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SKOPE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

Wolf Alice release new track “Heavenward” Today, London-based rock band Wolf Alice release new track “Heavenward”, which was featured as a Zane Lowe World Record on his Beats 1 show. The track will be included on the band’s upcoming sophomore album entitled Visions Of A Life, which is set for release September 29th, 2017 via…

SKOPE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 18, 2017

KINGS BOUNTY Joins Tour Dates with Korn & Release Heavy New Track “Made You King” Established bands across the country, ranging from New York hardcore legends Cro-Mags to iconic modern metal bands Korn and P.O.D., have sung the praises of New York City based alternative rock/metal group KINGS BOUNTY – comprised of Anthony “Q” Quiles…

SKOPE NEWS WEEKEND EDITION FOR SEPTEMBER 16 – 17, 2017

U2’s concert in St. Louis Scheduled for September 16, 2017 Has Been Cancelled Live Nation and U2 regrettably announce their St. Louis show scheduled for tonight, September 16, 2017 has been cancelled. “We have been informed by the St. Louis Police Department that they are not in a position to provide the standard protection for…

SKOPE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

Kali Uchis’ video for “Nuestro Planeta” featuring Reykon debuts today Directed by renowned photographer Daniel Sannwald, the video was shot in Medellin, Colombia, where the track was originally recorded with Reykon and The Rude Boyz (Shakira, Maluma). Uchis’ debut album is forthcoming. “I wanted to shoot this video in the same place we made the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

Silk ‘N’ Oak – ‘What They Say’ Single Silk ‘N’ Oak – who have played at festivals like Airlie Beach Music Festival, Gympie Music Muster, Decades Festival, and Caxton Street Festival – hail from a small town south of Brisbane, called Boonah. They credit Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen, Arctic Monkeys, Mumford & Sons, sexy guitars,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 13, 2017

BIBLICAL: New Album, ‘The City That Always Sleeps’ Streaming in Full Toronto rock and roll band BIBLICAL will release its new album, The City that Always Sleeps, on September 15 via Tee Pee Records / New Damage. The band’s sophomore full-length is a deep dive into sludgy psych rock that explores spaces, textures and tones…

SKOPE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 12, 2017

Wolf Alice release video for new track “Beautifully Unconventional” Today, London-based rock band Wolf Alice release the music video for their new track “Beautifully Unconventional”. The video, which was directed by Stephen Agnew, premiered on The FADER. “This song is a celebration of all your non-conforming friends,” Ellie Rowsell explained to The FADER. “A celebration…

SKOPE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 11, 2017

BOSCO shares moving documentary Rising singer / songwriter BOSCO shares a special documentary chronicling the making of her new project, b., out now via Fool’s Gold. She also talks about growing into a woman and her own personal struggles, putting forth an alternative image of an artist of color that’s not traditionally depicted in the…

SKOPE NEWS WEEKEND EDITION FOR SEPTEMBER 9 – 10, 2017

Tieks ft. Chaka Khan & Popcaan – ‘Say a Prayer’ London-based producer and songwriter Tieks returns with latest release ‘Say a Prayer’ on Ministry of Sound/Sony. The track, featuring the vocals of legendary R&B singer Chaka Khan and Jamaican reggae artist Popcaan is out now and acts as the follow-up to Tieks’ huge 2015 hit…

SKOPE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 8, 2017

Vampire Diaries Actor Michael Malarkey releases ‘Uncomfortably Numb’ What comes first? The actor or the songwriter? For Michael Malarkey, the writer came first, then the self-taught musician, rapidly followed by the self-made actor. Michael’s journey as a musician started when he began placing guitar parts behind his passion of writing copious amounts of poetry. ‘I…

SKOPE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 7, 2017

ELESIA iiMURA x Assassin x Bounty Killer “Come For Me” ELESIA iiMURA humbly shares her experience in Kingston, Jamaica where she filmed her new video for “Come For Me.” The Japanese-Australian artist journeyed to the Caribbean to film a star-studded visual that features reggae and dancehall heavyweights Assassin a.k.a. Agent Sasco and Bounty Killer. Director…

SKOPE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 6, 2017

Bluebird – ‘Invincible’ Single Bluebird is a female Australian Singer/Songwriter born and raised in Melbourne. She records her original music at home in her studio. With an established following on online forums such as Soundcloud, Bluebird is now focusing her music toward a wider audience through The A&R Department. M.I.L.K. reveals visuals for ‘If We…

SKOPE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 5, 2017

PLAN THREE – “ECHO” “The song “Echo” from Plan Three is the latest single leading right up to their new and highly anticipated album “Wish I Was Stormborne” that is due to be released on September 29th. One of the strongest tracks among the eleven solid songs on the album, it is a straightforward, beautiful…

