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LIVE NEWS: EDDIE IZZARD FORCE MAJEURE TOUR IN SINGAPORE!

Photo credit: Amanda Searle
Photo credit: Amanda Searle

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.

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LIVE NEWS: ANTI FLAG (USA) – Live in Singapore

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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. 

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LANEWAY SINGAPORE 2017 – SIX BANDS YOU CAN ROCK OUT TO!

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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.

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GEEK OUT! ALIEN: COVENANT – PROMETHEUS SEQUEL REVEALED AS THE FIRST PART OF AN ALIEN PREQUEL TRILOGY. OH WHEN WILL WE EVER LEARN?

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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.

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LIVE NEWS: Gallery Light to Night Festival – Come celebrate the Gallery’s first anniversary, Gallery Light to Night 2016 with music programming by Getai Group!

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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!

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LIVE NEWS: Y2K16 LIVE LOOP ASIA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL TOUR

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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.

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POWER OF POP INTERVIEW: SA – GOING WITH THE FLOW

Photography - Rebecca Toh Styling - ArmCollective
Photography – Rebecca Toh Styling – ArmCollective

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.

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POWER OF POP INTERVIEW: NELSON TAN DARES TO BELIEVE WITH NEW ALBUM

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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.”

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LIVE NEWS: ASIAN MEETING FESTIVAL IN COLLABORATION WITH PLAYFREELY PRESENTS CLOSER TO THE EDGE

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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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PoP RECOMMENDS: FIVE #THENEWROCKNROLL ARTISTS TO CHECK OUT AT NEON LIGHTS FESTIVAL

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We run the rule over the artists playing Neon Lights Festival on 26th and 27th November and find out who gets the PoP Recommendation! Enjoy!!

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LIVE NEWS: ORIGINAL MUSIC AT THE HARD ROCK CAFE

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The Hard Rock Cafe is renowned worldwide as a prestigious theme restaurant that celebrates rock ‘n’ roll and it’s pleasing to note that since it’s recent relaunch with renovated premises at the HPL House at Cuscaden Road, it has initiated two regular events that showcase original music in Singapore.

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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/.

 

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