Category: FEATURES

Feature stories and artist interviews

@skopemag news – wednesday – october 13, 2021 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – wednesday – october 13, 2021 @ 12 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope GODLESS: Decibel Magazine Premieres “Orbits Of Decay” 360° Lyric Video From Hyderabad, India-Based Death Metal Quintet As Hyderabad, India-based death metal quintet GODLESS prepares for their States Of Chaos debut album to see release, Decibel Magazine is hosting the…

Luka James’ Highly Anticipated New Music Video “Hazy Dreams” Now Available Worldwide

Luka James has just released his highly anticipated new music video for his latest single “Hazy Dreams” which is now available worldwide.   The music video Hazy Dreams is directed by musician Luka James and stars the actress Morgana Van Peebles (Superstition, PsyFi)  Intermixing super 8mm footage from their time during quarantine with digital footage from…

@skopemag news – tuesday – october 12, 2021 @ 5 pm est

@skopemag news – tuesday – october 12, 2021 @ 5 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Daniel Wyche Shares “The Elephant Whale II” Off New LP ‘Earthwork’, out Nov. 12th on American Dreams Records (Ambient, Sound Art, Experimental) Today Chicago-based guitarist, composer, improviser and professor, Daniel Wyche, released the new single “The Elephant Whale II”…

New Video By Pamela Hopkins “Back When”

Pamela Hopkins features a playful spirited work with “Back When”. The nostalgic kick of the lyricism stuns for the reflection on the past has a realness to it. She incorporates a lot of life within the sound. Genre-wise rooted in country, she brings in southern rock, folk, and pop into the mix giving it such…

Salty Brasi Drops Some Comedic Bars In New “Sweet Tooth” Music Video

After signing with indie powerhouse Suburban Noize Records and releasing his single for “Warrior” online, New York-based emcee Salty Brasi has returned with his new single “Sweet Tooth” and a brand new music video to match. The video was directed by Dylan Toon and shows Brasi indulging in some comedic bars, as Charlie Mumbles plays…

@skopemag news – tuesday – october 12, 2021 @ 2 pm est

@skopemag news – tuesday – october 12, 2021 @ 2 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Wolfpack x Makasi & Fatman Scoop ‘Blow The House Down’ on Generation Smash! Wolfpack and Makasi team up on ‘Blow The House Down’ and draft in the unmissable tones of US rap legend Fatman Scoop for a special release…

Sofía Valdés shares new song “Wish You Well”

Following her debut EP Ventura, Panamanian singer/songwriter Sofía Valdés releases a new single today, “Wish You Well” via Warner Records. The dynamic new track comfortably sits within the familiarly dreamy world of Valdés’ own creation. Nodding to the flowing spirit of her last project Ventura, Sofía shares the darker side of friendships through her cheeky…

@skopemag news – tuesday – october 12, 2021 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – tuesday – october 12, 2021 @ 12 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope CARRIE CUNNINGHAM SAYS IT BEST WITH NEW SINGLE Carrie’s Showgirl Series has been receiving positive reviews from fans and both international and domestic press over the course of the year. Music City Melodies stated, “We have become fast fans…

New Video By Neff Nuffsed “Different Type of Respect”

In an overly saturated rap industry, it’s hard to come by artists who stand out from the crowd and bring meaningful music to the forefront. Neff Nuffsed has been curating his sound since the early 2000s and has broken through the static noise. His unique artistry has been admired by some of the biggest rappers…

Sammi Rae’s Highly Anticipated Tribeca Records Debut Single “Why Was It So Easy” Now Available Worldwide

Sammi Rae’s highly anticipated Tribeca Records debut single “Why Was It So Easy” is now available worldwide. Rising superstar Sammi Rae captures the hearts of her audience with her soulful vocals and symphonic textures combined by her spirited lyrics transforming private anguish into a narrative truth. Of Moroccan descent, Samantha Rachel Murciano recognized by her…

Alan Dreezer has launched a fantastic new work: H E A L E D

Alan Dreezer is a recording artist and songwriter who has recently dropped a fantastic new album. This song feels like a truly amazing introduction to his work, which is free and honest, as well as being incredibly emotional and spontaneous. This new release is titled H E A L E D, and it showcases Alan’s…

@skopemag news – monday – october 11, 2021 @ 5 pm est

@skopemag news – monday – october 11, 2021 @ 5 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope A.D.2020 Release Animated Video for Single “Digital Overload” from their “Lockdown Diaries” Album Continuing with the animated versions of themselves first introduced in their August 2021 video for “Why Can’t We Be Friends?,” “Digital Overload” is a full length…

Thai pop warrior Pyra shares hopeful new song “can’t keep running away”

