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SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 15, 2018 @ 9 AM EST

benny blanco’s “Eastside” video with Halsey and Khalid benny is responsible for hits for the likes of Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Maroon 5, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Kesha, Sia, The Weeknd, Selena Gomez, Wiz Khalifa and many more, and most recently worked on Ye, Kids See Ghosts and Nasir with Kanye West and his GOOD Music…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 14, 2018 @ 9 AM EST

Frøkedal shares spirited new folk-rock single ‘David’ As the release of Oslo-based Frøkedal’s much anticipated second album ‘How We Made It’ draws closer (set for release August 31st via Propeller Recordings), today she’s sharing new single ‘David’ – a spirited, folk-tinged indie rock song, that lyrically appears to focus around the general notion of, “hope”.…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 13, 2018 @ 2 PM EST

REAL FRIENDS Release Third Studio LP ‘Composure’, Out Today Composure is Real Friends’ most ambitious work to date. The 10 tracks on this album have challenged the band as musicians and friends. From nailing down the best pop hooks with producer Mike Green (The Aces, All Time Low, The Mowgli’s, Paramore) that showcase the band’s…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 13, 2018 @ 12:30 PM EST

19 yr-old Taylor Janzen speaks out about mental health in “The Waiting Room” Fresh from an impactful performance at Winnipeg Folk Festival alongside Courtney Barnett and Phoebe Bridgers, which earned her praise in Toronto Sun, 19 year old Winnipeg artist, Taylor Janzen, today releases her new track, “The Waiting Room”. With deeply personal lyrics softly…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 13, 2018 @ 8 AM EST

Debut single from St. Louis musician Summer Magic Kevin Bachmann, the force behind Summer Magic, comes from a long pedigree of St. Louis bands. A former member of Lapush, on the Carson Daly-owned label 456 Entertainment, he has also been in the shoe-gaze group Troubadour Dali, and spent time in Jon Hardy & the Public.…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 12, 2018 @ 4 PM EST

The Interrupters ‘Fight The Good Fight’ Climbs Billboard Charts The Interrupters new album Fight the Good Fight debuted on the Billboard charts on first week release as #1 Heatseekers, #2 Independent Record Label Album, #5 Current Rock, and #5 Current Alternative Album. Additionally, Alt-Rock radio single is the #1 Most Added on Alternative Radio. U2:…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 12, 2018 @ 1 PM EST

Warped Tour Icon Shiragirl Shares New Live Video for “Summers Comin” ​Fresh off the release of her Brooklyn Goes Hollywood EP (released 6/20), ​this “Punk Rock Madonna” first splashed onto the scene after crashing the Vans Warped Tour. As the legend goes, a young, determined Shira showed up in her iconic pink RV, created her…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 12, 2018 @ 8 AM EST

Dillon Francis announces Spanish-language album WUT WUT “The whole thing started from the Westside EP in 2011. I had just discovered moombahton and began experimenting with Latin styles,” shared Francis. “For my second album, I wanted to create one cohesive vision, since I now have a better understanding about what that means. Latin music is…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 11, 2018 @ 1 PM EST

Jacob Banks’ “In The Name Of Love” From Major Motion Picture The Equalizer 2 Out Now Critically-acclaimed singer/songwriter Jacob Banks’ brand-new track “In the Name of Love” is featured in the upcoming Sony Pictures film The Equalizer 2, in theaters July 20th. The triumphant track, written by Jacob and produced by Oak (Miguel, Kehlani, Alicia…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 11, 2018 @ 7 AM EST

TALL HEIGHTS Announce New Album & Tour Amidst a summer of touring across both North America and Europe, TALL HEIGHTS today announce the forthcoming release of their new album Pretty Colors For Your Actions this Fall via Sony Music Masterworks. The album’s debut will set into motion a huge fall for the group, who will…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 10, 2018 @ 4 PM EST

Jacob and Fanny – “Miss You” Last week, Jacob and Fanny released their debut single “Miss You”, which instantly dominated Canada’s TV stations, and radio airwaves! After performing live on Global TV’s “The Morning Show” (over 500k viewers), and appearing on Bell Media’s CP24 news network, and Sirius XM’s “The Breakdown” it is no surprise…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 10, 2018 @ 1 PM EST

AVONLEA DEBUTS “IT SUCKS” Rising pop singer/songwriter Avonlea has unveiled the first new song – “It Sucks” – off her forthcoming self-penned project “10 2 17” (Art Club/Atlantic). Avonlea’s “10 2 17” project will feature a series of unapologetically candid tracks detailing the different stages of the young starlet’s adolescence and acts as an expression…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 10, 2018 @ NOON EST

Maurial Spearim releases debut single Blak Woman Blak Woman is singer-songwriter, multi-disciplinary artist and Gamilaraay, Kooma, Muruwari woman Maurial Spearim’s first independent single release. The track will be launched to coincide with the powerful 2018 National NAIDOC Week theme, ‘Because Of Her We Can’, celebrating the contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 9, 2018 @ 4 PM EST

