Category: FEATURES

Feature stories and artist interviews

Zedd and Liam Payne Share “Get Low” Street Video

Multi-platinum, Grammy award-winning artist/DJ/producer Zedd has shared the guerilla style “street video” for his latest single, “Get Low” with Liam Payne (Interscope). In the video, Zedd and Liam take to the streets of London, with dance troupe in tow, to surprise unsuspecting fans with pop up performances near “Covent Garden”, “Oxford Street”, and “Trafalgar Square.”…

New Video By ash.ØK “The Unraveled”

There are few forces in popular music quite as formidable as a great producer on a mission. Just as a good film director inevitably leaves his stamp on the films he makes, a skillful producer at the helm of a musical project guarantees consistency, vision, and a distinct aural signature that can’t be counterfeited. Ashok…

Lauren Waller – ‘What If’

Lauren Waller was the successor with her debut single “Never Were” that played on Ireland’s National Television Channel RTE, where the host celebrity Daithi O Se went on to describe her as “absolutely brilliant, and [singing] from the heart!” Since, Lauren has released two EP’s “Perhaps” and “No Name Here”, that just so happens to…

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: ANML – ‘IT’S OVER’

In conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the video hosts a link to donate to the NNEDV (National Network to End Domestic Violence) and shares real stories from women how have had the strength to say ITS OVER and release themselves from painful relationships. This highly innovative video is sure to receive notoriety in music…

Toggo Ultrarock by Eileen Shapiro

The dazzling, larger than life, effervescently flamboyant Toggo Ultrarock has just released his new single entitled Cannonball. A cross between Freddy Mercury, Alice Cooper and Adele, this artist, born and raised in Norway has one of the most unique voices I’ve ever heard, in the best way possible. I was indisputably compelled to investigate his…

WARBLY JETS RELEASE MANIACAL “SHAPESHIFTER”

Warbly Jets are an LA quartet that don’t fit comfortably into a scene… they exist into out in the ether, caught somewhere between yesterday and today, where massive rock melodies brush up against skittish breakbeats and laser-guided synth lines. The band’ self-titled debut will release on October 20 and after teasing three singles from the…

Alexa Friedman New Video “Enraptured”

Alexa Friedman isn’t your average aspirational pop star. While most young artists want to sing and dance, they ultimately can’t get past their own youthfulness and inexperience. Perhaps it’s being the youngest of 3 girls, but she sure knows how to fight for what she wants. One look at her first music video for her…

Kimani Carter New Video “In The City”

Born in November of 1978, raised in Detroit, Michigan, Kimani Carter comes out swinging. Through various inspirational channels, such as his mother (R.I.P.) and influential artists like Michael Jackson, Tupac, Queen, Nirvana, Outkast and Daniel Day Lewis, Kimani strives to enhance his musical experience not just for himself, but for his current and future audiences.…

Lights Shares “New Fears” Off Her Eagerly Anticipated Album ‘Skin&Earth’

Alt-pop musician and newly-minted comics artist Lights has shared her sultry new song “New Fears,” taken from the upcoming album Skin&Earth, out September 22, 2017 via Warner Bros. Records. Skin&Earth features the anthemic single “Giants,” which continues to climb the charts at Hot AC radio, and Lights will celebrate the album’s release next Friday by…

ANGEL NATION: “BURN THE WITCH” MUSIC VIDEO RELEASED

The female fronted melodic metal band ANGEL NATION just released a music video for “Burn The Witch”, the first single from their new album “Aeon”. “Aeon” will be released October 27th in Europe and North America through Inner Wound Recordings. Angel Nation is a melodic metal band founded by the classically trained Finnish singer Elina…

KNOX FORTUNE ANNOUNCES DEBUT ALBUM ‘PARADISE’

Chicago indie artist/producer/Grammy Award winner Knox Fortune has announced his debut project Paradise due out September 22nd as an independent release. Known to most for his collaborations with Chance the Rapper (featured on the hook of “All Night”) and production for Joey Purp’s iiiDrops, KAMI’s Just Like The Movies, as well as work with Vic…

All The Locals New Video “Weatherman”

ATL isn’t just an acronym for Atlanta, Georgia, it also stands for All The Locals. This pop/rock band comes to you straight out of ATL’s local hangouts, and they want to show you their roots. “Everybody likes a new groove or place to hangout…So, why not where the locals go?” Performer Mag called them “Soul…

Jacob Banks Releases “Unknown (To You)”

Today, singer/songwriter Jacob Banks, releases “Unknown (To You)” as the first single from his upcoming album on Darkroom/Interscope Records. The track, originally featured on his critically-acclaimed EP The Paradox, has always held a special meaning to Jacob and was recently revisited and given a stripped-down, vocal-driven treatment. Inspired by the new arrangement, Jacob felt compelled…

Aly & AJ New Video “Take Me”

Musical duo, Aly & AJ, who have sold over 2 million records worldwide, recently returned after a 10 year musical hiatus, with new track, “Take Me”. The song was received with critical acclaim from major outlets like Billboard, InStyle, Allure, Refinery29, BuzzFeed, Playboy and more, generating over a million streams in its first week, with…

