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The Burning Peppermints “Don’t Try To Lie To Me”

There are new bands and new music coming out of Birmingham, Alabama every day. From country rock to rap, “the Magic City” is a rising music scene. Whether is be Nerves Baddington, Future Elevators, or Shaheed & DJ Supreme, Birmingham is a scene worth championing. The Burning Peppermints are no exception, bringing the punk of…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 5, 2017

Secret Colours Premiere “Save Me” via Chicago Deli Mag With Dream Dream Secret Colours continues to craft a sound that reaches far beyond the city limits of their hometown of Chicago, IL. After heading back to Dripping Springs, TX and recording their fourth full length LP at Dandy Sounds Studios with engineer/producer Dan Duzsynski, Dream…

Shelita Burke – ‘Penetrate (Part 2)’

EDM or electronic dance music is so highly popular it is hard to ignore it unless you really focus upon doing so that is. But for the likes of Shelita Burke, she has a new song called “Penetrate (Part 2)” her newest song turned single release. Which happens to be a sequel to the other…

Richard Lynch – ‘Cut and Paste’

Right off the bat, the lyrics that are first said within the track “Cut and Paste” by Richard Lynch are just priceless. The whole song and accompanying video for the track is just again truly priceless. The song is country rock based, so for those who are not accustomed to such a genre, this may…

1403 – ‘Tonight’

1403 was the namesake chosen out by the London new comer. This singer/song writer whose name is hidden behind this stage name that is 1403, has released a song turned video for a track called “Tonight”. The fairly new release came out not that long ago, has already made its rounds with its accompanying video…

Binx Single ‘Paradise’

Binx, also known by the title of her EP “The African Bee,” is an Avant-Garde pop musician/model from South Africa based in New York. Her song, “Radiohead” went to Number 1 on a South African radio chart and she has performed at the US Open, The South African Traditional Music Awards, The New York Marathon…

Hero Fisher “Sylvie” Video

Shot in the style of found footage movie making like The Blair Witch Project, the video for Hero Fisher’s new single ‘Sylvie’ is a beautifully eerie accompaniment to her tender and emotive songwriting. Together, the audio and visuals tell a spectral love story. Delicate plucked acoustic guitars morph into orchestral soundscapes rich and cinematic in…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 3, 2017

Hear Guantanamo Baywatch’s new single, “Area 69” Suicide Squeeze Records is proud to release Desert Center on August 4th, 2017. The album is available on CD, digital formats, and a limited pressing of 2000 copies on amber-colored vinyl with a printed insert and download code. Dresden Dolls’ Brian Viglione’s New Scarlet Sails Brian and Olya…

Best Ear Buds For Android Smartphone in 2017

Listening to music is the most effective way to de-stress for many people irrespective of the genre of their choice and when it comes to listening to music especially if you want to relax it is better to have a pair of great ear buds which can give you an awesome and mind-blowing listening experience…

Neglecting to Play? What to Do with Your Unused Instruments

So many people play instruments. Likewise, life takes over, people lose interest, and they stop playing them eventually. Not everyone is in the hobby for a lifetime. If you’re one of those people and wondering what to do with your instrument, here are just a few ideas: 1. Donate It According to CBS Local, schools…

Room Full of Strangers New Video “Modern Media”

Some call them punk, garage, even pop at times. So, it makes sense that that Room Full of Strangers have drawn diverse comparisons such as the songwriting approach of Mac Demarco and Jonathan Richman (Modern Lovers). Then on the other hand music journalists such as Jeffrey Morgan (biographer of Iggy and The Stooges) have compared…

Ashley J – ‘Trарреd’

It’ѕ a ѕtеаmу, ѕmоkу, and іnеѕсараblе nеw ѕіnglе саllеd “Trарреd”, by Aѕhlеу J. Whо has rеlеаѕеd іt through hеr оwn рrоduсtіоn іmрrіnt Bombshell Muѕіс, Inс. This trасk launching аn аll nеw сhарtеr fоr the рор аrtіѕt, аѕ ѕhе hаѕ аllоwеd hеrѕеlf to еmеrgе even furthеr аhеаd іntо her music саrееr wіth ѕuсh сарtіvаtіng muѕіс аnd…

WORDSMITH – ‘PERSPECTIVE JUKEBOX’

This rap artist isn’t what you would find all over the radio. His raps are not filled with drugs, sex, and foul language. His songs are substantial and about things most people deal with from time to time. The introduction of this playlist starts with the sound of footsteps. Then the sound of a coin…