Riley Lorene – “Innocence” Riley was born and raised on the warm coast of Southern California. In the spring of 2005, that sunshine was cast out by a dark grey cloud that would eventually haunt her for her days to come. Riley lost her close friend, and her mother to suicide. With no way of…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 9, 2018 @ NOON EST

Levy and The Oaks Music Video “Obsessive Love” for feature consideration Indie rock band Levy and The Oaks premiered their newest music video for their single “Obsessive Love.” The comedic video about *over* infatuation is now available to watch on Youtube. The music video follows a girl with an obsession for the frontman of the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 9, 2018 @ 9 AM EST

Clairo Pairs Up With SG Lewis For New Track “Better” – Out Today! As her North American arena tour with Dua Lipa draws to an end this week and she prepares for her SOLD-OUT headlining tour starting on July 17, 19-year-old artist Clairo has released a brand new song titled ‘Better,’ a stunning summer jam…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 8, 2018 @ 8 AM EST

“In The Night” Is A Ballad For The Unfulfilled “In The Night” is a ballad for those stuck in an unfulfilling cycle of repetition. Recorded with Josh Korody (Dilly Dally, Weaves) at Candle Recording Studio, it’s about escaping from the banality of the day and longing for the dreams that seem just out of reach.…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 7, 2018 @ 1 PM EST

NewTown releases progressive and poetic “Heart of Stone” NewTown continues to journey into their own progressive acoustic music with this stylistic Tyler Childers song, “Heart of Stone.” Following the release of “Naomi Wise,” “Heart of Stone” is about a woman who does what she has to do to survive when hard times strike. The choppy,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 6, 2018 @ 1 PM EST

St. Jude the Obscure reconnect with nature on ‘I’m The Wolves’ St. Jude the Obscure are an art pop 2-piece, residing in Liverpool. Formerly known as Feral Love and Bird, now, Adele Emmas and Christian Sandford have undergone a metamorphosis that led to St. Jude the Obscure. Referencing the patron saint of lost causes and…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 6, 2018 @ 11 AM EST

CHASER (SKATE-PUNK) PREMIERE LYRIC VIDEO FOR “NIGHTMARES” OFF UPCOMING ALBUM “SOUND THE SIRENS” Southern California skate-punk act CHASER have premiered a lyric video for a brand new track off their upcoming release on DYING SCENE RECORDS & EFFERVESCENCE RECORDS. “Nightmares” is an absolute gem of a punk rock song with all the right trimmings; gang…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 5, 2018 @ 3 PM EST

Berlin’s Benedikt, Releases New Music Video for ‘Havana Nights’ Today, Benedikt the Canadian born, Berlin based solo-artist and creative, releases self-directed and produced music video for ‘Havana Nights’ (REL 05.07.18). The second single from his forthcoming EP due for release later this month. Facebook Bans Faith-Based Music Video from Gospel Group Zion’s Joy! In mid-June,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 5, 2018 @ 10 AM EST

Time, the Valuator Release Video for In Control If you’re a fan of Hands Like Houses, Periphery, Slaves or, honestly, anything as vocally driven and bouncy, you cannot miss out on this. Embark with the band on a video that will take you for quite the spin: from rocking out in an underground parking lot,…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 4, 2018 @ NOON EST

House of Whales are indie hip-hop’s new torch bearers The inimitable hip-hop trio House of Whales are back with their first new music since 2014’s breakout House of Whales LP. The release garnered them praise from outlets like Afro Punk, Metro Active, Pop ‘stache and more, and illuminated them as some of Chicago’s freshest innovators.…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 3, 2018 @ 2 PM EST

2018’s Best & Worst Cities for Recreation – WalletHub Study With July being National Parks and Recreation Month and America’s largest cities investing over $7 billion on parks this past year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Best & Worst Cities for Recreation. To highlight the benefits of recreational activities for…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 3, 2018 @ NOON EST

MADAME GANDHI RELEASES “TOP KNOT TURN UP” – PREMIERED VIA NOISEY Madame Gandhi on “Top Knot Turn Up” in her blog HERE and excerpts: “My feminist trap baile funk anthem “Top Knot Turn Up” is OUT finally! After a year and a half on and off of hard work I am so grateful to give…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 3, 2018 @ 10 AM EST

Rozzi Releases New Music Video for “Uphill Battle” in Collaboration with DanceOn DanceOn is the music industry’s go-to source for creating captivating and shareable content. DanceOn was co-founded by Madonna, CEO Amanda Taylor, Guy Oseary and Allen DeBevoise in 2011. DanceOn is a subsidiary of izo. and is trusted by the biggest musicians in the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 2, 2018 @ 1 PM EST

Exlibris release new lyric video for “Shoot For The Sun” Polish/Finnish melodic metallers Exlibris release a second video from their new album “Innertia”. “We like to do things differently so this time we asked our artist friends to be a part of the video and left the details up to them. Watching the results was…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 2, 2018 @ 10 AM EST