Following on from her epic EP fkn bad pt.1, “can’t keep running away” blends heavenly acoustic guitars with a pop-trap undercurrents as Pyra’s vocals harmoniously deliver a message of hope. A refreshing, softer contrast to the typically darker side of Pyra’s political pop style, this latest instalment showcases Pyra’s unique ability to craft a new…

@skopemag news – monday – october 11, 2021 @ 2 pm est

@skopemag news – monday – october 11, 2021 @ 2 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope KAVYA gears up to release her first single ‘Affection’ from upcoming EP ‘Know Me Better’ Every artist strives his/her best for their audience to get to know them better. The intention of every musician is to share their lives…

New Video By Richard Lynch “Grandpappy”

“Grandpappy” draws from an entire life and proves the undeniable storytelling power of Richard Lynch. The song radiates with a tremendous good energy. With a live approach to the production, you can virtually sense every single little gesture. Rhythms have a driving presence to them making sure that there is a physicality to it. Edgy…

@skopemag news – monday – october 11, 2021 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – monday – october 11, 2021 @ 12 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope WILDERNESS HYMNAL Release New Song WILDERNESS HYMNAL has released the stunning track “I Buried My Teeth” via Alternative Control. The song is from the upcoming split album with DUNCAN EVANS “Until Liars Fear You”. The album will be released…

@skopemag news – sunday – october 10, 2021 @ 5 pm est

@skopemag news – sunday – october 10, 2021 @ 5 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Ready for broadcast… Wall Street Blues from rock / blues pioneer Sebastian Michaels Rock ‘n’ roll is back! Sebastian Michaels returns to the heyday of classic rock and hard-driving blues. Raised on AC/DC and Def Leppard, BB King and…

Money Rod drops new visuals for “Money”

After garnering a huge buzz with a premier on BET JAMS, Money Rod has officially released his retro vibed visuals for “Money” to the world Money Rod’s hustler’s mentality was inspired by Miami native Trick Daddy and other legendary artists like 2Pac, Master P, and Jay Z; so in 2007, he made a decision to…

@skopemag news – saturday – october 9, 2021 @ 2 pm est

@skopemag news – saturday – october 9, 2021 @ 2 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Symphonic Metal Band, Anaria, Release Profound New Single “Golden Crown” Genre-defying symphonic metal band, Anaria, are back with their signature sound on their new single and video for “Golden Crown”. The New England based group combines modern rock, cinematic…

New Video By See Your Shadow “Showdown”

See Your Shadow features a rollicking southern rock spirit with “Showdown”. Everything here is gigantic from the pounding hits of the drums to the intensity of the vocals. The whole thing works for it swirls about in an ultimately majestic fashion. His lyricism seems to draw from the grand legends of rural America, the wide-open…

@skopemag news – saturday – october 9, 2021 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – saturday – october 9, 2021 @ 12 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope We Are Scientists get HUFFY with new LP out TODAY! NYC indie vets We Are Scientists have just released their new LP HUFFY TODAY October 8, 2021 via Masterswan Records. The band have delivered a staggering set of humorous,…

Country Artist Sarah Harralson Releases “Love on Lease (Reimagined)”

Country music artist Sarah Harralson released a reimagined version of her song, “Love on Lease”. It was originally released in 2019 with co-writer, Christine Bauer. The original version includes country pop production, and Sarah wanted to create more of a stripped down version of it with strings and piano, with only herself doing vocals on…

@skopemag news – friday – october 8, 2021 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – friday – october 8, 2021 @ 12 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope THE HOWL & THE HUM – Return with “Thumbs Up” || UK Tour starts this Weekend Sounding like “High And Dry” if it were written by Jeff Buckley, this one-off track from York’s finest alternative-folk proposition has an aching,…

T’Melle “WORK 4 IT” – Official Music Video

After garnering a huge buzz with a successful premiere on BET JAMS, T’Melle is excited to share the official visuals with the world today Over the years T’Melle has put in that work. Amassing millions of streams and views online, touring the world with the late Left Eye as part of her Philly girl group,…

@skopemag news – friday – october 8, 2021 @ 11 am est

@skopemag news – friday – october 8, 2021 @ 11 am est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Wallace Morgan Releases Debut EP After rediscovering a love for songwriting during quarantine, Nashville native/LA transplant Wallace Morgan set out to record and release her debut EP ‘Running with the Moondance Kids,’ available today on all platforms via Warner’s…

Chris St. John Opens Our Eyes In Recent Single ‘Hey Siri’

“Hey Siri!” I must say that statement more than a couple of times a day, yet never when singing along to a tune that turns that phrase into a hypnotic hook. That was until Chris St. John released his latest in a string of singles, ‘Hey Siri’. Chris St John has been going from strength to…

Blind Uncle Harry Offers His Critique In Latest Single ‘American Way’

