Vlad’s biography says, “Music has the ability to transform, heal and speak to the soul. And when it transcends itself, music is no longer music but rather the truth and philosophy of life. This is the true essence of highly accomplished guitarist, arranger, producer – Vlad…
Dirty Blonde is one of those bands that many have not heard of but many will love once they’ve heard them. Sultry singer Cheryl Aruda fronts this hard-driving, non-stop rhythm machine. Playing at Palmer’s Restaurant in Andover, Massachusetts last Saturday night, Dirty Blonde made a believer out of everybody who had not seen them before.
Skope has partnered with the Independent Coffee Network and we are currently looking for music videos for airplay. The Independent Coffee Network consists of 42″ flat screen TVs placed in independent coffee shops around the country that are programmed with video content, news, music, and much more. We are looking for a diverse line up…
PAINTED ON WATER, the duo of star Turkish performers, whose self-titled album project by the vocalist Sertab Erener and composer/guitarist Demir Demirkan, will return to these shores in September for a series of dates, following on the heels of their recent triumphant Central Park/Summerstage performance in front of 7,000 fans, as part of the “Istanbulive”…
At 6 pm on Thursday August 13th, the phone rang at the Skope HQ’s in New England. On the other end was hip hop phenom, Plies from Tampa, FL.
On Monday August 10th Skope TV headed out to the all new Champion’s sports bar at the Marriott Copley in Boston, MA. We were there to meet the founders of a new & very exciting website & music platform called, Begade.com.
Singer/Songwriter Jason Mraz surprised customers at the 303 Cafe in East Boston last week with an impromptu performance.
Kaleo means the voice, the music and the song in Hawaiian language. Kaleo Futuristo is his name and being the voice while makin’ the music & songs is his game. This happy-go-lucky character from sunny Cali is bringing all types of styles to the table. Not just a unique style musically, but…
Before embarking on their “Hot Mess Across The U.S.” tour, the Cobras opened up for none other than Katy Perry in New York at the Hammerstein Ballroom!
In celebration of their new release, Tri-Polar, Sick Puppies and Skope Magazine are giving you a chance to win a 32” Flat Screen TV and 8.0 megapixel camera phone, brought to you by Samsung Mobileâ„¢, Rock Prophecies and Virgin Records!
Skope and the Boys talk about future tour plans, get interrupted by a pesky lizard, and try to talk over the soundcheck next door.
Rob Carlton grew up on Long Island in New York where he was surrounded by many musicians who would rent rooms in his parents’ 16th century home. Rob was first introduced to guitar and songwriting at the early age of 12, receiving some of his first lessons from one of the boarding musicians.
It is not everyday that you get a call from a member of one of the hottest production duos in music. On Wednesday night Skope got a call from Cool who is part of Cool & Dre. If you have listened to music especially hip hop over the past five years you have heard many…
When it comes to rapping, Dann Furia AKA Skip-Dawg looks up to Run DMC and Edgar Allen Poe as his two biggest influences. Two unlikely forces here, but one “sure-shot” of an album in We Will Rise.
Last Thursday night the Skope TV crew ventured out to Bristol Studios in Boston, MA to interview & chill with Motown/Universal new group, JADA. Skope has covered JADA twice before but that was before their major label deal.
Brighton, UK sextet alternative-soul band Two Spot Gobi continues to make major headway under true independent status.
On Monday night around 7 pm Skope got a call from College Park, ATL and it was Playaz Circle on the other end. Playaz Circle are gearing up to release their second album, ‘Flight 360.’
On Wednesday July 8th, 2009 the phone rang promptly at 6:10 pm EST. On the other end was the lead vocalist & frontman of Sugar Ray, Mark McGrath.
To celebrate their 50th Anniversary, Island Records is teaming up with Skope Magazine to give you a chance to win a pair of tickets to the annual Lollapalooza festival in Grant Park, Chicago and a $100 gas card to help get you there!
