Category: FEATURES

Feature stories and artist interviews

@skopemag news – friday – september 24, 2021 @ 5 pm est

@skopemag news – friday – september 24, 2021 @ 3 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Sha Elemental (EXP The Expendables) Self Reflects With New Video “Leave Me Alone” and “The Dichotomy” Album Haverhil MA Sha-Elemental of EXP The Expendables gets personal with his latest video Leave Me Alone. Directed by Myster DL, the song…

@skopemag news – friday – september 24, 2021 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – friday – september 24, 2021 @ 12 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Cemetery Sun unleash fiery new single & video “IDNUA” Today, California based trio Cemetery Sun shared their dynamic new single and video “IDNUA”. The song will appear on their upcoming album ASCENSION, out October 8th on Velocity Records. “IDNUA”…

Salin Drops ‘Cosmic Island’ Album Today

Laced with themes of personal reflection, environmental concerns and the current state of the world, Salin delivers a lush, sonic landscape with the aim to give listeners an opportunity to reflect their own world. With a blend of R&B, Hip-Hop and Funk, Salin bridges vintage sounds of the past with the energy and appeal of…

Ronnue Releases “why”

The somewhat aleatory, “Why” is the newest single by the defiant Rapper, known as Ronnue. You wouldn’t expect an artist like Ronnue to be one for mystique, but that is precisely the case to some degree. “Why” features Figuz, and a host of other elements, once you begin doing a deeper dive. As simple and…

UK Pop Josie Proto // ‘Problem Child’

With her angelic vocals at the forefront of the track, ‘Problem Child’ accelerates into climactic oblivion as layered harmonies soar across a bed of floor-shaking percussion and sharp synths. Fusing lyrical tenderness with clashing production, Josie continues to utilise her bold personality as the driving force of her artistry, an attribute which has seen her…

@skopemag news – friday – september 24, 2021 @ 10 am est

@skopemag news – friday – september 24, 2021 @ 10 am est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Poetica Releases Lyric Video for New Single “Magenta and Blue” It’s from Poetica’s debut self-titled full-length, out 10/22. What began as a remote duo collaboration between poet/vocalist/producer Rachael Sage and three-time Grammy nominated cellist Dave Eggar, Poetica eventually evolved…

King Le drops new visual for “Big Steppa”

Indie Artist, Shreveport born, Houston raised! Started from nothing and made something, no cap in my rap! started taking the pen serious at 17/18 years old and havent stopped and wont stop, its a passion of mine, my personal therapy… open ya ears, close ya mouf, enjoy! “Big Steppa” is a message to the rest…

@skopemag news – thursday – september 23, 2021 @ 3 pm est

@skopemag news – thursday – september 23, 2021 @ 3 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope LA singer-songwriter Josh Cumbee expresses the post-pandemic zeitgeist on ‘Dancing, Just Distancing’, along with lyric video! Los Angeles singer-songwriter Josh Cumbee has released new single ‘Dancing, Just Distancing’. The Friday, September 17 release of the single was followed today…

@skopemag Q&A – Ryan Rubich

1. First off, tell us a bit about yourself. Who is Ryan Rubich the person and the musician? I am from Houston, TX. Recently came to NC from California. I’ve had some big changes in my personal life over the last 2 years & am no longer living the military spouse life. Musically, I start…

New Video By Pinder “Same Mistake”

When you have a family member in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, you can’t help but be proud – especially when it’s your own father. Our heritage can give us pride and purpose and the lines of creativity that run from one generation to the next can give us roots. But it is…

@skopemag news – thursday – september 23, 2021 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – thursday – september 23, 2021 @ 12 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope KESEM Stream New Album Post-Terra KESEM’s new album Post-Terra is streaming now exclusively at The Obelisk. The progressive, psychedelic rock album releases on the 24th September via Sentient Recordings. Album Premiere & Review: Kesem, Post-Terra AUTOKRATOR: French harrowing extreme…