Four Reasons to Attend a Music Festival this Year

There’s a sound in the air, calling you. Is that a pipe? No, it’s an organ. Maybe it’s a guitar? Actually, you know what it is? It’s a music festival. If you haven’t attended a music festival yet, now is the time to start. This is about an education in popular culture of the day.…

Impuritees – ‘Nothing Matters’

Duncan Lee aka Impuritees has been active on the rock music scene in Vancouver for a while now and after the success of the album’s title single “Nothing Matters”, the artist has gone on to release his debut album on June 16th. The 4-track EP produced by Team Clermont is a summary off Lee’s strong…

The Felix – ‘Still Holding On’

Summer, the time of fun, sun, and heat! Especially the heat! But for the likes of a duo called The Felix, who became a thing during the summertime of 2016, releasing their debut single “Coming Back”. It would follow with a handful of other tracks, catching onto a wide range of services across the net,…

Partner New Single “Sex Object”

In Search of Lost Time ought to evoke stoned, Sapphic rock. Heavy as a crush, nimble as a thimble, smart as a doctorate, stupid as edible underwear, these 12 songs shudder with wit, melody and the peerless confederation of Josée Caron and Lucy Niles. None of their influences – not Weezer, Ween, Dinosaur Jr or…

5 Questions Feat Xavier Toscano

So today we have got a shooting star here @skopemag. We all love Xavier Toscano not only for his music but his passion for life and living positive. As we head into summer 2017 we got to chat with XT and see what he has going on these days! Skope: Where are we talking from…

Bongo Boy Records – Backroom Blues Vol. 5 by Various Artists

Mike Gallemore opens with a fiery guitar lick on “Fantasy”. With a rollicking rhythm and passionate vocals, the song has a classic feeling to it. By far the best part of the song is how the entire thing has an unhinged quality to it. A lumbering reflective pace defines Big Chris & D’Bare Bones Band’s…

How to Make Moving to a New Home Easier

So we heard you were thinking of moving. Moving in and out of DC can be tricky if you are not aware of the ground rules. Take, for example, Stella’s experience. She was moving out of her rented apartment that she shared with her friends into her apartment uptown. When she was driving the U-Haul…

Utilize Your Time With Summer Internships For a Bright Career

Internships are popular across the world. They are pre-professional career and work experience that gives recent graduates and college students direct exposure to how it feels like to work in a company. The student can get practical knowledge in the said field and specialize in the area. When it comes to internships, most of them…

Future Elevators New Video “Modern World”

New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles- most people think of the big cities when asked where to find great music, but Birmingham, Alabama- known as “the Magic City” and home of independent record label Communicating Vessels- has built and maintained a thriving music scene. After his prior band The Grenadines broke up, it was no…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 28, 2017

TL New Single “Sicko” No one can “fuck with his ambition”. Hailing from the DMV, TL releases his newest single “Sicko”. The track screams energy as he doubles as a producer and rapper in this new captivating release. TL is a creative lyricist and producer who is able to craft backpack rap for the true…

Giorgio Hofmann New Video “Ready Now”

Pop artist and model Giorgio Hofmann is ready to take over the summer. His latest single and music video “Ready Now” debuted June 15th, just in time to be a contender for the song of the season. Site: https://twitter.com/GiorgioHofmann Following the success of his previous hits, “I Don’t Care” and “(Damn) We Good”, “Ready Now”…

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Explained

A stopped heart or an undetected heartbeat is not always the worst news. Thanks to massive advancements in the field of medical sciences, now, there are many systems in place that ensure that every possible step is taken to save lives. One of the most useful is advanced cardiac life support or ACLS. ACLS is…

Walker Hayes New Single “You Broke Up With Me”

Singer/Songwriter and Monument recording artist Walker Hayes is top 5 most added at Country radio today with his reactive, new single “You Broke Up With Me.” The song is “already making waves with fans” (The Boot) with over 60,000 tracks downloaded and streaming figures surpassing 10 million. His fresh style differentiates him from others as…

Professional Writing Tips

If you want to improve your writing ability, read our simple tips that will help you to write like a real pro! If your work is connected with writing, then you definitely need to find ways for improving your abilities every day. But even if writing is just your hobby, you anyway can feel a…

Colette Kavanagh New Video “Once In A Lifetime”

