Category: #SKOPELIFE

DIANA OLSON INTRODUCES VLAD TO SKOPE READERS

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 ENSLAVED THEIR AUDIENCE AT PALMER’S IN ANDOVER, MA

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 & ICN WANT TO FEATURE YOUR MUSIC VIDEOS

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 PLAYS BOSTON SEPT 3RD

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”…

JIMMY RAE TALKS WITH THE MAN BEHIND KALEO FUTURISTO

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…

DIANA OLSON INTRODUCES THE GREAT GUITAR OF ROB CARLTON

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.

SKOPE TV PHONER WITH COOL FROM COOL & DRE

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…

JIMMY RAE MIXES IT UP WITH SKIP-DAWG

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.  

SKOPE TV INTERVIEW WITH JADA IN BOSTON

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.

SKOPE TV PHONER WITH PLAYAZ CIRCLE

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.’

JENNY LEWIS CHARMS ORLANDO AT THE PLAZA THEATER

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.

FOLKSTRESS LINGERS IN LOCAL GALLERY

Just as the roses continue to grow 30 years long at the patio of Cucuru Gallery and Café, 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…

KELDINE HULL OFFERS A TRIBUTE TO MICHAEL JACKSON

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…

DIANA OLSON INTRODUCES FUTURE ANTIQUES

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 PHONER WITH GURU & SOLAR

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.’

LIVE REVIEW: BRAD PAISLEY AT COMCAST CENTER IN MANSFIELD, MA

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.

SKOPE & MARILYN MANSON OFFER LAPTOP & CD CATALOG

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.

DIANA OLSON INTRODUCES SKOPE READERS TO ALICIA WILEY

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.…

NINJA TOUR KICKS OFF IN WEST PALM BEACH, FL

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.