Rina Sawayama is back with another genre-bending single!
Faith Healer is yet another present from the music gods themselves, to re-assure us that pop excellence is still with us in 2017.
Singer-songwriter Christopher Owens is perhaps best known for his earlier project – Girls – and a penchant for retro-indie-pop that evokes the spirit of the 80s UK pop underground.
Mind blown. In the worst of possible times to write, record and produce rock music, perhaps that is the time where we are able to discern the most passionate and obsessive rock creators out there.
Why does The Orville even exist?
The legendary Gram Parsons once remarked that “country rock” was a misnomer and for him, rock ‘n’ roll included country music. Well, that certainly applies to Nikki Lane and new album Highway Queen.
For his 4th studio album, classic pop singer-songwriter Dent May continues his explorations into elegant and whimsical pop music.
New York duo QTY recently announced their self-titled debut album, released 3rd November through Dirty Hit, alongside new single “Michael”.
Not really a ‘best of’ compilation, more of a historical document of a chronological listing of The Doors singles (A and B sides).
Art rocker Kristeen Young has been variously described as a feral Tori Amos and a blend of Iggy Pop and Siouxsie Sioux.
Legendary singer-songwriter Bruce Cockburn is back with Bone on Bone, his first album since 2011 and it’s a cracker!
Yacht rock lovers rejoice as singer-songwriter Michael McDonald comes up with Wide Open, his first album in almost a decade.
Indie pop songstress Fazerdaze (a.k.a. Amelia Murray) and band brings her dream pop agenda to Singapore on Friday, October 20th.
Definitely, one of the highlights of the recently concluded Music Matters Live 2017 was catching Perth quartet Childsaint performing at the Timbre Substation.
A WIZARD A TRUE STAR: TODD RUNDGREN IN THE STUDIO by Paul Myers (Jawbone Press)
“Todd’s aphorism was, ‘If you know what you want, I’ll get it for you. If you don’t know what you want, I’ll do it for you.’” Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group)
Todd Rundgren is without doubt, one of the giants of rock music: not only as a solo singer-songwriter-performer but also as the mastermind behind progressive rock ensemble Utopia. And if that was not enough, Rundgren is one of the most prolific and successful producers as well.
If like us you feel upset that our beloved rock ‘n’ roll seems to have lost its cultural importance in 2017, don’t fret, cuz there’s still great NEW rock ‘n’ roll music being produced out there.
The PoP faithful would be by now, familiar with our love and respect for one-man-band Bittersweet Machines (a.k.a. Matt Mocharnuk) and his ongoing obsession with channelling 80s post-punk into modern rock vignettes.
Gold Coast indie pop band Fairchild is in town for Music Matters Live 2017 and we had the chance to chat with them about their two year stint in the UK, why modern bands need to learn entrepreneurial skills and what the future holds for the band.
Music Matters is all about looking closely at the business aspects of music. Thus, it was appropriate that we spent some quality time discussing with M1LDL1FE (viz. Paddy, David, Peng Sing and Jeryl) about the music business issues a modern Singapore band needs to face.
Cristina Vane is a songstress and slide guitarist based in Los Angeles, who has just released a new EP, Troubled Sleep.
Singer-songwriter Ethel Yap’s eponymous debut EP is a joyous demonstration of mature songwriting.
Up-and-coming Singaporean rock band Chasing Daylight released their debut single “In This Moment” via a music video recently.
FRED PERRY SUBCULTURE LIVE returns on Friday 13 October at Esplanade Annexe Studio.
Once upon a time, popular music trends would be cyclical but it has been a long while since rock ‘n’ roll was considered trendy. Will Starcrawler be the young rock band that makes the difference?
For a band that has been around since the turn of the century, TypeWriter has only managed to release one album, the two-disc Indian Head Massage. But in the case of TypeWriter, it has always been about quality over quantity, the music being the paramount consideration.