The words “Zouk” and “orchestra” don’t seem to go together. But they will tonight and Saturday night as two contrary musical forces (viz. orchestral music and house music) combine to pay tribute to the iconic club’s 25 year tenure at Jiak Kim Street.
The legend may be gone but his music lives on!
Cigarettes After Sex have announced their self-titled debut album will be out June 9th on Partisan Records.
How Power of Pop founder, singer-songwriter Kevin Mathews re-discovered the joy of making music for himself.
Just like the Marvel Studios films, Marvel Television’s web TV series for Netflix introduced characters through solo series before leading into the Defenders team series, sometime in mid-2017. Iron Fist is the last of the solo series before the Avengers-like team up happens.
Singer-songwriter Fym Summer has released one of the best EPs of 2017 – the Luna EP. Read what Fym has to say about her journey so far…
Big news for fans of 90s pop as French electro star duo AIR make their way to Singapore on 27th May 2017 at the Esplanade Theatre.
One of the best Singapore pop releases this year comes from singer-songwriter Fym Summer.
Just got alerted to this single release from Bright Boy.
Rock duo the Dollyrots are set to release their sixth studio album Whiplash Splash on March 24!
A melancholy number that will make your day. This is the new single – “Can’t Talk to Anyone” – from Huxley Rittman and the Rusty Hitmen!
UK hard rock band Mallen have released a muisc video for their debut single “Jack of Cards”, issued in November 2016.
Ironic how ‘genre’ labels make so much difference nowadays. Take “pop-punk” – one of the worst rock ‘genres’ ever coined – turn it around to “punk-rock” and it becomes something vital, vibrant and meaningful.
Which brings us to Tales From A Punk Rock Rock Trip a new mini-album split between Hooligan Crooners and B-Leaguers.
Like most artists that emerged during the post-punk/new wave era, Elvis Costello suffers from the same dilemma, that is, of being perpetually branded as a product of the 80s music scene.
With all the brouhaha going on in the USA – the home of the superhero – concerning alleged Russian interference in the recent Presidential elections, it is interesting to consider Guardians, a superhero movie made in Russia.
Fleet Foxes released the best debut album of the last decade (in our humble opinion) and whilst the follow-up was a little underwhelming in comparison, the good news is that the band is back with a new one!
We have always had a love-hate relationship with the X-Men movie universe.
We were fortunate to catch Perth rock quartet Rag N’ Bone at last year’s Music Matters Festival and here they are with their highly essential debut album, A Handful of Ash.
We will be continuing to add to this playlist throughout 2017 with music videos that represent #THENEWROCKNROLL and #POPPOWER!!!
Thus far, we have Hunck, Middle Kids, Julie’s Haircut, Findlay, Chicano Batman, Lakeshore, FKJ, Ninjaspy, Fawns of Love, Secret Space and Fear Control.
So FOLLOW FOLLOW FOLLOW!!!
… still there’s more …
After the ‘debacle’ of the recent Guns ‘N’ Roses concert, we believe that it’s time that rock ‘n’ roll return to its roots or at least to a time when it was vital and dangerous. “Back to the Bars” as Todd Rundgren’s 1978 live album was titled.
Music festivals have become commonplace in Singapore in the last couple of years. Millennials typically support music festivals because it is an excellent opportunity to meet up with friends with good music as a backdrop. The experience is the key takeaway for most festival goers in Singapore.
Last time we reviewed a Grandaddy album – Just Like the Fambly Cat – it was 2006 and CDs stores were still a thing. In the intervening 11 years, much has changed in the rock landscape (well, rock is dead, they say) but at least Grandaddy is back to remind us that as far as primo pop-rock music is concerned, nothing has to change!
We featured rock ‘n’ roll singer-songwriter Anna Rose five years ago in a PoPTV feature and here she is again with a feisty new single and music video.
A new feature where we spotlight our favourite ten songs from certain legendary artists. We thought it appropriate to begin with one of the top songwriters of his generation, Elvis Costello. Bearing in mind that we are of the view that there is really no such thing as a ‘bad’ Costello song, we selected these songs on the following bases.