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SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 17, 2018 @ 1 PM EST

Get Ready to Sing Along to this Infectious Anthem When a band makes their entrance into the scene, it takes finding a song that perfectly encompasses the sound they are trying to achieve. Ottawa’s Write Home, makes a strong debut with the infectious “Overgrown” that the band is proud to premiere at Alternative Press. AP…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 17, 2018 @ 9 AM EST

Young Lyric “I Got The Juice” Produced By DJ X.O At only 17 she’s already preformed all over the The United States and starred in a nationally syndicated television show “The Rap Game” with Jermaine Dupri in it’s debut season on The Lifetime Network. Her stardom has never let up and this new effort is…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 16, 2018 @ 6 PM EST

Blair Sound Design ‘Console Humidity’ EP Having been steadily absorbing the flowery humidity in steamy spa towns of central Florida since his debut outing Chillax, Floridian $1 house music purveyor Blair Sound Design aka Kyle Lyon emerges into the Lobster forest with all 16-bit brass and duvet filters blazing. NOLATET Announces ‘No Revenge Necessary’ Nolatet—the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 16, 2018 @ 1 PM EST

Dermot Kennedy & Mike Dean Team Up for “Moments Passed” Remix Fast-rising Irish artist Dermot Kennedy will release a remix of his single “Moments Passed”, which has received a special treatment from producer Mike Dean (Kanye West, Jay Z, Travis Scott, Desiigner). Dean maintains Dermot’s hauntingly beautiful melodies on the remix and adds his signature…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 16, 2018 @ 12 PM EST

British Folk Three-piece Tors Present Uniquely Crafted Harmonies in ‘Wilder Days’ Matt and Theo; two brothers that make up two thirds of Tors, started out their musical careers writing tracks featuring in critically acclaimed Channel 4 Drama – Skins. Alongside Tors, Matt writes music for multiple Japanese and Korean pop bands, and has also written…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 16, 2018 @ 10 AM EST

Sonny Alven Unveils Official Video for New Single ‘Backseat Lovin’ Norwegian breakthrough artist Sonny Alven has unleashed the official video release for his latest production, ‘Backseat Lovin’, via Universal Music. The track, a soft, and melancholic production guided by a sultry female vocal, was released on 2nd February, and follows Sonny’s various 2017 successes, including…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 16, 2018

Dan Stock Shares New Track “Baby Valentino” Taken from his forthcoming debut EP, the track perfectly encapsulates the reason Heavenly Records fell in love and recently signed this prodigiously talented young man. An honest, astute and emotionally charged songwriter, it’s blatantly obvious his aspirations and vision stretch far beyond the Buckinghamshire borders. JOY. RELEASES NEW…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 15, 2018 @ 2 PM EST

Annabel Allum brings her inimitable charisma to the video for ‘Beat the Birds’ Guildford-based Annabel Allum launched into 2018 with new single Beat the Birds, and now she’s released a super stylish visual accompaniment. Simple in its design, the execution is a small window into Annabel’s world, via her charisma, attitude and lightly-burning sarcasm. Wye…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 15, 2018

Grace Carter Reveals New Track “Silhouette” British rising star Grace Carter releases her emotionally charged new single and video, “Silhouette.” Notion premiered the video today, raving, “it’s a ballad to match the best of them.” The track is beautifully simplistic, showcasing Carter’s stunning vocals with a stripped back arrangement accompanied only by piano. The track…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 14, 2018 @ NOON PM EST

Nashville guitarist Guthrie Trapp taps Vince Gill and others on new album Nashville-based touring guitar player and in-demand studio cat Guthrie Trapp will roll-out Life After Dark, his star-studded second album, on March 9, 2018. Trapp brought together heavy-hitters from blues (Jimmy Hall), soul (McCrary Sisters), jazz (Jeff Coffin), and bluegrass (Sam Bush), along with…

