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SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 17, 2017

ALBEE AL BARES SOFTER SIDE IN “LOVING YOU” Jersey City native, AlBee Al is known for his gritty street lyrics and his hustler spirit, both in and out of the studio. Just 3 years ago AlBee was facing 100 years in jail. After being acquitted for murder on all counts, Al has been putting all…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 14, 2017

Marie Miller Releases New Music Video “Glitter Gold” Glitter Gold is off Marie’s most recent album Letterbox and recently premiered on AXS on July 6. Marie Miller is not like most artists, her song writing capabilities go above and beyond the norm, from telling personal stories to using classical literature for inspiration, she truly has…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 13, 2017

Sarantos Releases A New Dance Music Video For The Summer Song “PAuse” Sarantos new pop dance music video “PAuse” encourages fans from all around the world to listen to their favorite song all summer long. Summer is here in full bloom. Every single person on the planet has a favorite song, one they play repeatedly.…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 12, 2017

WORKERS AT GUITAR CENTER STORES RATIFY 1ST UNION CONTRACT Today, the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union’s (RWDSU) newly unionized Guitar Center workers at four stores in New York (NY), Chicago (IL), Danvers (MA), and Las Vegas (NV), unanimously ratified their first contract. Guitar Center, and the RWDSU, which represents retail workers in a variety…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 11, 2017

The All American Rejects release 2-track EP & short film ‘Sweat’ Multi-platinum selling rock band The All American Rejects have released a new 2-song EP titled SWEAT via all digital platforms and streaming services. The two tracks on the EP, ‘Sweat’ and ‘Close Your Eyes’ mark the long awaited return from one of Alternative rock’s…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 10, 2017

N-A-R-C shares the music video for “Watch Her Dance” Multi-media artist Pepi Ginsberg (Pepi Ginsberg, Companion) and Composer/Producer Martin Crane (Brazos, Martin Crane) have teamed up to create a lush debut under the moniker N-A-R-C (named for Ginsberg’s wink-and-nod handle, NewAgeRealChange). FØRD unveils new feel-good track “Shadows” “Shadows” comes off the success of 3 brilliantly…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 7, 2017

Lakeshore Releases New Single “Pure//Imagination” Connecticut-based active rock band Lakeshore, formed by Emmure founders/brothers Ben and Joe Lionetti, recently announced details for their debut EP, 41 (out 8/4/17 via Outerloop Records). Before they head out on tour this week, today the band has partnered with Huffington Post to premiere a new single off the EP,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 6, 2017

Sheryl Crow Releases New Single – “Long Way Back” Sheryl Crow releases a new single – “Long Way Back” available via all digital partners from her critically acclaimed album Be Myself. Recently Crow appeared on NBC’s the Today Show in New York City where she performed the song live. Crow has been touring non-stop in…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 5, 2017

Secret Colours Premiere “Save Me” via Chicago Deli Mag With Dream Dream Secret Colours continues to craft a sound that reaches far beyond the city limits of their hometown of Chicago, IL. After heading back to Dripping Springs, TX and recording their fourth full length LP at Dandy Sounds Studios with engineer/producer Dan Duzsynski, Dream…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 3, 2017

Hear Guantanamo Baywatch’s new single, “Area 69” Suicide Squeeze Records is proud to release Desert Center on August 4th, 2017. The album is available on CD, digital formats, and a limited pressing of 2000 copies on amber-colored vinyl with a printed insert and download code. Dresden Dolls’ Brian Viglione’s New Scarlet Sails Brian and Olya…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 28, 2017

TL New Single “Sicko” No one can “fuck with his ambition”. Hailing from the DMV, TL releases his newest single “Sicko”. The track screams energy as he doubles as a producer and rapper in this new captivating release. TL is a creative lyricist and producer who is able to craft backpack rap for the true…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 27, 2017

Muse Announce Special SummerStage, Central Park Concert On July 24, 2017 Grammy® Award-winning rock band MUSE today announced it would perform a special concert on July 24, 2017 at City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage in Central Park to benefit The Coalition for the Homeless. A ticket presale for the band’s fanclub will launch on Wednesday, June…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 26, 2017

Neil Young To Release Remastered Version Of Decade On 3 LP Set Neil Young will release his long out of print Decade anthology on June 23, on Reprise Records. Originally released in 1977 on a triple vinyl set and compiled by Young, Tim Mulligan and David Briggs, Decade has long been considered the definitive 35-song…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 23, 2017

