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SKOPE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 11, 2017

BOSCO shares moving documentary Rising singer / songwriter BOSCO shares a special documentary chronicling the making of her new project, b., out now via Fool’s Gold. She also talks about growing into a woman and her own personal struggles, putting forth an alternative image of an artist of color that’s not traditionally depicted in the…

Alfredo Dias Gomes – ‘Tribute To Don Alias’

Alfredo Dias Gomes first started playing instrumental music professionally when he was 18, playing at Hermeto Pascoal’s band. He recorded the album Cérebro Magnético and performed countless shows, with highlights at the II São Paulo Jazz Festival and Rio Monterrey Festival. Alfredo has played and recorded with several important instrumental musicians, such as Márcio Montarroyos,…

Jeff Hartman – ‘Legacy’

Jeff Hartman has been writing and performing original songs since 1980. He is the owner of Screaming Wife Productions, LLC and has been a member of the Recording Academy for 15 years. He is an internationally recognized songwriter and recording artist and has worked with Grammy- nominated writers and artists. Jeff lives with his wife…

Tips To Find The Best Seafood Restaurant Near You

Seafood is a great way of treating your taste buds. Several varieties are available and there are numerous ways of preparing seafood. It is this versatility and variety that puts seafood among the favorites of many food enthusiasts. In addition to being a tasty delicacy, it is also healthy as it is rich in vitamins,…

Madelyn Victoria Pays Tribute To San Antonio, Texas In New Tex-Mex Video “I Can Be Your Senorita”

Madelyn Victoria’s music videos have received more than 600,000 views on her Youtube channel. The video for her breakout hit, “He Only Loves Me on the Dance Floor” reached #1 on the Y’allwire Most Watched country music video chart. Her acoustic performance video cover of her idol, George Strait’s “Amarillo By Morning” received over 240,000…

5 Proven Ways that Would Make a Girl to Like You

Every mature man knows that women have a different psychology from that of men. Therefore, it is up to the man to up their inner game so that they will not end up in the friend zone, as this is the worst zone you can ever get into as a man. How do you make…

TIEKS RELEASES NEW TRACK “SAY A PRAYER”

London producer/songwriter TIEKS releases his new track “Say A Prayer” featuring musical legend, Chaka Khan, and Jamaican singer/songwriter, Popcaan. TIEKS also releases the lyric video for the track, which is available now at all digital retail providers. TIEKS has established himself as a talent to watch. The London-based producer/songwriter has worked with Florence & The…

Kid Rock Releases New Song “Tennessee Mountain Top”

At one minute past midnight Kid Rock unveiled his latest song “Tennessee Mountain Top” on streaming and sales platforms. “Tennessee Mountain Top” is impacting at Country Radio October 2. The track brings out a Country infused southern rock spirit that has drawn Country fans to Kid Rock for almost two decades since he released the…

JORDAN BRATTON RETURNS WITH NEW SINGLE “PIECES”

Singer/Songwriter/Producer, Jordan Bratton returns today with the release of his new single “Pieces” via Rebirth Entertainment/1009 Records/RCA Records. “Pieces” is produced by Pop + Oak (Nicki Minaj, Demi Lovato, Miguel) and written by Jordan Bratton and Pop + Oak. Hailing from Long Island, NY, the 22-year-old received his first taste of the spotlight while in…

Tommie King New Single “Diamonds”

Atlanta born lyricist, Tommie King releases his debut single, “Diamonds” produced by Wayz Whizz. Listen to “Diamonds” on Soundcloud here @skopemag. Making his own music by the time he was nine years-old, recording officially by eleven – the young mogul known as Brian Mitchell discovered his connection to music and natural talent extremely early in…

SKOPE NEWS WEEKEND EDITION FOR SEPTEMBER 9 – 10, 2017

Tieks ft. Chaka Khan & Popcaan – ‘Say a Prayer’ London-based producer and songwriter Tieks returns with latest release ‘Say a Prayer’ on Ministry of Sound/Sony. The track, featuring the vocals of legendary R&B singer Chaka Khan and Jamaican reggae artist Popcaan is out now and acts as the follow-up to Tieks’ huge 2015 hit…

Sampson Releases Debut Single ‘Shake The Fire’

Enigmatic singer Sampson has announced the release of her debut single ‘Shake The Fire’. Beautifully melancholic, ‘Shake The Fire’ is reminiscent of the likes of London Grammar and Lana Del Rey, creating an emotional landscape of delicate electronica. Regarding the single Sampson says, “‘Shake The Fire’ is about papa (my grandad), who was a huge…