VALENTINE’S DAY EDITION: SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 14, 2018

Electro Pop-Punk Noise Maker ATHRS Releases “Do Not Disturb” Out Now (2/13) Today (2/13), electronic pop-punk noise maker—ATHRS—announces his newest project alongside Christian Alexander, “Do Not Disturb.” Premiered yesterday, GOOD MUSIC ALL DAY says of the project: “The upbeat composition is reminiscent of The Chainsmoker’s famously catchy essence, littered with lyrics worthy of singing along…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 13, 2018 @ 2 PM EST

CHAMILLIONAIRE WOWS AT VENTURE CAPITAL SUMMIT WITH NEW CONVOZ APP PRESENTATION Upfront venture capitalist firm recently held a Summit in Los Angeles and, not surprisingly, to those of us that know him, Chamillionaire wowed the audience with his pitch for his new social media app, Convoz. It should be widely known by now that Cham…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 13, 2018

Russian Metal Band, Tiavara, Release NEW Track The band states: “When Silence Reigns” is a song about a spiralling descent into mental instability. A sufferer consciously withdraws himself from society out of fear of not being understood or accepted. It is about pushing away loved ones and retreating into a mental shell to avoid torment…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 12, 2018 @ 1 PM EST

VICTOR WAINWRIGHT & THE TRAIN TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM It had to be a train. The name of Victor Wainwright’s new band – and the sleeve image of their debut album – is also the most fitting of metaphors. In music folklore, the train might have associations with the freight-hopping bluesmen of yore, but with…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 12, 2018

Flosstradamus teams up with 24HRS for their new single, ‘2 MUCH’ | Out Now via Ultra Music Following “Tern It Up,” his late 2017 track with Dillon Francis, FLOSSTRADAMUS is banging out the year with a brand new single. Today (9th February) it’s a return to the sound that put FLOSS on the map with…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 10 – 11, 2018 @ 12:30 PM EST

Fuse Honors Legendary Grammy Award-winning singer and actress Whitney Houston On Sunday, February 11 at 7p.m. ET/PT, the anniversary of Whitney Houston’s passing, Fuse will air a #WeMissYouWhitney five- hour programming block in honor of the legendary Grammy Award-winning singer and actress. Throughout the evening, Fuse will celebrate her catalog of classic hits and reflect…

WEEKEND EDITION: SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 10 – 11, 2018

Belgian Alternative-Stoner Metallers Black Strike shared new music video A few days after posting their past EP for full stream on Bandcamp and then the single “Tiger” at the same location, Belgian alternative/stoner metallers Black Strike just unveiled a new official music video illustrating the song “Tiger”, released by Otra Vista Production crew and available…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 9, 2018 @ 2 PM EST

WARD XVI Release ‘Cry Of The Siren’ Single/Music Video UK Theatrical Avant-Garde Rock band, WARD XVI, have released a music video for the new single ‘Cry Of The Siren’, the song is taken from their new album ‘The Art Of Manipulation’, which was released July 1st, 2017 via Rock’N’Growl Records. The video was filmed and…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 9, 2018

Brooklyn Vegan Premieres Paul Luc’s New Album, ‘Bad Seed’ For his new LP, Pittsburgh-based singer-songwriter Paul Luc wanted to create an experience, to simulate the great recording sessions of the past. He worked with a renowned group of musicians he had never met, and they recorded the album straight to tape. Bad Seed can be…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 8, 2018 @ 5 PM EST

Aplus Teams Up With SoulTracks To Premiere Brand New Single, “Strangers” Detroit-born and bred singer-songwriter sisters Aplus have teamed up with SoulTracks to premiere the brand new music video for their hit single, “Strangers.” Inspired by the 1998 thriller Fallen, the video was shot in Downtown Detroit in very personal places to Aplus, including the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 8, 2018 @ 1:30 PM EST

