Category: FEATURES

Feature stories and artist interviews

@skopemag news – saturday – july 23, 2022 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – saturday – july 23, 2022 @ 12 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Vancouver’s Bealby Point Release Sophomore ‘Fridays’ EP Their brand new song, “Fridays,” feels like someone is trying to tell you something personal and serious while, at the same time, beating around the bush and never getting to the point…

@skopemag news – friday – july 22, 2022 @ 2 pm est

@skopemag news – friday – july 22, 2022 @ 2 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope LADY LONDON UNVEILS FIRST OFFICIAL SINGLE OF THE YEAR “WHAT IS IT GIVING” “What Is It Giving” is the first taste of the new & next for the rising superstar serving as her official single for 2022. Arriving into…

@skopemag news – friday – july 22, 2022 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – friday – july 22, 2022 @ 12 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope WITCHERY Releases New Lyric Video For “Storm of the Unborn” “The day of the “Nightside” album release is upon us, and along with it we have a lyrical video chosen to show the diversity of the album. “Storm of…

Blind Difference Present “Alive”

“I don’t see nothing that’s guaranteed,” sings Meels of Blind Difference on “Alive,” “I respect the hustle to succeed.” Perhaps that’s why the Blind Difference vocalist pours herself into her performances with such commitment. Everything that happens in a Blind Difference song is significant: every drumbeat matters, and every searing phrase counts. She takes nothing…

@skopemag news – friday – july 22, 2022 @ 10 am est

@skopemag news – friday – july 22, 2022 @ 10 am est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope 1991 unveils long-awaited debut album Odyssey A 12-track release, Odyssey is 1991’s largest and most diverse body of work to date, and one that demonstrates his versatility as a producer. Featuring five singles and an array of notable guest…

@skopemag news – friday – july 22, 2022 @ 6 am est

@skopemag news – friday – july 22, 2022 @ 6 am est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope FUTURE PRESENTS BLOCKBUSTER MUSIC VIDEO FOR “LOVE YOU BETTER” TODAY “LOVE YOU BETTER” once again continues a tradition of bold visuals for Future. This time around, the clip unfolds with yet another cinematic big screen-worthy narrative. Future exudes charisma…

@skopemag news – thursday – july 21, 2022 @ 1 pm est

@skopemag news – thursday – july 21, 2022 @ 1 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Dezz Davon Shares New Single “On Ya” Born in Detroit, Michigan, Dezz Davon is a rising singer, songwriter and dancer now based in Vero Beach, Florida. His debut single, “So-So”, arrived in 2019, which was followed by debut EP…

The Beths Release Official Music Video “Silence is Golden”

The Beths is a band from Auckland, New Zealand composed of vocalist/guitarist Elizabeth Stokes, guitarist Jonathan Pearce, bassist Benjamin Sinclair, and drummer Tristan Deck. Stokes, Pearce, and Sinclair started playing music together when they were in high school, while Deck met them through the local music scene and joined the band in 2019. The four-piece’s…

New Video By Litvar “No One Tastes Like You”

“Time’s a lost cause,” sings Rex Thurstan in the first verse of “No One Tastes Like You,” the catchy, bracing, lovelorn new single from Litvar. Young though he may be, the Willimantic, Connecticut singer-guitarist feels the press of days, hears the tick of the clock and longs to rewind. A relationship has slipped away —…

@skopemag news – thursday – july 21, 2022 @ 10 am est

@skopemag news – thursday – july 21, 2022 @ 10 am est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Kingdom Collapse Release Official Music Video for Single “Break Free” Kingdom Collapse has recently partnered with The Fuel Music (Adelitas Way, Thousand Foot Krutch, Red, etc.) for distribution. The band’s singer, Jonathan Norris adds, “We’re stoked to have such…

mære introducing a brand new release: Red Room

mære is more than just a band. This unique collective of free-thinking music makers and artists are all about challenging the status quo and creating music that would instill a genuine connection with their audience. Recently, mære has announced a brand new single named Red Room. The release will see the light of day on…

@skopemag news – wednesday – july 20, 2022 @ 1 pm est

@skopemag news – wednesday – july 20, 2022 @ 1 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Metalcore Bruisers TITAN RAGE Release Visualizer For “Terrorizer” Raging out of Northern California, TITAN RAGE deliver metalcore with a difference. Their sound is a distinctly from the San Francisco Bay Area, and sees elements of Thrash, Metallic Hardcore and…