Meg Mac premieres lead single and unapologetic anthem “Don’t Need Permission” Melbourne artist, MEG MAC reveals another taste of her long awaited debut album, LOW BLOWS, with the powerful new song, “Don’t Need Permission”, premiering on COMPLEX- a track that they describe as “soaring and inspiring”. NICO & VINZ SHARE BRAND NEW TRACK “INTRIGUED” Multiplatinum-certified…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 22, 2017

Eliot Lipp streams ‘Skywave’ LP in full with Billboard Austin-based musician Eliot Lipp preps the release of Skywave; an album Lipp has been working on for the past several months. With influences from sci-fi soundtracks and 70s and 80s funk, he channels a collection of weird, high-definition, melodic beats. In these nine songs Lipp feels…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 21, 2017

New Mystics (Josh Onstott of Other Lives) shares new single “Rebels Los Angeles art-rocker Josh Onstott, under the moniker New Mystics, has released the new single “Rebels” off of his upcoming album. Josh is known for his work with Other Lives, a beloved indie band who collaborated with acts like Radiohead and toured with Bon…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 20, 2017

Youngblood Hawke Share “Robbers” Track On The 405 The 405 has shared the new single from Youngblood Hawke entitled “Robbers”. When talking about the track the group says, “”Robbers” addresses the dizzying experience of our modern world. The single is a flashing collage of technology, violence, planetary exploitation and the comforts of hometown roads changing…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 19, 2017

ALTERNATIVE PRESS Launches New Clothing Brands to Celebrate 32nd Anniversary To celebrate 32 years at the forefront of alternative music and youth culture, Alternative Press is excited to announce the launch of its new clothing brands. Your Brand, which will launch later this month with four clothing designs and two accessories, will feature new designs…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 16, 2017

Loci Records’ Frameworks Shares First Single From KINGS Album Renowned British instrumental artist Frameworks, part of Emancipator’s Loci Records, is back with his newest single, “Titles”. The tune is just a taste of what’s to come with the full ambient tracklist of KINGS, his most recent music venture to be released in its entirety later…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 15, 2017

Keep Shelly In Athens announces new album The ethereal and swirling sounds of the ambient-influenced pop of Greece’s Keep Shelly in Athens captures the transient feelings of city life and the inevitable passing of time. With lush melodic beats and dreamy vocals Keep Shelly’s production is an accessible and lighthearted entry into the world of…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 14, 2017

Tinkerbelles To Release Debut LP Imagine if you will, a world where cake smells like cigarettes and the Happy Birthday song was written by Gang of Four. And that pretty much sums up Tinkerbelles’ new album, Confetti At The Bottom. Seriously, the vinyl is 12″ birthday cake splattered with cigarette-scented scratch and sniff labels. And…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 13, 2017

Mastodon Announce Fall North American and U.K. Headline Tour Internationally celebrated heavy rock icons Mastodon have extended their U.S. headline tour starting on September 26 in Orlando, FL at Hard Rock Live with continued support from Eagles of Death Metal and Russian Circles. The tour also includes stops at several festivals, including the High Elevation…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 12, 2017

CYTOTOXIN: No Clean Singing Premieres New Track From Chernobyl-Themed Death Metal Unit Gammageddon is the forthcoming new full-length from Germany-based, Chernobyl-themed death bringers, CYTOTOXIN. Captured earlier this year again at Kohlekeller Studios, Gammageddon centers itself on the city of Pripyat. Named after the nearby Pripyat River, Pripyat was founded on February 1970 as the ninth…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 9, 2017

Jamie Aaron Aux (Le Butcherettes) announces her new LP Seattle-scene staple Jamie Aaron Aux has announced her newest album, Close The Circle. What started as a follow-up to her more pop-rock inclined 2014 release, Velo Scene, quickly became something altogether new, with less indie buoyancy, delving into sonically heavier depths. Recorded and produced by Aux…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 8, 2017

UKs Leif Erikson share new single Leif Erikson was the relatively little-known Icelandic explorer believed by many to have been the first Westerner to reach the shores of America (beating Christopher Columbus to establish a Norse colony in the New World). It’s a legend partly paid tribute to in this namesake of a new London…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 7, 2017

Neon Mountain Premieres “Silver Tree Island” via IMPOSE MAG Neon Mountain is a Psychedelic Art Pop/Dream Rock band based out of the Baton Rouge/New Orleans, LA area. Formed originally in 2012, years of experimental songwriting and abstract sound design led to their colorful and majestically chaotic debut album, “Escape (The Factory)” in 2015. Currently working…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 6, 2017

Miles Graham ‘Let It Shine’ One of the finest singer/songwriters to come out of Dublin the past couple of years returns with a stunning new visual about loss, love, pain and eventually, bliss. Miles’ last release, the stunning “I can’t Love You Again”, was received with rapturous critical praise. One of Miles’ biggest supporters was…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 5, 2017