The BPM Festival: Portugal Announces 2018 Dates and Thank You Video The debut Portugal edition welcomed fans from over 90 countries to seven distinct venues alongside the beach and city centers, over four days and nights. Featuring over 30 showcases from the likes of All Day I Dream, elrow, Paradise, Stereo Productions, Warung, Vatos Locos,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 8, 2018 @ 11 AM EST

Tommy Stewart’s Dyerwulf release new single Tommy Stewart’s Dyerwulf is two piece doom metal hailing from the United States consisting of drums, bass, and vocals only, and featuring Tommy Stewart from classic thrashers Hallows Eve and Eric Vogt from Armed Chaos. Currently the band is writing and recording their sophomore album set to be released…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 8, 2018 @ 9:30 AM EST

J.I.D Satirizes Animated Classic “EdEddnEddy” Dreamville rapper J.I.D releases the animated video for his track, “EdEddNEddy.” Animated by Fred Lozano, the video recreates a classic nineties TV show and serves as the vessel for J.I.D’s satirical comment on America’s current political climate. “EdEddNEddy” appears on his debut album The Never Story, which was released by…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 7, 2018 @ 2 PM EST

Sweden’s SINIESTRO publish teaser for forthcoming video “Arctic Blood” With an EP and an LP in their arsenal, Swedish arctic black thrashing trio SINIESTRO have already marked their advent phenomenal in the extreme metal realm. The diabolical troop is all set to excavate their sinistrous crypt further with the upcoming EP “Arcitc Blood”, to be…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 7, 2018

TIDAL X: NIPSEY HUSSLE – TIDAL To Livestream Show from Hollywood Palladium on 2/15 On February 15, the eve of the release of Nipsey Hussle’s highly anticipated Victory Lap album, TIDAL will be livestreaming the rapper’s performance from the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, CA at 9:30pm PT/12:30am ET. Previously, the streaming service partnered with…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 6, 2018 @ 2 PM EST

Reach The World & Advertise @skopemag News Shift K3Y Releases New Single, “Only You,” Via Ultra Music- Out Today London producer, singer, songwriter, and DJ, Shift K3Y, is back with brand new single “Only You.” Out now via Ultra Music / Columbia UK, the artist revealed the track via BBC Radio 1Xtra as Mistajam’s selection…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 6, 2018

Tennessee Musician Bogues Releasing Sophomore EP ‘Life Slowly’ on March 2 Bogues is a stripped down indie project from Nashville, TN musician AJ Gruenewald. He draws influence from artists like Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, and The Hotelier. His sophomore EP ‘Life, Slowly’ is out March 2nd and is available for pre-order. Track Premiere: Bogues –…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 5, 2018 @ 1 PM EST

WAR OF THRONES Featuring Former Members Of Crimson Glory And Rob Rock Announce New Music Video WAR OF THRONES, featuring former members of Crimson Glory and Rob Rock, have released a new music video, “Rule The World”, from their forthcoming debut album. The album, Conflict In Creation, will hit stores worldwide on March 9th, 2018…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 5, 2018

Reach The World & Advertise @skopemag News Nova Moura Shares New Single “Alone, Together” Exclusively Premiering On Discobelle Los Angeles-based, neo-soul artist Nova Moura shares the single “Alone, Together” exclusively via Discobelle, who writes of the single, “His surreal, dark and dreamlike R&B/neo-soul sound explores themes of vulnerability, isolation and loneliness.” LIL SKIES UNVEILS NEW…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 4, 2018 @ 2 PM EST

“WHAT’S BEST” by Finding Novyon Since landing on Pigeons & Planes “Best Songs of 2015” list with his Allan Kingdom assisted single, “Lots,” Novyon spent most of 2016 traveling and sharing stages with the likes of Big Sean, Rhymsayer’s Prof, Wiz Khalifa, Future, and Sub Pop’s Shabazz Palaces. BrooklynVegan-curated Red Bull Sound Select shows, Zombie…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 3, 2018 @ 4:30 PM EST