@skopemag news – wednesday – september 22, 2021 @ 5 pm est

@skopemag news – wednesday – september 22, 2021 @ 5 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope BRIANNA CASTRO IS BACK WITH BRAND NEW RECORD AND VIDEO “DO IT AGAIN” “Do It Again” marks the first new music since her breakout hit “Numb”, which released in 2020 and quickly caught the attention of the masses gaining…

Drew Angus Announces New Single “My Place” about moving on from the memories of past relationships

Connecticut-based rising Singer/Songwriter Drew Angus takes us across the country with his latest single, “My Place,” co-written with Mary Violet and co-produced with Grammy Award-winning Mikhail Pivovarov, available on all streaming platforms September 17, 2021. “My Place” features Jordan Rose, drummer for the likes of Cory Wong and Theo Katzman, and Ryan Hommel, who often…

New Video By Lila Blue “Simple Song”

“I hope you’ll find me worth coming back to,” sings Lila Blue on the final verse of her latest single, “Simple Song.” It’s a straightforward sentiment for sure, but the New York indie-folk singer-songwriter’s performance of the line is anything but simple. Lila Blue sounds coy and alluring, but her voice also reveals her anxiety…

@skopemag news – wednesday – september 22, 2021 @ 3 pm est

@skopemag news – wednesday – september 22, 2021 @ 5 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Los Angeles Indie Rock Trio CHEEKFACE Sign To Alcopop! Records For New B-Sides EP Emphatically Mo’ Alcopop! Records are delighted to announce that they have signed fast-rising Los Angeles indie rock trio Cheekface, who release their new b-sides EP…

@skopemag news – wednesday – september 22, 2021 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – wednesday – september 22, 2021 @ 12 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Skope Mag – Kygo announces Cabo festival lineup with Gryffin, Sam Feldt, Macklemore, Frank Walker, Autograf, Goldroom, Sofi Tukker, Nora En Pure, Two Feet, NoMBe and more In addition to multiple performances from Kygo including a stargazing sunset headline…

Sean1 releases official music video for “Booty Control”

Sean Booker, AKA Sean1, was born in Louisville Ky. At the age of 9yrs old he discovered music. He soon then began to start singing in the local church. As time went on his love for R&B and hip-Hop music began to flourish. At the age of 19 he soon would release what we would…

Meghan Krauss New Single ‘This is Gonna Hurt’

With her voice as the guiding light in the melodic darkness that surrounds her, Meghan Krauss launches into her single “This is Gonna Hurt” sounding like she’s got nothing to lose. There’s a fearlessness to her voice that’s present even when she’s lamenting the past in the opening verses, and as we get deeper in…

Indie Rock Artist Damon Mitchell’s Set To Release Single ‘Blurry’

There’s something refreshingly nostalgic about listening to Damon Mitchell. Whether it’s the hint at his Beatles influence or the Death Cab for Cutie suggestions that are sprinkled throughout his sound, Damon Mitchell discography is swimming in an unforgettable flair. His 2009 debut EP ‘Elise’ is a prime example of this, yet Damon has been refreshing…

Thoweda Rosas Releases Latest Album ‘Trip & Trap’

Trip & Trap is the brand new album from Texas rapper Thoweda Rosas. Inspired by the reality of growing up on the streets, Trip & Trap sees Thoweda opening up his mind to the endless possibilities of life as he broadens his outlook past the streets. Recorded in the music capital and heart of Texas,…

@skopemag news – tuesday – september 21, 2021 @ 7 pm est

@skopemag news – tuesday – september 21, 2021 @ 7 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope ATLANTIC RECORDS, NETFLIX & SONY PICTURES ANIMATION PRESENT “MY OWN DRUM REMIX” FT. MISSY ELLIOTT OFFICIAL VIDEO The fun dance video, directed by Evan Hara, features Tik Tok stars Enola Bedard, s.h.a.r.a.n.n., Pressley Hosbach, Lily Ketchman, and kids from…

@skopemag news – tuesday – september 21, 2021 @ 3 pm est

@skopemag news – tuesday – september 21, 2021 @ 3 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Rising Rap Star Kaliib Shares New Single “Famous” Rising rapper, singer, songwriter and producer Kaliib has shared his brand-new single, “Famous”. Although only releasing music since 2018, the Denver-born, Atlanta-raised independent artist has built up an impressive discography over…