The Dead Daisies New Video “We’re An American Band”

There isn’t a more perfect way to celebrate Independence Day than with a classic All American song. “We’re An American Band” was originally made famous by Grand Funk Railroad in 1973 and has stood the test of time as an unrivaled anthem for bands looking to climb that red, white, and blue ladder. As the…

Siddhi Kid Debuts Artistically Poignant Music Video ‘Deep In You’

Siddhi Kid is unleashing a wild blend of electronic soul that showcases his fresh voice, songwriting and production style. Building upon his recent number one collaboration on Monstercat Records (lauded as: “vocals that are the cherry on top of a masterful tune” – By The Wavs). Coming from his forthcoming debut album “Animalism,” the single…

VIDEO PREMIERE: XiRen Wang Debut of Video For “Stolen”

Xiren is an internationally trained pianist and composer. Fusing music with story, she creates original music for film, theatre, dance, yoga, and all things #WeddingMeetsFashion. She commenced her classical training in piano at the age of five in Newcastle, United Kingdom, and performed and competed in competitions across Europe, Asia, and North America. She is…

Bonnie McKee Returns With Official Video For “Thorns”

Following last month’s release of “Thorns,” her dark and gritty new single, pop hitmaker extraordinaire, Bonnie McKee returns today an official video,” premiering exclusively on NYLON. Shot in Los Angeles using a $150 vintage Panasonic VHS camera, the new video arrives hot on the heels of Bonnie’s recent sold out show at The Peppermint Club…

Coucou Chloe New ‘Flip U’ video

Following on from her inaugural EP last year, French DJ/producer/vocalist and NTS resident Coucou Chloe is back with new record ‘Erika Jane’, this time for nascent record label NUXXE, which she co-runs alongside Crazylegs’ Sega Bodega and frequent collaborator, Shygirl. Comprised of six tracks, ‘Erika Jane’ serves as a natural extension to the ominous club…

New Video Release By Mello Talk “Head Games”

Austin Higney has been making music since he was in middle school, when he got together with friends to start jamming. Though he jumped in head first with no sense of direction, over the years songwriting “gradually evolved in to something I began to get such a passion for.” While his peers eventually moved on…

Sheila And The Kit Debut Single ‘Homeschool Sweethearts’

Homeschool Sweethearts is the debut single by fresh new Dutch synth pop band Sheila And The Kit. Two years ago, bandmembers Bo and Suzanne felt like starting a live act with music that they themselves would want to dance to throughout the night. They locked themselves in the studio and soon the first ideas emerged.…

New Video By Drew Vision “Want ’em All”

Fresh off his last music video, “Without You,” premiering on BET Soul, feature articles in VIBE and Billboard, and a tidal wave of momentum throughout 2017, NYC’s Drew Vision has teamed up with executive producer Bryan Michael Cox for new EP, Shades of Summer. The finely crafted effort mixes Drew’s soulful vocals with the pop…

NatStar New Video “GIMME” Directed By EE Clark

NatStar is “music in the flesh.” An artist, producer, songwriter, and performer packaged into one man, Chris Stowe; who goes by his artist name “NatStar,” is a musical force to be reckoned with. Describing his sound as a mix of Hip Hop, R&B, Jazz, Soul and Gospel, he’s a triple threat as he sings, raps…

Dillon & Diamond D Single “Black Tie Affair”

Atlanta emcee Dillon Maurer has teamed up with producer Diamond D Black Tie Affair, their collaboration EP out now featuring Dillon on rhymes and cuts and Diamond on beats. The EP features Dillon’s longtime collaborator Paten Locke (who also works frequently with Edan) plus support from Boog Brown, Alexa Lima on piano, Terminus Horns, Ben…

Fabio Frizzi Scores Reading of H.P. Lovecraft’s “The Picture In The House”

Vinyl spoken arts label Cadabra Records presents an audio adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s vintage chiller, The Picture In The House, read by renown Lovecraftian scholar and narrator Andrew Leman, with an original score by Fabio Frizzi – the legendary film composer of The Beyond, Zombie, Kill Bill and other genre classics. Haunting, hypnotic, and suspenseful,…

AVICII TO RELEASE DOCUMENTARY “AVICII: TRUE STORIES” OCTOBER 26

Piece of Magic Entertainment announced today that Avicii: True Stories, a compelling new documentary film by Levan Tsikurishvili, will be premiering on October 26 in selected cinemas worldwide. Avicii: True Stories traces the unvarnished truth behind the success of Grammy-nominated producer, songwriter and artist Avicii (A.K.A. Tim Bergling)– one of the world’s highest grossing live…

The Edge Of Reason New Video “Is She Worth It”

Energetic, engaging lives shows. A dedication to the post hardcore genre. Most importantly, an innate ability to strike a perfect balance between melody and metal. These are the characteristics that define Regensburg, Germany’s outfit The Edge Of Reason. http://www.the-edge-of-reason.de/ The band released their debut album, Broken But Not Torn, in 2017 to widespread applause from…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…