MUSIC MATTERS LIVE ’14

JPNSGRLS

Believe me, it’s not often a band that I actually dig plays in Singapore. Yep, I’m weird that way. But when I first realized JPNSGRLS (Japanese Girls) that were coming down to Singapore for Music Matters Live ’14, I was pretty stoked. I had loved the Vancouver band’s debut EP Sharkweek from one year ago and well, I was excited by the prospect. The combination of pop smarts, post-punk veneer and rock ‘n’ roll attitude made JPNSGRLS a top band in my opinion and a definite highlight of MML’14.

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LIVE NEWS | MUSIC MATTERS LIVE 2017 : FUZZCULTURE

FuzzCulture hail from India and their brand of electro-rock will keep audiences grooving when they perform at Music Matters Live ’17.

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LIVE NEWS | MUSIC MATTERS LIVE 2017 – SWIM SEASON

Melbourne band Swim Season draw from the five very different musical backgrounds of its members- James Seymour (Vocals/Guitar), Matthew Jennings (Guitar/Vocals), Danielle Smarrelli (Keys/Vocals), Nelson Yeung (Bass) & Jonathon Ferraro (Drums).

So what can we expect from this quintet with the shiny indie pop sound? Guitarist Matt fills us in.

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LIVE NEWS | CITY65 MUSIC : THE LIVING-ROOM SESSIONS – THE FEMME FATALE SESSIONS

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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LIVE NEWS : JUSTICE – LIVE IN SINGAPORE

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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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | LIVE : SUPERSECT SLAYS WITH GREATEST HITS LAUNCH!

SUPERSECT is a marvellous intersection of two quite diverse cultural influences.

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LIVE NEWS: DREAM THEATER – IMAGES, WORDS & BEYOND 25TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

Hard rock and progressive metal titans Dream Theater, as part of their Images, Words & Beyond 25th Anniversary Tour return to Singapore on Oct 3, 2017, at Zepp @ Bigbox Singapore!

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LIVE NEWS | METAL : KREATOR X VADER X TORMENTRESS – LIVE IN SINGAPORE!

German thrash-metal band KREATOR make their way to our shores in August for a night of mayhem and political commentary!

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LIVE NEWS : SINGAPOREGIGS X OVERHEAR PRESENTS THE OVERHEARD SESSIONS

Two local music startups put their heads together to give us a night of pop music, made in Singapore.

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LIVE REVIEW : PANDAROCKETSHIP ROCKS ALIWAL!

Photo Credit : Henzy David Photography

The key word here is “rocks”. Like in the rest of the music world, rock music seems to have lost its “hipness” in Singapore, with electro-jazz-soul being the preferred choice of the younger set nowadays.

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PoPTV | POP POWER !!! : GABRIEL GARZÓN-MONTANO – FRUITFLIES LIVE in STUDIO

Photo Credit-Joe Hollier

One of our favourite albums of 2017 comes courtesy of the very talented pop artist Gabriel Garzón-Montano.

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LIVE NEWS : Faux Pas x The Betts x The Intimate Friends x Shophouse – The OverHeard Sessions

Here’s an intriguing gig featuring four young S-ROCK bands.

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LIVE NEWS : PANDAROCKETSHIP ROCKS ALIWAL!

As a gig promoter, Pandarocketship has been a fairly new player in the local music scene with the successful run of gig series Pandarocketship x The Music Parlour last year.

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LIVE NEWS : MARICELLE – THE PURSUIT EP LAUNCH PARTY

Earlier this year, electro-soul artist Maricelle released her debut EP – The Pursuit – to a warm reception. Maricelle will showcase the songs on The Pursuit and other tracks at her Launch Party at the Esplanade Annexe Studio on April 20th from 7pm.

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LIVE NEWS : MAAD SOUNDS – THE FINAL SHOW … FOR NOW

MAAD Sounds at the Red Dot Design Museum – curated by Andy Yang – has been an essential showcase for original music in Singapore for quite a while now. Tonight’s edition marks the last instalment of the vital local music resource at the current venue.

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LIVE REVIEW : ONE MORE TIME – A TRIBUTE TO ZOUK AT JIAK KIM STREET

Now here’s a unique experience – partying in a cinema, made to mimic a club, to an orchestra playing orchestral versions of electro-dance tracks!

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LIVE NEWS: ONE MORE TIME – A TRIBUTE TO ZOUK AT JIAK KIM STREET

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.

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