Category: FEATURES

Feature stories and artist interviews

Obi Alfred’s New Single ‘Get It (feat. Jemma Webb)’

A glimmering, late-night afterparty vibe rolls through on Obi Alfred’s elegant “Get It (feat. Jemma Webb)”. Lyrics have poetry to them. Full of an uncanny sense of love, they come together beautifully. R&B, soul, hip-hop, and pop all get blended through his distinct vision. Production proves to be flawless, for the sound is silky smooth.…

Mariea Antoinette Presents “So Amazing”

Children have been learning to read sheet music, sing, and play recorders in their performing arts classes in grade school for many years. Considering their malleability and receptiveness at that age, it grants the perfect opportunity to unlock new, unfamiliar passions and interests in young aspirational minds. When Mariea Antoinette’s music teacher brought a harpist…

New Holiday Video By Jekalyn Carr “Great Christmas”

Because she’s a deeply humble person, Jekalyn Carr doesn’t like to boast. So, we’ll do it for her: there’s no more exciting, more passionate, more imaginative, or more accomplished young artist in contemporary gospel music. She’s been blowing the doors off churches, theaters, and arenas since she was a kid, and at twenty-five years old,…

VIVIAN with Polished Cut on ‘Pressure Makes Diamonds’

If you’re ready for an otherworldly experience that is mind-bending, then look no further! VIVIAN has got you covered with the intergalactic release titled ‘Pressure Makes Diamonds’. Prepare to be WOWed by VIVIAN as this group brings an incredibly unique style and approach to the table. VIVIAN is taking Electro Pop and Indie music to…

Of Limbo’s New Single “Let’s Go”

At times suffocating and uncompromisingly groove-focused, there’s no getting around the riffing in Of Limbo’s new single “Let’s Go,” their latest potent dispatch from the recording studio currently out everywhere alternative rock is sold this November. You can’t have solid rock of any sort without some righteous riffage serving as a foundation to every sublime…

@skopemag news – thursday – november 17, 2022 @ 8 pm est

@skopemag news – thursday – november 17, 2022 @ 8 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope Out Now: Indie singer-songwriter Izzy Mahoubi shares music video for “Hang Around” Speaking on the new video Izzy shares, “My main hope with the Hang Around music video was that it would capture the heart behind the song. And…

Hybrid Kid release new winter warmer ‘Miracle’

For fans of… Ryan Adams, Son Volt, The Jayhawks Having navigated the UK music scene over a number of years, Brighton’s Hybrid Kid upped sticks, choosing to spend an extended period of time in their spiritual home of America. The country’s eclectic mix of genre had a pronounced effect on a band who heartily embraced…

The Art of Seeing Through | Ismael Gabasau

Ismael Gabasau started his career as an artist a short time ago. In 2020, when the pandemic hit, his introspection about the meaningfulness of his life began and led to finding more reasons to make a move from science to his new path, abstract art. He was away from his family, living in Switzerland, when…

@skopemag news – thursday – november 17, 2022 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – thursday – november 17, 2022 @ 12 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope ENTER SHIKARI share new single “Bull” feat. Cody Frost | Headline Slam Dunk Festival 2023 ‘Bull’ feat. Cody Frost is the second stand-alone Enter Shikari single of 2022 and follows the band’s huge summer return ‘The Void Stares Back’…

London-based singer-songwriter Sonia Stein takes listeners on a trip with her new single “Electric Honeymoon”

Allow Sonia Stein’s latest release, “Electric Honeymoon”, to transport you to a serene place of pop temptation. The beginning instrumentals invite the listener into just over 3 minutes of upbeat, melodic bliss as Sonia’s vocals insist you be fully present, a lesson we can all carry outside of music. The London-based singer-songwriter advocates for us…

@skopemag Q&A Featuring No Signal

1. The band’s new single “Embers” just dropped. What’s the story behind the song? “To me it’s about moving on. Kind of how a wildfire is vastly difficult to get rid of, the many embers are the many things you’re trying to get away from, it’s super metaphoric. They fly around and light more ablaze…

‘Buttercup’ by Little Hurt

With the release of his new single “Buttercup,” singer Little Hurt seeks to reshape the identity of modern pop through textured musicality, socially conscious lyrics, and, perhaps most importantly, smart producing that balances out slick vocal striking with defined instrumentation. “Buttercup” sees Little Hurt teaming with melodic crooner The Ready Set, and though the two…