Blind Uncle Harry’s unique brand of ‘hillbilly hippie shreddin’ folk rock’ just keeps getting better and better of late. His latest single ‘American Way’ is an effortless evolution of his folk-infused sound. This single comes off the back of his previous release ‘Song For Kori’ — a delicate depiction of an unjust and broken system…

Robin Hatch Shares “Mockingbird” ft. Nick Thorburn

Toronto-based composer and multi-instrumentalist Robin Hatch has released the new single “Mockingbird” today, a sublime peace floating on spacious synths featuring Nick Thorburn of indie rock staple Islands and The Unicorn on synth and drum machines. The track comes from the upcoming album T.O.N.T.O., out October 29th on Robin Records, which was written and recorded…

@skopemag news – thursday – october 7, 2021 @ 5 pm est

@skopemag news – thursday – october 7, 2021 @ 5 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope UNTAMED LAND: Old Western-Inspired Atmospheric Metal Project Reveals Cinematic Single “The Heavenly Coil” Ohio, USA based project UNTAMED LAND – the world’s very first metal band incorporating the feral sounds of classic, old western cinematics – will release its…

New Video From A Place To Bury Strangers “Playing The Part”

Fans all over the globe know: Oliver Ackermann always brings surprises. The singer and guitarist of New York City’s A Place To Bury Strangers has been delighting and astonishing his audience for close to two decades, combining post-punk, noise-rock, shoegaze, psychedelia, and avant-garde music in startling and unexpected ways. As the founder of Death By…

@skopemag news – thursday – october 7, 2021 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – thursday – october 7, 2021 @ 12 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope BENEATH THE SILENCE unleash new single and music video for ‘Nowhere to Go’ Hailing from Aarhus, Denmark, BENEATH THE SILENCE break the generic approach to melodic metal with their ponderous riffs and the strong melodious voice of front woman…

New Video By Tom Tikka & The Missing Hubcaps “Doormat”

Tom Tikka & The Missing Hubcaps provide a fantastic update on blues’ raw grit and soul with the intense “Doormat”. Sung with urgency, they sidestep trends for something a lot more timeless. A big band approach to the sound further makes sure that there is a great deal of power behind it. Nor do they…

EPL’s gorgeous new single “Catalyst” shines

Americana/folk/pop singer-songwriter EPL sat down recently with @skopemag to talk about her music around the release of her new single, “Catalyst” (out now). @skopemag: Hi, EPL! Your new single, “Catalyst,” is amazing. We really love it – great sound and fantastic vibe. What inspired it? EPL: Thank you! I wrote the song in February this…

@skopemag news – wednesday – october 6, 2021 @ 3 pm est

@skopemag news – wednesday – october 6, 2021 @ 3 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Montreal’s NOBRO share new single ‘Better Each Day’ via Big Scary Monsters | Toured with The Distillers, PUP, Alexisonfire Signed to Big Scary Monsters, Montreal’s fierce rock quartet NOBRO, share new single ‘Better Each Day’ which has been mixed…

New Video By Mischa “G2G”

Rappers are pugilists. Some of them are kind-hearted, some are diplomatic, and many are optimistic. But if you aren’t combative at all — if you’re reluctant to get in the ring and slug it out, face to face with your demons — rhyming probably isn’t for you. Boxing is a recurring metaphor in hip-hop videos…

@skopemag news – wednesday – october 6, 2021 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – wednesday – october 6, 2021 @ 12 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope EST Gee Shares Video For “Make It Even” Today Today, EST Gee shares his latest music video for his forthright track produced by ForeveRolling, “Make It Even.” The song is off the Louisville hip-hop artist’s label debut mixtape, Bigger…

Kiara Chettri Releases “Falling”

For more cynical audiences, it would be easy to write off a talented, yet recycled singer, Kiara Chettri, as just another Pop creation. However, with her new single, “Falling,” she isn’t taking an entirely conventional approach. Kiara Chettri recently appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone India, which of course is her native country. At…

@skopemag news – tuesday – october 5, 2021 @ 7 pm est

@skopemag news – tuesday – october 5, 2021 @ 7 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Slow Burning Euphoric Alt-Rock // New Single MOONWOOD are a Sydney-based band made of five friends from Australia, the United States and Canada. Jake (lead vocals), Justin (drums), Aaron (keys), Will (bass) and Paul (guitar) take their untamed analogue…

Norm Adams & Julia Robertson release soulful R&B ballad “Over”

Norm Adams and Julia Robertson have been dubbed “Today’s Ashford and Simpson” by fans, media personalities and music industry insiders alike. Each a successful artist in their own right, together they bring a musical element that has been sorely missing from the current landscape; the great R&B duet. Julia Robertson achieved fame in the 90’s…