The Fats Present New album ‘Rock & Roll Fantasy’

An animalistic fury defines The Fats’ take on classic rock with the aptly named “Rock & Roll Fantasy.” No need to play it loud that is the default setting. From the riffs to the rhythms, everything here burns brightly. Vocals somehow emerge out of all this din with the right presence to the whole experience.…

SKOPE: Stacey Jackson ‘Urgent’

Summer has finally arrived, it feels like a long wait since we have all had a somewhat normal one, but it’s here and the sound of summer quickly follows behind. ’80s pop sensation Stacey Jackson has returned to release her latest – single ‘Urgent’. Anyone familiar with the sounds and bands of the ‘80s might…

@skopemag news – wednesday – july 20, 2022 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – wednesday – july 20, 2022 @ 12 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Dub War (Benji Webbe) share new single “Art Of War” | New album “Westgate Under Fire” out 5th August via Earache Records “Art Of War” sees guest musician Spike T Smith (The Damned) take on frenetic drumming duties, and…

Chicago’s The Unswept Releases New Album

Despite being now based out of Chicago, The Unswept’s story didn’t begin in the Windy City. Their journey instead began for the O’Brien cousins in a Sheffield, England council housing project. Guitarist, vocalist, and keyboardist Charlie, pianist, violinist, singer, and bass player Liz along with drummer, guitarist, and singer Ryan logged time in several bands…

New Video By Pistols At Dawn “The Truth”

The truth will knock you over. It hits with the force of absolute certainty. When it arrives, you might not be prepared for it — not entirely, anyway. Yet we crave it nonetheless. Deep down, everybody wants to dispel the illusions and misapprehensions, blow away the falsehoods, and get to the heart of the matter.…

Girl Talk & Wiz Khalifa Present “READY FOR LOVE”

Wiz Khalifa is a man of many talents in his new music video for “Ready for Love” with Girl Talk which is off their collaborative album Full Court Press alongside Big K.R.I.T and Smoke DZA Directed by Andy Koeger, the video finds Wiz taking the stage at the Globe Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. What…

@skopemag news – wednesday – july 20, 2022 @ 7 am est

@skopemag news – wednesday – july 20, 2022 @ 7 am est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope GREG LOIACONO (The Mother Hips) premieres new single “Even Though I Lost” “This track was the last one cut for the new record. We were just about to start breaking down the equipment and as I walked by the…

@skopemag news – tuesday – july 19, 2022 @ 4 pm est

@skopemag news – tuesday – july 19, 2022 @ 4 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Titus Andronicus announce new album ‘The Will To Live,’ share “(I’m) Screwed” video & tour dates Stickles elaborates, “In ‘(I’m) Screwed,’ we are introduced to the narrator of The Will to Live at the moment he realizes the walls…

@skopemag news – tuesday – july 19, 2022 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – tuesday – july 19, 2022 @ 12 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Chris Baluyut Reveals “Winter, Wait,” the Last in a Series of Dream Pop Releases Chris Baluyut is a dream-pop artist whose songwriting explores emotional journeys, interpersonal relationships, and our inner world of feelings and thought processes. He counts Bon…

Alicia G Presents “Shake Down”

Alicia G was born and raised in upstate New York, but she has the looks, the charming spirit, and the cowboy boots of a true Southern belle. So, how did she stumble upon her sweet Southern drawl? Alicia G made her early debut in the national pageant circuit, spending much of her time in the…

@skopemag news – monday – july 18, 2022 @ 10 pm est

@skopemag news – monday – july 18, 2022 @ 10 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Symphonic Metal Discovery CRYSTAL GATES Drop “Moonshine & Sorrow” Single & Video Female-fronted symphonic/power metal band CRYSTAL GATES are proud to release their second single “Moonshine & Sorrow”, a track taken from the band’s upcoming album “Torment & Wonder:…

@skopemag news – monday – july 18, 2022 @ 4 pm est

@skopemag news – monday – july 18, 2022 @ 4 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Spacebomb Records’ New Signing Pearla Announces Debut Album ‘Oh Glistening Onion, The Nighttime Is Coming’ Out 10/21/22, Shares Stunning Lead Single/Video “Effort” Pearla–aka Brooklyn, NY-based Nicole Rodriguez–has joined the Spacebomb Records roster and today announced her debut album Oh…

