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Own a Music Venue? 4 Tips to Increase Your Attendance

Owning a music venue is an excellent way to become an integral part of your local entertainment scene. You can bring in great acts from around your community and around the world. However, it’s crucial that you know how to properly promote your venue. No matter how talented the acts are, it won’t matter if…

Want to Save Money When Shopping?

The whole business world that has now even opened up in online portals as well, the e-commerce sectors has been an integral part. While specific online portals were created for the cloth line from different brands initially, the e-commerce sector to a considerable amount of time to evolve in the World Wide Web. With the…

MØ’s “When I Was Young” Video Debuts Today

Danish vocalist, songwriter and breakout star MØ’s J.A.C.K.-directed video for “When I Was Young” debuts today—watch it here. “When I Was Young” is taken from MØ’s new EP of the same name, surprise-release last week via Sony Music U.K./RCA Records). Stream/download the EP here. “I’m so happy to present this video because it feels very…

YYY – ‘A Tribute To The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds’

YYY’s “A Tribute To The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds” opts for an origami-style approach to the work, one that embraces the sunny disposition of the originals. Everything works, from the glo-fi aesthetic that appears throughout the album to the passionate vocals that rise above it all. Rhythms go for a loose approach ensuring that the…

New Video By Beaux Cheveux “Deeper Feeling”

Why on earth would a band ever want to disassociate themselves from two of the most iconic names in Rock music? For Beaux Cheveux, the comparisons come all too often. Mainly because the band is made up of members from AC/DC & Led Zeppelin… Well, sort of. Guitarist, Adrian Conner is Angus Young in the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 9, 2017

Spotlite App Continues Growth Bursting Into Top 10 Emerging FREE sing app Spotlite continues to gain momentum jumping into the top 10 over the weekend and holding firmly on the #10 spot on the iTunes Top Free Music App Chart, announced today! Boasting more than 30,000 downloads per week, Spotlite has already won support from…

Willamena Proves That They Are ‘Strong Enough to Last’

So here we are, back at in cold November. I am so happy to be alive & writing about music I love on my favorite @skopemag. Today we have an awesome band by the name of Willamena. They are fascinating in that they began in Kalamazoo, MI and now they keep the music playing while…

3 Reasons Why Powered PA Speakers Are Better Than Regular Speakers

Whether you are building a DJing empire or you are interested in creating a home speaker system that can provide great entertainment for family and friends, it is important to conduct serious research on the electronics that will play a key role in your setup. Speakers are a critical component to any system that will…

Brian Hutson – ‘Midnight Sessions’

Technically gifted singers aren’t always emotionally affecting. It isn’t enough to possess outstanding vocal range – the truly time tested singers exert their hold over listener’s imagination because they are behind every word with the sort of phrasing that makes a song’s experiences come to life for its audience. Brian Huston’s professional training as a…

Caitlin Rose Guests on Debut Willie Breeding Single

Kentucky based newcomer Willie Breeding will release his debut album ‘Big Sky’ in early 2018. With influences ranging from Lee Hazlewood to The Strokes, Marty Robbins to A Tribe Called Quest, “Big Sky” is first and foremost an album of well-crafted tunes. The melodies are rich and wavy, complementing well the lyrics of someone torn…

Sleep and You

We all know that sleep is essential for our health and well-being. When we don’t get enough sleep, we gain weight, have trouble with memory, and have worse moods. Good habits for good sleep There are ways to ensure we get a good night’s sleep. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute recommends making enough…

CHANTE’ MOORE RELEASES MUSIC VIDEO FOR “COVER ME IN SNOW”

Multi-award winning R&B songstress CHANTE’ MOORE recently released her first-ever Christmas album, “Christmas Back To You”, via her own label imprint, CM7 Records and distributed by INgrooves Music Distribution. Chante’ also released the visual to the first single, “Cover Me In Snow”, directed by G Visuals. The soon to be classic holiday album consists of…

Essential Fitness Tips and Pre Workout Plan For that Perfect Body

If you are planning to give your body a makeover, the schedule must be planned accordingly. Maintaining a toned, sculpted figure is not an easy task. It requires the highest amount of dedication and a strict discipline. Also, before starting your workout regime, be careful with what you are choosing. The 3 Key Variables for…

