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BLURB-O-RAMA FT. CYMBALS EAT GUITARS, MASON SUMMIT, JESSIE MAC CORMACK, ELIJAH FORD & THE BLOOM

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A fantastic crop of new albums this week – #THENEWROCKNROLL has never felt more relevant and vibrant! Dive in!!

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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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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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BLURB-O-RAMA FT. CASS MCCOMBS, THE REBEL LIGHT, BABAGANOUJ, SUPER WHATEVR & CONTINENTAL DRIFT COMPILATION.

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Alternative rock with nods to rock ‘n’ roll’s rich past. That about sums up what we have in store for you with these five new releases!

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BLURB-O-RAMA FT. PEOPLE AND STARS, COOL GHOULS, COSMONAUTS, INTROFLIRT & CARA AND MIKE GANGLOFF WITH THE GREAT AMERICAN DRONE ORCHESTRA

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New albums you might want to check out, PoP fan! 

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BLURB-O-RAMA FT. BIG EYES, NOTHING, SCATTER FACTORY, OH WELL GOODBYE AND THE MOLES!!!

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Too much music, too little time has become our mantra somewhat in recent times. SO… we have revived Blurb-O-Rama to cover as much of the new releases that we really dig! For your kind consideration. Enjoy!!

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ALBUM REVIEW: S T F U – WHAT WE WANT

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Background
When Dean Garcia formed CURVE with Toni Halliday back in 1990, he had already established himself as a solid musician through his involvement with the Eurythmics… and since Curve disbanded, he has been mainly produced music as SPC ECO, together with Rose Berlin. This is his latest project, a dark moody collaboration with Preston Maddox of Texan alternative rock band Bloody Knives.

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ALBUM REVIEW: COTTON MATHER – DEATH OF THE COOL

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Highly acclaimed 90s Pop Underground faves Cotton Mather returns with a new album after an absence of 15 years! Death of the Cool contains singer-songwriter Robert Harrison’s pure pop meditations on Chinese philosophy – in particular, one song each for each hexagram (or reading) of the I Ching! How 60s can one get?!?

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ALBUM REVIEW: KEN SHARP – NEW MOURNING

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Produced by Fernando Perdomo (Todd Rundgren/Jakob Dylan) and Ken Sharp, this record (Sharp’s fourth album and first in nine years) showcases musical contributions from Rick Springfield (“Burn & Crash”, “Satellite”), guitarist Wally Stocker of The Babys, bassist Prescott Niles of The Knack and keyboardist Jimmy Waldo of New England alongside the team of Perdomo and gifted musicians Rob Bonfiglio (Wanderlust/Wilson Phillips) and Ritchie Rubini (The Caulfields).

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GEEK OUT! STAR TREK BEYOND

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The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a new ruthless enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test. directed by Justin Lin from a screenplay by Simon Pegg and Doug Jung. Starring Chris Pine (Captain Kirk), Zachary Quinto (Spock), Karl Urban (Leonard ‘Bones’ McCoy), Zoe Saldana (Uhura), Simon Pegg (Scotty), John Cho (Sulu), Anton Yelchin (Chekov) and Idris Elba (Krall).

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ALBUM REVIEW: JPNSGRLS – DIVORCE

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Vancouver quartet returns with a new LP after a change in personnel. Oliver Mann left the group after recording the album, with new guitarist Colton Lauro now onboard joining vocalist Charlie Kerr, bassist Chris McClellan and drummer Graham Serl. This sophomore effort, follows Circulation, Power of Pop’s Album of 2014.

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