@skopemag news – monday – july 18, 2022 @ 10 am est

@skopemag news – monday – july 18, 2022 @ 10 am est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope ZACH BRYAN RELEASES NEW NINE-SONG EP SUMMERTIME BLUES – WATCH THE VIDEO FOR THE TITLE TRACK HERE Over the course of Summertime Blues, Bryan sings about working class lifestyle; (the dark and muscular “Quittin’ Time”); paints a bittersweet portrait…

DomoMooN Releases Official Music Video “TOO GOOD”

DomoMoon’s chilled hotboxx Lake Shore Dr neo-soul – jazz trap came from the mind of singer-songwriter Dominique Durr. With songs like “Ring Ring Ring”, “Titles”, “Too Good”, and “Body” there’s a Vibe for 2021 Spiritual Love Journey. https://www.instagram.com/4everdomomoon/ DomoMoon has many collaborations from local Chicago Artists and Bands; Da Xcepshun, Weekend Playaz, Flash Gotti, Jayce…

Speakeazie Going Outside the Box on ‘Bootleggers Blood’

If you’re in the mood for something entirely unique, then look no further! Speakeazie is the charismatic artist and ‘Bootleggers Blood’ is the exciting, new release that is sure to rock your senses. Speakeazie is an Indie Pop musician with an artsy, alternative edge and she also adds in a dose of gothic elements to…

New Video By The Roughhousers “Chicken Fingers”

For those who have been acquainted with The Roughhousers, there is unanimous agreement on a few keywords: fun, entertaining, silly, animated, creative, humorous, and of course, talented. It is hard to believe this rockabilly duo just premiered their musical stylings with “Princess Mike” in April 2022. They have shown no let-up since. Grey DeLisle and…

Christopher J. Standish JR.: Multi-Talented Artist/Entrepreneur

Christopher J. Standish JR. known professionally as “Standish”, is an upcoming independent artist & an even bigger entrepreneur born & raised in the streets of Kansas City, Kansas. Standish has achieved so much for his age in the music industry. From marketing to music he’s definitely the man you want to grasp knowledge from. You…

Bernadett Releases ‘Palladio’

From her latest album, The World On My Strings, Bernadett Nyari has released her dynamic, elegant, and introspective single; Palladio. Circling around a classical theme, Bernadett explores many variations throughout the piece as she paints a vast landscape of sonic imagery and prose. While remaining the dominant voice during each cadence, the violin almost takes…

The Nied’s Hotel Band Present ‘Take That Train’

Seven-piece Blues-Rock powerhouses The Nied’s Hotel Band have released their latest single; Take That Train to much fanfare and anticipation. This melting pot of instrumentation and musical concepts allow Take That Train to explore many different musical themes while returning to a blues root melody and subtle rock nuances. Based on the typical archetype of…

@skopemag news – saturday – july 17, 2022 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – saturday – july 17, 2022 @ 12 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Near Beer Share New LP via Glide Magazine Today, Los Angeles-based indie rock band Near Beer — Joey Siara (vocals, guitar), Brent Stranathan (drums), Jeremy Levy (bass, backup vocals) — have shared their long-awaited self-titled debut album, out today…

New Video Pep Rally “South Street”

The engines of the current Philadelphia cultural renaissance are the recording studios and rock clubs in town. Foremost among these venues is MilkBoy, run by producer/engineer Tommy Joyner. Hosting and recording sessions for artists like Lana Del Ray, Fun, Miley Cyrus, and James Taylor, Joyner is a songwriter himself, and, surrounded by so much creativity…

@skopemag news – friday – july 15, 2022 @ 5 pm est

@skopemag news – friday – july 15, 2022 @ 5 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Daniel Weber (The Disparrows) Releases New Single “Lose Somebody” + Official Music Video Daniel Weber of The Disparrows has released his new single “Lose Somebody” to all major platforms. The single is from his solo project that is being…

Singer Carole Sylvan Releases “Something Goin’ On”

A full rich sound rises up from Carole Sylvan on her stellar “Something Goin’ On”. Every track builds off the last resulting in a collection best taken in as a singular whole. Her range on here is something to be admired for she holds absolutely nothing back. From the jaunty grooves to the slower jams,…