Irish singer and songwriter Colette Kavanagh continues to blow us away with her intimately personal lyrics and heartfelt music. Her new video for “Once in a Lifetime” may be her most emotive and true to the heart work yet. Colette’s soothing voice, influenced by singers such as Julie London and Karen Carpenter, is the perfecting…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 27, 2017

Muse Announce Special SummerStage, Central Park Concert On July 24, 2017 Grammy® Award-winning rock band MUSE today announced it would perform a special concert on July 24, 2017 at City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage in Central Park to benefit The Coalition for the Homeless. A ticket presale for the band’s fanclub will launch on Wednesday, June…

Circus of the West – ‘Boxes’

With their signature bright sound, Circus of the West has released a wonderful single entitled “Boxes”. The Minneapolis based band is comprised of Edwin Caldie (vocals, keys), Joel Leviton (guitar), Ben Court (lead guitar), Jason Kapel (bass, keys), and Alan Einisman (drums). Their sound bounces between indie/alternative pop and rock, usually meeting in the middle…

“POP MUSIC’S LATEST DARLING” MADISON McWILLIAMS’ DEBUT SELF-TITLED EP

Irresistible new teen sensation Madison McWilliams has released her self-titled debut ep today, Friday, June 23rd. The official release from the proud Austin native is now available on all digital platforms. Following the release of the ep Madison will also premiere a new video for her first single “Melodramatic” on Vevo/YouTube Monday June 26th 9AM…

Is Your Car Locksmith Giving You The Complete Deal

Are you always afraid of losing your car keys on an office morning or being stuck outside in sweltering heat because your old keys do not work anymore? Then it is time you got a pair of duplicate keys to avoid such mishaps. Getting a new set of car keys and car remotes can help…

New Video for “Wanna Roll” by Day Day King ft. Domino

Los Angeles Samoan rap star and originator of the West Coast Alliance Tour, Day Day King made his way to the frontline of the West Coast music scene with the 2016 summer release of “West Coast 4 Life” produced by Slick Million Dollar Beats and Marlo Da Martian of Billionaire Brand Boyz. The song is…

GA New Video “Ain’t Nun”

Rising rap sensation from North Georgia best known by his stage name, GA is gaining international momentum since he finalized his deal with independent record label, MonStar Productions. GA is a former Atlanta Institute of Music and Media student who has crafted a signature sound that can be heard in the April 2017 release of…

THE CHAINSMOKERS PREMIERE NEW VISUAL FOR ALBUM TRACK “YOUNG”

Fresh off their massive 40-city North American arena tour, music’s biggest hit-makers The Chainsmokers have premiered a new visual for their album track “Young.” The video, directed by Rory Kramer, features a montage of photos from Alex and Drew growing up over the years, mixed in with footage of their lives today. “Young” is one…

Niker Groze – ‘Shake that Booty (feat. Roe Nelle)’

Niker Groze delves into a classic funk with the party-starting sound of “Shake that Booty (feat. Roe Nelle)”. Catchy to its core, the playful spirit of the sound recalls an updated Parliament. Just like that classic band, Niker Groze delivers stunning bass lines and an irresistible groove. Lyrics further emphasize the carefree spirit that comes…

Sam Levin – ‘Frame of Mind’

Sam Levin’s delivers a touching, ornate chamber pop with the intimate “Frame of Mind”. With vocals and highly descriptive lyricism reminiscent of Kip Hanrahan’s solo work, the songs describe relationships, all the yearning and the way that people slowly move away from who they used to be. Instrumentally, Sam Levin employs a wide variety of…

Boat Neck Blouse: The Name Says It All

Isn’t boat a mode of transport? How is it related to a blouse? These are the questions that will arise in people’s mind after hearing the name. But, it is a neck design of a blouse. It is also called Sabrina neckline or bateau neck. It is a broad neckline that runs across the collarbone…

Kolade Olamide Ayodeji New Video “Trap In The Night”

Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is Kolade Olamide Ayodeji, a prolific songwriter, beat maker, producer, poet, and rapper. Having a business background- Ayodeji has a degree in Business Administration and Management- and a strong desire for independence has allowed him to be the captain of his own ship: he writes his lyrics, produces his songs,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 26, 2017

Neil Young To Release Remastered Version Of Decade On 3 LP Set Neil Young will release his long out of print Decade anthology on June 23, on Reprise Records. Originally released in 1977 on a triple vinyl set and compiled by Young, Tim Mulligan and David Briggs, Decade has long been considered the definitive 35-song…