Last Sunday, Jenny Lewis of Rilo Kiley made a stop on her solo tour in Orlando, FL at the Plaza Theater. Things started of with a showing of the film “Welcome to Van Nuys”, a documentary about the making of Jenny Lewis’ recent album, Acid Tounge, with Heartless Bastards opening up.
Just as the roses continue to grow 30 years long at the patio of Cucuru Gallery and CafÃ©, sweet and colorful are the simple things in life that remain a constant. Simplicity is what local solo folk artist Lindsay Weidmann explored in “What Else Have I Been Missing” her first CD, in which she performed…
Offspring featuring Dropkick Murphys at The Lawn at White River State Park in Indianapolis, IN.
It’s a Michael Jackson-less world. He was a prodigy, a musical genius who achieved in music what most don’t have the imagination to even dream of. It’s inconceivable to think that an entertainer, who started out so young with a talent so far beyond his years, could live on to create a perpetual legacy of…
Twin Cities based synth-rock band, Future Antiques, has a fresh, yet familiar sound, combining atmospheric elements of Coldplay and Pink Floyd and fusing them with the edginess of bands like Muse and Mute Math.
Skope TV was honored to get a call last night from hip hop legends Guru & Solar. Guru & Solar have been making music together for years now. They just released their new album, ‘8.0 Lost And Found.’
Multi-Platinum Alternative rock band Linkin Park have just released their much-anticipated track for Transformers: Revenge of The Fallen. The single “New Divide” will serve as the official theme song for the movie which is slated for silver screen release on June 24th.
Brad Paisley is that rare creature in the national music scene. Singer-songwriter-ace guitarist in the country genre, Paisley manages to be a big star with his masculine lead vocal and pretty boy looks while at the same time commanding respect from musicians for his exceptional talent.
Marilyn Manson prepares to release his upcoming album, The High End of Low, in stores Tuesday May 26th. With the single, “Arma-Goddamn-Motherfu*kin-Geddon” already hitting modern and rock radio and the upcoming Mayhem Fest tour, Manson is sure to deliver once again.
Bon Iver played Fort Lauderdale’s Club Revolution last night to a packed house. It wasn’t the sold out show that Animal Collective was putting on across town at Culture Room but there was strong attendance nonetheless.
At the age of 40, this risquÃ© queen proves that age is nothing but a number, through hot dance moves, lasers, and the controversial.
With just a week away until the release of their debut full-length album, Off The Deep End, Skope did an interview with frontman Andrew Goldstein about the release, guilty pleasures, and more.
Phish fans can keep that jam vibe going after the big Phish at Fenway Park concert on Sunday May 31. New Haven, CT jammers The Breakfast will take the stage at midnight a couple of miles away at Harper’s Ferry in the nearby Allston, MA neighborhood and will bring their own brand of jazz rock.…
I must have been sleeping to miss the talent of Alicia Wiley until now. She was the Minnesota Music Award winner as Best selling self released recording 2004, Best Female Vocalist 2004, and Best Keyboardist/Pianist 2006. She has been compared to Fiona Apple and Diana Krall but this voice is even better.…
The NINJA tour featuring Nine Inch Nail’s and Jane’s Addiction with opener Street Sweeper Social Club kicked off in West Palm Beach, FL at Cruzan Amphitheatre. This is the first tour in a long time featuring the original line-up of Jane’s Addiction, and supposedly the last time Nine Inch Nails will be hitting the road.
Skope has teamed up with our friends over at Bonnaroo to offer readers some amazing prizes.
Green Day will release 21st Century Breakdown, featuring the single “Know Your Enemy,” globally on May 15th.
Before this interview started we knew this was going to not be your average phoner for Skope TV. It is not everyday that you talk to the beautiful Laura Monroe and her husband, Rick Allen, the drummer of Def Leppard.
To celebrate their 50th Anniversary, Island Records and Skope Magazine is bringing the party to you with the chance to win a pair of 3 day passes to the best festival in the desert, The Coachella Valley Arts and Music Festival.