Category: #SKOPELIFE

Keeping your Concert Cool: 5 Things to Remember at Your Next Show

Yes, it is all about the music and the experience, but there is some room for practicality. No one is saying that you should not be passionately involve in a performance. There is no harm in having a little fun after your concert, but preparation does not take much effort. The following are five things…

Bay Area’s Eye’z Gives Back To The Community

Eye’z is talented singer, pianist, and actress in the San Francisco area. She began singing and performing at the young age of. She went on to study music, piano, and acting at fine art schools across the bay area. Eye’z records her own music and in addition to that she supports other artists. When she…

How Musicians Make Sure Their Instruments Stay Safe When Moving

As a musician, your instrument is your livelihood. You might even feel as if your instrument is an extension of yourself. It is important to ensure that your musical instrument is carefully packed, stored and transported when moving. Follow these four tips to keep your instruments safe when relocating. Clean the Instrument before the Move…

ASIAN ARTIST CROSSES BOUNDRIES WITH FUSION OF CHINESE AND LATIN MUSIC

For the past decade artists from the East have begun to gain a foothold in the States exposing their vast talents to the world. Examples of such individuals are Feifei Yang, Princess Long Long, Camilla Cheung and others. Among these talented people is another artist who dares to combine two musical genres and make them…

Sewing Mistakes To Avoid

Sewing is a wonderful hobby to keep yourself occupied. It is an excellent way to make a living too if you know your way around blogging and vlogging. However, most of us struggle with small but significant sewing mistakes that can ruin your Patron Couture completely. This also depletes the value of the item. Here,…

Pursuing God Through Music

Reaching God through music is an accepted practice in most religions. Music has enormous powers of stirring emotions, and the Bible has numerous instances of using music to thank and praise God. That music has a close connection to religion and worship, especially to Christians, bears evidence in The Old Testament. There is mention of…

Bid Adieu to Smelly Gym Workout Clothes Forever

Working out in the gym or playing a sport is a good hobby. However, once your sessions are over, you will find that your clothes are smelling awful! Sometimes the smell is so revolting that you need to carry an extra set of fresh clothes that you wear on your way back home. Moreover, when…

How to Get Started as a Musician and Get Your Music Heard

There’s no question about it, breaking into the music industry is tough to do, especially if you don’t have a big production company backing you. So, what is an aspiring artist to do? How can they get their music out there, get it heard, and hope to start a fan following? Here’s a look at…

Three Ways Music Improves Our Well Being

If you love listening to music, you are not alone. Music is a universal language that unites people of all backgrounds and cultures. Many of us listen to music for a variety of reasons whether it is to calm down at night or pump ourselves up for a good workout. Plus, listening to music really…

Real Estate Guide for Generating Faster Home Sales

Selling property successfully requires proper preparation. You can ease the process by getting things in order, especially when the property market is highly competitive or demand is low. Aside from reducing the price to create more interest, it is important for homes to be in the best condition possible and sellers need to be flexible…

How to Pick the Perfect Men’s Laptop Bag

Today everyone has a laptop and it has become like an invincible tool for many of us. It carries our important business files, documents and photos. We carry our entire world in our laptop, so it makes sense that we buy a good laptop bag for it. If you look online you will see that…

Occasions When a Payroll Loan Is the Best Option

Payday loans are gaining a lot of popularity. They are pretty easy to get and quite convenient. You could use a payday loan to come out of a financial emergency without getting into the long and complicated process of applying for the usual long-term loan from a bank or any other financial institution. Payday loans…

The Best of Dinner Cruises In 2017

  The Thames completes the London experience for most travellers. Today, you will get the chance to experience London’s fine life and fine dining on the river of dreams. Most of these luxury cruises are what dreams consist thanks to some of the signature dishes from world-renowned Michelin star chefs.  Here are three of the…

4 Ways Musicians Can Ease Their Nerves before Performing

Even seasoned musicians may get nervous before performing. Whether you are at a new venue or playing a new set, you might have anxious nerves interfering with your line of thought. Consider these four ways of easing your nerves before a performance. Meditate or Pray If you are religious or spiritual, you could have a…

How Many Musicians Realize That Their Art is Intellectual Property?

When your music starts to get popular, intellectual property law could be a concern. Other people could try to copy your work without your permission. It is important to understand that your music, album covers and the words to your songs are intellectual property. Use these four tips to protect it. License Your Album and…

Hardwood Flooring Trends Of 2017

Hardwood floors can never go out of fashion. Thanks to technology, right now, we have a milieu of patterns, designs and stain qualities that make it impossible to tell authentic hardwood floors from engineered floors. With each passing day, hardwood floors are gaining more popularity in the USA. Flooring trends from the leading hardfloor flooring…

Fatal Blunders to Avoid When Writing A Personal Statement

Even though a personal statement is a great tool for enhancing your chances of securing a job or getting an admission in your dream college, the way you write it will determine whether it will achieve its goal or not. The best way to make your statement win the acceptance of the admissions board or…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Sound Service: 4 Tips For Hosting Your First Benefit Concert

If there is someone you know who needs funds for a medical bill or for some other emergency situation that has come up in life, then consider holding a benefit concert. The concert is a way to gather friends and family together to support the person you’re assisting or to bring awareness to an organization…

2 Tips for Selecting a Fountain Pen to Give to Dad This Fathers’ Day

One might say that writing is outdated, with smartphones, tablets and computers taking over as the preferred method of recording. However, writing is an art form, and some people still prefer using good old pen and paper to record their thoughts. If your father is one of those people, he’ll definitely appreciate having a good…

Famous Casino Music Residencies

Imagine that you had one day (or night) to take part in two of your favorite decadences- in the wheel at a table or play with the online slot machines as you dance to your favorite musician. In Sin City, all this is possible. With the city’s music residencies, fans from all over the world…

Backstage Blunders: 4 Mistakes not to Make at Your Next Concert

There is magic in a note; it attracts people, which is probably the reason for the rise of concerts and music festivals. These events can be unforgettable, but there are little mistakes or blunders that could mess up the whole experience. The following are four blunders that you can prevent. Wallet Your wallet is one…

5 Questions Featuring Ray William Roldan

So we are back at it with an exclusive from Ray William Roldan. We here @ skopemag have been listening for years and it seems like the masses are starting to follow. Join us today as Ray breaks it all down where he is and where he is headed. Skope: Where are we talking from…

Where Can One Get Up-to-the-Minute Halloween Costumes Ideas?

With Halloween only a few weeks away, there is no better time to shop for Halloween costumes than now. The excitement and anticipation that Halloween brings along is to die for. In fact, if this will be your first Halloween, then be sure that you will have the time of your life. However, Halloween is…

Bikes: Tips for Buying the Best One for your Needs

After learning the basics of bikes, taking safety courses and buying safety gear, you may be looking forward to buying a bike. When you are ready to start shopping for bikes, there are various factors you need to consider before you make this important and exciting purchase. Abilities and Performance An important consideration that everyone…

Now Casting: American Idol on ABC

Global phenomenon AMERICAN IDOL is back with world-renowned judge Katy Perry! Doron Ofir Casting is proud to announce that we are now casting in coordination with American Idol for the country’s most talented, unique, and inspiring solo singers from around the country between the ages of 15 – 28 years old. Every year, tens of…