Brantley Gilbert Enlists PEDIGREE® Brand & DAV Brantley Gilbert’s commitment to America’s service members has always been a driving force in a career that’s seen him play for the people instead of the music industry. Whether hitting #1 with the powerful “One Hell of an Amen” to honor a fallen soldier and his friend who…

SUPER BOWL WEEKEND EDITION: FEBRUARY 3-4, 2018

EMILY JAMES SHARES ‘NOBODY’S BABY’ Today, February 2nd, 2018, LA based singer-songwriter, Emily James, shares “Nobody’s Baby,” the third single from her highly anticipated debut album, Til the Morning. “Nobody’s Baby” follows the release of both “Lion’s Den” and “If Walls Could Talk” and reveals a refreshing, bold side to Emily. LUNA Shares Her Dark…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 2, 2018 @ NOON EST

Tracy Bonham signs with ECR Music Group Grammy™ nominee Tracy Bonham is celebrating yet another banner year. Her new album, Modern Burdens, made Rolling Stone’s Top 50 albums of 2017, which they describe as “a lovingly penned postcard to Bonham’s past self, and a fascinating look at where she’s at right now.” Where she’s at––and…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 2, 2018

Ralo Connects With Young Thug For an Emotional Trap Power Ballad Fine-tuning his melodic and empathetic approach to trap music for the past three years, Ralo earned the respect and admiration of some of Atlanta’s most notable names. Teaming up with kindred spirit Young Thug for an inspirational trap power ballad, Ralo shares “See The…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 1, 2018 @ 2:15 PM EST

MILE MARKER ZERO Debut First Single “The Architect” from upcoming album “The Fifth Row” Progressive rock group MILE MARKER ZERO formed in 2005 when brothers Dave (vocals) and Doug (drums) alongside childhood friend Mark (keys) connected with John (guitars) while studying music at Western Connecticut State University. Following the release of their debut full-length, the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 1, 2018

WHITNEY ROSE SHARES NEW VIDEO FOR “CAN’T STOP SHAKIN’” “Can’t Stop Shakin’” features three of Austin’s go-to entertainers: Frostine Shake, a ballerina with a message that ‘Every Body is a Dancer’s Body’ (featured in Buzzfeed and Cosmopolitan, to name a few), burlesque sensation Ruby Joule and singer/dancer Jolie Goodnight. “Can’t Stop Shakin’” was directed by…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 31, 2018 @ 1:30 PM EST

JUSTIN FURSTENFELD of BLUE OCTOBER Lays Bare His Story with “An Open Book” Tour Five years since its debut, Justin Furstenfeld (frontman of Blue October) continues his impassioned and captivating “An Open Book” tour with dates through February 18th. “An Open Book” is comprised of stories from the critically-acclaimed musician who is deeply aware of…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 31, 2018

Louis The Child And Whethan Share Mixtape Of Beats “Honey” The collaborative mixtape showcases a raw and energetic body of work – one that’s both influenced by contemporary genres such as trap and indie pop while also paying homage to the legendary electronic music scene fundamental to Chicago’s history. Memphis Riser Key Glock Pledges Allegiance…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 30, 2018 @ 1:30 PM EST

Blake Brown & The American Dust Choir Shares Lead Single “Stop Shakin’” Today, Denver-based group Blake Brown & The American Dust Choir shares the first track off their debut LP Long Way Home. “Stop Shakin’” was released exclusively via All Things Go, who writes, “Set to the tune of classic Americana, it matches the rhythm…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JANUARY 30, 2018

Reach The World & Advertise @skopemag News Mamas Gun Share ‘London Girls’ video Mamas Gun have today share the new video for recent single ‘London Girls’ – the video, which features a female parkour artist crossing iconic London spots such as Southbank, The Square Mile and Trafalgar Square, arrives following details of the quintet’s new…