SKOPE NEWS LABOR DAY WEEKEND EDITION FOR SEPTEMBER 2 – 4, 2017

Frida Sundemo releases new single ‘Gold’ Swedish songstress Frida Sundemo has released her brand new single ‘Gold’ ahead of her highly anticipated international debut album Flashbacks & Futures, due on October 6th through leading Scandinavian record label Cosmos Music. ‘Gold’ premiered with V Magazine who described the single, “A cinematic piece of swirling synths, anthemic…

SKOPE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

Eliza and the Bear – ‘Higher’ The single has already been used in various TV adverts since it’s release in June and the producer for the track has worked with the likes of Rita Ora and Anne Marie, making it a popular song this summer. Mr Yolk announces debut album ‘Self Portrait’ Today, Mr Yolk,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 31, 2017

Coffin Carousel release new single ‘Majestic’ Melbourne Australia’s spooky, adrenaline-infused horror-punk rockers Coffin Carousel have released a new single entitled ‘Majestic’. Majestic is the second single from the band’s eighteen track full-length album Between Death & Dead, which will see a global release on October 13, 2017. In support of their new single, they have…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 30, 2017

CID Ft. CeeLo Green release Video for ‘Believer’ GRAMMY AWARD® winners CID (NY based DJ + producer) and the legendary CeeLo Green teamed up earlier this summer to bring you their infectious, inspirational anthem, ‘Believer’ – out via Big Beat Records. BLINDFOLDED AND LED TO THE WOODS: “Meth Tooth” Video As Christchurch, New Zealand-based brutal…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 29, 2017

Funeral Mourning to release “Left Seething Yet Unspoken & Veneration of Broken Worlds” “Left Seething Yet Unspoken & Veneration of Broken Worlds”, the new album from austrian black metallers Funeral Mourning, will be released on September 9th via Nihilistische KlangKunst. With a running time of 23 minutes, “Left Seething Yet Unspoken & Veneration of Broken…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 28, 2017

WILD HONEY announce ‘Messed Up’ single Wild Honey continue their sweet home run today with ‘Messed Up’, a new single and video combo arriving just in time for a five date, tri-state tour kicking off next week. Despite its jangly carefree surface and indie-pop finesse, ‘Messed Up’ holds a deeper world-weary lyricism. Front man Thom…

SKOPE NEWS WEEKEND EDITION FOR AUGUST 26 & 27, 2017

The 1 Class – ‘You Can’t Change Me’ The 1 Class, a Chicago based indie rock band. Our debut EP ‘The Love War’ contains four songs, each song being part of a story about the battle many people face during a crucial turning point in a relationship. It’ll be released on September 22nd. The single…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 25, 2017

Julian “Got It On Your Own” Feat. Jeremih Video Premiere Julian – a rising rapper/producer from Detroit, MI – has announced the release of his debut single, “Got It On Your Own.” The track, featuring Jeremih, is a slinky single that showcases the young 21-year old’s production prowess and raw lyricism. The song, premiered today…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 24, 2017

WILD CUB RELEASE NEW SINGLE “MAGIC” Wild Cub today released new song “Magic” – the fourth and final preview track from their forthcoming new album Closer – and the chiming, soaring track can be heard now HERE. “Magic” follows previously released singles “I Fall Over,” “Speak,” and “Somewhere,” which are all off Closer and come…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 23, 2017

DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS AND TUBEFILTER ANNOUNCE NOMINATIONS FOR THE 7TH ANNUAL STREAMY AWARDS dick clark productions and Tubefilter announced today the nominees for the 7th Annual Streamy Awards. The nominees were announced exclusively via the Streamy Awards Twitter account (@streamys). The 2017 Streamy Awards will take place at the iconic Beverly Hilton on Tuesday, September…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 22, 2017

LYOD Debuts with the Emotional Summer Single, “Run Away” Vibrant German producer LYOD premieres with his debut single, “Run Away” on Breathe Heavy. The emotional summer single is characterized by driving beats, mesmerizing melodies and refined effects. Vibrant synths and a tropical drum wrap around Lucas’ soaring lyrics. Despite this comforting sonic escape, British vocalist…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 21, 2017

Kodomo’s cinematic ‘Divider’ out Friday 8/18 Kodomo aka Chris Child’s Divider EP out this Friday displays a more deliberate approach by Chris Child in the composition and production of the material. Mastered by Taylor Deupree, Kodomo’s sound shifts on Divider into something more cinematic without sacrificing some of the driving energy of his earlier material.…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 16, 2017

Marcel Alexander – ‘Wake Up’ Life is short, so we should do whatever it is that we love while we’re here. Marcel Alexander’s motto is Live Life Lite. Come with Marcel as he celebrates the good life on a refreshing new video titled, “Wake Up”. Watch as director, Caleb Seales, captures a crazy high energy…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 15, 2017

THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS – NEW SINGLE “WALK ON WATER” – AUGUST 22 After months of speculation about new music, multi-platinum selling band Thirty Seconds to Mars has announced their first single “Walk On Water” from their forthcoming fifth studio album will be released August 22, 2017. The song will have its television debut on…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 14, 2017

MAYHEM To Return To North America This Fall On Headlining Tour MAYHEM will return to North America this fall on a month-long journey set to commence on November 1st and run through December 2nd. Support will be provided by Immolation and Black Anvil, the latter of which appeared with the band on their last stateside…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 11, 2017

UK premiere Me For Queen’s ‘Jessica’ Critically-acclaimed soul-folk artist Me for Queen (aka Mary Erskine) will release her new single ‘Jessica’ on August 19th. This is the first song Mary has written and recorded on the guitar. It is “a vulnerable song about vulnerability” as well as a reflection on the role of art and…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 10, 2017

CASEY BOLLES REBORN AS GARDENHEAD NEW SONG “UNDERWATER” After much reflection, soul-searching and an abundance of fanfare, singer-songwriter Casey Bolles will make his return this year with a new project called Gardenhead. Today, he’s partnered with NewNoiseMagazine.com to debut his first single, “Underwater,” under the new moniker. Fans can stream the track on Spotify starting…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 9, 2017

New from #1 Spotify Global Viral Act, Emmit Fenn Fresh off the releases of his Prologue EP, multidimensional 21 year old artist, Emmit Fenn arrives with two gorgeous new releases; a stripped back video featuring YUNA via PAPER Magazine and the jazzy indietronic track, “Everybody Else,” via Mass Appeal. The LA based singer/songwriter and producer…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 8, 2017

Terror Empire reveal new song“You’ll Never See Us Coming” Portuguese thrashers Terror Empire have just unveiled a new song off the new album “Obscurity Rising”. The song is called “You’ll Never See Us Coming” and it’s the album opener, right after the intro. It’s the third song to be released, after “Burn the Flags” and…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 3, 2017

MIKE GORDON SHARES “VICTIM” Phish bassist Mike Gordon has shared “Victim,” the second single from his new album OGOGO, which will arrive September 15, 2017 via Megaplum / ATO Records. Brooklyn experimental rockers Cyphered Threads share fiery new video for “Gallop” The video premiered on Songwriting Magazine where the project’s Kika Von Kluck shared, “Based…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 2, 2017

Jax Jones Releases Video For “Instruction” Featuring Demi Lovato And Stefflon Don Directed by Ozzie Pullin and shot in LA, here’s what Jax had to say about the new single: “Nothing says summer to me more than Notting Hill Carnival. That was the mental image I used throughout the making of this song. I took…

SKOPE NEWS FOR AUGUST 1, 2017

MISS AMERICA ANNOUNCES THE “PRELIMINARY COMPETITION WEEK” The Miss America Organization and dick clark productions announced today the panel of judges for the non-broadcast preliminary rounds of “The 2018 Miss America Competition.” The diverse group of judges will select the top 15 finalists competing for the title of Miss America 2018 during the preliminary week…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 31, 2017

SPACE4LEASE release dreamy indie psych-rock single “Drifting” A sonic transcendence of raw emotions, Space4Lease’s new single “Drifting” will take you on a passionate journey of love, heartbreak and acceptance. The track was released today, after premiering on Idobi earlier this week, who said, “You’ll be ‘Drifting’ from an intense love of the track to a…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 28, 2017

Wild Honey release video for ‘Break Away’ Rolling into some serious momentum this week, Wild Honey have launched their very own record label Spillway Records, just been announced on the BIGSOUND 2017 lineup and today share the rousing new video for their single ‘Break Away’. Following it’s premiere with Rolling Stone yesterday the video is…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 27, 2017

Sian Cross – ‘Gave Away’ Sian says: “The music video is a direct presentation of the story behind Gave Away told through the medium of dance. The lense provides a connection between the subject and myself; I helplessly watch on as my best friend struggles to break away from a life of drugs. The video…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 26, 2017

“Countless Ways” is a new track from Brooklyn-based Trevor Forrest “Countless Ways” is a song of loss, a performance where the empty RSVP seats in a concert hall are lovers lost to memory. “Don’t pick up when I call” is that one-sided ending we all know too well. “Like you somehow appear” as a ghost,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 25, 2017

British Nigerian singer-songwriter Lánre releases new music video for ‘Dreams’ British Nigerian Singer songwriter Lánre is ready to start writing new music but before that she has released an official music video for ‘Dreams’, the brand new single from her Human EP. The video directed by Alexandra MacEwan features contemporary artist Rebecca Sangster. The visual…