BEGGARS Release ‘Book Of Days’ Single And Music Video Greek heavy/stoner rocker band , BEGGARS, have released their brand new official video and radio single for the song “Book Of Days”. The track is taken from the band’s upcoming album “The Day I Lost My Head” which will be released on August 10th, through ROAR!…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JULY 1, 2018 @ 8 AM EST

So Cal Power-Pop/Punk Trio Odd Robot Debut New Song “West Coast Girls”; Upcoming Album ‘Amnesiatic’ Out August 3rd Fullerton, CA punk/power pop trio Odd Robot have dropped a new single titled “” off their upcoming new album, “Amnesiatic,” due out August 3rd on SoCal-based Wiretap Records. Odd Robot last released their debut LP “A Late…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 30, 2018 @ 11 AM EST

Mazzy Star Meets Lana Del Rey NPR Fav New EP Entitled ‘Miarage,’ the EP is on heavy rotation with NPR’s KCRW and features ethereal vocals, western soundscapes, and shimmering shoegaze melodies. Reminiscent of Angel Olsen, vintage Mazzy Star, and Lana Del Rey and inspired by Sufijan Stevens and the words of Sylvia Plath, Sam Valdez…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 30, 2018 @ 8 AM EST

Feature Request: Seattle’s Dismal Thinkings Release “Gone Away” Gone Away is one of the first songs that was written for the record and we think it encapsulates our journey both personally and musically in this period of our lives. It’s influenced by radical transition, the ache of change, and the excitement of new beginnings. It’s…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 29, 2018 @ 1 PM EST

Chaser (Dying Scene Records) premieres the best new punk song you’ll here this month Southern California skate-punk act CHASER have premiered a lyric video for a brand new track off their upcoming release on DYING SCENE RECORDS & EFFERVESCENCE RECORDS. “Let It Die” is the first Chaser track to feature dueling lead vocals between singer…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 29, 2018 @ 11 AM EST

New video from lo-fi garage rock artist, Lauren Lakis A child of Baltimore, Lauren Lakis grew to embrace the fatalistic spirit of the city with an ever-present and fearless approach to her work and art. The hand-crafted rawness of her sound bellows deep and true, unscathed by the prevailing winds of today’s polite rock. Lakis’s…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 28, 2018 @ 5 PM EST

Marshmello Launches New Sign Language Video of ‘You Can Cry’ for ASL Challenge The world’s most in-demand electronic producer, Marshmello, has delivered a very special sign language video for ‘You Can Cry’; his latest single, featuring critically acclaimed singer/ songwriter James Arthur, and Three 6 Mafia member, Juicy J. The platinum-selling producer wants to break…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 28, 2018 @ 3 PM EST

TIEKS unveils massive summer anthem ‘Break The Rules’ Debuted as MistaJam’s ‘Jam Hot’ last night on BBC Radio 1Xtra, London-based producer and songwriter TIEKS has done it again! Returning with his massive summer 2018 anthem ‘Break The Rules’ featuring UK artist Bobii Lewis ; the feel-good whopper is a follow up to his huge 2017…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 28, 2018 @ 10 AM EST

The Dales and Parade Magazine – video premiere Los Angeles based band THE DALES premiere the live video for the single “I’ll Get By” from their debut album Marie. Watch exclusively via PARADE MAGAZINE. Written by multi-platinum songwriter and co-founder Drew Lawrence, “I’ll Get By” is one of the twelve emotional tracks from Marie that…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 28, 2018 @ 7 AM EST

GROSSER SHARES “ON GO” VIA HIGH SNOBIETY New Orleans-based Grosser shares the lead single “On Go” off his debut LP C, due out August 10, 2018. Grosser spoke to Highsnobiety about the track saying, “When I am stuck in a low place, I find myself writing music that fits the mood of the moment. Although…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 27, 2018 @ 1 PM EST

Reach The World & Advertise @skopemag News AK PATTERSON RELEASE NEW VIDEO – ‘IT’S NOT OVER TILL THEY CRY’ AK Patterson today release the video for ‘It’s Not Over Till They Cry’, lifted from the band’s forthcoming debut EP ‘Shadows’, which is produced by Charlie Andrew (Alt J, Marika Hackman) and due out on 15…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 27, 2018 @ 11 AM EST

LILLYE tackle toxic relationships with premiere of new music video ‘Chained’ Australian alt-metal rockers Lillye have premiered yet another music video to support their new album Evolve, which saw a worldwide release on May 18, via Eclipse Records. The new “Chained” music video was directed by Dan Clarke, and deals with the emotional chaos of…

SKOPE NEWS FOR JUNE 26, 2018 @ 4 PM EST

Izzy Escobar Channels Adversity Into Empowering Debut Single Izzy Escobar’s music is about loving one another the way we want to be loved ourselves. And having FUN along the way! Rising from a “never ending circle of violence” from an abusive stepparent, where she was voiceless in protecting her own family members, she began channeling…