Music and Sounds Affect Your Gaming Experience

Most of us aren’t aware of the impact of the music we listen to every day. We get exposed to music on the radio, when we watch our favorite movies or when we play our favorite games. They may have an impact on how we feel and sometimes act. Read more about how music in…

Tim Snider Presents ‘By Your Side”

A man stands atop a stump on the edge of a forest with a fiddle. He could be the spirit of the woods — a personification of the tree that was. With no malice whatsoever, he brings his instrument to his chin and begins a blinding, soulful, fleet-fingered solo. Though he dances in place on…

@skopemag Review – Rob Eberle Presents New Single “Reckless (featuring April Rose Gabrielli)”

Rob Eberle offers a hushed, reflective stance on “reckless (feat. April rose gabrielli)”. Storytelling is of the essence on here. The song feels fully lived in, completely real. Elements of folk, chamber pop, and classical enter the mix adding to its sheer immersive quality. A swirling around spirit feels doubly refreshing with each element feeling…

@skopemag news – wednesday – january 16, 2022 @ 8 pm est

@skopemag news – wednesday – january 16, 2022 @ 8 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope JESSIE MURPH SHARES NEW VIDEO FOR “IF I DIED LAST NIGHT” Due to popular demand, the rising star recently added additional dates to her Spring 2023 headline tour as well as upgraded venues for a slew of previously announced…

Singer/Songwriter Rob Eberle Presents New Single “Reckless (featuring April Rose Gabrielli)”

A Story of a Promising Young Life Cut Short by Another’s Irreparable Actions Continuing his march up the stairway to stardom, burgeoning upstart Singer/Songwriter/Producer Rob Eberle has teamed up with powerful vocalist April Rose Gabrielli for “Reckless”, the latest offering from his forthcoming sophomore release. LISTEN TO RECKLESS ON SOUNDCLOUD  The after-prom that was supposed…

@skopemag news – wednesday – november 16, 2022 @ 2 pm est

@skopemag news – wednesday – november 16, 2022 @ 2 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope JANGO FLASH launch ‘Killing Time’ | out today (Nov 16th) via MODERN SKY Newcastle alt-rockers Jango Flash launch soul-searching effort ‘Killing Time’ (out today – Nov 16th), the first reveal from the band’s upcoming debut EP set for release…

Jack Tempchin “Ghost Car” – The 1st Music Video Produced Entirely by Machine Learning AI

Jack Tempchin is a legendary hit songwriter, whose compositions “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and“Already Gone” are synonymous with the Southern California Sound. These songs can be found on the Eagles’ compilation Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975, which the RIAA named the Best-Selling U.S. Album of the 20th Century. Jack Tempchin songs have been performed or recorded by…

ELEKTRAGAAZ RELEASES THE FINAL INSTALLMENT OF THE SYNAESTHETIC PICTURE SHOW SERIES: PART 6

On November 18, Elektragaaz will release the last in its six part series of EPs, The Synaesthetic Picture Show. The final chapter in the series by the genre-agnostic, electronic multi-fusion instrumental group continues unspooling colorful and wildly original “movies for the mind,” drawing again on diverse influences including rock, club, techno, pop, dance, film, comic…

Renowned Jewelry Artist Megan-Marie Launches “The Althea Collection”

Jewelry artist Megan-Marie is known for exclusive and artfully crafted jewelry collections. She has launched her “Althea Collection” of luxury 14K gold chains. Every chain in this collection was handcrafted by me…The part that I love most, though, is that these chains are made to be individualized and flatter your unique body and style. ”…

Waves_On_Waves and Collaborators with ‘Synthony of Destruction’

This new release is literally a global production with Waves_On_Waves collaborating with musicians, songwriters, producers and music industry professionals from all over the globe. Waves_On_Waves worked with: People Theatre (France), Mondmann (Germany), Vortex85 (Italy), STREETEMPTY (Portugal), SHIKIMO (US), Neutron Dreams (US), Katrine Stenbekk (Norway), Let Em Riot (US), Natsukime (France), Crimewave (UK), Pastel Arcade (US),…