PUSSY RIOT — RELEASE “POLICE STATE” WITH CHLOE SEVIGNY

Today, for the anniversary of The Russian Revolution, the Russian feminist art collective Pussy Riot releases a new song “Police State”, which in usual fashion is accompanied by a music video HERE. The moving picture sums up the current state of affairs of authoritarian leaders like Russia Putin and America’s Trump: Actress Chloe Sevigny, who…

ENDED Exclusive Single Release ‘Provokers’

Swedish rockers Ended are back with new music. The single ‘Provokers’ is released on November 8th together with a new acoustic track. Provokers is leaning more towards Ended’s progressive rock side, still with a strong melodic chorus. “This song definitly has all the classic elements that our band is known for” says guitarist and songwriter…

Should You Choose you’re New Guitar Based on Your Musical Hero?

A lot of people become inspired to take up playing guitar because of one special musical hero, or perhaps a set of people attached to a specific music style that resonates with them. If this is you, then when choosing a guitar, you may gravitate towards models that are associated with a certain artist or…

Skymonk – ‘Carapace’

Skymonk’s “Carapace” represents rock with true grit and soul. Energy pours out of every piece. The attention to stylistic flourishes gives the entire collection such a gorgeous, luxurious feeling to it. Over the course of the journey Skymonk incorporates elements of punk, indie rock, hard rock, even a little bit of jazz inflected moments. By…

How Playing a Musical Instrument is Good for Your Health

Playing a musical instrument is lots of fun, but it also can be good for you! If you’re dragging your feet about learning to play, keep in mind that it’s not just a way to entertain yourself and your friends. It’s a way to exercise your mind and body and improve your health. Here’s how:…

Manika Salutes The Troops ‘Thank You for Your Service’

Manika — a Billboard Top 7 singer/songwriter, social media influencer, published author and TV-Host— releases a new song honoring our Troops “Thank You For Your Service”. And she is donating all her money from the sales to charity! “With everything going on in the world right now —from my hometown Las Vegas shooting, the disastrous…

Maitri New Video ‘Reminder’

Brooklyn-based Maitri is releasing their much-anticipated debut full-length album, After Glow, on November 3rd, 2017. Following 2014’s debut EP From Within, the group has transformed to feature Ben Hoffmann as a co-leader/writer alongside Caroline Davis. The band is rounded out by a new foundation with two in-demand rhythm section players in New York, Sam Weber…

Fay Gauthier Presents “Living in a Daydream”

Who is Fay Gauthier? She is a creative: a wondrously mercurial, smart, multi-talented musical artist, actress and writer. Categorizing her sound as “pop with flavors of Jazz, Blues and spoken word,” Fay says she is continually influenced by what she listens to. Inspired by everything from Ella Fitzgerald and Ray Charles to old jazz and…

Michael Shynes Release ‘Cold Day in Hell’

Michael Shynes has put together his musical life in the tried and true, old fashioned way – he’s gotten down to the business of honing his guitar chops enough to carry the weight of his songwriting ambitions and perfected his craft in front of live, paying audiences throughout the Midwest. It didn’t come without personal…

5 QUESTIONS FEAT THE ROYAL TURNS

Today we are fortunate enough to chat with The Royal Turns. This musical duo has a new EP and video out and so we have much to discuss. Join us today as we go – 5 Questions – with The Royal Turns. SKOPE: Where are we talking from today and how is your day going?…

New Video By AKoVA “Headlights”

Every once in a blue moon, an artist comes along that projects their heart on a screen, for us to watch their story like a film with their music as the soundtrack. Donovan. Bob Dylan. John Lennon. These are artists that have influenced others in such a deep way, they’ve been known to change lives.…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 7, 2017

Reach The World & Advertise @skopemag News PLIES RELEASES VIDEO FOR “CHECK CALLIN” Today, Plies releases the video for his new track “Check Callin” ft. YoungBoy Never Broke Again. The hit track is currently featured on BET JAMS as the Jam of the Week. “Check Callin” follows the May release of Plies’ track “Real Hitta”…

Saycille – “Wish”

Sung straight from the heart, Saycille offers a poignant take on the importance of relationships with the powerful “Wish”. Throughout “Wish” Saycille taps into a classic pop sound, featuring irresistible hooks and an infectious rhythm that help carry the track along. By far though the true soul of the piece rests with the incredible vocals…

