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SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 28, 2017

The War On Peace Premiere New Video, “Fear Of Loss” via PASTE The War on Peace is a Chicago-based three piece that fuses pop, electronic, and dance elements into a vibrant, pulsing sonic landscape. Since the band’s inception, the focus has been on bringing a consistent stream of digital sounds to the airwaves. With two…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 27, 2017

LIVE FROM DARYL’S HOUSE EARNS ITS SECOND WEBBY AWARD Born on the Internet in 2007 as a “light bulb moment” for creator Daryl Hall, Live from Daryl’s House has earned its second Webby in the Music (Channels and Networks) category as the People’s Voice Winner out of more than 13,000 entries from 70 countries and…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 26, 2017

Upcoming Re-Imagining of Calvin Harris’ “Slide” Rather than pursue the monotonous chip-chopping or basic percussive additions of many remixes, Shoffy breathes new life into the track with original additions — including a blues guitar, Wurlitzer, and his own vocals. While technically a remix, there’s a ton of original appeal here. THOUGHTS OF IONESCO: Long-Defunct Detroit-Based…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 25, 2017

Four Star Riot ‘Slayed Pretender’ Four Star Riot shares a new track this week, the first cut from the follow-up to last year’s Waves album. “Slayed Pretender” finds the band revisiting days of shoe-gazed flannel in a hazy trip through youthful ways. Layered guitars and a lonely electric piano guide the melancholy song toward a…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 24, 2017

JESUS PIECE PREMIERE “DENY REALITY” Jesus Piece and Malice At The Palace are teaming up with Bridge Nine to release a new split EP on May 19th. Jesus Piece kick the split off with 2 brutally heavy and discordant metallic hardcore anthems. Malice At The Palace, fresh off an LP released by Six Feet Under,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 20, 2017

Actress & Singer-Songwriter Naturi Naughton Stops By The Wendy Williams Show Actress and Singer-Songwriter Naturi Naughton showed off her beautiful pregnancy glow and festive spring outfit earlier today on The Wendy Williams Show. During her appearance, Naturi discussed a variety of topics including when she found out the wonderful news of her pregnancy, pregnancy cravings,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 19, 2017

SUPAWAVE OSBOURNE, “BLVCKED OWT” Brooklyn, New York emcee SupaWave Osbourne presents the music video for “Blvcked Owt”, his new single produced by German beatsmith Rato. The video was directed by Trife Drew of Figure Eight Films. Representing Brooklyn’s Bushwick and Flatbush sections, SupaWave has collaborated with Copywrite, has shared the stage with the likes of…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 18, 2017

Justin Townes Earle’s “Faded Valentine” Premieres At UPROXX Justin Townes Earle is set to release his New West Records debut Kids In The Street on May 26th. The 12-song set was produced by Mike Mogis (Bright Eyes, First Aid Kit) at his ARC Studios, and is the first time in his career that Earle has…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 14, 2017

Allmusicrating Launches its First Music Rating Web Service allmusicrating (2017) has launched this morning its first music rating system called EARs©. The Essential Album Rating System is an application and a database that measures the quality of music providing “True music ratings of individual tracks, complete albums, artists, and music of all genres”. The company…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 13, 2017

TWELVE NOON reveal album details for ‘Saints and Sinners’ out June 9th Pittsburgh PA’s alternative metal rising stars TWELVE NOON have revealed the album art, track listing, and release date for their new full-length album, ‘Saints and Sinners’. The album consists of ten songs and is set for a June 9th release through Eclipse Records.…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 12, 2017

More Adkins + More TV with “Something’s Going On” With Trace Adkins’ March 31 release of Something’s Going On (his first for BBR Music Group/Wheelhouse Records), the 3x GRAMMY-nominated 6’6″ vocalist finds himself debuting Top 3 on the Nielsen Soundscan Current Country Albums Chart. With his current single “Watered Down,” which showcases Adkins’ more “enlightened”…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 11, 2017

Two Islands – ‘Heaven’ They have just released their debut single, ‘Heaven’, and although they’re based in the UK, have been getting shown a lot of love stateside. H.O.S.H. releases ‘Karma’ EP on Diynamic H.O.S.H. returns from a brief hiatus from touring to focus on the studio with his first release of 2017; the ‘Karma’…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 10, 2017

French Montana Launches Two New Songs Coke Boys Music / Bad Boy Entertainment / Epic Records’ Grammy nominated, worldwide platinum-selling hip-hop icon, and philanthro­pist French Montana launches two new hit songs “Unforgettable (feat Swae Lee)” and “No Pressure (feat Future)” now available on all streaming platforms. French found the inspiration for his upcoming “Unforgettable” music…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 7, 2017

