We believe that the best music made in Singapore is more than a match for any music made elsewhere and there is the reason for the SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT.
We want to spotlight these talented musicians from the Singapore music scene for the world to recognise and patronise!
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Synthpop pioneers Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark share the title track of their new album, Punishment of Luxury.
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Celebrate the release of Sezairi’s latest single “70’s”, on the 21st of July at Hard Rock Café Singapore, Cuscaden Road – where Sezairi will entertain with a full band.
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CITY65 Music, the movement behind this year’s inaugural CITY65 Music Festival celebrating made-in-Singapore music, has announced the Living-Room Sessions – a new series of intimate events showcasing local musicians.
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LAMC Productions bring 90s alternative rock to Singapore with industrial metal icons Ministry, and special guests Filter.
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Sometimes even the finest musicians need to step back and reinvent themselves in new ways in order for their music to grow. So it is with alt-rock ‘supergroup’ Lo Tom.
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Fly I Will Because I Can is the third album from My Favourite Things, founded in Brooklyn by Dorothea Tachler (formerly of Igloo, The Swirlies, Alles Wie Gross).
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We have been featuring Gold Coast singer-songwriter San Mei quite a bit in recent weeks and finally her Necessary EP is out!
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Everybody loved the new Spider-Man reboot. We are no exception!
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Matt Mocharnuk (a.k.a. Bittersweet Machines) is one of the finest purveyors of 80s-styled pop-rock out there in the modern rock wasteland.
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To be brutally honest, we were initially less than enthused with the new awkward name from the band formerly known as Take Two. Not only that but we felt that they were just trying too hard to impress with its first single.
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A new world of opportunity opened up for me in the mid-90s when filmmaker Eric Khoo roped me into working on some music for his features Mee Pok Man, 12 Storeys and later on, Be With Me.
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New video from Deap Vally provides a visual interpretation of “Julian”, the 2nd track on 2016’s Femejism album.
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French electro duo, JUSTICE is coming to Singapore on 15 August. The guys behind the hit “D.A.N.C.E” and the famous remix of “We Are Your Friends” are back with their new album Woman and subsequent world tour.
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My Little Hum is a jangle-pop duo consisting of Dan and Yuri Jewett, out of Oakland California.
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80s throwback is the name of the game for retro pop-rocker Lily McQueen.
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Noisy, discordant, lofi and recorded at home. That’s what the new rock ‘n’ roll should sound like, if David Nance had his way!
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Attended the inaugural session of Spotify Talks, where a panel consisting of Calvin Wong (Warner Music), Tan Chee Meng (Spotify), Sunita Kaur (Spotify), Linying (Artist) and, Kevin Foo (Foundation Music) discussed the topic “Looking Beyond the Music”.
As we sat listening attentively to the thoughts and opinions of the panellists, we were struck by a couple of points.
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Vandetta returns with a new EP, Mindkiller and if the single “Onz” is any indication, it will be popular with many many discerning music lovers.
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This gorgeous new album from singer-songwriter Ralegh Long has been out for a bit but better late than never, we say!
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Weird indie? Bizarro Americana? Who the hell knows! All we know is that Post Moves
play a strange game of musical chairs but we’re not going anywhere!
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Too much music, so little time!
Which means that we will need to do more in pointing you, faithful reader, in the right direction. Here are some recent album recommendations for ya!
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