LIFE IS NOT ABOUT CONTROL by Sa’ra Charismata

Protest music comes in all shapes and sizes – but SA’RA’s unique melding of 80s synths, varied yet undeniably catchy vocal melodies, and conscious lyrics is something which hasn’t been heard before. SA’RA CHARISMATA spans topics of mental health, racism and gender inequality through the medium of music, and her new song depicting her struggle…

Inspired from the 2020 Struggle, ‘You Realized’

The struggles we face throughout life seem to have been bottled and released all at once in the year 2020. Whether it’s the loss of a loved one, a bitter end to a relationship or just acting out on our emotions due to the mounting stress brought on by the Coronavirus, we learned so much…

@skopemag news – tuesday – september 21, 2021 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – tuesday – september 21, 2021 @ 12 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope INNER CODE Ebrace The Darkness With ‘Nuovi Incubi’ Nuovi Incubi (by Italian group Inner Code) is a door to the fears of tomorrow, the horrors of yesterday, that gloomy everything that is reflected and renewed in every present moment.…

New Video By Jarv Dee x Bad Colours “Clouds” feat. Shabazz Palaces

When two genres of music collide, something truly unique can happen. Jarv Dee has mastered the formula of fusing hip-hop lyricism with the ethereal soundscape of house music. He stands out through consistently experimenting and curating new ways to take the mainstream to the next level. In the upcoming EP BlakHouse – his latest collaboration…

@skopemag news – monday – september 20, 2021 @ 10 pm est

@skopemag news – monday – september 20, 2021 @ 10 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Wilmah Release “Television” Music Video Debuting on multiple Spotify alternative playlists including FreshFinds: Pop, The New Alt, New Noise, and more, “Television” follows their gritty, nu-metal inspired first single “Welcome to America” which nods to Wilmah’s formative influences (Rage…

Slumnatra releases official music video for “Affiliate”

Antonio Hightie, rap moniker SLUMNATRA was born on the west side of Chicago. He took interest in music at an early age. Growing up through his teenage years, he enjoyed many genres of music, but he connected with Rap music the most. As a young adult, he felt as though there was a void in…

New Video By Chris Mardini “I’ll Try”

Mastering your craft – especially something that demands experienced songwriting, like alternative rock – can take decades. But at only 19 years old, Chris Mardini is bringing complex, self-reflective music that proves age has nothing to do with raw talent. The musician has been making waves since he was a child: covering The Beatles at…

@skopemag news – monday – september 20, 2021 @ 2 pm est

@skopemag news – monday – september 20, 2021 @ 2 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Sea Girls release video for ‘Sick’ ahead of massive UK tour next month… Following a run of massive mainstage festival performances, including Reading & Leeds Festival, TRNSMT, Neighbourhood and Latitude, this summer, Sea Girls have revealed the brand new…

@skopemag news – monday – september 20, 2021 @ 1 pm est

@skopemag news – monday – september 20, 2021 @ 1 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope KESEM premiere new video for “Drifting Through Time” KESEM premiere new video for “Drifting Through Time” “Drifting Through Time” is the new single from psychedelic, progressive outfit KESEM, landing ahead of their new album Post-Terra releasing on the 24th…

The Lyrical Prowess Of ‘Not Now Norman’

A Review Of Their New Single ‘Run Boy Pt. 2’ Without a doubt, my favorite, go-to hard rock/alternative band at the moment is ‘Not Now Norman.’ They are not only an insanely talented band as far as instrumentation goes, but have a penchant for deep, personal lyrics that strike nerve after nerve with their ever-growing…

@skopemag Q&A Featuring Brothers Gillespie

1. First off, tell us a bit about yourselves. Who and what are the band we know as The Brothers Gillespie? TBG: A motley crew for sure, but that name was already taken, and since we have trouble agreeing on most things we decided the best name was the one we already had. We’re Aaron,…