Coheed and Cambria to play “NeverEnder GAIBSIV” tour The multi-dimensional, progressive-rock band, Coheed and Cambria announced today that they will be touring the US this spring, performing their landmark third album, “Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV: From Fear Through The Eyes of Madness”, in its entirety. The tour, entitled NEVERENDER GAIBSIV, will take the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 6, 2017

John Mayer Debuts “Still Feel Like Your Man” Video Check out John Mayer’s “Still Feel Like Your Man” video from his forthcoming album ‘The Search For Everything’ out April 14. Catherine McGrath releases video for new single ‘When I’m Older’ Country-pop’s newest star Catherine McGrath has today released the video for her brand new single…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 5, 2017

Revival Recordings Artist Misery Loves Company Announce The Dead and Buried Headline Tour Misery Loves Company, consisting of Jimmy Ruggiero, Mike Williams, Joe Mascio JR, and Anthony Caggiano, are a Post-Emo band from South Jersey who recently signed with Revival Recordings, home to music groups; Alesana, Famous Last Words, and The Funeral Portrait. Today, the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 4, 2017

Russian duo Filatov & Karas release new single, ‘Time Won’t Wait’ Next up from Russian duo Filatov & Karas is their brand new synth-led single ‘Time Won’t Wait’. Out now via Ultra, this tune packs in plenty of distinctive vibes with its richly melodic themes. Having only recently remixed Jackie Tech’s ‘You Can Have It…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 3, 2017

Hear Ora Cogan’s new single “The Light” Ora Cogan’s versatile, haunted voice opens up a mystical reality; hallowed, forlorn and full of promise. She combines the intricate guitar picking of Americana with grunge and psychedelic dreamscapes, drawing comparisons to 70’s folk legend Karen Dalton. As a performer, Ora has shared the stage with the likes…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 30, 2017

LIV CARTLEDGE Releases ‘YOU GOT ME HIGH’ The soft guitar picking and dulcet cowbell pace will instantly apprehend your senses with soulful songstress Liv Cartledge’s intrinsic single ‘YOU GOT ME HIGH’. Hailing from Victoria’s goldrush town of Beechworth Liv Cartledge has taken the road less travelled to arrive in 2017 guitar in hand and armed…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 29, 2017

Jessica Meuse signs deal with LA Group Management American Idol alum Jessica Meuse has signed a deal with L.A. Entertainment, Inc.’s management division, LA Group Management, and the Season 13, Top 4 finalist is also starting pre-production to record her debut album for release on Warrior Records/eOne. Hailing from Slapout, AL, Jessica has been a…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 28, 2017

Peter M. Smith collaborates with Rock legends for No.1 in Rock Charts With a No.1 in the Spanish Rock Charts already, Peter M. Smith combines with Spanish Rock legends Lax & Busto for the 2017 version of their smash hit single “Crazy World”, released 12th May, 2017. Peter M. Smith joins forces with Catalonian heavyweights,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 27, 2017

Roya Premiere “A Sickness” Via Wonderland Roya share, via Wonderland, the second single from their debut self-titled record, “A Sickness.” The first track, “End Times” had been revealed, on Brooklyn Vegan, the day after the results of the American presidential election. The video accompanying the song tracks a hundred years of violent and disturbing history.…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 24, 2017

Boyce Avenue announce full UK headline tour Boyce Avenue have announced a European headline tour including a six-date UK and Ireland tour running through November this year. The multi-million selling US sensations will start the UK tour at Manchester’s Albert Hall on November 2nd and will call at Belfast, Dublin, Glasgow and Birmingham before they…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 23, 2017

Mother Mother Announce U.S. Headline Shows! Alt-rock band Mother Mother have announced a string of headlining U.S. tour dates in support of their new album No Culture. The band will first hit the road with KONGOS in early May and wrap up on the west coast with a handful of headlining shows. Tickets for Mother…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 22, 2017

The Scars Heal In Time – ‘I’m About To Break’ Video The Scars Heal in Time is a band that has continuously pushed and pulled its way through their ever growing successes. The high energy hard rock sound that they bring to the scene is a fresh new take from the music scene from Houston…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 21, 2017

Alex Aiono Releases Video For “Work The Middle (Acoustic)” Today 21-year old musician, and curator of one of the fastest growing YouTube channels in the world, Alex Aiono released an acoustic version of his debut single “Work The Middle” last week and today the video premieres on Vevo. Aiono is currently on a North American…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 20, 2017

SoMo RELEASES NEW ALBUM TODAY Multiplatinum Dallas, TX R&B singer and songwriter SoMo releases his second full-length, The Answers [Republic Records], in stores everywhere and at all digital retailers today. Upon going live, the record soared to #1 on the iTunes Top R&B/Soul Albums Chart, and is currently approaching the Top 10 of iTunes Overall…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 17, 2017

