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.
There’s a wonderful pop sensibility to Shannon Luke‘s post-punk revival agenda.
Staying power is not usually associated with Singapore bands but to the credit of The Pinholes, the quartet have been soldering on for over a decade in the unforgiving local music scene. The band celebrate this longevity with an entertaining new album – D’Antara Kita!
A casual observer of the local music scene would not find acoustic-based singer-songwriter Nicholas Chim’s adoption of electronic arrangements a surprise, as this has become rather trendy in 2017.
“All Rivers Lead To The Sea”, the title of local singer-songwriter iNCH’s new song delivers a powerful message of an ocean filled with plastic waste and encourages listeners to take action.
For the 2nd single off her upcoming new EP, singer-songwriter Jean Tan opts for a retro jazz-pop approach for “Walls”.
The N° EP is a strong debut from Jasmine Sokko.
Singer-songwriter Ethel Yap’s eponymous debut EP is a joyous demonstration of mature songwriting.
Up-and-coming Singaporean rock band Chasing Daylight released their debut single “In This Moment” via a music video recently.
We are writing about Izzy Rocks not because his new album – Metamorphosis – is slickly produced, perfectly played or market researched to an inch of its life.
Aspiring ambient indie pop duo Causeway Youth make their bow with debut single “You Got Me”.
Feedbeck is one young band we have been keeping an eye out for since last years Open Stage at the Baybeats Festival.
Got to hand it to Gentle Bones (a.k.a Joel Tan). The Singaporean singer-songwriter first came to public attention in late 2013 with his Ed Sheeran-channeling debut single, “Until We Die”.
New SG electronic music.
We believe that the best music made in Singapore is more than a match for any music made elsewhere and there is the reason for the SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT.
We want to spotlight these talented musicians from the Singapore music scene for the world to recognise and patronise!
To be brutally honest, we were initially less than enthused with the new awkward name from the band formerly known as Take Two. Not only that but we felt that they were just trying too hard to impress with its first single.
SUPERSECT is a marvellous intersection of two quite diverse cultural influences.
Vandetta returns with a new EP, Mindkiller and if the single “Onz” is any indication, it will be popular with many many discerning music lovers.
Amberhill recalls Singapore indie rock a decade ago.
New made in Singapore music releases!
“Progressive rock”. A music genre born, nurtured & killed over 40 years ago. Which oddly enough appears to apply to whatever you want to call the music made by sub:shaman on its new album, apnea.
So this Singapore pop band called AVANEER followed our Instagram account and when we checked out the only song on its Soundcloud account, we were blown away!
As we have frequently observed, it’s difficult to find proper melodic rock bands in the current Singapore music scene. But if you know where to look, you will discover that a S-ROCK underground exists, where bands like Gilded Edge do what they do best – make authentic rock ‘n’ roll.