Sinners’. The album consists of ten songs and is set for a June 9th release through Eclipse Records.…

Brit Royal – ‘Change (Dream Mix)’

Numerous live appearances and working with top flight producers and songwriting talents like Mikal Blue and J.R. Richards of Dishwalla has propelled UK based Brit Royal to the forefront of promising new acts. Their debut EP made a big impression on critics and fans alike, but it’s their first full length release entitled London that…

Souleye Delivers New Single “Hip Hop Medicine”

Conscious hip-hop artist, Souleye drops his brand new single “Hip Hop Medicine” featuring Dustin Tavella on May 5, 2017. This is the third single off his upcoming album, Wild Man expected for release in June 2017. “Hip Hop Medicine” will also be accompanied with a lyric video. http://www.souleye.net Infused with contemporary hip-hop soundscapes and bass…

WIZ KHALIFA ANNOUNCES FIRST EVER MOBILE GAME WIZ KHALIFA’S WEED FARM

Multi-platinum selling and Taylor Gang/Atlantic Records recording artist Wiz Khalifa, has officially announced the release of his new mobile game, WIZ KHALIFA’S WEED FARM, set to release on 4/20 on Apple App Store and Google Play. Made possible by Warner Music Artist Services, a division of WMG that supports Atlantic Records in all non-music brand…

Spayyzee – ‘Work For It’

Twenty year old Long Island, NY native Michael Plotkin, aka Spayyzee, has been actively pursuing his musical dreams since the age of fifteen when his current group Philosogy/SSP first formed. He’s prepping his debut album for an impending spring 2017 release and the second single from the forthcoming collection, “Work For It”, equals the quality…

KIIARA DROPS NEW TRACK “WHIPPIN” FEAT. FELIX SNOW

Just days before embarking on a 40+ city tour and taking the stage at Coachella for the very first time, Atlantic Records recording artist KIIARA drops new track “Whippin” feat. Felix Snow. The release of “Whippin” arrives just in time for Kiiara to join The Chainsmokers on their Memories: Do Not Open Tour, which begins…

Blue Honey – EP

Sung with true grit, Blue Honey does Americana great justice. Throughout the two songs Blue Honey opts for a stripped-down, straightforward approach. Vocals sound as if these are more than words, that these are experiences being conveyed to the listener with the utmost importance placed on honesty. By choosing this approach Blue Honey ensures that…