Some scifi movies to consider in the months ahead.
The first trailer for the upcoming sequel to the thoroughly enjoyable Ant-Man has arrived!
Music festivals – like any other entertainment platform – are an intensely personal experience.
The schedule is out (see above) for the 2018 edition of Laneway Festival Singapore on Saturday 27th January.
Indie stalwarts Yo La Tengo return with a new album due on March 16 (via longtime label, Matador Records) and yes, that is the same title as Sly and the Family Stone’s seminal 1971 album!
Esplanade’s “All Things New” is a typically turn of the year event that “celebrate(s) new music and welcome(s) fresh faces as Singapore artists embark on brand new chapters of their musical journeys”.
The first weekend of 2018 sees an instrumental rock double-header at the Esplanade Annexe Studio. After Friday’s show with pg.lost and In Each Hand a Cutlass, it will be the turn of Amateur Takes Control to blow us away as they launch the dynamic new ATCEP2 on Saturday, January 6th!
If like us you need to have loud rock music blasting right in your face to celebrate the first week of the new year, then we highly recommend getting down to the Esplanade Annexe Studio this Friday, January 5th at 7pm.
For all budding songwriters out there, don’t miss the CLAPPS music conference 2018 organised by the Musicians Guild, where you can get your song submissions analysed by Tat Tong or Charlie Lim!
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An eclectic lineup for sure! Bluesfest Byron Bay promises a dynamic slate of rock ‘n’ artists – established and emerging – with a sprinkling of massive pop stars in the mix as well.
Tickets available from The Projector.
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Laneway Festival Singapore is probably the biggest contemporary music festival in Singapore, bar none and it is exciting to see the organisers living up to their promise that more Asian and local acts would be added to the lineup each year.
Synthpop duo Cosmic Armchair release their first full-length album after a decade of music making via Belgian label, Alfa Matrix.
With the seeming rise of Singapore music appreciation in the last couple of years, it was necessary to formalise certain findings about whether this increased appreciation was for real or simply a (optimistic) perception.
Produced by AEG Presents, Katy Perry will visit Singapore on 8 April 2018 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Power pop legend Tommy Keene has passed away “unexpectedly and peacefully in his sleep,” according to his official website.
Yeo will be making his Singapore debut as a part of the Mosaic Music Series at Esplanade Concourse on November 11th at 7.45pm.
Oh we are so stoked about this news! Squeeze will play in Singapore on May 4th, 2018 at the UCC Hall, NUS.
Power of Pop will be attending Bluesfest Byron Bay 2018! The festival have already announced the likes of Robert Plant, Chic, First Aid Kit. Gov’t Mule, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real etc and have recently added to that list!
Christopher Owens, who once fronted a band called Girls, has formed a new group called Curls!
The final trailer for Star Wars Episode VIII : The Last Jedi has dropped. And it cleverly suggests certain key plot points that may or may not happen.
Where’s the music underground? It’s called The New Rock N Roll! Case in point : Scottish band The Decrees who’s intense rock style echoes the 80s legends Big Country!
The 90s rock revival is long overdue but there have always been sporadic hints if one knew where to look. Here’s a strong one for ya – Bully.
Intriguing collaboration between Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, two artists who have played at Laneway Singapore!