PoPTV – THE NEW ROCK ’N’ ROLL FT. LEOPOLD AND HIS FICTION, SARGENT, PRECIOUS CHILD, PETE YORN & SEX STAINS! 

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Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep the flag flying.

Here are videos of new music you should be watching that expresses the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Enjoy!

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LIVE NEWS: FIRST LOOK AT LANEWAY SINGAPORE 2017

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Just a quick news item about the lineup announcement for Laneway Singapore 2017. Notable international acts include Glass Animals, Jagwar Ma, Nick Murphy (Chet Faker), The Julie Ruin, Tycho & White Lung.

Singapore acts Sam Rui and T-Rex get onto the bill as well together.

Full lineup available at http://singapore.lanewayfestival.com/line-up/.

 

… still there’s more … 

MUSIC MATTERS LIVE: OPENING PARTY KICKS OFF ALL THAT MATTERS 2016 WITH A BIG BANG!

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Millian – a new club at St. James PowerStation – was the exciting venue that launched All That Matters 2016 with showcases from some of the foreign bands/artists to be seen at the Music Matters Festival from 13 – 15 September.

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LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. MOLLY BURCH, EMILY JANE WHITE, HEIDI MAREE, NESSI GOMES & LOLA SPARKS!!! 

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Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep the flag flying.

Here are streams of new music you should be listening to that expresses the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Enjoy!

Continue reading LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. MOLLY BURCH, EMILY JANE WHITE, HEIDI MAREE, NESSI GOMES & LOLA SPARKS!!! 

POP ROCKS! THE NEW ROCK N ROLL: FIVE S-ROCK CHAMPIONS FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION!!

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Chances are if you are a fan of music made in Singapore, you would probably gravitate towards either one of two opposites poles – mainstream pop (that includes jazz-soul, indie-folk, pop-punk, hip-hop & indie-pop) or heavy rock (which includes various hardcore punk & metal sub-genres) – therefore, the unlikeliest middle ground remains the pop-rock/rock ’n’ roll arena.

But who are the artists toiling in this ‘neutral zone’ of melodic tunes and rock groove? Let’s find out!

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PoPTV – THE NEW ROCK ’N’ ROLL FT. EYES EAT SUNS, WILLIAM TYLER, SECRET SPACE, MUTE & JONNY FRITZ!!!

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Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep the flag flying.

Here are videos of new music you should be watching that expresses the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Enjoy!

Continue reading PoPTV – THE NEW ROCK ’N’ ROLL FT. EYES EAT SUNS, WILLIAM TYLER, SECRET SPACE, MUTE & JONNY FRITZ!!!

LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. THE RADIO DEPT., DANGERS, JOSEPH HEIN, BRIDGES AND POWERLINES & FRESH SNOW!!!

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Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep the flag flying.

Here are streams of new music you should be listening to that expresses the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Enjoy!

Continue reading LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. THE RADIO DEPT., DANGERS, JOSEPH HEIN, BRIDGES AND POWERLINES & FRESH SNOW!!!

PoPTV – THE NEW ROCK ’N’ ROLL FT. KRIEF, EX REYES, FURNSS, MARK PRITCHARD & JESSE MAC CORMACK!!!

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Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep the flag flying.

Here are videos of new music you should be watching that expresses the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Enjoy!

Continue reading PoPTV – THE NEW ROCK ’N’ ROLL FT. KRIEF, EX REYES, FURNSS, MARK PRITCHARD & JESSE MAC CORMACK!!!

LIVE NEWS: LiveNation Lushington presents 2016 Music Matters Festival – Full Schedule!

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The schedule for the Music Matters Festival is out! The lineup includes Singapore electro-pop sensation Linying (above) and Thai indie pop wonders My Life as Ali Thomas (below).

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LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. TOY, NAVY GANGS, SAVOY MOTEL, BELLOWS & ROB TOWNSEND!!!

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Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep the flag flying.

Here are streams of new music you should be listening to that express the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Enjoy!

Continue reading LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. TOY, NAVY GANGS, SAVOY MOTEL, BELLOWS & ROB TOWNSEND!!!

PoPTV – THE NEW ROCK ’N’ ROLL FT. WE ARE THE CATALYST, PLASTIC ANTS, ABLEBODY, THE LEGAL MATTERS AND SUPER AMERICAN!!! 

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Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep the flag flying.

Here are videos of new music you should be watching that expresses the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Enjoy!

Continue reading PoPTV – THE NEW ROCK ’N’ ROLL FT. WE ARE THE CATALYST, PLASTIC ANTS, ABLEBODY, THE LEGAL MATTERS AND SUPER AMERICAN!!! 

SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT : TOMGIRL + LEO GOH

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The live debut of TOMGIRL – Cherie Ko and Ted Doré – and assorted backing musicians will take to the stage at the Esplanade Recital Studio tonight at 7.30pm. Get your tickets from SISTIC.

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GEEK OUT! SPEECH BUBBLE – OPENING NIGHT

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From BigO circa 1993, lyrics from Gum, illustrations by Eric Khoo.

Organised jointly by cartoonist Sonny Liew and writer-historian CT Lim in conjunction with the National Library, Speech Bubble is a exhibition showcase of the marginalised art form popularly known as comic books. The opening night event was held last night at the National Library, Basement 1 Central Public Library and I was fortunate to get invited!

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LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. JUNK, CEASEFIRE, COMMUNIST DAUGHTER, HONEYBUCKET & BEN FORD-DAVIES!!!

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Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep the flag flying.

Here are streams of new music you should be listening to that expresses the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Enjoy!

Continue reading LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. JUNK, CEASEFIRE, COMMUNIST DAUGHTER, HONEYBUCKET & BEN FORD-DAVIES!!!

LIVE NEWS: SINGAPORE GP COMPLETES ITS MUSIC LINE UP FOR 2016 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE: INCLUDES LOCAL ACTS GENTLE BONES & CHARLIE LIM + THE MOTHERSHIP

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Music fans are already aware that the likes of Kylie  Minogue,  Queen  +  Adam  Lambert,  Imagine  Dragons, Bastille, Halsey, KC and the Sunshine Band and Pentatonix, will be the heavy-hitters at this year’s F1 Singapore.

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LIVE NEWS: THE ANNEXE SESSIONS – CHOK KERONG TRIO & IN EACH HAND A CUTLASS!!

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Exciting news for fans of live Singapore music as the Esplanade opens up a new venue, The Annexe with the launch of the Annexe Sessions.

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This takes place in early September with two top notch instrumental outfits viz. the Chok Kerong Trio (8pm, 1st)) and In Each Hand a Cutlass (11pm, 2nd).

Both gigs are priced at $15 (inclusive of 1 drink). Cash only, tickets at the door.

More info at www.esplanade.com.

PoPTV – THE NEW ROCK ’N’ ROLL FT. MUUY BIIEN, DADDY, METAXAS, PORCHES & KNOX HAMILTON!!!

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Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep the flag flying.

Here are videos of new music you should be watching that expresses the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Enjoy!

Continue reading PoPTV – THE NEW ROCK ’N’ ROLL FT. MUUY BIIEN, DADDY, METAXAS, PORCHES & KNOX HAMILTON!!!

LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. BENT KNEE, THE HARLOTS, THE BLACK BLACK, WONS PHREELY + THE HORSES & INNER OCEANS!!!

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Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep the flag flying.

Here are streams of new music you should be listening to that expresses the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Enjoy!

Continue reading LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. BENT KNEE, THE HARLOTS, THE BLACK BLACK, WONS PHREELY + THE HORSES & INNER OCEANS!!!

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