Category: FEATURES

Feature stories and artist interviews

HANNE HUKKELBERG VIDEO & MP3 OF “BLOOD FROM A STONE”

Hanne Hukkelberg is set to touch down in the US for a string of premier show dates. The beloved Norwegian songstress will showcase the unique, tightly orchestrated pop that has made her a Grammy winning artist in her home country and earned her a cult following. Hukkelberg is touring in support of her highly praised…

LA COKA NOSTRA RELEASE “COUSIN OF DEATH” VIDEO

La Coka Nostra have released their video for “Cousin of Death” online. The track is the latest single from the group’s debut album, “A Brand You Can Trust”, which features guestappearances by Snoop Dogg, Cypress Hill, Bun B, Psycho Realm, Q-Unique, Immortal Technique and the Alchemist.

SHWAYZE RELEASE VIDEO “GET U HOME”

Shwayze’s official music video for “Get U Home” is finally here! The music video features the Malibu based hip-hop duo performing live while the celebrity cast of Sorority Row (in theaters September 11) mysteriously disappears one-by-one.

SNOB DOODLE

It is September and Snob Doodle is back with a brand new strip for a brand new month.

WEINLAND DEBUTS TEASER FOR “I’M SURE IT HELPS”

Portland’s Weinland have just debuted a teaser for their new video for “I’m Sure It Helps” off of this year’s critically-acclaimed Breaks In The Sun (Badman). The band is going to give its local fans a special debut viewing of the video on September 9th at Portland’s Doug Fir Lounge, and it will reveal the…

FLY GYPSY OFFER “REASONS” MP3 FEAT KANYE WEST

Fly Gypsy, the hip-hop duo comprised of Russian-born producer/one-man-band Alexei Jendayi and Jamaican-born emcee Kowboy Kom, is proud to announce the release of its latest project, The Vodka and Rum Mixtape, currently available via the group’s own Fly Gypsy Music.

3OH!3 HOOK UP WITH KATY PERRY FOR “STARSTRUKK” RMX

Check out the remix of 3OH!3’s second single “Starstrukk” featuring KATY PERRY! 3OH!3 are nominated for BEST NEW ARTIST at this year’s MTV VMA’s & 3OH!3 recently hit #1 at pop radio with their smash single “Don’t Trust Me” achieving DOUBLE PLATINUM certification.

STOLI TALKS WITH SANTANA’S TRUMPETER BILL ORTIZ

My next guest is one of the top trumpeters in the music business today. Bill Ortiz has worked with such diverse and dynamic artists as Santana, Destiny’s Child, Tito Puente and Tony Toni Tone. Bill has been with Santana since 1999. Recently he decided that it was time to go solo for a bit. So…

ELECTRIC TICKLE MACHINE OFFER “PART OF ME” MP3 FROM DEBUT ALBUM

Electric Tickle Machine’s debut album, Blew It Again (out in October) relishes in the magic moments between cynicism and forgetfulness where surrender makes imperfection a blessing. Recorded in 14 days in the winter of 2009 by Matt Boynton (Gang Gang Dance, Vietnam, Bat For Lashes), the record delivers hooky anthems bathed in organic layers of…

SEPTEMBER 2009 SONICBIDS “ARTISTS 2 WATCH”

Welcome to another amazing month of music from the incredible musicians that make up the Sonicbids.com community. We have got ten amazing musicians that will be speaking directly to the Skope readers. As always we encourage readers to dig deeper and check out their EPK’s.

INTRODUCING YES GIANTESS FROM BOSTON / MP3’S

Every year young, hopeful recent high school grads enroll in music school with the hopes and dreams of becoming professional musicians, but how many can boast remixes for the likes of Passion Pit, Asher Roth, and multiple XL Recordings artists before even getting their diploma?

AFI PREMIERE “MEDICATE” SINGLE

Medicate,” the first single from AFI’s forthcoming album, CRASH LOVE, has just premiered on radio and the internet. The song, which will also be featured on Guitar Hero 5, is already making waves on radio stations with simultaneous worldwide premieres and band interviews.