Rage Out to Bass Craft’s New Single “Get Fucked” After finding success with his freshman EP “Blast Off” and its chart-topping lead single “SUP,” Bass Craft is making a not-so-quiet return to the scene. The New Jersey-native is staking his claim in the bass music world with his third original “Get Fucked,” out now on…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 16, 2017

Treasure Fingers Releases New Remix Of Vanilla Ace & Cosella’s “Funk To The Brain” To kick off the year, Atlanta based producer / DJ Treasure Fingers bounced back with a critically acclaimed official remix for one the world’s biggest stars- Moby. To follow his remix of Moby’s “Go!,” Treasure Fingers is now ready to unveil…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 14, 2017

CANADA’S AWARD-WINNING A CAPELLA GROUP COUNTERMEASURE RELEASES BEAUTIFULLY DELICATE DRAMATIC VIDEO Canada’s award-winning a capella group COUNTERMEASURE have premiered their powerful music video for ‘Life Is Fine’. This is the 2nd video clip from their second studio album entitled Made To Measure. ‘Life Is Fine’ was written about depression and isolation, and transcends anything the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 13, 2017

Revival Recordings Artist Misery Loves Company Releases “Dead and Buried” Misery Loves Company, consisting of Jimmy Ruggiero, Mike Williams, Joe Mascio JR, and Anthony Caggiano, are a Post-Emo band from South Jersey. Today they are thrilled to announce they’ve signed with Revival Recordings, home to music groups; Alesana, Famous Last Words, and The Funeral Portrait…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 10, 2017

Plaid Brixx release animated video for “The Greener Side” Illustrated by animator Yoyo The Ricecorpse, the new visuals build on the energy of the band’s summer hit as a group of animals embark on a journey back to “the greener side” – a simpler and happier life. Plaid Brixx was thrilled with their previous collaboration…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 9, 2017

OZOMATLI WILL RELEASE NEW ALBUM “NON-STOP: MEXICO TO JAMAICA” ON MAY 5 Grammy-winning Ozomatli will release an album of classic and contemporary Mexican hits reimagined with a dancehall reggae feel, on May 5, 2017, on Cleopatra Records. Produced by drum & bass reggae legends Sly & Robbie (Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Peter Tosh, Jimmy…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 8, 2017

Imminence Records Launches Imminence Management Group Imminence Records has been expanding and diversifying not only in sound but in their endeavors. Aside from standard label operations; they have fundraised for Children’s Miracle Network, will launch their own Twitch channel this spring, and has now launched the Imminence Management Group. Joining as the first ever Imminence…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 7, 2017

Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road” Sets Streaming Record MCA Nashville’s Multi-Platinum-selling country star Sam Hunt released new song “Body Like A Back Road” to overwhelming fanfare. The song shot to No. 1 on the digital sales and streaming chart and is already climbing country radio’s Top 15 in only four weeks. “Body Like…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 6, 2017

ROZAMOV: This Mortal Road LP Playing At Decibel Magazine Boston doom metal quartet ROZAMOV will see their debut full-length, This Mortal Road, released tomorrow, a joint effort through Battleground Records and Dullest Records. As the record looms on its public unveiling, Decibel Magazine is now streaming the entire record early. Hear Sad Vegan’s Debut EP…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 3, 2017

Video premiere: HYPERSONIC “Prayer In The Dark” Italian masters of Symphonic metal Hypersonic have released the first videoclip for the song “Prayer in the Dark”. COLDPLAY ANNOUNCE KALEIDOSCOPE EP Coldplay have just revealed the June 2 release of their five-track Kaleidoscope EP, together with a brand new song from the EP, Hypnotised. Hypnotised’s surprise release…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MARCH 2, 2017

Strange Lot Share “Have It Your Way” via All Things Go Today, Strange Lot premiere, via All Things Go, “Have It Your Way,” the title track from their forthcoming LP, out this Friday March 3rd. The track is part of their sophomore record ‘Gods & Clods,’ coming out this Friday Strange Lot’s psychedelic sound channels…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 28, 2017

The Kernal premieres “Tennessee Sun” The Kernal’s breezy “Tennessee Sun” is the “Song of the Week” at The Bluegrass Situation, who describe The Kernal’s sound as “smart, often witty twang that infuses that sense of locomotive, gospel-tinged mystery.” They write, “‘Tennessee Sun,’ premiering exclusively here, shows his skills at the lyrical ramble, conjuring up Bob…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 27, 2017

Superhuman Happiness, Rubblebucket announce new project Touch/Feel TOUCH/FEEL performs experimental pop with a chamber music sensibility. Driving and raw dance rhythms, elegant melodic phrases, and an engaging dynamic move the audience from gentle meditations to head banging emotional workouts. Drawing inspiration from early Peter Gabriel records, Sade, the Kronos Quartet, Fela Anikulapo Kuti and Kraftwerk,…