SKOPE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 8, 2017

Vampire Diaries Actor Michael Malarkey releases ‘Uncomfortably Numb’ What comes first? The actor or the songwriter? For Michael Malarkey, the writer came first, then the self-taught musician, rapidly followed by the self-made actor. Michael’s journey as a musician started when he began placing guitar parts behind his passion of writing copious amounts of poetry. ‘I…

Powerman 5000 Releases “Sid Vicious in a Dress” Video

Powerman 5000 releases the official music video for “Sid Vicious in a Dress,” the first single off the upcoming album, New Wave, available worldwide on October 27, 2017, from Pavement Entertainment. The video depicts the ultimate rebel girl, who embodies Sid Vicious in spirit and encounters the band in a gritty nightclub. She turns everything…

Bongo Boy Rock n Roll TV Show – Season 6 Ep 9 – “Fall Ahead”

Aired its premier on Tuesday August 15 on Channel 29 in Portland, OR at 10:30PM and is followed by heavy national Television rotation on 66+ TV channels. Including Nashville Channel 9, Los Angeles Channel 36 and many others. Mandy Brooks sings with soul on “People Get Ready”. With a vocal style that draws heavily from…

LEVINGSTONE RELEASE SHIMMERING NEW SINGLE “RITUAL”

Sydney indie-soul outfit Levingstone are back with a pulsing new single rich with their trademark combination of lush harmony, groove and imagery – titled “Ritual,” from their upcoming EP Overland. The tune was premiered on TheMusic.com and has already been played on Roots N All – Triple J. It has been described by the band…

Rider: Female Artist/Producer + ‘A Little Light’

Rider releases ‘A Little Light’ on September 15th. She writes, produces and plays all the instruments on her songs – so rare in such a male dominated industry! She also writes all her lyrics and melodies and the video is also completely her concept being autobiographical. Rider’s music has already been played at the opening…

My Silent Bravery Video For “Got It Going On”

  My Silent Bravery is nothing if not prolific, with five studio albums, a remix album, and an acoustic album under his belt. Later this year, he’ll release his sixth studio album, Willing To Try. It’s the follow-up to 2016’s Breakthrough, but don’t expect another rendition of the same songs. While previous releases drew comparisons…

SKOPE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 7, 2017

ELESIA iiMURA x Assassin x Bounty Killer “Come For Me” ELESIA iiMURA humbly shares her experience in Kingston, Jamaica where she filmed her new video for “Come For Me.” The Japanese-Australian artist journeyed to the Caribbean to film a star-studded visual that features reggae and dancehall heavyweights Assassin a.k.a. Agent Sasco and Bounty Killer. Director…

Raven Salve’ Finds the Destiny that Heals Her

Raven Salve’ (formerly known as Lady Ebony) discovered her passion for singing at an early age. Since then, she has grown up into a beautiful woman, taking her passion of music as her density and healing source. Thus, she has gone on to do performances for the large and small crowds, including appearances elsewhere in…

PRYM – ‘Flames and Games’

At first indication of PYRM’s track “Flames and Games”, off their EP “First Light” released this summer, so many acts popped into my head. Ranging from Paramore, The Nearly Deads, Icon For Hire, Stars In Stereo, Stitched Up Heart, Courage My Love, Eyes Set To Kill, and New Years Day. If any of these seems…

Sol Heilo reveals eccentric DIY video for debut single ‘America’

Following a successful career in Norwegian folk-tet Katzenjammer, today sees Sol Heilo share the video for ‘America’ the lead single from her upcoming debut solo album ‘Skinhorse Playground’. Setting the tone for what is to come – ‘America’ is a sparkling ode to the unknown, and the promise of new places and faces. It’s indicative…

The Sighs – “Wait Another Day”

Massachusetts-bred band The Sighs compose in an eclectic style borrowing from Power Pop music, combined with an Alt-Rock aesthetic. They write of the mundane and the complex things on life and relationships, and probably doesn’t understand everything but in some way question what they already know. On this his latest entitled “Wait Another Day” it…

CYBORG ASYLUM – “My Metallic Dream”

Cyborg Asylum is a post-industrial alternative rock duo out of New York City. They’re out with their new single, “My Metallic Dream.” With dark electronic sounds, they take you to a post-apocalyptic world. There’s dreariness and a lingering sense of danger in their music that takes you there. The duo is made up of David…