Bella Mer Unveils Lead Single from Forthcoming ‘Loaded Gun EP’ A first look at Bella Mer highlights a fairytale persona as whimsical as it is haunting. Premiered today via Blackbook, “Loaded Gun” is her emotionally profound debut single. WILDERNESS DREAM: Decibel Magazine Premieres “The Observer” As San Francisco’s molten metal quartet WILDERNESS DREAM prepares their…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 2, 2017

J Bengoy Single “So Good (I Could Die)” J Bengoy came together late in the summer of 2016 in Burlington, VT. They practiced quietly in a third-floor bedroom for a few months while bonding over a mutual love of seltzer. In early 2017, they moved operations to Burlington’s South End arts district, where they didn’t…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 1, 2017

salute Shares Acoustic Version of “Light Up” Feat. Liv Dawson Today sees the release of the acoustic version of salute’s new single “Light Up feat. Liv Dawson” – listen here. Earlier this month saw hotly tipped artist & producer salute return with his brand single ‘Light Up’ featuring fast rising Method Records-signee Liv Dawson. The…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 31, 2017

Cherry Cherry Boom Boom & EARMILK Premiere New Skylar Stecker Remix, “How Did We? Cherry Cherry Boom Boom (Cherrytree Records’ Martin Kierszenbaum) has teamed up with Earmilk for the official remix of pop sensation and Cherrytree recording artist Skylar Stecker’s new single, “How Did We? (Cherry Cherry Boom Boom’s Shermer High Remix).” The original track…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 30, 2017

Stories Untold Premieres “Fleur De Lis” Music Video With New Noise Alternative-rock band Stories Untold premieres the music video for “Fleur De Lis” exclusively with New Noise. This is the band’s fourth music video off their debut full-length album, Can’t Go Home, out now via Razor & Tie. CORBETT REDFORD’S ‘TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 25, 2017

Hayden Calnin expresses regret on new single Waves is from his new EP due out this summer, and is a song about regret: “‘Waves’ was written for a good friend and became my interpretation of what was going on in that friend’s head whilst battling severe mental health issues,” I wasn’t always able to be…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 24, 2017

CALIFORNIA ROOTS MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE 2017 FOOD AND CRAFT VENDOR LINEUP Monterey, CA – The California Roots Music and Arts Festival is excited to announce the food and craft vendor lineup for the festival happening on May 26-28, 2017 in Monterey, CA. Now in its eighth year, the festival continues to partner with…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 23, 2017

Provocative Dancehall Anthem from Gorgeous HBO Actress While its common for a new recording artist to be dubbed the “the next big thing,” Caribbean-American musician and actress Toy Connor stands out as a far cry from anything common with her unique Caribbean dancehall sound that captured the eye of Motown legend Berry Gordy, and landed…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 22, 2017

The William Shakes Share New Video For “Leaden Messengers” The William Shakes is as much a concept project as it is a band. Written, produced, and fronted by Mark McGettrick, The William Shakes decontextualizes Shakespearean prose to the tune of alternative indie pop. The debut release How Goes The Night? EP explores five Shakespearean characters:…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 19, 2017

Skylar Fri shares new single ‘Dream Too Much’ A sense of home is one of the most powerful feelings a person can have. But equally the desire and drive to leave one’s home can be just as profound. This EP is shaped by the restlessness of Skylar Fri’s formative years – the feelings of isolation…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 18, 2017

No Joy shares “Hellhole” video No Joy recently released the CREEP EP, on new label Grey Market. Today the band shares a music video for “Hellhole” featuring footage of the band’s singer Jasamine White-Gluz as a teen (at the time she was trying to make her own version of a Sheryl Crow video). Death Metal…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 17, 2017

Flora Cash’s “You’re Somebody Else” featured in “disturbing” viral ad Stockholm based duo, Flora Cash recently released Nothing Lasts Forever (And Its Fine) last month via Icons Creating Evil Art -ICEA. Their single, “You’re Somebody Else” was recently featured in a viral advertisement for Mexcian telecom Movistar and in partnership with Save the Children with…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 16, 2017

Carneyval “Love & Emotion” This past Friday, LA based producer Carneyval released his newest track “Love & Emotion” on Spotify, iTunes, SoundCloud, and all other major platforms. Here Carneyval follows up on his powerful 2016 releases “Tell Me Something Good” featuring Jackson Breit and “It Ain’t Love”. Released on Lowtemp Records, “It Ain’t Love” reached…