@skopemag news – wednesday – november 16, 2022 @ 10 am est

@skopemag news – wednesday – november 16, 2022 @ 10 am est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope LE JUNK — Evolves On New Single: “Some Monkeys” || Out Today Upping the ante with his slick and seductive blend of sleazy disco-rock and glitzy electronica, “Some Monkeys” glints like a jagged shard of a cracked glitterball left…

The Refusers Video “Live Free”

As audacious as some think they are, The Refusers passionately refuse to go along with the program. Could they know something we don’t? Yes ladies and gentlemen, there are new lockdowns coming, there are new jabs coming; and it’s clear that energy systems and food systems are on the verge of failing; the time has…

Amalgaband Presents “Rock’n’Roll Radio Xmas”

A small silver lining from an otherwise wretched lockdown season in 2020: we all got to know our neighbors and housemates a little better! Amalgaband would be best described as an ‘accidental’ band consisting of three housemates and a neighbour who hunkered down during lockdown over Christmas in Sheffield UK. With not much to do…

@skopemag news – tuesday – november 15, 2022 @ 10 am est

@skopemag news – tuesday – november 15, 2022 @ 10 am est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope GOMORRA (feat. guitarist of Destruction) Share Brand New Single “Rule of Fear”! With their blend of insanely fast and groovy riffs full of thrash metal perfection, dynamics and energy, with their latest record “Divine Judgement” Gomorra have undoubtedly made…

Former/Current Members of Chicago, Whitesnake, Billy Joel, Trans-Siberian Orchestra Featured in New Single from Studio D’Lux

Studio D’lux releases “Light Still Shines” from their forthcoming self-titled debut EP. The single features lead vocals from former Chicago vocalist, Bill Champlin. VERONA, NJ – November 14, 2022 – Studio D’lux is a unique musical venture fueled by singer, songwriter and instrumentalist Doug Kistner, who writes and produces all the songs released by the group. Following the release…

‘Cleary’ by Sisters J

They say that first impressions are everything, and when I first came across the alternative pop duo known as Sisters J, I couldn’t help but be curiously intrigued by the regal nature of their moniker. I know that it’s silly to judge a book by its cover, but in a day and age where artists…

CHRISTAFARI releases official music video for “Elevator”

As trailblazers, Christafari is continually pioneering the genre of Gospel reggae in the U.S. and throughout the world. But the band is more than just musicians; they’re “musicianaries” (musical missionaries), spreading the message of hope and salvation globally with a relentless touring and release schedule. They’ve ministered in 85 nations, all 50 of the United…

@skopemag news – monday – november 14, 2022 @ 12 pm est

@skopemag news – monday – november 14, 2022 @ 12 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope NEW lyric video for NEOPERA (“Tuba Mirum” out from homonymous EP) Tuba Mirum is an epic monument and unites three contrasting voices, large choirs and gripping instrumental interludes into a brute body of work that describes the turmoil of…

Palms Station Double Video Release “Alive” & “Blue Skies Back”

For the first sixty seconds of “Alive” by Los Angeles rock band Palms Station, there are no words at all. Instead, it’s a sheer exercise in sonic power: soaring, majestic vocals over thunderous beats and broad piano chords. It feels solemn and joyous, electrifying and reflective, simultaneously evocative of mainstream pop and spiritual music. Then…

@skopemag news – saturday – november 12, 2022 @ 8 pm est

@skopemag news – saturday – november 12, 2022 @ 8 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope OUT NOW: Nate DiRuzza “Heartless” Novelistic songwriter, Nate DiRuzza puts his guards up in his new single “Heartless” – now available everywhere. When hopeless romantics encounter miserable heartbreak, they can wish they were “Heartless”; and that is the exact…

@skopemag news – friday – november 11, 2022 @ 4 pm est

@skopemag news – friday – november 11, 2022 @ 4 pm est @skopemag HQ – http://smarturl.it/skope strongboi share the perfect bop ‘cold’ Today strongboi release their latest single ‘Cold’. ‘Cold’ is the third single to be lifted from their hotly anticipated debut album, due for release early next year. “cold” is a bouncing love song…

The Dark Art of Kat Alyst, Where Dreams Are Awake 

Art is not art until it brings some change into society with its positive shadows. Kat is a rising artist who brings out some of the most enchanting vibes into the art scene. She doesn’t click photos but clicks moments with her magical, fictional, surreal narratives that the world has never witnessed before. ART IS…