Resilient – “How To Peach”

By just previewing the bands website, you can tell that they are unique. Their website is covered by bright colors and a black accent color. There is a drawn photo of the four band member’s front and center of their website. The band members are all wearing a goofy look except for the drummer. She…

Matt Davis: “Life”

New York based Singer/songwriter Matt Davis has recently celebrated the release of his debut EP entitled, “Life”, a positive four song collection about, “trying to find the ability to fall into your happiest mindset even when people are saying you aren’t good enough, smart enough, talented enough and figuring out what kiln of people you…

ALYESKA RELEASES NEW SONG “STONES”

Los Angeles dream rockers Alyeska have released their new single “Stones” today. The track is a b-side off of their debut EP Crush which was released earlier this year. Since releasing the Crush EP, the band has gone on to open for Middle Kids, Frankie Cosmos and Blitzen Trapper. Crush, and “Stones”, were the last…

KRANIUM AND ABSOFACTO TEAM UP FOR “TWO WRONGS”

Reggae and dancehall sensation Kranium has recently teamed up with Absofacto to release their newest collaboration “Two Wrongs.” The track can be seen on Absofacto’s newly released EP “Thousand Peaces” and is available here. Kranium’s hit singles remain to be fan favorites as tracks such as “Nobody Has To Know feat Ty Dolla $ign,” have…

What to Wear to Office So That You Look Professional Yet Chic

Just because you have to go to the office, it should not mean you have to sacrifice your personal style and fashion sense. It is quite possible for you to project your character, personality, and sense of style in your workplace without having to compromise on your professionalism. Some tips on what you can wear…

Things to Do When Replacing Your Computer

  Desktop computers and laptops are good investments considering how we often use them for school, office, and leisure. Getting a new computer entails a lot of researching and canvassing in order to get the perfect fit for your needs. It is no surprise that deciding whether to fix it or replace it with a…

New Videos By Brett Gleason “Alive” and “Expiration Date”

After a whirlwind debut album featuring 5 distinct music videos, Brett Gleason returns with a new album 3 years in the making entitled Manifest. Continuing themes of humanity such as love, loss, death, and time, this sophomore album has the fresh perspective of an artist rising like a phoenix! Brett Gleason’s music is a reflection…

SKOPE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 6, 2017

Cameron Bloomfield Debut EP ‘The Night Before’ Following the release of upbeat funk track ?Get In Get Out?, rising star Cameron Bloomfield gives us his mesmerising, slick debut EP ‘The Night Before’, available now to stream and buy via Insanity Records. MADISON BEER ‘SAY IT TO MY FACE’ Say It To My Face is the…

Ida Elena – “Native Spirit”

Ida Elena revels in the natural beauty of the world with the intimate “Native Spirit”. Her voice serves as the focal point of the piece with all else stemming from it. A tribal rhythm allows her to explore such lush terrain. Layer upon layer of sound interact in a glorious way, the way that the…

Tips for Choosing a Roofing Contractor

Finding the best roofing contractor can be a difficult, task especially if you want to cut costs. You might choose the cheaper option and then receive poor results. You need a roofing contractor who will not only provide you with the best services but also services that are safe and will not take much of…

Garage Band: How to Fill the Neighborhood with Racket

A terrific way to bring friends together and make music in the process is by starting a garage band. Even if you aren’t a musical genius, you can still enjoy the benefits and fun that comes with starting a garage band. In order to have a successful garage band, there are some general rules to…

Timi Alexander – ‘Timi Alexander’

Timi Alexander proves to be an adept storyteller on his powerful self-titled debut. With clear nods to the gloriousness of 90s alternative rock and hip hop the songs possess such color. Incredible energy flows through the pieces while they reflect upon relationships, the divisiveness of the current international political climate, and the overall unease that…

C.E.O. Business – Livin’ Life

The musical project known as C.E.O. (Conquering Every Opportunity) Business is a one man band, essentially, featuring the talents of creative mastermind Mike Davis Jr. and the Arkansas native makes a spectacular impression with his single “Livin’ Life”. Davis’ early influences like Michael Jackson, Dr. Dre, and P. Diddy, among others, stoked an early desire…