Jaira Burns Releases Visual For “Burn Slow”

Newcomer Jaira Burns releases a Alexandra Gavillet directed visual for her new single “Burn Slow.” The song is produced by Ryghteous Ryan (Ariana Grande/Wiz Khalifa) and Chizzy (Jennifer Lopez/Chris Brown). “Burn Slow” is Jaira Burns’ new metaphoric melody, juxtaposing the slow and steady beginnings of a romance and the easy burn of a late-night smoke.…

How to Watch a Solar Eclipse Safely

North America witnessed a solar eclipse on the 21st of August, 2017. The total eclipse was easily visible across the US from the Western to the Eastern end, in a straight line, commencing from Oregon and going past Kentucky to South California. Anyone in this particular path can see the solar eclipse, provided there is…

‘Magnificent’ The New Single By Speak

Boasting a powerful indie-folk-rock sound with subtle hymnal and gospel tones, their story-based anthems have drawn comparisons to the likes of Of Monsters and Men, Kodaline and Fleet foxes. Having played shows and received airplay across the UK including BBC Radio 2, the Midlands outfit are now set to return with their new single “Magnificent”…

Which Blouse Designs Are The Best For Plain Sarees?

Plain sarees are trending nowadays, as they’re easy to carry and they look elegant. Moreover, plain sarees are just perfect for every occasion, be it formal or informal. Apart from this, they fit into every lady’s budget. You can create so many statements with same saree. All you need is to combine them with different…

Janet Gardner New Video Release “Rat Hole”

The woman, the rocker, the legend, Janet Gardner is back! After an extended hiatus, the former lead singer of seminal metal act Vixen has signed with Pavement Entertainment to release her first self-titled album in August, her first since 1998’s Tangerine. Paired up with producer/songwriter/guitarist Justin James, this album will surely reveal a new style…

SKOPE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 6, 2017

Bluebird – ‘Invincible’ Single Bluebird is a female Australian Singer/Songwriter born and raised in Melbourne. She records her original music at home in her studio. With an established following on online forums such as Soundcloud, Bluebird is now focusing her music toward a wider audience through The A&R Department. M.I.L.K. reveals visuals for ‘If We…

Taking the Music Elsewhere? How to Relocate Your Expensive Instruments

Anytime you need to pack and move can be a hectic and stressful experience. When you need to pack, protect, and move large or expensive instruments, it adds another level of difficulty. With anything expensive, you are going to want to treat them with extra care when you move. Music equipment and instruments are incredibly…

Country Music Star Jessica Lynn Releases New EP

Fresh off her five-country European tour, Jessica Lynn returns to her home state of New York to celebrate the release of her new EP, Look at Me That Way, which just officially launched on iTunes and all other digital sites in the US on September 1, 2017. The EP was produced by the internationally acclaimed…

XD OUT – “Better Day”

XD Out is a Christian rock band featuring two brothers, Chris and Josh Haynes. The album art features a man walking away from the camera through an underpass. The viewer can only see the outline of him because the shadows in the photo are strong. This type of photo places the focus in this picture…

Tremble New Video “Thorns”

We last saw the trip-hop pop band Tremble doing stripped down covers and playing with a 90’s inspired electro sound perfectly illuminated by singer/songwriter Kelly Sweet’s chillingly soft voice. Now the band is back with a captivating new single, “Thorns,” and a video that’s exactly as dark, hypnotic, and stimulating as you’d expect. http://www.trembleofficial.com/ The…

SKOPE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 5, 2017

PLAN THREE – “ECHO” “The song “Echo” from Plan Three is the latest single leading right up to their new and highly anticipated album “Wish I Was Stormborne” that is due to be released on September 29th. One of the strongest tracks among the eleven solid songs on the album, it is a straightforward, beautiful…

Amy Lawton Debuts ‘Undone’

20 year old singer/songwriter Amy Lawton has today released her debut single ‘Undone’. A gorgeous, upbeat slice of country pop, the single is an impressive introduction to one of the brightest new talents to emerge this year. ‘Undone’ has already received great support from Deezer who featured the song prominently in their ‘Brand New UK’…

The LaFontaines to release new album “Common Problem”

With 2015’s debut album Class charting in the UK Top 100 and Scottish Top 10, reaching number one in the UK Indie Breakers chart, and receiving over three million plays on Spotify, The LaFontaines are ready to top that success with the seething power of their second album Common Problem, out on 27th October 2017…