Long live the underground as German death metal band Defeated Sanity will perform in Singapore on 15th March 2017 for the first time ever.
Any initiative to push the Singapore music scene forward is always welcomed. So we are thrilled to discover that Montreux Jazz Cafe Singapore (MJCS) has taken on board this programme to benefit Singaporean musicians – a non profit project to discover representatives to be sent to the semi-finals of the Montreux Jazz competitions in Montreux 2017.
The third full-length from Jersey rockers The Black Clouds is a timely reminder of 90s post-grunge alt-crunch. Produced by the legendary Jack Endino and featuring Endino and Mark Arm (Mudhoney), this one certainly packs a punch.
Now, here’s a band that in our humble estimation, epitomises #THENEWROCKNROLL!!! And, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard will be coming over to Singapore to play at Laneway Festival Singapore 2017!!!!
Anchorage, AK quintet The Modern Savage will release the Unwilling Participants LP, produced, recorded, and mixed by Brooklyn’s James Frazee (Beck, Patti Smith, Sharon Van Etten, Esperanza Spalding), on January 27.
Local music festival *SCAPE The Invasion is happening on 17 December 2016 (Saturday) at *SCAPE The Ground Theatre, with the lineup including artists like Inch Chua, Sezairi, Disco Hue, and Nathan Hartono.
Singapore-based live music events company OverHear recently announced the launch of an online music services marketplace.
The Invasion Fire Side Pitch was created to connect bands with music industry professionals in an intimate setting.
One of the world’s most famous and respected comedians, Eddie Izzard, will bring his record breaking live comedy show, ‘FORCE MAJEURE’ to Singapore for the first time on 27 February, 2017 at the University Cultural Centre (UCC) Hall, NUS.
One of the exciting draws for Laneway Festival 2017 was the inclusion of The Julie Ruin (featuring Riot Grrl legend Kathleen Hanna) in the lineup. Sadly, that’s not going to happen.
Anti Flag was formed in 1988 in Pittsburgh by Justin Sane and Pat Thetic. This punk rock band is well known for political activism, focusing on anti-war activism, anti-imperialism, class struggle, human rights, and various sociopolitical sentiments.
Contemporary indie music festivals can now boast of a wide range of musical styles and Laneway Singapore 2017 is no exception. If you need something different from what the electronic and hip-hop artists at Laneway Singapore 2017 can provide – though these are of course, excellent in their own way – then these are our ROCK recommendations.
Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world, whose sole inhabitant is the synthetic David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.
Getai Group is back yet again with local music and art programming during these two weekends at the Padang Atrium and outdoors of National Gallery Singapore as part of their first anniversary!
The second Y2K16 Live Loop Asia International Festival Tour, from 18 November to 4 December 2016, expands its reach in Southeast Asia, adding dates in Manila and Kuala Lumpur to a regional circuit that includes the festival’s original hosts, Singapore and Bangkok.
It’s a brave new (music) world as far as SA is concerned. Founded in 2010, the band takes its name from Northern Chinese dialect, 仨, which means three, as a tribute to their traditional Chinese roots though all three are Singaporeans.
When it comes to sharing his opinion about the local music scene, singer-songwriter Nelson Tan does not mince his words.
“The local media, be it TV, radio or print, needs to get out there and feature more local content and talent, instead of the same old few over and over and over again,” Tan declared, “we have many many good songs and great bands made in Singapore that deserve airplay and I feel that we have to give ourselves a chance to appreciate what we have here, not just the familiar names.”
Classic rock fans are getting exactly what they want in early 2017 as Journey makes their way back to our shores, along with the likes of Guns ‘n Roses, Bryan Adams & Metallica.
Closer to the Edge is the fourth incantation of Playfreely done in collaboration with Japan’s Asian Meeting Festival (AMF) and with event partner The Projector.
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Third time lucky for Sheffield rockers Bring Me The Horizon and promoters LAMC Productions?
Metallica return to Singapore on 22nd January 2017 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
MAAD Sounds (as curated by Andy Yang) has been a solid platform for Singapore artists for a while now.